The Mixed Six Podcast

Board games. Beer. Pop culture. And a little drunken philosophy.

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Episode 84: Drinkin’ with Commas Now

We invite fan-favorite guest Birk to join us as we drink our one-thousandth beer. 
Omnipollo Hilma Vanilla Burger Bun Crispy Fries Imperial India Pale Ale with Natural Flavors (2): Spencer wants to know what board game you pick for a first date. We Dissect the Fun of such a dangerous gambit. 
Perennial Artisan Ales Saison de Lis Belgian Style Ale Brewed with Chamomile Flowers (3): Innervium is just recutting music into advertisements because we’re out of money.
(Brewed and bottle by Rinkuskiai Birzai, Lithuania Crazy) Brewski Imperial Pilsner (1): COM Corner takes the marketing expert Spencer off the shelf to advise a listener on making a boardgame cafe. 
Tactical Nuclear Penguin Imperial (1): Brownie gave us our 1000th beer…which isn’t a beer. Or consumable by humans. We try our best to approach the milestone with an air of aristocratic nonchalance. 
Prairie Artisan Ale Sunday Service Hot Fudge Sundaee Inspired Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/ fudge, chocolate, vanilla, sprinkles, peanuts, and cherries (4): Mixed Six Mock Draft has 1000 beers to fuel our own podcast network. We start sending out contracts.
Flying Dog Brewing’s Cream Team Cookies and Cream Milk Stout (2): You may now ask 1000 questions of MIXED SIX. 

Episode 83: Con Conjecture

A lot going on in this episode, including the suicidal ideation of wanting to see people in person again. Join us!

Rare Barrel Brewing’s Pinkish (5): We Dissect Our Fun with Roland Wright, A Roll-and-Write about making a Roll-and-Write as a man named Roland Wright.

Rare Barrel’s One Long Wave – Golden Sour Beer Aged in Oak Barrels with Kiwi and Strawberry (4): In Living with Humans, we come up with 1001 uses for your failed business venture.
Palmetto Brewing Company Amber Ale (2): The Sportsplainer gives us a breakdown of the latest in fantasy football.
Palmetto Brewing Company Espresso Porter (4): FIRE SALE for the West Coast!
Old Bakery Beer Co. Oh Yeah Fruit Punch Berliner-Style Weiss Beer (3): In Binge Binger, Spencer talks Caleb down off the ledge of Ted Lasso.
Jailbreak Brewing Company Doubles: Double India Pale Ale (4): Finally Drunk Enough to dream of a Mixed Six Con.

Food Month YET Again, Again – Bonus Episode 73

Hey! Check out our what you’re missing on the Patreon!
Melvin Eureka Night Visions Vanilla Latte (5): We were sent a copy of Mandala Stones and would really like to continue Dissecting Our Fun on such great games…especially when we didn’t have to pay for it!
Ceylon Cinnamon Madagascar Nitro Barrel Aged Imperial Stout (4): For some reason, the fans of Cooking with Mixed Six want to riffle through our recipes. 
Prairie Artisan Ales You Gotta Horchata Imperial Stout with Cinnamon, Vanilla, and Sugar (4): Ask Mixed Six wants to expand the real estate of some neglected side characters. 
Stone Brewing Buenaventura Salt and Lime Lager (3): In Mixed Six Mock Draft, we’ve got to pick hobby game designers for a debate team. Hopefully, there’s some overlap in those nerdy Venn diagrams. 
Torn Label Brewing Goldihops American Golden Ale (2): We Make a Pair serves the public health by providing themed alcoholic accompaniment for your vaccine. 
2nd Shift Brewing in Collaboration with transient Artisan Ales Todd Man Out Lager Brewed with Oats, Pilsner Malt, Rye Malt, and Buckwheat (3): Finally Drunk Enough, we talk about the shifting pubic personas of our hosts.

Episode 81: You Know What’s Not Illegal in Hell?

We succumb to so many sins, so quickly, in this episode. Hope you enjoy it half as much as we did!
Prairie Artisan Ales Lemon Slice (4): We Dissect Our Fun with The Crew: the cheapest legacy game you’re ever going to fine.
Church Street’s Church Street Pils: Pilsner with Yusu, Meyer Lemon And Lime Flavors (2): Spencer Sportsplains the endlessly fractal moments at the end of an NBA game.
Off Color Brewing Beer for Golf Wit style Beer with Lemon and Black Tea Added (4): In We Make a Pair, Dante, Virgil, and the boys take a pubcrawl through hell.
Evil Twin Brewing Lemon Meringue (5): Armchair Director Spencer walks us through a retrospective of the most normie movies in the aughts.
Evil Twin Brewing What Our Age Lacks is Not Reflection, but IPA (3): Caleb does the parasocial thing too by trying to Nerdsplain is obsession with Cushvlog.
Melvin Eureka Zim Sen Baltic Porter (3): As more of us go full-time creative, the questions about agony of influence or grist for the mill become more important that ever.

Episode 80: Texas on Notice

We’re back with part 1 of another ill-advised double recording session. If you want to hear the drunker half, head on over to the Patreon. Until then, enjoy the continued and varied beer crimes of the Lone Star State.

Angry Chair Brewing’s Untitled Art – Loaded French Toast Imperial Stout (2): Spencer bought and played an indie story-telling game! We have to Dissect This Fun, as it is obviously a historically significant mutation within the fun fossil record. 

Sceptre Arts Brewing Chaos Magician Double Dry-Hopped IPA (4): It’s time to clean up the curriculum by throwing some high school classes into the B-hole.

Prairie Artisan Ales Pink Guava Funk (3): In a rare Mock Draft/Armchair Director fusion, we cast the film version of Fae’s Anatomy, Caleb’s new game currently on Kickstarter. 

Martin House Brewing Company Best Maid Spicy Pickle Beer (1): Honestly, we tried to do a Humanities Fight, but then we drank what was easily the worst beer we’ve ever had out of 928 taste tests so far. 

Trimtab Brewing Open Sails Imperial Sour with Lemon Key Lime and Grapefruit (5): Ask Mixed Six considers the important question…if you could have an extra set of arms, would you take them?

Spectre Arts Brewing Smile Grenade Double-IPA (3): Finally Drunk Enough, Caleb continues his long standing tradition of grossly misapplying economics terms with a discussion of Jevon’s Paradox.

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Episode 79: Food Month Again

On the plus side, Baz and Birk are in town. Adding to our many joys, this is our first in person episode in over a year!
But what boon could possibly wipe away the horror of food month’s return. The Ides of May are upon us!  
*apologies for the lack of ratings in the notes. In my defense, I was separated from my sobriety. I’ll have to relisten to the episode when they are added to the list.
Funkwerks Pineapple Guava Provincial: In Dissecting Our Fun, Caleb proposes an exciting new game genre to save society. 
Melvin Velvet Rut Imperial Smoked Porter: The Honorable Judge Producer Ross has been given an insane fortune. Which of the hosts/guest should get it. We launch into our arguments. 
Oskar Blue BA20 Vol 4 Zuccotto 202 Barrel-aged Series: VACCINE SALE
Odell Brewing Barreled Treasure Coconut Chocolate Stout: The Mixed Six Mock Draft is given aging sitcom stars a chance in the only game left in town: marvel movies. 
Off Color Brewing’s Well Fed Sheep: In Getting Lit(erature), we debate the morality of judging a book by its cover. 
Pipeworks More Melon: Finally Drunk Enough to admit it, some of us are going to miss wearing a mask in certain social situations.

Episode 78: 900-ish Bottles of Beer on the Wall

We’re back! The wall of our empties, like the list of our sins, grows forevermore.
4 Noses Brewing Company’s Double Dry Hopped Vanilla Velvet (1): In Dissecting Our Fun, we explore an exciting new parameter of the boardgaming personality — identifying your “Bill and Ted” game. 
Pipeworks Brewing Company Cryo Citra Imperial India Pale Ale with Cryo Citra Hops (2): In This Was a Mistake, Caleb commits a mistake by springing a sneaky anniversary.
Public House Cabra Loca Espresso Milk Stout (3): Living With Humans discusses what one should do when the decision has been made to NOT live with a specific human. 
4 Noses Brewing Company’s Mandarina Velvet (2): In Ask Mixed Six, many of our fans now share a birthday. We start the great MX6 gift exchange.
2nd Shift Brewing Liquid Spiritual Delight Imperial Stout (4): Jukebox in Back is about selecting perhaps the most important anthem of our lives: what is the soundtrack to vaccine summer?
Piney River Lizzie Twister Blackberry Session Sour (3): Finally Drunk Enough, we talk about being generally twitchy and the fidget devices that help us get through the day. 
P.S. Our next episode is actually in person again! Expect sound quality to improve soon.

Episode 77: Half-vaccinated, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

Birk is back in this partially immune episode as we discuss mid-life crises, Easter candy, and finally destroying St. Patrick’s day, once and for all.

4 By 4 Brewing’s Tall Dark & Cordial–Chocolate Cherry Stout (2): In Dissecting Our Fun, we wonder about returning to 3+ player games after a year-and-a-half of forced abstinence. 

Grimm Circle of Fifths Mixed Fermentation Farmhouse Ale with Spelt, Oats, and Rye (4): We Make a Pair with the finest foodstuffs we could find hidden under lawn waste by a bunny.

Breckenridge Brewery Avalanche Amber Ale (3): FIRE SALE

Toppling Goliath’s Mornin’ Latte–Imperial Coffee Milk Stout (4): The Jukebox in Back is playing golden oldies, but what does that actually mean?

Bruery Terreux Saison Rue (2): In the return of perennial fan favorite, Holiday Annexation, we steal St. Patrick from Ireland and finally make the fully-Americanized version of the holiday we’ve been working on for decades. 

Avery Brewing Hazyish IPA (1): Finally Drunk Enough, Caleb talks about whether or not to take it to heart when you’re accused of having a mid-life crisis. 

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Hot Takes on Ice: State of the Podcasters

Producer Ross and Birk have finally launched the Patreon for Night Clerk Radio.

Go check it out if you haven’t already. Caleb also has a LOT of announcements and a pretty big life-change coming up, so we spend the episode getting all our listeners caught up to speed. 

Episode 76: Poor Babes, w/o Weather Channel Music

Getting in there before the leap with an episode! In this fine piece of audio composition, we discuss all the important issues of the day: tea flavors, social engineering, and killing Rush Limbaugh.

Stillwater’s Why Can’t IBU? 2020 Double Dry-Hopped Farmhouse Pale Ale (4): In Dissecting Our Fun, we muse on the ways increased access to 3d printing might change tabletop gaming.

Maplewood Brewing Co. Fat Pug Oatmeal Milk Stout (4): It’s time for Battle Try! Challenged to combat, the hosts launch into the fray with their fiercest warrior’s bellow.

Hoppin’ Frog King Gose Salted Caramel (1): In Armchair Director, two extremely normal people talk about what movies to watch online with your friends in quarantine.

Crane Brewing’s Minette–Barrel-Aged Grisette-Style Ale Bottle Conditioned with Brettanomyces (4): Ask Mixed Six has been asked to name something. This always goes well.

4×4 Brewing Company Smooth Criminal Double Dry Hopped Double India Pale Ale (3): Living With Humans is about manipulating people for your own comfort with social engineering.

Breckenridge Brewery Vanilla Porter (2): Finally Drunk Enough, Spencer and Producer Ross reminisce about snow days. Caleb, predictably, kills their nostalgic joys.

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