‘Sode 23: Gladiators are you ready? With Brian from Redwood Distribution

This episode we talk to Brian from Redwood Distribution who looks after distribution for Lost Coast, Eel River, Mad River, Kooinda and Prickly Moses beers. Firstly we discussed Founder’s expanding in the USA and distribution between the US and Australia. As well as some Oktoberfest discussion, Good Beer Week, and some great chat with Brian about the history, present and future of Redwood.

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We referenced the Beer and Brewer top 50 venues list:

http://www.beerandbrewer.com.au/

Luke talked about using a coffee syphon:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_coffee_maker

We discussed the Founder’s Expansion:

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Founders-Brewing-plans-35-million-expansion-5793411.php

We shouted out to Sessionable:

http://sessionable.net/

And drank a 3 Ravens Dark:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/3-ravens-dark/30632/

We mentioned we will be interviewing someone from here:

http://www.moonlightmeadery.com/

Dave mentioned he has tried the Maxwell Mead:

http://www.maxwellwines.com.au/maxwell-mead/

It’s also Oktoberfest:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest

Good Beer Week 2015 Registrations are open:

http://goodbeerweek.com.au/

In Redwood Distribution’s portfolio are Lost Coast:

http://www.lostcoast.com/

Eel River:

http://eelriverbrewing.com/

Mad River:

http://www.madriverbrewing.com/

And locals Kooinda and Prickly Moses:

http://www.kooinda.com.au/

http://www.pricklymoses.com.au/

We mentioned Sydney Craft Beer Week:

https://www.sydneycraftbeerweek.com/

And these two events –

https://www.sydneycraftbeerweek.com/event-registration/?ee=95

https://www.sydneycraftbeerweek.com/event-registration/?ee=167

We discussed Zwanze day:

http://cantillon.be/br/3_21

Which was at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Melbourne

https://www.facebook.com/BBCMelbourne

We drank the Mad River Scotch Porter:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/mad-river-steelhead-scotch-porter/5587/

Luke interviewed Brian over a year ago for Australian Brews News:

http://www.brewsnews.com.au/2013/07/discovering-a-lost-coast/

Luke and Dave have both recently eaten cheese from Milk the Cow:

http://milkthecow.com.au/

Luke mentioned the bar Forgotten Worlds:

https://www.facebook.com/forgottenworldsarcade

Brian then mentioned Golden Road beer, available there too:

http://www.goldenroad.la/

Then he mentioned Alchemist’s Refuge:

http://alchemistsrefuge.com.au/site/

We discussed the Bruery briefly:

http://www.thebruery.com/

Brian said he liked Lost Abbey Agave Maria:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/lost-abbey-agave-maria-ale/236169/

We mentioned the television show Australian Gladiators:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladiators_(1995_Australian_TV_series)

We drank the Mad River Jamaica Red Ale:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/mad-river-jamaica-red-ale/2377/

Dave recommends Two Metre Tall Aromatic Spelt Ale:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/two-metre-tall-derwent-clear-ale/66430/

Luke recommends the Burleigh Brewing Figjam:

http://burleighbrewing.com.au/beers/figjam-ipa/

And admits he enjoyed the Little Creatures IPA

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/little-creatures-ipa/227925/

As well as the White Rabbit Belgian Pale Ale:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/white-rabbit-belgian-style-pale-ale/281698/

Brian recommends the Feral Watermelon Warhead:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/feral-watermelon-warhead/173582/

Doctors Orders Electrolyte:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/doctors-orders-electrolyte/247279/

And Justin Blaeber from Evil Twin and Westbrooke:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/evil-twin-justin-blabaer-brunello-wine-barrel-aged/186836/

Dave recommends old movies… just any old movie.

Luke recommends Hyper-Natural at the NGV:

http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/exhibitions/hyper-natural

And Brian recommends Kombucha:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kombucha

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https://www.facebook.com/RedwoodDistribution

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http://redwooddistribution.com/

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