The Mike Herrera Podcast

Monique Powell stops by the podcast while gearing up for this year's Warped Tour.

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Mark Soloman Stavesacre to Nascar + additional calls Jake Langley Andy Alonso

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 6:00pm PDT

Ryan Seaman talks leaving Falling In Reverse, what he's up to now and what's next.

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This weeks guest is Kurt Larson and Daniel Franz of Silver City Brewery. With the much anticipated release of Secret Weapon Kurt, Daniel, and Mike talk about all the steps that went into making such a great beer. From tastings, to artwork, and all the beer industry lingo, MxPx and Silver City Brewery have not just designed a great beer but a great start to the summer. Parties, bars, rock shows, podcasts, and even grocery stores are going to be all about Secret Weapon.

More on Silver City Brewery from SILVER CITY
For most in the Puget Sound, when you look west at the Olympic Mountains you're looking right at the "Silver City". The convergence point right before you jump off into the wilderness of the Olympic National Forest on your way to the Pacific Ocean, resting between the edge of the Puget Sound and the base of the Olympic Mountains, rests Silver City. This Urban-Suburban experience is a sweet brewer's mash of Seattle city life and breathtaking outdoor adventure, all within ones reach. Beer, well made, brings the people of the "Silver City" together in celebration of having it all.
Silver City was started in 1996 by Co-owners Steve & Scott Houmes, and it remains a locally owned and operated business. Silver City Brewery's handcrafted beers are available on draft, in 22oz bottles, 12oz bottle & 12oz can 6-packs across Washington State in bars, restaurants, and grocery stores.
Silver City Brewery's production facility & brewery taproom is located at 206 Katy Penman Ave. in Bremerton, WA. Silver City Restaurant is located in Silverdale at 2799 NW Myhre Rd.


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Where to find the Beer
Celebrating 25 years of loud, fast, left-coast punk rawk, MXPX and Silver City Brewery, both from Bremerton, Washington, have joined forces to commemorate the band's anniversary milestone with an exclusive, signature beer. Named after the band's 2007 hit, "Secret Weapon", the brew is a delicious amber lager brewed in the "left-coast common" style. Super easy-going with a full-flavored malt backbone and a clean hop kick on the finish, the recipe is a true collaborative effort between the Silver City brew team and band members Mike, Tom, and Yuri, who were heavily involved in its development, adding their own personal tastes and flavor preferences.


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Secret Weapon [5:45]
Kurt and Daniel [7:30]
Steps to Secret Weapon [11:45]
Naming the Beer [20:00]
The cycle of beer [24:00]
Tom Chichila [30:00]
Beer barriers [32:00]
A day with Kurt [36:00]
Drinking well with others [38:30]
MxPx breaking news [41:00]
RockStar, Actor, Beer Guy [44:00]
Best selling beers [48:00]
Beer to the masses [52:30]

Notable Links Discussed:
Guardians of the Galaxy
Lucky Lager
The Peer Pleasure Podcast

Where to find the Beer

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