Sam returns bearing gifts of high energy and beer. He joins Steve and Adam as they review beers that are collaborations with entities that AREN'T just other breweries. They talk about beer fasting, Cinderlands' new location opening, and Giant Eagle grocery stores delivering beer. Then they get into all the failings and warning signs of breweries in trouble like Weyerbacher, Ballast Point and Modern Times. Finally in honor of Avengers: Endgame kicking off the summer movie season, it's a summer movie preview and what you should be drinking.
Toppling Goliath / Field Museum Pseudo Sue Pale Ale
Magic Hat / Dropkick Murphys Barroom Hero Pub Ale
Platform / Prantl's Torte Blonde Ale
Field Reporter Katie returns from the nation's capital with samplings of their wares for Adam and Steve to review. They talk about the ending of Game of Thrones Beers from Ommegang, 7-11 upscaling and Amazon lobbying to sell beer. Then they get into the history of beer in Washington D.C., popular drinking spots, and how Voodoo is invading. Finally, they talk about Satanism and what if other Presidents brewed beers the same way Barack Obama did.
Atlas Dance of Days Pale Ale
DC Brau Penn Quarter Porter
3 Stars Brewing Peppercorn Saison
Adam and Steve are on location at the Whitehorse Brewing taproom in Washington, Pa right next to The Meadows Racetrack. They talk to George, Lisa and brewer Mike about the challenges of expanding and incorporating into the local community. They learn about Mike's history as a homebrewer and his transition to full 5 bbl brewing. Then they all play a game of Is it a Beer, Is it a Horse, or Is it Both? Let's Find Out in honor of all the horse themes and the Kentucky Derby.
Whitehorse Dry Irish Stout
Whitehorse Raspberry Jalapeno Wheat
Whitehorse Glimmer of Hop: Simcoe IPA
Jason Cercone, host of the Breaking Brews podcast, returns and has brought gifts of honey wine and cider to the 3rd most popular craft beer podcast in Western Pennsylvania. Adam and Steve get to taste and review products from Kingview Mead. They all talk about Levity winning the Breweries in PA March Madness, Brewdog's choice of location for their Pittsburgh brewpub, and the collapse of Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week. Then it's 101 lessons on mead styles and brewing methods. Finally, they set out to start their own wrestling promotion based around craft beer and make Wrestlemania 35 predictions.
Cider & Meads
Kingview 4 Peck Pina Colada Cider
Kingview Happy Apple Pie Mead
Kingview Viking Grog