Episode 339 – Just the Two of Us with AleSmith, Hardywood and DuClaw!

  After all the people we have had in the bar lately, we just want to kick back and relax before the Thanksgiving mayhem heading our way this week! So we leisurely review the news and chat, and then we try some great brews! They are AleSmith Coastal Connect New Zealand Style Pilsner, Hardywood Christmas […]

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Episode 317 – Home Brewer and Beer Maven Keith Klemp Plus Foothills, AleSmith, and Sierra Nevada/Dogfish Head!

We can’t believe it’s been three years since we had our good buddy Keith Klemp on the show to talk shop and drink with us! Keith shares what he’s been homebrewing lately and swaps great stories with us. Then we try some Foothills Nautical IPA, AleSmith Muy Sabroso, and the newest iteration of the Sierra […]

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Episode 218 – The 4th of July Brew Crew!

We take the show on the road and make the best use of a brief intermission from the Beer Tent in Downtown Raleigh. With the promise of an air condition and shaded studio we were able to lure several past guests from the dreaded early episodes. Roger MacKay, Josh McCullough and new guest and current […]

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Episode 206 – Matt Dakan from AleSmith!

We have an amazing San Diego treat this week – AleSmith is in the house thanks to our friend Matt Dakan! Matt joins us to talk up cans! And we are so stoked to test and taste .394, IPA, and the astounding Speedway Stout, all in cans! Before that deliciousness we have your news! First […]

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Episode 184 – Craftbeer Pairings with Cheeses from France!

We score bigtime with the ultimate beer-food pairings this week – we have cheeses from France along with our craftbeers! Joining us are Charles Duke, the Director of the French Dairy Board of the Americas and his friends from some terrific French cheese producers: Dan Akhmetshin from Lactalis, Mathieu Quirin from Isigny Ste Mere, and […]

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Episode 166 – AleSmith, Coronado, and a Lost Abbey/Wicked Weed Collaboration!

Episode 166 – AleSmith, Coronado, and a Lost Abbey/Wicked Weed Collaboration!

It’s 4th of July week, so we close the bar and open some rare treats from AleSmith and Coronado, plus an incredible collaboration brew from The Lost Abbey & Wicked Weed! AleSmith sent us some of the marvelous San Diego Pale Ale .394, plus we have the audacious Coronado 20th Anniversary Imperial IPA, and for […]

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Episode 138 – Our 2015 Holiday Spectacular!

Our Holiday Spectacular is here! We celebrate in style with many of our local faves – Aubrey, Joe, Bryan, Leif and Thomas! Plus, Hoda and cousin make special appearances along with podcasting legend Jay and fifth Beatle Darrell! Everyone had to bring taste treats and we got to try them all: AleSmith Jamaican Blue Coffee […]

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Episode 135 – Kristen Baughman from Gadabout Food!!

It’s that wonderful turkey time of the year, so of course we had to get food blogger and jet-setter Kristen Baughman on the line via satellite! She regales us with her travel tales, and talks Italian craft beer and food pairings with us. Then we do our own beer-food pairings and try some all-new 12-ounce […]

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Episode 126 – Two Birthdays Celebration with AleSmith, Mikkeller & Short’s Brewing!

We are all back this week as Chip returns from the beach tanned, rested and ready to podcast! To celebrate 2 birthdays this week, we keep the bar to ourselves and open some major-league beer goodness: Short’s Brewing’s Good Humans Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale and Controversial E, and the breathtakingly awesome AleSmith & Mikkeller […]

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Episode 87 – Our Second Annual All-Star Christmas Special!

Christmas time is here! We are drinking beer! (In moderation!) Yes it’s our second annual Christmas special, and we host a great party with many of our old friends. We have the astounding Joe Zonin from Carolina Brewing, Daniel Cruz who just retired from Anchor Brewing, our very first guest Mitchell Peedin, and the incomparable […]

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