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At The Hops brings you servings of craft beer and original music. Recorded in Nashville, Tn, singer/songwriters Chas E. and Mike Mitchell take you on an intoxicated journey of craft beer tastings, musical performances and special guests. Get to know some new craft beers and some up and coming singer/songwriters on At The Hops!

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At The Hops brings you servings of craft beer and original music. Recorded in Nashville, Tn, singer/songwriters Chas E. and Mike Mitchell take you on an intoxicated journey of craft beer tastings, musical performances and special guests. Get to know some new craft beers and some up and coming singer/songwriters on At The Hops!

    Zack Roskop's Magical Mystery Tour of Craft Beer

    Zack Roskop's Magical Mystery Tour of Craft Beer

    Zack Roskop is the owner of Knox Brew Tours and he's embarking on a brew tour of magnificent proportions - 76 breweries in 21 days!  Zack joins Chas and Mike on this episode of At The Hops to talk about this upcoming tour of every brewery in Tennessee, and how you can be a part of the action by way of Facebook or one of the tour's after parties!  Check out this great interview and check out Zack's tour page at https://www.thetnbeerrun.com/.
    We've also got some great beer to taste including a beer cocktail - that's right!  Chas and Mike are becoming full fledged mixologists as they give you the lowdown on a beer margarita suggested by MixThatDrink.com.
    We're also tasting an imperial porter from Ballast Point Brewery - the Coconut Victory At Sea, brewed with roasted coconut.  On top of that we have the usual fun and games including, including a look into SRM's on Brewery School Dropout, the latest craft beer news, a Top 6 dedicated to the Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour," and some very live original music.
    Links for this show include:
    Tn Beer Run:  https://www.thetnbeerrun.com/
    Tn Beer Run Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/thetnbeerrun
    Beer Margarita:  http://mixthatdrink.com/beer-margaritas/
    SRM:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242842604883467596/
              http://www.twobeerdudes.com/beer/srm
    Top 10 Magical Mystery Tour Songs:  http://www.thetoptens.com/songs-magical-mystery-tour/
    Buffalo Wild Wings:  http://vinepair.com/articles/buffalo-wild-wings-craft-beer-credit/
    2017 Beer Trends:  http://www.inforum.com/news/4187540-forecasting-craft-beer-trends-2017
    Beers For Not Getting Fat:  https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/best-craft-beer-will-not-make-you-fat
    Tiny Island w/ Great Beer:  https://munchies.vice.com/en/articles/some-of-the-worlds-best-craft-beers-are-hidden-on-a-tiny-thai-island
    Craft Beer Magazine:  http://tennesseecraftbeermagazine.com/
    Special thanks to Kevin MacLeod and Ben Sound for their wonderful background music!
     

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Hoppy Holidays 2016!

    Hoppy Holidays 2016!

    Okay, we know that Christmas is officially over but the holiday spirit at At The Hops goes on indefinitely.  To prove it, here is our latest beer and music filled holiday podcast.  Chas and Mike kick off the show with the lowdown on winter warmers and a close look at the Dark Horse 4 Elf winter warmer from Dark Horse Brewing Company.  
    Chas relates his latest choices for Top 6 terrible holiday songs while Mike offers some witty commentary.  All under the influence of Stone Xocoveza - a winter spiced mocha stout from Stone Brewing.
    We've also got the latest in Craft Beer News and some awesome musical performances from our own Chas and Mike.  And in the true holiday tradition, it's totally on the house!
    Related Links:
    Winter Warmer: http://www.americancraftbeer.com/what-the-hell-is-a-winter-warmer-2/
    Is Craft Beer Still Too White: http://vinepair.com/articles/is-craft-brewing-still-too-white/
    16 Pack: http://thefullpint.com/beer-news/oskar-blues-brewery-announces-americas-first-craft-beer-16-pack/
    Keurig of Beer: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/12/18/not-quite-keurig-beer-picobrew-brings-craft-beer-brewing-home/95462614/
    Holiday Beers: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/rocflavors/2016/12/20/cleveland-craft-beers-enjoy-holiday-time/95403490/
    2016 Most Popular Artists: https://www.yahoo.com/music/2016-review-10-most-popular-slideshow-wp-010441671/photo-p-2016-extraordinarily-tragic-one-photo-010441685.html
    Special thanks to Kevin MacLeod and Ben Sound for their wonderful background music!
     

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Hallelujah - A Toast to Leonard Cohen

    Hallelujah - A Toast to Leonard Cohen

    Chas and Mike give a special toast to singer/songwriter and altogether renaissance man Leonard Cohen.  Powered by two featured brews including a black IPA Dark Matter from Blackstone Brewery and an imperial stout Bang from Prairie Artisan Ales, Chas and Mike  check out the Top 6 Leonard Cohen songs according to listeners.
    Chas gives us the lowdown on "skunky beer" science in a segment of Brewery School Dropout and Mike gives us an inspired performance of his original song "Abbeville."
    And, of course, we have the latest in craft beer news including the skinny on a new craft beer served in a stuffed squirrel....are you kidding?  
    Links related to this show:
    Rolling Stone Readers Poll - Leonard Cohen
    Best Leonard Cohen Covers
    Skunky Beer
    102 Year Old Woman Says Beer is the Secret To Life
    Beer Packaged in a Squirrel
    New Craft Beer Board Game
    Best Craft Beers of 2016
    Special thanks to these artists for their wonderful background music:
    Kevin MacLeod
    Ben Sound

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Toasting Leon Russell

    Toasting Leon Russell

    Chas and Mike are back with beer filled tribute to musician Leon Russell.  We take a look the Top 6  Leon Russell songs while sampling Founders Brewing Pale Joe - a pale ale brewed with coffee, and check out a new beer creation from Corsair Distillery and Black Abbey Brewing called Wildfire.
    Mike gets the lowdown on the history of pale ales and IPA's and Chas brings us all the latest news in craft beer and performs one of his original numbers - Several.  
    All this plus some inebriated reactions to the US Election you won't want to miss!
    Related links:
    Leon Russell
    Ultimate Classic Rock Leon Russell Top 10
    Corsair Distillery
    Black Abbey Brewing
    Founders Brewing Pale Joe
    Has Craft Beer Reached Its Peak
    Man Killed Roommate Over Beer
    Thanksgiving Craft Beer Pairings
    Red Wind And Spirits
     
    Special thanks to these artists for their wonderful background music:
    Kevin MacLeod
    Ben Sound
     

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Dubbel...Tripel...Score!

    Dubbel...Tripel...Score!

    Chas and Mike are back with more music and beer.  Recorded during historic game 7 of the 2016 World Series, this episode includes some baseball innuendo as we investigate Dubbels and Tripels in the world of beer. 
    Chas and Mike check out 2 beers including Snake Handler from Good People Brewing in Birmingham, Alabama and the ETF Callan BBA Belgian Dubbel from Yazoo Brewing Company in Nashville, Tennessee.  
    All this plus original music, the Top 6 beer songs, and the latest in craft beer news including beer pairings for your Halloween candy. 
    We'd like to dedicate this show to the memory of our friend Chick Dodson - writer, father, veteran and all around great guy.  We're honored that he will forever be a part of our podcast.  
     
    Related links from this episode:
    At The Hops w/ Chick Dodson
    Tennessee Chicken by Chick Dodson
    Smoky Mountains Songwriters Fest
    Bear Music Fest
    Q Brothers
    HappyBeerTime.com
    The Rwanda Craft Brewery Project
     
    Special thanks to these artists for their wonderful background music:
    Kevin MacLeod at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sc3aMkyJ1Q8
    Ben Sound at www.bensound.com 
     

    • 1 hr 35 min
    St Louis Brews w/ Filmmaker Bill Streeter

    St Louis Brews w/ Filmmaker Bill Streeter

    Film director Bill Streeter joins Chas E and Mike Mitchell to talk about his independent film "St Louis Brews" - a documentary about the dramatic history and future of the craft beer industry in St. Louis.  Bill gives us the lowdown about his film as well as an overview of some of the best breweries in St Louis.
    Chas and Mike dabble in some sour beer tasting with the Dugges - Tropic Punch Ale.  This ale is special brew created by a joint effort between Stillwater brewing in Maryland and Dugges Ale in Sweden.  
    Chas and Mike also check out the latest craze in beer known as Nitro.  Sure it's great on a good stout beer, but how does it rank on an IPA?  
    And, of course, there is music!  We have a special Top 6 musical tribute to St Louis, the and original songs from Mike Mitchell and previous guest Opal Justice.  Plus some of the latest craft beer news!

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

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B Blair

The cold beer and hot girlfriends podcast was great. Irish music and celebrity gossip from Adia K. A winning combination!

DoctaMario ,

Music+Beer=Great idea for a podcast

Great idea, great hosts, great guests. Can't go wrong with At The Hops!

Fishhat ,

Entertaining show!

Wide variety of guests and beers. I haven't enjoyed a podcast this much since I learned to like hops!

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