THIS WEEK ON THE CHUG: The Bruery gets a pass, Michigan is cold AF and makes hella money on beer, people protest 10 Barrel in San Diego, Germans are hilarious and Texas makes questionable decisions. Then Sam chugs a coffee porter from 4 Noses Brewing Company. Come for the news, stay for the Chug.
This week we met up with Denver comedian Christie Buchele at Sexpot Comedy’s massive World headquarters to talk about the joys of essentially drinking for free, being hung over for a TV performance and all the other cool shit comedians get to do. Christie has a podcast of her own as well that is strangely close to ours in terms of building up to weird fucking questions so she was ready to rock by the time we hit the loaded questions. It was a ton of fun so give it a listen and check out all of Christie’s shows. Roll…
THIS WEEK IN BEER NEWS: AB is cock blocking your favorite brewery from hops, The Rockies kiss Cubs fans’ asses, Science is stupid, Heineken is also stupid and the AV Club needs to fuck off. Meanwhile, Sam chugs *two* beers and does the whole show in one take, fuck ups and all. Come for the news, stay for the Chug.
THIS WEEK ON THE CHUG: Georgia gets less awful, Denmark gears up to piss the beer world off, beards are ready to take over the US and Draft Magazine lets us know what it’s like to sell out. Then we revisit the classic West vs East coast IPA battle between Pliny and Heady. Come for the news, stay for the Chug. Source links: Georgia Governor Signs Booze Bill Denmark pee beer US Hop acreage grows 95% in five years What it’s like to work for a brewery that “sold out”
We have another first on this week’s podcast! We bring on our friend Justin Cross to dish on the beer scene in Phoenix, AZ, his global brewing club and, the actual first, describes some of the joyous process of starting a brewery. By the time we get to the loaded questions, we couldn’t even throw him off. Great chat and be sure to check out the Global Brew Coalition on the book of faces. Holler at us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram cuz we’re totally hollaback girls.