The Brit and Yankee Craft Beer Podcast

A podcast for the love of craft beer, established 2007. Craft Beer and brewery reviews, mixed with a little pub chat from The Brit and Yankee Pub Studios located somewhere in Chicagoland. Nominated for 2007 and 2016 Podcast Awards.

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Within the past three months, East Dundee has become home to one of the newest breweries in Illinois, Black and Gray Brewing. Owners Chris and Theresa Kennedy, have given the north-western suburbs a l...
May 24, 2019
This is the final report from the Beer Under Glass festival that started the Craft Beer Week here in Chicago, and the sampling is taking it's toll on The Brit! Despite that, the team manage to keep hi...
May 16, 2019
Day 5, and the Garfield Conservatory and grounds are now packed with attendees, but we're still finding the stars of Chicago brewing. Today we talk with Marc Wilson ahead of the Oswego Brewing first a...
May 15, 2019
Day 4 of our CCBW reports from the Beer Under Glass festival, and this time The Brit tracks down Wil Turner from Open Outcry, who brings a cream ale and a hazy IPA, and we find out he is a Hammers sup...
May 14, 2019
Day 3 of our CCBW reports from the Beer Under Glass festival, and here we chat with James O'Brian from Flesk Brewing and sample their offerings, one of which is actually a milkshake IPA that The Brit ...
May 13, 2019
Day 2 of our CCBW reports, as co-host Ken McMullen joins me in that search and to help set the scene for a great festival. and in this one we hit Church Street Brewing with head brewer and friend of t...
May 12, 2019
It's Chicago Craft Beer Week, and kicking off a week of celebrations of the art of brewing from the great city of Chicago and beyond, is the Beer Under Glass (BUG) festival held at the Garfield Park C...
May 11, 2019
We're taking a break from craft beer this episode, and focusing on a local, grass roots cider maker in St. Charles, IL. Many of you home-brewers will already know Ed Seaman's Home Brew Store at the co...
May 2, 2019
Joliet has a long and rich brewing history, but until recently it died away and most of the classic German-style breweries closed. Now, the industry is starting to creep back into the city center with...
April 26, 2019
If you know the Illinois craft beer scene, then you probably know John Bittermann - he's the crazy guy always asking for brewery glasses! He's also a recognized beer historian, having presented displa...
April 20, 2019

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