Bye Bye 2016: WLD 103


We Like Drinking

Episode 103 Show Notes

Thank you for joining us for the We Like Drinking show episode 103. In this episode we’ll be discussing pairing wine with people, Miller going large and in charge, and we’re kicking 2016 outta here like the asshat it is? So crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.

  • Cheers my podcast drinking friends and welcome to happy hour 103!

Bye Bye 2016:

Panel Introductions

  • A finalist in the 2013 Wine Blog Awards, a certified California Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador, founder of the stay rad wine blog, Jeff “The King of All Wine Media” Solomon. Jeff is drinking Altamont Beer Works Magically Hoplicious Imperial Oat IPA (brewed with Lucky Charms) from a 32 oz Crowler (9%)
  • He’s a member of the American Homebrewers Association and the head brewer at Angry Goats Brewery, John Ruyak. John is drinking Bosque Lager and a backup
  • My name is Jeff Eckles, I’m a certified specialist of wine and your host for these festivities…and tonight I’m drinking Castle Rock 2012 Pinot Noir…I mean Pikes Peak brewing Elephant Rock IPA


  • MauzacWine Grape – In the Limoux region of SW France, Mauzac is a compulsory part of the Blanquette de Limoux, where it may be blended with Chenin blanc and Chardonnay.

Booze News

Where we discuss interesting, noteworthy, or idiotic stories.

What’s up?  

What do you have your eyes on or what do you have coming up.

  • Solomon – Movie Theaters that serve Food and Booze. I have some thoughts.
  • Eckles – Say hello to our newest patron… Alainea M is now contributing $1 / episode! Alainea has sent in some questions that we’ve answered on previous episodes and she has some new ones for us guys so let’s do a quick patron Ask the Panel
    • I know holidays get fun and wild but what are some party pet peeves of yours?
    • My favorite is the grapes, hop, or pop..Keep the podcasts coming. I’d love to see you go mobile with podcasting
    • Great to never drink alone and part of the fans in the show !! You guys rock

Oh yeah, we also got this nugget Eric says…”My insomnia is back, can you have John tell another story?”

Last call

Time to clean house and lock the doors

Our panel of characters likes social media. In case our listeners want to find their favorite panel members online where can the find you guys…

  • Solomon – Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @JeffisRad. I’m on Untappd as KingOfAllWineMedia. Watch my Stay Rad Wine Blog TV videos on YouTube and
  • John – Follow me as Brewhack on Untappd, ABQWINENEWB on Vivino and check out the Angry Goats Brewery CR on Facebook
  • Eckles – Don’t forget to follow the adventures of We Like Drinking on the socials. FB and Insta at WeLikeDrinking and on twitter @WeLikeDrinking1, the number one. Oh…and I’m now on HouseParty….so, I have no idea what I’m doing there, but I’m there so, let’s you know… or something

And now it’s time for Wait, Who Subscribed

You can also find the show notes for this episode with all the links to the stories or mentions we had at

OK panel, let’s take one last trip around the table and get some final thoughts before we shut off the lights.

  • John
  • Solomon
  • Eckles

Thanks again for joining us at the We Like Drinking Podcast….where you’ll never drink alone.