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.
Local comedians Bridgette Martin and Morgan Gray come in to help Tanner and Jared drink some beers, including some Crooked Stave Raspberry Sour and Terrapin’s Moo Hoo. They’re also talking about Mainx24 and some of Chattanooga’s most over-rated or most over-priced restaurants.
Local comics Natasha Ferrier and Ethan McFall swing by to drink a few beers and talk about being a cat man. They talk about some of the upcoming comedy shows including the first annual Donnies Award Show and they discuss Pabst and Miller settling their dispute.
Barley Taproom’s event coordinator and bar-keep, Heather Jackson, swings by to drink some Florida and winter beers. She talks about some of the great upcoming events as well as the weekly recurring events. They also discuss Spam, Mainx24, and break into some holiday seasonals for the first time this year.
Local homebrewer and longtime guest of the show join Tanner and Jared in this episode. They’ve got a few special beers to try, and they talk some of their Mainx24 plans and Tanner tries a hot sauce made from a few peppers that nearly killed him the first time.
This week the fine gentlemen from One of Chattanooga’s newest breweries, Naked River Brewing Company join Tanner and Jared in the studio to party it up and talk about and drink about their Pilsner, River Pale, and Moon Pie Stout and Nate tells us about submarines.
This week, Strat Parrot of Juncture (TheJuncture.com) joins Tanner and Jared in the studio to tell us about Jeff Styles and his new podcast over at FredPodcast.com. Strat also helps with the Tono/Chattanooga Sister Cities program and tells us a bit about Literary Ink, a Harry Potter and Tattoo themed conventionl here in Chattanooga, TN that he has been building an Olivander’s Wand shop for. They’re drinking and discussing Brown Ales.
Eric McGaffic from the Brew Market and Beer Garden, and Kirby Garrison from Monkey Town Brewing Company are in the studio for a big Halloween bottle share episode. They’re drinking a whole mess of beers including some saisons, an surprisingly fruity winter beer and a few beers that Jared has been aging for a bit.
This week local Chattanooga comedian Bridgette Martin swings by to drink a delicious pumpkin beer from New Belgium and to try Ommegang’s Queen of Dragons Game of Thrones Kriek. They’re discussing horror films, Scofflaw Brewing’s Trump kerfuffle, and David Schwimmer.
You can find Bridgette Performing at Once A Month Comedy this Saturday.
Natasha Ferrier and Grace Holtz from Once A Month Comedy are back on the podcast this week. They’re sitting down with Tanner and Jared to drink a few Pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers. They’re also discussing the closing of Moccasin Bend Brewing Company, A racial lawsuit that Founders Brewing has found themselves in, and they try to doll out some relationship advice.
Ian Sharp and Bryant Smith who run Adventure Fight, a comedy based live Dungeons and Dragons game, swing by the studio to talk about their show, and The Lookout Comedy Festival. It’s time for pumpkin beers and Oktoberfest beers this month, so they’re drinking on a few of those.
This week Tanner and Jared are back, and they’re finally diving into Oktoberfest beers and Pumpkin inspired beers. They’ve been holding off since the season prematurely began back in August and now that it is finally October, it is finally time for Oktoberfests.
This episode Tanner and Jared decided to swing by Riverside Wine and Spirits and pick out a couple bombers each. They mostly ended up being Pale Ales, but there was a very interesting Saison on the back end of the docket. They’re discussing the ax-throwing bar a bit more, The Great American Beer Festival, and telling a few stories of crazy high-school teachers.
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.
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.