Tuesday, December 1, 2015

11-29-2015 Post Thanksgiving Beer Special

Thanksgiving is over, but much of the food remains!  This week we discuss some great beers to have on hand for pairing with many Thanksgiving leftovers and that are also perfect for transitioning into dark, cold winter nights.  We have a wide variety of styles to cover this week, but each is great with food with different flavor profiles to bring to the pairing.

This weeks beer lineup:

Wicked Weed- Montmaretto
Smuttynose Brewing- SmuttLabs Chestnut Saison
Terrapin Beer- Imperial Pumpkin Porter (2014)
Avery Brewing- The Reverend
Trappist Rochefort 10

Monday, November 23, 2015

11-22-15 The Rare Barrel

The Rare Barrel has quickly established itself as one of the best sour beer brewery's and this week we chat with co-founder/brewer/blender Jay Goodwin about his path into brewing and making the leap into opening his own brewery and why he made the choice to brew all sour beers.  While the sour beer style is growing in popularity there are still a lot of unknowns about the style and this week we hope to answer many of those questions!

This weeks beer lineup:

Forces Unseen
Home, Sour Home
Map of the Sun
Impossible Soul

Monday, November 16, 2015

11-15-2015 Funky Buddha Brewery

Funky Buddha Brewery has garnished much praise for their delicious beers in a short time and with a limited distribution chain.  The praise for their beers does not simply come from a lot hype but instead from the well brewed, balanced beers with a strong emphasis on bold flavors with a culinary connection.  John Lin from the brewery joins us this week to discuss first hand what it has been like building this fantastic Florida based brewery up in a very saturated craft beer market.

This weeks beer lineup includes:

Floridian Hefeweizen
Hop Gun IPA
Sweet Potato Casserole
Undefeated Saison
Last Snow
Morning Wood

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

11-8-2015 Kane Brewing Company

Kane Brewing Company from Ocean, NJ has built up quite the reputation despite only opening their doors in 2011 and after tasting just a small sample o their beers it is easy to see how that happened.  This week we chat with owner Michael Kane about his world class brewery and beers!

Beer lineup from Kane Brewing:

HopLab: Azacca Pale Ale (Not pictured)
Sea Change
Fall Saints
Sunday Brunch
A Night to End All Dawns w/ Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (2014)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

11-1-2015 Broken Goblet Brewing

Pennsylvania has some incredible breweries with more opening constantly and Broken Goblet, despite having only opened their doors in 2014, is making some noise in the scene with their delicious beers!  This week we had a great chat with co-owner Mike LaCouture about what it takes to open a brewery in today's market while we get to enjoy some of their fantastic beers!

This weeks beer lineup:

Steinbeiser's Buried Treasure Cream Ale
Bubba's Tea Bag
Broken Batch Saison
Yin Yang Oatmeal Stout

10-25-2015 Halloween Beer Showcase

Halloween is always a fun time of year for both kids and adults.  This week we are examining some perfect beers for Halloween or any time of the year really!  We had a blast this week all getting back together finally and enjoying some phenomenal beers!

This weeks beer lineup:

Avery Brewing- Mephistapheles
Jacks Abby- Pumpkin Crop Lager
Terrapin- The Walking Dead
Flying Monkeys- Paranormal
Spring House- Braaaiins!

10-18-2015 Burn'Em Brewing

Burn'Em Brewing is a small brewery from Indiana with some big ideas.  First, their incredible artwork is the most eye catching we have ever had on the show and their unique takes on beer cannot go unnoticed either such as their Kreamed Corn cream ale, Cucumber IPA, and Banana IPA.  While we didn't get to chat with their head brewer as planned, we still made the best out of it this week!

This week's beer lineup from Burn'Em:

Kreamed Corn
Cucke Nukem Cucumber IPA
The Hop Parade
Monkey Business Banana IPA