“I have taken more out of alcohol
than alcohol has taken out of me.”

Beer Term: Brew Kettle


You’ve been good, you’ve been patient, and what do you know, the weekend has finally arrived. It’s time for your weekly Craft Beer Term from High Octane Growler. Who’s up for some “boil wort?”

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Wolverines and Sprouts


Come face to face with hysterics about crowds and jail, crowd surfing, gambling, contraband close quarter weapons, Amish hooliganism, Kim Jong-un, wolverines, sharks, and the true story of the greatest beer Tommy ever had (you’ll be surprised).

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Beer Term: Barley


If you’re headed to Stagecoach you probably won’t need any conversation starters this weekend, but be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and drink lots of water. We’d suggest beer, but they’re probably charging $20 a pint there.

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Man-Sized Cooler


Garett Michaels reunites with High Octane Growler host Tommy Hough at the show’s Portland, Oregon world headquarters for the first of a multi-segment residency, featuring several choice beers pulled from Garett’s man-sized cooler.

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Beer Terms: Barrel


Your first reaction to the word barrel probably has something to do with monkeys or Niagara Falls, and at High Octane Growler, both have their uses. But for our purposes a barrel is a unit of beer measurement.

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Binge Viewing


This week’s installment features Scott Slonaker and Frederick von Tank of The Others, who return to the studio with Tommy Hough to talk TV geekery, VCR admissions, and the occasional Star Trek soundbite. And okay, enough already, we chew on Game of Thrones.

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The Everest Residency

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For this edition of High Octane Growler, we’re going back a few years to Tommy’s days at FM 94/9, when he was holding down the afternoon drive timeslot in March 2011. At the time, Everest […]

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