Jake Bier teaches the Drinking Partners a lesson in geography in the opening minutes while the trio sips on War Streets Brewery’s Buena Vista Brown Ale. As the owner of the new Bier’s Pub – which is War Streets Brewery’s new home – Jake shares how the brewery has finally found a permanent home. After a few Drinking Partners diversions, the men settle into beer-centric conversation and examine the North Side’s emerging importance Pittsburgh’s brewing scene. Toward the conclusion of the podcast, Jake offers a whiskey barrel-aged stout, much to the delight of Ed and Day, which causes Ed to conclude, “All tens are dangerous, in all facets of life.” For more information on War Streets Brewery and Bier’s Pub, visit their new location at 900 Western Avenue on the North Side.
Award winning vocalist Anqwenique Wingfield hypnotizes the Drinking Partners with her captivating voice in the latest podcast release. From her opening greeting, Ed and Day fall silent as she enchants them with tales from her rise as one of Pittsburgh’s most talented classical singers and musical educators. After Ed tries to convince listeners of his own musical talent, Ms. Wingfield speaks passionately about arts in education and its significance and necessity for young students in building skills and confidence and opening new doors of opportunity. Midway through, Ms. Wingfield discusses BooM Concepts Studios, a program for artists and creative entrepreneurs to find resources and space to work. Tune in to this impassioned interview for a critical listen. Find more about Anqwenique Wingfield on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Anqwenique/. See the Drinking Partners live this Saturday at Comtra Theatre in Cranberry. Purchase tickets here: http://www.comtratheatre.org/2017-season/comedy-night/
Pittsburgh’s self-confessed D-List celebrities Ed and Day open their latest Drinking Partners episode pondering their local status and how far the benefits extend. Moments later, they are joined by Nick Fazzoni and Travis Tuttle of Butler Brew Works. It doesn’t take long for the nonsense to surface as the men jump ship for a hilarious and out of nowhere discussion. But they settle down into a discussion about Butler Brew Works ingredient list and are given a big surprise as Day reads the label of an aphrodisiac brew: Best enjoyed with a Drinking Partner. Perhaps as testimony to the beer itself, Day soon has all three men covering their faces as he reflects on a NSFW topic. Tune in to hear Nick and Travis talk about how their beers journey to become “adventurous ales.” For more information about Butler Brew Works, visit www.butlerbrewworks.com.
The opening minutes of the latest Drinking Partners release have Ed and Day considering the possibility that they have been catfished before they introduce Fred Hodges, Director of Multicultural Services at Robert Morris University. However, the mood soon changes as the men discuss the significance and importance of mentoring. Of course Ed finds a way to accentuate the hilarious as he points out that his longtime friend is a great mentor because “On his day off, he might have some Henny Black.” Listeners will undoubtedly enjoy Ed’s story about how Fred and he first met. The latter half of the podcast is filled with philosophies on how to succeed and other bits of advice and positivity that the men have gleamed as they get older. A focused and optimistic listen.