Thursday, May 28, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/28/09

On part two of this week's podcast, we drink Mission Street Pale Ale, last year's Great American Beer Festival gold medal winning Pale Ale, and the new Imperial Saison from New Glarus. One of these beers ranks among the most interesting we've ever had. Which one? Listen to find out.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/26/09

In part one of this week's podcast we talk about Alabama possibly getting rid of their 6% abv limit, a crazy man with a chainsaw, and Labatt suing for beer label infringement. Also, UW chancelor Biddy Martin tells us what her favorite beer is.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/21/09

On the second part of this weeks podcast we discuss the beer-geek forum controversy surrounding The Lost Abbey's Angel's Share beers, which many consumers found to be uncarbonated. At $30 a bottle, there were some pissed off people, and brewmaster Tomme Arthur himself responded with a post on Beer Advocate addressing the issue. Listen for our take on the anger and response.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/19/09

On part one of this weeks podcast, we have news in 60 seconds, discussing some new projects from Jolly Pumpkin and Michigan's banning bottles of Point Nude Beach Wheat because of their racy labels. Also, Kyle talks about the very wide variety of beers at the Delafield Brewhaus and Great Taste of the Midwest ticket pleas on Craigslist.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/14/09

Today's podcast has news in 60 seconds, with talk about some upcoming beer events at Fromagination, and Bell's Michigan distributor lawsuit.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/12/09

In honor of Cinco De Mayo last week, we decided to do a tasting of Mexican beers. Little did we know what awaited us. What is the best Mexican light lager? What is the worst? How does a Mexican "craft beer' stand up to the macros? To find out, you must listen.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/7/09

Last Sunday was the big Great Taste of the Midwest ticket sales day, an annual ritual for Madison beer lovers, and the Beer Talk Today crew was on the scene.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

MBR Podcast 5/5/09

Today we have a short tasting of some home made brew, then a full tasting of New Holland's Pilgrim's Dole Wheatwine. Then we talk about Wheatwine as a style, New Holland as a brewery, and following craft brew trends.

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