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By admin, 16 years and 9 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, 16 years and 10 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, 16 years and 10 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, 16 years and 10 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, 16 years and 10 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 ago

Show 17 - The Hoppy Beer Show

We are enjoying a beautiful Thanksgiving day and some hoppy Pale Ales. We review beers from Three Floyds, Old Dominion and Smuttynose Breweries - all great pale ales that present a variety of flavors and hops. We cook up some Imperial Stout of our own, and discuss the impending formation of the Big Foamy Head Barbecue and Beer Team. Great music online from Joe Galea, Dingo Love Machine, Trash Lemon and The Hoffman Brothers, and Brother Malcolm winding things up.

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Dogfish Head Raison D'Etre
  • Three Floyds Pride and Joy Mild Ale
  • Three Floyds Alpha King
  • Smuttynose Shoals Pale
  • Old Dominion Brewery Tuppers Hop Pocket Ale

Download the mp3 here.

By admin, 17 years ago

Show #14 - The Texas Beer Show

Texas - home of cows, hold' em poker and lots of good beer. We take a trip down the Shiner beer line and explore some of their offerings. We also review some local restaurants as the weather hasn't been cooperative with us to cook our own. Musical guests (with a Texas flavor) are Bad Voodoo, Forrest Gump Blues Group, Don Martinez, Backstroke Blues Band and Shakey Jake. These artists are available on and

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Shiner Bock
  • Alamo Golden Ale
  • Ricks Nobel Trappist Ale Homebrew
  • New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale

Download the mp3 here.

By admin, 17 years and 1 month ago

Show #12 - The Belgian Show

Belgian Beer - there's nothing like it. We enjoy (maybe too much) a selection of Belgian beers and a couple of Belgian-style beers. Very tasty and we have a lot of chat about the new grills and grills yet-to-be. Musical guest is Pappa Joe Grappa, a very talented and imaginative blues player from Plus beer news, a new feature! Tune in and listen as the hijinks ensue...

  • Corsendonk Abbey Pale Ale
  • Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale
  • Allagash Tripel Reserve

Download the mp3 here.

By admin, 17 years and 2 months ago

Show #11 - International Beers and Beer Broiled Chicken

Show 11 explores beer from around the world: exotic locales such as Germany, Peru, and, uh... Maine. Kirk brings us some beer from his world travels and we debate the merits of same. Featured recipe is Beer Broiled Chicken and musical guests are Freddie Mack, Manoucheri, Tinsley Ellis and Lisa Hearns. We're all over the place on this one...

Beers we sample on this show...

  • Waldhaus Spezial Bier
  • Cusco Brew (Cusqueña?)
  • Allagash White

Show #11 is available for download here.

By admin, 17 years and 2 months ago

Show #10 - Newport Beach and Smoked Turkey

We are back on track with a new show that features brewpub beer, an interview with a great brewmaster, and Rick cooks a Smoked Turkey, a classic dish that lasts forever. We also features some fantastic music from Freddie Mack, Dave Thrift, Marsha Ball, And Lewis Ray Cammarata.

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Newport Beach Brewing Co. Ten Wood

Show pictures, recipes and credits coming soon! In the meantime, download the podcast!

Show #10 is available for download here.

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