Books & Brews Podcast

by Books & Brews

Books & Brews Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 20
  • Last: 21 Feb 2018
Once upon a time, two besties retired from roller derby and suddenly had a lot of free time on their hands. What to do? Drink beer and read books! Join Joscelyn and Pam for books, brews, profanity, belching, and the awesomeness of life after skates.

Episodes (20)

  • Episode 20: Of Flappers and Ale
    Episode 20: Of Flappers and Ale
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:41:18
    What pairs well with a book about flappers, dance clubs, possessed children, teenagers with powerful magical gifts, and a murderer from beyond the grave? BEER! We dive into Libba Bray's The Diviners, with tasty brews from a magical Strange ... Read more →
    What pairs well with a book about flappers, dance clubs, possessed children, teenagers with powerful magical gifts, and a murderer from beyond the grave? BEER! We dive into Libba Bray's The Diviners, with tasty brews from a magical Strange ... Read more →

  • Episode 19: Of Beer-Melds and Flicks
    Episode 19: Of Beer-Melds and Flicks
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:32:21
    We're baaaaaaack! After a brief "life hiatus" to catch up on life, we're so ready to drink and talk about books! This week we discuss novels that went Hollywood, and our feelings about books-turned-movie. We sample Driftwood Brewery's Latus... Read more →
    We're baaaaaaack! After a brief "life hiatus" to catch up on life, we're so ready to drink and talk about books! This week we discuss novels that went Hollywood, and our feelings about books-turned-movie. We sample Driftwood Brewery's Latus... Read more →

  • Episode 18: Of Females and Stout
    Episode 18: Of Females and Stout
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:08:38
    It's a new year, and we're kicking it off with a bang! Two awesome books by female authors AND predominantly female casts - plus our first autobiography. And to make things extra special, we're going out on a limb and trying something new: ... Read more →
    It's a new year, and we're kicking it off with a bang! Two awesome books by female authors AND predominantly female casts - plus our first autobiography. And to make things extra special, we're going out on a limb and trying something new: ... Read more →

  • Episode 17: Of Science and Hops
    Episode 17: Of Science and Hops
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    Published: 28 Dec 2017 Duration: 58:06
    BEER SCIENCE, THE SEQUEL! This is the second part in our beer terminology education, in which we learn all about the things we don't understand about our favourite beverage. As we bid farewell to 2017, join us for our final brews of the yea... Read more →
    BEER SCIENCE, THE SEQUEL! This is the second part in our beer terminology education, in which we learn all about the things we don't understand about our favourite beverage. As we bid farewell to 2017, join us for our final brews of the yea... Read more →

  • Episode 16: Of Research and Bungs
    Episode 16: Of Research and Bungs
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:08:07
    Are you ready... for BEER SCIENCE? We did the unthinkable, and actually researched all kinds of beer terminology. We're going to drop some beer edu-ma-cation on on ourselves - and you! The science is accompanied by four tasty brews from Str... Read more →
    Are you ready... for BEER SCIENCE? We did the unthinkable, and actually researched all kinds of beer terminology. We're going to drop some beer edu-ma-cation on on ourselves - and you! The science is accompanied by four tasty brews from Str... Read more →

  • Episode 15: Of Hangouts and Life
    Episode 15: Of Hangouts and Life
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:25:51
    Sometimes life gets in the way of books, but it never stops us from drinking brews! We take a timeout to talk about our solo reading, our to-read shelves, and what's going on with us in general. Also starring three amazing beers! Hoyne Brew... Read more →
    Sometimes life gets in the way of books, but it never stops us from drinking brews! We take a timeout to talk about our solo reading, our to-read shelves, and what's going on with us in general. Also starring three amazing beers! Hoyne Brew... Read more →

  • Episode 14: Of Ghost-beer and Bones
    Episode 14: Of Ghost-beer and Bones
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    Published: 16 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:27:16
    We can't believe we waited this long to do GRAPHIC NOVELS! We share six of our faves, and enjoy two tasty brews: Zombie Hopocalypse from Fuggles & Warlock with Central City Brewing, and Cry Me a River from Driftwood Brewing. Listen to us re... Read more →
    We can't believe we waited this long to do GRAPHIC NOVELS! We share six of our faves, and enjoy two tasty brews: Zombie Hopocalypse from Fuggles & Warlock with Central City Brewing, and Cry Me a River from Driftwood Brewing. Listen to us re... Read more →

  • Episode 13: Of Pumpkins and Fear
    Episode 13: Of Pumpkins and Fear
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:10:45
    It's the most wonderful time of the year - Hallowe'en! We travel back in time to explore some of our favourite childhood scary stories and Hallowe'en reads, and then creep ourselves out with adult horror fiction. This episode features Russe... Read more →
    It's the most wonderful time of the year - Hallowe'en! We travel back in time to explore some of our favourite childhood scary stories and Hallowe'en reads, and then creep ourselves out with adult horror fiction. This episode features Russe... Read more →

  • Episode 12: Of Chambly and Angst
    Episode 12: Of Chambly and Angst
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    Published: 18 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:26:51
    It's our first-ever book rant! Bear with us as we shit all over a really shitty book, and specifically its shit protagonist and shit writing. That's right, The Magicians, you deserved that. Good thing we had 6 truly amazing beers from Quebe... Read more →
    It's our first-ever book rant! Bear with us as we shit all over a really shitty book, and specifically its shit protagonist and shit writing. That's right, The Magicians, you deserved that. Good thing we had 6 truly amazing beers from Quebe... Read more →

  • Episode 11: Of Capers and Class
    Episode 11: Of Capers and Class
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:07:41
    We're swooping in at the eleventh hour to bring you our eleventh episode! This week we reviewed the highly engrossing YA novel Six of Crows, and hosted our first guest. The all-kinds-of-awesome Heather Johnston of Hey Dumplings! brought us ... Read more →
    We're swooping in at the eleventh hour to bring you our eleventh episode! This week we reviewed the highly engrossing YA novel Six of Crows, and hosted our first guest. The all-kinds-of-awesome Heather Johnston of Hey Dumplings! brought us ... Read more →

  • Episode 10: Of Horses and Bonds
    Episode 10: Of Horses and Bonds
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:07:54
    Neigh, neigh, motherf*ckers! It's our 10th-iversary, and we celebrated by sharing our most anticipated reads. This week we cemented our atomic bond over two stellar Portlandian brews: Tiny Horse pilsner by Bridgeport Brewing, and Helles Bel... Read more →
    Neigh, neigh, motherf*ckers! It's our 10th-iversary, and we celebrated by sharing our most anticipated reads. This week we cemented our atomic bond over two stellar Portlandian brews: Tiny Horse pilsner by Bridgeport Brewing, and Helles Bel... Read more →

  • Episode 9: Of Surprises and Lies
    Episode 9: Of Surprises and Lies
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:10:47
    Trigger warning: Big Little Lies contains topics that include rape and physical abuse, which we mention in our review. Once again we have ALL THE FEELS about a crazy awesome book! This week we uncover the many, many plot twists of Big Litt... Read more →
    Trigger warning: Big Little Lies contains topics that include rape and physical abuse, which we mention in our review. Once again we have ALL THE FEELS about a crazy awesome book! This week we uncover the many, many plot twists of Big Litt... Read more →

  • Episode 8: Of Pleasures and Limes
    Episode 8: Of Pleasures and Limes
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:06:08
    This week we divulge some of our deepest, darkest secrets as we expose our guilty pleasure reads. This episode is laden with an abnormally high volume of swearing and burping, possibly the result of all those tasty hops in the Dead Frog Bre... Read more →
    This week we divulge some of our deepest, darkest secrets as we expose our guilty pleasure reads. This episode is laden with an abnormally high volume of swearing and burping, possibly the result of all those tasty hops in the Dead Frog Bre... Read more →

  • Episode 7: Of Cerveza and Bears
    Episode 7: Of Cerveza and Bears
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    Published: 9 Aug 2017 Duration: 58:37
    Grab your parkas, because this week we're trekking into the chilly white North with The Golden Compass. This book has everything from religion and politics to boozy bear battles. We paired it with Four Mile Brewing Co.'s Tangerine Dream ale... Read more →
    Grab your parkas, because this week we're trekking into the chilly white North with The Golden Compass. This book has everything from religion and politics to boozy bear battles. We paired it with Four Mile Brewing Co.'s Tangerine Dream ale... Read more →

  • Episode 6: Of Barnyards and Thongs
    Episode 6: Of Barnyards and Thongs
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    Published: 26 Jul 2017 Duration: 01:07:28
    We hope you're sitting down, because this week's a doozy! We're huge fans of judging and being judgey in general, so we share the deets on TEN books that we judged by their covers. It's a good thing we had Strange Fellows Brewing's Bayard F... Read more →
    We hope you're sitting down, because this week's a doozy! We're huge fans of judging and being judgey in general, so we share the deets on TEN books that we judged by their covers. It's a good thing we had Strange Fellows Brewing's Bayard F... Read more →

  • Episode 5: Of Thigh-Beer and Rants
    Episode 5: Of Thigh-Beer and Rants
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    Published: 12 Jul 2017 Duration: 57:25
    This week we have ALL THE FEELS about epic fantasy novel Heir of Fire. Seriously. Every feeling there is, we have them. Within the span of one hour. Guest starring in this episode are Phillips Brewing Co.’s Kaleidoscope Mosaic IPA and Beau’... Read more →
    This week we have ALL THE FEELS about epic fantasy novel Heir of Fire. Seriously. Every feeling there is, we have them. Within the span of one hour. Guest starring in this episode are Phillips Brewing Co.’s Kaleidoscope Mosaic IPA and Beau’... Read more →

  • Episode 4: Of Bookbuds and Burps
    Episode 4: Of Bookbuds and Burps
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    Published: 28 Jun 2017 Duration: 59:15
    Of course we did an episode dedicated to badass women! This week we dig into our fave female characters, paired with Main Street Brewing Company's Fruit Bomb kettle sour. We don't know what a kettle is, but it sure tastes good. BONUS DRINKI... Read more →
    Of course we did an episode dedicated to badass women! This week we dig into our fave female characters, paired with Main Street Brewing Company's Fruit Bomb kettle sour. We don't know what a kettle is, but it sure tastes good. BONUS DRINKI... Read more →

  • Episode 3: Of Fuggles and Farts
    Episode 3: Of Fuggles and Farts
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    Published: 14 Jun 2017 Duration: 46:27
    In this week's episode, Fate intervenes and guides Pam to the perfect brew! Not only does Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks' The Last Strawberry Wit look super fucking cool, but it also makes podcasters 83% wittier. Only one way to find out if t... Read more →
    In this week's episode, Fate intervenes and guides Pam to the perfect brew! Not only does Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks' The Last Strawberry Wit look super fucking cool, but it also makes podcasters 83% wittier. Only one way to find out if t... Read more →

  • Episode 2: Of Demons and Firsts
    Episode 2: Of Demons and Firsts
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    Published: 31 May 2017 Duration: 52:30
    We settle in to talk about fondest book firsts, only to make a shocking discovery: the Son of the Mourning golden ale (Driftwood Brewery) might have summoned a demon! Can fruity What the Huck huckleberry wheat ale (Fernie Brewing Co.) quenc... Read more →
    We settle in to talk about fondest book firsts, only to make a shocking discovery: the Son of the Mourning golden ale (Driftwood Brewery) might have summoned a demon! Can fruity What the Huck huckleberry wheat ale (Fernie Brewing Co.) quenc... Read more →

  • Episode 1: Of Weasels and Bones
    Episode 1: Of Weasels and Bones
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    Published: 17 May 2017 Duration: 50:20
    It’s our first episode! We kick it off with a Sunsetter Ale (Stanley Park Brewing Co.) and a Sneaky Weasel Lager (Balderdash Brewing Co.). Then we dig into The Bone Season, and things get super deep. SPOILER ALERT! We leave no part unspoile... Read more →
    It’s our first episode! We kick it off with a Sunsetter Ale (Stanley Park Brewing Co.) and a Sneaky Weasel Lager (Balderdash Brewing Co.). Then we dig into The Bone Season, and things get super deep. SPOILER ALERT! We leave no part unspoile... Read more →