Episode 43 – Unsolved Missing Persons

 

This episode the Brew Crime crew talks bout Unsolved Missing Persons.

And then there was one

Five men go in and only one comes out. Or did he? We may never know.  This is the story of the Yuba County Five.

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Wikipedia
Mental Floss
Morbidology 

Caitlin Potts

Caitlin Potts followed a troubled relationship to British Columbia.  Sadly she never made it home.

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Stories of the unsolved
CBC
Vernon Morning Star
Saobserver
Global News
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CBC

Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

On holiday enjoying her trip Natalee goes missing on her last day.

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Wikipedia
NY Daily News
FBI

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Episode 37 – Music Crimes

 

On this episode we hit the topic of Music Crimes.  We also had composer, producer and podcaster Jayme McDonald as a guest.  Check out his work here.  He scored the new movie Dosed that talks about the use of Magic Mushrooms  (psilocybin) to help defeat the opioid crisis as well as its healing benefits.

More about Jayme McDonald:  Jayme McDonald aka MD is a composer/producer/podcast host who doubles in music as Chatterless ; releasing lofi and synthwave inspired projects.

Marvin Gaye’s Murder

This is the story of the lifelong war between Marvin Gaye and his father.

Beer paring for this story is Salt Spring Island Ales Warbler Wheat Ale.

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Murderpedia
Smoothradio
Wikipedia
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Youtube

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Lou Pearlman

you may not know Lou Pearlman and his crimes but I am sure you know the bands he helped create and manage.  Those include Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, O-Town, LFO, Take 5, Natural, US5, Jordan Knight, Aaron Carter, Smiles and Southstar, C-Note, Innosense and Solid HarmoniE.

Beer Pairing for this story is Scandal organic lager from Pacific Western Brewing.

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Youtube
The Guardian
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Bob Marley and the Wailers

Three Murders and an assassination attempt make this quite the tragic band

Beer Pairing for this story is Reef Break Hemp Blonde from Bowen Island Brewing.

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Daily Beast
Wikipedia
Jamaicaoberver
APnews
Wikipedia
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The Guardian
Elivispelvis

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Robert Sylvester Kelly

We all know R. Kelly because he believed he could fly.  But the real story is the sexual abuse of minors and a sex cult.  With the case still in the courts much of this is still alleged but come on.

Beer pairing for this story is Uiltje Brewing (Dutch) Meneer De Uil a massive barrel aged beer using Glen Garioch Scotch barrels.

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Distractify
Vanityfair
Wikipedia

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Episode 25 – White Privilege

 

This episode is a tough one.  White Privilege has become more and more painfully present with every passing year and it needs to stop.  Tune in to our three cases of blood curdling situations.

This needs to stop now!

Traffic Stops.  Absolutely nothing to fear……….. 

When you get pulled over by the cops do you fear for your life?  If you said no then you are definitely privileged.  Unfortunately for Philando Castile things did not go well for him at this traffic stop.

Beer pairing for this story is Double Fist Punch Double IPA from Taylight Brewing.

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Wikipedia

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CNN

It’s not what you know, it’s which friend you promote

Instead of a synopsis I’m going to give you the gist of the judicial decisions made by the person I am reporting on: anti-gun control, anti-rights for refugees, anti-rights for any sort of prisoner, anti- women’s rights, anti-environment, pro-nepotism, sexist… you get the idea. I can see why Trump likes him so much.  The Story of Brett Kavanaugh.

Beer paring for this story is White and Lazy IPA from Foamers Folly Brewing.

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Wikipedia 

Brock Turner is a Rapist full stop. 

Brock Turner raped a women behind a dumpster and laughed about it.  He is such a terrible human being.

Beer pairing for this story is Guilty Remnant White Chocolate Stout by Blood Brothers Brewing.

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Wikipedia
NY Times
CNN

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Episode 21 – Wrongful Convictions

 

Sometimes the courts get things wrong and sometimes they get it absolutely horribly wrong.

The story of William (Bill) Mullins-Johnson

Spending 11 years in prison would be awful but even more awful if you were wrongfully convicted of a crime that did not even occur.

Beer pairing for this story is Beere Brewing Mental Floss Double Dry Hopped IPA.

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Wikipedia
Innocensecanada
youtube

Bicycle, Bicycle, Bicycle! I wish I hadn’t ridden my bicycle bicycle, bicycle!

It’s not often that both parties involved in a true crime case are victims but that is what we are talking about today so it’s twice as sad. What a Debbie Downer I am. *Sad Trumpet Sound*.

Beer pairing for this story is Strathcona Beer Co Beach Radler.

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Wikipedia
Youtube

Eastburn Family Massacre

When a family is killed the wrong man is taken into custody after he shows up at the police department as he looked like the police sketch.

Beer pairing for this story is Strange Resemblance Wild Saison from Strange Fellows Brewing.

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ABC News
OWlcation
CNN
Newyorker

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.
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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.

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

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.

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News Interactive
Historic Mysteries
Wikipedia

Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use
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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.

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

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Brew Crime the Pilot

 

Welcome to the first Episode of Brew Crime our Craft Beer and True Crime podcast. This episode deals with two very different stories with an accidental tie in.

Gilles de Rais – In 15th century France he was a nobleman, war hero, comrade in arms to Joan of Arc! Disillusioned by the King that did not protect his comrade he became a serial killer. Guilty of slaughtering over 100 innocent children. Or was he?…

This story paired with 3 Monts from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre of France.

Photo from www.thefamouspeople.com

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Headstuff
Encyclopedia Britannica

The murder of Dimebag Darrell – Former Pantera guitarist and then current Damageplan guitarist was performing on December 8, 2004 in Columbus Ohio when a gunman opened fire. This is the story. A portion of Pantera 5 Minutes Alone was used under the Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use.

This story paired with R&B Brewing Ursos Arctos Russian Imperial Stout of Vancouver.

Photo by Gregg Maston

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Wikipedia
CBS News article
Rolling Stones

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