Beer Night in San Diego returns this week and we are coming to you LIVE from the brand new and highly anticipated brewery in North County - Wild Barrel Brewing. Tune in as we are joined by the one and only Dr. Bill and Chris White for an evening of great beers and great beer discussion. We sample all of the beers currently being offered at Wild Barrel Brewing and hear the story and idea behind each one. Plus, we dive in deep to learn their approach to each beer coming from them now and coming in the future and their approach to being competitive with their beers. Hear some of their history in craft beer and how Wild Barrel came to be from idea to reality. We discuss the idea of canned beers coming from Wild Barrel and which beers you might see in cans in the near future. Hear how Preston joined the team to work towards perfecting their barrel program and what he brings to the table with his history of barreling beers. Also, hear about their approach to barrel aging and the beers you can look forward to. Plus, don’t miss some EXCLUSIVE news - never released before - including the next 4 upcoming beers from Wild Barrel and the next fruits that will be in their San Diego Vice sour beer. Also, we dive into a little game where we put Dr. Bill on the beer/food pairing hot seat where he has to come up with perfect beer pairings for food on the spot! Also get the scoop on some possible collaborations that might be coming soon! Don’t miss out when we dive into our social media mail bag and ask some questions from YOU the listeners when we Get Social! All this plus much more including hazy IPA history and thoughts on the style, why going to the DMV won’t suck ever again, the Inner Circle beer membership, bottle share and local beer stories, and so much more on this super sized ultimate San Diego beer information episode!
Beer Night in San Diego has returned from a long trip of Beer Weekend in Denver! The boys are back from GABF and are excited to share all the beers, stories and tips for you! Tune in to hear all about the trip out to Denver for the Great American Beer Festival. First we break down the winners from San Diego and who brought home some hardware. Plus, we sit down and sample beers specifically that won awards at the 2017 GABF. We also break down some of our favorite beers from the weekend and hear Mike’s “Top Beer Names” of GABF 2017 list. Also, we break down some of the killer food we sampled while in the Mile High City. Plus, don’t miss out as we break down some exciting local beer and food events coming soon and do not miss EXCLUSIVE NEWS yet to be announced which we are excited to share. Of course, there may or may not be TWO EXCLUSIVE discount codes for events revealed on the show - Just for you listeners! We also dive into the social media mailbag when we Get Social - Which leads to some deep discussion about sexism in the beer industry - Both local and beyond San Diego. (This conversation also leads to a promise to dive into this topic deeper in the very near future.) All this plus much more including sampling a growler from our friends at Resident Brewing, a host is almost killed in Denver, Ryan takes an important call on the show to give beer advice to a legend and tons more on this Super King Sized edition of Beer Night in San Diego!
Beer Night in San Diego is back and this week our pre-selected style for the show is - Tripels! We are still rocking that IPA Ban to continue education both for ourselves and listeners on different styles each and every week. Tune in as we sit down to sample a great mix of tripels and discuss the style in depth including some history, food pairings, where to find some locally and more. We do break the ban for one beer so we can sample the brand new cans from our friends at Rouleur Brewing Company in Carlsbad - Their new Juicy/Hazy IPA and their Blackberry Blonde. We also discuss some news around town including Guild Fest info which includes an EXCLUSIVE CODE for $5 off tickets! Also hear about a highly anticipated brewery coming soon and their recently announced bottle club which you can now join. This leads us into a discussion about other bottle clubs in the beer community and our thoughts on joining them. We also break down “beer budgets” and rising prices on beer. Also, we discuss how breweries can stand out each week when “specialty cans” are growing in popularity. Plus, the importance of every day “stand by” beers on shelves at beer shops and how they can stand out from the crowd. Also, hear about an upcoming anniversary beer which is very exciting. This week we also discuss some New Beers of the Week, we play a brand new version of Fact or Fiction new Can Alerts and we dive into the social media mail bag when we Get Social! All this plus much more including being locked out of breweries at GABF, going half blood half IPA in a human body, chili night, beer trading plus tons more!
Beer Night in San Diego is back and this week it is our 2017 San Diego Breweries Fantasy Draft Results Show! Hear who won the fan voting plus don’t miss out as the overall loser of fan voting will be punished live on the show by having to watch the winners drink great shared beers while drinking old/less fun/less desirable beer the entire episode. Plus, we break down some Post-Draft thoughts on the results and our teams. This week we also break down some big news that was announced recently in San Diego beer and our thoughts on the matter. Also, hear as Mike breaks down his thoughts on weekend long festivals and his experience with the beer choices and some issues are called out about a recent festival he attended. Also, don’t miss out as we make our huge exciting announcement as promised from last week and what to possibly look forward to because of the announcement. Also, we break down some upcoming specialty can releases coming soon in our brand new weekly segment “Can Alert!”, we dive into everyones favorite segment Fact or Fiction and we open up the social media mailbag when we Get Social! All this plus much more including sour grapes, angry glares and words, a review of a brand new brewery in North County, swinging from piercings, IPAs stored warm, what in the world is “horse blanket”, next weeks Non-IPA theme is chosen and so much more on this jam packed fun filled episode!
Beer Night in San Diego is back and this week during our IPA-Hiatus episodes we are focusing on - Pilsners! Tune in as we break some history of the style, learn strong food pairings and sample both old and new school variations of pilsners. While sampling and discussing Pilsners we break down some of the news stories of the week including a shout out to a friend of the show, we learn about another brewery in San Diego going up for sale and we talk about one of our favorite events of the year - the upcoming San Diego Brewers Guild Fest! Plus, don’t miss some exclusive news from us about Guild Fest! Also, hear about an upcoming SUPER collaboration beer for San Diego Beer Week and we give details on some of the latest limited CANS coming in San Diego in our new segment - New Can Alert! Plus, we dive into a topic together and talk about satellite tasting rooms opening up in saturated neighborhoods and hear about some concerns which were brought up by beer bar owners recently. Also, hear some stats on over and under served neighborhoods. And of course we play a new version of Fact or Fiction Pilsner Edition and we dive into the mailbag and answer some great social media questions when we GET SOCIAL! All this plus much more including hop patches for you hop fixes, “premium” beer, we discuss Virginia beer scene, Tom pulls a fast one on the boys, Mets players working at beer bars, friendly arguing over best burgers plus tons more!
We’re back this week with a very special edition of OVERTIME! Things get heated this week as do our first annual - San Diego Beer Fantasy Draft! Tune in as we conduct a fantasy football style draft with San Diego Breweries! Each of us draft 1 San Diego brewery into a “style” position in an attempt to make the strongest Local Beer Team. And YOU - The Listener - gets to choose who wins! Once the episode is over make sure to vote who you think has the strongest team. Each vote is worth 1 point to their chosen Host and Patreon Supporters votes are worth THREE POINTS! (Still time to join up on Patreon…) There will be a true winner and a true loser - Winner will be announced in two week and the LOSER will be legit punished. Tune in for this incredibly fun and hilarious episode loaded with shocking picks, backhanded deals and crushing blows to other host’s rosters as we break down our 2017 San Diego Beer Draught Teams! (Tune in to hear the rules, how you can vote for the winner and more!) If you love fantasy football and local beer, this is absolutely the episode for you! Don’t miss the reveal episode two weeks from now to hear the winner and see the loser get punished.
Beer Night in San Diego returns and this week we are featuring maybe our weirdest theme yet - All Foil Top beers! Which can literally mean anything. Tune in to hear us break down multiple styles from both local and non local breweries. Of course we also break down the biggest news in San Diego beer from the last week and give our thoughts, plus we discuss our thoughts on some of the “backlash” that came from the news. We also discuss our thoughts on and the safety concerns with wax topped beers thanks to a listeners recommendation. Plus, don’t miss out on a brand new “fun” edition of Fact or Fiction and we dive into the social media mailbag as we Get Social. All this plus much more including possibly a new Patreon prize, one of our hosts enjoys a learning moment from the show, kidney stone beers, a certain host tries to bamboozle the guys during the IPA-Hiatus with a tricky beer and much more! This weeks episode is much shorter than normal due to a special “Podcast Event” recording directly afterwards. Keep an eye out this week for a special Overtime Episode of Three B Zine!
Beer Night in San Diego returns and this week its Dubbel Night! We sample multiple Dubbels - Both local and from afar - on this episode and we discuss some of the history and explain the style in an attempt to learn for ourselves as well as you our listeners! We also sample a couple other styles (non IPA) as well including some special gift beers from a good friend of the show. We also break down some of the big news stories from San Diego including a Head Brewer leaving San Diego altogether and we discuss a local brewery signing on to contract brew for a brand new business - And we have some exclusive statements directly from the folks involved with the deal. Also, hear about a brewery expanding into another state where we also got some exclusive statements regarding the story. Also, hear about a big anniversary beer/food/music event happening soon! We also share more exclusive field reporting news about a local beer show singing a big deal leading to some awesome expansion and more news. We also choose our theme for next weeks show while we continue the no IPA episodes. We also dive into a discussion point based on brewery and band collabs and our thoughts on these popular match ups. And of course, we discuss New Beers of the Week, we play a new version of Fact of Fiction and we dive into the social media mailbag when we Get Social. All this plus much more including introducing a “swear jar” but for IPAs, seafood disagreements, we discuss the difference between breweries expanding into other states that have sold out and ones that haven’t, we have our first can with “The Logo” on it and discuss our thoughts, Foreigner (the band) and music beer puns and so much more on this episode filled with education and entertainment!
This week for Beer Night in San Diego we are coming to you LIVE from the tasting room of Thr3e Punk Ales in Chula Vista! Tune in as we sit down with Steve, Ivan and Kevin to discuss all things Thr3e Punk Ales. Hear the story and history behind the brewery and how they came from idea to where they are today, plus hear each of their stories on how they found themselves in the world of craft beer. The guys break down some of the beer styles we sample on the show and also hear why they opened with some of the specific styles they did. Hear their outlook on beer education for both brewers as well as their community. Hear about how locals in Chula Vista have felt about their opening as well as the reaction from locals on the craft beer community growing within the South Bay. Plus hear about how they and others in the neighborhood have worked to bring the community in to enjoy and embrace the world of craft beer. We also get the details on their brewing system and their brew process and hear about some of what is to come on that brewing system. Plus, hear about their upcoming Oktoberfest beer and their special BOOTs coming soon and hear all about their upcoming growlers and crowlers which will be coming soon. Plus, they break down the large price tag breweries must face to offer crowlers. Hear about how they got permanent taps into the airport and how it affects brewing schedules and what it means for their brewery, and hear about a specific beer style they will NEVER make. Plus, hear some exclusive big news about a possible upcoming Grand Opening, hear some plans for a back side patio and more about what is coming soon from Thr3e Punk Ales! All this plus much more including social media questions during Get Social, listeners get a special offer from Ivan plus he offers great life advice to listeners, deep V necks, English vs Hoppy Barleywines, a guest walks off the show for undisclosed reasons, their thoughts on beer/music collabs, bad burritos, a possible collaboration partnership comes to life and TONS more! This is one you do not want to miss.
This week we are joined by a very special guest for Beer Night in San Diego - Mr. Ian Cheesman is at the table! Not only is it Beer Night in San Diego it is also COFFEE Beer Night in San Diego! We focus mainly on all things coffee beers for this week of our “IPA Ban”, plus a few other special surprise beers/styles. Learn some things about this style while we sample a few different coffee beers while we discuss some big time topics. To start off we get to know Ian a bit more when we learn how he got into the world of beer journalism and what beers and breweries got him into the world of craft beer. Plus, hear his thoughts on the current state of San Diego beer, his role in local beer advocacy plus tons more. We also dive into some news including the announcement of the latest brewery to sell. We break down some of the details and give our thoughts on how we feel about the news. Of course, get an inside take from Mike - Who’s hometown brewery is Anchor. Plus hear about an upcoming event that is raising money for a cause close to us on the show and we sample a great special beer while discussing the event. Also, don’t miss out on another edition of Fact or Fiction, we play Ryan’s “Untappd Game” and we Get Social with some great social media questions. All this plus much more including being transported to a spoken word coffee bar, epipen beers, flag studying, we shake a fist at PE, our favorite cherries and tons more. (By the way... Next week we focus on... DUBBELs!)