Early days and we were still trying to get all of our words out without it being a garden hose. It’s a Critical episode!
Carping, hilling, scratching, ripping, root pruning. Let’s get dirty!
Is it too early to tear apart some poor magazine writer’s attempt to predict the hits and misses of 2022? We don’t think so.
On this episode we welcome Alexi Front, host of the Heavy Hops podcast and Scorched Tundra music festival. We riff on the crossover between beer and music, creativity in both industries and many, many t-shirt ideas. https://scorchedtundra.com/
It’s our 150th episode! We spend it talking about the “hype cycle” and how it applies to the life of a hop grower. This also includes a disturbingly prophetic couple of minutes in tribute to Betty White, recorded several days prior to her passing in late 2021.
Can data mining to predict pregnancy be applied toward brewery customers? Also, why can’t I have an Oktoberfest in March?
What is hop terroir, and why does James hate it so much? Plus, barley gruel for everyone!
How does the IPA trend continue to perpetuate? There’s actually some psychology to discuss here. Activation energy, risk tolerance and FOMO. Plus, Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW8amMCVAJQ
At what point is it time to start paying people for the work you’ve been doing yourself?
It’s our show, we can talk about whatever we want, and today it’s twine. Mechanical spiders spinning PLA twine? You heard it here first.