Host Adrien Lopez will first interview Brandon Smith, Brewing Operations Manager, and Ashley Johnston, Communications Manager, of Alaskan Brewing Company. Brandon will talk about the topic of sustainable brewing and how the company became the first craft brewery in the United States to install and operate a carbon dioxide (CO2) reclamation system. Ashley will discuss the 25 year anniversary of Alaskan Brewing, its efforts to market their products around the United States and the Alaskan pride that has emerged from their success.
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