Episode 4 – Spooky Crimes for Halloween

For Halloween we decided to do an episode on spooky crimes.  There will be something odd or unsettling in these stories. Ghost, Guilt or The Green Eyed Monster? Murder in the Red Barn It's been months since their daughter eloped and they still haven't heard from her. That is until the stepmother is haunted by a ghostly figure. This story paired with Redrum Spiced Red Ale from Dead Frog Brewery Skeptoid.com Headstuff.org MURDERPEDIA.COM Wikipedia.org Moyse's Hall Museum  Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRSBmalHDV0&feature=youtu.be&t=36 Tom Waits - Murder in the Red Barn The Murder of Janet Smith Janet Smith was a Nursemaid or nanny from Scotland that ended up in Vancouver Canada in 1923.  Unfortunately she was murdered in 1924 and to this day we do not know who killed here.  Follow along with this story of murder, high society, racism, drug parties, torture and a haunting. This story paired with Lost Souls Chocolate Pumpkin Porter by Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver. Janet Smith Wong Foon Sing 3851 Osler Avenue Hycroft Mansion Hycroft Mansion Glen Brae Sources Wikipedia Daily Hive Forbidden Vancouver Biographi Vancouver Is Awesome

Publish Date: 10/30/2018




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  On episode 11 we did things a little differently.  The whole episode is about the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.  Nina covers Al Capone, Mike Covered the North Side Gang and Beck covers the Massacre.  Let us know what you think of this episode layout. Al Capone One side of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was … Continue reading Episode 11 – Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

Publish Date: 2/12/2019


On episode 11 we did things a little differently. The whole episode is about the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre. Nina covers Al Capone, Mike Covered the North Side Gang and Beck covers the Massacre. Let us know what you think of this episode layout. Al Capone One side of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was Al Capone’s gang. Here Nina gets into the history of Al Capone. This story was paired with Stone Brewing’s Arrogant Bastard Ale. Sources History.com Myalcaponemuseum.com North Side Gang This part of the episode covers the North Side Gang the main adversary to Al Capone. This story was paired with Boombox Brewing Midnight Train Milk Chocolate Stout. Sources Wikipedia Chicagoganghistory.com bugsmoran.net chicagomag.com wikivisually.com timeout.com collinsdictionary.com wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre It’s February 14th 1929. People are buying last minute gifts for their significant others, maybe receiving flowers from secret admirers, or maybe… just maybe… dying in a hail of gunfire. This episode is called The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: well at least now I don’t have to buy a gift. This story pairs with Bridge Brewing Company Turf War Modern IPA. Sources Wikipedia Prarieghosts Hopped Up Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies Podcast True Crime Promo – Obscura Podcast

Publish Date: 2/12/2019


On Episode 10 we welcome our new full time host Nina into the mix. We also delve deep into conspiracy theories. From the far fetched to the ones you would wish were far fetched. True East When his parents are murdered this former Vancouver resident now living in Washington States life changes forever. This story was paired with What the Huck a Huckleberry Wheat Ale from Fernie Brewing. Sources Rafayburnsappeal.com Seattleweekly.com CBC.ca Is it cold in here or is that just your blood?: The Icebox Murders Could a son’s disappearance and 2 gruesome murders be connected to an infamous assassination that occurred years earlier? This story was paired with Single Barrel Death Blow Barley Wine from Twin Sails Brewing. Sources Wikipedia allthingsinteresting.com houstonpress.com Body Snatching, radioactive testing and Project Sunshine Sometimes things sound to crazy to be true. Some times those things turn out to be true! Governments would never hid things from their citizens would they? This story was paired with Situational Ethics Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout aged on Port Barrels from Monday Night Garage out of Atlanta Georgia. Sources rd.com rand.org wikipedia abc news washington post the globe and mail mysterious universe readersdigest wikipedia Wikipedia wikipedia the guardian

Publish Date: 1/29/2019


We started Brew Crime off in 2018 and have had many bloopers alone the way.  We thought we would start out 2019 with just a silly episode to see what it is like behind the scenes while recording.  We hope you enjoy this one. This epiosde was paired with The Nucking Futs  a Hazelnut Milk Stout from Bridge Brewing out of North Vancouver Hopped Up Network Promo – Bitch Beer Podcast True Crime Promo – I Siaid God Damn

Publish Date: 1/14/2019


Some times the criminals are just not as smart as others. This episode we dwell on just this kind of criminal. Martyr or Murderer? Time Will Tell . The Story of John Allen Chau Young man spreading the word of God? Or moron blinded by faith risking the lives of an entire civilization? This story paired with Stupid Stout Imperial Stout 2015 Vintage from Coronado Brewing. Sources Wikipedia Dailymail.org iflscience.com news.com.au Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3JmKDquF8k&feature=youtu.be&t=109 Robbing Banks Does Not Pay Our guy Eric Rivers liked to Rob banks. Some times your crime spree should steer clear of the media. This story paired with Heist Maple Stout from Cannery Brewing out of Penticton. Sources Global News 1 Global news 2 Inside Edition Maimi Herald Sacramento Bee Lawrenceville Police Facebook Audio from CBS 46 News out of Atlanta Georgia. What the hell is this junk in my trunk?! The Toxic Tush Case She’s not a doctor but why let that stop you from performing body enhancements? Sources Huffinton Post Sun Sentinal Life and Style Washington Post Drug Smuggling Never Pays. When three people conspire to run coke across the USA Canada border noting could go wrong, could it? This story paired with The Toques of Hazzard Double White IPA from Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver. Sources Yahoo.ca Vancouver Sun Huffington Post Press Reader The Link Paper Gangstersout

Publish Date: 12/24/2018


Some times Celebrities snap and sometimes they are victims. This episode we cover just that. SON OF A… Godfather. The Life of Christian Brando. The life and times of Marlon Brando’s son. Well one of them that is. This story paired with Langley BC’s Dead Frog Brewery Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout. Sources Wikipedia Biography.com TheGuardian.com Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Britney Spears Womanizer (30 second clip) The Best Was Yet to Come This is the sad story of Dorothy Stratten a young women from Coquitlam British Columbia who’s rise to fame seemed to be unstoppable. Sadly it was not. This story paired with Halifax Nova Scotia’s 2 Crows Brewing Dare To Dream. Sources Reelrundown.com notrightpodcast.net reelreviews.com washingtonpost.com wikipedia harpersbazaar.com allthatsinteresting.com findagrave.com More Reading reprints.longform.org Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_j0xZr8RA0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SahoSvAAbH4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kGn9ieQQns Hopped Up Network Promo – The Speak Podcast True Crime Promo – Murder Mile

Publish Date: 12/18/2018


We spend much of our waking hours at work as adults.  Sometimes things go very wrong.  This episode we discuss workplace crimes.  We also have our first guest on the show Nina! H2NOOOOO!  A nice Monday morning chat around the water cooler ends in death. As if Monday mornings weren't bad enough! This story paired with Uganada Sipi Coffee Brown Ale from Bridge Brewing North Vancouver BC. Sources AP News Youtube Going Postal Sometimes delivering mail can make you go Postal.  Nina shares her story about where the term came from. For Patrick Sherrill: Quick recap:  14 employees were shot and killed and six were wounded at the Edmond, Oklahoma, post office by Patrick Sherrill This story paired with Rocket Dog Dark Session IPA from Red Collar Brewing out of Kamloops BC. Patrick Sherrill Willy Pickton Comparison of Patrick to Willy. Sources NY Times Murderpedia Fox News Wikipedia ASIS Online When Beer Meets Crime When an employee of a beer distribution company is fired for stealing he reacts by going on a mass shooting spree. This story paired with Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing in Hawaii. Sources CBS News Wikipedia NBC News NBC Connecticut Revolvy ABC News Wikipedia Sandy Hook News Times Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use NBC News 911 Audio Hopped Up Network Promo – Women Drinking Beer True Crime Promo – Folklore on the Rocks

Publish Date: 11/27/2018


This episode we get down and dirty with the theme of Theme Parks and Freak Shows.  Be ready for the weird and depraved. A Selfish Shellfish: The Story of Grady Stiles Jr. Young love, family conflict, murder and not one but 2 bearded ladies. I can't make this shit up. This story paired with Funk Royal from Brasserie Dunham out of Dunham Quebec.  This beer was a  Foeder grisette saison with local Mont-Royal plums. Sources News Interactive Historic Mysteries Wikipedia Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LQftYK2n8o&feature=youtu.be Rape, Murder and the Holy Land When a former religious theme park called Holy Land USA in Connecticut falls into disrepair and decay things were bound to go wrong.  Unfortunately this night spelled a tragic end to a vibrant young woman's life.  Chloe Ottman will forever be remembered as a extremely friendly person that would befriend anyone she met. This story paired with Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier from Old Yale Brewing. Chloe Ottman Holy Land USA Francisco Cruz Sources The New Journal at Yale Messy Nessy Chic Wikipedia Courant Register Citizen NBC Connecticut NBC Connecticut CBS News Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH3RPzqrlwY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V8ObRE2uWE Hopped Up Network Promo - Drink In Geek Out True Crime Promo - Corpus Delicti

Publish Date: 11/20/2018


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