This week Jason Bowers, the owner of Bitter Alibi, The Fix, and The Daily Ration is joining the boys in the studio to drink some Strawgator, Stone Scorpion Bowl, and Oddstory’s canned Oktoberfest. We’re also talking about what it takes to be a restaurant mogul, how high he might build up his restaurant stack that is Bitter Alibi and The Fix. We talk about the anti-hangover drinks Tony gave them a few weeks back, and find out what Tanner thinks of the original premiere episode of Brew Chatt these days, spoiler alert, he cringes.
Joseph Donovan is in the studio this week to talk about project of his called Kokbloc. An AI that he has taught to recognize unsolicited genitalia images aka “dick-pics”. He has accrued over 100 gigabytes of image data to help hone his AI, and hopes to progress it to help protect people from unwanted sexual images and to help protect underage cellphone users. He joins Tanner and Jared to discuss his app and drink a few Golden and Blonde Ales. They’re also talking about video games, crazy tales from Murfreesboro, and weird Canadian Maple syrup and soap smuggling cartels.
Parker Allen, a long time friend of Tanner’s swings by the studio to drink a few Japanese and American Lagers and talk about Tono, Japan. Parker has lived in Japan for the last decade or so, and has helped facilitate the Chattanooga-Tono Sister Cities Project. In doing so he got involved with Tono Brewing and Tono Hops.
Local beer black belt, and Cicerone Tony Giannasi joins Tanner and Jared on this episode of the podcast for an extreme gauntlet of brews. They knew he would be bringing something special, but hot damn, if he didn't nearly bring an entire cellar with him. They crack into around 20 different beers and cap it off with a small celebratory Sam Adams Utopias.
This week local home-brewer Brian Bender joins the podcast to drink one of his favorite beers and to promote his new podcast, Say Your Truth, found right here at Brew Chatt. Not only were the beers tasty, but they're also discussing Chai Spice and what the hell it is, The Fuggetaboutit Home Brew Competition, Cream Ales, and going through a few shows we've been watching recently like Fear the Walking Dead and Black Sails.
This week Tanner and Jared are joins by local artist, Alecia Vera Buckles. She makes dope art, has dope beer lapel pins for sale, and curates and manages the Bazaar portion of The Palace Picture House. When not doing that she's watching Black Mirror, Friends, or working in her studio. All of which, gets discussed on this episode of the podcast.
Local artist and designer Justin Butts aka Muteon comes in for this episode along with his friend Scott Porbanski. They're drinking gluten free beers and talking about everything from being a creative professional to really bad dates.
You can check out some of Muteon's art and grab a few beers on August 24th, 2018 down at Chattanooga Brewing Company as they debut their new outdoor beer garden and it's only $15 for two beers and a raffle ticket.
Local comedian Bridgette Martin is on this episode of the podcast. Tanner and Jared have a few fruity beers and a Cider to drink. They're talking about Jenji Kohan, Magic the Gathering, and some recent shows that have caught their attention.
You can find Bridgette at Gypsy Circus Cider Company along with Dave Hannah on August 31st.
Local Chattanooga comedians Ethan McFall and Dave Hannah drop in on the show this week. Ethan hosts an open-mic night at Barley Taproom and Dave hosts one at Moccasin Bend Brewing Company. This episode is focused on trying to figure out what the hell a blood orange is and attempting to isolate the flavor in various beers.
On the second return episode Tanner and Jared sit down with Steven Disbrow, Kevin Bartolomucci, and Ashley Haddock from Improv Chattanooga. They're drinking a delicious mango milkshake IPA and a great farmhouse ale from Garr's Brewing. They're discussing who their favorite Batman is, and trying to make some sense of the recent drama with the Chattanooga Football Club (CFC).
Tanner and Jared are back with part one of a double episode return. They've been away for a whole month and are catching up in this episode. They're discussing Marvel's Antman & The Wasp, Tomb Raider, and talking about what they've been up to with their one month off. They also delve into the deliciousness that is the Stone Brewing Woot Stout.
This week Tanner and Jared gather together to drink a pretty incredible docket full of beer. They also discuss Hutton and Smith's anniversary party from this past weekend, the constantly changing world of camera technology, and they follow up on the discussion of racism and accents from last week. But the end the episode with their best attempt to decode what we just say happen in Westworld Season 2.
Reminder: This is the last episode of the podcast until the first week of August.
This week Grace and Natasha from Once A Month Comedy are back. They’re drinking some Belgian Tripels and a delicious Saison. Tanner poses an interesting song lyric he heard on the radio, and then they discuss whether or not accents are racist.
Local musician Nick Lutsko, and local comics Bridgette Martin and Morgan Gray on on the podcast this week to talk about everything from Lord of the Rings to Cannibalism while drinking a delicious Imperial Ale from Nantahala Brewing and a few other tasty brews.
Kate Robertson runs A Thought and a Half and she has a new podcast called The Nooga Belle, and she's joining Tanner and Jared this episode to tell us about quite the journey she has had. She has sat down for the past two months and acquainted herself with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in order to catch up in time for Avengers Infinity War. That's right, she knocked out 10 years of movies in two months, just so she could have the floor torn out from under her by Thanos himself. On the beer front, the boys in brew are drinking some summer slammers.
This week local home brewer, Connor Choate, and Tim Shields from Heaven & Ale Brewing join Tanner and Jared this week to drink a large variety of saisons. Including an incredible "Forest" saison that was foraged and brewed by Connor. But they don't stop with saisons, Tim brings Heaven & Ale's Blueberry Kush and Class Dismissed New England Pale Ale. They also discuss the best Hispanic food in town, and some of the breweries that are in the greater Chattanooga Area.
This episode Tanner is joined by local comics Bridgette Martin and Matt Harris. Bridgette tells us about her comedy brunch coming up at The Comedy Catch on June 2nd, and they discuss dumb things that were said when they were children, Greenflash Beer going under, and some great new documentaries they've been watching.
This episode has Tanner and Jared heading down to The Palace Theater and Bazaar to have some drinks with the ladies in charge, Rose Cox and Alecia Vera Buckles. It's always a fun time when Rose is on, and this time she brought her partner in crime and they mix up some beer cocktails.
This week Tanner and Jared are getting together immediately after viewing Avengers Infinity War to talk about one of the biggest movie events in history. Tanner points out glaring similarities between Thanos and Tony Stark, we discuss the film, the future possibilities of the MCU, and where we go from here. SPOILERS are about in this episode so DO NOT listen until you've seen Avengers Infinity War.
Tanner and Jared are joined by Dave Hannah, a local comic that you can find running Moccasin Bend Brewery's Open Mic Night, and actor, battle-rapper Jimmy Sowell. They're trying to not discuss Infinity War, while drinking a few of Tanner's favorite beers from episodes past, as well as a couple new ones.
Natasha and Grace come back bringing along their friend and colleague, Ethan. Jared has to sit this one out, but Tanner and the gang discusses some of the worst dates they have been on in their lifetimes. Tanner relives one of the strangest and most aggressive dates he has ever been on, and they drink some very welcomed lagers.
This week Donnie Marsh of Chatt Talk Tonight joins Tanner and Jared to drink some fairly hefty beers. One coming in at a solid 13% ABV, it isn't something they expected. Donnie gives his side of the date with Grace Holtz from Once A Month Comedy and talks about a new comedy festival he's bringing to the city.
For Episode 135, Tanner and Jared are headed out of the studio and getting a sneak peak at the new Brew Market and Beer Garden opening up on Riverside Drive. They talk with the manager Eric McGaffic about what it takes to get a brew market opened quickly, what started him home-brewing, and Ace Ventura.
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, an Alan 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.