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The Beer Report

Summary: Welcome to the Beer Report! If you are looking for another NPR style beer tasting show... You are probably going to be disappointed. Who are we kidding? There are about 20 podcasts that sniff, swallow, twaddle and judge beer like fine wine. We are not one of those! We do drink a lot of good beer. We even talk about it... Sometimes we even know what we are talking about! On a real good show, we drink some shit beer! The Beer Report is about "confrontation" as co-host CHUD would say... The beer is the catalyst to everything else that is created for the show. Comedy, vulgarity, offensive points of view abound ahead! Listen at your own risk!

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 TBR 60 – Old Belgians | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:41:26

60!  Finally!  Ha Ha!  Right! Beers on the show:  Bornem Dubbel, Bornem Trippel, On the show: Boston… Too soon? The Bird is the word… New TRHH = North Korean Missile Threats “Bad Dates”…  Indy reference. Blonde Nazi’s…  Pekin’s finest. CHUD makes a dated reference to his newest “ex”. 60???  Why now. Rex Dart… Where are you now? More Sam Adams commercial ideas.  (Still screwed up the name) Does Jim Koch buy his furniture at Pottery Barn or Crate and Barrel? Back to basics shopping. Lot of Third Sunday Market to Knives to Green Bay Packers to Jay Cutler talk…??? Guns! Guns? CHUD Rant! Speaking in Tongues…  And we aren’t talking Talking Heads! Pro Union talk from the CHUD? Top 1% speak. What would you have to do to earn $300,000 an hour? Aeropostle…? Beers on the show purchased at Broadway Liquors in lovely Pekin IL! Full Episode Here:      

 TBR – The Exchange | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00:01

  The ultimate six pack show! Groucho and CHUD make the short drive to Delavan IL to share some amazing beers with The Exchange GM, Kevin.  As usual, Kevin’s enthusiasm for all things beer grabs us all and we take in some amazing beers. Is this the first of many shows at the Exchange?  Not if we drink this heavy every time! Beers on the show: 5 Rabbit Five Lizard Ale, Southern Tier Live, 8 Wired Brewing company Hotwired IPA, Cambridge Brewing Company Sargent Pepper,  Revolution Brewing Eugene Porter, On the show: Kevin gives us the low down on The Exchange!  Its his baby! Monsters U has brought a second coming to Kevin’s  mispronounced youth. CHUD comments on NSA snooping.  No more Al Quada searches! Kevin gives a shout out to 30 30 Coffee company about their Maple Hop Latte. Rhodell collaboration ale with 30 30 is given a bit of a plug as well. shows that todays youth care nothing about personal information! Paula Deen controversy. CHUD is officially cancer free!!!!! 8 Bit tat’s. Farm to Table bar menu???  Kevin Explains! Gin, Strawberry, Rhubarb and Lemon Martini? Kevin’s cherry was burst on June 27th. Thomas Mather’s Distillery will be the destination to see in Delavan soon! Late love for Seth and the rest of the Delavan crew that takes brilliant care of you at Harvest, Hometown and the Exchange. Beers on the show graciously shared by The Exchange.  Revolution Brewing and Darklord brought in by Groucho. Be sure to visit the Exchange!  They are open 7 days a week and will never disappoint! Intro and outro music:  Summertime Clothes by Animal Collective Oh, and for you purists…  That bottle in the bar is not a 2009 Darklord… I know this.  Give me a better image of a 2009 to steal from on google and I will make it perfect next time! Direct link to the show: 

 TBR Special Edition – Grandpa Jim | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:38:45

Don’t Call it a Comeback, part 3. Feeling disjointed with our sequencing???  So are we.  We were fortunate to have some material that was literately time-stamped over the last 2 shows.  That left a few shows in the hopper.  We...

 Craft Beer Week 2013 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:51:36

Edit free show…  Added some them music and closing can pop… But we rushed this one for Craft Beer Week 2013.  Who says we can’t bust out a show on short notice? Enjoy… Unless your Jim Koch…  Head of Sam Adams.  Then you will probably think we are A-Holes for not knowing your name and making fun of your commercials! Beers on the show donated by Superfan Radd and Kevin M ( Direct Link:    

 Hometown Wine & Spirits in Delavan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:15

Kevin Myszkowski (Yeah, I had to copy and paste that) from The Harvest Cafe in Delavan rolled out the red carpet after asking us to do a show from the adjoining Wine shop, Hometown Wine & Spirits. Ashley “Bird” Burdette (Hometown Manager) joins us to give us a brief education on Wine during the show as well. Surprisingly good sound from the Groucho’s travel set-up. Sorry Groucho is over-modulated initially… Dont worry… I over-modulated Kevin and CHUD later in the show. We do ring this show up to 85 Minutes… Sorry! We were having too much fun and there is not a lot of waste here. Kevin is like a top… Wind him up, and let him go! Beers on the show: Wild Onion Hopslayer (In a Pint!), Finches Fascist Pig, Lagunitas Lil Sump’n, Darkhorse Brewing Plead the 5th, Darkhorse Brewing Scotte Karate On the show: An introduction to Hometown Wine & Spirits. Hop Heads will love Delavan! Awesome beers in Delavan! The Exchange will be opening soon! 12 craft taps! Nitro tap as well! Farm to table at Harvest Cafe. Cameron Urban rocked the PARC/EPIC competition. Craft beer can love. Kevin might take CHUD’s place! The Dela-Van. Thomas Mathers Distillery. Groucho starts the negotiations… How much Rhubarb…??? 3 Wine Swines. Kevin loves Delavan! Revolution Brewing conversation. Inkling Ap… Is whipped out for a few seconds. Metal Voice CHUD! Limited amount of F-Bombs… Sorry! Wine Bar… Defined! Ashley sits in and gives us some tips for wine. Get your Zinfandel at Casey’s down the street! New Menu’s daily… Kevin shares some of the secrets of what goes on behind the scenes with the staff. More negotiations… What will one walleye bring? TBR takeover??? Twist our arm! Kevin is an AM radio dude as well. Lagunitas loves to party? Kev says so! Ryan Sandburg = Yoda of Beer. Darklord Day talk. Marketplace Selections, RJ and Specialty all supply the variety of beers on tap. Boris the Crusher in Delavan??? Lots of laughs… As we have consumed plenty of great beer! Delavan Love. Again! Groucho finally negotiates a pint! Final Beer… Lets kill this thing! CHUD does a completely racist interpretation of the Scotte Karate label. Wrap up. THANK YOU TO KEVIN, ASHLEY AND LIBBY FOR LETTING US SPEND TIME IN YOUR STORE TO DO THIS SHOW! DirectLink:

 TBR Special Edition – The Death of Rusty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:59:54

Don’t call it a comeback, part 2!  The Death of Rusty. Beers on the show:  Victory Storm King, Ale Smith Speedway Stout, BBB Brewings Eurithius Extreme Imperial Stout. On the show: Longest running beer podcast? Stormking would make a killer band...

 TBR Special Edition – Anti-AB show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:54

Dont Call it a Comeback, Part 1. Groucho and CHUD saddle back up in TBR studio B for the first of 3 big shows.  Its all about whats been going on for the past few months.   Did you miss us? Beers on the show:  O’Fallon Brewing 5 Day IPA with Chinook hops, Ale Smith IPA, Bell’s Hopslam. On the show: Wheres AB?  She’s gone! Aged growler firkin beer.  2  and a 1/2 years old! Flat start to the show! Ale Smith is now in Peoria!  Thanks to Marketplace Selections for providing this beer for the show! How to get divorced in 12 months? Even Kansas has something unique and cool… Yes, even Kansas! Look what Pekin produced!  (That means us!) We will outlive CBR! Get your Ale Smith in Peoria!  NOW! CHUD dating storied again? Dating Groucho’s Ex? The Goat farm dream is still alive! Pick your relationships in a different fashion than getting a stray animal! MEtv Mom was not a racist!  How “White” was our youth in Central Illinois? Groucho’s radio voice. Choda?  Not Radd mellow… But CHUD is mellowed. Christian Slater movies for 100 Alex? Margaret interupts! Delicious Kudos? Hopslam lands in Pekin!  Broadway Liquors has it! Superbowl talk.  Flacco praise. Mass transit talk. Why dont animals turn into Zombies?  Zombie Dogs would suck! CHUD digs up some horrible 1930’s movie for reference.  Freaks? Anti-AB.  Anhesuer Busch Black Crown.  Not good. Anti-AB.  Bud Platinum.  Whats the point of these high ABV beers? Tornado top makes the Miller beer!  Some dude got paid for this!!!  Is he inventing the blue mountains on the Coors labels? Beer Report Noodling…  Miller leads to Coors leads to Sherpa’s and Mt Everest. Groucho is not taking care of CHUD’s cats if CHUD gets struck by lightening ontop of a mountain while hiking… While its raining. Kill it! Beers on the show from O’Fallon Brewery in O’Fallon MO, Hopslam was from Broadway Liquors in Pekin IL, AleSmith provided to the show by our friends at Marketplace Selections.  Support your local beer store!!!! Download directly here:   

 TBR Halloween 2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:17:38

Beer on the show:  Newcastle Werewolf OK…  Lets get a jump on Halloween.  Groucho and CHUD get some festive holiday inspired beer that filled the marketing niche of the moment.  We should have picked up a bottle of True Blood while we were at it! On the show: Lichens?  Moss Monsters? Send us a T-Shirt Newcastle! Election talk.  No good candidates! Rollerderby talk!  Dupage Derby Dames and the McLean County Normal Misfits. Octoberfest is like Christmas creep? Holiday brews. BONUS ENDING! Beer on the show brought to you by Newcastle!  They sent it to us to give it a try!  Thanks again to Newcastle…  But we would like them more if they sent us SWAG to give away!  

 TBR Special Edition – Original Sin Heirloom Apple Cider | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:12:07

Cider on the show: Original Sin – Heirloom Apple Cider with Cherries. Whoa…  What do we have here…  Groucho picks up an Original Sin Cider without even knowing what he has picked up… And is pleasantly surprised. The only question we have for you…  Can this cider get you laid like a typical Original Sin Cider?  TBR Challenge! Go Jets! Beer on the show picked up at Binny’s Beverage warehouse in Chicago IL. Theme song provided by Too Much Joy at  Check out all their great music and get closer to Godliness.

 TBR Special Edition – Liquid Lava | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:29:42

Blown away by an Icelandic beer!  Who knew that they can produce killer brews like this! Beer on the show:  Ölvisholt Brugghús Lava On the show: Icelandic things… Smoked Schrpatz! Giving Iceland its props and Kudos! Nearly an F Bomb free show. What do you know about Iceland? Retards and Natural Gas. 9.99 beer! UFS and Willies Tomales! Qudoba? Anti-Organic! Beer of the year 2012? Glad I didnt stay at Curry Village in Yosemite.  Memo to National Park Service… Get a couple of house cats out there to knock out those disease ridden varmints.  And, you save animal shelters valuable space! Retarded cats! A Beer Report Fact – 3 Fold = Retardation. Beer on the show purchased at HyVee Peoria.

 TBR 55 – Leave your mark | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00:01

Sponsor Update! Sudden Impact Paintball, Funks Grove Il. Beer on the show: New Galarus DIPA, New Galarus Black IPA, New Galaurs Golden Ale 2009. On the show: Chud gets the beer this week??? Sudden Impact Paintball pluggin. Proper glassware Ep 11, a little throwback in the podcast feed.   What gives? Re-Waking Reggie? The new Apple/iTunes podcast ap.  Listen to our newest review! Green Certified??? What is the value of the iTunes podcast ap if it does not show the reviews? Who makes Apples server farms?  IBM?  Icloud is probably made of Dell Computers. Steve Jobs = Borg Queen? GoneMild?  What kind of screen name is that???  Who would admit that they have gone mild??? Wisconsin.  CHUD has not crossed the chedder curtain! Tick #1! Stone Beer night at Kellehers. Groucho had cred for his Stone work shirt similar to a cruddy Iron Maiden T-Shirt. Alice Cooper still rocks? Black IPA writeup is not politically correct? Hop faded or just mellow? July heat is keeping the AC rolling!  Global warming may be real…   Screw Florida! Groucho’s Plutonium Depot? 39.95 Motel 6 in East Peoria…  Thats pretty cheap!  Whats the going rate at the Knights Inn on Interstate 24 though Tennessee? Air Hockey reviews are not a great way to win points with the spouse! Dick Pepper = Stage name? You got cookie! Intro music, as always, brought to you by the fine folks at  Opening theme song, Drunk and In Love off the Green Eggs and Crack album.

 TBR Postcard from Wisconsin | File Type: Array | Duration: Unknown

We miss you! Sorry for any delays in your beer drinking podcast lifestyle!!! This 9 minute podcast update is our attempt to let you know that we have not died or podfaded! We will survive when other beercasts have all disappeared! We’re the roaches of beercasting! BTW… Check your podcatcher if you [...]

 TBR Special Edition – Postcard from Wisconsin | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 0:10:11

We miss you!  Sorry for any delays in your beer drinking podcast lifestyle!!!  This 9 minute podcast update is our attempt to let you know that we have not died or podfaded!  We will survive when other beercasts have all disappeared!  We’re the roaches of beercasting! BTW… Check your podcatcher if you are using iTunes…  Apple released a new Podcast Ap, and you HAVE to resubscribe to the show to keep getting the latest episodes. Beer on the show:  Lakefront Wisconsinite On the show: F-Bomb 5 seconds in! Production errors! Hub City, Go big or go home. Lakefront coming on strong? Hop Cream rocks! Hemingway beer commercials? Hunter S Thompson ripped off Hemingway? Midnight in Paris… Good stuff.  Even if its Woody Allen. F Scott?  Who cares? Ticks???? Different levels of Intensive Care! See you in a week… Or so! Direct link: 

 TBR Replay – TBR 11 IPA vs Sailor Jerry | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

If you are looking for another NPR style beer tasting podcast... You are probably going to be disappointed. Who are we kidding? There are about 20 podcasts that sniff, swallow, twaddle and judge beer like fine wine. We are not one of those! We are also not one of those shows filled with fraternity rejects who talk all over each other and sound like they were recorded in their Mom's basement. Your hosts, Groucho and CHUD, do drink a lot of good beer. They even talk about it... Sometimes they even know what we are talking about! That really only happens when Kevin comes on from the Harvest Cafe in Delavan. He's got the current beer smarts! The beer is the catalyst to all points and conversation made on the show. Conversation noodles have offended everyone from Brazilians, camaro drivers and Jim Koch of Sam Adams. Comedy, vulgarity, offensive points of view abound ahead! Enter at your own risk!

 Episode 11 - IPA Show succumbs to Sailor Jerry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Origionally released June 2006, you be the judge if this show gets better or worse with age! Enjoy this nugget from the past while Groucho and CHUD work on some new material… And try to catch up on some beers!!! Ahoy there! The Beer Report makes an attempt at an IPA show, in honor of [...]


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