BYO Nano Brew Podcast

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From draught quality on to-go beer and care for your brewery's draft system to pandemic social media marketing strategies, the experts are here to help your small brewery make the most of COVID-19 related downtime.

Show Notes

On Episode 5 of the BYO Nano Brew Podcast:
Host John Holl  talks with Neil Witte, the co-author of the Brewers Association Draught Beer Quality Manual, the Draught Beer Quality for Retailers, and a contributing author to the MBAA Beer Steward Handbook, as well as a master Cicerone, is here to talk about draft lines and best practices during a shutdown, quality control on to-go crowlers and growlers, and what can be done with any downtime to set your brewery up for success later.

Plus, Devon Hoffman of Site Seeker, a digital marketing company, talks about how small breweries can keep customers engaged from a distance and what to plan for with your brewery's social media marketing once restrictions are lifted. 

Episode 5 is  sponsored by Blichmann Pro Brewing and by White Labs

BYO Nano Brew Podcast Episode 5
John Holl
Guests: Neil Witte, Devon Hoffman
Music: Scott McCampbell

More from our sponsors:
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White Labs
White Labs began 25 years ago with the hobby of homebrewing and the simple desire to make something better. They quickly grew into a team of dedicated microbiologists exploring new ways to advance brewing altogether. Today, White Labs is at the forefront of yeast and fermentation, making its products and services accessible to breweries around the world. White Labs: Advancing Fermentation. Cultivating Community. Visit

What is BYO Nano Brew Podcast?

The Nano segment of craft brewing is growing fast with the majority of new breweries opening up falling into this small-scale, hyper-local segment working on brewing systems five barrels or under. Each month on this podcast learn the business, marketing, and brewing strategies targeted for this smaller-scale sized brewery needs. From strategies to maximizing taproom sales to forecasting brewery budgets to brewing great beer in small spaces, you'll learn from craft beer experts and fellow Nano brewers the tips and strategies for success to improve - or launch - your small brewery. The BYO Nano Brew Podcast is brought to you by Brew Your Own, the leading homebrew magazine as well as organizers of the annual NanoCon event for this small-scale craft beer niche and the monthly BYO Nano Newsletter available by email.