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#93: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

Draft Mechanic Episode # 93: The Quacks of Quedlinburg Six Pack Review and On Tap, Carcassonne: Safari, Junk Orbit, Beer Primer: Baltic Porters, and Final Round: Looking Forward to 2019

War of the Worlds: The New Wave (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Suburbia: Collector’s Edition (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Rival Restaurants (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Tiny Dice Buddies Apparel (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Junk Orbit
2018, Renegade Game Studios
Designer: Daniel Solis
Artist: Csaba Bernáth, Michelle Garrett, Eric Hibbeler, Jeanne Torres

Carcassonne: Safari
2018, Z-Man Games
Designer: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Anne Heidsieck

Six Pack Review:
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Wolfgang Warsch
Artist: Dennis Lohausen, Wolfgang Warsch

On Tap:
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
2018, North Star Games
Designer: Wolfgang Warsch
Artist: Dennis Lohausen, Wolfgang Warsch
Maplewood Brewing Company "Charlatan"; Chicago, IL, USA
    6.1% ABV, 35 IBU.
    American pale ale.

    •Blake’s Hard Cider Company "The Tonic; Armada, MI, USA
    6.5% ABV.
    Cider with ginger root and cucumber.

    •Catskill Brewery "Eye of Newt"; Livingston Manor, NY, USA
    6.5% ABV.
    Oak aged Flanders Red.

    •Bar Hop "Miracle Cure"; Toronto, ON, Canada
    5.3% ABV, 20 IBU.
    Saison with pear, white pepper, & citrus notes.

    •Lord Hobo Brewing Co. "Boomsauce"; Woburn, MA, USA
    7.8% ABV, 78 IBU.
    New England IPA.

Beer Primer- Baltic Porters:
Episode #38 (Porter Beer Primer is at 68:17)
Baltic Porter - All About Beer
Baltic Porter: The ‘Robust’ Beer of the 18th Century Working Man
Baltic Porter: Lager’s Answer to Imperial Stout
Examples I Mentioned:
Topless Wytch from 3 Floyds Brewing Co. (Munster, IN, USA)
3Beans from Sixpoint Brewery (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Framinghammer from Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers (Framingham, MA, USA)
Öö from Põhjala Brewery (Tallinn, Harjuma, Estonia)
Ulfberht Baltic Porter from Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, NC, USA)

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

05:46 Direwolf Digital Announces Games

07:44 Roll For The Galaxy Expansion

12:15 Kickstarter Updates

13:54 Kickstarter: War of the Worlds: The New Wave

14:27 Kickstarter: Suburbia: Collector’s Edition

18:28 Kickstarter: Rival Restaurants

21:50 Kickstarter: Tiny Dice Buddies Apparel

23:53 Recent Plays: Junk Orbit

33:00 Recent Plays: Carcassonne: Safari

51:01 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

52:18 Six Pack Review: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

53:01 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Gameplay Overview

58:16 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Discussion

86:26 The Quacks of Quedlinburg: Final Thoughts

89:00 On Tap: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

92:47 The Beer Primer: Baltic Porter

102:54 The Final Round: Looking Forward to In 2019

107:46 Outro

#41: Awesome Dice / Roll Player

Draft Mechanic Episode #41: Six Awesome Uses of Dice; Roll Player on tap; Kingdomino & Women in Craft Beer

2016 Board Game Geek Golden Geek Winners


Rising Sun (Ends 4/4/17)
Antidote: Lab Alliance (Ends 3/21/17)

Recent Plays:

2016, Blue Orange Games
Designer: Bruno Cathala

Among the Stars
2012, Artipia Games/Stronghold Games
Designer: Vangelis Bagiartakis

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

Six Pack: Games That Use Dice in Neat Ways

Euphoria: Build A Better Dystopia
2013, Stonemaier Games
Designer: Jamey Stegmaier & Alan Stone

Dice Town
2009, Matagot
Designer: Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc

2013, Z-Man Games
Designer:  Yves Tourigny

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn
2015, Plaid Hat Games
Designer: Isaac Vega

Roll For the Galaxy
2015, Rio Grande Games
Designer: Thomas Lehmann & Wei Hwa Huang

2012, Libellud
Designer:  Régis Bonnessée

On Tap:

Roll Player
2016, Thunderworks Games
Designer:  Keith Matejka

  • Noble Cider "The Blue Bard", Asheville, NC, USA
    639% ABV. 
    Cider with blueberry, honey, & rosemary.
  • Burlington Beer Company "It's Complicated Being a Wizard", Williston, VT, USA
    7.5% ABV. 
    New England style double IPA.
  • Brewski "Barbarian", Helsingborg, Sweden
    6% ABV. 
    IPA with lactose added.
  • Three Tuns Brewery "Cleric's Cure", Bishops Castle, Shropshire, England
    5.0% ABV.
    IPA designed to recreate 19th century pale ales.
  • Grimm Brothers Brewhouse "Master Thief", Loveland, CO, USA
    5.2% ABV, 20 IBU. 
    English porter brewed with German hops, dehusked malts, and alt yeast.
  • Middle Ages Brewery "Druid Fluid", Syracuse, NY, USA
    9.5% ABV. 
    Barleywine brewed with mix of 6 malts.
  • Ninkasi Brewing "Critical Hit", Eugene, OR, USA
    11.7% ABV, 100 IBU.
    Barleywine hopped with 24 hop varieties.

Women in  Craft Beer Links:

Imbibe Magazine 2016 Person of the Year: Lauren Salazar
Pink Boots Society
Biere de Femme Festival
Brewing Ambition by Anita Riley (Book Release at Biere de Femme Festival)

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Intro / Housekeeping
03:18 News: BoardGameGeek Golden Geek Awards
05:23 News: BGG Most Played Games Geeklist
08:20 Kickstarter: Rising Sun
13:17 Kickstarter: Antidote: Lab Alliance
16:05 Recent Plays: Kingdomino
22:21 Recent Plays: Among the Stars
27:18 Recent Plays: Noch Mal!
31:41 Six Pack: Six Awesome Uses of Dice
45:10 On Tap: Roll Player
57:51 Women in Brewing
65:13 Outro