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Hoppy Craftsmen - Arizona Craft Beer Podcast

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All things craft beer, including Arizona and National news, reviews, and drinking some brews. Hosted by Chris Sanback, Nate Libby, Jeff Breckon and Edward Gomez along with a rotating cast of guests. They love craft beer and all things craft beer related. Sometimes things happen in the craft beer industry they agree with and others not so much. But don't worry they are not shy, they'll speak their minds and let you know. All the while enjoying some of their favorite beers. Cheers! Visit us at hoppycraftsmen.beer

Latest Episodes

Rowley Hazy IPA, Zoom Hijacked, Santa Fe Craft Beer Scene

E(NSFW) Warning this is not a drill! The Craftsmen have Wes from Rowley Farmhouse Ales on the show. Then mysteriously it gets Zoom Hi-Jacked! Some man calling himself John shows up and crashes the party. Listen to the show and if this man sounds like some one you know please send us an email. Though, Ed, Nate, and Chris were still able to talk to Wes about his up-coming hazy IPA coming to the valley soon called Thrace. Nate gets to drool over the mention of getting some cans of Meier, the GABF gold award winning beer. How Rowley is doing in these strange new times. Then this mystery hacker named John tells us tales of geting hit by a car in Tucson. Hmmm maybe we do know this guy?! Have an idea for an up coming Road Soda? Shoot us an email hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen container...

39 MINAPR 27
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Rowley Hazy IPA, Zoom Hijacked, Santa Fe Craft Beer Scene

Netflix and Chill Beer List, AZ Updates, Lax Alcohol Laws

E(NSFW) In this this weeks remote Road Sodas episode the guys talk about current events in Arizona, how some of the laws should be kept this way for beer and craft drink deliveries. There was a recent article on what beers to drink while watching the Top 10 trending shows on Netflix. The Craftsmen weren't impressed with it. So they created our own! Ed, Nate, and Chris share their top four shows or movies and what beers to pair with each one. Look for more shows like this to help fill the time you spend in quarantine. Have an idea for an up coming Road Soda? Shoot us an email hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen containerlaws. Still, they are widely enjoyed as evidenced by all the beer canslittering rural road sides. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of th...

32 MINAPR 4
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Netflix and Chill Beer List, AZ Updates, Lax Alcohol Laws

Road Sodas: AZ Craft Beer Scene, Delivery Services, Closures

E(NSFW) We dig deep into our inner nerd and decide that we are going to drink electronically with each other. In this new easy to consume format, we call Road Sodas, we hope to get episodes out weekly. It will mostly be just updates and our thoughts on the state of Arizona Craft Beer. Which isn't much different than our standard format, just hopefully shorter. So, from three corners of the Valley Ed, Nate, and Chris connect up and share stories and beers with each other. They go over the current state of Arizona craft beer scene. Some things that are good, and others that have us hopping for the best but bracing for the worst. They also talk about what to pair your end of the world Netflix watch list with. Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen containerlaws. Still, they are widely enjoyed as evidenced by all t...

34 MINMAR 28
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Road Sodas: AZ Craft Beer Scene, Delivery Services, Closures

AZ Strong Beer Fest 2020 Recap

E(NSFW) The week Chris and Ed dive into all the new beers that the valley recieved during AZ Craft Beer Week. They ponder if everyone is finally seeing the value in selling the valley. They drink a beer which might have invoked the devil but we will find out next episode. It is possibly just a dumping ground for other saturated markets. Due to crazy lifes Chris was the only person to make Strong Beer Fest, he decieded to go old school and just do some networking with the craft beer community. This year was better than other for getting into the festival for us. True to form, the festival itself was bigger and larger than before. During VIP though, everyone was standing in line for Wren House, and showing now love for the other great breweries. Everyone at the festival loved the new C&D stickers. Some of the stand out beers came from some of the more well known and others were from some great up and upcoming breweries. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of...

78 MINMAR 13
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AZ Strong Beer Fest 2020 Recap

Sticker Day, Good News, and State 48

E(NSFW) This week the Craftsmen talk about a few things happening around Arizona. First up, is the upcoming Strong Beer Festival, and the Arizona Strong err Craft Beer Week. We talk about the events that happen and why we get excited for them but never seem to make it out to any of them. We crack open a Hazy Cat Lady from 12 West Brewing, to discuss the latest news from Noel Garcia former Co-Owner/Head Brewer of 12 West. What that means to the Arizona craft beer scene and what we hope that may mean for us craft beer drinkers. We reveal what our new C&D sticker that we made is, and we talk about what other future merchandise, stickers, and swag we have plans for. Then we go over a current controversy with State 48 and State Forty Eight. Are you confused? So is everyone else. Hope you enjoy this gem! Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately g...

68 MINFEB 28
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Sticker Day, Good News, and State 48

Ground Control - No Crap on Tap

E(NSFW) This week Ed, Nate, and Chris head out to the far West Valley to Litchfield Park to chat with new owner Ian Harwell of Ground Control fame. Where the motto has always been No Crap on Tap! Special guest the AZ Bearded Realtor Francisco Isaula joins the guys to go over what he is doing out west to high light some amazing business like Ground Control. So look for that special video edition of the show coming to his video feed. We dive in and put them both through the rapid round. Guest Info: Ground Control - Ian Harwell 4860 N. LITCHFIELD RD.,LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ 85340 https://www.groundxcontrol.com/ https://www.instagram.com/groundcontrollitchfield/ AZ Bearded Realtor Francisco Isaula https://www.instagram.com/azbeardedrealtor/ https://www.facebook.com/AZBEARDEDREALTOR/ Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Sk...

75 MINJAN 31
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Ground Control - No Crap on Tap

2020 New Year's Resolutions

E(NSFW) The First episode of 2020, It's a new year but we are up to our old tricks. We start off by drinking another banger from our friends at Rowley Farmhouse Ales followed by some solid local brews. News of another controversial beer name and questions about how to calculate ABV. Chris and Nate play the Price is Right over beer temperature. The Hoppy Craftsmen make some bold resolutions about, new stickers, new glassware, 3D printed merch and upgrages to the studio. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hoppycraftsmen Twitter: @hoppycraftsmen Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Hoppycraftsmen/ E-mail:hoppycraftsm...

83 MINJAN 17
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2020 New Year's Resolutions

12 West Blues and AZ Beer Books

E(NSFW) In this end of year episode Ed and Chris go over a lot of local happenings. One bit of news hits home pretty hard for Chris. But at the same time is a glimpse of hope for friends of the show. They cover not one but two different AZ centered beer books that have been released. The latest brewery openings in Phoenix and around the valley. They touch on Holiday beers, New Belgium's sellout, is Ballast Point craft beer again, and much more. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hoppycraftsmen Twitter: @hoppycraftsmen Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Hoppycraftsmen/ E-mail:hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Blog:http://...

96 MIN2019 DEC 13
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12 West Blues and AZ Beer Books

Rowley Farmhouse Ales | The Man, Myth, and Legend Himself

E(NSFW) We mention Rowley Farmouse Ales on almost every episode. So its a little surprising that It's been nearly two years since we've had John Rowley on the show and A LOT has happened since then. A feature on Diners Drive-in and Dives and multiple medals from the Great American Beer Festival are just a few of the highlights we talk about when we met up with John at The Sleepy Whale in downtown Chandler. He even brought us his 2019 Gold, Silver and Bronze medal beers. Our Guest Information: Rowley Farmhouse Ales 1405 Maclovia St. Santa Fe, NM87505 Phone:505.428.0719 Facebook Instagram Twitter Email Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMe...

108 MIN2019 NOV 29
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Rowley Farmhouse Ales | The Man, Myth, and Legend Himself

Goldwater Brewing Low Floc and RR Brewing Pickletown Lager

E(NSFW) Ed and Chris spend some time figuring out the new gear that our patrons helped buy us. So big thanks to them for sure. They do this in the newly formed HCPC Lab Studio. We go over the band that gave us the music your hear and how it holds to true to us. They deep into a few Goldwater beers, and choke down an amazing pickle lager from Chris' "recent" trip to North Carolina. Eddie has Chris guess what the brewery is by reading titles from a local new publication. As a side note Eddie says he'll do stand up if the patron supporters meet a goal. Lets make that happen! Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hopp...

79 MIN2019 OCT 25
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Goldwater Brewing Low Floc and RR Brewing Pickletown Lager

Latest Episodes

Rowley Hazy IPA, Zoom Hijacked, Santa Fe Craft Beer Scene

E(NSFW) Warning this is not a drill! The Craftsmen have Wes from Rowley Farmhouse Ales on the show. Then mysteriously it gets Zoom Hi-Jacked! Some man calling himself John shows up and crashes the party. Listen to the show and if this man sounds like some one you know please send us an email. Though, Ed, Nate, and Chris were still able to talk to Wes about his up-coming hazy IPA coming to the valley soon called Thrace. Nate gets to drool over the mention of getting some cans of Meier, the GABF gold award winning beer. How Rowley is doing in these strange new times. Then this mystery hacker named John tells us tales of geting hit by a car in Tucson. Hmmm maybe we do know this guy?! Have an idea for an up coming Road Soda? Shoot us an email hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen container...

39 MINAPR 27
Comments
Rowley Hazy IPA, Zoom Hijacked, Santa Fe Craft Beer Scene

Netflix and Chill Beer List, AZ Updates, Lax Alcohol Laws

E(NSFW) In this this weeks remote Road Sodas episode the guys talk about current events in Arizona, how some of the laws should be kept this way for beer and craft drink deliveries. There was a recent article on what beers to drink while watching the Top 10 trending shows on Netflix. The Craftsmen weren't impressed with it. So they created our own! Ed, Nate, and Chris share their top four shows or movies and what beers to pair with each one. Look for more shows like this to help fill the time you spend in quarantine. Have an idea for an up coming Road Soda? Shoot us an email hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen containerlaws. Still, they are widely enjoyed as evidenced by all the beer canslittering rural road sides. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of th...

32 MINAPR 4
Comments
Netflix and Chill Beer List, AZ Updates, Lax Alcohol Laws

Road Sodas: AZ Craft Beer Scene, Delivery Services, Closures

E(NSFW) We dig deep into our inner nerd and decide that we are going to drink electronically with each other. In this new easy to consume format, we call Road Sodas, we hope to get episodes out weekly. It will mostly be just updates and our thoughts on the state of Arizona Craft Beer. Which isn't much different than our standard format, just hopefully shorter. So, from three corners of the Valley Ed, Nate, and Chris connect up and share stories and beers with each other. They go over the current state of Arizona craft beer scene. Some things that are good, and others that have us hopping for the best but bracing for the worst. They also talk about what to pair your end of the world Netflix watch list with. Road Sodas: An alcoholic beverage (usually beer or perhaps malt liquor) consumed inside a moving vehicle. This beverage can be consumed by passenger, driver, or both. Road sodasare illegal in most states due toopen containerlaws. Still, they are widely enjoyed as evidenced by all t...

34 MINMAR 28
Comments
Road Sodas: AZ Craft Beer Scene, Delivery Services, Closures

AZ Strong Beer Fest 2020 Recap

E(NSFW) The week Chris and Ed dive into all the new beers that the valley recieved during AZ Craft Beer Week. They ponder if everyone is finally seeing the value in selling the valley. They drink a beer which might have invoked the devil but we will find out next episode. It is possibly just a dumping ground for other saturated markets. Due to crazy lifes Chris was the only person to make Strong Beer Fest, he decieded to go old school and just do some networking with the craft beer community. This year was better than other for getting into the festival for us. True to form, the festival itself was bigger and larger than before. During VIP though, everyone was standing in line for Wren House, and showing now love for the other great breweries. Everyone at the festival loved the new C&D stickers. Some of the stand out beers came from some of the more well known and others were from some great up and upcoming breweries. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of...

78 MINMAR 13
Comments
AZ Strong Beer Fest 2020 Recap

Sticker Day, Good News, and State 48

E(NSFW) This week the Craftsmen talk about a few things happening around Arizona. First up, is the upcoming Strong Beer Festival, and the Arizona Strong err Craft Beer Week. We talk about the events that happen and why we get excited for them but never seem to make it out to any of them. We crack open a Hazy Cat Lady from 12 West Brewing, to discuss the latest news from Noel Garcia former Co-Owner/Head Brewer of 12 West. What that means to the Arizona craft beer scene and what we hope that may mean for us craft beer drinkers. We reveal what our new C&D sticker that we made is, and we talk about what other future merchandise, stickers, and swag we have plans for. Then we go over a current controversy with State 48 and State Forty Eight. Are you confused? So is everyone else. Hope you enjoy this gem! Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately g...

68 MINFEB 28
Comments
Sticker Day, Good News, and State 48

Ground Control - No Crap on Tap

E(NSFW) This week Ed, Nate, and Chris head out to the far West Valley to Litchfield Park to chat with new owner Ian Harwell of Ground Control fame. Where the motto has always been No Crap on Tap! Special guest the AZ Bearded Realtor Francisco Isaula joins the guys to go over what he is doing out west to high light some amazing business like Ground Control. So look for that special video edition of the show coming to his video feed. We dive in and put them both through the rapid round. Guest Info: Ground Control - Ian Harwell 4860 N. LITCHFIELD RD.,LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ 85340 https://www.groundxcontrol.com/ https://www.instagram.com/groundcontrollitchfield/ AZ Bearded Realtor Francisco Isaula https://www.instagram.com/azbeardedrealtor/ https://www.facebook.com/AZBEARDEDREALTOR/ Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Sk...

75 MINJAN 31
Comments
Ground Control - No Crap on Tap

2020 New Year's Resolutions

E(NSFW) The First episode of 2020, It's a new year but we are up to our old tricks. We start off by drinking another banger from our friends at Rowley Farmhouse Ales followed by some solid local brews. News of another controversial beer name and questions about how to calculate ABV. Chris and Nate play the Price is Right over beer temperature. The Hoppy Craftsmen make some bold resolutions about, new stickers, new glassware, 3D printed merch and upgrages to the studio. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hoppycraftsmen Twitter: @hoppycraftsmen Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Hoppycraftsmen/ E-mail:hoppycraftsm...

83 MINJAN 17
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2020 New Year's Resolutions

12 West Blues and AZ Beer Books

E(NSFW) In this end of year episode Ed and Chris go over a lot of local happenings. One bit of news hits home pretty hard for Chris. But at the same time is a glimpse of hope for friends of the show. They cover not one but two different AZ centered beer books that have been released. The latest brewery openings in Phoenix and around the valley. They touch on Holiday beers, New Belgium's sellout, is Ballast Point craft beer again, and much more. Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hoppycraftsmen Twitter: @hoppycraftsmen Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Hoppycraftsmen/ E-mail:hoppycraftsmen@gmail.com Blog:http://...

96 MIN2019 DEC 13
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12 West Blues and AZ Beer Books

Rowley Farmhouse Ales | The Man, Myth, and Legend Himself

E(NSFW) We mention Rowley Farmouse Ales on almost every episode. So its a little surprising that It's been nearly two years since we've had John Rowley on the show and A LOT has happened since then. A feature on Diners Drive-in and Dives and multiple medals from the Great American Beer Festival are just a few of the highlights we talk about when we met up with John at The Sleepy Whale in downtown Chandler. He even brought us his 2019 Gold, Silver and Bronze medal beers. Our Guest Information: Rowley Farmhouse Ales 1405 Maclovia St. Santa Fe, NM87505 Phone:505.428.0719 Facebook Instagram Twitter Email Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMe...

108 MIN2019 NOV 29
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Rowley Farmhouse Ales | The Man, Myth, and Legend Himself

Goldwater Brewing Low Floc and RR Brewing Pickletown Lager

E(NSFW) Ed and Chris spend some time figuring out the new gear that our patrons helped buy us. So big thanks to them for sure. They do this in the newly formed HCPC Lab Studio. We go over the band that gave us the music your hear and how it holds to true to us. They deep into a few Goldwater beers, and choke down an amazing pickle lager from Chris' "recent" trip to North Carolina. Eddie has Chris guess what the brewery is by reading titles from a local new publication. As a side note Eddie says he'll do stand up if the patron supporters meet a goal. Lets make that happen! Our Information: Music Credit:Takotsubo Men The assorted sounds of three ageing humans hitting things in a studio for five days. Beautifully nasty and pretty vile at times but ultimately gorgeous. Enjoy! Intro:Skint But Free Outro: Takotsubo Man Follow them! Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TakotsuboMen Twitter:https://twitter.com/TakotsuboMen YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/TakotsuboMen Contact us! Instagram:@hopp...

79 MIN2019 OCT 25
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Goldwater Brewing Low Floc and RR Brewing Pickletown Lager
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