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Hacketttstown, NJ

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Episode 25: Ockbay Eersbay

5/17/2019
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In Episode 25 Warren and Matt bury the lead on the beer style they plan to evaluate. Twenty straight minutes of blah blah blah then FINALLY they get on topic. Also in this episode, Warren laments his aging gonads (as usual), and Matt announces a user contest!

Duration:02:24:57

Episode 24: Fegley’s Brew Works

5/17/2018
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In Episode 24 Warren and Matt set their sights (well, taste buds) on the fine beers from Fegley’s Brew Works. Fegley’s has been a Lehigh Valley staple since 1998, and it was only proper to celebrate their 20th anniversary by lifting a few glasses in their honor. Also in this episode, ya got trouble, folks.…

Duration:01:49:26

Episode 23: Dessert Beers

3/20/2018
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In Episode 23 Warren and Matt tempt their tongues with dessert-accompanying and dessert-inspired brews. NJHOPZ Homebrew Club members Paul, Teena, Don, and Joe join the ranks and add their two cents (well, Paul his $1.02). Paul also describes his adventures with European beer Hipsters. Matt gets called out for his newfound embrace of New England…

Duration:01:47:26

Episode 22: Go Elf Yourself

1/13/2018
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In Episode 22 Warren and Matt lay their judgement on the Elf-themed beers from two of Pennsylvania’s great craft breweries: Fegley’s Brew Works and Tröegs Brewing Company. No surprisingly, they get seriously Elf’d up in the process. Also in this Episode, learn why Maraschino Cherries are the new Smoked Malt. Follow along at home with:…

Duration:01:51:18

Episode 21: Troon Brewing

11/22/2017
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In Episode 21 Warren and Matt exercise their palates with the complex, tasty delights from Troon Brewing in Hopewell, NJ. New friends of the podcast, Charlie and Emily, join in the fun. They also supplied the beer. Such nice new friends. Follow along at home with: Troon Brewing — Argle-Bargle Xxxtra Pale Ale Troon Brewing…

Duration:01:31:38

Episode 20: Pumpkin Brews

10/11/2017
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In Episode 20 Warren and Matt explore the drink of the season -- pumpkin (and pumpkin spice) libations. Matt recounts using up one of his nine lives, while Warren drinks not by the glass...not by the bottle...but by the growler. Special guests RJ and Danielle Sherman make a surprise entrance and join in the fun.

Duration:01:21:51

Episode 19: Bars vs. Breweries

9/5/2017
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In Episode 19 Warren and Matt welcome Keith Mezzina and John Shoemaker to enjoy some New Jersey local craft brews while discussing a variety of topics including New England IPAs (yes, again) and the current friction between Bar/Restaurants and local craft breweries. Follow along at home with: Flying Fish — Extra Pale Ale River Horse…

Duration:01:51:04

Episode 18: New Belgium Brewing

8/2/2017
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In Episode 18 Warren and Matt discuss the trials and tribulations of growing from “micro brewery” to “craft brewery” scale, using New Belgium Brewery as their case study (and source of libation). Follow along at home with: Fat Tire — Belgian Style Ale Juicy Watermelon — Watermelon Lime Ale Citradelic — Exotic Lime Ale Voodoo…

Duration:01:47:39

Episode 17: Maifest 2017

6/23/2017
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In Episode 17 Warren and Matt sit down with Robert Giaquinta from SCUBA Homebrew Club to discuss the Maifest 2017 Homebrew Competition and Robert’s best of show entry. Subscribe to The Coolship on iTunes, Google Play Music, RSS, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Pocket Casts info@coolshippodcast.com http://www.coolshippodcast.com © Warren Wilson 2015-2017, All Rights Reserved

Duration:02:00:48

Episode 16: Belgian Quads

5/9/2017
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In Episode 16 Warren and Matt sit down with Dave Lewin from NJ HOPZ Homebrew Club to discuss Belgian Quads. Listen as Matt loses his mind over GMOs and Warren simply loses coherence. Follow along at home with: La Trappe Quadrupel Straffe Hendrik Heritage Czig Meister Dark Sovereign Kasteel Barista Chocolate Quad Dave Lewin’s Belgian…

Duration:02:01:00

Episode 15: Man Skirt and Firestone Walker

3/12/2017
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In Episode 15 Warren and Matt sit down for a chat with Joe Fisher, head brewer and owner of Man Skirt Brewing, while enjoying a craft pack from Firestone Walker Brewing Company. Jimmy Alessandrini from Czig Meister Brewing also joins in the fun. Listen as Matt challenges Matt Brynildson from Firestone Walker to a naked…

Duration:01:48:02

Episode 14: Hop Oils

2/11/2017
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In Episode 14 Warren and Matt go back to their old friend, Genesee Beer, to do taste testing of a variety of hop oil extracts. Also in this episode, a guest appearance by Czig Meister Shipwright IPA. Subscribe to The Coolship on iTunes, Google Play Music, RSS, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Pocket Casts info@coolshippodcast.com http://www.coolshippodcast.com ©…

Duration:01:27:46

Episode 13: Hodge-podge

1/16/2017
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In Episode 13 Warren and Matt explore a wide range of beers and discussions to go along with them. Join them at home with: Genesee: Beer Genesee: Cream Ale Genesee: Ice Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.: Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale Forgotten Boardwalk: What the Butler Saw Undressed Wit Flying Fish: Extra Pale Ale Metz Brewing: Heaven on Earth New England IPA

Duration:01:38:40

Episode 12: Jersey Girl Brewing

12/9/2016
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In Episode 12 the boys from Jersey Girl Brewing join Warren and Matt to talk about opening a brewery, the New Jersey craft brew scene, and, of course, New England IPAs. Always New England IPAs. Our "Ground Hog Day" topic. Thanks to Chuck, Chris, Dustin, and Erik from Jersey Girl for joining us for the show. And thanks to Czig Meister Brewing for the endless pours.

Duration:01:43:27

Episode 11: Victory Craft Pack

9/30/2016
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In Episode 11, Warren and Matt return after a long hiatus to quench their considerable thirst on a Victory Brewing Company Craft Pack including: Headwaters Ale Hop Devil IPA Prima Pils Golden Monkey Belgian Tripel Also in this episode a cameo by Other Half Brewing's Southern Passion + J17

Duration:01:46:34

Bonusode! #2: Cream Ale Collaboration

7/20/2016
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Warren and Matt put together a quick show to discuss the four Cream Ale collaborations they did on Czig Meister’s Forge Batch system and released for the July 4 Holiday. The boys cover the history of Cream Ale, their recipe and process, brewing with fruit, and how their beers were received. Matt also goes off…

Duration:00:57:54

Episode 10: Grapefruit Beers

6/30/2016
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In Episode 10, Warren and Matt tantalize their palates with grapefruit beers across a spectrum of styles. Follow along at home with: Leinenkugel’s Grapefruit Shandy Harpoon’s UFO Big Squeeze Shandy Schofferhofer’s Grapefruit Hefeweizen Warsteiner’s Grapefruit Special Edition Pilsener DuClaw’s Morgazm Blonde Ale Evil Genius’ Turtle Power Pale Ale Starr Hill’s The Hook Session IPA Ballast…

Duration:01:53:39

Episode 9: Czig Meister Brewing Company

6/9/2016
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In Episode 9, Warren and Matt discuss the impending grand opening of Czig Meister Brewing Company. Matt describes the beers he will be brewing, and he shares many of the highlights and frustrations of opening his own brewery. Congratulations, Matt!!! It's been a long time coming.

Duration:01:32:46

Episode 8: Skyland Regional Taste of the Town Homebrew Competition

5/16/2016
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In Episode 8, Warren and Matt review the Skyland Regional Taste of the Town Homebrew Competition. They are joined by six winners to discuss the event, share stories, talk about their recipes and process, and, of course, enjoy the winning entries. Join us and you'll learn a thing or two about brewing award-winning beer. Congratulations to our guests: Eric Eevardi DJ Gialanella Adam Jarvis David Lewin Bill Longcor Keith Mezzina

Duration:02:00:26

Episode 7: India Pale Beers (IPx)

5/13/2016
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In Episode 7, Warren and Matt evaluate the India Pale Ales and India Pale Lagers (IPx's) from the top 5 mass-market brewers in the US. Follow along at home with: Goose Island's IPA Leinenkugel's IPL Ballantine's IPA Yuengling's IPL Sam Adams' Rebel IPA

Duration:01:50:54