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Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! And every few weeks, we sit down with the head brewer or owner of a local craft brewery to sample their brew and take a deep dive into the nerdier ...
 
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What are your favorite drunk snacks? Coley drops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about Beerio Kart, outlawing drinking games, the worst beers in the world, more craft brewery buyouts, and a drunk woman who put a “dead” deer in her car. Flex kicks off the beer research with Wiggly Wigglers, a smoothie sour from The Brewing Projekt. Later,…
 
The BoozeCast returns from Holiday Break! Beers of the Day: The Commish is drinking the Popfuji unfiltered pilsner from Brouwerij West, Sandro's got Firestone Walker's brand new Hopnosis Cryo IPA, and Coley's got the highly rated Humble Bumble Seltzer from Humble Forager Brewing Co. The gang's holiday recap features overcrowded parties, positive te…
 
Ever drink so much that you decided to take a trip to Gary, Indiana? Neither did we. Flex and Greg are joined by special guest, and Indiana native, Zack Miller. We talk about Zack’s time in the craft beer industry, the weird alcohol laws in Indiana, the best IPAs in America, and PBR’s tweeting fiasco. Greg kicks off the beer research with Fantastic…
 
What is the slang du jour? It's the slang of the day. Mmm, that sounds good. I'll have that... Necknosh's salty captain, Erica, stops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about playing with sharp objects, beer turned into liquor, disappearing hard seltzers, and at-home cocktail machines. Flex starts the hydration session with Braaaaaaaains - …
 
Ever drink too much in a strange city and wake up with no idea what happened? Erica, the Pretzel Queen, drops by to get the New Year’s party started with Flex and Greg. The group talks about exploding party beers, New Year’s celebrations, the top beers and breweries of 2021, and some breaking craft beer news! Greg kicks off the hydration with Stone…
 
Have you ever gotten drunk at a holiday party, gone to a gentleman's club, and ended up making your sister cry? Beergirl Melissa drops in to hang with Flex and Greg. The group is ringing in the holidays with their favorite drunk Christmas stories, creepy European holiday animals, Christmas in Finland, and those crazy Germans and their sexy Christma…
 
Are you a lover of advent calendars and homebrew? Chris Braaten, the host of I Like to Like Things, stops by to share his homebrew with Coley and Greg. The crew also talks about their love (and hate) of advent calendars, falling in love with brewing beer, staying drunk in Green Bay, and getting healthy with beer! Coley kicks off the hydration with …
 
The BoozeCast has finally reached Draught 100! To commemorate the occasion, we're all bringing some high octane celebratory beers and welcome special guest Brittany Brouhard, Owner and Head Brewer of Naughty Pine Brewing Co. Coley is drinking 903 Brewers' Fragile Like a Bomb Imperial Double Oatmeal Stout, Sandro's got Stone's Xocoveza Tres Leches S…
 
Pro tip: it’s tough to get drunk from near beer. Intern Brian is back to provide some pro bono work to the Republic. We’re also talking about mixing alcohol, being given free beer, the world running out of booze, and recycling spent grain. Greg kicks off the hydration with a review of DeLorean Dust, a ten percenter from Alvarado Street Brewery. Int…
 
Not following the Flex Algorithm when buying beers can really get you in trouble. Intern Brian stops in to provide some pro bono work as the group talks about Thanksgiving hangovers, how to make eggnog even worse, and Coley pays up on the Booze League bet. Flex kicks off the hydration with a review of Abracadaver, a double IPA from Modist Brewing. …
 
With the Commish and Sandro out, Coley takes control of the BoozeCast! Guesting in with Coley is one of Booze League's best beer friends and industry veteran Dan Bridges. Coley's sipping on Stunna Pale Ale from Mikerphone Brewing and Dan's got El Segundo Brewing Company's Broken Skull IPA. Coley's got some easy cocktail recipes to help you celebrat…
 
Grab your turkey and your festive beers; it’s time to prepare for the holidays! Coley hangs out with Flex and Greg as they discuss the best boozy holiday beverage, stocking up on drinks for the holidays, and Thanksgiving fun facts! To kick off Thanksgiving, we’re drinking beers that make us think of turkey day. First is Sierra Nevada’s Celebration …
 
Ever have one of those hangovers that remind you how old you are? Coley joins Flex and Greg to talk about taking full advantage of Sunday Funday, going to breweries to drink for a cause, the importance of lunch beers, fast food flavored booze, and some breaking news that’s shaking up the craft beer scene. Coley and Greg are reviewing Birthday Month…
 
The Dream Team is back, baby! Deb is back to hang out with Flex and Greg to review an Illinois beer, and a California brewery with the best can art. The trio also talk about beer road trips, hunting down beer on family vacations, popular craft beer ingredients, and a new edition of Masterdrunk Theatre! Flex sent Greg and Deb Triadic Harmonies, a tr…
 
Grab your costumes, space suits, and tongue jobbers; it’s time to join the republic! Deb stops by to complete the dream team and talk about drink-or-treating and Halloween hangovers, a beer that traveled to space and back, government wine, and we’re still huge in Finland! Greg and Deb bring you two beer reviews. First is Ingenious Brewing Company’s…
 
It's the Halloween Show! The Commish tells the tale of the ghost of Drunk Tom and one man's spooky vision of him, both the Commish and Coley have had encounters with ghosts, and the Commish is launching a ghost podcast and paranormal society. Plus five recipes for the best, and easiest, Halloween cocktails to impress at all your scary soirees. Cole…
 
Cheers to fresh beers and new breweries! Greg had the opportunity to visit Lawless Brewing in North Hollywood, CA, and sit down with owner Ben Wallace and head brewer Josh McCombs. Not only did they make their way through a couple of great flights, but they also talked about opening a brewery in a pandemic, the importance of sessionable beers, tran…
 
Coley is traveling out of state this week, so with Greg Jones from the Craft Beer Republic podcast guesting, it's a Manshow for Draught 97! The Commish is drinking Field to Ferment Pale Ale from Fremont Brewing, Greg's got Anchorage Brewing Co.'s Beached Double Dry Hopped IPA, and Sandro busted out the Firestone Walker Anniversary XXIX Barrel Aged …
 
Get your pizzas, pretzels, and beers; it's time for research! Erica joins Flex and Greg to talk about the return of beer festivals, mac and cheese pizza, the best place to live for drunk people, and why the great people of Finland love us so much! We also get an exclusive performance from Masterdrunk Theatre. Flex is drinking Smashing Yuzu, a cold …
 
Grab your beer-straws and favorite costumes; it's time to get hydrated! Coley stops back in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about drinking your way through an anniversary trip, favorite costumes and corresponding impressions, getting drunk with your boss, and celebrating back-to-school with booze. Greg and Coley are sipping on Radiant Beer …
 
Coley's got a Milkshake IPA, Sando's got Firestone Walker's epic Double Barrel Parabola, and the Commish is on Brouwerji West and RIIP Beer Co's Space Crisp Collaboration. Coley spent some time in the rural wine country smashing grapes and the Commish and Sandro each share the 5 biggest things they learned while on their adventures across the Lone …
 
Get your tongue-jobbers and lederhosen ready; we’re doing some research! Coley drops in to hang with Flex and Greg as they talk about some upcoming beer festivals embarrassing beer purchases, new breweries, and weird drinking laws. Flex kicks off the research by drinking for a great cause; he has Brave Noise Pale Ale from Phase Three Brewing. Greg …
 
Cheers to drinking beers with new friends! Greg had the opportunity to stop into Topa Topa Brewing Co. in Ventura, CA, to sit down with founder & CEO Jack Dyer. In addition to sharing some fantastic beers, they talk about turning a dream into a brewery, pivoting in a pandemic, expanding while staying local, and so much more! Jack talks about his hi…
 
To all you pumpkin spice lovers out there, welcome. This is going to be messy. Beergirl Melissa is joining Flex and Greg for a whole lot of fun. They are talking about the drunkest states in America, drinking some anniversary beers, getting sucked into pyramid schemes thanks to free booze, and most importantly, getting Flex to drink a pumpkin-spice…
 
Grab your pretzels and cold ones; it’s research time! Erica is teaming up with Flex and Greg to talk about the worst beer around, teachers getting drunk on the job, drinking beer for a good cause, and some weird drinking laws up in Oregon. Erica starts off the hydration with Fall River Brewing Co’s Hexagenia, a five hop IPA. Greg is drinking for a …
 
Still recovering from the Labor Day weekend? We’ve got you covered. Flex and Greg are getting ready for football, talking about hangover cures, trying to figure out what’s wrong with Iowa, and getting real basic with pumpkin spice seltzers. Greg starts off the beer research with a review of Big Papaya from Great Notion Brewing. Next, Flex is review…
 
Beers of the Day (of the Week): Sandro's got the Temporal Illusion saison collab between Firestone Walker Brewing and There Does Not Exist, Coley's got a cherry-apricot fruited sour farmhouse ale from Unapologetic Fruit Brewing, and the Commish's got this year's Stone Farking W00tstout. Whiskey Sour Day just happened and Coley's got some recipes fo…
 
Time to grab those flapjacks and chill your beers! Coley is hanging with Flex and Greg while reviewing some beer and breakfast foods, drinking with elephants, and getting duct-taped on airplanes. Greg and Coley start off the hydration with Bistro Pink Guava Kiwi Banana Smoothie, a fruited sour from Energy City Brewing. Then, they move their way to …
 
Who’s ready to conduct some science? Coley joins Flex and Greg as they figure out what she’ll be drinking for a punishment beer, conduct science on two pickle beers, dig into some Beer Zombies, and try to find out why Mt. Dew needs a hard version. Flex kicks off the hydration with Nelson Revengeance, a Double IPA collab from Mason Ale Works and Bee…
 
Sandro's got the banger Beer of the Day with Humble Sea's Bart Shrimpson Imperial NEIPA. The Commish is drinking Smog City Brewing's 10th Anniversary IPA, and Coley got her hands on Mikerphone Brewing's Drippin' So Much Sauce Imperial IPA; a beer that she'd profiled a few episodes ago. A survey of regular beer drinkers found the worst of the cheap …
 
Get your cold ones colder; we’ve got a fresh batch! Deb, Flex, and Greg are back to sip on some delicious beers, talk about lake trips, find out which state is limiting your alcohol intake, and figure out what everyone’s entrance music is! We also have a big controversy after a voicemail. Deb and Greg are in charge of the research today. First up i…
 
Ready to grab some cold beers and do some research? The Dream Team, Flex, Greg, and Deb, are reviewing some beers from across the country, talking about big birthday plans, getting expensive airport beer, and checking in on listener voicemails! Flex starts off the hydration and research with Lost in the Sauce, a hazy IPA from Explorium Brewpub. His…
 
The Commish is drinking the highly rated Mommy Dearest DIPA from BlackStack Brewing and Sandro's got Cali-Squeeze's Blood Orange Wheat, but Coley brought in a most banger of a beer this week with Newgrass Brewing's Space TrashBlueberry Coconut Cobbler Sour Ale. Oktoberfest season is nigh, and the tradition for that season is strong. Sandro goes ove…
 
Cheers, citizens of the republic! We’re back in the studio with Greg, Flex, and Erica from Neck Nosh. Ready for some fun new segments and beer reviews? Perfect! With some pending new laws, we may see THC beers, jury duty just became a party, and we just won a bet! Greg kicks off the hydration with a review of East Brother Beer Co’s (simply named) D…
 
Cheers, Craft Beer Nation! We’re very excited that the first episode of Craft Beer Republic is with one of our favorite brewers, Nic Bortolin, of 14 Cannons Brewery. Nic and Greg sit down to talk about Brigantino, an Italian Pilsner that he brewed with fellow beer-nerd Chris Enegren of Enegren Brewing Co. What makes it Italian? A big part of it is …
 
Some solid IPAs are featured including a collab between Oliphant Brewing and The Brewing Projekt, Firestone Walker's Double Mind Haze and Evil Twin Brewing's What Even Is Blue Raspberry Anyway? McCormick is looking for someone to take on the best job in the world: Director of Taco Relations, a woman in Australia suffered a serious margarita burn, a…
 
Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're tapping a fresh keg of content with a variety of topics related to your favorite beverage, craft beer! We're here to raise a pint and keep you entertained and well hydrated with beer reviews, breaking Booze news, Beer Science, and everything that is craft! …
 
Hey Tap Heads! Craft Beer Republic is coming soon! We're excited for the refresh and can't wait to have a beer with you! If you were a subscriber of The Unfiltered Gentlemen, you don't need to do anything, you're already subscribed to Craft Beer Republic. 🍻 Why the Craft Beer Republic? Because we are a nation of craft beer lovers. Every week, we're…
 
Hard kombuchas are pouring to mixed results, including brews from Boochcraft, Jiant, and Strainge Beast. Coley details the subtle heroics of a bartending protecting some young ladies from the advances of a major creeper at his bar. The Dodgers qualify as the Hero of the Week for taking care of an honorary team members, and Bevmos across the US are …
 
Grab your lab coats; we're conducting some beer science! Our best beer friend Coley is back to perform some major Drekker research. Denver takes a big step towards normal, there are drunk buffalos in India, and we have a MAJOR announcement! Coley and Greg kick off the hydration with a round of SCIENCE! We've got two Drekker CHONKs; Rainbow Sherbet …
 
It's a canned cocktail kinda show! Coley's got the best summer cocktail to drink from Bombay Gin, the Commish has a money-ball style breakdown of the best stadiums in MLB for craft beer drinkers, and as Sandro's been drinking professionally for a long time, he takes us full circle on his journey and shares his wisdom.…
 
Holy holiday weekend! Flex and Greg are back after a holiday weekend of hydration. But, of course, we're talking about for NBA Finals bet, having to drink hard kombucha, a man trying to visit 365 breweries, and most importantly, Flex's birthday! Greg is boarding a train for Colorado with his beer choice; he's reviewing 10:45 to Denver from Eppig Br…
 
Ahoy, all you land lovers and salty sailors! Grab your nosh, Erica, the saltiest sailor of them all, is joining Flex and Greg! We're gearing up for summer with some delishable beers, talking about beer from the bottom of the ocean, getting hooked up with beer for life, and finding out who is drunk on the job! Erica sets sail with a review of Salty …
 
The ciders are flowing! Coley's got a Strawberry Lime from Rekorderlig, Sandro stayed local with a Mango Tajin brew from Anna's Cider, and The Commish brought the marionberry cider from Portland's Swift Cider Co. Illinois' Mikerphone Brewing launches the Drippin' So Much Sauce DIPA with proceeds going to the WINGS Chicago program, Coley and The Com…
 
All aboard the train to Flavor Town! This week, Greg and Flex are joined by Wylie Withers, the commissioner of the Booze League. We're sipping on some pricey, funky beers, placing a "friendly" wager on the NBA playoffs, finding out who drank more during the pandemic and going down to Florida for a person named Booze. Wylie kicks off the hydration w…
 
Here comes the dream team! Deb is back and is hanging with Flex and Greg for a brand new batch! We've got some great beers for the warm weather, the difference between getting beer and wine drunk, all the money raised from Black is Beautiful, and a drunk naked woman who stole her neighbor's beer. Deb is in the studio with Greg. They kick off the hy…
 
San Diego brews including a Pizza Port SIPA, Alesmith Unfiltered Pilsner, and a Societe/Pizza Port Collab West Coast IPA. June 14th is National Bourbon Day, Sandro explores the cocktails and libations unique to Japan, Coors is launching a scavenger hunt Friday June 11th to giveaway a fully restored '77 Firebird, as seen in Smokey and the Bandit. Th…
 
Ahoy, all you landlubbers and scallywags. The Saltiest Sailor of the unleavened seas, Erica, is hanging out with Flex and Greg. We're talking about getting drunk at our weddings (and awful speeches), losing friends at beer festivals, and the most valuable beer in the world. Flex kicks off our hydration with Hot Dog Time Machine, a collaboration fro…
 
Featuring beer collabs from Societe/Modern Times, Tarantula Hills/Topa Topa, and the Pink Boots Collab by Topa Topa. Coley's got the best beers for Summer of 2021, Sandro busts out a Fact or Fiction Quiz on which collabs actually happened (and which we'd want to happen, honestly), and the Commish take us to Flavortown with some money Guy Fieri Fact…
 
Cheers everyone, and welcome to Batch 255! We're very excited to have a female-heavy show as our BFF Coley joins us as well as Greg's wife, Shannon. We're excited, as this is the first in-person recording in over a year! We're talking about Memorial Day BBQs, partying until the sun comes up, stupid laws around buying alcohol, and drunk texting. We …
 
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