The Beer O'Clock Show

Episode 108 – Polar Vortex

 

This week our Six Nations season takes us to Ireland for 8 Degrees Brewing’s Polar Vortex.

We chat about our beery/non beery weeks and there’s an exclusive chat with Indy Man Beer Con in the news.

The Craft Baker returns and we have another first time winner in the #prizelessprize

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Quick reminder about our 3 Eebria competitions 

Winners will be announced on the show that we’ll record on Monday 1 June and via Twitter.

Episode 107 – Broadside & Skull King

 

After the shortest break ever, we’re back for season 7 and the 6 nations of beer! On this week’s show we get stuck into two great English beers in Adnams Broadside and Beavertown Skull King.

We look forward to what’s to come this season, talk about the United Craft Brewers Association and there’s loads of other beery news.

We’re pleased to launch 3 Eebria competitions  during this show

Winners will be announced on the show that we’ll record on Monday 1 June and via Twitter. The first two entries to make the #prizelessprize draw came courtesy of a first time entrant and a regular contributor.

All this plus an exclusive interview with Belinda Jennings, Adnams Quality Manager and Brewer.

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Episode 106 – Revolution Red & Dark Arts Porter

 

It’s the end of another season, and while you find a tissue to wipe the tear from your eye we enjoy the final two beers of our Irish selection, Kelly’s Mountain Revolution Red and Trouble Dark Arts Porter.

We’re joined one last time by our Irish co-hosts Wayne & Janice Dunne and Sarah Finney as we look back over season 6 and share our favourite moments and beers.

In the news we are overrun by Brewdog news, the Craft Baker is back (recipe here) and we look forward to season 7 and the Lock In.

There’s one final big box of nothing to award in the #prizelessprize and if you’ve enjoyed this season’s #prizelessprize winners you can check them all out here.

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Re-live The Irish Beer Snobs’ recent #BeeryChats event here

If you’re looking to invest in Brewdog, make sure to use the referral code R311979 when you buy your shares to keep your favourite podcasters happy.

Minisode 01 – The United Craft Brewers Association

 

We thought we were just heading to Brooklyn Brewery’s London Mash at Beavertown for an evening of great beery chat…

This minisode of the Beer O’clock show features exclusive interviews with renowned beer writer Roger Protz, founder of Brooklyn Brewery Steve Hindy and Beavertown Founder Logan Plant about the annoucment made at the beginning of the evening about the establishment of the United Craft Brewers Association in the UK.

Make sure you subscribe to the First We Feast ‘State of Craft Beer’ podcast to be able to listen to the full panel discussion from the London Mash and the other 7 ‘mash’ events taking place this year.

Many thanks to #somerandomblokeofftwitter Justin Mason for conducting the interview with Steve and Logan for us.

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Episode 105 – Export Stout London 1890

 

This week we’re joined by beer writers Chris Hall and Justin Mason (appearing for his hat trick third episode!) to review Kernel’s Export Stout London 1890.

In the news we talk new beer releases, the Great British Home Brew Challenge, Beer Marketing Awards and there’s *breaking news* with an exclsuive interview with The Captain of the good ship Brewdog, James Watts about Equity for Punks IV and Pilot Brew 008.

We also get cayenne happy tasting of a new non-alchohlic tonic from Nix & Kix and there is an interview with Kerstin & Julia about the drinks at the end of the show.

All this plus, another hat trick in the #prizelessprize.

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Read Chris’s IPA is Dead 2015 blog here & Justin’s Beer in Essex blog here

If you’re looking to invest in Brewdog, make sure to use the referral code R311979 when you buy your shares to keep your favourite podcasters happy.

Revisited 01 – Wild Raven Black IPA

 

It’s the first in our Revisited series, where we go back to beers we reviewed way back when we started, and experience them with more seasoned taste buds.

This episode we go back to Thornbridge’s fine black IPA, Wild Raven (once called simply ‘Raven’).

Click here to listen back to the original review in episode 15

Episode 104 – Hook Island Red

 

This week we dive into a bottle from the fine London brewery, Five Points Brewing – a red rye ale called Hook Island Red. We also take a few sips of something special that makes Mark’s lips a bit numb, yes folks we tackle Brewdog’s Sink The Bismark.

There’s a news section that makes Steve proud, we look forward to our new ‘Revisited’ spin off, preview season 7 and there’s a first time winner in the #prizelessprize

All this plus an interview  with Barry who manages a bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar about the growing Irish beer scene.

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Episode 103 – Blacks of Kinsale Black IPA

 

This week we feature another beer from our line-up of Irish craft, and we’re joined by another of our Irish friends, Sarah Finney of 5 Minutes of Finney to review the Black IPA from Blacks of Kinsale.

We talk about the most non-craft beer drinking week ever, Mark tells us how he got completely Moosefanged, the countdown begins for Unhuman Cannonball 2015 and there’s a holy theme to this week’s #prizelessprize

Steve shows his culinary skills in the new ‘Craft Baker’ segment and if you’d like to have a go at baking your own double chocolate porter brownies, the recipe can be found here (cheers Bibliocook for permission to share the recipe)

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Episode 102 – Er Boqueron

 

This week the lads dive head first into the ocean of beer with Er Boqueron’s 4.8% cerveza brewed with sea water.

We look back at a very beery week that included the launch of Steve’s dream collaboration between Adnams and Magic Rock and we chat to Fergus Fitzgerald about what Adnams have been up to recently.

All this plus another big box of nothing is given in the #prizelessprize

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Episode 101 – Rua

 

This week we once again turn our tastebuds towards Ireland, with the latest installment of our Irish craft scene coverage.

We try Bru Brewery’s Rua along with Wayne & Janice from the Irish Beer Snob.

Despite a bout of manflu #PoorMark survives a show where we discuss Can Gate, we give our co-hosts news that they didn’t know and Wayne does a live blend.

Unable to separate them we award two winners in this week’s #prizelessprize which can be seen here & here.

Don’t forget to grab your Irish beer o’clock show box from Drinkstore so you can experience the great beers we’re sampling this season.

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