Fierce Beer, BrewDog's neighbors just down the road in Aberdeenshire, have made a huge splash in the short few years since their founding. Martin pays a visit to Dave and Dave to try some beers and hear their story.
Trevor's mango-infused masterpiece Milkshake Headache Double IPA inspires Matthias to create an Indian-inspired Burger that will match up to the beer's explosion of flavor with a carefully constructed combination of South Asian elements.
Matthias declares Trevor's fruit-forward American Pale Ale to be a "fine dining beer" and creates a next level burger to match up with it, featuring some top-shelf ingredients. It's a burger by chefs for chefs—and for the rest of us.
Burgers and Beers: Ninja vs. Unicorn (Pipeworks Brewing)
After one taste of this amazing beer from Chicago's legendary Pipeworks Brewing Co., Chef Matthias decides he's going to need 3 days in the desert with a bag of mushrooms to match the intensity of flavors. Culinary mayhem ensues.
Josh teams up with Brewdog co-founder Martin Dickie to make a hombrewed beer inspired by their legendary Punk IPA. Along the way, Martin discusses his inspiration for Punk IPA, his background as a distiller, and his love of skinny dipping.
A perfectly craft Rauchbier from Dovetail Brewery gives Matthias his most ambitious idea yet: a deconstructed haggis burger. Ever wonder what goes into haggis? And how on earth this could possibly be good? You might be surprised.
Burgers and Beers: Assembly Required IPA (Forbidden Root Brewing)
"Scientists are going to dissect your brain someday to figure out how you made that connection," Trevor tells Chef Matthias after he makes a culinary leap to pair a pear and rhubarb IPA with a French onion soup-inspired burger. Genius at its finest!
James and Martin are in their adopted US home in Ohio to brew the ultimate Columbus collaboration beer. With local breweries Land Grant, Seventh Son, and Rockmill they head to the Blue Jackets ice hockey rink to brew a beer with buckeye nuts, which are unfortunately poisonous.
Beer used to be served warm and barely carbonated (the horror). That is, until John Wafting invented the beer pump in 1688 which kickstarted a wave of new inventions that has resulted in the glorious keg brewers know and love.
James and Martin make the Ultimate Beer and Cider Shandy with Simon Wright, the founder of Hawkes Cidery, and they do it in the most British way possible: while stuck in traffic at the top of double decker bus.
Craft brewer Breeze Galindo sits down with Devon Randall, the brewmaster at LA’s Arts district Brewing Co., to find out what it took to work her way up through some of southern California’s most award winning breweries and earn her spot at the top of one of LA’s most popular craft beer destinations.