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Sep 19, 2018

In the second episode of the Brewbound Podcast, Carey Falcone, the co-founder of New Realm Brewing, joins Brewbound editor Chris Furnari in a discussion about his long career in the beer business and the launch of the Atlanta-based beer company.

Throughout the conversation, Falcone talks about his experience as a first-time entrepreneur, New Realm’s core values, the eight-year planning process to get the brewery off the ground, and how he convinced former Stone Brewing Company brewmaster Mitch Steele to move across the country to join a startup in the South.

Falcone also discusses the impact that recently enacted direct-sales laws in Georgia have had on New Realm’s business, the decision to purchase a distressed brewing facility in Virginia ahead of the company’s original expansion plans, and how he envisions the craft beer category evolving over the next decade.

Show Notes:

0:00 -- 1:33: Brewbound editors Chris Furnari and Justin Kendall introduce episode two.

1:54 -- 11:18: Furnari and Kendall catch up on the most recent industry news, and introduce the Falcone interview.

11:20 -- 48:12: Furnari interviews Falcone.

48:15 – 58:27: Furnari and Kendall share their takeaways from the Falcone interview, and introduce upcoming Brewbound Podcast segments.

The Brewbound Podcast is an extension of Brewbound’s leading B2B beer industry reporting, featuring interviews with beer industry executives and entrepreneurs, along with highlights and commentary from the weekly news. New episodes are released every Thursday. Send comments and suggestions to