Pints & Pews Podcast : Craft Beers and Catholicism
S02 Ep. #1 - Polish Culture - Catholic Culture w/ Robert Liczner

S02 Ep. #1 - Polish Culture - Catholic Culture w/ Robert Liczner

January 15, 2022

Listener and new friend, Robert Liczner, stops by to share his experience of the Polish Culture and the Catholic faith. While helping Dennis & Robert with their pronunciation of Polish beer names, he also explains the story behind the guy on the Tatra beer label.

 

Beers :

Warka Strong - Warka Brewery

Home Sweet Home Honey Vanilla Wheat - 5 Paddles Brewing Co.

Whalebone Oyster Stout - Perth Brewery

 

Shoutouts :

Fr. Chris at St. Bernadette's Parish

Family Time Pizza in Drayton, Ontario

Bonus Episode : Guests’ Favourite Faith Quotes

Bonus Episode : Guests’ Favourite Faith Quotes

January 6, 2022

While Dennis & Robert take a Christmas break, enjoy these favourite faith quotes from some of our season 1 guests, including Al Smith, Dominic de Souza, William Hemsworth, Steven McEvoy and The Liturgy Guys.

Episode #24 : The Year in Review

Episode #24 : The Year in Review

December 28, 2021

Dennis & Robert decide to "pitch the pints" and get into the festive spirits for a special Year in Review episode of the Pints & Pews, discussing the highs and lows of their first 'season' of podcasting - what they liked, learned and look forward to for 'Season 2'...

 

Spirits:

Rum & Egg Nog - St. Lucia Distillers Chairman's Reserve

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye Whiskey

Episode #23 : The Beauty of the Mass w/ The Liturgy Guys

Episode #23 : The Beauty of the Mass w/ The Liturgy Guys

December 21, 2021

The hosts of "The Liturgy Guys" podcast (Jesse, Denis & Chris) carve some time out of their busy schedules to have a pint and chat things liturgical. Sharing the story of how "The Liturgy Guys" came to be, they also discuss what we should be pointing out to family and friends who are returning to Mass this Christmas.

 

You can find their various endeavours at:

The Liturgy Guys Podcast

The Liturgical Institute & LI Online Study Program

Adoremus Bulletin

Centre for Beauty & Culture at Benedictine College

Ex Corde

 

Beers:

Sour Monkey Tripel - Victory Brewing Co.

Space Camper Cosmic IPA - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Pseudo Sue Pale Ale - Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.

Milk Chocolate Stout - Brock Street Brewing Co.

Cork Town Dry Stout - Kichesippi Beer Co.

Episode #22 : An Ignatian Experience

Episode #22 : An Ignatian Experience

December 5, 2021

Making his triumphal return to the Pints & Pews Podcast, Dennis reflects on how his Ignatian Experience of forced fasting helped deepen his spiritual life. Over a flight of craft beers the guys talk the importance of faith and prayer.

 

Pre-Show Shoutouts:

Fr. Rafal Bartosinski of St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket

Black Box Mercantile Craft Beer Paddles

 

Beers:

Munich Lager - Scotch Ale - Spiced Ale - Milk Chocolate Stout

all from Brock Street Brewing Company - brockstreetbrewing.com

Episode #21 : Reading Catholic w/ Steven R. McEvoy

Episode #21 : Reading Catholic w/ Steven R. McEvoy

November 22, 2021

A book-a-day reader - Steven R. McEvoy of "Book Reviews and More" talks about his faith journey and some of the books he thinks Catholics need to read. His "Top 10" list another other reviews can be found at bookreviewsandmore.ca

 

Pre-Show Shoutouts to:

Joe Sales @joesales for promoting the podcast

All our listeners for getting us to over 1,000 downloads

 

Beers:

Citrus SMaSH & Doc Perdue's Bobcat West Coast Red Ale

both from the Cowbell Brewing Co.

Episode #20 : Know the Faith, Defend the Faith w/ William Hemsworth

Episode #20 : Know the Faith, Defend the Faith w/ William Hemsworth

November 9, 2021

William Hemsworth, "The Bible Catholic" and host of the "Know the Faith, Defend the Faith" stops by to chat about his journey from nominally Christian to Baptist seminary to the Catholic faith, all while enjoying a pint of craft Oktoberfest beer.

He can be found at https://williamhemsworth.com/

 

Pre-Show Shoutouts to:

Robert Liczner for his insight on the Tatra label

Feedspot Blog for naming us one of the 15 Best Canadian Catholic Podcasts

 

Beers:

Oktoberfest Märzen - Huss Brewing Co.

Nut Brown Ale - Black Oak Brewing Co.

Episode #19 : From Practical Atheist to Catholic Priest w/ Fr. Gregory Merkley

Episode #19 : From Practical Atheist to Catholic Priest w/ Fr. Gregory Merkley

November 1, 2021

Fr. Gregory Merkley drops by to share his story of how a practical atheist followed the call of his heart to become a Catholic priest. Fr. Gregory discusses how his journey from atheism has made him a better priest and the faith-filled quotes that got him there.

He can be found at frmerkley.com

Also, a special shout-out to the folks at the Catholic Beer Drinkers Facebook group.

Episode # 18 : Smart Catholics w/ Dominic de Souza

Episode # 18 : Smart Catholics w/ Dominic de Souza

October 11, 2021

Dominic de Souza, founder of smartcatholics.com shares his faith journey that spans 4 countries and 3 continents. He also discusses how his quest to shift from knowing about Jesus to actually knowing Jesus and his discovery of the need to bring Catholics together in an authentic and dynamic way brought him to create the Smart Catholics community.

Also, shout-out to the folks at Feedspot, who have listed The Pints & Pews Podcast as one of the Best 80 Catholic Podcasts at https://blog.feedspot.com/catholic_podcasts/

Episode #17 : The Beer Option w/ R Jared Staudt

Episode #17 : The Beer Option w/ R Jared Staudt

September 26, 2021

R Jared Staudt, author of "The Beer Option" joined the podcast to discuss how faith and culture intersect, especially through 'this creature beer'. An enlightening conversation on how the simple pleasure of enjoying a good beer in good company can help us grow in our Catholic faith.

He can be found at www.buildingcatholicculture.com

 

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