September 24, 2021
Jess and Shawna talk to Barry Chan from Lucky Envelope about his collaboration on a Kölsch style ale with Lowercase Brewing. We talk about the lack of good Kölsch style beers in the US, using dry yeast in brewing, the process of forming a Kölsch style recipe and retro 80s video games. Grab a Kölsch (or Kölsch-style ale) and join us! Cheers
This episode is sponsored by the Goethe Pop Up Seattle
June 3, 2021
Jess and Shawna pick their respective top 3 summer beers and discuss why and how they are ideal for beating the heat.
May 20, 2021
Reflecting on the most recent social media blowup on how women are treated in the industry.
May 5, 2021
F*uck, Marry, Kill, brewery addition, the best Mexican imports, what a Mexican lager even is, and don't be racist on Cinco de Mayo.
Past Meets Presence Articles:
April 15, 2021
That which we call a beer by any other name would taste as sweet.
March 31, 2021
Jess and Shawna are joined by Sean and Corey of Number Six with Cheese! To talk about different light beers across the US and share our best Drunchies moments. We're drinking Rainier, PBR, Modelo, and Montucky and Jess is eating Taco Bell. In this 'sode we discuss the Divorced Parents Tuna Bowl ,the history of Malort, auditioning for beer commercials, and the best dessert in fast food.
March 17, 2021
Representation matters! Black people love beer! Drink more west coast IPAs!
Jess and Shawna are joined by Chanell Williams aka @hopsgalore to talk representation in the industry, beer influencers, LA vs Seattle, and the box set VHS of Titanic that changed all of our young lives. Get yourself a Block 15 Sticky Hands (or any IIPA) and join us!
March 4, 2021
Seattle Gossip Corner but make it the whole episode. There'a all sorts of shenanigans in the beer world right now: co-opting trauma to sell beer, diet beers, and outrageous lawsuits. Grab a beer and join us!
February 18, 2021
Jess and Shawna rate the super bowl beer commercials, hate on theme park beers, and introduce a new segment, Seattle Gossip Corner.