Apocalyptica Giveaway

Apocalyptica Giveaway

Apocalyptica is coming to The Underground in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, September 7th and 105.3 the Bear has your chance to win tickets!   Just listen to Big Nate during the Retro Lunch around 12:45pm every day this week to get hooked-up with a pair of tickets to see Apocalyptica on the Cell-O Tour with Leprous and Wheel!   TO PURCHASE TICKETS, CLICK HERE! FOR…Continue Reading

8/9/22 Brewsday Tuesday – RHINEGEIST

8/9/22 Brewsday Tuesday – RHINEGEIST

DreZ went to Mansfield, OH for the Inkcarceration Festival and he brought back some beers from Rhinegeist.  Join them as they enjoy some IPAs and talk a little about the trip up to Ohio. DreZ and Big Nate talk tattoos, rock festivals and more over another round of IPAs from Rhinegeist.Continue Reading

Countdown to Kickoff

Countdown to Kickoff

Win the Ultimate Hokie Tailgate Party Hokie Football will be here before you know it!  105.3 The Bear is giving away the Ultimate Hokie Tailgate Party!  The “Countdown to Kickoff” is back, with your chance to win: 4 tickets to every home game for the 2022 Season a parking pass near Lane Stadium Tailgating Set Up food…Continue Reading

8/2/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NATIONAL IPA DAY

8/2/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NATIONAL IPA DAY

Tomorrow is national IPA day, so the boys are gonna have to celebrate a day early (poor them).  Tune in as DreZ and Big Nate do IPAs in a big way with an entire show of Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery out of Ontario, Canada! DreZ and Big Nate now kick it up another gear for…Continue Reading

7/26/22 Brewsday Tuesday – FLOYDFEST 22

7/26/22 Brewsday Tuesday – FLOYDFEST 22

Sticking with tradition, DreZ and Big Nate have headed out to Floydfest for Heartbeat!  Tune in as they are joined by Brian, FF Media Director, as they discuss the festival and beer options while trying a few brews from Deschutes Brewery! DreZ and Big Nate conintue hanging out at Floydfest and now are joined with…Continue Reading

7/19/22 Brewsday Tuesday – JH BARDS

7/19/22 Brewsday Tuesday – JH BARDS

Another special Boozeday Tuesday edition!  DreZ and Big Nate welcome Jason Hardy and Jayson Hudson, founders of JH Bards Spirit Co., instudio to try their vodka and whiskeys made right here in Virginia! The boys are ready for another round of the hard stuff, and now it’s WHISKEY time!  DreZ and Big Nate try out…Continue Reading

7/12/22 Brewsday Tuesday – FIZZICS

7/12/22 Brewsday Tuesday – FIZZICS

DreZ was recently gifted a Fizzics, which turns bottled and canned beer into draft style beer.  So this round, him and Big Nate are gonna try it out with different beer styles from Starr Hill Brewery and Guinness. This round the boys are gonna test the Fizzics with a Fat Tire from New Belgium Brewing…Continue Reading

7/5/22 Brewsday Tuesday – JULY 5TH

7/5/22 Brewsday Tuesday – JULY 5TH

The ID4 celebration continues with a special patriotic edition of #BrewsdayTuesday!  DreZ and Big Nate will celebrate ‘Merica with some brews from Stone Brewing and Old North Beer! DreZ and Big Nate still haven’t met the 4th of July beer intake quota.  So they are back with another round of patriotic brews from Wise Man…Continue Reading

6/28/22 Brewsday Tuesday – DREZ’S CELLAR PICKS

6/28/22 Brewsday Tuesday – DREZ’S CELLAR PICKS

After a beer run to the Cellar Restaurant & 6-Pak Store the boys are now gonna try out DreZ’s picks starting with a couple IPAs from Firestone Walker Brewing Co. and Dogfish Head. DreZ’s Cellar Restaurant & 6-Pak Store beer run picks continue with some imperials from Deschutes Brewery and Flying Dog Brewery.Continue Reading

6/21/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NATE’S BEER PICKS

6/21/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NATE’S BEER PICKS

DreZ and Big Nate went on a beer run to the Cellar Restaurant & 6-pak Store and each built their own 6-pak.  They are drinking Nate’s first and this round, it’s all sours from Evil Twin Brewing and The Brooklyn Brewery. DreZ and Big Nate try another round of Nate’s beer run picks.  This time…Continue Reading

6/14/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HIGH GRAVITY BEERS

6/14/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HIGH GRAVITY BEERS

DreZ and Big Nate are throwing back some big boys.  Talking some high gravity brews from Hoof Hearted Brewing and Dogfish Head. DreZ and Big Nate are ready for another round of high gravity brews.  This round it’s all Thirsty Souls Community Brewing.Continue Reading

6/7/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BASIC CITY

6/7/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BASIC CITY

DreZ is gonna share with Big Nate some stories from his trip to Shenandoah National Park and Basic City Beer Co. while trying one of the BC DIPAs and sour. DreZ tells Big Nate a little more about his trip to Basic City Beer Co. while they try some new CBD and Delta 8 infused…Continue Reading

5/31/22 Brewsday Tuesday – WILD ALES

5/31/22 Brewsday Tuesday – WILD ALES

DreZ and Big Nate are giving some WILD ALES a try.  Listen in as they give D9 Brewing Company’s Wild Things and 3 Floyds Brewing’s Pear Bear a go! DreZ and Big Nate are back with more WILD ALES, this time it s a double dose from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.Continue Reading

5/24/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BROTHERS BEER

5/24/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BROTHERS BEER

DreZ and Big Nate are celebrating Brothers Day with brews from Brothers Craft Brewing and North Coast Brewing Company! Brothers Day celebrating continues, as Big Nate drinks a beer brewed (close to) in the city of Brotherly Love from Victory Beer.  While DreZ drinks his brothers favorite: Miller High Life.  Then turns it into a…Continue Reading

5/17/22 Brewsday Tuesday – IRON MAIDEN BEERS

5/17/22 Brewsday Tuesday – IRON MAIDEN BEERS

The day has finally come! After looking around for some time, DreZ and Big Nate have brought together 4 different Iron Maiden beers from Robinsons Brewery to have a full blown Maiden show!  MORE MAIDEN!!!!  DreZ and Big Nate are now grabbing the big bottles from Robinsons Brewery including the Iron Maiden Trooper IPA and…Continue Reading

5/10/22 Brewsday Tuesday – LAWN MOWING BEERS

5/10/22 Brewsday Tuesday – LAWN MOWING BEERS

It is officially spring time, so DreZ and Big Nate are delving into lawn mowing beers! This round it’s a couple nice sessions from Golden Road Brewing and Wicked Weed Brewing. DreZ and Big Nate are back for another round of lawn mowing beers.  This time, Big Nate praises the awesomeness go-to that is Pabst…Continue Reading

5/3/22 Brewsday Tuesday – COMMONWEALTH BREWING

5/3/22 Brewsday Tuesday – COMMONWEALTH BREWING

It’s another hot one in the NRV, so that means it’s time for a cold one!  DreZ and Big Nate are back at it with a full Commonwealth Brewing Company show!  Tune in to hear DreZ tell about hit trip to the VA Beach area! DreZ has some more Commonwealth Brewing Company beers and VA…Continue Reading

4/26/22 Brewsday Tuesday – PRETZEL DAY

4/26/22 Brewsday Tuesday – PRETZEL DAY

DreZ and Big Nate celebrate #PretzelDay with the Captain Lawrence Brewing Company beers that were brewed with Snyder’s of Hanover minis.  Plus, some awesome homemade soft pretzels! DreZ and Big Nate continue to celebrate #PretzelDay with some brews from  Ommegang and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and more pretzel talk.Continue Reading

4/19/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HANGIN’ OUT DRINKIN’ IPAs

4/19/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HANGIN’ OUT DRINKIN’ IPAs

DreZ and Big Nate are celebrating National Hanging Out Day by just, well… hangin’ out and drinkin’ IPAs!  This first round they will try a couple brews from Triple Crossing Beer and Perennial Artisan Ales. DreZ and Big Nate are still hangin’ out drinkin some more IPAs from NoDa Brewing Company and Boomtown Brewery.Continue Reading

4/12/22 Brewsday Tuesday – WAR CRAFT

4/12/22 Brewsday Tuesday – WAR CRAFT

DreZ and Big Nate welcome Brad Stepp, Master Brewer at WAR Craft Brewery/The Winery at Rapidan.  They talk with Brad about all things beer including the IPA and Amber crowlers they are popping. DreZ and Big Nate are hanging with Brad from WAR Craft Brewery/The Winery at Rapidan again, this round they are going dark…Continue Reading