Episodes

Father's Day, Hurricanes, and CBD Beer

June 8, 2021

Father’s Day, Hurricanes, and CBD Beer, oh my! In this episode, we tackle all the tough topics: surviving Houston during Hurricane season, legalization of marijuana in Texas, cats on leashes, and which holiday is least appreciated between Mother’s and Father’s Day. And we get funky with our beer…

Adam's San Antonio Beer Adventure

May 25, 2021

In this episode, we catalogue Adam’s whirlwind beer tour of San Antonio breweries and drink some fantastic atypical beer styles! And if that isn’t enough, we discuss lawn maintenance, trying to be cool after kids, Pee Wee Herman, and more!

Kids Sports and Brash Beer

May 11, 2021

In this episode, we combine two topics that probably should never be combined again: Kids sports and one of our favorite breweries in the Houston area, the Brash Brewing Company. We’re going to talk at length about Brash, feature its aptly named “Biggest Motherf******” stout, and then catalogue o…

Gettin' Freaky With Martin House Brewing

April 27, 2021

Adam and Drew depart from their IPA lovefest and venture into the wild and wacky world of food-inspired beer, and Martin House Brewing in Fort Worth, Texas is definitely where you go when you want to scratch that itch.  Come join us while we taste an array of Martin House food-inspired beers and di…

First Time Parent vs. Experienced Parent

April 13, 2021

Now that Drew’s back from the birth of his third daughter, Adam and Drew take the opportunity to reflect on the hilarious differences between being a first time parent and a third time parent.  And let us tell you, the difference could not be greater…  Plus Adam recaps his month long sabbatical fro…

What's Up with Non-Alcoholic Beers?

March 30, 2021

What is up with non-alcoholic beers? What’s the point? Does an NA IPA satisfy your IPA cravings? Did runners create this fad just to have one more thing to gloat about? Adam decided to take a month off drinking to train for a marathon, so we brought on an assortment of NA beers from the Athletic …

A Saint Paddy's Day Special

March 16, 2021

Come celebrate Saint Paddy’s day with Beering Ain’t Easy! We’ll pour green beers, blind taste test Irish Red Ales, showcase some bad Irish accents, crown a winner for the best beer bomb, and debate the tough economic decisions behind Tooth Fairy money for our kids’ teeth!

Battle of the Belgians

March 2, 2021

We’ve spent a lot of time on IPA’s and stouts on this show - now it’s time to switch it up a bit and bring on the Belgian beers! In this episode, we bring back friend of the show Michael to taste four different types of Belgians including a bizarre Eucalyptus tripel, crown the official beer of Neu…

Testing Home Brew Kits and The Great Brewing Mishap

Feb. 16, 2021

Adam and Drew take a stab at home brewing for the first time ever! Knowing our history, this should go off without a hitch right? Right??? In this episode we bring you two 1 Gallon Pale Ale Home Brew Kits - Northern Brewer vs. Brooklyn Brew Shop - in a showdown to determine which kit is best fo…

Beer Etiquette: How to Win the Beer Game

Feb. 2, 2021

Are you allowed to bring beer home that you brought over to your friend’s house? What about if you stored it temporarily in their fridge? Well, look no further, because Adam and Drew have answered all your questions and more by laying down the official rules of Beer Etiquette…and its loopholes.

Origins: Iowa and the Quest for the Perfect Beer Temperature

Jan. 19, 2021

Our second Origins episode has finally arrived! This time Adam takes us to his home state of Iowa to talk about the cold, the drinking traditions, and even a shout out to his high school prom date. And if that’s not enough, we’re doing another patented Beering Ain’t Easy beer experiment - tasting…

Battle of the Best Low Cal IPA's

Jan. 5, 2021

Has your New Year’s resolution come into direct conflict with your obsession with craft beer? Well, do we have a solution for you! Come join Adam and Drew for an epic 8 beer tournament battle to crown the winner for the best low cal IPA’s on the market, plus we’ll “weigh in” on Dry January and Ne…

The Mysterious Beer Resale Market

Dec. 29, 2020

Have you ever tried to order a special release beer from a brewery website and find it sold out in a matter of minutes? Well, that my friends, is due to the secondary beer market, a mysterious shadow organization thwarting local beer drinkers at every turn. Your favorite investigators Adam and Dr…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Beer!

Dec. 22, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time in the year for drinking beer! In this episode, Adam and Drew highlight the ungracefulness of keeping the magic alive for their kids during Christmas, touch on out-of-hand Christmas parties, and discuss their favorite holiday beers of all time. We have a double-header…

Craft or Crap?

Dec. 15, 2020

We’re back at it again with another epic blind tasting with a new guest, friend of the show Michael!  This time we’re going to see if we can differentiate between craft and mass produced Ambers, Pilsners, Brown Ales and Bocks, in other words “Craft or Crap.”  Check out the episode notes and do try …

The Best Beer Commercials of All Time

Dec. 8, 2020

On this episode, we present to you the ultimate Beer Commercial Tournament Bracket!  Come join us to hear eight of the best beer commercials of all time compete for bragging rights for top honors, and see if Adam’s desire to thwart Drew’s picks is enough to bust the bracket apart.

The Ultimate Hazy IPA

Dec. 1, 2020

Adam and Drew thoroughly discuss their man crush on SpindleTap Brewery and their world-class hazy IPA’s, and even broadcast live for the first time at the SpindleTap 5th Anniversary party! Featured beer: Haymaker Triple IPA.

Thanksgiving Dinner Beer Pairings

Nov. 24, 2020

Ever wondered what the best beer is for pairing with your Thanksgiving Dinner? Adam and Drew have done the homework for you by putting beers to the test for both the main course and dessert. Come join us for another delicious beer centric episode, with a few turkey frying mishap stories sprinkled…