Ken Rapp

Ep95 – Monster Hunter

As the list of guests on this show grow, we wanted more people from not only the beer industry to pop in, but the film industry as well. Turns out that Ken has a friend that has worked on some pretty prestigious films; so what do we do with someone of that calibre? Make them review Monster Hunter with us, because yeah, we’re “smart”.

Since Ethan is currently residing in Hawaii, the beverage department needed something easily accessible to everyone, so we went with Bikini Blonde Lager from Maui Brewing Co that turned out to be an almost too easy to drink beverage. Trust us, you’ll need a couple coldies for this episode!

Ep94 – Justice League – Snyder Cut

So do you guys remember when Justice League came out and Superman had a weird face because Henry Cavil couldn’t shave his mustache? What if a movie could be made better just because of that? That’s right, baby, it’s tame to talk about the ultimate man-child neckbeard cut of any movie in existence: The Snyder Cut. Grab a coldie and join us while we navigate 4 hours of over-indulgence in a 4:3 ratio for some reason.

The delicious beverage we chose for this nerd quest comes from Belching Beaver. We’ve been slacking on the Deftones collabs, so we caught up with the pale ale named after the album: Ohms.

Ep 93 – An Afternoon W: Smog City

And now for something a little different! No movie this week because we simply had too much fun talking with The Porters who just so happen to run and operate Smog City Brewing Co. They bestowed 4 beers on us that took us on quite the journey: Infinite Wishes, a bourbon barrel-aged Stout that will knock you on your ass if you’re not careful; the delightful Little Bo Pils, the easiest Pilsner you’ve ever drank; Coffee Porter, the name says it all; and last but not least Solar Wind, a tasty IPA.

So grab a coldie, and learn about one cool brewery and the power couple that runs it.

Ep92 – Leprechaun

We totally agree with you: This was a bad idea. Ken says we should have done Boondock Saints instead. He may have been right, but nonetheless here we are talking about Leprechaun! Did you know there are 8 Leprechaun movies?! EIGHT! Eight movies of “where’s me gold” and probably other questionable subject matter that we are sure is borderline offensive for this day and age. Either way we were “lucky” enough to have some delicious beverages to wash this nightmare away.

Tom from Nickel Beer Co rejoined us with 3 beers and even more history that truly enforces the idea that he is The Beer Godfather. It’s always and amazing time when Tom comes on, so grab a coldie and listen! You might just learn something.

Ep91 – Psycho Goreman

YOU WILL TUNE INTO THIS EPISODE OR BE DESTROYED!!!! Nothing we could ever say can prepare you for what lies in store for those who watch Psycho Goreman. A movie that’s so bizarre that the R&B crew were divided on what to think about it. So we brought in help to clarify if we were watching a Power Rangers spin off, or just having good times with good brews.

Nate from Epic Brewing joins us yet again for a dive into the cosmic unknown, and he brought the beverages. We tackled the lemon grass variant of their delicious sour series Oak & Orchard, the peanut butter stout delight that is Midnight Munchies, and the cosmically mind blowing Creamsicle IPA. Grab a coldie, and join us on the journey that determines if the Earth is annihilated.

Ep90 – Almost Famous

Random, right? But seriously when you’ve already caught the most random movie pick ever (Previous episode Harry and the Hendersons with Grant from Mason Ale Works!) it only feels right to follow those vibes. To bring the vibes we brought in esteemed brewmaster and friend of the program Benny Shirley from 10 Barrel Brewing to take us on the journey of road and sky to become Almost Famous.

Ep89 – Harry & The Hendersons

Where to even begin on this one? Well, let’s start that we agreed to do an episode on Harry & The Hendersons out of our respect and love of Mason Ale Works and co-founder Grant Tondro. Grant told us awhile ago that an absolute monster of a brew was being made at Mason Ale Works, and wanted us to celebrate the beast with us: The triple IPA that is “Harry & The Sendersons.”

While we sipped on this behemoth brew, we dove into the nostalgia of the bigfoot movie and debated if it stood the test of time. Does it? Grab a coldie, and join in on the fun! Thanks again to Grant and the Mason Ale Works crew!

Ep88 – Tenet

So we should have loved Tenet, right? RIGHT? Look, every genius has a misstep, Christopher Nolan is just lucky enough to be that one guy who can do some weird ass time thing to correct course. Grab a coldie, and let’s chat how a 3000 year old square puzzle with 5 words on it inspired another Nolan weird ass time thing that should have been better than it was.

But first: In our quest to drink delicious beer our travels have brought us back to the lands of Salt Lake City and to the fantastic Level Crossing Brewing. If it wasn’t The DIPA Soul Rex they bestowed on us, it was the Rye IPA Suss It Out that made us fall in love with their brews. Check them out!

Ep87 – Wonder Woman 84

Folks, we’re gonna level with you here. The R&B crew did not particularly enjoy Wonder Woman ’84, and we spent more time on this episode talking about cool beer from around the world with our guest Nate Levi from Epic Brewing rather than talking about the movie.

Sure, we give impressions on the movie! There are anecdotes about how an extra from the Cats movie stumbled onto the wrong set, or how one can have a gassed up jet just ready to go at a seconds notice for when you really need to fly like —right now—. All that stuff is in here, but don’t say we didn’t warn you when we really do spend more time talking about Epic’s delicious Bigger Badder Baptista, Grandma Van’s Candy Cane Stout, and the shockingly delightful cucumber lime lager Señor Pepino that Nate bestowed upon us. Grab a coldie, and let’s celebrate fanny packs together!

Ep86 – Christmas Vacation

Tis the season to have some beverages! And beverages we shall have to toast the last R&B episode of the year. To mark this special occasion and festive time of year, we decided to have a good time by celebrating a classic holiday film with our favorite bundle of pure chaos: The Griswold Family. We even brought out our own chaotic family Ben & Ryan to revel in how Clark is still alive despite the things that constantly happen to him.

A festive time deserves a festive beer, and this one is special! Another fantastic holiday beer from Utah comesRedrock Brewery and their “Griswold Holiday Ale”, a spiced, well balanced ale that will absolutely wreck you if you’re not careful with an 8.5% ABV.

Thank you to all who tuned in this year, as well as a big thank you to anyone who begrudgingly came on the show to spend some time with a couple of drunks. May 2021 not be the dumpster fire that 2020 was!