Awesomeness By Volume

Awesomeness By Volume Podcast

A podcast of beer and nerdy rambles with Blake and Vincent

Episode 18 - Bubble Bath
We review Boulevard Brewing's Grainstorm. While the bottle we had was past its prime, it was still a very nice Black Rye IPA. We gave it a combined Awesomeness Rating of 885.94% Also, and this is kind of important, when was the last time you took a bubble bath? We'll discuss that and our ideas for improving the sudsy product. Leave us some comments, tweet us, suggest a word for a future episode. This podcast is for you and in your hands. Embrace your power....

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Episode 17 - The Cider Episode (The Sick and Tired episode)
We review two macro ciders, Magner's and Strongbow, which scored a 233.12% and 772.36% ABV rating, respectively. Vince said leading up to the review he was quite a fan of Magner's and then realized how wrong he was. It was one of the few drinks of the day he didn't recommend for children....

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Episode 16 - Meatballs
In the world of craft beer, everyone talks about aging beers. However, today we enjoy a beer that had to be consumed as quickly as possible for the freshest taste; Stone's Enjoy By IPA (4-1-13). We give this beer a combined Awesomeness By Volume rating of 941.46% We have our one word suggestion of Meatball for this episode. It takes us on amazing journey of meatball recipes, video games, Brewvival, and Vincent does his impression of meatwad. Blake finally gives our little podcast some credibility a...

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Episode 15 - Whitman's Sampler
We review Batch 31 Barrel Aged Imperial Stout from 8 Wired Brewing Co. It's a dark as night delight and from New Zealand. It's a really great beer, folks. Probably the best coming out of NZ, but taking suggestions if anyone has any! We gave it a combined Awesomeness By Volume rating of 964.32% WOW, that's damn fine....

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Episode 14 - Fish
What a very special episode we have for you all today. We review an american classic Pabst Blue Ribbon. We also try to level up to level 20 as we discuss hipsters, phish, and our trip to see Arcade Fire. We also recount our time with a terrible cheeseburger and giggle about how into House of Cards we are....

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Episode 13 - Packs
Oh my goodness ladies and gentlmen, who is ready for a blind taste test? Vincent sure is in this episode. Blake has Vincent do a blind comparison of two exceptional beers, Bell's Hopslam and Lagunitas Sucks. If you don't like spoilers then you shouldn't ready what is between the asterisks. **** Our combined Awesomeness by Volume rating for Hopslam is: 905.66% and for Sucks: 946.18% **** The rest of this episode is extremely stressful as Blake awaits a call that will whisk him away at a moment's ...

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Episode 12 - Cats
disclaimer: while we may consume broken glass on a regular basis on our program, we do not recommend it. This episode is back down around the 20 minute mark, but boy oh boy did we fill it full of delicious informative content. Ok, informative is a stretch, but you may learn a thing or two about Fat Joe. When was the last time you learned something about Fat Joe? Keeping it to the names ending in -oe, we drank Zoe by Maine Beer Company and the number one thing we agree on is we need more beer from thi...

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Episode 11 - Roasted
We enjoy the Bellegums Brun. We also have some discussions around Mrs. Buttersworth, Salute Your Shorts, and nuts....

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Episode 10 - Battery
This week we enjoy the Elevated IPA by la cumbre brewery while snacking on some fine Norwegian cheese. The combined Awesomeness By Volume rating for this beer was a 881.07%. Our word of inspiration is battery. This leads us into discussions about Metallica, Styx, and pizza. We also discuss the Die Hard trilogy, bottles vs cans, and beer and cheese pairings. We also give a couple of music suggestions from Sinkane and Lyrics Born. Take them and go forward to love and serve each other....

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Episode 9 - Magic (the Christmas Special)
We celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday by enjoying a Stone Brewing, Ken Schmidt, and Iron Fist Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout collaboration beer. We also discuss magic the gathering, Golden Girls, and a new way to celebrate the holidays with your family....

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Episode 8 - Boyscout
This week we review Oro De Calabaza by Jolly Pumpkin. We also discuss our experiences with being a part of the boy scouts...

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Episode 7 - Lesbian Potluck
Happy first week of December! This week we taste Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse, and it's phenomenal. Robert Hovden from NYC sent in our suggestion for this week's episode which is "Lesbian Potluck." We apologize for the technical difficulties this week. We've traced the source of the issue to a loose mic cable and have dispatched the ABV technical support team to fix the issue....

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Episode 6 - Crayons
Chris Luttrell joins us all the way from Brooklyn. He brings three beers to share including: Ballast Point Skullpin IPA Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Dark Horse Reserve Special Black We also discuss kids being naked and a cat phone....

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Episode 5 - Coagulate
This week we have a new microphone. We don't sound like we are in a tunnel anymore! If that wasn't exciting enough, we review Dogfishhead Bitches Brew and our one word suggestion is Coagulate....

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Episode 4 - FernGully
We review Narwhal, Sierra Nevada’s most recent beer offering. It’s a russian imperial stout that recently won silver medal at GABF and it inspires quite a discussion on Sierra Nevada. After the beer we talk about the beer industry in Georgia, cartoon bats and other fun things we watched as a kid, and Chomp and Stomp. Oh, and we appoint a secretary - Sarah. She also supplied the one word suggest for this week, Fern Gully… we realize it’s two words, just deal with it....

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Episode 3 - Remakes
Another week, another episode. We review New Belgium’s Tart Lychee in the midst of halloween party aftermath and have our very first one...

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Episode 2 - Beer
No better way to celebrate Autumn’s bounty than to crack open this episode’s beer and discuss star wars, strippers, and the sad state of Atlanta sports fans. Enjoy episode 2, friends!...

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Episode 1 - Elephant
In this episode we review De Proef/Port Brewing Signature Ale. No claims here that we did the best job reviewing the beer… we’re gonna start researching a little more in the future about what we’re drinking. We’re growing together folks… Additionally, we talk about time travel, Yo Gabba Gabba, Looper, pocket watches, and a few celebrities with catchy three letter initials. Follow us on twitter and start sending us your one word suggestions for future episodes, you control our destiny!...

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