Ep 77 // Big aLICe Brewing Co. / ‘All About Nina’

Premiere DateSep 28, 2018
00:00 Intro
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01:08 START /// Bryan Bruchman interviews Kyle Hurst about Big aLICe Brewing Co.
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03:21 Brewery size and scaling
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04:29 CSA-style brewery (“the original CSB”) / Long Island City breweries
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06:18 Why Long Island City?
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07:02 Naming the brewery / branding
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10:38 Source materials + NY’s farm brewing law
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15:20 New York hops / beer trends / Why are IPAs so popular?
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20:10 Tasting: Fistful of Rubies
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23:05 The explosion of beer culture
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25:00 Untapped and other beer review apps
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28:14 Homebrewing to professional brewing
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29:28 Deciding what to brew when
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34:52 Lack of space in NYC vs. elsewhere
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36:48 Tasting: Queensbridge IPA / beer labels, bottling style, etc.
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41:50 News: new 2nd location coming soon /// END
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43:24 1st Person: Michele // On Gaining Independence
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47:15 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘All About Nina’
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48:50 Movie Chat: Jacqueline Soller + J. McVay (spoiler alert)
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69:11 Molly Knefel // A Year Of #MeToo
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71:26 "Cold Shoulder" (BTR Live Studio, 2018) A Deer A Horse
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75:10 Outro / Credits
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75:59 Finish.
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This week, we’ll hear a conversation between contributor Bryan Bruchman and guest Kyle Hurst, one of the founders of BIG aLICe BREWING Co. — a brewery in Long Island City, NY, with a unique approach to how it brews and sells beer.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the newly released movie, All About Nina, directed by Eva Vives and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Common.

We’ll hear a 1st person story from Michele about how he gained his independence by working summers as a teenage.

We’ll also hear from Radio Dispatch’s Molly Knefel with her reflections on the first year of the Me Too movement and whether we may be standing on the edge of a world in which hurting women may finally be a dealbreaker.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Brooklyn band A Deer A Horse from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…
Reg. Contributors Jacqueline Soller Bryan Bruchman

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