Ep. 210: Etta Place – Session Mead Release

Today, we embark on a journey to the breathtaking landscapes of Torrey, Utah, home to the remarkable Etta Place Cider (ok, maybe in Salt Lake City this go-around).

Nestled in this picturesque setting, Robert, Ann, and Travis are not just cider makers; they are true craftsmen, weaving their passion and expertise into every batch they produce. At Etta Place, the art of cider making isn’t just a process; it’s a heartfelt endeavor that honors tradition while embracing innovation.

Join us as we uncover the story behind Etta Place Cider, exploring the blend of artistry, dedication, and reverence for nature that infuses every sip of their remarkable creations. From the orchard to the bottle, Robert, Ann, and Travis exemplify what it means to take the “craft” into cider making, crafting not just beverages but experiences that captivate the senses and nourish the soul.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of “Session Meads” by Etta Place Cider, where the beauty of Torrey, Utah, meets the artistry of fermentation.

Ep. 209: Craft Pub Runners – Season 4 Kickoff

Craft Pub Runners (CPR) kicks off its season at Kiitos Brewing, bringing together enthusiasts for a unique blend of fitness and local craft appreciation. Runners, joggers, and walkers unite for a morning of scenic routes and shared passion.

At Kiitos Brewing, participants from all backgrounds converge, embarking on a journey through the neighborhood’s trails and streets. Whether sprinting ahead or taking a leisurely stroll, every step reinforces the vibrant energy of the CPR community.

Returning to Kiitos Brewing, runners are greeted with the aroma of freshly brewed beer, fostering connections and camaraderie. Beyond the run, the event embodies the true spirit of community, highlighting the power of shared experiences and support for local businesses. Tune in to hear live responses from individuals of CPR.

Ep. 208: Brews & Tunes

In this episode, we sit down with Victor, the mastermind behind “Brews & Tunes,” a unique concept that blends the art of music appreciation with the craft of beer tasting. Just like a sommelier pairs wine with cheese, Victor meticulously matches a diverse range of music genres with carefully selected beers, creating an unforgettable sensory experience for his audience.

Victor’s journey is nothing short of remarkable, filled with passion, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to his craft. Through “Brews & Tunes,” he has not only redefined the way we enjoy music and beer but has also cultivated a community of enthusiasts who share his love for both.

Join us as we delve into Victor’s story, exploring the inspiration behind “Brews & Tunes,” his process for curating the perfect pairings, and the impact of his work on the cultural landscape. Get ready to be inspired by Victor’s infectious enthusiasm and genuine love for music and beer. This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Tune in and discover how Victor is turning ordinary moments into extraordinary experiences, one sip and one song at a time. Cheers to the magic of “Brews & Tunes”!

Ep. 207: Distilled Reflections: Catching Up with Dylan at Eight Settlers

We recently met back up with our dear friend, Dylan Kalil, the artist behind Eight Settlers Distillery. With years of passion and relentless pursuit of excellence, Dylan has honed his craft, continuously refining the art of distillation. Join us as we uncover his journey, dedication, and the rich flavors that define Eight Settlers’ exceptional spirits. Get ready to experience the heartfelt craftsmanship of Dylan Kalil.

Ep. 206: Andrew of Kiitos Brewing

In today’s episode, we’re delving into the inspiring journey of Andrew Dasenbrock, the visionary behind Kiitos Brewing, one of Utah’s most dynamic brewing ventures. From a mere dream to the thriving reality it is today, Kiitos Brewing stands as a testament to Andrew’s unwavering dedication and passion for craft beer. As the Owner, CEO, and President of Kiitos Brewing, Andrew has steered the brewery’s growth from its humble beginnings to its current status as one of Utah’s largest-smallest breweries. With its distinctive labels and sought-after apparel, Kiitos Brewing has captured the hearts of beer enthusiasts far and wide, all while staying true to its roots. Join us as we uncover the fascinating history of Kiitos Brewing, tracing its evolution from conception to execution. Learn firsthand from Andrew about the challenges, triumphs, and pivotal moments that have shaped Kiitos into the beloved establishment it is today.

But the journey doesn’t end here. In this episode, we’ll also delve into what lies ahead for the future of Kiitos Brewing. From innovative brewing techniques to exciting expansion plans, Andrew shares his vision for taking Kiitos to even greater heights in the ever-evolving craft beer landscape. So grab your favorite brew, sit back, and join us as we raise a glass to the remarkable story of Kiitos Brewing with none other than its visionary leader, Andrew Dasenbrock.

Ep. 205: Spirits of Coffee

Delving into the realm of Spirits of Coffee, with Marcio Buffalo. Imagine coffee beans, hand-roasted to perfection, each one selected with utmost care to unlock its fullest flavor potential. From Brazilian Barrel-aged beans to the refined elegance of their Bourbon Barrel Blend, each sip is a symphony of flavors, carefully curated to elevate your coffee experience to new heights.

They find themselves nestled into carefully chosen barrels, each one adding its own distinct character to the brew. It’s a fusion of craftsmanship and tradition, culminating in a taste experience that’s truly one-of-a-kind. Join us as we uncover the secrets behind this extraordinary blend of coffee and spirits. From the art of roasting to the alchemy of barrel aging, we’ll explore every step of the process and the fascinating stories behind each cup. So grab your favorite mug, settle in, and let’s dive deep into the enchanting world of Spirits of Coffee.

Ep. 204: Policy Kings

Get ready to raise your glasses and tune in to our latest episode, where we shine a spotlight on Policy Kings, the trailblazing brewery revolutionizing Cedar City, Utah! Join hosts Dre & Sara as they take you on a flavorful journey through the challenges and triumphs of being the first and only brewery in the area. From navigating uncharted territories to infusing their unique vibes into every sip, Policy Kings is rewriting the craft beer narrative one pint at a time.

But that’s not all – discover the inspiring story behind this dynamic duo, proudly owning their identity as a Black-owned business and leaving an indelible mark on the brewing scene. With their irresistible brews flying off the draft lines, Policy Kings is not just a brewery; it’s a movement. Don’t miss out on this refreshing episode packed with passion, resilience, and the perfect blend of hops and heart.

Ep. 202: Utah Ale Trail 2023

📅 Recorded in Fall 2023, Released Now

Join the Tastemasters Framily as we take you on a vibrant journey through Utah’s craft beer scene in this latest episode. Presented by the passionate team at Third Sun—Jocelyn, Gabriel, Delaney, and Troy—this special episode serves as a delightful reminder of the joyous “Utah Ale Trail’s Fall Crawl.”

The adventure kicks off at Mtn. West Cider during their Fall Party, where the team captures the essence of the season by witnessing the pressing of apples for the Green Urban Lunchbox series. From the crisp, fresh aroma of apples to the lively atmosphere of the Fall Party, the hosts immerse themselves in the heart of the local craft scene.

But the real highlight lies in the conversations with the community members and the dedicated Third Sun team. Jocelyn, Gabriel, Delaney, and Troy share their insights, experiences, and the mission behind supporting Utah’s local craft brews. The episode becomes a celebration of the passion that drives the craft beer/fermentation community in Utah.

Tune in and join the Tastemasters Framily as they share stories, laughter, and the vibrant spirit of the Utah Ale Trail’s Fall Crawl. Whether you’re a craft beer enthusiast or simply curious about the local flavors, this episode is a must-listen.

🍻 Cheers to the Utah Ale Trail and the craft beer community! 🍻

Ep. 201: Old Town Cellars

Old Town Cellars (OTC) is a prominent winery situated on Main Street in Historic Park City, Utah. Under the leadership of Stephen MacKay, OTC distinguishes itself by utilizing superior wines to create unique and rare blends. the winery offers a luxurious 5-Star lounge where patrons can indulge in the experience of savoring handcrafted wines. The combination of exquisite wines and a top-notch atmosphere makes Old Town Cellars a sought-after destination for wine enthusiast seeking a memorable and refined tasting experience in one of the most charming locations on the planet!

Ep. 200: Return of the Duo!

Celebrate The Tastemasters’ monumental 200th episode and 4-year anniversary! In this special installment, the dynamic duo, Wyatt and David, reunite to share not only laughs and memories, but also to reflect on the incredible journey that has defined The Tastemasters. As they catch up and reminisce about old times, the episode becomes a powerful testament to the enduring spirit of their podcast.

Join the celebration for a trip down memory lane, where nostalgia intertwines with the essence of what makes The Tastemasters unique. Tune in for a powerful episode that not only encapsulates the magic of the past four years, but also sparks anticipation for the exciting moments yet to come in The Tastemasters’ journey.