Foraging with Scratch Brewing – Special Episode

In the summer of 2015, Chris visited Scratch Brewing Company. What he discovered was the most unique brewery in America.

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  1. From "Nicholas Hanson" :

    What a treat to have a group using their environment, botanical knowledge, and trial and error to produce brews that speak about place, season, and the wholeness of a plant. Thank you for doing what you do.

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