Episode 140 – Nachos at Muchachos

Another road game, this time at Lincoln’s most buzzed about new blue building, Muchachos! Joining us is the head Muchach-bro himself, Nick Maestas.
In this episode, we discuss the majesty of a secret menu. Nick tells us how much fun it is to open a restaurant during a pandemic. We pine for some good, old-fashioned, consequence free twitter rants. And we wrap it up in under an hour and a half while enjoying the beers and bites at Muchachos.

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NE Beer:30 #75 Will McGuire | Mom’s Least Favorite

Will is Grady’s brother and their mother’s least favorite child (tehe). The younger of the two, Will, is a talented musician, recruiter, and all-around swell guy. He dresses way better than Grady ever does! During this episode, Will and Grady call their mother to ask her which of them she likes best, talk about their first drinking experiences, a Coors Light truck hitting Taco Inn, their takes on “Saucy Nugs,” how Will created the NE Beer30 theme song, and much more! The two drink beers from Surly, New Holland, and O’Fallon Brewing Co.

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Episode 139 – Stone Hollow and Pain

In this episode, there is some good and there is some bad. The good is beer provided by the good folks at Stone Hollow Brewing (go to their Oktoberfest this weekend.) The bad is the pain inflicted by Brett Baker and the Truth or Dab game he decided to bring along with him.

For this episode, we just played Truth or Dab. It’s a game where you either have to answer the question posed or suffer capsaicin. 2 million+ scovilles, according to Brett. Listen in as we reveal personal details and suffer when we don’t. All while drinking Oktoberfest, Pink Guave Flamango Cider and Czech Please Pilsner from Stone Hollow.

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Episode 138 – Live from Kros Strain

Live is the wrong word. This is a podcast. But while we were recording, we were sitting at Kros Strain in a room with 26 foot tall ceilings lined with barrels. Sitting with us….Bobby Kros and Jeff Hardy.

In this episode, we learn about brewery life. Turns out, it’s every bit as glamorous as you imagine. Bobby and Jeff discuss the processes of conceptualizing, brewing, and marketing new beers. Connor learns about science. And, of course, a review of the state of reality television. All while drinking beers like the Barrel Aged Krostoberfest, Nilla Nectar, and a Hot as Helles Bloody Mary from Kros Strain.

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NE Beer:30 #74 JaSoN dErUlO (The Raunchy Episode)

Marijuana, Sex, Masturbation, and Arby’s. These raunchy topics and more are covered in episode #74 of #NEBeer30! Grady sits down in front of a new camera (shoutout to the Patrons at Patreon.com/nebeer30) to talk about Sam Elliott narrating the COVID documentary, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts’ opposition to medical marijuana, telling his inlaws he and his wife have had lots of sex, Jordin Sparks telling the world Jason Derulo sings while making love, and how he was falsely accused of having a gun in an Arby’s drive-thru. Grady sips on Sierra Nevada (Chico, CA) Oktoberfest and Kros Strain’s (La Vista, NE) Bernstein Bier Vienna-style lager.

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Episode 137 – Margarita-Off 2020

Steven M Sipple. Joshua F Peterson. Limes. Tequila. Salt. Orange Liqueur. This is the great margarita showdown of 2020.

These two individuals geek out about their beverages. They’re also both encyclopedias when it comes to the last 20 years of Nebraska football, so we dig into that pain. Come for the tequila. Stay to hear all of the people that Sipple refuses to text back.

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NE Beer:30 #73 Mark Onwiler | SirYacht, Midges, Joba Chamberlain & Oktoberfests

Can you still say the word, “midge?” Please don’t cancel this podcast. Mark Onwiler (Three Beers Later Podcast) stopped by the six-story mansion to talk SirYacht (the mysterious twitter “reporter” claiming Big10 football will play this fall), medieval eyelash torture, how Grady emails Scott Frost often, and the two play “Where in the World is Joba Chamberlain?” Mark and Grady do a blind tasting with a few Oktoberfest brews that had just hit the market. Big Up to Pint 9, Empyrean, Zipline, Cosmic Eye and Sam Adam’s Brewing Co.’s.

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Episode 136 – Disney Channel Memories

Linsey Chamberlin makes her 3rd appearance on the pod. She’s shooting for 5 by the end of the year. It’s ambitious. But she’s committed.

In this episode, we remember high school. We evaluate the stocks of former Disney Channel stars. Linsey geeks out about Pink Panther, which is an unquestionably bad movie. And Connor almost tells us a story about eating dinner on a farm before the computer abruptly decided that this episode should be done. All while drinking beers from DuClaw Brewing, Zipline Brewing and Denver Beer Co.

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NE Beer:30 #72 Luke Hansen | CompanyCam

Luke Hansen is the man behind one of the best mustaches you’ve ever seen and Nebraska’s fastest-growing business, CompanyCam. With the creation of the CompanyCam app, Luke and his team have helped improve communication between contractors, their employees, and clients. Luke and Grady talk about beer, Luke’s Keto diet, the start of CompanyCam, the cancellation of Husker football and fall sports, and how memes are news now. During this pod, Luke drinks Lagunitas Brewing’s (Petaluma, CA) Daytime Ale while Grady sips Zipline Brewing’s (Lincoln, NE) Festbier and White Elm’s (Lincoln, NE) Pulpagogo.

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Episode 135 – College Football is Dead

The Big Ten cancelled football. The sports media hates Nebraska. Let’s drink with Max Olson.

In this episode….WTF is happening with Nebraska football? Are they leaving the Big Ten? Where do the belong? Let’s get existential. Also…Connor is back in on Mac & Cheese. Tavour. Excess e-mails. Elves. Intermittent fasting and your libido. Plus, beers from Austin Beerworks, Tommyknockers, and Juke’s Ale Works.

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NE Beer:30 #71 Daine Patton – Kindergarten Cop

“Boys have a penis, and girls have a vagina!” Yep. This isn’t a Daine Patton quote – it’s straight from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hit movie, “Kindergarten Cop.” Which was banned from a film festival (you’ll get the full story). The host of Fridge Guys Podcast and owner of Bats to Rats Wildlife Control and Prevention, Daine Patton, joins Grady to chug beer and talk about Ellen, Nic Cage, taking down statues, how Grady is a slow learner, and Daine’s nerves of Steel! Big Up to Sam Riggins from Cosmic Eye Brewing (Lincoln, NE) for providing some brew!

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Episode 134 – CBeerD and hunger pangs

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.

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NE Beer:30 #69 Having a Baby (The Seed of my Plants)

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!

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Episode 133 – Ubers are lined up

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.

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Episode 132 – Tasters with Nasty Nate

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.

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NE Beer:30 #67 Joe Gremel | Funkmammoth

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.

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Episode 131 – July is for Sampling

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.

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NE Beer:30 #66 The Great Pizzabate

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.

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