BTBT Episode 47 - Tasters Choice

January 25th, 2018

BTBT Podcast Episode 47 a special Tasters Choice Edition show!

This week The first lady of BTBT and co-owner of Absurd Conclave and Juice Garden BK, the lovely Rachael joins us! And he’s appeared in 3 previous blogs but make his first official appearance on the podcast, my nephew and official certified btbt goon Kevin rounds out the crew!

The three of us have very different palettes and we review and critique 3 very different yet very delicious brews.

This show features our review of:

Cuvée Van De Keizer Blauw (Blue) by Brouwerij Het Anker
Is This Real Life IPA
Grimm Galaxy Pop Berliner Weisse

Plus some hip hop and wrestling tangents. Cheers!

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BTBT Episode 46 - Gun Hill Brewery

January 18th, 2018

BTBT hangs at Gun Hill Brewery in the boogey down Bronx with co-owner Dave Lopez. Gun Hill was instrumental in bringing craft beer back to the borough after over 50 dry years. We talk about the Gun Hill journey, the past, present, future and the inspiration behind it all. We also taste some finely crafted brews made with local fresh ingredients by this farm licensed brewery.

Enjoy the Gunhill show!

Drink local. Drink fresh. Repeat. Cheers.

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BTBT Episode 45 - Strong Rope

January 11th, 2018

Happy New Year! We kick off 2018 with Strong Rope Brewery out of Brooklyn NY! Owner and head brewer of Strong Rope Brewery Jason Sahler joins the btbtgoons to discuss our favorite topic craft beer. We talk strong rope past, present, future and take a deeper look into their beer philosophy aswell as their American and British style inspired tap list.
Enjoy our first show of the year! Cheers 
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BTBT Episode 44 - BierWax

December 28th, 2017

The BTBT goons wrap up 2017 with Chris Maestro of BieraWax, co-owner of the newest Brooklyn hot spot located at 556 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238. BierWax combines delicious local craft beer with vinyl records, many of which are from the boom bap era of hip hop. BTBT had the chance to talk to Chris about the vision, the journey and the future of BierWax. The crew also throws back some awesome local brews, chats about some of their favorite episodes of 2017 and ends the show with a quick look ahead to 2018. We hope you enjoy Episode 44! BTBT will be back in the 2nd week of January 2018. Cheers!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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BTBT Episode 43 - Controlled Chaos Art Show

December 21st, 2017

In episode 43 BTBT hangs at the Art and Hustle sponsored Controlled Chaos Art Show held at Image Gallery in Bushwick Brooklyn. The goons are in the thick of things, pounding brews, admiring art and interviewing several dope artists through out various segments during the show. Kick back, relax and grab a brew or if you're headed out grab a brew for the road. Enjoy this weeks show! Cheers!

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BTBT Episode 42 - The Pittsburgh Take Over pt2

December 14th, 2017

BTBT is back with the Pittsburgh Take Over part 2. We pick up where we left off, talking about the best spots for craft beer in Pittsburgh and it also doubles up as a travel guide of cool things to do if you ever visit. We also talk about Perry's time as a contractor in Iraq and the Pittsburgh beef with Anthony Bourdain. And oh yeah we pound some brews from Fat Heads, Hitchhiker and East End Brewing including our first on air Barley Wine! Cheers 

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BTBT Episode 41 - The Pittsburgh Take Over Part 1

December 7th, 2017

Justin and Perry are extremely hyped about this Pittsburgh centric episode which features some very solid beers from Hitchhiker Brewing, Dancing Gnome and Fat Heads.

The Pittsburgh natives get all nostalgic as they reminisce on the past and drop the low down on the top places to drink craft beer and get craft beer cans! Peter just kicks back, slams some Pittsburgh brews and reps Queens.

The Pittsburgh take over was recorded in Brooklyn, NY. Pre-game beers included Can I Kick it by Interboro and Madd Fat Money by Interboro and Barrier.

Grab a beer or half dozen and enjoy!


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BTBT Episode 40 - Absurd Conclave Charity Event pt2

November 30th, 2017

BTBT is back with podcast episode 40! This week we bring you part 2 of the charity event in Bushwick, Brooklyn recorded on site at Absurd Conclave.  We pick right up right where we left off inebriated and opinionated! And we get to hang with some awesome special guests which include:

Johnny Rivera of Brooklyn Coquito who talks to us about his very own Coquito brand.

Rebecca Villacis outspoken young entrepeneur and co-owner of the sibling owned Absurd Conclave and Juice Garden BK.

Absurd Conclave is a 5,000 sq foot venue available for events, work shops, festivals, art galla’s and more in the heart of the trendy Bushwick scene located at 360 Jefferson St, Lower Level, Brooklyn, NY 11237

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BTBT Episode 39 - Absurd Conclave Charity Event Pt 1

November 22nd, 2017

BTBT is back with part 1 of our 2 part show at Absurd Conclave in Bushwick, Brooklyn NY. In the first installment of the charity soiree fundraiser the crew pounds a lot of craft beer and gets a chance to hang with some awesome artists.

Dylan Bauvez - creative director of King Killer Arts Brooklyn Creative who will be appearing at Art Basel in Miami Beach returns to the show.

Los Ciegos Del Barrio, which translates to The Blind Boys from the Hood, a NY Based Latin Music band  who were featured in People Magazine appear on the show.

Singer and songwriter Debora and her classically trained pianist and composer husband John Allen  Watts who recently appeared on Action Bronson’s show on ViceLand round out this weeks episode.

Absurd Conclave is a 5,000 sq foot venue available for events, work shops, festivals, art galla’s and more in the heart of the trendy Bushwick scene located at 360 Jefferson St, Lower Level, Brooklyn, NY 11237


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BTBT Episode 38 - Island to Island Brewery

November 16th, 2017

In this weeks episode BTBT hangs with Island to Island Brewery. Inspired by their traditional Caribbean roots this Brooklyn based brewery has put their own twist on brewing. Island to Island brewery is anything but conventional and we throw back some good brews and have some good conversation in episode 38.

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BTBT Episode 37 - 2017 Brew For A Cure

November 9th, 2017

BTBT is back with Episode 37 - the 2017 Brew For a Cure charity event held at the Well in Brooklyn, New York. In this weeks episode the BTBT crew cover a home brew competition and even get in on the voting action.

Special guests home brewers include event organizers Pope and Charlie of Pope Wagon and:

Rob Neuhaus of The Brewminaries 

Dave Martin of Mindful Ales 

AJ D'Amico of Home Brew and Hand Grenades 

and Garrett Raynis and Christopher Rotella of Two Producers Brewery

Enjoy the show!

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BTBT Episode 36 - Zocktoberfest ‘17

November 2nd, 2017

In BTBT episode 36 Peter and Rachael find themselves on a roof top in Brooklyn for Zocktoberfest 17 - a private beer release party.  Birra Antoniana an exciting new Italian Craft Brewery provides some stellar brews and the gang tries some Canabliss IPA - a marijijuana infused cucumber India Pale Ale. Special guests include blogger, home brewer, Birra Antoniana brand ambassador and friend of the show Robert Michael Jones. Also joining us is one of his buddies who is fucking out of his mind and hysterical. Get ready to drink and laugh! Cheers!

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BTBT Episode 35 - 2nd Annual Beer In The Gardens

October 26th, 2017

BTBT is back with episode 35 The 2nd annual Beer In The Gardens Charity event that took place in Forest Hills, Queens, NY. Special guests include BTBT's very own Rachael Spanos who is Co-Owner of Juice Garden BK and Absurd Conclave Studios, Alex Kalaf Sr. Event Organizer and his son Alex Kalaf an avid home brewer and member of infamous brew club The Brewminaries. Enjoy the show!

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BTBT Episode 34 - The Last Day of Summer Fest pt2

October 19th, 2017

BTBT is back with part 2 of our massive show at the Well in Brooklyn for the Last Day of Summer Fest. This weeks episode features all stars of the NY Beer Scene - Gunhill Brewery, Line Up, Five Boroughs and Interboro. If that's not enough we've got some bonus content at the end of the episode just for you! Whether you're having a beer right now or on your way to one, we hope you enjoy the show! Cheers

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BTBT Episode 33 - The Last Day Of Summer Fest pt1

October 12th, 2017

In Part 1 of the The Last Day of Summer Fest held at The Well in Brooklyn, New York, BTBT sits down with Big Alice Brewery, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery and Sand City Brewing! The episode is packed with great guests, exlcusives and great local craft beer. Check it out today! Cheers




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