Beer Geeks TV

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by herman77, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. herman77

    herman77 Advocate (525) Minnesota Jan 24, 2010

    http://beergeeks.tv/

    I happened to stumble upon this last night. It was a pretty good show. It focused on The Lost Abbey. Turns out it is the same show that used to be on locally here (channel 45 I believe), but they just took it to the next level (new production and a new host). Needless to say it is way better now compared to what it used to be. Anyone else see it last night or even hear that they were remaking this? Kind of surprised I never heard anything about it.
     
  2. jds8411

    jds8411 Savant (465) California Oct 12, 2008

    I heard about it a couple of months ago when they were filming not too far from where I live. They were letting people on facebook know to contact your local t.v. stations to get them to broadcast it. I didn't realize one of my local stations had picked it up until I was going through the guide to see what football games were on today. Just watched the first episode and I loved it.
     
  3. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    Wow looks like they overhauled the show. I last saw it years ago, met the guys at Darkness Day 2010 and the Fulton brewery opening. But it was all local MN stuff only then. I knew it was premiering last night with it's new national syndication and I spaced it off, bad beer geek i am.
     
  4. HomeBrewed

    HomeBrewed Savant (400) Minnesota Dec 10, 2006

    Really glad they changed hosts, that other guy was a tool. Sucks that Jim, from Blue Max, isn't on it anymore. Bummer.
     
  5. EddieB23

    EddieB23 Aficionado (165) Minnesota Nov 26, 2008

    Thanks for watching the show guys, we will have 21 more episodes with one airing every week, (Hair of the Dog is this coming week) we are working on a better time slot but for right now unfortunately, that is up to the station that is airing us. We are currently in the process of trying to get it streamed or online as well.
     
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Ok, requested it to be shown in my area....but until then, anywhere to stream it?
     
  7. truthbrew

    truthbrew Savant (420) Minnesota Oct 31, 2002

    Hanzo, not currently... broadcast only.
     
  8. opwog

    opwog Advocate (580) Minnesota Jun 16, 2008

    I stumbled on this, as well. I didn't know if it was new, old or whatever. Pretty well done and interesting that as more time (from the point that I picked it up) was spent on the food truck, than on the beer. And as much as I love Mongo, I have no idea what Tomme was thinking about recommending it for a pairing. It is a monstrous beer.
     
  9. Otis32

    Otis32 Aficionado (155) Minnesota Jan 1, 2011

  10. Cyclone8

    Cyclone8 Savant (475) Minnesota Oct 19, 2011

    Could someone post when it's on in the Twin Cities (and what channel)? I'd love to check it out!
     
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  12. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (750) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    Mondays 12:30 AM (or late Sun. night if you will) on channel 29.
     
  13. Cyclone8

    Cyclone8 Savant (475) Minnesota Oct 19, 2011

    Thanks!
     
  14. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Savant (475) Missouri Jan 26, 2013

    Not being aired in St Louis unfortunately. :(
     
  15. pdoran10

    pdoran10 Savant (300) Minnesota Jun 30, 2009

    It's actually Saturday late night/early Sunday morning at 12:30 am after It's Always Sunny (not Sun./Mon.). Good excuse to stay up and watch TV.
     
  16. mjryan

    mjryan Advocate (515) Minnesota Dec 22, 2007

    Pair with bitterness. Preferably still.
     
  17. Mplsmetro57

    Mplsmetro57 Savant (320) Minnesota Jan 30, 2013

  18. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    :(
     
  19. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Advocate (615) Maine May 1, 2011

    I've been watching Brew Dogs, which I've enjoyed so far, and last night I just randomly noticed this show listed on my TV's guide for 1:00 am this morning on NBC. I DVR'd it and watched it earlier today. This episode featured O'so Brewing and I'm really looking forward to next week's which will feature Stone.

    It's pretty awesome there are two different beer shows on TV and I think the people who don't care for the gimmicky/silly stuff on Brew Dogs will like the no-nonsense approach to Beer Geeks. I'll keep watching both for sure.
     
  20. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (750) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    I'm finding that Beer Geeks spends way too much time on the food/pairing aspect than just the beer itself. Literally half of the show is cooking/pairing. I could see the last five minutes, but half of the show is just too much in my opinion.
     
  21. JohnGalt1

    JohnGalt1 Advocate (710) Idaho Aug 10, 2005

    The 2nd episode was at Hair of the Dog.... Only one I have seen, but it was a lot better than I was expecting.
     

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