Solo Local Grab Bag

On this solo episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, the Scotsman covers a variety of topics, most of which center around the Central Valley beer scene. To begin, the coveted uKeg finally arrives, and the Scotsman discusses whether it was worth the 3 year wait. Next, FINALLY, Blaker Brewing is open, and the Scotsman gives... Continue Reading →


Rodbo Is Punished

On this long-awaited episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, Rodbo returns, only to be accosted with a Double IPA from Revision. Will this be the hop-laden elixir that finally convinces Rodbo that hops are not the demon-plant he has made them out to be? Will he actually admit that he was misguided and fooled by... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Mania

On this episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, the Scotsman and listener Dan break open some New Zealand beers. I think the amazement in their voices will show you what they think of these fantastic, but hard to find beers. Interspersed between these amazing beers, listener Dan will tell several stories from his vacation to... Continue Reading →

Old Dogs of Brewing

On this short episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, the Scotsman flies the show alone and tries the Sentry IPA from New Glory Brewing Company. They bill this bad boy as a West Coast IPA, so the Scotsman talks about the American IPA style and discusses whether or not this beer is classified correctly. In... Continue Reading →

The Search for Drew

On this hilarity-laden episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, Drew ACTUALLY remembers that we’re recording, so we FINALLY get to drink the Ale Apothecary’s The Beer Formerly Known as LaTache. The well-balanced sour goes down smooth as we talk about various news in the beer world.   Did you know that Annheuser Busch’s craft beer... Continue Reading →

Drew’s Gone AWOL

On this episode, Rodbo and the Scotsman mock Drew, who forgot they were supposed to record today. They taste a couple of listener donated beers, as well as they talk about the Belgian Tripel and Dark Strong styles. They talk about blood-alcohol levels and how many drinks it takes to get there. Finally, they talk... Continue Reading →

All the Topics

On this highly distracted episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, Rodbo and the Scotsman drink the absolutely epic and tasty Dark Reckoning from Morgan Territory Brewing Company in Tracy, CA. How to describe it? Let’s just say this beer is an award-winner for GOOD REASON. The Scotsman also describes what his visit to Morgan Territory... Continue Reading →

The Return of Rodbo

On this rabbit-trail-riddled episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, Rodbo and the Scotsman discuss how great of a beer location Oregon is, as well as Rodbo AND Takuma’s trip to the Pacific Northwest. Rodbo brought back a braggot from Viking Braggot Company (, which he actually enjoyed! (It was an IPA. Wonder of wonders!) The... Continue Reading →


On this bitter, floral episode of the Ale Evangelist Show, the Scotsman and Drew are overwhelmed by the bitterness of IPA Day as the same the Yakima Express from Silva Brewing Company.  Even after a month in the can, this beer is almost too bitter for the both of them. They talk about the history... Continue Reading →

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