Rebellion Brewing Podcast

The World of Artisanal Beer Soap

An episode of Rebellion Brewing Podcast

By Matthew Barton
This is the Rebellion Brewing Podcast. We want you to love craft beer as much as we do. Each week, your host Matthew Barton and guest taste and talk about beer, followed by an interview on topics ranging from beer, food, music, politics, wrestling, videogames and more.
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A City to Discover w/ Ashley Stone
Ashley Stone is the Director of Tourism at Tourism Regina. Matt asks her if we can get a Deadpool Statue, and her answer might surprise you.  She also talks all about the fun stuff coming up this summer and how you can get involved. We also drink Nordic Farmhouse Ale by Nokomis Craft Ales. Links: https://www.facebook.com/TourismRegina/ Instagram/Twitter: @tourismregina http://nokomiscraftales.com/
18:52
March 19, 2019
Building the Silicon Prairies
The digital economy has the potential to create jobs, but what will it take to build the silicon prairies? Thomas Archer and www.saskinteractive.com are working to plant the seeds today for the creators and innovators tomorrow. We drink and discuss Cascadian Dark Ale by nokomiscraftales.com, a dark and hoppy brew.
22:15
March 12, 2019
The World of Artisanal Beer Soap
Rachelle Hofmeister makes artisinal soaps through her company, Daisy Tree Soap. She teamed up with Rebellion Brewing to make a line of artisanal beer soaps, using beer, spent grain and mead to give you a superior soap experience. She explains why oatmeal gives a refreshing, soothing effect on skin. We also drink and discuss Rebellion's Prairie Cherry Mead, a 100% Saskatchewan-sourced product featuring prairie cherries from Over the Hill Orchards in Lumsden and honey from Tisdale.
18:40
March 5, 2019
Dr. Sarah explains ugly carrots and apples
The ugly fruit and veggies movement urges you to save the world by eating one ugly carrot at a time. Dr. Sarah Taber works in the food industry and she pointed out that most of ugly fruit and vegetables get turned into sauces and soups. So what's really going on? Why are we being told to eat ugly produce? We also drink and discuss Mocha Porter by Dirtbag Ales and That's What I'm Talkin' About, Rolled Oat Stout, by Pearl Street Brewery. Dr. Sarah also recommends this book to learn more about the complexity of food production.
40:27
February 26, 2019
Chef Milton Rebello and Peach Ginger Sour
Chef Milton Rebello joins us to talk about his passion for food, cooking by touch and taste and how his wife is inspiring him to up his pastry game. He also talks about his sell-out cooking classes for adults and youths. We also drink and discuss Rebellion's latest kettle sour offering, Peach Ginger Sour. Links: skyecafeandbistro.com
18:11
February 19, 2019
Hockey Talk and Bow Smash Beer
Matt and Chris from PatsCast joined us to talk beer and hockey. Matt tells us about this year's team and what sets the WHL apart as a sports entertainment experience. We also drink and discuss Bow SMaSH by Pile O' Bones Brewing.
22:58
February 12, 2019
Simpsons and Craft Beer Statistics w/ Shaadie Musleh
Rebellion launched a customer survey all about craft beer. We invited Shaadie Musleh, a data analysis expert, to unpack some of the numbers and help us understand what we can learn from the people who answered the survey. We also go off the rails while tasting one of High Key Brewing's new offerings, a  Dunkel, and talk a little bit about The Simpsons. Links: http://www.hkbrew.ca/
28:05
February 5, 2019
Sarahmony's new Stout
Sarahmony's an up-and-coming Twitch-streaming gamer from Saskatchewan who has gained a global following. She's sits down with us to talk about beer, explain 'why' people watch others play video games and how gamer culture is evolving. We also drink and discuss Cambridge Coconut Porter by Medicine Hat Brewing. Links: Sarahmony www.twitch.tv/sarahmony twitter.com/Sarahmony www.instagram.com/xsarahmony Medicine Hat Brewing medicinehatbrewingcompany.ca
26:34
January 29, 2019
Experience Regina w/ Mark Heise
Mark Heise, President and CEO of Rebellion brewing, thinks Regina should be loud and proud about the 'Experience Regina' campaign. He also talks about all the new changes in the Regina's Warehouse District, the impact of local businesses like Leopold's Tavern and newsmakers like Justin and Greg. We also drink Rebellion's brand new Hazy IPA, which will be coming out in cans by summer 2019.
30:03
January 22, 2019
Traditional Aikido w/ Virgil Lea
Are you looking for a way to get fit that's not just lifting weights and hitting a treadmill? Virgil Lea runs an Aikido dojo and teaches in a traditional, Japanese style. He also teaches a women's, and co-ed self-defense courses for health, fitness and protection. We also taste and talk about Black Bridge Brewery's, Cold Pressed Cream Ale. Links: Aikido: www.facebook.com/aikidoseishinkanregina/ Black Bridge: https://untappd.com/b/black-bridge-brewery-cold-pressed-cream-ale/2796143
12:56
January 15, 2019
Ashley Kirsch, The Craft Beer Hunter
Sharing and discovering great beer is a huge part of craft-beer culture. An OG Rebel, Ashley Kirsch, took our Sour Red to a beer-lover's wedding in California and you'll never guess what happened! She's also traveled across North America in pursuit of rare and hard-to-get ales and returned to share some tips for finding great beer when you're traveling. She's also shares a list of some of her favourite breweries she thinks you should check out. Ashley's List of must-see breweries: 3 Iron Avery Brewing Two Row Modern Times Black Project Sour Cellars New Belgium Escape Brewing
25:56
January 7, 2019
What Makes us Human w/ Layton Burton
More than seven years ago, The Government of Saskatchewan changed the way the film industry operates in the province by replacing the film tax credit with a different funding model. Layton Burton explains how this policy change nearly wiped out what was a multimillion dollar industry, what Saskatchewan needs to do to rebuild - but more importantly, he makes a case for the arts as part of the human condition. We also tell a few stories about being journalists and we drink and discuss Rebellion Coconut Cream Stout. Links: -Separate Beds Documentary: https://vimeo.com/195988491 -Seymour Hersch: www.newyorker.com/magazine/1972/01/22/i-coverup -www.uregina.ca/arts/journalism
59:30
December 17, 2018
Warehouse District Revolution
More than $33M in funding was announced to deal with the rail yards located in the middle of Regina, at the southern edge of the Warehouse District. Development of the land is estimated to take more than 15 years, and that has some people frustrated. Business and residents have been floating ideas for years about what could happen to this open space, including high rise, mixed-income housing for people who work downtown, to greenspace, and the now-dashed hopes for the football stadium. Leasa Gibbons, the Executive Director of the Regina Warehouse Business District, shares her thoughts about the rail yard, how the money should be spent and how it could change the Dewdney strip for the better. Links: https://www.warehousedistrict.ca/ https://www.canada.ca/en/office-infrastructure/news/2018/11/joint-funding-to-begin-transformation-of-former-regina-railyard-into-dynamic-new-community-space.html
30:54
December 10, 2018
The Sourdough Donut Experience
Have you ever tasted a true sourdough donut? Katie Schmelinski of The Everyday Kitchen is creating a rare and masterful treat, and is one of a few bakers in the world who makes donuts in the sourdough style. She gives us a look at how she got started, and the kind of passion and attention to detail required to make these amazing donuts. We also drink and discuss kombucha by Good Spirit Kombucha. Links: facebook.com/yqrdonuts Blog: https://theeverydaykitchen.ca/ Instagram: @theeverydaykitchen Kombucha: https://goodspiritkombucha.com/
30:02
December 3, 2018
Boards N' Beans, the board game cafe
Stephanie Smith loves the board game Dinosaur Island, a Jurassic Park style board game, except all the people running her park keep getting eaten by dinosaurs! It's just one of the many games you can find at her cafe, Boards N' Beans, which boasts more than 400 board games for customers to choose from. www.boardsnbeans.ca www.facebook.com/boardsnbeans We also drink and discuss Cherry Dreamsicle, a limited edition seasonal ale by Rebellion Brewing.
17:22
November 26, 2018
The Queen of Mustard
Have you ever tasted a beer mustard? Val Michaud owns and operates Gravelbourg Mustard, a Saskatchewan company making unique mustard with stuff like beer or saskatoon berries. She joins us on the podcast to talk all about the mustard scene and we drink and discuss Rebellion's Anniversary Ale, a beautiful blonde barleywine. Links: gravelbourgmustard.ca https://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/pitches/gravelbourg-mustard
18:47
November 13, 2018
The Bold and Mighty Amanda Ruller
Olympic hopeful, fitness fanatic and social media influencer, Amanda Ruller joins us to talk about competition, attitude and her WWE tryout experience. We also drink and talk about Dank! IPA by 21st Street Brewery. Amanda Ruller: www.amandabolic.com Twitter/Instagram: @AMANDAbolic 21st Street Brewing: www.facebook.com/21brews
22:20
November 5, 2018
Spex and Beer
Sneakerheads chase the rarest sneakers. Hat collectors won't remove the stickers or tags from their hats, but have you ever heard of eyewear fans? From ACDC vinyl pressed glasses to hand-made custom, one-of-kind pieces, there's a whole subculture dedicated to the frames on our faces. Ryan from Spex by Ryan takes us on a deep dive to explain what's going on and why some people have an intense love for their eyewear. We also drink and discuss "I've Always Been Hazy" IPA by Rebellion Brewing. www.spexbyryan.com
31:17
October 29, 2018
Newfoundland Hospitality in Saskatchewan w/ Scott Coady
From screeching to Saskatchewan, Scott Coady explains how he brought a taste of Newfoundland to the Prairies by opening up a Mary Brown's restaurant. Newfoundlanders drive hours across the prairies just to to get a taste that reminds them of home. Mary Brown's: www.marybrowns.com We also drink and discuss Eclectic Dry Hop Sour by Black Bridge Brewery: www.blackbridgebrewery.ca
18:50
October 22, 2018
Hidden Prairie Gems w/ Andrew Hiltz
Andrew Hiltz was the 2017 Saskatchewanderer, travelling across the province to discover amazing food, tourist destinations and of course, craft beer! We also sat down and drank Cat's Got the Cream Ale by us, Rebellion Brewing! Check him out at: https://twitter.com/hiltzandrew
26:29
October 15, 2018
The story of Italian Star Deli
Carlo Giambattista has more than 30 years under his belt at his family's Italian Star Deli. He shares the story of how it all started, the importance of prosciutto and why he's always smiling when you walk through his doors. We also taste and talk about Rebellion's German Festbier, and last but not least, Rebellion is hosting a pop-up with Italian Star Deli at the taproom on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Italian Star: https://www.facebook.com/Italian-Star-Deli-219946304730393/ Pop-Up Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2146837108968153/
21:44
October 9, 2018
Poor Nameless Boy and the perfect love song
Joel Henderson, aka Poor Nameless Boy, is launching his newest single, Catch Up and Slow Down across platforms everywhere. He talks about trying to write a song no one else has written before, and examines what it means to be "authentic" in music today. We also taste and talk about Raspberry Sour by Nokomis Craft Ales, one of the newest sour beers in Saskatchewan's craft-beer scene. Poor Nameless Boy https://poornamelessboy.bandcamp.com/ http://www.poornamelessboy.com Nokomis http://nokomiscraftales.com/
32:06
October 1, 2018
Our Digital Future w/ Shaye Ruecker
YouTube and Twitch are turning young content creators into successful entrepreneurs. From cord-cutting to on-demand video available anywhere, who in Saskatchewan is making waves? What's coming next? Shaye Ruecker from Marsh digital shares his thoughts. We also taste and talk about Perfect Storm, an oatmeal stout by Townsite Brewing in Powell, River B.C. http://townsitebrewing.com/ Marsh Digital - http://marshdigital.ca/ https://www.twitch.tv/alinity https://www.twitch.tv/lynxaria https://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie https://www.youtube.com/user/xQuinmasterx
35:57
September 24, 2018
Fight Club w/ Scott Wilson
Did you see the twist ending coming at the end of Fight Club? Were you inspired to steal liposuctioned fat and refashion it into artisinal soap for rich people? How about starting your own Fight Club? Professor Scott Wilson joins us to drink Double Double Double Double IPA and talk all about Fight Club, and why it resonates 19 years after its release. Links: https://untappd.com/b/21st-street-brewery-double-double-double-double/2835507 https://www.facebook.com/21brews/ https://www.facebook.com/PileOBonesBrews/
55:39
September 21, 2018
Gourmet Cheese & Sour Apricot Ale
Takeaway Gourmet is a culinary jewel in Regina's Cathedral District, supplying some rare, unique, artisinal cheeses from around the world. Aleana Young talks about what it's like to run a small cheese shop and how the community has responded. We also drink and talk about Rebellion Brewing's Sour Apricot Ale and Aleana makes a cheese pairing recommendation. Links: https://www.takeawaygourmet.ca/
33:12
August 27, 2018
The Economics of Craft Beer
What three things converged to help create Saskatchewan's craft beer scene? Will marijuana legalization impact craft beer? Jason Childs, an economics professor from the University of Regina teaches "The Economics of Beer," and looks at these very questions and shares his thoughts.
19:23
August 20, 2018
Escape Rooms w/ Dale D'Silva
Escape Club owner Dale D'Silva explains the way to build a winning team to beat escape rooms - immersive puzzles with a time limit. We also taste and talk about Chocolate Stout by Rogue Brewing. Links: http://escapeclub.ca/ https://www.rogue.com/
27:31
August 13, 2018
Satori Sour w/ Glenn Valgardson
Have you tried many barrel aged sours? We sit down and taste Satori Sour, by Nokomis Craft Ales, a brew that's earning high praise from the craft beer community. Glenn Valgardson from Pile O' Bones Brewing talks about his brewery, the logistics of meeting overwhelming demand and his love/hate relationship with Untappd, a craft beer app for beer geeks. Links: https://www.facebook.com/PileOBonesBrews/ https://www.facebook.com/nokomiscraftales/ https://www.facebook.com/untappd/
22:54
August 6, 2018
Blake Berglund gets called out by Marty Stuart
Blake Berglund joins the podcast to drink Golden Ale by Nokomis Craft Ales. He talks about the journey to create his latest album, Realms, meeting his idol Marty Stuart, and the shares his opinion on the state of country music today. Links: https://blakeberglund.com/ https://www.martystuart.net/ http://nokomiscraftales.com/ Opening title music: https://tigercharmer.bandcamp.com/
26:24
August 2, 2018
Gateway Festival w/ Taron Cochrane
Taron Cochrane returns to the podcast to celebrate local music and talk about the Gateway Music Festival, happening July 27-29 in Bengough Saskatchewan. We also talk about Saskatchewan-born artists Jess Moskaluke and Tenille Arts, and we drink Johnny Kolsch by High Key Brewing. Links: Gateway Music Festival - http://www.gatewayfestival.com/ High Key Brewing - http://www.hkbrew.ca/ Jess Moskaluke - http://jessmoskaluke.com/ Tenille Arts - https://www.tenillearts.com/
24:03
July 23, 2018
Golden Knights, Deadpool and Sour Crush
Greg Moore joins Matt to taste and talk about Sour Crush, a brand new kettle sour by Rebellion Brewing. Moore talks about trying to get Saskatchewan to adopt the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team and explains why Regina should have a Deadpool statue at city hall. Links: https://www.facebook.com/JustinAndGreg/ https://twitter.com/justinandgreg Music By: https://tigercharmer.bandcamp.com
21:12
July 16, 2018
Rootbeer Kombucha w/ Megan Trenholm
Megan Trenholm from Malty National Brewing joins Matt on the podcast to drink Rootbeer Kombucha by Good Spirit Kombucha, a local, small-batch producer from Regina. She talks all about Malty National, the beer they love, and their place in the local craft-beer scene. Links: www.facebook.com/maltynational www.facebook.com/goodspiritkombucha www.instagram.com/dosidonut www.facebook.com/3313CoffeeRoasters
28:06
July 9, 2018
Pride IPA and Kegerators with Andrew Smith
Are you thinking about getting a kegerator? Andrew Smith of Taps N Towers shares some tips before you spend your money. We also taste Pride IPA by 21st Street Brewery. Links: facebook.com/21brews
16:00
July 2, 2018
New England IPAs w/ Brewmaster Dave Holowaty
The New England IPA Style (NEIPA) has taken the craft beer world by storm. Rebellion Brewmaster, Dave Holowaty, sits down with Matt to discuss the style, explain why it's so popular and makes a few recommendations. We tasted and talk about Dark Matter, by hoynebrewing.ca. Also discussed: Black Bridge Brewery - http://blackbridgebrewery.ca/ Malty National - http://www.maltynational.com/ Blind Man Brewing - http://www.blindmanbrewing.com/
11:21
June 25, 2018
Huell Pilsner and fried chicken w/ Paul Rogers
Have you tasted Beak's Chicken yet? Do you know how to get your fried chicken to have excellent crunch? One man knows, and he's telling us how. Chef Paul Rogers explains his technique for getting the perfect bite, every time. We also try Huell Pilsner by Black Bridge Brewery. Links: beakschicken.com/menu/ huskrestaurant.com blackbridgebrewery.ca
25:46
June 18, 2018
Golden Crush N' Comic Books with Chad Boudreau
Golden Crush is back for the summer - crisp, bright and hoppy. Chad also shares three recommends for must-read summer comics. If you haven't read comics before, he gives a few tips on how to find great stories with memorable art.
36:19
June 11, 2018
Beer and Donuts w/ Dee Kitsch
Dee Kitsch leads The Cookie Lady's donut division and she's teamed up with us for a delicious beer and donut pairing. We also taste Duke of Earl by Malty National Brewing. Links: https://www.facebook.com/CookieLadyYQR/ https://www.facebook.com/maltynational/
16:45
June 4, 2018
Sippin' Sodas with Jen Dubois
A little fire and smoke can't slow down Jennifer Dubois. She runs Miyowasiwin Salon Spa in Regina. She sits down with Matt to tell the story of her salon, the fire next door, and what's coming next for her business. We also taste some specialty sodas that you need to try yourself! Additional Links: Salon: miyosiwin.ca Dessart Sweets: www.dessartsweets.com Cheerwine: cheerwine.com Hippo Sized Rootbeer: sodapopstop.com/shop/root-beer/hippo-size-beverages-jumbo-root-beer
23:11
May 27, 2018
Pomegranate Pale Ale and coffee with John Cameron
We taste Pomegranate Pale Ale by High Key Brewing, a new brewery from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and then John Cameron talks about local coffee culture, how consumers demand a higher quality brew, and how to make a better cup of joe at home.
32:38
May 21, 2018
Brisket and BBQ with Pitmaster Rob Reinhardt
BBQ competition season has just begun and Pitmaster Rob Reinhardt of Prairie Smoke and Spice BBQ is slinging the best brisket and ribs you've ever tasted. He shares a few tips for beginners and talks about what he has planned for this season. Prairie Smoke and Spice - http://www.prairiebbq.com BBQ Class - http://bbqclass.ca/ Rebellion Brewing Co - http://rebellionbrewing.ca Toolshed Brewing Co - https://toolshedbrewing.com/
15:00
May 14, 2018
Simcoe SMaSH w/ Chris Oleson
100 Men Who Care is a grassroots organization that raises money for local charities, but with a twist. It's a movement with chapters sprouting up across Canada and the USA. We also taste Simcoe SMaSH Ale by Pile O' Bones Brewing, find out if we give it a thumbs up or down. Links: https://www.pileobonesbrewing.com/
09:15
May 7, 2018
Gentleman's Stout w/ Shaadie Musleh
Rebellion has been saying something special is going on in the Saskatchewan craft beer industry for a few years and a recent economic impact study backs it up. Matt sits down with Shaadie Musleh, the Manager of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence with Economic Development Regina, who did the research for the study. He explains what's going on in the industry and what it means for the broader economy and community as a whole. We also taste and talk about Gentleman's Stout, brewed by Mitch Dalrymple of Medicine Hat Brewing Co. Links: Economic Study: https://economicdevelopmentregina.com/about/publications#craft-brewing-impact Medicine Hat Brewing Co: http://medicinehatbrewingcompany.ca/
15:47
April 30, 2018
Flat Cap Stout w/ Stefan Rzadzinski
Matt jumps on skype to talk to Stefan Rzadzinski, a young Canadian race-car driver who is sporting the Rebellion hop-burst logo on his car this season. They talk about the nature of fundraising to put wheels on the road, and a beer by ToolShed Brewing, called Flat Cap Stout.
13:36
April 23, 2018
Death by Coconut with Parker Willfong
This is a very special episode with Homebrewer, beer judge and craft beer expert, Parker Willfong. He sits down to taste Death By Coconut, a chocolate, coconut stout and regales us with his wisdom on beer and casks. Rebellion is tapping 13 casks from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for the Fourth Annual Cask Fest, held at the taproom. Featured breweries include: Torque Brewing Co. District Brewing Company High Key Brewing Co. Tool Shed Brewing Company Medicine Hat Brewing Co. Pile O' Bones Brewing Co. Nokomis Craft Ales Black Bridge Brewery 21st Street Brewery Ale and Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan (ALES) Club Bushwakker Brewing Company Saskatchewan Craft Brewers Association Rebellion Brewing Co Also in this episode: https://www.oskarblues.com/beer/dbc/ http://www.camra.or
15:44
April 11, 2018
IPA and Pies with Chef Malcolm
Great beer deserves to be paired with great food, especially when it's as good as Chef Malcolm's Handmade Pies, a locally owned pie shop in a traditional English style. Matt and Chef Malcolm discuss the Rebellion IPA and Chef makes some recommendations for food pairings. He also tells Matt how cold it was when his plane landed in Saskatchewan for the first time. Also discussed in this podcast: www.facebook.com/chefmalcolmshandmadepies/ www.unibroue.com/en/our-beers/ephemere-pomme/23
16:36
April 9, 2018
Blast Off! with Taron Cochrane
Local music guru Taron Cochrane joins Matt for a tasting of Rebellion's newest can offering, Blast Off! He shares his opinions about the local music scene and talks about his work with Rebellion and Music Heals, a music-therapy charitable organization. Taron Online: taroncochrane.ca / Twitter - @taroncochrane Music Heals: www.musicheals.ca Saskatchewan Music: www.saskmusic.org
16:17
April 2, 2018
Red Rye IPA and Lady Rebels Beer Club
Vanessa Owen sits down with us to taste and talk about the Red Rye IPA, one of the best seasonal offerings ever made. She is also celebrating the second anniversary of the Lady Rebels Beer Club, run by and for women, with a special cask of Mango Tango Coco Flamengo. Find out more about Take Away Gourmet and cheese to pair with your beer - www.takeawaygourmet.ca Lady Rebels Beer Club - www.facebook.com/groups/1143661078998965 ALES Club - www.alesclub.com Bushwakker - www.bushwakker.com
16:58
March 25, 2018
Oatmeal stout and eating insanely hot food
Matt sits down with Regan Hinchcliffe to taste and talk about Matt's favourite Rebellion beer, Oatmeal Stout. We also dive into a viral video of Regan eating hot sauce that gained more than 4.4M views online. He also tells us what happened after the camera was turned off. Breweries mentioned in this podcast include: Pile O Bones: pileobonesbrewing.com 21st Street: 21stbrewery.ca Half-Pints: halfpintsbrewing.com Black Bridge: blackbridgebrewery.ca Belching Beaver: belchingbeaver.com Regan's Hot Sauce Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUZAcnbfdFY
17:19
March 18, 2018
Make It Funky - Feat: Rebellion President Mark Heise
Matt and Mark talk all about Rebellion's newest bottle release, Make It Funky, a wild yeast ale with flavours of apricot and aromas of funk. Mark also talks about Orval Brewery, one of the inspirations behind this beer.
12:34
March 15, 2018
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