It’s episode 56 and Mark is back on the beercast from spring break. And yes that is him in that video you saw on that questionable website. The duo of Mark and Darrell jump back into the beer world as much is happening good and bad. While beer politics dominates the show, with talks of entertainment streets, trademark fun & feed regulations, we do spice it up with news about beer in Ohio ballparks. We do dip our toes into the beer and marijuana debate as it takes a turn into the world of mudslinging. But it’s all good and more fun than you can shake a stick at. So grab your beer today and jump in with both feet we are invading your ears with both guns blazing.
Tap That Brew Tour: Cincinnati – Apr 27
Big Brews & Blues: Dayton – May 12th-18th
Gahanna Brewfest: Gahanna – May 24th
Jungle Jim’s International Beer Fest: Fairfeld – June 13th-14th
Beer School at Great Lakes Brewing Company: Cleveland – June 17
Ravenwood Castle Beer Tasting Weekend: New Plymouth – July 25th-26th
Lucky Star Brewery: Miamisburg @ June 2014
So who is Rick Blankemeier and why is he so afraid of Godzilla? Well I can’t give you an answer to the second part, but for the first half Rick is half of Team Spröcket. Rick and his partner Robbie Chandler both work for Stone Brewing Co and are the winners of the Stone Spotlight Series. A competition that pitted teams of Stone Brewing Co employees in a brewing competition where the prize was national distribution of the winning beer to the 41 states Stone Brewing Company currently delivers their beer.
Team Spröcket won the competition with their Spröcketbier, which is a black rye Kölsch. You will find this beer at a bottle shop near you starting April 21st.
If you want to learn more about Spröcketbier or more about Stone Brewing Co., Check them out at www.StoneBrew.com. Facebook and Twitter are great places for extra nuggets of information. And in the immortal words of Dieter “Now’s the time on Sprockets when we dance”
The 54th episode of The Ohio Beercast has Darrell roping Chris of Queen City Fresh into joining him at the mic for the usual beer roundup episode. Again we find beer dancing in the political arena with trickles of news coming out about the new ABV proposal, a sin tax rebellion taking place in Cuyahoga County and Kasich touting himself as a pro beer politician. We also drop some knowledge bombs and thoughts on the areas of defining craft beer, new FDA standards around the corner and of course births, expansions and anniversaries. Get that beer, find that seat, grab a hold and hang on tight because the Ohio Beercast is here to rattle your brain.
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Hippy Fest: Cincinnati – Apr. 14th
Wooster Wine & Beer Festival 2014: Wooster – Apr 26th
Grove City Lions Club Spring Craft Beer Fest: Grove City – Apr 26th
Main Street Brewing Company Beer Feast!: Garrettsville – May 3rd
This week we venture off the beaten path and borrow Lindsay from the blog Love Beer, Love Food to talk shop with us. So what might you find in this episode? Well there is only one way to find out but I can give you a little taste. We look into the world of beer pairing and using beer for cooking. We’ve all dabbled from time to time with beer pairing, beer cooking and just plan drinking. So have some fun and maybe learn a little something.
If you want to find out more about Lindsay or her blog you can check it out at wwww.LoveBeerLoveFood.com. If your more of the social kind, of course you can find her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Take look out in the beer world and find a friend.
The Ohio Beercast had the pleasure of interviewing one of the “old guard” of the Ohio brewing scene, Jay from the Weasel Boy Brewing Co. stepped up to the mic. In our conversation we wandered all over the Ohio craft beer universe, touching on everything from the latest in Ohio beer to the use of the term craftbeer. A nationally recognized brewery, Weasel Boy is churning out great beer all the time and should be on your list of stops when you visit the Columbus area.
To keep up on the latest news and events of Weasel Boy Brewing Co. you can check out their website at www.WeaselBoyBrewing.com. Of course you can find them on facebook and twitter if that suits your needs, just be sure to stay in the know.
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