On this edition of The Franchise the team welcomes Edgar from BeerThugLife.com to talk about his collaboration with Blueprint Brewing and his clothing line.
JR from Newport Craft Brewing drops in to talk about current and upcoming releases along with the premier RI beer show Beervana.
Plus per usual an on air beer share with Cycle Brewing Smores.
The Franchise #163 9/25/18 - Another great night with The Franchise crew. This show we welcome Lauren Gray Demato on during our new segment "Brewery Blunders" during which we talk about some of the outrage around Garagiste Meadery's "Now Hiring" campaign which includes a infamous couch.
We also welcome friend of the show, David Dadekian, president of Eat Drink RI, who also won the primary for town council in Coventry, RI District 1.
We finish out with Bottle Logic's Fundamental Observation batch 4 for our "On Air Beer Share".
The Franchise #160 6/11/18 - Ferro and Morgan welcome Aaren Simoncini from Beer'd Brewing in Connecticut to talk about their beers and what's been going on at the brewery. They also welcome Edgar from Beerthuglife.com to talk about his recent east coast tour and going viral with his videos. The boys finish with one of Morgan's own brews from Buttonwoods Brewery for the "On Air Beer Share" named "Object Permanence."
Derelict Dummies #256 6/11/18 - Well there was a party of a show for sure. The guys did an old fashion Dummies’ segment show starting with some views on Robert De Niro’s "fuck Trump" on live TV at the Tony Awards and a tribute to Anthony Bourdain who tragically took his own life (and some of our dreams). Next up was an in depth view of sand (yes like in beach sand) and how it has become an economic commodity with both environmental and criminal implications. The North Korean summit was discussed briefly as well. Then it was a special Ain’t Got Time for This Shit segment where the derelict duo was joined by WBOB personalities Ferro and Scott Rotondo and Buttonwood’s brewery owner Morgan for a lively and brief roundtable on the day’s most pressing news stories.
The Franchise #159 4/30/18 - The boys welcome Carlo from White Dog Distilling, which just recently opened in Pawtucket RI, to find out what he has brewing, er distilling. They also welcome Kristofer, brand ambassador for Brewed Events, to talk about the Free the Whale beer festival in Miami. The guys try some Hill Farmstead Works of Love: Cigar City for the on air beer share. Beer news, tunes and more!!
The Franchise #158 4/17/18 - On this episode of The Franchise Ferro, Chris and Morgan talk with David Dadekian from EatDrinkRI.com about their upcoming events showcasing Rhode Island's best chefs, brewers and winemakers. They also talk 420 beers and the new trend of adding CBDs to beers and what the feds think of that. "Rhode Rage" DIPA from Newport Craft Brewing makes its debut on the "On Air Beer Share" and much more!
The Franchise #157 3/26/18 - Team Franchise talks to JR and Brendan from Newport Craft Brewing and Distilling Company to talk about all the upcoming changes to the company and their beer and spirits releases coming soon. They also welcome Dave from BeerBrosBs.com, a beer podcast out of Florida, to talk FLA crazy beer releases and Sprung Spring Beer festival. The show closes dowwn with a brand new brew from Turning Point Brewery out of Texas for this week's featured "On Air Beer Share".
Franchise #155 1/10-2018 - Even though it's cold outside, the Franchise crew are busy cracking a cold one in this episode. As they taste test the recent IPAs, ales, and beers that have been released, they are joined in studio by Michael J Daniels of Arise to talk about his hard/death core band.
They are then joined on the phone lines by John Kielty, lead brewer of Big aLICe Brewing out of Long Island City in Queens, New York. What was it like starting a brewery in Queens? How is the brewery scene like in New York City? What are some new IPAs and ales that Big aLICe Brewing have released or are currently working on? John discusses that and more with the Franchise crew.
The Rotunda #129 11/13/17 - In a coup for The Rotunda, Scott has a conversation with up and coming local actor and artist Chad Michael, who caused quite a stir in the social media world this week with his opinion on the sexual misconduct that’s been coming to light lately in Hollywood. What did he say that caused a firestorm? Tune in and find out, and decide for yourself!
Halfway thought the show, The Rotunda gets invaded by The Franchise! Joe and Morgan storm onto the set and have an interview with Sixpoint Brewing’s Kier Hamilton. Any beer aficionado DEFINITELY wants to hear what he has to say about all the awesome offerings Sixpoint has on the docket. Scott, Ferro, and beer – what could possibly go wrong?!?!?!
You could be hurt, and on the disabled list. You could be suspended. You could be on thin ice. But one thing is for sure… you're a part of the Franchise. Join Franchise Ferro, Morgan, and new WBOB show hosts Mo Fortin and Ben Vandal as the team of champions tries to bring you another pennant.
Efren from the Providence Brewing Company stops by to discuss his brand new brewery in North Providence. What has he learned in his decade in the industry? How did Prohibition impact the original Rhode Island breweries? Most importantly, why should you be drinking his beer?
Mo and Ben make their WBOB debuts. What will their new show entail? The beer experts review beervana and their current podcast. What new beers should you be trying? There's only one way to find out.
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