Ben on Beer Episode 13 – Indio Is a No Go

In this episode, we taste test a beer that was sent to Ben. It was Indio. Sorry to say, it didn’t meet our standards and we had to drink something else to get a good taste out of our mouths!  Please note we wrapped up this run of the Ben on Beer show with this 13th episode.  We want to thank Continue reading

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Ben on Beer Episode 12 – First Hangout

This episode is the first to be carried out via Google+ Hangout and was a success after some trial and error. We talked about the status of Ben’s cider, some news in Decatur, Georgia, and the prospect Continue reading

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Ben on Beer Episode 11 – Hard Cider

In this first episode of 2013, we talk about hard cider and get distracted a lot.  It is a good “first show back,” and we drink Biere de Mars from New Belgium Brewing.  The cider talk stems Continue reading

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Ben on Beer Episode 10 – Cocoa Mole and Beta Blockers

In this episode, Ben seems to have shown up having sampled some already, and we talk about random things as we discover and rediscover New Belgium’s Cocoa Mole, a chili beer.  Join us as the show continues to rattle on unscripted and unstructured.  It’s more fun this way!

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Ben on Beer Episode 9 – The Keggle

In this episode, we taste the pumpkin ale that Ben made back in October and talk about brewing equipment.  Ben will have to convert a keg into a brew kettle, so that should be fun.  Cheers!

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Ben on Beer Episode 8 – We’re Falling Off!

Let me apologize in advance for this episode.  Ben is on medication and can’t drink, and we’ve all been very busy so there wasn’t much preparation.  However, it proves that we’re human, just like you!  Thanks for watching and participating!

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Ben on Beer Episode 7 – Victory Prima Pils!

In this episode, we taste Victory Prima Pils, which turns out to be an incredibly hoppy lager, and discuss Victory Brewing’s new brewery expansion site.  We also touch a bit on what Pilsner beer is, craft beer definitions, and announce the winner of the beer steins.

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Ben on Beer Episode 6 – Victory Brewing Company

In this episode, Donovan and I continue to get comfortable with the new setup as we discuss the awesomeness of Victory Brewing Company and the friendly culture of craft beer and home brewing.  Cheers!

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Ben on Beer Episode 5 – Publix Knows The Way

In this episode, we chose a new format and had some technical difficulties.  It was an interesting show and we talked about the new grocery store in our small town that somehow provides the most diverse selection of craft beer within 50 miles.  We also discussed Oskar Blues and their new Brevard, NC brewery and restaurant.

Cheers!

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Ben on Beer Show 4

In this episode we continue to discuss the brewery of the month, Oskar Blues Brewery in Lyons, Colorado.  Their farm-to-plate philosophy includes raising cattle and growing hops right there on their farm in Longmont.  We tasted Deviant Dale’s IPA from there and discovered just how diverse one beer can be.

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