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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! In beer we trust.

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! In beer we trust.

Location:

CA

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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! In beer we trust.

Language:

English

Contact:

8055382337


Episodes

Batch304: The Cold IPA Conundrum

5/18/2022
Cheers and unlimited beers, it’s festival season! 14 Cannons head brewer Nic Bortolin stops in to talk about their upcoming beer fest, the pitfalls of checking Untappd, the silliness that is “Cold IPA,” and new yeast strains (nerd stuff). Greg is drinking Nic and his collab: Morning Watch Coffee Kölsch. Greg made the mistake of searching reviews of Morning Watch, and Nic talks about the evil that is “Untappd.” 14 Cannons is hosting their first Brews & Crews festival on May 21, and we’ve...

Duration:00:27:58

Batch303: Dirty Beer Lines & Florida Man's Grenades

5/11/2022
Monica Potter, head brewer at Pedals & Pints Brewing Co., comes back to hang out and get nerdy with Flex and Greg. They’re talking about unicorn beers, fun hops, gross beer lines, Florida Man’s new toy, and a list of hazies. Greg and Monica are sipping on It’s a Unicorn Thing from WeldWerks Brewing Co. She was very excited for the Lotus hops. Flex is sipping on Pure Project’s Endless Vista, a Murky DIPA. Shoutout to Andrew for the homebrew as well. Would nutrition labels on beer turn you...

Duration:00:45:06

Batch302: Will You Beer My Friend?

5/4/2022
Cheers to new beer friends! Monica Potter, head brewer at Pedals & Pints Brewing Co. in Thousand Oaks, CA, drops in to share some beer, get nerdy with beer ingredients, talk about the sour beer shortage, and share stories about wedding crashers. Greg and Monica are drinking Pedals & Pints Beach Cruiser Tropical IPA; it’s Monica’s first recipe since taking over as head brewer. Flex is sipping on Eagle Park’s Maibock. Monica gets nerdy with hops and talks about Sabro and its coconutty flavor...

Duration:00:40:13

Batch301: Après-Ski Accident Beers

4/27/2022
What’s the best part of skiing? Après-ski beers! Beergirl_Melissa stops in to talk about falling down the slopes, drinking at baseball games, New York’s anti-brunch stance, the sale of Modern Times, and the all-beer diet! Flex is drinking Crippling Predictions from Modist Brewing and Blackstact Brewing. Mel is sipping on Babe Brew 2, an Imperial Stout from Microbrasserie Labrosse and Brew Babes Family. Greg is researching Flames of Eden, the International Women’s Day collab brew from Pure...

Duration:00:50:16

Batch300: Live from Naughty Pine Brewing Co with Brittany Brouhard

4/20/2022
Happy 300! To celebrate our 300th episode, we recorded LIVE at Naughty Pine Brewing with the brewer, owner, and badass Brittany Brouhard. We talk about her history, coming up in beer, starting multiple breweries, working at a famous lager house, and of course, she leads on a guided tasting of her beer. The show starts with a guided tasting of Sturdy-B Pilsner, followed by Supply Chain Deficit Rye Amber, Alligator Skin Belgian IPA (Pink Boots Brew), and 17 Hundred British Brown Ale. Brit...

Duration:00:47:45

Batch299: The Boston Effect on Beer Marks

4/13/2022
Knock knock. Who’s there? Fuhgeddaboutit! Coley drops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about using technology to order beer, what alcohol does to the brain, more weird laws in Utah, and baseball beers! We’ve also got a list for Flex. We should also apologize now for our awful Boston accents. Toppling Goliath and Untitled Art got together and made a delicious love child named Think Piece, and that’s what Flex is drinking. Coley and Greg are drinking Intent to Swing, a hazy DIPA...

Duration:00:31:05

Batch298: Coley 3:16 Says I Just Drank Your Beer

4/6/2022
If you’re ready to drink a beer, give me a HELL YEAH! Coley 3:16 drops by to share a new beer with Flex and Greg and talk about how much fun she had watching Stone Cold Steve Austin. They also talk about new hops, Stone’s lawsuit with MolsonCoors, Texas’ weird drinking laws, and Flex’s attempt a buying a brewery. Thanks to Firestone Walker for making sure we were able to try one of their latest releases, Hopnosis. It’s their new IPA brewed exclusively with Cryo hops. Greg touches on the...

Duration:00:33:17

Batch297: Flex's Greatest Hits & Traveling Beers

3/30/2022
Who’s ready to burgle and chill? Erica stops by to get salty and share some craft beer! The gang talks about beercations, a-holes that work at breweries, drunk people breaking into homes, and a top 10 list that leaves Flex angry. Erica is sipping on Babe Brew 1, a Helles from Bone Haus Brewing, collaborating with the Beer Babes Family. Greg is drinking Pit-bulls And Palm Trees, a hazy double IPA collab from Tripping Animals and Crowns & Hops. Greg did a bit of traveling and drinking....

Duration:00:38:24

Batch296: Sweaty Pretzels, Dad Shorts & Walking Around Beers

3/23/2022
It’s time to get salty, as NeckNosh’s Erica stops in to drink some beer and hang out. The group talks about the best way to carry beer, St Patrick’s Day fallout, idiots at beer festivals, and drunk driving on a golf course. Thanks to Erica, we are all sharing the same beer today: New Glory Craft Brewery and New Belgium Brewing’s Cargo Short Flex. The perfect beer name. Greg gives a recap of the live show from 14 Cannons and announces the next live show: Batch 300, LIVE from Naughty Pine...

Duration:00:39:31

Batch295: Morning Watch Coffee Kölsch Collaboration w/14 Cannons & California Coffee Republic

3/16/2022
Have you heard?! Craft Beer Republic collaborated with 14 Cannons on a Coffee Kölsch along with California Coffee Republic! For Batch 295, Greg set up with head brewer Nic Bortolin at the brewery for a live show and release party. Everyone in attendance had the Podcast Flight which included Patient Pilsner, California Coffee Republic Nitro Cold Brew, Morning Watch Coffee Kölsch, and Wreck Yo Ship TIPA. Nic led everyone on a guided tasting as he talked about the various ingredients, brewing...

Duration:00:34:31

Batch294: Creating a Supportive, Loving, and Caring Mouthfeel

3/9/2022
Is your beer in a loving, supportive, environment? Our Best Beer Friend Coley stops in to hang out with Flex and Greg. The squad talks about a weekend full of Pink Boots collaboration brews, emo concerts, getting punished for booze, new beer style guidelines, awful seltzers, and beers to support Ukraine. Greg and Coley are drinking Star God, a hazy IPA from There Does Not Exist. Flex is getting into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with The Knot from Phase Three Brewing. Flex went to his first...

Duration:00:47:44

Batch293: But How Many Adjuncts Can We Fit?

3/2/2022
Cheers and mid-west beers, Republic! The pride of Gary, IN, aka Zack Miller, is back! The group is talking about the horrible people on Untappd, dropping all the adjuncts into beers, discussing Hawaii’s new buzz-kill law, and drunk politicians making kids cry. Greg found a beer from Indiana and is sipping on No Sparge Imperial Golden from Taxman Brewing Company. Flex is drinking Trouble’s Coming, a triple IPA from Eagle Park Brewing. Zack is researching Party Business, a hazy from Off...

Duration:00:41:38

Batch292: Welcome to the Season of Beer Releases and Parties

2/23/2022
We are so excited to have Nic Bortolin, head brewer at 14 Cannons in Westlake Village, CA, on the show with us. He drops by to talk about some very exciting news at the brewery. We find out why consumers are overpaying for beer, the closure of some big craft breweries, and some heavy drinkers at Disneyworld. Greg kicks off the beer research with K-17, a Czech Dark Lager from 14 Cannons. Luckily Nic is around to provide all the details and process. In addition, Nic is drinking Yuzu for Papa,...

Duration:00:40:07

Batch291: Champagne Hangovers and Forgotten Breweries

2/16/2022
Question of the day: Do you have a brewery that you love but sometimes forget about? The Dream Team is in full effect, as Deb joins the crew to talk about the downside of champagne, not-so-great beer, Dry January beverage sales, and getting too drunk to steal a car. Greg starts the beer research with Desert! It’s a DDH IIPA from SingleCut Beersmiths. Deb is sipping on Great Divide’s Horchata Yeti, straight from Denver. The team talks about the highs and lows of getting way too hydrated...

Duration:00:39:35

Batch290: Goodbye Dry January, Hello Wet February

2/9/2022
Welcome to February; Dry January is over! The Dream Team is back, baby! Deb stops in to hang with Flex and Greg for Batch 290. The all-stars are sampling new beer styles, gearing up for the Super Bowl, prepping for Valentine’s Day, and some colossal beer collaboration news! Greg is getting the research started with Baxter, a Cold IPA from Fremont Brewing in Seattle. Flex is redeeming the pink beers with Fatty’s Beer Works Cotton Candy Milkshake IPA. The crew celebrates the end of Dry...

Duration:00:40:19

Batch289: Indiana Jones and the Case of Cold Beer

2/2/2022
I think it’s time to ask yourself; what do you believe in? Beer, of course. Erica grabs some pretzels and stops in to hang with Flex and Greg on Batch 289. The salty crew is talking about the charity work they’re doing in Indiana, which booze will protect you from COVID, drunk landlords breaking into apartments, and annoying breweries that play with our emotions. Greg starts the beer research with Lunch, an IPA from Maine Beer Company. Next, Erica brings in Henhouse IPA, which is supposed...

Duration:00:36:07

Batch288: Walking Around Beers

1/26/2022
“In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin. Everyone’s favorite salt-queen, Erica (Neck Nosh), stops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about mixing alcohols and getting way too drunk, the importance of beer research out in the field, drunk-responding to DMs, and the greatest gift to humans: Walking Around Beers. Flex kick-starts the research session with Hidden Meanings, a Double NE IPA from Good City Brewing in Milwaukee, WI. Next, Greg warms up...

Duration:00:32:08

Batch287: Sour Beers, Drunk Snacks, and Beerio Kart

1/19/2022
What are your favorite drunk snacks? Coley drops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about Beerio Kart, outlawing drinking games, the worst beers in the world, more craft brewery buyouts, and a drunk woman who put a “dead” deer in her car. Flex kicks off the beer research with Wiggly Wigglers, a smoothie sour from The Brewing Projekt. Later, Coley is sipping on Backstreet Boysenberries, a kettle sour from Captain Fatty’s Brewery. Greg learned about quite possibly the best drinking...

Duration:00:49:38

Batch286: The Best IPAs & Drinking Warm Beer in Indiana

1/12/2022
Ever drink so much that you decided to take a trip to Gary, Indiana? Neither did we. Flex and Greg are joined by special guest, and Indiana native, Zack Miller. We talk about Zack’s time in the craft beer industry, the weird alcohol laws in Indiana, the best IPAs in America, and PBR’s tweeting fiasco. Greg kicks off the beer research with Fantastic, an IPA from Societe Brewing & Beachwood Brewing. Zack is sipping on Blackberry Double Marbles, a milkshake IPA from More Brewing Company in...

Duration:00:40:22

Batch285: There’s a First Time for Every Beer Lover

1/5/2022
What is the slang du jour? It's the slang of the day. Mmm, that sounds good. I'll have that... Necknosh's salty captain, Erica, stops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about playing with sharp objects, beer turned into liquor, disappearing hard seltzers, and at-home cocktail machines. Flex starts the hydration session with Braaaaaaaains - Pineapple, Guava, & Dragonfruit. Greg and Erica are sharing Drekker's Triple Berry Pie Slang Du Jour. It's also Erica's first-ever...

Duration:00:40:54