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Heavy Hops uses beer and heavy music as lenses to frame larger cultural and social questions. Guests from the music and beer industry join hosts Alexi D Front (Scorched Tundra) and Sam Cangelosi to share their stories and discuss why and how the worlds of heavy music and beer matter and are highly intertwined. Dive and get heavy with new episodes every Thursday..
5 Episodes
Metropolitan Brewery has embraced lager life and leads an exciting battle to reclaim palates and highlight the character and cultural importance of “yellow fizzy beer”. Co-Founders Tracy Hurst (President) and Doug Hurst (Head Brewer) discuss their beginnings; the beer landscape of Chicago when the brewery was founded in 2009; and landmark shifts for their business; namely, moving to a larger
Brant Dobuvick is the Director of Brewing Operations for three successful Chicago brewpubs: DryHop Brewers, Corridor Provisions & Brewery, and Crushed By Giants (which opened on July 17, 2020).  In this engaging conversation we discuss what it means to be a small brewpub in Chicago in the midst of a changing landscape impacted by COVID 19, the cultural synergy between
Chicago is one of the few cities in the United States with a thriving independent music venue circuit not dominated by Live Nation or AEG. We are joined by Molly Mobley (Talent Buyer – Empty Bottle) and Brent Heyl (Talent Buyer Thalia Hall, Empty Bottle; Partner Empty Bottle Presents) to discuss the value and importance of independent music venues and
Pipeworks Brewing Co. is an institution in the Chicago beer scene. Having developed a rich catalog of beers since forming in 2012, they’ve expanded their reach beyond the city and are doing so on their own terms. Creative Director and Head of Product Development Kate Brankin guides us through origins of the brewery, how they have adapted their beers over
HH 001: Getting To Know Us

HH 001: Getting To Know Us


In this inaugural episode the hosts of Heavy Hops, Alexi D. Front and Sam Cangelosi dive into their introductions to the world of beer, heavy music and Chicago hospitality.   Over a few beers the two discuss their favorite metal releases of 2019 and the values behind heavy music and beer they find most compelling. Beers Enjoyed: Pipeworks/Scorched Tundra/Collective Arts Collaboration
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