NE Beer:30 #79 Halloween (No Doritos For Me)

Do not give your money to homeless people (Grady will tell you why). This solo-sode is a firey one! After a long week, Grady sits down to discuss why you shouldn’t give your money to homeless people (he will tell you why), how he’s over Halloween for now, how people think he’s older than he really is, and the cancellation of Nebraska v Wisconsin this weekend. As you’ll find out, the cancellation is more about food than football. Beers had: Prost Brewing Co.’s (Fort Collins, CO) Dunkel. Grady also discusses why you shouldn’t give your money to homeless people (he will tell you why).

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Episode 145 – Clean Out the Fridge

Welp…after three years, it’s time to take a break. We’re tired. We’ve drank a lot beers. So this is our last episode of the year.

We went red-clad heavy tonight. Blame COVID and Wisconsin. Connor’s buying a house. Now he has to care about taxes. We decided to fix the prison system. You’re welcome. All while drinking beers from River Bend , Barntown, Cerebral, and Hofbrau.

See you in 2021!

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Episode 144 – Ocho Crowlers and an announcement

Episode 144. Like we always do, we busted out the crowlers on this multiple of 8. It’s tradition. It’s a rule. We’ve done it 17 times before.

In this episode, we start by kind of tip-toeing around an announcement. Then we make an announcement. Then we got a little political Then Andrew called in. Then we talked about our military and porn. All while drinking beers from Dillon Dam, Cosmic Eye and Sawyer Brewing.

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Episode 142 – Drinking with the Rigginses

I had to Google the proper way to pluralize a last name that ends with -s. Rigginses is correct. And the Rigginses are the forces behind Cosmic Eye Brewing.

In this episode, Sam and Michelle dig into their first two years of running a brewery. The highs, the lows, the pandemics, the beer trends, all of it. They do the talking while we sip on their beers, including Festbier, Sir Limes-a-lot, and Gaze of the Basilisk.

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Episode 141 – Not afraid of Heights

Ok, that’s a cheesy title. You see, we recorded this podcast at Heights Draft Room, and that led to this pun. It’s not even a pun, really. It’s just a phrase that also includes the word heights.

In this episode, we’re joined by Heights owner Joey Jones. His story involves all-state baseball, college football, prison hooch, Alcatraz, and beer. Beer is why we’re here today. Also for some brownies, but mostly for some beer.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 F√ľnke 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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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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Episode 130 – No Guests. No Beers.

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.

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Episode 129 – Rico and Raco

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. […]

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Episode 128 – The Shirt Dungeon

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.

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Episode 127: Low ABV and a mistake beer

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.

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Episode 126 – Day job reunion

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.

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