Hop Cast – Special (Darkness)

Brad Chmielewski and Don Radlund managed to get their beer loving hands on a few bottles of the newly released Darkness 2008 from Surly Brewering. In this Hop Cast special Ken Hunnemeder, Brad Chmielewski and guest Don Radlund serve up the Darkness Days ’08 recap and a review of Surly’s Darkness 2008.

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HopCast Episode 10

Episode 10: Dogfish Head’s Punkin’ Ale, Jack’s Pumpkin Spice & Pumking

Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder with special guest Charlie Drews show you the true meaning of Halloween in episode 10… pumpkin beers. The three of them evaluate Dogfish Head’s Punkin’ Ale, Jack’s Pumpkin Spice from Anheuser-Busch and Southern Tier Brewing’s Pumking. While they are in season be sure to pick up your preferred pumpkin beer. Ken Hunnemeder and Brad Chmielewski wish everyone who watches the Hop Cast a Happy Halloween!

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Hop Cast – Episode 9

In Hop Cast episode 9, Ken Hunnemeder and Brad Chmielewski and special guest Charlie Drews show you a couple different Double IPAs they reach for after a hard day at Work. The first beer they sample and review from Ninkasi Brewing’s Tricerahops Double IPA, which comes in at 100+ IBU’s. The second beer they sample is the IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale) from Sprecher Brewing. Ken and Brad also let you know what an India Pale Ale is and what it takes to be a Double IPA and even find out what happens when an IPA has been aged.

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HopCast Episode 8

Episode 8: Troegenator Double Bock & Weyerbacher Thirteen

In episode 8 of the Hop Cast Ken Hunnemeder and Brad Chmielewski and special guest Charlie Drews serve up two beers from two great Pennsylvania breweries. They sample and review Tröegs Brewing Company’s Troegenator Double Bock and Weyerbacher’s Thirteen.

Cheers and thanks for watching the Hop Cast.

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Hop Cast – Episode 7

In episode 7 of the Hop Cast Ken Hunnemeder and Brad Chmielewski show you that good things can come in a can. They sample and review three beers including Keweenaw Brewing’s , Sleeping Lady’s Urban Wilderness and the Pilsner from Canada’s Steam Whistle. Ken and Brad also explain to you the benefits of canned beer and show you why it’s a craft beer trend that is catching on.

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Hop Cast – Episode 6

In episode 6 of the Hop Cast Ken Hunnemeder and Brad Chmielewski serve up the second part of their fifty part series, this time sampling two beers from Oregon. Ken and Brad review Rogue Ale’s Double Dead Guy and Heater Allen Bobtoberfest. Learn what makes a beer an Imperial and find out a little about home brewing, all this and more.

Heater Allen Bobtoberfest scored an 80 on the Brad Drinkability Scale

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Ken’s Clone Of Dogfish Head’s 60-min IPA

If you’re friends with Ken Hunnemeder on Facebook and love the Hop Cast I highly recommend checking out two videos he recently posted of his Clone Of Dogfish Head’s 60-min IPA.

View – Video One
View – Video Two

If you’re not on Facebookand cannot view these two clips, I will try and see if Ken will also upload them to the Hop Cast Vimeo page.

Update –
Ken did upload Video One to You Tube.

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