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By admin, 17 years and 6 months ago

Show 27 - New York State of Beer

Pretty PeopleNew York Beer, Beer Commercials, Pre-Valentine warmups and Hangovers - what more do you want? Listen to our ramblings as we drag ourselves through this show, suffering the ill effects of bad beer. We still manage to pull it off though, and have a special musical guest, Rusty Anderson, who has played with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Santana, and many more. Rick cooks some fantastic ribs as well. And you can also learn who these pretty people on your right are. Here's a hint - some of them are us!

Beers we sampled on this show...

  • Schmaltz Brewing Company He'Brew Genesis Ale
  • Schmaltz Brewing Company He'Brew Messiah Bold
  • Brooklyn Brewery Co Pennant Ale 55
  • Brooklyn Brewery Co East India Pale Ale

You can purchase Rusty Anderson's music at CD Baby. Also visit his website at

Check out Rick's Superbowl Ribs here.

Download this hungover show here.

By admin, 17 years and 7 months ago

Show 26 - The Basic Brewing Interview

This one is a little different... It opens with a special tune, the Big Foamy Head Blues! Yep, we have a theme song now. We spend a Saturday morning getting tore up with homebrews during the first-ever internet interstate simulpodcast. (Only minor injuries were sustained.)

We join our podcast friends James Spencer and Steve Wilkes from Basic Brewing to discuss the joys of homebrew beer and Memphis barbecue vs. Kansas City barbecue. It's a big time for all of us and you'll enjoy this one. Special musical guest is Steve, who is a member of the Claudia Burson trio.

Beers sampled during this show...

  • Ricks Noble Trappist Ale
  • James Spencers California Common
  • Ricks Hazelnut Nectar Clone
  • James Spencers Porter
  • Ricks Double Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
  • James Spencers Amarillo Ale

Visit Basic Brewing here.

Meet Claudia Burson (and Steve) here.

Download this homebrewed podcast here.

By admin, 17 years and 7 months ago

Show 25 - The Indy Beer Show

The Silver Anniversary Show! Lots of good beer from Indiana and a great musical guest, Chris Love. We drink beer (duh) from the Upland Brewing Company, listen to Memphis music and try to sell a used brewery. Guaranteed good time or we refund the full price of this podcast.

Beers reviewed:
Upland Brewing Company

  • Amber
  • Weizen
  • Dragonfly IPA

Visit Chris Love at

Download this independent podcast here.

By admin, 17 years and 7 months ago

Show 24 - Refrigerator Beer Show

We are cleaning out the refrigerator on this show, enjoying some beer from the lower southern states of Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana. We also have a special musical guest, Nancy Apple, and talk to her about beer, livestock and morning drunks. Our janitorial guest Martin gets a little too carried away with our discussion of Brokeback Mountain. Finally, we give a shout out to our podcast friends Groucho and Chud at The Beer Report. Pour a cold one and enjoy this southern-fried show!

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Sparks Energy Beer
  • Cream Ale, Terrapin Brewing Co.
  • Rye Pale Ale, Terrapin Brewing Co.
  • Big Hoppy Monster, Terrapin Brewing Co.
  • Restoration Ale, Abita Brewing Co.
  • Pale Ale, Olde Towne Brewing Co.

Visit Nancy Apple at or
Visit The Beer Report at

Get tore up with this mp3 here.

By admin, 17 years and 8 months ago

Show 22 - The Wisconsin Beer Show

Midwest's largest urinalAn extra packed show filled with Wisconsin beer, an interview with Joe Galea, some great tunes and Rick has a dream about ubiquitous spotted cows and fat squirrels. You'll have to listen to find out what this all means. Join us for that and a trip to the midwest's largest urinal!

Visit Joe Galea's website at

The New Glarus brewery is found at

  • Spotted Cow
  • Fat Squirrel
  • Hop Hearty Ale
  • Edel-Pils
  • Uff-da Bock
  • Tail Wagger

The midwest's largest urinal is located in the men's room at

Download this cheese filled show right here.

By admin, 17 years and 8 months ago

Show 23 - The Leinie Beer Show

We drink a classic beer - Leinenkuegel. Enjoy the beers with us while we visit with Lisa Morrison, the Beer Goddess and learn what she's been up to. Musical guests include Gary Primich and James Cotton from, and a special guest from here in Memphis, Nancy Apple. We also have some beer news, sex and beer advertising, and some musical reviews.

Leinenkugel beers we sampled during the show...

  • Honey weiss
  • Red Lager
  • Amber Light
  • Creamy Dark Lager
  • Apple Spice

Visit Lisa Morrison just about anywhere on the internet by Googling her.

You can find Gary Primich and James Cotton at

Nancy Apple can be found at

Download this beer filled show right here. Bottoms up!

By admin, 17 years and 8 months ago Beer Wear Available Now!

We have officially opened the Big Foamy Head store at! Go buy lots of stuff so we can buy more beer. All apparel and beer mugs feature the new Beer Guy mascot. Send us your suggestions for beer wear, mugs, whatever.

You might have noticed that we've changed the look and feel of the website as well. Let us know how you like it and where else you'd like to see the Beer Guy.

By admin, 17 years and 9 months ago

Show 21 - Christmas Beers

We enjoy a number of Christmas beers and seasonal beers from around the country, and while obviously under the influence, deliver the year end accounting. Brewpub reviews, Christmas gifts and wish lists, and a Martha Stewart moment where my little girl teaches us to decorate beer bottles and create Reinbeer. All that, plus a whole lot of good music from Candye Kane, Doug Sahm, Syl Johnson, and our friend Joe Galea. This is a long show but full of entertainment. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

Brewpubs we review this show...

  • Max Lagers Brewpub: Max Abbey's, Max Pale, Max Gold, Max Red
  • Broad Ripple Brewpub: Firecracker Ale
  • Bayhawk Ales at McCormick and Schmicks: Beach Blonde Ale, Honey Blonde Ale, Heffeweizen, Orange County Lager, Amber Ale, Pale Ale
  • Newport Beach Brewing Co.: Balboa Brown, Bisbees ESB, Newport Beach Blonde, Newport Coast Steam, Pelican Pale Ale, Winter Solstice, Arrogant Double Bastard

Beers we sampled this show...

  • Samuel Smiths Imperial Stout
  • Dicks Homebrew Apricot Pale Ale
  • Rogue Santas Private Reserve Ale
  • Marin Brewing Co Hoppy Holidays Flavored Ale
  • Harpoon Winter Warmer

BONUS: Your guide to making your own Reinbeer! Visit the Reinbeer page...

Downlo-ho-ho-oad this special show right here.

By admin, 17 years and 9 months ago

Show 20 - West Coast Beers

We drink beer in California and bring back a guest artist, Hugh Ferguson. Enjoy some cool beers from Marin Brewing Company and even cooler fusion jazz. Great beer and music from Southern California. Enjoy more music from Hugh Ferguson at

Beers we sampled this show...

  • Marin Brewing Company Heffeweizen
  • Marin Brewing Company IPA

Download this bitchin' show right here.

By admin, 17 years and 9 months ago

Show 19 - The Stout Beer Show

Stout Beer... Yum. Dark, rich, full of goodness. Beer lovers everywhere will get behind a good stout during the winter. Special guests include Tom Mascari, a visit from Mr. Goodbeer, and some great blues from Lavelle White, Omar and the Howlers, and Kim Wilson.

We get into some of the beer history, and our Christmas Wish List for beer lovers everywhere. Great tunes, great beer. You are commanded to enjoy this show!

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Ricks Double Chocalate Oatmeal Stout with Raspberry Homebrew
  • Dogfish Head Chickory Stout
  • Youngs Double Chocalate Stout
  • Sam Smiths Oatmeal Stout

Download a tall, cold mp3 of the show here.

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