We fully expect the fund drive to be over today and hope you will help us reach our $200,000 goal if you haven’t already joined or renewed your membership. In celebration of all our collective hard work and community spirit, we offer you this toast to local beer and brewing. Mike Bristol, founder of Bristol Brewing, was kind enough to walk us through his brewery, explain the process and wax philosophical about the merits of local beer culture. [Full Disclosure: Bristol Brewing underwrites with KRCC, The Big Something & Culture Cast]

Cheers!

 

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  2. Homer says:

    Mmmm…beer

  3. chris fiedler says:

    great interviews noel! it was great to hear mike’s opinions on brewing, involvement in his community, food origins… it makes me love his beer even more.

  4. Jeremy Van Hoy says:

    C’mon Noel! Put the Laverne and Shirley theme song on that bad boy!! Great job :)

  5. Mary H says:

    Oh thanks! This was a great interview with lots of really techy detail.

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