Episode 11 – Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

 

On episode 11 we did things a little differently.  The whole episode is about the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.  Nina covers Al Capone, Mike Covered the North Side Gang and Beck covers the Massacre.  Let us know what you think of this episode layout.

Al Capone

One side of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was Al Capone’s gang.  Here Nina gets into the history of Al Capone.

This story was paired with Stone Brewing’s Arrogant Bastard Ale.

Sources
History.com
Myalcaponemuseum.com

North Side Gang 

This part of the episode covers the North Side Gang the main adversary to Al Capone.

This story was paired with Boombox Brewing Midnight Train Milk Chocolate Stout.

Sources
Wikipedia
Chicagoganghistory.com
bugsmoran.net
chicagomag.com
wikivisually.com
timeout.com
collinsdictionary.com
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia

Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

It’s February 14th 1929. People are buying last minute gifts for their significant others, maybe receiving flowers from secret admirers, or maybe… just maybe… dying in a hail of gunfire. This episode is called The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: well at least now I don’t have to buy a gift.

This story pairs with Bridge Brewing Company Turf War Modern IPA.

Sources
Wikipedia
Prarieghosts

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Episode 10 – Conspiracy Theories

 

On Episode 10 we welcome our new full time host Nina into the mix.  We also delve deep into conspiracy theories.  From the far fetched to the ones you would wish were far fetched.

True East

When his parents are murdered this former Vancouver resident now living in Washington States life changes forever.

This story was paired with What the Huck a Huckleberry Wheat Ale from Fernie Brewing.

Sources
Rafayburnsappeal.com
Seattleweekly.com
CBC.ca

Is it cold in here or is that just your blood?: The Icebox Murders

Could a son’s disappearance and 2 gruesome murders be connected to an infamous assassination that occurred years earlier?
This story was paired with Single Barrel Death Blow Barley Wine from Twin Sails Brewing.
Sources

Body Snatching, radioactive testing and Project Sunshine

Sometimes things sound to crazy to be true.  Some times those things turn out to be true!  Governments would never hid things from their citizens would they?

This story was paired with Situational Ethics Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout aged on Port Barrels from Monday Night Garage out of Atlanta Georgia.

Sources
rd.com 
rand.org
wikipedia
abc news
washington post
the globe and mail
mysterious universe
readersdigest
wikipedia 
Wikipedia
wikipedia
the guardian

Episode 9 – 2018 Blooper Reel

 

We started Brew Crime off in 2018 and have had many bloopers alone the way.  We thought we would start out 2019 with just a silly episode to see what it is like behind the scenes while recording.  We hope you enjoy this one.

This epiosde was paired with The Nucking Futs  a Hazelnut Milk Stout from Bridge Brewing out of North Vancouver

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Episode 8 – Stupid Criminals

 

Some times the criminals are just not as smart as others.  This episode we dwell on just this kind of criminal.

Martyr or Murderer? Time Will Tell .  The Story of John Allen Chau
Young man spreading the word of God? Or moron blinded by faith risking the lives of an entire civilization? 

This story paired with Stupid Stout Imperial Stout 2015 Vintage from Coronado Brewing.

 

Sources
Wikipedia
Dailymail.org
iflscience.com
news.com.au

Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3JmKDquF8k&feature=youtu.be&t=109

Robbing Banks Does Not Pay

Our guy Eric Rivers liked to Rob banks.  Some times your crime spree should steer clear of the media.

This story paired with Heist Maple Stout from Cannery Brewing out of Penticton.

Sources
Global News 1
Global news 2
Inside Edition
Maimi Herald
Sacramento Bee
Lawrenceville Police Facebook 

Audio from CBS 46 News out of Atlanta Georgia.

What the hell is this junk in my trunk?! 
The Toxic Tush Case
She’s  not a doctor but why let that stop you from performing body enhancements?

Sources
Huffinton Post
Sun Sentinal
Life and Style
Washington Post

Drug Smuggling Never Pays.

When three people conspire to run coke across the USA Canada border noting could go wrong, could it?

This story paired with The Toques of Hazzard Double White IPA from Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver.

Sources
Yahoo.ca
Vancouver Sun
Huffington Post
Press Reader
The Link Paper
Gangstersout

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Episode 7 – Crimes Involving Celebrities

 

Some times Celebrities snap and sometimes they are victims.  This episode we cover just that.

SON OF A… Godfather. The Life of Christian Brando.

The life and times of Marlon Brando’s son.  Well one of them that is.

This story paired with Langley BC’s Dead Frog Brewery Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout.

Sources
Wikipedia
Biography.com
TheGuardian.com

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Britney Spears Womanizer (30 second clip)

The Best Was Yet to Come

This is the sad story of Dorothy Stratten a young women from Coquitlam British Columbia who’s rise to fame seemed to be unstoppable.  Sadly it was not.

This story paired with Halifax Nova Scotia’s  2 Crows Brewing Dare To Dream.

Sources
Reelrundown.com
notrightpodcast.net
reelreviews.com
washingtonpost.com
wikipedia
harpersbazaar.com
allthatsinteresting.com
findagrave.com

More Reading
reprints.longform.org

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Episode 6 – Workplace Crimes

 

We spend much of our waking hours at work as adults.  Sometimes things go very wrong.  This episode we discuss workplace crimes.  We also have our first guest on the show Nina!

H2NOOOOO! 

A nice Monday morning chat around the water cooler ends in death. As if Monday mornings weren’t bad enough!

This story paired with Uganada Sipi Coffee Brown Ale from Bridge Brewing North Vancouver BC.

Sources
AP News
Youtube

Going Postal

Sometimes delivering mail can make you go Postal.  Nina shares her story about where the term came from.

For Patrick Sherrill:
Quick recap:  14 employees were shot and killed and six were wounded at the Edmond, Oklahoma, post office by Patrick Sherrill

This story paired with Rocket Dog Dark Session IPA from Red Collar Brewing out of Kamloops BC.

 

Comparison of Patrick to Willy.

Sources
NY Times
Murderpedia
Fox News
Wikipedia
ASIS Online

When Brew Meets Crime

When an employee of a beer distribution company is fired for stealing he reacts by going on a mass shooting spree.

This story paired with Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing in Hawaii.

 

Sources
CBS News
Wikipedia
NBC News
NBC Connecticut
Revolvy
ABC News
Wikipedia Sandy Hook
News Times

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NBC News
911 Audio

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Episode 5 – Theme Parks and Freak Shows

 

This episode we get down and dirty with the theme of Theme Parks and Freak Shows.  Be ready for the weird and depraved.

A Selfish Shellfish: The Story of Grady Stiles Jr.

Young love, family conflict, murder and not one but 2 bearded ladies. I can’t make this shit up.

This story paired with Funk Royal from Brasserie Dunham out of Dunham Quebec.  This beer was a  Foeder grisette saison with local Mont-Royal plums.

Sources
News Interactive
Historic Mysteries
Wikipedia

Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LQftYK2n8o&feature=youtu.be

Rape, Murder and the Holy Land

When a former religious theme park called Holy Land USA in Connecticut falls into disrepair and decay things were bound to go wrong.  Unfortunately this night spelled a tragic end to a vibrant young woman’s life.  Chloe Ottman will forever be remembered as a extremely friendly person that would befriend anyone she met.

This story paired with Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier from Old Yale Brewing.

Sources
The New Journal at Yale
Messy Nessy Chic
Wikipedia
Courant
Register Citizen
NBC Connecticut
NBC Connecticut
CBS News

Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V8ObRE2uWE

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