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Going on a bender. One podcast at a time.
251: Road Trip Tunes & Hermannator
Nov 12 • 38 min
This week we’re joined by two people who took an impromptu road trip from Minneapolis to visit us – Chris & Kristina. We had them on to talk about their road trip music choices and drink some Hermannator Ice Bock from Vancouver Island Brewing. Show Notes…
250: Lab Life & Sang Rouge by Cascade
Nov 3 • 38 min
It’s our 250th episode! We’re joined by Hailey – brewery & lab person from Half Pints – to talk about beer, science, and drink some funky beer. We’re celebrating our 250th episode with a bottle of Sang Rouge by Cascade Brewing (thanks Drex!) Show Notes…
249: Corsendonk Dubbel Kriek & Acting with Danika Frederick
Oct 27 • 47 min
This week we’re joined by local performer Danika Frederick to chat about acting and drink some of the surprisingly boozy Dubbel Kriek by Corsendonk. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Corsendonk Dubbel Kriek 06:10 – I Still See You (the movie) 08:45…
248: Zombie Movies & Thor’s Hammer 3 Year Vertical
Oct 20 • 73 min
We’re joined by two diehard zombie movie fans – Brett Enquist and Andrew Sookram – to chat about some of our favourites, and Adrian gets a lesson on zombie movie history. We’re doing a 3-year vertical of Thor’s Hammer Barleywine Central City Brewers…
247: Metal, Surly Bender and Numerous Sub-Genres
Oct 13 • 50 min
We’ve talked a lot about our favourite music on this podcast over the years, one genre we’ve never touched is metal. We brought on friends and metallurgists (sorry, metal-heads?) Dan (Kijiji) Klanjcar and Dale (Bawlz) Kibbins to discuss the loudest type…
246: Sandwiches, Selfies and Slingshot IPA
Oct 6 • 41 min
We’re joined this week by Sandwiches & Selfies to talk about our favourite bread-based meal. We’re drinking Fernie’s Slingshot Session IPA! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:45 – Fernie Slingshot Session IPA 03:05 – Sandwiches and Selfies? 05:30 – How to…
245: Beer Recipes, Homebrewing and American Pale
Sep 29 • 44 min
We’re drinking Bandit APA from Lake Wilcox Brewing. We’re joined by Dan Simpson, home-brewer and beer-guy to talk about our brewing ambitions and get some tips on how to make the most of our brewing experience. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 –…
244: The Alberta Beer Scene with Mark Mruss
Sep 22 • 55 min
We’re drinking Ash Extra Special Bitter from Bench Creek Brewing, from Blank, Alberta. We’re joined by ex-Winnipegger, now-Edmontonian, Mark Mruss to chat about his take on the fast-growing Alberta craft beer scene. He’s drinking Analog Brewing Peach…
243: St Leon’s, Local Food and Midnight Oatmeal Stout
Sep 15 • 53 min
This week we’re drinking Midnight Oatmeal Stout from Whitewater Brewing with Colin Rémillard of St Leon’s Gardens. We’re chatting about his passion for local food, the history of St Leon’s and the ins-and-outs of the grocery business. Show Notes 00:00 –…
242: Brandon, Beau’s and bonfire
Sep 8 • 51 min
This week we’re out in Brandon once again with Grant & Amy. We’re sitting by the fire, drinking Beau’s Tagwerks Witbier with Quince, and chatting about our latest TV favourites. PS. Sorry about the sound quality on this one, the outdoors is cruel! Show…
241: Homeward Bound, VHS & Liquid Art Fest IPA
Sep 1 • 50 min
This week we’re drinking Liquid Art Fest IPA from Collective Arts with old-movie and VHS-lover Jazmin Alfaro. After a slightly boozy chat at a local watering hole we realized our shared love of the 1993 Disney movie Homeward Bound, so we brought her on to…
240: Triphammer Porter from Blindman + Beer Advertising
Aug 26 • 67 min
This week we’re drinking the Triphammer Porter from Blindman. We’re joined by Chris from Red River Ransom podcast to talk about beer branding, marketing, and packaging. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Triphammer Robust Porter 05:20 – Beer…
239: Doppelbock and Home-brew with Grain to Glass
Aug 18 • 59 min
Our guests on this episode are Paul and Brad from Grain to Glass (local home brew shop) – they’re joining us to help with our brewing ambitions. We’re drinking Tap 6 Unser Aventinus Doppelbock from Schneider Weisse, plus a bunch of home brew courtesy of…
238: Surly Pentagram & Occupied / Brettanomyces & Brett
Aug 12 • 33 min
Brett Enquist is back and we’re finally talking about season our favourite Norwegian TV show: Occupied. We’re drinking Surly’s Pentagram – their wine barrel aged sour. PS. Branded teku-style Pub Chat glasses are now available for $10 each. Send us a…
237: Summer Break Recap & Pucker Up
Aug 4 • 41 min
We’re back from our summer break, and we’re joined by Adrian’s better half, Carlene, to talk about what we’ve been up to. We’re enjoying the Pucker Up Cranberry Rosehip Hibiscus Kettle Sour from Garrison Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:15 –…
236: Cocktail Month 2018 Episode 4 with Ourselves
Jun 23 • 27 min
It’s a short episode this week and we’re rolling guest-free for the final instalment of Cocktail Month 2018 and drinking some Porter from Le Corsaire Microbrasserie in Quebec. We recapped the last four years of learning about cocktails and of course, had…
235: Cocktail Month 2018 Episode 3 with Helen from Forth
Jun 16 • 39 min
This week is episode 3 of Cocktail Month, and we’re joined by Forth bartender Helen (check out episodes 1 and 2 if you haven’t listened yet). We’re drinking Driftwood’s Oumuamua Milk Stout, and of course a couple of delicious drinks as well. Show Notes…
234: Cocktail Month 2018 Episode 2 with Chad from Abiding Citizen
Jun 9 • 42 min
It’s episode 2 of this years Cocktail Month, check out episode 1 if you haven’t already. This week, we’re joined by Chad Friesen – he and his wife Teri-Lynn own Abiding Citizen Craft Beverage Company. They make a variety of small batch bitters, shrubs and…
233: Cocktail Month 2018 Episode 1 with Mama Cutsworth
Jun 2 • 68 min
Cocktail month is back! For the first episode, we’re joined once again by Sarah Michaelson, a.k.a. Mama Cutsworth. In addition to her DJing career, improv and running a DJ academy, she’s also been bartending at Forth Bar in the Exchange District. Given…
232: Weird Food Combinations & Neapolitan Milk Stout
May 26 • 44 min
This episode came to be after having an actual chat in a pub about the weird food combinations of our childhood. We’re joined by Carlene Kurdziel (technically one-time Pub Chat host) to explore some strange tastes (peanut butter and pickles?), some great…
231: Witchpolice, Winnipeg Music & Non-Alcoholic Beer
May 19 • 49 min
We’re joined by Sam from Witchpolice Podcast to talk about the Winnipeg music scene & our shared love of podcasting. This episode we’re trying some non-alcoholic beers – Grolsch Non Alcoholic and Clausthaler Amber Dry Hopped. If you’re even slightly…
230: Toronto Beer in 2018
May 12 • 42 min
We’re joined by Meghan (once a Winnipegger, now in Toronto) to talk about some of the new stuff in the Toronto beer scene. She’s drinking Kaleidoscope Imperial IPA from Halo Brewing and we’ve got some 12 Minutes to Destiny Raspberry Hibiscus Lager by…
229: Unibroue Grand Reserve 17 Four Year Vertical
Apr 28 • 43 min
This week we’re joined by Chris from the Quality Inn beer store – he’s here to help us drink four years of the Unibroue Grand Reserve 17 (2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015). We’ll be chatting about the ever-increasing variety of beers that are finding their way…
228: Mental Health, Gaming & Milkshake IPA
Apr 23 • 33 min
This week we’re talking about mental health with Kieran and Justin from Critical Cause. They talk about what lead them to starting this yearly fundraising (game-streaming) event, that contributes to their Winnipeg Foundation fund in support of mental…
227: 3PEAT 3PEAT 3PEAT
Apr 14 • 38 min
Our friends 3PEAT are back (minus E.GG) – they’ve got lots of exciting stuff coming up. We drank east coast beer with them last time, so we’re doing it again with some Dirty ol’ Town Black IPA from Garrison. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:50 – Black…
226: Mahrs Brau Kellerbier, Olympics, SPORTS and Canada Summer Games
Apr 8 • 53 min
Our guest this week is Sarah Tone, she was the Communications Coordinator for the 2017 Canada Summer Games when they were in Winnipeg last year. We’re talking about large SPORTS events and drinking the Kellerbier from Mahrs Brau. Show Notes 00:00 –…
225: International Beer Edition / The Return of the Sexy Intern
Apr 1 • 38 min
Today’s episode we’re joined by “Luke Jacob Thiessen” to chat about an interesting selection of beers from around the world. Our thanks to Katrina & Carlene from A Passion Podcast and Alyson Shane (from the internet) for their help with this one. Show…
224: Halcyon Barrel House Shifting Sands Peach + Michigan + Farming
Mar 24 • 42 min
This week we’re chatting to Michigan-er, dog-owner, beer enthusiast and previous guest-of-pub-chat Ameya Pilgaonkar. We’re chatting about the coming indoor farming revolution and Michigan beer (among other things). Show notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 –…
223: Beers of BC & High 5 Hazy by Yellow Dog Brewing
Mar 17 • 44 min
This week we’re joined by Mike from Pacific Beer Chat to talk about the beer scene over on the west coast. We’re drinking High 5 Hazy IPA by Yellow Dog Brewing, while Mike is enjoying some Burly Wine from Half Pints. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:50…
222: Stone Angel Brew Day
Mar 10 • 34 min
A few weeks ago we went down to Stone Angel to help out with brewing a batch of Nocturne English Mild. There’s plenty of down-time in the brewing process so we recorded an episode with head brewer Paul McMullan and fellow beer drinker Cole Neustaedter.…
221: Cereals, Kieran Moolchan & Furious Black
Mar 3 • 47 min
This week we’re sampling cereal with serious cereal sampler Kieran Moolchan. We’ve got five favourite cereals on deck, plus Furious Black from Surly Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Cereal? 02:40 – The Dirty Thirties 03:50 – Furious Black…
220: 6 Years of Pub Chat
Feb 24 • 27 min
This week we’re celebrating 6 years of Pub Chat. It’s just the two of us for the most relaxed episode of the year. We’re drinking the stupendous Noa Pecan Mud by Omnipollo. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro 01:30 – Noa Pecan Mud by Omnipollo 08:30 – A Year in Pub…
219: Textile Art & ESB with Katrina Craig
Feb 11 • 37 min
Our guest this episode is local textile artist Katrina Craig. We’re drinking Bristol ESB from Microbrasserie Le Corsaire. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Bristol ESB 08:50 – Textile art (a weird niche) 15:30 – Tablet weaving 18:10 – “What can you…
218: Guinness World Records / Chain For Change Winnipeg
Feb 5 • 36 min
This week we’re talking to Chain for Change Winnipeg Director – Karly Tardiff – about some crazy Guinness World Records. Our beer is Bench Creek Brewing Veruca Salted Brownie Oatmeal Stout (phew.) Congrats to Chain for Change on surpassing their…
217: Trains, Tom Green Milk Stout and Trains
Jan 27 • 54 min
We’re back with Aaron Onio from the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) – this time we’re (finally) talking about trains! The beer of the day is Tom Green Cherry Milk Stout by Beaus. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:05 – Tom Green Cherry…
216: Orval 7 Year Vertical with Steve Thibault
Jan 22 • 80 min
This week we’re embarking on an episode that has been years in the planning – an Orval 7 Year vertical. Colin has been diligently sourcing and cellaring bottles of Orval for the last few years, and we now have enough to try 7 years worth, all together. To…
215: #2018Goals #Brettisode
Jan 13 • 44 min
It’s now too far into 2018 to keep saying Happy New Year. We’re joined by Brett Enquist to recap the last year and talk about what we’re looking forward to this year (now known as #brettisode). Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:06 – #brettisode 01:11 –…
214: Top Albums of 2017 with Chris Rohling
Jan 7 • 80 min
It’s that time of year again – we’re reviewing our top 5 albums of the past 12 months with our favourite Minnesotan, Chris Rohling. Chris is drinking Northeast Nectar by 56 Brewing in Minneapolis beer while we indulge in One Year Wild Saison from Field…
213: Goodbye 2017 and De Molens Mooi & Meedogenloos
Dec 10, 2017 • 44 min
For our final episode of 2017 we’re joined by local home brewer Jeremy Koop to talk about his craft, and drink two versions of De Molens Mooi & Meedogenloos – regular and barrel aged. Have a great holiday season and new years – we’ll see you in January…
212: Orthotics and New Belgium French Oak Saison
Dec 2, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode we’re drinking French Oak Saison by New Belgium Brewery and chatting to Garth Ward about his career in orthotics, and his totally-unrelated love of home brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:10 – French Oak Saison by New Belgium…
211: Pub Crawls and Nickel Brook Kentucky Bastard
Nov 25, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode we’re drinking the boozy 2016 Kentucky Bastard from Nickel Brook Brewing. We’re joined by Jessica and Casey from Winnipeg Tasting Tours to talk about their take on a pub crawl. Show notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – “I could drink a…
210: John Dunsworth, Trailer Park Boys and Malt Liquor
Nov 11, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode we’re joined by Brett Enquist to talk about John Dunsworth, Trailer Park Boys and drink some Malt Liquor. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:45 – Ricky’s Catch 23 Malt Liquor 05:00 – Trailer Park Boys 06:40 – RIP John Dunsworth 10:15 – One…
209: Zero-Waste, Minimalism and Beaus
Nov 5, 2017 • 50 min
This week we’re joined by Marissa Loreno (aka. @thelittleredheart) and Cody Fullerton and to chat about a zero-waste, minimalism, and drink some tasty beer from Beaus. Show notes 01:20 – Beaus Cranberry Derby 05:00 – This is no muffin 10:00 – Going…
208: Mama Cutsworth – Farmhand Saison by Driftwood
Oct 28, 2017 • 54 min
We’ve got Mama Cutsworth on to talk about the DJ life. We’re drinking Farmhand Saison – a Belgian farmhouse ale by Driftwood. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Farmhand Saison – Driftwood 04:44 – The origin story 13:00 – *So* many shows 21:00 – The…
207: Chatting VR & Drinking Nectarous
Oct 22, 2017 • 52 min
We’re drinking Nectarous – a tasty, dry hopped sour by Four Winds in Delta, BC. We’re joined by John Luxford to chat about the latest developments in Virtual Realty / Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality / XR. He’s one of the founders of Campfire Union, who…
206: Halloween Prep and The Spice Principle
Oct 14, 2017 • 57 min
This week we’re chatting Halloween and party prep with Alyson Shane. We’re drinking the Spice Principle from Beaus, a spiced weissbier that runs at 5.6 % ABV. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Beaus The Spice Principle 05:45 – Coronation Chicken…
205: Tea, Amsterdam and Coffee Bender
Oct 7, 2017 • 40 min
Our guest this week is Mark Turner from Amsterdam Tea Room – soon to be Winnipeg’s first licensed tea room. Fittingly, we’re drinking Surly Brewing’s Coffee Bender. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Coffee Bender 07:10 – Getting into the tea zone…
204: La Trappe Quadrupel and Friendly Manitoba
Oct 2, 2017 • 39 min
We’re drinking La Trappe Quadrupel from De Koningshoeven Trappist brewery in the Netherlands. Our guest this episode is Kyle Doucette, owner of local clothing brand / instagram sensation Friendly Manitoba. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – La Trappe…
203: Tyler from Torque & Hopocalypse Meow
Sep 23, 2017 • 46 min
In this episode we’re drinking Hopocalypse Meow from Phillips Brewing and talking beer with Torque Brewing’s newest brewer, Tyler Sattler. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Hopocalypse Meow by Phillips Brewing 04:40 – The IBU = Lots of hops 06:45 –…
202: The Young Pope and Wag the Wolf by Beau’s
Sep 16, 2017 • 46 min
This week we’re finally sitting down with Dustin Pernitsky again after we lost the episode we recorded together in February. We’re drinking Wag the Wolf Hopfenweisse by Beau’s and recapping HBO’s The Young Pope. Spoiler alert: there are some Young Pope…
201: Hats & Beers with Luke Nolan
Sep 9, 2017 • 41 min
This week we’re drinking Mons Abbey Dubbel by Brasserie Belgh Brasse and chatting to owner of The Haberdashery in Winnipeg – Luke Nolan. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Mons Abbey Dubbel by Brasserie Belgh Brasse 08:30 – Trappist beer 12:20 – The…
200: Norseman Eisbock and Many Homebrews
Sep 2, 2017 • 64 min
We’ve somehow reach episode 200 – to celebrate we’re drinking Norseman Eisbock plus a whole bunch of different home brew with Paul & Brad from local home-brew shop Grain to Glass. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Norseman Eisbock from Bush Pilot…
199: Franks with Max Frank
Aug 27, 2017 • 38 min
We’re drinking Fuggles & Warlock’s The Last Mango with our guest, and Winnipeg’s king of hot dogs – Max Frank. He’s become synonymous with hot dogs thanks to his restaurant Have a Nice Day, as well as regular servings of hot dogs at Rainbow Trout. Show…
198: Parallel 49 Apricotopus with Marshall Birch
Aug 19, 2017 • 38 min
Today we’re joined by singer-songwriter Marshall Birch to talk about the music business, and we’re drinking Apricotopus from Parallel 49 Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:55 – Parallel 49 Apricotopus 08:00 – Music the genesis story 09:45 – New…
197: Beers with Chris Young
Aug 12, 2017 • 41 min
This week we’re drinking with Chris Young – head brewer and Half Pints in Winnipeg. We’ve got 2015 and 2016 Ol’ Fog Burner from Garrison brewing to sip on while we chat about the early days of Winnipeg’s first modern craft brewery. Show Notes 00:00 –…
196: Local food with Chef Ben Kramer
Aug 6, 2017 • 47 min
We’re joined this week by independent chef & good food proponent Ben Kramer. We’re gonna tuck into some deep cooking chat while drinking Hit the Deck New England IPA by Fernie Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:06 – Hit the Deck New England IPA…
195: Full Time IPA by Beaus
Jul 29, 2017 • 42 min
We’re joined this week by audio-tech Danelle Cloutier to drink some Full Time IPA by Beaus Brewing and chat about the audio business. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:55 – Beaus Full Time IPA 07:00 – Camping beer 11:05 – Sound effects – the fun stuff…
194: Summer Festival Season with Daniella Da Silva
Jul 1, 2017 • 44 min
This week we’re drinking Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing. We’re joined by Daniella Da Silva to talk about the music festivals coming up this summer in and around Winnipeg. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Imperial Biscotti Break…
193: Hip Hop with Tony & Clement
Jun 24, 2017 • 42 min
Our go-to hip-hop specialists from Now You Know Podcast Anthony Carvalho and Clement Betiku join us to talk about a selection of albums, and drink Tartastic by New Belgium Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Tartastic 05:50 – Genuine…
192: Homebrewing with the Stacey’s
Jun 19, 2017 • 49 min
We’re drinking beers with Jeff & Mandi Stacey from the Winnipeg Brew Bombers and talking about home-brew. We’re drinking their award-winning Intergalatic Blonde Ale in addition to Pothole Filler by Howe Sound. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:50 – The…
191: Pop culture debates with Mike Ball
Jun 5, 2017 • 67 min
Tonight we’re joined by local cocktail guy Mike Ball and drinking Chimay White. We’re mixing things up a little today and going to bat for some of our favourite (and least favourite) cultural touch-points to see who has the best debating chops. Show Notes…
190: The CMBTC – Saison Du Tracteur
May 27, 2017 • 40 min
This week we’re drinking Saison Du Tracteur and chatting with Aaron Onio from the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC).A Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:10 – Saison du Tracteur by Le Trou du Diable 03:00 – The CMBTC 10:20 – Malt 101 20:00 –…
189: Brandon road trip part 2 – Music with Matt
May 20, 2017 • 35 min
This episode is the second from our road trip to Brandon. Colin & I get some in-depth knowledge about guitars while drinking Valis Imperial IPA from Fuggles & Warlock with Matt Zimmerman – musician and band leader of Man Alive. Show Notes 00:00 –…
188: Brandon road trip – The OA
May 13, 2017 • 41 min
We’re in Brandon this week to once again chat about a TV show with Grant & Amy by the fire. We’re drinking Xocoveza Stout by Stone Brewing and chatting about the Netflix series The OA. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Xocoveza Stout by Stone…
187: Erik from Sous Sol – Cocktail Month 2017 Pt 4
Apr 29, 2017 • 57 min
It’s the final episode of this years Cocktail Month. We’re joined by Erik Thordarson from Sous Sol to drink Udder Domination by Dead Frog Brewery, and make each other some tasty drinks. Check out the other cocktail month episodes. Show Notes 00:00 –…
186: Nicole from Albert Street – Cocktail Month 2017 Pt 3
Apr 22, 2017 • 41 min
We’re back for more cocktails – this time with Nicole Cote from Albert Street Cocktail Co. We’re drinking 2016 Cuvee from Nickelbrook Brewing! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – 2016 Cuvee by Nickelbrook Brewing 06:50 – Back wash? 09:10 – The Gym?…
185: Chris from The Cornerstone – Cocktail Month 2017 Pt 2
Apr 15, 2017 • 31 min
We’re back with week two of Cocktail Month 2017 and we’re joined by Chris from The Cornerstone and PEG Beer. He made a delicious cocktail and we’re drinking Phillips Thorny Horn Sour Raspberry Brown Ale. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Phillips…
184: Nancy From The Grove – Cocktail Month 2017 Pt 1
Apr 8, 2017 • 38 min
Cocktail Month is back for a third year. Our first guest bartender is Nancy from the Grove, she made a delicious cocktail. Meanwhile, we sampled the Son of the Morning Golden Ale from Driftwood Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:35 – Son Of The…
183: XFL! SPORTS!
Apr 2, 2017 • 35 min
Chris Rohling is back and he’s drinking cocktails, while we enjoy the Collective Arts Collective Project IPA #1. Unfortunately for all you non sports-lovers out there (me), we’re talking about the XFL. #sports Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – He’s…
182: Beer Label Admiration with Brother Joel
Mar 26, 2017 • 44 min
Today we’re drinking 2015 & 2016 of Cellar Dweller Barley Wine from Driftwood Brewery with Joel Schwab. All of us love beer, and labels, and we’re here to air our uninformed opinions about them. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Cellar Dweller…
181: Trou du Diable La Baron Noir & Lots of Home brew
Mar 18, 2017 • 55 min
This week we’re drinking La Baron Noir Baltic Porter from Trou du Diable in Quebec. We’re joined by homebrewers Andrew & Mike (Pro’s vs Schmo’s winners!) and they’ve kindly brought a selection of their home brew for us to sample – including a partygile,…
180: Aurora Heart Chocolate Raspberry Stout
Mar 9, 2017 • 41 min
We’re joined by Alyson Shane and John Luxford this week to talk about home brewing, squirrel repelling techniques and 7-Eleven hot dogs. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:40 – Beer space invaders 03:10 – The internet is fragile 05:45 – First time…
179: Beer drinking with Jeremy Grisim
Mar 2, 2017 • 41 min
We’re drinking some beer with Jeremy Grisim – brewer at Little Brown Jug in Winnipeg. Jeremy brought along some mystery beer (among other things) and of course talking beer. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Mystery beer 05:20 – Jeremy’s first IPA:…
178: Pub Chat Five Year Anniversary
Feb 26, 2017 • 48 min
I think we’re both pretty surprised we made it this far – but here we are, five years later and Pub Chat is still going strong. In today’s episode, Colin & I reminisce while drinking Acadian Groove Canadian Maple Porter from Flying Monkeys and Courage…
177: Sours with Scott
Feb 18, 2017 • 36 min
Today we’re drinking Sour III from Central City – it’s a 9.5% barrel aged sour. We’re joined by brewer and sour-lover Scott Sawatzky. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Sour III from Central City 05:00 – Why we’re talking sours? 06:40 – Scott’s Sour…
176: Arrogant Bastard with Coleman Ranahan
Feb 9, 2017 • 37 min
This week we’re joined by independent filmmaker Coleman Ranahan to talk about making his feature-length film, Lost Signals. We’re drinking Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Coleman Ranahan – Filmmaker 00:55 – Arrogant Bastard Ale…
175: French Press Vanilla Stout with Nils Vik
Feb 5, 2017 • 51 min
This week we’re joined by Nils Vik from Parlour and Dogwood Coffee. We’re drinking some French Press Vanilla Stout from Double Trouble Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Nils Vik of Parlour & Dogwood 01:30 – French Press Vanilla Stout 04:00 – Beer vs. Coffee…
174: West World
Jan 26, 2017 • 58 min
We’re joined by regular-guest Ryan Closs (Gobo) to talk about our favourite newly-finished TV show: Westworld. Colin & I are into Anchor Brewing’s Old Foghorn Barley Wine and Ryan is into something weird that you can only get in Quebec. Show Notes 00:00 –…
173: Our Top 5 Albums of 2016 with Chris Rohling
Jan 12, 2017 • 65 min
It’s time for our 5th annual top five albums of the year with Chris Rohling! 2016 was one hell of a year for music, and we had a very difficult time picking our favourites. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:12 – Founder Imperial Stout 01:40 – Full Steam…
172: Peaches, Porter & Hello 2017
Jan 5, 2017 • 47 min
Happy New Year! We’re here, in the new year, with Brett Enquist. We’re talking about our resolutions & recapping 2016 (it wasn’t all bad). Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Peach of a Weekend by Wild Weather Brewery 06:40 – Colin passed out in…
171: Beau’s Oktoberfest, Goodbye 2016
Dec 4, 2016 • 44 min
We’re drinking all four beers from Beau’s Oktoberfest pack with Jaime of Claudia’s Cookbook. This is the last episode before we take a break for the Christmas, but we took a look back at the tumultuous year that was 2016. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction…
170: Rum King & Brewing with Dan the Brewer
Nov 24, 2016 • 45 min
This week we’re drinking Rum King Imperial Stout from Indeed Brewing company with not-on-the-internet Dan Simpson – a brewer at PEG Beer Co. We’re delving into brewing, recipe development and just generally nerding out about beer. Show Notes 00:00 –…
169: Justin Timberlake + Kieran Moolchan
Nov 18, 2016 • 49 min
We’re drinking Driftwood’s Cry Me a River Gose this week, in honour of the topic of the episode: Justin Timberlake. Our guest, fellow JT-fan, and Trolls-fanatic is Kieran Moolchan. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:30 – Colin Enquist (I think) 01:00 –…
168: La Trappe Tripel & Mine Clothing
Nov 3, 2016 • 41 min
We’re drinking a year-old Tripel from La Trappe this week. We’re joined by Kyle Doucette, founder of Winnipeg’s Mine Clothing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – La Trappe Tripel 07:00 – Other trappist breweries 08:15 – Zundert -Trappistenbrouwerij…
167: Unsolved Deaths with Bad Seeds Podcast
Oct 27, 2016 • 51 min
For this episode we’re joined by Cella & Raquel from the Bad Seeds podcast and drinking Fuggles & Warlock’s Rei Boysenberry Sour. In honour of this spooky time of year we’re talking about the unsolved deaths (or murders!) of Elisa Lam & Lars Mittank among…
166: Vic Park Pale Ale & 3PEAT
Oct 20, 2016 • 40 min
This week we’re joined by everyone from local hip-hop group 3PEAT – Steve, Egg, Dill the Giant and Anthony. We’re chatting about the local hip-hop scene and drinking Vic Park Pale Ale from PEI Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Vic Park Pale…
165: New TV Series – Fall 2016 Edition
Oct 13, 2016 • 52 min
We’re reviewing this fall’s new season of shows with local TV-nerd and beer-drinker Chris Schiffmann. We’re drinking Lost Coast’s Sharkinator White IPA. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Lost Coast Sharkinator White IPA 04:10 – High Maintenance…
164: Tom Green’s Tom Green Beer
Oct 7, 2016 • 44 min
Tom Green was in town, so we drank Tom Green Beer from Beau’s Brewery. Tom Green didn’t join us on the podcast, but local film-maker and home-brewer Clayton Winter did! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – The Tom Green Beer 06:00 – Beau’s 11:20 – “I…
163: Mortal Kombat Beer & a Sommelier
Oct 1, 2016 • 53 min
Tonight we’ve got the Mortal Kombat Saison and Imperial Stout from Sound Brewing. Our guest is Rob Stansel, local sommelier and beer guy and we’re comparing the beer and wine worlds. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Mortal Kombat Saison 03:30 –…
162: Cicerone, BJCP & Chocolate Ale with Raspberry
Sep 23, 2016 • 45 min
This week we’re drinking Boulevard’s Chocolate Ale with Raspberry, part of their smokestack series. We’re joined by Chris Miller – local home brewer and beer-guy, who’s about to take his Certified Cicerone exam. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 –…
161: Fat Tire & Friends with friends from Grain to Glass
Sep 15, 2016 • 68 min
We’re drinking the Fat Tire & Friends collaboration pack that’s been on the shelves recently, which includes regular Fat Tire plus five variations on the classic beer brewed with five other brewers. Paul & Brad from the Grain to Glass (FB) homebrew shop…
160: Surly Pentagram & the Olympics
Sep 8, 2016 • 58 min
This week we’re joined once again by Chris Rohling of the Twin Cities to drink some Minnesotan beer – Surly’s Pentagram. This week we’re talking about the Olympics, corruption, doping and more. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Surly Pentagram 11:00…
159: Podcasting with Meghan
Sep 1, 2016 • 49 min
Tonight we’re joined by friend and podcast-nerd Meghan. We’re drinking Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA from Alameda Brewhouse and talking in-depth about podcasting, Meghan’s future podcasting goals and the comeback talk-radio is making in the form of podcasts.…
158: Special Dragon’s Milk & Pollination Honey Blonde
Aug 18, 2016 • 54 min
Daniel Emmons is back this week to talk about his move to LA, the tasty beer he’s been drinking and the cool shit he’s been doing. We’re drinking Dragons Milk Reserve Raspberry Lemon from New Holland and Dan is starting off with Pollination Honey Blonde…
157: Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale & Miyazaki Movies
Aug 11, 2016 • 46 min
This week we’re drinking Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale from Philips Brewing with Alyson Shane & John Luxford. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:50 – Stump Coastal Forest Botanic Ale from Phillips Brewing 05:00 – Spirited Away 22:30 – The window seat…
156: Bauhaus Wagonparty West Coast lager with DJ Stop
Aug 4, 2016 • 39 min
This week we’re joined by DJ Stop (Mixcloud) – local(ish) DJ & vinyl collector. We talked about sake, collecting vinyl, digital DJ’s and enjoyed Bauhaus Brew Labs Wagonparty West Coast style lager. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Bauhaus Brew Labs…
155: Beer & Liquor Arts & Crafts
Jul 29, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode we’re joined by Mike Ball to talk about how to recycle liquor bottles into lamps and various other booze-related crafts. We managed to talk about the beer – Boulevard’s Smokestack Imperial Stout Coffee – along with Brexit, Canadian Tire…
154: Fast Food & Late Night Beers
Jul 21, 2016 • 57 min
Ryan is back and we’re dedicating an entire episode to Fast Food, and a Fast Food-esque beer. Tune in to find out who drank Molson Dry and why it wasn’t actually the worst beer we drank. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 03:05 – Colin’s beer 03:50 – Ryan’s…
153: Bauhaus Stargrazer Schwarzbier
Jul 14, 2016 • 55 min
In this weeks episode we’re drinking the delicious, mysterious Stargrazer Schwarzbier from Bauhaus Brew Labs. We’re joined by not-from-the-internet Josh Derbecker – local home-brewer and beer-guy who was kinda enough to bring along some of his own beer…
152: Beer School with Brewer Jeff
Jul 7, 2016 • 58 min
This week we’re joined by Jeff Wiebe, brewer at PEG Beer Co. and graduate of Niagara College Teaching Brewing. We’re drinking the Grand Cru from Brasserie Des Rocs in Belgium. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:40 – Belgian Grand Cru – Brasserie Des Rocs…
151: HBO’s Vinyl and La Vache Folle
Jun 30, 2016 • 48 min
This week we’re joined once again by Ryan Closs (@gobo) to talk about Vinyl (the TV show) but we end up talking about tiny burgers (White Castle). We drank Charlevoix’s La Vache Folle imperial milk stout. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:05 – La Vache…
150: That Author Life with Chadwick Ginther
Jun 24, 2016 • 48 min
Chadwick Ginther is back this week to drink The Last Strawberry witbier from Fuggles & Warlock. We chatted about the perks of going on a book tour (scotch) and the cons (suitcases full of books), comics, lightsaber battles and much more. Show Notes 00:00…
149: Twenty Pounder from Driftwood Brewery
Jun 9, 2016 • 55 min
This week we’re drinking Driftwood’s splendid double IPA Twenty Pounder with Winnipeg-internet-guru & wordsmith extraordinaire, Alyson Shane. We’ll be talking about some internet slang that all the millennials are using on them internets. Show Notes 00:00…
148: Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin
Jun 2, 2016 • 93 min
This week we’re joined by internet-people and tech-junkies Mark Mruss & Ben Rogers to talk about Apple Watch, self-driving vehicles, Uber & much more. We’re drinking the deliciously tropical Grapefruit Sculpin from Ballast Point.
147: Comic Book Movies with Chris Rohling
May 27, 2016 • 62 min
This week we’re once again drinking beers via-the-internet with Pub Chat regular, comic book & music nerd Chris Rohling. We’re delving into comic book movies, Surly, Deadpool and somehow Ben Affleck. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Surly Todd The…
146: Howe Sound Coffee Ale + Design
May 19, 2016 • 52 min
This week we’re joined by Winnipeg graphic designers and beer lovers Mark Remoquillo & Evan Marnoch to talk about design, and in particular brewery and beer-label design. We’re drinking the Howe Sound Mexican Chiapas Cold Pressed Coffee Ale as well as a…
145: Wine with a Wine Maker
May 12, 2016 • 78 min
This week we’re joined by Jean-François of Domaine Jean Boudry vineyard and local wine-guys Jesse Oberman & Taylor Archibald of Winnipeg-based natural wine rep Elevage Selections. We delved deep into the traditions of wine-making in the Jura region and…
144: Steek & Oak Windrose Porter with Matt from Torque Brewing
May 5, 2016 • 30 min
This week we drank Steel & Oak Windrose Porter with Matt Wolff from Torque Brewing. We talked about challenges and opportunities about opening up a new brewery and the fun of test batches! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Steel & Oak Windrose…
143: Dan – Cocktail Month 2016 Pt 4
Apr 29, 2016 • 50 min
It’s the last week of cocktail month and we’re drinking with Dan of Deer + Almond! He made us a delicious coconut-ice cream float using Maui’s Coconut Porter. Cocktail Month Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3
142: Renée Girard – Cocktail Month 2016 Pt 3
Apr 21, 2016 • 57 min
In the third episode of Cocktail Month 2016 we’re drinking with Renée Girard of Forth. We drank Bridge Brewing’s Uganda Sipi Coffee Brown Ale and I made a cocktail with the Red Racer Red Ale. Renée also used the Red Racer Red Ale for her rather delicious…
141: Peter Hill – Cocktail Month 2016 Pt 2
Apr 14, 2016 • 76 min
It’s the second episode of Cocktail Month 2016 and we’re drinking with Peter Hill of Albert Street Cocktails. Peter’s cocktail of the evening is using Maui Brewing’s Coconut Porter. Colin used the Duchesse de Bourgogne to make a beery take on a French 75…
140: Elsa Clare – Cocktail Month 2016 Pt 1
Apr 7, 2016 • 52 min
It’s April which means it’s Cocktail Month on Pub Chat! Our first guest is Elsa, bartender at The Roost and we’re drinking Cannery Brewing’s Darkling Oatmeal Stout to start things off. Elsa made a delicious cocktail using a Duchesse de Bourgogne syrup. In…
139: House of Cards S4 with Joey Heflich
Mar 31, 2016 • 61 min
This week we’re joined once again by American and internet-person Joey Heflich. We’re giving our take on House of Cards Season 4 and drinking some beers while we’re at it. Spoiler alert: we do get a little spoilery around the 25-minute mark so keep your…
138: Honey & Bees with Muskoka Winter Beard
Mar 24, 2016 • 48 min
This week we’re joined by apiarist & honey expert Chris Kirouac of Bee Project – a local apiary producing a variety of delicious honey’s. To accompany the honey tasting, we lined up a 2015 and a 2014 Muskoka Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout.…
137: Archer & Red Racer ISA
Mar 17, 2016 • 30 min
This week we’ve got local bartender and Archer aficionado Josey back on the show to talk about the world’s most dangerous secret agent. We’re drinking the delightful Red Racer ISA from Central City Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:05 – Central…
136: Barn Hammer Brewing & Black Kettle Scottish Ale
Mar 10, 2016 • 50 min
This episode we’re joined by Brian Westcott former Alley Kat brewer and now head brewer at Winnipeg’s soon-to-be-open Barn Hammer Brewing. We talked about the burgeoning Winnipeg beer scene, building-a-brewery-problems and heard some of the plans Barn…
135: Spoken Word Poetry & Headstock IPA
Mar 3, 2016 • 49 min
This week we’re joined by local poet Mona Mousa and rapper Mungala from Winnipeg’s the Lytics. We’re drinking the delightful Headstock IPA from Nickel Brook & a little bourbon. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Nickel Brook Headstock IPA 06:20 –…
Four Year Anniversary: BNL Imperial Chocolate Stout
Feb 25, 2016 • 40 min
Today is the 4th anniversary of Pub Chat and we’re pleased to be celebrating with a 2012 bottle of Flying Monkey’s Barenaked Ladies Chocolate Stout. We’re so pleased we’ve made it this far, thanks to everyone that continues to listen. In this episode, we…
134: The Return of Oh Doughnuts
Feb 18, 2016 • 39 min
This episode we’re excited to bring back one of our favourite guests from 2015, Amanda Kinden of Oh Doughnuts. Last year Amanda was renting kitchen space to supply Winnipeg coffee shops with doughnuts but this year she’s on the verge of opening a…
133: Occupied & Postmark Winter Red
Feb 11, 2016 • 36 min
This week we’re drinking Postmark’s Brewing’s Winter Red. Brett joins us to talk about our new favourite show, Occupied. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:45 – Postmark Winter Red 07:50 – Occupied 10:50 – No spoilers 21:20 – Spoiler alert 26:30 –…
132: Dangerous Man Peanut Butter Porter & Milk Stout
Feb 5, 2016 • 29 min
This week it’s just the two of us talking vinyl & music. We’re drinking Dangerous Man’s Peanut Butter Porter and their Chocolate Milk Stout, hooray! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – The Crowler and Dangerous Man 03:20 – Mixing the milk stout and…
131: Oskar Blues Ten FIDY w/ guest Joey Heflich
Jan 28, 2016 • 62 min
This week Colin & I are drinking Oskar Blues renowned imperial stout, Ten FIDY. Many-time Pub Chat guest, reader and thinker Joey Heflich joined us to talk about life, snowpocalypse, biofuel, POTUS and all sorts of other stuff. Show Notes 00:00 –…
130: Fantasy Football & other #SPORTS
Jan 21, 2016 • 61 min
This week we’re recapping our season(?) of fantasy football with sports person Anthony P. We drank Four Winds’ delicious IPA Vexillum. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Four Winds Vexillum 05:20 – Pub Chat tackles fantasy sports 09:30 – Adrian…
129: Our Top 5 Albums of 2015 with Chris Rohling
Jan 14, 2016 • 90 min
It’s time for our 4th annual top five albums of the year with Chris Rohling. We’ve all brought a beer to this episode that represents our “go-to” beer of 2015. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Today’s beers 07:45 – Sufjan Stevens 13:00 – Infected…
128: Working out and Drinking Beer
Jan 7, 2016 • 49 min
This week we’re joined by friend, gainz-lover and beer drinker @Kevs_Kitchen to talk about working out, nutritional science, and not-nutritional drinking. We’re drinking the unexpectedly splendid Molto Bella Espresso IPA from Tree Brewing. Show Notes…
127: Happy New Year with Demeters Harvest
Jan 1, 2016 • 25 min
Thanks to a little NYE indulgence we’re a day late with this episode, but here it is. We’re joined by Brett Enquist to for a little vertical of Half Pints Demeters Harvest from 2011 and 2013. Happy New Year! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Half…
126: Our Christmas Traditions with Delirium Noël
Dec 24, 2015 • 39 min
It’s Christmas time, and to celebrate we’re talking about our weird and wonderful holiday traditions with prior guest Mitch. We drank the lovely Christmas seasonal Delirium Noël from Belgium’s Brouwerij Huyghe. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:10 –…
125: Brooklyn Nine-Nine in Brandon
Dec 17, 2015 • 58 min
We grabbed a few growlers and took a road trip out to Brandon to visit Grant & Amy and talk about Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Before leaving the city, we stopped at Half Pints open house and picked up their new American barley wine Ol’ Glory. Show Notes 00:00 –…
124: Not Homebrew with Kenley & Dave
Dec 10, 2015 • 52 min
We recorded an episode with Kenley & Dave where we drank the beer Kenley brewed on Pub Chat, but we lost the recording. So we invited them back, drank some Red Racer IPA and talked about beer! Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Red Racer IPA 04:00 –…
123: Beer Travel & Dangerous Man Imperial Kristallweizen
Dec 3, 2015 • 37 min
This week we’re joined by fellow beer lover Dan Klajncar to talk about travelling for beer, finding beer while travelling and the beer places we want to visit the most. We drank the delicious tequila barrel aged Imperial Kristallweizen from Dangerous Man…
122: Virtual Reality with John Luxford
Nov 26, 2015 • 33 min
This week we’re joined by virtual realty (VR) game developer and fellow beer-appreciator John Luxford from The Campfire Union. We’re drinking the Dominus Vobiscum Blanche from Charlevoix. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Charlevoix Dominus Vobiscum…
121: Artificial Intelligence & Hop Stoopid
Nov 19, 2015 • 42 min
This week we’re talking about Artificial Intelligence, Chappie and Ex Machina. We’re joined by longtime friend of Pub Chat and lifetime brother of Colin, Brett Enquist to drink some Hop Stoopid courtesy of PrairieGEMHops! Spoiler alert: We spoil both…
120: Mr. Robot and Blacktooth
Nov 12, 2015 • 39 min
On this episode we’re joined by prior long-distance Pub Chat guest and international man of mystery Daniel Emmons. Dan visited us from Wyoming and brought with him a trifecta of delicious beers from Blacktooth Brewing to help us talk about this great new…
119: Pub Chat does Darkness Day
Nov 5, 2015 • 55 min
This week we’re covering the highlights of our trip to Surly Brewing’s Darkness Day in Minneapolis with Anthony Carvalho. To celebrate our weekend of drinking great beer, we drank Surly’s also-delicious 9th anniversary beer Nein, courtesy of…
Halloween 2015 Special: Apocalyptic La Fin du Monde Vertical
Oct 31, 2015 • 69 min
In this years Halloween special we’re drinking a three year vertical of Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde, and talking about our predictions for the apocalypse & the eventual end of the world. We’ve got 2015, 2014 and 2013 bottles of this Belgian-style tripel…
118: Beer, Sports and SPORTS
Oct 29, 2015 • 65 min
Today we’re joined by former sports journalist Susan Nicol to talk about the close ties between sports and beer. Accompanying us this episode is Garrison’s Double Jack Pumpkin Ale. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:45 – Garrison Double Jack Pumpkin Ale…
117: Japan with Melissa Martin
Oct 22, 2015 • 52 min
This week we’re joined by local #sports writer Melissa Martin to talk about her trip to Japan & pick her brain for a few ideas for our own trip there next year. We’re drinking Lake of Bays Terrible Ted Red. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Japanese…
116: Flying Monkeys Paranormal Imperial Pumpkin Ale
Oct 15, 2015 • 51 min
Author and now two-time Pub Chat guest Chadwick Ginther joined us this week to talk about the writing process, what we’ve been reading recently, and the final book in his Thunder Road trilogy, Too Far Gone. We’re drinking this years edition of Flying…
115: Phillips Super Cooper 14th Anniversary Ale
Oct 8, 2015 • 50 min
This week we’re drinking Phillip’s 14th Anniversary barrel aged, dry-hopped ale, Super Cooper. We’re joined by Beer Winnipeg to talk religion and alcohol, and the history of our beloved trappist beer. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Philips Super…
114: Central City Thor’s Hammer
Oct 1, 2015 • 59 min
We’re pleased to finally have Nicole Barry (of the upcoming Peg Beer Co.) on the podcast to talk all things beer. We had a great time drinking some variations of Thor’s Hammer and talking beer glassware, labelling and more. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction…
113: St Bernardus 12 & Sense8
Sep 24, 2015 • 49 min
This episode we’re talking to Daniel Emmons about Sense8, a new-ish Netflix Original series. Our beer this week is the always-delightful St Bernardus Abt 12. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – St Bernardus Abt 12 02:48 – Intro to Sense8 08:05 –…
112: Voodoo Child Dark Mild Ale by Half Pints
Sep 17, 2015 • 52 min
This week we’re drinking some Voodoo Child Dark Mild Ale from Half Pints, and talking about Winnipeg with No One is Safe host Lindsey (with an e). We talked Freep paywall, stolen bikes & downtown living. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Voodoo…
111: Surly Darkness
Sep 11, 2015 • 39 min
For this episode, Colin Koop supplied a delicious bottle of Surly Darkness for us to drink. We managed to spend at least half of the episode talking about how great Darkness is. Needless to say, we probably owe him now. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction…
110: Maui Brewing Coconut Porter
Sep 3, 2015 • 37 min
If hops are considered the seasoning of beer than we obviously couldn’t have beer without the meat (malt). This episode we are joined by Andrew from The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) to discuss the malt, how important malt is, and delve…
109: Waffles with a Real Belgian
Aug 27, 2015 • 43 min
This week we’re drinking Rochefort 8, with Belgian-waffle chef and Real Belgian Sebastien De Lazzer. We talked beer and waffles, and chicken and waffles, and candy and waffles, and waffles. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Rochefort 8 04:55 –…
108: Fat Tug with Sandra of Prairie GEM Hops
Aug 20, 2015 • 30 min
This week we’re drinking Driftwood’s Fat Tug IPA at the Prairie GEM hop farm with local hop producer Sandra Gowan. To record this episode we made our way out of the city to the hop farm, where Sandra has been growing hops for commercial use since 2009.…
107: Mooi & Meedogenloos, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Aug 13, 2015 • 26 min
Colin & I watched Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation on release night and then got together to give our take on it. We drank the unbelievably delicious, splendidly-named, Mooi & Meedogenloos from Netherland’s De Molen. Enjoy! Spoiler Alert: We may ruin the…
106: Hip Hop, Sugar Moon Maple & Southern Triangle IPA
Aug 6, 2015 • 51 min
It has been a long time since we talked about hip hop, so we brought Anthony Carvalho & Clement Betiku back to bring us up to date on the latest beef. We drank Sugar Moon Maple from Garrison Brewing and Rough Draft’s Southern Triangle IPA. Show Notes…
105: Pub Chat brews a beer with Kenley
Jul 30, 2015 • 69 min
In a Pub Chat first, we’re brewing a beer on today’s episode with our guest Kenley Kristofferson leading the way. Brewing beer wasn’t too difficult, so we managed to drink some Amsterdam Framboise and Howe Sound’s Super Jupiter ISA while we were at it.…
104: Lab-grown Meat with Joey Heflich & Tank 7
Jul 23, 2015 • 60 min
This episode we’re drinking Boulevard Brewing’s Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale. We’re joined by Joey Heflich to talk about fake meat, edible insects and the future of protein. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Kansas City Missouri 02:50 – Boulevard Tank 7…
103: Comic book Movies, TV, Daredevil & Big Stump Ale
Jul 16, 2015 • 47 min
This week we’re joined by Kevin Gies, Pub Chat listener and comic aficionado to talk about comic book movies & TV shows. We’re drinking Big Stump Spruce Golden Ale from Dead Frog. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:20 – Dead Frog Big Stump Spruce Golden…
102: Glutenberg Imperial Sotolon 2015
Jul 9, 2015 • 37 min
We’re continuing the gluten-free theme this week with Glutenberg’s Imperial Sotolon 2015. This 8% celiac-friendly beer is a boozy, fruity & mapley and unlike anything we’ve ever had. Brett and & the hot intern joined us to chat about Adrian’s trip to…
101: Cider
Jul 2, 2015 • 43 min
Today we are joined by Tessa Vanderhart to talk cider. We drink Tree Brewing’s Dukes Cider and Weston’s Old Rosie. We touch a bit on gluten free products and we find out Adrian hasn’t seen Seinfeld. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Duke’s Cider…
100: 100th Episode Extravaganza
Jun 25, 2015 • 90 min
For our 100th episode we decided to drink all twelve beers from the Parallel 49 Brewing Brews Brothers pack. Twelve beers, twelve collaborations, and we bring the Hot Intern along to keep us in check. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Brews Brothers…
99: Downtown or Suburbia?
Jun 18, 2015 • 49 min
To discuss downtown life we brought along Larissa Peck to drink Lake of Bays Old North Mocha Porter. We basically hate on the suburbs, and Transcona. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:00 – Lake of Bays Old North Mocha Porter 03:10 – The case against the…
98: Baked Goods and Four Winds’ Sovereign Super Saison
Jun 11, 2015 • 38 min
This week we’re joined by Jaime Dzikowski to talk baking, and of course beer. To celebrate the cookies Jaime made us, we drank Four Winds’ delicious Sovereign Super Saison. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Four Winds Sovereign Super Saison 06:10 –…
97: Video Games and Coffee Stout
Jun 4, 2015 • 49 min
This week we’re drinking Victoria Falls Coffee stout! Nolan has joined us to talk all about video games, video game culture and Adrian’s inability to play Super Mario. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:35 – Scandal Victoria Falls Coffee Stout and life…
96: Red Collar Brewing Dubbel
May 28, 2015 • 37 min
Today we’re chatting with local home brewer, beer judge & hop grower Dot. In addition to delving into the various home brew competitions, we drink Red Collar Brewing’s Dubbel a Belgian-style dubbel. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 02:00 – Red Collar…
95: Duchesse de Bourgogne & the Mad Men Finale
May 21, 2015 • 51 min
On Sunday, Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men aired its series finale on AMC and we called up Ryan to help us come to terms with it. We’re drinking one of our favourite sours, Duchesse de Bourgogne aka. The Duchess. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the finale…
94: Scotch with the Intelli-Gents
May 14, 2015 • 70 min
This week we’re joined by the duo of gentleman from Intelli-Gents podcast. Riley joined us on episode 57 where we talked bourbon, but this time he brought Mike along for some backup. We drank Dead Frog’s Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout and talked scotch,…
93: Beer Styles with a Beer Judge
May 7, 2015 • 45 min
This week we’re drinking Brown Ale from NOLA Brewing, a 4% ABV mild ale from New Orleans. We’re talking about beer styles with @Beer_ideas, a BJCP-certified beer judge and home brewer extraordinaire. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – NOLA Brown Ale…
92: @Kevs_Kitchen & NOLA Cocktails – Cocktail Month Pt 5
Apr 30, 2015 • 38 min
It’s the final episode of Cocktail Month and we’ve got @Kevs_Kitchen on to talk about New Orleans, the home of some of the worlds most famous cocktails. Thanks to Colin, we’re drinking Stone Brewing’s Enjoy By 04.20.15 IPA. We recorded this episode before…
91: Graeme Young & Brew By Numbers 04|02 – Cocktail Month Pt 4
Apr 23, 2015 • 54 min
Our third guest and cocktail professional of Cocktail Month is Graeme Young, currently of Deer + Almond. We’re drinking Brew By Numbers 04|02 Berliner Weisse while we learn a few new things about the skill and finesse of bartending. Cocktail Month *…
90: Josey & Sasquatch Stout – Cocktail Month Pt 3
Apr 16, 2015 • 40 min
We’re joined by Josey from Deer + Almond this week to drink Old Yale Sasquatch Stout and Josey’s beer cocktail, The Red River Shopping Cart made with everyone’s favourite Little Scrapper. We cover some cocktail-related ground, from barrel-aged cocktails…
89: Mike Fox – Cocktail Month Pt 2
Apr 9, 2015 • 38 min
It’s part two of Cocktail Month and we’re joined by Mike Fox, former bartender at Peasant Cookery. We’re drinking The Bruery Autumn Maple, a delicious and non-standard take on the traditional pumpkin beer. Mike chose Stir Stick Stout for his cocktail,…
88: The Sexy Intern – Cocktail Month Pt 1
Apr 2, 2015 • 39 min
We’re excited to announce that this month we’re dedicating all our episodes to cocktails (we’re drinking beer too). This week we’re joined by the sexy intern to talk about how each of our cocktail love affairs started. Cocktail Month * Episode 88 – Part 1…
87: Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith’s
Mar 26, 2015 • 51 min
If there’s one thing the BBC does well, it’s documentaries about Really Cool Shit. This week we’re joined by #crecomm’er Luke Daniels to discuss Generation Earth. This series on Netflix talks about some of the amazing stuff humans have done to destroy…
86: Fuggles and Warlock Bean Me Up Espresso Stout
Mar 19, 2015 • 37 min
This week we’re drinking the Bean Me Up Espresso Stout by Fuggles & Warlock, a small brewery from Richmond, BC. We’re joined by fellow beer enthusiast Paul (@tehhairy) to talk about brewery and beer related swag. Colin & I also spend some time being…
85: Rogue Chocolate Stout & House of Cards
Mar 12, 2015 • 53 min
Joey Heflich joins us this week to talk all about House of Cards Season 3 and he only has one thing he wants to tell you about it: America Works sucks. We’re drinking the delightful Rogue’s Chocolate Stout. SPOILER ALERT: This episode contains all the…
84: Oh Doughnuts and The Dogfather Imperial Stout
Mar 5, 2015 • 52 min
This week we’re chatting to Amanda, founder of Oh Doughnuts in Winnipeg. She makes delicious handmade doughnuts for daily delivery to local coffee shops. Amanda joined us to talk all about doughnuts, and drink some bourbon barrel-aged Dogfather Imperial…
Three Year Anniversary Special: Burly Wine 3 Year Vertical
Feb 26, 2015 • 46 min
Today we’re celebrating the three year anniversary of Pub Chat. To be honest, I don’t think either of us thought we’d make it this far. To celebrate, we’re doing a vertical tasting of Half Pints Burly Wine. We’ve got 2008, 2009 and 2014 vintages on deck…
83: He’Brew Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A.
Feb 12, 2015 • 49 min
We’re drinking He’Brew Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A. from New York’s Schmaltz Brewing with local homebrewer Mark Mruss. Mark has been brewing beer for a few years, sometimes with a few more interesting ingredients. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:30 –…
82: Favourite Beer of 2014 and Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale
Jan 29, 2015 • 59 min
January is almost over, but we decided to look back at 2014 one more time, at our favourite beers of year. We’re drinking Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale from Kiuchi Brewery in Japan, Sapporo this is not. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:50 – Hitachino Nest…
81: Favourite Albums of 2014 & Old Rasputin
Jan 15, 2015 • 69 min
This week we’re rounding up our top albums of 2014 with regular guests Chris Rohling and Brett Enquist. 2014 was an interesting year for music, with only a few true standouts but tonnes of very good stuff. Reflecting this diversity, all of us had quite…
80: 2015 in Media with Media Nerds
Jan 1, 2015 • 62 min
To kick off 2015, we’re chatting with local media nerds Dan Vadeboncoeur and Kenton Larsen about the shows, movies and whatnot that we’re looking forward to this year. In addition to our mostly tv-focused discussion, we’re drinking Wee Heavy Scotch Ale…
79: Craft Beer Advent Calendar Part 4
Dec 24, 2014 • 64 min
It’s Christmas Eve and time to finish off your Craft Beer Advent Calendar. The three of us are at the end of the box and thoroughly enjoying ourselves. Thanks for tuning in over the last 24 days and Merry Christmas! Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 Show Notes If…
78: Scotchy Scotch Scotch
Dec 18, 2014 • 51 min
In todays (other) episode we’re drinking scotch with scotch aficionado Devin Brews (Doctor Teeth) and drinking Old Jake’s Farmhouse Ale from Edmonton’s Alley Kat Brewing. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 00:30 – Alley Kat Old Jake’s Farmhouse Ale 04:50 –…
77: Craft Beer Advent Calendar Part 3
Dec 18, 2014 • 42 min
We’re back with the third installment of our four-part Craft Beer Advent Calendar episodes. This episode we tackle such weighty topics as diacetyl, Werther’s Originals and donuts. Part 1 • Part 2 Show Notes If you’re drinking the advent calendar in order,…
76: Craft Beer Advent Calendar Part 2
Dec 12, 2014 • 43 min
It’s time for the second of our four-part Craft Beer Advent Calendar episodes. This time, Colin, the intern and myself are drinking a few beers from a little further afield. Show Notes If you’re drinking the advent calendar in order, these are the beers…
75: Craft Beer Advent Calendar Part 1
Dec 6, 2014 • 47 min
To celebrate the festive season we’re running a 4-part special with all three of us drinking this years Craft Beer Advent Calendar. We’ll have a new episode every 6 days in the run-up to Christmas, each featuring 6 beers (in the correct order!) from the…
74: Anchorage Galaxy White IPA
Dec 4, 2014 • 44 min
Do you like poutine? Do you like LJT? If you are a sane individual, the answer is probably yes. Luke Jacob, the sexy intern, is hosting us this week. We’re talking about that pinnacle of Canadian cuisine, and drinking a beer that has absolutely nothing to…
73: Westmalle Tripel
Nov 20, 2014 • 56 min
This week we’re joined by the Queen of the Internet, Alyson Shane and John aka one-man synth pop band Aband*nthecar to talk about music festivals and drink Westmalle Tripel. We also managed to get completely distracted and talk about Kriss Kross, among…
72: Palliser Porter and Plastic Surgery
Nov 6, 2014 • 59 min
This episode we’re drinking Palliser Porter from Bushwakker Brewing in Regina. We’re joined by Taylor Cole to talk all about various forms of cosmetic surgery. This is a foreign topic to us, but it’s apparently more common than you might think. Show Notes…
Halloween 2014 Special: Zombie Monkey & Serial Killers
Oct 31, 2014 • 52 min
This special episode of Pub Chat we’re talking all about serial killers with true crime enthusiast Cella Rousseau. We’ll look at their history, psychology and plenty of other weird and freaky things. We’re drinking the brilliant Zombie Monkey from…
71: Green Flash Double Stout
Oct 23, 2014 • 75 min
In this episode we’re drinking Green Flash Brewing’s Double Stout (which is apparently a black ale) and chatting with the fountain of knowledge & wisdom that is Joey Heflich. Listen to find out why we’re endorsing Joey for Mayor of Winnipeg in 2018. Show…
70: Black Oak Nut Brown Ale
Oct 9, 2014 • 48 min
This episode we’re drinking Black Oak’s Nut Brown Ale and talking about apps with the always-wonderful Kieran Moolchan. We’re looking at apps we use every day, innovative apps we’ve tried and some utterly useless apps as well. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro…
69: Guilty Pleasures
Sep 25, 2014 • 59 min
This episode is all about the things we enjoy that we don’t always want to share with people. We covered our guilty-beers, restaurants, TV shows and so much more. Our regular music aficionado Chris Rohling joined us to share his take on the subject and…
68: Elysian Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout
Sep 11, 2014 • 79 min
This episode we’re drinking Elysian Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout and talking all about our favourite movie directors with our intern Luke Jacob Thiessen. This is a pretty long episode, so make sure you have a few beers lined up to enjoy while you’re…
67: Ballast Point Sculpin & Cooking
Aug 21, 2014 • 51 min
Kevs Kitchen (Twitter) joins us to talk all about food, home cooking, beer and whole lot more. To top it all off, we’re drinking a favourite of ours, the excellent Sculpin IPA by Ballast Point from San Diego. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro 00:15 – Ballast Point…
66: BBQ with Abstract Artform
Aug 7, 2014 • 43 min
Abstract Artform is back on the podcast and he brought ribs! We’re talking all about barbeque, from our favourite sauces and rubs to cuts of meat and wild game. Dead Frog Commander Imperial Stout (2014) was the drink of choice. Show Notes 00:00 –…
65: Weizen Heimer & Winnipeg
Jul 24, 2014 • 31 min
This episode we’re joined by Audrey from GoWPG to drink a delicious summer beer, Weizen Heimer from Half Pints and talking all about our great city. There’s lots of great things to do in Winnipeg so we decided to choose a few of our favourites. Show Notes…
64: The Purge
Jul 10, 2014 • 48 min
This episode it’s just the two of us and we’re talking about the movie The Purge, because the sequel is coming out next week. In addition to the movie, we’re also purging our collection of Pub Chat-destined beer. There were a few beers of questionable…
63: Unibroue La Terrible
Jun 26, 2014 • 70 min
In this episode Craig Thorn and Phil Hinson join us to discuss Unibroue La Terrible. On top of the beer, which we both had different vintages, we talked beer price and availability, comparing Winnipeg to Montreal to Phoenix. This episode is all beer talk.…
62: Chimay & Mad Men
Jun 12, 2014 • 54 min
In this episode we bring back Ryan to discuss Mad Men once again. Like last time we are drinking a trappist beer but this time we are drinking Chimay Blue. Naturally we make predictions and get side tracked discussing other television shows we watch. Show…
61: Bourbon County & Beer Websites
May 29, 2014 • 58 min
In this episode we bring Ameya back to discuss our favourite beer websites. Before we get to that we drink some Goose Island Bourbon County Stout that we’ve been aging and discuss some very random things. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro00:45 – Goose Island…
60: Coffee & Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout
May 15, 2014 • 58 min
In this episode we are joined by coffee fanatic Jared Falk. He educates us on coffee and shows us how he brews his coffee. On top of that we drink Stone Brewing’s w00tstout while discussing Wil Wheaton. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro00:50 – Stone Farking…
59: Pizza & Pipeworks
May 1, 2014
In today’s episode we go to the vault of unreleased episodes from last summer (this was the only one). One of our favourite guests Kevin Lawrence joins us to discuss pizza, and berate Adrian, while we drink Electric Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing. We ate…
58: #cenquits and Surly Seven
Apr 18, 2014 • 46 min
This week Colin isn’t using the internet, his cell phone or technology in general as part of a documentary called #cenquits. This is the brainchild of Marianne and Jared who joined us to talk about this whacky experiment and drink some Surly Seven. Show…
57: L’Imperatrice by Le Trou Du Diable
Apr 3, 2014 • 50 min
This week we’re drinking talking bourbon with whisky aficionado Riley McDonald. It wouldn’t be an episode about bourbon if we didn’t have a bourbon barrel aged beer, we went with L’Imperatrice by Le Trou Du Diable. Show Notes 00:00 – Intro 00:30 – Le Trou…
56: Southern Tier Creme Brûlée Stout
Mar 20, 2014 • 45 min
Southern Tier Creme Brûlée. This is a beer we had on the podcast a while ago in the Dark Knight Rises special and we’ve mentioned numerous times how much we love this beer We’re joined by Jacob the Intern to talk about music, our favourite artists, shows…