Episode 150: That Author Life with Chadwick Ginther

Chadwick Ginther is back this week to drink The Last Strawberry witbier from Fuggles & Warlock. We chatted about the perks of going on a book tour (scotch) and the cons (suitcases full of books), comics, lightsaber battles and much more.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction – Welcome to Bruv Chat
01:15 – The Last Strawberry by Fuggles & Warlock
05:05 – Lightsaber battles
10:20 – Ice in beer (blasphemy)
12:10 – Going on book tours
17:40 – Collaboration
20:30 – Blogging your goals
24:50 – Scotch? Glenlivet 18
28:20 – Whiskey or Whisky?
32:25 – Bill Murray
34:50 – Comic book subscriptions
47:30 – Wrap up

Episode 149: Twenty Pounder from Driftwood Brewery

This week we’re drinking Driftwood’s splendid double IPA Twenty Pounder with Winnipeg-internet-guru & wordsmith extraordinaire, Alyson Shane. We’ll be talking about some internet slang that all the millennials are using on them internets.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:07 – Twenty Pounder – Driftwood Brewery
13:15 – The Topic: Weird slang words we love / hate
15:15 – The definition of “sassy”
20:30 – LOL
21:30 – YOLO!
24:15 – Swagger(ville)
33:15 – Bollocks
38:00 – Thems the breaks
44:30 – Guff
53:45 – On fleek
55:00 – Wrap up

 

Episode 148: Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

This week we’re joined by internet-people and tech-junkies Mark Mruss & Ben Rogers to talk about Apple Watch, self-driving vehicles, Uber & much more. We’re drinking the deliciously tropical Grapefruit Sculpin from Ballast Point.

Episode 147: Comic Book Movies with Chris Rohling

This week we’re once again drinking beers via-the-internet with Pub Chat regular, comic book & music nerd Chris Rohling. We’re delving into comic book movies, Surly, Deadpool and somehow Ben Affleck.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:20 – Surly Todd The Axe Man / Grain Belt Lock and Dam Lager
09:00 – Beer Advocate, sending people money
15:45 – Comic book movies
18:20 – Bad movies, entertainment is disposable
23:10 – Captain America
27:45 – The Dark Knight, Batman vs Superman
31:45 – Ben Affleck
33:30 – Captain America: Civil War, more movies
43:15 – Deadpool
49:30 – Comic books
56:10 – Scott Pilgrim, The Walking Dead
1:00:10 – Wrapping it up

Episode 146: Howe Sound Coffee Ale + Design

This week we’re joined by Winnipeg graphic designers and beer lovers Mark RemoquilloEvan Marnoch to talk about design, and in particular brewery and beer-label design. We’re drinking the Howe Sound Mexican Chiapas Cold Pressed Coffee Ale as well as a few other tasty bottles that our guests brought along!

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Howe Sound Mexican Chiapas Cold Pressed Coffee Ale
03:20 – Graphic design for beer
14:55 – Anchor Brewing
18:40 – Beer break, Greg’s Beer Reviews
20:45 – Favourites in design
32:20 – Boulevard Imperial Stout, visiting Minneapolis
38:05 – Goose Island and Bourbon County
42:20 – Screen printing beer bottles, Rogue branding
46:05 – New breweries and branding
50:50 – Wrapping it up

Episode 145: Wine with a Wine Maker

This week we’re joined by Jean-François of Domaine Jean Boudry vineyard and local wine-guys Jesse Oberman & Taylor Archibald of Winnipeg-based natural wine rep Elevage Selections. We delved deep into the traditions of wine-making in the Jura region and drank some Parallel 49 Bodhisattva & a selection of Jean-François’s wines.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
00:50 – Parallel 49 Bodhisattva
02:00 – Natural wines
11:00 – What’s bad and what you don’t like
12:30 – To filter or not to filter
19:00 – Price points
19:00 – Long tradition in wine
22:45 – Back to filtering
25:00 – What keeps wine from going bad
30:50 – Adding sugar to wine
32:50 – Yeast and fermentation
40:30 – Trying the wine
42:50 – Really old bottles and corks
47:50 – Screw caps, wax
52:30 – About the vineyard
53:45 – On to the next wine
1:04:50 – On to the vin jaune
1:17:30 – Wrapping it up

Episode 144: Steek & Oak Windrose Porter with Matt from Torque Brewing

This week we drank Steel & Oak Windrose Porter with Matt Wolff from Torque Brewing. We talked about challenges and opportunities about opening up a new brewery and the fun of test batches!

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Steel & Oak Windrose Porter
03:45 – To go on a trip – to Saskatchewan
07:00 – Torque Brewing
17:10 – Back to the beer
17:50 – Torque brews and test batches
23:50 – Challenges and opportunities
29:00 – Wrapping it up