The Hop Cast is a video podcast hosted by, Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder who both currently live in Illinois. Its main purpose is for the two hosts to share their love of craft beer with the world. The format of the show involves Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder reviewing two beers from a specific state, brewery or style. Viewers also get tidbits of information about the brewing process, ingredients, packaging. Many episodes feature a guest who brings on their favorite beer to share with the hosts.