Beer Life

Candid conversations with unique personalities, peeking behind the scenes of the craft beer industry.

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Ep. 9 - Leah Heneghan from Vancouver Craft Beer Week

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Ep. 8 - Julia Hanlon from Steamworks Brewery

In the eighth episode of Beer Life we talk with Julia Hanlon from Steamworks Brewery.

Ep. 7 - Chris Bjerrisgaard from Vancouver Island Brewery

In the seventh episode of Beer Life we talk with Chris Bjerrisgaard from Vancouver Island Brewery and Vancouver Craft Beer Week.

Ep. 6 - Chloe Smith from Townsite Brewing

In the sixth episode of Beer Life we chat with Chloe Smith from Townsite Brewing in Powell River, BC. Jorden and Chloe talk about her start in Montreal where she met her husband and Townsite Brewmaster Cedric, the desicion to move to Powell River and open a brewery in a small community. They also discuss her work with the BC Craft Brewers Guild as well as the Canadian Guild and the current challenges the industry is facing.

Ep. 5 - Adam Crandall from Moody Ales

In the fifth episode of Beer Life we chat with Adam Crandall from Moody Ales in Port Moody. Jorden and Adam talk about his ever changing beer line up and all the different formats they come in. We also discuss his new brewery project The Bakery on Brewer's Row in Port Moody.

Ep. 4 - Jamie Garbutt from Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

In a very special 5th anniversary edition episode of Beer Life we chat with Jamie Garbutt, co-owner of Steel & Oak Brewing Co. in New Westminster, BC.

Ep. 3 - Mike Coghill from Yellow Dog Brewing

In the third episode of Beer Life we chat with Mike Coghill from Yellow Dog Brewing on Brewers Row in Port Moody. Jorden and Mike talk about why Mike stopped selling marked up Monster cables at Best Buy and Jorden stopped selling phone books to both open up craft breweries.

Ep. 2 - Josh Vanderheide from Field House Brewing

In the second episode of Beer Life we chat with Josh Vanderheide from Field House Brewing. Jorden and Josh talk a little about craft beer and a lot about Josh's unique approach to running his business the way he does.

Ep. 1 - Ben Coli from Dageraad Brewing

In the very first episode of Beer Life we chat with Ben Coli from Dageraad Brewing. Ben tells us what being named 2018 Canadian Brewery Of The Year did for Dageraad over the last year and about how much his brewery friends made fun of him for it.

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Beer Life is a podcast chatting with the folks behind the beer in this collaborative and distinctly unique business. Jorden Foss, co-owner and operator of Steel & Oak Brewing Co. in New Westminster, British Columbia, hosts lively discussions exploring why people get into this industry in the first place, the trials and tribulations of running a brewery day to day, where beer has come from and where it might be going. Beer industry folks and fans alike will enjoy the candid, honest conversations about the everyday realities of living a Beer Life.

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