Our Humble Beer Podcast

Our Humble Beer Podcast

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The humbler side of craft beer.


Hop City in Blue
Jul 8, 2019 • 67 min
It has been a few months since Chris & D.J. had a chance to sit down and talk about beer, life, and Knoxville’s craft beer scene, and a lot has happened! Chris dislocated his kneecap, and D.J. spent a small fortune on craft beer in Atlanta… and much beer…
Home Brewing with the Brewing + Distilling Center
Mar 21, 2019 • 39 min
Have you ever wanted to learn to brew your own beer? As Todd White, head of the Brewing + Distilling Center knows, this can be a challenging (and rewarding) hobby to get into, and in this episode he sits down with Chris & DJ along with two of his…
Winter Warm-Up Beer Fest
Feb 23, 2019 • 54 min
It’s been a cold, wet rainy winter, but all of that is about to change at the inaugural Winter Warm-Up on March 2nd! Join Chris & D.J. as they sit down with the Winter Warm-Up’s founders, Landon Linton, and one of Humble Beer’s most prolific guests, Scott…
2018 Beer in Review - Part 2
Feb 18, 2019 • 46 min
Chris & D.J. celebrate the beginning of 2019 by cracking open 4 season’s worth of Highland Brewing’s Cold Mountain. Along the way, they discuss the beers they’re tasting and some of their favorite moments in beer from 2018.
2018 Beer in Review - Part 1
Jan 2, 2019 • 43 min
2018 was a life-changing year for the Chris & DJ. Chris started out the year in Prague and ended up the year with a new son. DJ started the year with a new son and by the end of the year, he ended up at Chris’s house to talk about the joys of fatherhood,…
Two Out of Three Ain’t Positive (The Negative Three)
Nov 15, 2018 • 67 min
The Negative Three is one of Knoxville’s new and up-and-coming podcasts, and Chris & D.J. have them over to the Goldfinch Pub to talk about all things life and beer. Join the guys as they chat with Jose and Thomas from The Negative Three and discuss the…
Bearden Beer Market
Sep 24, 2018 • 24 min
Bearden Beer Market is one of the original craft beer spots in Knoxville. It also happens to be a favorite spot for D.J. and Chris to hang out and have a pint or five. So, when they recently got a new General Manager, Chris DiPietro, they took some time…
Urban Artifact
Aug 29, 2018 • 33 min
Scotty Hunter from Cincinnati’s Urban Artifact joins Chris & D.J. at the Bearden Beer Market to talk about the humble beginnings of the brewery, its beers, and what makes their brews so unique.
Can’t We All Just Drink Together?
Jul 5, 2018 • 50 min
Well… we almost made it to “every other week.” Now we’re trying again. In this episode, Chris & D.J. meet up at Chris’s house to have some pints and talk about the Craft Brewers Convention in Nashville, TN as well as some of the challenges that come with…
Czaan’s Brewing Company
May 31, 2018 • 37 min
After Chris & D.J. wrapped up their time at Jackalope, they saw a signal in the sky. Was it the bat signal? No. It was the Beer Signal indicating another great brewery that needed to be interviewed in Nashville before their journey home. In this episode,…
New Format!
May 24, 2018 • 39 min
After 40 episodes, Chris and DJ decide to try something new. In this episode, DJ talks about having his first child, and Chris talks about having his first beer in Prague. They also guys catch up on the past few months and discuss some of the exciting new…
Jackalope Brewing Company
May 15, 2018 • 46 min
The guys continue their tour of Nashville with a stop at Jackalope Brewing to interview the founder, Bailey Spaulding, and COO Steve Wright. They discuss everything from the mythical start of the brewery to what makes Jackalope’s brews a legendary…
The Black Abbey Brewing Company
Apr 30, 2018 • 79 min
The guys continue their Nashville adventure with a stop at The Black Abbey Brewing Company. Carl Meier, one of the founders, joins Chris & DJ for a wide-ranging conversation about brewing, faith, and the origins of The Black Abbey.
New Heights Brewing Company
Mar 21, 2018 • 37 min
New Heights Brewing Company is one of the many hot new breweries to take the stage in Nashville’s craft beer scene. In this episode, Chris & D.J. sit down with Katy DeWinter (Tasting Room Manager) to talk about the story of how New Heights brewing got…
Merchants of Beer & Park City Cigars
Feb 15, 2018 • 64 min
“What’s with that diner on Central and Summit Hill?” was a big question in Knoxville until late last year. Merchants of Beer (MoB) brings a much-needed mix of beer and cigars to Knoxville’s Old City. Join Chris & DJ as they talk with David Suits, MoB’s…
Elkmont Exchange
Dec 20, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode, Chris & DJ trek all the way to Broadway in downtown Knoxville to visit Elkmont Exchange. While on their craft beer adventure, they meet up with the head brewer & founder, Alex Violette and Bethany Lovato, Elkmont’s brand manager, to talk…
Brawny Beers Festival
Nov 22, 2017 • 41 min
The summer is over, and beer festivals are fewer and further between. But fret not! There’s a new festival in Knoxville to satisfy your winter beer festival needs! The Brawny Beers Festival, organized by Blackhorse Brewing Company, is sure to satisfy your…
Murfreesboro Part 2 (Mayday Brewery)
Oct 23, 2017 • 52 min
Chris & DJ continue their tour of Murfreesboro with a stop at Mayday Brewery. There they spend some time drinking beer and talking with the founder, Ozzy Nelson, and their head brewer, Kelsey Nelson. Please note that this episode is a bit more colorful…
Murfreesboro Part 1 (Green Dragons & Liquid Art)
Oct 9, 2017 • 52 min
Thanks to our sponsorship with TN Craft Beer Magazine, Chris & DJ traveled Murfreesboro, TN for an adventure so epic that we’ve decided to do three episodes on it! In this first part, the boys grab a few pints at the Green Dragon Pub & Brewery with Joe…
Craft Distribution Co. & Pour Taproom
Sep 11, 2017 • 44 min
Robert Gomez from Craft Distribution Co. sits down with DJ & Chris at Pour Taproom to talk about the challenges of being a small craft beer distributor in East Tennessee. Later, they are joined by Caitlin Riley, one of the owners of Pour Taproom to talk…
Brewing + Distilling Center
Aug 22, 2017 • 56 min
Have you ever wanted to take your homebrew skills to the next level? Have you ever wanted to make a career out of being a brewer or distiller? In this episode, Chris & DJ venture to Round 6 Brewing to interview Dr. Todd White and Mike Adams of the Brewing…
Knoxville Brewfest 2017
Jul 22, 2017 • 31 min
Chris Hill & Mike McConnell (standing in for DJ in this episode) catch up with some of the awesome folks and brewers at Knoxville Brewfest 2017. This episode is also a special one because it’s our first ever video podcast. Watch it on our YouTube Channel…
Knoxville Beer Week
Jun 8, 2017 • 13 min
It’s Knoxville Craft Beer Week! Chris & D.J. join Mike Frede of Last Days of Autumn to discuss all the exciting going on this week around Knoxville to celebrate our local craft beer scene. For more on Knoxville Craft Beer Week, check out the official KABA…
World’s Fair Beer
May 29, 2017 • 34 min
This year marks 35 years since The World’s Fair Beer was launched in Knoxville, TN as part of The World’s Fair. This year also marks the launch of The World’s Fair Beer’s return to Knoxville! Chris & D.J. meet with Rick Kuhlman and Harrison Collins to…
H2gO Drink Beer
May 11, 2017 • 22 min
Stephanie Carlson from Knox County Stormwater Management and Adam Ingle from Alliance Brewing join Chris & D.J. to talk about the importance of local water in the brewing process. Stephanie also talks about the upcoming Tennessee River Runoff 5k, and what…
Pink Boots Society
Apr 19, 2017 • 58 min
Luann, Rachel, and Millie join Chris & D.J. to talk about the Knoxville’s chapter of the Pink Boots Society. They talk about their background with Pink Boots, the history of the organization. and how any woman in the beer industry can get involved with…
Tony Schmitt (Oh, Schmitt!)
Mar 26, 2017 • 68 min
Tony Schmitt, one of Knoxville’s only Certified Cicerones, joins Chris & D.J. to talk about the process of becoming a Certified Cicerone, beer education, and his role in The Casual Pint. The boys also enjoy some excellent beer selections as they learn…
Mill Creek Brewing Co.
Feb 21, 2017 • 67 min
Nick Giordano from Mill Creek Brewing Co. joins Chris & D.J. to talk about the beer scene in Knoxville, Mill Creek’s humble beginnings in Nolensville, TN, and their recent Knoxville expansion. Find out where you can find their beer, and listen along as…
TN Beer Run (Part 1)
Jan 24, 2017 • 21 min
Zack Roskop (Knox Brew Tours) and his friends Matt Malone and Jessica Warblow sit down with Chris & D.J. to talk about their great endeavor into the unknown as forge the path for the inaugural Tennessee Beer Run - all 76 Breweries in the state of…
Compliment Sandwich
Dec 29, 2016 • 98 min
It’s the Holidays, and that means there’s plenty of great seasonal beers to sample and discuss. Chris, D.J., and their friend Aaron Hinds, sit around and sample some great (and not-so-great) brews of the season.
Where Are They Now?
Nov 25, 2016 • 78 min
First of all, we’d like to thank our listeners for their continued support and for voting us Top Podcast in the Knox Mercury Reader’s Poll again! In this episode, DJ and Chris get together to have a few beers, talk about some of the finer points of the…
Blackhorse Brewery - Live from Sugar Mama’s
Nov 4, 2016 • 66 min
Brandon from Blackhorse Brewing sits down with Chris & D.J. (and Mike McConnell!) live from Sugar Mama’s to talk about excitement of running a small brew pub turned full-fledged brewery in Tennessee.
We’re On A Boat (With Beer)! Feat. Nautical Workz
Sep 9, 2016 • 40 min
We’re on a boat! And we’re drinking a great sampling of craft beer and talking with John Geer, owner of Nautical Workz. The guys talk with John about the great combination of summer, beer, and boats. In this episode, the guys sample Sierra Nevada Otra…
Highland Brewing Company
Jul 21, 2016 • 45 min
Highland Brewing Company recently invited the Humble Beer Podcast crew to visit them for a live podcast from their tasting room in Asheville, NC. Join Chris & D.J. as they talk with Oscar Wong, Leah Wong Ashburn, and Holly Stephenson about the origins of…
The Lost & Found Episode: Tennessee Winter Beer Fest
Jun 13, 2016 • 61 min
Like that fantastic beer that you thought you drank but you found in the back of the fridge, we have managed to recover what was once thought to be a lost episode from the Humble Beer audio fridge. Join Chris & D.J. as they talk to what can only be…
RJ Rockers
Apr 28, 2016 • 48 min
With Spring in full swing, the weather getting warmer, and the days getting longer, nothing is quite as nice as sitting back with a Son of a Peach from RJ Rockers. Join Chris & DJ as they talk with RJ Rocker’s President, Henry Depew, and their Knoxville…
Sugar Mama’s Bakery
Mar 14, 2016 • 62 min
In their search for the ultimate beer pairings, Chris & D.J. are about to discover that nothing goes quite as well with beer as Sugar Mama’s Bakery’s cookies and craft beer. Mike & Hannah from Sugar Mama’s join the guys as they talk about the origin of…
OHBP Live! (Part 2)
Feb 16, 2016 • 45 min
Part Two of Our Humble Beer Podcast: Live! continues as Chris & D.J. get the opportunity to talk to Marty Velas, the owner and head brewer at Fanatic Brewing Co. Marty, also known as the “Godfather of Craft Beer” in Knoxville, shares stories from his 19+…
OHBP Live! (Part 1)
Jan 26, 2016 • 46 min
Our Humble Beer Podcast heads to its first-ever live event at Bearden Beer Market. In part one of their adventure, Chris & D.J. talk with Last Days of Autumn about their new brewery and talk with Blue Pants Brewing about some of the exciting changes and…
#PodcastAlliance
Dec 7, 2015 • 76 min
Chris & D.J. team up with Donnie Foust of Inebriated Wisdom for a podcast at Alliance Brewing. The guys hang out with a few friends, sample Alliance’s Pumpkin Java beer, and talk with the brewers of Alliance (Adam Ingle and Ben Seamans) about the beer and…
Matt Ward & Scruffy City Comedy Festival
Nov 8, 2015 • 57 min
Comedian Matt Ward catches up with Chris & D.J. at Scruffy City Hall to talk about life in comedy, craft beer, and the Scruffy City Comedy Festival. Matt gets the honor of trying his first sour beer with the guys, and he also talks about the mini sour…
Our Not-So Humble Beer Podcast
Nov 3, 2015 • 47 min
For once in their lives, D.J. and Chris are #1 at something. They won the Knox Mercury reader poll for Top Podcast in Knoxville! In this episode they gloat, drink beer and laugh heartily as they recount their victory. Then they get back to doing what they…
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Oct 5, 2015 • 45 min
Devils Backbone Brewing Company just launched here in Knoxville, and Alexis Goldstein was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about their launch. Tune in as we talk with Alexis about all things Devils Backbone, the adventures of working in the…
Better “Latte” Than Never
Sep 19, 2015 • 42 min
After a few unforeseen delays, the podcast is back on track. So, without further ado, please join Chris & D.J. as they hang out on a Sunday afternoon sampling beers, and chilling at Flow Brew Parlor with Brad Peer and friends. As they say in the coffee…
The “Dry Tour”- Part 2
Aug 17, 2015 • 64 min
The tour continues as the gang travels to Alliance Brewing. There they discuss, hops, barley, water, and how they all come together not just to make beer, but to make art. So come and join the Chris & DJ as they go on a trip with Zack Roskop of Knox Brew…
The “Dry Tour”- Part 1
Aug 1, 2015 • 58 min
What’s better than a tour of Knoxville’s finest breweries? How about touring some of the most highly anticipated, soon to be open breweries in Knoxville with the brewers of said breweries? Sound too good to be true? Well, that was the pitch that Chris &…
Brewfest and What’s Next
Jul 2, 2015 • 35 min
A week after Knoxville Brewfest, D.J. and Chris break down the event and discuss Knoxville Craft Beer Week as well as Chris’s recent trip to Italy and his adventures finding craft beer there. They also talk about “What’s Next” for the podcast and what you…
Ratchet
Jun 4, 2015 • 53 min
Join D.J. and Chris as they talk with professional brewer and Knoxville craft beer legend, Ratchet, at Flow Brew Parlor in downtown Knoxville. This week’s featured beverages were provided by Brad Peer, the owner, operator, and coffee genius at Flow. Both…
Knoxville Brewfest
May 19, 2015 • 44 min
D.J. and Chris interview Matt McMillan from Knoxville Brewfest. They discuss the festival, learn about its connection to CureDeuchenne and find out some exciting news about this year’s event.CreditsTheme Song: ”These Days” by Kelsey’s WoodsLocation Host:…
Festivals
May 2, 2015 • 73 min
Chris & D.J. discuss beer festivals, tastings, and DJ’s trip to New Orleans. Beers sampled are Loup Garou from Bayou Tech Brewery and Pow! Rye in the Kisser from Southern Prohibition Brewing.
Episode 1
Mar 31, 2015 • 85 min
Welcome to the humbler side of craft beer. Chris and DJ are two guys with a passion for craft beer, the companies that make it, and people that drink it. Join in their journey as they explore the growing southeastern craft beer industry and culture.