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Episode 24 - Fieldhouse Brewing Company

Thu Feb 01 2018 (35:47)

January's Microbrew of the Month is one that our hosts have admired since its inception.Owner, brewer, and local hero Travis Fields joins Tap In, Geek out to talk about the origins of his brewery, the evolution of his brand, and what the future holds for local brewing.The passion you'll hear in the description of his craft is the same that you'll taste on every tap at the Fieldhouse Brewing Company.If you're in Colorado Springs, visit the downtown taproom or pick up some cans at your favorite li ...

Episode 23 - Halfpenny Brewing Company

Fri Dec 29 2017 (47:11)

Tap In, Geek Out kick off our monthly microbrew spotlight campaign in a taproom Doug & Eric know all too well; the Halfpenny Brewing Company.  Founders Chris Reigrut and Chris Garner fill our steins to the brim with their nearly five decades...

Tap In, Geek Out kick off our monthly microbrew spotlight campaign in a taproom Doug & Eric know all too well; the Halfpenny Brewing Company.  Founders Chris Reigrut and Chris Garner fill our steins to the brim with their nearly five decades of collective experience and adventures in craft brewing.  This episode is 100 IBUs of sudsy fun that will pique your pallet and quench your thirst for zymurgystic enlightenment.   Stop by the taproom in Centennial to sample a tap staple, or the latest hal ...

Episode 22 - Last Jedi & Victory at Sea

Sun Dec 17 2017 (01:13:16)

This week on Wicked Ahch-Tuna:   Master angler Skywalker breaks convention (and the Internet) with his patented pole-vaulting spear fishing technique.  Mary Poppins makes her first appearance in the Disney Meta Cinematic Universe. Doug,...

This week on Wicked Ahch-Tuna:   Master angler Skywalker breaks convention (and the Internet) with his patented pole-vaulting spear fishing technique.  Mary Poppins makes her first appearance in the Disney Meta Cinematic Universe. Doug, Eric and Nikki roll the golden dice with opinions on The Last Jedi that'll curl your lazersword. Beer ratings now on Untappd!  https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut Ballast Point Brewing Company's Peanut Butter Victory at Sea: 10% ABV, 68 IBU Nikki 3.8/5, Eric 3/ ...

Episode 21 - Future Man & Lagunitas

Tue Nov 28 2017 (56:54)

Doug and Eric can't stop running their rat-holes about their favorite new show, the Seth Rogen and Josh Hutcherson project Future Man now available on Hulu. If dick jokes and non-stop sci-fi callbacks aren't your thing, we pity you, fool, but feel...

Doug and Eric can't stop running their rat-holes about their favorite new show, the Seth Rogen and Josh Hutcherson project Future Man now available on Hulu. If dick jokes and non-stop sci-fi callbacks aren't your thing, we pity you, fool, but feel free to skip to 25:30 for What Eric's Playing: Super Mario Odyssey, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Plague Road, and Battle Chasers. This episode is dedicated to the memory of the late, lovely Glenne Headly. Support our favorite charity, Cap for Kids http://w ...

Episode 20 - Justice League and SLEIGH'R

Sun Nov 19 2017 (01:01:34)

Doug and Eric are finally back on the mic to drink beer and talk Justice League.  It's not the review that we expected to give, but the one that you deserve.  We also stumble into video games late in the show, and get balls deep in But...

Doug and Eric are finally back on the mic to drink beer and talk Justice League.  It's not the review that we expected to give, but the one that you deserve.  We also stumble into video games late in the show, and get balls deep in But Whole.   On Tap:  Ninkasi Brewing Company's Sleigh'R Winter Ale - 7.2% ABV, 60 IBU  Eric 3.9/5  Doug 3.6/5 Future beer ratings will appear on our new Untappd page at https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut

Project: CHALLENGED delivers a vivisection of Marvel's "The Defenders" grisly enough to make Elektra herself proud. Eric finished reading Ready Player One just in time to avoid spoilers from the upcoming movie's promotion. We whip out our e-peens for...

Project: CHALLENGED delivers a vivisection of Marvel's "The Defenders" grisly enough to make Elektra herself proud. Eric finished reading Ready Player One just in time to avoid spoilers from the upcoming movie's promotion. We whip out our e-peens for an embarrassing pissing match in gamer prowess in the setup for an epic showdown that will determine the fate of humanity. Humanity, or pointless bragging rights. One of those. Or maybe both? Just to be safe, don't bet your humanity on it? Support C ...

Episode 18 - Give Me Some Shirt

Tue Aug 29 2017 (46:36)

Doug and Eric return from summer hiatus with a bang as we welcome the talented Ryan Kirley to Project: CHALLENGED. The genius behind the P:C theme, Ryan peppers insight into the creative process with Tales From The College Years with Eric that you...

Doug and Eric return from summer hiatus with a bang as we welcome the talented Ryan Kirley to Project: CHALLENGED. The genius behind the P:C theme, Ryan peppers insight into the creative process with Tales From The College Years with Eric that you won't want to miss. Be sure and soak in the Sun of Aquarius at the official SoundCloud page, https://soundcloud.com/user-73667850, it's sure to hit you in the head harder than an SNES controller. The Challenged Are Chugging: St. James Brewery's Guinnes ...

Episode 17 - The Stepped-On Annual

Sun Jul 30 2017 (01:23:47)

Carl returns to Project: CHALLENGED as the ink to Doug's pencil in our bigger, longer, and thick-cut annual. Listen to two grown men go full frontal fanboy over all of the creamy goodness oozing from this year's premier geek event; San Diego Comic...

Carl returns to Project: CHALLENGED as the ink to Doug's pencil in our bigger, longer, and thick-cut annual. Listen to two grown men go full frontal fanboy over all of the creamy goodness oozing from this year's premier geek event; San Diego Comic Con. Make sure to catch Eric's coverage of SDCC on Bitfaced Episode 106. The Challenged Are Chugging: Pike's Peak Brewing Company's Elephant Rock IPA - 7.7% ABV, 75 IBU: Doug 3.1/5 CEL Smug Aspen Basil Kentucky Mule - probably 80% ABV knowing this lush ...

Project: CHALLENGED's good fortune with friendly visits continues as our buddy Rob flies all the way from California just to lend some respectability to our humble show. Our decimals got a little Dewey as Rob regaled us with tawdry tales of life...

Project: CHALLENGED's good fortune with friendly visits continues as our buddy Rob flies all the way from California just to lend some respectability to our humble show. Our decimals got a little Dewey as Rob regaled us with tawdry tales of life behind the stacks: An office job not unlike most, except when your patrons are scrogging in the reference section. Reminiscing on pro wrestling starts out all Dude Love, but ends with the Iron Sheik selling autographs at a Chuck E. Cheese. Oh, and there' ...

Episode 15 - Y Kant Jeremy Reed

Tue Jun 20 2017 (01:05:48)

There's nothing better than being surrounded by old friends while mourning the loss of another: Doug, Eric, and comic-buff Carl pay their respects to the legendary Adam West. Carl explains the deft skill necessary to play a video game, train for a...

There's nothing better than being surrounded by old friends while mourning the loss of another: Doug, Eric, and comic-buff Carl pay their respects to the legendary Adam West. Carl explains the deft skill necessary to play a video game, train for a triathlon, and waterboard an albino simultaneously. DC demonstrates its reboot prowess with The Flintstones, while Universal follows the tired track to trainwreck with The Mummy. Eric spins a chilling campfire tale of broken servers and manual matchmak ...

Doug and Eric agree that E3 2017 wasn't mind-blowing, but there is still no bigger week in gaming news.  We canvas the highlights from PS4, XBOX, and Nintendo as well as the EA, Bethesda and Ubisoft pressers.  This episode has been rejected...

Doug and Eric agree that E3 2017 wasn't mind-blowing, but there is still no bigger week in gaming news.  We canvas the highlights from PS4, XBOX, and Nintendo as well as the EA, Bethesda and Ubisoft pressers.  This episode has been rejected by Sony due to child safety concerns.

SPOILER ALERT!!! Doug, Eric, and Tyler examine Wonder Woman, DC's latest (and certainly greatest) entry to their cinematic universe. This picture finally manages to capture what we love most about our DC characters, and is now worthy of being included...

SPOILER ALERT!!! Doug, Eric, and Tyler examine Wonder Woman, DC's latest (and certainly greatest) entry to their cinematic universe. This picture finally manages to capture what we love most about our DC characters, and is now worthy of being included in the dialog of great superhero movies alongside Marvel's. Do yourself a huge favor and see the movie before listening! The Challenged are Chugging: Uinta Brewing's Farmside Saison - 5.6% ABV, 14 IBU, 5.0 SRM: Eric & Doug 4/5 Jacob Leinenkugel Bre ...

Episode 12 - Love & Hate in a Colt 45

Sat Jun 03 2017 (54:05)

Doug & Eric are joined again by the balance of the Bitfaced crew for a reverse upside-down-pineapple-shit sandwich. Tyler and Rebecca weigh in on beer, the current objects of our ire, and why you should hire us to endorse your shiny thing. Hear...

Doug & Eric are joined again by the balance of the Bitfaced crew for a reverse upside-down-pineapple-shit sandwich. Tyler and Rebecca weigh in on beer, the current objects of our ire, and why you should hire us to endorse your shiny thing. Hear the debut of our new theme song, and check the show notes for where to see Becca's beer reactions! Becca's Beer Face: https://youtu.be/oaMjIpkuAmA Silent Signals on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Silent-Signals-574835399344835/ and SoundCloud https ...

Doug & Eric lead with acknowledgment of the tragic news of Chris Cornell, and the no-so-tragic complaints of our butt-hurt President. We give early thoughts on several major series launches on the fall television docket before diving into Eric's...

Doug & Eric lead with acknowledgment of the tragic news of Chris Cornell, and the no-so-tragic complaints of our butt-hurt President. We give early thoughts on several major series launches on the fall television docket before diving into Eric's meaty review of Injustice 2. Rounding out this episode are two huge gaming announcements before your hosts whip out their playlists to see how they compare. The Challenged are Chugging: Ballast Point Limited Release Unfiltered Sculpin Extra-Hopped IPA - ...

Episode 10 - Starscream Wants Lettuce!

Tue May 16 2017 (55:34)

Doug & Eric share the story of their first beer, and both hope they're too old to be grounded for it. Public service has never been a strong suit here, but the More You Know the less likely it is that Fisher Stevens will make off with knowledge of...

Doug & Eric share the story of their first beer, and both hope they're too old to be grounded for it. Public service has never been a strong suit here, but the More You Know the less likely it is that Fisher Stevens will make off with knowledge of your undisclosed rollerblading fetish. Take advantage of the US sans FBI Director and copy every VHS tape you can find! (Especially the Deathstalker series) P:C debates the ethics of downloading copyrighted games and TV. The Nintendo Switch revisited, ...

Episode 9 - Ego Shoots, We Swallow

Tue May 09 2017 (40:17)

SPOILER ALERT! Doug and Eric are joined by Bitfaced's Tyler "Run TRG" Glaze for a spoiler-filled review of James Gunn's side-splitting, seed-spilling Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We wash down that creamy Marvel goodness with an appropriately-themed...

SPOILER ALERT! Doug and Eric are joined by Bitfaced's Tyler "Run TRG" Glaze for a spoiler-filled review of James Gunn's side-splitting, seed-spilling Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We wash down that creamy Marvel goodness with an appropriately-themed beer while questioning our place in the Whoniverse. The Challenged are Chugging: 4 Noses Brewing's Proboscis Galaxy American Pale Ale - 60 IBU, 5.8% ABV Tyler: 4/5 (…with full marks for his pronunciation), Eric: 4.4/5,  Doug: 4.44/5 Lead-in song: T ...

Episode 8 - Upstaged by Captain A-hole

Tue Apr 18 2017 (46:47)

Doug & Eric are joined by Rebecca and Tyler from Bitfaced to ponder old movies, new games, divisive punctuation and the difficulty of a good accent. We talk Cloak & Dagger (1984), Sonic the Hedgehog, and the Oxford comma before a surprise...

Doug & Eric are joined by Rebecca and Tyler from Bitfaced to ponder old movies, new games, divisive punctuation and the difficulty of a good accent. We talk Cloak & Dagger (1984), Sonic the Hedgehog, and the Oxford comma before a surprise appearance by Cap for Kid's Sterling Bailey barely salvages our Accent Challenge bit. 00:00 - The Challenged are Chugging: Tommyknocker Brewery's Imperial Breakfast Porter: 20 IBU, 8.8% ABV Rebecca: 0/5 Tyler: 4.5/5 Eric: 4/5 Doug: 4.1/5 Lead-in song: "The Gree ...

Doug and Eric devote an episode to the flurry of announcements and activity from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a dash of Justice League and America Gods thrown in for good measure. Somehow the conversation devolves into a defense of Dane Cook,...

Doug and Eric devote an episode to the flurry of announcements and activity from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a dash of Justice League and America Gods thrown in for good measure. Somehow the conversation devolves into a defense of Dane Cook, before we wax sentimental on comedy theory and the creative process. OBLIGATORY SPOILER ALERT!!! The Challenged are Chugging: Aspen Brewing Company's This Season's Blonde. 24 IBU, 5.6% ABV- Eric 4/5 Oskar Blues Brewery's Dale's Pale Ale. 65 IBU, 6.5% ...

The Challenged are Chugging: Four Noses Brewing Company's Bareback Blonde American Blonde Ale.  12 IBU, 6.5% ABV- Eric 5/5 Perrin Brewing Company's 98 Problems (Cuz A Hop Ain't One)  American IPA.  60 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 4/5  ...

The Challenged are Chugging: Four Noses Brewing Company's Bareback Blonde American Blonde Ale.  12 IBU, 6.5% ABV- Eric 5/5 Perrin Brewing Company's 98 Problems (Cuz A Hop Ain't One)  American IPA.  60 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 4/5   Lead-in Song:  Going Backwards by Depeche Mode   On the music front: We give our first impressions on the new Depeche Mode album "Spirit", and The Shins latest effort "Heartworms", before offering commentary on streaming music vs physical media.   Eric is playing:  Lego W ...

Episode 5 - Cody Crump

Fri Mar 17 2017 (19:35)

Eric & Doug welcome special guest Cody Crump this week to school us in the dialects of tonsil hockey and unrequited love expressed in his new EP "Hola", releasing today on all music streaming platforms.  Mr. Crump joins Project: CHALLENGED...

Eric & Doug welcome special guest Cody Crump this week to school us in the dialects of tonsil hockey and unrequited love expressed in his new EP "Hola", releasing today on all music streaming platforms.  Mr. Crump joins Project: CHALLENGED from his home studio in Los Angeles as we discuss his styles, influences, Colorado roots, John Travolta and cake theft.   Listen to Cody on iTunes & Spotify in addition to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfkbpNWBDqwgH-b2nkCGGA SoundCloud: https://so ...

Episode 4 - Logan, Link, and Legion

Sun Mar 05 2017 (48:47)

Doug & Eric sandwich reviews of the latest entries in the X-Men TV and movie franchises around a thick cut of first impressions on the new Legend of Zelda title. #SPOILERALERT #Logan #BreathOfTheWild #Legion   The Challenged are...

Doug & Eric sandwich reviews of the latest entries in the X-Men TV and movie franchises around a thick cut of first impressions on the new Legend of Zelda title. #SPOILERALERT #Logan #BreathOfTheWild #Legion   The Challenged are Chugging:  @OskarBlues Priscilla American Wit: 5.2% ABV, 20 IBUS Eric and Doug both give this brew a 3 out of 5   Lead-in song:  You're So Cool by Hans Zimmer, from the True Romance Original Soundtrack   Deadpool teaser Reynold's YouTube channel :  https://www.youtube.co ...

Episode 3 - Virtually Blown

Wed Feb 15 2017 (01:14:53)

Doug & Eric are virtually blown away by the PS4 VR Gear:  Perfect Pint Phil invited Project: CHALLENGED to commandeer his living room and PlayStation for an afternoon, then joins your hosts in discussion of the sexy, sweaty, sometimes...

Doug & Eric are virtually blown away by the PS4 VR Gear:  Perfect Pint Phil invited Project: CHALLENGED to commandeer his living room and PlayStation for an afternoon, then joins your hosts in discussion of the sexy, sweaty, sometimes sickening experience of VR gaming.   Lead-In Song:  Battle (Boss) by Box-Cat http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/   The Challenged are Chugging: Eric:  Epic Brewing Company's Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale 3/5 Doug:  Ballast Point's Victory At Se ...

Episode 02 neatly ignores the drunken episode Doug & Eric taped last week in favor of bringing you coherent conversation and dope-ass dialog.  We cover beer, politics, music, movies, games and much more!   The Challenged are Chugging:...

Episode 02 neatly ignores the drunken episode Doug & Eric taped last week in favor of bringing you coherent conversation and dope-ass dialog.  We cover beer, politics, music, movies, games and much more!   The Challenged are Chugging: Crabtree Brewing Company's Peach Habanero Imperial Red Ale, Doug & Eric both rate it a 4/5 Great Divide Brewing Company's Colette Farmhouse Ale, Eric 5/5 Bristol Brewing's Wireless Warlock Barrel Aged Stout, Doug 3.5/5 "The Blonde" referenced from last week's unair ...

Episode 1 - Origin Story

Fri Jan 06 2017 (01:17:17)

The Challenged Are Chugging:  Stone Brewing's Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut Scotch Ale. Doug's rating:  4/5 Eric's rating:  DNP   Lead-in song:  Vampires Suck, Zombies Rule by Astrometrics.  Listen to the full track...

The Challenged Are Chugging:  Stone Brewing's Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut Scotch Ale. Doug's rating:  4/5 Eric's rating:  DNP   Lead-in song:  Vampires Suck, Zombies Rule by Astrometrics.  Listen to the full track and other songs on their Free Music Archive page. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Astrometrics/   The pilot episode kicks off with introductions from your hosts and A Brief History of Crime; aka the origins of the "Project Challenged" title.   Eric & Doug discuss Super Mario R ...