This episode we’re joined by Brian Westcott former Alley Kat brewer and now head brewer at Winnipeg’s soon-to-be-open Barn Hammer Brewing. We talked about the burgeoning Winnipeg beer scene, building-a-brewery-problems and heard some of the plans Barn Hammer has in store for Winnipeg’s beer fans!

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
00:45 – Black Kettle Scottish Ale
04:30 – Formerly of Alley Kat
10:10 – Change coming for Winnipeg
12:30 – Building a brewery
20:50 – Freshness problems
28:30 – Plans for Barnhammer
30:10 – Cask beer and filtering
38:10 – Homebrewing
42:00 – Trends in beer
48:15 – When will Barnhammer open
49:20 – Wrapping it up