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By admin, 14 years and 7 months 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, 14 years and 7 months ago

Show #16 - Imperial Stout Beer Show

We are back with a big beer - Imperial Stout. This high-test, high-flavor beer is one of our favorites. Enjoy some offerings from North Coast Breweries, Rogues Ales, and Samuel Smith. We are in the official beer room studio now, so we sound better as well. Musical guests are the Torpex Blues Band and JC and the Road Kings, two fantastic bands available from music.download.com.

Beers we sampled on this show...

  • Guiness Stout (baseline, preshow beer)
  • Samuel Smiths Imperial Stout
  • Old Rasputin Imperial stout, North Coast Brewing Co.
  • Rogue Imperial Stout

Download the mp3 here.

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By admin, 14 years and 7 months ago

Show # 15 - No Beer Show

No show. As you may notice from show 14, the audio quality degenerated a bit. We had moved indoors, and things went from bad to worse. We did drink a lot of beer however. Better shows on the way!

By admin, 14 years and 7 months 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 music.download.com and audiostreet.net.

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, 14 years and 7 months ago

Show #13 - The Fruity Beer Show

Hot on the heels of the Belgian show, we veer off on to the fruitier of the beers - Lambics. We have a couple of these beers to try and we cover some of our local Barbecue restaurants. Musical guests include Rich Harper Band, John Hiatt, Bernie Clarke and The Rhythm Sharks, Slawek Wierzcholski and Blind Arvella Gray. This is Belgian-powered podcasts so bear with us...

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Lindemans Pêche Lambic
  • Lindemans Kriek Lambic
  • Unibroue La Fin Du Monde

Download the mp3 here.

By admin, 14 years and 8 months 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 music.download.com. 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, 14 years and 9 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, 14 years and 9 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.

By admin, 14 years and 9 months ago

Show #9 - The Longest Brew

FINALLY! You won't believe the trouble we've had getting this show together, but it's done and up. International blues, Rick cooks some brews, and I prepare a Loaded Cat (Note to PETA: Catfish, not feline). Good food, great beer and lots of how-to's.

The pictures and recipes are on their way... We lied. No pictures of this one.

No beers sampled for the show.

Download the .mp3 for this week's show here.

By admin, 14 years and 10 months ago

Show #8 - Hefeweisen and Cheeseburgers

We're enjoying classics on this show - beer and burgers. Rick has unveiled his Hefeweisen homebrew and we're comparing it against several other Hefs. I've got a great recipe for Double-Smoked Cheeseburgers with Spicy Onion Relish that is a new twist on an old favorite, the cheeseburger. Take a listen to the show below, and enjoy the recipes found here.

Also on this show, we feature one artist, the Red Mercury Blues Band out of Detroit. There are some excellent tunes and you can download these and more at http://music.download.com/redmercurybluesband/3600-8402_32-100105384.html?tag=listing_song_artist.

Beers we sampled during this show...

  • Sam Adams Heffeweizen
  • Goose Island Heffeweizen (reminiscence)
  • Ricks Homebrew Heffeweizen

Download the .mp3 for this week's show here.

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