#136 – Mother’s Brewing Company in Springfield, MO

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(1) THE BREWERY & OUR EXPERIENCE

As we walked up to Mother’s back in May, people were setting up tents and other items outside in preparation for their fourth ever Mother’s Day Festival that would be held the next day. Unfortunately our timing did not line up with the party, however it was a blast talking with founder Jeff Schrag about the brewery as we hung out in the taproom and walked around the brewery. The brewery itself was full of quirky little decorations such as a Dolly Parton album on the wall by their dollys, Hans Solo frozen in carbonite on their walk-in refrigerator door, and an Air Supply album by some air tanks. We also learned that head brewer Brian Allen really pushes the experimentation approach and brewing is done to flavor with less overall focus on meeting strict style guidelines. He nails it, too, their beers are outstanding…

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