#39: 2-Player Games / Citrus

Draft Mechanic Episode #39: 2-Player Games, Citrus On Tap, Isle of Skye, Avenue, & Beers with Aphrodisiacs

Check out Draft Mechanic on the Dukes of Dice live Q&A!

News:

Portal Games funds frozen by PayPal in First Martians contract issue

New information on Stonemaier Games' upcoming "Charterstone" [News] [BGG]

Recent Plays:

Isle of Skye: From Cheiftan to King
2015, Mayfair Games
Designer: Alexander Pfister

Avenue
2016,Aporta Games
Designer: Gjermund Bohne

Six Pack : 2-Player Games

Patchwork
2014, Mayfair Games
Designer:  Uwe Rosenberg

Lost Cities
1999, Kosmos
Designer:  Reiner Knizia

Schotten Totten
1999,  ASS Altenburger Spielkarten / 2016, iELLO
Designer:  Reiner Knizia

Targi
2012, Z-Man
Designer:  Andreas Steiger

7 Wonders Duel
2015, Repos Production
Designer:  Antoine Bauza, Bruno Cathala

Santorini
2017, Roxley Games
Designer:  Dr. Gordon Hamilton

On-Tap:

Citrus
2013, dlp Games
Designers: Jeffrey D. Allers

  • Lemon:
    Triton Brewing Co. 
    Barn Phantom Gose” Indianapolis, IN
    4.0% ABV, 10 IBU.
    Gose with coriander, lemon zest, and Himalayan pink sea salt.
  • Orange:
    Coronado Brewing Co.. 
    Orange Avenue Wit” San Diego, CA
    5.2% ABV, 15 IBU.
    Witbier with coriander, California orange peel, and orange blossom honey.
  • Blood Orange:
    Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
     “Blood Orange Gose” Boonville, CA
    4.2% ABV.
    Kettle-soured gose with salt, coriander, and blood orange infusion.
  • Lime:
    Taft's Ale House.
     “Nellie's Keylime Caribbean Ale” Cincinnati, OH
    4.8% ABV, 19 IBU.
    Pale wheat ale brewed with Caribbean keylime juice and a hint of coriander.
  • Grapefruit:
    Schlafly, The St. Louis Brewery. 
    “Grapefruit IPA” St. Louis, MO
    5.0% ABV, 40 IBU.
    IPA brewed with fresh grapefruit puree.

Aphrodisiac Beers:

Oysters:
Marooned on Hog Island (21st Amendment Brewery, San Francisco, CA, Oyster Stout)
Delaware Oyster Stout (16 Mile Brewing Company, Georgetown, DE, Oyster Stout)

Chili Peppers:
Crime/Punishment (Arrogant Brewing (Stone), Escondido, CA, American Strong Ales)
Space Ghost (Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst, WI, Imperial Stout)
Fire Escape (Asheville Brewing Company, Asheville, NC, Pale Ale)

Honey:
The Keeper's Veil Honey Saison (Burial Beer Co., Asheville, NC, Saison)
B. Nektar Meadery
Redstone Meadery

Coffee:
Cosmic Ristretto (Green Flash Brewing Company, San Diego, CA, Baltic Porter)
Coffee Bender (Surly Brewing Company, Minneapolis, MN, Oatmeal Brown Ale)
Coffee Is For Closers (Fullsteam, Durham, NC, Iced Coffee Porter)

Watermelon:
Hell or High Watermelon (21st Amendment Brewery, Sand Francisco, CA, Wheat Beer)

Fig:
So Long and Thanks for All the Figs! (Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Chicago, IL, Belgian Dubbel)
Windowpane Series: Fig & Raisin (Mother Earth Brewing, Kinston, NC, Belgian Dubbel)

Cherries:
Wisconsin Belgian Red (New Glarus Brewing Company, New Glarus, WI, Fruit Beer)
Dogpatch Sour (Almanac Beer Company, San Francisco, CA, American Wild Ale)
Chocolate Cherry Bomb (Ellicottville Brewing Company, Ellicottville, NY, Imperial Stout)

Chocolate:
Sexual Chocolate (Foothills Brewing, Winston-Salem, NC, Imperial Stout)
Young's Double Chocolate Stout (Charles Wells Brewery, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, Mild Stout)
Choklat (Southern Tier Brewing Company, Lakewood, NY, Imperial Stout)

Multi-tasker (Cocoa, peppers, & coffee):
Xocoveza (Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA, Winter-spiced Mocha Stout)

Section Timestamps:

Intro
01:00 Show Housekeeping
02:41 Draft Mechanic on Dukes of Dice Q&A
03:50 News: Gen Con Housing
06:10 News: Portal Games v. PayPal
08:06 Upcoming: Charterstone
11:36 Recent Plays: Isle of Skye
19:09 Recent Plays: Avenue
27:11 Six Pack: Two-Player Games
55:23 On Tap: Citrus
66:19 Aphrodisiac Beers
83:53 Outro

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