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Episodes

  • We Are All Getting Sued

    Sep 12, 2014 | 26 min
    In the studio for another round is Darrell and Mark of the Ohio Beercast. We over come some user error to bring the latest in beer news and thoughts. You'll find some shout-outs in this episode, a great local crowd funding project and product. In the news corner we talk about the new study reporting on jobs created by the growing beer industry and the importance of feed back to the brewers and breweries. Also in this episode we highlight a couple events in Ohio and announce some brewery births. So jump on board and listen to the latest Ohio Beercast Episode.
  • The Reveal Part II

    Sep 3, 2014 | 30 min
    We are back with the final 16 for the field of 32 beers in the 2014 Fantasy Ohio Beer League. In episode 78, Darrell and Mark reveal the beers selected for the Leisy Conference and Huebner Conference. We will reveal the number one preseason beer and reveal so much more. So join us for part II of the 2014 Fantasy Ohio Beer League reveal. Don't forget regular season voting starts Sept 8th for 4 weeks of regular season play before we find our 10 teams for the plays to crown the one beer to rule them all or something like that.
  • The Reveal Part I

    Aug 29, 2014 | 31 min
    We break away from our normal show these couple episodes for the reveal of the 32 beers in the 2014 Fantasy Ohio Beer League. In episode 77, Darrell and Mark divulge the beers selected for the Bruckmann Conference and Schlee Conference. We will reveal the number one preseason beer and reveal so much more. So join us for part I of the 2014 Fantasy Ohio Beer League reveal. Don't forget regular season voting starts Sept 8th for 4 weeks of regular season play before we find our 10 teams for the plays to crown the one beer to rule them all or something like that.
  • It's a Sheep World

    Aug 18, 2014 | 32 min
    Here once again to invade your ears, its the Ohio Beercast. Darrell and Mark saddle up and jump on it to bring you the latest in beer news. We have an interesting kickstarter project to check out, fancy smoked beer, Stone Brewing talk and dissecting the top 10 Ohio breweries list. Of course we have some fun events to check out, along with some births and expansions. So sit back and relax its beercast time, enjoy.
  • Kinda Out of It

    Aug 14, 2014 | 36 min
    The middle of August is here, school is starting up and the Ohio Beercast is back with another fantastic episode about beer in Ohio. Darrell and Mark step up to the mic and discuss the drinking age, beer at baseball stadiums, big beer at festivals and blind taste testing the big boy beers. So do yourself a favor and crack one open, turn that dial to eleven and get ready for your ears to weep with joy as the Ohio Beercast kicks off episode 75.
  • Franklin Brewing Co. & Beerfest WD

    Aug 8, 2014 | 42 min
    Well folks we are having a two for one special today on the Ohio Beercast. We are interviewing the team behind Franklin Brewing Co & Beerfest Waterfront District with some personnel cross over. Packed inside this episode we talk to Howard and Aaron to find out what makes Franklin Brewing tick, while getting the details for the first ever Lorain beerfest with a surprise guest, Bob of the Lorain Growth Committee. Most important of all, find a beer and open your ears to noise we call the beer world.
  • Brew Salt Interview Session

    Jul 30, 2014 | 31 min
    They say variety is the spice of life, and with the rise of craft beer we have been getting that in droves. But the team at Brew Salt is taking that idea and turning it up to an 11 with their beer salt. We talk to Robin and Pat, two of the owners, about beer, brew salt, and fun. So with a little of this and a little of that it's Episode 73. Sit back and relax and let your ears learn a little something.
  • SweetWater Brewing Co.

    Jul 16, 2014 | 33 min
    Water in Ohio is going to be getting a little bit sweeter for everyone. With the great local growth of beer we are getting the attention of some great brands out of the state. And SweetWater Brewing Co fits that bill. We stole some time from Chaz at SweetWater Brewing Co, as they make plans to invade Ohio beginning in the fall. Chaz gives us the details of what they are bringing and how they plan to conquer Ohio.
  • The Creep at the Pool

    Jul 14, 2014 | 43 min
    In beercast studio 1, Darrell and Mark, are back dropping some knowledge bombs on the world of beer. In this weeks episode we have some fan email response, the evils of seasonal creep in the beer world, beer in the year 2000, and Stone Brewing in Ohio news or not. But don't be afraid we are here to walk you through the process. Grab a beer, a radio and lets boogy.
  • Never Fear, Beer is Here

    Jul 11, 2014 | 41 min
    After a forced vacation from a broken hard drive, we are back in the saddle. Mark and Darrell are behind the microphones talking about their first love, BEER. We are jumping into the stats/state of beer recently released, the trend of Detox Retox for work outs, and the merits of brewery tours vs brewery crawl. It's a loaded episode that we have all geared up for you. So join us, take a break, grab a beer and let us invade your brain.
  • Ingredients Not Listed

    Jun 17, 2014 | 32 min
    Yes it is that time again. And of course we are talking about the Ohio Beercast. Darrell and Mark are in the driver's seat again this week. We are taking you on journey through beer news. We start you with some local crowd funding from Kickstarter. Then we move on down to new and improved ingredients that are FDA approved for beer as we move into a discussion about the noise the food babe is making about beer ingredients. We have some killer events for you to check out so get your radio, get your grill and grab that spatula because it's beercast time.
  • Dazed and Confused

    Jun 13, 2014 | 36 min
    We are still here, kicking out these episodes. After a rough week Darrell and Mark are back at the mic to bring you the news you can use. On tap is an awesome crowd funding project to check out along with an interesting eco friendly product. Even with the world cup we can find a beer connection. We debate the "craft beer problem" and Stone could be rolling in. Get some beer in your hand and man the grill, the Ohio Beercast is on.
  • Ghost Breweries Interview Session

    Jun 4, 2014 | 37 min
    We tricked Bret Dodd onto this weeks episode of The Ohio Beercast. Bret is heading up the new documentary Ghost Breweries. Not looking for spirits but examining the buildings that were the life blood of the pre-Prohibition brewing industry. Bret gives us some of the details for this project and the breweries he will visit along the way. One of the areas to be featured in the documentary is Over The Rhine in Cincinnati. Download this episode and open your ears along with your beers for this episode.
  • Revenge of the Craft Beer

    May 31, 2014 | 27 min
    The third installment of the Ohio Beercast prequels is here for your ears. Darrell and Mark are behind the mics. We have found some fancy beer equipment for the beer fan that has everything. Tax credits for breweries dominate the news and some ripples of the Affordable Care Act enters the world of beer. Turn off that TV, grab your friends and some beers, it's beercast time.
  • Attack of the Clone Beers

    May 29, 2014 | 25 min
    We are back with the next installment of the Ohio Beercast. Darrell and Mark find themselves in the middle of the age battle as episode 63 of the Ohio Beercast gets rolling. A new petition has popped up questioning the drinking age and age-gate is getting questioned for it's effectiveness/need for them. We have a plethora of information to fill your brain with today. Download and check it out.
  • Stone Spotlight Series: Spröcketbier

    Apr 16, 2014 | 28 min
    So who is Rick Blankemeier and why is he so afraid of Godzilla? Well I can't give you an answer to the second part, but for the first half Rick is half of Team Spröcket. Rick and his partner Robbie Chandle both work for Stone Brewing Co and are the winners of the Stone Spotlight Series. A competition that pitted teams of Stone Brewing Co employees in a brewing competition where the prize was national distribution of the winning beer to the 41 states Stone Brewing Company currently delivers their beer. Team Spröcket won the competition with their Spröcketbier, which is a black rye Kölsch. You will find this beer at a bottle shop near you starting April 21st.
  • Beer for the People

    Apr 10, 2014 | 66 min
    The 54th episode of The Ohio Beercast has Darrell roping Chris of Queen City Fresh into joining him at the mic for the usual beer roundup episode. Again we find beer dancing in the political arena with trickles of news coming out about the new ABV proposal, a sin tax rebellion taking place in Cuyahoga County and Kasich touting himself as a pro beer politician. We also drop some knowledge bombs and thoughts on the areas of defining craft beer, new FDA standards around the corner and of course births, expansions and anniversaries. Get that beer, find that seat, grab a hold and hang on tight because the Ohio Beercast is here to rattle your brain.
  • Weasel Boy Brewing Co. Interview Session

    Mar 27, 2014 | 40 min
    The Ohio Beercast had the pleasure of interviewing one of the "old guard" of the Ohio brewing scene, Jay from the Weasel Boy Brewing Co. stepped up to the mic. In our conversation we wandered all over the Ohio craft beer universe, touching on everything from the latest in Ohio beer to the use of the term craftbeer. A nationally recognized brewery, Weasel Boy is churning out great beer all the time and should be on your list of stops when you visit the Columbus area.
  • Six Beers and a Microphone

    Mar 7, 2014 | 54 min
    Taking the Ohio Beer Blogger Round table to an 11, we welcome Rick Armon (The Beer Blog) to the bar. Returning to the bar is Renée M. DeLuca (The Brewer’s Daughter), Cheryl Harrison (Drink Up Columbus), Chris Stevens (Queen City Fresh), Mark (The Ohio Beercast) and Darrell. So join us for a ramble, grab your favorite beer out of the fridge and lend us your ear. I promise it will be sweet to the hear (well I don't promise that but you never know what will happen).
  • TOB E49: Six Beers and a Microphone

    Mar 6, 2014 | 54 min
    Taking the Ohio Beer Blogger Round table to an 11, we welcome Rick Armon (The Beer Blog) to the bar. Returning to the bar is Renée M. DeLuca (The Brewer’s Daughter), Cheryl Harrison (Drink Up Columbus), Chris Stevens (Queen City Fresh), Mark (The Ohio Beercast) and Darrell. So join us for a ramble, grab your favorite beer out of the fridge and lend us your ear. I promise it will be sweet to the hear (well I don't promise that but you never know what will happen).
  • Flying Solo the Ohio Beercast Way

    Feb 27, 2014 | 23 min
    The end of February finds Darrell flying solo at the helm of the Ohio Beercast ship. What you'll find in this episode is a smidgen of this and that but if you want a little more detail you'll find my thoughts on the Cincinnati Beerfest, a Kickstarter brewery in the works, some beer-tech, beer taxes and laws. Of course rounding out this episode you'll find some fun events and a birth. So in the immortal word of Marty DiBergi from "This is Spinal Tap": enough of my yakkin'; whaddaya say? Let's boogie!
  • TOB 047: The Phoenix Brewing Co.

    Feb 19, 2014 | 23 min
    2014 is picking up where 2013 stopped, and that is a growing number of breweries opening up all over the state. One brewery that will be joining that list shortly is The Phoenix Brewing Co. out of Mansfield, Oh. The first brewery to land in Mansfield in a long time, The Phoenix Brewing Co, looks to make a big splash with their beer and approach in the Ohio craft beer scene. With a solid plan, team and a building with an interesting story we check-in to get the latest details for The Phoenix Brewing Co. So get your beer, get your food & get your chair it is time for the beercast. Get the 411 and all the latest details about the Phoenix Brewing Co. on Facebook. Also keep an eye on their websit...
  • TOB 046: Olympics of Beer

    Feb 14, 2014 | 49 min
    The Olympics are in full swing and Sochi is not the only place landing gold medals. We join our anti-heros Darrell & Mark in between watching ice dancing and the biathlon. In the beer related news we have a few breweries get some new hard ware, some beer investment tips, breweries are expanding and more ABV news. You might have to enjoy this episode with some Chipotle and a Dortmunder Gold if you catch my drift.
  • Lindsey: Cincinnati Beer Week

    Feb 7, 2014 | 31 min
    8 Days of beer and fun starts on February 6th at the annual Cincinnati Beer Week. Ron and Darrell tracked down Lindsey, the President of Cincinnati Beer Week, to get the latest scoop & information on those 8 jam-packed days. With over 160 events, Cincinnati Beer Week can be over whelming, but we took the opportunity to ask the head cheese to give our listeners a path for surviving Cincinnati Beer Week. Well sort of.
  • Lindsey: Cincinnati Beer Week Interview Session

    Feb 5, 2014 | 31 min
    8 Days of beer and fun starts on February 6th at the annual Cincinnati Beer Week. Ron and Darrell tracked down Lindsey, the President of Cincinnati Beer Week, to get the latest scoop & information on those 8 jam packed days. With over 160 events it can be over whelming, but we took the opportunity to ask the head cheese to give our listeners a path for surviving Cincinnati Beer Week. Well sort of.
  • The Hoth Beer Cometh

    Jan 30, 2014 | 53 min
    We have survived the brutal cold, illness and our own general user error to bring you episode 44 of The Ohio Beercast. What might you find in this intriguing show we call a beercast? Well I'm glade you asked. A little info on the Crowler coming out of Oskar Blues, beer hording controversy strikes Ohio, we pose the question of when is expansion to fast and Ohio is the beer swing state. Take that seat in your car, bar stool or what have and lend us your and fill your mouth with some good beer.
  • Don't Drink Angry

    Jan 16, 2014 | 49 min
    Mark and Darrell are back in the new year and they must have been good because Santa brought beer and good cheer. With a two-week break we have plenty to talk about. We jump in with some Kickstarter realm news, Ohio nears the century mark and expansions are everywhere. Of course we have some great birth news to drop on you to. So the question isn't will you listen but will you remember to use your entire seat or just the edge from all the excitement? Get a beer, relax and have some fun.