Adam and Steve take a visit to Bellevue, PA to talk to Grant the owner/brewer of the Lincoln Avenue Brewery and his wife Lisa. We talk about the challenges and excitement of opening the first brewery in a town that was dry from 1931 to 2015. We talk about the ways the community as come together to help get the brewery open and how Lincoln Avenue is giving back. We learn Grant's history as brewer and finally we hear the return of the Dirty Anagrammer 9000 featuring holiday beers.
Lincoln Avenue Columbus Smash IPA
Lincoln Avenue Bulldog DIPA
Lincoln Avenue Oktoberfest
We're back from Thanksgiving, fatter and drunker. This week Steve and Adam have a solid bout of brown talk, talking about the oft overlooked and sometimes forgotten about brown ale. They talk about Sierra Nevada's charity beer, the Resilience IPA, the other breweries participating and how homebrewers can get in on the spirit of giving in the name of the Camp Fire Relief Fund. Then Adam and Steve answer beer questions from Beer Advocate. Finally Steve provides reviews of beer apps. Spoiler, he doesn't like most of them. Adam concurs.
Bell's Best Brown Ale
Country Boy Brewing Shotgun Wedding
Avery Ellie's Brown Ale
Happy Thanksgiving! It's a real hodgepodge of an episode featuring comedy from Anbrew Dipa, unaired goofs and clips from previous shows, and a special liquor review with Sean from the In Poor Taste Podcast. #ChristBash
Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Russian Imperial Stout
Adam is joined by a new cohost Haley to highlight sour beers from all over the country. Steve is also there and unhappy about the whole affair. They talk about PBR being killed by MillerCoors and the brewer of Blue Moon is coming out with a new THC Beer. Then they talk sours styles, what separates them from other beers and homebrewing tips for sours. Finally, it's time for The Prime is Wrong the best game show about the worst craft beer gifts you could give someone this holiday season.
D9 Bright Side of the Sun
Swiftwater Knowledge is Sour Black Kriek
Anchorage Brewing The Experiment
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