Ep. 82: Utah Beer Myths & Misperceptions with Dini

Honorary Tastemaster Dini joins today’s episode as we talk personal experiences in regards to alcohol in Utah. Both living most our lives in Utah, we had a very unusual upbringing. Looking back a decade in our lives, so much has changed. Not only in the way we think, but our incredibly growing culture around us.

Ep. 81: Erika Palmer the Utah Beer Ninja

On this Episode, we sit down with a starlight amongst Superstars within the craft beer scene in Utah, our friend, Erika Palmer! If you haven’t met Erika Palmer, then you truly are missing out. Not only does Erika emanate love, happiness and joy, she is matched with a massive knowledge of Utah’s craft beer scene.

Listen to how Erika’s personal connection with Red Rock Brewery has helped connect so many friends and family since 1994. Erika shares with us Red Rock’s Paardebloem, Back Door Saison Rose, and a Pink Boots Special, 9 to 5 Belgian Golden.

Ep. 80: Mikey of Utah Beer Blog

Mikey Riedel of “Utah Beer Blog” joins us for this Episode of Tastemasters. Mikey has been running this recognized Utah blog for over 15 years! Mikey has been keep tabs on crafted beer in Utah. Being able to utilize a platform to help people receive current information with one post has help the Utah community for the better.

Keep an eye out for Mikey’s “New Beer Friday” every Friday which gives everyone a heads-up on all the breweries new beers. Trust us when we say, Utah Beer Blog is a great one stop place to find updates on Utah’s new beers.

Ep. 79: The Boys of Proper Brewing Co.

On this Episode, David is joined with his good friend Matt Yeager of Hopkins Brewing. Together, they had the honor of sitting down with Head Brewer Jack Kern and Brewery Manager Jeff Bunk of Proper Brewing Company! Jeff and Jack help corral the ongoing legacy of the award winning Brewery. They are artists with big ass hearts and an incredible drive to become better. Both have over a decade each in the brewing industry with a continual passion within craft beer. Trust us when we say, you’ll be a Proper fan after this Episode.

Join us as we break down this summers MUST HAVES: Whispers of the Primordial Sea, a Smoked Helles Lager with Pineapple and Leisure Lager, an easy drinking lager. Also, the Proper Boy’s share with us a little Barrel-Aged secret that will be in cans ASAP!! You’ll have to listen to find out what it could be!

Ep. 77: Matt Yeager of Hopkins Brewing Co.

Tune in as Tastemaster David sits down with Brewer of Hopkins Brewing Co., Matt Yeager. A Jersey born drummer turned into a Utah made Craft Beer Brewer. Matt has been cranking out the most unique and tasty small batches in Utah! Everything from Pumpkin beer to a beer made with Worcestershire Sauce (it’s actually really good)!!

Matt’s Small Batch Brews come out every other Friday! To enjoy some of his incredible and flavorful brews, head to Hopkins Brewing Co to throw back a pint or three!

This Episode is brought to you by Han’s Kombucha & Hopkins Brewing Co.

Ep. 72: Craft Saison’s with Bryce!

On this Episode, Tastemaster David and Gcat try their hardest to open the palate of their new good friend Bryce! Bryce is a father, husband, homebrewer and local badass who is a supporter of all Utah Craft Beer! If you haven’t met or heard of Bryce (aka mormon_beer) then you are truly missing out!

Ep. 71: Non-Alcoholic Beers with Corey

On this Episode, Tastemasters David and Wyatt sit down with their Producer Corey, owner of Fuse Audio. Corey does not drink alcohol and we finally convinced him to talk beer with us as we breakdown Non-Alcoholic Craft Beers from Bravus Brewing Company. This Episode proves that you do NOT have to drink an alcoholic beverage in order to enjoy this Podcast!

This Episode is sponsored by Hopkins Brewing Co. and Sweet Vinyl Bakeshop!

Ep. 70: Brandon Shay Productions

On this Episode, Tastemaster David and Honorary Tastemaster Dini, “bro out” with Brandon Shay. Brandon is a wizard at photography and does anything from taking amazing photos, videography and even beardoirs!! He also preforms live music in a band.

Join us as we broaden the palate of Brandon and open his mind to Craft Beer!

Ep. 69: Grid City Beer Works

On this incredible Episode, Tastemaster David and Co-Host Derik DeBoard sit down with the owners of Grid City Beer Works: Jeremy Gross, Drew Reynolds and Justin Belliveau. These 3 gentlemen pour their beers 3 different ways and always follow these 3 guidelines: Taste, Balance & Finish! So it’s not surprising that they are winners of the 2020 GABF Bronze Medal.

Tune is as we discuss everything from brewing with the decoction method to Satan! This is an Episode you cannot afford to miss!

Ep. 68: UTOG with Carson & Brett

On this Episode, we sit down with the Brewers of UTOG Brewing Co. and delve into the nitty gritty of what makes UTOG an incredible hot spot in Ogden, Utah! Listen as Carson Foss (Head Brewer/Owner) and Brett Walker (Asst. Brewer) share their knowledge and passion for well crafted beer! After listening to this, we promise you’ll be craving a beer from UTOG!

This Episode also includes special Co-host Chad Hopkins (Hopkins Brewing Co.) as this recording happens INSIDE the brewhouse of Hopkins Brewing.

This Episode is sponsored by Hopkins Brewing Co.