Have A Drink

Learn all about beer with us. Come in, and have a drink!

Have A Drink is an audio and video podcast in which listeners can learn along with the hosts about beer, spirits, and other drinks. Each episode covers a specific topic around beer or spirits whether it's terminology, styles, history, etc. 

Each audio episode is released every two weeks. Please check out the subscribe links to iTunes and Pocket Casts. Each video episode, found on our YouTube channel, is streamed live on Sundays at 6:00 PM EST at diamondclub.tv.

HAD 54: Wine Overview

Join us for our wine overview! We discuss the basics from how it's made to how to order it at a restaurant. Come in, and have a drink!

PODCAST ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • The next video will be Sunday, August 13 at 6:00 PM EST on DiamondClub.tv covering the Flying Dog Hot Box pack

  • The next audio will be posted around August 21 and will cover “Malternatives”

News

Sapporo to buy Anchor

A I Beer names

Finally some good news!!

Untappd

Dales Pale Ale

Leinenkugel’s 150th

Little Sumpin’

Resources

Beer-Wine Hybrids

WHAT WE’RE DRINKING:

Brittany

  • Wine: Old Pearl Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Brand: Shannon Ridge Family

  • Class: Red Wine

  • Type: Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Age/Vintage: 2015

  • Origin: California

  • ABV/Proof: 13.9%

  • Description: Bold flavors of blackberry and cherry, dried herbs and soft oak tannins envelope this wine. Will pair well with mild to moderate flavored cheese, peppery steaks or chops, and vegetables such as eggplant, zucchini, chard, and escarole.

Justin

  • Wine: Beaujolais-Villages

  • Brand: Louis Jadot

  • Style: Beaujolais

  • ABV:  12%

Christopher

  • Beer: Barrel-Aged Woodthrush

  • Brewery: Little Fish

  • Style: Biere de garde

  • ABV:  6.6%

  • IBUs: ??

  • Beer Advocate Score: 86

  • Brewery’s description: Aged in Cabernet barrels with Brett and Lacto

Casey

  • Wine: Taittinger Champagne Brut La Francaise

  • Brand: Taittinger

  • Winery’s description: We are proud to celebrate more than a decade of Rosé production at Stoller Family Estate. Whole cluster pressed and fermented in stainless steel, this Pinot Noir Rosé is exquisitely aromatic with strong notes of ruby red grapefruit and citrus. The palate shows tropical fruits while remaining bright and balanced by mouthwatering acidity.

    AND

  • Wine: Pinot Noir Rose

  • Brand: Stoller Family Estate

  • Style: Pinot Noir Rose

  • ABV:  12.5%

  • Style: Champagne

  • ABV:  12.5%

  • Winery’s description: Traditionally elegant and floral, La Francaise is made with a higher proportion of Chardonnay, giving it crisp citrus and white flower notes. A classic Champagne worthy of its place in the pantheon of great sparklers.


To tell us your favorite drink, ask a question, or just leave some feedback, please usefeedback@haveadrinkshow.com. Also submit feedback on the website, HaveADrinkShow.com. There, you can also check out our social media links or look for Have A Drink Show on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Google+. 

Remember to subscribe to us on your favorite podcatcher such as Pocket Casts or Downcast, and please rate us on iTunes.

We would like to thank Alan Robinson for the show music and Len Peralta for the album art.

Part of the "What We're Drinking" bumper is from the Youthful Brewmaster card in the Blizzard game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

HAD 53: Cream Ale

The cream ale, the beer that don’t give a damn about it’s bland reputation. We delve into this style, see what brought this beer into the world, and why it continues to be a fixture on the beer scene. So come in, and have a drink!

PODCAST ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • The next video episode will be live at DiamondClub.tv on Sunday, July 30 at 6:00 PM EST covering the 21st Amendment Brewing pack

  • The next audio episode after that will be a wine overview, posted around Aug 7. Be sure to check out HaveADrinkShow.com for all upcoming shows and events.

News

New BA craft logo | “High End” Response

Du-Claw FOR SALE

Beer as checked luggage

Untappd

Session boldly

Off Centered Ales Trail

Core Badge Update!

Resources

Cream Ale History 

Visual Guide to the Style

WHAT WE’RE DRINKING:

Brittany

  • Blackberry Cucumber La Croix

Justin

  • Beer: Coconut Crème Ale

  • Brewery: Schlafly

  • Style: Cream Ale

  • ABV:  5.5%

  • IBUs: 17

  • BA Score: 82

  • Brewery’s description: Our tropical twist on an American Style wheat ale. Created by fermenting with coconuts and pineapples, then aged on toasted coconut flakes yielding a light-colored dessert beer that’s sweet, smooth and malty.

Christopher

  • Beer: Little Kings

  • Brewery: Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.

  • Style: Cream Ale

  • ABV: 5.5%

  • IBUs: 0

  • BA Score: 71

  • Brewery’s description: “As peculiar as the bottles and twelve-ounce Slim King Cans, what’s inside is special too. Cream Ale is one of only two truly American styles of beer. Though a top-fermented ale, cream ales are still kin to American lagers. Light, refreshing with a hint of malt and hops, Little Kings Original Cream Ale has a smooth body and texture with a slightly sweet finish.”

 

Casey

Beer #1

  • Beer: Kiwanda

  • Brewery: Pelican Brewing, Oregon

  • Style: Pre Prohibition Cream Ale

  • ABV:  5.4%

  • IBUs: 25

  • BA Score: 83

  • Brewery’s description: Inspired by one of America’s traditional 19th century beer styles, Kiwanda has a golden color, floral aroma, refreshing body and a clean, snappy finish. Whether enjoyed with your toes in the sand at our oceanfront brewpub or in your own backyard, Kiwanda Cream Ale is proof that light colored beer can be both refreshing and inspiring.

Beer #2

  • Beer: Tripel

  • Brewery: Ninkasi Brewing Company

  • Style: Belgian Style Tripel Ale

  • ABV:  9.2%

  • IBUs: 35

  • BA Score: 84

  • Brewery’s description: Crafted by Ninkasi brewer Tim Sanborn, this Tripel profiles all the spicy, clove-like aromas found in Belgian-style beers. Paired with citrus and floral notes from the use of noble Hallertau and Saaz hops, this beer is crisp and complex.

To tell us your favorite drink, ask a question, or just leave some feedback, please usefeedback@haveadrinkshow.com. Also submit feedback on the website, HaveADrinkShow.com. There, you can also check out our social media links or look for Have A Drink Show on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Google+. 

Remember to subscribe to us on your favorite podcatcher such as Pocket Casts or Downcast, and please rate us on iTunes.

We would like to thank Alan Robinson for the show music and Len Peralta for the album art.

Part of the "What We're Drinking" bumper is from the Youthful Brewmaster card in the Blizzard game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

HAD 52: Beer Science 1 - Off-Flavor Blind Tasting

Recorded live at Nerdtacular 2017 in our room at The Lodge at beautiful Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort! We do a blind tasting of off flavors found in beer using the Siebel Institute kit and some basic American lager beer. We apologize for the audio as we were all sharing one mic. Enjoy this special episode filled with science and some special guests. Come in, and have a drink!

PODCAST ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Next video will be the tasting of the pack on Wednesday, June 28th on DiamondClub.tv at 9:00 PM EST

  • The next audio episode is the live episode from Nerdtacular and will be up the week we get back


To tell us your favorite drink, ask a question, or just leave some feedback, please usefeedback@haveadrinkshow.com. Also submit feedback on the website, HaveADrinkShow.com. There, you can also check out our social media links or look for Have A Drink Show on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Google+. 

Remember to subscribe to us on your favorite podcatcher such as Pocket Casts or Downcast, and please rate us on iTunes.

We would like to thank Alan Robinson for the show music and Len Peralta for the album art.

Part of the "What We're Drinking" bumper is from the Youthful Brewmaster card in the Blizzard game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.