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Wheat Are We Currantly Talking About | Episode 204 | Beer Review

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This week, we're experiencing the the Black Currant Wheat Ale brewed lovingly by Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. It is a fruity yet tart beer and it has one of the best illustrations of black currants we've ever seen. Watch us as we drink our way through this dark-ish beer.

Dave showed off his ability to talk about radler beer (and, really, is a radler a beer?) and a bear crept quietly from his armoire and ate him alive.

The Beer That Loops Back On Itself | Episode 167 | Beer Review

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This week we tumble into Finnegan's Irish Stout by the masters of brewing things awesome, Hoyne Brewing. We talk about the changes coming to a lot of the beer festivals and how beer is the best thing to keep yourself healthy. Possibly. Hey, we're not doctors, you're a doctor! We drink this dark liquid and talk about a bunch of other things too. Special appearance by Allyson!

Dave was looking a bit tired this week so we set him on fire once we killed the stream. It was terrible, especially when the bears arrived to remove his mortal coil.

Brewing Change | Episode 166 | Beer Review

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This week's beer is Brew the Change by Persephone Brewing. Hailing from Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada they partnered with Denman Island Chocolate and Salt Spring Coffee to brew a mocha porter that they can be proud of. We try this one out... and you'll just have to watch to see what we think. Special appearance by Allyson McGrane and Faith the Pug!

Dave was a little tired on this one because he spent most of his afternoon running and climbing trees to avoid crazed bears.

If It Bleeds, We Can Drink It | Episode 165 | Beer Review

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This week's beer is Blood Simple from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company. They have taken some blood oranges, mashed them together with a bunch of orange peels, and fermented them into a tart yummy that we can barely explain with words. You should just watch and be amazing at how our taste buds reacted.

Dave chose this beer and he always picks beers for the show that we all can't get. This is because he shops with a judgemental bear hanging over his shoulder. Poor Dave.

Get Ready For War | Episode 164 | Beer Review

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We're trying out Warhead Imperial Kettle Sour from Dead Frog Brewing because it has a great label. We love sour beers and this one is fairly new and deserves a look and a taste. We're sure it won't lead to the breakout of war... but if it does, we're sure it will be worth every drop.

Dave was lucky enough to find this beer because he was hiding under his bed for a few days as a bear was sleeping in his bed.

The Streets Are Paved With Cobblestone | Episode 163 | Beer Review

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This week we start licking the streets for our latest review. Well, not exactly. This beer was created by Mill St. Brewery and we're happy to get a little gritty with their Cobblestone Nitro Stout. We hope the nitro will provide a little mouth explosion because we're weird like that.

Dave was able to crack a cobblestone with his teeth and use the pebbles to fight off a horde of zombie bears. How he gets into these messes, we're not entirely sure.

Beware The Spooky Mocha Porter | Episode 162 | Beer Review

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This week we're tasting the first mocha porter of the season, the Mocha Porter from Granville Island Brewing. They partnered with JJ Bean to make this darkish coffee like beer and we chatted quite a bit about what a mocha should taste like. You should listen up and maybe you'll realize we just like beer and are total experts in our field.

Dave was dubious about this one since he doesn't like to drink coffee in the evening since bears tend to prowl the halls of his home at night. He might be too awake after eating him alive.

We Harvest The Sour | Episode 161 | Beer Review

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Our week is dominated by Category 12 Brewing's Harvest Sour beer. This current flavoured beer and created using a brett yeast will make your taste buds cringe at the level of sourness. Well, maybe not since we like sour beers and we will always feature them as we locate the best and brightest breweries brave enough to make them!

Dave was terribly ill this week as he was infected by a bear mite called the Bearimicus. A terrible situation as Dave is now bald.

A Spicy Broken Tooth | Episode 160 | Beer Review

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We charge ahead into the Hallowe'en spirit with an offering from Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. titled Crookeder Tooth. This is a pumpkin ale that has been aged in oak barrels to make it extra crooked. (Yes, it has a younger brother who is not aged in oak.) We try this one out and it makes us all a little loopy by the end. A fun time was had!

Dave grew three inches this week because he has been collecting bear hair and stuffing it into his shoes. Why? Something about the smell preventing him being mauled all the time.

The Cry of The Working Man | Episode 159 | Beer Review

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We hear quite loudly the cry of the working man with Riot Brewing Company's Working Class Hero. It is a dark mild beer and reminded us of how we are all working people who like to have a pint at the end of a long day. You know, loosen up the joints, relax the muscles -- all that kind of stuff. Yah!

Dave was early today as he danced with a bear all night long and didn't stop until it was time to record the podcast. Well done, Dave!

The Sweetness of Hops and Leaves | Episode 158 | Beer Review

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Red Arrow Brewing takes the stage this week with their Sweet Leaf IPA. It was a hoppy experience that left us wanting more. It was a flavourful because it felt like a flower had exploded in your mouth. You would almost feel like you had to check that a full leafed flower wasn't in your gullet. But we're sure we didn't need to because hops are yummy.

Dave was cuddling with a bear this week and realized only after a few hours of cuddles that he was cuddling the WRONG bear. He tries. He really does.

We Must Drink All The Bees | Episode 157 | Beer Review

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The Tin Whistle Brewing is making and appearance with their Killer Bee Dark Honey Ale. This porter is dark, wonderful, and tastes a lot like honey. Well, maybe it does. We weren't too sure. But you'll have to watch and see what we thought.

Dave was lost in a dust storm in the Northern British Columbia and was rescued by a special group of bears trained for finding him when he wanders off.

The Peel of The Grapefruit | Episode 156 | Beer Review

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We dive into the tart side of the IPA this week with The Real Peel Grapefruit IPA created by the wizards at Fernie Brewing Co.

Dave was having a terrible hair day, so, a bear quietly combed it while we filmed the show. Really, the bear is there. You can't see it? Dave can.

Jupiter Is Created From Mangos | Episode 155 | Beer Review

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We fly off into the unknown reaches of deep space to try out Howe Sound's Super Jupiter Mango IPA. This one is a tasty adventure beyond the stars. No, really. If you had a space ship that was going to take you to Jupiter, this is the drink you'd want to take with you. We kid you not. But do take us with you.

Dave was lost in the asteroid belt on this trip but a space bear was able to chase him back to Mars where we picked him up on the way back.

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The Golden Raven | Episode 147

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We're kicking it up again with a new beer by Raven Brewing Co. We talk about some Toronto beers and how oil runs the entire world right now.

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Ravens Brewing Company
Golden Ale

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We All Float Down Here | Episode 146

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It is Ice Cream Week! Stout + vanilla ice cream! How could that be wrong?

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All stouts.

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The Stakes We All Get | Episode 145

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This week the stakes are high... because Lock is here and we're talking about stuff again.

Dave was all healed up and ready to drink some IPA but the bears decided he needed to have a claw massage.

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Barkerville Brewing Co.
High Stakes Imperial IPA
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Shun The Shunning Shunners | Episode 132

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We've entered new territory this week by introducing two new breweries that we've never done before. Wolf Brewing and Twa Dogs... let's do this.

Dave was eaten by a pack of wolves this week because the bears requested a night off.

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Twa Dogs
Shun The Light Scotch Ale
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Wolf Brewing
Scotch Brewing
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The Phantoma of the Pomegranate | Episode 131

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We get our phantoms on this week with an adventure into the unknown... something, something, something...

The Thickening of The Hair | Episode 130

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We revisit one of our older brewery haunts this week with something that we can't believe we haven't talked about... a beer from Unibroue that we've enjoyed for years and years.

Dave grew some hair. On his face. Looks like the bears are closing in.

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La Fin Du Monde
Unibroue
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It's Midnight Somewhere | Episode 129

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We try something so incredibly new that we didn't even know the brewery existed! Midnite Umber Ale holds us in its gaze and we drink it out of fear...

Dave also had a bear in his room tonight but it was sleeping.

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Red Arrow Brewing Co.
Midnite Umber Ale
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This Year, We're Bringing The Funk | Episode 128

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It is 2018 and we're reviewing the first beer of the last season of that year that just passed by. But, we got your back. Dark lager is a thing and Lock is in the house to teach us all a thing or two.

Dave was available this week after his long hibernation with his bear family.

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Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
Dr. Funk Dunkel Dark Lager
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