Episode 55 – Avengers Draft

In honor of the Avengers Infinity War in theaters April 27th and the NFL Draft (April 26-28) over the next few episode we will be holding our own Avengers Draft and determine who has the best Avengers team. We have created a spreadsheet of 30 heroes and rated them based on Intelligence, Strength, Speed, Durability, Power, and Fighting Ability. And we will each draft 5 heroes to try and build the best team.

Then in the beer segment we are doing a little “Spring Cleaning OUT the Fridge” and we will have all OUT beers.

OUT Beers:

  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids: Sip of Sunshine
  • Tree House Brewing: Julius
  • 4 Hands: Chocolate Milk Stout

Episode 54 – Game of Thrones S02

Pail goes solo this week with the help from his wife, Kayla. They discuss everything you need to know about Game of Thrones season 2 including a season overview of the plot, new characters, top 5 favorite moments, and a fun quiz that Kayla was definitely not expecting. We finish up the show with a beer from Fort Wayne, IN and a Game of Thrones themed beer from New York.

Beer:
IN – Hop River Brewing Co: Midnight Retreat
OUT – Brewery Ommegang: Game of Thrones: Winter is Here

Episode 53 – MCU Speculation

This week on the podcast we speculate about a couple of the upcoming movies in the MCU. First we talk about Avengers Infinity War and what we expect based on the previous movies and what we have seen in the trailers. Then we talk about Ant Man and the Wasp and what we expect based in some previous movies and the trailers. Finally we finish up our Guinness beer mixes reviews with Half & Half, Chocolate Covered Cherries and Black & Garnet.

Episode 52 – Black Panther

This week we talk about the creation of the Marvel character Black Panther, including his first appearance and the original back story. We also discuss the movie without trying to spoil too much. Then we continue with the Guinness mixes from last week. The mixes this week include Black & Tan, Black Hearted and the Chicago Black & Tan.

Episode 51 – Thor Ragnarok

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.

Episode 50 – 450 North Brewing

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.

Beers:
Fruity Nuggets
Juicy Nuggets
Powdered Nuggets
Super Nugget Bros
Fresh Froot

Episode 49 – Ozark

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.”

Beer:
IN – Hop River
OUT – F.X. Matt Brewing Company: Mississippi Mud Black & Tan
Strange – Coney Island: Hard Orange Cream Ale

Episode 48 – Winter Olympics 2018 (Part 3)

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.

Beer:
Mad Anthony – Blueberry Wheat
Upland – Latitude Adjustment
Danny Boy – Scotch Ale

Episode 47 – Winter Olympics 2018 (Part 2)

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.

Beer:
Mad Anthony – Jonesing for Java
Upland – Bad Elmer’s Porter
Danny Boy – Church

Episode 46 – Winter Olympics 2018 (Part 1)

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.

Beer:
Upland – Dragonfly IPA
Mad Anthony – Mosaic Moon
Danny Boy – Rock N Rolla