On this episode the guys finally get around to discussing Thor. They talk about the creation, some of the character history and review Thor Ragnarok. Then in the beer segment they do something a little different by mixing Guinness to make some new brews. They try four special mixes Black & Blue, Black Castle, Blacksmith and the Philadelphia Black and Tan. Tune in to find out what they are and let us know what your favorite beer mix is on Twitter.
On this episode we geek out on 450 North Brewing out of Columbus, IN. We talk about their brewery, restaurant, and their annual Corn Maze Beer Fest. We also discuss Simmons Winery and Gnarly Grove hard cidery which are both located at 450 North. Then we review many of their beers, most of which are part of their coveted Nuggets line.
Super Nugget Bros
On this episode Keith, Pail, Saf and special guest Bob talk about the Netflix original series Ozark. They discuss the plot at length as well as the characters and some of their expectations for season 2. Then in the beer portion they talk about the grand opening of Hop River, which they all attended, and the beers they tried their. They also review an “Out” beer and try to guess the “Strange Brew.”
IN – Hop River
OUT – F.X. Matt Brewing Company: Mississippi Mud Black & Tan
Strange – Coney Island: Hard Orange Cream Ale
This week we wrap up our Olympics coverage with the conclusion of the Winter Beer and Geek Olympics. The sports our geek teams compete in this time are Speed Skating, Alpine Skiing, Figure skating, Ski Jump and Snowboarding. We reveal the final medal totals and announce the winning team of the Winter Geek Olympics. Then for the WInter Beer Olympics we have the wildcard round, which features the beer that stood out to us.
Mad Anthony – Blueberry Wheat
Upland – Latitude Adjustment
Danny Boy – Scotch Ale
Our Olympics coverage continues this week with part 2 of the Winter Beer and Geek Olympics. During the Winter Geek Olympics the teams compete in Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton, Cross-Country Skiing, Biathlon and Nordic Combined. As for the Winter Beer Olympics we review the porter/stouts and determine who deserves the gold.
Mad Anthony – Jonesing for Java
Upland – Bad Elmer’s Porter
Danny Boy – Church
In celebration of the Winter Olympics we have created our own Olympic Games, which will unravel over the next three weeks. On the geek half of the show we imagine what the Olympics would look like if they existed in the Marvel Universe, in what we call the Winter Geek Olympics. We debate which characters would best handle each event and what team would take home the most medals. Then on the drinking half we chose three breweries to battle in three different styles and determine who deserves the gold in the Winter Beer Olympics. This week we discuss curling and hockey and review the pales.
Upland – Dragonfly IPA
Mad Anthony – Mosaic Moon
Danny Boy – Rock N Rolla
On this episode Keith and Saf are left to discuss Disney buying Fox. They cover the main aspects of the deal and what that might mean for the industry going forward. They also look at major franchises Disney will end up with after this deal officially goes through. Finally, after the geek talk they review three beers.
IN: 18th Street – The Fox and the Hunted
Out: Troegs – Blizzard of Hops
Strange: Blue Moon – Cinnamon Horchata
We gave you over a month to see the newest Star Wars and now we are going to share our thoughts. We do a full spoiler discussion of the plot which includes are favorite moments, things that disappointed us and some ideas about what will happen next. Then we round out the episode with a few brew reviews.
- IN: Warpigs – Foggy Geezer
- OUT: Warpigs – Lazurite
- Strange: Tallgrass – Strawberry Shortcake
On this episode Saf flies the ship solo and provides a ton of information on Marvel’s The Punisher. Listen in if you have ever been curious about the creation of the character or want to hear Saf’s thoughts on the previous movies. He also reviews The Punisher series from Netflix with some spoilers so beware if you haven’t watched it yet. Then he wraps up the show with a couple beer reviews.
- IN: Bloomington Brewing Co – 10-Speed Hoppy Wheat
- OUT: Iron Line Brewing – Vine Street Junction IPA
On this episode the full crew takes a look into the future to discuss some of the movies and TV shows they are looking forward to in 2018. Saf runs through the release calendar and tries to cover all of the big movies coming to a theater near you. Finally, as always the guys end the show with three beer reviews.
- IN: Central State – Oatsplosion
- OUT: Homebrew IPA
- Strange: Zima