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After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and performers Stephen Loh and Michael Gabriel. Together they explore the absurd underbelly of the craft beer world while also discussing movies, music, video games, pop culture, and their sad, basement dwelling lives.
||ExplicitBatch 22: The Great Pumpkin Beer Episode||Good grief, The Malty Boyz™ get basic because it's all pumpkin spice everything for this batch! Alex and Michael belt out some musical numbers to celebrate the season. Vito Trautz unwillingly returns to the podcast during an emergency phone-a-friend..||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 21: Goats on Goats on Goats||For the first time in Malt Couture history, it's an all killer, no filler Bottle Share when Michael and Stephen bring in beers that blow Alex's mind. Plus, the Malty Boyz™ try to dissect arcane beer laws for Beer News. Alex ditches the kitchen...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 20: My Three Floyds||Alex puts on his lawyer hat and dives into the legal battle between 3 Floyds and Abnormal Beer. The Malty Boyz™ show up to Oktoberfest a month late. Stephen ditches the clearance rack in favor of a proven performer. DontDrinkBeer.com...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 19: The SpooOOoOoOOoky Episode||In this special Halloween episode, Stephen leads Alex and Michael on a trick-or-treat cuvée. The Malty Bois judge a beer by it’s label when they bring beers with the scariest label they could find for the bottleshare. The results are terrifying....||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 18: The Due Diligence Episode||The Malty Bois put their money where their mouths are in this due diligence episode. This week, they try three beers discussed in not-so-complimentary light during previous episodes. From million dollar lawsuits to hunting down the “Twitter drink”..||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 17: 635 Days Later (Michael's Plight)||After nearly 2 years, Michael finds solace and camaraderie in a beer that passes the 12 Beer Test. Alex offers up some Mead News from Florida. Stephen tries to convince Michael to become a Clippers fan. DontDrinkBeer.com Patreon.com/DontDrinkBeer...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 16: Fresno to LA with Chef Nick Erven||Award-winning chef Nick Erven sits down with the Malty Boiz™ and talks about everything from what it was like growing up with Alex in Fresno and making peanut butter pizzas to having Jonathan Gold review two of his restaurants and being featured on...||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 15: The Fantôme Menace||Michael attends his first proper bottle share when Alex takes The Malty Boiz™ to a Fantôme tasting. Will Michael ever be the same? Alex gets his hands on a bottle of Fähä from Three Chiefs Brewing. Will Stephen cancel his WWE Network account for...||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 14: Vito Trautz of Brouwerij West||Vito Trautz gives the Malty Boys a peek into the front office of brewing affairs when he pulls up a seat at Birdshit Table. Vito shares his experiences working on the marketing side of brewing at The Bruery, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Noble Ale...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 13: See You At The Crossroads||The Malty Boys take a trip to Alex's hometown of Fresno, California before venturing to the Land of the Midnight Sun and The Flat Country. Exploding cans of fruit beer and Octopath Traveler are discussed. Plus, Patreon Whale Clurb member, Justin...||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 12: Drinking Along the Pacific Northwest Trail||Will the Malty Boys die of dysentery when Alex takes Michael and Stephen on a journey filled with fast food and beers cooled in tree stumps. Experience Malt Couture’s first food pairing when Alex brings all of Jack in the Box’s Munchie Mash-Ups to..||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 11: The Barleywine is Life Episode||Alex and Stephen give Michael a taste of that Barleywine is Life life as they celebrate BiL day (8/17). Alex shares a beer flavored with Chicken & Waffles and breaks down the Constellation Brands push towards CBD infused beer. DontDrinkBeer.com...||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 10: The Mailbag Episode||The Malty Boys dig into their mailbag and answer your questions! Get intimate with Alex, Stephen, and Michael as they open up and get vulnerable about their favorite cereal, what size dogs they prefer, why they started Malt Couture and more!...||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 9: Michael's First Horizontal||It’s an episode of firsts as Alex takes Michael on a dark, twisted tick sesh with all three of the 2016 barrel-aged Kuhnhenn Eisbock variants for Michael’s first ever horizontal tasting. Stephen goes to TGI Friday’s for the first time and orders..||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 8: Alexandra Nowell of Three Weavers Brewing||In this episode, Malt Couture welcomes it's first ever guest: Alexandra Nowell of Three Weavers Brewing. We discuss Alexandra's journey from interning at Sierra Nevada to establishing the barrel program at Drake's to starting up and what's next for...||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 7: Heatwave in Beavertown||The Malty Boys sweat through a heatwave in Los Angeles that causes some technical difficulties. They powered through it thanks to the power of mead. Alex examines the Beavertown buyout. The reality of Beavertown does not live up to Stephen and...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 6: Yeast Mode||Alex answers one of the most pressing questions of this generation: Can you own yeast? He dishes out some hot goss about beer ingredients. Plus, Alex puts Stephen and Michael face-to-face with the Pastryarchy. Feat. beers from Lost Abbey, Monkish, and..||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 5: The Goose Island Lawsuit||Alex finally puts his law degree and all those years practicing law to use breaking down the Goose Island lawsuit stemming from an infected batch of 2015 Bourbon County Brand Stout. Michael has strong opinions about skin tags. Stephen misquotes a line..||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 4: Have Your Cask and Eat It Too||The Malty Boys reminisce about their days as fatty boys. Stephen tries to wrap his head around a 3-walled brewery while Alex offers them free legal advice. Michael recalls his time in Scottsdale, AZ. Beers from Bear Republic, Trillium, Tombstone and...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 3: Hella Beers||Get hyphy and ghost ride some beers with the Malty Boys as they take a Tour de Norcal full of twists, turns, and roundhouse kicks to the palate. Beers from Sante Adairius, Seven Stills, and Russian River are featured plus whatever Michael decided to...||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 2: Florida State of Mind||The Malty Boys up their HP levels with a Dortmunder from Arizona before Alex loads up the airboat and takes them on a journey through the deep, dark everglades of the Sunshine State. Alex leads Stephen and Michael through a campaign where they battle...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatch 1: Tick the Podcast||After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMalt Couture Preview||After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The Best Beer Podcast for beer fans.
I absolutely love this podcast. These guys try amazing beers, are absolutely informative but make it fun too. Top marks.
Leave your jank at the door
I’ll admit, I came into this podcast with a set of expectations of it being a serious, in depth, knowledge-dumping beer cast. 14 eps in though, I went from being frustrated with it to finally getting it. It was never designed to be what I thought, it’s better. It’s a show about 3 friends hanging out and using beer as an excuse to do so while trying to navigating through a very judgmental, know-it-all, unforgiving beer culture. The show is great, well produced, and representative of a good variety of beer drinkers. Leave your jank at the door and enjoy this cast. It’s worth it.
PMG makes me happy
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