The competition is finally under way and it is fierce. In this episode we describe what March Madness is and start our first round of beers. This week are the ale and wheat conferences. Also between rounds we talk about Logan (beware of spoilers if you haven’t seen it yet). If you don’t understand what we are doing, go back and listen to the last Lite Episode for details.
In this brief episode we introduce the concept of our March Madness Brewhaha along with a special guest. We also breakdown the brackets and beers that we will be consuming over the next few episodes. Thank you Bob for assisting us on this episode.
In this extra long Lite Episode Saf and Keith get together and talk about a little game franchise called The Legend of Zelda. They start out discussing each game as it was released, then the go in deep on the official timeline. The wrap up the episode by discussing Blue Moon’s White IPA in honor of that creepy moon from Majora’s Mask.
In this episode we have a news story about a Walmart beer and do a quick Marvel update. Then we drink Carson’s Brewery’s Brown Cow for our IN beer and Payette Brewing’s Pistolero Porter for our OUT beer. Then we get back to our roots with a Strange Brew.
On this episode we start with a little beer news, one about beer and yoga and another about an Oreo beer. Then we talk about some recent news in the DC Entertainment Universe. In the beer section we try Evil Czech Vanilla Rye Porter and Arcadia Ales IPA. Then instead of a strange brew we have a donated brew, the Pinkus Hefe-Weizen. An enormous thank you to Alex for the beer.
In this Lite Episode Pail takes a trip to Triton Brewing and does a little on site review. He also drinks and reviews the Milk Man Milk Stout from Confluence Brewing.
In this very special episode we invite our first guest to the show. Ben Thompson founder and head brewer of BirdBoy Brewing talks to us about beer and how he got started. He also shares with us two of his recent brews, the Stovepipe Lager and the Old Crown Coffee Porter. Then we try Hop For Teacher from Fountain Square Brewing (IN) and the Cardinal Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing (OUT), with some adding insight from a pro. As always we end the show with another Strange Brew.
For more information on BirdBoy Brewing you can find them on Facebook or on the website. You can also visit the brewery at 210 E Collins Rd Fort Wayne, Indiana on Friday and Saturday nights from 5-9 PM and talk to Ben yourself or get some samples, a pint or a growler fill. Check the map for a full list of tap locations and be on the lookout for bottles in Fort Wayne liquor stores.
In this episode Pail shares a quick news story about paring girl scout cookies with beer. Then we tell you everything you need to know about the Nintendo Switch and talk about our favorite Nintendo games of all time. Then for the IN beer we try TaxMan Brewing’s Deduction and the OUT beer is 8-bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company. Finally we end the show with a Strange Brew and the guys try to guess the flavor. We also reveal a surprise coming up on next week’s show that you are not going to want to miss.
In this Lite episode Dustin talks about the lovely Sherlock Holmes (no spoilers) and enjoys an English beer, the Double Chocolate Stout from Wells and Young Ltd.
In this episode we discuss some of the most anticipated movies and TV shows of 2017. We also drink Hinchtown Hammer Down and Overrated IPA. We also try a brand new Strange Brew.