Nov11

Episode 184 – Craftbeer Pairings with Cheeses from France!

We score bigtime with the ultimate beer-food pairings this week – we have cheeses from France along with our craftbeers! Joining us are Charles Duke, the Director of the French Dairy Board of the Americas and his friends from some terrific French cheese producers: Dan Akhmetshin from Lactalis, Mathieu Quirin from Isigny Ste Mere, and […]

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Mar25

Episode 151 – Unwinding at the Bar with Olde Hickory, Lagunitas & a Coronado/Bear Republic Collaboration!

After all the draft system fun last week, we decided to unwind with some new fave brews from some old fave breweries! This week we have Olde Hickory Weizenbock, Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown, and the astounding collaboration from Coronado/Bear Republic called Merbear Rye IPA! Craft beer news is all over the place this week! First up […]

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Feb05

Episode 144 – Our Superb Owl Matchup: Carolina Versus Colorado!

It’s time to put on your helmets and get ready to rumble with our Superb Owl matchup of beers: North Carolina versus Colorado! Our lineup for the big game: Haw River Rusted Plow Farmhouse Saison vs. Crooked Stave Surette Wood Aged Farmhouse Ale, Olde Hickory Death by Hops IPA vs. Ska Modus Hoperandi IPA, and […]

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Dec11

Episode 137 Big Beers from Southbound, Olde Hickory & Oakshire!

We are getting ready for our Holiday Spectacular episode next week, so we closed the bar and decided to just relax amongst ourselves with fabulous big beers from Southbound, Olde Hickory, & Oakshire! We tasted the Moondance, Lindley Park & Hellshire 4. All worthy companions to your holiday festivities! Megamergermania returns this week with three stories! […]

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Podcast Joe Ovies Craft Beer
Sep03

Episode 123 – Joe Ovies 99.9 The Fan and WRAL Sportsfan with Sierra, Olde Hickory & D9!

We go old-school radio this week with our special guest Joe Ovies from 99.9 The Fan and WRAL Sportsfan. Plus he is also part of the 919 Beer podcast crew! Joe talks radio and beer, and tries some great new beers with us: D9, Hakuna Matata International IPA, Olde Hickory Oktoberfest, and Sierra Nevada Vienna […]

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Olde Hickory podcast
Aug14

Episode 120 – Leif Larson from Olde Hickory Brewery!

Our good friend Leif Larson has been really busy helping us sell all the great brews from Olde Hickory, so we asked him to stop by and relax with us and some of their great frosty malt beverages! We love Olde Hickory Brewery. He brought us three treats: the Hickory Tavern Ale (a Belgian IPA), […]

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Jun05

Episode 110- Will Doran from the News and Observer

The politics of beer! Is that even a thing? It is this week with political reporter/beer writer Will Doran from the Raleigh News & Observer! Will talks about his passion for great local beers and dishes a little political chat on the side. We also treat him to several tasty NC Beers including Starpoint’s Hipster […]

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Tales from the Cask
Mar20

Episode 99 – Steven Lyerly & Leif Larson from Olde Hickory Brewery!

This week a special treat from the west! Western NC, that is! Brewer/Co-Owner Steven Lyerly and Sales Maven Leif Larson join us for a terrific look at Olde Hickory Brewery! We chat about their 20-year history and try incredible beers: Piedmont Pilsner, the astounding Death By Hops, and one of our faves, the barleywine blend […]

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Craft Beer
Jan09

Episode 89- A Spirited Conversation with craft beer bar managers Chad and Martinez!

No Chip this week so we doubled up on guests! Chad and Martinez, local craft beer bar managers discuss their side of the biz and sample some great brews including Ballast Point Grunion Pale Ale, DuClaw Euphoria, and Olde Hickory’s Hickory Stick Stout! We clown around this week in the news and talk about a […]

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Sep26

Episode 74 – Leif Larson from Olde Hickory!

We are back in our bar this week listening to the rain when in walks Leif Larson from Olde Hickory Brewery! He tells us how he started homebrewing and moved from that to working at Olde Hickory, and then we try some really exciting beers: Hefeweizen, Wilson Creek ESB, Black Raven IPA, and the celebrated […]

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