Episode 237: Sam Adams Utopias Tasting with Attention Deficit Podcast

We had a podcast takeover and a tasting of Sam Adams Utopias!
Joe Buckley and James Corbett of the Attention Deficit Podcast stopped by to help us sample the Sam Adams Utopias! 
We had a Sam Adams rep in the house to give out free stuff but we all decided it was best to schedule their own tap takeover soon!

Episode 236: Live Podcast and Tap Takeover with @CIBrewing and Comedian @ecoreysaunders

0:00 - 10:00  - Welcome to Beers and Laughs Live
  • James intros Jacob - Jacob intros James
  • We have Castle Island founder Adam Romanow joining us
  • Maggy’s has Castle Island on tap all night and we encourage you to drink it
  • Explain the beer options Castle Island has tonight
  • List the raffle prizes and how to get in
  • Corey Saunders will be joining us later
  • Corey Saunders is a comedian. He is television personality that can be seen on Dirty Water TV
  • Castle Island will also be trying a beer that Jacob made tonight so look forward to that. And we have the fun games you all love as well.
  • Thank everyone for coming on the first night of NFL
  • Talk a little about NFL, how Jacob became a Dolphins fan
  • Other random banter inbetween

10:00 - 35:00 - Welcome Castle Island to the stage / Interview BH
  • You’ve been on our regular audio podcast, so we have to ask, why would you want to do the show again?
  • How did you get started?
  • Where did you get the name?
  • We asked this on the other show, but how did you settle in Norwood?
  • What’s up with the new Constitution Wharf location?
  • Is beer better indoors or outdoors?
  • Why don’t you have Dank Sinatra all the time?
  • Being from New England we know where a name like Candlepin comes from, but what about Keeper?
  • Did you ever intend to name TBD or was that always the joke?
  • What’s your desert island Castle Island beer?
  • What’s your dessert island Castle Island beer (the best to have on an island full of sweet treats)?
  • In our previous shows we’ve had some great stories about drunk people in the taproom? Do you have any such stories?
  • I saw on your taproom calendar something called Pound and Pour fitness. Are drinking and exercising a good mix?
  • We’ll give you 60 seconds to talk about anything you’d like

35:00 - 40:00 - Movies in Other Words: Beer Movies

40:00 - 45:00 Try Jacob’s Beer
Jj is allowed to pee during this segment
  • Jacob explains the beer
  • Castle Island tries the beer - the group discusses taste, brewing process, etc.
  • Bring audience members up to try it
  • Ask Castle Island guys for advice
  • Remind everyone about buying Castle Island beer and the raffle
  • Thank Castle Island

45:00 - 60:00 Interview Corey
  • I think we established in your last appearance on our podcast that you don’t really drink beer. What types of drinks do you prefer?
  • If you could make a beer that you would love what would it taste like?
  • What are three things we should like more than beer?
  • What draws you to comedy?
  • What is Dirty Water TV?
  • How can people see it?
  • Would you rather drink a bad beer or actual dirty water?
  • Who is your idol?
  • JJ has done this a few times on the show: break down your perfect 24-hour day

60:00 - 62:00 Remind people about buying Castle Island and getting in the raffle
  • Ask Corey which Castle Island beer he’s drinking and if he would buy it, hope someone else supplies it or straight up deny it

62:00 - 75:00 Corey Eye for the Jacob Guy
  • Corey breaks down Jacob’s style, personality and interests
  • JJ lists off things about Jacob for Corey to comment on, such as:
    • Clothing
    • Hairstyle
    • Beverage choices
    • Likes golf
    • Listens to pop punk
    • Loves meatballs
    • Thinks Big Daddy is better than Billy Madison
    • etc.

75:00 - finish
Concluding the Show
Plugging Castle Island again
Thanking Castle Island
Plugging any Castle Island events
Thanking Corey
Corey’s plugs
Everyone’s Twitter and insta handles

Episode 235: Comedians Corey Saunders and Sean Clarke Join the Pod!


Corey Saunders and Sean Clarke join to drink some Founders DKML, (Dickmule) and other beers.  This was a fun time after a night out of comedy for the gang.

Episode 234: The Guys drink @ABELEBBEER and @foolproofbeer

Jacob and James crush some Abel Ebenezer Double IPA Beer and Fool Proof Pineapple Vango.
We discussed the live show this week with Castle Island, Corey and Sean's podcast eith us, Stranger Drinks and more!

Episode 233: Live Podcast and Tap Takeover with @blackhatbrewworks and Comedian @snappybakes

Black Hat Brew Works from Bridgewater, MA joins us on our monthly Live Podcast and Tap Takeover!  We also had comedian Katie Baker join. 

Theme Song: Low Country Boil Bluegrass Band - Beers and Laughs

Below was the agenda!

0:00 - 10:00  - Welcome to Beers and Laughs Live
  • James intros Jacob - Jacob intros James
  • We have Paul and (name of other guy) from BLACK HAT joining us
  • Maggy’s has BLACK HAT on tap all night and we encourage you to drink it
  • Explain the beer options black hat has tonight
  • List the raffle prizes and how to get in
  • Katie Baker will be joining us later
  • On Friday nights here at Maggys Lounge we are often a part of the Pick a Side Stupid show, which is a comedy debate. And if you’ve ever been to one of those shows, you know Katie has some of the funniest and most amazing answers to those questions. So if we don’t have fun when she joins us we done fucked up.
  • Black Hat will also be trying a beer that Jacob made tonight so look forward to that. And we have the fun games you all love as well.
  • Other random banter inbetween

10:00 - 35:00 - Welcome Black Hat to the stage / Interview BH
  • I want to get this out of the way first. You two are brothers, and when we first met you were wearing matching Iron Maiden tee shirts and claim it was not on purpose. Can you explain that to the audience?
  • How did you get started?
  • Where did you get the name?
  • What does it mean to be a gypsy brewer?
  • So if people didn’t like you enough to let you brew in their place you couldn’t succeed?
  • We always wonder about how breweries name their beers, what are some of the great names you have?
  • What type of beers do you brew?
  • How much money would it take to get you to work a regular job instead of being a brewer?
  • How much of your life is spent brewing?
  • How early in the process do you know if a beer is going to be good or bad?
  • Which cartoon character would be the best at brewing and why?
  • How come there are no sitcoms about breweries?
  • What do you love so much about brewing and beer in general?
  • Favorite beers of your to drink?
  • In our previous shows we’ve had some great stories about drunk people in the taproom? Do you have any such stories?
  • Comedians have to deal with hecklers. What’s the equivalent for brewers?
  • Do you get pissed if someone sends a beer back?
  • How come brewery websites make you confirm you’re 21 just to see the website?
  • Explain the upcoming South Shore Brew Fest?
  • Who’s going to be there?
  • How do you get tickets
  • We’ll give you 60 seconds to talk about anything you’d like

35:00 - 40:00 - Wearer or Impairer
Person who wears a black hat or black hat beer
Explain… for the Impairers, black hat tells us about the beer

The Monopoly Guy - wearer
The Bridgewater Blonde - Impairer
Mr. Shandman - Impairer
The Big Hurt (Frank Thomas) - wearer
Wicked witch of the west - wearer
Goatherder - trick question (both)
Baberaham Lincoln - wearer
Hops, Sugar, Yeast, Magic - Impairer
Mr. Peanut - wearer
Imp - Impairer (never seen an imp wear a hat)
Linus’ Dream - Impairer

40:00 - 45:00 Try Jacob’s Beer
Jj is allowed to pee during this segment
  • Jacob explains the beer
  • Black hat tries the beer - the group discusses taste, brewing process, etc.
  • Bring audience members up to try it
  • Ask Black hat guys for advice
  • Remind everyone about buying black hat beer and the raffle
  • Thank Black hat
45:00 - 60:00 Interview Katie
  • Do you drink beer?
  • What draws you to comedy?
  • We see your artistic interpretations of comedians you do at the shows you’re at. How did that start? What do you look for for inspiration?
  • Since you always have the best answers at the pick a side stupid debate, we figured we’d ask you some debate-style questions.
  • You just spilled your beer. Do you: find a straw and try to suck it up off the bar OR order two beers in case it happens again
  • Which beers make better friends: your Buds or your Buds light?
  • YES or NO: If an IPA has lots of hops, does that mean it can jump over a stout?
  • What’s more likely: a high-gravity malt liquor smoking a lot of weed, or a Pilsner developing an opioid addiction?
  • Who is more deserving of the beer that is named after them: Sam Adams or Tom Green?
  • You’ve been accused of murder and it’s the day of the big trial: do you get drunk before? Yes or no?
  • Would you rather have no friends and have to drink by yourself or have friends but none of you can drink?
62:00 - 75:00 Saddle Scales
JJ explains what this is (animal is named, we rate 1-10 on how well you could ride the animal with a saddle)
Lion
Walrus
Dolphin
Ape
Leatherback sea turtle
Giant rat
Michael J. Fox
Stegosaurus
Box jellyfish
Panda with wings
Horse
75:00 - finish

Episode 232: @BreweryBabesMA stop by to drink soon to be new friends, @RevivialBrewing and @Mightysqrl

Kelsea and Kelsey (@BreweryBabesMA) come to the stupid to drink Mighty Squirrel and Revival Brewing as they discuss instagram to us.
We played a brand new segment called Saddle Scales! It was a hit.
We talk about breweries and beers we like, what makes a good brewery and how they got into being beer snobs.
They're not snobs tho.

Episode 231: Steve from @BarrelHouseZ bring Spruce Lee for an exclusive first sip.

We had a blast with Steve from Barrel House Z who brought over a first sip, Spruce Lee.  We played some segments including Barrel or House and know your house beers.  We also asked where Steve was on 9/11 and we got to try a maple porter that was made by the Beers and Laughs team.

Episode 230: Eddie hosts and immediately gets fired as we break down the Trump documentary.

This is an old episode with Kristin, Krystyna and Eddie as we spentt the day drinking beers and podcasting.
Eddie hosts and two minutes in gets fired.  We break down the trump documentary and I forget what beers we drank.

Episode 229: @Lordhobobrewing takes over the taps for the live podcast at @maggys_lounge, Comedian @tedpettingell


Lord Hobo Brewery joins the show this month as we drink their amazing beers, Comedian Ted Pettingell joins as well!
We interviewed the brewery and discuss their beers they brought; Virtuoso, Boom Sauce, Glorious, Angelica and Hobo Lite.  We asked them about their underwear and even played a fun game, Lord or Hobo.
We got to try Jacob and Ted's SMASH, which is a one grain and one hop batch. They used American 2 Row grain and Mosiac hops.
Next we interviewed Ted on how to be a better podcast and played Movies in other words.
As always, we gave away a ton of free shit including Burke's CANdles, hats, shirts,m coasters, koozies and more!

Episode 228: The Guys Make A Movie Drinking @springdalebeer sours

Jacob and James hangout and discuss what they would do for a summer blockbuster movie.  Dwayne The Rock Johnson is a sure lead for your movie.  Tune in to find out the rest of the casts and the names of these movies.

Episode 227: Comedian Anthony Massa tries @SamuelAdamsBeer and Jacob's homebrew.

Comedian Anthony Massa comes to give us whiskey and drink some good beers. We talked sponsors, whiskey, beer, south park, comedy, nathan for you for you, and more!


Episode 226: Jacob and James crush @CigarCityBeer

Jacob and James are at it again crushing some delicious beers and talking about god knows what.

Episode 225: @widowmakerbrew Takes Over The Taps at @maggys_lounge during our Live Podcast!!

Ryan and Colin stop by from Widowmaker to talk about their coming together, home brewing, starting a brewery, drums and more! We gave away tons of glasses, tee shirts and hats courtesy of Widowmaker.  
Comedian Jimmy Whitman joined the show later to play some of our favorite games, including Movies in Other Words - 80's Movies Edition.
Thanks again to Maggy's Lounge for hosting the show!

Episode 224: Kristen, Krystyna and Eddie Drink @widowmakerbrew and @bissellbrosbrew

We have to explain time travel to Eddie over some tasty beers from Widowmaker Brewery and Bissell Brothers!
June 21st, Widowmaker/Beers and Laughs Podcast/Tap Takeover 7pm! Quincy, MA! Maggy's Lounge!

Episode 223: We are Jabroni's while drinking @moonhillbrewing

We enjoy some session IPA's by Moon Hill Brewing company.  We discuss what Jabroni means to James and wrestling.  Have you ridden M.O.M.? If so, you'll travel back in time with us.  What's a segway?  We had fun, promoted the show and drank the entire growler in less than 30 minutes.
6/21 Maggys Lounge, Widowmaker, Comedian Jimmy Whitman, Prizes, Beers, No Beets, No battlestar gallactica, but tons of laughs.