#42: Herbaceous / Well Played

Draft Mechanic Episode #42: A Group Discussion of Games We Played at Well Played Board Game Cafe, Herbaceous On-Tap, and Craft Beer Information Resources

Well Played Board Game Cafe

Recent Plays:

Dream Home
2016, Rebel.pl
Designer: Klemens Kalicki

Celestia
2015, Quick Simple Fun Games/BLAM!
Designer: Aaron Weissblum

Fauna
2008, HUCH! & Friends/Foxmind
Designer:  Friedemann Friese

Ice Cool
2016, Brain Games
Designer: Brian Gomez

Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
2015, Renegade Game Studios
Designer:  Christopher Chung

No Thanks!
2004, Mayfair Games (Currently)
Designer:  Thorsten Gimmler

OutLawed!
2017, Green Couch Games
Designer: Ryan Cowler

Heroes & Tricks
2016, Pencil First Games, LLC
Designer:  Eduardo Baraf, Jonathan Gilmour 

Noch Mal!
2016, 999 Games/Schmidt Spiele
Designer:  Inka & Markus Brand

On Tap:

Herbaceous
2017,  Dr. Finn's Games, Pencil First Games, LLC
Designer: Eduardo Baraf, Steve Finn, Keith Matejka 

  • Sage: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project "Colorado Wild Sage", Denver, CO, USA
    7.2% ABV. 
    Brett Saison with fresh white sage and lemongrass
  • Rosemary: Boulevard Brewing Co. "Tasting Room - Rosemary IPA", St. Louis, MO, USA
    6% ABV, 59 IBU. 
    American IPA with rosemary, Chinook, Simcoe, Citra, & Cascade hops.
  • Dill: Steel String Brewery "Picklemania", Carrboro, NC, USA
    3.8% ABV, 7 IBU. 
    Dill gose brewed in collaboration with Haw River Farmhouse Ales.
  • Mint: Perennial Artisan Ales "17", St. Louis, MO, USA
    10% ABV.
    Imperial stout  aged on cacao nibs & dried peppermint leaves.
  • Lavender: No Label Brewing Co. "Forbidden Lavender", Katy, TX, USA
    5.3% ABV, 12 IBU. 
    Belgian witbier brewed with honey malt, lavender flowers, and vanilla.
  • Tarragon: Jester King Brewing "Equipoise", Austin, TX, USA
    4.2% ABV, 26 IBU. 
    Saison brewed with ginger salt, dried tarragon, and cantaloupe.
  • Bay: Against the Grain Brewery "Bay & Pepper Your Bretts", Louisville, KY, USA
    6.8% ABV, 27 IBU.
    Farmhouse saison brewed with bay & peppercorns and partially fermented with wild yeast.
  • Saffron: Mantra Artisan Ales "Saffron IPA", Franklin, TN, USA
    7.2% ABV, 55 IBU. 
    Unfiltered IPA with saffron, caradmom, and Citra hops.
  • Thyme: Birdsong Brewing Co "Doin' Thyme", Charlotte, NC, USA
    4.3% ABV, 15 IBU. 
    Witbier brewed with corriander, lemon peel, and fresh thyme.
  • Chive: Look for beers brewed with Summit hops.

Beer Information Resource Links:

Beeradvocate
RateBeer
Untappd

Section Timestamps:

Intro
01:00 Intro / Housekeeping
02:30 CMoN News: Eric Lang, Adrian Smith & CMoN Play
08:14 Upcoming: Flipships from Kane Klenko
09:34 Upcoming: Dice Forge from Regis Bonnessee
11:32 Well Played Board Game Cafe in Asheville, NC
18:00 Recent Plays: Dream Home
24:33 Recent Plays: Celestia
29:13 Recent Plays: Noch Mal!
34:16 Recent Plays: Lanterns, The Harvest Festival
40:28 Recent Plays: No Thanks!
44:30 Recent Plays: OutLawed!
50:10 Recent Plays: Heroes & Tricks
59:16 Recent Plays: Fauna
68:05 Recent Plays: Ice Cool
72:19 Reflections on the trip to Asheville
77:58 Recent Plays: Herbaceous
79:36 On Tap: Herbaceous
92:54 Beer Info Resources
96:40 Outro

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