Six Pints None The Richer

Six Pints None the Richer

Six Pints None The Richer is a podcast about beer in the Midwest of the U.S. Every week, our co-hosts, Dan and Jon, review 6 beer... Usually with some kind of theme involved. We use our experience in the food & beverage industry to give you insight of what craft beer is currently available to you. read less
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A Tasting Tour from Topo Chico to Hoplore
May 10 2024
A Tasting Tour from Topo Chico to Hoplore
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to another engaging episode of Six Pints None the Richer, your go-to beer podcast for all things craft beer. This episode dives into a variety of beers and discussions, offering both a light-hearted banter and serious beer tasting notes.Topics Covered:Introduction to Seltzer Season: The hosts kick off the episode with a discussion on the transition into warmer weather, featuring Topo Chico Strawberry Guava Hard Seltzer as a refreshing choice for seltzer season.Craft Lager Exploration: At 7:55, a taste test of Eppig Brewing’s Special Lager offers insights into the subtle complexities of craft lagers, with tasting notes that highlight its international style Pilsner profile.Exploring More from Eppig Brewing: Throughout the episode, more beers from Eppig Brewing are sampled and discussed:At 20:38, Glitz & Glam is reviewed for its unique flavor profile.At 27:55, Wake Up & Slay, a West Coast style IPA, is analyzed for its hoppy characteristics.At 41:14, the 10:45 to Denver is noted for its intense hop flavors.Diving into Mason Ale Works: At 49:27, the hosts review Mason Ale Works WC-IPA, discussing its hop forward nature and overall drinkability.Listener Interaction and Final Beer: The episode wraps up at 1:03:45 with a listener question about least favorite beer styles and a final beer review of Hoplore Peach Ring Colada Dammit, adding a fun and interactive element to the discussion.The episode concludes with a recap of the beers tasted and a teaser for the next episode, promising more in-depth reviews and fun discussions.Join Jon and Dan as they navigate the evolving world of craft beers and seltzers, making "Six Pints None the Richer" a must-listen for both casual drinkers and beer aficionados. Whether you're into bold IPAs or fruity seltzers, this episode has something for everyone. Stay tuned and keep sipping!Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
From Sweet Heat to Sour Power
May 3 2024
From Sweet Heat to Sour Power
Send us a Text Message.Join hosts Dan and Jon as they welcome returning guest Sarah to dive into the world of cider and unique brews. The conversation spans the scarcity of popular ciders, the appeal of seasonal flavors, and the surprising spice of chili-infused drinks. This episode explores personal favorites and uncovers new tastes.Beers Tried:Blake's Hard Cider, Watermelon Heatwave: Starts the session with a blend of watermelon and chili, offering a spicy twist on a sweet base.Surly Brewing Co., Coffee Bender: Revisits this rich, coffee-infused brew, appreciated for its robust flavor.Humble Forager, Coastal Sunshine Fruited Sour (Version Four): Combines mango, passion fruit, and pink guava for a tart and tropical experience.Heretic Brewing, Blue Hawaiian Cocktail: A vibrant and boozy beer cocktail that sparks a discussion on the use of coconut in brews and its poolside vibes.Sir Lee Brewing Co., Nitro Coffee Ale: A smooth coffee ale that brings a discussion on the nuances of nitro infusion in beers.The episode concludes with reflections on the evolving tastes of the cider and beer industry, highlighting the joy of discovering new favorites and the nuances that each brew brings to the palate.Check out the selection from this episode and join Dan, Jon, and Sarah as they navigate the intriguing and flavorful world of craft brews!Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Exploring Stout Sweetness and Hop Innovations with Drew Wilks
Apr 26 2024
Exploring Stout Sweetness and Hop Innovations with Drew Wilks
Send us a Text Message.Join hosts Jon and Dan as they welcome Drew Wilks from HopLore Brewing Company to explore the world of brewing. The discussion centers around adjunct stouts, the balance of sweetness, and innovative hop use. This episode offers a deep dive into their personal brewing stories and insights into crafting unique beers.Beers Tried:Crescent 9 Ginger Lemonade: Starts the session with a zesty and refreshing twist.Phase Three Geo: Combines traditional flavors with modern brewing approaches.Pipeworks Blood Orange Guppy: A vibrant showcase of the versatility and impact of hops.Heretic IPA: An exploration of the classic IPA style focusing on hop intensity and bitterness.Seven Island Gemini Space Invader: Delving into exotic flavors and complex brewing techniques.Heretic Raspberry Lemon Drop: Tests the delicate balance of sweet and sour in fruit-infused beers.Mason Ale Works Barrel Aged Flat Black: Concludes with a discussion on the profound impact of barrel aging on beer flavors.The episode wraps up with a celebration of the creativity and passion that small-scale brewers like Drew bring to the craft beer industry, emphasizing the importance of quality and innovation in every batch.Check out HopLore BrewingSupport the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Another Mystery Six: Baja Blasts from the Past!
Apr 19 2024
Another Mystery Six: Baja Blasts from the Past!
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to another episode of Six Pints None the Richer, where your hosts Jon and Dan dive into an eclectic array of beverages ranging from innovative coffee concoctions to the latest in craft beer. Here's what's on tap for this episode:Cinnamon Toast Crunch Iced Coffee: Jon starts us off with a quirky take on iced coffee inspired by the popular breakfast cereal.Beer Tasting:Perennial ESB: A classic Extra Special Bitter that reminds the hosts of old favorites and the subtleties that make a great ESB.Mountain Dew Baja Point Break Punch: A tropical twist on the classic soda, discussed with a mix of nostalgia and critique.Rogue Mom Beer Wheat IPA: A beer dedicated to moms, infused with rose hips, and an exploration of how ingredients like rose hips can alter the flavor profile of IPAs.Trippin Animals and The Answer Collaboration: A sour ale that explores the integration of multiple fruit flavors.Windmill Mutton Chops and Rice Pudding Porter: An adventurous porter that experiments with vanilla, cinnamon, and almond flavors, sparking a discussion on potential improvements.Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
March Madness 2024 - Round 4: Lagers
Mar 29 2024
March Madness 2024 - Round 4: Lagers
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to another special March Madness edition of Six Pints None the Richer, where we dive deep into the crisp, refreshing world of lagers. This episode is dedicated to the fourth round of our series, featuring a lineup of seven outstanding lagers from around the globe. Let's break down the tasting notes, brewing insights, and the unique character of each contender in this frosty showdown.Top of the Show: J. Wakefield So Icy- A closer look at J. Wakefield's So Icy, an ice-distilled lager that packs a punch.Praga Premium Czech Pils- Exploration of the classic Praga Premium Czech Pils, a staple in the world of pilsners.Upland Hoosier Gameday Lager- Highlighting the Upland Hoosier Gameday Lager, a tribute to Indiana's brewing heritage.Coniston Bluebird Bitter- Delving into Coniston Bluebird Bitter, an English bitter with a lager twist.37:30 - Saison Dupont- Saison Dupont, a Belgian farmhouse ale that blurs the line between ales and lagers.44:35 - Augustiner Edelstoff Silver-Top- Tasting the Augustiner Edelstoff Silver-Top, a Munich Helles Lager with a rich history.58:59 - Chimay Cinq Cents- Chimay Cinq Cents, a Trappist beer that showcases the elegance of Belgian brewing.1:27:11 - Aftershow: Pipeworks Blizzard King- Wrapping up with the Pipeworks Blizzard King, a bold closer for the lager enthusiasts.Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
March Madness 2024: Round 3 - Sours vs High ABVs
Mar 22 2024
March Madness 2024: Round 3 - Sours vs High ABVs
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to "Six Pints None the Richer," where today’s episode intensifies with our March Madness showdown: Sours vs High ABVs. In this match-up, tangy delights square off against potent heavy-hitters. And adding to the excitement, we're joined by our guest, Donald, ready to dive into the fray with us.Episode Timestamps:0:00 - Intro / Oscar Chat / Coca Cola Spiced: The episode kicks off with Jon, Dan and Donald diving into a lively discussion about recent Oscar buzz before transitioning into their first tasting: Coca Cola Spiced. They share their initial impressions and set the tone for a session filled with unique brews.9:03 - Bolero Snort Grape Rush Heferade: The hosts sample the Bolero Snort Grape Rush Heferade, a unique blend that promises a rush of grape flavors. 16:51 - Energy City Lemon Meringue Pie: Next up is the Energy City Lemon Meringue Pie. 32:49 - Revolution Straight Jacket: Jon and Dan explore the Revolution Straight Jacket, a robust beer known for its complex flavors. 40:58 - Timber Ales Coconut Lumberjack Style: The tasting continues with Timber Ales' Coconut Lumberjack Style. 58:53 - Hoplore Banana Spice Cake Dream: Delving into the Hoplore Banana Spice Cake Dream, the hosts share their excitement about this flavor-packed beer. 1:07:32 - Gulden Draak Classic: As they near the end, Jon and Dan sample the Gulden Draak Classic, a legendary beer with a rich history.1:17:42 - Final Showdown of the Episode: The episode wraps up with the final showdown, where the hosts recap their experiences with each beer, rank their favorites, and decide on the standout brew of the session.Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
March Madness 2024: Round 2! Multi Beer versus Stouts
Mar 15 2024
March Madness 2024: Round 2! Multi Beer versus Stouts
Send us a Text Message.Welcome back to Six Pints None the Richer, where we dive deep into the frothy world of craft beers, comparing, contrasting, and celebrating all things brewed. In our special March Madness Episode 2, we're exploring an exciting lineup: Multi-Beers versus Stouts. We're thrilled to have Xayan rejoining the pod to share his unique insights and palpable enthusiasm for all things beer.6:21 - Heretic Shallow GraveOur first contender is the Heretic Shallow Grave, a robust porter that promises deep, rich flavors.10:32 - Transient Artisan Ales HenrauchNext up is the Henrauch from Transient Artisan Ales, a beer that stands out with its unique smoky twist. 19:23 - Transient Artisan Ales Crack Of NoonWe continue with another gem from Transient Artisan Ales, the Crack Of Noon. .25:52 - Perennial Artisan Ales Intentionally IndulgentIndulge with us in the Intentionally Indulgent stout by Perennial Artisan Ales, a beer that lives up to its name. 37:01 - Sapporo Premium LagerTaking a slight detour, we sample the Sapporo Premium Lager, a classic that contrasts the bold flavors of the stouts.1:00:22 - Prairie Razzle DazzleExperience the Razzle Dazzle by Prairie, a beer that promises a fusion of flavors. 1:29:05 - Aftershow: Three Floyds Turbo ReaperAs we wind down, we dive into the Aftershow with Three Floyds Turbo Reaper, a beer that’s as intense as its name suggests. Who will come out on top in this bracket? Tune in to find out!Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
From Bluebird Bitter to Arrogant Ale
Mar 1 2024
From Bluebird Bitter to Arrogant Ale
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to "Six Pints None the Richer," the ultimate craft beer podcast where hosts Jon and Dan dive into the rich world of artisanal brews. Explore our expert reviews, intriguing beer histories, and passionate discussions, all crafted to enhance your beer appreciation journey. Join us in this episode as we savor, critique, and celebrate six distinctive beers, each with its own unique story and flavor profile.1:05 - Coniston Bluebird Bitter ReviewDelve into the world of Coniston Bluebird Bitter, an exemplary English bitter known for its balanced flavors and historical significance.9:08 - Anderson Valley Black Light ExplorationUncover the secrets of Anderson Valley Black Light, a standout beer that exemplifies innovation in craft brewing.18:53 - Fat Orange Cat Baby Leprechauns AnalysisJoin us as we dissect the intriguing Fat Orange Cat Baby Leprechauns, a beer that combines creativity with exceptional brewing skill. 23:58 - Arrogant Bastard Ale Deep DiveExperience the boldness of Arrogant Bastard Ale, a beer that challenges the palate with its intense flavors and unapologetic attitude. 37:49 - Stone Ruination IPA InsightsExplore the impactful Stone Ruination IPA, a testament to the power of hops. 51:13 - Energy City Bistro Lemon Meringue Pie TastingIndulge in a sensory journey with Energy City Bistro's Lemon Meringue Pie beer, a dessert-inspired brew that's as tantalizing as it sounds.59:25 - Aftershow: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout ReflectionConclude with our aftershow reflections on the Goose Island 2022 Bourbon County Proprietor's Stout, an iconic beer celebrated for its depth and complexity. Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Dry January 2024 - Trying More NA Beverages!
Jan 19 2024
Dry January 2024 - Trying More NA Beverages!
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to Episode #74 of Six Pints None the Richer, where your hosts Jon and Dan take you on another flavorful journey through the world of unique and intriguing beverages. In this episode, we're diving into a mix of caffeinated seltzers, non-alcoholic beers, and a special barrel-aged treat. Grab your glass and join us!Top of the Show:Good & Gather Caffeinated Cherry Cola Seltzer: Kicking things off with a fizzy start, Jon and Dan try out this cherry cola seltzer with a caffeine kick. They discuss its unique flavor profile and how it stands out from the usual seltzer crowd.6:33 - Dos Equis Lime & Salt Zero:Dos Equis Lime & Salt Zero: Up next is this intriguing lime and salt-infused non-alcoholic beer. The hosts share their thoughts on how well this flavor combination works in a zero-alcohol format.11:21 - Phase Three Lulz Hopped Hard Seltzer:Phase Three Lulz Hopped Hard Seltzer: This segment dives into the world of hopped hard seltzers. Jon and Dan explore the hoppy character of this beverage and its place in the hard seltzer market.18:36 - Untitled Art N/A Berliner Weiss:Untitled Art Non-Alcoholic Berliner Weiss: Here, the hosts sample a non-alcoholic take on the classic Berliner Weiss. They discuss the brewing technique and how it compares to its alcoholic counterpart.27:35 - Untitled Art Crystal Hop Hard Seltzer:Untitled Art Crystal Hop Hard Seltzer: Another entry from Untitled Art, this time featuring the Crystal Hop. The discussion focuses on the unique qualities of Crystal hops and their impact on the seltzer's flavor.34:34 - Wellbeing Intentional IPA N/A:Wellbeing Intentional IPA Non-Alcoholic: A deep dive into this non-alcoholic IPA. Jon and Dan talk about the balance of hops and malt and the challenges of brewing a non-alcoholic IPA that maintains the character of the style.43:17 - Surreal N/A Pastry Porter:Surreal Non-Alcoholic Pastry Porter: This segment features a non-alcoholic pastry porter. The hosts share their insights on the richness and dessert-like qualities of this unique brew.54:06 - Four Father BA Valhalla:Four Father Barrel-Aged Valhalla: To round off the episode, a special treat with Four Father's barrel-aged Valhalla. The hosts discuss the barrel aging process, the flavor complexities, and how it elevates the beer.Support the Show.If you like what you’re listening to, don’t forget to share the podcast with fellow beer drinkers and give us a 5-star review! Support The Show:Buy Me A 🍺 Every 5-star we receive, we’ll donate $1 to Fluff Monster Rescue, Inc.Subscribing to the podcast ensures you get our newest episodes right when they publish.Contact:Email: sixpinsnonethericher@gmail.comInstagram: @sixpintsnonethericherCo-Hosts:Jon K.Dan S.Creative Director, album artist, and Branding:Kath K. of Keur Design StudioPodcast Production:Wayfare Recording Co.© 2024 Wayfare Recording Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.