297 episodes

A non-pretentious, irreverent look at the world of craft beer with news, history, homebrewing tips, interviews with breweries and other personalities.

Hop Nation USA - A Craft Beer Podcast Hop Nation USA

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    • 4.7 • 44 Ratings

A non-pretentious, irreverent look at the world of craft beer with news, history, homebrewing tips, interviews with breweries and other personalities.

    Episode 272: The One with the Ghost Vacuum Bit at the End

    Episode 272: The One with the Ghost Vacuum Bit at the End

    Dennis of First Sip Studios joins Adam and Steve to have some socially distanced beers. They talk about the hero from Atrevida, Steve has unkind words for the World Cup and its attendants, Dennis let's us know how business is going. Then they play a game of Podcast Leftovers which using up all the bits that didn't make the air the first time.  
    BEERS:
    Abita Beer Bubblegum Juicy IPA
    Old Thunder Brewing Endless Moon Marzen
    Hitichhiker Brewing Woke Breakfast Stout
    Blockhouse Brewing Pumpkin

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 271: Abjuration High Five

    Episode 271: Abjuration High Five

    This week Steve and Adam are live with Dave and Tom at Abjuration Brewing to talk about their Fifth Year Anniversary. They talk about all the festivities for the 5 year, take a retrospective look at where Abjuration has come from, to where they might be going, and also somehow work in D&D and MechWarrior talk. Finally, they play a game of Nobody Asked You, answering the internet's beer questions from the prospective of a consumer and from a brewer.
    BEERS:
    Abjuration Brewing Oat Lager v1.0
    Abjuration Brewing Candied Sour Mountain Citrus Black Cherry Slushy v1.20
    Abjuration Brewing Barrel Aged Imperial Stout v1.1

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Episode 270: Showered in Gold

    Episode 270: Showered in Gold

    This week from the city of Black & Gold, Adam and Steve are taking a look at some golden ales. Next they have a douche update, Maryland has a weed update, Keurig Dr Pepper Athletic Brewing Canada Dry is a thing, and hops may help you fight Alzheimer's. Then they get into the world of beer cocktails, the thousand names for colaweizen, Germany purity gatekeeping, the awesomely named rattle skull, and their own ideas for cocktails.
    BEERS:
    Salty Turtle Brewing Photometric Golden Ale
    VooDoo Brewing Golden Sour

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 269: Pivní Blbnec Opět . . . Příjemný

    Episode 269: Pivní Blbnec Opět . . . Příjemný

    It's the return of the Pittsburgh Beer Douche to the Hop Nation Studios. He brings Steve and Adam two of his favorite beers of the year and foists them upon the hosts. They talk about a third beer, which they did not get to try, the new Arboretum Trail joint with the Douche's face on it. Also, the end of Modern Times, a Pittsburgh closure, West Virginia revisionist history, and a friend of the show hits 10,000 beers on Untappd. Then they play a round of Am I The Douche? involving tipping bartenders, beer fridge dust ups, bad kids, and more. 
    BEERS:
    Fermata Yacht Rauch Smoked Helles Bock
    Mondays Brewing x Cellarworks Pondelní Pivo

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode 268: Patch Update V 2.2.pmkn

    Episode 268: Patch Update V 2.2.pmkn

    Kelsey joins Adam and Steve to talk some gourd damn pumpkin beers. They talk about the special beer for the Phillies in the World Series, VinePair's rankings of the best beer in each state, Cobblehaus' new location, and Hard MTN Dew. They pulled a fast one. They announced the hard dew was coming to Ohio after we recorded. Whatever. Also there's a game this episode about Pumpkins and Pumpkin beers. It's full of a fun li'l trivia bits for your braincase to impress your dates with. Or fill the void of silence in a loveless marriage.  
    BEERS:
    Saucy Brew Works Boo Thang Imperial Pumpkin
    Aurochs Brewing Pumpkin Ale

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 267: All About the Jenjamin$

    Episode 267: All About the Jenjamin$

    The Pittsburgh Influencer Power Couple Hellobrewtiful Jen and Bigfoot Benjamin join Steve and Adam to audition some yummy treats adults can enjoy for Halloween. They get to know Ben and Jen more, their favorite events, what brewery openings they're looking forward to, and debate proper hot dog cooking. Then they play a game of Trash r Treat to see if they know what Untappd users are thinking when drinking macro vs candy bar beers. Plus they cupcakes.BEERS:
    Dewey Beer x Imprint Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Stout
    RAR Brewery Old Decoy Barrel Aged Stout

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Decayin with The Boys ,

Craftin' a craft to get stuck in a craft brother!

Adam and and Steve blend craft beer into their shows with other topics smoother than a crispy boi on a hot summer day. Mixing the craft business with nerd science, wrestling, industry news, diversity in craftbeer, and many more topics makes this a can't miss podcast for the beer nerd in your life!

jasoncercone ,

Overflowing with Good Beer Talk

The crew at Hop Nation have put together one of the most fun, entertaining beer podcasts on the web. Each episode brings new content and new beers, so it’s always fresh. They strive to bring you new episodes every week, without fail. Definitely take some time to pour your favorite beer and listen to what Hop Nation has on tap! See what I did there?

gkern46 ,

Beers be good

I found out about this podcast this past summer while spending time with some friends in the OBX. I am WAY behind in listening, but after 34 episodes, I want to hear more. I may not always agree with the guys, but it is very humorous. Keep it up. Listening from Southeastern NC.

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