Beer Fueled: Sports, Booze and BS
By Kristopher Hopper
Kris Hopper (@HoppBFF) and Dan Thury (@ThuryBFF) are two tortured sports fans with a taste for beer and whiskey. Their friends got tired of listening to them talk football and review drinks at the bar, so they made a podcast out of it instead. Catch us weekly for all the latest around the NFL and sports world, fantasy/betting advice, draft analysis, and much more all while relaxing and enjoying a drink of whatever we see fit. (Formerly Beer Fueled Fantasy Football)
Ep 393 - Redraft Either Or, Miles Sanders, Ravens WR's
Fantasy Football season is quickly approaching with training camps set to begin next month. We start off with a discussion around what it would take for Miles Sanders to hit the next level, take a look at Baltimore's WR room, analyze some trade values and wrap up with some redraft either or.
June 30, 2022
Ep 392 - Titans WR's, Texans RB's and Scott Fish Bowl
We start off with some news from around the NFL which leads to breaking down Titans pass catchers, Texans RB's and discussing how to evaluate draft capital for players starting the season on the PUP. We then dive into the phenomenon that is Scott Fish Bowl as we talk draft strategy and league settings
June 24, 2022
Ep 391 - The Best Shape of our Lives
Its mini camp and we have another coach speak packed episode to pick through. We discuss outlook for Swift and Pollard, look at the QB situations in PIT and ATL and discuss some dynasty trade values. Plus a ton more.
June 15, 2022
Ep 390 - Fantasy Football Questions from the Internet
We answer trade questions from fantasy football twitter and facebook, break down the latest news and buy or sell the latest coach speak. Optional third wheel Ryan shows up with....Miller High Life? Dan and Kris review Larceny Barrel Proof A122.
June 09, 2022
Ep 389 -- Latest news, deciphering more hype and ADP
We take our first offseason look at ADP and who is going too high and too low. We also breakdown more offseason hype/coach speak
June 02, 2022
Ep 388 - Deciphering Coach Speak and Rookie Draft Strategy
We take a look at coach speak from Voluntary OTA's and try to decipher some of it, including the Bears new look offense, Jimmy G's trade status, the QB situation in Seattle and Elijah Mitchell. We then discuss strategies for rookie drafts in SuperFlex and IDP and how to value draft picks. Featuring beers from: Marz, Middle Brow and Lagunitas.
May 26, 2022
Ep 387 - One Injury Away (1QB Rookie Mock)
Tyler Posey and Ryan Miner join us to discuss a rookie mock we did with other members of the FF Faceoff. Lots of good rookie discussion, plenty of Isaiah Spiller rants and of course there is beer.
May 18, 2022
Ep 386 -- Draft Recap pt. 2 - Survivors
We wrap up our draft recaps with a look at what veterans came out of the Draft with opportunity in tact. We then take a look at the best remaining free agents. We also drink a doppelbock and an heirloom lager because...beer.
May 12, 2022
Ep 385 - NFL Draft Recap w/ Ryan Miner (FF Faceoff)
We are joined by Ryan Miner, also of the faceoff sports network to discuss the 2022 NFL Draft. We chat dynasty values, draft capital, landing spots and take a question or two all while sipping some local beer.
May 05, 2022
Ep 384 -- NFL Draft WR's... and TE's w/ Miguel Chapeton (@ProFootballPSI)
We dive into the DEEP WR class for this years draft, discuss pizza gate, Deebo Samuels 49ers saga and briefly talk rookie TE's just to check that box. Also, we totally make up for last weeks podcast audio mishaps...maybe.
April 20, 2022
Ep 383 -- 2022 NFL Draft QBs and RB's w/ Brad Starks (Roto Lounge)
We start off the rails and it gets no better. Hopper goes shirtless, simulates a carson strong sack and generally steals the show (by his own admission) as we breakdown the 2022 NFL Draft QB's and RB's. Tons of debate and discussion in this one with an awesome guest as we sip bourbon from Wild Turkey and Jim Beam and beer from Destihl
April 15, 2022
Ep 382 -- AFC Draft Needs
We continue to look at team needs ahead of the NFL Draft as we break down the AFC. We also talk the Eagles/Saints blockbuster trade , the Parker move to NE and Diggs extension with Buffalo
April 07, 2022
Ep 381 -- NFC Draft Needs
It's officially draft season. We kick ours off by breaking down team needs in the AFC. We also touch on Bruce Arian's retirement and all the latest from around the world and the NFL. Featured Beers from Energy City and Blind Pig Brewery
March 31, 2022
Ep 380 - Free Agent Frenzy Pt 2
Its been a busy week in the NFL since we last sat down for a beer. We dive into the Tyreek Hill, Devante Adams and Deshaun Watson trades, debate how the Bills target share will shake out and take a look at the rest of the moves around the NFL. Featured beers are from Oddside Ales and The Bruery.
March 24, 2022
Ep 379 - Legal Tampering Madness, Evaluating Draft Talent and 'The Bad Guy'
Hey Yo! -- On this weeks show we break down the NFL's Legal Tampering period and reset the landscape as deals have been FLYING. We also get into how we evaluate talent as the NFL draft quickly approaches and a tribute to the 'Bad Guy'
March 16, 2022
Ep 378 - QB Carousel and Combine Reaction
We are joined by Anthony Cervino (@TheRealNFLGuru; FF Faceoff) to announce some news related to the podcast. Once that is out of the way, we jump into the QB landscape after a whirlwind of trades including the Wilson and Wentz trades, Rodgers re-signing...maybe? Watson's grand jury decision and whats next for the NFL's QB landscape. We then take a look at this past weeks combine and which prospects helped and hurt their stock ahead of next months NFL draft. Featured beers are from Maplewood and Breckenridge
March 11, 2022
Ep 377 - 2022 Free Agency Primer
The legal tampering period for free agents is just two weeks away as the hot part of the offseason is about to begin. We preview all of the impending free agents and discuss where we want them to land. Also the latest news and non-news.
March 03, 2022
Ep 376 - 2021 NFL Dynasty Values
We chat the 2021 NFL Draft class and their dynasty values. Check in on the XFL and USFL, chat the return of the Disc Golf Pro Tour and drink some peerless bourbon and three phase beer.
February 25, 2022
Ep 375 - 2020 NFL Draft Class Lookback
We take a look back at the 2020 NFL draft class and their current dynasty values after their sophomore season. Also the latest drama from the fantasy twitterverse and an endearing beer fueled reads rotoworld segment.
February 18, 2022
Ep 374 - 2019 NFL Draft Class Lookback
We take a look back at the 2019 NFL draft class and check in on their dynasty value and NFL futures. We also talk about the latest coaching hires and their impacts on those teams. Featuring beers from Triptych Brewing and Hop Butcher.
February 10, 2022
Ep 373 - NFC Dynasty Check-In w/ @ShaneisTheWorst
We talk the NFL's race problem and Brian Flores, Tom Brady's retirement, recent head coaching hires and get into some NFC dynasty player evaluations with Shane Manila of Dynasty Trades HQ and about every other thing in the world.
February 02, 2022
Ep 372 - AFC Dynasty Check in w/ John Hogue (@SuperFlexDude)
We are joined by @SuperFlexDude to chat AFC Dynasty. We take a look at bounceback/breakout candidates, holds and who helped or hurt their stock this year. We also jump into coaching updates and the latest news around the NFL. This show is chalk full of great discussion and lots of information including multiple Devin Singletary spins.
January 27, 2022
EP 371 - Fuelies and Black Monday
Its out super original idea of a fantasy awards show -- the fifth annual fuelies! We hand out our ROY, heartbreaker, waiver wire pickup of the year and a ton more. We also break down black monday as we look at who was fired, who somehow kept a job and who the top candidates are this coaching cycle. Featuring OId Town Porter from Narrow Gauge and Goose Islands Bourbon County Number 4.
January 13, 2022
Ep 370 - NFL Black Monday and Playoff Previews
The fantasy football season is over, so we give you an episode as footballs fans. We run through each team and try to predict what is coming on Monday with firings and staffing changes, dive into the Antonio Brown saga briefly and then wrap it up by telling you about all of the Week 18 playoff scenario's and making our predictions. Featuring beers from New Glarus Brewing Co and Destihl.
January 06, 2022
Ep 369 - Playoff Formats, Championship Week, Remembering John Madden and Jeff Dickerson
We kick off the show by remember two very important losses to the football world in John Madden and Jeff Dickerson. We then transition to a discussion around playoff formats and some news before wrapping it up with a championship week preview.
December 30, 2021
Ep 368 - Week 16 Preview
We dedicate the majority of this episode to Week 16 previews to help with the final drive to championship week. Featuring: West Side Brewing's Krampus Coal and 1792 Sweet Wheat
December 24, 2021
Ep 367 -- Beer Breakfast: Week 15 "Previews"
This week can be summed up with a giant WTF, but first, Whiskey as we break down flights and allocated pricing. Then we are on to football as we break down the current COVID situation, updated protocols, what do do if you are a fantasy commissioner and attempt to break down games. Dan also pays up on his Busch light bet.
December 18, 2021
EP 366 - Week 14 Prep, Collusion, Wilson vs. Fields
We kick it old school with an extended weekly preview episode for the final playoff push. However, before we do that we discuss collusion in dynasty leagues, what it is and how to handle it. We then touch on some injury news and before the Bears/Packers game we dive into a Justin Fields vs. Zach Wilson comparison.
December 09, 2021
Ep 365 - Brett Beer, 0 RB, MLB Ballgate, Dynasty Value Check, Week 13 Previews
We kick off the show with an in depth look at what exactly a Brett beer is? We then take a dive into 0 RB through the year to see how the viability of that strategy has evolved and why this year is the perfect victory lap, but also a fake news. We also check in on the dynasty value of 30 players and preview Week 13.
December 02, 2021
Ep 364 - NFL Week 12, Dynasty Trade Values
We open the show with news on Bronco's WR extension's. We then move into some dynasty trade deals and discuss the merits of each deal, what it meant for each team and the perceived value before previewing all of the Week 12 NFL Action.
November 25, 2021
Ep 363 - NFL Week 11 preview and playoff push check in's
We have reached the backstretch of the fantasy season with just four weeks before the playoffs, and with that we are going to re-set some realities for the last few weeks of the season. Also, Week 11 preview.
November 19, 2021
Ep 362 -- Dalvin Cook, OBJ, Week 9 Takeaways and Week 10 Preview
We are over halfway through the fantasy football season and things are crazier than ever. We break down the Dalvin Cook situation and possible OBJ landing spots, dissect some some of the Week 10 action, pick some league winners and preview all of the Week 10 stuff.
November 11, 2021
EP 361 - Mental Health, Car Crashes, Injuries and Week 9
This episode has about everything that makes beer fueled great. We start with a rant on bourbon sales, then dive into Ridley and Ruggs with a ton of non fantasy related insight. From there, its down to business with the Henry injury, OBJ wanting out of Cleveland and all of the Week 9 Previews. We also get into brewing as Dan reviews Hopp's homebrew.
November 04, 2021
Ep 360 - NFL Week 8 Preview, Dynasty talk, and player banter
We preview all of the Week 8 NFL action, discuss the possibility that the dynasty player 1 at all positions could be from this years class, and get into some individual performances including: Samaje Perine, Van Jefferson, Tee Higgings and Justin Fields. We also reset on the Bucs and Bengals defenses.
October 28, 2021
Ep 359 - Week 7 Preview and Bye Week Survival Prep
Kris and Dan walk you through the hell fire and brimstone that are upcoming NFL bye weeks. We also preview all of the Week 7 football action.
October 20, 2021
Ep 358 - Week 6 Preview and Stock Up
We take a look at guys who are trending up over the last few weeks that might be trade targets on benches of other teams, or even on waivers. We then preview all of the Week 6 actions.
October 14, 2021
Ep 357 - Week 5 Preview and What to do with Your Fantasy Team
Its 2 Hours of Whiskey Fueled power as we pack this show with fantasy goodness. We kick it off by discussing what to do with your fantasy roster 4 weeks in. Dynasty? Redraft? Winning Record? Not so great? It don't matter! We got advice for you. We then get into positional points against and discuss how to use this metric. We even drill down into a few surprises. Finally we hit you with a Week 5 preview for all of the games on this weeks agenda.
October 07, 2021
Ep 356- Surprising Starts (The Good, Bad and Ugly), Week 4
We go over some of the horrendous starts in the NFL as well as some of the surprising ones. Also the latest injury news and Week 4 previews
September 30, 2021
Ep 355 - Week 2 Thoughts and Week 3 preview
We hit some of the high points and low points from week 2 of the NFL season including Bucs WR usage, Brandin Cooks production, Allen Robinson's lack of production, and what do you do with CEH? We then preview all of the week 3 matchups and get you up to date on a rash of injuries.
September 22, 2021
Ep 354- Situational Situations, Rookie Debuts, and Week 2
We check in on all of the situational situations around the NFL and see how they played out in Week 1 and how some will adapt due to injury. We then check in on some rookie reviews, chat stand out performances and preview NFL Week 2
September 15, 2021
EP 353- 2021 NFL Week One
We hit you with news you need to know before Week 1 and break down some of our favorite matchups for fantasy football. We also provide some bets we like and touch on some early prop bets Featuring beers from: Destihl Brewing Company and Prairie Artisan Ales
September 09, 2021
Ep 352 - Camp Cuts, A little sports world news, and draft breakdowns
We hit on all of the training camp cuts and moves you need to know about, break down some fantasy drafts and talk about the Met's shit show and the Hurricane's dynamic troll job
September 03, 2021
Ep 351 -RB Trades, Bronco's QB's, Redraft/Keeper Strategies and FF Twitter Drama
We start off giving our takes on recent FF Twitter drama (skip the first 30 minutes if you want to miss that), we then jump into the Bronco's QB and Rams/Patriots RB situations, discuss the Etienne injury and give some strategies on redraft and keeper leagues
August 27, 2021
Ep 350 - Toto Covers, Re-draft values, Camp Battles
We are ranking 20 covers of Toto's Africa, and then, while that energy will be hard to top we get into camp battles, redraft values, camp updates and a ton of other good stuff.
August 20, 2021
Ep 349 - Training Camp Check In
Kris and Dan check in on NFL training camp and give some thoughts on the Colts foot injuries. We also touch on recent Aaron Rodgers reports, Deshaun Watson trade rumors and plenty of other hype around the league
August 06, 2021
Ep 348 - Training Camp, Anthony Rizzo, Simone Biles and Hold out QB's
We cover alot of ground as we open up with the latest in NFL news including a couple of hold out QB's, reactions to the Cam Akers injury and the latest from training camp. We also get into the Simone Biles decision, and the MLB trade deadline as Hopper says farewell to a Cubs great. Plenty of beer and bourbon education in this one as well
July 30, 2021
Ep 347 - Scott Fish Bowl Post Mortem w/ Brad Starks (RotoLounge) and Skip Newton (Devy Happy Hour)
We brought together a panel of the only people willing to put up with our crap to discuss Scott Fish Bowl -- We chat how strategy panned out and thoughts on teams/draft. Also Beer Fueled Reads Rotoworld. If you like Kicker Analysis, Sam Darnold and Drew Lock this show is for you.
July 16, 2021
Ep 346 - SFB Mock Check Ins, Half Acre Thoughts and PDGA Worldse
Dan and Kris are back kicking it off with another episode of "Will we get copyright claimed for a WCW theme?". From there we jump into the PDGA worlds, our thoughts on Rodgers, Watson and Half Acre Beer, and some SFB Mock Values. We wrap it up with the latest news in a cliche hype in a Kris and Dan read rotoworld segment
July 02, 2021
Ep345 - We're going to Scott Fish Bowl!
Dan and Kris are going to the Scott Fish Bowl and the hype is real. We dive into scoring and strategy, make a couple of live mock draft picks and discuss the importance of mock drafting in new formats and adjusting as you go. We also read some rotoworld headlines and pick out some our most favorite cliche's and review some beer. Also disc golf talk in the middle.
June 25, 2021
Ep 344 -- ADP Check In, Cliche's and Beer Talk
We get into a plethora of things on today's show kicking it off with Cole Beasley's latest twitter tirade. We then turn focus to what we can make of the jets training camp and break down some common cliche's. Later we break into ADP as well as some discussion around beer adjuncts and what exactly a tap takeover is.
June 18, 2021
Ep 343- Julio, Dynasty Trades, Hype and Value Card Packs
We get into a whole multitude of things including a bunch of OTA hype, the Julio trade and some of Dan's dynasty trades. We also chat about the four roses label ban and open up a couple cheap-o Walgreens card packs.
June 11, 2021
Ep 342 - Lets Get Ranchy
We answer the age old midwestern question of "does ranch go with everything?" by pairing it with 10 different items and judging the results. We also chat Julio landing spots, MLB's foreign substance problem and Kyle Pitts vs Travis Kelce for dynasty. Come join us in a truly unique episode.
June 03, 2021
Ep 341 -- Etienne, The MLB and a little about us
We chat about the Twins/White Sox fiasco and why no hitters are up in the MLB/how to fix it. We then discuss Travis Etienne and if Urban Meyer knows what he is doing? We wrap up by telling you a little bit about ourselves with some top 10 lists and fun facts. Its a change of pace during a relatively slow week.
May 21, 2021
Ep 340 - NFL Draft Review - NFC
We flip to the other side of the NFL this week to talk the NFC draft classes. We of course touch on Justin Fields and Kyle Pitts, but also touch on what not drafting anyone says for Sam Darnold and Mike Davis. We of course drink some beer and discuss why Oscar Draguicevich is a name you need to know.
May 14, 2021
Ep 339 - NFL Draft Recap - AFC
We go team by team through the AFC breaking down all of their picks, the fantasy football and roster impacts of those picks, and throwing shade where we must. We also talk the Bridgewater trade, and breakdown a slew of 5th year option decisions
May 07, 2021
Ep 338 - NFL Draft WR's and TE's w/ Miguel Chapeton
One more week until the 2021 NFL Draft. For this one Dan and Kris are joined by Miguel Chapeton (ProFootballPSI, GoingFor2) to break down all the WR's and TE's in this years NFL Draft. We also discuss the latest from the rumor mill and a couple of retirements.
April 23, 2021
Ep 337 - NFL Draft 2021: QB's and RB's w/ John Hogue and Sam Wagman
Its finally time for the 2021 NFL Draft. Dan and Kris are joined by John Hogue (Superflex Show/SuperFlex City) and Sam Wagman (4th and Jawn/@TheShowFF) to break down all the QB's and RB's in this years NFL Draft. We also discuss the James Conner Signing and Edelman's Retirement.
April 16, 2021
Ep 336- Beer Fueled Does: Homebrew w/ Chris Allen
Chris Allen (4 for 4, Football Guys, NBC Football Edge) joins us for alot of discussion on homebrew. We get into recipe building, the journey we took in homebrewing and alot of the nuances that make beer then. We also discuss the Sam Darnold trade pretty heavily and give some more rookie my guys
April 09, 2021
Ep 335 - Beer March Madness and Rookie Time Warp
We pit 8 beers against eachother in a march madness style bracket while we discuss the latest NFL news including massive moves in the draft and the TB Backfield. We then try to place various top rookies from this years draft into draft classes back to 2017. Beer Bracket: North Coast Scrimshaw, Humble Forage Coastal Sunrise, Odell 90 Schilling, Cigar City Fancy Papers, Brooklyn Bel Air Key Lime Sour, Noon Whistle Leisel Weapon, Keg Grove Holey Jeans, Weldwerks 7 Layer Stout
April 02, 2021
Ep 334 - Burn out and Rookies w/ Sam "Stompy" Lane
We are joined by Sam "Stompy" Lane to discuss the latest news from around the NFL. We then jump into a little self help session as we discuss burn out and how to overcome it. We are going to then lighten the mood and wrap up with a bit of Rookie talk as a pre-cursor to "Official" NFL Draft Season
March 26, 2021
Ep 333- Free Agency w/ Brad (RotoLounge) and Shane Barrett
We sit down with some drinks to cover all of the free agency news in the NFL. We dive into Corey Davis, all of the QB action, spend a stupid amount of time on Jamaal Williams. We also drink ALOT of bourbon with appearances from Early Times, Smoke Wagon Uncut/Unfiltered, Old Grand Dad Bonded, EH Taylor, and a couple of beers.
March 19, 2021