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!
***We are recording onsite at the Abnormal Beer Anniversary. There may be background noise. Be warned.*** Hey Now! This week we are coming to you LIVE from the Abnormal Beer Co 4th Anniversary celebration from this past weekend. Last week, we were joined by Nyle and Darrin of Abnormal to promote the anniversary. This week we are joined by even more members of the Abnormal team to learn all about how the machine works in RB. First we start off with Abnormal Brewer Paul and Abnormal Cellerman Shane. Tune in to hear all about their beer journey and their approach to the beers they have a hand in making with Abnormal as well as how some of their innovative beer ideas come from. Next we are joined by Director of Communications Cassie and Warehouse Manager and Beer Exporter Jeff. Tune in as we get a different perspective on the beer community and learn all about the approach to marketing a brewery through social media by one of the best in the field. Plus, hear all about Abnormal’s growth over seas as Jeff breaks down his recent trip to Australia and hear all about how Abnormal is making its way into overseas markets, what it means for the brand and much more. Plus, learn all about their Ambassador Program and some of the incredible benefits coming for members in the coming year. And of course we sample and hear all about some of their brand new Anniversary offerings including their New Glory collab and the Brut IPA collab with Pizza Port. All this plus much more including why Maryland is low on Old Bay and crab, adults jumping in bounce houses, luxurious muppet voices, upcoming pilot system at Abnormal for small batch beers, info on the upcoming Abnormal Beer Dinner which includes a brand new hazy collaboration beer and tons more.
This week Beer Night in San Diego is coming to you from Abnormal Beer Co’s Library and we are joined by Abnormal Head Brewer Nyle Molina and member of the Abnormal Sales Team Darrin Izadi. We are taken down a guided tasting tour of some of their existing, newest and upcoming beers while we discuss a ton of topics around Abnormal. Tune in to hear some of Abnormal’s history as well as Nyle and Darrin’s craft beer journey which lead them each to where they are today. We learn all about Nyle’s approach to the beers he’s brewing for Abnormal including the inspiration behind their “culinary infusion” offerings and we hear all about the sales side of these specific beers. Hear all about their approach to distro for cans and keg including possible growth and their new partnership with Scout Distro here in San Diego. We also hear about Abnormal’s barrel expanding barrel program and what is set to come in the future including new sour beers and much more, we also break down how a brewery continues to excite San Diego with their bottle releases and we hear all about Abnormal’s approach to accessible, drinkable beer for their entire fan base. And of course, hear all about Abnormal’s upcoming 4th Anniversary Party happening March 30th. We discuss the beers which will be available including two brand new collaborations beers coming to cans and hear all about how they are raising money for the Boys and Girls Club of San Diego. Also, hear an exclusive announcement about an upcoming canning line for Abnormal, upcoming new beers and we get an update on the Abnormal / Three Floyds situation we heard about awhile back. All this plus much more including which Abnormal beers may see cans in the coming future, needing beer at the Safari Park, Canadian import beers, Tom goes haywire over info on an upcoming beer, we get an in-depth look of the fan favorite peppermint ice cream cake beer from the holidays, tank pours, beer scented incense for your house, how do we get our own name sake berries and tons more. Tune in to laugh and learn with us!
Its Beer Night in San Diego and were back in business! This week we are joined by one of our greatest friends of the show Mr. Cesar Torres from Fall Brewing Co in North Park. Tune in to hear all about whats new with Cesar and Fall Brewing including a taste and insight into their beer that won at the LA IPA Fest as well sampling some of Fall’s latest can releases and their approach to beers now and headed into 2019. We also hear Fall’s approach to distro headed into 2019 including beer being sent out to neighboring cities, expansion and more. Also, hear about some awesome events and new beers coming out from Fall Brewing in the very near future. We also sample some new beers from local friends while we cover some news stories from the past week in San Diego beer, and hear about some rad events and an awesome new charity beer from Burgeon Beer Co and how you can support the cause by Reclaiming the Wild. And of course, don’t miss out on this weeks edition of New Can Alerts to hear whats new and upcoming in SD Beer. All this plus much more including an update to our Patreon Tier system for supporters and a new Social Media hashtag game/challenge where YOU can win awesome prizes from the BNISD crew (#BNISD), adapting to the market, International Women’s Collab Brew Day, missing past Presidents, taking San Clemente as part of San Diego, BBA beers in cans instead of bottles and we finally find out if we finally made our way into Tier 1 Friendship or not. Come on in to laugh and learn with us!