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MLB playoffs weekend football and fall beer

10/18/2018
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Our favorite month of the year continues. Hank and Matt are back this week to give their thoughts on the MLB playoffs as the league championship series are about to wrap up. Then we look ahead to some match-ups we will be watching in college football this weekend and some NFL games that we want to see. We'll pick some of these games and give our thoughts on the betting lines. After that some fall and seasonal beer discussion. What do we think you should be trying? Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:41:30

MLB playoff analysis plus college football and NFL picks

10/11/2018
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Episode 99! Almost to 100. Matt and Hank are back to break down a big weekend in sports. We'll start with our thoughts on the MLB playoffs. What do we think happens in the ALCS and NLCS. After that some thoughts on college football this week including the big matchup between UGA and LSU. Then some NFL talk and a couple games we are interested to see this week. As always thanks for listening!

Duration:00:35:50

MLB playoff preview, football picks, and BOLS Genever interview

10/4/2018
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It's our favorite time of year. Matt and Hank are fired up to talk about the baseball playoffs, give our thoughts on the NFL and college football seasons, and pick the big games this weekend. Plus we talk to the Master Distiller at BOLS to discuss the Genever genre of spirits. Big show check it out!

Duration:01:16:15

College and NFL preview and a huge final weekend of MLB

9/27/2018
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A huge weekend on the sports calendar as we wrap up September and Matt and Hank are here to break it all down. We start with a quick recap of the NFL and college football seasons so far. Then at 26:30 we discuss baseball's final regular season weekend and what it means in the National League. Huge implications! We follow that up by picking some of the big games this weekend. Stanford/Notre Dame, Ohio State/Penn State, Washington/BYU, LSU/Ole Miss. Plus we will give our thoughts on the...

Duration:00:51:17

NFL week 3 and college football week 4 predictions

9/20/2018
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A lot to talk about in the world of football as we head towards one of our favorite times of year, October. Matt and Hank recap the most recent weekend of action for you and what stands out in NFL and college. Then we take it back to Tales of the Cocktail to talk with Desmond Payne, Master Distiller with Beefeater Gin. He is a true legend in the spirits world and really fun to talk too. After that we pick some of the big games this weekend. We break down TAMU/Alabama, Stanford/Oregon,...

Duration:01:16:15

Canelo vs GGG 2 analysis, NFL and college football picks, and Exotico Tequila

9/13/2018
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Big show this week as Matt and Hank are back to break down all the big games in football this weekend. Plus our Vegas Insider Raphael Esparza joins us to talk Canelo/GGG 2, along with all the insights into Vegas you need. Plus what he's watching in the NFL. We also break down the big games in college football. 3 top 25 matchups and we will give you our picks. And we'll talk with Exotico Tequila's Graciela Gonzalez about the industry and what they have been up too. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:21:13

NFL and College football picks and Glenfiddich interview

9/6/2018
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Another big show full of content for you this week. Matt and Hank discuss weekend one of college football and where we stand going in to week 2. Then our thoughts on the Khalil Mack trade. Is it possible the Raiders got the better part of the deal? Then we talk fantasy football picks and some of the week one games we are interested in. After that a visit with Glenfiddich to talk about some of the new expressions they have to offer. Then it's pick time as we lay out our predictions for some...

Duration:01:30:57

College football begins, FEW Spirits, Captain Morgan Apple Smash

8/31/2018
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College football is back and we have a big show for you this week! Matt and Hank start by breaking down the weekend weather to let you know what games may be impacted. Then it's on to some of the big games of the weekend. We'll talk about Ole Miss/Texas Tech, West Virginia/Tennessee, Michigan/Notre Dame, Auburn/Washington, Miami/LSU, and Virginia Tech/Florida State. In between the games we have a great interview with Paul Hletko, the founder of FEW Spirits in Evanston, IL. Got to taste...

Duration:01:20:53

Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12 previews and Flor de Caña Rum

8/23/2018
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We are inching closer to the start of college football! Matt and Hank are back this week to break down the rest of the power 5 conferences. We start with a quick discussion over the NFL helmet rule. How it's going so far in the preseason. Then it's off to our predictions and analysis of the Big 10 this season. How does Urban Meyer's story affect our picks? Then we go to part 2 of our interview with David Powell of Flor de Caña Rum. If you missed part one last week go back and listen. Great...

Duration:01:09:06

Flor de Caña Rum and SEC & ACC previews

8/16/2018
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Huge show this week for Episode 91! Matt and Hank are back to talk about some preseason stories in the NFL. We touch on where we think Dez Bryant may end up, Jalen Ramsey qb comments, and some other news around the league. We also give our thoughts on Ronald Acuna Jr with the Braves getting hit to lead off the game this week. Then it's back to Tales of the Cocktail. Part one of our interview with Flor de Caña Rum Brand Ambassador David Powell. He has some great stories to tell. After that...

Duration:01:20:34

The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky Interview

8/9/2018
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All Balvenie all the time! That's what we have for you in episode 90. Hank sits down with two of our favorites at Tales of the Cocktail. Balvenie Brand Ambassadors Jonathan Wingo and David Laird discuss what's new with the brand, some exciting new products, what they see in their travels as ambassadors, and a little sports as well. If you love The Balvenie you will love this! As always thanks for listening.

Duration:01:20:42

Talking NFL, Urban Meyer, Baseball, and Altos Tequila

8/2/2018
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Big show this week as we start off the month of August. Matt and Hank discuss the new helmet rule in the NFL and the impact that could have on the season. Then the big story this week, Urban Meyer. How do we see this situation playing out at Ohio State going forward. After that some MLB talk as we look at some of the close divisions heading into August. We wrap it up with a big interview with Dre Masso, co-founder of Altos Tequila. Great to catch up with him in a noisy and fund Altos...

Duration:00:41:05

Brenne Whisky founder Allison Parc

7/27/2018
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Episode 88 is here and we have some great content for you. After the show open Hank sits down with Allison Parc of Brenne Whisky. She is great. One of our favorite interviews. How often do you meet somebody that started their own brand of whisky and then imported and distributed it. Great stuff. Plus the whisky tastes fantastic. After that we will take a look at week one of the NFL schedule. What matchups do we want to see and what do we think about some of the early lines. As always...

Duration:01:17:23

All about Genever

7/20/2018
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Matt is back from vacation as he and Hank kick off Tales of the Cocktail. We have a great interview with Danny Ronen at 13:00 about the category of Genever. It's something that most people aren't familiar about. Great history and information here. Then we discuss some big trades in baseball and basketball in the last week. Thanks for listening! Today's Guest: Danny Ronen Founder of DC Spirits; co-owner of the award-winning bar Academia in Austin, Texas; partner at Unlimited Liabilities;...

Duration:01:15:30

NBA age limit changes and sports viewing trends

7/12/2018
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Hank, Adam, and Nathan are back this week. We'll start off talking about the potential changes to the one and done rule in college hoops and what it means for both college and the NBA. After that we will examine some questions of American sports viewing habits. Is there less interest? More options to watch? More ways to watch? We give you our thoughts. Plus some thoughts on the MLB All-Star game.

Duration:00:41:06

Tales of the Cocktail preview and NBA free agency

7/6/2018
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Big show this week after a bit of a summer break. We start off the show talking with Neal Bodenheimer about this year's Tales of the Cocktail. What changes can we expect and what is the new mission for the organization. Plus what it's been like to run two of the best bars in New Orleans. Then we transition to sports. Hank and Nathan are joined by our new team member Adam Aikens. We'll run down a couple beer picks for you on this 4th of July weekend. After that a discussion on NBA free...

Duration:00:54:26

College World Series preview, World Cup and U.S. Open talk

6/14/2018
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Big weekend ahead! Matt and Hank are back to break down a huge weekend of sports just in time for Father's Day. We'll start by giving our thoughts on a couple whiskies that we have recently tried. Then it's on to the College World Series. It's one of our favorite events. We pick who we think has the best chance to win. Then we'll talk about the World Cup, U.S. Open, and some recent controversy over LeBron's hand. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:46:54

NBA and NHL playoff discussion plus NCAA baseball tournament

5/31/2018
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Matt and Hank are back to discuss a couple recent beers they've tried lately. After that get our thoughts on the NHL and NBA playoffs. What we expect for each series going forward. We'll talk a little NASCAR and college baseball to wrap it up and tell you why you should be watching the NCAA baseball tournament this weekend. As always thanks for listening!

Duration:00:27:38

Smirnoff Red White and Berry Review

5/24/2018
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Big show this week as Matt and Hank are back to talk about the latest happenings in the worlds of sports and spirits. We'll start the show talking about some breweries we have recently tried followed by our thoughts on the Supreme Court ruling allowing sports gambling on the national level. After that it's review time as we talk about Smirnoff Red White and Berry. We'll give you our thoughts and some recipes for the summer. We'll wrap it up with our take on the NHL and NBA playoffs and...

Duration:00:43:16

NBA conference finals picks

5/10/2018
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Matt and Hank are back with a sports heavy show this week. We're talking NBA playoffs as we make our picks for the conference finals. After that we'll talk baseball and where we stand so far in the MLB season. Then it's on to the NFL. Prop bets are out for the top 5 rookie QBs and whether they start the most games for their teams this season. We'll wrap it up with our thoughts on the NHL playoffs and the season the Knights have had. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:43:56