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Get It Again is taking a look back at WCW Thunder! Wrestling insiders Andrea Listenberger, Smackdown writer, Andrew Krukowski, former Lucha Underground writer, and Matt Mazany, former Raw and NXT writer, and host Stephen Loh partake in a journey to rewatch all 156 episodes of Thunder and discuss all the would'ves, could'ves, should'ves, and what-ifs of WCW's infamous B-show.
 
After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and performers Stephen Loh and Michael Gabriel. Together they explore the absurd underbelly of the craft beer world while also discussing movies, music, video games, pop culture, and their sad, basement dwelling lives.
 
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Vincent... er, Vince... is taking charge for the NWO B-Team while the Wolfpac is off painting the town red... or are they? We get to see the B-Team's improv skills put on full display for this episode. Ric Flair cuts a classic Flair promo. Raven admits he doesn't like chocolate milk. The WCW Tag Team Title tournament limps along. Big Poppa Pump's r…
 
Can you buy a hip, gently used brewery with just photos of apes? At Bad Boiz Castle Incorporated LLC we say, "Yeah, bruh. Yeah." Kings & Convicts is at it again purchasing yet another San Diego brewery, this time adding Saint Archer to their portfolio. In other Beer News, SweetWater's big weed overlords look to sell of what's left of Green Flash wh…
 
That's J-U-Double-D J-Double U-S-T-I-Double I-C-E. JUDD JUUSTIIICE! That's right, The Panel demands justice for Judy Bagwell and her rightful WCW Tag Team World Title run! Acknowledge it, WCW! It's also the go-home show for Souled Out and because of that we get a very special pre-taped Goldberg promo. Scott Steiner tries to get himself cancelled. R…
 
Sometimes, a Tweet drops that shakes you to your core and makes you question the reality in which you live in. Pabst Blue Ribbon did just that and now the Malty Boyz™ will never be the same. Listen and find out which of the Boyz welcomes the new ass eating overlords and which one shuns ass eat and refuses to comply. Alex brings in what Evil Twin ca…
 
So long, "Stagger" Lee Marshall... we hardly knew ye. "The Professor" "Iron" Mike Tenay is now the third man on the Thunder commentary team. Since the last episode of Thunder, almost 3 weeks have passed since then we've seen The Fingerpoke of DOOM!, "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan join the Wolfpac, Macho Man Randy Savage make his television return, and Eric…
 
Once again, Alex lights the Malt signal and asks for suggestions of hidden, local gems. The Malt Mavens have spoken and in this batch The Malty Boyz™ will try beers from Goldfinger Brewing Company, Jack's Abby, Godspeed Brewery, and Origin Beer Project before putting them through the Power Rankings. In the Beer News, a man brandishes a gun at Russi…
 
The Panel takes a look back at the groundbreaking wrestling documentary Beyond the Mat directed by Barry W. Blaustein. It's Andrea's first time watching and her first exposure to the infamous "I Quit" match between Mankind and The Rock at the 1999 Royal Rumble. Matt recalls his first visit to Titan Towers and Andrew discusses his interview with the…
 
Bro, get your peacock on with your steampunk goggles and big, loud hat because the Malty Boyz™ are exploring the game... the bourbon game. In Bourbon News, the Boyz™ discuss NFTs linked to rare bourbons stored in a "vault" to Buffalo Trace going high-tech to combat counterfeiting. Alex brings in a collab between The Bruery and Three Chiefs and give…
 
In part 2 of our interview with former WCW commentator and current performer, comedian, and clown Chad Damiani, we dive into what WCW was like in the year 1998. The Panels asks questions about Ron Reis (BIG!), who was the scariest guy in the locker room, who had the kewlest lewk off camera, what working shows like Road Wild was like, Bobby Heenan's…
 
It's another Beersmas here in the Maltyverse and once again old Ebenezer Kidd is visited by the ghosts of Beersmas Past, Super Past, Present, and Future. And all he got was a scorpion to eat and digest. That's right, Alex eats a scorpion carcass this episode! Serves him right working Stephen and Michael to the bone the way he does. Alex should have…
 
The Panel interviews former WCW commentator and current performer, comedian, and clown Chad Damiani in this two-part interview. In this episode, Chad discusses what it was like behind the scenes in WCW, accidently getting into Hulk Hogan's limo, how comedy gimmicks are the kiss-of-death, what Goldberg was like backstage during his rise to fame, and…
 
The Malty Boyz™ drop into the dive bars of South Dakota to the dive bars of Alabama and learn telling someone "Ur bad" is a flirtatious to tell someone they are good. In the Beer News, a stream in Hawaii registers a 1.2% ABV, Budweiser gets into the NFT game, and Miller High Life releases a gingerbread kit to build your own authentic dive bar. Mill…
 
It's the first ever edition of the Of The Year Awards, the biggest night in the history of this grand podcast! The Panel will be dishing out OTYs for Thunder in the year 1998 in categories such as Wrestler of the Year, Promo of the Year, Kewlest Lewk, Story of the Year, and more! They also look back on what the illustrious awards WCW won during the…
 
Alex's favorite magazine, Esquire, the official periodical of all lawyers, endorses the opinion that people should only drink half their beer then discard the rest. Does this endorsement hold any integrity? No. In other Beer News, aluminum tariffs threaten to destroy the Ball Corporation unless breweries start ordering no less than 1 million cans. …
 
With 10 days to go until Starrcade, Thunder calls it a year with it's final episode of 1998. We get an extended look into DDP's Toys of Tots charity drive and listen to his raspy voice read Christmas stories to children. Horrific. Chants of "We Want Flair!" ring out all night with this Charlotte crowd and WCW delivers with not one but THREE Flair's…
 
Alex speaks it into existence declaring this to be Michael’s funniest episode. Does Michael deliver or does he make Alex look like a fool? How many knee-slapping punchlines will Michael deliver while drinking barleywine from Kros Strain? Will Michael bust out his best roast jokes when talking about the return of the Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged…
 
In this Maltterrogation the Malty Boyz™ talk with founder of Keeping Together and Master Cicerone Averie Swanson! Hear about Averie's time as Brew Master for Jester King, moving to Chicago and consulting Half Acre before opening up Keeping Together. Then they dive into discussing her dream collaboration, favorite brewery facility, and the worst bee…
 
Enjoy this bonus Small Batch episode with Becca Scott as she talks about being a correspondent for Magic: The Gathering, hosting board game play thrus and tutorials for Geek and Sundry, and being part of Dr. America. For more bonus content subscribe to our Patreon for weekly interviews, videos, and more! Patreon.com/DontDrinkBeer…
 
Enjoy this Mailbag Black Friday bonus episode where we answer spicy questions submitted by Malt Mavens. In this mailbag, Stephen lists his favorite songs by The Mountain Goats while Alex explains Crass to Michael, the Malty Boyz™ discuss funny foods, give advice on how to break it to your beer group that you're tired of the game, and what their las…
 
There's nothing better than a dumb audience member getting their comeuppance after trying to attack a wrestler. That's exactly what happened when a fan tried to attack Eddie Guerrero when the entire LWO was in the ring. In the Main Event, it's NWO vs NWO again. On the undercard, it's Glacier vs Saturn, again. Stevie Ray tries to recruit Booker T in…
 
After polling DontDrinkBeer fans about off the radar local gems, Alex sourced beers from four breweries that haven't been featured on Malt Couture yet. For the first time, the Malty Boyz™ try beers from Neubleus Taproom, Barrique Brewing and Blending, The Seed: A Living Beer Project, and There Does Not Exist then give them the power ranking treatme…
 
Holler if you hear him! Big Poppa Pump is your hook up and he's now the leader of the nWo Black and White as "Hollywood" Hogan publicly quit the company during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The aftermath of World War 3 is a story of what didn't go down at the PPV as only half the matches advertised took place. The LWO goes throug…
 
Alex and Stephen bring the heat when they record together in lieu of Michael who was on vacation. It's all bangers this episode when they pop barleywine from Orpheus Brewing, mead from Schramm's, black lager from Suarez Family Brewery, and a commercial batch of wild ale from Freak Folk Bier. In the Beer News, Larry Bell gets paid when Bell's is sol…
 
With only 2 matches announced for World War 3, this go-home episode of Thunder does the heavy lifting to get people excited for 60 men inside 3 rings only on PPV! Does it succeed? Not really, no. But we get to see Saturn in new ring gear! That's exciting. Chris Jericho does his best to build a feud on 6 days notice. Kaz Hayashi goes in search of a …
 
Behold! The most immersive experience in all of beer! Augmented Reality brought to you buy Coors! Eat this turkey leg! In the Beer News, Stone closes down shop in Napa amid rent disputes and Idaho's bourbon shitlords have the fate of their secondary industry left in the hands of the Idaho State Liquor Division. Lager powerhouses, Wayfinder, Biersta…
 
So we ripped on Roanoke a lot last week. This week we mend fences and Matt lines his pockets as we take on a different tone with beautiful Roanoke... The Magic City! "Hollywood" Hogan kisses Jesse Ventura's ass then announces his intention to run of president in the 2000 election. The validity of Kenny Kaos' tag title run with Rick Steiner is debat…
 
Elon Musk announces he's entering the beer game and The Malty Boyz™ got some questions for the riches person in the world. Weathered Souls Brewing Co. heads to Charlotte to open up an incubation program that'll help minorities and women enter the beer industry. Alex recounts one of the most devious acts to ever go down at a bottle release then goes…
 
Thunder heads to Virginia for it's first live show since Halloween Havoc and they make up for the pre-taped dud from last week. Eddie Guerrero wrestles Rey Misterio Jr. as he continues to try and recruit Misterio into the LWO. Konnan drops a music video for his first single "Psycho." The NWO Black and White are united again when they come out in su…
 
Alex hates themed episodes so naturally Stephen and Michael have to make up for it by bringing in pumpkin beers for spooky season. The Malty Boyz™ are also recording in person for the first time in a long time and start the episode with a beer off the White Whale list. In the Beer News, New Glarus claps back at shareholders with a defamation lawsui…
 
In the aftermath of Halloween Havoc '98, this pre-taped Thunder did the biggest rematch in the history of wrestling no favors calling the PPV and the Nitro that followed it the "greatest 48 hours" in the history of professional wrestling. This episode features zero members of the nWo Wolfpac although we do get to see Scott Hall's new vest. Sonny On…
 
The Malty Boyz™ head to Cape Code to see how the locals have been dealing with the new Tree House Brewing Company taproom and the area's economic recovery. Mikkeller goes full BrewDog when they start damage control after breweries pull out en masse from their annual beer festival. Someone stole Anchorage Brewing's snow plow! Jukes Ale Works returns…
 
With 3 days left until Halloween Havoc and the biggest rematch is wrestling history between "Hollywood" Hogan and The Warrior, does this go-home show give us Warrior on a Thursday night? The answer is a stern "no." But we do get to watch The Giant putting people over as his contract comes to an end. The LWO continues their recruiting campaign. The …
 
The Malty Boyz™ complete the Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers barrel-aged trinity when they tick Dulle Teve Riserva 2018. Then the Belgian love fest continues in the Bottle Share when they drink a canned tripel from Monkish and a beer often called the best American Wild Ale of all time, Crooked Stave's 2012 Persica. Then in the Beer News, a well-meaning…
 
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