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Episode 45: Shoeless Joe (Field of Dreams) at MikkellerNYC

5/22/2018
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This week, the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast plays another away game, this time at Mikkeller NYC located at Citifield, Queens. We are joined by Sam from Mikkeller and superfan Eli as we discuss Shoeless Joe by WP Kinsella, the novel adapted into the nostalgic wankfest Field of Dreams. In this episode the Drunk Guys strive for a grand slam hangover by trying some home-run beers from Mikkeller EU including a 2014 edition of Black and a 2013 and 2015... Read More Read More

Duration:01:26:56

Episode 44: Moby Dick at Finback Brewery

5/15/2018
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This week, the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast takes their first voyage out of drunk Mike’s basement to Finback Brewery in Queens to drink and discuss Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Is this the greatest work of American Literature? Should anyone even read it? Why are there so many chapters about whale anatomy? In this whale of an episode the Drunk Guys sample 14 delicious beers from Finback including: Summer Somewhere Hefeweizen, Swank Triple IPA, Oscillation 012 Double IPA, Nave... Read More...

Duration:02:10:02

Episode 43: Room by Emma Donoghue

5/8/2018
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For our Mother’s Day episode of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys read Room by Emma Donoghue. Because it’s mother’s day, we taste a selection of drinks from Small Town Brewery including Not Your Father’s Root Beer, Not Your Father’s Fruit Punch, Not Your Father’s Ginger Ale, Not Your Mother’s Strawberry Rhubarb, and Not Your Mother’s Apple Pie. We also drink Mikkeller’s Orange Yuzu Glad I said Porter. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found... Read More Read More

Duration:00:55:27

Episode 42: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

5/1/2018
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In Episode 42 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys tackle Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy. Is the Judge the Devil? Why is this book so violent? What is the meaning or message of this book, if any? To help us figure out these questions, we drink Hop Shot by Brewdog, Hellish Lager by Ithaca, Two Roads Road 2 Ruin, Baby Horse by 21st Amendment, Jerkface 9000 by Parallel 49, Jet Black Heart by Brewdog, Hatchet Job... Read More Read More

Duration:01:06:24

Episode 41: To Kill a Mockingbird

4/24/2018
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For Episode 41 of the Drunk Guy Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys ponder Harper Lee’s perennial prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. Is this book still worth reading? Is there a book more widely read? How can this book get you out of Jury Duty? Find out, and more! The drunk guys also ponder White Rascal by Avery, Yellow Belly by Omnipollo, Old Engine Oil by Harviestoun, Black by Mikkeller, and Where You Stand by Bronx Brewery. The Drunk Guys... Read More Read More

Duration:01:08:48

Episode 40: Something Wicked This Way Comes

4/17/2018
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In Episode 40 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys read Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury. To get into the creepy carnival atmosphere of the book, the Drunk Guy drink a wide selection of beers from the Coney Island Brewing Company including Merman IPA, Mermaid Pilsner, Big Ol’ Apple Wheat, Watermelon Wheat, The Plunge belgian, and the amazing Cherry Cream Ale hard soda. We also sampled Circus Boy by Magic Hat. The Drunk Guys... Read More Read More

Duration:00:57:05

Episode 39: Fight Club

4/10/2018
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For episode 39 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys break the first two rules by talking about Fight Club by Chuck Palahnuik. We drink Gigantic Whole in the Head, 21st Amendment Down to Earth, Innis and Gunn Kindred Sprits, Mikkeller Running Club, Revolution A little Crazy, Common Roots Shadow Figures, Platform The Ghost Inside, Clown Shoes The Stranger, Threes Brewing Definition of Insanity, Barrier Kapow! The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes,...

Duration:01:01:26

Episode 38: Lord of the Flies

4/3/2018
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In episode 38 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys get deserted with only a fine selection of beers to keep them safe from the beastie as they discuss William Golding’s classic The Lord of the Flies. While discussing why this is a popular book for high schoolers, how realistic the plot is, and things to do with a conch, we drink some choice beers including Butternuts War Dance and Pork Slap, Eviltwin Lost Souls and Evil Twin... Read More Read More

Duration:00:52:29

Episode 37: Ender’s Game

3/27/2018
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In Episode 37 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys discuss the Sci-Fi classic Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. We managed to find more space-themed beers for this one (after drinking too many during our Hitchhikers episode) including Spaced Juice by Long Trail, Two Roads Zero 2 60, Braven Skyliner, Elysian Space Dust, Victory 4 Front, Time by Common Roots, Revision Jewel Box, Stillwater Artsinal and Oliver Brewing Whipped. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be... Read...

Duration:01:02:50

Episode 36: The Grapes of Wrath

3/20/2018
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In Episode 36 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys drink themselves into and out of a depression while reading John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. While following the trials and tribulations of the Joad family, we drink enough beers to forget about the banks foreclosing on your farm, including Dogfish Head Noble Rot, Fulton Sweet Child of Vine, Barrier Brewing Co. Non-Cents, Barrier Brewing Co. Money IPA, Graft Wild Woods’ Grim Wilderness Vol 1, Boulevard Brewing’s...

Duration:01:10:24

Episode 35: Armada by Ernest Cline

3/13/2018
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In Episode 35 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys are joined by Dave from Dave’s Nerd Compendium Podcast for our discussion of how nerds save the world in Armada by Ernest Cline. How many 80s references did we miss? Is the book too much like Ready Player One or Ender’s Game? Along with the book, the Drunk Guys sample Rogue Dead Guy Ale, UFO Apricadabra and White Ale, Space Drop by Shorts Brewery, Space Tiger, Orbital... Read More Read More

Duration:01:12:47

Episode 34: A Wrinkle in Time

3/6/2018
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For Episode 34 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, Drunk Guys Mike, Nate, and Jimmy try to make sense of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. What probably didn’t help was drinking Stone Inevitable Adventure, Eviltwin Even More Jesus and Even More Coco Jesus, Dogfish Head Fort, Magic Hat Heart of Darkness, Paradox Pilsner, Burial Beer The Prayer. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If... Read More...

Duration:01:10:12

Episode 33: The Giver

2/27/2018
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In Episode 33 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys give it their best shot for The Giver by Lois Lowry. We also give a bunch of color-themed beers a try including Purple Haze, Double Red, Choklate Oranj, Delirium Red, and Velvets are Blue. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If you’re drunk enough to enjoy the Podcast, please give us a rating. To... Read More Read More

Duration:00:56:03

Episode 32: The Hobbit

2/20/2018
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In Episode 32 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys go on an epic drinking quest to reclaim some dragon-pilfered Dwarven gold while reading The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. As we meander through Middle Earth, we’ll discuss the important issues like how many breakfasts is enough, how bad an adventurer every character in the book is, and why magic is dumb. Our quest was lubricated by an epic amount of beverages including Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast, Founders CBS,... Read More...

Duration:01:00:51

Episode 31: Annihilation

2/13/2018
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In Episode 31 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys get annihilated for Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer. Our annihilation was accomplished by drinking Catastrophic Pear Cider, Founder’s Doom, How Sound Brewing Megadestroyer, Bluepoint Hoptical Illusion, Sierra Nevada DevESTATEtion, Swiftwater Is this beer? Mikkeller Weird Weather, Common Roots Bright Light, and Stone Ruination. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever...

Duration:00:52:51

Episode 30: Fifty Shades of Grey

2/6/2018
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In Episode 30 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, in honor of Valentines Day the Drunks Guys read Fifty Shades of Grey by El James. Yes, really. And yes, this is our raunchiest and most ridiculous episode yet. To lubricate discussion, the Drunk Guys taste fifty shades of beer, including Tell me I’m Pretty, Nobody Loves Me, Brutal by Rogue Nation, Eviltwin Wet Dream, Barrier Daddy Warbucks, Revolution Fistmas, Anchor Blood Orange Blond, Jopen Sin and Remorse, and Gossip.... Read More Read...

Duration:01:04:19

Episode 29: The Alienist

1/30/2018
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In Episode 29 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys read The Alienist by Caleb Carr. While wondering why there are no aliens in the book, the Drunk Guys sample Founders Dirty Bastard, Founders Backwoods Bastard, Boulevard Dark Truth, Delirium Noel, DuClaw Mysterium, Barrier Morticia, Pipeworks Brown and Stirred, and Crime Passionnel. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If you’re drunk...

Duration:01:00:56

Episode 28: A Confederacy of Dunces

1/23/2018
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In Episode 28 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast we read John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces. While discussing the highlights and history of this acclaimed farce, we drink a foolish amount of beers including Lagunitas Hop Stoopid, Abita’s Big Easy IPA, Flying Dog’s Family Drama, Weyerbacher’s Blithering Idiot, and Grey Sail’s Pour Judgement. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If you’re...

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 27: On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

1/16/2018
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In Episode 27 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, we discuss the one-year mark of the Trump Administration through the lens of On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder. Was Snyder right? Or, was the whole book an overreaction to the election? Are we just tempting Godwin’s Law? We don’t come to many conclusions, probably because of all the beer we drank such as Ritterguts Gose, Delirium Nocturnum, Citizen Cider, Dosvidanya, and Molotov Heavy. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can... Read More Read More

Duration:00:51:14

Episode 26: Animal Farm by George Orwell

1/9/2018
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In episode 26 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys tackle Animal Farm by George Orwell. Find out the many ways Animal Farm is about the Russian Revolution and if Orwell’s judgement about the Russian Revolution applies to almost all revolutions. The Drunk Guys imbibe far too many Animal Farm related beers, including Tooth and Claw, Dawn of the Red, Double Dog, Boxer’s Revenge, and Farm to Barrel Peach. Join us next week when we read On... Read More Read More

Duration:00:55:13

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