LIVE from the Brewhouse Stage at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. in Downtown Spokane, WA, this is “Wheat, Wheat… Don’t Tell Me!” the monthly beer trivia show, with your host: Chris Cindric!
We record in front of a LIVE audience on the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month. Stop by the taproom on the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month for your chance to be on the show as a contestant — or just to watch a panel of local brewers and growers crack wise about the latest beer related news, from the mundane to the downright absurd! #CheersToSpokaneBeers!
Season 2 • Episode 1
“Best of 2019 & Ales for ALS” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 02/05/2020
This month we take a short trip down memory lane and discuss the origin story of our program, as well as a few of the funnier moments of our first season on the Podcast Airwaves. We welcome our Special Guest: Ales for ALS Project Manager, Mike Shannon who stops by to play “Not My Beer.” We also welcome to our panelists: Bellwether Brewing Co. owner, Dave Musser, and Brewer/Owner of The Grain Shed Brewery, Joel Williamson. As always, we offer this episode and say “Cheers!” to Spokane beers and the amazing community that it brews in our great city!
Season 1 • Episode 7
“Holiday Beer Traditions” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 12/05/2019
This month we welcome the Inland NW Chapter of Beer Choir, with our special guest: Max Mendez who stops by to play “Not My Beer.” We also welcome to our panel brewers & co-owners of Genus Brewing in Spokane Valley, WA, Logan Cook and Peter McArthur. Enjoy the whole show, our audience contestants, and a special musical performance by the Inland NW Chapter of Beer Choir!! Cheers to Spokane beers and the amazing community that it brings to our great city!
Season 1 • Episode 6
“Mountains & Beer” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 11/06/2019
This month, we welcome Special Guest: Brad McQuarrie, General Manager of Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park. Brad discusses his roots, what brought him to Mt. Spokane 17 years ago, and why he is so proud of the only non-profit snow sports park in the Inland Northwest. We welcome guest panelists: Charlene Honcik, owner & brewer from Badass Backyard Brewing in Spokane Valley, as well as Wes Cutlip, head brewer from Whipsaw Brewing in Ellensburg, WA. We talk about local beer, gelande quaffing history, and why we would like them to bring back snurfing at Mt. Spokane… oh, and we pass the porrone, as usual!
Season 1 • Episode 5
“Harvest & Beer Festivals” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 10/02/2019
We welcome Special Guest, Big Barn Brewing & Bodacious Berries’ owner Craig Deitz. Craig discusses his upbringing north of Spokane, his agricultural roots, and his venture into craft brewing. We welcome back guest panelist “Diamond” Dave Musser from Bellwether Brewing Co., and Matthew Hanson from Whistle Punk Brewing Co. We talk about local beer, local beer festivals, and how to get an avocado into your next beer without losing head retention… oh, and we pass the porrone, as usual!
Season 1 • Episode 4
“Beer & The Outdoors” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 09/04/2019
NOTE: The audio files from this episode were corrupted, and took Chris and Dave nearly 2 weeks just to salvage. We have it almost completely edited, now, and hope to have it posted for your enjoyment by Friday, October 18.
We welcome Special Guest, Out There Outdoors Magazine’s Jon Jonckers. Jon takes us through his love affair with Spokane, the outdoors, and of course, BEER! We welcome guest panelists Brian Estes from Spokane Valley’s LINC Malt, and Badass Backyard Brewing Company’s James McConnachie as we talk about local malting, local drinking, and local adventuring… oh, and we pass the porrone, as usual!
Season 1 • Episode 3
“Women & Vegetables in Beer” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 07/31/2019
EWU Women’s Basketball Coach, Wendy Schuller & Prince from Black Label Brewing Co.
join us to talk about the real roots of beer brewing, vegetables in beer, and how to pour that perfect pint… oh, and we pass the porrone, as usual!
Season 1 • Episode 2
“Pass the Porrone” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 07/03/2019
Special Guest: SCC President, Kevin Brockbank plays “Not My Beer”
Musical Guest: The Pickering Simmons Project & panelist Christopher Anderson from River City Brewing join us on a journey around the world, stopping in Spain to learn about the traditional Porrone drinking device… and of course Music from Robin Pickering & Pat Simmons.
Season 1 • Episode 1
“Glitter Beer & Pogo Sticks” • Recorded LIVE at Mountain Lakes Brewing Co. • 06/05/2019
Special Guest: Singer/Songwriter, Chris Molitor plays “Not My Beer”
Musical Guest: Chris Molitor & panelists Joel Williamson of The Grain Shed, and “Diamond” Dave Musser of Bellwether Brewing Co. talk about what else? Glitter beer & pogo sticks… Duh!