Belated Independent Day

Christian, Thad and today's assistant brewer Nick Milovich (co-host of The Okayest Husbands Podcast) sit down with Casey Stuber co-owner of Indiana's #1 craft beer bar Hop Station (318 Union St. Mishawaka, IN). Casey tells us about Hop Stations recovery plan for COVID, pizza, and what independent beer means to him. Learn MUCH more about the new pizza oven at Hop Station. Christian offers up some "special" pizzas as possible menu items.  You may even hear the bright side on big beer. As usual we get into a little bit of nonsense as well. Crack a cold one with us and enjoy.

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Publish Date: 9/11/2020




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Christian, Thad & Brandon Townsley (owner/brewer @ Niles Brewing Co.) have a little fun & drink a few beers. Christian's random brain, or what he calls his "stupid brain", kicked in. He came up with random beer questions. For example, What is your favorite funny beer story or joke? and What triggers you to want a beer? Sit back, crack a cold one & find out how the guys answered.

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Publish Date: 4/9/2021


Christian & Thad belly up with owner/brewer Brandon Townsley at Niles Brewing Co.. Find all you need to know about Niles Brewing Co., here's a sneak peek, they have GREAT beer. Hear Brandon's brewing philosophy on making NE IPAs, plans for beers, his WOW series, and how Niles Brew Co. connects to the local Niles community. Crack a Cold One & Enjoy!

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Publish Date: 4/2/2021


Christian & Thad travel north to Niles Brewing Co. and meet up with Debbie co-owner TagaBrew USA. These tags are a supercool way to show off the breweries that you go to. They do SO much to help promote the breweries they work with. Find out about their tags, special tags, events and a lot more. Crack a cold one and enjoy.  and please give us a RATE, REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE ~ CHEERS 

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Publish Date: 3/26/2021


Christian & Thad pay tribute to the big basketball tournament for colleges that is back in 2021. We decide to do our own tournament of champions with beer. The first ever mBR Fight Flight Beer Bracket. Shout Out Cousin Danny for the idea of a flight fight. We pop into Hop Station Craft Beer Bar, Indiana's #1 Craft Beer Bar, and have the owners/beer experts Casey & DJ Stuber pick out a flight of their favorite beers that they have on tap. This is only 8 beers, two fights, of the 30+ craft beers on tap at Hop Station. We set them up head-to-head and vote for the winner. If Christian & Thad can't pick the winner we go to a tie break from Assistant Brewers Uncle Dave & Patrick (MEGA President). Fid who is the champion... of the world or mBR.

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Publish Date: 3/19/2021


Christian & Thad have assistant brewer UNCLE DAVE and the are hanging out at Hop Station Craft Beer Bar (318 Union St. Mishawaka, IN). Their esteemed guest of the day is THE president of MEGA (Michiana Extract and Grain Association) or the Michiana Home Brewers, Patrick Mousaw. We ask Patrick our 6-Pack of Questions and we talk 2021 and what returns to the beer world after COVID-19 shut down festivals and tapping events in 2020. We discuss MEGAs BIG event their beer fest Michiana Festival of Beers (http://festivalofbeers.us/). It will happen in October of 2021 at Four Winds Field home of the South Bend Cubs.

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Publish Date: 3/12/2021


Christian & Thad talk coffee their “other brew” with co-owner of Import in’ Joe’s Ethiopian Coffee Joe Liden. Joe has had an amazing life and journey. He is a small business owner, world traveler, and an inspiration for everyone. Listen to some of Joe’s journey and all he does for the community of South Bend and his wife’s native home in Ethiopia. Fasten your seatbelts for the guys first talk with Joe. As always RATE, REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE ~ Cheers 🍻 

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Publish Date: 3/5/2021


The final stop on this first journey through North Central Indiana is Four Day Ray Brewing. Christian & Thad breakdown the areas brewer sene with two locals and assistant brewers Kerry & Jerrod. The guys also sit with two patrons of the brewery, Carl & Dana. Hear how their beer stories and the patron perspective of Four Day Ray. Then the guys talk and sample beers with Scott Kennedy, Director of Operations at Four Day Ray Brewing. Learn all you need to know about somewhere you should go. Great beer, great food & even better company. CHEERS

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Publish Date: 2/26/2021


For the next two weeks Christian and Thad will be taking you on a journey to North Central Indiana. They start this journey in old downtown Noblesville at Primeval Brewing. Where the guys sit down with a co-Brewers/owners Tim and Nathan. Listen in and find out all about how Primeval Brewing, their connects to the local community and where the owners/brewers see the brewery in the future. In this great brewery that try brings the feel of European culture, beer and more. 

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Publish Date: 2/19/2021


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