The Beer Diaries (Austin)

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by Lutter, Feb 14, 2013.

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  1. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Surprised there wasn't a thread about this... anyone watching this?

    Dr. Greg Zeschuk, one of the co-founders of Bioware (Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect, & KOTOR amongst others for video game fans) has quit the company he co-founded and taken to the road visiting breweries. Greg is an Austinite and has begun his series visiting Austin craft breweries. So far they've posted Q&As with the brewers of Twisted X & Thirsty Planet with coming episodes with Adelbert's, Austin Beerworks, & Jester King. I'm guessing after he's done with Austin, he'll be moving onto different cities.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/TheBeerDiaries

    Twisted X:


    Thirsty Planet:
     
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  2. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    My brother told me about this last week. It did sound interesting.
     
  3. Danielbt

    Danielbt Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Texas

    I only watch porn on the internet.
     
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  4. mattisloco

    mattisloco Devotee (409) Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    Easy with the honesty.
     
  5. ShameAndFailure

    ShameAndFailure Initiate (0) Mar 26, 2009 Texas

    Thanks for posting
     
  6. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    This is awesome, Wonder if he'll pay us a visit next.
     
  7. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Disciple (332) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Did anyone to to the event at Alamo village around this? Looked fun
     
  8. mindswoop

    mindswoop Initiate (186) Dec 22, 2011 Texas

    Those are very good and interesting...high quality for internet production! I liked the Twisted X one because it helped me understand their idea better. It's hard not to be quick to judgement on all the new breweries popping up in Austin. I still don't know that I will want their beers often, but I love the market they are trying to reach and the concept behind their beers. Cheers to them for trying to reach a market virtually ignored by craft brewnicks.
     
  9. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (617) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Episode #3 is now available, and its a good one. Like the expansion being discussed here!

     
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  10. Chuk_Hell

    Chuk_Hell Aspirant (200) Apr 12, 2012 Texas
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    This is a very well produced series. Production values are TV worthy.
     
  11. oudebueuze

    oudebueuze Initiate (169) Dec 12, 2012 California
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    These are getting better and better. I've really enjoyed the last three, but the Real Ale episode is very entertaining and informative.
     
  12. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Really really enjoying this series. I think the Real Ale episode has been my favorite thus far just for the aspect of delving into the Austin beer crash of the late 90s.
     
  13. Schmuck82

    Schmuck82 Initiate (0) Nov 13, 2008 Texas

    I'm pretty sure it would be my life's dream to create one of the best game studios there is and then go on to visit breweries as a living.
     
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  14. lokieman

    lokieman Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    I just got lost in this video, and the Funkwerks Saison in my glass, and watched this whole video. Great stuff....
     
  15. johnsaulrubio

    johnsaulrubio Initiate (195) Dec 2, 2006 Texas
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    Greg's doing some great stuff. I had the pleasure of being on one of his upcoming (currently secret) shows.
     
  16. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    Thanks for the heads-up on this!
     
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