Happy Hour Todcast Ep 279 – Mat Shockley

Backshore Brewing Co. brewer Mathew Shockley joins Todd and Tony to talk about going from teaching to brewing, what it’s like to make beer just feet away from the sand, and how he balances what people want to drink versus what he wants to brew. 

Tony Russo

Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies, dailies and destination websites including OceanCity.com and ShoreCraftBeer.com. Tony has written two books on beer for the History Press. Eastern Shore Beer (2014) and Delaware Beer (2016). He lives in Delmar, Md. with his wife Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn't moved out. Together they keep their dog and cat comfortable.