Ep. 48: Beer and Popcorn!

In this episode Popcorn Dave Sayre sent us a cornucopia of popcorn flavors to pair with three delicious beverages. We also test a new growler from Manna Hydration and talk about the ins and outs of curb side pick up. Beers featured in this episode: 40th Hoppy Anniversary Ale from Sierra Nevada (Mills River, NC); Bestie Westie IPA from Blowing Rock Brewing (Blowing Rock/Hickory, NC); Sweater in a Can Vanilla Stout from Trophy Brewing (Raleigh, NC). Enjoy and stay safe out there!

Ep. 47: The IPA Episode

You asked for it so here it is!  In this episode we give thanks to the green goddess of hops who flavors one of our favorite styles of beer… the beloved IPA! We explore different styles of IPA’s found throughout this great land and sample three beers from our home state of North Carolina. Beers in this episode:  Pojo from Primal Brewery (Huntersville, NC), Tropical Lightning from Wilmington Brewing (Wilmington, NC), and Radio Haze from NoDa Brewing (Charlotte, NC). 

“C’mon White People” is back! And we discuss the possibility of getting together for a date at the grocery store. Don’t let a thin thing get in the way of listening to this episode!

Ep. 46: Turtles, Devils & Ice Cream

Get yourself some culture! In this episode we’re reviewing craft beers from the mountains to the Piedmont to the coast of North Carolina: Satan Rimmed Glasses Hoppy Keller Pilsner from Dssolvr Brewing (Asheville, NC); Hey Zay NEIPA from Salty Turtle Beer Co. (Surf City, NC); and Neopolitan Milk Stout from Southern Range Brewing (Monroe, NC). We also discuss road trip plans to visit the new Charlotte Beer Garden with over 400 beers on tap. Let’s just say we’re looking to be “whelmed” at this opportunity. Matt rolls his beer, Luke gives us a lesson in all things yogurt, Josh provides some international drunkenness stats, and we all share in our usual fun and antics. Listen now and you’ll be much cooler than you were before!

Ep. 45: Danke Schoen

Thank you, Gilde! We received a delightful present in the form of swag and four terrific beers from Gilde Beer, a German brewery founded in 1546. Gilde is slated to open an “embassy brewery” in the US, right here in the Charlotte, NC area. We review Gilde’s Kellerbier, Pale Wheat, Urbock and Pilsner—and we must say Danke Schoen because they were all fantastic! We also discuss the legalities of using beer as your emotional support animal—what?!? All this and more on this episode of 3 Beers Down. Prost!

Ep. 43: A 3BD Christmas Part Deux

Ho, ho, oh hell. We are back at it with a repeat Christmas guest, Mike Willard, all of us adorned in festive—not ugly—sweaters. You can only imagine! We review three NC craft beers: Thunder Road American Red Ale from Granite Falls Brewing Co. (Granite Falls, NC), Sew Juicy Hazy IPA from Cabarrus Brewing Company (Concord, NC), and Year of the Platypus NEIPA from Unknown Brewing (Charlotte, NC). We also talk some crazy Christmas traditions from around the world! Want to know what else? Tune in now to find out!