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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

Episode #185 – “A Place Rich With Beer”

This episode starts a stint of regular episodes for Rebecca, the first of which focuses on a recap of a beer trip to Richmond, Virginia. A craft beer hot-spot, she and Carlin go into their likes, dislikes and highest recommendations for anyone traveling to that area.

Duration: 00:41:01

Beer & Food Episode #6 – “A Salty Request”

Longtime listener Kyle Norman made a request for the next beer and food pairing episode. The Brewtal Battle folks heard him loud and clear. See how all the flavors of this one come together with suggested pairings from Wine World’s own Josh Rodriguez.

Duration: 00:53:51

Two Roads Brewing Showcase Episode – “The Road Less Traveled”

For the first time, Carlin and Rebecca tackle a brewery they know nothing about and that just showed up in the Maryland market. A little bit of brewery information, paired with tasting of three staple beers and two seasonals, comprise this brewery showcase episode.

Duration: 00:51:46

Episode #184 – “Dogfish, RateBeer & Sam’s Stand On Ethics”

Kyle Norman is back for one more episode as he and Carlin talk about their visit to the new Dogfish Head brewpub in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Then, the guys transition to the AB InBev purchase of a portion of RateBeer and the subsequent response to it by Sam Calagione.

Duration: 00:41:09

Episode #183 – “The Highball, Lowbrow Game”

Kyle Norman unveils a new beer game in this episode. The game is called Highball, Lowbrow, and contains stats for craft beer and the overall beer market. During the game, Kyle professes his love for Chris Pratt and his hopes that one day they can go to prom together.

Duration: 00:39:23

Episode #182 – “Beer Me Bro 4, Pt. 2”

Beer Me Bro comes to a close with more punishments and rewards being doled out. Does Carlin make any semblance of a comeback, or is it just downhill? And after the game, how do the mystery beers strike the guys?

Duration: 00:35:01

Episode #181 – “Beer Me Bro 4, Pt. 1”

Carlin takes a trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, which means one thing, more Kyle Norman. It also means another round of Kyle’s craft beer name game, Beer Me Bro. In part one of the game, who gets the lead? What’s the reward beer, and what’s the punishment?

Duration: 00:43:11

Cellar Dive Episode #4 – “The Light And The Robust”

Carlin and Rebecca drink what they want in another installment of Cellar Dive episode. The first two shouldn’t be aged, but the last two can, have been, and truly are cellar worthy.

Duration: 00:27:59

Pack Attack Episode #4 – “Getting To The Core”

Another pack is ready to be attacked, and this time Mark Zervas joins Carlin for a thorough evaluation of a set of beers. The guys know what they smell and taste, but does that mean they can guess the styles correctly?

Duration: 00:39:09

Episode #180 – “Brewtal Battle Royale, Off The Beaten Path”

For the first time, the Brewtal Battle Royale episode goes on the road. Hear what exotic location Carlin ends up visiting and what guests end up throwing down for the latest beer tournament.

Duration: 01:34:49

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 2017 Episode – “Collabs Near And Far”

It’s two consecutive fun-filled episodes. Coming off of the amazing Savor event, Carlin and Rebecca tear into Sierra Nevada’s latest pack of 13 collaboration beers. Does this one knock it out of the park? Or is it a big let down? Find out…

Duration: 01:22:55

Savor 2017 Episode – “The Best Batch Of Beers Yet”

Savor just happened for the tenth time and it was outstanding. Hear Carlin and Rebecca recount their experience, rank their top beers, and sip some offerings from participating breweries.

Duration: 01:02:28

Episode #179 – “Westy, St Bernardus, And The Normans”

To open the episode, Carlin and Rebecca do a much talked about beer comparison. Then, they recount their trip to Pennsylvania to visit veteran listeners, Kyle and Kelli Norman. Plenty of beer adventures transpired.

Duration: 00:42:26

Episode #178 – “A Few Columbia, Maryland Beer Destinations”

Carlin and Rebecca get a warm-up beer going to sip while they talk about a few beer destinations they hit recently. Then, Rebecca gets her best pairing of mystery beers. Thanks Mike!

Duration: 00:42:51

Episode #177 – “The Beer Event Debriefing”

Carlin and Rebecca crack open a warm-up beer and discuss how their blind tasting event went and what they learned from it. They also give a shout-out to Jason Evans for some awesome home brews he shared with them.

Duration: 00:37:19

Wicked Weed Acquisition Episode – “Many Sides To The Debate”

Unable to ignore the repercussions, opinions and emotions following the recent Wicked Weed purchase by AB InBev, Carlin and Rebecca sit down to talk it out. Both sides of the coin are examined, but strong personal opinions are made clear and long-term possibilities are explored.

Duration: 01:05:23

Stone Brewing Showcase Episode – “In Your Face Brewing”

It’s time to learn about one of the breweries that put aggressive hopping on the map and embodies the spirit of brewery growth. And, of course, Carlin and Rebecca will taste some of these unapologetic beers.

Duration: 00:49:15

Episode #176 – “Tell Us About Shelfies”

In his second episode, Curtis Ferguson tells Carlin all about his Shelfies video series, which focuses on beers sometimes known as shelf turds. Curtis also discusses his co-host for the show, The Beah Guy, Rob Goss. Then flavor is abound when it comes to the mystery beers, leading to happy tasting for the guys.

Duration: 00:34:04

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