The Mixed Six Podcast

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

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Episode 87: Cleaning Out the Fridge

Producer Ross and Maddy are getting married. That means they need food and, more importantly, presents from Leland….

 

Shared by Side Project’s Obscura America Stout with Vanilla (5): We Dissect the Fun of using board games to teach critical thinking skills.

 

Capital Brewery Maibock (2): The Binge Bingers have delved back into the Witcher.
Torn Label Sea Trolls IPA (2): We’ll Never B’Author demanded a time story that made sense and…well, I don’t know what anyone expected.
Capital Brewery Wisconsin Amber (1): Ask Mixed Six wants to know if it ever makes sense to form plans again.
Capital Brewing Co Capital Supper Club (2): The Armchair Directors have to pick new directors for each trilogy of the Star Wars franchise. We can’t do worse!
New Glarus Brewing Co. Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale (2): Finally Drunk Enough, Caleb confronts creeping old fart syndrome in 2022.

Ep. 86: Beer Boosted

It’s a certain Producer Ross’s birthday, and Producer Maddy has finally landed on the beaches and annexed the studio. Join us for this historic occasion!

Perennial Artisan Saison Des Reves (4): Caleb Dissects Our Fun with Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective and promises never to inflict it on anyone he doesn’t love.

Broadway Brewery Perpetual Twilight Hazy IPA (4): Nerdsplainer covers how the Netflix Cowboy Bebop was always going to come to this, and why we should never invest meaning into this gag ever again.

Garage Project Hellbender Barleywine (4): Living with Humans takes on the sociological function of a house-warming party i.e. a reason to take all this shit out of boxes.

Torn Label Brewing HighTai India Pale Ale (4): Ask Mixed Six wants to know about the mechanics of gift giving.

Perennial Artisan Ale Vacation Dad Dry-Hopped Summer Ale (4): The Mixed Six Mock Draft is poaching other sports to create the perfect curling team.

Torn Label Brewing The Art of Mischief (2): Spencer wants to know what’s on the table for “socially acceptable fuck-around time.”

Threes! To the Max! Episode 85

Max from Good Brews Bad Views joins us from inside Leland’s storage unit for another scintillating episode of the Mixed Six.
Main and Mill Brewing Don’t Cross the Streams A Sour Ale Brewed with Toasted Marshmallow, Raspberries, and Lactose (2): Dissecting Our Fun wants to know when a game has been expanded enough. What’s the metric?
New Glarus Totally Naked – a Beer (3): In the long-awaited return of Bringin’ it Back, we’re helping today’s youth by resurrecting a lost toy of the past. 
Founder’s Brewing 2018 KBS (4): Broah wants to know the state of the ‘post’ pandemic Professional Drinking. 
Capital Brewery Munich Dark Dunkel Lager (3): Ask Mixed Six wants to know how to access new media when your brain won’t focus.
Off-Color Brewing Waddle Oktoberfest Lager (3): The Nerdsplainer’s tackle the nerdy obsession with plot holes and continuity. Spoiler alert: it was also a mistake. 
2nd Shift Brewing Bridget: Brettanomyces, Tropical Fruit, and Oak (4): Finally Drunk Enough to think we should drink more, we plan the perfect brewery tour. 

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.

music, tracks 1-7: https://chillhop.bandcamp.com/album/chillhop-essentials-summer-2021

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.

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