Barley & Me

Episode 85: California Craft Beer Summit, Part III: Moksa & Drake’s at the Barn, Barnum Mechanical & Pacific Island Beer Co, and BioGill & Chef Kev’s Specialty Foods

October 15, 2018

Host Ben Rice travels to the 2018 California Craft Beer Summit to conduct mini-episodes with brewers, vendors, and beer industry professionals. This is the 3rd of 3 episodes recorded during that trip. In Segment One, Ben chats with old friends Scott Williams of Moksa Brewing and Delayna Fitzgerald of Drake's at the Barn, to discuss brewery expansion, as Moksa plans to increase its production area and Drake's Brewing is opening a new satellite location in Sacramento. We also talk about the importance of building community. In segment two, Ben sits down with Stan Brown of Barnum Mechanical and Will Fox of Pacific Island Beer Company to talk about how there are no shortcuts in brewery building and how passion drives the industry. And in our final segment, we speak with Jason VerHoef of BioGill and Kevin Martino of Chev Kev's Specialty Foods to talk about waste management and beer snacks, two items we tend to overlook when downing some tasty suds. Enjoy!

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