Category: 2 Beers In- Austin

We stay away from politics and pop culture.
Brett Weaver and Monica Ballard enjoy libations and talk about positive news stories.
Friends and patrons chime in with their stories too!
Because all the best conversations start 2 Beers in!

The Ambivula EpisodeThe Ambivula Episode

If Brett dabbled in the pharmaceutical field, maybe Monica wouldn’t be such a “difficult” dental patient. There’s some disturbing geek talk about tweaking algorithms so hard their eyes water. Brett shares “How To Become A Voice Actor” and Monica in all seriousness lectures a bit

Ten Thousand Hours of Balls as Found on eBayTen Thousand Hours of Balls as Found on eBay

Have your notepad ready! We’re talking about $40 soup, Brett’s flu test, and information hoarding. The parade of topics also includes Father Tim, the “SJ” priest, an appreciation of a “Bastardly burn”, and Brett’s wanderlust to join “happy poor people” overseas. Emily joins us late and Doug

That’s Showbiz!That’s Showbiz!

From puppets to Penfold, the band Fragile Rock to movie theatre experiences, Brett & Monica cover a lot of topics with guests Jason Paris and Pax. There’s a launch party involving an actual rocket launch. Monica gets to turn what could have been every actor’s

…”Excuse me, We Have the Room!”…”Excuse me, We Have the Room!”

Hosts Brett Weaver and Monica Ballard take the shenanigans to 4th Tap Brewery, where someguy named Derrick wants to know, “What’s with the microphones?” Derrick missed the whole multi-cultural discussion on how some people in Canada hate it when people speak French! Then there’s the

“Projects”, Live Chickens in the Greenroom, and a Red Velvet Stage“Projects”, Live Chickens in the Greenroom, and a Red Velvet Stage

Oskar Blues is the place and Doug Fels is in our face! Brett and Monica recount a visit to the Winter Soiree with a clueless DJ, a bunch of non-dancers, and everyone but us had a “project” to discuss.  We learn that Death by Coconut

The Not-So-Invisible Touch-a of GeeksThe Not-So-Invisible Touch-a of Geeks

Celis Brewery and the competitive spirit heats up, resulting in a shorter-than-usual episode. “Geeks Who-Drink” are in the same room, explaining why we brush closer than normal to pop culture. There’s a Canonical song, Chili cheese fries recipes get downright revelatory, That time that Huey

Headhunters, Footbeer & the Bloody ArmadilloHeadhunters, Footbeer & the Bloody Armadillo

Join Brett & Monica…and eventually E.K. as they discuss; A lot of food. A red velvet cake that HAS to happen at some point.  Meander through dream jobs. A game called “Find the Vegetarian”. An invitation from Brett to touch his junk, which, when in

Chad Jokes, Dad Jokes, Drop the Mic & Dongles…Chad Jokes, Dad Jokes, Drop the Mic & Dongles…

Funnyman Chad Warren joins us at The Aristocrat and discusses just what would make him want to burn the bar down. (Not really.)   There’s Brett’s “Magic Girl Anime Rapping” Brett’a favorite cousin “Liz, the shitty cook” Monica’s day of texts among co-workers who are

Them’s Fightin’ Words!Them’s Fightin’ Words!

Utah vs Montana, Why we call it “TWO Beers In”, not “Three Beers and a Cocktail”, When a Texas resident is allowed to call themselves a Texan. Things get a little rowdy on this episode, Featuring – Donn, (The Other) Monica, and Andrew

Science, Religion & WhooWeeOoo!Science, Religion & WhooWeeOoo!

  Brett & Monica discuss   Perspectives of the solar eclipse, Bracing for Hurricane Harvey Monica’s interaction with a Good (but weird) Samaritan. Echo Hum Mom’s tolerance for interpretive dance A rousing game of Good Christian/ Bad Christian round out an hour’s worth of hijinks.

Conspiracies, Crack Whores and Making Kids Cry.Conspiracies, Crack Whores and Making Kids Cry.

Highlights include: Eric Debill gets all “novella” on us. Brett goes all “Alex Jones” on us over a Celis conspiracy. Brett & Monica share encounters with crackheads. Explicit taco descriptions Brett & Monica on how to make kids cry…like children really need an excuse. Monica

The Driving Episode in Three…Two…Go!The Driving Episode in Three…Two…Go!

Highlights include: Tips for trips going to and from Houston, unless you want to make a side trip to the Shiner Brewery to shake your fist in anger over some very bad beer. Monica is no longer the World’s Worst Grandmother and ventures into a

We’re Really Going to Drink in Front of a Live Mic, Huh?We’re Really Going to Drink in Front of a Live Mic, Huh?

Highlights include: Brett expressing annoyance at the idiotic use of music telling viewers when to laugh and how to feel. The brevity of this description tells Monica she really should review this episode again. Guests include: Andrew, Doug and Valerie