Friday, 14 June 2019

BEER O'CLOCK PODCAST - EPISODE 8

Episode 8 - Show Notes 

This is a pretty timely episode for us, it's only been about 3 weeks since our last one went live. The last few weeks I've spent quite a bit of time dealing with The Year of Local stuff, visiting a lot of regional breweries. It's now about getting some writing done... Anyway about the podcast!

We're going to rotate some segments in and out, especially early on while we get into the swing of things - so if there is anything you love or hate, please let us know! The idea at the moment is that the podcast will be (roughly) monthly, and we'll try and keep that pretty regular - at least more so than I've kept the blog up to date recently... Basically every month we'll discuss some of the latest news from the beer world, we'll talk about some beers that we've been enjoying over the last month & we'll crack something interesting from my cellar.

This month were continuing our Ranking of Lagers from around the world as well as discussing a plethora of news from around the beer world. We combined our Good Beer Week review with the Desert Island 6-Pack segment, which I think worked reasonably well. Hope you guys enjoy the episode.


 Show Notes

News Items (0:45)
  • Dogfish Head & Boston Beer Co Merger
  • Untappd Festival
  • Quiet Deeds Transparency 
  • Rochefort Abbey - Lhoist Berghman dispute
  • BrewDog Update
    • Marketing job interview issues
    • Brisbane brewery
  • Independent Brewery Association Seal - 12 months since launch
  • Coopers launch an XPA
  • AIBA Results
  • Sierra Nevada Resilience Project - Less than 50% of donations received 
Good Beer Week 6-Pack (32:54)
  • Crossovers;
    • The Winston Black Rye IPA, 
  • Dylan's 5 individuals;
    • Molly Rose Insuperable, 8 Wired Lokomotiv Merlot, Burnt Mill Heliacal Rising, Cantillon Kriek, Eden Prickly Pear Sour
  • Noz's 5 individuals;
    • Offshoot Grip It,  Bridge Road x Mikkeller Dark Harvest, Amundsen Marshmallow Psycho Bourbon BA, Holgate Beelzebub's Jewel (2016), Westmalle Tripel  
  • Honourable Mentions
    • Bonehead Phaze Out/In, Feral Watermelon Warhead
The Ranking of Lagers (58:29)
  • This week we had to slot in Kingfisher (India), Cusquena (Peru) & Sapporo (Japan).
  • The New Rankings are as follows:
    1. Pilsner Urquell (Czech Republic)
    2. Tennent's (Scotland)
    3. Carlsberg (Denmark)
    4. Kingfisher (India)
    5. Gullmack (Norway)
    6. Sapporo (Japan)
    7. Heineken (Netherlands)
    8. Vonu (Fiji)
    9. Cusquena (Peru) 
Noz's Cellar (1:11:22)
  • Stumblefoot Questhaven 
    • Barrel Aged Sour Ale with Apricots & Peaches
    • 8.5% ABV
    • Cellared since January 2015
    • Thumbs Up
There we have it guys, hope you enjoyed the latest episode of the Beer O'Clock Australia podcast. As usual we'd love to hear from you if there are any questions or things you want us to talk about. You can send your questions through to gus.norris7@gmail.com or you can hit us up on Instagram, which we're less active on than we probably should be.

Remember it's always Beer O'Clock somewhere in the world!

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