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The Wørt a Podcast with Mike and Pete is a beer podcast. We speak to local brewers, get their story and explore the beer they create.



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Called the "Science Show", the boys at North Fork Brewing Co take the show to school talking about the science of farming and how it dictates their own ingredients for the brewing process. Jef from Hartwell Woodshop bring in some goodies for the show and talks shop...literally. Charlie from 1940's Brewery stops by and shares some stories and brews. Special guests Graz and Mike from Boston are in studio and we talk to Bayside Brewery about their journey on the way to starting their own brewery.

Publish Date: 7/2/2019

Mike and Pete are joined by Brad and Dave of Squarehead Brewing Co. The boys dive into the back story of the brewery and explore many of the beer they offer. From double IPA to barrel aged saisons, Squarehead Brewing Co brings the hype right into the studio.

Publish Date: 6/18/2019

Mike and Pete are joined in studio with Bobby from Barrier Brewing Co. He delivers a brief history of the brewery, how it started and the plans they have for the future. Ricky, the manager over at Horace and Silvia's in Babylon NY, provides his perspective as a bar/restaurateur and speaks about the competitive craft beer market in the area. They also introduce their collaboration Next Hop Babylon debuting June 13th. Our friends at Oyster Creek Brewing call in with some info on the recent ABC legislation happening in NJ and is accompanied by fellow Podcaster Tony from the Two Brewthers Show.

Publish Date: 6/5/2019

Mike and Pete make their way to Rockaway Beach and broadcast live from RBQ restaurant for Rockatauk, a beer festival celebrating many local beers in the lower NY area, from Rockaway to Montauk. They sit with James and Ryan, the organizers of the festival. Dan from Long Beach Brewing Co joins the party and gives us an update on the status of the brewery. Bobby from Barrier swings by for a tease of the upcoming episode he going to be on. They talk to many of the festival goers and indulge in the great BBQ food being served.

Publish Date: 5/19/2019

Mike and Pete take the show literally underground to prepare for Rockatauk live on May 18th from RBQ in Far Rockaway. The boys discuss the last few week's adventures and beer travels. Graz calls the show somehow and the laughs ensue. Join us for the live broadcast from RBQ Saturday May 18th starting at 2pm!

Publish Date: 5/14/2019

Mike and Pete have the pleasure to sit down with Joe from Sadden Bros Distillery, makers of the Ocean Hill spirits. We sample some of the fine brandy they have created and talk about the history and journey they have gone through to open their business in a very unsaturated market. Mark, Victor and Ryan from HopsScotch Bottle shop return to the show and bring food, laughs and games that they plan on using to help educate the non craft beer audience. Their goal is to help promote local businesses throughout LI NY!

Publish Date: 4/30/2019

The boys deliver a killer show featuring local owned and sourced WA Meadwerks. Joe brought us some newly created, unreleased goodies that put us all on our ass. Steve from Barrage Brewing delivered an awesome lineup of newly brewed liquids that capped off a great night of beers, mead and laughs!

Publish Date: 4/10/2019

Mike and Nick (Subbing in for Pete) attend AC BeerFest at the Atlantic City Convention Center on March 30th. The boys sit with several breweries from NJ and talk about the ridiculous amount of great beer that the NJ Beer Scene has to offer. Thanks to the Hoppedup Network and the Jersey Beer Guys, the Wort took in all that NJ has to offer.

Publish Date: 4/2/2019

Mike and Pete to welcome Bobby and Sam from PoBoy Brewing in Port Jeff LI. We find out about the history of the brewery, the beers you can find there and process that has made them a success. Matt Archambault from the hit show Brewed in NY on PBS stops in and shares his experiences touring NYS and speaking to brewers, farmers and experts. Fort Nonsense calls in preparation for our trip to the AC Beeriest March 30th!

Publish Date: 3/26/2019

Mike and Pete are privileged to sit with Jay and Kern from Black and Tan TV, an internet video beer blog. They boys talk shop and discuss the finer points of New York beer and their success with their social media TV show. Charlie from the 1940's brewery stops in with so much beer for us to enjoy. Steve from 14th Star Brewing calls in with some info about the brewery. We hear from several beer bloggers about their local scene and the explosion of craft beer in America.

Publish Date: 3/12/2019

Join Mike and Pete as they sit down with Mark, the head brewer at Six Harbors Brewing Co in Huntington LI NY. Mark shares the history of the brewery and the unique way Six Harbors delivers their outstanding brews to their customer base. Graz makes a guest appearance as we took the 10th caller to win tickets to the AC Music and Beer fest March 29th.

Publish Date: 2/26/2019

Mike and Pete are joined in studio with the owners of Effin Beauty Mike and Maria with bartender Vinny. Mark from Hops Scotch Bottle Shop in Deer Park. Both new businesses talk about the history and future of their business and how craft beer explosion has influenced the business model here on Long Island. From craft cocktails to beer education, the industry is experiencing a revolution and we now are trying to find out how people drink and enjoy the craft experience.

Publish Date: 2/12/2019

Mike and Pete sit down and speak to Charlie from the 1940's Brewery in Holbrook NY. He talks about the history of the brewery, shares some trade secrets and shares a little about his life as a brewer. WE hear from the co-host of Brewed in NY on PBS Matt Archambault, Ashley from FL @blondbrewreviews and Mackenzie from the Bitches and Brews Podcast in Utah! Graz joins us for some laughs and the beers flowed beautifully!

Publish Date: 1/29/2019

Mike and Pete kickoff the new season of the Wort by speaking to Cypress Brewing in Edison NJ, Island to Island Brewery in Flatbush NY. We hear from @brewsterlady from Ontario Canada representing Royal City Brewery, Michelle @thebrewbabe from the LIC Brew Project and Amber all calling into the show.

Publish Date: 1/8/2019

Mike and Pete sit down with Steve and Billy from Hopwins Brewing Co and talk shop with the boys. On this episode, dubbed the "keg" show, we were treated to some great brews as the Hopkins guys brough 5 kegs tot he studio. We were also joined by Graz in studio to share stories and laughs throughout the night.

Publish Date: 12/11/2018

Mike and Pete broadcast from The Great Beer Expo at Nassau Coliseum Nov 10th. They sit with prominent breweries such as Barrage, Long Ireland, South Shore Craft Brewery, Harbor Head, Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts, Home-brews and Handgrenades, Hopwins and the Great Beer Expo Organizer Andy Calimano of Starfish Junction.

Publish Date: 11/13/2018

Mike and Pete are joined by Dave and Will from Harbor Head Brewing Co. Dubbed the Crowler show, the boys brought 7 Crowlers of delicious suds. We sample their award winning pumpkin and stumble our way to the finish line with their hometown NEIPA. Graz joins us in studio to partake in the festivities and laughs.

Publish Date: 10/30/2018

Mike and Pete are joined by Ryan and Melissa of 27A Brewing Co opening in our hometown of Lindenhurst NY. They discuss the future of the brewery and the journey they took to get to this point. WE take phone calls from Kenny and his mom. Our station manager Graz bookends calls to the show to discuss the opening and tries to convince another brewery to make his Chocolate Graz Stout!

Publish Date: 10/16/2018

Mike and Pete hang with Ken from Secatogue Brewing Co in West Islip NY. We discuss the journey Kena dn his family have taken to get to the opening of the brewery in a few weeks. We speak to John from OpenOutCry Brewing in Chicago IL to find out whats going on in Chi Town. We are also joined by Graz both on the phone and in studio. So many beers and so many laughs!

Publish Date: 10/2/2018

Mike and Pete are joined by John from Ross Brewing Co and All Sorts Brewing Co in Red Bank NJ. They discuss the future of the breweries and unleash breaking news about their future plans. Andrew from Hicksville Beer Distributor and Owner of Local to Locals talks about all the certified local brands his company works with including some great Long Island breweries. Alex from also calls in a talks about his useful products and unique designs that have taken over the craft beer industry. Queens correspondent Nick is in studio and we entertain our #1 fan Graz to talk beer and trips to all the breweries.

Publish Date: 9/19/2018

Mike and Pete talk with Randy and Chris from Jones Beach Brewery. They discuss the road to becoming a operational brewery with a Freeport based tasting room. Samplings of Jones Inlet IPA flowed and a little R&D from breweries like Troegs and Interboro led to an exciting show full of information and non sense. Major Jones became a great guest as the Horseshoe Crab lives on!

Publish Date: 9/5/2018

Mike and Pete hang out with Brian from Bellwort Brewing Co. and discuss the future of the company and the upcoming benefit show for PKU. Joined by Todd from Long Island Music and Entertainment and a phone call by Ryan Key of Yellowcard to talk about the event. Our correspondents Graz and Eric call and Steve from Barrage Brewing calls to discuss the recent release of Larger of Sin.

Publish Date: 8/8/2018

Mike and Pete hung out with Dan and Brett from Long Beach Brewing Company on Long Island NY. LBBC told their story of how they became a brewery, spoke about the brewing process and shared their visions of where their brewery is headed. We sampled a Hefe, 3350A Pils and their independently distributed Ghost Wave IPA. We spoke about he beer and fair bit of nonsense to go with it.

Publish Date: 7/25/2018

Mike and Pete sit with Larry and Sharon from Spider Bite Beer Co and discuss their journey becoming a brewery while sharing some of their brewing techniques of their award winning beers.

Publish Date: 7/10/2018

Mike and Pete are joined by the worlds worst bartender Frank. They take a phone interview with up-and-coming brewery Red Tank from Red Bank NJ. The cast of characters call in to talk about their adventures and Mike and Pete revel in SandCity, Industrial Arts, Rock Art and KCBC beers.

Publish Date: 6/27/2018

Mike and Pete talk with the east end posse of Long Island breweries, heavy hitters Montauk Brewing Co, Port Jeff Brewery and Long Ireland Brewery. Vaughan, Mike, Greg and Scott talk Long Island beer making. We take calls and hear from some of our listeners.

Publish Date: 6/12/2018

Mike and Pete are broadcasting live on and streaming live on YouTube. Joined in the studio by Dan Moss of Fire Island Beer Co, the boys discuss all of the events that took place throughout the Long Island Craft Beer week. Contest winners stop by to talk to Mike and Pete and collect their prizes. The host of Limo Talk Graz stops in and asks the hard hitting questions a craft beer snob should know. Sponsored by Fine Fare of Copiague.

Publish Date: 5/23/2018

Mike and Pete are broadcasting live from Croxley's in Farmingdale for LI Craft Beer Week. We are joined by John from Fire Island brewery, Scott and Tim from Long Ireland Brewery, Paul from Brickhouse Brewery and Billy from Sand City Brewery. The boys discuss all of the events that are taking place throughout the week...and the ones you don't know about. Sponsored by Fine Fare of Copiague.

Publish Date: 5/13/2018

Live with Mike and Pete on May 8th in studio with Jacki and Dave the co-presidents of craft beer week on Long Island and joined by Scott from Long Ireland Brewery and Steve from Barrage Brewing. Greg from Long Ireland and the President of the Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts call the show as we talk about all the upcoming events.

Publish Date: 5/9/2018

The Wørt a Podcast with Mike and Pete are broadcasting form Governors Comedy Club in NY. We break down our recent travels to Small Craft Brewery in Amityville NY and our recent discovery of beer heaven. We take calls from our correspondents Mike from Boston and Ashley from Orlando @blondbrewreviews and hear from @gothamgoldgraz and Nick from Queens.

Publish Date: 5/4/2018

Mike and Pete chat with Sarah and Mike (Stretch) from the Brewers Collective located in Bay Shore NY. They discuss the origins of this unique home brewers club turned business. The Collective shares secrets about their process and the future of the Brewery!

Publish Date: 5/4/2018

Mike and Pete chat with Brian from Barnshed Brewery in Hicksville NY. We talk about the roots of the brewery and what the future will hold. Also Art Mann from the Art Mann Podcast calls in and accepts the accolades of being the best beer journalist alive today!

Publish Date: 5/4/2018

The Wort a Podcast broadcasting form Governors Comedy Club in NY. Mike and Pete are joined by Dan Moss head brewer at Fire Island Brewery. We discuss the very beginnings of his brewing career and what the future may hold.

Publish Date: 5/3/2018

Mike and Pete hang with Mike Simms, a bartender and emerging comic. The boys talk beer, comedy and bevy of bar antics! Mike tastes some of the beers for the first time and momma Simms is even prouder than she was before!

Publish Date: 5/3/2018

The Wørt a Podcast broadcasting form Governors Comedy Club in NY. Mike and Pete are joined by Steve Pominski head brewer and owner of Barrage Brewing Co. in Farmingdale NY. We talk about all of Barrage's uniques styles of beer with "so much flavor" and wonder if using more Snickers bars will save the world!

Publish Date: 5/3/2018

The Pilot episode of the Wort a Podcast with Mike and Pete broadcasting form Governors Comedy Club in Levittown NY. Focusing on the craft beer scene on LI and beyond. Guest include brewers, bartenders and beer lovers. Our east coast correspondents call in and report on their beer travels. Mike from Boston, Ashley from Florida and Nick from Queens give us the scoop on breweries all over the US.

Publish Date: 1/18/2018