A Chef, an Eye Doctor and a PR dude walk into a bar…on a mid-summer afternoon in a back patio where they taste and review 4 great rye whiskeys. And have a little help from a special guest who’s usually behind the scenes.
Thanks to our great sponsors and staff! Our sponsor – Nebraska Horsemen The Portico Experience with Chef Kevin Shinn Clear Vision Eyecare – Dr. Andrew Bateman Pints & Politics Producer Steve Van Hoosen Kim Remington, Operations Manager at Parsons PR Pints & Politics theme music by Jack Rodenburg FUSE coworking Parsons Public Relations, Inc. – The leading Nebraska public relations consultant
If you fly from Lincoln you won’t want to miss this talk with Dave Haring and Nick Cusick from the Lincoln Airport Authority. The first major construction project in more than 50 years and the impact it will have in attracting new business, workers and travelers to the city of Lincoln.
What are we drinking? Boiler Brewing Company – Lincoln, Nebraska Dean’s 100 IBU S&M Dream IPA – Imperial / Double Pilsner (Nelson Sauvin) Pilsner – German
What are we drinking? From Zipline Brewing – “Easy Lifting” their first ever low-cal, low-carb IPA. This IPA sits at a nice and easy 4.3% ABV and is sure to be your new warm-weather fave. Featuring a flavor-packed bouquet of Citra, Cashmere, and Lotus hops; notes of pomelo, orange pith, and lime zest. Pilsner, Wheat, and honey malts soften the body whilst imparting a whisper of bready sweetness. Learn more: ziplinebrewing.com
We are joined by Bryan Slone, President of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Bryan’s background includes working in the Reagan Administration as a lobbyist for the IRS, and helping write the 1986 Tax Reform Bill with Congressman Hal Daub. He also worked as a tax attorney in Germany after the Wall came down. We talk politics – will Bryan run again for Governor? We discuss the best golf course in the world (hint – it’s in Nebraska, and the other jewel in Nebraska, the unique one-house Legislature.
What are we drinking? Burning Skye Scottish Ale – Empyrean Brewing Company, Lincoln, NE Brewed in the tradition of Scotland’s malty-sweet beers. Sweet and smooth with a wee hint of smoked character. Pair with grilled chicken, beef, BBQ or wild game.
The Nebraska Legislature is considering proposals to expand high-speed internet service in rural areas. Supported by Gov. Pete Ricketts and a diverse alliance of farm, business and school groups, we discuss with Andy Pollock, former Executive Director/General Counsel for the Nebraska Public Service Commission, and now lobbyist/attorney who’s leading the charge for more service across the state. We are also joined by Kyle Arganbright, co-founder and executive vice president of Sandhills State Bank, mayor of Valentine, Nebraska and co-founder of Bolo Beer Co.
Our Sponsors: Andy Pollock – Rembolt Ludtke The former Executive Director of the state’s Public Service Commission, Andy has a thorough knowledge of State Government, its processes and key leaders. He has a reputation for excellent strategic and policy-focused advocacy.
Nebraska HBPA – The voice of the horsemen, we work to preserve and improve horse racing in Nebraska.
What are we drinking? Bolo Beer Co. Valentine, NE Happy Juice Hazy IPA Juicy, citrus flavor at first. Hoppy on the tail end. Very drinkable.
On this episode we are joined by Lancaster County (Nebraska) Commissioner Sean Flowerday and Josh Moenning, Director of New Power Nebraska and Mayor of Norfolk, Nebraska. We discuss the opportunity for Lincoln and Lancaster County to attract wind energy developers. Currently the County has the most restrictive rules for wind energy development. A new proposal would strike an appropriate balance and allow a viable path toward wind energy development.
Our Sponsors: Nebraska HBPA – The voice of the horsemen, we work to preserve and improve horse racing in Nebraska.
What are we drinking? White Elm Brewing – Lincoln, NE Flat Roofin’ – English Porter, 5.8% ABV Skinny Legs American IPA, 6.5% ABV