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Dustin Watts, President of Terrapin Beer Company – @terrapinbeerco, sat down with Into The Current back on May 12 to discuss his company’s response to the pandemic as well as Dustin’s vast experiences with craft beer. Throughout Episode #8, Dustin discusses Terrapin’s sustainability efforts, Terrapin’s relationship with pro-sports, and his efforts to protect his employees in a pandemic. Dustin provides insight into the world of craft beer and shares his thoughts on protecting the planet with Terrapin’s new Terraprint sustainability initiative. Join us and jump #IntoTheCurrent
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0:00-6:32 Introduction to Dustin Watts and discussion of how Terrapin Beer Co. is operating during COVID-19
6:32-9:15 Technology and social media tactics Terrapin is using during the pandemic
9:15-11:55 Dustin discusses the safety measures Terrapin is currently taking
11:55-14:54 Terrapin’s relationship with the local Athens community in the constantly changing coronavirus world
14:45-16:43 Advice to small businesses during the pandemic, “first and foremost, #1 thing healthy and safety of all our employees, then the health of our business second”
16:43-19:51 Dustin explains Terrapin’s sustainability efforts and his desire to be “bigger than beer”
19:51-22:38 The business benefits of solar energy, “we brew solar brewed beer”
22:38-27:02 Dustin breaks down the specifics of Terrapin’s conservation efforts
27:02-29:42 A discussion about the environmental benefits of canned beer vs. bottled beer
29:42-34:15 Terrapin’s relationship with pro-sports and how that might change because of COVID-19
34:15-38:20 Dustin explains how he got involved with the craft brewing industry
38:20-41:30 How did an acquisition change Terrapin Beer Co.?
41:30-45:16 The pandemic’s effect on the craft beer business at large, “is there a craft beer bubble” and will COVID-19 burst it?
45:16-49:00 Dustin gives a shoutout to other craft beers, and discusses brewing trends
49:00-52:06 The future of Terrapin Beer Co.
52:06-57:16 Dustin’s advice to “get a hobby and be passionate about it”
57:16-58:46 Dustin’s hobble and forms of escape during the pandemic
58:40-59:54 Advice to his younger self
59:54-1:01:14 Growth opportunities for Terrapin, and what’s keeping Dustin up at night
1:01:14-1:04:57 Non-profits Dustin supports
1:04:57-1:08 Final thoughts
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