Solera Brewday and Barrel Fill. Big Shoulders loan from Sam Adams. Beers at Lincoln Station.
Fifty Fifty Eclipse has arrived. Sam Adams pricing increase. Holiday beer reviews. Various head to heads.
Special Guests: Doug and Tracy Hurst from Metropolitan Brewing in Chicago. Doug and Tracy talk to us about their unique approach to brewing and focus on lagers. We sample their Flywheel Bright Lager and Burning Docks of Riga, find out what they drink when they aren’t drinking Metro, and get their thoughts on Pliny the Younger.
CBS picnic review. Congratulations to Rodney Kibzey in the Sam Adams Long Shot contest at GABF. Thanks to Peter Hale for the Speedway Stout. Thanks to everyone for the iTunes reviews, especially our winner, Styron Pennywell. More of the Pear Gossamer from Half Acre. This week the guys compare a Belgian strong ale with an espresso amber ale and they have one of the strongest debates for the winner to date.