This week we are so excited because we are releasing sort of a two for one episode. This weeks show starts off with an exclusive announcement and conversation with good friend of the show Mr. Cesar Torres. Together we discuss whats new with him and hear him reveal some 100% exclusive news about some things happening with him. The second part of the show, we are finishing up some business from last weeks episode which unfortunately got pushed back a week, meaning this week we dive into a Small Brewery Showcase episode. Dont miss out as we sample and discuss some history on the North County Powerhouse Brewery - Booze Brothers! We also discuss the massive growth of beer in East Village and what that may hold for the future of the still growing area as well as some growth happening in Escondido as well. Plus, don’t miss out as we sample a couple fun out of town beers including one that opens up some discussion on how breweries should handle “touchy” topics. All this plus much more including discussing some old school fun gums, using beer for cooking and how our hosts have used great beers for bbq and cooking in the past and what beers work for home made bbq sauces, Hannibal Lector shows up for a taste, we get a break down of one of our hosts fun summer beer adventures, we discuss the coming of Oktoberfest beers and tons more. Don’t miss out on this short and sweet local beer podcast from the first and longest running beer podcast in San Diego!
Tune in this week as we dive into a mini showcase episode. (We also change the play book mid way through and the “North County Showcase” mentioned happens next week! Don’t miss it!) To go along with the showcase we take a trip through the recent Best of San Diego three way collab cans released from Coronado, Eppig and Fall Brewing. We also get a breakdown of the recent AleSmith Anniversary party and get the first review of the long awaited CheeseSmith offerings as well as some of the special beers that were released to celebrate. Plus, don’t miss this weeks local beer News Breakdown and of course a brand new edition of New Cans of the Week featuring some, you guessed it, new cans being sampled on the show! Plus, do not miss out on a very exciting announcement about our podcast, possibly the most exciting announcement to date! All this plus much more including fighting off snakes and scorpions to record, we make plans about releasing beers that we have literally zero say in (and mean no disrespect by doing so), double dipping the french onion, breaking down watermelon beers, we drop some possibly very EXCLUSIVE news about a once well loved bar space and tons more. Don’t miss it!
Hey Now! This week we dive back into our style-centric shows and we are joined by one of our best buddies in all the land - The one and only Ian Cheesman. This weeks Style Centric show is one that we have been beyond excited to host for a long time which is ESB Night! Tune in as we break down some history on ESBs, food pairings and more while sampling numerous local representations of this “style.” While we sample these great local, independent beers we also dive into some discussion on two brand newly opened tasting rooms in town and hear all about their locations, beers offered and more. Plus we dive into some local beer news and announce some fun news involving our show at an upcoming event. Plus, don’t miss this weeks New Can Alerts and the hosts are taken to task yet again in this weeks edition of “Podcast Court” hosted by Judge Ian. All this plus TONS more fun! Sit back, relax with your favorite local, independent beer and find out what happens when Cheesmania runs WILD on you… on ESB Night!
Hey Now! Beer Night in San Diego returns this week with a little bit of a different show than typical weeks. This week we dive into an awesome Indie Beer Road Trip presented by Mike! Joined again by the great Noah Scoville, we dive into some amazing beers picked up from the Pacific North West and showcase some great beers and breweries he visited on his road trip. Tune in as we sample a nice variety of styles from this great beer region of the West. All this plus much more including bad geography jokes, we get an inside look on the beer community in this region, we break down some interesting ingredient notes, Comic Con wounds, how can people do beer travel planning when visiting other cities, some kombucha chat, Goonies never say die and tons more.
The summer of fun continues and this week as we do things a little bit different. This week we dive into a mega local brewery showcase and share some history, information and brand new canned offerings from the great New English Brewing! We sample the first ever cans from New English while discussing our thoughts on this great local brewery, including new hours for them. Also, get a break down from Burgeon Beer’s Media Day while we sample their 2 brand new canned offerings fresh off the lines. Also don’t miss out on this weeks brand new edition of Weird Beer Laws presented by Noah and this weeks New Can Alerts presented by Mike! All this plus much more including blood being shed in the studio, somehow the independent logo still fits on cans even though “experts” claim it can’t be done, we discuss the important of rebranding and logo refreshes for cans, influencers using their power to support small, under appreciated breweries, we break down some BIG changes possibly coming to Instagram which will change EVERYTHING, we share details on the upcoming SD Craft Beer Con, a host offends the others about his gummy bear etiquette and tons more. Tune in for some great fun all around local beer.
The boys are back in town! Tom has returned from his vacation just in time for us to dive back into our style centric shows. For those that don’t know, we do our style specific shows as a way to shed light on beer styles that are not IPAs in this IPA heavy community. So don’t miss out as we celebrate Wild Ale Night! Tune in as we learn all about what wild ales are, some history on these beers and we sample a couple great representations of the style. Plus hear a break down of Tom’s trip to Portugal and some of the great food and beer he tried on the trip. Also, don’t miss out on this week beer news breakdown, New Can Alerts and tons more. Plus, don’t miss out as we discuss the hard seltzer phenomenon hitting the US and we sample our first one on the show, and we break down a serious Untappd dilemma and how some users are clearly missing out on quality beers based on user ratings. All this plus much more including Cod Talk, Mike brings a gift to the studio, Turko and his hair, making beer low calorie, we stomp on the idea of “girl vs guy” beers and tons more. Guaranteed you learn and laugh this week or your money back.
Hey Now were back in business to celebrate Indie-Pendence Day with a brand new episode perfect for your holiday traveling and plans! Which means the 4th of July with coolers filled with great local, indie beer! We discuss the beers we will be searching for to celebrate the hot holiday and discuss the upcoming Indie Beer Run Day on July 3rd. We also dive into a brand new Small Brewery Showcase this week and focus on the newly opened and instant local favorite Stave and Nail. Tune in as we sample 4 great offerings from Stave and Nail, share some info on the brewery and discuss our first trip to the brewery. We also break down some local beer news stories, this weeks New Can Alerts and don’t miss the latest installment of Weird Beer Laws! All this plus much more including linguisa filled pockets, Noah gets a promotion, dressing way down for the coming summer, drinking in a treehouse, ranch dressing in the carpets, accidentally drinking from the “wrong can”, were still upset about Benchmark closing, fair beer trading and tons more. Crack a great local beer for July 4th and enjoy the show!
This week we are joined by the one and only, legend of Padres Twitter HJ Preller. (@HJPreller on Twitter.) Together we dive in to some special, some pretty hard to find and new beers to the show. HJ brought hot fire, so we tried to live up to his generosity this week with our beer offerings. While sampling we discuss many topics with HJ Preller including beer traveling, how to find the best spots for beer when on vacation and tips on bringing bottles home with you on an airplane. Plus, we break down some topics based on the 2019 Padres and the future of our local team. We also dive into some local beer news as well as this weeks edition of New Can Alert where we discuss upcoming releases to look out for. All this plus much more including Hamm’s as a specialty, a first hand look at beer touring in Belgium, respectfully taking part in other peoples beer community and culture, beer options at baseball stadiums, mainly San Diego and San Francisco, info on cellaring beer and how cellared beers can turn to “soy sauce”, we go nuts about the upcoming round beach towel giveaway and discuss poor towel quality because, we know its important and tons more. Tune in for tons of fun this week!
Hey now! After a week off we are BACK! This week we are joined by Audrey Olena - Creator and Host of the brand new beer podcast in San Diego Trouble Brewing Podcast. Tune in this week as we get to know Audrey and her “beer journey”. Trouble Brewing is a podcast tackling issues in the local beer community like sexism, racism, workers right and much more. We dive into her history, how the show came to be and what she hopes to accomplish with each episode. We also discuss many hot topics affecting the local beer community and working with Audrey, we discuss possible solutions to issues plaguing the community and give our thoughts on these problems. All this plus much more including sampling some great new beers, we haze out a bit more than expected, beer pricing, an inside look at being hired in the beer community, inclusivity in beer and perception of negative attitudes, terrifying and inappropriate responses to abuse, workers rights in the beer community and tons more. Don’t miss out on the important episode where we discuss issues in the beer community and offer solutions to help. Recorded at Ale Tales Bottle Shop in Linda Vista with beers enjoyed which were purchased from Ale Tales. Go there and buy beer.
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.