On Tap with Corey and Ira
By Corey Butler and Ira Carlson
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Corey Butler and Ira Carlson explore southern Minnesota breweries and beer. Featuring interviews with area brewers and educational segments on the craft side of beer, as well as representatives from the spirits, wine and cider industries.
||CleanGiesenbräu Bier Co.||Erin Hutton, brewer and owner of Giesenbräu Bier Co., stops in studio to talk about his new brewery in New Prague, how he landed there and about his time spent in Germany that influenced his brewing. Also, Corey and Ira chime in on the Dilly Dilly “||12/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChapel Brewing||Corey and Ira are joined in studio by Andrew Burns, head brewer of Chapel Brewing in Dundas. The three talk about the interesting history and reuse of the building that houses the taproom, Andrew’s approach to brewing and what lies ahead for the new||11/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForager Brewing Company||Austin Jevne, head brewer of Forager Brewing Company, is in studio for this episode of On Tap with Corey and Ira. Austin talks about the concept of Forager, the pride taken in the process of creating the beers (and the food) and the much-loved sour beer||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShakopee Brewhall||Shakopee Brewhall co-owner Ryan Lindquist and head brewer Ben Salyards are in studio for this extended episode of On Tap with Corey and Ira. The duo talks about the early weeks of the brewery, the importance of being on main street downtown and whatR||10/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummit Brewing Co.||It’s a real treat this episode of On Tap with Corey and Ira as Damian McConn, head brewer of Summit Brewing Co., is in studio. In the course of the conversation, McConn talks about his beginnings in Ireland, coming to Minnesota, the growth of Summit||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAngry Inch Brewing||Jon Erickson, owner and head brewer of Angry Inch Brewing in Lakeville, is in studio to talk about the trials and tribulations of opening a brewery, what he’s learned since opening July 2016 and how his team is working toward having the brewery beco||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBank Brewing Co.||On Tap with Corey and Ira are excited to have a guest who traveled the farthest on this week’s show. Jason Markkula of Bank Brewing Co. out of Hendricks (on the South Dakota border) is in studio to talk about the origin and growth of his brewery, fr||9/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKegs and Barrels Festival||On Tap with Corey and Ira hits the road and visits the Kegs and Barrels Festival in Rochester, featuring LTS Brewing, Grand Rounds Brewing Company, Kinney Creek Brewery and Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery. Corey and Ira also talk about beer samples f||9/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImminent Brewing||Northfield’s own Randy Clay of Imminent Brewing is the guest on this week’s episode of On Tap with Corey and Ira. The co-owner and head brewer of the downtown Northfield brewery talks about the origins of his team and their dream, how Northfie||8/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIsland City Brewing Company||Tommy, Dan and Colton are in from Island City Brewing Company to talk about their new brewery in Winona. We dive deep into their history, their preferences for beer and what’s ahead for the brewery on the river. Also, Andrew Burns takes over for Bra||8/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|