Sneak peek of Beer Stories Season 1 Episode 8!! The guys welcome Kat Marshall into the studio to talk about the Vietnamese Craft Beer Industry from the Vietnamese perspective! Kat has been an important figure in the evolution of craft in Saigon, working first as a server and then supervisor at BiaCraft before joining Pasteur Street Brewing Company as the Key Sales Representative for Southern Vietnam! They discus her journey and all things Vietnam Craft Beer. Cheers!
Welcome to Beer Stories. My name is Misha Smith, My cohost to my left is always AlexAlex Violette:
and our guest today is Karin Marshall. you think there's any reason why craft beer has been so successful in your home country?Kat Marshall:
I have one word for it. It's fun. it's a great picture for the young people to follow that they, they have the new like inspiration, new things for them to do. actually I think five or six years ago, not a Vietnamese, Person comes up, came up with an idea of making a their own beer because they can go out and buy a Tiger, a Heineken, very cheap, no one ever about making their own beer. But then they saw the, like a very new picture and they wanna do it. I think it's, it is fun So whenever I have like a very important meeting, I know them. Let me tell my boss to stay home. I will say, I have a customer who are very fun and say, you stay home. Let me go I met a customer he, he didn't let me talk because he didn't believe me. But he asked his barista in the coffee shop I to taste the wine for him but he didn't listen to me. It he wanted to listen to his barista I knew that he didn't know anything about wine. So I was trying to make it very friendly to him. So this wine, and he asked me, what does it smell? say, you can smell a little bit of mint, And his barista was trying to Google the wine and was like, no, it's not me, it's euca. I said, you know what Eucalyptus is No, it's Eucalyptus. And and he would say, oh, you said means you don't know your product. it's Eucalyptus. Oh, I bet you know the eucalyptus. I felt that deal. I remember one time that a guy asked me, can I meet your boss? I say, oh, yes, but do you know English? And say, no,Mischa Smith:
and our guest today is Karin Marshall.Kat Marshall:
Thank you. Well, that's a long name.