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Episode 020: The Jester King approach to product differentiation

Jeffery Stuffings is the owner and founder of Jester King Brewery in Austin Texas. After brief stint in law he began to burn out and turned to homebrewing as a creative outlet. And thus Jester King was born in 2007 and started down its path of being an authentic farmhouse brewery.

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Episode 018: Brewery Tours – 100,000 people can’t be wrong

Josh has been a Lakefront Brewery tour guide or as his title reads, a “Brewery Navigation Specialist”, for just over five years. In that time, he’s given over 2000 tours to people from all over the world, including professional football players, country music stars, national comedians and brewery owners.

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Episode 016: Flight School

Today we have with us Mike Malone and Alan Dritenbas the founders of Walking Tree Brewery in Vero Beach, Florida.

Their Florida roots are important to them, which is one of the reasons for the name “Walking Tree Brewery”. Mangrove trees live with one foot on land and one in the sea, constantly expanding their boundaries.

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Episode 014: The Craft Brewer–Distributor Relationship

This episode’s guest hails from the state of Maine where he lives with his wife, his six year-old daughter, and a hundred-pound chocolate lab.

During the final semester of his MBA in the spring of 2014, Jim O’Brien and fellow Vacationland Distributors co-founders hatched the idea for a brewer-focused craft beer distributor.

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Episode 013: Alternating Proprietorships

Jeremiah Zimmer is an experienced homebrewer. He has over 10 years of work history in branding, marketing and sales. About two years ago, Jeremiah and his partners Jude La Rose and Jason Maxwell launched Hop Butcher For The World.

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