Season 1

SEASON FINALE @ Thistle Draftshop with The Thorns, featuring Equal Parts

April 9, 2021

The last episode until the Summer season, we sat Tim and Carlos with the Thistle Draftshop's owner, Mary Thorn, the man behind the scenes, John Thorn, and Beer buyer/ Manager Jake Thorn. No topic is off limits, and Carlos de…

No Label Perpetual Peace

April 7, 2021

Carlos and Tim close out a day in the hot tub with a Bourbon barrel aged wee heavy. It was a bit more than "wee" heavy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app …

Hot Tub Houston IPA battle round 2🥊🥊🥊🥊

April 2, 2021

ROUND 2!!!! Brash Brewing's Pussy Wagon vs. Eureka Heights' Mini Boss Vs. Great Heights' Blue Tile!! It's a beer bath in the hot tub as these 3 Duke it out for a spot in the championship episode!! --- This episode is spon…

New Braunfels Birthday Deathbed

March 31, 2021

Carlos, Tim, and neighbor Jason crack open a special delivery from the New Braunfels Brewing Company. A rustic wheat with vermouth spices. A unique offering with an insane pucker factor!! --- This episode is sponsored by …

Enter the Dot Matrix

March 29, 2021

Carlos is BACK!! we jump in Carlos' hot tub with neighbor Jason to try a black lager from Equal Parts. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podc…

Wild Leap Birthday Month Triple IPA🎉

March 26, 2021

The final episode in a 3 part series with @htxbrewkidz. Ricardo brought a 3rd anniversary triple IPA from Wild Leap Brewery in Georgia. A TIPA for our 3rd episode together was the perfect call. --- This episode is spons…

Imperial Diesel Stout from Symbol Brewing Company

March 26, 2021

2nd in a 3 part installment with @htxbrewkidz. This was the 1st time a brewery has been repeated on the podcast. We jump into a Raspberry cheese cake stout from Symbol Brewing, the brewery so nice, we had them twice --- T…

Humble Forager

March 24, 2021

Ricardo and Larry from @htxbrewkidz drop in the hot tub with Tim to talk beer and record a few episodes. We start the session with a Wisconsin brewery that is brewing up adventures for your mouth 👄 --- This episode is spo…

The Manhattan Project featuring listener supporters

March 19, 2021

Sally and Dawn, our 1st 2 listener supporters jump in the hot tub and bring a friend to help Tim rate 5 beers from The Manhattan Project. Want a spot in the tub???? Click the support link. --- This episode is sponsored by…

Houston IPA battle 🥊🥊🥊

March 12, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker, Jake Thorn of Thistle Draftshop, and Tim all sit ringside in the hot tub to judge an IPA grudge match. Spindletap's Hopgusher Vs. Buffalo Bayou's Crush City Vs. 11 Below's Hipster Sauce. Listen for a bl…

New Braunfels Brewing Company

March 5, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker, Jake Thorn of Thistle Draftshop and Tim enjoy some treats smuggled in by Carlos from Central Texas. Some Farmhouse wheat sours that would be just as great floating down the Comal 🏞as they would in the H…

Parish Ghosts👻

March 5, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker came with gifts!! Tim, Jacob, and Jake Thorn of Thistle Draftshop get their minds blown by the DDH Ghost in the Machine and the Holy Ghost. Are these beers real, or just a program designed to placate hop…

Ingenious King Cake Pastry Stout 👼

March 2, 2021

Thistle Draftshop beer buyer, Jake Thorn is relaxing in the hot tub when Cicerone Jacob Baker crashes the party. Jake, Jacob and Tim all dive into a unique pastry stout for a bonus episode to satisfy your hot tub sweet tooth…

The Brewery Projekt

Feb. 26, 2021

Thistle Draftshop's beer buyer, Jake Thorn jumps in the hot tub bearing gifts! 6 diffrent beers from Wisconsin that challenge the palate and open our eyes! Buckle up and get ready for a loooooooong listen with our 1st ever M…

Galveston Bay Beer brews up Capitan's Coffee Stout

Feb. 20, 2021

Mrs. Hot Tub Beers stays in for another episode. This time we jump into one of our favorite hot tub styles. Galveston Bay beer holds the Galveston County brewing torch up high with the Capitan's Coffee Stout. Beer purchased …

Blue Owl Brewing's Tangerina 🍊

Feb. 20, 2021

Mrs. Hot Tub Beers jumps in the hot tub for our 1st ever female perspective. We rate a sour milkshake IPA with tangerine 🍊 and vanilla from Blue Owl Brewing in Austin, TX. Beer purchased @ Thistle Draftshop on FM 2920 in Spr…

It is always darkest before the dawn

Feb. 16, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker and Tim travel to NOLA brewing to indulge in their 1st lager produced as a tribute to the city of New Orleans and it's residents on their resolve after hurricane Katrina. --- This episode is sponsore…

11 below 2018 Java Space

Feb. 12, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker, Tim and Carlos get into the hot tub with a local legend!! The 2018 edition of 11 Below's Java Space is a mature beer that still knows how to party! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The eas…

Symbol Brewing brews up a Storm!

Feb. 12, 2021

Cicerone Jacob Baker , Tim and Carlos weather a storm in the hot tub! This unique off shoot of 3 Nations Brewing is a roasted pecan porter with peanut butter, chocolate, banana, and coffee. This rare find DID NOT DISAPPOINT!…

A piece of pie and a Texas bomb from Prairie Artisan Ales

Feb. 5, 2021

Its Prairie Time in the Hot Tub!! Jacob Baker comes to hot tub bearing gifts!! Jacob , Carlos, and Tim start with a little Key Lime Pie sour then detonate a Texas bomb!! A few Oklahoma stereotypes are explored along the way.…

Trip to the 903

Jan. 31, 2021

Carlos is Back! Tim, Carlos, and guest, Jacob Baker get in the Hot Tub to sample 3 beers from 903 Brewing in Sherman, TX. We start with "Cerveza por favor", switch to the Sherman German Bock, then end the episode in The Land…

Epic Big Bad Baptist imperial stout

Jan. 27, 2021

Bonus!!! The last in a 3 part series with Ernesto Villareal and Matt Sistos of Thistle Draftshop. We venture out of TX for the 1st time to try out the Big Bad Baptist of Epic Brewing --- This episode is sponsored by · A…

Texas Beer Company

Jan. 24, 2021

Tim, Matt, and Ernesto get in the hot tub with The Local Blonde, Amber, and a Hoppy Duck. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https:/…

Drinking in the back pew

Jan. 18, 2021

Chef Ernesto Villareal and sous chef Matthew Sistos of Thistle Draftshop (Spring, Tx) join the hot tub crew to sample some beers from Back Pew Brewing (Porter, Tx). Line up : Blue Testament pilsner, Tanuki IPA, Perrin Oatmea…

Copperhead III

Jan. 12, 2021

Tim and Carlos stay in Conroe, Texas and take a deep dive into Copperhead 's 3rd anniversary Stout, Copperhead III --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Suppo…

Martin House brewing

Jan. 12, 2021

Tim and Carlos bring some unique beers from a unique brewery into the hot tub! They start with the Imperial Texan, move to the Salsa Verde, then finish the episode with the Best Maid Sour Pickle Beer. --- This episode is …

Hottub beers does Southern Star

Jan. 11, 2021

Tim and Carlos get in the hot tub to rate a trio of Southern Star (Conroe, TX) beers. We start with Bombshell Blond, move to Fracker IPA, and wrap it up with the Buried Hatchet Stout. --- This episode is sponsored by · …

Hottub Beers Take 1

Jan. 11, 2021

For our inaugural episode, Tim and Carlos keep it all Texas! We sample St. Arnold's imperial coffee porter "French Press" aged in cognac barrels, then another version aged in Bourbon barrels, and end it all with St. Arnold's…