Episode 95 – One Percent Ales and Other Tales with Mike

Over the last decade, Asheville has become a mecca of breweries, but perhaps none of them have the dedication to history and brewing as a passion as the improbably tiny Zebulon Artisan Ales helmed by long time brewer, former homebrew shop owner and man of odd business hours, Mike Karnowski. Drew sat down with Mike and covered the beer (including a really satisfying 1% Mild on handpump and other treats), the business and the meaning of beer in a world suddenly awash in breweries.
Episode Links:
HomeBrewCon – Providence RI – http://www.homebrewcon.org
Pre-Con Party – CountryMaltGroup & Experimental Brewing at Isle Brewers Guild – 6/26
Hop & Brew School – https://www.yakimachief.com/events/
LA's Latina Brewers – https://www.craftbeer.com/craft-beer-muses/la-latina-brewers-cultural-shift
Genesee “Strawberry Lemonade” Cream Ale – https://www.originalcreamale.com/
The Rise of Spiked Seltzer – https://vinepair.com/articles/hop-take-is-spiked-seltzer-the-new-ipa/
Cry Havoc is now Charlie's Fist Bump – https://whitelabs.com/news/wlp862-cry-havoc-lager-yeast-now-wlp1983-charlies-fist-bump-yeast
Raid White Lab's Vault – https://whitelabs.com/yeast-vault
Zebulon Artisan Ales – http://www.zebulonbrewing.com/
Drew's Pressure Canned Starter Wort – http://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/starter-made-easy-pressure-cooking-your-starter-wort-ahead-time
Minimum Wage Magic by Rachel Aaron – https://amzn.to/2FjvNax
Wings of Rescue – https://wingsofrescue.org/
Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewing
Experimental Brew Store – https://www.experimentalbrew.com/store
Episode Contents:
00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors
00:03:22 Announcements & Feedback
00:17:14 The Pub
00:31:11 The Brewery
00:41:44 The Lounge – Mike Karnowski
01:40:34 Quick Tip & Something Other Than Beer
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American Homebrewers Association
BrewCraft USA
Brewing America
Jaded Brewing
Mecca Grade Estate Malt
Wyeast Labs
YCH Hops

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