The summer of Beer Night in San Diego continues this week and our “theme” for this episode is NEW cans we have been excited about. We each brought a couple newly released cans to sample and discuss together. Plus, don’t miss out as we break down some of the biggest stories in local beer including some BIG and exciting EXCLUSIVE news! Don’t miss out as we break the news on a local favorite brewery with some big news. Also, don’t miss the latest edition of New Can Alerts and the return of Fact or Fiction LIVE! We also dive into priorities when buying new beer, how to choose what to purchase with so many new things coming out all the time and some of the sad culture points we wish would change. All this plus much more including fashion tips, why beer should be inclusive and not exclude folks, baseball themed beers, fruit on a pizza, going full Hunger Games for extra pours, bees invading Petco Park and TONS more.
Summer time is here, and we are gearing up for the Beer Nights of Summer series of shows. To kick off Summer, we are joined by none other than good friend and extended member of the show Noah Scoville to celebrate Barleywine Night! Tune in to hear all about the history of Barleywines while we sample multiple variations of the style including English, American and Barrel Aged. Plus, we break down some beer community news, New Can Alert, Noah presents a brand new segment to the show called “Weird Beer Laws” where we discuss off the wall laws around our favorite beverage and don’t miss the return of the fan favorite game Fact or Fiction! Plus hear whats new with Noah including his monthly bottle shares and some exciting life news for our dear friend. All this plus SO much more including discussion on Waterworld, typing in wingdings for notes, the cult like following for an under rated beer style, missing a train because of Barleywine, members of the 5 Familes of Craft Beer, discussion on blending beers, beer steel cage matches, Mike’s American Gladiators personality, how many Texas references can we name in 5 seconds, weird Pee Wee Herman references and TONS more! Beer Nights of Summer are here - strap in and join us for lots of beer education and lots of laughs.
This week we are beyond stoked to sit down with Denise from Ale Tales Bottle Shop here in San Diego. Tune in as we get to know Denise, her journey through the world of beer and how she found her way to be GM of one of the most exciting bottle shops in our great city. Plus, don’t miss an exclusive first look as we break down some big news and big plans coming soon from Ale Tales, as they announced a new location coming soon to East Village which will house not only a top notch bottle shop but also a beer bar, restaurant and more. While we discuss all things Ale Tales, our shows theme is Summer Time Beers - perfect for Memorial Day (this weekend) the official kick off to summer. Hear us break down some perfect local summer beers - ALL of which are available to be purchased at Ale Tales! All this plus much more including loose meat sandwiches, we get Denise’s take on the current state of local beer as well as her take and thoughts on the 2019 Padres season, go-to beers at the ball park, the greatness of being part of Pink Boots, Cantillon coming to San Diego and into bottle shops, beer trends in the retail arena and tons more. Don’t miss out on a great episode loaded with new exciting information and info on the retail side of local beer.
This week the boys are back in the studio with a brand new themed show. The studio beer fridge was becoming a bit filled with cans and bottles, so with Spring in full bloom its time for some beer spring cleaning! Not to be confused with the wheel of beer, this week we go through the ol fridge and drink some great beers that have been held back for one reason or another. (All good - not old beer). Plus to go with the theme we break down some information on aging and cellaring beers and how to do it properly. Plus, don’t miss out on this weeks beer news round up as well as this weeks edition of New Can Alerts! All this plus much more including we choose a super hero and what beer we would like to see made for each, what beers to age and which to not and why, showing respect for deep cut movie quotes, over priced hard to find bottles, retiring from beer festivals early, hating on the fair yet again, who is Norm and who is Cliff at Pariah Brewing and tons more.
This week the boys are back and to celebrate the fact that baseball season is in full swing, we dive into a themed show - 9 Innings of Local Beer! Tune in as we break down 9 different innings with 9 different local beers that pair perfectly with a ball game - either at a stadium or watching at home. We discuss what we feel are great to enjoy during a baseball game and also get some listener interaction to tell us their favorite baseball beers. We also get a guided tasting from Tom from his trip to Monterey and savor some great offerings from Alvarado Street. Plus, we break down some local beer news and don’t miss our latest edition of New Can Alerts! All this plus much more including not being able to pronounce words in Spanish, why fighting with fans of other teams is stupid, crushing cheese at a festival, losing zoo animals, bleeding in studio, who won the Hop Wars of days past, softball home run derby and tons more. Don’t miss out this week when we bring together multiple worlds of fun for one exciting show! Tune in to laugh and learn with us.
The boys are back and this week we have rejoined our regularly scheduled programming with our style centric shows. We do these shows in a way to learn as well as teach all about lesser represented styles (in a very hoppy landscape.) This week we dive into Belgian Pale Ales. Tune in to hear all about the history, flavor profiles and food pairings of this style while we sample numerous variations spanning from old school, traditional to new school American versions. Plus, we dive into some local beer news and also bring to you our latest edition of New Can Alerts. All this plus much more including how much we love Old Bay including how to make Old Bay bacon, we sample some beer mail cans from afar, bottles exploding and how to handle gusher bottles, we learn about a new style presented by the Brewers Association, trolley weirdness, beers pairing with hitting the dunes, we hear some classic limericks and tons more. Dont miss out on this episode folks - come laugh and learn with us.
This week we are joined by Kamron Khannakhjavani - Co Founder and Owner of Mother Earth Brew Co in Vista. Tune in as we learn the history of Mother Earth Brew Co including how the owners got their start in the world of home brewing, their approach to the beers they produce and their approach to growth. Plus, we get a guided tasting of many of their phenomenal beers and get a break down of their wide variety of beer styles. We also learn all about their Resinator series as well as an inside look into they Barrel program for their Four Season series of beers. Also, don’t miss all about the upcoming 9th Anniversary and hear all about the rare and never before released beers that will be pouring and tons more. Plus, hear all about how Mother Earth was one the forefront of crowlering beers in town as well as their jump into canning. We also hear about an upcoming collaboration which will be Mother Earth’s first hazy can. All this plus much more including some history on their highest selling beer, Cali Creamin, an inside look into their wine and food venture Mother’s Provision, naming beers and the difficulty that comes with it, consumers shifting the market and trends in beer, info on their wet hop beers and tons more. Don’t miss out on a great episode and don’t miss tickets to their 9th Anniversary Party!
This week the boys sit down together to celebrate a show all about East Coast beers brought back from Tom’s recent trip back East! We were very excited to try some news (to us) beers and give you some insight into what the East Coast beer scenes are looking like in specific regions. We also dive into local beer news including a recent post shared by another news outlet (Full Pint) about a local brewery shopping themselves for a sale and who it might be. Plus, don’t miss out on this weeks newest edition of New Can Alerts to learn about some of the exciting can releases coming soon to San Diego. All this plus much more including some baseball stadium talk with a focus on ballpark beer selection and prices, East Coast crab talk, trapper keepers, we finally learn days of the week, beer cities we hope to visit one day, Indiana Jones love, entitled social media beer drinkers and TONS more. Don’t miss this weeks fun filled episode with tons of laughs.
The boys are back in town! This week Tom has returned to the show just in time to sit down with this weeks guest none other than Anthony Beach - Head Brewer of Latchkey Brewing in San Diego. Tune in as we get a personalized, guided tasting from Anthony through many of Latchkey’s incredible offerings of beers. Get an expert break down of the beers we are sampling this week including a lot of educational hop and malt discussion from one of the great brewers in San Diego. Plus, we dive deep into the upcoming Latchkey Anniversary - Hear all about the special beers that will be released for the party, food options and exclusive keep the pint glass and a new anniversary t shirt designed by the one and only Hoppy Beer Hoppy Life. Plus, don’t miss out on a TON of exclusive announcements from Latchkey including some amazing things you can get excited about including news on upcoming beers, collaborations and possible canned beers in the future. All this plus much more including how to fly with live crab, what does Rye add to a beer, how to promote your beer in a tasting room on the board, hop origins and harvesting information and how hops are selected, some history on traditional trappist beer vs beers of this style made state-side, Mike’s private reserve spirits, the long process of making lagers, bad beer pong etiquette and tons more including a very exciting and special announcement about a possible team up coming this summer. Tune in to laugh and learn more than you can comprehend! (This episode is Super King Sized, but tune in, its worth it.)
We are BACK with our second episode of the week. This week we are joined by great friend of the show Mr. Noah Scoville of Stone Brewing. Tune in as we sit down to sample and share some of the latest and greatest beer can and bottle releases in San Diego (and a surprise beer from Nor Cal.) Hear whats new with Noah including a break down of Bottle Logic’s Week of Logic event as well as his approach to social media for both himself and Stone Brewing. We also dive into the news from Stone with an update about their battle with a certain corporate beer manufacturer and where the case is headed. We also dive into some of the biggest news stories and events happening soon including some upcoming fun beer release parties. Plus, we can’t host a New Beers show without a brand new edition of New Can Alerts! All this plus much more including Hazy Pales vs Hazy IPAs, Noah’s monthly bottle shares and how YOU can participate, a new NEWS desk set up for you to send us news and events to share, bringing beers to the beach, best beer for tax season, can drinkers tell and remember the difference when beers are only released once or so a year, breweries with large pilot systems and keywords to try “experimental” releases, we test the brand new Brewers Association Database to see who is and is not truly local, independent craft, proper podcast attire, hating on the County Fair and tons more. Don’t miss out on a super fun, fresh and new episode!