25 Apr, 2016

The Beerists 217 – Mike’s Birthday

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Mike’s a man now! He decided to spend his birthday recording a new episode with us, and it’s a fun one. Tequila happens, a surprise birthday beer, and Anastacia makes us do Mad Libs at the end.

St. Bernardus Extra 4
Allagash White
New Glarus Dancing Man Wheat
Prairie & Friends TRVE Edition Sour Red Farmhouse Ale
Coop Ale Works Alpha Hive

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18 Apr, 2016

The Beerists 216 – Hard To Get

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Occasionally, a beer will be so lustworthy, it transforms into legend. Like Ahab’s white whale, they taunt us with their unattainability and mystery. We’ve obtained 5 of those to see if they live up to the hype.

De Garde Imperial Apricot Bu
Maine Dinner
Jester King Sherry Atrial Rubicite
Goose Island Rare Bourbon County Brand Stout
Samuel Adams 2015 Utopias
Not Ranked: Samuel Adams 10th Anniversary Utopias (2012)

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Anastacia Kelly, Mike Lambert, and Jon Haupt.

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15 Apr, 2016

The Beerists EXTRA – Sensory Kit Tasting

By | April 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Extra-Sensory

What? Another full-length show this week? Yep! We recently acquired a BJCP-curated sensory kit from the Siebel Institute, and decided to record and share our mostly horrible tasting experiences with all of you.

Ethyl hexanoate
Aniseed, apple or licorice
Common sources: Fermentation product, wort composition or yeast health

Geraniol
Floral, geranium flowers
Common sources: Hop addition and variety

Indole
Farm, barnyard
Common sources: Bacterial infection during fermentation

Spicy (Eugenol)
Cloves, all spice
Common sources: Microbial contamination, wild yeast or aging

Earthy (2-Ethyl fenchol)
Geosmin, soil-like
Common sources: Packaging or water-derived contamination

Papery (Trans-2-nonenal)
Cardboard, oxidized
Common sources: Product of oxidation, staling

Isovaleric acid
Cheesy, old hops, sweaty socks
Common sources: Use of old, degraded hops

Acetaldehyde
Green Apple, cut grass
Common Sources: Fermentation Product, staling, or contamination

Butyric acid
Putrid, baby vomit
Common Sources: Bacterial contamination

D.M.S. (Dimethyl sulfide)
Cooked corn, cooked vegetables
Common sources: Wort boil, wort cooling or contamination

Diacetyl (2,3-Butanedione)
Butter, butterscotch
Common sources: Microbial contamination or improper maturation

Ethyl acetate
Solvent-like, nail polish remover
Common sources: Wort composition and yeast growth

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Anastacia Kelly, Grant Davis and Mike Lambert.

Photo courtesy of Shane Wilder. See more from his shoot with us here.

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11 Apr, 2016

The Beerists 215 – Fruit Salad

By | April 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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Fruit is being added to beer more and more as the years go on. We try 5 fruity beers on this episode, talk about Grant’s recent mini episode, and run some questions by Mike at the end.

Marz Jungle Boogie Pineapple
Transient Apricot Ardent
Omnipollo Abrahadabra
Founders Mango Magnifico con Calor
Pipeworks Cherry Murderous: The Lookout

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Anastacia Kelly, Grant Davis and Mike Lambert.

Photo courtesy of Shane Wilder​. See more from his shoot with us here.

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4 Apr, 2016

The Beerists 214 – Belgo-American

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American brewers have been putting their spins on classical Belgian styles for a long time. We whip our bras off and try 5 of them. And hobos come up again, for some reason.

Dogfish Head Beer To Drink Music To
TRVE Red Chaos
Victory Twelve
3 Brothers Rum Barrel Aged Dubbel
Mockery Commitment Phobe

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Anastacia Kelly, and Grant Davis.

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1 Apr, 2016

The Beerists Mini – Grant 2016

By | April 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

GRANT2016

Late this evening, I received the first Beerists mini from Grant! I haven’t listened to it, but he insisted I put it up immediately, and make it available to everyone. Enjoy!

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28 Mar, 2016

The Beerists 213 – Requiem For a Cream

By | March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Rich, creamy, decadent- that’s what we were hoping for when we picked this lineup of beers. Did they all deliver? Also, Anastacia’s question cards, SXSW woes, and our attempts to crack the hobo code.

Sixpoint CREAM
Guinness Dublin Porter
Stone Americano Stout
Off Color Dinos’mores
Karbach BBH Chocolate

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21 Mar, 2016

The Beerists 212 – Anastacia’s Back

By | March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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After a month long absence, Anastacia returns in all of her intensely Dada-esque glory! And just in time to try 5 beers with the rest of the gang! We’re back, ya jerks!

Marz The Bubbly Creek
Pipeworks Lizard King
Dry Dock WBA Double Hazelnut Brown Ale
Bruery Terreux Batch 1731
3 Floyd’s Backmasking

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14 Mar, 2016

The Beerists 211 – Florida Revisited

By | March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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Hey, Florida. Before David Spadoni came around and sent us more of your beer, we went through some tough times together. We can get through it, yeah?

Coppertail Captain Jack’s Stone Crab Stout
Coppertail Unholy Trippel
Coppertail Seasonal Relief Baltic Porter
Green Bench Petit Provision
Cigar City Tampa-Style Lager

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Grant Davis, and Mike Lambert.

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7 Mar, 2016

The Beerists 210 – Squeaky Clean

By | March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Let’s not kid ourselves. There’s nothing clean about this episode. Whether we’re talking about The Cure, Brazil, or watermelon nightmares, you already know what you’re in for: Fools judging beers.

Baden Baden Golden Ale
Braindead Bent De Garde
Ballast Point Watermelon Dorado
River North Corundum
Fat Head’s Hop Ju Ju

The Beerists are: John Rubio, Grant Davis, and Mike Lambert.

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