Interviews of the Craft Beer Industry

We could talk about craft beer all day, and we’re not the only ones. Here’s a collection of craft beer-related interviews we’ve compiled that we believe best represent the industry and community we so love to be a part of. Cheers.

“Craft Beers Brew Innovation to Satisfy U.S. Thirsts”
Source: Bloomberg TV

Sam Calagione, Founder and President of Dogfish Head Brewery

  • Milton, DE based brewery opened in 1995
  • 175,000 barrels annually
  • Popular beers include 90 Minute IPA and Midas Touch


 “Anchor Brewing Company: A Conversation with Craft Beer Pioneer Fritz Maytag”
Source: ReasonTV

Fritz Maytag, Owner and Brew Master of Anchor Brewing Company

  • San Francisco, CA based brewery founded in 1896
  • Purchased by Fritz Maytag in 1965
  • One of last breweries to produce Steam Beer


 “Greg Koch: CEO of Stone Brewing Co.”
Source: Better Beer Authority

Greg Koch, Founder and CEO of Stone Brewing Co.

  • Escondido, CA based brewery founded in 1996
  • 10th largest craft brewery nationwide, 17th largest by sales volume
  • Known for Arrogant Bastard Ale


 “Cicerone – Ray Daniels Interview”
Source: Beer America TV

Greg Daniels, Founder and Program Director of Cicerone Certificate Program

  • Cicerones are essentially “beer sommeliers”
  • Expertise in selecting, acquiring, and serving beer
  • Structured program with multiple levels


 “Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Tour and Interview with Ken Grossman”
Source: Chico Grid

Ken Grossman, Founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

  • Chico, CA based brewery founded in 1980
  • 2nd best selling craft brewery behind Sam Adams
  • Environmentalism incl. using organic hops in its beer and solar energy to power the brewery


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