Episode 25: Squats and Hops with Garson Skelton

Episode 25: Squats and Hops with Garson Skelton

This week we were back at The Cove with Garson Skelton, owner of Squats and Hops. His motto is “Train smart, drink crafty,” and he says it’s all about balance. Garson has been a Strength Coach for over a decade, and he offers several different training programs with...

Episode 24: Tank 7 Burgers and Beers with Scott and David

Episode 24: Tank 7 Burgers and Beers with Scott and David

This week we visited Star Sailor for the last night of the Houston Tank 7 Burger Battle. It’s always a great time when we hang at Star Sailor, and this night was no exception. Scott Ganucheau from Boulevard Brewing gives us the story of their Tank 7 beer, and David...

Episode 23: The Steve Vongrimm Experience

Episode 23: The Steve Vongrimm Experience

We sat down this week with one of the kindest people in the beer business, Steve Vongrimm. Prior to working in craft beer, he worked in a group home and then for CPS. Steve shares how his past experiences inform his current position and how important empathy,...

Episode 22: Humble Craft Beer Blowout & Hot Cheetos

Episode 22: Humble Craft Beer Blowout & Hot Cheetos

This week we visited a hidden gem in Humble: 1886 Humble Backyard. We spoke with Jason and Krista about the upcoming Humble Craft Beer Blowout. On September 18th, they will welcome 30+ breweries from all over Texas! There will be many special beers to try, and there...

Episode 21: Celebrating Houston Beer Month

Episode 21: Celebrating Houston Beer Month

For this weeks episode we are joined once again by Sylvia Benavidez, Houston Beer Mother and Leader of the Houston Beer Guide Blog. August is Houston Beer Month and we discuss guest contributions on the blog including one from yours truly and the big celebration at...

Episode 20: Vallensons’ Family Tradition

Episode 20: Vallensons’ Family Tradition

This week we took a short jaunt to Pearland to visit with Valle and Brian, the head brewer/owner and brewer of Vallenson’s Brewing Company. Valle shared with us stories of his background and initiation into brewing amazing beer. We learned the origin of the name...

Episode 19: New Magnolia Brewing

Episode 19: New Magnolia Brewing

What a joy it was to sit down with John Ferguson, Co-Founder and Manager of New Magnolia Brewing. Located on Bevis Street in Houston Heights, New Magnolia will celebrate its 2nd anniversary in November. They make some of the best beers in Houston, and we got to try...

Episode 18: All Things Equal Parts

Episode 18: All Things Equal Parts

This week’s episode features Equal Parts Brewing. They are located in Houston’s 2nd ward, east of downtown. We were so excited to chat with Matt Peterson (Owner, CEO, Janitor, etc.) and Josh Samples (Sales Manager Extraordinaire). We started off by talking about what...

Episode 17: Pocket Pods at Star Sailor

Episode 17: Pocket Pods at Star Sailor

Today we introduce Pocket Pods! That’s what we are calling our short segments of this week’s podcast. Instead of doing a full interview, we connected with several people who are part of the Houston beer scene. We set up a table at Star Sailor during their Christmas...

Episode 16: Local Group Brewing with Huggy Bear and Brandon Phelps

Episode 16: Local Group Brewing with Huggy Bear and Brandon Phelps

This week we are back at The Cove in Kingwood again enjoying $4 drafts of anything on their tap wall. We are joined by Huggy Bear, Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Local Group Brewing, and Brandon Phelps, Sales Rep for Local Group. And, of course, we’re having one of...