Pints & Pews Podcast : Craft Beers and Catholicism
S2-E20 - Getting Ready for Advent

S2-E20 - Getting Ready for Advent

November 26, 2022

Dennis & Robert chat about their Advent prep and traditions over a German Phil Dunkel. After sharing some 'Saintly Sayings' Dennis once more tries to stump Robert by asking 'What in the Church is that?'

 

Beer :

German Phil Dunkel - Kichesippi Beer Co.

 

Shoutouts & Mentions :

Catholic Roots of Canadian Soccer - The Catholic Register

 

S2-E19 A Dram With Friends w/ Sean Lynn

S2-E19 A Dram With Friends w/ Sean Lynn

November 13, 2022

Sean Lynn trades his usual dram for a pint with Dennis & Robert as he talks about his Catholic ministry to men with the God Squad and the podcast A Dram With Friends.

 

Sean's Links :

God Squad & A Dram With Friends

Heroic Men

Catholic Men's Leadership Alliance

 

Beers :

Good Morning Vietnamese Coffee Stout - Eighty-Eight Brewing

Hofbräu

Legion Lager - Whitewater Brewing Co.

 

Mentions :

Hofbräuhaus

Royal Canadian Legion

S2-E18 - Smells, Bells & Catholic Obscurities

S2-E18 - Smells, Bells & Catholic Obscurities

November 1, 2022

Dennis & Robert sit down to chat the faith over a pint. Their conversation ranges from Smells & Bells, Latin in the Liturgy, and election signs on a rectory lawn. The guys finish off the episode with a new segment where Dennis tries to put Robert's Catholic vocabulary to the test.

 

Beers :

Pumpkin Pie Ale - Brock Street Brewing Co.

Unika

 

Shoutouts & Mentions :

Dennis's wife Paula

Robert's RCIA students

Clerically Speaking Podcast

The Cordial Catholic

S2-E17 - Catholic Media w/ Deacon Pedro

S2-E17 - Catholic Media w/ Deacon Pedro

October 17, 2022

Deacon Pedro of Salt + Light Media stops by for a pint with Dennis & Robert. Their conversation ranges from Deacon Pedro's faith story, how he landed in Catholic media, and his role in Pope Francis' Pilgrimage of Penance to Canada as a part of the path of Truth & Reconciliation and Canada's residential school system.

 

Deacon Pedro's Links :

Walking Together

Deacon Pedro

Salt + Light Media

Papal Visit

 

Beers & Cider :

Banjo Cider

Puppers Golden Lager

Dockside Red Ale - Bobcaygeon Brewing Co.

 

Mentions :

World Youth Day

Manresa Jesuit Retreat Centre

Holy Martyrs of Japan Parish

S2-E16 - Imperial Pints, The Monarchy & A Grouchy Confessor

S2-E16 - Imperial Pints, The Monarchy & A Grouchy Confessor

September 26, 2022

Dennis & Robert chat one-on-one for the first time in episodes. Their conversation ranges from imperial pints, the monarchy, some favourite quotes, and St. Padre Pio being a grump in the confessional.

 

Beers :

Waterloo Amber

Amsterdam Blonde Lager (the Imperial Pint)

 

Mentions & Shoutouts :

"Encounters with the Sacred" - Justin Press

Why Padre Pio was Grouchy in the Confessional

Robert's Books

The Cordial Catholic

Catholic Land

S02-E15 - Money Talk w/ Charlie Min

S02-E15 - Money Talk w/ Charlie Min

September 5, 2022

Dennis & Robert are joined by Dennis' financial advisor, Charlie Min. They chat about Charlie's conversion story, his music ministry, and the importance of approaching financial matters with faith.

 

Beers :

Cracked Canoe - Moosehead

Blue Wave - Mill Street Brewery

Friends Forever - Elora Brewing Co.

 

Mentions :

Newman Centre at U of T

S02-E14 - On Joy & Vocations w/ Fr. Chris Lemieux

S02-E14 - On Joy & Vocations w/ Fr. Chris Lemieux

July 30, 2022

Dennis & Robert are joined for a pint by Fr. Chris Lemieux of St. Bernadette parish and former vocations director of the Archdiocese of Toronto. They chat about Father's journey into the faith, along with the joyful witness of those who lead Fr. Chris to discern his vocation to the priesthood.

 

Beers :

Guiness Stout

Lug Tread - Beau's Brewing Co.

Drip IPA - Counterpart Brewing

 

Mentions:

"A Time to Die" by Nicholas Diat

S02-E13 - Round Table Episode w/ The Catholic Canuck

S02-E13 - Round Table Episode w/ The Catholic Canuck

July 7, 2022

Dennis & Robert join David Skuban of The Catholic Canuck Podcast for this historic joint round table episode. Enjoying some classy and classic pints, the guys chat about the original missions to Canada, Pope Francis' upcoming visit, and the rumours of another Papal retirement.

 

Beers :

Mexican Lager - Origin Brewing & Malting Co.

Lagered Blonde - Henderson Brewing Co.

Guinness Stout

 

Shoutouts & Mentions :

Pope Francis in Canada

Truth & Reconciliation

S02-E12 - Country Monks Brewing w/ Br. Sebastian

S02-E12 - Country Monks Brewing w/ Br. Sebastian

June 18, 2022

Dennis & Robert are joined by Br. Sebastian of the Subiaco Abbey and brewmaster of Country Monks Brewing. Bringing together the faith & froth, they have a wonderfully fun conversation on monastic life and how a monastic taproom in the middle of Arkansas can help sow the seeds of faith.

 

Beers :

Wolfgang Wheat Beer - Country Monks Brewing

O'Hara's Irish Stout - Carlow Brewing Co.

Blonde Helles Lager - Old Flame Brewing Co.

 

Country Monks Merch :

Taproom Merch

Abbey Merch

 

S02-E11 - Ale Fail, Confession Class & Bad Singing

S02-E11 - Ale Fail, Confession Class & Bad Singing

June 6, 2022

For a change of pace, Dennis pours himself an IPA while Robert enjoys a special repeat beer. The guys then discuss the demise of the only American Trappist brewery, confession lessons for priests, and discover the possible reason behind their bad singing at Mass.

 

Beers :

Collective Arts Brewing - Life in the Clouds IPA

The Second Wedge - Derailleur Belgian Dubbel

 

Shoutouts & Mentions :

Salt & Light Hour w/ Deacon Pedro

Catholic Beer Drinkers Facebook Page

America Jesuit Review - The Only Trappist Brewery in the US is closing

Adoremus Bulletin - Confession 101

National Catholic Register - Let's Talk About Bad Singing in Church

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