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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

Anniversaries & Surviving the Great American Beer Festival

10/5/2022
Who’s ready for an anniversary party? Nic Bortolin, co-owner & head brewer at 14 Cannons, stops in to talk about the big five-year anniversary party on October 15. We’re also talking about the Great American Beer Festival, the big news in Milwaukee, the best Marzens for Oktober, and how bad things are getting in New Jersey. - Greg is drinking 14 Cannons Marooner Marzen, while Nic is drinking K-17 Czech Dark Lager. Flex is sipping on I’m Calling About Your Vehicle’s Extended Warranty from...

Beer Force Ones

9/28/2022
Give me two beers; I need two beers! Erica stops by to hang with Flex and Greg and learn a little country grammar. We’re sharing a delicious beer, doing some football drinking, selling pretzels in booty shorts, and getting all astrological with our beers. - Thanks to https://greatnotion.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwvsqZBhAlEiwAqAHElayYE99ZiuT1VZwaWfUVp_Q657E46VaqeIEBzc9dAwBejYqn2psnNhoCJU8QAvD_BwE (Great Notion), we’re all drinking Patterns, a hazy DIPA. - Greg hit up a few spots for beer research and...

Duration:00:39:25

A Place Where The Beer Flows Like Wine

9/21/2022
Who wears short shorts? Flex, of course. Erica comes in from Capistrano to hang out. We’ve got the best breweries near NFL stadiums, Flex is hulking up, Greg does a ton of road trip research, Erica is getting ready for a festival, and lagers are cool again! Erica is drinking Numb and Number from https://www.fallriverbrewing.com/beers/numb-nummer (Fall River Brewing)…and totally redeems herself! Greg is sipping on Holy Bones, a Black IPA from https://boneyardbeer.com/brewery/our-story/...

Duration:00:39:56

Der Vati Likes Oktoberfest!

9/14/2022
Guten tag vater, ich brauche ein Bier. Es ist Oktoberfest! Beergirl Melissa is joining das fest as we celebrate the beginning of Oktoberfest! We’re drinking all German-style beers, sharing Oktoberfest fun facts, doing some major day drinking, and finding out how drunk Wisconsin is. Flex is drinking Phase Three Brewing’s Oktoberfest. Mel is sipping on Wallenpaupack Brewing’s Oktoberfest. And Greg is researching Heater Allen’s Marzen. Mel shares the secret to getting kids out of your house...

Duration:00:45:28

Breaking! Flex Drinks Bud Light Next and Lives!

9/7/2022
We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. Flex is back! We’re talking about some new breweries, drinking with Instagram friends, trouble for hop growers, and Flex has some awful news to share about what he’s been drinking. Flex is sipping on Desert Noise from https://www.eagleparkbrewing.com (Eagle Park Brewing). Greg is drinking Cactus Cat from https://www.ogopogobrewing.com (Ogopogo Brewing). Greg talks about the party Pedals & Pints threw for Emo Night and what a great job Monica and...

Duration:00:40:58

The Rise of Beerflation

8/31/2022
We’re penny-pinching our way to a couple of great beers this week! We’ve got drunk city council members, Shooter McGavin arrested for a DUI, new brewery field trips, cringy open mic nights, and the cheapest cities to drink a beer! Greg and Shannon are drinking POG Tart from https://eurekabrewco.com (Eureka Brewing Company) out of Gardena, CA. Erica is sipping on Babe Brew 6 Hazy IPA from https://www.sainthoublon.com (Saint-Houblon) up in Canada, eh. Are you ready for pumpkin beers? The crew...

Duration:00:45:00

Drinking Around The World

8/24/2022
Pack your bags; we’re drinking around the world! We’re sipping on some lagers, getting famous in the UK, talking trivia, getting angry at Untappd users, drinking some homebrew, and getting pulled over while high. It turns out that the UK is in love with the Craft Beer Republic. Erica talks about her big news with the Great America Beer Festival. She’s also got chicken drama and a snake that tried to attack her while she was getting a beer. Greg talks about hosting a trivia night on the gram...

Duration:00:45:25

Czech The Box with Black IPAs

8/17/2022
The beast is about to be unleashed! Stone loses in court, a drunk tourist plunges into an empty pool, black IPAs, the idiots of Untappd, and a DUI in a golf cart…in Florida. Greg is sipping on Murkaveli, a double hazy from Pure Project & Weathered Souls Brewing. Scott is drinking Steamworks Brewing Black Angel IPA. We’re topping the podcast charts in more foreign countries; wonder what they’re drinking? COVID is making its way through the CBR family, and it’s boring. Flex is doing homework...

Duration:00:38:33

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 with...

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 recap...

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 least...

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 the...

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 Company.Greg...

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 someone...

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 recants...

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 pale...

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: is it...

Duration:00:49:53