Steve, Adam and Dennis celebrate Veteran's Day. Dennis has stories from his military experience and Adam has fun military facts. Then we recap Making a Murderer for Adam and everyone else who isn't up to speed. Finally we end with Thanksgiving recipes utilizing craft beer. All this and more.
Destihl Flanders Red Wild Sour
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Calabaza Blanca White Ale
Decadent Ales Blueberry Creamsicle DIPA
Adam and Steve are drinking their post Halloween haul in the form of chocolate stouts. They talk about the new Brew Dog Airlines and the Brewer's Association changing the definition of craft beer...again. Then they get into how use chocolate in your own homebrews and well as a short history lesson on the relationship between beer and chocolate. Spoiler; beer invented chocolate. Finally it's back to the lab again to concoct a homebrew recipe for an All-Inclusive Holiday Beer. All this and more.
Evil Genius I'll Have What She's Having Chocolate Hazelnut Stout
Odd Side Ales Mayan Mocha Stout
Flying Fish Fried Ice Cream Stout
Steve, Adam and Dennis are in for a night of frights with spooky beers from across the country. First they recap Brewtal Beerfest 3 with a sidetrack to Making a Murderer. Then they have tips for making your Halloween more craft beer and hombrewing centric with costumes, haunted houses and decorations. Finally they take a quiz putting their horror movie and beer knowledge to the test.
Lavery The Devil's Pumpkin Ale
Latitude 42 + Ninkasi Lucifer's Cuvee
3 Floyds Zombie Dust
Steve, Kelsey and Adam are back at it. This week they're reviewing ginger beers and beers with ginger in them, but not ginger ale. Helltown buys Rivertowne and Maumee Bay has a plant problem. Then we learn about Jamaica, Spain, spice trades, and the Civil War in the history of ginger beer. Finally, Kelsey and Steve take the ginger quiz and Adam bufus the job of Quizmaster.
New Belgium Lemon-Ginger Tartastic
Sprecher Hard Ginger Beer
Mother Earth Call Me Ginger Blonde
Kelsey, Adam and Steve revisit the world of spicy beers in hopes of finding redemption from Episode 29. They are reminded, "Be careful what you wish for," when they drink The World's Hottest Beer. Also they talk about Natty Light's 77 rack of swill, the European Craft Brewers Association forming, Kegadeth and Rivertowne up for auction. Then they talk about trends coming out of the Great American Beer Festival and finally play a round of would you rather while their faces melt.
North High Jalalima Jalapeno-Lime Ale
Flying Dog Bird's Eye Rye
Elevator Brewing Ghost Scorpion Lager
This week Adam, Steve and Dennis are joined by Pittsburgh Libations Week organizer and Breaking Brews siterunner Jason Cercone. We talk about the upcoming PLW Kick Off Bash as well as what we can expect from Pittsburgh Libations Week. Then Jason takes over the show in preparation for the return of Over A Couple of Beers and interviews the Hop Nation USA hosts. Finally, we put Jason on the spot again in honor of WWE Evolution and have him pair female wrestlers with some of his favorite beers. All the while they review seasonal Oktoberfest offerings.
Otter Creek/Camba Bavaria Oktoberfest
Rusty Rail Noktoberfest
Adam, Dennis and Regular Steve sit down the Steve Ilnicki the headbrewer at Spoonwood Brewing. They talk about the upcoming the charity beer release event for the Turtle Survival Alliance, featuring the release of the Turtle Waste of Time Black Lager. They also talk Spoonwood history, Steve's favorite beers to brew, music and The Simpsons as inspiration, pizza and take a quiz around charity in beer.
Spoonwood Turtle Waste of Time Black Lager
Spoonwood Cinnamon Ghoul Pumpkin Beer
Spoonwood Freemang Hazy IPA
AUDIO NOTE: We're inside the actual brewery and testing a new microphone, so quality is different from usual episodes.
Steve, Adam, and Bubba discuss the finer things in life; art. More specifically, beer can art, and the labels are getting reviews just like the beers. They talk about Gaffigan's gaff, when he derided craft beer on CBS Sunday Morning and then move onto the discovery of the oldest brewery in Israel. From there they profile three beer can artists; David Paul Seymour, Keith Shore, and the well known Ralph Steadman. Finally, the hosts take their shot add conceptualizing can art for the upcoming Venom film...as Sony will put product placement on anything.
2 Roads/ Lawson's Finest Liquids Typecast Farmhouse IPA
Burial Beer Company Tin Cup Camp Stout
Terrapin Hopsecutioner IPA
It's just Adam and Steve this week and they're reviewing beers from the Ellicottville Brewing Company. First they talk about the Atlanta Falcons new stadium beer from Wild Heaven, brewer wages, and events in the Pittsburgh area like Greensburg Craft Beer Week. Then Adam provides a travel guide when travelling from Pittsburgh to Ellicottville including breweries on the way and what to do once you get there. Finally Steve forces Adam to talk about another independent film featuring craft beer themes. This time it's Another Wolfcop and they take to time to actually create a recipe for the film's beer.
Ellicottville Island Gose
Ellicottville Somethin' Hazee Unfiltered IPA
Ellicottville Coldspresso Coffee Blonde