Jay is an engineer, husband and father living in San Jose, CA. In a past life, he was a line cook and Apple Retail employee. These days, he geeks around on the Internet with an IPA close by.
October 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 20 mins
On this week's episode of the IBU Podcast, Jay hacks his SNES Classic, Nick celebrates Cellarmaker’s 4th birthday, and the boys discuss their all time top double IPAs.
This week's show beer is The Juice Is Out There from Noble Ale Works. Special thanks to listener Jeff for the cans!
October 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 20 mins
This week, the boys both come back from trips out of town. Nick goes to a wedding in DC, Jay “warms” his friends house. Some sad news on the end of AIM, and the boys share their best productivity tips, tricks, and apps.
This week's show beer is 3 Berry American Sour by Mraz Brewing Company.
October 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
A new week is here and the boys are back with another episode. Amazon announces new Echo hardware and Nick went to a bottle share. Over the weekend, the SNES Classic was released and the boys talk about their preorder experience and then dive into all aspects of the console.
This week's show beer is Minesweeper IPA by Alvarado Street Brewery.
September 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 13 mins
The boys are back this week with another episode. Jay’s parents visit, Gene at the Winchester Mystery House gives Jay a hard time, Nick worked all weekend, and Stone is now available in all fifty states. Jay gives his first iPhone 8 Plus impressions, Nick talks Samsung and Android, and they give their recommendations on what phone is best.
This week’s show beer is Cloudy Decisions, a collaboration between Captain Fatty’s and the IPA Nation.
Special thanks to Peter, aka @noobaleworks, for this week’s show beer.
September 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
On this episode of the IBU podcast, Nick journeys to the Pacific Northwest and visits Great Notion in Portland, Oregon. Jay shares with us which iPhone 8 he preordered. Also, he shares with the listeners, quite possibly, the very first pictures of the unreleased iPhone X. This week’s tech topic is travel: gadgets we take with us when we travel and tips on how to make traveling easier.
This week’s show beer is Fruitallica DIPA, a triple collaboration between Beavertown (UK) X Garage Project (NZ) X Stone (CA).
September 15th, 2017 | 1 hr 28 mins
On this jam packed episode, Nick and Jay dive in and discuss Apple's iPhone event. They give their thoughts on the new Apple Watch, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and the all new iPhone X. Finally, they have some quick follow up on our favorite conglomerate to hate, AB InBev.
This week's show beer is Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont.
September 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
On the week before Apple's iPhone event, Nick and Jay lend their thoughts on all the iPhone rumors so far. They give their predictions on what they expect to see next week. Some follow up on Ballast Point and the end of ProTube.
This week's show beer is Cafe Con Leche from Camino Brewing.
September 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
On this week's episode, the guys follow up on their predictions on the Mayweather-McGregor fight. Nick tells us about his anniversary weekend in San Diego and Modern Times' Festival of Dankness. On the second half of the show, Nick and Jay debunk some popular iPhone myths.
This week's beer is Keeping the Family Together, a collaboration between Cellarmaker and Monkish.
August 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
On this week's episode, Jay and Nick cover a wide range of news and topics. Jay went to SoCal and watched the eclipse. Nick went to a Giants game and didn't watch the eclipse. Follow up links on Hop Valley, New Belgium, Magnolia, and Verizon. On the second half of the show, the boys present their guide to the best beers to get in different situations.
This week's show beer is Red Beans and Rice Didn't Miss Her; a collaboration between Monkish and The Answer.
On the after show, their predictions for the Mayweather-McGregor fight.
August 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
After a two-week recording hiatus, the boys are back. This week, Nick and Jay cover topics such as Anchor selling to Sapporo, Cellarmaker/Monkish beer releases, weddings, and flipping golf carts. On the nerdy side, Nick tells Jay about his new iPads and takes the plunge into the iOS 11 beta.
This week's show beer is Another Beer in the Hall DIPA from Track 7 Brewing.
August 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
This week, the boys talk about the Tesla Model 3 hand over event and Jay talks about his experience owning an electric car. Follow up topics include AB-InBev and their never ending quest to trick you into buying their "craft" beer brands and the partnership between 21st Amendment, Funkwerks, and Brooklyn Breweries.
Today's show beer is Yojo by Moonraker and was graciously provided by listener Brendon.
August 4th, 2017 | 53 mins 46 secs
For this week's show, the boys revisit a classic - Pliny the Elder. They talk about their first time having Pliny the Elder and share some stories surrounding this iconic West Coast DIPA. They also discuss Gear Patrol's picks for the Top 25 Breweries in America.
July 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
This week on the Internet Beer Users podcast, Nick and Jay do some quick follow up on AgileBits' app, 1Password and Carrot Weather's iOS app. In the second half of the show, the boys go on a deep dive on their all time, favorite TV shows.
This week's show beer is Fully Loaded Baked Potato, a triple collaboration with Other Half, Monkish, and Trillium.
July 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
This week on the Internet Beer Users podcast, Jay talks about his day in The City, Nick spent the entire weekend at Fieldwork San Mateo, and they look forward to Silicon Valley Beer Week. This week's tech topic is all about Net Neutrality.
This week's show beer is Dobis from Cellarmaker Brewing Company.
July 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
Great Scott! This week, our boys travel back to 1985 and sample DeLorean Dust for this week's show beer. Some follow up on Kona Brewing Company and Modern Times. Then a deep dive into the Back to the Future Trilogy and 1989's Batman.
July 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
On this week's episode of the IBU podcast, the boys follow up on iPhone 8 mock ups and the iOS 11 beta. Nick and Jay then share their thoughts on the Brewers Association's plan to launch a new seal to identify independent craft brewers and their beers, Big Beer's reaction to it, and Draft Magazine's list of top 50 IPAs.
This week's show beer is Space Cookie DIPA, a collaboration between Monkish Brewing and Omnipollo.