BYO Nano 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. New episodes will be added to this page each month in addition to all major podcast platforms. Please email any questions, thoughts, and feedback on the BYO Nano Podcast to You can use the player provided here to listen to episodes or subscribe to this show through a variety of popular podcast platforms linked just below. Cheers!

Episode 2 Highlights

On Episode 2 of the BYO Nano Brew Podcast host John Holl sits down with Alex McDonald of Earth Eagle Brewings in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to talk about how his homebrew shop evolved into a full brewery and the styles that still capture his attention and that of his regular customers. Attorney Matthew McLaughlin joins us to talk about classic legal mistakes a craft brewery can avoid. We’re also talking about brewing with herbs and spices with a brewer who knows a thing or two about it: Jeff Tyler of Colorado’s Spice Trade Brewing.

Thanks to our Episode 2 sponsor Blichmann Pro Pump Cart.

BYO Nano Brew Podcast Archives:

Episode 1: Welcome to the BYO Nano Brew Podcast with US nano brewery trends, brewery business financial tips, and a nano brewer case study.

Episode 2: Homebrew store adds a nano brewery, craft brewing legal pitfalls, and pro tips for brewing with spices.

Interested in more information on the nano brewing segment of the craft beer industry? Then check out the links to our other nano brewing content available below:

2020 NanoCon will take place in San Diego on November 6 & 7 with dozens of seminars and workshops taught by craft brewing experts targeted just for the nano brewing segment. Learning tracks include brewing operations, start-ups, business operations, and sales & marketing.

Subscribe to our free monthly BYO Nano Newsletter. Links to articles on both the business and brewing sides of running a small-scale craft brewery will be emailed to you each month. Click here to start your free email Nano Newsletter subscription.