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The Beer League

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Casual conversations about beer. Hosts and brewing industry guests talk about sports and rate a different style of beer each week.

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The Beer League - Black Friday Caffeination
What goes best with Black Friday shopping? Coffee. And what goes perfectly with coffee? Beer. In this special Black Friday Episode we dive into Harpoon and Dunkin' Donuts' Fall Pack and we're very surprised by one of the beers and one of them is one of the strangest beers Ryne has ever heard of (but it turns out pretty great for him)
52:51
November 26, 2021
The Beer League - Gobble Up Some Desserts
In this years Thanksgiving episode, we skipped the dinner and headed straight for everyones favorite part of the meal, Dessert. Eli is surprised to find things he likes on this episode (As usual), Ethan tries to bargan for the rest of one of the beers, and Ryne is apprehensive about certain flavors working together, but of course they do. 
42:20
November 24, 2021
The Beer League: It's a Yam Packed Episode
In a week where almost everyone is missing a few guys get a call up to the main squad and boy did they luck out and the rest of the crew missed out. We're into another Platform episode and this time it's almost a Thanksgiving themed pack, because its Yam beers. Yes you heard that right Yams. As usual Platform kills it and hands us a great pack.
34:01
November 18, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - It's Flannel Szn
In this weeks surprise Seltzer Saturday we try out Bud Lights Fall Flannel Pack and lets just say some of the flavors are pretty divisive. And we get a surprise guest for the last flavor.
43:01
November 13, 2021
The Beer League: We’re FALLing for these ciders.
In this episode we get into some fall flavored ciders including a different brands take on a favorite flavor from last years Fall Ciders.
47:44
November 4, 2021
The Beer League: The Number of The Yeast
Happy Halloween! In this spooky special edition of the beer league we drink a few VERY spooky themed beers, including 2 that share one characteristic, they both carry the number of the beast, 6.66% ABV.
39:06
October 31, 2021
The Beer League: Elysian Pumpkin Pack
This week as we rapidly approach Halloween we get into the Elysian Brewing Pumpkin Pack with FOUR different pumpkin beers and maaaan were they good but don't take our word for it go try them for yourself.
01:04:42
October 28, 2021
The Beer League: It's Time To Pick Pumpkins
It's Officially Pumpkin Season!!! We're rolling right out to the pumpkin patch and we pick some great one to start the season off strong, including a 9.4% Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Ship Bottom.
41:48
October 13, 2021
Der Bierliga: We're Still Not In Germany
It’s a little late but it’s Oktoberfest for us. And Ryne has a complaint about Big American Breweries making Oktoberfest Beers.
53:51
October 6, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Down With the Thiccness
On the final Seltzer Saturday of the Summer things get really weird with some Thicc seltzers from Imprint Brewing and a surprise at the end from a listener who has contributed a few times this year. The guys also come up with the term Thiquid. On Tap: Imprint - Mango Pineapple (6% ABV, 3.25/5 Avg. Core, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI) Imprint - Pina Colada (6% ABV, 4.3/5 Avg. Core, 8/10 Avg. ICI) Imprint - Mermaid Pina Colada Ice Cream (6% ABV, 4.625/5 Avg. Core, 8.25/10 Avg. ICI) Drekker - The Plop - Mango Hurricane Fluff (3.9/5 Avg. Core, 7.5/10 Avg. ICI)
46:41
October 2, 2021
#OnlyCans - Southern Tier Again, But Different
In this episode we have some more brews from Southern Tier but not from the beloved Blackwater Series, this time its Southern Tier Ciderworks and we're dipping into their Variety Pack. On Tap: All 5% ABV Unfiltered Apple - 3.6/5 Avg. Core, 7/10 Avg. ICI Honey Ginger - 3.4/5 Avg. Core, 5.4/10 Avg. ICI Rose Hibiscus - 3/5 Avg. Core, 5/10 Avg. ICI Blood Orange - 3.6/5 Avg. Core, 6.4/10 Avg. ICI
32:30
September 29, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Southern Style Seltzer
This week we're still working with a limited crew and we get some Smithworks on the show. No not vodka, but they make some pretty great Lemonade Seltzers.  On Tap (All 5%ABV) Flavors Ranked 1. Peach Tea T2. Strawberry T2. Lemon 4. Lime
35:17
September 25, 2021
#OnlyCans - Valhalla Can Wait
On this weeks episode we're missing two of our regular guys but a few of our regular guests hop back on the show to fill the void, so Ryne threw a special episode for them. We did a single brewery episode, where we feature beers from Drekker Brewing Company and man did they not disappoint. On Tap. Neon Phenom - Double IPA - (8.5% ABV, 3.875/5 Avg. Core, 5.5/10 Avg. ICI) Slang Du Jour - Fruited Sour - (7.7% ABV, 4.6/5 Avg. Core, 7/10 Avg. ICI) Mango, Orange, Banana Braaaaaains - Smoothie Sour - (7.1% ABV, 4.1/5 Avg. Core, 7.875/10 Avg. ICI) Strawberry, Blueberry, Banana Braaaaains - Smoothie Sour - (6.3% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 7.5/10 Avg. ICI)
46:50
September 15, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - High Scores for High Noon
In this weeks Seltzer Saturday the boys bend the rules a little again and enjoy some of High Noon's Tropical Pack. Yeah they're Canned Vodka Sodas but they're clear and bubbly so they still count to us. On Tap - (All High Noon's, all 4.5% ABV, All 8 on the ICI scale) Passionfruit - 3.875/5 Avg. Core Score Mango - 4.4375/5 Avg. Core Score Pineapple - 4.5625 Avg. Core Score Watermelon - 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score
26:02
September 12, 2021
#OnlyCans - This One's Heavy
This week on #OnlyCans we start with something a little different, a beer. We kick things off with a Hazy IPA from Brooklyn, Ryne does his best Lisa Loeb impression and then things get heavy with the highest ABV beer we've ever had. On Tap: Brooklyn Brewing Co. - Tropically Hazy - (Hazy IPA, 6.5% ABV, 3.375/5 Avg. Core, 5.625/10 Avg. ICI) Lone Eagle Brewing Co. - Blueberry Gushers - (Fruited Kettle Sour, 6.8% ABV, 3.25/5 Avg. Core, 5.5/10 Avg. ICI) Great South Bay - Wah Gwaan 2: Return of the Wah Gwaan - (Tropical Belgian Quad, 18.4% ABV, 4.1875/5 Avg. Core, 5.5/10 Avg. ICI)
38:20
September 8, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Wooder Ice Day
We're celebrating the unofficial end of summer by enjoying a Seltzer twist on a Summer classic, Water Ice. We take a crack at Flagship Brewing and Ralph's Famous Italian Ices crossover pack, and enjoy some classic summer flavors.  On Tap: (All 4.5% ABV, All 9/10 ICI) Lemon Ice - 3.25/5 Avg. Core Score Watermelon Ice - 3.375/5 Avg. Core Score Orange and Cream - 4/5 Avg. Core Score Rainbow Ice - 3.25/5 Avg. Core Score
30:19
September 4, 2021
#OnlyCans - Drunk Desserts
We're back after a brief break and you can tell we're a bit out of practice. But the good news is once we start drinking its like we never left. Ship Bottom - Key Lime Pie (Sour Ale) - 5.8% ABV, 3.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.125/10 Avg. ICI Roak Brewing Co. - Ice Cream Man (Orange + Cream Kettle Sour) - 5% ABV, 3.25/5 Avg. Core Score, 7/10 Avg. ICI Stickman Brewing Company - Send In The Clowns (Banana Split DIPA) 8.3% ABV, 2.375/5 Avg. Core Score, 3/10 Avg. ICI
41:36
September 1, 2021
#OnlyCans - Dandy Shandys
This week on #OnlyCans we go a little lighter with every beer coming in 5.5% ABV or lower including one of the lowest ABV's we've ever had on the show. And Ryne gets a little Philosophical.
43:07
July 28, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Limonada Brewdown
This week on Seltzer Saturday we have a bit of a Brewdown comparing the flavors in the Corona Limonada Seltzer pack. And to absolutely no ones surprise the boys love all the flavors. 
31:27
July 24, 2021
#OnlyCans - A Very Orange Episode
This week on #OnlyCans it’s another Sour week and even though Christian complains to start he seems to enjoy himself, and Ryne and Brian break out some perfect scores.
50:14
July 21, 2021
Seltzer Saturday: Nostalgia Seltzer
This week on Seltzer Saturday we take a walk down memory lane and enjoy some seltzer’s with flavors that remind us of our childhood. And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERTIME" for 10% off Your Order (Promo Code Expires 7/26/21)
44:19
July 17, 2021
#OnlyCans - Schmoojee Kings
This week on #OnlyCans we finally get our hands on some Imprint Beer Company Schmoojee beers thanks to the shipping options from our friends at Biermi, and Ryne is so excited he forgets the typical OnlyCans intro. But after the guys get over the initial shock of a Thicc beer, they quickly realize just how good these beers are. On Tap: (All From Imprint's Schmoojee Line) Strawberry Passionfruit - 3.5/5 Avg. Core, 6.75/10 Avg. ICI Peach Mango Lemonade - 3.7/5 Avg. Core, 7.25/10 Avg. ICI Puffcicle Pyrotechnics - 4.3/5 Avg. Core, 6.625/10 Avg. ICI And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERISGOOD" for 10% off Your Order (Promo Code Expires 7/16/21)
45:27
July 14, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Ghosted for a Honeymoon
This week we do our fastest episode ever because our very own newlywed Brian is rushing off to his Honeymoon. But before we let him go we try some canned cocktails from Ghost Brewing Company, and we forgo our usual rating system to save time and we rank the flavors, but of course we cant even fully agree on that.  Ryne and Christian's Ranking's 1. Moscow Mule 2. Rum Punch 3. Whiskey Smash Aj and Brian's Rankings 1. Rum Punch 2. Moscow Mule 3. Whiskey Smash And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBeerIsGood" for 10% off Your Order
17:59
July 10, 2021
#OnlyCans - Hosts Choice
This week Ryne lays out every beer we have in inventory and tells the guys to pick one each to review, and of course Brian can't follow the directions and sneaks one out of his refrigerator, and Christian pulls out a new flavor of an old favorite that has a special place in the hearts of the hosts. On Tap: Brian's Choice: The Alchemist - Heady Topper - (IPA, 8% ABV, 3.6/5 Avg. Core, 3.375/10 Avg. ICI) AJ's Choice: Ellicottville Brewing - Just Peachy - (Fruited Sour, 4.2% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI) Christian's Choice: Cape May Brewing - Crushin' It Grapefruit - (Fruited IPA, 8% ABV, 4.375/5 Avg. Core, 7.375/10 Avg. ICI)
41:57
July 7, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Remembering Fake Retro
Get your visors and strap on your fanny packs as we get nostalgic, or whatever Bud Light’s version of nostalgic is, with a pack of some retro seltzers
27:45
July 3, 2021
#OnlyCans - It's Pie Time For Another Brewdown
This week we bring back one of our favorite segments that we've long neglected, The Brewdown. This weeks contestants are 2 Key Lime Pie sours from Smuttynose Brewing and Westbrook Brewing, and as if that wasn't enough pie we finish the episode with a Lemon Meringue Pie sour from Evil Twin Brewing  On Tap: Smuttynose Brewing Company - Key Lime Pie Sour - (5.5% ABV, 3.6/5 Avg. Core, 4.6/10 Avg. ICI) Westbrook Brewing Company - Key Lime Pie Gose - (4% ABV, 3.25/5 Avg. Core, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI) Evil Twin Brewing Company - Lemon Meringue Pie Sour - (6% ABV, 3.8/5 Avg. Core, 6/10 Avg. ICI)  And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out  >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49  >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
30:00
June 30, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Naturally This One Was Fun
Almost as if perfectly planned to make up for last Saturday's chaos this one is an episode Ryne has been looking forward to for weeks, the boys finally get their hands on the Natty Light Sour Seltzers and you might be surprised by which flavor comes in last place from this pack.  On Tap (All 6% ABV) Slice For What - (Lemon, 2.9/5 Avg. Core, 8.25/10 Avg. ICI) Razzle Dazzle - (Blue Raspberry, 3.7/5 Avg. Core, 8.5/10 Avg. ICI) No Capple - (Green Apple, 3.625/5 Avg. Core, 8.75/10 Avg. ICI) Rind & Dined - (Watermelon, 3.9/5 Avg. Core, 8.5/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
32:25
June 26, 2021
#OnlyCans - Back 2 the Back of The Fridge
With new beer inventory coming in its time to clean out some of the old stuff. We do a bit of time travel talking about a beer from a brewery we haven't released yet, learn the definition of "dank" and get a lesson in what real Honey is. On Tap: Alpine Beer Company - Nelson - (IPA, 7% ABV, 3.4/5 Avg. Core, 5.2/10 Avg. ICI) Bovino's Pizzeria and Brewery - Uncle Sticky's Vanilla Porter - (Vanilla Bourbon Porter, 6.2% ABV, 3.9/5Avg. Core, 5.9/10 Avg. ICI) Stolen Sun Craft Brewing & Roasting Co. - Justa Honey Amber - (Amber Ale, 6.2% ABV, 3/5 Avg. Core, 4.4/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
33:58
June 23, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - Ryne Truly Regrets This One
In our return to normalcy after our 2 week pause the guys make a concerted effort to get cancelled with some really inappropriate talk about Pop Tarts and Hot Pockets all while enjoying Ryne's Misery and drinking some delicious Fruit Punch Seltzers from Truly. The episode content may be rough but the can content is awesome. On Tap (All 5% ABV) Fruit Punch - (3.5/5 Avg. Core, 6.25/10 Avg. ICI) Citrus Punch - (3.9/5 Avg. Core, 7.25/10 Avg. ICI) Berry Punch - (4.1/5 Avg. Core, 7.5/10 Avg. ICI) Tropical Punch - (3.5/5 Avg. Core, 7/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
33:23
June 19, 2021
#OnlyCans - The Back of The Fridge
We're short staffed..... again, and we decide to try something new. Pulling beers that have been buried in the fridge by all the guests and themed episodes we've done, and stuff we really wanted to try but never had the time. On Tap: Ludlam Brewing Company - Philadium 50th Anniversary Ale - (American Pale Ale, 6% ABV, 3.67/5 Avg. Core, 6.67/10 Avg. ICI) Free Will Brewing Company - Chocolate Black Currant Mash - (Fruited Sour, 7.5% ABV, 3.67/5 Avg. Core, 3.67/10 Avg. ICI) Cape May Brewing Company - Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake IPA - (Milkshake IPA, 7.2% ABV, 3.67/5 Avg. Core, 3.67/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
37:38
June 9, 2021
Seltzer Saturday - #MDW2021
It's Memorial Day Weekend and we're bending the rules a bit and drinking sparkling canned cocktails from Bud Light Ritas, and completely unsurprisingly Brian and AJ rave about one of the flavors. On Tap:  Sparkling Mojito Fizz - (10% ABV, 4.725/5 Avg. Core, 7.5/10 Avg. ICI) Sparkling Strawberry Mojito Fizz - (10% ABV, 4.875/5 Avg. Core, 9.5/10 Avg. ICI) Sparkling Passion Fruit Cosmo - (10% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 6.75/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
31:40
May 29, 2021
#OnlyCans - Post Vacation Blues
This week we’re back from vacation and back to drinking beer, including a beer beer from an old favorite brewery and, a summertime nitro? On Tap: Cape May Brewing Co. - The Purp - (Purple Grape Shandy, 5% ABV, 4/5 Avg. Core, 6.625/10 Avg. ICI) Left Hand Brewing Company - Gettin' Tiki With It - (Nitro Wheat Ale w/ Coconut and Pineapple, 7.5% ABV, 3.875/5 Avg. Core, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Dog Brewing Company - Switch Doctor - (Fruited Imperial Sour, 10% ABV, 3.9375/5 Avg. Core, 5.5/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
36:32
May 26, 2021
Seltzer Saturdays - Out Of Office Pod
In our last Seltzer Saturday on vacation ): we drink some of the best seltzers we've ever had. Bud Light's Out of Office pack was so good we had to pick up 6 more cases after we finished recording, and one of them gets a 5 and 10 from Ryne which we never thought would happen with seltzers. On Tap With Rankings (All 5% ABV and a running average of 8.5/10 ICI) 2.) Classic Lime Margarita - 4.2/5 Tied 3.) Strawberry Daiquiri 4.1/5 Tied 3.) Mango Mai Tai 4.1/5 1.) Watermelon Mojito 4.5/5 And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
31:01
May 22, 2021
#OnlyCans - Summertime Shandy's
We're still on vacation but we've gone back to our roots and we're actually drinking beer today, well kinda. We've got some great shandy's to try from our friends at Platform Beer Co. and Ryne is pretty excited about some of the flavors. On Tap (All 4.2% ABV) Raspberry/Pomelo - 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 6.875/10 Avg. ICI Blood Orange/Passionfruit - 3.625/5 Avg. Core, 6.375/10 Avg. ICI Pineapple/Mango - 3.9/5 Avg. Core, 7.25/10 Avg. ICI And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
34:14
May 19, 2021
Seltzer Saturdays - Vacation Sodas
This week on Seltzer Saturday, we're still on vacation so we're drinking some hard seltzers from Stewart's, a company most known for their sodas, and for a little vacation nostalgia since they used to be a cornerstone on the Wildwood Boardwalk, breaking into the Seltzer game, and they don't disappoint. Flavors Ranked (All 5% ABV) 1. Root Beer 2. Orange Cream 3. Raspberry Lime 4. Black Cherry And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
27:40
May 15, 2021
#OnlyCans - Summer Cider
On this vacation episode we aimed to make AJ and Joe very happy and did a Cider episode, featuring some of the newest releases from Blake's Hard Cider and ending with a cidery we've never had before with a really cool backstory. On Tap Blake's Hard Cider - Strawberry Lemonade - (6.5% ABV, 4/5 Avg. Core, 8/10 Avg. ICI) Blake's Hard Cider - Blueberry Lemonade - (6.5% ABV, 3.9/5 Avg. Core, 7.5/10 Avg. ICI) Abandon Hard Cider - Vacation - (6% ABV, 3.3/5 Avg. Core, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI) And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
27:47
May 12, 2021
Seltzer Saturdays - SELTZER MODE
While we're on vacation and we're still drinking not beer, we decided to try something new for the summer, Seltzer Saturdays, this time its Cacti Seltzers owned by Travis Scott. These aren't your typical seltzers, made with Agave and all coming in at 7% ABV. Flavors Ranked: 1. Strawberry 2. Pineapple 3. Lime And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
33:21
May 8, 2021
#OnlyCans - Tipsy Vacation
Forgive the ad at the beginning because we're forgetting our cue's since we're on vacation, but we're in our first week of a very long and needed vacation and we're starting things off with some Malternatives, from one of the better breweries we've discovered over the last year, Great South Bay. We sample their Tipsy Mix Pack and the guys were not ready for them to be as good as they were. On Tap (All 5% ABV) Tipsy Tea - 4.6/5 Avg, Core, 8.9/10 Avg. ICI Tipsy Lemonade - 4.7/5 Avg. Core, 9.2/10 Avg. ICI Tipsy Punch - 4.5/5 Avg. Core, 8.75/10 Avg. ICI And if your interested in supporting us and picking up some great products check these out >>>To Get The Best Can Cooler/Beer Bong You'll Ever Buy Visit - https://kongbeerbong.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 >>>To Get Great Soap That Smells Great and Supports Our Veterans Visit - www.dukecannon.com/?ref=bb-yjwr49 and use promo code "BBEERLEAGUE" for 10% off Your Order
28:31
May 5, 2021
#OnlyCans - Smoked Cans, Tastes Like Ham.
In our last episode before we take a long vacation for Christian's Birthday, Ryne's birthday, Aj's Birthday and then Brian's Bachelor Party we finally get our Neshaminy Creek beers together, and after talking all about it we don't even drink the Tropical Shape of Haze to Come on the episode. We do, however, drink a lot of really good beers including a Neshaminy Creek core beer, a Taproom Exclusive, and a limited release that we think should make the regular rotation. On Tap County Line IPA (West Coast Style IPA, 6.6% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 4.625/10 Avg. ICI) Falconry Club (Oak Smoked Wheat Lager, 4.1% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI) Warehouse Lager (Mexican Style Lager, 4.5% ABV, 3.625/5 Avg. Core, 6/10 Avg. ICI)
37:18
April 28, 2021
#OnlyCans Nostalgia Sips
We're drinking the best flavors of our childhoods and planning how to relive the good old days with a good buzz. Saturday morning cartoons and Dunkaroo Stouts sounds like a good weekend.  On Tap: Axe and Arrow Brewing Company - Orange Fluff - (Fruited Sour, 6% ABV, 3.25/5 Avg. Core, 5.375/10 Avg. ICI) Central Waters Brewing Company - Duncan - (Imperial Stout, 7.75% ABV, 3.375/5 Avg. Core, 4.5/10 Avg. ICI) Two Roads Brewing Company - Peach Jam - (Fruited Ale, 5.5% ABV, 3.7/5 Avg. Core, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI)
44:23
April 22, 2021
#OnlyCans - Sour Power 1/2 Hour (The Tower Of Sour)
While Christian is away for a night the rest of the boys take advantage and enjoy a night of Sours including one of the most interesting and delicious beers we've ever had. On Tap: Axe and Arrow Brewing - Sour to the People: Tropic Thunder - (Fruited Sour, 7.5% ABV, 4/5 Avg. Core, 6/10 Avg. ICI) Untitled Art - Yuzu Raspberry Sherbet - (Berliner Style w/ Yuzu, Raspberry and Milk Sugar, 7% ABV, 5/5 Avg. Core, 5.33/10 Avg. ICI)  Axe and Arrow Brewing - Sour to the People: Cran, Peach, Mango - (Fruited Sour, 7.5% ABV, 3.33/5 Avg. Core, 4.67/10 Avg. ICI)
28:24
April 14, 2021
The Beer League: The Episode of Beers to Come
This week on The Beer League we talk to our new friend from Allyson from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company about some of their upcoming releases, including a beer that very nearly caused some physical violence in an episode last year, and learn the backstory of the brewery and how she came to be the Taproom Manager there.
55:26
April 12, 2021
#OnlyCans - The Listener Episode
This weeks #OnlyCans brought to you by a listener of the show, John. John was nice enough to send us a solid selection of beers to try and review in a way only we could. On Tap: Jack's Abby - PB&J Barrel-Aged Framinghammer - (Baltic Porter, 11.8% ABV, 3.3/5 Avg. Core, 2.8/10 Avg. ICI) Jack's Abby - Graham Cracker Barrel-Aged Framinghammer - (Baltic Porter, 12% ABV, 4.2/5 Avg. Core, 3.75/10 Avg. ICI) Ayinger - Weizenbock - (Weizenbock, 7.1% ABV, 3.375/5 Avg. Core, 4.25/10 Avg. ICI)
43:57
April 7, 2021
#OnlyCans - Pancakes, Pretzels and VP's
In this weeks OnlyCans we're finally getting more away from Stouts (although they're still holding on a bit) and we're developing a pattern with a brewery on 3 straight weeks On Tap: Ellicottville Brewing Company - Blueberry Maple Pancake - (Wheat Ale, 7% ABV, 4.1/ 5 Avg. Core, 5.2/10 Avg. ICI) 3 Stars Brewing/18th Street Brewery - Mallratz - (Imperial Stout w/ Cinnamon Buns and Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels, 9% ABV, 3/5 Avg. Core, 3.625/10 Avg. ICI) Dock Street Brewing Company - Madam Vice President - (Lager, 3.625/5 Avg. Core, 6/10 Avg. ICI)
36:17
March 31, 2021
The Beer League: Bartifacts 2; Drunk Hockey
On this episode we revisit the Bartifacts and this time we turn Hockey items into drinking tools, like putting bottle openers into different things and then talk about a great company called The Store Next Door that turns Hockey Sticks into different furniture. Check them out here, https://thestorenextdoor.ca  Also we talk about the upcoming Mini Beer festival hosted by our friends at Sir Charles Cider on April 17th again, Get your tickets for that here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/original-13s-mini-beer-fest-tickets-145120648767 
36:01
March 29, 2021
#OnlyCans - Weird Sour
This week is a bit of a grab bag episode, with things Ryne pulled off the shelfs at Beer Peddlers. We try a chocolate beer that isn't a stout, an orange creamsicle beer that hits much better than most others and the weirdest sour we've ever tried. On Tap: Ellicottville Brewing Company - Orange Chocolate - (Blonde Ale, 7.1% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core, 4.5/10 Avg. ICI) Smuttlabs (Smuttynose Brewing Company) - All Scream (Orange Creamsicle Pale Ale, 5.9% ABV, 4.375/5 Avg. Core, 7.75/10 Avg. ICI) Collective Arts/Stillwater - Blueberry, Chocolate, Coffee, Vanilla Sour - (Fruited Sour, 5.5% ABV, 4.1/5 Avg. Core, 4.75/10 Avg. ICI)
37:21
March 24, 2021
The Beer League: Traditional Judgement
The boys discuss some weird, wild and downright strange sports traditions like the Toast Toss and Silent Night. I don't want to give away too many details i'll just say go listen and judge for yourself.
57:28
March 22, 2021
An Sraith Beoir: Lá Fhéile Pádraig (The Beer League: St. Patrick's Day)
In case you can't read Irish, it's St. Patricks Day again, and we're revisiting a couple favorite flavors from this time last year like the Irish Coffee Stout and a Mint Chocolate Stout. We also tracked down a beer that we couldn't get last year because of the beer distributors closing before we could find it. And we revisit an old friend, with an Irish twist. Happy St. Patricks Day, Sláinte Mhaith! Ar Sconna (On Tap): Empire Brewing Company - Black Magic Irish Coffee Stout - (Whiskey Blended Coffee Stout, 7% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core, 6/10 Avg. ICI) Mother Earth Brew Co. - 4 Seasons Mint Chocolate Imperial Milk Stout - (Imperial Milk Stout, 10.8% ABV,  4.625/5 Avg. Core, 5.5/10 Avg. ICI) Evil Genius - Jameson Barrel Aged Purple Monkey Dishwasher - (Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout, 7% ABV, 3.625/5 Avg. Core, 3.75/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Fish - IPC Stout - (Flavored Stout, 10.3% ABV, 3.45/5 Avg. Core, 4.75/10 Avg. ICI)
44:10
March 17, 2021
The Beer League: A Better Bottle
This week on The Beer League we're visited (virtually of course) by our friend Chris from DraftBottle to tell us all about his product, how he came up with the idea, and about their big St Patrick's Day sale that starts TODAY He also plays our favorite game of Desert Island Beers Check them out here and be sure to get one (or more) while the sale lasts. https://draftbottle.com/
44:09
March 15, 2021
#OnlyCans - Crowded Cans
On this weeks version of #OnlyCans we revisit our friends from last week, Crowded Castle, and Christian aires out his grievances with Brian for randomly being in a wedding.  Most importantly we drink some really good beer On Tap Juice My Imagination - Hazy IPA (6.3% ABV, 4.125/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.25/10 Avg. ICI) Kahuna 'Umi 'Umi - Pineapple Lager (4.7% ABV, 2.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI) Fox and Grapes - (Sour w/Grapes 5.7% ABV, 3.635/5 Avg. Core Score, 5/10 Avg. ICI)
46:25
March 10, 2021
The Beer League: The Birthday Show
It's our birthday and as you could probably predict things go off the rails almost immediately, we revisit our roots a bit, talk about some of our favorite beers over the last year, play a new Guessing Game, and we end the night thanking everyone and anyone who've made it possible to make the show.
01:13:31
March 8, 2021
The Beer League: The Brewdown is Back
On this weeks episode we change things up a bit and do a brewdown with some Malternatves, we're getting into Seltzer Lemonades from Truly, Mikes Hard, and Bud Light. As you could expect the results are all over the place, but there is one piece of consistent data, and it's Christian
35:42
March 3, 2021
The Beer League: Crowded Castle
This week we’re a little shorthanded with Brian at a wedding but that doesn’t stop the few of us left from having a great time talking to our friends from Crowded Castle. Things start confusing with two Marks (and a Karl Christian decided he’s going to call Mark), and then we get a bit of a geometry lesson.
48:33
March 1, 2021
#OnlyCans - Brian’s Ideal Breakfast
On this weeks episode we’re still drinking Stouts but we’re throwing in another White Stout and unsurprisingly it’s a popular one again. On Tap: Untitled Art/Neon Raptor - Banana’s Foster Stout - (Flavored Stout, 8% ABV, 4.4375/5 Avg. Core Score, 3/10 Avg. ICI) Left Hand Brewing Co. - Bittersweet Coffee Stout - (Imperial Coffee Milk Stout, 8.9% ABV, 4.4375/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.875/10 Avg. ICI) Southern Tier Brewing Co. - Iced Macchiato - (Imperial White Milk Stout, 10% ABV, 4.625/5 Avg. Core Score, 7.125/10 Avg. ICI)
35:18
February 24, 2021
The Beer League: Bartifacts
On this episode of the beer league we get into a new segment called Bartifacts, random gifts or other beer related items that make you laugh or make beer drinking easier or more enjoyable. For example this week we talk about Draft Top and the Kong Beer Bong and a few others that we don't want to give away just yet.
33:51
February 22, 2021
#OnlyCans - Blame It On The Juice
On this edition of #OnlyCans we have another wide range of beers including an NEIPA and a Milk Stout that finally doesn't have Chocolate or Coffee so Brian is happy. Also we talk about some Beer Buzz Words and Christian is confused by Lizzo lyrics On Tap: Free Will Brewing - Crisper - (Kolsch, 4.4% ABV, 2.7/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.8/10 Avg. ICI) Left Hand Brewing - Raspberry Milk Stout - (Milk Stout, 5.5% ABV, 3.8/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.4/10 Avg. ICI) Two Roads Brewing - Two Juicy - (NEIPA, 8.2% ABV, 3.4/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.9/10 Avg. ICI)
35:58
February 17, 2021
The Beer League: BrewCode 2 - More Rules Made, More Rules Broken.
On this weeks edition we explore 3 more of Miller Lite's "Man Laws" and amend them as needed and as you can imagine it goes off the rails pretty rapidly.
31:28
February 15, 2021
#OnlyCans - Valentines Chocolates
On this weeks #OnlyCans episode we decided to stick with the Valentines Day Theme and try a trio of Chocolate Beers and as you can imagine Brian is not feeling the love. On Tap Flying Dog - Cream Team - (Cookies and Cream Milk Stout, 9.5% ABV, 2.4/5 Avg. Core Score, 3/10 Avg. ICI) Platform Beer Co. - Coco Delicioso - (Mexican Hot Chocolate Imperial Stout, 8.5% ABV, 3.1/5 Avg. Core Score, 2.7/10 Avg. ICI) Platform Beer Co. - Caramelicious - (Salted Caramel Chocolate Milk Stout, 7.1% ABV, 3.05/5 Avg. Core Score, 4/10 Avg. ICI)
34:54
February 10, 2021
The Beer League: Feeling The Love (City)
With Valentine's Day coming up we thought it was a good time for our first ever follow up episode with Love City Brewing Company, but this time we have a guest. Coleman joins us to talk all about Love City. We get some info about some upcoming brews, Fitz gushes a little more about his love for some of their brews even though he couldn't find the ones for today, and we even ask what his ideal beer he would make with unlimited resources. We also get dangerously close to a full crossover into an episode of The Pigeon Coop at the end when Coleman lets it slip that he's a Flyers fan even though he isn't from here.
01:12:22
February 8, 2021
#OnlyCans - Angry French Toast
On this weeks #OnlyCans episode we're back at it again with a wide range of beers, starting with a super simple and crushable Berliner from Dock Street Brewing and finishing with a Stout that will crush you back.  And why is Christian covered in Maple Syrup. On Tap: Dock Street - Barracuda - (Berliner W/ Hibiscus and Raspberry, 4% ABV, 3.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.75/10 Avg. ICI) Free Will Brewing Company - The Kragle - (IPA, 6.6% ABV, 2.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.375/10 Avg. ICI) Angry Chair/Untitled Art - Loaded French Toast - (Imperial Stout W/ Maple Syrup, Cinnamon, and Milk Sugar, 11% ABV, 4.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.25/ 10 Avg. ICI)
33:57
February 3, 2021
The Beer League: The BrewCode
This week: The guys discuss an old Miller Lite ad campaign that set the rules for men's behavior. The Man Laws of the early 2000s. We look into the rulings of the Men of the Square Table and see if their decisions hold up. Do they need an update, or do they just need to be removed? We'll decide in the BrewCode
43:03
February 1, 2021
#OnlyCans - The Joe Episode
Joe brings in some stuff and we suspect he's trying to kill us and take our place, starting with a 16.5% ABV Beer. On Tap Bell's Brewery - Kalamazoo Stout - (Stout, 6% ABV, 2.8/5 Avg. Core Score, 2.2/10 Avg. ICI) Dogfish Head - Raison D'Extra - (Belgian Style w/ Brown Sugar and Raisins, 16.5% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 2.125/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Fish Brewing Company - Fried Ice Cream Stout - (Stout, 10.3% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score, 3/10 Avg. ICI)
37:55
January 25, 2021
#OnlyCans - The Florida Man Is Unpredictable
On this episode we talk about Florida Man stories that take place on our Birthday's and as expected they range from strange to straight up weird, which is on par with the types of stories you'd expect from The Florida Man. And then of course we drink some great beers. On Tap: Cigar City Brewing - Florida Man - (Double IPA, 8.5% ABV, 3.1/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.4/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Fish Brewing Company - Exit 7 Pork Roll Porter - (Smoked Porter, 7.5% ABV, 2.9/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.25/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Fish Brewing Company - Raspberry Beeret - (Belgian Style Wit w/Raspberries, 5% ABV, 3.7/5 Avg. Core Score, 7.75/10 Avg. ICI)
36:20
January 20, 2021
The Beer League: Locker Room Talk - Hangover Stories
On this episode of Locker Room Chat we talk about our worst Hangover Stories and our Preferred Hangover remedies. We also dip our toes back into a little bit of sports talk and somehow we get on to the topic of Armie Hammer being a cannibal?
51:36
January 18, 2021
#OnlyCans - Platform Beer Co.
We've done a little bit of reformatting for the New Year/New Season and from now on beer review episodes will be called #OnlyCans episodes. On the first (official) #OnlyCans episode the boys dive in to a trio of Sour Beers from Platform Beer Company, and to even his surprise sour hater Christian doesn't hate them as much as expected. On Tap: Cranberry Jelly Donut - (Flavored Berliner Weisse, 7.5% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI) Ciao Canoli - (Pastry Inspired Sour Ale, 5.5% ABV, 3/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI) Deliciously Magical - (Cereal Sour Ale, 5.5% ABV, 3.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 7.5 Avg. ICI)
36:06
January 13, 2021
The Beer League: Thicc Kenny's
On this episode our friend Matt Serra hops on the show to tell us all about the Best New Light Beer in town Kenwood Original. He tells us all about the beer, and how he got here, and then we just talk about beer, ALOT. check it out and go buy some Kenny's. Check them out at KenwoodBeer.com and on all Social Media at @kenwoodbeer.
01:03:19
January 11, 2021
The Beer League: A Perfect Score to Start The Year.
In this weeks episode it’s back to business as usual with our first non themed episode in a few months. And we have a fill in with AJ unavailable Alex was able to join us again and it’s a pretty good one. We had so much fun Ryne screwed up one of the beer names for 15 minutes.  On Tap:  Evil Genius - Brunch So Hard (Fruited IPA, 6.5% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.875/10 Avg. ICI) Manayunk Brewing Company - Coffee Crunch (Porter, 6% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.125/10 Avg. ICI) Evil Genius - Purple Monkey Dishwasher (Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter, 6.7% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score, 6/10 Avg. ICI) Neshaminy Creek - Tropical Shape of Haze To Come (Double IPA, 8.8% ABV, 4.94/5 Avg. Core Score, 8.5/10 Avg. ICI) Neshaminy Creek - Beach Fuzz (Fruited Wheat Beer, 5.5% ABV, 4.3/5 Avg. Core Score, 9/10 Avg. ICI)
48:53
January 4, 2021
The Beer League: ......... And A Happy New Beer
It's The 2020 Season Finale, and there is one final boss to beat before the Guys can get on with enjoying the year end festivities, and AJ might have the surprise of the year in this one. On Tap: Evil Genius - Has Anyone Tried Turning 2020 Off And Then Back On Again? - (Bière Garde/French Ale, 8.3% ABV, 1.8/5 Avg. Core Score, 2.2/10 Avg. ICI) Ship Bottom Brewery - Gingerbread Cider - (Flavored Cider, 5.5% ABV, 3.4/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.8/10 Avg. ICI) Woodchuck Cider - Mimosa - (Cider w/ Orange Juice, 5.5% ABV, 3.9/5 Avg. Core Score, 8.2/10 Avg. ICI) Stone Brewing Company - Enjoy By 01-01-21 - (Unfiltered IPA, 9.4% ABV, 3.6/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.4/10 Avg. ICI)
46:08
December 28, 2020
The Beer League: Merry, Mad And Rude Christmas
In this special Christmas episode the guys dive into the Beers of the season. 4 beers all 10% ABV or more, what could possibly go wrong. On Tap Troegs Brewing Company - Mad Elf (Holiday Belgian Style Ale, 11% ABV, 2.6/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.6/10 Avg. ICI) Fegley's Brew Works - Rude Elf (Holiday Belgian Style Ale, 10.5%, 2.3/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.8/10 Avg. ICI) Victory Brewing Company - Merry Monkey (Holiday Belgian Style Ale, 10% ABV, 2.4/5 Avg. Core Score, 4/10 Avg. ICI) Troegs Brewing Company - Mad Elf Grand Cru (Bottle Conditioned Holiday Belgian Style Ale, 11% ABV, 3.85/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.3/10 Avg. ICI)
39:19
December 21, 2020
The Beer League: Hoppy Hanukkah
In this weeks episode we start getting into some holiday Celebrations, starting with Hanukkah. We actually managed to find a Hanukkah beer to kick off our night which was enjoyed pretty much unanimously even though one member of the team, not naming names (Christian) tasted things no one else could even begin to understand. After that we drank some beers with flavors reminiscent of holidays from childhood, including one that gets a perfect 5/5 Core Score across the board. On Tap: Shmaltz Brewing - Hanukkah Beer - (Jelly Donut Ale, 8% ABV, 3.375/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.25/10 Avg. ICI) Firestone Walker Brewing Company - Chocolate Cherry Stout - (Stout, 5.5% ABV, 2.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.675/10 Avg. ICI) 2SP Brewing Company - Wawa Holiday Reserve Coffee Stout - (Coffee Stout, 6% ABV, 3.625/5 Avg. Core Score, 4/10 Avg. ICI) Rogue Ales - Santa's Reserve Peppermint Bark Milk Stout - (Milk Stout, 8.34% ABV, 5/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.75/10 Avg. ICI)
47:53
December 14, 2020
The Beer League: Ugly Sweater Seltzer Party
What is the first thing you think of when you think of the Holiday Season? I can almost guarantee it isn't seltzer so you'll be just as confused as we were to learn the bud light had created a Winter Seltzer Pack, with flavors like Ginger Snap and Peppermint Pattie anticipation and expectations were high, but would they be met? On Tap (All Bud Light Seltzers): Ginger Snap - (5% ABV, 2.875/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.5/10 Avg. ICI) Apple Crisp - (5% ABV, 4/5 Avg. Core Score, 8.25/10 Avg. ICI) Cranberry - (5% ABV, 3/5 Avg. Core Score, 7.75/10 Avg. ICI) Peppermint Pattie - (5% ABV, 4.125 Avg. Core Score, 7.75 Avg. ICI)
45:35
December 7, 2020
The Beer League: The Campfire Beer Song
What's better on a chilly Fall or Winter night than sitting by a campfire making s'mores? Sitting By a Campfire making s'mores and drinking s'mores beers. We try a few s'mores beers tonight accompanied by a local favorite chocolate porter and a vanilla porter (it's called balance sweetie, look it up).  On Tap: Grey Sail Brewing Company - Wheelhouse S’Mooring (Stout, 7.5% ABV, 1.8/5 Avg. Core Score, 1.8/10 Avg. ICI) Yuengling - Hershey’s Chocolate Porter (Chocolate Porter, 4.7% ABV, 3.7/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.98 Avg. ICI) Dogfish Head - Campfire Amplifier (Milk Stout W/ Graham Cracker, Chocolate and Marshmallow, 6.5% ABV, 2.9/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.6/10 Avg.ICI ) Leinekugel’s - Snowdrift (Vanilla Porter, 6% ABV, 3.3/5 Avg. Core Score, 6.1/10 Avg. ICI)
38:48
November 30, 2020
The Beer League: Hoppy Thanksgiving
In this weeks episode we explore some beers for Thanksgiving, Talk about our favorite sides (and Christian has an interesting opinion about what's considered a side and what's a main dish), and talk about Black Friday stories. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone.  On Tap: -Multiple Breweries (Cape May, Tonewood, Double Nickel, Source and Urban Village) - Friendsgiving Collaboration (Hazy IPA, 7% ABV, 3.⅕ Avg. Core Score, 5.25/10 Avg ICI) -Harpoon - Flannel Friday (Hoppy Amber Ale, 5.7% ABV, 3.375/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.25/10 Avg. ICI) -Love City - Tart Beats (Cranberry Orange Sour, 5.8% ABV, 3.125/5 Avg Core Score, 4.75 Avg ICI) -Flying Dog - Apple Pie (Fruited/Spiced Blonde Ale, 7.2% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 6/10 Avg. ICI)
45:47
November 22, 2020
The Beer League: Southern Tier Fan Club
With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we focused this week on the best part of Thanksgiving Dinner, The Deserts. This week was dominated by desert beers, including 2 Southern Tier Beers, one of which gets the first ever elusive PERFECT SCORE from Ryne, and Fitz continues to petition Southern Tier to Join us for a good night of drinking and conversation. On Tap: Lancaster Brewing Company - Shoo-Fly Porter (Porter, 6.2% ABV, 3.9/5 Avg. Core Score, 6/10 Avg. ICI) Southern Tier - Blackwater Nitro Creme Brulee Stout (Nitro Stout, 10% ABV, 4.4 Avg. Core Score, 6/10 Avg. ICI) Flying Dog - Kujo (Cold Brew Coffee Porter, 6% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg. Core Score, 4.55 Avg. ICI) Troegs Brewing Company - Java Head (Coffee Stout, 7.5% ABV, 2.3/5 Avg. Core, 2.8/10 Avg. ICI) Southern Tier - White Chocolate Raspberry (White Stout, 10% ABV, 4.6/5 Avg. Core Score, 8/10 Avg. ICI)
45:43
November 16, 2020
The Beer League: Lower ICI and Fitz's Getting Sticky
The Seasons are changing and so are the in season beers, gone are the summer shandy's and fruited wheat beers, and in comes one of Fitz's Favorite styles, Stouts. This week we celebrated International Stout Day (First Thursday in November) a few days late and started getting into our fall and winter beers and surprisingly Aj and Brian didn't hate it like they expected. On Tap: Sierra Nevada - Barrel Aged Narwhal (Imperial Stout 11.9% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.9/10 Avg. ICI) Boulevard Brewing Company - Whiskey Barrel (Barrel Aged Stout, 11.8% ABV, 3.⅕ Avg. Core Score, 3.4/10 Avg. ICI Fegley’s Brewworks - Barrel Aged Insidious (Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout, 9% ABV, 3.5 Avg. Core Score, 4.1/10 Avg. ICI) Brooklyn Brewery - Black Chocolate Stout (Russian Imperial Stout, 10% ABV, 2.95/5 Avg. Core Score, 3.7/10 Avg. ICI) Cape May - Cape May Coffee Stout (Coffee Stout, 6.5% ABV, 3.5/5 Avg. Core Score, 5.05/10 Avg.ICI)
48:57
November 9, 2020
The Beer League: Everyday is Halloween
It’s a continuation of our Halloween episode we’re still drinking pumpkin beers. This one gets a little scary starting with a brew themed after one of the biggest horror franchises out there and we discuss AJ’s hatred of the muppets. On Tap: Conshohocken Brewing Company - Nightmare on East Elm Street (Pumpkin Ale, 5.8% ABV) Flying Dog - The Fear (Imperial Pumpkin Ale, 9% ABV) Troegs Brewing Company - Master of Pumpkins (Pumpkin Ale, 7.5% ABV) Dogfish Head Brewing Company - Punkin' Ale (Pumpkin Ale, 7% ABV) Riverhorse Brewing Company - Hippo Lantern (Pumpkin Ale, 8.1% ABV)
01:13:02
November 5, 2020
The Beer League: Spooky, Scary, Pumpkin Beers
In this Spooky Edition of The Beer League we get right into probably the weirdest Brewdown we'll ever do with 2 (or 3 if you ask my co-hosts) of the same beer from Southern Tier Brewing Company and i'll give you a hint, Southern Tier wins. Fitz also has a plea to Southern Tier, all while professing his undying love for them. After that we get into a few more Pumpkin Beers including one from a Brewery we've had on the show a few times. On Tap: Southern Tier - Pumking (Imperial Pumpkin Ale, 8.6% ABV) Southern Tier - Pumking Nitro (Imperial Pumpkin Ale, 8.6% ABV) Southern Tier - Cold Brew Coffee Pumking (Imperial Pumpkin Ale W/Coffee, 8.6% ABV) Evil Genius - Trick or Treat (Chocolate Pumpkin Porter, 7.8% ABV) Bonesaw Brewing Company - Pum-Queen (Pumpkin Spiced Cream Ale, 4.7% ABV)
01:06:58
October 31, 2020
The Beer League: Brewdown 2, Electric Boogaloo
On the Second Half of our Fall Cider Week we moved away from Donuts and candy apples and got into one of the most iconic tastes of fall, Pumpkin. In this Supersized Brewdown episode we put 4 Pumpkin Ciders up against each other, and only one can rise above the others and take the crown of best (in our opinions) Pumpkin Cider. On Tap McKenzies - Pumpkin Jack (5% ABV, 9.5/10 Avg ICI, 4.33/5 Avg Core Score Ace - Pumpkin Cider (5% ABV, 5.25/10 Avg ICI, 2.75/5 Avg Core Score) Downeast - Pumpkin Blend (5.1% ABV, 8.1/10 Avg ICI, 3.66/5 Avg Core Score) Blake's Hard Cider - Apple Lantern (6.5% ABV, 6/10 Avg ICI, 2.5/5 Avg Core Score)
32:42
October 22, 2020
The Beer League: Up n’ Autumn
This week on The Beer League it's another two part week. We got into some fall flavored Ciders and we launched a new segment called The Brewdown, pitting two (or more) similarly flavored beers (or in this case, ciders) against each other and declaring a definitive winner. This episodes Brewdown Featured Ship Bottom's Linvilla Orchard Apple Cider Donut Hard Cider and Downeast Ciders Apple Cider Donut Hard Cider, but you'll have to listen to find out the winner.  On Tap This Week Ship Bottom - Linvilla Orchards Apple Cider Donut Hard Cider (5.5% ABV, 7.85/10 Avg ICI, 3.9/5 Avg Core Score) Downeast - Apple Cider Donut Hard Cider (5.2% ABV, 9.25/10 Avg ICI, 4.9/5 Avg Core Score) Austin Eastciders - Cranberry Cider (5% ABV, 5.9/10 Avg ICI, 3.25/5 Avg Core Score) Blake's Hard Cider - Caramel Apple (6.5% ABV, 8.75/10 Avg ICI, 4.75/5 Avg Core Score)
39:54
October 20, 2020
Biermi and Bonus Beer
In this bonus episode we talk to our friend Brian who tells us all about how he's made it so much easier to get beer in this New Coronavirus World thanks to his company Biermi, and then we get right back into our stash of BONUS BEER!! Poolside (Lager 5.2% ABV) The Original SIPA (Session IPA 4.8% ABV) Monotone: Mosaic (IPA 6.5% ABV)
01:03:35
October 9, 2020
Der Bierliga: Oktoberfest Part 2
We're wrapping up our 9-Beer Oktoberfest Lineup with some that really tip the scales including a traditional Marzen from Germany that everyone in the room agrees is everything we wanted from a Marzen. We also talk to our friend Chris who gives us some of his stories about his personal experience at Oktoberfest. On Tap Yards Brewing - Unter Dog (Marzen Style Lager 5.6% ABV) Flying Dog - Dogtoberfest (Marzen 5.6% ABV) Bells Brewing Company - Oktoberfest (Marzen 5.5% ABV) Spatenbrau (Marzen 5.9% ABV)
57:48
October 1, 2020
Der Bierliga: Oktoberfest Part 1
Oktoberfest can't Happen this year, so we figured let's do our own. In the first of this two part 9-beer Marathon we had a few samplings of American Breweries attempts to make a Marzen Style Lager and one special beer straight from the heart of Munich. On Tap Narragansett - Oktoberfest (Marzen 5.5%) Evil Genius - Everyday I'm Rustlin' (Marzen 5.5%) Paulaner - Oktoberfest Bier (Festbier 6% ABV) Left Hand Brewing - Oktoberfest (Marzen 6.6% ABV) Cape May Brewing Co. - Oktoberfest (Marzen 5.8% ABV)
39:06
September 29, 2020
The Beer League: The City of Beertherly Love
In this episode we try some beers from Love City Brewing and all puns intended we fell in love, and AJ has to reevaluate how he rates beer. On Tap: Deep Cut (Pilsner, 5% ABV) Hazy Rider: Pineapple (Fruited IPA, 5.8% ABV) Eraserhood (Hazy IPA, 7.2% ABV)
47:00
September 19, 2020
The Beer League: CBeerD and Some More Pizza
In a Slightly more long form episode our friend Josh comes on the pod to tell us all about his company CBeerD, and Fitz tries some while recording. In the second half we take on some more beers from Pizza Boy Brewing including our first ever Dopplebock, and a beer thats 2% ABV? On Tap Just The Tidbits, Just to See How it Feels (Pineapple IPA, 6.8% ABV) Bock DAFUQ Up (Dopplebock, 7.2% ABV) Thanks For Your Time (IPA, 8.5% ABV) Frontside Lipside (DIPA, 10% ABV) Trung Latte (Milk Stout, 2% ABV)
01:27:47
September 12, 2020
The Beer League: Pizza Party
The Second half of our Back to Back weekend we try some of our BONUS BEERS, our massive stockpile of beer that we won in a raffle thanks to our friend Jon Defibaugh. This week we decided to get into some Pizza Boy beers, while eating pizza and then Pizza Rolls and Ryne and Fitz get a little triggered by one of the beer labels.  -On Tap (All Pizza Boy) Blue Collar Lager (Lager - Helles, 4.3% Abv) No End In Sight (New England Style IPA, 6.5% Abv)
32:20
August 29, 2020
The Beer League: Mudhen and Brian's Drunk Again
In the first part of a doubleheader weekend the boys finally got to do the "Vacation Episode" and talk about beers from Mudhen Brewing. Fresh of the Flyers game 2 win against the Islanders things looked like they were going to get a little messy for a while, thankfully theres only one beer to drink. - On Tap (All Mudhen) Bakers Double - (DIPA, 8.5% ABV) - Kicked Kegs (Not Drank on the Episode) Fruitie Patootie (Fruited Wheat Ale, 5.4% Abv, 4/5 Avg, 6.75 ICI) Holly Beach Wheat (Wheat Beer with Orange Peel and Ginger, 5.6% Abv, 2.5/5 Avg) Whimsea (Farmhouse Ale with Elderflower, 6.3% Abv, 2.5/5 Avg)
34:43
August 28, 2020
The Beer League: Fvck Covid
With Hockey returning and us going on Vacation this week, we were worried about not being able to put out enough content, so we decided to put out a bonus episode with some more random beers from the Beer League Fridge. The boys must have had food on the mind with beers tasting like Fruity Pebbles and Corn on the Cob. AJ finally gets acquainted with the I.C.I system and Christian explains what the hell Laminar Flow is. On Tap: Fuck Covid 2.0 - Ale Asylum (Hazy Pale Ale, 5% ABV, I.C.I Score 5.5/10, 3.5/5 Avg Rating) Fuck Covid - Ale Asylum (Pilsner, 4% ABV, I.C.I Score 5.75/10, 3.25/5 Avg Rating) Laminar Flow - Thin Man Brewery (Fruited Sour Ale, 6.2% ABV, I.C.I Score 3.25, 2.5/5 Avg Rating)
41:05
August 7, 2020
The Beer League: The Cape Of Good Hops
In this episode the boys are spread out a bit, Aj takes a sick day and Brian is on Vacation, But still here virtually. It's a Cape May Brewing Company Episode and there are some great beers on tap tonight. On top of that the boys create their own beer rating scale, The ICI Scale, and are disappointed when they find out Ryne sold their souls for some water. On Tap - (All Beers by Cape May Brewing Company) The Bog - Cranberry Shandy (3.9% ABV, 4/5 Avg Rating) The Grove - Citrus Shandy (4.5% ABV, 4.5/5 Avg Rating) Rose Du Gose - Gose W/Peaches and Strawberries (4% ABV, 3/5 Avg Rating) Orange Crushin' It - Orange IPA (8% ABV, 4.5/5 Avg Rating) Sawyer Swap - Barrel Aged Barleywine (13% ABV, 3.75/5 Avg Rating)
01:20:07
July 31, 2020
The Beer League: Host's Choice Goes Hard
We picked up some of our favorite drinks to share with the group and give an idea of what our tastes are like. Ryne and Christian didn't get with the summertime feeling and brought some of their overall favorites. They're a bit more hardcore and make the super-beer a real threat. We've got some palette cleansers in here to make the real beer more tolerable for Aj and Brian.  On Tap: Harviestoun Brewery - Old Engine Oil (6% ABV, 2.2/5 Avg Rating) Smirnoff Ice - Red White and Berry (4.5% ABV, 4.8/5 Avg Rating) Victory Brewing - Sour Monkey (9.5% ABV, 2.8/5 Avg Rating) DuClaw Brewing Company - Sour Me Unicorn Farts (5.5% ABV, 2.9/5 Avg Raiting) Collective Arts Brewing Company - Mango Tangerine Sour (6% ABV, 2.85 Avg Rating) Evil Twin Brewing NYC - Cola Sour, You Can't Beat The Unreal Thing (6% ABV, 4.2/5 Avg Rating)
01:17:56
July 24, 2020
The Beer League: Host's Choice Summertime
We picked up some of our favorite drinks to share with the group and give an idea of what our tastes are like. With Brian, Fitz, and AJ, we feel into a theme of summer drinks you could sit on a beach and drink all day. Fitz adds a bit of tension by combining a bit of every beer and making it a punishment for the least popular drink brought.  On Tap: Cape May Brewing Co. - The Bog Cranberry Shandy (3.9%ABV, 4/5 Avg Rating) 21st Amendment Brewery - Hell or High Watermelon (4.9%ABV, 3.75/5 Avg Rating). ACE Cider - ACE Pineapple Cider (5% ABV, 4/5 Avg Rating) ACE Cider - ACE Guava Cider (5% ABV, 4/5 Avg Rating)
54:47
July 18, 2020
The Beer League: Deep Blueberry Fantasy
A second half of our cider tasting, Fitz is big mad about Fantast sports On Tap: Sir Charles Deep Blueberry Sea, and Blake's El Chavo.
47:27
July 5, 2020
The Beer League: Kurantly Missing Sports
Featured Beer: Kurant Ciders. It's a variety of ciders this week as we try out some beer that isn't beer. We focus on a couple of Kurants and discover the Untappd app.  We talk about the joy of summer sports and some fond memories of baseball and Citizens Bank Park.
58:35
June 18, 2020
The Beer League: The Gang Gets Quarantined
In the long-time-coming second half of our sit down with Dan and Pat from Evil Genius, we're drinking "The Gang Gets Quarantined".  Pat and Dan tell us about what they are and aren't allowed to name beers and the trouble of making a hockey-themed beer. We talk about some good jersey finds and Pat tells us about his regular talks with "Eric Lindros".
01:36:51
June 14, 2020
The Beer League: The Worst Thing About Quarantine Was the Dementors
We're drinking "The Worst Thing about Quarantine was the Dementors" by Evil Genius Beer Company, in the first part of a long first episode, a black IPA that only comes in a 32oz can. Pat and Dan from Evil Genius talk about how Evil Genius got started, how being in the industry has changed their tastes and the possibility of an NHL playoff format after a shortened season. 
56:57
May 29, 2020
The Beer League St Patrick's Day Prequel
On St Patrick's day we decided to take this drinking idea to another level. Very little sports, a lot of focus on the drinks.
58:04
March 17, 2020
The Beer League Prequel
Back when this was just a section of an idea from our other podcast titled Ryne’s Happy Hour. It’s the original instance of The Beer League!
55:21
March 5, 2020