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Variants Episode #14 – “The Bruery’s White Chocolate Pt. 2”

Finishing up the Bruery White Chocolate variants, Carlin cracks open one of the best and one of the worst.

Variants Episode #13 – “The Bruery’s White Chocolate”

Carlin sits down with the first two beers of a set of four. All barrel aged, but with different twists, hear how they stack up against each other.

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Mystery Beers Episode #253 – “Alcohol & Aroma Deceptions”

Rounding out this stint of mystery beers episodes, Carlin and Rebecca do their best to temper expectations. Is it more hazys, or something more interesting?

Mystery Beers Episode #252 – “A Glimmer Of Hope”

On to the next two mystery beers, and this time it isn’t two hazy IPAs, which makes Carlin and Rebecca happy. How do these two stack up?

Mystery Beers Episode #251 – “Similar Beers, Similar Taste”

Having been many months since the last mystery beers episode, Carlin and Rebecca sit down to do some blind tasting. Will the beers tasted by big wins, or big flops?

Cellar Dive Episode #22 – “Deschutes & Elder Pine”

For this Cellar Dive episode Rebecca picks a newer beer that is able to be cellared, while Carlin chooses one that has been cellared for eight years.

Bruery Society Beers Episode #22 – “Myrtillheim & The Walnutter”

Carlin dives back in to the cellar to pull out one sour and one big barrel aged beer. Both are enjoyed, but which stands out most?

Holiday Beers Episode Pt. 4 – “A Pretty Strong Finish”

The final installment of the holiday beer blind tasting is here. Listen to find out the final ranking and what Carlin and Rebecca highly recommend you drink for the holidays.

Holiday Beers Episode Pt. 3 – “Some Blasts From The Past”

The entrants in the holiday beer tournament increase to nine in the third installment. Listen to find out if any of these crack the current top holiday beers.

Holiday Beers Episode Pt. 2 – “Some Serious Contenders”

The holiday beer tasting continues with three more entries in the festive tournament. Listen to find out where these rank.

Holiday Beers Episode Pt. 1 – “They All Look The Same”

This episode kicks off a series of four with Rebecca procuring various holiday beers for Carlin to taste blind. What beers are tasted and which ones stand out?

Denizens Brewing Excursion Episode – “A Pretty Great Experience”

While in Silver Spring, Maryland recently, Carlin and Rebecca stopped by Denizens Brewing to try some beers. The experience exceeded expectations. Hear all about it as they sip one of their favorite beers from the trip.

Astro Lab Brewing Excursion Episode – “Hoppy Beers With A New Zealand Focus”

Carlin and Rebecca finally visited Silver Spring, Maryland and they started with Astro Lab Brewing. The two talk about their experience and drink a tasty sour.

Pumpkin Beers Episode – “Crooked Crab & Westbrook”

Searching for a good pumpkin beer for the fall season, Rebecca and Carlin picked a few out at their local liquor store. Two are tasted and evaluated in this episode.

Elder Pine Brewing & Blending Excursion Episode – “Brewing Up Interesting Beers”

One of their favorite breweries in Maryland, Carlin and Rebecca traveled to Elder Pine Brewing & Blending for some very interesting beers on draft. Hear about their experience as they sip on two of their favorites.

Beer Event Episode – “Braglio Farms Oktoberfest & Whiskey On The Waterfront”

Over the past month or so, Carlin and Rebecca hit two events featuring beer that impressed them. This episode is talking about those events while sipping on a few beers.

Beer Mail Episode #17 – “Strange Roots Experimental Ales”

Carlin and Rebecca were recently gifted two beers from Strange Roots Experimental Ales by Jason Tabeling and Caroline Cook. Hear what the hosts think of the beers in this return to the beer mail episode format.

Bluejacket Excursion Episode – “Great Service, Good Beers & Really Good Food”

A brewery with good food and lots of outdoor seating in the thick of Washington, DC, Bluejacket deserved a recent visit from Carlin and Rebecca. Hear all about their experience while they sip on a nice sour treat.

Right Proper Brewing Excursion Episode – “Solid Beer & Funky Atmosphere”

Having never been to this brewery, Carlin and Rebecca made the trip to DC to take in the ambiance and sample the beers of Right Proper Brewing. Hear their assessment while they sip on a beer they brought home.

Hopkins Farm Brewery Excursion Episode – “Open Spaces & Local Ingredients”

Carlin and Rebecca hit up another Maryland farm brewery to support local beer and farming. Hear about their experience at Hopkins Farm Brewery while they sip on some beers.

Union Craft Brewing Excursion Episode – “Solid Offerings In A Nice Space”

Once a favorite brewery, Carlin and Rebecca return to Union Craft Brewing in Baltimore to see how their beers are tasting. Hear about their experience as they taste two of the beers they brought home.

Guinness Brewing Excursion Episode – “An Impressive Place To Hangout”

Having already been open four years, Carlin and Rebecca finally made it to the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore, Maryland. Hear all about their experience.

Pariah Brewing Excursion Episode – “Joining The Baltimore Brewing Community”

Originally out of San Diego, California, Pariah Brewing recently opened a location in Baltimore, Maryland, so Carlin and Rebecca had to check it out. Listen for their review of the bar and their beers.

Independent Brewing Excursion Episode – “An Array Of Offerings”

After having the founder of Independent Brewing on the podcast years ago, Carlin and Rebecca decided it was time to check back in on how the beers are tasting and the brewery space has grown.

Dewey Beer Excursion Episode – “Best In The Fruited Sour Game”

A day trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware ended in a stop in at Dewey Beer Company for Carlin and Rebecca. Hear about their experience, how tasty the fruited sours were, and some outstanding pizza.

Attaboy Beer Excursion Episode – “An Amazingly Crisp Lager & A Pretty Sour Ale”

While in Frederick, Maryland, Carlin and Rebecca hopped over to Attaboy Beer to taste their offerings on tap and pick up one amazing lager. Listen to their recap of the experience as they sip on some Backyard Queen.

Idiom Brewing Excursion Episode – “Nailing Fruited Sours”

Having taken a recent trip to Frederick, Maryland, Carlin and Rebecca had to hit up one of their favorite breweries for sours. Hear the two recount their experience in this episode while sipping a few Idiom Brewing beers.

Mystery Beers Episode #250 – “Baa Baa & Black Flag”

Rounding out this batch of mystery beers, Carlin and Rebecca taste a nice light one and one with a very odd color.

Mystery Beers Episode #249 – “Mortalis & Other Half”

Two more mystery beers are tasted. One turns out to be a style Carlin thinks shouldn’t exist and the other turns out to be a pretty solid collaboration.

Mystery Beers Episode #248 – “Ever Grain & Oliver”

Carlin and Rebecca get back to the style of episode that started the whole podcast, blind tasting. Will this be a fun return, or a disappointing experience for their palates?

Bruery Society Beers Episode #21 – “Absent Minded, Birnesap & Mai Zombie”

Carlin sits down to taste more Bruery beers and this time he’s tasting a range of barrel aging: port, rum, and rye.

Pour Man’s Brewing Excursion Episode – “Showcasing Lagers”

Having seen the results of a recent online tournament of Pennsylvania breweries, Carlin and Rebecca decided to visit the winner to see what all the buzz is about. This one did not disappoint.

Lancaster Beer Excursion Episode – “Cartel Brewing & Blending & Our Town Brewing”

Lancaster, Pennsylvania has a lot of breweries that have sprouted up over the years. Carlin and Rebecca decided to hit up two and talk about their experiences at each in this episode.

On The Shelf Episode #32 – “Sixpoint & Upland”

A hoppy beer with a witty name and a fruited sour are the focus of this episode. One from a brewery not tasted on the podcast for some years and the other from one never tasted on the podcast before.

On The Shelf Episode #31 – “Baa Baa & FiftyFifty”

For this On The Shelf episode, Carlin and Rebecca start light and hoppy, but finish dark and boozy.

On The Shelf Episode #30 – “Ever Grain & True Respite”

Pulled from the shelf of their local liquor store, Carlin and Rebecca evaluate a hoppy local beer with a great backstory and a fruited sour from a brewery they first experienced some years ago in Pennsylvania.

Hoplark Hop Water Episode – “Hop Flavor With No Alcohol”

Always looking for some good near beer options, Carlin and Rebecca give Hoplark hop water a try. Is this one worth the money for those times you want some hoppy flavor with no alcohol? Listen to find out.

Cushwa Brewing Excursion Episode – “Tasty Beers & Delicious Rad Pies”

The second part of Carlin and Rebecca’s recent beer trip to Williamsport, Maryland, Cushwa Brewing is the focus. The beers are quite good, but so are the Rad Pies. Listen to hear about it.

Bruery Society Beers Episode #20 – “Doctor’s Orders, JR Harris & TerreuBQ”

In this episode, Carlin evaluates an interesting rum barrel aged beer, a sour based on grilled pineapple, and a beer wine hybrid done in collaboration with Erosion Wine Company.

Homaide Brewing Excursion Episode – “A Range Of Styles On Tap”

Carlin and Rebecca made a trip out to Williamsport, Maryland for some craft beers. In this episode they talk about Homaide Brewing’s beers, ambiance, and overall experience.

On The Shelf Episode #29 – “Forward & Species X”

A hoppy beer with an interesting twist and a nice light style are the two beers Carlin and Rebecca evaluate.

Inverness Brewing Excursion Episode – “A Farm Brewing Experience”

Farm breweries are a thing in the state of Maryland, and Carlin and Rebecca recently visited one in Monkton. Hear them talk about their experience while sipping on three offerings from the brewery.

On The Shelf Episode #28 – “Energy City & Pariah”

Carlin and Rebecca try a hazy IPA and a fruited sour, two of the most popular styles. Do these particular examples of the styles stand out, or are they coming up short?

Society Beers Episode #19 – “Chaucer’s Chalice, Sans Pagaie Vanilla & The Bananswer”

Things get interesting with a collaboration beer featuring banana, a barrel aged braggot, and a fruited sour with vanilla added.

Blend It Yourself Episode #5 – “Can You Infuse Your Own Coffee?”

Returning to one of the most experimental episode formats, Carlin and Rebecca test out the theory that you can infuse beers with coffee at home.

Cellar Dive Episode #21 – “Sapwood & Sierra Nevada”

For this Cellar Dive, Rebecca pulls out something newer that could be aged a bit, while Carlin pulls seven year old barrel aged brew from a well known brewery.

On The Shelf Episode #27 – “Cushwa, Deciduous & Dogfish Head”

One hoppy and one sour beer get tasted as the main contestants, but a bonus beer makes an appearance at the behest of a Kyle Norman recommendation.

Bruery Society Beers Episode #18 – “2econd, Cucumber Aku Aku & Parley Porter”

Carlin cracks open three very interesting Bruery beers, one of which is a Hoarders exclusive, but all three aged in rum barrels.

On The Shelf Episode #26 – “Crooked Run & Nepenthe”

Carlin and Rebecca evaluate two beers that present different surprises. One is a pretty common style, and the other is quite unique.

Troegs Independent Brewing Excursion Episode – “Top Tier Food & Beer”

Having been quite some time since their last visit, Carlin and Rebecca decided to make a tript to Troegs Independent Brewing in Hershey, Pennsylvania. In this episode they talk about the beers, food, and overall experience while tasting two beers on podcast.

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