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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! 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

Batch316: Oh Hell Yeah!

8/10/2022
Batch 316 says I just whipped your @$$! Scott makes his big return to podcasting! Flex gets punched in the face, it's a sad day in sports, Greg's birthday brewery crawl, Goose Island is dropping more barrel-aged garbage, and Florida Man has been drinking again. In honor of Batch 316, Scott and Greg are drinking El Segundo Brewing's Broken Skull IPA. Flex is getting hazy with Drekker Brewing's Goon Platoon. This leads to a critical Flex Algorithm conversation. Greg talks about his birthday...

Duration:00:38:27

Batch315: Healthy Beer for Old People!

8/3/2022
Aloha, land lovers! This week, the salty crew is talking about vacation beers, beer styles that should make you angry, weird drinking laws for teachers, and why alcohol is good for you! Erica is researching Crooked Lane Brewing & East Brother Beer’s collaboration Schwarzbier. Greg is sipping on MadeWest Brewing & Pizza Port Brewing Short Lived West Coast IPA. Greg is angry about breweries and their naming, like really angry. Also, he kegged his latest homebrew and can’t wait to share it...

Duration:00:40:42

Batch314: Brewery Catfishing & The Insignificance of IBUs

7/27/2022
Welcome to the pant-less pub! Neck Nosh’s Erica stops in to make things extra salty with Flex and Greg. A packed show as the crew talks about the insignificance of IBUs, our big anniversary, Flex’s invite to a special beer event, getting catfished by a brewery, Sour Jim’s new business, and belligerent Buddhists. Flex is drinking MobCraft Beer’s Low pHunk Rad-Berry sour. Greg and Erica are sipping on Fall River Brewing - Numb Numb Juice Hazy IPA. Do IBUs really matter anymore? Greg has a...

Duration:00:54:09

Batch313: Inbetweener Beers

7/20/2022
What’s the funniest brewery name you’ve ever seen? Zack from Indiana jumps on with Flex and Greg to talk about “inbetweener” beers, setting the right expectations for customers, the best beer prank, more sellout breweries, and Canadian beer with a racy name. Zack is drinking Wiseacre Brewing’s Bow Echo hazy IPA. Flex is sipping on ‘Scuse Me, a pale ale from Ope! Brewing. Greg is reviewing Brewery X’s Signature Series Volume III. Wakeboarding is tough when you’re old; just ask Greg. At...

Duration:00:44:57

Batch312: National Do You Want Some Day in New Jersey

7/13/2022
Do you f’n want some?! Everyone’s favorite Gary-ian Zack drops in to talk about his life as a carnie, 4th of July shenanigans, the pitfalls of “just one more beer,” weird news in the craft beer world, crazy drunk dads, and New Jersey trying to be the worst state for beer. Zack is drinking The Beach Within Reach, a Berliner Weisse from Wiseacre Brewing out of Memphis, TN. Flex and Greg are both drinking Mind Haze Hopical Crush, compliments of Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Greg talks about...

Duration:00:43:24

Batch311: Daddy’s Back and He’s Rocking a Mullet

7/6/2022
Coley is back, and so is daddy! The crew is talking about homebrewing for the summer, the mullet of beers, getting drunk and losing things, beer recalls, and the worst joke you’ll ever hear. Flex is drinking Citrus’d, an IPA from Lion’s Tail Brewing in Wisconsin. Coley and Greg are sipping on Jelly Not Jam, a fruited sour from Burley Oak Brewing. Greg talks about his weekend full of homebrewing, and what’s coming up for the summer. He also needs some help finishing his beer. And Coley is...

Duration:00:35:30

Batch310: San Diego Wishes & Caviar Bumps

6/29/2022
Our best beer friend Coley drops in to hang with Flex & Greg as we circle the globe to uncover the beer stories you won’t stop talking about. We’re drinking expensive beer, snacking on caviar, meeting strangers from Instagram, and talking about the HUGE news in the beer world (cough, Stone). Coley and Greg are drinking Urban Artifact’s Astronaut Food — Blackberry & Raspberry, a comically expensive fruited sour. Flex is sipping on I Got My Cicerone on Untappd from Youngblood Beer...

Duration:00:44:37

Batch309: Another Day, Another Beer Festival!

6/22/2022
It’s a conspiracy! Greg’s wife Shannon stops by to talk about awkward beer festivals, where to get drunk at Disney World, Boozin’ on a Budget, free beer at theme parks, and really gross canned cocktails. Everyone is sipping on A Conspiracy of Lemurs, a fruited sour from Tripping Animals Brewing. New listener Thomas is getting his craft beer education thanks to Flex. Listener Andrew needs to know where to drink at Disney World. Greg and Shannon go to Institution’s Tacky Tiki Party, and...

Duration:00:39:54

Batch308: Beer Friends, Beer Fests, and Beer Trips

6/15/2022
Beer friends are the best friends. Greg convinces his wife Shannon to crash the party with Flex to discuss their road trip to Firestone Walker’s Invitational Beer Festival. They also talk about dangerous hot sauce, pre-gaming, drive-thru liquor stores, sad news in the brewery world, and a list that will truly make Flex mad. Greg and Shannon are drinking Primal Elements, a sour wild ale from Firestone Walker. Flex is sipping on Walkabout, a fruited sour from Fat Orange Cat. The couple...

Duration:00:38:01

Batch 307: Built Beer Tough

6/8/2022
We are built beer tough! Deb is back with Flex and Greg to complete the Dream Team. They’re talking about some classic pale ales, smuggling alcohol across state lines, beer prices, and some old-school beers that have survived. Greg and Deb kick off summer by drinking Mirror Pond pale ale from Deschutes Brewery. Their bullpen beer is Tramping % Trailing from Casa Agria in Oxnard, CA. The team has an important question for all the listeners about our theme song. Greg runs down the top 15...

Duration:00:27:04

Batch306: The World’s Most Expensive Fermented Beverage

6/1/2022
Grab those 4-packs; we're taking this one to go! The dream team is back as Deb steps in to talk about meeting beer friends, aggressively over-tipping, beer festivals, the world's most expensive beer, and having a horse that will take you home when you're drunk! Deb and Greg are drinking Speedway Stout Double Fudge Edition from AleSmith Brewing in San Diego. Flex is sipping on Out for Delivery, a hazy IPA from Phase Three Brewing. Greg recaps all the fun at the 14 Cannons Brews & Crews...

Duration:00:35:12

Batch305: Too Drunk for Disney World

5/25/2022
I’m irie, yeah, I’m irie. Erica drops in to bring the salty goodness to this irie jungle. The crew is getting ready for some big festivals, sneaking booze into places, drinking too much at theme parks, and getting in tight with big breweries. Thanks to @the_real_beer_vixen, we’re all sipping on Irie Jungle 2022, a triple IPA from Tripping Animals in Miami. It’s also Erica’s first-ever beer from TA. Fontana Jim calls in, and he’s got a couple bones to pick. Greg has an important question:...

Duration:00:49:53

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