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June 2022 — Old-school altbiers and new regs for tap rooms

Changes are coming to brewery tap rooms in Alaska, thanks to an update to state alcohol laws. And for this month's beer style, not much needs to change with an old-style German classic — the altbier. Also this month, Bill checks in with Lee Ellis, president of the long-established Alaska Midnight Sun Brewing in Anchorage, and newcomer Anchorage brewery, Cynosure Brewing.

Bill Howell is the author of four books on craft brewing in Alaska, taught a beer appreciation class at Kenai Peninsula College and has been brewing and tasting craft beers for 30 years. On Drinking on the Last Frontier, Bill uncaps his vast knowledge for listeners, sharing news from the beer world, interviewing Alaska brewers, doing deep dives into beer styles and much more.