Category Archives: Alcohol By Volume

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Alcohol By Volume: May 5th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

– Kevin pulled a Punchy and totaled his car this morning
– YouTube gold with John Oliver against Bud Light, plus a REALLY FUNNY craft beer sitcom
– Class action lawsuit against MillerCoors for getting crafty with Blue Moon
– Beer nerd…or beer geek?
– New beer releases and reveals for the week
– Big announcement at the end of the show!

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Alcohol By Volume: April 28th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

– The Beer Wench pens a fantastically divisive article about women and beer
– Wine experts taste test movie/TV-licensed wines and it goes about as well as you’d think
– Followed up by a cheap vs. expensive wine comparison from Buzzfeed
– New releases and reveals, particularly three from Stone Brewing

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Alcohol By Volume: April 21st, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

– Dick Cantwell and Elysian/AB-InBev part ways
– Bruce Lee Livingston thinks ice cream leads kids to drinking beer
– Lists? Lists!
– New releases and reveals

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Alcohol By Volume: April 7th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Chris Spradley of Destination Beer calls in to discuss the premiere episode at Deschutes
– Updated craft brewer definition gives Yuengling the crown
– Kevin goes ballistic over “offensive” beer labels/names
– New releases and reveals

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Alcohol By Volume: March 31st, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Sweetwater falls afoul of the decency police in Chicago
– Just like The Walking Dead, IPAs have spinoffs too
– The Sizzler opens and seals your beer beautifully and Kevin wants one
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: March 24th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Diageo adding nutrition labels to their products
– 28 wineries caught spiking their wine with arsenic
– Light beer doesn’t have to suck if you’re smart about it
– Kevin’s not a total beer snob, according to a list from Thrillist
– New releases and reveals for the week, including retirements and resurrections from Stone

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Alcohol By Volume: March 17th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Green beers and Lucky Charms cocktails
– Yet another trademark dispute with Bell’s playing the role of Goliath
– DraftMag’s Kate Bernot joins the ranks to ban “hoppy” and “malty”
– Palcohol is coming this summer
– Americans are drinking their beer too cold
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: March 10th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Kevin bought/drank a lot of different beers over the past two weeks
– Calling bullshit on a study linking low IQs to heavy drink
– Joe Keohane of Thrillist and Eleanor Robertson of The Guardian REALLY piss off Kevin
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: March 3rd, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Best Ofs from 2013
– Distinctly American beer styles
– Glasses and growlers
– Fruit beers

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Alcohol By Volume: February 24th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– It’s the 100th show (not-so) spectacular!
– A brief work diatribe, followed by what movies Kevin has watched, because, why not?
– Kevin watches another Buzzfeed video, this one showing women drinking whiskey for the first time
– How to drink vodka like a Russian
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: February 17th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Girl Scout Cookie beer pairings from Beer and Brewing, with bonus bourbon pairings from First We Feast
– Is New Belgium bullying an Austin brewery?
– Kevin forgot how to audio before (and during) the break
– We find out what your zodiac sign says about your drinking habits in the chat
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: February 10th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Budweiser’s anti-craft Super Bowl ad breaks the craft beer internet
– Mitch sends Kevin another beer-related Buzzfeed video, hoping to make him lose his shit again
– New releases and reveals, including a bunch from Carton Brewing

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Alcohol By Volume: February 3rd, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Best Of because Kevin’s liver is failing or something
– All about stouts (originally aired Feb. 17, 2013)
– All about German beers (originally aired Feb. 24, 2013)

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Alcohol By Volume: January 27th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Snowpocalypse 2015 was a bust in Northern NJ
– AB-InBev buys Elysian and, predictably, the internet loses their fucking minds
– Redditor Snizzlefry posits, “How long until big corporate food companies start to make their own beer?”
– Buzzfeed’s “Bizarre Beer Test” makes Kevin want to punch people
– New releases and reveals for the week, including a weed-inspired offering from Oskar Blues

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Alcohol By Volume: January 20th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Total excitement as Carton’s Regular Coffee releases in cans!
– DraftMag has 10 new years beer resolutions and Kevin wants to try a few
– 10 dirty secrets of the wine world
– New releases and reveals, including a couple of bombers from Abita

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Alcohol By Volume: January 13th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Everybody’s favorite Minnesotan Sherri calls in!
– The notion of going a month dry scares the hell out of Kevin
– Craft brewers are running out of names
– New releases and reveals, including a new BBA stout from Weyerbacher

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Alcohol By Volume: January 6th, 2015

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Thoughts on pilot episodes of Travel Channel’s Booze Traveler and NatGeo’s Chug
– Irrational Indians are pissed off at another beer label
– Why is there such a sudden backlash against Jim Koch and Boston Beer lately?
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: December 30th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Live tasting of IndieGogo-supported Prime, the hangover prevention supplement
– The history of the toast, courtesy of NPR
– ABV’s Top Beers of 2014
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: December 23rd, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Sexist (more like SEXY) craft beer labels and names in Wisconsin are being hated on by apparent militant feminist Julia Burke
– Moderate alcohol consumption is good for the immune system
– Beer and popcorn pairings from DraftMag
– New beer releases and reveals, including another Enjoy After release from Stone

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Alcohol By Volume: December 16th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

– Beer-centric TV shows seem to be a thing now, but are they any good?
– An actually decent beer lover’s gift guide from TheRoamingPint.com
– Boozey: 10 things you’ve gotta try when you’re drunk
– New releases and reveals for the week, including two returning beers from Dogfish Head

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Alcohol By Volume: December 9th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– What’s your idea of “the perfect beer”?
– Getting cozy with winter warmers
– Alcohol and its lack of nutritional labels
– New beer releases and reveals for the week, including a new collaboration from Terrapin and New Belgium

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Alcohol By Volume: December 2nd, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Going crafty this week with some Shock Top and Leinenkugel’s
– Study shows that heavy drinkers are rarely alcoholics, much to Kevin’s relief
– A little craft beer vs. big beer talk in the wake of Budweiser shipments falling behind craft
– The Japanese have taken over whiskey, but can a stick make it taste better?
– New releases and reveals for the week, including Rogue’s Sriracha Stout

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Alcohol By Volume: November 25th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Back live and with a brand-new beer fridge and a summary of the last few weeks
– Liquor law stories from Massachusetts, Florida and Ohio
– Catching up with Massachusetts pay-to-play accusations and Anheuser-Busch’s purchase of 10 Barrel
– Not content to bash US liquor laws, it’s 10 oddities in Finnish liquor laws
– New reveals and releases for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: October 28th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– More businesses need to reward good employees with beer
– 20 real facts about working in a brewery
– Cocktails and beers to pair with the Halloween candy you’ve thieved from your children
– New releases and reveals for the week, including the next Stone Voodoo Doughnut release

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Alcohol By Volume: October 21st, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Blending beers
– Kevin discovers that his liver probably needs a break
– Count Chocula is a drunk
– Chris Spradley of Destination Beer calls in

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Alcohol By Volume: October 14th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Kevin’s time at the Fall 2014 Big Brew Beer Fest NJ
– Stone finally chooses an East Coast location
– Pretty Things goes off with a series of tweets regarding pay-to-play in Massachusetts
– New beer releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: October 7th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Best Of because Kevin’s router is a punk bitch
– A diatribe entitled “Why Kevin Drinks”
– A discussion on drinking alone
– Interview with Chris Spradley from April 2013

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Alcohol By Volume: September 30th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– New ABV CafePress store and YouTube channel!
– Discussion: Is it good or bad to have certain expectations for beer purchases?
– Time to stop using “hoppy” as a beer descriptor
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: September 23rd, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

– PBR bought by Russians, Putin has defeated the hipsters
– Topic of the week: MEAD!
– What catches your eye visually when buying beers?
– Australians have to get pissed before boning
– New releases and reveals for the week

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Alcohol By Volume: September 16th, 2014

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
– Is Anheuser-Busch actually threatening to pull their sponsorship of the NFL?
– Topic of discussion: What’s in store for the next wave of the craft beer movement?
– Breaking down the cost of a craft beer six-pack
– New releases and reveals for the week, including the most unlikely (and horrifying) pumpkin beer release yet

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