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State of the Beer Union!

This is our podcast about the beer community! You don't have to be a beer snob to enjoy and learn something from this show. It's myself, Ed Irvin and Steve Etchie, give it a follow and a listen!

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  • 61. David Noboa and Boulevard Brewing May 16, 2019
    Stand up comedian David Noboa comes in the studio with various beers from Boulevard Brewing!
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  • 60. Grumpy's Underground Lounge May 9, 2019
    This episode we talk to Amanda, the owner of Grumpy's, to learn more about her bar, which opened up about a year ago.  This was a really fun place to be and we urge all of you to check it out next time you're on Mills!
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  • 59. Old Dog, New Tricks May 1, 2019
    In this episode, we talk about older breweries having a hard time keeping up with the times and trying something new. We go on about texting and driving and 40oz beers not being legal in Florida.
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  • 58. Sun Rail Pub Crawl April 19, 2019
    We have a great brainstorming session in which we talk about the feasibility of doing a pub crawl, using the Sun Rail for transportation.  Lots of other interesting beer news you don't wanna miss!
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  • 57. Crazy Lovejoy April 4, 2019
    Going off the rails, even before we listened to Crazy Town.  We drank Mr. Lovejoy from Hourglass Brewing and talked about the Stone lawsuit update and a bunch of other random stuff.
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  • 56. Rockpit Brewing March 29, 2019
    We welcome another new Brewery to the neighborhood well talking to Jeremy and Danny about Rockpit Brewing and Orlando Homebrew supply.
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  • 55. Wops Hops March 22, 2019
    We're on location at Wop's Hops in downtown Sanford, talking to the owner, Greg!
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  • 54. Pints and Paul March 14, 2019
    We talk to Paul from The West End in Downtown Sanford.  Paul was the first mobile interview we did, near the beginning of our podcast's history!
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  • 53. Pseudo Sue's Pickups February 28, 2019
    We welcome Toppling Goliath to Central Florida with their Pseudo Sue Pale Ale.  We discuss distribution laws and listen to another song by Silversun Pickups.
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  • 52. Minor Trouble In Etchie's Little China February 21, 2019
    We welcome Etchie back from China and enjoy the delightful Naturday strawberry lemonade Natural Light and get an update on the goings on in the local comedy world with Lesley and listened to some great music while drinking.
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  • 51. Chickity China February 14, 2019
    This week we talk about the new beers from Dog Fish Head, drinking a double IPA from Intracoastal and learn about one of the industry's most notorious scam artists, Stephen Foster.
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  • 50. Thirsty Manchild February 7, 2019
    This week we catch up with Ron of The Thirsty Topher and are unexpectedly joined by reps from CANarchy and Cocoa beach's Dirty Oar brewing.
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  • 49. Pour Some Nora On Me January 31, 2019
    This week we visit the local institution Nora's sugar Shack. Talk about her life in the beer business and discover why she is a pillar of the local craft beer community
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  • 48. Lesley Wants Trouble January 24, 2019
    We talked about Volusia Beer Week, Tomoka brewing companies Tom Yum Thai gose is the beer of the week. We discuss upcoming events congratulate it looks this on their one year anniversary and round things out with this week's music to drink beer to.
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  • We Did It! January 17, 2019
    We are 1 year old! We share our favorite moments from the past year debit our new segment music to drink beer to, and drink Nun with a Chainsaw IPA from Due South brewing co.
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  • 46. Odd Elixir Meadworks January 10, 2019
    This week we sit with the couple behind Odd Elixir Meadworks in downtown DeLand. We tried two of their special meads and talk about Volusia Beer Week.
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  • 45. New Year, Aged Brews January 3, 2019
    For the first episode of 2019 we visit our friends at Abbey in downtown DeLand. Talk to the husband and wife team Blair and Ann Marie who also run odd elixir meadworks. Try a two-year vertical of stone Farkin w00t Stout and the 2018 vanilla version of Green Room Brewing company's secret spot Imperial Stout.
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  • 44. The City Brewtiful December 27, 2018
    We talked to two of the most prominent women behind the scenes of the local craft beer movement Sarah Nich of Wops Hops and Mary McWin of The Nook.
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  • 43. Adam's Westvleteren December 20, 2018
    Our guest this episode was Adam Murray and he brought something quite wonderful.  A bottle of Westvleteren and a Chamay Blue!
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  • 42. Gerard Mail December 13, 2018
    Gerard of marker 48 shares beer from Copp and marker and shares his awesomeness with us
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