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We produce entertaining podcasts for smart people. Homebrewer, gamer, geek, or political enthusiast — we have podcasts for anyone interested in learning more about the world around them. None of our podcasts have consistent schedules at this point, so make sure to subscribe via iTunes or RSS to stay current.

8 03, 2016

Breckenridge Brewery and Basic Equipment – ABV Episode 8

By |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|

In the latest episode of Alcohol by Volume, Josh and Dennis discuss the Breckenridge Brewery buyout and some basic equipment all homebrewers should have. We also discuss a red ale that Dennis made for his wedding and Wynkoop's black lager. If you've recently purchases beer starter kits and haven't started them, listen to this episode for some great advice from Dennis! The biggest takeaway from this episode it to be patient and start small with your brewing endeavors as you learn the craft. You'l [...]

25 02, 2016

Street Fighter 5, Firewatch, Lifeline, Hearthstone, ESO – GG Episode 7

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts, Videos|

Welcome to GG Episode 7, our gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode, Sean and Josh talk about Capcom's Street Fighter 5, a new indie game called Firewatch from Campos Santos and Panic, a text-based mobile game called Lifeline, Blizzard's new strategy for Hearthstone, and the Thieve's Guild expansion for Elder Scrolls Online. Wow. That's a lot of stuff in one episode. Our YouTube livestream ran long, but we cut it down to 27 minutes in the studio. Shout out to Drift Management for letting [...]

2 02, 2016

Beer Starter Kits and A New Introduction – ABV Episode 7

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

In the latest episode of Alcohol by Volume, Josh and Dennis re-introduce the concept of the ABV podcast to their listeners. It's been a while since we posted a new episode, but we're hoping to make this more of regular show moving forward. We also discuss some of the recent brewery news with independent brewers selling out to huge, corporate conglomerates. It happens; it will continue to happen. There isn't much we can do to prevent it, so we might as well get over it... but, we still want to ta [...]

18 04, 2015

Grand Theft of Mortal Guitar Hero’s Kombat Scroll – GG Episode 6

By |April 18th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to GG Episode 6, our gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode, Sean and Josh talk about Josh's decision to keep Grand Theft Auto off our website. You can read more about that decision here. Ultimately it just comes down to a mutual respect between our readers/listeners/viewers and our writers. We like you and we want you to like us. If you have any questions about this decision, just hit us up on any of our social networks. This is also our first episode doing a livestream for the p [...]

6 04, 2015

Walking Scrolls of Alto’s Steamy Adventure – GG Episode 5

By |April 6th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Welcome to GG Episode 5, our gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode, Sean and Josh talk about Sean's obsession with The Walking Dead - the game and the TV show. Josh brings up the new Steam Machine controller design and his love hate relationship with Alto's Adventure. They also discuss the new microtransactions available in Elder Scrolls Online and Josh's new tanking build. If you play Elder Scrolls Online, Josh wants you to join his guild. He's a high-level crafter in every category and [...]

24 02, 2015

SteamStation Micro Machines – GG Episode 4

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to GG Episode 4, our gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode, Sean and Josh talk about Sean's recent purchase of a PlayStation 4. Josh questions Sean's loyalty to the pursuit of epic gaming (get a PC, folks). Sean questions Josh's desire to be an all-around game connoisseur. They agree to disagree on platforms, but some interesting things happen when they talked about the PS4. Game exclusivity turns out to be a major draw for Sean... more than he thought. Josh basically re-sells hi [...]

13 02, 2015

Heroic Shadow of the Elder Storm – GG Episode 3

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of GG, our gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode, Sean and Josh talk about Blizzard's attempt at a League of Legends competitor: Heroes of the Storm. Haha, get it? Storm. Blizzard. So creative, guys... guys? It's currently in beta, but Sean's first impressions were good. Once the game is officially available, we'll revisit it and maybe record a session of Sean showing Josh how to play a MOBA game. Josh's FPS days are numbered. We also discuss the gaming world's [...]

21 11, 2013

Great American Beer Festival Part 2: The Beer – Alcohol by Volume Episode 6

By |November 21st, 2013|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our 6th episode is dedicated entirely to the beer we tasted at the Great American Beer Festival that took place in Denver this past October. Alcohol by Volume is a new podcast dedicated to the homebrew community. In this episode, Josh Carr and Dennis Niedfeldt discuss the many... many beers they tasted at GABF: we're focusing specifically on the beers we loved outside of Colorado. We love our Colorado breweries, but we get to see and taste their beer all of the time. So we decided to step outsid [...]

30 10, 2013

Grand Theft Auto Online, Part 2 – GG Episode 2

By |October 30th, 2013|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is the second episode of GG, our new gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode Sean and Josh talk about Rockstar's first attempt at an online version of their popular Grand Theft Auto series. While they ran into a lot of trouble early on, we've found the servers to finally be stable and the online side of the game definitely worth playing. There are plenty of reasons you may still want to throw your controller, but we'll bring you up to speed on Grand Theft Auto Online in this episode. [...]

30 10, 2013

Great American Beer Festival Part 1: Overview – Alcohol by Volume Episode 5

By |October 30th, 2013|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our fifth episode is dedicated entirely to the Great American Beer Festival that took place in Denver this October. Alcohol by Volume is a new podcast dedicated to the homebrew community. In this episode, Josh Carr and Dennis Niedfeldt discuss the overall feel of the GABF this year: reactions to the crowds, vendors, and what it felt like being part of the press. In part 2 of our series, we will discuss the unique and generally tasty beers we tried. Obviously, we didn't taste every beer at the fe [...]

30 10, 2013

Entitlements Part 1 – Politerian Episode 3

By |October 30th, 2013|Categories: Podcasts, Politerian, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of the Politerian podcast: a new podcast dedicated to intelligent discussion of political issues. In this episode, Josh Carr, Jon Ruth, and Andy Ottoson discuss Entitlements in the United States and Josh's new proposal for replacing our current system. This is only part one of the discussion. If it seems like it ends abruptly, we're sorry, but the rest will be available next week. This is not a discussion we take lightly. We expect to revisit this conversation regularly [...]

8 10, 2013

Bottling versus Kegging, Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout – Alcohol by Volume Episode 4

By |October 8th, 2013|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This is the fourth episode of Alcohol by Volume: a new podcast dedicated to the homebrew community. In this episode, Josh Carr and Dennis Niedfeldt continue our “Beer Basics” series as they discuss the pros and cons of bottling versus kegging your homebrew. It's a continuation of our beginner’s guide to homebrewing. This is also our last "Beer Basics" episode! We'll be moving onto new topics after this. Most importantly, our coverage of GABF. If you're going to GABF as a vendor or attendee, try [...]

7 10, 2013

Kindle Fire HDX, Surface 2, and iBeacons – Battery Life Episode 3

By |October 7th, 2013|Categories: Battery Life, Podcasts, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of Battery Life, our new technology podcast. In this episode Wyatt and Josh talk about Amazon's newest tablet: the Kindle Fire HDX. While they're only available for pre-order at the moment, Amazon has given us all of the information we need to know to make a buying decision. If it weren't for the rumored iPad update coming soon, we would've ordered one of the 7-inch tablets already. We're expecting this to sell like crazy, especially if Apple doesn't put a retina displa [...]

1 10, 2013

Grand Theft Auto 5, Part 1 – GG Episode 1

By |October 1st, 2013|Categories: Gaming, GG, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Thanks for checking out the first episode of GG, our new gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode Sean and Josh talk about Rockstar's newest entry in the Grand Theft Auto series: Grand Theft Auto 5. We found the game to be pretty vulgar but innovative at the same time. So sit back, relax - maybe even grab your controller - and listen to us discuss the basics about Grand Theft Auto 5. If you're already playing the game, we also mention a few tips that we've found helpful throughout our time [...]

29 09, 2013

Beer Basics, Cleaning Supplies – Alcohol by Volume Episode 3

By |September 29th, 2013|Categories: Alcohol by Volume, Drink, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of Alcohol by Volume: a new podcast dedicated to the homebrew community. In this episode, Josh Carr and Dennis Niedfeldt continue our “Beer Basics” series as they discuss the cleaning supplies necessary to maintain a proper brewing environment so your beer doesn't sour (unnecessarily). It's a continuation of our beginner’s guide to homebrewing. As we mention each show, if these concepts end up being a little too basic for you, we’ll move into more complicated conversati [...]