291 episodes

After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and performers Stephen Loh and Michael Gabriel. Together they explore the absurd underbelly of the craft beer world while also discussing movies, music, video games, pop culture, and their sad, basement dwelling lives.

Malt Couture DontDrinkBeer

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    • 4.9 • 784 Ratings

After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and performers Stephen Loh and Michael Gabriel. Together they explore the absurd underbelly of the craft beer world while also discussing movies, music, video games, pop culture, and their sad, basement dwelling lives.

    Batch 262: Malty Boyz™ Enter Their Macro NA Era

    Batch 262: Malty Boyz™ Enter Their Macro NA Era

    This will likely be the first of many episodes where the Malty Boyz™ feature a lineup of macro NA beers and put them through the Power Rankings treatment. This episode they're drinking offerings from Dos Equis, Blue Moon, Heineken, and... Penn's Best? Sure, whatever, it's fine. In the Beer News, Ale Apothecary founder Paul Arney announcement his plan to retire and puts the brewery up for sale, BrewDog founder James Watt steps down as CEO to focus on bug based protein, and Rogue files a trademark for "The Official Beer of Oregon" to start a new beer brand but mysteriously rescinds  all press materials for it.
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Batch 261: Zyn, Zap, Zop

    Batch 261: Zyn, Zap, Zop

    The Malty Boyz™ have their first Bottleshare together in almost a year and it's all craft NA beers! They drink NA so you don't have to and see if all that time and money pumped into R&D was worth it. NA beers from Sierra Nevada, TBFKA Boston Beer Co., Wellbeing, and Deschutes get put through the Power Ranking treatment. In the Beer News, Whistle Pig releases a redonkulous bottle of whiskey, Red Hook is still around and is now getting served with lawsuits, and the decline of Ballast Point continues as they look to offload their production facility. 
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Batch 260: The Malty Boyz™ Are Back With a NA Bottleshare

    Batch 260: The Malty Boyz™ Are Back With a NA Bottleshare

    For the first time in almost a year all three Malty Boyz™ are back on a main batch episode of Malt Couture! They'll be recording from multiple timezones from here on out as Michael's firmly back in Ohio. In this batch, the Boyz take a look at beer glass culture from Belgium and the latest Miller Lite ad campaign. Then it's time for the first Bottleshare in 11 months as Alex and Stephen tackle a whole lineup of NA beers and RTD cocktails and put them through the Power Ranking treatment.
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Batch 259: The Alex and Stephen Beer News Hour

    Batch 259: The Alex and Stephen Beer News Hour

    Alex and Stephen tackle a supersized Beer News as Michael's driving across the country back to Ohio. The Malty Twosome cover the state of non-alcoholic beer according to Beervana, Saint Errant releasing a still stout released in a bag, Tree House's merch expands to small leather goods, Japanese scientists discover what facial expressions say about beer, AI is used to improve beer in the future, British and Scottish fans are warned about the strength of German beer, and Miller Lite collabs with the last Blockbuster for another marketing stunt. 
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Batch 258: The Mailbag Returns

    Batch 258: The Mailbag Returns

    It's the return of the Mailbag as Stephen and Michael tackle all the important questions and issues sent in by the Malt Mavens. In the Beer News, Wisconsin gets a VooDoo Brewing and a mass timber building, a long standing craft beer bar in NYC announces they're closing, a pug pig passes, and Coors Light ends up unexpectedly making NASCAR news. 
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Batch 257: The Perfect Beer Glass and Sex Positive Vegans

    Batch 257: The Perfect Beer Glass and Sex Positive Vegans

    It's a super sized Beer News as Stephen and Michael tackles all the major headlines! A design studio in Japan claims to have invented the perfect beer glass. 608 Brewing Company releases a beer referencing University of Wisconsin-La Crosse chancellor Joe Gow who was fired for creating porn. Truly releases hot wing flavored hard seltzer. Michael tries to wrap his head around a beer made out of recycled water. Stephen and Michael Power Rank New Zealand's greatest exports. 
    To get involved with the  "Life" International Barleywine Collab, click the link for info about the recipe, BSG discount, and links to help raise awareness of colon cancer. 
    If you'd like to make a direct donation to help support Alex, head over to his GoFundMe. 
    For more info about colon cancer and to help support the fight against it check out the Colon Cancer Foundation. 
    Head to our Patreon for weekly exclusive content.
    Get the Malt Couture Officially Licensed T-shirt.
    Follow DontDrinkBeer on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
784 Ratings

784 Ratings

Kriekslut42069 ,

2023 NBA Champion Denver Nuggets bay bay

This podcast meets all USDA requirements for daily consumption. Get yourself a weekly dose of delicious content while bring soothed by the golden voice of Stephen Loh. Beer content, basketball, and rasslin’ are a small sampling of the beauty you’ll be treated to.

Devin in SC ,

Fodder for Otters

The ideal podcast to listen to while chugging barleywine from a plastic wine glass off the shelf in the middle of a Walmart. 🤙

tbeTarvis ,

Is this a Ohio tourism ad hidden behind a Beer Podcast?

Not complaining, kinda into it

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