The High and Mighty Beer Show
Three brothers, a world of beer and a spit bucket. An often amusing, sometimes educational and always opinionated glimpse into the world of beer with your guides beer importers the Shelton Brothers – Dan, Joel, Will and Robert.
Faux-bros Robert and Christian talk ostriches, Jesus beer labels, and strong ales with Urbain Coutteau of BelgiumÃ¢ÂÂs De Struise Brouwerij .
Live from New York, Joel and SB rep B.R. Rolya welcome Tom Oliver, master cider/perry maker and Proclaimers tour manager (!), to the US.
Shelton staffers Robert and Christian take over for the AWOL Brothers, and Robert takes the opportunity to ring up old pal Sven Bosch at the Drunk Monk beer bar in MatarÃÂ³, Catalunya.
WHMP staffer and resident fermented-foods guru Mark Lattanzi drops in on the boys to expound on the wonders of naturally-fermented sauer kraut and kimchi. Plus thereÃ¢ÂÂs beer.
Talk turns sour as the boys speak with Swiss brewer RaphaÃÂ«l Mettler, whose wild-yeast ales are anything but the rage in his beer-conservative homeland.
Back for a second week in virtual Belgium, Dan, Joel and Christian ring up Marc Limet, master brewer at Brouwerij Kerkom and maker of the wonderful Bink ales.
Armand De Belder-legendary chef, lambic blender, and master brewer of Germanic lagers as well as wild yeast ales-joins the Bros this week, direct from Beersel, Belgium.
Knowing Ã¢ÂÂsquatÃ¢ÂÂ about mead, the Brothers call up Michael Kiker, of Celestial Meads in Anchorage, for some quick schooling on the Ã¢ÂÂnectar of the gods.Ã¢ÂÂ
Dan and Robert ring up colorful Italian Bruno Carilli, who waxes poetic on the Clash, dry beer, hops, and his Birrificio TocalmattoÃ¢ÂÂs breaking into the brewery Top 100.
SBÃ¢ÂÂs own Robert Merryman discusses his upcoming trip to the Pianetta Birra fest in Rimini, and BrewfistÃ¢ÂÂs Pietro di Pilato admits Brother Dan is the guru of Italian brewing.