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By admin, 12 years and 11 months ago

22nd Annual Great Taste of the Midwest

Join Rick as he wanders around the 22nd Great Taste of the Midwest in Madison, WI.  The weather was perfect, the beers were fantastic!  Interviews include the MHTG Club Mom Judy, Christine and Jeremy from the live event webcast, Isaac from New Holland Brewing, Dean Coffee from Ale Asylum, Mike from Dark Horse, Steve from the Livery, Lincoln from 3 Floyds, Mike Spears from Kuhnhenns tent, Mike from, Mike Stevens from Founders and last but not least a rib recipe from one of attendees.

Special thanks go to Craig Belanger of (and for our brewery tours on Friday.

Enjoy the listen here.

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By admin, 12 years and 11 months ago

Show 117 - Chicken and Beer

Yum. Although no chickens were harmed in the production of this show, we did kill a few quality beers as well as do permanent liver damage. Join us as we get a live-from-the-field report from Rick about Great Taste of the Midwest and several other events. We also do a Rufus Thomas (Mister Funky Chicken) retrospective of sorts, catch up on the latest Memphis celebrity news, throw in a dash of Armenian vengeance, and have some awesome beverages! If you aren't chicken, why don't you join us?

Beers pounded down and thoroughly enjoyed this show:

  • Schmaltz Brewing Rejewvenator
  • Steamworks Imperial India Pale Ale
  • Mendocino Imperial India Pale Ale
  • Sante Fe Brewing Chicken Killer Barley Wine
  • Ricks beers from that restaurant...

Download this chicken-hearted podcast here.

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By admin, 12 years and 11 months ago

Show 116 - Odds and Ends Beer Show

Yet another show where we clean out the beer cooler. Mike and Dick lean towards IPA while Rick cruises all over the place, we do a clone taste test to see how close Mike's homebrew gets to a Bells classic, and discuss merchandising opportunities for Women's Volleyball. Cool tunes by Michael Hill Blues Mob and possible satan worshipper Robert Johnson. On a serious note, we do our turn at promoting a beer-related cancer effort sponsored by our friend Rick Lyke at, the Pints for Prostates. Listen up and send your donation in. And, what do you know, Beer News returns!

Beers swallered during this show:

  • Clarkehead Brewery Black Cat Stout
  • Mikes Three-Hearted Ale
  • Bells Two-Hearted Ale
  • Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale
  • Boulder Brewery Titan IPA

Download this not so gay (inside joke) oddended show here.

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