You all know that Riverside Wine & Spirits sponsors the show. This week their beer guy himself, Tommy Lape, is in the studio to slam a huge roster of beers. They’ve got Rye Whiskey barrel aged beers, Bourbon barrel aged beers, Yazoo’s Open, and way more. They’re also discussing OJ Simpson getting on Twitter, and the new Joker film.
This episode is introducing Scott Samuels, who is the homebrew guy at Beverage World as well as a local comic. Scott will be joining Brew Chatt in the future to help break down movies and TV, and this episode he brings a bit of movie news along. They’re talking about X-Men Dark Phoenix, if Ballast Point is the first sign in the craft beer bubble bursting, and how we learned to like beer to start with.
Eric and Tanner went and saw Godzilla King of the Monsters a few days ago, simply to bring you this spoiler filled review. They’re also drinking a delicious Maple Stout from Hi-Wire Brewing, and Jared is back for this episode bringing in some tasty session-able meads from the Georgia Renaissance Festival.
Chris Hill, host of Comedy Tap Take-over at Hutton and Smith, joins this week to talk about comedy, home-brewing, and Berliner Weiss beers. This is also the inaugural episode of the new podcast setup.
Stephanie Sutton from Cherokee Distributing rolls through the studio this week to talk all about contract breweries and beers. Kroger, Wal-mart, Aldi, and more all have exclusive beers, brewed only for them. So this week it’s getting broken down, and it ties in to the loss of the illustrious Rockdale Light.
This episode has local comedian Bryant Smith joining to talk about The Untapped Beer Festival and how it may have ended up as the Fyre Festival of beer fests, Ed Gein, and drink some delicious Southern Grist and Urban Artifact beers.
The Endgame is here. So here’s Tanner’s completely spoiler filled review. Be sure to have seen the film before tuning into this episode, as it will most definitely spoil it for you. These past 11 years have been an incredible journey, and it is truly amazing what Kevin Feige and the team at Marvel have accomplished.
Matthew Paul Revere and his guitarist Marvin Shrum join in for episode 189. They are local musicians that harken back to a time of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard. They join Tanner and Jared to talk about corn updates, Weyerbacher filing chapter 11, and they learn about Retronasaling.
This episode has local comics Natasha Ferrier & Ethan McFall cracking into a few beers with Tanner. They talk about Ballast Point Brewing closing a few locations, Naturdays, and a possible new Y2K situation. They’re also giving us the lowdown on the Brew Chatt Comedy Tour.
This week we’ve got Eric McGaffic from the Brew Market and Beer Garden swinging by to talk all about Brew Skies. Eric recently helped Tanner brew his first beer, a deliciously chocolate dessert stout, which will be debuted at Brew Skies. They also discuss Chattanooga’s profane street preacher and Tanner tells you why you shouldn’t truck Chattanooga Parking Authority’s Park Mobile App.
They’re drinking: Trail Magic 15, Star Hill’s Love, and Can-O-Bliss from Oskar Blues.
Local comedian Jimmy Sowell comes by the studio to drink a deliciously vanilla IPA, Dragon Yum Yums from Dogfish Head, and a Ping Pong Cider.
This episode Tanner and Jared catch up on some much needed movie news such as Avengers Endgame, and Toy Story 4. They are also taking their first foray of the year into spring seasonals and drinking a delicious neopolitan milk stout.
Local comedians Ethan McFall and Reed Landry make a stop by the studio to talk about how ridiculous R. Kelly is, drink some hoppy IPAs and there’s also a followup on Founders Brewing’s racial debacle.
Tanner and Jared’s original co-host, Alan Carey drops in for this episode to try a Tennessee Brew Works Beer with the face of Tim Shields on the bottle. They’re discussing this new Game of Thrones trailer, give an update on the Corntroversy, and the Rockdale Light shortage.
This episode has local comics Donnie Marsh and Charles Newby swinging by the studio. Donnie is telling us about The Lookout Comedy Festival and talks about submissions that are upcoming, and he tells us a bit about his show “Chatt Talk Tonight”. They’re also doing a comparison tasting between the Wicked Weed French Toast Imperial Stout vs. The Barrel Aged French Toast Imperial Stout.
Tori Fyfe and Jet Smith join this week to talk all about their new Chattanooga area community darkroom, Safelight District. They’re talking with Tanner and Jared about the transition into mirrorless cameras, analog film, and the wonder of Lincoln Logs.
Local comedian Jon Eick swings by the show to give a pretty interesting take on the whole “Corntroversy” that’s been introduced by Bud Light during The Superbowl. They also discuss how he got into doing stand up comedy, top “old man beers” and how quickly Chattanooga is coming up.
This week Tanner is joined by local musician Lori Button, who is not country, not rock and roll, not death metal, and not rap. They’re talking about the various aspects of Social Media and it’s negative impacts, living in Florida, being a musician in various cities, and this new Cannibus here in town. She also plays a couple of her deliciously dreamy jams.
Local comics Dave Hannah and Matt Harris swing by the studio drink drink a few pale ales and one very special maple syrup beer from Wicked Weed Brewing. They’re talking about “punt-fest 2019” otherwise known as The Superbowl, and getting into the corn syrup in beer debate that Budweiser has cranked up.
Dawn Hjelseth of the Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club joins this week to tell us all about Brew Skies, a local beer festival taking place in April down at The Chattanooga Choo Choo. Tanner lays out an in depth fan theory on Ace Ventura, and they discuss this outrageous snow storm we recently recieved.
If you’re a home-brewer who wants their beer in Brew Skies, be sure to sign up here.
Stephanie Sutton from Cherokee Distributing and Tim Shields from Tennessee Brew Works are in the studio this week to pound some hop water. Literally. Stephanie brings several of the brews on Cherokee’s distribution list, and some that aren’t. Which would include Lagunitas’ new hop water seltzer-like (non-alcoholic) drink, which was delicious by the way. They’re also cracking open Wiseacre’s new Astronaut Status. They’re discussing some of their worst hangovers, local beers at The Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta, and Budweiser putting nutrition labels on their cans.
The host of Chatt Talk Tonight at The Palace Theater, Donnie Marsh, is in the studio this week. He joins Tanner and Jared to drink a few Pale Ales and talk about how the government shut down is affecting beer business, Chilis, and how shitty music videos used to be. Don’t miss his show, Chatt Talk Tonight at The Palace Theater on January 19th.
For the first episode of 2019…. Ian Sharp and Donnie Award-Winning Comedian Bryant Smith are in the studio to drink some new pale ales and a cream ale. But this also begins the 2019 Chicken Showdown where, with the help of Ian and Bryant, they will be determining who in Chattanooga has the best fried chicken. But along with our boxes of cooked birds, they’re also discussing the new Netflix Original, Bird Box.
Here’s the end of the year Beer-Cap episode. Homebrewers and long time veterans of the show, Brian Bender and Connor Choate join Tanner and Jared to break down some of the near misses and the successes of the past year. They’re talking about historic styles, Connor has a list of “Get up off its” and they’ve got a whole roster of tasty beers to drink.
This week Tim Shields from Tennessee Brew Works and Jordan McCay from Naked River Brewing join the party. Tim brings the new sweet potato stout from TN Brew Works and they’re talking about a new beer that helps support the people affected by the California wildfires and how TN Brew Works has a beer that is brewed with all Tennessee grain.
Cassie Farmer joins me to talk about her undying love for an absolute classic, Bells Two Hearted Ale.
Joel Krautstrunk from Hutton & Smith brings a beer that is new to me, Rochefort 8.
Melanie Krautstrunk from Hutton & Smith and I share a Fuller's ESB.
Connor Choate and I have a chat about three different Saisons.
Scott Phillips and I switch it up as I come to the defense of an oft maligned beer, Guinness.
In this episode, I am joined by Tanner Morrison, and we discuss an old college favorite of his.
Chris Arnt and I talk Doublebock.
Join Scott Phillips and I as we discuss Ommegang Hennepin in his garage.
What the heck is this show about?
Sit down with Tanner, Jared, and their guests for a couple of pints of good conversation, theories, and beer. This show isn't for the faint of heart, or children. But neither is good beer. We can't promise you won't be offended, but we can promise good conversation and (hopefully) some good beer.