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At The Hops brings you weekly servings of music and beer. Recorded in Nashville, Tn, singer/songwriters Chas E. and Mike Mitchell introduce you to up and coming singer/songwriters as well as the latest beers on the craft beer scene. Listen weekly and in no time you'll be a craft beer aficionado and hip to the latest musicians from Music City.

At The Hops brings you weekly servings of music and beer. Recorded in Nashville, Tn, singer/songwriters Chas E. and Mike Mitchell introduce you to up and coming singer/songwriters as well as the latest beers on the craft beer scene. Listen weekly and in no time you'll be a craft beer aficionado and hip to the latest musicians from Music City.
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Nashville, TN

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At The Hops brings you weekly servings of music and beer. Recorded in Nashville, Tn, singer/songwriters Chas E. and Mike Mitchell introduce you to up and coming singer/songwriters as well as the latest beers on the craft beer scene. Listen weekly and in no time you'll be a craft beer aficionado and hip to the latest musicians from Music City.

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English


Episodes

Zack Roskop's Magical Mystery Tour of Craft Beer

1/17/2017
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Zack Roskop is the owner of Knox Brew Tours and he's embarking on a brew tour of magnificent proportions - 76 breweries in 21 days! Zack joins Chas and Mike on this episode of At The Hops to talk about this upcoming tour of every brewery in Tennessee, and how you can be a part of the action by way of Facebook or one of the tour's after parties! Check out this great interview and check out Zack's tour page at https://www.thetnbeerrun.com/. We've also got some great beer to taste including...

Duration:01:41:59

Hoppy Holidays 2016!

12/27/2016
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Okay, we know that Christmas is officially over but the holiday spirit at At The Hops goes on indefinitely. To prove it, here is our latest beer and music filled holiday podcast. Chas and Mike kick off the show with the lowdown on winter warmers and a close look at the Dark Horse 4 Elf winter warmer from Dark Horse Brewing Company. Chas relates his latest choices for Top 6 terrible holiday songs while Mike offers some witty commentary. All under the influence of Stone Xocoveza - a winter...

Duration:01:52:31

Hallelujah - A Toast to Leonard Cohen

12/6/2016
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Chas and Mike give a special toast to singer/songwriter and altogether renaissance man Leonard Cohen. Powered by two featured brews including a black IPA Dark Matter from Blackstone Brewery and an imperial stout Bang from Prairie Artisan Ales, Chas and Mike check out the Top 6 Leonard Cohen songs according to listeners. Chas gives us the lowdown on "skunky beer" science in a segment of Brewery School Dropout and Mike gives us an inspired performance of his original song "Abbeville." And,...

Duration:01:30:51

Toasting Leon Russell

11/21/2016
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Chas and Mike are back with beer filled tribute to musician Leon Russell. We take a look the Top 6 Leon Russell songs while sampling Founders Brewing Pale Joe - a pale ale brewed with coffee, and check out a new beer creation from Corsair Distillery and Black Abbey Brewing called Wildfire. Mike gets the lowdown on the history of pale ales and IPA's and Chas brings us all the latest news in craft beer and performs one of his original numbers - Several. All this plus some inebriated...

Duration:01:29:24

Dubbel...Tripel...Score!

11/8/2016
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Chas and Mike are back with more music and beer. Recorded during historic game 7 of the 2016 World Series, this episode includes some baseball innuendo as we investigate Dubbels and Tripels in the world of beer. Chas and Mike check out 2 beers including Snake Handler from Good People Brewing in Birmingham, Alabama and the ETF Callan BBA Belgian Dubbel from Yazoo Brewing Company in Nashville, Tennessee. All this plus original music, the Top 6 beer songs, and the latest in craft beer news...

Duration:01:35:38

St Louis Brews w/ Filmmaker Bill Streeter

7/18/2016
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Film director Bill Streeter joins Chas E and Mike Mitchell to talk about his independent film "St Louis Brews" - a documentary about the dramatic history and future of the craft beer industry in St. Louis. Bill gives us the lowdown about his film as well as an overview of some of the best breweries in St Louis. Chas and Mike dabble in some sour beer tasting with the Dugges - Tropic Punch Ale. This ale is special brew created by a joint effort between Stillwater brewing in Maryland and...

Duration:01:21:11

Musicians AnneMarie Neff & Ken Grandjean, Beer Expert Jeremy Short, and Terrapin Beer’s Poivre Potion Saison

3/13/2016
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It’s a jam packed craft beer, musical extravaganza on this week’s At The Hops. We’ve got superstar musicians AnneMarie Neff and Ken Grandjean. The music dynamic duo return to our studio to share some stories from their last tour of Ireland and talk about their upcoming return to the UK. AnneMarie and Ken give us two amazing performances including AnneMarie’s original “What I Got” featured on her latest EP “Brand New Day” AnneMarie and Ken also join Chas and Mike for tasting of the...

Duration:01:22:41

Devil's Backbone Kabong & James Taylor Top 6

3/7/2016
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This week Mike and Chas take on two heavyweights. First, it's the Kabong Triple IPA from Devil's Backbone Brewing Company. With an ABV of 11.1, this is one serious high gravity beer that could take Mike and Chas to the limits of their beer tasting abilities. And if you've ever wondered about the mysteries of high gravity, we'll dive into that subject during our segment of Brewery School Dropout. Our other heavyweight is on the musical side, as Mike and Chas take on the legendary James...

Duration:01:44:13

Bells's Beer Special Double Cream Stout

2/17/2016
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It's a virtual Valentines hangover episode. Chas and Mike are back with more beer tasting, original music and talk. This episode we check out the Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewing in Kalamazoo, Michigan. We also have a bonus round of Small Town Brewery's Not Your Father's Root Beer, and in honor of Valentines check out the Top 6 most romantic songwriters. Chas keeps us updated on the latest in craft beer news and both Chas and Mike share an original song from their vast...

Duration:01:31:02

Blue Pants Peanut Butter & Jelly Stout

1/20/2016
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We're back! Mike and Chas have returned after a 6 month hiatus bringing you more music and more beer tasting. Today we're checking out a special brew from Blue Pants Brewery in Madison, Alabama. It's sweet...it's savory...it's based on an American classic - the Pinstripe Peanut Butter and Jelly Stout. Who would have thought you could change a sandwich into a beer? And speaking of "ch-ch-ch-ch-changes," we have a Top 6 dedicated to the one and only David Bowie, as well as an original Chas...

Duration:01:15:50

100th Episode!

6/24/2015
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It's a special episode of At The Hops Podcast as we celebrate our 100th episode. Chas E. and Mike Mitchell take us on a special musical journey featuring the many singer/songwriter artists we've featured the past three years. This episode's Top 6 features the top Songs of the Century according to the Recording Industry Of America, and Jack stops by to give us the facts about Cream Ales. Speaking of ales, we check out three beers this week including the Kiwanda Cream Ale from Pelican Pub,...

Duration:02:05:35

Memorial Day 2015

5/25/2015
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Hey, we’re back, and just in time for Memorial Day! After a few weeks of packing, unpacking and moving, Mike Mitchell and Chas E are back with a new episode of At The Hops and a special Memorial Day theme. On this week’s episode we crack open three beers recommended by MicroBeerClub.com including the Redfeather Session IPA from Black Raven Brewing Company, the Farmlandia Saison from Iron Horse Brewery, and the Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA from Alameda Brewing Company. Jack stops into to tell...

Duration:01:51:01

Three Generations of Six

4/29/2015
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Chas E takes us on a historical journey of Top 6 hits with a little help from A.C. and Adia K. First, we focus on some golden oldies and turn back the hands of time to preview what songs were burning the charts in 1978 and 1990. Then we fast forward straight to 2015 to hear just how much things have changed with today's hit makers. Chas also gives us the lowdown on a new craft beer as we check out Nice Rack - a mango infused IPA from our good friends at Cool Springs Brewery. And we...

Duration:01:43:22

Denny Tedesco - Director of The Wrecking Crew

4/19/2015
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Film director Denny Tedesco joins Chas E to give more insight into the trials and tribulations of creating his documentary film the Wrecking Crew . Denny will be present for a special screening of the Wrecking Crew this week in Nashivlle at the Belcourt. Of course Chas and Mike Mitchelll will also be there to give At The Hops listenerst the live experience, and this episode will get our faithful listeners prepped for the big event. MicroBeerClub.com sends Chas a Rye I.P.A. to check out -...

Duration:00:55:45

Tom Whall Meets The Kolsch

4/5/2015
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Singer/songwriter Tom Whall joins Chas E. and Mike Mitchell for more rounds of original music and beer tasting. Originally from Maryland, Tom Whall came to Nashville after studying drums and percussion at the Baldwin Conservatory of Music in Ohio. Today he's making waves in Music City as a singer/songwriter as well as a percussionist. Tom plays three new tunes for us including Hard Wired, Same Damn Life, and Hard To Read, and shares where you can download his latest album Colored Ground...

Duration:01:34:03

The Wrecking Crew

3/31/2015
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Chas E and Mike Mitchell check out Denny Tedesco's film The Wrecking Crew. The Wrecking Crew pays tribute to the group of 1960's studio musicians who played on some of pop music's most important recordings, including the Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, the Monkees, the Byrds, and Nancy Sinatra to name a few. And you thought the Monkees themselves played on those recordings, didn't ya? In addition, The Wrecking Crew also played on numerous soundtrack and jingle recordings including the theme to...

Duration:01:17:22

Dream Aria

3/23/2015
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Supergroup Dream Aria is #1 ranked on Reverb Nation and have over 15,000 fans on Facebook, and this week singer Ann 'Aria' Burstyn joins Chas E from Toronto to talk about the band's origins, future and its amazing eclectic sound. You'll hear the story of how members Don Stagg, Andrew Berezowsky, Garry Flint, and Ann Burstyn found each other and started creating their unique blend of rock, techno, classical, goth and world music. And we'll get even further into Dream Aria's sound as we we...

Duration:01:48:52

Riders to Reverie - The Doors, Cherie Currie, & 2 Great Ales

3/17/2015
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Chas E and Mike Mitchell are all about reviewing this week including everything from books to music to beer. Chas and Mike begin the show with a close look at John Densmore's auto-biographical book Riders On The Storm including a Top 6 countdown of the greatest Doors albums. Next up we have a very special review of Cherie Currie's latest album Reverie. Reverie will be hitting the virtual shelves of your favorite download sites in the next few weeks, and we'll give you the lowdown on what to...

Duration:01:23:00

Riders to Reverie - The Doors, Cherie Currrie, & 2 Great Ales

3/17/2015
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Chas EandMike Mitchellare all about reviewing this week including everything from books to music to beer. ChasandMikebegin the show with a close look atJohn Densmore's auto-biographical bookRiders On The Stormincluding a Top 6countdown of the greatestDoorsalbums. Next up we have a very special review ofCherie Currie's latest albumReverie. Reveriewill be hittingthe virtual shelves of your favorite download sites in the next few weeks, and we'll give you the lowdown on what to expect...

Duration:01:23:01

AnneMarie Neff & Ken Grandjean

3/10/2015
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Singer/songwriter AnneMarie Neff joins Mike Mitchell and Chas E with banjo accompanist extraordinaire Ken Grandjean. AnneMarie has recently released a fantastic EP called "Brand New Day" and she and Ken perform the title track as well as "One Penny Two Penny" before venturing on their tour of Ireland. Ken also performs his instrumental "Shenandoah Sunset" from his own cd of the same name. We also check out three beer selections from www.microbeerclub.com including Miss B-Haven Tripel from...

Duration:01:39:20