Hot Dogs On The Fourth Of July: WLD #129


We Like Drinking

Episode 129 Show Notes

Thank you for joining us for the We Like Drinking show’s Fourth of July episode # 129. In this episode we’ll be discussing beer label reading, s’mores, and the boys will be choking down some wieners for America. So crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.

  • Cheers my podcast drinking friends and welcome to happy hour 129!

Hot Dogs On The Fourth Of July

Panel Introductions

  • Tonight we’re joined by our usual cast of characters,  we have our wine blogger, Jeff Solomon, our commercial brewer, John Ruyak, and I’m your host, Jeff Eckles.
  • We were supposed to be joined by an editor with the SF Chronicle, and prolific wine blogger at, but some technical difficulties came up we were unable to resolve. Regardless, if you haven’t visited Stacy Bricoe’s site yet, please check it out.


  • Accio

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.

  • John – my sons got me CraftBeerClub for Father’s Day. My first shipment came today. Gonna crack some open this weekend
  • Solomon – Got me a 3 liter American Oak Barrel. Starting my barrel program at Chateau Currier with a barrel aged vodka.
  • Eckles – Hey listeners, if you’re listening to this episode in July that means the nomination process is open for the 12th annual podcast awards! We would love to get nominated in the Food and Drink category, so if you have a few minutes visit to register and submit your nominations. You can submit for as many categories as you wish, just be sure to include We Like Drinking in the Food and Drink category. I believe nominations will be taken through the month of July, but don’t wait, do it today by visiting

Last call

Time to clean house and lock the doors

  • This is the time in the show where our beloved listeners go from merely listening to the show, to taking action by getting involved. How big an action star you become is totally up to you, but we hope you’ll go A list action star for us. What are some of the ways our listeners can climb the action taker ladder, guys?
    • John – For our listeners that want to be like {action star} – Follow us on your favorite social media platform. Facebook or Instagram @ WeLikeDrinking, Twitter @WeLikeDrinking1, the number 1. Stacy, where can our listeners find you on the socials?
    • Eckles – Hey, if you want to take your action star level up a notch like {action star} you can leave a review and rating on Apple Podcast aka iTunes.
    • Solomon – Finally, for those listeners that want to go full fledged {action star} you can become a Patreon. You can find out more by visiting

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.