Barley & Me

Episode 86: Briar Bush of Lost Coast Brewery & Comedian Nando Molina

October 29, 2018

Host Ben Rice travels to Eureka, CA, to speak with Lost Coast Brewery's head brewer Briar Bush and Savage Henry Comedy Festival participant Nando Molina. We chat about beer history, including Lost Coast's place in beer history as the first woman-owned and -operated craft brewery in America, as well as women's history in beer. We delve into Lost Coast's standout artwork and how they maintain their old-school cool while keeping up with the times. We talk about Ben's recent "sports" injury and fantastic fishing stories, Nando's foray into the world of comedy, and Briar's epic glassware collection, PLUS how to properly pack beer for air travel and Savage Henry Independent Times's new comedy club, freshly opened in Eureka, and a breakdown and discussion of IPA trends. All this and more, on episode 86 of Barley & Me. Enjoy!

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Intro Music: "JamRoc" by Breez (@breeztheartist)

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