Category: Episodes

Episode 32: Mark is the Loneliest Number

Were back! You thought we were joking didn’t you? Well much to your dismay we are, in fact, weekly. Epsiode 32 is here, so let’s get down to business. The Best Commercial Beers in...

Episode 31: Poppin’ Collars

We’re officially going weekly! Get excited! On this episode we talk about some local breweries, NoDa and Birdsong, hitting some snags in their growth process. More broadly, how does local and state legislation affect the...

Episode 30: Frozen beers are not all that great…

In this episode of The Craft Beercast, we talk about the TTB’s reclassification of some ingredients as “traditional”, effectively loosening the regulation on brewer’s ingredients and processes. This is significantly reducing the time it takes breweries...

Episode 28

Episode 28: “Doing Lines” With Mark

In this episode of the Craft Beercast… Coors has lost their mind, “I’m a beer snob, brah!”, we discuss Fonta Flora, the usual shenanigans, buy/no-buy, I’d Tap That and more!  

Episode 27

Episode 27: Growers and Showers

Thanks to Lindsay from NoDa for joining for the full show. The gang discusses: How to not get drunk?!?! The FDA is backing down SC may have the best craft beer laws ever Floriduh strikes again  Plus buy/no buy, I’d...

Episode 26: A Better Mark

Overview: Chad from NoDa joins us for 20 minutes to discuss winning the gold at World Beer Cup! Beer Camp official details, Dogfish Head and Trademark Battles, Floriduh lives up to the name.

Episode 25: Ye Old Thigh Tickler

Overview: On this Episode the boys discuss USPS to finally ship beer? A Star Trek Beer? Foothills Growing Fast. The Feds trying to keep Brewers and Farmers away from each other.

Episode 24: Knee-Jerk Reactions

Overview: Is Ab-Inbev doing something good for craft beer? We discuss Cigar City and Hunahpu’s Day Fiacso.   Adjuntcs are cool again… for now.

Episode 22: Redacted

Overview: Hang on Folks we go long in this one but well worth the time. The boys discuss Unknown up and running on their own Equipment, Lake Norman Brewing Inc set to Open on March...

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Episode 20: The dog ate our homework…

Overview: The boys get together for a emergency recording because technology does not like us. We went to Foothills and had a great conversation with Ray, the Director of Marketing for Foothills, that unfortunately...

Episode 19: Top 5 and Other Shenanigans

Overview: Short new section this show but a long buy-no-buy as the brahs discuss their Top 5 beers we reviewed in 2013 and few others. We also talk about NoDa Brewing cracking the top...

Episode 18: “You did WHAT to the ice cream?”

Overview: The boys discuss the No Fun League really living up to its’ name, Limited Edition Beer (is it fools gold?), the black market for beer, and of course the usual nonsense with buy-no-buy. Relevant articles:...

Episode 17: You know what grinds my gears?

Overview: In this Episode the boys cover Black and Blue (which is sold out!), QC Brewfest (which is pretty much sold out!), the Event Horizon release (!), Brewvival, and the Hickory Tavern getting better taps. Rants range from...

Episode 16: Coffee Talk

Overview: We cover a pretty eclectic range of topics. Everything from trying to trademark the term “craft beer” to the rise of booze-friendly churches. Check out the episode and the articles below! Relevant articles:...

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Episode 15: “I smelled the mic.”

Overview: Episode 15 was an awesome one! Jenny from Birdsong Brewing joined the boys for the most whales per capita on a show to date! Some amazing beers in this show. We also discuss Free...

Episode 14: A Return of Sorts

Overview: Ryan is back! Okay, only for this show to talk about GABF. The boys also get into the Duvel buyout of Boulevard and ramble on about the beers they drank (shocker). Relevant articles: Belgian Brewery...

Episode 12: A Plethora of Random Beer Talk

Overview: On this episode we ask, “Is craft beer going mainstream?” We also discuss NC Beer Regulations holding things back, finish all the PEI beers Mark brought back from America’s Hat, and more! Relevant articles: 7...

Episode 11b: Marzen Madness!

Overview: We decided to do a special show for Oktoberfest which has already started in Munich. The current bracket is here. Who is going to take home the first ever Charlotte Beercast Marzen Madness...

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Episode 11: Moose Loose About This Hoose

Overview: It’s a long one folks! Again, we go a little all over the place, but main topics discussed range from Tribute breaking the record (big thanks to everyone at Birdsong for the awesome...

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Episode 9: A Farewell…

Overview: The boys talk about Oskar Blues expanded their NC location, a total WTF moment from Flying Dog, Beer line cleaning and drinking some beers. One of us is leaving the show. You will...

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Episode 8: A Prelude to a Tribute

Overview: On this episode we finish what we tried to start when the mixer blew up on us. We hit Westbrook and some QA issues, Seasonal Creep, GABF trying to fix things and the...

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Episode 5: I Drink Alone and Cry

Overview: The Boys are joined by Daniel Hartis of Charlottebeer.com! We talk a bit about Summer Shandys and review  Magic Hat vs West Sixth – Round 2. Other topics include Japan’s craft beer boom and...

Episode 1: The Drunken Buffoonery Begins!

[NOTE FROM THE FUTURE — first, thanks to anyone that’s trying to listen to our show from the very beginning.  You’ll find that our first episodes were, shall we say, not quite the “polished”...