NE Beer:30 #78 My Wife & Our Vacaciones

The Nebraska Beer:30 Hotline: 402 370-9900. Grady’s wife, Taylor is a little crunchy (you’ll find out what that means). The two recently road-tripped through Colorado to Moab, Utah during a week-long “vacaciones.” Taylor and Grady talk road trip munchies, hiking in the mountains, how crunchy their Airbnb’s were, barely missing an engagement on top of a mountain, and how Taylor feels being almost 7 months pregnant. Beers consumed this episode: Moab Brewing Co’s Pilsner and Denver Beer Co’s Graham Cracker Porter.

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NE Beer:30 #77 Craig Beougher | All Knowing McGill

Craig Beougher is a singer-songwriter and the face of the Lincoln-based Americana band, All Knowing McGill. Craig and Grady talk about raising kids, writing music, Craig’s many guitars and songwriting process, Grady gets tips on raising a girl, which beers they drink before playing shows, and the death of Eddie Van Halen (Big Up to Patrick Stehlik for leaving a voicemail!). Beers had: Weldwerks (Greeley, CO) Double Orange Creamsicle Milkshake, Founders Brewing’s (Grand Rapids, MI) Oktoberfest, Empyrean Brewing Co.’s (Lincoln, NE) ESB, and Cosmic Eye Brewing’s (Lincoln, NE) Everything Has Eyes IPA.

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NE Beer:30 #76 Vince Ruhl & Spencer Munson | Lincoln Calling 2020

This podcast was recorded LIVE and broadcasted across multiple platforms. Spencer Munson is the man behind Lincoln Calling – a three-day music and art festival held every year in Lincoln, Nebraska. Vince Ruhl is the creator and operator of the Basement Creator’s Network (by now, you know about them!), a livestream provider. Together with Grady, they form NUKE THE FRIDGE! You’ll get the joke once you watch. The three talk about Lincoln Calling, how it’s going digital (due to COVID regulations), what it takes to livestream a festival, and how it’s all going to go down! The gang sips on delicious brews from Zipline Brewing Co. (Lincoln, NE), a sponsor of Lincoln Calling.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NE Beer:30 #65 Tyler Werner Goes *Cha-Ching*

*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!)

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NE Beer:30 #64 Kolby Wood Has A Kitchen Mouth

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).

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NE Beer:30 #63 Natalie Micale & These Difficult Times

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.

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NE Beer:30 #62 Jim Engelbart | Empyrean Brewing Co.

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.

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NE Beer:30 #61 Listen Before They Take It Down

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.

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NE Beer:30 #60 1 Year Anniversary w/ My Wife

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!

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NE Beer:30 #59 Steven Mattli | Travel Nurse & Roommate

Steven Mattli is a travel nurse who currently works in the Emergency Department at Bryan East in Lincoln, Nebraska – and he’s NOT FROM NEBRASKA. That’s right! Steven is the first non-Nebraskan to be featured on #NEBeer30. Grady and Steven talk about how Steven got into nursing, what the hospital is like now during the COVID pandemic, what it’s like being roommates, and how Settlers of Catan is the best board game ever. They enjoy Empyrean Brewing Co’s (Lincoln, NE) Tequila Barrel-Aged Chocolate Churro Stout and Founders Brewing’s (Michigan) Mas Agave Grapefruit.

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