Four Brewers | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast

Four Brewers | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast

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Four Brewers Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast
[S4/E50] A Dive Into The Cellar
Dec 11 • 39 min
This week, we’re diving into the cellar and dusting off some bottles.
[S4/E49] Five Master Blenders
Dec 4 • 46 min
This week, we fall for a gimmick.
[S4/E48] Juan’s Cup Runneth Over
Nov 27 • 45 min
This week, Juan’s hooking us up with even more New England brews.
[S4/E47] The Cellar Cornucopia
Nov 19 • 49 min
This week, we’re diving into John’s cellar and drinking some fantastically aged beers.
[S4/E46] The Murk, The Milkshake, And The Abnormal
Nov 12 • 45 min
This week, murky IPA from OC and SD.
[S4/E45] San Diego Day Drinking
Nov 7 • 48 min
This week, we’re coming to you yet again from an Airbnb, but this time, we’re in San Diego for the kickoff of San Diego Beer Week!
[S4/E44] A Plethora of New England IPA
Oct 29 • 49 min
This week on the show, our good friend, Juan, hooked us up with some east coast porch bombs.
[S4/E43] YO GABF GABF!
Oct 23 • 65 min
This week, we’re drinking Great American Beer Festival medal-winning beers!
[S4/E42] New Glory Craft Brewery
Oct 15 • 41 min
This week, beers from New Glory, Kane Brewing, and Noble Ale Works.
[S4/E41] Magnify, Carton, Bolero Snort…It’s New Jersey!
Oct 8 • 50 min
This week, more brew from New Jersey!
[S4/E40] Gunwhale Ales, Brah!
Oct 1 • 41 min
This week on the show, we’re harpooning some whales with Gunwhale Ales.
[S4/E39] It’s Always Sunny In Orange County
Sep 24 • 39 min
This week, a whole mess of canned brew from the OC.
[S4/E38] On Location at Sudwerk Brewing Co.
Sep 17 • 32 min
This week, we’re in Davis, California hanging out at Sudwerk Brewing Co.
[S4/E37] California Craft Beer Summit 2017
Sep 11 • 46 min
Summer is coming to a close and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to go to the California Craft Beer Summit in Sacramento, California!
[S4/E36] News, Brews, and Points of View
Sep 3 • 50 min
There has been so much happening in the beer world over the last few months. This week, we’re talking news while drinking a few good brews.
[S4/E35] 4B 3rd Anniversary LIVE From The Rookery
Aug 27 • 52 min
This week, we’re celebrating our third anniversary with some friends at The Rookery Alehouse and Grill!
[S4/E34] The Mexican Lager Showdown
Aug 21 • 76 min
It’s been a while since we’ve had a showdown-throwdown, so this week, we’re going south of the border with a Mexican-style lager showdown!
[S4/E33] Not A Turd In The Herd
Aug 13 • 60 min
This week, we’re drinking some really awesome canned IPA…
[S4/E32] Genesis Of Shame
Aug 6 • 47 min
This week’s episode is a grab bag of raddness—don’t be deceived by the title of the episode…
[S4/E31] Belgium Independence
Jul 30 • 65 min
This week on the show, we’re celebrating Belgian Independence Day with Belgian beers, or course.
[S4/E30] Prost Brewing
Jul 23 • 50 min
This week, 4B listener Nick Krenz makes our Prost dreams come true.
[S4/E29] Only Kolsch Can Save Us, Now…
Jul 16 • 42 min
Well, they can’t all be winners…This week, beers from The Libertine Brewing Company.
[S4/E28] No Time Left For Second Chances
Jul 9 • 40 min
This week, beers from some of Orange County’s and San Diego’s newest breweries.
[S4/E27] Back To The Basics
Jul 3 • 45 min
This week, Jason is taking us back to the basics.
[S4/E26] Hey Genesee
Jun 25 • 58 min
This week on this show, Genesee brews and RateBeer talk.
[S4/E25] Asparagus IPA with Beancurdturtle Brewing
Jun 19 • 65 min
This week, we’re geeking out on homebrewing and drinking asparagus IPA…NO JOKE.
[S4/E24] Beer Camp Across The World
Jun 11 • 80 min
This week, we’re exploring the newest Sierra Nevada Collaboration twelve pack.
[S4/E23] Beers From Jason’s Cellar
Jun 4 • 47 min
This week, Jason’s cup runeth over…
[S4/E22] Amber Waves of Greg
May 29 • 39 min
This week we’re drinking beers from California’s Antelope Valley region.
[S4/E21] The Farmer’s Forecast
May 21 • 64 min
It’s that wonderful time of the year where we dedicate an entire episode to Almanac Beer Co.
[S4/E20] The Alchemist and Central Waters
May 14 • 40 min
This week, we revisit some IPA from The Alchemist, and enjoy some Central Waters beers from 4B listener Josh Ruffin.
[S4/E19] Hostile Offshoot Beers
May 7 • 48 min
Every beer on the show this week came from a can, and boy are they good.
The 4B Flight: Garage Project – Party & Bullsh*t
May 6 • 14 min
Today on the final day of The 4B Flight, Party & Bullshit!
The 4B Flight: Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales – Smashed Grabbed & Hop Dusted
May 5 • 8 min
Today on The 4B Flight, our first taste of Holy Mountain Brewing.
The 4B Flight: Brasserie Cantillon - Iris
May 4 • 10 min
Today on The 4B Flight, a whale of a beer that should be great, but kinda…isn’t…
The 4B Flight: Russian River Brewing Company – Redemption
May 3 • 8 min
Today on the flight, an oldie but goodie from Russian River Brewing Company.
The 4B Flight: 2nd Shift Brewing - Liquid Spiritual Delight
May 2 • 13 min
Today on the flight, more brews from 2nd Shift Brewing and 4B listener, Andy Richter.
The 4B Flight: Funky Buddha Brewery - Floridian Hefeweizen
May 1 • 11 min
Continuing with the box o’ beers from Phil Lorenzini, we’re drinking two more brews from Funky Buddha Brewery.
[S4/E18] Buddha Was a Funky Dude
Apr 29 • 44 min
This week, Funky Buddha Brewery beers from long time 4B listener Phil Lorenzini.
[S4/E17] IPAs for Dayz…
Apr 23 • 80 min
This week, we’re drinking some killer IPA with our friend, Joe Senigaglia from Jow’s Arcade.
[S4/E16] Horseback Rides in a Pineapple Farm
Apr 16 • 53 min
This week, some tasty lager from Sudwerk, and hoppy IPA from El Segundo.
[S4/E15] Jersey Brews
Apr 9 • 32 min
This week on the show, beers from listener Alex Greene out of New Jersey.
4B Special: C. Andy Black of Yorkshire Square Brewery
Apr 9 • 35 min
John sat down with Andy Black to talk about his new brewery, Yorkshire Square Brewery.
[S4/E14] Fieldwork and HenHouse
Apr 3 • 54 min
This week, cans of Fieldwork and HenHouse beers from 4B listener, Kevin Foote.
4B Special: Green Cheek Beer Company
Apr 2 • 15 min
A special edition of Four Brewers where Greg interviews Evan Price and Brian Rauso of Orange County’s newest brewery, Green Cheek Beer Company.
[S4/E13] The 4B International Speedway
Mar 26 • 52 min
This week, most of the Speedway Stouts…
[S4/E12] Dawson’s Kriek
Mar 19 • 54 min
This week on the show, ch-ch-ch-cherry beers! Freak out with your Kriek out…
[S4/E11] Milo Goes to Portland
Mar 12 • 51 min
This week, John returns from his recent trip to Portland, Oregon, and brings beers from The Commons and Baerlic with him.
[S4/E10] UP UP and Away!
Mar 5 • 61 min
This week, ultra-fresh canned beers from Bottle Logic Brewing, and more 4B listener submitted beers!
[S4/E9] Getting Messy with Sante Adairius and 4 Hands
Feb 27 • 71 min
This week’s show is just a mess, but you should still listen to it.
[S4/E8] Five Brewers Get Lei’d
Feb 19 • 48 min
Firkfest is coming up, and we’re celebrating by drinking some tropical brews!
[S4/E7] Prairie, Marz, Ironfire, Coronado, and Kern
Feb 12 • 48 min
This week, Jason and John are flying solo while still bringing the heat…
[S4/E6] This Quad is On Point, Man!
Feb 5 • 77 min
This week, Mike Kirshner sends us not only his homebrew, but also some totally whale-worthy brew from Jester King Brewery.
[S4/E5] Pizza Port, Port Brewing, Trillium, and Noble Ale Works
Jan 29 • 63 min
This week, we’re going full blown IPA.
[S4/E4] Tap It Brewing Co.
Jan 22 • 49 min
This week on the show, 10 tasty brews from San Luis Obispo’s Tap It Brewing Co..
[S4/E3] Firestone Walker Barrelworks Bonanza, Pt. 2
Jan 15 • 50 min
This week, part 2 of the Firestone Walker blowout, with a special appearance by Boulevard Brewing Co..
[S4/E2] Firestone Walker Barrelworks Bonanza, Pt. 1
Jan 8 • 61 min
This week, we’re drinking wild, sour and funky brews from Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks.
[S4/E1] I Wanna Rauch! RAUCH!
Jan 1 • 48 min
This week on the show, we’re sittin’ around the campfire and drinking smoked beers!
[S3/E52] The 2016 Holiday Episode
Dec 24, 2016 • 55 min
This week we drink our favorite and not-so-favorite holiday beers.
[S3/E51] Invasive Species vs. Sculpin
Dec 18, 2016 • 43 min
This week, we find out who will rein supreme in the battle between the Light side of the sea, and the Dark side.
[S3/E50] The Midwest Mailbag Melee
Dec 11, 2016 • 58 min
This week, 4B fans sent us a bunch of beers from the Midwestern United States of America.
[S3/E49] A Beer Symphony of Destruction
Dec 4, 2016 • 69 min
This week, metal bands collaborate with craft breweries, and we drink the beers.
[S3/E48] The Oskar Blues Explosion
Nov 28, 2016 • 82 min
This week, we’re drinking beer with our friend, Oskar.
[S3/E47] Giggle Fits with Brew Girls
Nov 20, 2016 • 78 min
This week, we hand over the keys to the show…
[S3/E46] Worthy Brewing
Nov 14, 2016 • 47 min
This week, 4B fan Ken Sorenson, sent us some brews from Bend, Oregon’s Worthy Brewing. Are they worthy? Are WE worthy?!
[S3/E45] Tracing Space in Temecula
Nov 6, 2016 • 55 min
This week on the show, Temecula’s Beer Ambassador, aka John Ryti, joins us with some new stuff from Ironfire Brewing and Relentless Brewing, and we also try a little beer named Space Trace from Bottle Logic Brewing.
[S3/E44] Brewery Rex with Tyler King and Brian White
Oct 31, 2016 • 54 min
Tyler King and Brian White join us in the studio to talk about their new brewery, Brewery Rex.
[S3/E43] Track 7 Brewing Company
Oct 23, 2016 • 49 min
This week, we’re going back to Sacramento and drinking some beers from Track 7 Brewing Company.
[S3/E42] Sudwerk Brewing Co.
Oct 16, 2016 • 43 min
This week on the show, beers from Sudwerk Brewing Co. out of Davis, California.
[S3/E41] GABF Medal-Winning Beers
Oct 10, 2016 • 63 min
This week, we’re drinking Great American Beer Festival 2016 medal-winning brews!
The 4B Flight: Firestone Walker Brewing Company - Feral One (Batch 3)
Oct 8, 2016 • 11 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 6 – On the final episode of The 4B Flight 2.0, we’re going big with Feral One (Batch 3) from Firestone Walker Brewing Company. YUM.
The 4B Flight: Logsdon Farmhouse Ales - Seizoen
Oct 7, 2016 • 9 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 5 - Today on the 4B Flight, a fantastic saison from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales.
The 4B Flight: Brouwerij Dilewyns - Vicaris Tripel-Gueuze
Oct 6, 2016 • 8 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 4 - Today on The 4B Flight, a gueuze that’s actually a blend of two different styles of beer that maybe shouldn’t have been blended together.
The 4B Flight: Beachwood Blendery - Fortune Favors the Funk
Oct 5, 2016 • 12 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 3 – Today on The 4B Flight, Beachwood Blendery’s Fortune Favors the Funk, and boy, do we favor this beer.
The 4B Flight: Unsung Brewing Co. - Anthia
Oct 4, 2016 • 10 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 2 – Today on The 4B Flight, an IPA from one of Anaheim, California’s newest breweries, Unsung Brewing Co.
The 4B Flight: Stone Brewing Co. - 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale
Oct 3, 2016 • 13 min
The 4B Flight 2.0, Episode 1 - Today on The 4B Flight, we’re going back in time with Stone Brewing’s Encore Series 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale.
[S3/E40] The Gueuze Showdown
Oct 2, 2016 • 75 min
This week, we’re blind ranking 13 different gueuze-style beers.
[S3/E39] Chicago Beer!
Sep 26, 2016 • 59 min
We’re back in the studio this week, and we’re drinking some excellent beers from Chicagoland breweries!
[S3/E38] California Craft Beer Summit
Sep 18, 2016 • 73 min
This week, we’re on the floor of the expo at the California Craft Beer Summit, talking to some rad beer industry peeps.
[S3/E37] Road Trip to Sacramento
Sep 11, 2016 • 52 min
This week, we’re heading up to the California Craft Beer Summit and making a few stops along the way.
[S3/E36] Side Projects and 2nd Shifts
Sep 4, 2016 • 47 min
This week, beers from Side Project, 2nd Shift, New Glarus, and more!
[S3/E35] Jason’s Awesome Session IPA
Aug 28, 2016 • 64 min
Jason’s got Mirkwood.
[S3/E34] Into The Great White North
Aug 21, 2016 • 50 min
This week, we head to Canada via Aaron Champion of Cask Ale LA and drink four excellent craft beers from The Great White North.
[S3/E33] The Goser Coaster
Aug 14, 2016 • 59 min
This week, we take a ride on the goser coaster and sample nine gose style beers.
[S3/E32] The Pilsner Showdown
Aug 7, 2016 • 92 min
This week, we’re drinking a brewer’s dozen of pilsner and ranking them, like you do.
[S3/E31] Keeping Up with Tasting Nitch
Jul 31, 2016 • 71 min
This week, we’re hanging out with Nichole Richardson, aka Tasting Nitch, all the way from France!
[S3/E30] The Lost Abbey with Tomme Arthur
Jul 24, 2016 • 49 min
This week, we’re discussing hoppy brew, Saison, and brewery collaborations with Tomme Arthur of The Lost Abbey / Port Brewing.
[S3/E29] Brunching at Mikkeller Brewing, San Diego
Jul 17, 2016 • 54 min
This week on the show, we’re hanging out at Mikkeller Brewing Company in San Diego, California with Head Brewer Bill Batten and Barrel whisperer Daniel Cady.
[S3/E28] Bruery Terreux
Jul 10, 2016 • 57 min
This week, beers from Bruery Terreux.
[S3/E27] 4B Makes a Fundamental Observation
Jul 3, 2016 • 56 min
This week, beers from AleSmith Brewing Company and Bottle Logic Brewing.
[S3/E26] Fat Tires and Mimosas
Jun 27, 2016 • 60 min
This week, the Fat Tire “collabeeration riff pack” and Going In Blind with Nagel.
[S3/E25] L.A. Beer Week 2016
Jun 19, 2016 • 68 min
It’s L.A. Beer Week! Let’s drink some beer from Los Angeles breweries.
[S3/E24] Jason Brewed Heady Topper
Jun 12, 2016 • 51 min
This week, Jason brewed a Heady Topper clone, and The McNew’s brought us beer from Texas.
[S3/E23] Wet Hop American Beer Camp
Jun 5, 2016 • 49 min
This week, we follow suit with all of the other beer podcasts and try the six beers from the Sierra Nevada Beer Camp six (12?) pack.
[S3/E22] New Zealand’s Garage Project
May 29, 2016 • 52 min
New Zealand’s Garage Project recently became available in our local California bottle shops, so this week we’re seeing what the hype is all about…and the hype is real!
[S3/E21] Reformation Brewery
May 23, 2016 • 47 min
This week, we’re going back to the basics with Reformation Brewery out of Woodstock, GA.
[S3/E20] Funky Beer and Sour IPA?
May 15, 2016 • 45 min
Sour IPA. It’s a thing apparently. But is it a good thing? We’re gonna find out this week on the show.
[S3/E19] Plan Bee, Newburgh, Carton, and Refuge.
May 8, 2016 • 32 min
This week we’re drinking some brews form New York and New Jersey and a new Grapefruit IPA from our friends at Refuge Brewery in Temecula, California. Natalie DeNicholas and John Ryti are also back with us.
[S3/E18] Homebrew Hootenanny
May 1, 2016 • 56 min
This week: ALL HOMEBREW. Natalie DeNicholas and John Ryti are also joining us!
[S3/E17] The 2016 California IPA Showdown
Apr 24, 2016 • 52 min
Today, the 2016 California IPA Showdown.
[S3/E16] New England Strikes Back
Apr 17, 2016 • 53 min
We’re back on the east side with some of New England’s best IPA.
[S3/E15] Japanese Beers and Going In Blind
Apr 10, 2016 • 49 min
Greg was inspired by a recent trip to Total Wine & More to try beers made by Japanese breweries, and he brought them over to share.
The 4B Flight: Fiddlehead Brewing Company - Second Fiddle
Apr 9, 2016 • 13 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 6 – Today on the sixth and final day of The 4B Flight, Second Fiddle from Fiddlehead Brewing Company.
The 4B Flight: El Segundo Brewing Company - Hop Tanker
Apr 8, 2016 • 8 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 5 – Today on The 4B Flight, ultra-fresh Hop Tanker from El Segundo Brewing Company.
The 4B Flight: Goose Island Beer Co. - RARE Bourbon County Brand Stout (2010)
Apr 7, 2016 • 12 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 4 – Today on The 4B Flight, John’s 2010 RARE Bourbon County Brand Stout.
The 4B Flight: Prairie and Trve Brewing Co. – Prairie & Friends: Trve Edition
Apr 6, 2016 • 7 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 3 – Today on The 4B Flight, a collaboration beer from Prairie Ales and Trve Brewing.
The 4B Flight: Mammoth Brewing Company – Gooseberry Sour
Apr 5, 2016 • 7 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 2 – Today on The 4B Flight, we go full Gooseberry with this sour from Mammoth Brewing Company.
The 4B Flight: Monkish Brewing Co. – First Things First
Apr 4, 2016 • 7 min
The 4B Flight, Episode 1 – Today we begin The 4B Flight, a solid week of new Four Brewers episodes! We’re kicking it off with Monkish Brewing Co.’s collaboration IPA with Other Half Brewing, First Things First.
[S3/E14] The Secret Origins of Four Brewers
Apr 4, 2016 • 52 min
This week, we drink our craft “gateway” beers.
[S3/E13] Cellar Diving with John, Port Brewing, and The Lost Abbey
Mar 27, 2016 • 45 min
We didn’t really have a show planned out for this week, so we decided to raid John’s cellar.
[S3/E12] Tired Hands Brewing Company
Mar 20, 2016 • 53 min
This week, we try to figure out exactly why Tired Hands Brewing Company’s hands are so tired. Spoiler: we still don’t know, but you should still listen to the episode.
[S3/E11] Modern Times and Modem Tones
Mar 14, 2016 • 91 min
This week, Jason brought us so many beers from Modern Times…and it’s awesome.
[S3/E10] Getting Juicy With Bottle Logic, Part 2
Mar 6, 2016 • 43 min
We’re back with part 2 of our visit to Bottle Logic Brewing in Anaheim, California, and this week, we’re saddling up some unicorns.
[S3/E9] Getting Juicy With Bottle Logic, Part 1
Feb 28, 2016 • 55 min
This week, a last minute stop into Anaheim’s Bottle Logic Brewing ends with juicy beers, something tart, and gigaflops of hops.
[S3/E8] Working The Night Shift
Feb 22, 2016 • 48 min
This week, beers from Night Shift Brewing and Perennial Artisan Ales.
[S3/E7] The Messenger Brought Us Homebrew Whalez
Feb 14, 2016 • 46 min
This week, homebrew from Four Brewers listener Michael Kirshner, and The Messenger from Noble Ale Works and Three Weavers Brewing Company.
[S3/E6] [Insert Clever Surly Brewing Company Podcast Title Here]
Feb 7, 2016 • 66 min
This week, ALL SURLY BREWING COMPANY BEERS. Well, most of them. OK, eight of them.
[S3/E5] Ten Times the Sierra Nevada
Jan 31, 2016 • 68 min
This week, we’re drinking ten different beers form Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
[S3/E4] Glasswhalez: Style-Specific Beer Glassware
Jan 24, 2016 • 74 min
Does the shape and size of a glass really affect a beer’s characteristics? This week, we try to find out for ourselves.
[S3/E3] I Once Was Lost, But Now I’m Founders
Jan 18, 2016 • 62 min
This week, beers from Founders Brewing Co., and Going In Blind with Matt.
[S3/E2] For Whom the Bell’s Toll
Jan 10, 2016 • 68 min
This week, it’s all Bell’s Brewery.
[S3/E1] Nagel is Pink On the Inside
Jan 3, 2016 • 75 min
Welcome to 2016 and season 3 of Four Brewers! This week, we’re drinking three homebrews from Greg (two are pink!), and going in blind with John.
[S2/E52] Death By Xocoveza
Dec 27, 2015 • 71 min
This week we conclude season 2 of Four Brewers with coconuts, stouts, barrels, and blind tasting.
[S2/E51] Citra Syndrome
Dec 20, 2015 • 58 min
This week we’re doing kind of a grab bag episode with beers from The Good Beer Company, Side Project Brewing, El Segundo Brewing Company, and Kern River Brewing Company.
[S2/E50] Pineapple Brett and Mango Mark
Dec 14, 2015 • 67 min
This week, beers from Destihl Brewery, Allagash Brewing Company, and the return of Going In Blind: Greg Nagel Edition!
[S2/E49] The Bruery
Dec 8, 2015 • 72 min
This week, we’re finally raiding our collective cellars for the best beers from The Bruery that we could gather.
[S2/E48] New English? What Happened to the Olde English?
Nov 29, 2015 • 70 min
This week we’re drinking some award-winning beers from New English Brewing Co., Java Deluxe from one of our local favs Ritual Brewing Co., and some Sierra Nevada Coffee Stout.
[S2/E47] Sour Beer, Wine, and Whiskey with Almanac Beer Co.
Nov 22, 2015 • 66 min
This week we’re hanging out with Jesse Friedman, co-owner and brewer at San Francisco’s Almanac Beer Co., and we’re drinking some really special stuff.
[S2/E46] A Fetish, a Cart, a Crux, and a Yard
Nov 15, 2015 • 44 min
This week, beers from two of Los Angeles’ best breweries, Highland Park Brewery and Monkish Brewing Co..
[S2/E45] Russian River: Pitch Please
Nov 8, 2015 • 77 min
This week on the show, we’re drinking beers from Russian River Brewing Company. BOOM.
[S2/E44] The Blendery at Beachwood BBQ and Brewing
Nov 1, 2015 • 60 min
This week, we’re at The Beachwood Blendery with Gabe Gordon and Ryan Fields drinking the first two bottle releases from The Blendery, Propagation 001 and 002.
[S2/E43] NagelBOOCH and Ironfire Brewing Company
Oct 26, 2015 • 51 min
Season 2, Episode 43 – This week, our good friend John Ryti joins us and he brought some killer brew from Ironfire Brewing Company in Temecula, California.
[S2/E42] Four Brewers Mess With Texas
Oct 18, 2015 • 63 min
This week, the boys are headin’ to Texas.
[S2/E41] Sixpoint None The Richer
Oct 12, 2015 • 54 min
This week, beers from Sixpoint Brewery, a super-yummy hoppy pale ale from our local friends, Wicks Brewing Company, sprinkles of Almanac Brewing Company’s Citra Sour, and some in-depth homebrew discussion on Quad recipe formulation.
[S2/E40] 2015 Great American Beer Festival
Oct 4, 2015 • 64 min
This week we’re drinking some GABF medal winning beers.
[S2/E39] Raiders of John’s Cellar
Sep 26, 2015 • 48 min
Matt snuck into John’s cellar and helped himself to some great, and not-so-great beers.
[S2/E38] IPA? Nope. It’s a Pale Ale.
Sep 20, 2015 • 46 min
This week, we’re still high on hops, but low on ABV. Hoppy pale ales are on deck.
[S2/E37] Litres of Oktoberfest
Sep 13, 2015 • 53 min
This week, we’re drinking a hell-of-a-lot of Oktoberfest and Märzen style beers.
[S2/E36] It’s Another IPA Show!
Sep 7, 2015 • 58 min
This week on the show, a plethora of IPA, and some tasty beers from our buddy, Phil.
[S2/E35] The w00tstout Vertical
Aug 30, 2015 • 56 min
This week, we’re drinking three vintages of the Stone Brewing Co. collaboration beer, w00tstout.
[S2/E34] Breweries From Colorado
Aug 24, 2015 • 58 min
Natalie DeNicholas joins us for another round as we drink a variety of beers for the great state of Colorado.
[S2/E33] Brewin’ At Home With Nat n’ Nagel
Aug 16, 2015 • 54 min
This week, homebrew from Nagel and special guest Natalie DeNicholas.
[S2/E32] Settling The Green Flash Alpine Debate
Aug 9, 2015 • 60 min
This week we find out if Green Flash Brewing Company’s versions of Alpine Beer Company beers are up to snuff with Alpine’s authentic brews.
[S2/E31] A Random Group of Belgians
Aug 2, 2015 • 49 min
This week, we’re drinking a variety of Belgian-style ales because why the hell not.
[S2/E30] Kyle Sent Us Homebrew!
Jul 26, 2015 • 55 min
This week’s episode is all about homebrew, more specifically, homebrew from 4B super-fan Kyle Wells!
[S2/E29] Walt and Luke Dickinson of Wicked Weed Brewing
Jul 19, 2015 • 55 min
This week, we’re hanging out with Walt and Luke Dickinson from Asheville, North Carolina’s Wicked Weed Brewing.
[S2/E28] pFour Brewers and pFriem pFresh
Jul 12, 2015 • 72 min
Nagel brought us beer from his recent vacation to Oregon, and we’re drinking ‘em!
[S2/E27] Emma Christensen, Author of Brew Better Beer
Jul 6, 2015 • 41 min
This week we’re hanging out with author Emma Christensen and we’re drinking homebrew.
[S2/E26] Round 2 with “Dr. Bill” Sysak
Jun 28, 2015 • 48 min
This week, we’re back in Dr. Bill’s cellar, and talking about the business side of beer.
[S2/E25] On Location at Urge American Gastropub
Jun 21, 2015 • 51 min
This week, we’re at Urge Gastropub in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego.
[S2/E24] On Location at Belching Beaver Brewery
Jun 14, 2015 • 53 min
This week, we’re visiting one of the many breweries along the Hop Highway, Belching Beaver Brewery in Vista, CA.
[S2/E23] On Location at “Dr. Bill” Sysak’s Legendary Cellar
Jun 8, 2015 • 58 min
This week, we’re discussing beer cellaring with the legendary “Dr. Bill” Sysak at his home in Escondido, California.
[S2/E22] The Lost Abbey Ultimate Box Set, Part 2
May 31, 2015 • 49 min
This week, we’re drinking the final six beers from the Ultimate Box Set, Tracks 7-12.
[S2/E21] The Lost Abbey Ultimate Box Set, Part 1
May 24, 2015 • 56 min
This week we’re opening the Lost Abbey Ultimate Box Set…
[S2/E20] John and Matt’s Brett Saison
May 18, 2015 • 67 min
This week on the show, we’re back in the studio in classic Four Brewers style, drinking homebrew, craft brew, reading beer reviews, and blind tasting. BOOM!
[S2/E19] On Location at Peace Brewing with Bradley Daniels
May 10, 2015 • 48 min
This week, we’re going full-throttle with the beer-geekdom and drinking beers with Brad Daniels at his awesome home brewery, Peace Brewing, the third of our three stops at three Orange County breweries.
[S2/E18] On Location at Barley Forge Brewing Co.
May 3, 2015 • 46 min
This week we’re on location at Barley Forge Brewing Co. in Costa Mesa, California, the second of our three stops at three Orange County breweries.
[S2/E17] On Location at Noble Ale Works
Apr 26, 2015 • 49 min
This week we’re on location at Noble Ale Works in Anaheim, California, the first of our three stops at three Orange County breweries.
[S2/E16] Saisons, Smoked Porters, and Hite…Oh My!
Apr 19, 2015 • 43 min
We’re going back to the homebrew this week with beers from John and Greg. Also, Hite.
[S2/E15] The Saison Showdown, Part 2
Apr 12, 2015 • 56 min
The week, the winner of the Saison Showdown.
[S2/E14] The Saison Showdown, Part 1
Apr 5, 2015 • 58 min
Here it is, folks! Part 1 of The Four Brewers Saison Showdown!
[S2/E13] Why So Sour?
Mar 29, 2015 • 50 min
This week, we’re drinking some pretty rad sours while John gets serious about bottle dates.
[S2/E12] LIVE from Firkfest 2015!
Mar 22, 2015 • 40 min
This week’s show is live from the one and only Firkfest, in Anaheim, California.
[S2/E11] Anchorage Brewing Company Makes a Deal with the Devil
Mar 15, 2015 • 49 min
This week’s show is all about our new favorite brewery from Alaska, Anchorage Brewing Company.
[S2/E10] Brunching with AleSmith and Mikkeller
Mar 8, 2015 • 46 min
This week, we’re geeking out to AleSmith and Mikkeller radness.
[S2/E9] Mmm…Hops!
Mar 1, 2015 • 49 min
This week, we’re going back to the hops with homebrew from Nagel and hoppy radness from Noble Ale Works, Alpine Brewing, and Societe Brewing Company.
[S2/E8] The Blind Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout Bout, Part 2
Feb 22, 2015 • 60 min
This week on the show, part two of our epic blind bourbon barrel-aged stout tasting, with the final rankings and results.
[S2/E7] The Blind Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout Bout, Part 1
Feb 15, 2015 • 44 min
The time has come. The moment has arrived. This week is part one of our epic blind tasting of bourbon barrel-aged stouts from across the United States.
[S2/E6] Pre-Gaming with Session Beers
Feb 8, 2015 • 49 min
We’re starting early for this show, eleven in the morning to be exact, and were taking it easy and ramping up to the bourbon barrel-aged blind tasting with session beers from around the world.
[S2/E5] On Location at El Segundo Brewing Co.
Feb 1, 2015 • 54 min
We’re back in the South Bay at our final stop of our on-location recording session, El Segundo Brewing Co., with special guest and Certified Cicerone, Thomas Kelley.
[S2/E4] On Location at Monkish Brewing Co.
Jan 25, 2015 • 48 min
This week, we’re on location at Monkish Brewing in Torrance, California with owner, president and brewer Henry Nguyen and Monkish “Evangelist,” Brian White.
[S2/E3] On Location at Smog City Brewing Co.
Jan 18, 2015 • 33 min
Four Brewers is on the road! Our first stop in this three episode series devoted to Los Angeles beer is Smog City Brewing Co., in Torrance, California.
[S2/E2] Miracle Berry Flavor Trippin’
Jan 11, 2015 • 38 min
This week, we’re altering our palates and sacrificing some great beers in the process, all in the name of fun!
[S2/E1] The Homebrew Blowout
Jan 4, 2015 • 89 min
Happy New Year! This week, we’re kicking off Season 2 of the podcast with a whopper of a show, mostly dedicated to homebrew, and Daniel Cady joins us for another go-around.
Episode 31 - Twisted Manzanita Ales & Spirits
Dec 29, 2014 • 63 min
This week, head brewer at Twisted Manzanita Ales & Spirits, Daniel Cady, joins us live in the studio.
Episode 30 - Merry Ducking Christmas
Dec 21, 2014 • 45 min
Happy holidays, everyone! This week, it’s all about the holiday brews.
Episode 29 - Blood Oranges and Barrels
Dec 14, 2014 • 51 min
This week on the show, we are again joined by John Ryti and Tim “Showtime” Ryan, and this time, Ryti brought along some homebrew.
Episode 28 - Four Duders on Foudres!
Dec 8, 2014 • 46 min
This week, some totally rad brews from our friend Philip Lorenzini, special guests John Ryti and Time Ryan, and Foudre, duders!
Episode 27 - John and Matt’s Homebrew Saison
Dec 1, 2014 • 39 min
John and Matt brewed a special grisette-style saison, David Gillanders is back on the show, and we’re drinking a DIPA from Barley Forge Brewing Co..
Episode 26 - The Festival
Nov 24, 2014 • 42 min
David Gillanders is back on the show this week, and we’re drinking beers from Sante Adairius, Jester King, and Fantôme.
Episode 25 - Knee Deep in Citra
Nov 17, 2014 • 41 min
Put on your fishing waders because this week, we’re knee deep in brews from Kern River Brewing Co., Knee Deep Brewing Co., and Spiteful Brewing Company.
Episode 24 - Matt’s Cellar Blowout
Nov 10, 2014 • 65 min
This week, Matt’s clearing out the cellar.
Episode 23 - Duck Duck Nagel
Nov 3, 2014 • 63 min
This week, a Duck Duck Gooze side-by-side, and some, er, interesting homebrew from Nagel.
Episode 22 - Four Brewkakkis
Oct 27, 2014 • 51 min
It’s that special time of the year when pumpkin beers abound. This week, we carve it up.
Episode 21 - Great American Beer Festival
Oct 20, 2014 • 42 min
This week on the show, we’re all up in the 2014 Great American Beer Festival.
Episode Twenty - Exponential Nagelness
Oct 13, 2014 • 57 min
This week, we’re diving into some blind tasting, drinking some Nagelbier, and reaching exponential levels of hoppiness.
Episode Nineteen - A Pod of Whalez
Oct 6, 2014 • 37 min
This week on the show, we harpooned some whalez from the other side of the continent, Brooklyn Brewery.
Episode Eighteen - Oktoberfest!
Sep 29, 2014 • 44 min
This week, we’re going to Germany and celebrating Oktoberfest!
Episode Seventeen - Barrelworks and Thumbprints
Sep 22, 2014 • 48 min
This week we’re trying out some of the awesome beers coming out of Firestone Walker Barrelworks, as well as some midwest flavor from New Glarus.
Episode Sixteen - None More Black
Sep 15, 2014 • 42 min
This week, we go to the dark side and are baptized in the blackest of beers.
Episode Fifteen - Straight Outta Massachusetts
Sep 8, 2014 • 33 min
This week, We ‘mule’ some beer from Massachusetts and up our game with live Google Hangout + IRC Chatroom!
Episode Fourteen - Matt’s Blending Bonanza
Sep 1, 2014 • 57 min
This week, a show four years in the making. Matt shares four different sours that he brewed in 2010, along with a final blend of the four beers.
Episode Thirteen - Tea In Your Underpants
Aug 25, 2014 • 54 min
This week on 4B: English IPA, English porter, and two homebrews with issues.
Episode Twelve - Almanac Beer Co.
Aug 18, 2014 • 52 min
Co-founder of Almanac Beer Co., Jesse Friedman, joins us for a healthy dose of Almanac brews, gives insight on the company’s history, and their place in the craft beer world.
Episode Eleven - Sobrehumano Flow Grinder
Aug 11, 2014 • 58 min
Newport Beach Brewing Company brewmaster, Derek Bougie, joins us for a mouthwatering pucker-fest, featuring two great brews from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, and three sour homebrews from Derek himself.
Episode Ten - Mook It Up, Mr. Becker
Aug 4, 2014 • 73 min
This week, we’re drinking the saison rumored to be the source of Wyeast Laboratories 3711 saison yeast, a delicious sour from Allagash, stout from Freeport, Maine, and finally, Matt’s first small batch brew in quite a long time.
Episode Nine - Oats, Bros, and Berlin
Jul 28, 2014 • 55 min
This week, we’re sippin’ on two delicious IPAs, both of which involve Beachwood Brewing, and then we’re going to the dark side with John’s black oatmeal IPA, Oats N’ Bros.
Episode Eight - Pink Boots Society
Jul 21, 2014 • 41 min
This week, we’re once again joined by the lovely Denise Ratfield of Pink Boots Society and Stone Brewing Co., who brings us tasty beer from Societe Brewing.
Episode Seven - Shaking Old Bandersnatch’s Tree
Jul 14, 2014 • 55 min
This week, we’re shaking trees and drinking something old and tasty with award-winning local homebrewer, Robert French. Denise Ratfield of Pink Boots Society and Stone Brewing Co. is also along for the ride.
Episode Six - Four Brewers Get Farmhousey
Jul 7, 2014 • 37 min
This week, we dive into a tasty farmhouse ale from Bellwoods Brewery, and then a From the Cellar segment featuring Prairie Ale from Prairie Artisan Ales.
Episode Five - Kamikaze Gang Bang
Jun 30, 2014 • 56 min
This week, it’s Beachwood BBQ Alpha Waves out of Long Beach, California, followed by Going in Blind! Then, Nagel’s non-beers: Sake and Cider.
Episode Four - Jill
Jun 23, 2014 • 38 min
This week, a really enjoyable rye IPA from Mike Hess Brewing out of San Diego, California, followed by John Holzer‘s Cantaloupe pale ale named “Jill.”
Episode Three - Going In Blind
Jun 16, 2014 • 62 min
A plethora of delicious craft brew on this week’s show reminds us that we are living in a great time in craft beer.
Episode Two - Four Brewers Have a Lupulin Threshold Shift
Jun 9, 2014 • 36 min
This week on the show, we’re drinking wonderful hoppy wheat beer from Modern Times Beer named “Fortunate Islands,” and try John’s homebrew, “Oats N’ Hoes.”
Episode One - Workin’ Out The Bugs
Jun 2, 2014 • 38 min
This week, it’s Anchorage Brewing Co. Rondy Brew Saison w/Lemongrass and Brett that kicks off the inaugural episode of Four Brewers, followed by The Lost Abbey’s Vertias 007 and Greg Nagel’s Dunkelweizen.
Four Brewers Teaser
May 20, 2014 • 0 min
Four Brewers… Coming soon…