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BUSINESS AND BEER WITH LEONARDO CALCAGNO X BARON MAG|| BBQ & BBB

BUSINESS AND BEER WITH LEONARDO CALCAGNO X BARON MAG|| BBQ & BBB

By Leonardo Calcagno
BBQ: Business of Beer in Quebec. A podcast about Québec's beer & beverage industry. BBB: Business of Beer x BaronMag. Interview with the beer & beverage industry. Baron is a media about design, business, culture, craft beer, and food. check us out at baronmag.ca info: leonardo@extracaramel.tv
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BBQ: The Business of Beer in Québec #005: David Spoerry – Craft Beer Consultant

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BBQ: The Business of Beer in Québec #006: Louks Brewery
Based near Montréal airport in Dorval, Louks Brewery has been brewing great classic beers with a twist since 2019. We discover their beer thanks to their rich Porter and minimalistic clean design. We talk about their business & vision, marketing, covid-19, and much more. BBQ: The Business of beer in Québec podcast is brought to you by our friends at BSG Canada. We all know that the best brewing results come from the best ingredients. BSG Canada offers the largest variety of quality ingredients to create outstanding beers. BSG brings the best malt, hops, and additives from around the world to your brewhouse. Their knowledgeable and dedicated staff comes from the brewing industry and can assist you in product consultation for your recipe formulation. Contact your dedicated sales rep, or become a customer by calling 1-800-234-8191 or emailing us at orders@bsgcanada.com BBQ is also brought to you by our founding sponsors  ... Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada’s original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity 777 Av. Lajoie, Dorval | SITE | FACEBOOK | note: the interview was done last year If you are interested in the Québec beer and beverage market you can contact me at leonardo@extracaramel.tv, 1-514-516-032, or schedule a meeting. ExtraCaramel provides marketing, consultation, and strategy for the Craft Beer & Beverage industry. Farnham Ale & Lager, Microbrasserie Le BockAle, Can Management, Keg Management, H.M. Brewing System, GinAle, Microbrasserie Ruisseau Noir, Beau’s Brewery, Art Kombucha, Hart Print, Tite Frette, NDL Craft, Lagabière Brewing, Le Trou du Diable, Les Bières Béluga, Soda Marco, Mout International, Cidrerie Milton, and many others.
30:22
May 31, 2022
BBQ: The Business of Beer in Québec #005: David Spoerry – Craft Beer Consultant
British beer consultant David Spoerry has settled in Quebec and his mission is to discover the province’s microbrewery industry and also become his ambassador across the world. We discuss his work and the importance of having brewing consultants create a great beer menu for the client and owner, the Québec craft industry, brewing trends, advice for brewers, the importance of great storytelling for breweries and their products, and much more. BBQ: The Business of beer in Québec podcast is brought to you by our friends at BSG Canada. We all know that the best brewing results come from the best ingredients. BSG Canada offers the largest variety of quality ingredients to create outstanding beers. BSG brings the best malt, hops, and additives from around the world to your brewhouse. Their knowledgeable and dedicated staff comes from the brewing industry and can assist you in product consultation for your recipe formulation. Contact your dedicated sales rep, or become a customer by calling 1-800-234-8191 or emailing us at orders@bsgcanada.com BaronMag will be at Canadian Beer Award & Conference 2022 in Calgary. Come talk to us at the Can Management & Keg Management booth. Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada’s original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity to grow efficiently without spending big amounts of money when purchasing kegs. drink-quality.com
37:20
May 06, 2022
BBQ: The Business of Beer of Quebec #002: Les Insulaires Microbrasseurs
The Business of Beer of Quebec is brought you by Can Management and Keg Management. Les Insulaires Microbrasseurs is a Laval-based microbrewery, which was founded in 2018 by Marilène Barale and Guillaume Ouimet (master brewer). The brewery, since its early days, has become a meeting point for locals looking for good classic and experimental beers. In a warm Scandinavian setting, you can enjoy generous local cuisine, complemented by 24 barrels available. The brewery is also responsible for the popular Laval Beer Festival bringing breweries from across Quebec to the delight of microbrewery enthusiasts. Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada’s original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity to grow efficiently without spending big amounts of money when purchasing kegs. For our second episode, we talk with Guillaume Ouimet about their business, the challenges related to COVID19, smoothies, the demand for cans, human resources, the importance of being a local brewery, and much more. Note: The interview was done in April 2021 and the Festival des bières de Laval will be back July 15th & 17th 2022. site | Instagram | Facebook | Note: We are happy to be mentioned on the Top 30 Beverage Industry Podcasts by Feedspot
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April 15, 2022
BBQ: The Business of Beer in Québec #003: Bière Garden
The Business of Beer of Quebec is brought you by Can Management and Keg Management. The traveling beer festival Bières Garden launched last year was the first of its kind in the province Québec market, maybe even in Canada. A bus with an amazing lineup of beer for Québec’s finest microbrewery, music, a mobile terrasse, and a local restaurant or food vendor at every stop. This new concept found a thirsty audience looking for something different from the same old beer festival. For our third episode, we talk with Dave Roberge, the co-producer of the Bière Garden. We talk about the first edition and the upcoming edition that will be launched in June 2022 at the same time as Messorem’s new event Ceremonie in Montréal, the upcoming changes, and much more. Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada’s original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity to grow efficiently without spending big amounts of money when purchasing kegs. Note: We are happy to be mentioned on the Top 30 Beverage Industry Podcasts by Feedspot. bieregarden | instagram.com | facebook.com/lebieregarden | ceremonie.beer | facebook.com/ceremonie.mtl | instagram.com/ceremonie.mtl |
28:50
April 15, 2022
BBQ: The Business of Beer in Québec #004: AMBQ
The Business of Beer of Quebec is brought to you by BSG CANADA We chat with Martin Parrot, co-owner of Griendel: Brasserie Artisanale, and president of the AMBQ (Québec Microbrewery Association).  Among other things, we talk about the covid-19, initiatives, challenges surrounding cans, sharing shelf space with large breweries, distribution channel developments, supply, the logo of the “independent breweries” of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association, microbrewery as a driver of local economic development, advice for new brewers, and so much more. Note: we did the interview a year ago. BBQ: The Business of beer in Québec podcast is brought to you by our friends at BSG CANADA. We all know that the best brewing results come from the best ingredients. BSG CANADA offers the largest variety of quality ingredients to create outstanding beers. BSG brings the best malt, hops and additives from around the world to your brewhouse. Their knowledgeable and dedicated staff comes from the brewing industry and can assist you in product consultation for your recipe formulation. Contact your dedicated sales rep, or become a customer by calling 1-800-234-8191 or emailing us at orders@bsgcanada.com Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada’s original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity to grow efficiently without spending big amounts of money when purchasing kegs. Note: We are happy to be mentioned on the Top 30 Beverage Industry Podcasts by Feedspot. ambq.ca |
36:10
April 15, 2022
The Business of Beer of Quebec || BBQ #001 : Les Distributeurs Brouhh
The Business of Beer of Quebec is brought you by Can Management and Keg Management. Les Distributeurs Brouhh is a beer and beverage distribution company based in Boisbriand and established in 2018 by Maxime Hébert et Jean-François Hecq. Can Management: Mobile canning system available in the province of Québec, Ontario & New Brunswick. Click here for a quote Keg Management: Canada's original keg leasing company. It offers the opportunity to grow efficiently without spending big amounts of money when purchasing kegs. For our first episode, we talk with Jean-François Hecq about their business, the challenges related to COVID19, the Quebec market, the expansion of operations with the explosion in demand for cans, human resources, and much more. site | Instagram | Facebook | info@brouhh.com BARONMAG · BBQ #001 : Les Distributeurs Brouhh If you are interested in the Québec beer and beverage market you can contact me at leonardo@extracaramel.tv, 1-514-516-032, or schedule a meeting. ExtraCaramel provides marketing, consultation, and strategy for the Craft Beer & Beverage industry. Farnham Ale & Lager, Microbrasserie Le BockAle, Can Management, Keg Management, H.M. Brewing System, GinAle, Microbrasserie Ruisseau Noir, Beau's Brewery, Art Kombucha, Hart Print, Tite Frette, NDL Craft, Lagabière Brewing, Le Trou du Diable, Les Bières Béluga, Soda Marco, Mout International, Cidrerie Milton, and many others. Homebrewing & Industry 2021: 52 craft beer recipes for homebrewers. 52 recipes from brewers in Canada, the U.S.A., France, the U.K., Spain, Switzerland, and Iceland. Interview with 16 breweries and associations (from Canada, the U.S.A., and Ireland) about their challenges in 2021. Learn how to brew your beer with amazing craft brewers!  GET YOUR COPY FOR 10$ AND SUPPORT OUR WORK, THANK YOU !!!
41:41
February 21, 2022
John Heim, president of Torque Brewing
Interview with John Heim, president of Torque Brewing  torquebrewing.beer
06:29
February 24, 2020
Steve Riley, Chief Beer Guy & Founder Company of BetterBeer.com
Interview with Steve Riley, Chief Beer Guy & Founder Company of BetterBeer.com at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. Using unique, but effective ways to help hospitality professionals improve draught beer quality, profitability, & sales. BetterBeer.com | facebook.com/betterbeer
04:57
November 19, 2019
Lerna G, Sales & Operations Manager for the RC Show
Interview with Lerna G, Sales & Operations Manager for the RC Show at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. RC Show is a trade show and conference with networking events designed to connect suppliers to operators. With 20K industry professionals in attendance, RC Show is Canada's largest foodservice and hospitality event bringing the industry together to shop, taste, learn, connect and grow your business. Owned and operated by Restaurants Canada – this annual event provides thought leadership and education, 250,000 square feet of the latest product innovation and culinary events designed to inspire and motivate by showcasing cutting-edge products, pioneering people and transformative ideas. restaurantscanada.org || rcshow.com
09:05
November 19, 2019
Nick Amador, Head of Growth at Kegshoe Inc.
Interview with Nick Amador, Head of Growth of Kegshoe Inc. at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. Kegshoe is a startup focusing on building software for breweries, cideries, and more. Our flagship product, Kegshoe Keg Tracking, helps companies around the world track their kegs. Keg tracking has been a longstanding issue in the beer and beverage industry, and breweries have typically relied on outdated solutions such as spreadsheets and whiteboards to keep track of where they’re sending their kegs. The result is that they frequently lose kegs and struggle to manage their keg fleets. Even for small breweries, this can end up costing thousands of dollars every year in lost inventory and efficiency. At Kegshoe, we solve this problem by providing breweries with an intuitive, mobile solution that lets them easily manage their entire keg fleet. We love working in the craft beer industry and helping local businesses succeed all over the world is our jam. kegshoe.ca
05:02
November 19, 2019
Brian Hircock, Co-Founder of BeerCan Mag
Interview with Brian Hircock, Co-Founder of BeerCan Mag. A new publication celebrating beer in Canada at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. beercanmag.com
06:23
November 19, 2019
Trish Yee, Quality Control Manager at Brunswick Bierworks
Interview with Trish Yee, Quality Control Manager at Brunswick Bierworks during the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. Brunswick Bierworks is a collective of brewery partners who focus on collaboration, innovation, quality, and freshness.     Our brewing capacity is 100% dedicated to helping local and global brewery partners produce high-quality, small to medium batch beers for local and export markets.  Brunswick Bierworks assists existing breweries to satisfy demand by providing additional production, as well as acting as a start-up incubator for new breweries.   We provide our brewery partners direct access to National and International markets with fresh product, brewed to your exact specifications under the supervision of your Brewery’s Brewmaster. Our facility also provides a wide variety of packaging options as well as the ability to distribute directly from our brewery. www.brunswickbierworks.com
05:11
November 19, 2019
Rick Dalmazzi, executive director of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association
Interview with Rick Dalmazzi, executive director of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association, during the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019.  The Canadian Craft Brewers Association represents the interests of over 1,000 craft breweries and brewpubs in every province and territory in Canada. ccba-ambc.org
04:48
November 19, 2019
John Steinsky, owner of Bines and Vines
Interview with John Steinsky, owner of Bines and Vines Czech, during the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019.  Bines and Vines Czech, help brewers to create and market great beer with Czech ingredients, expertise, and equipment. peibinesandvines.ca
07:17
November 19, 2019
Tomáš Sopek, manager at Lindr
Interview with Tomáš Sopek,  manager at Lindr, during the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019.  Lindr is a dispensing and cooling system for breweries based in Sadová in the Czech Republic. lindr.cz/en
04:19
November 19, 2019
David Müller, Head of Economic and Trade Section at the General Consulate of the Czech Republic in Toronto
Interview with David Müller, Head of Economic and Trade Section at the General Consulate of the Czech Republic in Toronto during the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019. We talk about the Czech Republic craft beer scene and industry. mzv.cz/toronto/en
10:12
November 19, 2019
Jordan Baker, Business Development Manager at Equals Brewing Company Inc.
Interview with Jordan Baker, Business Development Manager at Equals Brewing Company Inc.(Contract brewing, co-packing, and partner brewing company.) at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace 2019 equalsbrewing.com | facebook.com/equalsbrewingco/
06:03
November 19, 2019
Árni Theodór Long, head brewer at Borg Brugghús
Interview with Árni Theodór Long, head brewer at Borg Brugghús on Island during the Québec's Microbreweries Convention, 1oth edition in Québec city. congres.ambq.ca
15:29
November 12, 2019
Ray Daniels, founder & director of the Cicerone Certification Program
Interview with Ray Daniels, founder & director of the Cicerone Certification Program and author of Designing Great Beers and Best of American Beer and Food. The Cicerone Certification Program certifies and educates beer professionals in order to elevate the beer experience for consumers. cicerone.org facebook.com/cicerone.org twitter.com/cicerone linkedin.com/company/cicerone-certification-program instagram.com/cicerone
15:28
August 21, 2019
Sam Quinlan of Harvesters Of Organic Hops (HooH)
Interview with Sam Quinlan of Harvesters Of Organic Hops (HooH) HOOH is a truly virtuous certified organic integrated hop company with over 20 acres of production across the benches of the Fraser Canyon, British Columbia. It is our aim to supply forward-thinking breweries with the essential ingredient for their craft. hoohhops.com
05:57
August 21, 2019
John Heim, president of Torque Brewing
Interview with John Heim, president of Torque Brewing and board member of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association (Manitoba Brewers Association) ccba-ambc.org torquebrewing.beer facebook.com/torquebrewing
06:20
August 21, 2019
Travis Persaud, Toronto Sales Manager at Collective Arts Brewing
Interview with Travis Persaud, Toronto Sales Manager of Collective Arts Brewing (CAB) at the Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference 2019. Travis gives us a tour of CAB philosophy and soul, entering the Québec market, a bird's view of the Ontario craft beer scene, and we discuss diversity in the craft beer industry. facebook.com/collectiveartsbrewing  | collectiveartsbrewing.com | open.spotify.com/user/collectiveartsbrewing | instagram.com/collectivebrew
11:56
August 16, 2019
Interview with Matt Wowchuk, co-founder at North Keg
Interview with Matt Wowchuk, co-founder of North Keg in Toronto at the Canadian Craft Brewers Association & Conferences. North Keg's unique lease-to-own model provides brewers with an alternative pathway to owning the best quality kegs in the industry. facebook.com/northkeg
05:37
August 02, 2019
Dave from Bredenhof Hop Farms
Hop farm is located in Abbotsford, BC. Family-owned farm, striving to provide high-quality hops to breweries. bredenhofhops.com
02:05
August 02, 2019
Dr Deepak Vohra, Ambassador and diplomat
Interview with Dr. Deepak Vohra at SIAL in Montréal. We talk about India's luxury market Dr. Deepak Vohra serves as a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Lesotho and Guinea-Bissau. Special Advisor for Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Councils Leh and Kargil. He is also on special duty as the Technology Advisor to the Prime Minister of India and mentors some of the high potential Indian based Start-ups.
13:23
July 24, 2019
Ethan Deffenbaugh, Director of Sales at Ska Fabricating
Interview with Ethan Deffenbaugh, director of sales at Ska Fabricating during the AMBQ congress in Québec City. facebook.com/SkaFabricating
08:25
July 24, 2019
Isabelle Lam, co-founder of ReMIXed Snacks
Interview with Isabelle Lam, co-founder of ReMIXed Snacks. remixedsnacks.com
02:39
July 24, 2019
Meghan Athavale, CEO of Lumo Interactive
Interview with Meghan Athavale, CEO of Lumo Interactive at Startupfest in Montréal. Lumo Interactive's team of engineers and designers use gesture and motion tracking to physically engage people. We create interactive experiences that are playful, personal, and memorable. lumointeractive.com
06:53
July 24, 2019
Sean Kondra, Head of Operations at Multiplicity
Interview with Sean Kondra, Head of Operations at Multiplicity during Montréal StartupFest. Multiplicity is a Toronto based corporate innovation lab. Multiplicity operates at the intersection of helping enterprise build and execute meaningful innovation strategies, as well as enabling founders to build great startups. Multiplicity has been active in the Toronto startup ecosystem for almost a decade, including mentoring and operating a portfolio of accelerator programs with a global reach. Multiplicity has worked on corporate innovation programs in both Toronto and Hong Kong. Baronmag.ca 
10:46
July 24, 2019
Ted Fleming, Founder & CEO of Partake Brewing
Interview with Ted Fleming, Founder & CEO of Partake Brewing at SIAL 2019 in Toronto. Partake Brewing makes craft non-alcoholic beer
09:57
July 17, 2019
Kirk Zembal of Blindman Brewing
Interview with Kirk Zembal of Blindman Brewing from Lacombe in Alberta at SIAL 2019 in Toronto. blindmanbrewing.com  || facebook.com/blindmanbrewing
14:53
July 15, 2019
Gus Klemos, Founder of Unbun Foods
Interview with Gus Klemos, Founder of Unbun Foods at SIAL CANADA in Toronto. UnBun Foods is a Toronto based, certified keto, paleo, grain-free & gluten-free food company.  Founded in late 2017, the company has grown to over 1,250 locations, including Whole Foods, Burger’s Priest, Erewhon and more in less than a year.   The mission is simple: to give people that follow low-carb, paleo or gluten-free diets the option to still enjoy their favourite restaurants, chains, fast food and meals at home without compromising taste or quality of dining experience.  First and foremost, our products taste amazing, they just happen to be keto, paleo, grain-free and gluten-free. We love what we do and hope you do too. unbunfoods.com/
06:44
June 13, 2019
Dannah Davies owner of Sweetsmith Candy Co.
Interview with Dannah Davies owner of Sweetsmith Candy Co. at SIAL CANADA 2019 in Toronto. Sweetsmith Candy Co. was founded by Dannah Davies in the summer of 2012. With money saved for school that she earned from paper routes, and jobs growing up, she began cooking her candy at home and selling at a local farmer's market once a week. Her handcrafted candy (all of which is based on a family recipe which she committed to memory as a teen) caught on fast. Soon enough she had to quit her day job, rented a commercial kitchen, and hired help to keep up with the demand. In the time that Sweetsmith has been in operation, Dannah's candy has made its way into every market from Cochrane to Okotoks. Her sweets can be found at the Spruce Meadows International Christmas market, and various summer markets. sweetsmithcandyco.com 
09:59
June 11, 2019