Everyones favorite evening is back! Its Beer Night in San Diego! This week we are two hosts down, but we are fortunate to be joined by good friend of the show and great local beer mind Mr. Noah Scoville - Tour Lead for Stone Brewing Co! Tune in as we enjoy many new beers on the show including a brand new R&D beer that has never been tasted outside of the Stone brewery, brand new w00t Stout 6.0 and a Stone Apricot Sour. First, hear some of Noah’s craft beer story, some of the local beers he fell in love with first and how he found his way into the local beer community. We also hear about a big award that was given to Stone and the city of San Diego from the Full Circle beer Stone produced last year and hear all about things being done at Stone to help the environment. We also hear info and learn more about the upcoming Hop Con 6.0 and the Stone 22nd Anniversary including info on the 22nd Anniversary IPA (coming soon.) Plus, don’t miss out on this weeks latest NEW CAN ALERTS! All this plus much more including Instagram numbers, learn about the R&D process for Stone Brewing, marketing and can art for consumers, the importance of “rolling” hazy cans, trends and where local beer headed in the future, drinking stouts in speedos, Charlie Brown kicking crowlers and too much more to even mention. Don’t miss this super fun local beer episode!
Beer Night in San Diego is back! Everyones favorite night has returned. This week we have yet again lifted the IPA Hiatus for another fun episode. With the hiatus ban lifted and to celebrate the Holiday week we dive head first in to the brand new Southern Hemisphere Hop Pack from Sierra Nevada. The pack comes with 4 new canned offerings, all made with different southern hemisphere hops and we break down each one. We also sample a few other new to us beers this week while we break down some of the news happening in San Diego Beer this week. Tune in to hear about this years Homebrew Con award winners from San Diego, we discuss news on a recent brewery closing and discuss the coming of a few new breweries that are currently in planning/build out etc. Plus, we discuss a new cider brewery that has opened in Miramar neighborhood. Plus, don’t miss out on this weeks New Can Alert announcements and we bring back an old segment we haven’t done in quite awhile when we dive into the mailbag to Get Social with listener questions. All this plus much more including stepping up your beer instagram game, whats the deal with sour IPAs, some anger surfaces over this years “Best Beers in America” list and why we don’t see enough San Diego beers on the list, closures vs openings, Cody is still bummed about the Bagby Burger, vodka and redbull and how bad it is, yeast for Hazy IPAs and tons more fun. Don’t miss out folks!
Another moon has set on our wonderful city which can only mean one thing…Its Beer Night in San Diego! Were back again and this week we are joined by great friend of the show Chris AKA Average Beer Dude. Our theme this week - New Beers of San Diego. Tune in as we finally lift the IPA Hiatus and dive in to some of the latest beers to be released in San Diego. Plus, don’t miss out as we discuss some of the local news topics happening in local beer including news about South Norte becoming the first US Independent Brewery to have a location in Mexico and Societe crowlers are now ready. Plus hear about a brewery who just purchased a brand new canning line and their canning plans, hear about a new brewery that opened under everyones radar and hear news about the upcoming anniversary party with our friends over at Longship Brewery. Plus, hear news about more expansion from Mother Earth Brew Co. Also, don’t miss out as we break out the robot to announce NEW CAN ALERTS! All this plus much more including why Grandmas love us so much, growing prices in distro cans, the evolution of hazy IPAs as well as West Coast IPAs becoming popular out East, people hating on Alchemist when it landed in town, secondary trade values, more fair discussion, where to get singles and the single can sales game and tons more. Don’t miss out on what turned out to be a seriously fun episode.
Beer Night in San Diego has returned! This week we are joined by two great friends of the show - Chris and Matt - Co-Creators of Growler Hour and award winning home brew team. Together we dive into Saison Night in San Diego. Tune in as we break down the history and style information on Saisons as well as sample some great local saisons. Plus, the folks at Growler Hour share their special Saison which they recently brewed to bring and share on the show. While we do this we get to know our guests a bit - Hear their beginning, tips for home brewing, beers that got them excited about the world of beer and much more. Plus, we discuss a few small news topics including New Can Alert where we break down all the new and upcoming cans in San Diego. Plus hear about a new collab between Beer Fish and Pat McIlhenney coming soon, we break down some real data from the Brewers Association regarding the true success of the Independent Seal and we get a field report from a good friend and listener about the newly opened Green Flash in Nebraska. Plus, don’t miss out on a brand new segment/game - The Hot Seat! Hosted by Tom. All this plus much more including North East Saisons (joke), we break down some serious geek brewing discussion, barreling home brew style, drinking before 21, some more Brut IPA talk, pineapple on pizza, a torn panel on chili beers, will more San Diego breweries open satellite spots in other cities/states, life changing appetizers and tons more. Tune in to laugh and learn with us!
Beer Night in San Diego is back with a brand new Extra Innings edition! Joining us for this special extra episode is the one and only Mr. Ian Cheesman. Tune in as we cover some things we didn’t get to cover during our Wheel of Beer episode. We dive in to two special cans released here in San Diego including a new lager from Pariah Brewing as well as a triple IPA from Intergalactic Brewing. While we enjoy these beers we fire up the New Can Alert Robot to hear all about the brand new and upcoming can releases coming soon in the San Diego beer community. Also, hear Ryan and Tom break down their trip to the brand new all kombucha brewery in North Park. Which leads us into a discussion about what kombucha “is”, why people are so into it and much more boooooch discussion.
All this plus much more including bad lighting, good can copy, taking down mega al pastor, Tom calls out a celebrity officially, balance on triple IPAs, cars running on super strong beers, super deep Vs, never using Google Image Search again and tons more. Tune in for a fun Extra Innings episode, folks!
Beer Night in San Diego is back! This week we are joined by a special guest Co-Host, Mr. Ian Cheesman! On this weeks edition of BNISD, we do things a little bit different than ever before. In an attempt to clear our the Podcast Headquarters Beer Fridge we introduce for the very first time - The Wheel of Beer! The wheel is locked and loaded with a ton of old, unfortunately forgotten and lost cans and bottles of beer as well as a few special fresh and new offerings. Where will the wheel land? No one knows! But tune in to hear us suffer through some beers that fell between the cracks over the past year. We also crack open a fresh growler of our collaboration beer with our friends at Bear Roots in Vista and discuss how it came out and give you the info on how you can find it for yourself. We also discuss a few news topics including a couple upcoming collaboration beers plus we break down the first ever Brut IPAs landing in San Diego and sample one of the first from Duckfoot Brewing. Also, tune in to hear the winners from San Diego at the California State Fair. All this plus much more including Tom is excited about his Capitals, we discuss our cutoff dates for buying hoppy beers in stores, riding fair rides and greasing pigs, flying f-16s, Mike gets a visit from an old friend and so much more. Do not miss out on quite possibly our wildest show in our history when we unleash the Wheel of Beer!
Everyones favorite night has returned - Its Beer Night in San Diego! This week we are back on our weekly style shows and our pre chosen style for this episode is - Stout Night! Tune in as we hear some of the history of American stouts and proper food pairings while we sample some great local and non local stouts. We also dive into some local news stories happening here in San Diego. Hear an update on the Stone lawsuit with a big beer brand, we discuss a local brewery expanding into Los Angeles as well as a local brewer leaving town to take the helm as Head Brewer at a brewery in Ensenada. We also give some updates on Green Flash and their new CEO and what it might mean for the future of the brewing company. Plus, hear as Mike and the New Can Alert Robot team up to break down all the cool and upcoming can releases in San Diego’s beer community, and hear about Societe’s 6th Anniversary and the new beer debuting for the celebration. Plus, hear the official release dates, official name reveal and hops in our collab beer with Bear Roots in Vista. We also hear about a local spot changing its name and some of its focus for guests, and hear Ryan break down the new numbers on beer trends from the Brewers Association. Also, tune in to hear the latest edition of Fact or Fiction LIVE hosted by Tom! All this plus much more including an explanation on why we didn’t have the most well known stout from San Diego on this episode, (sorry), hiding in cold boxes on hot days, upping your social media game, Ryan attempts to shut down the news desk, fighting against cholula on tacos, Irish Carbombs plus tons more. Come laugh and learn with us, San Diego!
Everyones favorite night is back - Beer Night in San Diego! This week we throw it back old school with a “free form” style show, meaning we lift the IPA Hiatus and each of us brought something new to share with the other hosts. We sample some great new local beers as well as some fantastic beers from our friends to the north in Santa Barbara. Plus, hear all about one hosts trip to Santa Barbara and enjoying the beer scene in the region. We also dive into some big local beer and local food news. First, hear the breaking news and some info on the announcement of a local brewery selling a brand it acquired less than a year ago. We also discuss a new brewery moving into an older location in El Cajon. We also discuss Mason Ale Works kingdom in San Diego growing yet again with a new location now open. Plus, we discuss the final word from the TTB regarding legalized marijuana in craft beer for those still wondering. You will also learn about two local breweries who recently picked up crowler machines. Also, hear news about Petco Park and some changes in the way they sell beer to fans. Plus, some local food news including a new amazing ramen spot opening in North County, the brains and talent behind Carnitas Snack Shack are expanding their reach, a new rolled taco only joint is opening in North Park, we also discuss the upcoming Windmill Food Hall in Carlsbad and what to expect and we break down some of the insane food coming to this years San Diego County Fair.
All this plus much more including kale poisoning, double cheese, some quick taco talk, aggressive pours of clear IPA, pizza for every meal, tanning and staying out of the sun, building a charcuterie room, we discuss our dislike of sharing plates, thoughts on beer service at Petco and tons more.
Beer Night in San Diego is back! Everyones favorite night! This week we dive into the style bag and the pre-chosen focus for this weeks episode - American Pale Ales. Joining us for Pale Ale night in San Diego is the one and only Mr. @HJPreller - baseball social media legend, baseball writer and part of the Gwynntelligence Podcast. Together, we break down the style information on American Pale Ales and we crack open “traditional” and local pale ales. Hear the history, food pairings and much more of this amazing style of beer. While sampling we learn more about our guest and his history in baseball and beer, his thoughts on local sports especially baseball, the “golden age of Padres podcasts” and some of his current local favorite breweries. We also break down our recent collaboration brew day with our friends at Bear Roots Brewing in Vista. Hear about the day, about the upcoming beer and when you will be able to drink it. We also discuss the recent drop of the Alchemist beers in San Diego, and why a small subset of folks are throwing shade at these beers and the folks excited to try them. Also hear all about local pale ales available for you to pick up and we dive into some upcoming can releases with a New Can Alert! To finish off the show we dive into a brand new edition of Would You Rather? All this plus much more including a lot of beer and baseball discussion including selection at Petco Park, revisiting classic beers, being harassed for drinking session beers, podcasts taking over for AM talk radio, breweries at Petco - does it make sense for local companies? Hear about the 80 beers club at a local establishment, the wave and beachballs at games and tons more on this super sized, a little long episode loaded with beer knowledge and entertainment.
Everyone’s favorite night is back - Beer Night in San Diego! This week we are joined again by good friend of the show Chris - AKA Average Beer Dude. Together, we sample some new local beers including a brand new World Beer Cup recipient. Tune in as we break down some of the huge hardware recently brought home for San Diego breweries. Hear who won awards at World Beer Cup as well as in Los Angeles and San Diego recently. Plus, again, we dive in to a new WBC Award winning beer from North County. We also discuss the lack of hop forward beer winners from San Diego and why we don’t see more hoppy winners from competitions. We also ask why we don’t see more folks flocking to pick up award winning beers and should locals shift their focus on what they reach for from local breweries? Plus, why do breweries enter competitions and what do these awards do for local breweries? All this plus much more including coming around on “haze”, why icy mugs are dumb and should stop, love for crowlers and their longevity, a new pasta themed t shirt, discussing fair food and attending the county fair, having a rattlesnake as a roommate, social media culture and how it affects beer drinking and tons more. Don’t miss out on another Beer Night in San Diego loaded with laughs and beer education for everyone!