Drinking With Shirt

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 42: Bell's Two Hearted Ale vs Oskar Blues' IPA

    June 16, 2017, 52m — Can you believe we've done 42 episodes and Bell's Two Hearted has been on yet? The next few episodes will be an attempt to find the best grocery store (extremely easily available) IPA. We start with Two Hearted and Oskar Blues IPA. Two beers enter. One beer wins. BeerSport. Recommend beers for future episodes @beeronmyshirt on Twitter and please rate and review us on iTunes. Thanks for listening.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 41: Tropical Torpedo vs Beer Camp Golden IPA

    March 31, 2017, 52m — A Sierra Nevada BeerSport! We drink two IPA's from Sierra Nevada with some obvious and not so obvious similarities, and then all kinds of differences. Which one should you be drinking? By the end of this episode you will know. Two beers enter, one beer wins. BeerSport!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 40: Flying Dog K-9 vs Sixpoint 5BEANS

    Dec. 8, 2016, 1h 2m — Maybe this could be considered a Winter Warmer BeerSport, but it's probably more of a Cardamom BeerSport, as T-Bone and I drink two beers where the spice cardamom is used in the brewing process. They share some other common ingredients, but one is labeled a Winter Warmer and the other a Porter. Beyond the beers, we do some rambling on topics including but not limited to: terrible diagrams, bloodwork results, and time out of country. Two beers enter, one beer wins, Cardamom BeerSport!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 39: BeerSport Predicts Baseball 2016

    Oct. 26, 2016, 1h 7m — Ep 39: We're at it again, like a drunk magic 8-ball, trying to predict the outcome of the World Series by drinking beers from LA, Chicago, and Cleveland (at the time of this recording, the National League Championship Series had not be decided). Not a fan a baseball? No worries, we focus mostly on the beers. And nonsense. Lots and lots of nonsense. I'm not even going to tell you the beers we drank because I want you to listen to this to find out. Three beers enter, one beer wins. BeerSport!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 38: Dogfish Head's 90 Minute vs Green Flash's West Coast IPA

    Sept. 1, 2016, 1h 3m — During our last episode, T-Bone brought up DFH's 90 Minute and wondered aloud if the delicious beers we were drinking from the West Coast were really all that much better than an East Coast classic like 90 Minute. And so this BeerSport matchup between an East Coast classic and a beer with West Coast right in the name is brought to you directly from the meandering mind of our very own T-Bone. Two beers enter, one beer wins. BeerSport!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 37: El Segundo's Broken Skull IPA vs Modern Times Booming Rollers

    July 7, 2016, 1h 10m — Thanks to one of our listeners, we are lucky enough to have two very fresh and very delightful IPA's from the great state of California. We drink, we discuss, and we even argue a little bit, but in the end it's always: two beers enter, one beer wins - BeerSport! Recommend beers for future episodes @beeronmyshirt on Twitter and please rate and review us on iTunes. Thanks for listening.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 36: Alpine's Duet vs Half Acre's Vallejo

    June 21, 2016, 1h 5m — This episode's BeerSport features two amazing IPA's. One from the West Coast, one from the Midwest. One with Amarillo hops, the other with Nelson, and both with Simcoe! And our surprise beer was aged in gin barrels! Recommend beers for future episodes @beeronmyshirt on Twitter and please rate and review us on iTunes. Thanks for listening. Coming Soon: A BeerSport featuring El Segundo's Broken Skull IPA and Modern Times' Booming Rollers.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 35: Hoppin Frog's Goose Juice vs Saucony Creek's Rye-sing

    June 2, 2016, 54m — Two delicious Rye IPAs face off against one another in this episode's BeerSport. T-Bone and I discuss Rye Beers, our hands, and getting beat at strategic board games. We enjoy a delicious NE IPA from a local gypsy brewer as a surprise beer to close things out.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 34: Weyerbacher's Tarte Nouveau vs Boulevard's Tell Tale Tart

    May 5, 2016, 1h 11m — The second half of this episode features T-Bone sitting down with Eno Sarris, co-founder of BeerGraphs, at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company. They drink and talk and get my ex-girlfriend to try her first sour beer. Meanwhile, the first half of this episode features a BeerSport between two tart sour ales. As always, two beers enter one beer wins. Also, I give T-Bone a hard time about vacationing with my ex-girlfriend as well as some advice about soap.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 33: Enjoy By 4.20.16 vs Grapefruit Sculpin

    April 14, 2016, 58m — In this episode we drink Stone Brewing's Enjoy By 4.20.16 and Ballast Point's Grapefruit Sculpin in yet another IPA BeerSport. A winner is declared and another IPA with fruit juice added is drunk as a surprise beer. Recommend beers for future episodes @beeronmyshirt on Twitter and please rate and review us on iTunes. Thanks for listening.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 32: New Belgium's La Folie vs The Bruery's Oude Tart

    Feb. 24, 2016, 1h 2m — In this episode we drink New Belgium's La Folie and The Bruery Terreux's Oude Tart side by side in a sour ale BeerSport. A winner is declared and nonsense is discussed. Recommend beers for future episodes @beeronmyshirt on Twitter and please rate and review us on iTunes! Thanks for listening.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 31: Macro BeerSport!

    Feb. 2, 2016, 57m — Budweiser, Miller High Life, Coors Original, and Rolling Rock face off in this edition of BeerSport. We're excited to announce that this episode is sponsored by Castor's Repair and the owner, Gary Castor, joins us for a few minutes during the BeerSport. Things quickly go off the rails from there but four "macro" beers enter, and one "macro" beer wins (and in surprisingly dominant fashion...)

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 30: Anderson Valley Winter Solstice vs Harpoon Winter Warmer

    Jan. 13, 2016, 1h — The Winter Warmer Episode! Finishing what Michael Donato started on the pages of BeerGraphs with his Winter Warmer BeerSport qualifying rounds, T-Bone and I drink Anderson Valley's Winter Solstice and Harpoon's Winter Warmer. Two Winter Warmers enter. One Winter Warmer wins. And you will never guess how many times I say "winter warmer" in the intro...

  • Drinking With Shirt Ep 29: Goose Island's Bourbon County 2015 vs Deschutes' Black Butte XXVII

    Dec. 9, 2015, 1h 16m — This episode features a a mega-BeerSport with two huge beers. Beergraphs co-founder and baseball writer extraordinaire, Eno Sarris joins us to help us declare a winner. Ultimately, this episode ends with a phoned-in surprise beer segment by the same Eno Sarris I mentioned earlier.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 28: Toppling Goliath's Pompeii vs Sosus

    Nov. 11, 2015, 1h — In this episode, T-Bone and I drink two beers from Iowa's Toppling Goliath Brewery. The BeerSport features Pompeii, a single IPA single-hopped with Mosaic, and Sosus, a Double IPA also single-hopped with Mosaic. It is the Mosaic BeerSport to end all Mosaic BeerSports - two Mosaic beers enter, one Mosaic beer wins!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 27: BeerSport Predicts Baseball!

    Oct. 14, 2015, 1h 5m — We make our picks for the World Series and then pick beers to represent each of those teams. BeerSport then predicts which teams will represent the AL and the NL in the World Series, ultimately deciding who will be this year's World Champion.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 26: The Pumpkin Beer Extravaganza

    Sept. 29, 2015, 1h 9m — We don't even like pumpkin beers, but T-Bone and I work our way through an 8 pumpkin beer bracket to declare the ultimate pumpkin beer - the Juan Claude of pumpkin beers!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 25: Saison Dupont vs Off Color's Apex Predator

    Aug. 19, 2015, 56m — Ep 25: A Saison BeerSport featuring the classic Saison Dupont and Off Color Brewing's Apex Predator. Two amazing saisons enter, only one amazing saison wins.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 24: Peak's Fresh Cut vs Jack's Abby Sunny Ridge

    July 29, 2015, 53m — Two delicious pilsners enter, one delicious pilsner wins. Peak's Fresh Cut and Jack's Abby Sunny Ridge, face off in a pilsner BeerSport for the ages. Also, T-Bone invents a new segment.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 23: Evil Twin Mission Gose vs Sixpoint Jammer

    July 7, 2015, 1h 1m — Gose seems to be the latest hot trend in craft so this episode features an anything gose BeerSport with Evil Twin Mission Gose and Sixpoint Jammer.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 22 Troegs Perpetual vs Capt Lawrence IPA

    June 15, 2015, 56m — After brief hiatus, we are back with another BeerSport! Troegs' Perpetual IPA vs Captain Lawrence's IPA. Two beers enter, one beer wins. And thanks to faithful listener, we put a fresh spin on the surprise beer segment of the show. Enjoy!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 21 Ballast Point's Sculpin IPA vs FatHead's Headhunter IPA

    April 29, 2015, 59m — Ballast Point's Sculpin, the victor from Episode 1, returns to the BeerSport arena to take on a new challenger: FatHead's Headhunter IPA. We meander our way through the BeerSport as we "Test The Golden Palate", engage in "Face Congress", and riff for some time on the sole "T-Bone Versus Twitter" question.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 20 North Coast's Old Rasputin vs Great Lakes' Blackout Stout

    April 8, 2015, 54m — Two delicious Imperial Stouts go head to head in the BeerSport arena. A new segment- "Test the Golden Palate" - kicks off this episode. And as usual, T-Bone gets weird.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 19 Revolution's Anti-Hero vs Half Acre's Daisy Cutter

    March 25, 2015, 40m — A Chicago IPA faces off against a Chicago Pale Ale in a Chicago BeerSport for the Chicago ages. Two beers enter but only one can win. Also, T-Bone discusses changing a tire and the dangers of being out in frigid temperatures.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 18 The Alchemist's Heady Topper vs Lawson's Sip Of Sunshine

    March 10, 2015, 50m — Two amazing 16 oz cans battle it out in an epic BeerSport. Two delicious beers enter but only one delicious beer can win. BeerSport. T-bone reveals that he was a member of his high school's Mock Trial team.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 17 NY Beers! Ommegan's Hennpin vs Brooklyn's Sorachi Ace

    Feb. 27, 2015, 46m — It's New York City Beer Week and two beers from New York, both farmhouse/saisons, meet in an Empire State themed BeerSport. For the surprise beer portion of the show, we hop on a bus and head to NYC for the Beer Week Opening Bash!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 16 Troeg's Nugget Nectar vs Lagunitas Sucks

    Feb. 11, 2015, 1h — Two highly regarded hop forward beers go head to head in a BeerSport for the ages. We discuss, among many other things, why we chose Sucks to go up against the Nectar and how the two beers compare to one another. Two beers enter, one beer wins. BeerSport!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 15 Sierra Nevada's Porter vs Deschutes Black Butte Porter

    Jan. 27, 2015, 53m — In this episode, Sierra Nevada's Porter and Deschutes Black Butte Porter face off in the BeerSport arena. JR Shirt and his Brother T-Bone discuss porters and stouts and other strange ideas until a winner is declared. Two beers enter, one beer wins, BeerSport

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 14 Victory's DirtWolf vs HopRanch

    Jan. 13, 2015, 51m — Two Imperial/Double IPA's by Victory Brewing Co. go head to head in a battle of the year round beer versus the seasonal release. The beers' similarities and differences are discussed along with a wide variety of other topics until a winner is chosen.

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 13 Holiday Beersport!

    Dec. 23, 2014, 1h 10m — Two high ABV holiday beers, Troegs' Mad Elf and He'Brew Jewbelation 18, face off in this holiday edition of Beersport. T-Bone has nicknamed this episode 'The Drunkening.'

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep 12 Hoppin' Frog's BORIS vs DORIS

    Dec. 17, 2014, 55m — BORIS stands for Bodacious Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout. DORIS stands for Double Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout. Both are brewed by Hoppin' Frog. What's the difference between the two? What happens if you age them? What happens when you ask T-Bone questions via Twitter?

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 11 Founder's Dark Penance vs. Stone's Sublimely Self Righteous

    Dec. 3, 2014, 54m — Two Imperial Black IPAs go head to head in a research packed Beersport filled with the normal amount of ridiculous statements. Firestone Walker's Wookey Jack hangs out ringside for the entire contest.

  • Drinking with Shirt: Ep. 10 Smuttynose Finestkind IPA vs. Founder's All Day IPA

    Nov. 20, 2014, 58m — This round of BeerSport pairs up Founder's All Day Session IPA with Smuttynose's Finestkind IPA. The Style+ of each beer is discussed among many, many other things. Enjoy!

  • Drinking With Shirt: Ep. 9 Fresh Frog Raw Hop vs. Victory Harvest Ale

    Nov. 6, 2014, 54m — In this wet hopped edition of Beersport, T-Bone and I compare Hoppin' Frog's Fresh Frog Raw Hop IPA and Victory's Harvest Ale. Both were delicious, but only one beer can win. Two beers enter. One beer wins. Beersport.

  • BeerSport #8: Beersport Predicts Baseball

    Oct. 15, 2014, 43m — In this episode, J.R. Shirt subjects beers from St. Louis, San Francisco, Baltimore, and Kansas City to an epic Beersport playoff-style tournament in an effort predict the outcomes to this years baseball playoffs. Stillwater's Cellar Door, Boulevard's Tank 7, 4 Hands Contact High, and 21st Amendment's Hell or High Watermelon represent their respective cities and teams. Predictions are made, a World Series winner is declared, all via Beersport.

  • BeerSport #7: Oktoberfest!

    Oct. 2, 2014, 1h 3m — Two Oktoberfest lagers square off in this seasonal addition of Beersport. Great Lakes and their Oktoberfest goes head to head against Hacker Pschorr's Original Oktoberfest. T-Bone, myself, and a man named Joe arbitrarily decide who wins and who loses.

  • BeerSport #6: Maine Beer Co.'s Mo vs. Peeper

    Sept. 16, 2014, 43m — The labels on a bottle of beer by Maine Beer Company have next to nothing on the label beyond the name, calling Mo a pale Ale and Peeper an American Ale. So really, what is the difference? T-Bone and I investigate this and many other things.

  • BeerSport #5: Cuvee de Jacobins vs. Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour

    Sept. 2, 2014, 57m — In an effort to eliminate bias, T-Bone and I conduct this round of Beersport, between Cuvee de Jacobins ROuge and Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour, completely blind. Also, T-Bone reveals his grand scheme for a themed bar.

  • BeerSport #4: Cascade Strawberry vs. Almanac Dogpatch Strawberry

    Aug. 25, 2014, 32m — In Episode 4, recorded in Chicago, BeerGraphs' co-founders Eno Sarris and Matt Dennewitz join J.R. Shirt and T-Bone for a Strawberry Sour Edition of BeerSport and some meandering, and at times whimsical, conversation.

  • BeerSport #3: Pivo Pils vs. Pony Pils

    Aug. 24, 2014, 41m — In this episode, recorded on location at Chicago's Maproom, Beergaphs writers Josh Augustine and Greg Sasso join J. R. Shirt and T-Bone for a roundtable discussion of many thing. Firestone Walker's Pivo Pils and Half Acre's Pony Pils square off in a round of Beersport.

  • BeerSport #2: HopDevil vs. WildDevil

    Aug. 24, 2014, 46m — In this episode, we put Victory's HopDevil and WildDevil through a round of beersport. T-Bone continues to lose his war with words.

  • BeerSport #1: Alesmith IPA vs. Sculpin

    Aug. 23, 2014, 42m — J.R. Shirt sits down with his brother T-Bone for a round of beersport featuring two highly rated IPAs. T-Bone discusses his strange misconceptions of food and beer pairings.