Episode 158: Special Dragon’s Milk & Pollination Honey Blonde

Daniel Emmons is back this week to talk about his move to LA, the tasty beer he’s been drinking and the cool shit he’s been doing. We’re drinking Dragons Milk Reserve Raspberry Lemon from New Holland and Dan is starting off with Pollination Honey Blonde by Evan’s Brewing.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:50 – Dragon’s Milk
03:00 – Pollination Honey Blonde by Evan’s Brewing
07:20 – In LA, you just work
13:25 – The Hollywood Sign
19:00 – “You went to a movie set?”
25:42 – That improv/stand-up life
34:42 – Winnipeg bus on fire
42:57 – LA breweries

Episode 157: Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale & Miyazaki Movies

This week we’re drinking Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale from Philips Brewing with Alyson Shane & John Luxford.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:50 – Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale from Phillips Brewing
05:00 – Spirited Away
22:30 – The window seat
30:20 – “Ogled by a giant”
31:30 – Spirited Away – what did you like the least?
32:45 – A poem
45:00 – Wrap-up

Episode 156: Bauhaus Wagonparty West Coast lager with DJ Stop

This week we’re joined by DJ Stop (Mixcloud) – local(ish) DJ & vinyl collector. We talked about sake, collecting vinyl, digital DJ’s and enjoyed Bauhaus Brew Labs Wagonparty West Coast style lager.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Bauhaus Brew Labs Wagonparty
05:20 – Camping booze & sake
06:40 – Beer news – Brewdog Live
11:20 – DJ Stop’s record collection & travels
17:30 – Shopping for records
21:50 – Getting into music and records
24:30 – Digital DJ’s
29:50 – Europe vs. North American in the bar scene
32:00 – Winnipeg’s longest running vinyl night
37:00 – Wrap-up

Episode 155: Beer & Liquor Arts & Crafts

In this episode we’re joined by Mike Ball to talk about how to recycle liquor bottles into lamps and various other booze-related crafts. We managed to talk about the beer – Boulevard’s Smokestack Imperial Stout Coffee – along with Brexit, Canadian Tire Money and Czechvar.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
00:43 – Boulevard Smokestack Imperial Stout Coffee
07:25 – Brewery sustainability
10:25 – Budweiser Budvar
11:30 – “Well, Brexit”
16:00 – Pubs
21:45 – Canadian Tire Money
26:00 – Crafts with bottles
32:00 – Recycling
37:00 – Liquor lamps
43:30 – Wrap up

Episode 154: Fast Food & Late Night Beers

Ryan is back and we’re dedicating an entire episode to Fast Food, and a Fast Food-esque beer. Tune in to find out who drank Molson Dry and why it wasn’t actually the worst beer we drank.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
03:05 – Colin’s beer
03:50 – Ryan’s beer
04:45 – Adrian’s beer
08:00 – Go-to McDonalds order
16:20 – Fast Food frequency
27:00 – Is there a line?
31:15 – “If I’m going fast food I don’t want vegetables anywhere near it”
37:25 – Boneless chicken wings and comics
38:45 – Seasonal fast food
41:40 – Exit hot dogs
47:20 – Popeyes
51:00 – White Castle
55:00 – Wrap up

Episode 153: Bauhaus Stargrazer Schwarzbier

In this weeks episode we’re drinking the delicious, mysterious Stargrazer Schwarzbier from Bauhaus Brew Labs. We’re joined by not-from-the-internet Josh Derbecker – local home-brewer and beer-guy who was kinda enough to bring along some of his own beer for us to try.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
00:50 – Bauhaus Stargrazer Schwarzbier
07:10 – Budweiser Prohibition Dish water
10:30 – Minneapolis beer trip
13:50 – Freehouse – the Earls of brewpubs
26:30 – Tomato juice + beer
32:00 – Josh’s home brew
39:50 – Why Josh started brewing
44:50 – Josh’s second beer
52:00 – Cabin beer
55:00 – Wrap-up

Episode 152: Beer School with Brewer Jeff

This week we’re joined by Jeff Wiebe, brewer at PEG Beer Co. and graduate of Niagara College Teaching Brewing. We’re drinking the Grand Cru from Brasserie Des Rocs in Belgium.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:40 – Belgian Grand Cru – Brasserie Des Rocs
08:30 – A brewery that’s also a school
14:35 – The format of brewing school (lots of drinking)
17:00 – Off flavour training
22:20 – Brewing at school
27:55 – Brewing misconceptions
31:50 – Pop pop.
37:25 – Take aways from brewing school
42:50 – Tracking Numbers
45:15 – Kenley & Dave’s Peanut Butter Stout
51:30 – Cats & Dogs
54:40 – Domesticated koalas
57:00 – Wrap-up