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

Episode 151: HBO’s Vinyl and La Vache Folle

This week we’re joined once again by Ryan Closs (@gobo) to talk about Vinyl (the TV show) but we end up talking about tiny burgers (White Castle). We drank Charlevoix’s La Vache Folle imperial milk stout.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:05 – La Vache Folle from Charlevoix
07:30 – HBO’s Vinyl
10:30 – The main guy: Richie Finestra
13:30 – Our issues with Vinyl
16:00 – SPOILER time
21:00 – Mob stuff
29:30 – White Castle…
33:40 – Maybe I do want to eat White Castle
37:33 – Skip the Dishes
42:27 – Slider History
45:08 – Vinyl, the slider of HBO series’
47:03 – Wrapping up!

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