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Episode 40 - Adroit Theory, Hell Yeah!
Posted: June 18, 2013
So the team tried a new beer company, and we bet you’ve never heard of them, but we sure think you might soon. Adroit Theory Brewing based in VA with such incredible beers as Cannibalism, T/P/D and G/I/A/A. A style for everyone, amazing bottle art and crazy pairing suggestions. Needless to say, we approve and look forward to another Dashing Rogue trip soon!
Download: Episode 40- Adroit Theory
Episode 39 - Watered Down
Posted: June 11, 2013
The gang tries out some new beers that are…well, why don’t you find out? Needless to say we talk about all sorts of things, some of them even about the beers we’re drinking, some of them about beers we wish we were drinking or beers we drank in the past. It’s a rambling adventure of intrigue and food.
Download: Episode 39- Watered Down
Episode 38 - Tripel Trifecta
Posted: June 4, 2013
The Professor, the Beer Mistress, and Wicked Rich drink La Fin Du Monde, Brigand, and Green Flash Tripel this week as they discuss the differences in these three tripels. The crew also discusses growing beyond Hefeweizen, the Cooking Channel, and beer with Ian’s face on it. They walk the line on their PG-13 rating, but the racey conversation is wildly entertaining.
Download: Episode 38- Tripel Trifecta
Episode 37 - Berry Beers
Posted: May 29, 2013
Cousin Max is back with the Professor and the Beer Mistress, as the team attacks berry beers. Believe it or not, the crew almost stays on track! Well, until you have the Beer Mistress’s rant about chocolate croissants, Ian’s Coors Light admission, and an account of the Professor’s recent trip to Avery Brewing in Denver. Featured beers are: Weyerbacher Riserva, Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout, and Southern Tier’s Plum Noir.
Download: Episode 37- Berry Beers
Episode 36 - Wicked Rich
Posted: May 22, 2013
Rich Lee and Cousin Max finally unite forces with the Beer Mistress to refute last week's coup by the Professor. The trio sips on Ass Kisser Smoked Porter and Clown Shoes Vampire Slayer while discussing Robin Hood Men in Tights, Pliny the Younger, and Bar Hopping technique. Rich and Max face off in a war of bad puns, and the crew answers a listener question about beer that makes you gassy. You can't afford to miss such helpful tips!
Download: Episode 36- Wicked Rich
Episode 35 - The Professor's Coup
Posted: May 15, 2013
The Professor teams up with a faithful listener, and a real friend for those who were doubtful, to drink a fantastic sour called Petrus and a deep rich stout, Great Divide’s Yeti Imperial Stout. They are joined by Scott Ryan who is new to the craft beer scene and making great strides in his consumption of fantastic new beers under the guidance of the Professor.
Download: Episode 35- The Professor's Coup
Episode 34 - Bartender Matt's Legendary Appearance
Posted: May 7, 2013
Much anticipated guest star Bartender Matt joins the Beer Mistress and the Professor for this episode where we discuss Lancaster Brewing Company and New Belgium. Matt promises a bottle of Dom Perignon for a future episode, and talks about some of the most exclusive bars in Philadelphia. Do you know the password to the Speakeasy? Tune in and find out!
Download: Episode 34 - Bartender Matt
Episode 33 - The Great Rhubarb Experiment
Posted: April 30, 2013
The Beer Mistress and the Professor team up with the one and only home brewer extraordinaire Verlyn to chat about Cousin Max’s Rhubarb challenge. 4 different styles of beer from Verlyn prefaced by the Ommegang 15 Year Anniversary Ale. Needless to say, it was an excellent day. Listener questions answered, coffee and cigars discussed. If this place wasn’t so far away from Philadelphia I think I’d find myself here much more often. Enjoy!
Episode 32 - Daring Duo
Posted: April 24, 2013
The Beer Mistress and Just Jasen go it alone in this unique episode that features Flying Fish Exit 4 and Leinenkugel Summer Shandy. The pair discusses the Beer Mistress’s early blogs, culinary tourism, and the most charming cities in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. Yeah, we miss Ian too.
Download: Episode 32 - Daring Duo
Episode 31 - Stone
Posted: April 16, 2013
The Dashing Rogue Team pairs up with a new guest, Ryan Shank to talk about Stone and Oskar Blues. Some beer is talked about, but mostly it devolves into bizarre stories about the truth and myth of the Bermuda Triangle, The Sand Lot and other baseball related items. There is some mention of beer, and the back to back 8.7% A.B.V. does wonders for Ryan.
Download: Episode 31 - Stone
Episode 30 - DC Beer Fest
Posted: April 9, 2013
Cousin Max, The Professor and a few studio audience members took a roadtrip down to the DC Beer Fest to see what it was all about. Held at Nationals Stadium and followed up by delicious late night pizza. Hear what everyone has to say as they sip on some Schneider Aventinus and Southern Tier Crème Brulee Stout.
Download: Episode 30 - DC Beer Fest
Episode 29 - Game of Thrones
Posted: March 28, 2013
To celebrate the Game of Thrones season 3 premiere, the Beer Mistress, Professor, and Jasen check out one of Ommegang's special Game of Thrones brews! We also discuss some very embarrassing stories so... enjoy!
Download: Episode 29 - Game of Thrones
Episode 28 - Whiskey Nut Shot
Posted: March 19, 2013
The Beer Mistress, Jasen, and special guest star Erin try some Ugandan Beer! It does not go well. We try three different beers popular in Uganda - that country you get to by going to Somalia and turning left - while discussing rivers, traffic, and literary pub crawls! Also, the Beer Mistress gives the best advice she can muster for anyone traveling to Africa!
Download: Episode 28 - Whiskey Nut Shot
Episode 27 - The Dashing Rogue Trip
Posted: March 12, 2013
Long time listener Sean invites the Mistress and Jasen over for a cup of tea. Or rather, Stout. Flying Fish’s Green Tea Imperial Stout is served up (along with dinner, thinks this jealous Rogue) and another local MD beer, Heavy Seas Pegleg Imperial Stout. After some small difficulty opening the oft praised cage and cork beers, we get to hear their insights and Sean prepared some trivia to test this team’s knowledge. How will they do?
Download: Episode 27 - The Dashing Rogue Trip
Episode 26 - Hopslam
Posted: March 6, 2013
This week we got to try one of the hard to find beers, Hopslam! The Mistress went on an epic shopping spree during which she picked up an entire case of these lovely bottles of joy from Bells and since this is Just Jasen’s favorite beer we decided we should probably let him podcast about it. This week Just Jasen also managed to put together the best trivia yet. Tune in to find out who wins and by how much and learn other things too. Finally, how does alcohol affect you? Does it make you happy, sad, tired, angry? Write in and tell us your stories.
Download: Episode 26 - Hopslam
Episode 25 - Texas Ranger's Firestone Chat
Posted: February 28, 2013
This week we explored some new beers from a new favorite of ours; Firestone Walker. The maker of such beers as the heavenly Parabola, Union Jack and Wookey Jack and such conversations as, Who would win? The lion or the bear? This week we try their Pale 31 and the Velvet Merlin as we talk about all sorts of inane stuff, and continue to plan our Game of Thrones dinner party complete with Ommegang GOT beers. Enjoy!
Episode 24 - Lagunitas
Posted: February 20, 2013
Cousin Max rejoins us as we discuss a new brewing company, new to the podcast at least. Lagunitas brings their hoppy Lagunitas Sucks beer and all the wonderful flavors to accompany it. I think we might be fans. In the following of big hops we talk Victory’s Hop Wallop, does it deliver the Wallop or is the Victory hollow. What’s your favorite non beer beverage? And how do you feel about the 1920s? Listen to find out more and give us your feedback.
Download: Episode 24 - Lagunitas
Episode 23 - Tongue Buckler
Posted: February 13, 2013
The Rogue brought another woman into the mix and here is what happened. Join The Prof, The Beer Mistress and new guest podcaster Jordi as we ask important life questions such as:
Tea or Coffee?
Cabin in the woods vacation vs Island Vacation
What are you Sunday hygenics like?
Women’s right to vote.
Why do all weddings happen at once?
Of course we also talk about a great beer from Ballast Point which has quickly wormed its way into our steady diet of fantastic beers. It’s an Imperial Red from California, and we think you should try it. Give a listen!
Download: Episode 23 - Tongue Buckler
Episode 22 - Brooklyn Black
Posted: February 6, 2013
Dashing Rogue goes Dark. We talk Brooklyn Black Chocolate, Schlafly Coffee and the first Imperial Stout created for Catherine the Great. Also don’t miss the triumphant return of our trivia game with newer and better questions, and more exciting answers. While the podcast is happening we have some ideas, and food simmering in the background. A great new menu was planned for some friends in Harrisburg, PA. Check out Sara Bozich’s blog to see how it went and book your event soon!
Download: Episode 22 - Brooklyn Black
Episode 21 - Kwak
Posted: January 29, 2013
From Kwak to the Dress Barn? Who else but the Dashing Rogue team and special guest Rich Lee could get you there so quickly? Join us as we drink beer imported directly from the source. We talk about steaks and glassware, shaves and haircuts and of course, beer. Trivia you ask? Not this time, but almost assuredly next. Enjoy.
Download: Episode 21 - Kwak
Episode 20 - Birthday Dogfish 120 Minute IPA
Posted: January 22, 2013
It's the Professor's Birthday (we'll let you guess how old) and he's celebrating with his yearly tradition - breaking open aged bottles of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA. This complex and ever changing beer is enjoyed with creative new glassware: a clay chalice from Germany, handworked green glass from Uganda, and the Viking glass replica from Game of Thrones hand blown by Historical Glassworks. Join the Beer Mistress and Cousin Max as the birthday shenanigans begin.
Download: Episode 20 - Birthday
Episode 19 - IPA
Posted: January 15, 2013
The Professor schools again. This time, hoppy beers with Rich Lee and of course the Beer Mistress (would you believe she hasn’t seen The Matrix? That’s weird right?) Special guest stars this week are Ithaca Flower Power and Green Flash Palate Wrecker. Also in the conversation, would flying cars be any better, or just as problematic as current cars? Seriously, can anyone get Ian some Double Citra IPA. Who said “There was a fire fight!”?
Download: Episode 19 - IPA
Episode 18 - Barleywine
Posted: January 9, 2013
The gang goes all out and the Professor brings some schooling in this week’s Barley Wine episode. Will the Beer Mistress get over her dislike of this particular beer or will this tasting solidify it as one she does not like? Who wins our Holiday Episode Haiku Challenge? Are all limericks vulgar? Join us as we find out.
Download: Episode 18 - Barleywine
Episode 17 - 2013: A Saison Rue Odyssey
Posted: January 2, 2013
The Dashing Rogue team waxes poetic about beer vs wine pairings and the benefits of a gifted mixologist in the first podcast of 2013. Join us as we judge the necessity of jiggers, acknowledge our trivia shortcomings, and thank our loyal listeners for their 2012 shenanigans. Saison may not be a typical winter beer, but the Microbrew Review isn’t your typical podcast.
Download: Episode 17 - The Bruery Saison
Episode 16 - A Merry Mad Elf
Posted: December 18, 2012
Join us for a special two hour holiday episode with all four of your favorite personalities. Cousin Max, Jasen (just Jasen), the Professor and of course the Beer Mistress, sit down with one of our all-time favorite beers, Mad Elf. Trivia makes a comeback, challenges are accepted and doled out to each other and to you, our loyal listeners! Bacon Bourbon vs Bourbon Bacon and Chocolate Covered Bacon. Silly hats and favorite beers. All this and more...Happy Holidays from the Dashing Rogue team!
Download: Episode 16 - A Merry Mad Elf
Episode 15 - Can-Umvirate
Posted: December 11, 2012
Enjoy a lovely hour where we explore the upside to cans; featuring Oskar Blues, 21st Amendment and Maui Brewing Company. One Challenge was accepted and tasted. Crowns or Crayons? How do you say it? Where are you from? More grammar lessons with the Mistress and the Professors uncanny (hehe) ability to deflect and avoid stories that make him look bad. Also Troegs. Lots and lots of it. Enjoy.
Download: Episode 15 - Can-umvirate
Episode 14 - King Titus
Posted: December 4, 2012
It’s that time of year: Porter time. Stout time. Holiday Time. What do you bring to a holiday party? How should you dress? What do you call nuts on a chin? Who would win in a fight: a lion or a bear? These questions and more answered in this week’s podcast, featuring The Beer Mistress, The Professor and Cousin Max.
Download: Episode 14 - King Titus
Episode 13 - Allagash! Are you Curieux?
Posted: November 27, 2012
Join the Professor and the Beer Mistress in welcoming for the first time to the Micro Brew Review, Rich Lee. Listen as the gang gets a little bit racist, we chat about the Land Before Time (was there even beer then?) and the different mid rift styles of Disney Princesses. What can we say, we were drinking bourbon beer. It was strong.
Download: Episode 13 - Allagash! Are you Curieux?
Episode 12 - Fireside Chat
Posted: November 20, 2012
Good evening fellow beer lovers. This is a very special pre-Thanksgiving podcast with Jasen, Just Jasen, and The Beer Mistress. They talk about the upcoming holiday and the beers that might be found on the cornucopia that is your Thanksgiving Table. Special appearances by an old good friend and of course, what would Thanksgiving be without a rousing game of Canasta?... Better with a beer? You tell us.
Download: Episode 12 - Fireside Chat
Episode 11 - Brother Thelonious
Posted: November 14, 2012
The Beer Mistress, The Professor and Cousin Max wax poetic about North Coast’s Brother Thelonious Dark Abbey Ale. We discuss the pros and cons of Pub Crawls and plastic cups, put bacon on the food pyramid and Ian gives himself a new moniker. Send us your suggestions for a barrel aged beer or barley wine for us to feature in a future podcast.
Download: Episode 11 - Brother Thelonious
Episode 10 - Run For Your Beers!
Posted: November 7, 2012
The Dashing Rogue dashes from zombies, learns how to use firearms and talks about all things Epic. Well... some things Epic Brewing. The return of Halloween, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and reverse trick or treating are all mentioned along with some thoughts for future beer podcasts. Weyerbacher, Southern Tier, we’re looking at you! And anyone for a gluten free experiment?
Download: Episode 10 - Run For Your Beers!
Episode 9 - Northern Virginia Brewfest
Posted: October 30, 2012
This week see what happens when Ian isn’t around. The Beer Mistress, Jasen and Cousin Max all go to a Brew Fest in VA, drink Founder’s Centennial IPA, and discuss their findings. They talk all things intercourse, Twilight and vampires as well as agoraphobic Saturdays. A possible future podcast beer is referenced in the Firestone Walker family and Verlyn plots a Rhubarb beer after hearing Cousin Max’s challenge.
Download: Episode 9 - Northern Virginia Brewfest
Episode 8 - Delicious Dogfish
Posted: October 23, 2012
Amazing alliteration as the Dashing Rogue tastes some Dogfish Head and talks Fricken Firkins, Designated Drivers and more Testing Trivia. Join us as we discuss the benefits of being Like a Lord, a brief shout out to The Duke his self, potatoes and lemons, chai and turnips. A heady combination to be sure on this week’s Dogfish Head review.
Download: Episode 8 - Delicious Dogfish
Episode 7 - Breakfast Beer
Posted: October 16, 2012
The Dashing Rogue Does Breakfast…Beers (of course). Join us as we discuss Southern Tier’s Java Stout and North Coast Brewing’s Old Rasputin. New Trivia questions for you, and some questions for you from us! The merits of Pittsburgh and how much Ian loves T-shirts.
Download: Episode 7 - Breakfast Beer
Episode 6 - Pumpkin Beer
Posted: October 10, 2012
Cousin Max is back with Shannon and Ian for a trio of pumpkin beers. Drinking from hand blown Belgian style beer glasses, the three imbibe Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Schflay Pumpkin Ale, and Southern Tier’s Pumking. They delve into label art, their first pumpkin beer experiences, and recount a dinner at Pumpkin in Philadelphia.
Download: Episode 6 - Pumpkin Beer
Episode 5 - Oktoberfest 2012
Posted: September 26, 2012
Over at the Dashing Rogue we enjoy a good excuse to crack open a beer, just like everyone else. This week we talk about Germany's Oktoberfest just before one of our own heads over to experience it first hand. Join us as we discuss the finer point of pronouncing Ommegang, while drinking their Scythe and Sickle, talk about WOW and gamer girls, and we also feature the return of trivia!
Download: Episode 5 - Octoberfest 2012
Episode 4 - Beer Pairing BBQ
Posted: September 18, 2012
The Dashing Rogue hosts a Beer Pairing BBQ to celebrate the end of summer. The team recounts the event while drinking Adriaen Brouwer Dark Golden Ale, discusses their logic behind the pairings, and offers entertaining ideas for your next themed dinner. Oh yeah, zombies and steampunk make a guest appearance...
Download: Episode 4 - Beer Pairing BBQ
Episode 3 - Stoudt's Field Trip
Posted: September 11, 2012
Shannon, Ian, and guest host Cousin Max talk about their charming field trip to Stoudts Brewery in Adamstown, PA where beer, cheese, and antiques are the name of the game.
Download: Episode 3 - Stoudt's Field Trip
Episode 2 - Oh, THATS how they do that!
Posted: September 4, 2012
The Dashing Rogue team got a brew lesson! Listen in as Shannon, Ian, and Jasen marvel at the process of whole grain brewing in the comfort of your own home. Abita Abbey Ale is enjoyed while they recount the amazing palate of a brewer, the taste of raw grain, and variation of hops flavors. Listener question: What pairs with Chinese food?
Download: Episode 2 - Oh THATS how they do that
Episode 1 - Chocolate Sombreros and VooDoo Doughnuts
Posted: August 28, 2012
The Beer Mistress, Ian, and Jasen discuss beer events, their favorite bars, and compete in beer trivia while sipping on Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero (and a special appearance by Rogue’s VooDoo Doughnut). Listener questions include: the truth about skunking and finding a beer that won’t make you burp.