The High and Mighty Beer Show
Three brothers, a world of beer and a spit bucket. An often amusing, sometimes educational and always opinionated glimpse into the world of beer with your guides beer importers the Shelton Brothers – Dan, Joel, Will and Robert.
In this All-American show, Dan is joined by Jolly Pumpkin’s Ron Jeffries, St Somewhere’s Bob Sylvester, and Matt The Socialist.
The revolutionary German brewers Braustelle/Freigeist/Monarchy drop in to discuss gose, spruce poaching, and being Prussian.
The makers of Czech beer Kout return to explain why their beer is better than Pilsner Urquell, while Germany’s brewers Braustelle pop in for a cameo.
Jan Skala and Adrian Šaroch of legendary revivalist Czech brewery Kout na Šumavě pay a rare visit to the US to reveal the true origins of Pilsner
Short on beer info but packed with witty repartee, this wacky edition of the show features a call-in to the Shelton Bros’ mom, who riffs on God and Samuel Adams
The boys ring up old friend Yvan De Baets, Belgian historian, nobel hop head, and brewer of the superbly dry…
In NYC, Mikkeller’s Jacob Gram Alsing discusses the visionary gypsy brewery’s newest projects- west coast bars, Danish moonshine, and 3-month-long family leave for dads.
Tore Gynther, Mikkeller-protegé, Viking, and creator of the infamous “F@#! Art” ales, joins the Shelton team for an obscenity-laced look at recent Danish zymurgy and beer label design.
Brewer, historian, equestrian, and flower-picker Urban Winkler explains the real history behind the German Beer Purity Law and the evil “gruit” beers that inspired it.
An American-swill tasting leads to a phone call to Urban Winkler, Franconian brewer and historian, who explains why all lagers are not created equal.