Episode 153 – Stibbs’ “basement”

We’re reunited with Josh Peterson and Michael Stibbs. Folks,,,,they are our last scheduled guests.

In this episode, we look back at a year of COVID. We get some insider sports radio talk. Josh got some insider vaccine. Connor let Mark be in his wedding, and maybe Stibbs is gonna DJ. Josh isn’t invited. All while drinking beers from Monolithic Brewing and Cosmic Eye.

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Episode 152 – Jack Mitchell and his bits

Episode 152. There are only a few episodes left. Cherish them. Enjoy them. Love them.

In this episode, we welcome back Jack Mitchell. He knows about killing podcasts, so we figured he’d be good to talk to. Walk us through this. He gets passionate about produce. He gets passionate about Nebrasketball. And he gets passionate about local restaurants and carwashes. All while drinking cider from Stone Hollow and a bevy of seltzers.

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Episode 150 – Dusty old dust

Welcome in to episode 150. No fanfare. We’ve matured past such things (or, you know, COVID makes partying hard). Regardless, here we are.

In this episode, we invite in Mike Schaefer. He brought us beers from New Glarus. They’re somewhere between 2 and 5 years old. But not in the cool, cellar-aged sort of way. No, they’re just old. Connor and Mark get snippy with each other like an old married couple. Schaefer eggs them on. Everyone goes home happy.

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Episode 149 – Just the two of us

Tonight’s guest cancelled, so it’s just us. We start slow. We end hot. There’s some bleeps. But zero pee breaks.

In this episode, we learn about the sort of person who becomes a referee. We discuss how not every local business deserves support (sorry not sorry). Brief discussion about furries. Long discussion about gambling. All while drinking beers/ciders from Zipline, Saro, and Pulpit Rock.

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Episode 147 – KS & BCBS

This is 3BL, so we drank a trio of Kros Strain beers. But because Chris Whitney came over, we couldn’t leave without cracking open a Bourbon County Stout.

Chris is running far. Really far. (ChrisRunsForMS.com) Whipped cream vs ice cream. Dessert food trucks. The role of coffee beers. And people who share a birthday with Chris. All while drinking beers from Kros Strain and Goose Island.

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Episode 146 – The return

Goodness, it’s been a long time since we’ve done this. Let’s see if we remember how this goes…

In this episode, we welcome back our first-ever guest (Matt Simms) and welcome in a first-time guest (John VanBeek). We get a phone call from Big Voice Bob. We dig into Marvel and DC and Star Wars. And we get a recap of everything that happened over the last two months. All while drinking beers from Bell’s and Surly.

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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 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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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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