March 30, 2021

Life, Metal & Cold Adaptation with Mark Jansen of Epica

Life, Metal & Cold Adaptation with Mark Jansen of Epica

Mark Jansen of Epica & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beer, his 1st shows, releasing a record during a pandemic, getting Vicky Psarakis on Omega, how he has been filling the void, cold adaptation training & his hangover cure.

Throughout this chat, Mark was drinking a Leffe 's "Blonde" while I was enjoying BreWskey - Pub & Taproom 's "Brew Juice - Peanut Butter & Jelly!!! This fruited sour was packed with strawberries, raspberries, black berries, blueberries, black currants & peanuts!!!! It poured out with a gorgeous red/purple veil, smashed fruity peanut vibes on the nose, slapped a tart raspberry & nutty finish & was delicious!!! It clocked in with a 5.2 % ABV!!!

This is a Heavy Montreal presents Vox&Hops episode! Heavy Montreal is Montreal's premier metal promoter. They host one of North America's best Metal Festivals & present countless amazing events during the rest of the year. I am truly honored & extremely excited to have them involved in the podcast.

Make sure to check out Vox&Hops' Brewtal Awakenings Playlist which has been curated by the Metal Architect Jerry Monk himself on either Spotify or Apple Music. This playlist is packed with all the freshest, sickest & most extreme albums each week!!!

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