Craft Beer Radio
Savor 2010

Welcome to the Craft Beer Radio coverage of SAVOR 2010. This page lists all of the Salons that we recorded at the event. You can listen to the individual shows by clicking on the links, or you can Subscribe to the SAVOR Podcast Feed using iTunes (Subscribe) or some other podcast aggregator (Subscribe) to download all the content easily. Note to regular listeners: all of the SAVOR content will be posted in the Craft Beer Radio Podcast Feed along with the SAVOR only feed.

SAVOR Educational Salons

Belgian Style Beers and Food with Ommegang

Mike McManus of Brewery Ommegang teams up with Bobby Flay-conquering chef Teddy Folkman for Savor 2010. Teddy is the well-known executive chef and co-owner of Granville Moore's Belgian Beers and Gastropub. Chef Teddy will prepare his special fare with one Ommegang ale and pair it with yet another. Sit back and enjoy as Mike and Chef Teddy infect the crowd with the tasty art of pairing of Belgian-style food and ales. Finally, Ommegang will cap the beer and food pairing with a special comparison tasting of a brand-new Ommegang exclusive beer; a beer unavailable anywhere except the brewery.

Tasting Menu: A Food and Beer Experience with Greg Engert

Join Greg Engert, Beer Director of Neighborhood Restaurant Group, as he discusses the exciting craft of pairing real food and real beer. Engert will draw upon his experience presiding over the tasting menus of Rustico Restaurant & Bar, and "more recently" Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, (where he is also a Managing Partner) to pair four rare American Artisanal brews with a four course-tasting menu designed by Birch & Barley's Executive Chef, Kyle Bailey. This is your opportunity to see how the appreciation of craft beer has been elevated to the next level in our nation's capital, and has found itself perfectly placed at the tables of this white-hot restaurant.

Pairing Beer and Foods

Gary Fish, Founder of Deschutes Brewery partners with a local renowned DC chef from the Think Food Group to present a fun and educational salon focused on food pairings with several of the Deschutes line up of craft beers.

SAVOR Private Salons

A Very Rare Beer Tasting with Anchor

John Dannerbeck of Anchor Brewing will taste and de-construct O.B.A. (Our Barrel Ale). Plan to taste the OBA, the rye whiskey that had aged in the barrel previous and the various beers that made up the final blend. This will be a real treat.

From Bourbon Barrels to Bock with Full Sail

Joining us from Beervana (also known as Oregon) is Full Sail's Executive Brewmaster Jamie Emmerson and CEO & Founder Irene Firmat who will offer a rare chance to sample two of their favorite beers: the dark and robust 2006 Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout (from the brewmaster's private cellar) and the golden and delicate LTD#2 (a Pale Bock). Taste the broad spectrum between these two exemplary Oregon craft beers paired with chocolate covered cherries and some Oregon artisan cheese from Pholia Farm's. One lucky Salon attendee will take home a selection of 3 vintage bourbon aged beers hand selected and signed by the brewmaster himself.

Porters and Stouts and Cheeses, Oh My! with Rogue Ales and Great Divide

Kick back for an enjoyable time with Brian Dunn, Owner of Great Divide Brewing Co and Brett Joyce, President of Rogue Ales as they pour some favorite specialty releases and pair them with artisan cheeses. Expect to be wowed by these balanced yet assertive beers that are revolutionizing the craft beer world.

IPAs from Coast to Coast-The Evolution of Hoppy Beers with Harpoon and Lagunitias

Ron Lindenbusch of Lagunitas Brewing Co in Petaluma CA shows the contrast between Lagunitas IPA and their current version of the ‘evolved’ IPA…the super sought after Hop Stoopid. Head Brewer Todd Charbonneau, of Harpoon Brewery Boston pours Harpoon IPA and Harpoon’s Leviathan IPA to show how Harpoon is pushing the IPA limits on the east coast. Cheeses from each coast will be paired with each beer. Learn about the differences in the recipes, coastal drinking and brewing trends, and brewing styles. Hopheads won’t want to miss this one.

Rare Barrel Aged Beers

Join Doug Odell, Founder of Odell Brewing Company and Patrick Rue, CEO/Founder of The Bruery for a tasting of some of their rare barrel aged beers. Patrick will share Oude Tart, a Flemish Red aged in red wine barrels and Black Tuesday, a 100% bourbon barrel aged Imperial Stout – 19.5% ABV. The Bruery is quickly gaining a loyal following and is already considered an influential force in the craft brewing community. Odell Brewing Company is renowned for pioneering innovative brewing techniques and beer styles, including a growing variety of Barrel Aged beers. Join Doug Odell, as he pours Saboteur, Brett Barrel Brown Ale and a surprise beer TBD. You won’t want to miss this!

Beer and Charcuterie with Left Hand and Terrapin

Ro Guenzel, of Left Hand Brewing Company and Brian Buckowski, of at Terrapin Brewing team up with Red Apron Butchery, part of The Neighborhood Restaurant Group in D.C., to present a selection of local cured meats paired with their beers. Chef Nathan Anda of Red Apron, gave Ro the idea for the smoker used for making the malt that goes into Left Hand’s famous Smokejumper and other beers. Two beers from each brewery will be paired with or used to make four different cured meats from Red Apron. Sure to be a hot ticket!

You can also listen to the salons from previous years: