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Episode 10 – Battery

This week we enjoy the Elevated IPA by la cumbre brewery while snacking on some fine Norwegian cheese. The combined Awesomeness By Volume rating for this beer was a 881.07%. Our word of inspiration is battery. This leads us into discussions about Metallica, … Continue reading

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Episode 9 – Magic (the Christmas Special)

We celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday by enjoying a Stone Brewing, Ken Schmidt, and Iron Fist Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout collaboration beer. Our combined ABV% (awesomeness by volume) rating is: 887.26% We also discuss Magic: The Gathering, Golden Girls, and … Continue reading

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Episode 8 – Boyscout

We review Oro De Calabaza by Jolly Pumpkin. We had an initial spill, but don’t worry though, we still had plenty to fill our glasses. Our newly unveiled rating system of ABV% (awesomeness by volume) had us giving this beer … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – Lesbian Potluck

Happy first week of December! This week we taste Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse, and it’s phenomenal. After some discussion on the brewing process for the beer, we realized the answer was right under our nose written on the bottle. Taken … Continue reading

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Episode 6 – Crayons

Chris Luttrell joins us as our first special guest. He brings three beers to share including: Ballast Point Sculpin IPA Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Dark Horse Reserve Special Black We also discuss kids being naked and the cat phone … Continue reading

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Episode 5 – Coagulate (the new mic episode)

This week we step our game up by using a new microphone. That image to your right was taken live during the recording to capture the moment. We also review Bitches Brew by Dogfish Head Brewery and enjoy conversation around … Continue reading

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Episode 4 – FernGully

We review Narwhal, Sierra Nevada’s most recent beer offering. It’s a russian imperial stout that recently won silver medal at GABF and it inspires quite a discussion on Sierra Nevada. After the beer we talk about the beer industry in … Continue reading

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