Pickled Eggs & Cold Beer

--- Eric Drummond Smith ---

A podcast where we review the mass-produced beers and discuss their place in our culture, politics, history, and economy. And of course get wildly off course and laugh like crazy people
Brought to you by Eric Drummond Smith of Pickled Eggs & Cold Beer

Latest Episodes…

  1. Episode 24: Shiner Bock and Shiner S'More with Smilin' Mike Mason

    Today’s beers come from the oldest independently owned brewery in Texas, the fourth largest craft brewer in the United States, a brewery founded by Czech and German immigrants in 1909 who simply missed the quaffs of their motherland.  With careful planning, a willingness to ignore the misguided precepts ...


  2. Episode 23: Hofbräu Original with Hank McCarthy

    Alois Hingerl was the hardest working porter in the Munich railway station.  He worked with great fervor and passion, so much so that he worked himself to death, having only two vices – a love of snuff and beer. He lived such a noble life that Saint Peter made him ...


  3. Episode 22: Yuengling with the Luxuriant Bryan Ailey

    In 1829 London, England established the first modern professional police force, Andrew Jackson was sworn in as the President of the United States, and  Greek War of Independence ends with the signing of the London Protocol.  That same year saw the birth of clothier Levi Strauss, Apache leader Geronimo, and ...


  4. Episode 21: The 2018 Pickled Eggs & Cold Beer Holiday Spectacular: Schlitz Malt Liquor with Brendan Roche, Bill Edwards, Mike Mason, and Justin Smith

    Brendan: “Do you want a beer?”Eric: “No, I’d like something special.”Brendan: “How about a Bull?”Eric: “A Bull?”Brendan: “Schlitz Malt Liquor, for when you want something a little more special than a beer.”Bill: [A giant bull crashes into Toilet-Kitchen Studio, killing ...


  5. Episode 20: Narragansett Lager, Fresh Catch, and Del's Shandy with Squire Brendan Roche

    Today’s beer is regarded as the oldest in New England, once the unrivaled master of that region, holding a 65% share of the market in the 1950s.  This was not to last, however.  Mismanagement by a series of new owners led to a steady decline in ...