We sent host Stephen Angus and cameraman Craig Stephens back for more punishment on Saturday of the 2012 Great American Beer Festival in Denver. They captured some stories from the Colorado breweries we didn't catch on Friday. Featured in this episode: Bristol Brewing, Lone Tree Brewing and Pateros Creek.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We spent a couple of days at this year's Great American Beer Festival. As you might imagine, we wound up with a lot of footage, so we've decided to edit it into three shows. This is Part One of Three, focusing on non-Colorado breweries. Part Two will feature Colorado breweries and Part Three tells the Gluten-Free story in craft beer today. Stay tuned!
Monday, December 03, 2012
Now - a decade or so later - I've become a full-time student, aficionado, fan and snob of all things craft beer. In 2009 I started Beer City Television in Portland, Oregon - spending a day at the North American Organic Brewer's Festival where we met and interviewed the likes of Eel River Brewing's Ted Vivitson and home-brewing grandfather Fred Eckhardt. Now that I'm based in Boulder, Colorado, not only am I in the other "beer capital" of the West Coast, I'm diving deeper into my education and appreciation of the art and craft of beer. This includes brewing my first homebrew this year, a Chocolate Porter by way of Charlie Papazian's book The Joy of Home Brewing.
Which leads me to my final thought - *PLEASE TAKE NOTE COLORADO BREWERIES* - I'm now looking to start working part-time in a brewery, doing just about anything I can find to do! Slinging beers, slinging bags of malt or just slinging a few words of marketing hype to help sell the product. The only way I'm going to learn as much as possible is to get on the inside - and what better way than to become a brewery employee. Thus far, I made a pitch to Boulder Beer about becoming their Boulder Sales Rep. I didn't win the spot - I did however make the cut from 200-some applicants to six, thanks to a little video resume and put together for them. I'll share it with the one or two of you that actually read my blog - right here. I'm also shaking hands and asking questions at some other veteran breweries around Boulder like Oskar Blues, Twisted Pine - as well as some of the newer endeavors such as Gravity Brewing in Louisville and the upcoming Fate Brewing here in Boulder. So excited about the next phase - stay tuned here for the occasional "play by play".
Thanks for reading! Cheers. ETK.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Beer City Television - Episode #E06 - Boulder Breweries By Bike Pt. 2 - Twisted Pine Brewing from Boulder Video Design on Vimeo.
Part two in our series "Boulder Breweries By Bike". On the second half of our day we rode to Twisted Pine Brewing and learned a little about their history and their oh-so-spicy hot pepper beer - the Ghostface Killah.
Friday, October 19, 2012
In this first of a two part series, host Stephen Angus and myself traveled by bike from the Boulder Video Design farm in South Boulder, to Asher Brewing Company in Northeast Boulder. We spoke with the founder and brewmaster Chris Asher about what it means to be Colorado's only Certified Organic Brewery. Part Two of Boulder Breweries By Bike is #E06 and features Twisted Pine Brewing.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Monday, August 27, 2012
Friday, August 10, 2012
Beer City Television #E04 - Boulder Beer Company from Boulder Video Design on Vimeo.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
A snapshot of my snow, marketing, design and video history - chronologically:
'91 - First day snowboarding - Hoodoo Ski Resort, OR
'93 - Two-year degree in pre-press/Graphic Design, Chemeketa College - Salem, OR
'93 - Bonfire Snowboard Tour with my old band Aggro Batch. Was featured in Warp Magazine - story by Billy Miller, photos by Trevor Graves. Trip included Matt Goodwill, Jim Moran, Noah Salasnek, Jim Hale, Lance Pitman. We road tripped to Jackson Hole, Sun Valley, Big Mountain and others.
'94 - Art Director for Bonfire Snowboarding - Salem, OR
'94 - PSIA-Certified Snowboard Instructor - Willamette Pass, OR
'95-'02 - Founder/Editor/Designer/Publisher Volcano Magazine - Snow/Skate/Music - OR/WA/ID/MT, (published for seven years) - Bend, OR
'95-'98 - Season Pass holder - Mt. Bachelor, OR
'96-00 - Industry partner - Mt. Bailey Snowcat Skiing, OR
'94-'95 - Graphic Designer and Marketing/Promotions/Race Course Crew (on and off-site) - King of the Hill Extreme Snowboard Competition - Valdez, AK
'98 - Art Director for Morrow Snowboards - Salem, OR
'00 - Art Director for Nemo Design - Portland, OR
'01 - Freelance Designer - Nike - Beaverton, OR
'04 - Two-year degree in Video/Film Production, DeAnza College - Cupertino, CA
'04 - Season pass holder - Kirkwood, CA
'04-'06 - Television camera credits - Bay Area Backroads, Marin Report, Taste for Adventure (shot in New Zealand, British Columbia and Northern California).
'07 - Travel video project - Saas Fee, Switzerland
'08 - Season pass holder - Mt. Baker, WA
'08 - TV pilot producer - Snomad Television (shot at Crystal Mountain, Tamarack, Brundage, Solitude, Brighton, Homewood, Mt. Baker Giant Banked Slalom).
'09 - Season pass holder - Mt. Hood Meadows, OR
'06-'12 - Freelance Video producer, Shooter and Graphic Artist. (Credits include: Producer/Promoter of "The Cyclocross Diaries" for Wend Magazine, commercial videos for Justin's Nut Butter, commercial video for ActiveJunky.com, short films for Author Solutions, cameraman for Seattle Sonics NBA Team).
'08-'12 -Social Media, Marketing & Blogging professional - (Klout, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogspot, Flickr, Youtube, Vimeo, Google+).
'11 - Art Director, Norse Boards Online Snowboard Retailer - Summit County, CO
'11 - Season pass holder - Vail, CO
'12 - Season pass holder - Winter Park, CO
'12 - Motion Graphics and Video Editing Project for Loveland Ski Area's 75th Anniversary.
'12 - Season pass holder - Loveland Ski Area, CO
Friday, July 27, 2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Next two episodes in the can to be released later this month:
#02 - Funkwerks Brewing. Fort Collins, CO
#03 - Upslope Brewing. Boulder, CO
And later this week, we're visiting Boulder Beer Company as part of Beer City Television's coverage of Craft Beer week.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Beer City Television
(p) & (c) 2012
A Boulder Video Design production.
We've commenced production of a new online video travel guide to the craft brewing industry of Colorado and beyond.
Host Michael Kennedy, and myself as producer and shooter, visit some of Colorado's finest craft breweries to meet the people behind the beer and learn something about the drink we call food.
First webisode premier, featuring Funkwerks Brewery in Fort Collins, May 1st.
Saturday, March 03, 2012
Monday, February 06, 2012
Wednesday, February 01, 2012