The Beer and Whiskey Brothers Podcast
By Beer and Whiskey Brothers
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A fun and entertaining look at the world of craft beer, small batch whiskey and the lives of two brothers separated by 2500 miles but brought together by a love of fine booze.
||CleanFun With Barrels||Join the brothers as Don and Jim sample a couple of artisinal whiskeys from New Holland, enjoy some barrel aged beers (including a wonderful Firestone 14) and wax poetic about their fancy new Glencairn glasses. All this and more on the latest addition o||1/30/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Holiday Podcast||Don and Jim review a handful of holiday brews, one of Don’s favorite whiskey’s for the holidays and talk about the best gear to get for beer geeks and whiskey aficionados this holiday season. All that and more on this special holiday edition||12/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow We Almost Had a TV Show||“Brew Masters” starring Sam Calagione is hitting the airwaves and beer nerds around America are totally pumped. Heck, we are too. But the show is a little bittersweet for us, as we were actually up for that show. In this podcast we share th||11/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2010 GABF Roundup||We share our experiences and thoughts about the 2010 Great American Beer Festival, including which beers were our favorites and which disappointed. We also talk about some of the cool brewers and fellow bloggers we met while in Denver. All that and||9/20/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bitch Session||We get our “bitch” on and sample Dogfish Head’s Bitches Brew, Flying Dog Raging Bitch and Bitch Creek’s ESB. We also talk about the things that bug us about the world of craft beer and small batch whiskey. Some of our blog readers||9/20/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Sam Adams Lovefest||In this episode we turn our attention to Sam Adams and their place in the craft beer universe. Is Sam Adams really a craft brewery, or have they grown into something else? We try to answer that question and sample three beers from their Imperial Se||9/6/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive From Brewforia: Pliny, Enigma, and Maker’s 46||On this episode we take the show on the road! We hit the Brewforia Beer Market in Boise, Idaho where we talk about craft beer on the frontier, how our favorite beverages are starting to make in roads in some pretty remote locations. We are joined||8/30/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Joys of Drinking Away from Home||On this episode we talk about a great summer tradition – drinking away from home! Don shares his impressions of a couple of Idaho brewers; Wallace Brewing and Laughing Dog, as well as reviewing Four Roses small batch bourbon. Jim talks about the bee||8/13/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe’re Going Negative!||On this episode we go negative and discuss beers and whiskeys that other people love, but we hate. Don trashes New Belgium and Maker’s Mark, and I dis two well regarded brews; Duchesse de Bourgogne and Old Rasputin XII. We also weigh in on Brew Do||8/6/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOskar Blues, Wild Turkey & Smokey and the Bandit||Beer and Whiskey Bros Podcast 2 Join us for a few laughs as we: Review Oskar Blues’ Dale’s Pale Ale and Old Chub Sample Wild Turkey Rare Breed Discuss which modern car would be best suited for a Smokey and the Bandit remake Share “fun f||7/25/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
Very interesting look at location as a factor in the beer world and how the online universe helps level the playing field. Brewforia sounds like a magical place. If I ever find myself in Boise, it'll definitely be on top of the list (what else is there besides the potatoes, am I right?) Nice job guys
Really Good Listening
If you want to hear interesting, accessible discussions of topics in the world of craft beer and whiskey, or if you've ever wanted to learn a little more about either, this is for you. It's good conversation that doesn't get caught up in jargon, mixed with some solid storytelling and laid-back, entertaining humor.
It's also a good example of how appreciations for different things can influence and heighten each other. If you're a fan of craft beer, this will get you thinking about whiskey in new ways, and vice versa. This is definitely more than one of those podcasts of people drinking and talking about it while you sit there. Like any good media, it starts with the subject (beer and whiskey) and more times than not ends up being about culture, hobbies, brotherhood, and the rest of the best things in life.
This Podcast is making me thirsty!
Two brothers separated by a couple thousand miles, yet brought together by a mutual love for beer and whiskey! Well, one is more of a beer guy, while the other one is more of a whiskey guy, but it's these differences that make this podcast worth listening to. They also play off each other really well (like brothers???), and manage to bounce back and forth between beer and whisky talk while managing to keep the conversation interesting, informative, and funny. Well done Boys!