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Category: Season 10

Episode 157 – The End of The Road

IMG_7576It’s our last ever show and we’re live from Hop Burns & Black in what was an emotional evening as we said goodbye.

Featuring two collab brews that we made – ‘Echo Peach’ our salted peach IPA with Northern Monk and ‘Starship Fleet: Wave 2’ with Elusive Brewing. We’re also joined by Andy Parker from Elusive Brewing as we try his collab in a cask vs keg tasting.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our listeners for sticking with us for the last 4 years and for engaging in all of our madness. Thank you also to all of the suppliers, shops, breweries, brewers, event organisers that we’ve worked with over the years, it truly has been our pleasure.

For one last time folks, it’s Beer O’clock!

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Images courtesy of Justin Mason (top) and Matt Curtis (bottom)

Episode 156 – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

imageOn 26 July 2012, we released the first ever ‘Beer O’clock Show’. Almost 4 years to the date we’re now releasing our last ever ‘studio’ show.

It’s an emotional episode as Mark & Steve are joined by long-term #No1Fan Myles Lambert to reminisce about the past and to enjoy Almasty Brewing Co’s ‘Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout’.

Some big news this week, a final #Hopinions and we award the last-ever Beer O’clock Show great big boxes of nothing in the #prizelessprize and the bonus GIF #prizelessprize

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Check out Myles post about Almasty Brewing Co here and many thanks to the folks at Almasty for providing us with the beers for this show.

Episode 155 – Mariage Parfait

Boon2In our penultimate studio show, we’re joined by long term friend of the show and serial guest, Justin Mason. He brings with him the classic Brouwerij Boon ‘Gueze Mariage Parfait’ for us to enjoy.

Plus the week’s beery news, loads of #Hopinions and another big box of nothing wings it’s way out of the door in the #prizelessprize

It’s Beer O’clock!

 

Episode 3 of the Belgian Smaak podcast can be found here

Episode 154 – Summer Smiles American Wheat

Fixed WheelThis week we’re joined by more long suffering listeners as Bob & Sarah Maxfield are with us to review Fixed Wheel Brewery’s ‘Summer Smiles’ American Wheat Beer.

There’s the normal news, normal service is resumed with the #prizelessprize and another prickly subject is tackled in #hopinions.

It’s Beer O’clock!

 

Check out the Midlands Beer Blog here

Episode 153 – Homebrew Special #8

HB8This week it’s all about those homebrewers again! In what will now be our last ever Hombrew Special we are joined by Rob Woodland, Paul Hadfield and Rich Caller as they share their beers with us.

Rob gives us ‘Prime’ an American IPA with no bittering hops, from Paul we have single hopped saison ‘Springtime in Amarillo’ and Rich gives us ‘Dim and Peckish’, a barrel aged extra stout with added brett.

Plus we get the guys thoughts on the new Brewdog homebrew competition and there’s another #Hopinions.

Steve refuses to issue a #prizelessprize this week as he believes his picture should have won it so eventually settles on this one.

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For tickets to our last ever live show at Hop Burns & Black click here

Episode 152 – Double DIPA

DIPAOnce in a while the planets align and everything comes together, this week’s show was one of those times. When we first asked Rob Derbyshire from Hopzine to come on the season his first response was “only if we do something big and hoppy”. This week Cloudwater released V4 & V4 of their DIPA series and thanks to a series of interventions and the great folk at Little Leeds Beer House, we had the beers, Mark, Steve AND Rob all in the same room at the same time.

There’s barely room for the news, #Hopinions and the #prizelessprize but we managed to squeeze them in somewhere.

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This week’s image is courtesy of the #prizelessprize winner, Joe (aka @northern_beergeek on Instagram)

Episode 151 – Mad Dog Double

FullSizeRenderMaking his long-overdue Beer O’clock Show appearance, the legendary Sparkyrite joins us to review two beers from Mad Dog Brewing Co. Featuring ‘It’s All Propaganda’ BIPA and ‘All Day Granola Stout’ this week’s show proves to be an experience sensation for the taste buds.

A little bit of news, the newly rebranded #Hopinions section and another #prizelessprize make up the rest of this week’s show.

It’s Beer O’clock!

 

This week’s picture is courtesy of Sparkyrite himself

Episode 150 – Neapolitan Milk Stout

milk stoutAnother of our long-suffering listeners joins us this week and brings an interesting beer with them. We tuck into Saugatuck’s ‘Neapolitan Milk Stout’ and chat to Louise Mathias about the beer.

There’s news of some new beer releases and events, a #hoptopic discussion that gained the most votes to date and another empty box finds it’s way to a #prizelessprize winner.

It’s Beer O’clock!

Episode 149 – Death By Coconut

FullSizeRenderWe welcome our second listener pick for season 10, ‘Death By Coconut’ by Oskar Blues Brewery from Colorado. Joining us to review it’s bountyful delights is Luke McGlynn.

There’s loads of news as Steve rambles on about the Manchester Beer Week, a prickly #hoptopic and another empty box goes out of the door for the #prizelessprize.

It’s Beer O’Clock!

Episode 148 – Session IPA & Shape Shifter

fourpureWe’re back for season 10 and it’s an exciting season for us as every beer has been selected by one of our listeners.

First up is Martin Oates who blogs at Beer Is The Answer and who selected two Fourpure IPAs – their session IPA and the new Shape Shifter West Coast IPA. Both beers right up Mark’s street!

We chat about what we got up to while we’ve been off air, Steve is put in his place in this week’s #hoptopic and the new an improved #prizelessprize is awarded for the first time.

It’s Beer O’clock!

 

Check out Martin’s blog about his trip to Fourpure here

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