Episode 63 Hard Cider in Utah

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The New Utah Podcast was honored to be invited to record at Mountain West Cidery this week! It seems like it was just yesterday that Jen, co-owner, joined us for episode 18! This time we got Jeff, also an owner, and Jess their marketing guru!

First things first. Did you know that in Utah cider is classified as a wine? Yea, we didn’t either and it’s kind of dumb. The only way to change these silly laws is to get in with the legislative sessions like Jeff has been doing! If you are interested in helping, just reach out to them. Mountain West Cider is heavily involved in the community, which we love, and are currently wrapping up their second year of Gay Ruby for Utah Pride celebration. After we spoke to Jen last year they introduced Desolation to their line up, proceeds from bottle sells support the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. This bottling brings them to four; 7 Mile, Ruby, Desolation, and Cottonwood. They are working on a second release of Stillwater, which is their hard cider aged in High Whiskey barrels for 6 months! Yum! They are getting ready for their second annual 4th West Oktoberfest at the end of September, doing quarterly gallery strolls with local artists, an upcoming partnership with Subaru, and a third Thursday of the month exercise and cider night! They also book events at their space if you are interested.

Partnering again with Green Urban Lunch Box, look for their bottling this fall of their second edition mash up of apples! You can find them on ALL the social media’s; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and now SnapChat!

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EVENTS:

Hang on to your beards!! Our friends from Olio Skin and Beard Co. are presenting this years 4th Annual Beard and mustache competition at Snowbird to kick of Oktoberfest!

Craft Lake City will be in full swing at the Gallivan Center this weekend.

The Food Truck and Brewery Battle will be at the Gateway on the 12th from 5-10pm. Sample local fare and beer! Then vote for your favorite!

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan

Episode 62 Pinewood Derby’s and kids.

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Jeremy was off this week being the pit crew for his sons pinewood derby race! Great news is he came in 7 out of 21 with his hummer!

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Chris and Bre’s run down of the mind-set of a new teenage driver may have you holding on to the keys of your next driver.  Jessica headed to the Topaz Museum and Japanese Relocation camp in Delta last week. If you didn’t know, Utah has a sordid past, which includes an internment camp during WWII for Japanese Americans. Also, Did anyone know that Dr. Seuss is racist?

Without a guest this week it was great to talk about fair season which is coming up throughout the next couple months. Jessica’s has major grievance with a local farmers market. And Chris’ garden is finally growing!

Events this weekend:

Thyme and Place: Mint Tea Making workshop Saturday 6th.

Spiderfest at Antelope Island. Yes, like real spiders! Friday 5th

Kimball Arts Festival Main Street, Park City. Friday 4th -Sunday 6th

Raspberry days in Bear Lake all weekend!! Raspberry shakes for EVERYONE!

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan

Utah’s One Thing: Stephen Hatch, Hatch Family Chocolates

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At the end of every New Utah interview we like to ask our guests, “What is the one thing that you would tell someone visiting Utah they had to do before leaving?”

Of Course besides visiting his chocolate shop in the Avenues… Stephen Hatch, of Hatch Family Chocolates and Your Cre8tivity Podcast, said in episode 54 he is tired of people that think Utah is boring. He loves our locally owned restaurants and said to head to Garage on Beck! Southern Food and live music. There is nothing possibly wrong with that. Also learn that not everyone fits a stereotype and so there is something for everyone.

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Music by Folk Hogan, Bootleggers Dance

Utah’s One Thing: Jeffrey Steadman of Yelp Utah

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At the end of every New Utah interview we like to ask our guests, “What is the one thing that you would tell someone visiting Utah they had to do before leaving?”

Jeffrey Steadman, author and creative operational director at Yelp Utah and guest of episode 53, said that the one thing someone should do while visiting Utah is to meet a local. Jeffrey said to roll up to any brewery, restaurants, whatever … but engage a local because we have some of the most amazing people in the world. Jeffrey also said if it is just once that you are visiting Utah, the only reason you’d leave is to get your stuff to come back.

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Music by Folk Hogan, Bootleggers Dance

Episode 61 Cigars for Idiots 101.

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Bad news guys… toxic algae has arrived…. What isn’t toxic is this week Jessica shared with us about her aerobatic flight that she took with local Heber company, Utah War Bird Adventures, in a Pitts Biplane. Great news, firework season is finally over for Chris. Thank you wee baby Jesus.

They always say don’t meet your heros… However, we think there are exceptions… always.  Kendrick Woolstenhulme, owner of Beehive Cigars, joined us this week. We should have kept the cigars hidden until the end of the episode because it was like kids at Christmas waiting to open presents. Yes, you may be familiar with that other cigar shop across town BUT we are here to make sure that Beehive Cigars becomes a Utah institution!

From dueling pianist at Keys on Main to a cigar shop owner, we were able to talk to Kendrick about his journey of walking in and buying a cigar shop, creating blends specifically for their house cigars at Beehive Cigars (you’ll want to listen for the historical significance on each of those), and of course future events and plans for Beehive Cigars.  You can visit their website, follow them on Twitter, or on Facebook to keep up to date.

We want to wish our New Utah Alumn, Nick Passey, a Happy Birthday and if you want to head to his birthday show, it is TONIGHT (27th) at the Green Pig on 4th South in SLC.

Melinda at Thyme and Place is hosting a cement containers workshop this Saturday.

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan

Episode 60: Hey Chris, I like your jokes…

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If you are a patron of the Salt Lake Comic Con or FanX events and you have been to the main ballroom for celebrity panels, you may have noticed a tall blonde with cool socks telling dad jokes. May we introduce to you, Chris Provost, your local dad joke teller, cool sock wearer, and master of ceremonies!

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The New Utah Podcast was fortunate enough to have Chris on the show this week. He gave us some behind the scenes looks into Salt Lake Comic Con from the green room to how fans approach him about his jokes. Chris talked to us about writing the Sy-Fy show Zero’s , which only had a 6 episode run, and being part of the cast of Brigsby Bear with Mark Hamill. It was also fantastic to hear him talk about his love for Star Wars and who his dream guest for Comic Con would be, and there was that one time that Walter Koening played a joke on him. Oh, in case you were wondering… he even tells us how the dad jokes started! You can follow him on Facebook/Twitter or better yet, head over to his YouTube channel, subscribe, and submit your own dad joke to him. Who knows, it might end up on stage at the next Salt Lake Comic Con event!

Happy Pie and Beer Day! Technically Monday, but we all know all of Utah will be celebrating all weekend. Head to the Beer Bar on Monday if you want a fun celebration. Remember, if you are in an area that isn’t restricted on fireworks support Chris and buy from Phantom firework stands. Or better yet, just go to a large fireworks show put on by professionals and don’t set any off. This Friday and Saturday head out to the finals for the Utah Falconz at Cottonwood High School and support our local women’s football team as they fight for their championship.

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan

Episode 59 Red Rover, Red Rover Send Dylan right over

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Episode 59 we were visited by local podcaster and creator, Dylan Mazziotti. Dylan is the creative director (aka the owner) at Lennon Design and the host and producer of Your Cre8tivity podcast. We switched it up a little this time, we had New Utah Podcast alumn, Stephen Hatch, send us the questions! We learned about apartment living, why he wanted to start his own graphic design company (which is very successful and you probably know more of their logo’s than you thought), and how a blog evolved into a podcast!  We even got to be asked a question this time!

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Here is the link to the new Japanese Interment Camp museum in Topaz. If you get a chance to go hours are 11-5pm daily Monday-Saturday. There is no admission but please, we implore you to leave a donation. It took a long time to get this museum constructed.

Kids… firework damage is real. What do you think about cities enforcing a firework ban for the 24th of July? This home is a block away from our very own Jeremy and is victim to firework damage.

Events this week include:

Our very own Chris has his birthday on the 19th!!!

Manchester United VS. Real Salt Lake on Monday 17th. Tickets ARE still available.

Fire on the Water is the 15th at Jordanelle.

Halloween in Summer on Main Street in Magna is happening on Saturday.

And if you know someone in need, New Utah alumn Aaron Bryant and Inspiro Recovery will be starting intake officially next week and having their grand opening!

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan