brewing http://wamc.org en In New York, More Local Ingredients Make More Local Beer http://wamc.org/post/new-york-more-local-ingredients-make-more-local-beer <p></p><p>On a September evening, Greg Garrison and his family are preparing to pick the last of their first harvest of hops at their farm in Ballston, New York. After pulling the load of bines off the back of a truck, the hops are loaded onto an angled table.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:40:15 +0000 Lucas Willard 78745 at http://wamc.org In New York, More Local Ingredients Make More Local Beer Vox Pop : The Beer Show : 10/10/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-beer-show-101013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they&rsquo;re ready to talk with you about home brewing, the latest Beer news and events.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:30:00 +0000 75299 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : The Beer Show : 10/10/13 Community Corner: Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute http://wamc.org/post/community-corner-joe-mcclain-president-beer-institute <p></p><p>Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute, discusses the need to reform the tax code on the beer industry.</p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 72972 at http://wamc.org Senator to seek funding for local hops-growing http://wamc.org/post/senator-seek-funding-local-hops-growing <p>LAGRANGEVILLE – Standing outside one of the hops drying houses at Eastern View Farms &amp; Dutchess Hops in Lagrangeville on Monday, US Senator Charles Schumer pledged to work with the US Small Business Administration and Department of Agriculture to get funding for local farmers to grow hops and buy equipment.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Hank Gross 60697 at http://wamc.org Senator to seek funding for local hops-growing U.S. Rep. Richard Neal Makes Case for Small Brew Bill in Berkshires http://wamc.org/post/us-rep-richard-neal-makes-case-small-brew-bill-berkshires <p>Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal met with brewers from across the Bay State today to discuss the upcoming brewing industry and a bill that seeks to make microbreweries more competitive.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:20:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 56466 at http://wamc.org U.S. Rep. Richard Neal Makes Case for Small Brew Bill in Berkshires Vox Pop : The Beer Show : 11/15/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-beer-show-111512 <p>Just in time for the winter holiday season, it’s the beer show on this edition of Vox Pop. Our beer panel – brewmaster <a href="http://www.druthersbrewing.com/">George de Piro of Druthers Brewing</a> in Saratoga Springs, brewmaster <a href="http://www.mendobrew.com/home.html">Paul McErlean of Mendocino Brewing Company</a> in Saratoga Springs, and <a href="https://www.beerbrew.com/?">Russell Savoy of Homebrew Emporium</a> in Rensselaer, New York and West Boylston, South Weymouth, and Cambridge, Massachusetts – answers your questions on beer and brewing. WAMC’s Katie Britton hosts.</p><p></p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:00:00 +0000 52093 at http://wamc.org