Summary: The only podcast that pits beers head to head in a tournament style competition to find out which beer reigns supreme.
Special Guests: Jim and Russ Klisch from Lakefront Brewery. We talk with the brothers about the brewery's 25 year history, the state of beer today and what's coming up for them in the future.
Were you at Zwanze day? Off Color Brewing. Beery places in Austin. The CBS Fall Tasting. Volunteers at fests?
Happy Thanksgiving BeerDownload Fans!
Coverage of the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged beers (fobab). John Hall steps down from Goose Island. Strange Brew mess. Future of Marijuana beer? Beer sales on Amazon? Alesmith special releases.
Complete run down of the Beer Hoptacular. Four More Beers! Beer Auctions go big time?
5 Rabbit now at Chipotle. Half Acre tap room officially open. BCS bramble rye drinking well. River North Wine and Bourbon barrel saisons head to head.
Buffalo Trace coming clean. Springfield Brewpub Obed and Isaacs. Barley Genome project. DDBA vs Sucaba.
Big beer boxes and brewery memberships. Cellar math. Trunk beers.
Special Guest: Steve Kadlec. We talk with Steve about his recent trip to Michigan, as well as GABF weekend.
Sour tastings, atom bombs and Budweiser.
Decade episode recap. Plan for the end of the BeerDownload tournament? Fobab planning.
Special Guest: Mike Lahti from Figure Eight brewing in Valparaiso Indiana. We talk with Lahti about all things Indiana beer, but specifically Figure Eight's new brewery.
Post event coverage of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Chicago's annual Festiv-ale. Different sized bottled make different colored beer? BCS release. Red state Blue state breweries. End near for eBay beer sales?
Special Guest: Dan Luksetich. We talk with Dan about Cellarlist, his favorite European beer cities, and of course Rodenbach!
Steve's Belgium trip including Orval, Rochefort, Westvleteren, Poperinge Hop Museum, Cuvee Hommelhof. Plus research into Two Hearted from a listener.