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United We Drink

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Three years after United We Drink's final episode, Mike, Phil and Joel reunite to discuss all things beer related, with evolved perspectives from their progressed careers in the industry.

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025 - A Little Q&A

July 2nd, 2020


On this episode the guys field some Q&A from themselves.

This episode is sponsored by the American Homebrewers Association.

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024 - Retail Revisited

June 18th, 2020


The guys discuss how the retail space is looking for beer in this COVID-19 era and what to expect in the not too distant future.

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023 - A Chat with Sean Nordquist

June 4th, 2020


Sean Nordquist, the Executive Director of the Florida Brewers Guild, joins the show to talk about the current state of breweries in Florida.


022 - Acidicness

May 21st, 2020


The guys discuss low carb beers, the perfect summer cocktail and if "acidicness" is a word.

This episode of the show is sponsored by the Drizly.

021 - Let's Catch Up

May 7th, 2020


After a couple weeks off the guys are back to catch up on the their happenings as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the beer industry continues to …

020 - Mistakes Were Made

April 16th, 2020


The guys discuss some "bumps in the road" in their early parts of their beer careers along with checking in with each other during this ongoing global pandemic.

This episode of the show is sponsored by the Drizly.

m013 - I'm Doing it Now!

April 9th, 2020


This is going to be the last mini episode for a little bit so the guys explain the change and what to expect in it's place.

This mini episode of the …

019 - Good Vibes

April 2nd, 2020


During these scary times of uncertainty the guys decide to spotlight some good being done in the industry. Let's help spread some good vibes.

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m012 - Not So Mini

March 26th, 2020


The guys discuss their continuing lives and how the industry is reacting in the constantly changing world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This mini …

018 - Hot Mics

March 19th, 2020


In a very different episode the guys' mics are hot and anything is on the table. They discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting …

m011 - Quality?

March 12th, 2020


The guys get some great questions in Q&A including one about quality. What's that right?

And Phil's new United We Playlist will have you saying WHOOP WHOOP!

This mini episode is sponsored by the American Homebrewers …

017 - Beer Competitions

March 5th, 2020


Winning a medal in an acclaimed beer competition can be a big deal for a brewery. The guys discuss beer competitions and what goes into them. How is a beer selected? Is it worth it for a brewery?

This episode is …

m010 - Beer Fests Rehash

February 27th, 2020


The guys rehash some talk on beer fests and Joel offers up his hair metal playlist on Spotify on this week's show.

This mini episode is sponsored by …

016 - Beer Fests

February 20th, 2020


Beer fests seem to be popping up all over the place to where you are hard pressed to not find one any given weekend. The guys discuss the ups and downs of the beer fest on this week's episode.

This episode is sponsored …

m009 - Now That's What I Call Mini

February 13th, 2020


The guys take on the tough question, what's the best beer and shot combo, and more on this episode.

This mini episode is sponsored by the Florida …

015 - Distribution

February 6th, 2020


Following up last episode's talk about own premise the guys discuss sending beer outside of the brewery and distribution.

This episode of the show is …

014 - Own Premise

January 23rd, 2020


Breweries have an interesting and unique way to get their beer to consumers with their taprooms, tasting rooms and brewpubs. They guys discuss the topic of own premise on this episode of the show.

This episode of the …

m008 - The Miniest Episode Yet

January 16th, 2020


Some brief Q&A, Phil has a new Spotify playlist and more on the smallest mini episode ever.

This mini episode is sponsored by the American …

013 - Industry Projections

January 9th, 2020


With 2020 underway the guys discuss what they see going on in the beverage industry this year. Last year was crazy, will this one be the same?

This …

m007 - New Year New Beer

January 2nd, 2020


Back with their first episode of the 2020 the guys rehash some talk about mental health, answer some Q&A and more!

This mini episode of the show …

012 - Mental Health

December 26th, 2019


The beer industry isn't all pints and bottle shares. It can take a toll on one's mental health. The guys discuss their own struggles with trying to …

m006 - Christmas Without Joel

December 19th, 2019


With Joel being out of town Mike and Phil tackle some holiday themed Q&A, rehash some bucket list talk and Mike gives you a new Spotify playlist.

011 - Bucket Lists

December 12th, 2019


The guys dive into their own personal beer bucket lists. What breweries do they want to visit? Who do they want to collaborate with?

This episode of …

m005 - Phil Upsets Everyone

December 5th, 2019


Phil is back in the studio and he is here to piss some specific people off. The guys answer some Q&A. Phil also has a new Spotify playlist.

This mini episode is sponsored by the American Homebrewers Association.

010 - What to Expect Getting Into the Industry

November 27th, 2019


You may be thinking about getting into the beer industry and the guys have some advice that may be beneficial to know about the process.

Plus the New Belgium acquisition is fresh on everyone's mind. Mike and Joel …

m004 - How to Handle Bad Beer

November 21st, 2019


The guys open up Q&A with some more listener submitted questions including about handling beer that doesn't turn out the way it was intended and bottle/mug clubs.

Plus Joel offers up his second Spotify playlist.

009 - Responsible Consumption

November 14th, 2019


The guys discuss keeping alcohol consumption responsible when working in the beer industry.

This episode of the show is sponsored by the FRW Studios.

m003 - Who Won the World Series?

November 7th, 2019


We rehash a little bit about the last week's safety episode, answer some Q&A (including a very poorly timed question) and Mike offers up his first Spotify playlist on this mini episode.

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008 - Brewery Safety

October 31st, 2019


It may not be the most popular or sexiest topic in beer but the guys must talk about safety in a brewery.

This episode of the show is sponsored by …

m002 - Even More Mini

October 24th, 2019


Back with another mini episode the guys tackle some more listener submitted questions in Q&A and Phil offers up his first offering in our Spotify playlists.

This mini episode of the show is sponsored by the Drizly.

007 - Design & IP Theft

October 17th, 2019


The guys discuss the rampant use of outside intellectual property in the craft beer industry and design in general.

This episode of the show is …

m001 - The Mini

October 10th, 2019


On the inaugural mini episode the guys do a little rehashing of last episodes main topic about beer & health. Plus some brand new questions get answered in Q&A. Also be on the look out for some new surprises.

006 - Beer & Health

October 3rd, 2019


Whether you work in beer or enjoy it socially or as a hobby trying to balance beer and one's personal health can be tricky. The guys discuss their own struggles, successes and recommendations on living a healthy life …

005 - Beer & Food Pairings

September 19th, 2019


Pairing beer and food together can sound scary or complicated. On this episode the guys dig into how you can create awesome pairings for your next dinner with friends, family or just yourself.

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004 - Industry Certifications & Education

September 5th, 2019


Sometimes you only need a checkbook to start a brewery. But to be a good brewer there is education that can be done. The guys look into industry certifications and further education that can be done to constantly be …

003 - Crowded Shelves

August 22nd, 2019


With more and more breweries coming online this will certainly lead to shelf space becoming a premium. The guys take a look at overcrowded shelves and what consumers can look for.

Plus Phil really loves hard seltzer and …

002 - Work & Life Balance

August 8th, 2019


When working in the beer industry it can be hard to balance aspects of your life when it comes to work and home. The guys dive into this often overlooked issue including their own life stories and advice to keep …

001 - (Re)United We Drink

July 25th, 2019


Welcome back to the restart, the reboot, the reanimation, the re-uniting of United We Drink.

Mike, Phil and Joel bring you up to speed about their careers and lives since the show's original run along with what to …

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