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Craft Beer Republic

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Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! And every few weeks, we sit down with the head brewer or owner of a local craft brewery to sample their brew and take a deep dive into the nerdier side of the industry. So grab your libations and join the republic every Wednesday on your favorite podcast app!

Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! And every few weeks, we sit down with the head brewer or owner of a local craft brewery to sample their brew and take a deep dive into the nerdier side of the industry. So grab your libations and join the republic every Wednesday on your favorite podcast app!

Location:

CA

Description:

Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! And every few weeks, we sit down with the head brewer or owner of a local craft brewery to sample their brew and take a deep dive into the nerdier side of the industry. So grab your libations and join the republic every Wednesday on your favorite podcast app!

Language:

English

Contact:

8055382337


Episodes

Batch279: Is There Anything Worse Than Eggnog?

11/24/2021
Grab your turkey and your festive beers; it’s time to prepare for the holidays! Coley hangs out with Flex and Greg as they discuss the best boozy holiday beverage, stocking up on drinks for the holidays, and Thanksgiving fun facts! To kick off Thanksgiving, we’re drinking beers that make us think of turkey day. First is Sierra Nevada’s Celebration fresh hop IPA. Then, for dessert, we’re stepping outside the box with Main & Mill Brewing Company’s HoliDaze Halloween stout. One of these beers...

Duration:00:42:09

Batch278: Hangovers for Adults and Fast Food Booze

11/17/2021
Ever have one of those hangovers that remind you how old you are? Coley joins Flex and Greg to talk about taking full advantage of Sunday Funday, going to breweries to drink for a cause, the importance of lunch beers, fast food flavored booze, and some breaking news that’s shaking up the craft beer scene. Coley and Greg are reviewing Birthday Month: Flowers And Fruit, a double IPA from Wild Leap Brewing in LaGrange, GA. Flex drinks Poetic Hustler, a double dry-hopped double IPA from...

Duration:00:39:19

Batch277: Beer Trips, Secret Bars, and Sober Dancing

11/10/2021
The Dream Team is back, baby! Deb is back to hang out with Flex and Greg to review an Illinois beer, and a California brewery with the best can art. The trio also talk about beer road trips, hunting down beer on family vacations, popular craft beer ingredients, and a new edition of Masterdrunk Theatre! Flex sent Greg and Deb Triadic Harmonies, a triple IPA from Phase Three Brewing, one of his favorite Wisconsin breweries. Next up is a review of Raised by Dingoes, an IPA from Paperback...

Duration:00:43:29

Batch276: BOO! That Beer is Out of This World

11/3/2021
Grab your costumes, space suits, and tongue jobbers; it’s time to join the republic! Deb stops by to complete the dream team and talk about drink-or-treating and Halloween hangovers, a beer that traveled to space and back, government wine, and we’re still huge in Finland! Greg and Deb bring you two beer reviews. First is Ingenious Brewing Company’s Smarty (Boo Berry Fluff), a Berliner with blueberries and marshmallows. Next on the list is Brooklyn Brewery’s Barrel & Flow collaboration with...

Duration:00:33:11

Batch275: Lawless Brewing Co. Ben Wallace & Josh McCombs

10/27/2021
Cheers to fresh beers and new breweries! Greg had the opportunity to visit Lawless Brewing in North Hollywood, CA, and sit down with owner Ben Wallace and head brewer Josh McCombs. Not only did they make their way through a couple of great flights, but they also talked about opening a brewery in a pandemic, the importance of sessionable beers, transitioning from television to beer, and why North Hollywood is such an excellent spot for a brewery. Both Josh and Ben come from Pennsylvania,...

Duration:01:00:40

Batch274: We're Kind Of A Big Deal In Finland

10/20/2021
Get your pizzas, pretzels, and beers; it's time for research! Erica joins Flex and Greg to talk about the return of beer festivals, mac and cheese pizza, the best place to live for drunk people, and why the great people of Finland love us so much! We also get an exclusive performance from Masterdrunk Theatre. Flex is drinking Smashing Yuzu, a cold sour IPA from Eagle Park Brewing. Erica is reviewing Pretzel Bier from Captain Lawrence and Snyder's Pretzels. Finally, Greg is drinking and...

Duration:00:52:47

Batch273: Drinking Beer with a Straw

10/13/2021
Grab your beer-straws and favorite costumes; it's time to get hydrated! Coley stops back in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about drinking your way through an anniversary trip, favorite costumes and corresponding impressions, getting drunk with your boss, and celebrating back-to-school with booze. Greg and Coley are sipping on Radiant Beer Company's collaboration with Topa Topa Brewing, a dark Kolsch called Am I Even Kölsch? After that, they get hoppy with Wild Sparrow from Pure...

Duration:00:43:25

Batch272: Shameful Beers & Explosive Tongue Jobbers

10/6/2021
Get your tongue-jobbers and lederhosen ready; we’re doing some research! Coley drops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about some upcoming beer festivals embarrassing beer purchases, new breweries, and weird drinking laws. Flex kicks off the research by drinking for a great cause; he has Brave Noise Pale Ale from Phase Three Brewing. Greg and Coley are getting their steins ready for AleSchmidt Oktoberfest from Alesmith down in San Diego. We get an update from Flex about all those...

Duration:00:42:23

Batch271: Topa Topa Brewing Co. founder Jack Dyer

9/29/2021
Cheers to drinking beers with new friends! Greg had the opportunity to stop into Topa Topa Brewing Co. in Ventura, CA, to sit down with founder & CEO Jack Dyer. In addition to sharing some fantastic beers, they talk about turning a dream into a brewery, pivoting in a pandemic, expanding while staying local, and so much more! Jack talks about his history as a beer lover and his life before beer (hint, kids were involved). He also talks about the early days of starting a home-brew co-op,...

Duration:01:00:47

Batch270: Free Beer Scheme & Pumpkin-Spiced Awfulness

9/22/2021
To all you pumpkin spice lovers out there, welcome. This is going to be messy. Beergirl Melissa is joining Flex and Greg for a whole lot of fun. They are talking about the drunkest states in America, drinking some anniversary beers, getting sucked into pyramid schemes thanks to free booze, and most importantly, getting Flex to drink a pumpkin-spice seltzer. Greg kicks off the hydration with Stone Brewing’s 12.5% 25th Anniversary Triple IPA. Melissa is drinking Humble Sea Brewing’s Orange...

Duration:00:57:59

Batch269: West Coast Hops & The Worst Beer Ever

9/15/2021
Grab your pretzels and cold ones; it’s research time! Erica is teaming up with Flex and Greg to talk about the worst beer around, teachers getting drunk on the job, drinking beer for a good cause, and some weird drinking laws up in Oregon. Erica starts off the hydration with Fall River Brewing Co’s Hexagenia, a five hop IPA. Greg is drinking for a cause with F*Cancer from Silver Moon Brewing. An IPA with proceeds going to a variety of cancer charities. It turns out a lot of the listeners...

Duration:00:40:37

Batch268: Labor Day Pains and Hangover Donuts

9/8/2021
Still recovering from the Labor Day weekend? We’ve got you covered. Flex and Greg are getting ready for football, talking about hangover cures, trying to figure out what’s wrong with Iowa, and getting real basic with pumpkin spice seltzers. Greg starts off the beer research with a review of Big Papaya from Great Notion Brewing. Next, Flex is reviewing Eagle Park Brewing’s Pink Guava Milkshake IPA. The NFL season is upon us. Do you have your teams drafted and beers chilled? Greg does a...

Duration:00:36:38

Batch267: Pancakes and Beer

9/1/2021
Time to grab those flapjacks and chill your beers! Coley is hanging with Flex and Greg while reviewing some beer and breakfast foods, drinking with elephants, and getting duct-taped on airplanes. Greg and Coley start off the hydration with Bistro Pink Guava Kiwi Banana Smoothie, a fruited sour from Energy City Brewing. Then, they move their way to something hoppier with Stone’s new Hazy IPA. Greg does some brewery research with friends, but things get awkward when a blind date shows up....

Duration:00:38:58

Batch266: Has Beer Jumped the Shark?

8/25/2021
Who’s ready to conduct some science? Coley joins Flex and Greg as they figure out what she’ll be drinking for a punishment beer, conduct science on two pickle beers, dig into some Beer Zombies, and try to find out why Mt. Dew needs a hard version. Flex kicks off the hydration with Nelson Revengeance, a Double IPA collab from Mason Ale Works and Beer Zombies Beer Co. Next, Greg and Coley conduct beer science on two pickle goses from Texas: Martin House Brewing’s Best Maid Sour Pickle Beer...

Duration:00:36:50

Batch265: One Drink & One Drink Only

8/18/2021
Get your cold ones colder; we’ve got a fresh batch! Deb, Flex, and Greg are back to sip on some delicious beers, talk about lake trips, find out which state is limiting your alcohol intake, and figure out what everyone’s entrance music is! We also have a big controversy after a voicemail. Deb and Greg are in charge of the research today. First up is Pursuit of Happiness, a hazy IPA from Arrow Lodge Brewing in Covina, CA. Next up is dessert (or breakfast) with Cinnamon Roast Crunch from...

Duration:00:41:53

Batch264: The Wisco Kid Walks Into an Alaskan Bar

8/11/2021
Ready to grab some cold beers and do some research? The Dream Team, Flex, Greg, and Deb, are reviewing some beers from across the country, talking about big birthday plans, getting expensive airport beer, and checking in on listener voicemails! Flex starts off the hydration and research with Lost in the Sauce, a hazy IPA from Explorium Brewpub. His favorite mall brewery. Greg and Deb are reviewing Flat Earth, a Double IPA from Masthead Brewing Company. Greg got some excellent birthday beer...

Duration:00:41:04

Batch263: A Party At Jury Duty

8/4/2021
Cheers, citizens of the republic! We’re back in the studio with Greg, Flex, and Erica from Neck Nosh. Ready for some fun new segments and beer reviews? Perfect! With some pending new laws, we may see THC beers, jury duty just became a party, and we just won a bet! Greg kicks off the hydration with a review of East Brother Beer Co’s (simply named) Double IPA. A classic, west coast, double. Next, Flex is sipping on One Million Blueberries (did you read that like Dr. Evil?) from Moksa Brewing...

Duration:00:51:35

Batch262: 14 Cannons' Nic Bortolin & Lots of Lagers

7/28/2021
Cheers, Craft Beer Nation! We’re very excited that the first episode of Craft Beer Republic is with one of our favorite brewers, Nic Bortolin, of 14 Cannons Brewery. Nic and Greg sit down to talk about Brigantino, an Italian Pilsner that he brewed with fellow beer-nerd Chris Enegren of Enegren Brewing Co. What makes it Italian? A big part of it is the hops. Nic talks about how the collaboration started, who did what for the recipe, and the really fun way they decided which hops to use for...

Duration:00:32:12

Craft Beer Republic: One Nation Under Craft

7/23/2021
Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! And every few weeks, we sit down with the head brewer or owner of a local craft brewery to sample their brew and take a deep dive into the...

Duration:00:01:10

Craft Beer Republic: Coming Soon!

7/21/2021
Hey Tap Heads! Craft Beer Republic is coming soon! We're excited for the refresh and can't wait to have a beer with you! If you were a subscriber of The Unfiltered Gentlemen, you don't need to do anything, you're already subscribed to Craft Beer Republic. 🍻 Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you...

Duration:00:01:59