Category Archives: Seasonal Beers

Two cans of beer from Barebottle Brewing Company flank a tall, golden glass of beer in Paul's "Pubvilion."

26 – We Expose Best Home Brews and Bare It All



This episode we exposé (no, we expose) award-winning home brews from a hop head on the verge of a foothold in the craft beer industry. Next, we speak with a Bay Area company who partners with innovative beer makers to supersize their recipes and bare it all to the drinking masses. Finally, we taste test … Continue reading 26 – We Expose Best Home Brews and Bare It All


25 – We Go InZane and Make Beer Disappear



In this, our SILVER ANNIVERSARY EPISODE, we visit Zane’s World and revel in his creative juices (not sure that’s the right terminology), from his plethora of comedic creations. Next, ‘pick a beer, any beer, and I’ll make it disappear,’ we speak with an actual magician who fills our pints with wonder. Finally, in an effort … Continue reading 25 – We Go InZane and Make Beer Disappear


A bottle of Bifrost and a can of Electric Reindeer bookend several stuffed snowmen.

23 – We Start 2021 On A Low Note



This episode we discover the world beneath our feet and speak with a geologist and caver who descend into the upside down. Next, we warm up to 2021 by drinking beers inspired by the winter season in our first BEER DOME of the new year. That, and our usual craic in this episode of Life … Continue reading 23 – We Start 2021 On A Low Note


Host Brandon McCarty poses in his lederhosen with a ginormous beer-filled stein in each hand.

20 – We Get Spooked and Do Some Irish Keening



This episode we use our PKE meters and commune with a ghost hunter who investigates the spirit world. Next, have you heard the legend of the banshee? We speak with an Irish seanchaí (shawn-a-key) about the folklore of the wailing woman. Finally, what’s scary good? This Oktoberfest beer in my hand! And I declare “O’ZAPFT … Continue reading 20 – We Get Spooked and Do Some Irish Keening


Shown are the five Halloween season beers featured on Episode 8 of the Life in 16 oz. podcast.

08 – We Become Heretics, Don Adult Diapers and Turn into Pumpkins  



This episode we renounce our beer beliefs and become heretics. Blasphemy! Next, we don adult diapers and frantically navigate the perils of a haunted house. Finally, we scare the [BLEEP] out of our taste buds by carving through 35% ABV of Halloween-themed beer where we might be chunkin’ pumpkin. THAT and our usual craic on … Continue reading 08 – We Become Heretics, Don Adult Diapers and Turn into Pumpkins