Examining Three Very Different Craft Beer Styles | Episode 19

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This week the team samples three very different craft beer styles:

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the audio editing on Saturday was heavily influenced by this beer:

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"Coastal Sunshine" (Fruited with passion fruit, guava, & mango) [Untapped] from Humble Forager Brewery (Waunakee, WI)

And the post audio-editing production tasks on Sunday along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by this beer:

Rising-steve-beer2"Rising Hope" (IPA with Raspberry, Blood Orange, & Bulgarian Rose) [Untapped] from Mike Hess Brewing (San Diego, CA) for National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to U2.


San Diego Beer Week IPA Blind Taste Test | Episode 18

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This week Chris, Charlie, and Steve participate in a San Diego Beer Week blind taste test from Blind Lady Ale House of four different IPAs:

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing, and the production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting was heavily influenced by this beer:

My-photoAle Smith Brewing Company (San Diego, California) ".394 Pale Ale" [Untapped]

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to The Call.


One Triple IPA And Two Stouts | Episode 17

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Today's show reviews the following three craft beers:

  • "Dream Lab" (Triple India Pale Ale) [Untapped] from Equilibrium Brewery (Middletown, New York) in collaboration with Other Half Brewing (Brooklyn, New York);
  • "temple of silence with coconut, coco, & marshmallow" (Double Imperial Pastry Stout) [Untapped] from Modern Times (San Diego, California)
  • "Blue Bear" (French Oak Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with Blueberries, Chocolate, Coffee, Hazelnuts, Marshmallow, Pecans, & Vanilla) [Untapped] from Horus Aged Ales (Oceanside, California).

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing was heavily influenced by this beer:

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Booze Brothers Brewing (Vista, California) [Untapped] "1-800-Tropics" (Hazy IPA)

And the production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting was heavily influenced by this beer:

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EPPIG Brewing (Vista, California) [Untapped] "10:45 To Denver" (West Coast IPA)

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to Violent Femmes.


Part 2 Of Our Onsite Interview & Beer Reviews At Burning Beard | Episode 16

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Thanks to Burning Beard Brewing's co-founders Jeff & Mike for hosting ThePodCraft onsite for Episodes 15 & 16!

In Part 2, the conversation continues with Chris & Charlie interviewing Jeff & Mike, and sampling the following three fantastic beers from Burning Beard:

  • "Banksy ESB on NITRO" (Extra Special Bitter) [Untapped]
  • "New Damage" (New England IPA) [Untapped]
  • "Circle Of Hops" (American Pale Ale) [Untapped]

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by this beer:

Steve-Beer"Citrus and Piney" (India Pale Ale) [Untapped] by The Hop Concept

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to The Cure.


Onsite At Burning Beard With Interviews & Beer! | Episode 15

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Thanks to co-founders Jeff & Mike at Burning Beard Brewing for hosting ThePodCraft onsite.

In Part 1, Chris & Charlie do some interviewing, Jeff & Mike do some answering, and we all get to sample three fantastic beers from Burning Beard:

  • "Where Vultures Fare" (German Pilsner) [Untapped]
  • "In Praise of Pear" (Belgian Sour) [Untapped]
  • "Banksy ESB" (Extra Special Bitter) [Untapped]

Part 2 will be released next week!

Update from Tech Guy Steve (10/25/2020) -- "At the start of the podcast #15 (and in the MP3 notes) I mentioned that we drank the "In Praise of Bacchus" (Belgian Sour). This was an error, what we really had was the excellent "In Praise Of Pear" (American Wild Ale)."

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by this beer:

Steve-Beer"XOCOVEZA Imperial Stout" (inspired by Mexican Hot Chocolate) [Untapped] by Stone Brewing 

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to The Clash.


Reviewing Three Very Different But Excellent Craft Beers | Episode 14

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Here are the three excellent craft beers reviewed in Episode 14: 

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by this beer:

Steve's-Beer-014"Dragon Fandango" (A kettle sour, blended with Citra hop, dragon fruit, mango, & passion fruit) [Untapped] from Toppling Goliath Brewing 

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to The Jags.


Reviewing Six Oktoberfest Beers | Episode 13

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Today's show is a deep dive into six Oktoberfest beers. The first three are from California, and the last three are from Germany:

  1. "Oktoberfest" (Bavarian-Style Marzen) [Untapped] by Enegren Brewing Company
  2. "Taste Güd 2020" (Double Decocted Oktoberfest Lager) [Untapped] by Humble Sea Brewing Company
  3. "Festbier" (German Style Lager) [Untapped] by Eppig Brewing
  4. "Hefe Weissbier" (Bavarian Style) [Untapped] by Weihenstephaner (1040)
  5. "Weissbier Hell" (Water, Wheat & Barley Malt, Hops, Yeast) [Untapped] by Andechs (1455)
  6. "Oktoberfest-Marzen" (Bavarian Festival Lager) [Untapped] by Ayinger (1878)

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by this beer:

My-beer"Cosmic Runestone IPA" (IPA with Centennial & Sabro Hops, & Juniper Berries ) [Untapped] by Stone Brewing

When not doing podcast audio production, Tech Guy Steve was listening to Echo & The Bunnymen.


Reviewing craft beers from Moksa & Unity - Black Is Beautiful San Diego Mega Collaboration | Episode 12

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Here are the two super awesome craft beers highlighted in Episode 12:

If the San Diego Mega Collaboration for Unity (Black Is Beautiful) is still available you can buy some by clicking this link.

The BONUS BEER/AFTER PARTY BEER was "Strawberry C.R.E.A.M. (Cake Rules Everything Around Me)" (Imperial Pastry Sour with Strawberries, Milk Sugar & Vanilla Bean) [Untapped] by Wild Barrel in collaboration with Craft Beer Kings & Beer Zombies

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Tech Guy Steve reports that the post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by:

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"Coastal Sunshine" (Fruited sour with pineapple, orange & banana) [Untapped] from Humble Forager ... thanks Chris & Charlie for sharing!


Reviewing craft beers from Modern Times & The Answer | Episode 11

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Here are the two craft brews for Episode 11:

The BONUS BEER/AFTER PARTY BEER was "Marvelous" (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with meadowfoam honey, vanilla beans, & coconut) [Untapped] by Moksa Brewing.

Here is a photo of the awesome glasses that Charlie got from Just Glass Design:

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Tech Guy Steve reports that post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by:

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"DigeriDoom - 24th Anniversary" (Double IPA) [Untapped] from Stone Brewing


Reviewing craft beers from Forager Brewery, Drekker Brewing, & Modern Times | Episode 10

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Originally this was just going to be a two craft beer review show.  But Chris & Charlie's first beer guru guest - JP - brought along an amazing present that we just had to try live.

Here are the two planned beers:

And the amazing gift beer from JP was:

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The BONUS BEER/AFTER PARTY BEER was "New Atlantis" (Blended Sour Ale aged in gin barrels with blackberry & blackcurrant) [Untapped] from Modern Times.

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Tech Guy Steve reports that post audio editing and production along with podcast engineering, distribution, and posting were heavily influenced by:

Podcast-editing-beer"Oktoberfest Beer" (Festbeer) [Untapped] by Paulaner Brauerei München