Episode 90 | The Money Shot

Episode 90: The Money Shot   This week we have with us Instagrammer/Foodie/Cicerone CBS Brian Danishevsky of @lifeofrevelry. Brian is highly skilled in all things delicious. So much that thousands follow his Instagram page to find where the best food and beverage is from around Connecticut, Rhode Island and beyond. We compare local pizza from Tipsy Tomato in Derby, CT (@tipsytomatopizzeriaderby) and Vincent’s Restaurant in Shelton, CT (@vincents_shelton) to see who has the best plain cheese pie. Brian also teaches us the proper way to take photos of food and what he considers to be "The Money Shot" when it comes to pizza.   We try beers from Southbound Brewing Company (@southboundbrews), No Worries Brewing Company, Hamden, CT (@noworriesbeer) and Beer'd Brewing Company, Stonington, CT (@beerdbrewing) and let you know what we thought was Solid and Not Solid.   As always we talk tunes. Keg and Jonny cover the Hall & Oates concert at Jones Beach. Brian talks his love for Motley Crue. We also discuss Radio_104 fests, Mullets, Burt & Ernie, why Brian loves tennis and why Jonny hates Pickle Ball. We talk to Brian’s girlfriend Michelle (@michelleg8385) about her favorite Beers and a Music which leads to Beer Man Beer’s first ever discussion of Celine Dion (@celinedion) And which Beer Tenders in CT like to sing Celine at the top of their lungs  while closing the taproom!   Its Fun times with The Life Of Revelry!! #Cannonball   #follow #drinklocal #supportlocal #ctbeertrail  #newepisode #podcastlife #podcastshow #podcastersofinstagram #beerpodcastnetwork #newrelease #thebeermanbeerpodcast #comedy #podcast #comedians #repost #ctbreweries #ctbeer #beerme #craftnotcrap #podcastrecommendation  

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Publish Date: 9/14/2021

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Comedian Jonny Benson and his long time Beer drinking tag team partner Keg Kettles take you on a journey of Comedy, Concerts and Beer. Each week we taste beers with special guests and let you know if we feel they are “Solid” or “Not Solid”. We cover live comedy shows, Live music and chat with professional brewers and home brewers about all things Craft Beer. Some of our guests have included Stand up Comedians, musicians, eclectic witches, game show contestants, professional wrestlers and more.



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