Beer n BS Show
Beer n BS Show
Sep 30, 2020
Beer n BS Show E012: Trump Taxes, Scouting Badges and Fossil Fuel Car Ban
1 hr 40 min

The 12th episode of the ‘Beer n BS Show’

This week we have a guest on the show filling in for Rachel – Steven Carter, the host of the Points of Brew Podcast. Steve helps us drink a few beers and give us his take on craft ale and this week’s news stories. Full details of the show and links to social media can be found below.

We cover this week’s big story – Trump’s tax return details that were published by the NY Times. What a loser! Scouts have been enlisted to fight fake news with a new badge launched by Bear Grylls. Also covered and discussed is the news that the UK plans to bring forward a ban on fossil fuel vehicles by 2030.

Ales Tasted:

  • Green Curve by North Brewing Co and Stillwater (Kviek IPA) – 6.5% ABV
    Aaron rates 9.0 out of 10
  • High Roller by Play Brewing Co (Pale Ale) – 5.4% ABV
    Steve rates 8.0 out of 10
  • Funk in Drublic by Abbeydale Brewery (Sour Lager) – 5.3% ABV
    Nathan rates 8.5 out of 10
  • Disco Forklift Truck by Drygate Brewing Co (Pale Ale) – 5.2% ABV
    Geoff rates 6.9 out of 10

Aaron’s Beer Suggestion:

  • Metronomic by North Brewing Co (West Coast IPA) – 6.5% ABV
    Vegan – Citra, Chinook, Columbus
    This IPA hits the balance between bitterness and juicy hops combining Citra, chinook and columbus with a drier body and light crisp malt bill. Easy drinking with enough bite to keep you coming back for more

Further reading and links:

Points of Brew Podcast:  https://anchor.fm/points-of-brew
Points of Brew Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/points_of_brew
Yorkshire Craft Beers: https://www.yorkshirecraftbeers.co.uk

Trump’s Tax Return:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/27/new-york-times-publishes-donald-trumps-tax-returns-election
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/28/hairstyling-donald-trump-taxes-numbers-us-president-finances
New Scout Badges:
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/sep/10/scouts-to-tackle-fake-news-as-part-of-uk-badge-relaunch

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