Episode #257: Urban Chestnut with Head Brewer Florian Kuplent

Urban Chestnut’s head brewer, Florian Kuplent knows beer. As a graduate from the world’s most prestigious beer academy in Weihenstephan, Germany, Florian moved on to become the original brewer at Meantime before moving to St. Louis to brew speciatly beers for Anheuser-Busch. Now he’s got his own brewery called Urban Chestnut, a brewery rooted in history with an eye for experimentation.

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