Monday, December 28, 2015

12-27-2015 End of Year Showcase

This week we take a look back at the year that was as we drink some new releases that came out in 2015 and cover our top 10 beers for the year and put forth our favorite breweries for 2015.  Lots of great discussion this week!

This weeks beer lineup-

Ska Brewing- Modus Mandarina
Deschutes- EHOP
Boulevard Brewing- Tell Tale Tart
Avery Brewing- Vanilla Bean Stout
Founders Brewing- Project PAM

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

12-20-2015 CHristmas Special

This week we are in the holiday mood with some great Christmas themed beers with a range of styles.  We also get into a bit more homebrewing with Nick Stephan from our good friends at Northern Brewer.  We had a blast this week and certainly enjoyed some world class beers.  Hope everyone has a great holiday this year!

This weeks beer lineup:

Deschutes- Jubelale
Sam Adams- Holiday Porter
Ninkasi- Sleigh'r
Two Roads- Holiday Ale
Hardywood- Christmas Morning

Monday, December 14, 2015

12-13-2015 Weyerbacher Brewing Company

This week we talk with Chris Wilson, brewmaster at the fantastic PA based brewery Weyerbacher Brewing Company. They are making some incredible beers and have built up a strong reputation on the backing of them. This week Chris discusses his path into the brewing industry, the recent expansions at the brewery, and some inspiration behind some of his great beers.... all while we enjoy some of his world class beers.

This weeks beer lineup:

Jesters Choice III Oktoberfest
Tarte Nouveau
Winter Ale
Merry Monks
20th Anniversary

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

12-6-2015 NoDa Brewing Company

North Carolina has been growing exponentially in the craft beer scene in recent years, but breweries like NoDa laid the groundwork for the current environment.  This week we chat with homebrewer turned pro Chad Henderson about some of the great beers coming out of NoDa and just what it is like to work at a fast growing brewery.

This weeks beer lineup:

Hop, Drop 'n Roll
Coco Loco 

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