Down River Road Podcast2021-07-28T13:05:52+00:00

Down River Road Podcast

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Nikki Andrew is the owner of River Road Brewing and hops farm based brewery and also the host of Down River Road. Listen while she discusses, talks to and about other successful business owners, trades and just some pretty interesting people that have motivated and inspired in the creation of her business and life. Join us for some great laughs, interesting facts and the ups and downs of the world we live in now.

Down River Road: S2EP03 : “Lights! Camera! Beer! – Brad Turner” (video)

Set the stage, and turn on the lights, everybody take their places. On the this third episode of Down River Road Nikki is in studio with Brad Turner, an award-winning television director and producer. Born and raised in Bayfield, Ontario, he graduated with honours from the Television Arts Program at H.B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario, and upon graduation joined SCTV, where he spent his first five professional years working on the series. For the past 25 years Brad has been directing iconic and compelling dramatic television shows. 24, The Shannara Chronicles, Daredevil, Prison Break, to name a few!

Nikki and Brad discuss how Brad got his start directing, bringing movies to Canada, more specifically Bayfield, and how Brad spent his time during the pandemic. Oh, and beer too!

Down River Road: S2EP02 : “Thanks Ale Latte – Fran Dunseith” (video)

Welcome to season two of Down River Road! In the second episode of this new season, Nikki and Fran from Caps Off Brewing Co. discuss starting and running a business, while running and balancing their family lives, oh and there was a wee pandemic that threw a wrench in some of their plans. Oh! and don’t forget the beer!

 

Looking to find out more about Caps Off Brewing Co.? Find their website below!

Caps Off Brewing Co.: https://capsoffbrewing.com

Down River Road: S2EP01 : “Five Brewers – Alex, David, Jesse, Phil, & Rick” (video)

Welcome to season two of Down River Road! In the first episode of this new season, after a year and a half of planning, and replanning Nikki has gathered five local brewers. Alex from Square Brew, Jesse & Phil from Jobsite Brewing Co., Rick from Caps Off Brewing Co., and of course, River Road’s very own David. These five brewers discuss the hops, the barley and the ugly; how they got started, what they love, what they hate, misconceptions and more. They share beer, empty some glasses, and only roast each other on occasion.

 

 

 

Looking to find out more about these local brewers? Find their websites below!

Caps Off Brewing Co.: https://capsoffbrewing.com

Square Brew: http://www.squarebrewco.com

Jobsite Brewing Co.:https://www.jobsitebrewing.ca

River Road Brewing and Hops: https://www.riverroadbrewing.com

Down River Road: EP08 : “Flat White with Oat Milk – Jess Petelle” (video)

In episode 8 Nikki shares a coffee!? with Jess Petelle (this episode was recorded at ten in the morning, so let this one slide). Jess is a producer and director of numerous projects: All Good (her debut film), Trigger Point, Age of Dysphoria, V-Wars, Hawaii Five-0. Just to name a few. Although Jess is originally from Indiana she now calls Bayfield home, she comments that “Bayfield instantly felt like home”, and with friends like Nikki who could blame her!

 

Learn more about Jess and explore her work by visiting: https://www.jessicapetelle.com

 

The coffee featured in this episode is a shameless plug for Shop Bike Coffee!

Down River Road: EP06 “Zesty Farmer – Josh Geddis ” (video)

In Episode 6 of DOWN RIVER ROAD Nikki invites musician and music teacher, Josh Geddis to discuss music, the hidden artist in Huron County, teaching and going back to school, and of course, beer!

 

Josh Geddis’ latest album ” The Quiet I Never knew is available now!

Check out the latest from Josh at:

www.joshgedis.com

or

joshgeddis/bandcamp.com

Down River Road: S2EP03 “Lights! Camera! Beer! -Brad Turner” (audio)

Set the stage, and turn on the lights, everybody take their places. On the this third episode of Down River Road Nikki is in studio with Brad Turner, an award-winning television director and producer. Born and raised in Bayfield, Ontario, he graduated with honours from the Television Arts Program at H.B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario, and upon graduation joined SCTV, where he spent his first five professional years working on the series. For the past 25 years Brad has been directing iconic and compelling dramatic television shows. 24, The Shannara Chronicles, Daredevil, Prison Break, to name a few!

Nikki and Brad discuss how Brad got his start directing, bringing movies to Canada, more specifically Bayfield, and how Brad spent his time during the pandemic. Oh, and beer too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down River Road: S2EP02 “Thanks Ale Latte – Fran Dunseith” (audio)

Welcome to season two of Down River Road! In the second episode of this new season, Nikki and Fran from Caps Off Brewing Co. discuss starting and running a business, while running and balancing their family lives, oh and there was a wee pandemic that threw a wrench in some of their plans. Oh! and don’t forget the beer!

 

Looking to find out more about Caps Off Brewing Co.? Find their website below!

Caps Off Brewing Co.: https://capsoffbrewing.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down River Road: S2EP01 “Five Brewers – Alex, David, Jesse, Phil, & Rick” (audio)

Welcome to season two of Down River Road! In the first episode of this new season, after a year and a half of planning, and replanning Nikki has gathered five local brewers. Alex from Square Brew, Jesse & Phil from Jobsite Brewing Co., Rick from Caps Off Brewing Co., and of course, River Road’s very own David. These five brewers discuss the hops, the barley and the ugly; how they got started, what they love, what they hate, misconceptions and more. They share beer, empty some glasses, and only roast each other on occasion.

 

 

 

Looking to find out more about these local brewers? Find their websites below!

Caps Off Brewing Co.: https://capsoffbrewing.com

Square Brew: http://www.squarebrewco.com

Jobsite Brewing Co.:https://www.jobsitebrewing.ca

River Road Brewing and Hops: https://www.riverroadbrewing.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down River Road: EP08 “Flat White with Oat Milk – Jess Petelle” (audio)

In episode 8 Nikki shares a coffee!? with Jess Petelle (this episode was recorded at ten in the morning, so let this one slide). Jess is a producer and director of numerous projects: All Good (her debut film), Trigger Point, Age of Dysphoria, V-Wars, Hawaii Five-0. Just to name a few. Although Jess is originally from Indiana she now calls Bayfield home, she comments that “Bayfield instantly felt like home”, and with friends like Nikki who could blame her!

 

Learn more about Jess and explore her work by visiting: https://www.jessicapetelle.com

 

The coffee featured in this episode is a shameless plug for Shop Bike Coffee!

 

 

 

Down River Road: EP07 “Things We Don’t Say – Nat Tarnawski” (audio)

In episode 7 Nikki shares a beer with Nat Tarnawski; Nat is the owner of the Bayfield Beauty Shop, a folk-herbalist, model, tattoo enthusiast, and the list goes on! Nikki and Nat talk about all things from raising kids to nude modelling, romanticizing your life, tattoos, and more!

 

Connect with Nat through Instagram : @thebayfield.beauty.shop  //  @folkcraftgerbs  //  @her_most_ardently

 

The beer featured on this episode is “Things We Don’t Say”, it is a craft beer for mental health awareness, it is a call to empower breweries from around the globe to use their platforms to stand up for those who suffer in silence with their mental health, be it with anxiety, depression, or other mental illness.

 

 

 

Down River Road: EP06 “Zesty Farmer – Josh Geddis” (audio)

In Episode 6 of DOWN RIVER ROAD Nikki invites musician and music teacher, Josh Geddis to discuss music, the hidden artist in Huron County, teaching and going back to school, and of course, beer!

 

Josh Geddis’ latest album ” The Quiet I Never knew is available now!

Check out the latest from Josh at:

www.joshgedis.com

or

joshgeddis/bandcamp.com

 

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