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WARNING: UNREHEARSED AND UNCENSOREDWe are 3 friends who, from time to time, get together and talk some smack, typically while having a few drinks. Our conversations ramble from subject to subject, and we all have a different point of view based on our life experiences. We figured our conversations w… read more

173 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

Episode the 169th - We Hate These Cans

May 8th, 2022


Review: Farmhouse Peach Saison, 903 Brewers Blackberry Cherry Gose German-Style Sour Ale, Martin House Brewing Crunch Enhancer Amaretto Stout w/Pecans & Lactose, and Buffalo Bayou Brewing Thin Mint Stout

What do …

Episode the 168th - Immortality

April 17th, 2022


Review: Horse Soldier Reserve Barrel Strength Bourbon Whiskey

Special Guest: Cody Smith

After catching up on a few hot topics like Secrets of Playboy

Episode the 167th - Working Out the Kinks

April 2nd, 2022


Review: Budlight Next, Salty Pirate Strawberry Lemonade Sherbet Gose, Imperial True Love Imperial Raspberry Sour Ale, Keystone Light Raspberry Lime

Curty talks about his trip to Denver for work and a new show he's …

Episode the 166th - Bald Heads & Bad Knees

March 13th, 2022


Review: Lone Elm Single Barrel Texas Straight Wheat Whiskey Barrel 770 Black Spy & Barrel 696 White Spy

Special Guest: Phat Jon

After the reviews and explaining what "stream sniping" is to Kelly, Aaron tells about …

Episode the 165th - Prince Albert in a Head

February 27th, 2022


Review: Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon

Special Guest: Max McRuiz

Alright, Stop, Collaborate and Listen. Max is back... Yep, Max McRuiz is back in …

Episode the 164th - "Im Dookie Diving"

February 15th, 2022


Review: Chattanooga Whiskey Single Barrel

Special Guest: Dr. Wade

Dr. Wade's back! After Beezy gives the recipe for the "Apple Pie" drink Red Beard spills the beans about a recent trip one of his roommates had. Beezy …

Episode the 163rd - Booze & Tunes

February 1st, 2022


Review: Bourbon County Brand Classic Cola, Stout and Cherry Wood Stout

Curty talks about someone he recently met on a work trip and their link to a …

Episode the 162nd - New Man Plan

January 12th, 2022


Review: Fettercarin 16yr. Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

After the review and a few bad dad jokes, Beezy asks a "Would you do it?" question that …

Episode the 161st - Santa Brings Momma a Toy

December 26th, 2021


Review: Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve 9yr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

For our Christmas episode, we discuss Alec Bladwin's search warrant, a prank call, some toys from our childhood and a Curty Amazon find. We …

Episode the 160th - Remote Controlled

December 5th, 2021


Review: Kelsey Creek Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Special Guest: Brian Jones

Brian Jones is finally back to do his biannual review of Oak & Eden.  We talk a little about Red Beards thought that Lady Gaga is …

Episode the 159th - Patched In

November 21st, 2021


Review: Laphroaig Cairdes Cask Strength Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

After the review and addressing a listeners question, Red Beard tells a little about his recent patching in to the Devil Dogs MC and we try to help …

Episode the 158th - Wagyu Boots

November 10th, 2021


Review: Garrison Brothers 2020 Cowboy Bourbon Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After the review, we try to figure out why "No Shave November" changed and learned an important men's health tip. We discuss the right size …

Episode the 157th - Return of the Wings

October 28th, 2021


Review: Sam Houston 15yr Kentucky Straight Bourbon

In this episode Kelly informs us of an unfortunate side effect to trying the One Chip Challenge. From there we discuss everything from cheese logs to Night Court. Hope …

Episode the 156th - Max McRuiz

October 10th, 2021


Review: New Glarus Brewing Co. Spotted Cow

Special Guest: Max McRuiz

We were finally able to line up our schedules to get Max McRuiz in the studio to …

Episode the 155th - Don't Do That

September 19th, 2021


Review: Citrus Distilleries Big Stick Bourbon Whiskey Finished on Oak Staves

Need to know a few things you shouldn't do? Well in this episode we give …

Episode the 154th - Limp Biscuit

September 7th, 2021


Review: Tin Cup 10 Year American Whiskey

Special Guest Appearance: Brian Stessl from The Herfcast

After discussing the types of cherries found in an Old Fashioned drink, Red Beard fills us in on the details from his …

Episode the 153rd - Grumpy Old Men

August 29th, 2021


Review: Hotel Tango Distillery Bourbon Ready-To-Drink American Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Special Guest: Max McRuiz

After we catch you up on some old …

Episode the 152nd - Mexican Shenanigans

August 16th, 2021


Review: Gran Centenario Azul Tequila Reposado

During this episode, Curty tells about his recent trip to Cancun. It involves a dump truck, Percocet, …

Episode the 151st - California Love

August 1st, 2021


Review: MB Roland Uncut & Unfiltered Still & Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Whats up listeners! Kelly has finally graduated …

Episode the 150th - F.N.G

July 19th, 2021


Review: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch B521 12 year

We have an idea for a listener/patron meet up! Listen to the episode to get more details. Red Beard had a pretty awesome prior arrangement for this recording session …

Episode the 149th - Pinkies Up

July 5th, 2021


Review: LostBoy Cider Cellar Series Farmhouse Blackberry

Are you ready for the first ever classy episode of The Bearded Idiots Podcast? Well, so are we. After checking out some drinking glasses and coming across an …

Episode the 148th - Beavers and Beard Oil

June 20th, 2021


Review: Lostboy Cider Hazy Hopped

Happy Fathers Day! It was an early morning session for us and after the review, Red Beard tells us quick story about one of his buddies trying to give him FOMO this weekend. Its not …

Episode the 147th - Sandwich v. Fellatio

June 6th, 2021


Review: High & Wicked The Honorable Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After the review, we get to teach Beezy where the equator is actually located on the globe. We check out some "comeback" baseball videos on YouTube (check …

Episode the 146th - Corporal Punishment

May 16th, 2021


Review: Foursquare 2008 Rum

Special Guest: Dr. Wade

After a very long sabbatical from the show, Dr. Wade returns and it was like he never left. After the review, we get to talking about corporal punishment, little …

Episode the 145th - Jiggs

May 2nd, 2021


Review: 2020 Eclipse Bourbon Barrel Cuvee Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Special Guest: Jiggs from Jiggs Views & Reviews

We were finally able to line …

Episode the 144th - Last Thursday

April 18th, 2021


Review: (Blind Review) 1792 Bottled in Bond

After the review, we talk a bit about BAC and take a test on our risk for alcoholism. We eventually get …

Episode the 143rd - Well, anyways...

April 4th, 2021


Review: Ellington Reserve Fine Canadian Whisky Aged 8 Years

Happy Easter, idiots! We do take a little time to check out a few witty church signs but …

Episode the 142nd - Snack Time w/Marc 2.0

March 21st, 2021


Review: Redbreast 12yr. Cask Strength Batch B 1/18

Special Guests: Marc & Sarah Zarah

After a brief conversation about Macho Man Randy Savage and Slim Jim's, Marc (and his wife Sarah) join us to try some of the …

Episode the 141st - Less White

February 28th, 2021


Review: MB Roland Kentucky Straight Corn Whiskey

This episode is chalked full of corn dust, Sevendust, Best Bros, Shiner and Coke-a-Cola talk. We …

Episode the 140th - All Over the Globe

February 14th, 2021


Review: McAfee Brothers Benchmark Full Proof

Special Guest: Brian Stessl from The Herfcast Podcast

This episode we are, literally, all over the …

Episode the 139th - 3rd Ball?

January 31st, 2021


Review: McAfee Brothers Benchmark Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Special Guest: Brian Jones

Brian joins us for his biannual visit to retry Oak & Eden Bourbon & Spire. One of our patron's had a question …

Episode the 138th - Ankle Deep

January 17th, 2021


Review: McAfee Brothers Benchmark Single Barrel

For this episode, we opened up Discord Voice for our patrons to have them listen and participate. …

Episode the 137th - British Accents Aint Real

January 10th, 2021


Review: McAfee Brothers Benchmark Bonded

We had Marc Zahra back for this episode and we talk about the differences in accents; American and British. Marc updates us on the smoke from his laser engravings situation …

Episode the 136th - Snack Time w/Marc

January 3rd, 2021


Review: McAfee Brothers Benchmark Top Floor

Our patron and good friend of the show from across the big water, Marc Zahra, sent over a box of some of his favorite snacks for us to try. We go through them one at a time …

Episode the 135th - Skin Canoe

December 27th, 2020


Review: Four Roses Single Barrel Barrel Strength OBSV Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After finding a few funny meme's, Curty plays a TikTok he heard about a Texas House Bill before the legislature. Speaking of …

Episode the 134th - Yeast Bungs

December 20th, 2020


Review: Four Roses Single Barrel Barrel Strength OESK Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

While discussing a few common words that just sound gross, Beezy decides he's going to start a business with a very specific name. …

Episode the 133rd - Math is Hard!

December 13th, 2020


Review: American Medicinal Spirits Co. Bond & Lillard Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Aaron saw an article that talks about how we should be …

Episode the 132nd - Comorbidity

December 6th, 2020


Review: American Medicinal Spirits Co. WB Saffell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (distilled at Wild Turkey)

We talk a little about prohibition in honor of National Repeal Day. There was a little discussion about …

Episode the 131st - Grape Sloth

November 29th, 2020


Review: Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

After trying to make a peanut butter and jelly mixed drink, we talk about the ecosystem and what roles …

Episode the 130th - Thanksgiving?

November 22nd, 2020


Review: Forty Creek Small Batch Double Barrel Reserve Canadian Whisky

It is nice to have the 3 of us back in the studio. TBI decided we would like to …

Episode the 129th - Technical Difficulties

November 15th, 2020


No Review This Week

After almost 2 hours of technical difficulties and Curtis still being in isolation, we decided to make this episode a short one. …

Episode the 128th - Quarantine

November 8th, 2020


No Review This Week

Curty talks a little about his recent trip to visit his oldest son in the Navy and take a walk around the nations capital and, …

Episode the 127th - Warzone

November 1st, 2020


Review: Casamigos Tequila Anejo

Redbeard even plays along when Curty & Beezy get on a Warzone tirade. Come play with us! Hit us up on social …

Episode the 126th - Bacawk!

October 25th, 2020


Review: Rock Town Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

After making a quick check on the elevation of Little Rock, AR, Curty talks about his upcoming trip …

Episode the 125th - Little Timmy

October 18th, 2020


Review: Blood Oath Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Pact #4

Kelly was invited to a friends house for dinner for a very specific reason. After the review, he explains and just wants to make sure he goes into the night …

Episode the 124th - The Reach Around

October 11th, 2020


Review: Bookers Boston Batch

Have you ever heard about beef tallow? Curty lays down a little known fact about beef tallow, so listen and learn. We …

Episode the 123rd - Wish List

October 4th, 2020


Review: The Macallan 12 yr. Double Cask Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

After Kelly explains how he made a deal on some bricks, we discuss some Wish items that always seem to come up on our FB feed. And no …

Episode the 122nd - Beezy's Q's

September 27th, 2020


Review: Willett Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After talking a little about Jesse Lee Peterson & Eddie Murphy, Aaron ask some very difficult …

Episode the 121st - Wild Fires & Racists

September 20th, 2020


Review: Broken Barrel Whiskey - The Cask of Amontillado

After the review we talk about the current fire situation on the west coast and Teri has a few "what if" questions for us to answer. Then Kelly tells us about an …

Episode the 120th - BFE California

September 13th, 2020


Review: Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After the review and a little discussion of a pyramid scheme, Kelly tells us some stories about his time being stationed at Lemoore, CA. And what …

Episode the 119th - Boneless Wings Are Trash

September 6th, 2020


Review: Rebel Yell Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Nebraska has a real winner! We still aren't sure if he was serious or just being a …

Episode the 118th - We Live in a Simulation

August 30th, 2020


Review: Destileria y Bodega Abasolo - Abasolo El Whisky de Mexico

This episode comes in like a hurricane; its all over the place! Wiping technique, …

Episode the 117th - You Can't Make That Today

August 23rd, 2020


Review: Legent Distilling Co. - Legent Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

After deciding we really need to try a Smoked Jameson, or any kind of Smoked …

Episode the 116th - All The Red Lights

August 16th, 2020


Review: Balcones Texas Single Malt Whisky

We went Discord live for this episode. Our question to you: Would you take a $1 million if the only …

Episode the 115th - Worst Jobs Ever

August 9th, 2020


Review: Balcones Lineage Texas Single Malt Whisky Pot Distilled

We discuss the jobs we each think were our worst jobs ever. In true TBI fashion this includes plenty of sideline discussions on things like dirt bike track …

Episode the 114th - Man vs. Baby

August 2nd, 2020


Review: Western Son Texas Gin Barrel Select

Special Guest: Brian Stessl from The Herfcast

Ever heard of T-Rex vs. Chickens. Take a listen and you will hear about our version. We also talk about how southerners shorten …

Episode the 113th - OSHA Violation

July 26th, 2020


Review: Hendricks Midsummer Solstice Limited Release Gin

Special Guest: Brian Stessl

For the first time ever, we do a gin tasting. Patron Brian …

Episode the 112th - Bull Ridin' & Kid Raisin'

July 19th, 2020


Review: Barton 1792 Distillery 1792 Bottled in Bond

Special Guest: Brian Jones

We talk a little bit about Tuff Hedeman and Lane Frost, how not to teach your kid how to swim, the future of music concerts and Umbro and …

Episode the 111th - That All You Got?

July 12th, 2020


Review: Oak & Eden Toasted Oak Bourbon and Spire

Special Guest: Brian Jones

After Kelly gives some good advice about purchasing whiskey, Aaron …

Episode the 110th - Fourth of July?

July 4th, 2020


Review: Open Gate Brewery Sock Ale Aged in Bulleit Bourbon Barrels

We tried to be patriotic and talk about Americas birthday, but some how we ended …

Episode the 109th - Butt Plugs

June 28th, 2020


Review: Kilbrin Distilling Co. Kilbrin 10yr Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Texas has closed the bars again, which leads to a conversation about the Kooty Key. Logically, this conversation ends up with us checking out some …

Episode the 108th - Fathers Day?

June 21st, 2020


Review: Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Scottish Barley Heavily Peated Islay Single Malt

Special Guest: Brandon Pritchett

Double Dare?! Some of you might be too young to remember that show! We talk about how science has …

Episode the 107th - Cults and Car Crashes

June 14th, 2020


Review: George T Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Special Guest: Brandon Pritchett

After Kelly correctly guesses the secret drink that Aaron brought, we discuss a $50K bottle of Remy Martin Cognac and the most …

Episode the 106th - Iron Mike & Arrest Records

June 7th, 2020


Review: Elijah Craig 23yr Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Special Guests: Drunk Jenni & Stephen Latham

Say What?! Iron Mike Tyson making a comeback?! We discuss that along with portable grills, …

Episode the 105th - Riots And Conspiracies

May 31st, 2020


Review: Bangyikhan Distillery Mekhong The Spirit of Thailand

Special Guests: Drunk Jenni & Stephen Latham

During the review, we talk about Thailand's year, Singapore caning, which leads to discussions about the …

Episode the 104th - Memorial Day?

May 24th, 2020


Review: Tomintoul 21 yr. Single Malt Scotch Whisky & Ardbeg Wee Beastie Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Aged "At Least" 5 yrs).

Happy Memorial …

Episode the 103rd - A Tragic Tale

May 17th, 2020


Review: Avery Brewing Co. The Beast Grand Cru Oak Aged Ale

After tasting and reviewing the awesome beer that our patron, Bradley Caven, sent us we talk a little about making a plan for a crawfish boil. Kelly tells us …

Episode the 102nd - Mothers Day?

May 10th, 2020


Review: Wood Hat Spirits Bourbon Rubenesque

We want to wish all the mothers a Happy Mothers Day! Gentlemen, call your baby mama's and the woman who birthed you to show her your support. While we do not necessarily …

Episode the 101st - Year of the Mulligan

May 3rd, 2020


Review: Three Floyds Brewing Dark Lord Russian Style Imperial Stout 

Special Guests: Brian w/the Herfcast & Koffe Black 

Longtime patron, Brian with the Herfcast Podcast introduces us to Koffe Black. After the …

Episode the 100th - A True Sh!t Show

April 26th, 2020


Review: Early Times Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky Bottled in Bond

Episode 100 is a big milestone for a podcast and we made it! To mark this special occasion, we decided to do a 100 minute episode and kill a 1 liter …

Episode the 99 - The Wind of God

April 18th, 2020


Review: 903 Brewers Chocolate Milk Stout Aged in Bordeaux Barrels

Special Guest: Daniel Brooks

After the review, Daniel tells us a little about what …

Episode the 98th - How Straight Are Ya?

April 12th, 2020


Review: Jack Daniels Single Barrel Proof Select

After a little talk about setting alcohol on fire, BBQ and the review, you get a TBI perspective of …

Episode the 97th - Half a Blowie w/Delvin Cox

April 5th, 2020


Review: Templeton Rye The Good Stuff Rye Whiskey

Special Guests: Delvin Cox (The Delvin Cox Experience podcast) and Dr. Wade

Storytime with Delvin Cox from The Delvin Cox Experience podcast (go check it out)! Delvin …

Episode the 96th - FUPA & Bebe's Kids

March 29th, 2020


Review: Balcones Peated Texas Single Malt Whisky

Special Guest: Phat Jon

After sorting out that a quote comes from Dexter and not Sons of Anarchy, Kelly gives us a lesson on Orkney Islands and highland peat. Aaron tells …

Episode the 95th - Corona Dressed

March 22nd, 2020


Review: Jameson Cold Brew Irish Whiskey

Special Guest: Phat Jon

Curty and Kelly discuss their recent trip to the Texas Whiskey Festival. Coronavirus, …

Episode the 94th - St. Paddys

March 15th, 2020


Review: Power Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey 12 yr. John's Lane Release

Let the drunken, Irish shenanigans begin! Kelly introduces Curtis & Aaron to Old Greg and gives an update on the DWI situation. Then a little …

Episode the 93rd - Crap and Luggage Games

March 8th, 2020


Review: Makers Mark Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release
Special Guest: Steven from Talk Shit Get Lit Podcast
After some reminiscing on Posty Fest 2019 and Jenco pants, we talk about a story that comes straight out …

Episode the 92nd - Bad Backs

March 1st, 2020


Review: Black Feather American Bourbon Whiskey

American History X, Slum Dog Millionaire, Ridiculousness and what it's like to get old. Bueller! Enjoy!

Episode the 91st - Jonathon Allen Returns

February 23rd, 2020


Review: Redbreast Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Lustau Edition, Redbreast 12 yr. Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Special Guest: Jonathon Allen

This episode we give 3 reviews of …

Episode the 90th - Whiskey Lullaby

February 16th, 2020


Review: Weller Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Special Guest: Burt Dodge

After Burt Dodge fully unbuttons his shirt,  he serenades us …

Episode the 89th - A Series of Unfortunate Hashtags

February 9th, 2020


Review: Balcones Brimstone Texas Scrub Oak Smoked & Balcones Rumble Cask Reserve

Special Guest: Burt Dodge

What does Brisket, Whoopee Cushions, The Power Team, a globally recognized shipping company and Valentines …

Episode the 88th - Nursing Home Voyeurism

February 2nd, 2020


Review: Breckenridge Brewery Vanilla Porter & Independence Brewing Co. Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout

Special Guest: Cody Smith

Its story time with Cody Smith! Cody and then Kelly tell Vegas stories. Kelly takes a call …

Episode the 87th - Prohibition Randomness

January 26th, 2020


Review: Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Sam's Daily Authentic American Cream Ale & Sweet Water 420 Strain Mango Kush Wheat Ale

Special Guest: Cody Smith

Episode the 86th - A Herf w/Brian Stessl

January 19th, 2020


Review: Barton 1792 Sweet Wheat Kentucky Straight Bourbon (Allocated)

Special Guest: Brian Stessl from The Herfcast

We sat down for this episode and had a conversation with Brian from The Herfcast. We discussed just …

Episode the 85th - How to Make Prison Worse

January 12th, 2020


Review: Conor McGregor Proper 12 Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey & Oak & Eden Bourbon Spire

Special Guest: Brian Jones

After Kelly attempts to read the Proper 12 description with an Irish accent, we talk a little …

Episode the 84th - Rule #1

January 5th, 2020


Review: Westland Distillery Westland Peated Single Malt Whiskey

Bonus: Laphroaig 16 Year Old

Beezy wants the big win! After the review, we discuss …

Episode the 83rd - Beezy Goes on Vacation

December 29th, 2019


Review: 3 Nations Brewing Royal Blood Premium Blood Orange Wit & Great Divide S'mores Yeti Imperial Stout

After discussing beer for a little bit, …

Episode the 82nd - Merry Christmas

December 22nd, 2019


Review: Rogue's Dead Guy Ale & Unibroue's Trois Pistoles

First, we want to wish all of our listeners a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! For …

Episode the 81st - Sam Elliott's Neopenis

December 15th, 2019


Review: Spoetzl Brewery Shiner Wicked Juicy IPA & BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien Blend #8

Special Guest: Dr. Wade

This episode we dive deep into the topic of metoidioplasty and some of the best movies ever put out by …

Episode the 80th - Kelly Got A Cat

December 8th, 2019


Review: Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Maple Chili Jam & Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout

Special Guest: Dr. Wade

Dr. Wade is back y'all! Kelly tells the story on how he saved a poor puss from freezing, Kelly takes a …

Episode the 79th - Syphilitic Civil War

December 1st, 2019


Review: Hakushu Japanese Whisky 12 Year

Special Guest: Cody Smith

Do you enjoy history? We are willing to bet this episode ain't nothing like your 12th grade history class. Put in those ear buds, have a seat and enjoy! …

Episode the 78th - Blue Farts

November 24th, 2019


Review: Craigellache 13yr. Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Special Guest: Cody Smith

After the review we show our guest, Cody, the recent viral gender reveal video from Paige Ginn and then proceed to discuss it and the …

Episode the 77th - PostyFest

November 17th, 2019


Review: Amrut Fusion Indian Single Malt Whiskey

Aaron and Curtis recently visited Posty Fest 2019 and share some of the stories from the concert. Enjoy!

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Episode the 76th - Parenting 101

November 10th, 2019


Review: Benromach 10yr Single Malt Scotch

After the review we discuss a local incident about dress codes in schools which leads us to the national …

Episode the 75th - State by State Weird

November 3rd, 2019


Review: Glenfiddich Experimental Series #2 Project XX (20) Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Special Guest: David Knight

After the review, we discuss one of our giveaways that never became a giveaway, the bet Aaron lost to …

Episode the 74th - Man Periods

October 27th, 2019


Reviews: McKinney Oktoberfest Marzen Style Ale & Wild Acre Brewing Co. Mondlift Oktoberfest Special Release

Special Guest: David Knight

For this …

Episode the 73rd - Centaur

October 20th, 2019


Review: Real Ale Brewing Co. Oktoberfest Bavarian Style Lager

Special Guest: J-Mac

Our special guest tells Kelly about a convention thats coming to town that he thinks might be right up Kelly's alley. We also discuss …

Episode the 72nd - Mushroom Tip

October 13th, 2019


Review: Spaten Oktoberfest UR Märzen

During this episode we answer a few questions from our Discord participants (check out our website if you want to join us on Discord). We also talk about barrel aging your beer, …

Episode the 71st - WudUpDoe

October 6th, 2019


Review: Saint Arnold Oktoberfest

Special Guests: Mike & Otis from the WudUpDoe Podcast

This time around we have the guys from the WudUpDoe …

Episode the 70th - Random McFaul Appearance

September 29th, 2019


Review: Battle of the Bottles & True Vine Brewing Galactic Minotaurt Gose

This episode we take a couple sips from 2 blended bottles. 1 is Aarons …

Episode the 69th - Slangapalooza

September 22nd, 2019


Review: 903 Brewers Oak-Ages Maple Coffee Pecan Porter Reserve Batch 1

For this episode, you get a real life glimpse into the life of the Bearded Idiots when they aren't recording. *Spoiler Alert* Theres not much …

Episode the 68th - Stop Whining

September 15th, 2019


Review: 903 Brewers Ogre (Batch 2) Imperial Oatmeal Stout

After the review and some confusing imperial to metric to alcoholic conversion attempts, we …

Episode the 67th - Over The Top

September 8th, 2019


Review: Its a secret! You have to listen to find out!

After the mystery whiskey review, Kelly shares a story about a recent trip to D/FW to participate in a World Armwrestling League event. Enjoy!

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The Delvin Cox Experience Special Presentation - Part 3

September 1st, 2019


Review: BenRiach 10 year Curiositas Peated Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This episode is the final episode (part three) of the mini-series our friend …

The Delvin Cox Experience Special Presentation - Part 2

August 25th, 2019


Review: Glenfiddich Experimental Series #1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky Finished in IPA Cask's

This episode is the continuation (part two) of the …

Episode the 66th - Jeffrey Epstein

August 18th, 2019


Review: Black Fury, a sour ale offering from New Braunfels Brewing Company

This episode we dive a bit into the weirdness that surrounds the Jeffrey Epstein craziness, and then per usual rabbit trail off into vampire …

The Delvin Cox Experience Special Presentation - Part 1

August 16th, 2019


Hey fellow Idiots, this is a special presentation of part one of a mini-series that our friend Delvin Cox is running on gun control in America. We …

Episode the 65th - Hiding From Jesus

August 11th, 2019


Review: Jim Beam Peach - Peach Liqueur Infused w/Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

This episode the guys talk about things like getting arrested for "being awesome", wetsuits and being hogtied, scratching an itch, …

Episode the 64th - Jumping Off A Cliff

August 4th, 2019


Review: Johnny Drum Private Stock Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Hey fellow idiots! This episode we talk about topics ranging from Deliverance (the movie) to the one thing we fantasize about (outside of sex and the lottery), …

Episode the 63rd - Stay Away From Crazy

July 28th, 2019


For this episode we switch gears and try our first cognac by sampling Camus VSOP Elegance Cognac.

Once we finish trying to figure out the world of cognac's, Aaron tells us about his recent trip to Surfside Beach. Then …

Episode the 62nd - Its A Trap!

July 21st, 2019


This episode starts out with a review of Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey.

Aaron tells about what he saw one day while working to better his physical form at the gym, which leads to conversations about a US …

Episode the 61st - Personal Hygiene

July 14th, 2019


For episode 61, we start with a review of Flyway Brewing Company Bluewing Berry Wheat Ale.

Aaron tells us a story about a recent trip through …

Episode the 60th - Capsaicin Don't Play

July 7th, 2019


In this episode we bring back one of our favorite special guests, Brian Jones, and we review two whiskeys. We start with Buck 8 year old Kentucky …

Episode the 59th - Happy Birthday America 2019

June 30th, 2019


To start the episode we review another offering from 903 Brewers, Manticore Barrel Aged Imperial Stout Coffee.

No Bearded Idiots Happy Birthday …

Episode the 58th - A Question & A Tour

June 23rd, 2019


This episode opens with a review of Crown Royal Bourbon Mash Blended Canadian Whiskey.

We then discuss how Crown Royal got itself in trouble by using the term "Bourbon" and had to rebrand this whiskey. We jump to …

Episode the 57th - Fathers Day 2019

June 16th, 2019


This episode starts out with a review of Heritage Distilling Companies Brown Sugar Bourbon 103.

For this Fathers Day episode, before hearing some stories from us about our fathers,  we discus breastmilk and some weird …

Episode the 56th - May 18th 2002

June 9th, 2019


We open with a review of 903 Brewers Dracarys Batch 1 Oak Aged Imperial Chile Stout.

After the review, and in true Bearded Idiots fashion this episode is squirrel heavy and includes references to things like Willy Wonka …

Episode the 55th - Marc Zahra

June 2nd, 2019


We start the episode by reviewing Very Old Barton Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

We open the show by introducing our special guest and very 1st ever (the OG) patron, Marc Zahra, who is from all the way across the …

Episode the 54th - Funky Jewbelation

May 26th, 2019


We start the episode by reviewing our first beer, Shmaltz Brewing Co.'s Funky Jewbelation Barrel Aged Sour.

Our conversation goes from the video of Jewish dancers set to trap music, some of the offerings from Shmaltz …

Episode the 53rd - Jonathon Allen

May 19th, 2019


We open with a review of Smooth Ambler Contradiction Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey and give our guest a crash course in tasting whiskey.

The conversation kicks off with Jonathon Allen a local singer/song writer that …

Episode the 52nd - DWI

May 12th, 2019


For this episode we start with a review of Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition Blended Scotch Whisky.

After a squirrel (no, a literal squirrel), we discuss some of our merch that is available through our website (including …

Episode the 51st - Purple Squirt

May 5th, 2019


We start with a review of Glenfiddich Experimental Series #04 Fire & Cane Single Malt Scotch Whiskey.

In this weeks episode, we talk about the sperm donation machine, what a fruit cake is, and an interesting new way …

Episode the 50th - Cabo San Lucas

April 28th, 2019


This time we open with a review of Andalusia Whiskey Co. Revenant Oak Peated Single Malt Whiskey.

After the review, Kelly, Curtis, Teri and Jenni tell some stories from the recent trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Staring …

Episode the 49th - Hola Santiago

April 21st, 2019


We open the show with a review of Don Julio Reserva Blanco.

On this episode we had conversation with Santiago from the Local Trash Podcast. We …

Episode the 48th - Episode 1 Review

April 14th, 2019


We open with a review of Belle Meade Madeira Bourbon Handcrafted Single Batch.

This episode marks our 1 year podcast anniversary! We would like to …

Episode the 47th - Wayfaring Stranger

April 7th, 2019


We open with a review of Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

The conversation starts with crazy Hulk Hogan style haircuts. Discussion on …

Episode the 46th - Meat Eater

March 31st, 2019


We open with a review of Andalusia Whiskey Co. - Stryker Single Malt Smoked Whiskey!

The conversation starts as we discuss a little known fact about …

Episode the 45th - Hotel Sex and Road Rash

March 24th, 2019


We open with a review of Chivas Regal Extra Blended Scotch Whisky!

The conversation gets going by Curty letting us know his infinity bottle is coming …

Episode the 44th - Pappy and Weirdness

March 17th, 2019


We open with a review of Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

The conversation opens with a rant on the secondary whiskey market! Then we flow into topics such as the death of the Mars rover, …

Special Episode the 1st - Tattered Beans

March 15th, 2019


Fellow Idiots! We are quite proud to bring you a very special episode of the podcast today! 

As always we opened with a quick review of Basil Hayden's Dark Rye Whiskey

We have teamed up with the good people over at …

Episode the 43rd - Paycheck and Red

March 10th, 2019


We open with a review of W.L. Weller 12 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

We are joined by our boys Paycheck and Red and the conversation kicks off with how guys send funny disgusting things to each other via the …

Episode the 42nd - Welcome Brian and Red

March 3rd, 2019


We open with a review of Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

The conversation begins with how kids are expensive, winters in …

Episode the 41st - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

February 24th, 2019


We open with a review of Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon.

This episode is whiskey on whiskey on whiskey! The conversation opens with Kelly taking a random drunken phone call from his family. We discuss out patron …

Episode the 40th - Hunting Ethics

February 17th, 2019


We open with a review of Hancocks Presidents Reserve Bourbon Whiskey.

The conversation starts with Brian atoning for his sins the last time he was with us. Kelly tells us a stripper story. Then we talk podcast growth, …

Episode the 39th - Catching Up

February 10th, 2019


We open with a review of Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey!

The Conversation kicks off with Curtis finally capturing the elusive Durant, OK voicemail. Aaron bring to our attention the Baron Trump conspiracy …

Episode the 38th - Dr. Wade Returns

February 3rd, 2019


We open with a review of Colonel E. H. Taylor Straight Rye Whiskey.

We welcome back Dr. Chris Wade and the conversation rambles from specific glasses …

Episode the 37th - Bizarre Back Pain Remedy

January 27th, 2019


We open with a review of Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

The conversation kicks off with Kelly giving us some insight to the recent Bourbon Society Meeting that he hosted. Then we discuss a bizarre home …

Episode the 36th - Whiskey and Abuse

January 20th, 2019


We open with a review of Col. E.H. Taylor Single Barrel Bottled in Bond.

The conversation kicks off with Kelly telling us all the juicy details of …

Episode the 35th - Don't Do Drugs

January 13th, 2019


In this episode we open with a review of Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

We took some listener requests and the conversation landed on stories of our first/worst use of elicit drugs. 

Episode the 34th - Preppers

January 6th, 2019


This time we open with a review of Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bottled In Bond. 

Conversation throughout the podcast is about breaking down Aaron …

Episode the 33rd - Serial Killer Nextdoor

December 30th, 2018


This time we review W. L Weller Antique 107 Bourbon Whiskey. Conversation starts off with a New Jersey man who loses his mind on his family. Followed …

Episode the 32nd - The Strip Club

December 23rd, 2018


We start off with a review of Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

The conversation begins with us talking about our plans for the 1 year anniversary episode, Kelly brings to our attention a …

Episode the 31st - Ol' Wetbrain

December 16th, 2018


We continue our Buffalo Trace series with a review of Sazerac Rye Straight Rye Whiskey. The conversation starts of with a email from one of our listeners where Beezy gets a new nickname. Kelly has a conflict in a …

Episode the 30th - Beezy Almost Dies

December 9th, 2018


This time we review Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

The conversation starts off with Beezy telling us the story of his near death experience, which naturally leads up to talk about John Chau's missionary …

Episode the 29th - Treasure Hunting

December 2nd, 2018


We open with a review of Weller Special Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The conversation starts off with Aaron educating us on his new business venture: Treasure Hunting. Kelly triggers a friend, and we learn …

Episode the 28th - A Sounder of Swine

November 25th, 2018


We open with a review of Ancient Ancient Age 10 Star Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The conversation starts off with a story about a 69yr old man …

Episode the 27th - Spackled Buttcrack

November 18th, 2018


This time we review Old Charter #8 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Kelly starts us off with a story about our buddy Dr. Wades bachelor party. Aaron brings his own bachelor party story to the table, and a story about …

Episode the 26th - Kelly's Tinder Escapade

November 11th, 2018


This time we review Ancient Age Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The conversation starts off with Beezy telling us about his weekend in Dallas and some crazy high whiskey prices, we discuss our IG restriction, Kelly …

Episode the 25th - The Comment Section Gets Weird

November 4th, 2018


This episode we review McAfee's Benchmark Old No. 8 Bourbon. The conversation starts off with us discussing the comment section of Kelly and Curtis' …

Episode the 24th - All Hallow's Eve

October 28th, 2018


This time we review Conor McGregors' Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey. The spooky stories kick of with Beezy's ghost and a creepy land lord, Curtis tell us about a demon exorcising, Dr. Wade explains his sleep paralysis, …

Episode the 23rd - Saharan Dust Storm

October 21st, 2018


This time we review Old Forester Prohibition Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky. We introduce all the non-patreons to our friend Brian! The conversation starts off with a theory Curtis has about a Hawaiian prepper, …

Episode the 22nd - Sharp Dressed Man

October 14th, 2018


This week we review Balcones Baby Blue Corn Whisky. The conversation starts off with some reminiscing on the WCW/WWE glory days, followed up with …

Episode the 21st - How Not to Walk a Dog

October 7th, 2018


This time we review Stranahan's Sherry Cask Single Malt Whiskey. The conversation starts off with a story from Aaron on how how a truck driver ruined …

Episode the 20th - World Beard Day 2018

September 30th, 2018


This time we review the whisky Highland Park 15yr. The conversation starts with a couple of stories from Aaron about the trials of parenting kids with diarrhea. Kelly brings another top ten, this time in honor of world …

Episode the 19th - Mandela Effect

September 23rd, 2018


This time we give you two whiskey reviews! Highland Park 18yr and Highland Park 12yr Viking Honour. The conversation gets going with a story from Aaron about a young lady who thinks her genetics puts her above the law, …

Episode the 18th - Beard Gains

September 16th, 2018


We start with a review of Ardbeg Uigeadail Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The conversation starts off with a comparison of Kellys beard from Ep. 1 to today, and how Aaron sucks at the Keto diet. Is Alex Jones really …

Episode the 17th - Before the Throne

September 9th, 2018


This time we start off with a review of Aberfeldy Highland Single Malt Scotch 12yr old. The conversation kicks off with a story about a Satanic …

Episode the 16th - Posthumous Wishes

September 2nd, 2018


This time we review Wild Turkey Longbranch. The conversation starts off with a story about a man who tries to steal an airplane, followed by an …

Episode the 15th - Dadgum

August 26th, 2018


This episode we review Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength. The conversation turns to the etymology of "dadgum". Aaron makes a promise to no longer use …

Episode the 14th - Happy Moon Walking Day

August 19th, 2018


This episode starts off with a review of Ole Smokey Salty Caramel Whiskey. Then we talk about how this episode was recorded on the anniversary of the original moon landing, which leads us to discuss the moon's orbit …

Episode the 13th - Drunken Shenanigans

August 12th, 2018


This time we review Wild Turkey Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Masters Keep 17 Year. The discussion starts with the idea of a whiskey sommelier school, …

Episode the 12th - Yoo-Hoo

August 5th, 2018


This time we review Kilchoman Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Sherry Cask Release). The conversation starts with how awesome the movie Tombstone is, how gay the movie Top Gun is, the recently discovered islands off of …

Episode the 11th - Hairlines & Manscaping

July 29th, 2018


This time we open with a whiskey review of Knob Creek Single Barrel Select Rye, discuss Aarons crazy old lady story, our thoughts on agreeing to …

Episode the 10th - Metal Detecting

July 22nd, 2018


This episode we kick off with a review of Laphroaig 10yr cask strength scotch whisky, discuss the annoyance that is Randy, discover Aaron and Dr. Wade's mutual love for metal detecting, and Curtis shares his encounter …

Episode the 9th - Buffalo

July 15th, 2018


In this episode we review Russell's Reserve - Single Barrel. Then talk about Kellys new tattoo and some not so new ones, how and where wind comes from, more flat earth, Antartica exploration, Curtis' Willie Nelson …

Episode the 8th - The Family Name

July 8th, 2018


In this episode the guys review Wild Turkey - Forgiven, talk about bad tattoos, Aarons favorite porn star, hardworking immigrants, Aarons drunken concert story and the importance of ones name carrying on.

The new …

Episode the 7th - King of America

July 1st, 2018


In this episode we return to our whiskey reviews at the top of the episode. This time we take a look at Wild Turkey: Kentucky Spirit. We also have our second guest, Chris, AKA Dr. Wade, Buddy Christ. We rescue a dog. …

Episode the 6th - Conspiracy Theory

June 17th, 2018


This time The Bearded Idiots talk conspiracy theory. If there were ever any doubts about why we named the podcast "The Bearded Idiots", those will all be put away on this episode. Enjoy.


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Episode the 5th - Serial Killers

June 3rd, 2018


This time around we talk Serial Killers. Well, Aaron and Curtis do, and Kelly simply brings a list of the 25 most bizarre murder weapons. Aaron brings serial killer, Dennis Nilsen who is a super creepy dude. Curtis …

Episode the 4th - Nutrition & Fitness w/Nick Harmon

May 20th, 2018


This time around we talk nutrition and fitness with Nick Harmon. Nick is a licensed trainer and nutrition coach. He is a master trainer working in the California bay area for Life Time Athletic. Our own Kelly Sparks is …

Episode the 3rd - Random & Weird Things

May 14th, 2018


This time around we took a cue from the ladies over at the Thats Weird Podcast and talked about just random weird things. The conversation rambled …

Episode the 2nd - New Equipment

April 29th, 2018


We had a much easier go of things this time, the conversation felt much more natural, and flowed better than episode 1. This time around we upped our recording game and invested in some better equipment, in hopes that …

Episode the 1st - And So It Begins

April 14th, 2018


This is the first episode of our podcast. We talk whiskey, and some other random things.

Note: Dont judge us for the poor quality of this episode. It gets better, we promise!

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