Today we’re joined by former sports journalist Susan Nicol to talk about the close ties between sports and beer. Accompanying us this episode is Garrison’s Double Jack Pumpkin Ale.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:45 – Garrison Double Jack Pumpkin Ale
04:15 – Garrison hop tours and pumpkins
06:15 – Halloween
08:45 – Beer and hockey
11:20 – Being a female sports journalist
15:15 – Former breweries and beer league teams
21:40 – Big beer sponsorships
23:30 – Advertising beer in Canada
26:30 – Open liquor in New Orleans
27:35 – Spengler Cup
33:30 – Advertising and marketing
44:00 – Defining craft beer
52:35 – German and middle eastern beer
54:10 – Beer pairings
55:10 – Proper glassware
56:40 – Craft versus microbrewery
58:45 – The next trends in beer
1:00:15 – Beer strikes and homebrewing
1:04:45 – Wrapping it up