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Drinking on the Last Frontier
Last Saturday of the month

Celebrate craft brewing on the Kenai Peninsula and Alaska with Bill Howell, author of four books on craft brewing in Alaska. Bill's been brewing, tasting and teaching craft beers for 30+ years and is uncapping his vast knowledge for listeners. With news from the beer world, interviews with brewers, deep dives into beer styles and much more.

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  • Listen to hear about this unique Alaska crop.
  • Down with pumpkin beer! Long live the real reasons for seasonal brewing selections
  • Celebrate the season with an Oktoberfest brew or go back to basics with the deceptively simple pilsner. Plus, we check in with Girdwood Brewing Co. and learn to master the slow pour. Cheers!
  • Get the lowdown on the upcoming Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival. Plus, a look at the summer favorite pilsner style, the growth of Port Chilkoot Distillery and the demise of Anchor Brewing.
  • The short, unhappy life of Prinz Brau Brewing, an early Alaska attempt at craft brewing. Plus a look at the brewing science of malt, wheat style beers and a checking with Barnaby Brewing in Juneau.
  • Ben Weagraff, Scott Jodice and Tony Dunbar talk about what they’ve got brewing at Kenai River in this live, membership-drive edition of Drinking on the Last Frontier
  • The industrial beer complex hasn't sunk local suds in Alaska
  • On this episode of Drinking on the Last Frontier, join us for a feature on Fritz Maytag - as in Maytag appliances - and his journey to becoming the godfather of American craft beer and microbreweries. Also included are interviews with Don Stead of Grace Ridge Brewing in Homer and Paul Wheeler of Haines Brewing Co., as well as a segment on the style of gueuze brews.
  • If you imbibe responsibly, there's no need to abstain completely
  • The Kenai Peninsula Brewing and Tasting Society introduces new beers and fellow enthusiasts