Episode 89 gives you a special inside look at the Milwaukee beer scene and events taking place as part of Milwaukee Beer Week 2014 with special guest, Andy Guy, from BeerFM. If you’re not near the Cream City, don’t worry. Chances are you have a craft beer week within spitting distance of where you’re listening…
Forget what multi-million dollar marketing campaigns have told you about pilsners. Episode 85 puts pilsners in their place, featuring three German-style pilsners from August Schell Brewing Co. in New Ulm, Minn. The original pils, which Beer Hunter Michael Jackson called, “one of the best American examples of the Pilsner style,” is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To…
This week’s tasting notes feature beers from Sprecher, Pipeworks, Two Brothers / Solemn Oath, Victory and Ommegang, spanning Wed., April 2 through April 9, 2014.
Episode 84 is our monthly Listener Q&A podcast for the month of April. Hear answers to listener questions surrounding cellaring dubbels, doppelbocks and barrel-aged scotch ales, the rise (and fall?) of American craft breweries, and love for ESBs.
Episode 83 features The Maharaja Imperial IPA from Avery Brewing Company. It’s a beer that made waves when it hit the market in 2005 as one of the first beers to break the 100 IBU threshold. How does it fair nine years later in a highly competitive space filled with double and now triple IPAs?
This week’s craft beer tasting notes bring us many IPA variations, plus a beer that’s black as night and a special birthday treat that’s been cellaring for 10 years. From Wed., March 26 through Tues., April 1, these tasting notes feature beers from Ale Syndicate, Three Sheeps, Golden Road, Stone, OddSide Ales, Dogfish Head and Kuhnhenn.
Episode 82 features Bernese Barleywine from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company. It’s the winning recipe from brothers Nick and Justin Herstich in the inaugural Bottle My Brew homebrew competition sponsored by three craft beer staples in Akron, Ohio: West Point Market, Winking Lizard and Thirsty Dog.
Episode 81 features the 2014 release of Parabola from Firestone Walker. Words alone fail to do justice for this incomparable barrel-aged imperial stout. But for 10 minutes time on the podcast, I’d like to think we come pretty close.
This week’s tasting notes feature beers from Epic, Stone, Ayinger, Black Husky, Almanac, Brickstone and New Belgium, spanning Wed., March 19 through Tues., March 25.