Nashville’s Fat Bottom Brewing owner talks hops, yeast, and beer history

Aug 31, 2016

Fat Bottom Brewing warehouse
Credit Thomas Wilmer

Ben Bredesen, owner and founder of Fat Bottom Brewing in East Nashville Tennessee, turned in his high-tech employment badge and decided to follow his passion for crafting beer, and he’s never looked back.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Ben Bredesen at his brewery where he talks passionately about Fat Bottom’s litany of beers. 

Bredesen also takes us back in time to the dawning days of beer as an integral and essential part of daily life. He also shares insights about derivations of popular brews such as IPA and Porter, and nuances of hops and yeast.  


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