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If you LIKE CRAFT BEER .. this is ONE show you CAN'T Miss get ready to RUMBLE Weds Night with Brewtal Battle

If you LIKE CRAFT BEER .. this is ONE show you CAN'T Miss get ready to RUMBLE Weds Night with Brewtal Battle
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If you LIKE CRAFT BEER .. this is ONE show you CAN'T Miss get ready to RUMBLE Weds Night with Brewtal Battle




Episode #196 – “The Independent Brewing Wort Challenge”

The second episode in Jason Evans’ recording session brings a conversation about the Independent Brewing wort challenge, which Jason regularly competes in. Two examples of his entries are sampled during the discussion. Advertisements

Duration: 00:36:08

Episode #195 – “Jason Evans, AKA Breadhead Brewing”

Welcoming a new guest to the podcast, Carlin has the pleasure of learning the craft beer background of Jason Evans, while trying his latest homebrew. Jason goes in depth about how he brews before he gets a crack at blind tasting for the first time. Advertisements

Duration: 00:38:16

Burley Oak Brewing Showcase Episode – “Big Flavors, Small Town Focus”

Carlin and Rebecca tackle one of the hottest breweries in Maryland with this brewery showcase episode. Carlin breaks down the small town focus of the brewery while he and Rebecca taste four of their special release beers. Advertisements

Duration: 00:40:04

On The Shelf Episode #2 – “One Of These Killed It”

Another recent trip to the local liquor store yields four recent releases for this episode that evaluates what is currently sitting on the shelf. This particular episode packs a punch for Carlin and Rebecca, in a few different ways. Advertisements

Duration: 00:33:37

Episode #194 – “The State Of The Podcast Episode”

Carlin tries going solo in this state of the podcast episode. He discusses where the podcast has been, where it is now, and what could help develop things in the future. This is no dry affair, as Carlin does a warm-up beer and two mystery beers on his own. Advertisements

Duration: 00:47:56

Firestone Walker Brewing Showcase Episode – “A Lion, A Bear And Their Beers”

Carlin and Rebecca head back to the West Coast for a showcase of a highly respected brewery founded by brothers-in-law who argue often, but collaborate well. Possibly the most solid line-up of beers are tasted as information about the brewery gets a fair share of airtime. Advertisements

Duration: 00:47:34

Boston Vacation Episode – “Great Beers And Beyond”

Carlin and Rebecca took another vacation recently and, not surprisingly, craft beer was a main focus. Grab a beer, sit back and listen to an evaluation of Boston from both beer and tourist perspectives. And, as always, hear Carlin and Rebecca evaluate some beers they brought back from the trip. Advertisements

Duration: 01:06:48

Cellar Dive Episode #6 – “Expectations Are High, And Low”

With this dive into the cellar, Carlin pulls out one of the most sought after trade beers and another he’s been dying to try. Rebecca selects one that sounds intriguing, but she thinks will be a dud, and another that promises to be great, based on past experiences. Advertisements

Duration: 00:33:38

Episode #193 – “The Many Faces Of The IPA”

Josh kicks things off by introducing a topic that delves into the evolution of the IPA and its many iterations. This then leads to a discussion of special beer releases at breweries and the many positive and negative aspects of those releases. Advertisements

Duration: 00:38:38

Episode #192 – “The Cans And The Bottles”

In Josh’s second episode of the recording session, he and Carlin discuss beer bottle and can formats. The guys make their preferences known, while thoughtfully analyzing the subject and allowing it to morph into other topics. Advertisements

Duration: 00:37:22

Episode #191 – “Craft Beer Perception”

Wine World’s resident beer guy, Josh Rodriguez, makes a return to the show for a few episodes. He provides an aged warm-up beer, which serves as a great sipper to enjoy while he and Carlin talk about craft beer and what is perceived as being craft. When the mystery beers happen, Josh gets his shot […]

Duration: 00:36:50

Episode #190 – “Doing The Big One In A New Way”

Another deca-sode, but this time it’s a new blind tournament style. Hoppy is the criteria and Maryland breweries are the focus. See how this one shakes out as Carlin and Rebecca tackle 12 beers to see which hits top marks. Advertisements

Duration: 01:34:44

Blend It Yourself Episode – “When Two Become One”

Plenty of breweries blend beer to fine-tune their final product. So, why can’t you do the same with beers from the store in the comfort of your own home? Wanna know what two beers mixed together would taste like? Carlin and Rebecca explore this exact question with a few experiments. Advertisements

Duration: 00:39:42

On The Shelf Episode – “Tasting A Few New Releases”

Yet another foray into a new episode format, Carlin and Rebecca take a look at a few beers that recently hit stores. This format aims to evaluate beers that listeners may have been eyeing up, but need some advice on whether or not to make the purchase. Advertisements

Duration: 00:31:43

Episode #189 – “Learning About Fall Seasonals”

More Dan Kim in this episode as he and Carlin discuss an article Carlin found about the origins of fall seasonal beer styles. The discussion kicks off a tirade about things Dan hates. Then, the mystery beers offer some interesting aromas. Advertisements

Duration: 00:45:05

Episode #188 – “Of Brewers And Brand”

Dan Kim stops in for a warm-up beer, an impromptu topic and some mystery beers. The warm-up beer is a good one, the topic keeps the guys engaged, but how do the mystery beers go over? Find out… Advertisements

Duration: 00:44:45

Wicked Weed Brewing Showcase Episode – “Family, Friends & Funk”

Long overdue, Carlin and Rebecca finally tackle this brewery showcase episode that has been promised for many months. Wonderful sours, amazing blending and a family history sum up the most important aspects of this Asheville, North Carolina darling. Advertisements

Duration: 00:44:12

Cellar Dive Episode #5 – “Possibly The Most Solid Line-Up”

It’s another quick and dirty episode of Carlin and Rebecca drinking what they want out of their cellar. Rebecca goes light and heavy with her two picks, while both of Carlin’s are close to medium with polar opposite flavors. Advertisements

Duration: 00:28:47

Episode #187 – “The Offensive Label Rule”

In the wrap-up episode for Rebecca’s recording session, she and Carlin talk again about the Brewer’s Association. This time it’s about cracking down on inappropriate beer names and what one particular brewery decided to do as a result. Advertisements

Duration: 00:42:01

Episode #186 – “The Independent Craft Beer Label Discussion”

Carlin and Rebecca start with a fun warm-up beer that highlights an under-utilized style, and also references a pastry. They then discuss the Brewer’s Association, it’s independent craft beer label, and the reaction to it. And, of course, mystery beers happen.

Duration: 00:34:34

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