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Episode 99 – Bottles Of Beer

Episode 99 – Bottles Of Beer

John and Wes delve deep into the intriguing history of the classic tune “99 Bottles of Beer,” exploring its folk roots and how it became the quintessential road trip anthem. As their journey through musical lore winds down, John surprises Wes with the enigmatic spirit #6, sparking a taste test shrouded in mystery and anticipation. The adventure doesn’t stop there; they revisit Maui Brewing Co., giving the Coconut Hiwa another shot to impress. Grab a glass and join in—cheers to discoveries, both musical and gustatory!

The Beer: Maui Brewing Co., Coconut Hiwa
The Bourbon: Flor de Cana Rum
The Balderdash: 99 Bottles Of Beer; Road Trips
Music to ₿oost!: I Need A Little by The Retrograde

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Episode 98 – Bless The Rains

Episode 98 – Bless The Rains

Craig Weinberg is back as our guest host to talk about a plethora of topics including his trip with his son to Africa, P. Diddle’s sex trafficking scandal, christian controversies, sound systems, and a boots on the ground report from Uganda.

Craig’s podcast: The Interview Podcast

The Beer: No beer this week
The Bourbon: Calumet 10 Year and Leiper’s Fork Bottle-In-Bond Bourbon
The Balderdash: Africa, Soundsystems, P. Diddle and more!
Music to ₿oost!: No music this week

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Episode 97 – Alien Answers

Episode 97 – Alien Answers

Are you smarter than an alien….I mean “newcomer”?

John and Wes embark on a witty exploration of the U.S. citizenship test’s civics section, putting their 20th-century public education to the test. As they navigate the complexities of American governance and history, they do so with a sense of humor and camaraderie, all while savoring the contrasting flavors of a sophisticated Leffe Belgian Blonde Ale and a somewhat lackluster Wolcott Bourbon. Their journey through the questions becomes not just a test of knowledge, but a delightful blend of learning, laughter, and libations.

The Beer: Leffe Blonde
The Bourbon: Wolcott Special Release
The Balderdash: Civics, current events
Music to ₿oost!: Man Like Kweks  – More Rouge Money

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Episode 96 – Sexy Bread

Episode 96 – Sexy Bread

Dive into a captivating journey with John and Wes as they unravel the fascinating origins of everyday language, exploring the stories behind the words we use daily. In this episode, we also discover how Nudie’s Honky Tonk crafts its unique IPA, and watch as John delights Wes with an unexpected mystery bottle of spirits. Your invitation awaits to be part of this intriguing blend of linguistic adventures, craft beer exploration, and spirit tasting surprises. Don’t miss out on this exceptional episode of Beer, Bourbon, and Balderdash! Join us, will you, for a journey rich in discovery and cheer.

The BeerNudies Honky Tonk West Coast IPA

The BourbonKnox Whiskey Works Rye 95

The Balderdash – Weird Word Origins

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Polanski – Modern Child

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Episode 95 – Murdermall

Episode 95 – Murdermall

In this rollercoaster of an episode, John and Wes chew the fat over the rise and fall of malls in America, painting a picture of their demise. We add a pinch of goofiness to the mix, pop the cork on some top-notch brews from Long Live Beerworks, and have a taste of heaven with a scrumptious single malt from Swift Distillery! It’s all here, so don’t let the cat out of the bag – dive into the meat and potatoes without missing a beat! Raise your glasses high – Cheers!

The BeerLong Live Beerworks PVD Pils

The BourbonSwift Distillery Single Malt

The Balderdash – Death of the American Mall

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The Truth Beyond – Descent

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Episode 94 – Hooker Buyer

Episode 94 – Hooker Buyer

Bigfoots, Ogopogos and Skinwalkers – Oh my!

Embark on an enthralling adventure with John and Wes as they explore the enigmatic realm of Cryptids, all while savoring the crisp, invigorating taste of Champ Lager by Mast Landing Brewing and the unexpectedly delightful Rye Whiskey from Postmodern Spirits. Dive into a world of laughter as we tackle everything from the quirks of herpes and beer-induced bloating to the wonders of fitness trackers and personalized ChatGPT workout regimes. Plus, get ready to groove to an electrifying track from Longy! Join us for an episode packed with intrigue, refreshment, and entertainment.

The Beer – Mast Landing Brewing Champ Lager
The Bourbon – Mystery #1 Post Modern Spirits Hi (Rye) Whiskey
The Balderdash – Cryptids

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Katherines Wheel – Longy

Episode 93 – The Yippers

Episode 93 – The Yippers

Dive into an engaging journey with John and Wes as they unravel the complexities of parenting—the very essence that inspires their spirited discussions. In this episode, they enhance their conversation with a refreshingly crisp Session Pale Ale from Notch Brewing, paired perfectly with the rich, smooth notes of Straight Bourbon Whiskey from Black Rock Spirits.

Tune in to explore their unique parenting philosophies, enriched by the warmth of their chosen drinks.

Engage with the intrigue as they unveil the enigmatic Balderdash word of the week, inviting you to ponder its mysteries alongside them.

Visualize the ambiance as they indulge in their exquisite selections, savoring each sip of their carefully chosen libations.

Reflect deeply as they pose and ponder the Beer Trivia question, a testament to their love and knowledge of the craft.

Hurry to your preferred Podcasting 2.0 platform and immerse yourself in this captivating episode of Beer, Bourbon, and Balderdash—where humor meets wisdom over a glass of fine drink. Don’t miss out on this blend of laughter, learning, and libations!

The Beer – Notch Dog and Pony Show
The Bourbon – Through the Woods Straight Bourbon Whiskey
The Balderdash – Parenting Philosophy

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Song – Crash + Burn – IROH

Episode 92 – Grandma’s Closet

Episode 92 – Grandma’s Closet

Join John and Wes as the knock on Heaven’s Door (Straight Bourbon Whiskey) only to find it leads to grandma’s closet. Seriously.

At least the Berkley Beer Company Scotch Ale was good!

We also talk about made up holidays, keeping socially fit and how to extract winkles. Cheers!

Beer – Berkley Beer Company Scotch Ale

Bourbon – Heavens Door Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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Episode 88 – @thekeeper 50,000 sats – “Craig is a fan favorite of Vineyard Nation! V4V all the way!”
Episode 89 – @meremortalspodcast 22,222 sats- “Love how you set your goals, always is fascinating to see how other people go about them. Wishing you great success! Would love to hear an episode on your philosophy for raising kids.”

Comments from Instagram – FM Rodeo said thank you and that they are glad someone likes their music and if we are interested, we can have them on as an interview.

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Higher – Featuring Sir Brian with an I

Episode 91 – I’ll Tune This For Ya!

Episode 91 – I’ll Tune This For Ya!

Dive into a captivating conversation with John and Wes as they explore the essence of community and camaraderie, all while savoring the rich, complex flavors of Peruvian Black Whiskey paired with a crisp, invigorating lager. Immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of FM Rodeo, adding a musical layer to this engaging dialogue. Don’t miss out on this thrilling episode, where laughter, insights, and good spirits come together to create an unforgettable experience!

Balderdash Word: Haptodysphoria
1. Beer bankruptcy apocalypse claims another fan-favorite brand (msn.com)
2. Man Boobs Early Warning For Death

FM Rodeo – Headache Song

Michael Jackson (the Writer)

The Beer: The Guild Slater Lager

The Bourbon: Black Whiskey

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Episode 90 – Moist February

Episode 90 – Moist February

Embark on a journey with John and Wes as they delve into the art of maintaining an organized life while achieving your goals with precision. In this insightful discussion, they uncover the secrets of effective goal-setting, all wrapped up in the S.M.A.R.T. framework. As a bonus treat, they sample two delectable stout near-beers, the Fremont NA Stout and Guinness Zero, proving that even in the world of non-alcoholic brews, there’s room for deliciousness. Join the conversation responsibly and enjoy this educational episode.

Fremont Non-Alcoholic Stout
Guinness Zero

Balderdash Words: saufkumpan and hodenkobold

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