Live with Modern Times Beer

We had a truly rad time spending an evening with Andrew Schwartz, the Flavor Commissioner for Modern Times Beer. Listen in as we find out what’s new with the nation’s 40th largest craft brewing company, learn about some of the many collaboration beers Andrew’s been a part of, and cover all manner beer topics including how Modern Times manages to release well over 200 beers per year and get them into some of the best-looking cans around.

What We Drank:
Artemis, Rice Lager (4.4%)
Star Metal Ultra, Berliner Weisse w/ Guava, Blood Orange, Pineapple & Hibiscus (5.5%)
Dungeon Map, West Coast IPA w/ Nelson Sauvin, Strata, Mosaic & Centennial (7.2%)

Brian’s Last Episode

He’s logged more than 250 beer podcast episodes, was the driving force behind establishing The Indie Beer Show and brought together the crew that will now be taking over for him as he retires from beer media. Find out why he’s bidding the show adieu, what’s next for him and what’s next for the show while taking a fun and touching trip down memory lane with the entire crew and enjoying some beers that are very special to Mr. Beagle. It’s a good time with good people, lots of laughs and even some tears. Cheers to you, Brian! You done good.

What We Drank:
Niña Salvaje, Kettle Sour Ale (5%) | Mujeres Brew House (collaboration w/ SouthNorte Beer Co.)
Juice Maze, Hazy IPA (7%) | The Original 40 Brewing
Smylex, Hazy IPA (7.5%) | Pariah Brewing
New Traditionalists, West Coast IPA (7.5%) | Burning Beard Brewing (collaboration w/ Mcilhenney Brewing)

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Live Video Version:

Live with Cosimo Sorrentino from The Original 40 Brewing Co.

We’ve got a big show for you guys this week, especially beer wise!
We’re diving into a mixed 6 pack of beers while talking to Cosimo about all things The Original 40 Brewing Co.
Yes, the show beers are available to our listeners, just ask for The Indie Beer Show pack and you’ll get one of each of the beers we’ll be drinking to enjoy along with us.
We’ll be drinking a few of these simultaneously to contrast and compare.
Here are the beers we’ll be featuring on this episode:
Schlock Purist – German Style Pils
Murk Drop – DDH Hazy with
Murk Drop Stone Fruit – DDH Hazy with peach and apricot
Boot Strap Paradox – WCIPA
Molennium Falcon – Stout with spices with
Patsy’s Last Ride – Stout with coconut & Sabro dry hop
This is Brian and this is also my last post the the show. I want to thank every listener, friend, brewery, and especially the Patrons for their support! Being a host of The Indie Beer Show has been one the most satisfying and rewarding endeavors I’ve ever embarked on, cheers to all!
Don’t worry, the show is in great hands, Abel, Esthela and Brandon will soldier on and I am now a Patron of #yourfavoritebeerpodcast. Enjoy this audio version of the OG 40 show and just in case you want to relive the live stream, it’s below as well.


The Annual Women’s Show

Join us as Esthela takes over the show, with a panel of friends, to discuss the #SDBeer world from the inside. She has put together a great group for you that will surely offer terrific insight regarding the state of the San Diego indie beer industry and community.
Featured guests will be:
Cynthia Jimenez from 3 Punk Ales
Danielle Rodriguez of Belching Beaver
Carmen Favela of Border X & Mujeres Brew House
Beth Demmon from Prohibithchin’
Please enjoy this audio version of the live stream, but just in case, the video is below as well!


Live with Chuck Silva from Silva Brewing

Chuck joins us for what is sure to be a great evening to discuss all things Silva Brewing!

While most of us know him for his time in San Diego, he, with his wife MJ, founded Silva Brewing in 2015, in Paso Robles.

We are massively looking forward to catching up with this #SDBeer legend; known for innovation and consistency, we can’t wait to hear all the details about their life in SLO.

We will be featuring the following beverages on this show:

Galaxy on Rye – Hazy WCIPA

Ve va Che – Rustic Belgian with Brett Brux

Silva Stout – Imperial Stout aged in Four Roses barrels for 18 months

G-Fizz Blast – Hard Seltzer inspired by a Gin Fizz cocktail

Enjoy this audio version of the live stream or relieve the entire experience like you were there the first time, the choice is yours friends!