#58: The 7th Continent

Draft Mechanic Episode #58: The 7th Continent Review & On Tap, Photosynthesis, Lazer Ryderz, Raiders of the North Sea, and how we came to understand yeast in brewing

Kickstarter:
Stellar Leap! from Weird Giraffe Games

Recent Plays:
Photosynthesis
2017, Blue Orange Games
Designer: Hjalmar Hach
Artist: Sabrina Miramon

Lazer Ryderz
2017, Greater Than Games/Fabled Nexus
Designer: Nicole Kline, Anthony Amato
Artists: Blood & Chrome

Raiders of the North Sea
2015/2017, Garp Hill/Renegade Games
Designer: Shem Phillips
Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski

Review:
The 7th Continent
2017, Serious Poulp
Designer: Ludovic Roudy, Bruno Sautter
Artist: Ludovic Roudy

On Tap:
The 7th Continent
2017, Serious Poulp
Designer: Ludovic Roudy, Bruno Sautter
Artist: Ludovic Roudy

  • Grand Teton Brewing Company "Lost Continent"; Victor, ID, USA
    8.0% ABV, 117 IBU
    Imperial IPA with Bravo, Chinook, Centennial, Simcoe, & Columbus hops.
  • TRVE Brewing Co. "Cursed"; Denver, CO, USA
    4.5% ABV.
    Mixed culture sour pale ale.
  • The Orkney Brewery "Dark Island"; Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland
    4.6% ABV
    Scottish ale with flavors of dark chocolate, dried fruits, figs and nuts.
  • Bell's Brewery "Expedition Stout"; Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    10.5% ABV, 78 IBU
    Russian Imperial Stout brewed with aging in mind.
  • Brew Gentlemen "Exploration & Discovery Series"; Braddock, PA, USA
    "Exploration & Discovery No. 1"
    6.9% ABV
    Saison aged in white wine barrels with Brettanomyces & Lactobacillus.

    "Exploration & Discovery No. 2"
    7.3% ABV
    American wild ale aged in red wine barrels.

Yeast:
Article: A Short History of Yeast
Article: Louis Pasteur Did Not Discover Yeast

Section Timestamps:

Intro

01:00 Show Housekeeping

02:57 Kickstarter: Stellar Leap

05:43 Fantasy Board Game League Update

12:40 Recent Plays: Photosynthesis

23:12 Recent Plays: Lazer Ryder

29:13 Recent Plays: Raiders of the North Sea

38:59 Review: The 7th Continent (Part 1)

40:05 The 7th Continent: Gameplay Run-through

44:29 The 7th Continent: Discussion

84:46 The 7th Continent: Final Thoughts… for now

85:55 On Tap: The 7th Continent

91:49 Understanding Yeast in Beer

96:31 Outro

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