Episode 95 - One Percent Ales and Other Tales with Mike

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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. 

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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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