June 6, 2021
A delightful planned trip south of the river to sample the delicious nectar of 2 Brothers Brewing in Moorabbin becomes a mere fantasy, as Melbourne relapses once again in its dangerous battle with lockdown addiction. We take once again to Zoom to podcast from the comfort of our own homes.
After last episode's train station quiz Cal once again slips into the shoes of the late Alex Trebek to play quizmaster. Is Eric still a true American? Is he now a true Australian? And a disasterous showing from Kieran could see his New Zealand passport revoked. A lot is at stake when you know ASIO is listening!
Eric hits you with the latest round of #NewBrewsYouCanUse to finish put the exclamation point on other cracking #BarryBullockHour.
May 10, 2021
Episode 46 of the #BarryBullockHour is here and it's a beaut! Fueled by a delicious array of beers from Ferntree Gully's Little Brew, Cal kicks off proceedings with a controversial Melbourne train station quiz. Kieran has a bone to pick with April 1st. And Eric rounds out the episode by trying to restore the Barry Bullock Hour's reputation as a serious beer podcast but delving into some of wonderous technology from the world of beer. But will the so-called "science lab" live up to its hype??
All this and so much more!
April 1, 2021
The renaissance of the #BarryBullockHour continues! In person and on the hoon, episode 45 is ripe with #LoungeEnergy, political satire, and swashbuckling tales of adventure!
Cal sets the scene with a time-bending philosophical question, but things go quickly awry when John Travolta (as a conversation piece) enters the conversation.
Eric's looming citizenship test sends us down some dangerous satirical alleyways, and the episode finishes off with some important questions about politicians and their drinking habits.
It's a heady cocktail of beer and chat, and it's just what you need to kick off your Easter weekend!
March 4, 2021
We're back with the second half of our boozy reunion - a three-hour recording session where we got stuck into the GABS mixed 24-pack and has ourselves quite the time!
Part two kicks off with controversy, a beer with a show-stopping smell brings proceedings quite literally to a halt. Surely a new contender for #AustraliasWorstBeer wouldn't be found in the Top 100 countdown?? Surely not. But the unnamed stinker momentarily unsettles everything with its offensive nose.
We right the ship by getting down to the big topic of the afternoon: FIGHTING! Good old fashioned Russell Crowe fighting around the world. The fists might not be flying, but the stories certainly do!
And the episode finishes with another outstanding round of #NewBrewNewsYouCanUse before we agree that we've had too much beer and it's probably time for bed!
February 4, 2021
It took the best part of nine months but the #BarryBullockHour is finally back in one room and #BackOnTheBeers! And what better way to celebrate than with a mighty beer box - the mixed 24-pack from the GABS Hottest 100. Twenty-four delicious craft beers and three men? Now that's a recipe for proper old-school BBH carnage.
And speaking of nine months, where's the Big Dog? Notable by his absence, we call in for the #BigDogBabyBulletin, as number two is imminent.
A Hungry Jack's glass hustle. #NewBrewNewsYouCanUse. Bones and golden spatulas a plenty! A Barry Bullock Hour the way it used to be! And not a zoom window in sight.
January 8, 2021
All pretences that 2021 is going to be different to 2020 are dashed immediately, as a touch of the sniffles send the Minnesota Thunder and the Bullock once again to arena of Zoom to drink some big brews and talk about the big issues.
A broad recount of December's social activities are up first, with cycling escapades and some very dull, very exciting test cricket. Then, in the Big Dog's absence, a confession of sorts from the unlikeliest of sources. The very conversation that spurned the creation of the #BarryBullockHour makes a resurgence: but is the infamous story of the #DoubleDip built on a lie??
All this, plus another round-up of the freshest beers going around with #NewBrewNewsYouCanUse volume three!
December 7, 2020
After several years of joyous Christmas episodes sitting around the table with a bunch of good mates and drinking fine brews, we throw the most 2020 #BarryBullockHour Christmas party imaginable - one where everything goes wrong!
With Eric absconding to a last-minute bachelor party (who knew such a thing existed), Callum requiring a pre-show nap after a massive week in the classroom, and Big Dog fighting a brand new laptop that simply doesn't want to be involved, chaos is unleashed in true Barry Bullock Hour fashion. The once-vaunted in-house Kensington Palace reunion becomes a chaotic clusterflucken, but in the best way imaginable!
Happy holidays everyone, and get the heck off my lawn, 2020!
November 4, 2020
It's a #GruesomeTwosome on Halloween as Big K and Elrico Kalimotxo go head to head on the big issues of the week, and with Kieran recently returned to the thriving metropolis of Melbourne conversation soon turns to plotting chaos in the warmer months.
Is the #BarryBullockHour a pro-melon podcast? A second round of #NewBrewNewsYouCanUse sees a resounding consensus on the subject of the large round fruit.
And with the podcast turning 40 and becoming uncomfortably sensible in the process Kieran and Eric engage in a tried-and-true round of wistful nostalgia, reminiscing on emo nights of the early 2000s, and some of the cheapest beverages on this side of the Mississippi!
October 9, 2020
#BarryBullockHour 39 is up and racing, just in time for summer!
The conversation starts with early twists and turns, delving into McDonalds mascots and the species thereof. And what type of bird is Sesame Street's biggest bird? And the jaunt down memory lane continues with a rediscovery of nursery rhymes. Are they are wholesome as we remember?
Eric drives the ship home with #NewBrewNewsYouCanUse, casting an eye over some delicious new releases in the beer world. But his hot tip for the drink of summer isn't beer??
September 6, 2020
Episode 38 is here and it is a fearsome kaleidoscope of bold ideas and silliness! Big brews and big issues, the #BarryBullockHour way! And while it's hard to hear about anything else than covid, the Big Dog unearths a little nugget you may have missed - a cure, no less! And one you are going to want to try (at least, some elements of it)...
Eric (while wandering within his 5km bubble) stumbles upon a Richmond local that may well lead to some BBH sponsorship down the track - but it turns out he's not the first one to have eaten there!
Cal puts tough football questions to the panel in the latest impromptu round of the #DavidMitchellChallenge, and Kieran has a very short bone to pick with open sandwiches - namely that they're not sandwiches.