Episode 134. No guests. And technically no sponsors. BUT….we did receive samples of a CBD/Beer product to review. That product is called…wait for it…CBeerD.
What makes us qualified to review CBD products? Nothing. We’re CBD virgins. Maybe that’s why we’re qualified. But it was fun. Check out CBeerD.co. Try some whilst listening to us ramble about units of lengths, state borders, Ben Affleck, and engagement photos. All while drinking beverages from Kros Strain, Dillon Dam Brewery and Glacial Till.
Read More Episode 134 – CBeerD and hunger pangs
The Quantum Dude, Bradley Nordell, and Cosmic Crusader, Sam Riggins, join Grady to talk ALIENS! In this episode, Brad gives us a lesson on the Drake Equation, Sam gives us his thoughts on galactic visitors, and Grady… drinks beer. Everyone enjoys some Cosmic Eye (Lincoln, NE) brews during the pod!
Read More NE Beer:30 #70 ALIENS! | Brad Nordell & Sam Riggins
Baby McGuire is on the way! Grady had to reschedule a couple guest for this week’s episode, so you got stuck with a solo-sode for THE episode #69 (tehe). Grady talks about how he and his wife are expecting, he’s a little hungover, too nice, and lives in the “least-stressed city in the U.S.” All-the-while, he sips on Cosmic Eye’s (Lincoln, NE) Call of the Wolf Mama double IPA. Big up to Sam at Cosmic Eye for the brew!
Read More NE Beer:30 #69 Having a Baby (The Seed of my Plants)
Because you can never be too careful, Kolby booked his Uber 210 minutes in advance. Let’s record a podcast while we’re waiting!
In this episode, we welcome in our first brewer! Kolby Wood from White Elm gets scientific, then rips into Mark for his music takes. Cameos from Dave Matthews, Explosions in the Sky, and Tobias Fünke in the process. Grady from NE Beer:30 calls in to answer for his potty mouth. Connor elongates himself. Kolby gets ripped for his lack of cufflinks. And shares his strong disdain for mango salsa and sous vides. All while drinking a bunch of beers from Europe and White Elm.
Read More Episode 133 – Ubers are lined up
What doesn’t Mitch West do? On top of being a great guy and craft beer enthusiast, Mitch started Perfect Pour Studios and is also a pyrotechnician. Mitch and Grady talk about Perfect Pour Studios, Mitch ways in on Pizzabate, and the two discuss comedians Eric Andre and Bobby Lee.
Read More NE Beer:30 #68 Mitch West | Perfect Pour Studios
For the second time in as many episodes, we’re busting out tasters of a bunch of different beers. And for the second time in 132 episodes, Nate Clouse is here.
In this episode, we look at Nate’s time in the Husker football program, working under three different head coaches. We also look at his time living in a completely unsupervised environment as a high school senior. Fake IDs. Rhinos. Chili. And dishwasher loading techniques.
Read More Episode 132 – Tasters with Nasty Nate
ChillHop artist, Funkmammoth (Joe Gremel), uses his musical talents to create laid-back, funky tracks for your ear holes. Based out of Lincoln, NE, this funky marsupial has captivated a massive audience both online (1 million+ streams on Spotify) and during live performances. Joe and Grady talk about how Joe started making music, where he finds inspiration, the great “Pizzabate,” and how there is a time and place for every style of beer.
Read More NE Beer:30 #67 Joe Gremel | Funkmammoth
Episode 131. Shane’s here. He used to really like us, but then he decided he just kind of likes us. We’ll try to change his mind with beer.
In this episode, we find out how Shane lost some finger. It seemed unpleasant. TV viewing is discussed. Tuscaloosa college kids are betting on who can get COVID first, which opens a whole can of worms about whether one should desire a stay in the hospital. All while drinking our first out-of-state beers in a long time.
Read More Episode 131 – July is for Sampling
A Coronavirus update directly from China, a local pizza debate (the “Pizzabate”), a degrading voicemail from Triple B Screenprinting, and much more are talked about in this solo-sode! Shout out to Patrick Stehlick, Charley Morris, Josh Batt, Lauren Becwar, and Tom Osborne (Connor Happer) for the voicemails! Grady sips on Saro Cider’s (Lincoln, NE) Valencia Cider and White Elm Brewing Co’s (Lincoln, NE) Inverted Citra Double IPA.
Read More NE Beer:30 #66 The Great Pizzabate
Because we’re drinking ciders. You didn’t think we were going alcohol-free, did you? That was a dumb assumption on your part.
In this episode, we talk about bidets and the possibility of starting a poop blog. You could be the next face of poop! Do quacks echo? Is Connor smart? Racism. COVID. My Little Pony Nazis. And Zack Greinke (unrelated). All while drinking ciders from Saro, Boiler and Glacial Till.
Read More Episode 130 – No Guests. No Beers.
*Cha-Ching!* That’s the sound of money, baby! Tyler Werner, from the Garage Sports Co. and Garage Talk Podcast, stopped by #NEBeer30 to drink a couple beers and talk shop. Tyler and Grady talk about what it’s like having a sports podcast when there’s nothing to watch (damn Coronavirus), being nervous during recording, and the “mental battle” it takes to keep a podcast going. The two sip on Zipline Brewing’s (Lincoln, NE) Kolsch and WeldWerks Brewing Co.’s (Greeley, CO) Chocolate Banana Pudding Stout (Big Up to James Mussman for the brew!)
Read More NE Beer:30 #65 Tyler Werner Goes *Cha-Ching*
Kolby Wood, the head brewer and owner of White Elm Brewing Co., has a potty mouth – a “kitchen mouth,” if you will. This episode of #NEBeer30 is packed with the art of cursing, Kolby’s thoughts on the UnTappd (beer rating) app, and what his daughters think of his profession. Kolby and Grady drink White Elm’s Single Barrel Stout, LNK Pils, and Kind of Moo’d (peanut butter milk stout).
Read More NE Beer:30 #64 Kolby Wood Has A Kitchen Mouth
Episode 129. The A/C gave out. We’re professionals. We’ll persevere. In this episode, we welcome in Rico and Rachel. They got a sitter and are ready to party…podcast style. Connor discovers OnlyFans. Mark needs a large coffin. The ‘cos discuss track and field. Plus….a Boys Town conspiracy that Rico REALLY doesn’t want to talk about. […]
Read More Episode 129 – Rico and Raco
This might not be the NE Beer:30 you’re used to, but a discussion like this one had to happen. Entrepreneur and owner of Oh, Hello Agency, Natalie Micale, joins the podcast and talks with Grady about the Black Lives Matter protests, the protests happening in Nebraska, what she’s up to now and why businesses should be on TikTok! Grady slurps down Code Brewing Co.’s (Lincoln, NE) Munich Mindset Dunkel.
Read More NE Beer:30 #63 Natalie Micale & These Difficult Times
Episode 128. On location at Triple B’s headquarters. Josh Batt is here. Mike Schaefer is here. Four handsome gentlemen, one microphone, and a cooler full of beers.
In this episode, we get some updates on some of our recurring topics….sound bars, mac & cheese, weddings. We called up Ryan Tabb to hear how he’s enjoying life in Lincoln. We took a break to play basketball. Ice cream vs mashed potatoes. Cake vs meat Second wallets. Sticky hands. And we finally find out how many friends Josh has. All while drinking beers from Cosmic Eye, Jukes, and White Elm.
Read More Episode 128 – The Shirt Dungeon
Few people can say they’ve made a lasting impact in the Nebraska craft brewing scene, but Jim Engelbart doesn’t have that problem. Serving as the Operations Manager at Empyrean Brewing Co. (for 16+ years) and current President of the Nebraska Craft Brewers Association, Jim is truly a seasoned beer veteran in Nebraska. Jim and Grady talk about how the NCBG helped push for less restriction in taprooms during the COVID-19 pandemic, how Jim got started at Empyrean, and how Lazlo’s Grill has some killer food. Grady drank Empyrean Brewing’s (Lincoln, NE) ESB and Peanut Butter Porter while Jim sipped on an Empyrean Watchman IPA.
Read More NE Beer:30 #62 Jim Engelbart | Empyrean Brewing Co.
Episode 127 is here. To celebrate, we brought in Sean Callahan. You’ve probably heard of him. He’s a very popular man.
In this episode, we discuss the Omaha fish fry scene. It’s lit. We take a look into the life of a man on the Husker public speaking circuit. Plus….Connor is getting married. It’s real. It’s happening. All while drinking beers from Cosmic Eye and White Elm.
Read More Episode 127: Low ABV and a mistake beer
Government supremacy. Murder hornets. Coyote invasion. What do these things have in common? Honestly, not a lot, but these are a few of the topics Grady covers in episode #61 of NE Beer:30! Grady also shotguns a beer for a good cause (Big Up: James Mussman) and calls Joe Cruz to talk about murdering murder hornets. Shotgun beer – Cosmic Eye’s (Lincoln, NE) Arrow of Time Black IPA. Sippin’ beer – Juke’s Ale Works’ (Elkhorn, NE) Ninja Juice IPA.
Read More NE Beer:30 #61 Listen Before They Take It Down
Episode 126. The microphones weren’t terribly cooperative, but we persevered. Sure, we may have lost someone along the way. But it’s all in the name of the empire!
In this episode, we welcome in John Gaskins, Jake Bogus and Tom Stephens. These three gentlemen were all there at the beginning of 93.7 The Ticket. And they have stories. Some of those stories made it in the podcast, some stayed off-air. We left the best ones in. PLUS….which state is the best state? All while drinking a trio of beers from Cosmic Eye Brewing.
Read More Episode 126 – Day job reunion
Awwww! How cute!? This episode commemorates Taylor (Grady’s wife) and Grady’s 1 Year Anniversary. So cute! They talk about being married, what married life is like during social distancing, murder hornets (shout out Joe Cruz), and… what the hell does Fauci do again? CUTE! Taylor sips on Vizzy Hard Seltzer while Grady drinks Boiler Brewing Co’s (Lincoln, NE) Blonde Hawaiian Trifecta!
Read More NE Beer:30 #60 1 Year Anniversary w/ My Wife