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Join beer experts and authors Robin LeBlanc and Jordan St. John as they share their experience, knowledge, and love of beer with a healthy mix of insight and humour.

Join beer experts and authors Robin LeBlanc and Jordan St. John as they share their experience, knowledge, and love of beer with a healthy mix of insight and humour.

Location:

Canada

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Join beer experts and authors Robin LeBlanc and Jordan St. John as they share their experience, knowledge, and love of beer with a healthy mix of insight and humour.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 156: Winner Winner!

5/17/2022
We talk about some new brewery openings including Newark and the highly anticipated GLB Brewpub and the Ontario winners of the Canadian Brewing Awards! Today's Sponsor Zone guest is Zencastr - http://zen.ai/theontariocraftbeerguidethepod Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations!...

Duration:00:40:45

Ep. 155: Buy The Dip

5/11/2022
The World Beer Cup and the "Crunchies" get some Canadian representation and we have some great new beer releases and a new brewery! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:32:13

Ep. 154: Dump Bucket

5/3/2022
We talk about some upcoming releases from breweries as well as the Spring/Summer LCBO import list along with some upcoming events and the upcoming opening of the Muskoka BeerSpa! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:33:00

Ep. 153: Don’t Try New Things

4/28/2022
Robin gives a cautionary tale, Steam Whistle owes Oast some apology beer, Banter & Co. opens in Brooklin, and we talk about the state of the industry. Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:37:48

Ep. 152: Craft Brewery Tycoon

4/19/2022
Steam Whistle stepped in it, Beau's gear is up for sale, and the Beer Store isn't doing too hot! Auction site available here This week's Sponsor Zone guests is Janus Craft Beverages! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:34:38

Ep. 151: The Minor Falls, the Major Lifts

4/14/2022
We spend too much time talking about Robin's hatred for the Leonard Cohen hit song Hallelujah. We also talk about beer writing and reviewing, some fun Beer Canada updates, and tasting some rare beers! This week's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages and CanCraft! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca, bsgcanada.com/cancraft --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon:...

Duration:00:39:11

Ep. 150: Where’s My Bouncy Castle, Doug Ford?

4/6/2022
It's election season and that means wild promises. Also lots of news including a special mix pack curated by us! This week's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages, BSG Canada, and CanCraft! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca, bsgcanada.com, & bsgcanada.com/cancraft --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing...

Duration:00:42:03

Ep. 149: The Jaywalking Elephant

3/29/2022
Robin and Jordan talk about the dangers of jaywalking while giving the news. This week's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages, BSG Canada, and CanCraft! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca, bsgcanada.com, & bsgcanada.com/cancraft --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations!...

Duration:00:34:15

Ep. 148: Corky Romano

3/22/2022
Robin realizes something about Batman, Molson workers are angry, the Stone/Keystone lawsuit continues to be silly, and a rare tasting is up for auction in support of Ukraine! Today's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages, BSG Canada, and CanCraft! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca, bsgcanada.com, & bsgcanada.com/cancraft --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon:...

Duration:00:45:54

Ep. 147: Consider Green Beer, Won’t You?

3/15/2022
St. Patrick's Day is upon us and so is some news that includes a brewery opening, events, and new beer releases! Today's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages and BSG Canada! Check them out at januscraftbeverages.ca & bsgcanada.com --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations!...

Duration:00:32:50

Ep. 146: Sunshine on My Shoulders

3/8/2022
We talk about the Queen of Craft event announcement from Wellington Brewery, Drinkers for Ukraine, the ongoing Stone/Keystone lawsuit, and the possible education barrier to people entering the beer world! Today's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages! Check them out at www.januscraftbeverages.ca Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to...

Duration:00:49:52

Ep. 145: We Settled on Beau’s Whistle

3/1/2022
In this episode we talk about the announced Steam Whistle/Beau's merger, Signal is up for sale, and Jordan has a fun beer release out now! Today's Sponsor Zone guests are Janus Craft Beverages! Check them out at www.januscraftbeverages.ca Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Sponsor Zone Ad Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations!...

Duration:00:44:16

Ep. 144: Wrong Side of the Bed

2/22/2022
Jordan is GRUMPY. But also we talk about a beer connection to the so-called Freedom Convoy, some new releases, and we touch on the subject of beer that is both good AND cheap. What a concept! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:43:07

Ep. 143: Beer & Food (w/Mirella Amato)

2/15/2022
Jordan sits down with Master Cicerone, author, and beer educator Mirella Amato Beerology: https://beerology.ca Mastering Beer & Food Pairing: https://beerology.thinkific.com Photo credit: Andrew Budziak --- Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:48:59

Ep. 142: Welcome to the Metaverse

2/8/2022
Robin gets lobstered, Jordan is busy, Volo launches their beers, Royal City gets purchased, and Miller Lite has entered the Metaverse! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3522-cold-funk License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Disco Sting by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3653-disco-sting License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Thanks to TikTok user @amarks12 for lobstering Robin Support us on Patreon:...

Duration:00:42:42

Ep. 141: Ghosts ’n Goblins

1/25/2022
In this episode we talk about Little Beast's Erin Broadfoot leading a Canadian beer industry reckoning, massive problems for BrewDog as the BBC investigative documentary on them is released, Mirella Amato has a brilliant beer and food pairing course, and more! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com "Psycho on the Organ" by Darren Curtis Music Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations!...

Duration:00:34:16

Ep. 140: Chef Tara Lee of Eastbound Brewing Co.

1/18/2022
In this episode Jordan talks with Eastbound Brewing's Chef Tara Lee! eastboundbeer.com Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:51:27

Ep. 139: Cold Open

1/11/2022
We get real with a cold open, talk about the Craft Brewery Workers’ Alliance of Canada, a weird move by Kings & Convicts, and more! Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:36:33

Ep. 138: New Beer, New Me

1/4/2022
HAPPY NEW YEAR! We're going into 2022 with some positive energy and a list of news including the current Ontario lockdown and what that might mean for breweries as well as talk about some current releases and what you should do to keep the vibes good for the year. Theme: Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:39:28

Ep. 137: See You Next Year

12/28/2021
In which we wish you a happy new year! Support us on Patreon: https://tinyurl.com/OCBGPodcast Don't forget to donate to these amazing organizations! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate

Duration:00:00:44