Episode #264: On Location at De Garde Brewing

During a recent visit to Portland, I scheduled a stop off at De Garde Brewing. Having had a few of their beers in the past, I was expecting good things. When I arrived my expectations were completely shattered. Without qualification, De Garde was the most impressive brewery I have ever visited. Their total and unwavering commitment to wild fermentation is unmatched, to my knowledge, anywhere in the world – and yes that includes the Senne Valley. I cannot tell you how excited I am to share this interview with Trevor Rogers, Head Brewer and one half of De Garde Brewing. Enjoy!

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Comments 6 

  1. From "jeremy" :

    I wish there was a short walk through of the brewery and a little more detail on some of the processes.

    • From "ChrisQ" :

      Hi Jeremy,

      Thanks for the comment. Truth be told, there isn’t much to the brewery. It’s got a cool ship, a stainless holding tank, a mash tun and kettle, and then a bunch of barrels and foudres.

  2. From "jeremy" :

    but great video! Forgot to mention.

  3. From "Jay" :

    Wow! I don’t usually post comments but I was really impressed with this episode and I hope to see more like it in the future. HUGE fan of the show by the way!

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