Podcast ‘sode 29: Google it… Hottest 100 and Saison Blind Tasting

First ‘sode of 2015, we drink two grisettes and show we don’t know what “spelt” is. We also talk about the Local Taphouse Hottest 100 Beers for 2015 and recap our saison blind tasting. The results will shock you. SHOCK.

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We drank Craftwork “It’s Spelt Grisette”

http://www.craftworkbrewery.co.nz/

Luke referenced this post about Two Thumb, Three Boys Brewing and Twisted Hop:

Christchurch

We mentioned the team up between Two Birds and ParrotDog

http://www.twobirdsbrewing.com.au/

http://parrotdog.co.nz/

Then discussed the Stone Brewing deliveries and events, featuring Mitch Steele:

http://www.brewerspublications.com/authors/mitch-steele/

http://www.stonebrewing.com/

Talked about the Yeastie Boys’ crowdsourcing/equity offer

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/small-business/65531983/yeastie-boys-raise-a-glass-to-crowdfunding-success

And the departure of Dave Padden from Riverside.

http://www.brewsnews.com.au/2015/01/riverside-bids-farewell-to-co-founder/

We discussed the Local Taphouse Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2014:

http://craftypint.com/news/945/Hottest_100_Aussie_Beers_of_2014_Results

Then we discussed our blind tasting of saisons featuring…

Black Dog Estate Hop:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/black-dog-estate-hop-saison/273594/

La Sirene Saison:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/la-sirene-saison/161562/

Bridge Road Chevalier Saison:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/chevalier-saison/66986/

De Rank Saison de Dottignies

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/de-ranke-saison-de-dottignies/117573/

Saison Dupont:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/saison-dupont-vieille-provision/5386/

And Fantome Saison:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/fantome-saison/7661/

We also referenced an interview on this podcast:

http://goodbeerhunting.com/gbh-podcast/2014/12/19/episode-31-part-ii-of-the-fest-by-shelton-brothers

With Hill Farmstead:

http://hillfarmstead.com/

Mentioned this movie:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Warriors_%28film%29

We also drank this Bridge Road Posse Ale Summer – Grisette:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/bridge-road-posse-summer-ale-2014/304179/

Dave recommended Waverley Pitch and Putt:

http://www.pitchandputt.com.au/

Luke, Queenstown:

http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/

And the Routeburn Track:

http://doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/fiordland/northern-fiordland/routeburn-track/

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  1. Thanks Luke, sounded like you had fun doing that beercast.- Podcasts sounds too wormy for my tastes, better related to tequila. Hope to meet you next time you’re over this way and will give you some Saison Zest and Anise.. . we’re off to Belgium ourselves, later this year for some r and d… Cheers Michael for Craftwork

  2. Thanks Luke, sounded like you had fun doing that beercast.- Podcasts sounds too wormy for my tastes, better related to tequila. Hope to meet you next time you’re over this way and will give you some Saison Zest and Anise.. . we’re off to Belgium ourselves, later this year for some r and d… Cheers Michael for Craftwork

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