1/13/19: Shutdown, Raining Spiders, and a bit of updates

This week we talk about the government shutdown, now reaching 22 days and counting. We discuss the republican response to Steve King’s love of white nationalism. Justyn terrifies us all with a story of raining spiders. We also give updates on the coming projects for Weird Brew Network.

We reviewed 2 beers today:

Everybody’s Brewing Sprinkles Hibiscus Sour Red Ale: 6.5/10

Elysian Avatar Jasmine IPA: 7/10

7/1/18: Ocascio-Cortez Victory, Supreme Court Vacancy, French Prisoners, Justyn Sings Trump Quotes

This week Justyn and Josh share news that is not all doom and gloom. The left won big with the primary victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in NY primary, the supreme court has a vacancy. Antarctica is melting from below, and a french prison break straight out of the movies.

Justyn sings trump quotes, talks about dolphin loving, and the guys review two beers:

Cascade Lakes Cherry Blonde: 6.85/10

Anthem Watermelon Cider: 6.35/10


6/17/18: Trump tears children away from parents, Antarctica is Melting fast, Good news on AntiBacterial Resistance, and a round up of pop culture

This week Josh just brings you a short episode highlighting the dispicable, horrible actions by the Trump Administration. There are children of undocumented immigrants that are being housed in cages and tent cities, as Americans continue to ignore our responsibility for the problems abroad that we have collectively caused. Antarctica is melting at triple the pace in the last decade, igniting fears of a faster than expected sea level rise. Researchers at Purdue have found a new compound with promising potential against superbug bacteria. Josh also gives a quick pop culture round up.


No beers reviewed this episode, but Josh was drinking a Buoy Beer Co Pilsner and a Rogue Ales Paradise Pucker. Both are absolutely excellent beers.

6/3/18: Trade War, UN report on Poverty, Lil Pump, Puppies Vs Turtles

Not gonna lie y'all, this week was pretty rough. We had Trump start a trade war with our key US allies, Puerto Rico's official death toll of 64 appears to be utter baloney, the UN representative on Extreme Poverty released a damning report on poverty in the United States.

Justyn tries to lighten it with talk about rapper feuds, puppies being fed to snapping turtles, and people using "This is America" to promote their own messages, but it was just as rough a discussion.


We at least had some good beers this week.



5/6: Iran Deal, Heartbeat Bill, Michelle Wolf, Space tech, and Childish Gambino

This week’s show features two beers:

Farm out PassionFruit Saison and Space Fruit IPA. The guys talk about the Trump plan to cancel the Iran Nuclear Deal, the heartbeat bill passed and signed in Iowa, the success of 3 amazing teens in the areas of science, despite racist pricks trying to bring them down. Josh shows Justyn Michelle Wolf’s WHCD monologue and discuss the real reasons the media tore her apart afterwards.

Justyn talks all about space exploration and then breaks down his interpretation of the great song from Childish Gambino “This is America”. They discuss the impact of artists like Donald Glover on the culture.

Beer Reviews:

Farmout Saison: 5.5/10

Space Fruit IPA: 7.5/10

4/8/18: Syrian Chemical Attack, Space Exploration, Medical Science

This week we discuss the Syrian chemical Attack in Douma, the response by the US, Medical Science breakthrough in stem cell treatment curing Sickle Cell Anemia disease, Japanese Eugenics conducted during the 1970s and the people fighting back, Justyn talks space exploration, Netflix update.


We review two lovely beers:

Burnside Brewing's Free the Juice IPA: 6.5/10

Rogue Brewing's Paradise Pucker: 8/10


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2/18: Fire and Blood, Royal Pilsner, Mercury Rising, Police Brutality, Sex surveys and more

This week we bring you the second of our limited edition beers from Omegang Brewing inspired by the HBO show Game of Thrones. Our second beer is the Royal Pilsner from Royal Brewing Company. We then move on to a variety of depressing topics in the news this week such as the Mercury levels that will rise thanks to climate change and the melting ice caps, a story of jail wardens in Florida abusing mentally ill prisoners, Switzerland's Animal Dignity laws, Dutch Ovens in the air, Justyn brings us stories about sex surveys and Elon Musk's newest plans for global domination.

Fire and Blood Red Ale: 2.33/10

Royal Pilsner: 5.72/10


1/14: Imperial IPA, Peace Pipe Stout, Josh goes off, and space stuff

Josh lets loose on the GOP for targeting entitlement program cuts and goes off on weak willed democrats that won't stand up for these popular programs. They then discuss the fallout from the hawaii missle scare and trump's shithole country comments. Trent Presner calls back to let us know what he thinks of this whole debacle. Then Justyn lets us know all about space and tech!


The guys tried 2 new beers this week:

C-note Imperial IPA: 8.5/10

Peace Pipe Porter: 7.67/10

12/3: Russian Stout and Fight Club

The guys review a Russian Imperial Stout called Sirens Sound and an IPA called First Rule. They discuss Net Neutrality, the tax bill passed by the senate, police shooting prosecution in Arizona, Nikki Minaj's sharing of an offensive album art featuring charicatures of Native Americans and a lot lot more.


Russian Imperial Stout Siren's Sound: 8.5/10

First Rule IPA: 8/10


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11/26/17: Sours, Red Ales, GOP fumbles tax policy sell, offended listener and more

The guys discuss the recent fumblings of Trump's attempt to sell the tax cut bill. Trump denies living in reality. There is good news in the world of science and technology. An offended listener calls Justyn to discuss his dismissal of Emo Rap, and a lot lot more.


Beers reviewed include:


The 7 Day Golden Sour from Trinity Brewing: 7.25/10

Paulie's not Irish Irish-Style Red Ale: 8.5/10


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