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#98: Otys

Draft Mechanic Episode # 98: Otys Six Pack Review & On Tap, Freshwater Fly Kickstarter Preview, Pikoko, The Ark of the Covenant, Beer Traveler: Augusta, Georgia, & a guest con report from Unpub 9

News:
Stone Brewing’s Lawsuit Against MillerCoors Moves Forward

Kickstarters: 
Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down (BGG) (Kickstarter) (Mile High Game Guys Review)
Gartenbau (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Handsome (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Freshwater Fly
2019, Bellwether Games
Designer: Brian Suhre
Artist: Darryl T. Jones
(Kickstarter)

The Ark of the Covenant
2003, Inspiration Games
Designer: Ursula Stephan, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist: Alvin Madden, Imelda Vohwinkel

Pikoko
2018, Brain Games
Designer: Adam Porter
Artist: Reinis Pētersons

Six Pack Review:
Otys
2018, Libellud/Pearl Games
Designer: Claude Lucchini
Artist: Paul Mafayon

On Tap:
Otys
2018, Libellud/Pearl Games
Designer: Claude Lucchini
Artist: Paul Mafayon
    •Brokreacja "Deep Dark Sea";Krakow, Poland
    10.1% ABV, 50 IBU.
    Baltic Porter.

    •Kindred Brewing "Salvage Porter"; Gahanna, OH, USA
    5.8% ABV.
    Porter.

    •Verdant Brewing Co. "Even Sharks Need Water"; Falmouth, Cornwall, England
    6.5% ABV.
    New England IPA.

    •vandeStreek bier "Deep Dive"; Utrecht, Netherlands
    13% ABV, 130 IBU.
    Auchentoshan Whiskey Barrel-aged Imperial Stout.

    •Ninkasi Brewing Company "Vanilla Oatis"; Eugene, OR, USA
    7% ABV, 50 IBU.
    Oatmeal Stout brewed with Whole Vanilla Beans.

Beer Traveler: Augusta, GA:
River Watch Brewery
Savannah River Brewing Co.
The Hive
Arsenal Taproom
(Cardboard Castle Games)

Con Report (from Will Foy): Unpub 9
Raising Chicago from Matt Wolfe
Aloha Earth from 9th Level Games
Foliage from Catherine Stippell
Tank Robbers from Anthony & Nicole Amato
Schedule Simulator from Adi Slepack and Liz Lebowski

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:06 The Geekway Bottle Share

04:30 Stone v Keystone

06:51 Kickstarter Updates

08:07 Kickstarter: Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down

10:40 Kickstarter: Gartenbau

14:39 Kickstarter: TC Petty III’s Handsome

17:45 Kickstarter Preview: Freshwater Fly

28:36 Recent Plays: Ark of the Covenant

38:01 Recent Plays: Pikoko

46:38 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

47:33 Six Pack Review: Otys

47:55 Otys: Gameplay Overview

54:00 Otys: Discussion

73:16 Otys: Final Thoughts

75:21 On Tap: Otys

79:10 The Beer Traveler: Augusta GA

92:10 Will’s Unpub Report

117:39 Outro

#97: Coimbra

Draft mechanic Episode #97: Coimbra Six Pack Review, Deep Space D-6 & The Endless Expansion On Tap, Winterborne Kickstarter Preview, Sprawlopolis, Turbo Drift, & Beer Primer: Dry Irish Stouts

News:
Craft beer deal would allow North Carolina’s biggest breweries to expand

Kickstarters: 
Glen More II: Chronicles (BGG) (Kickstarter)
Thrive (BGG) (Kickstarter)

Recent Plays:
Winterborne
2020, Talon Strike Games
Designer: Brian Suhre
Artist: Jason Washburn
(Kickstarter)

Sprawlopolis
2018, Button Shy
Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka
Artist: Danny Devine

Turbo Drift
2017, Button Shy
Designer: Rob Cramer
Artist: Mark Boardman

Deep Space D-6 & The Endless Expansion
2016/2018, Tau Leader Games
Designer: Tony Go
Artist: Tony Go, Tim McBurnie

On Tap:
Deep Space D-6 & The Endless Expansion
2016/2018, Tau Leader Games
Designer: Tony Go
Artist: Tony Go, Tim McBurnie
    •Half Acre Beer Company "Deep Space"; Chicago, IL, USA
    10% ABV.
    Double IPA with Flaconer’s Flight and Citra hops.

    •Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery "Hop Drone"; Crozet, VA, USA
    6.5% ABV, 71 IBU.
    American IPA dry-hopped with Citra hops.

    •Brasserie Sainte Cru "Don’t Panic"; Colmar, Haut-Rhin, France
    6.2% ABV.
    Hazy IPA.

    •The Alchemist "Ouroboros"; Stowe, VT, USA
    8% ABV.
    Double IPA with Mosaic and Centennial hops.
(This video though)

    •Bear Republic Brewing "Apex"; Healdsbrug, CA, USA
    8.25% ABV, 100 IBU.
    Double IPA currently brewed with Hallertau Blanc, Hull Melon, Ella, and Cascade hops.

Six Pack Review:
Coimbra
2018, eggertspiele
Designer: Flaminia Brasini, Virginio Gigli
Artist: Chris Quilliams

Beer Primer: Dry Irish Stout
Boondocks Brewing: Irish Stouts
American Homebrewers Association: Irish Beers: Popular Styles of the Emerald Isle
Chapter 12 of How to Brew by John J. Palmer also has a nice explanation of Malting

Section Timestamps:

01:00 Show Intro, News & Updates

04:47 Craft Freedom success!

08:54 C’mon, CMON

12:13 Kickstarter Updates

14:17 Kickstarter: Glen More II: Chronicles

18:42 Kickstarter: Thrive

21:59 Kickstarter Preview: Winterborne

37:40 Recent Plays: Sprawlopolis

47:27 Recent Plays: Turbo Drift

58:01 Recent Plays: Deep Space D-6 & The Endless

70:53 On Tap: Deep Space D-6

76:15 Grey Fox Games Sponsorship Spot

77:07 Six Pack Review: Coimbra

77:27 Coimbra: Gameplay Overview

85:26 Coimbra: Discussion

106:59 Coimbra: Final Thoughts

110:35 The Beer Primer: Dry Irish Stout

116:37 Outro