The Business of Beer with Gary Monterosso, one of the top 100 beverage personalities in the US!

The Business of Beer, Episode 19: Gary Monterosso – one of the top 100 beverage personalities in the US!

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In this episode of the Business of Beer with Andy “The Beerman” Coppock, the award-winning writer and voice, Gary Monterosso joins us to talk about his history with craft beer, how he became a writer and TV host, and more! This is a must listen.

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Show Notes:

  • ​Learn about the beer scene in Southern NJ  and how it’s growing
  • How did Gary learn about pairing food & Beer
  • Why Gary is so optimistic about the future of craft beer
  • Learn what it was like in ‘dark days’ of the 1980’s
  • Learn what gary‘s first craft beer was
  • What does Gary do when he’s not drinking and hosting
  • How Gary became a writer and the influence of Michael Jackson
  • How he became a TV host
  • Hear how Andy became “the Beerman”
  • How odd beer laws have inhibited the growth of Craft in the Eastern US
  • How social media has fueled the growth of craft
  • Gary‘s favorite beer style (hint…it’s belgian)
  • New Trends in Craft Lagers and how to convert mainstream beer drinkers
  • How craft bars have gotten better
  • Beer Mixology, what is it and will it last?


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