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Beer Ladies Podcast

Beer & Music

Season 3, Ep. 27

We’ve brought you beer and star signs, and even beer and food pairing - but what beer would you pair with your favourite music? This week we explore what beer styles ChatGPT pairs with music genres and speak about our own experiences with beer and music.


What we’re drinking:

  • Lough Gill - Full Power ESB
  • Farringtons - Bohemian Pilsner
  • Bierra Moretti


Links:


  • None this week


Beer Ladies Links: linktr.ee/beerladies


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  • 24. Ethos - Does it matter?

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