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May 14, 2020
MUST-SEE TV PARTY! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are joined by the MUST-SEE NWA TV CHAMPION, the OUTLANDISH, Zicky Dice! We chat fannypacks, Golden Girls, Tornado DDTs, and so much more in one of the most charged episodes we've had to date. Also, we're pairing Radiant Pig Craft Beer's 'TV Party', with TWO NWA Television championship matches: Zicky Dice vs. Ricky Starks from NWA Powerrr Episode 20, and Arn Anderson vs. Sam Houston from the Feburary 15th, 1986 episode of World Championship Wrestling! . If you're not in a mail truck, sit back, loosen up your fannypack, and join us by turning to (https://youtu.be/kT2kCUgbL8I?t=156 ) 2:36 of NWA Powerrr, Episode 20 on YouTube, and 1:06:05 of the 2/15/86 episode of World Championship Wrestling on the WWE Network! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/offthehoprope . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #zickydice #nwa #nwatvtitle #arnanderson #fannypack #tvparty
May 7, 2020
101 Proof: Local Love . It’s episode 101, and with a lack of options with the current situation in the world around us, to commemorate this in local fashion, we’re pairing THREE matches with THREE beers: Tim Gange vs. the Singh Brothers for the WWE 24/7 championship from the 11/15/2019 episode of 205 Live with Barnshed Brewing’s ‘State 11 IPA’, the Viking Raiders vs. Mark Sterling and Mitchell Lyons from the 12/2/2019 episode of Monday Night Raw with Two Weeks Notice Brewing Company’s ‘Full Nelson’, and Gunner Scott vs. Booker T from the 4/7/2006 episode of Friday Night Smackdown with Barewolf Brewing’s ‘Creative Differences’! We also look back at some of our favorite (albeit slightly fuzzy) memories of the last 100 episodes, and what this show has meant to us. . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to: - 13:38 of the 11/15/2019 205 Live - 1:41:37 of the 12/2/2019 Monday Night Raw - 17:49 of the 4/7/2006 Smackdown . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #timgange #marksterling #gunnerscott #localbrew #101proof
April 30, 2020
EPISODE 100! (Isss SIIIIIIIIICK, You know it...Bro) . We’re celebrating our landmark 100th episode, and we have company. We are joined by Matt Cardona, FKA Zack Ryder, and we are getting right to the heart of the matter! - Did he go OFF SCRIPT at TLC 2011? - Did his dad have a HEART ATTACK right before his big moment? - Details of his HEATED CONFRONTATION with a McMahon family member! All this and SO much more, as we have a good chat with Broski, and we’re drinking an old favorite of his, Bud Light Lime, while watching his match against Dolph Ziggler for the WWE United States Championship from TLC 2011!  If you liked Z! True Long Island Story...this episode is for you!  If you didn't like it.  You have no soul. . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 0:00 of TLC 2011 on the WWE Network, and woo woo woo! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #zackryder #wwwyki #broski #budlightlime
April 23, 2020
Double Maine Man Episode! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are joined by owner and founder of Limitless Wrestling out of Maine, Randy Carver, and he answers all the hard-hitting questions about the lean years of independent wrestling in Maine before Limitless changed the game. In the spirit, we are pairing Dean Malenko and Maine’s favorite son, Scotty 2 Hotty, going at it for the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship at Backlash 2000, with Mast Landing Brewing Company’s ‘Perpetual Rewind’ AND ‘ Shooting Hoops’. We also do a little Q&A, discuss how the pandemic has affected moose, everyone does the worm, and… Randy doesn’t like beer?! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 17:46 of Backlash 2000 on the WWE Network, cuz you look fly today! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #scotty2hotty #maine #moose #limitlesswrestling #beavis
April 16, 2020
RICKY SKINS THE CAT! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are back, and we’re pairing Chris Jericho vs. Ricky”The Dragon” Steamboat with Might Squirrel Brewing Company’s ‘Dragon Dance’! We finally get some Q&A done, Mark and Nick do an Irish Car Bomb, and Troy eats burgers. . If you're not in a mail truck, go to 21:08 of Backlash 2009 on the WWE Network, and armdrag some sours with us! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #dragon #chrisjericho #rickysteamboat
April 9, 2020
KICK! WHAM! EROTIC STUNNER! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are still in quarantine! But at least they have each other, and this week, we’re pairing Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Shawn Michaels for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship from WrestleMania 14 with Beer’d Brewing Company’s ‘Stunner for the Win’! We also touch on the unique viewing experience of this year’s WrestleMania, Nick’s action figure fed making a comeback, and Mark quitting drinking?! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 2:10:42 of WrestleMania 14 on the WWE Network, and crack open a can of erotic whoopass! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #shawnmichaels #wrestlemania #stonecoldsteveaustin #stunner #erotic #fanfiction
April 2, 2020
SHANE McMAHON APPRECIATION EPISODE . Mark, Troy, and Nick are in quarantine! Not to be worried, they are joined by returning FRIEND OF THE SHOW, Matthew James! Matt expounds his undying allegiance to the McMahon family, gargoyle masks, and parking regulations, and the boys recount their time in isolation, in our first ever entirely remote episode! We are paiting DuClaw’s Sweet Baby Jesus chocolate peanut butter porter (Thanks Justin Summers!) with Shawn Michaels and God against Vince and Shane McMahon from WWE Backlash 2006! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 1:30:15 of Backlash 2006 on the WWE Network, cuz here comes the money! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #god #jesus #shawnmichaels #kevindunn #vincemcmahon #shanemcmahon #quarantine #isolation #socialdistancing
March 26, 2020
LABELLA LOCK! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are back, and we’re pairing Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton vs. Batista for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship from Wrestlemania XXX with Orono Brewing Company’s ‘The Way Life Should Be’! Troy is now officially accepting bookings again (and what a great time to start), and the guys answer some great questions, including one of the most daunting yet: what is your Survivor Series team of beers! . If you're not in a mail truck, go to 3:24:11 of WrestleMania 30 on the WWE Network, and crack one open with us! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #wrestlemania #danielbryan #randyorton #batista #guardiansofthegalaxy #yesmovement
March 19, 2020
AARON ROURKE: THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are joined by FRIEND OF THE SHOW and indie wrestling upstart, Aaron Rourke! We talk Troy falling in love with Aaron his first time seeing him, Aaron’s desert island possessions, and Troy’s return to the workforce, as we pair the British Bulldogs vs. the Dream Team for the WWF Tag Team Championships from WrestleMania 2 with Lone Pine Brewing Company’s ‘Dream Team’! . If you're not in a mail truck, go to 1:34:30 of WrestleMania 2 on the WWE Network, and crack one open with us! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager # ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #britishbulldogs #wheresmytitleshot #gregvalentine #brutusbeefcake #wrestlemania #wrestlemania2 #coronavirus #quarantine #lonepinebrewing #lonepinebrewingcompany
March 12, 2020
KINGS OF THE ROAD! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are recording possibly their earliest episode to date, and we’re watching a once-in-a-lifetime match, where Dustin Rhodes takes on Blacktop Bully in LITERALLY the most dangerous wrestling match of all time: the King of the Road match (from WCW Uncensored 1995), a match that changed the wrestling landscape as we know it today. Appropriately enough, we are pairing it with Two Roads Brewing Company’s ‘Road 2 Ruin’! We also chat Nick’s first deathmatch, Troy coming out of retirement, and Mark (and VSK) getting their medical degrees. . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 3:16 (!) of WCW Uncensored 1995, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer # craftbeer # beerandwrestling # beerporn # brewerylife # beernerd #brewery # brewerytour # craftbrewery # beersnob #c raftnotcrap # beerlovers # beersofinstagram # neipa # wrestlingpodcast #beer # beerme # watchwrestling # prowrestling #lager # ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #goldust #blood #deathmatch #outlawmudshow #demolition #dustinrhodes #aew
March 5, 2020
THE STILT EPISODE! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are joined this week by FRIEND OF THE SHOW and the voice of Blitzkrieg Pro (and western Massachusetts wrestling in general) Matthew James!, Some may not be familiar with Matthew, but trust us, this is a very interesting look into his life and perspective of the wrestling business. In addition, we’re pairing Chimay Grande Reserve Blue Label with Owen Hart vs. British Bulldog for the inaugural European Championship from the March 3rd, 1997 episode of Monday Night Raw. We also talk stilts, the history of German politics, and laundromat attendees! If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 1:11:16 of the March 3rd, 1997 episode of Monday Night Raw, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer # craftbeer # beerandwrestling # beerporn # brewerylife # beernerd #brewery # brewerytour # craftbrewery # beersnob #c raftnotcrap # beerlovers # beersofinstagram # neipa # wrestlingpodcast #beer # beerme # watchwrestling # prowrestling #lager # ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #britishbulldog #owenhart #wheresmytitleshot #germany #deutschland #stilts #circus #chimay
February 27, 2020
TROY FINALLY TELLS THE DAN MAFF STORY!! . Q&A! Mark, Troy, and Nick are back, and we’re pairing Industrial Arts Brewing Company’s ‘Tools of the Trade’ with Dean Malenko vs Brad Armstrong for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship from WCW Slamboree 1996. We also answer questions about our favorite beer-related finishing moves, being drunk at wrestling shows, and Troy tells a story he casually referenced almost a year ago, a story whose legend has risen to mythical levels in certain circles: the Dan Maff story! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 1:16:41 of WCW Slamboree 1996, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer # craftbeer # beerandwrestling # beerporn # brewerylife # beernerd #brewery # brewerytour # craftbrewery # beersnob #c raftnotcrap # beerlovers # beersofinstagram # neipa # wrestlingpodcast #beer # beerme # watchwrestling # prowrestling #lager # ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #deanmalenko #bradarmstrong #hellofadropkick #cruiserweight #iceman #manof1000holds #technicalwrestling
February 20, 2020
TROY’S DREAM BODY REVEALED . Mark, Troy, and Nick are back, and we’re pairing Red Hare Brewing Companies SPF 50/50 Tangerine Indian Pale Rattler with Hulk Hogan vs Honky Tonk Man from the July 29th, 1989 episode of Saturday Night’s Main Event. We also cover classic love angles in wrestling, Nick’s rendezvous with the co-star of the WrestleRager after-party, Honky Tonk Man’s physique, and so much more! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 5:16 of the July 29th, 1989 episode of Saturday Night’s Main Event, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer # craftbeer # beerandwrestling # beerporn # brewerylife # beernerd #brewery # brewerytour # craftbrewery # beersnob #c raftnotcrap # beerlovers # beersofinstagram # neipa # wrestlingpodcast #beer # beerme # watchwrestling # prowrestling #lager # ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #honkytonkman #hulkhogan #seagrams #love #cleveland #dumpsters #redharebrewingcompany #redharebrewing
February 13, 2020
SIX STAR SAPPHIRE . Mark, Troy, and Nick are back at the Nelson Ranch, and we're doubling down on Randy Savage, pairing Macho King Randy and Sensational Sherri against Dusty Rhodes and Sweet Sapphire from WrestleMania 6 with Armada Brewing Company's 'Savage Queen'! Nick is tired, Mark is busy, and Troy is questioning Sapphire's credentials as a pro wrestler! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 1:25:23 of WrestleMania 6, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery#brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #beermestrength #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #machoman #machoking #dustyrhodes #sapphire #WrestleMania
February 6, 2020
LOVE AND WRESTLING . Mark, Troy, and Nick are back on their Toblerone to cover Hulk Hogan vs. Macho King Randy Savage from Main Event III, and they’re pairing it with Mayflower Brewing Company’s ‘Love and Wrestling’! Plus, Nick’s dog bites Mark, Nick is still without car, Troy is probably quitting wrestling, and so much more! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 11:31 of The Main Event III right after Buster Douglas’ introduction, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #hulkhogan #homewrecker #machoman #machoking #randysavage #loveandwrestling #mainevent #busterdouglas
January 30, 2020
ROYAL RUMBLE EXTRAVAGANZA PART TWO! . Mark, Troy, and Nick (kind of) are back for another raucous rendition of the Royal Rumble Extravaganza, but we are joined by a treasure trove of FRIENDS OF THE SHOW: the Haverhill wing of Max Smashmaster, Nick Delta, and the only person in this panel to actually wrestle at Madison Square Garden(!), ROH star Brian Milonas, and, LIVE FROM TWO WEEKS BREWING, Bear Country, Jeremy Leary, and Skylar! Nick’s car broke down, Troy is yelling more than usual, Mark is wearing winter boots, and Bear Bronson hates beer, this is a WILD one, and you literally would be a fool to miss this! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 1:44:46 of WWE Royal Rumble 2000, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #msg #royalrumble #carproblems #brianmilonas #ringofhonor #twoweeksbrewing
January 23, 2020
DANK AND HAZY BRASS KNUCKLES . Mark, Troy, and Nick are in studio (Troy’s living room for the last time), and we are pairing Edge vs. William Regal for the WWE Intercontinental Championship from Royal Rumble 2002 with Mikkeller “Pucker Puncher” Sour IPA! We also delve into questions from the hoppers! . If you're not in a mail truck, join us by turning to 11:29 of WWE Royal Rumble 2002, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #edge #williamregal #brassknuckles #wwe #wwf #getthefout
January 16, 2020
MAX SMASHMASTER INVASION . Mark, Troy, and Nick are in studio (Troy’s living room again) joined by FAMILY MEMBER OF THE SHOW MAX SMASHMASTER AKA BIG SCOTT, and we are pairing Eddie Guerrero vs. JBL for the WWE Championship from Judgment Day 2004 with Nightshift Brewery’s ‘Dynasty’ Imperial Stout! This is the definitive Max Smashmaster episode, and we also chat celebrity chefs, blood, and food science! I LIKE THE WAY YOU SMACK MY A$$! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:02:04 of WWE Judgment Day 2004, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #eddieguerrero #jbl #canceled #blood #pcculture #lafamilia #maxsmashmaster
January 9, 2020
BIG NECK NOTES ON THIS POWERBOMB! . Mark, Troy, and Nick are in studio (Troy’s living room) for the first time since 2019, and we are pairing Kevin Nash vs. The Giant from WCW/nWo Souled Out 1998 with Lamplighter Brewing’s ‘Giants Under the Sun’! We also get a recap of recent events, Troy’s car is still in the shop, Mark is sick, and Nick is two Mad Elfs deep before noon, so the gloves are off for this huge match! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along! Go to 1:48:42 of WCW Souled Out 1998, and follow the hops and the pops with the Off the Hop Rope crew! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #kevinnash #giant #bigshow #nwo #wcw #madelf
January 2, 2020
Y2K TURNS 20! . Hoppy new year! Mark, Troy, and Nick are back, and we are pairing 1-2-3 Kid and Marty Jannetty vs. the Quebecers from the January 10th, 1994 episode of Monday Night Raw! Also, we go over our recollection of the state of wrestling from 1999 to 2019, and the evolution of wrestlers wearing kickpads! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 3:28 of the 1/10/1994 episode of Monday Night Raw, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #pco #quebecers #123kid #martyjannetty #kickpads #outlawmudshow
December 26, 2019
SILVER BALLS IS COMING TO TOWN! . It’s Christmastime in Hollis, Queens! Okay. It’s actually in Western Mass, but you know. The guys exchange gifts and Christmas memories, and then dive into (Santa) Bubba Ray Dudley vs. (Santa) Tajiri from the 12/24/2001 edition of Monday Night Raw, paired with Anchor Brewing’s ‘Christmas Ale’! This is a downright fun match and episode, and everyone is in the Christmas spirit, while Beefcake observes from the couch, book in hand! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:00:11 of the 12/24/2001 episode of Monday Night Raw, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #christmas #dudleyboyz #tajiri #christmasale #santa #christmas
December 21, 2019
MERRY HOLIDAYS HOPPERS! . In this extra bonus episode we did mini interviews with some big friends of the show!  Thank you everyone for your support this year.  CHEERS! Interview List - D.L. Hurst, Rich Paladino, Pinkie Sanchez, Ava Everett, The Shook Crew (Bobby Orlando and Bryce Donovan) and Jeremy Leary w/ Bobby Orlando
December 19, 2019
THE PERFECT BEAR WITH THE PERFECT WRESTLING MATCH . The boys are joined by houseguest Bear Beefcake Boulder, as they pair Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.’s ‘Ladder Mash’ with the MNM, Hardy Boyz, London and Kendrick, and William Regal and Dave Taylor FOUR WAY LADDER MATCH from WWE Armageddon 2006, which features the most gruesome in-ring injury we’ve seen on the pod yet! We also chat about Bear Country’s meteoric rise through the independent tag scene, Nick’s man crush on Paul London, and much, much more! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 24:32 of WWE Armageddon 2006, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #hardyboyz #mnm #joeymercury #mercuryretrograde #williamregal #laddermatch #johnmorrison
December 12, 2019
SMART MARK HOUSE PARTY . Nick (and Beefcake) are at Mark’s new house (probably in Peabody, Mass), Nick slept in a bed for the first time since the Obama administration, and the boys are ready to fire off with this fiery beer, as we pair Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Taz from ECW’s Living Dangerously 1998 with Ras L’Bock’s ‘Bam Bam’, provided to us by FRIEND OF THE SHOW Nick Delta! We also cover the weekend’s happenings and snapmareings, Mark’s adjustment to the new place, Ruth Bader Sterling’s whereabouts, and much, much more! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:45:12 of ECW Living Dangerously 1998, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #bambambigelow #taz #jones #ecw #ecdub #cte #epstein
December 5, 2019
FORMER TV STARS UNITE . Fresh off hot TV runs, Nick and Mark re-join Troy, and we are pairing FRIENDS OF THE SHOW BuckleDown Brewing’s Future Proof IPA with Flair vs Steamboat from the Chi-Town Rumble in 1989! We also chat dropkicks, Thanksgiving, little Q&As, and introduce a FATAL new contest to the podcast universe! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:58:23 of the Chi-Town Rumble, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer  #craftbeer  #beerandwrestling  #beerporn  #brewerylife  #beernerd  #brewery  #brewerytour  #craftbrewery  #beersnob  #craftnotcrap  #beerlovers  #beersofinstagram  #neipa  #wrestlingpodcast  #beer  #beerme  #watchwrestling  #prowrestling  #lager  #ipa  # wcw  #RAW  #WWE  #WWF #ricflair #rickysteamboat #timgange #marksterling #armstrong #tvstars
November 29, 2019
IT'S FRIDAY! WHICH BEER CAN I TAKE?! . This week, we are cleaning out our refrigerators, as it’s a grab bag free-for-all, where all and any beers are acceptable (especially White Claw since Mark likes that now)! We are watching The Hart Family (Bret Hart, Bruce Hart, Keith Hart and Owen Hart) (with Stu Hart) vs. Shawn Michaels and His Knights from Survivor Series 1993! We also do a career retrospective of Jeff Gaylord, and revisit one of the most unpopular beers in the history of the podcast, which, predictably, Nick is subjected to. It’s a wild one! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 45:12 of Survivor Series, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #shawnmichaels #brethart #jerrylawler #knights #gregvalentine #habanero
November 28, 2019
THANKSGIVING DEATHMATCH! . This week, we are pairing Dogfish Head Craft Brewery's ‘Suddenly Comfy’ with Abdullah the Butcher vs. Manny Fernandez in a Mexican Deathmatch from Starrcade ‘85! A very intrusive episode, we talk about the things we’re thankful for, Thanksgiving traditions, and more! As an added bonus, we find out that Mark and Troy are really bad at math (sharp-eared listeners will pick it up)! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 17:41 of Starrcade 1985, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #abdullahthebutcher #mannyfernandez #starrcade #nwa #blood #outlawmudshow
November 21, 2019
CASKET MATCH TAPE STUDY!.This week, we are pairing Abita Brewing Co.'s 'Pecan Ale' with Undertaker vs. Yokozuna in a Casket Match with SPECIAL ENFORCER Chuck Norris from Survivor Series 1994! Also, an actual, honest-to-goodness Q&A episode! We talk sandwiches, hanging out with Stone Cold Steve Austin, and more!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:17:10 of Survivor Series 1994, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling .#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa # wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #undertaker #yokozuna #chucknorris #casketmatch
November 14, 2019
HUNGOVER BATTLE ROYAL!.This week, we are pairing Cloudwater Brew Co.’s ‘DIPA’, provided by BIG FRIEND OF THE SHOW Jethro Roose, with the 20-man Battle Royal for the Royal Samovar Trophy from WWE’s ‘Battle Royal at the Royal Albert Hall!’ Also, Mark falls off the ring, Nick is on the road wrestling in front of no fans per Troy, and Troy is still selling knives!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:13:00 of the show Battle Royal at The Royal Albert Hall from OCT. 03, 1991, right after a graphic and comes up on a shot of the banner and logo!. Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling  . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #britishbulldog #royalalberthall #hungover #brexit #andrethegiant #dipa.
November 7, 2019
I AM YOUR LITER (of sparkling cider)! . This week, we are joined by indie standout and FRIEND OF THE SHOW Kris Stadtlander, as we pair Elysian Brewing Company’s ‘Space Dust’ with her match against Johnny Silver from Beyond Wrestling’s ‘Please Come Back’ event! We also talk Kris’ formative years of wrestling training, journaling in museums, and much more! This is our first regular episode watch-along with a friend of the show, and it’s highly worth the listen!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Punch in ‘Kris Stadtlander vs. Johnny Silver’ in your Youtube search engine (or link will be in bio for those that prefer that sort of thing), and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling .#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #beyondwrestling #krisstadtlander #johnnysilver #aew #aliens #tomdelonge #aliensexist #doritos
October 31, 2019
THIS IS ABOUT COFFEE . Q&A WEEK! Well. It was supposed to be, anyway. We are pairing Southern Tier Brewing Company’s Cold Press Coffee Pumking with Undertaker vs. Mankind in a ‘Buried Alive Match’ from In Your House: Buried Alive! We also talk everyone’s favorite scary movies, and more!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:20:35 of In Your House: Buried Alive, and enjoy!. Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling .#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #undertaker #mankind #pumpkin #buriedalive #executioner
October 24, 2019
VAMPIRES CRY BLOOD . The BREWD (get it like the Brood but brew like beer okay great) is back, and we we are pairing Great Lakes Brewing Company’s ‘Nosferatu’ with the Gangrel vs. Edge ‘Bloodbath Match’ from the 8/2/1999 episode of Monday Night Raw! We also cover Nick’s recent travel woes, all the guys’ memories of wrestling with or against Gangrel, and much more!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 06:50 of the 8/2/1999 episode of Monday Night Raw, and enjoy! . Follow along... . Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #gangrel #edge #bloodbath #attitudeera #vincerusso #raw #blood
October 17, 2019
FRENCHY MARTIN IS ME!Troy heard there was a match with a bunch of nerve holds, so we are pairing Far From the Tree’s ‘Ectoplasm’ with the Koko B Ware vs. Frenchy Martin from the 3/19/1990 house show at Madison Square Garden! Also, we discuss Mark scaring Ruth Bader Sterling, door-to-door knife sales, and Johnny Silver stealing our beer!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 44:06 of the 3/19/1990 MSG House Show, and enjoy! . Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #kokobware #frenchymartin #nervehold #physicaltherapy #pyramidscheme
October 10, 2019
The nasty boys of beer and wrestling podcasting are back in town again, and we are pairing Warsteiner Brewing’s ‘Oktoberfest’ with the Steiner Brothers vs. the Nasty Boys for the NWA United States Tag Team Championships from Halloween Havoc 1990! PLUS, Nick goes in-depth on how to become infamous on Tinder, and we answer some solid questions from Hoppers the world over!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 39:28 of Halloween Havoc 1990, and enjoy! . Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling.#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #steinerbrothers #nastyboys #wcw #scottsteiner #scottsteinermath #nwa
October 3, 2019
ONE WEEK WITHOUT TROY EATING WHILE WE RECORD!  The boys are back, and we are pairing Revival Brewing Company’s ‘Star Child’ with Billy Kidman vs. Paul London from No Mercy 2004! Also, we catch up on Nick’s travels, Mark’s Disney adventures, and Troy starting a new job! ALSO, we attempt to address Nick’s latest female misadventure…    If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 38:08 of No Mercy 2004, and enjoy!   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #billykidman #paullondon #shootingstar #concussion #cte #braininjuries
September 26, 2019
69, DUDES! . Q&A time! We catch up on listener questions, and we also pair Icarus Brewing's Yacht Jams Vol. 2: Hurricane with Kane and the Hurricane vs. Chris Jericho and Christian from the October 14th, 2002 episode of Monday Night Raw! Find out all of the guys' deepest, darkest secrets! Also, Smart Mark possibly signing with a major wrestling company?! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 0:00:00 of the October 14th, 2002 episode of Monday Night Raw, and enjoy! . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #hurricane #kane #chrisjericho #christian #rcawrestling
September 19, 2019
SUPER CALO HAS ARRIVED! . Ever wanna know what an anxiety attack looks like in the form of a 15 minute wrestling match? Look no further! The boys are back in town, and they're pairing Old Planter's 'El Milagro' with Rey Mysterio, Jr. vs. Super Calo from Fall Brawl 1996! Also, Mark FINALLY tells the Boogeyman story, and the guys absolutely freak out over this entire match! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:10:27 of WCW Fall Brawl 1996, and enjoy! . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #reymysterio #supercalo #wcw #unreal
September 12, 2019
NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY!After the fallout of last week’s record download week (thanks, Nick and his lack of shame, I guess?), we are back, pairing Bissel Brothers’ ‘Nothing Gold’ with AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels vs. Samoa Joe from TNA’s Unbreakable 2005! We also cover Nick’s travels to NORTH CACKALACKY, Troy has an EXTENSIVE ‘What’s On Tap?!’ for us, and many, many more gigs and gags.Oh! Mark tells the Boogeyman story! Sorry. He doesn’t maybe next episode? .If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to the link! Here it is https://youtu.be/U28pyOAMXcI ...but we will also tweet it!  Also you could just search on youtube!Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling.#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #tna #samoajoe #ajstyles #christopherdaniels #impact
September 5, 2019
WHAT A MIGHTY GOOD MAN!.This week, we are pairing Anheuser-Busch's BUDWEISER with Lawrence Taylor vs. Bam Bam Bigelow from WrestleMania 11! Join the boys as we take quite possibly our strangest pairing yet! Also, Nick opens up about the now-vaunted CLEVELAND DUMPSTER INCIDENT, as well as Troy not knowing the difference between TLC and Salt 'N' Pepa, Mark comes up with a new shirt for the show, and much, MUCH more! This is like the Stiff Mike episode, but a lot more scandalous! DON'T MISS IT!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:07:32 on WrestleMania 11!.#beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #newyorkgiants #lawrencetaylor #bambambigelow #wrestlemania
August 29, 2019
LESS IS MORE, KID! This week, we are pairing 21st Amendment Brewery's "Monk's Blood" with the Heavenly Bodies vs. the Thrillseekers from Smoky Mountain Wrestling's Night of Legends 1994! Along with watching a wild match involving young future superstars, we also delve into the timeless question that oftentimes haunts young pro wrestlers: is less really more? All this, plus Nick gets swiped by another car, but Troy still thinks it's Nick's fault! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 17:27 of SMW TV episode from 8/13/1994! .Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling. . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #smokymountainwrestling #jimcornette #chrisjericho #blood #aew
August 22, 2019
YOU DONE IT NOWWWWWWW! This week, we are pairing Goldhorn Brewery's (@goldhornbrew)'s "Dead Man's Curve" with Undertaker vs. Jeff Hardy from the July 1st, 2002 edition of Monday Night Raw! We also talk about Nick's new haircut, the importance of Jim Ross, and much, MUCH, more! . If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 01:15:40, and join us in one of the sleeper hits on the Ruthless Aggression era! Match begins on a wide shot of the entranceway after a backstage skit with the Hardy Boyz and Lita! . .Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling . #beer #craftbeer #beerandwrestling #beerporn #brewerylife #beernerd #brewery #brewerytour #craftbrewery #beersnob #craftnotcrap #beerlovers #beersofinstagram #neipa #wrestlingpodcast #beer #beerme #watchwrestling #prowrestling #lager #ipa #wcw #RAW #WWE #WWF #undertaker #jeffhardy #clevelandohio #bonethugsnharmony #clevelanddrinks
August 15, 2019
We are back this week with a special guest as we are also pairing Deciduous ( @deciduousbeer )'s "Double Lollipop Forest" with Kurt Angle vs. Rey Mysterio from Summerslam 2002. Not only that, but we are joined by FRIEND OF THE SHOW, Mr. C! Mr. C, a legitimate teacher, quizzes the boys and we find out who the REAL smart one of the group is! Also, we marvel at how absolutely amazing this match and time period in wrestling is, and we discover something very interesting about Nick!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 00:00:00, and enjoy what might be the best opening match in wrestling history!.Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
August 8, 2019
We're BACK live this week with a HUUUUGE update episode as we are also pairing Barrier Brewing Companies "Money IPA" with "The Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase vs. Virgil for the Million Dollar Title at Summerslam 91.  We have a LOT to talk about!  We discuss the podcast Live show, how we ribbed broski, Nick doing RAW, SD Comic Con, BEYOND wrestling and another Phil Loves Bacon story!  We go in depth about this thriving Long Island Brewery and enjoy a CLASSIC SummerSlam match! .If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 00:55:28 after backstage interview with Dibiase and Mooney it goes to a wide shot....Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
August 1, 2019
PIPE BIZOMB IN HAMPTON BEACH! This week, we are pairing Two Weeks Notice Brewing Companies "Resignation IPA" with CM Punk vs John Cena from Money In The Bank 2011.  We also welcome back Jeremy Leary and Skylar LIVE from the Hampton Beach resort!  Two Weeks Notice is near and deer to our heart, so hear about them from the brewers best friend and watch this historic match with us again...or in Skylars case...for the first time!  We talk about the time in the business, what Leary and Skylar have been up to, and we take a few questions at the end!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:02:42 of Money in the Bank 2011, right after the hype video its a wide shot of the crowd about to become unglued..Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
July 25, 2019
Make me a question, Hopper!  This is a special Q and A edition of the pod as we start out by answering a number of your questions!  We thn head right into this weeks pairing as this week, we are pairing Smug Brewings "Make me a Bicycle, Clown" with Bret Hart vs Doink The Clown from Summerslam 1993.  Friend of the show Nick Delta gave us this beer and it has ZERO IBU's...ZERO!  Isn’t that what you asked for?  I didn’t want to, but you made me do it!  “Whatever!  Make me a bicycle, clown!” .If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 52:43 of Summerslam 1993, right after a Bruce and Own Hart interview..Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
July 18, 2019
Happy San Diego Comic Con everyone!  This week, we are pairing Dock Street Breweries Golden IPA with Tito Santana vs Mr. Perfect from the July 28th edition of Saturday Nights Main Event from 1990.  As Mark is in San Diego painting himself blue, we also discuss the idea of Comic Con, some things we would like to see and some of our memories of this momentous event.  We go in depth on Dock Street Brewery and this wonderful Golden ale given to us by some friends of the show!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 42:36 of SNME July 28th 1990.  Right after a Mr. Perfect promo in the back it goes to a wide shot of the arena..Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
July 17, 2019
WE DID IT!  Almost exactly 1 year ago today Nick and Mark drank an expired Stone Brewery "Enjoy By 4:20" after they recorded episode 7!  The guys were pretty drunk when they started and even drunker by the end.  We've been waiting to put this up for a year now and we finally hit 420 followers so it's VADER TIME!  We've talked about this a great deal...Nick and Mark don't remember much about this conversation.  I hope it's not that embarrassing!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 33:10 of Living Dangerously 1998..Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
July 11, 2019
Aloha! It's a beach day for the pod as this week, we are pairing Coney Island Breweries “Beach Beer” with Sting vs Meng from Bash at the beach 95.  We talk about our slightly new format, Nick and the maestro, Our favorite beach beers and more!  We also go over this really easy drinking Kölsch and discuss some Coney Island wrestling memories!  You are going to want to hear our reaction to one of the craziest boots to the face we've ever seen! Lets go to the beach!Turn to 0:00 of bash at the beach 95!  Let’s see this whole thing open!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 0:00 of bash at the beach 95!  Let’s see this whole thing open!Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
July 4, 2019
Happy 4th of July Hoppers!  This week, we are pairing Stone Brewing Companies "Enjoy by 7/4/19" with Sting, Lugar and Macho Man vs the Outsiders and a mystery partner from Bash at the Beach 1996.  We're getting dark this week as we watch the Real American turn his back on the fans and AMERICA!  We also talk about the breweries Mark and Troy visited, Nicks match at Olde wrestling and we go deep into the difference one year makes for this particular beer.  We have a lot going on for the rest of the summer so look for some announcements soon!  Enjoy!.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:14:00 of Bash at the beach 1996 right after a vignette of the hostile take over and it goes to a wide shot of the crowd..Follow along....Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling.Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
June 27, 2019
"It's me, it's me it's D-D-P!" We drink a beer to the pride of Point Pleasant today as this week, we pair Frye Brewing Companies "Bonfire Imperial Brown Ale" with DDP vs Macho Man from Great American Bash 1997. We talk about our huge weekends wrestling all over and hear all about the Gender Reveal Party Mark wrestled at on Sunday.  We also have a little segment with some wrestlers in Portland at the end of the show as Jeremy Leary and Skylar return to the show with wrestlers Davienne, Ashley Vox and Delmi Exo talking beer and wrestling!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:27:14 of Great American Bash 1997 right before Buffer starts to talk.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
June 20, 2019
Happy Anniversary Hoppers! I can't believe we've all shown up for a full year!  This week, we are pairing Bolero Snort "Another Steer Older" with Ric Flair vs Terry Funk from the Great American Bash 1989.  We have a number of guests this week via call in such as AEW Star MJF, Max Smashmaster, VSK, Dr Dan, Bear Beefcake, Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins!  As always we talk about our weekends and wrestling travels as well as a bit about the whole year.  We also talk about one of Jeremy Leary's favorite breweries "Bolero Snort" and their one time a season brew.  We picked a great beer, with a great match as a way to celebrate the anniversary!  Let's party!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 2:13:58 of Great American Bash 1989.  It's after a Jim ross on screen and goes to a wide shot of arena.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
June 13, 2019
This week we welcome Chikara and AEW's Bryce Remsburg ont eh show as we celebrate our trios debut and watch an Indy match!  This week, we are pairing Love City Brewing companies "Love City Lager" with Mike Quackenbush vs. Eddie Kingston to crown the first ever Chikara Grand Champion from Chikara "High Noon" from 11/13/2011.  This is a loaded show as we touch on our huge weeks, as well as getting to know Bryce!  We get more insight on the Chikara brewery show and each of us ask him an interesting question.  During the match we get amazing behind the scenes information on this historical match and pivotal moment for the promotion from a man very involved in it!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to the link! Here it is https://youtu.be/0ITy514MRjo ...but we will also tweet it!  Also you could just search on youtube!Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
June 6, 2019
It's a Savio Vega Spectacular today on the podcast as this week, we are pairing Yingling traditional lager with the 4 Savio Vega matches from the King of the Ring 1995! We talk about a great CAP show, Kip and CPA breaking up again, Troys adventures on his first week brewing beer and of course we talk a lot about the oldest brewery in America and break down basically the entire WWE run of Savio Vega while watching one of his greatest nights!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  For the first two matches turn to 0:00 of King of the ring 1995.  For the third match turn to 1:19:13 right after a Double J backstage interview.  For the 4th match turn to 1:49:36 right after an Owen Hart backstage and into a shot of the robes and crown.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
May 30, 2019
Nick did NOT get punched int he eye this week sadly.  Let's all cry about it over a beer! This week, we are pairing Branded Brewing Companies "Samoan Drop" with Umaga vs. CM Punk in a Samoan Strap Match from Extreme Rules 2009.  We also talk about Troy's big weekend, going out in Boston, WHAT wrestling, a GOAT restaurant and starting his apprenticeship at the Tap Brewing Company!  Hear about Marks trip to Sloop Brewing and ANOTHER crazy loop for Nick to the midwest.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 44:24 of Extreme Rules 2009, right after a backstage interview from big Dave Batista where you are looking into his eyes.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
May 23, 2019
DL Hurst has been demoted, Nick was punched in the face by Stiff Mike and drove around the country for todays beer...only to have the ultimate SWERVE thrown in at the last minute.  You do not want to hear the longest most insane open in show history!  Also, this week, we are pairing Indiana City Brewing Companies, "Cacti City" with Cactus Jack and Maxx Payne vs. The Nasty Boys in a Chicago Street Fight from Spring Stampede 1994 AND cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan vs. The Nasty Boys in a Broad Street Bully match from Slamboree 1994.  Mark goes in depth about the brewery and the beer and we enjoy these two absolutely insane matches.  HE SUPLEXES A TABLE!Match 1: Turn on Spring Stampede 1994 and turn to 37:24.  It's right after a wanted poster folds up and it goes to a wide shot.  Match 2: Turn on WCW Slamboree 1994 and turn to 2:03:47.  It's right after a shot of a hockey player and it goes wide.  If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
May 16, 2019
FINALLY! A Doink...The Clown Match!  Well, we made it to episode 50 and this week, we are pairing Clown Shoes Beer's "Space Cake" with Doink The Clown vs. Mr. Perfect from a King of the ring qualifying match that happened on the May 24th addition of RAW in 1993.  We talk in depth about Clown Shoes Beer and what it means to be a contract brewery and we go in depth about Doink in 1993.  We also talk about Nicks Rhode Island show in front of 25, his voice note of getting a beer, Mark being back in CZW, Troys new Mabel figure and of course, an insane and awesome announcement!   If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 0:00 of the May 24th addition of RAW in 1993...let's watch the opening together! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
May 9, 2019
It's time for the Cho-Cho-Cho-Chosen One!  This week on episode 49 of the podcast we are pairing Tilted Barn Breweries "Chosen One" IPA with Jeff Jarret vs. Chyna for the IC title in the "Good Housekeeping" match from "No Mercy 1999".  Hear all about this great beer from the very person that sent it to us, @phillovesbacon on Instagram who actually works at Tilted barn!  Phil sends us some notes about the brewery and the beer as we dig deep into this wild "before it's time" match from 99.  Lots of meat on the bone in this one with contract disputes, interesting booking and some full on attitude era storylines.  Also, hear about ANOTHER INSANE CPA trip and Marks time at Cigar City Brewing Company.  We also talk about Bear Bronson and some unfortunate events. If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 44:48, right after the match package is a shot of the titan tron and WWE logo.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
May 2, 2019
OWWEEE HAVE MERCY! We're back to 1997 this week and getting GROOVY! This week, we are pairing Ithaca Beer companies Flower Power IPA with Dude Love vs "Stone Cold" Steve Austin from "Over The Edge" 1998.  There is a lot of meat on the bone with this match and storyline from more than 20 years ago as well as it turns out to be a pretty insane match.  We also talk about Ithaca Beer Company and their flagship beverage.  Hear about another trip to indiana from Nick, Marks match with Colt Cabana and of course, check in with Troy about a brewery crawl he did!  Lots of laughs in this one!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 2:17:38 after all the introductions, right before the glass breaks its a medium shot of crowd.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
April 25, 2019
It's a Flamingo Fruit fight in episode 47 of "Off The Hop Rope!"  This week, we are pairing Bells Breweries "Larry's Latest Flamingo Fruit Fight" with Brian Pillman vs Scotty Flamingo aka Raven for the WCW Light Heavyweight Championship from Beach Blast 1992.  We check in on Troy's  diet and Gym, hear about another Two weeks notice Milkshake IPA and we also hear about a care package from a Hopper in Rhode Island!  This match is full of historical tidbits and this beer may have gotten one of the lowest scores in the shows history from one of the hosts!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 5:07 of Beach Blast 1992, It's right after a Jim Ross/Jesse Ventura spot and it goes to a wide of the arena.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
April 18, 2019
We've got a special Game Of Thrones themed show this week for our 46th episode! We are pairing Brewery Ommegang's GOT themed beers with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs Shawn Michaels from King of the Ring 1997. We're back to our regular episode format and we chat about a few weekend shows, Mania week and we all catch up a bit. For the beer, we decided to pick your own! Grab whatever GOT themed beer you want to try and watch this super fun partner vs partner match from 97. Lots of GOT themes in this match and we drink 3 different GOT beers! (“For the Throne”, “Mother of Dragons” and “Winter is Here”)Turn to 1:52:18 after a Shawn Michaels promo and you see a shot of the lion doors.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
April 11, 2019
Hey everyone, this week, we are having a Post Wrestlemania Extravaganza and we've got a wild show.  Because of how busy we all were with Mania week festivities we've concocted a different kind of variety show of sorts.  Full disclosure, the audio on the segments this week isn't as good as normal because of the places we recorded and equipment we used.  We start out by hearing Troy and Max Smashmaster watching the Hawkins and Ryder Wrestlemania match LIVE...LITERALLY LIVE as it happens.  Then, Nick was able to get 2 separate interviews with The Ugly Ducklings and Colin Delaney in his travels.  We then end the show with our LIVE performance from last Wednesday.  If you want to watch the match along with us, go to this link. https://youtu.be/TptvR-v2DBk Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
April 4, 2019
Look at that CROTCH! Things get heated this weak and a bit "Political" when we discuss Goldust circa 1996!  In episode 44 of the pod, we are pairing Foreign Objects Beer Companies "In The Gold Dust Rush" with 2 Savio Vega vs Goldust matches from 1996 (One from RAW on 4/15/96 and another from RAW the next week on 4/22/96).  We also talk about what we are looking forward to the most for Mania and get an update on Troy's diet.  We hear about Nick's Virginia/CT loop, we thank some friends of the show and talk a while about this interesting nomad brewery!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 28:05 of the 4/15/96 edition of RAW, right after Sunny highlights.  Then, turn to 0:00 of the 4/22/96 edition of RAW! The Open.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
March 28, 2019
I PITY THE FOO THAT DOESN'T LISTEN TO EPISODE 43 OF THE PODCAST! This week, we are pairing McEwans "Scotch Ale" with Rowdy Roddy Piper vs. Mr T. in a BOXING match from Wrestlemania 2!  We drank this extremely dusty beer and were pleasantly surprised by both the beer AND the match.  Super exciting stuff all around this week as this match is a very very interesting part of wrestling history and it was really great to relive it.  Also, get an update on Troys diet, his trip to RAW, the CAP Anniversary show, Nick wrestling in a brewery and of course, more info on the LIVE show!  Lastly, if you can only watch one wrestler for the rest of your life and it can only be one calendar year of that wrestlers career....who would it be and why?If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 41:50 of Wrestlemania 2, during a long wide shot, Vince is talking its right before Roddy comes out.Our live show tickets can be found at www.createaprowrestling.comFollow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
March 21, 2019
Practice what you peach! For episode 42, we are doing just that as we are pairing Stone Brewing Companies "I'm Peach" with Kurt Angle vs Marty Janetty from the March 17th edition of Smackdown from 2005!  It's mania szn, but this is an important stop on the road to Wrestlemania for the much heralded Kurt Angle vs. Shawn Michaels feud in 2005.  Happy St Paddys Day as well as we discuss this weird "drinking holiday".  We also go over Troys Diet and the gym, Nicks travels our LIVE show, why Nick can't taste anything and we talk a bit about this beer, brewery and backstory.  At the end, we go over our favorite Tag Teams and some plugs and events.   If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:50 of the March 17th edition of Smackdown from 2005, right after a match graphic of Taker vs Orton, you see a medium shot of the FIST!   Our live show tickets can be found at www.createaprowrestling.com Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
March 16, 2019
Back in October, "Smart" Mark Sterling sat down with friend of the show and Indy Wrestling phenom, Maxwell Jacob Friedman as they Drink a few Hard Ciders.  Mark was joined by temporary cohost VSK and they recorded a Bonus episode.  HOWEVER...they actually recorded a SECOND episode that day to release on a rainy day.  IT'S RAINING BABY!  Here is our little bonus of a bonus episode from October.The fun thing we do in this episode is we watch the match that MJF and VSK had for CAP Wrestling.  The only way to watch that video is at this link!  This is a fun lesson in psychology and a really cool match to watch, basically with commentary!  https://youtu.be/kaDqAUEHJyEFollow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
March 14, 2019
It's Mania SZN! This week, we are pairing Fiddlehead, "Second Fiddle" with Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart from Wrestlemania X! We could have watched this match twice!  We also get an update on Troys diet, and some stories about Marks match at Limitless.  We also have a lot of thanks to give out including a few announcements regarding friends of the show DL Hurst, Andy Begin and Kris Statlander.  In addition to that, hear our MAJOR announcement regarding a live show for Mania week!  CPA breaks down his weekend and we break down an infamous brother vs brother battle!  At the end, we play a little game regarding our win loss records against friends of the show! If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 9:48 of Wrestlemania X, right after a taped Owen Hart interview, fades to wide shot of the crowd.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
March 7, 2019
40 episodes! Off-Hop-Dub! Off-Hop-Dub! Off-Hop-Dub! This week, we are pairing Captain Lawrence Brewing companies "Tears of Green" with RVD vs. Jerry Lynn from Living Dangerously 1999.  This might be one of the best matches and best beers we've done collectively and the guys totally mark out over this "before-its -time" match.  We also discuss Troys new bed, Nicks CDs and what he did mentally on the first weekend in 6 years he didn't wrestle, Marks BDay, and the Major WF Pod Live Show.  Also, get a major announcement regarding a LIVE SHOW during Mania week!  Get answers to such questions as, Why is craft beer so expensive? And, What entrance would you want?If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 42:35 right after RVDS introduction by the announcer.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
February 28, 2019
Anything is Feis-able with George Feis!  The official designer of the show, George Feis joins us this week for his pick of beer and match.  This week, we are pairing a beer from Six Point Brewery, which one you ask? Whatever you want! it's a PICK YOUR OWN show!  We are pairing that beer with the most recent match we've ever done, the The Revival vs. DIY vs. The Authors of Paine in a 3 way elimination match from Takeover Orlando 2017. 6 men and a six point.  We also get an update on Troys diet, Marks trip to Treehouse, Mark wrestling for the women's championship, and also info on Nick's trip to Indiana with green beans.  We talk a bunch about Six Point Brewery and all the different beers we sampled in our beer share!  We also talk a bunch about who George is!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 47:14 of NXT Takeover Orlando 2017 it's right after a promo package, an NXT Transition and it's a wide shot and you see the revival on the tron.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
February 21, 2019
Juvi Juice! Join us in a WCW Monday Night Wars era match with some of the best stuff the company did in that time period.  This week, we are pairing Two Roads Brewing Companies "Two Juicy" with Juventud Guererra vs. Chris Jericho from Superbrawl 1998.  In addition to us discussing this time period, the idea of masks in wrestling and the significance of this storyline...You can also hear about Troy disappearing, the Blitzkrieg bar show with "Two Weeks Notice" as the sponsor, a little Toy Fair talk and CPA's work update. In the what's on tap segment, we talk about this great Double IPA and also get an official definition of what makes a New England IPA!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 56:54 of WCW Superbrawl 1998 right after a Goldberg slo mo shot, then an explosion and it comes back to a wide shot of the crowd.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
February 14, 2019
Did you know that more people drink alcohol on Valentines day than any other holiday? J/K that stat is as made up as today's special day is! (Sounds right though doesnt it?) This week, we are pairing Threes Brewing's "Forevermore” with The “Love Her or Leave Her” match between Test and Shane McMahon from Summerslam 1999. Also hear all about the “Sweethearts Brawl,” Nicks 32 hours of driving, Troy staying at Marks house, wrestling friend of the show VSK, and of course, the return of Max Smashmaster...but not as a guest. This time, Max calls in to give his scientific thoughts on the “Corn Syrup” in beer controversy in the main stream right now.If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 1:17:47 of Summerslam 1999, right after the Ken Shamrock match, it's a shot of Kevin Kelly and pause it and press play.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterlingPlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
February 7, 2019
Nick picked this match! NICK! Hey everyone, this week, we are pairing New Belgium Brewing Companies Fat Tire with The Outsiders vs. The Steiner Brothers from WCW Road Wild 1997!  We talk a lot about this weird biker PPV and how it relates to Nicks mom.  We talk about New Belgium and how BIG it is.  But we also hear about Mark's trip to Wrestling Universe in queens, the Superbowl, Troys weekend and the gym and of course Nick traveled hours and hours.  Lastly, at the end, hear a few stories about how we got our gimmicks. If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 1:51:06 of WCW Road Wild 1997 its after a helecopter shot of the horizon and sunset and fades into a shot of the crowd.   Follow along...   Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
February 2, 2019
SURPRISE! In this super fun bonus episode, "Smart" Mark Sterling sits down in the laundry room of the Eastfield Mall to have a chat with one of the fastest up and comers in wrestling today, "Retrosexual" Anthony Greene.  These two enjoy a Decadent Ales, French Toast IPA and talk about some weird stuff.  These two know each other well and actually just finished wrestling prior to the recording.  ALSO, enjoy a run in by friends of the show Johnny Idol and Jeremy Leary.  We hope you enjoy this different look into the life of one of the most fun Independent wrestlers on the scene today. Follow along...   Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
January 31, 2019
Nostalgia Attitude all over on this episode of the podcast!  This week, we are pairing Wormtown Brewing companies "Be Hoppy" with The Rock vs. Mankind in an Empty Arena match from Halftime Heat that aired during the Superbowl on January 31st 1999! Also here about the recent Royal Rumble, Marks horrible week, Nicks travels, feedback on the rumble episode and Troys new found love for weird sounds.  We do a nice deep dive on the Wormtown Brewery and talk about their flagship "Left-coast" IPA.  We have a great time watching this match and listen as the guys try to figure out the timing of this event as it correlated with the LIVE Superbowl of Atlanta vs Denver. If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to the 1/31/99 episode of Sunday Night Heat and pause at 27:11, right after a graphic to a shot of mankind in the ring in an empty arena.   Follow along...   Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
January 24, 2019
HOLY COW! It's episode 34 and it's the First Annual Royal Rumble Extravaganza!!! We are pairing the 1997 Rumble with a multitude of beers and an interesting drinking game! But we are not alone. Today, joining the guys will be AEW Star Maxwell Jacob Friedman (@the_MJF) as well as friends of the show VSK (@vsking98) and Max Shashmaster (@maxsmashmaster). Joining the show for their first time will be Dorian Graves (@mrdoriangraves), Beefcake (@wrestlebeef), EJ Risk and DL Hurst (@dl_wrestles)! This episode is OFF THE RAILS and really loud. We recommend listening with a beer. The rules are as follows...Every person has a corresponding entrant in the rumble, when their person comes out they select a random beer from the cooler and they can now speak. When the next person comes out, they get to speak with that person. When the next person comes out the first person can't talk and so on. Once all 30 people have spoken and every host os 3 beers in, EVERYONE CAN TALK! As we said before...HOLY COW!If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 122:10 of the 1997 Royal Rumble right after graphic you see a wide shot of The Fink before he announces the rules.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling
January 17, 2019
Let's watch the beginning of something GREAT!  Episode 33 of the pod pairs Sand City Brewing companies "III Little Birds" with Daniel Brian vs The Miz from Night of Champions 2010.  The guys are together this week On Long Island and after the three of them wrestled in the afternoon they took a trip up to Sand City Brewery to pick up this weeks beers.  After that they recorded the pod together in the same place for the first time ever!  Find out more about the taping, this brewery, and hear all about this decade long Miz vs. Bryan feud!   If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to 40:11 of the Night of Champions 2010 right after hype video for the match and a shot of the Miz looking mad.  Wide shot of the arena and you see a bud light sign.       Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
January 10, 2019
TWO HEARTS! or Two Harts??? This week, we are pairing Belles "Two Hearted Ale" with Owen and Bret hart vs. The Quebecers from Royal Rumble 1994.  This is our SECOND Bret Hart vs. PCO match and it's a doozy.  It's also the famous Owen Promo where he's kicking legs out of LEGS!  Catch up with the guys and find out more about the upcoming Royal Rumble episode!  We also answer an interesting question about a Beer Royal Rumble.  What a match and what a beer!   If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to 19:57 of the Royal Rumble 1994 right after a todd pettingill backstage segment and you see a medium shot of the arena.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
January 3, 2019
Hey everyone, it's episode 31 of the podcast!  This week, we are pairing Greater Good Imperial Brewing Companies "Goodnight Moon" with Shawn Michaels vs Max Moon from the January 11th 1993 Episode of RAW...The FIRST episode of RAW!  The holidays aren't quite over for the guys as "Smart" Mark surprises CPA and Troy with a box of gimmicks!  He also has a special ending to the episode this week and it' pretty...different.  They also go over the last few weeks, a few road stories and talk about Christmas gifts.  Also, we go in depth about Greater Good Imperial brewing Company and why they only make doubles, we discuss the difference between a stout and a porter and taste this really smooth 11% Porter from MA.  Also, find out who's next to be announced for the Royal Rumble show!   If you're not in a mail truck, watch along with us!  Turn to the very first RAW, January 11th 1993 and pause it at 20:22, its right after a backstage Tatanka interview.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
December 27, 2018
Do you have the after Christmas blues? Well, never fear because we have some sweet sweet shugga for you today! In episode number 30 of "Off The Hop Rope" we are pairing Lagunitas Brown Shugga ale with “Sugar” Shane Helms vs Chavo Guerrero from WCW Greed 2001! (Pulling back the curtain, we recorded this episode last week) We start the show a bit different this week and go around saying something nice about the other hosts, we then talk about our favorite wrestling Christmas memory and then get right into it. We take a deep dive into everything Lagunitas and explain the story of this interesting STIFF beer. We talk about WCW in it's final days, all the young talent they had and obviously we watch this fun match from the LAST WCW PPV. Christmas is over and that's a drag...WCW is dead and that's a drag...BUT THIS EPISODE IS SHUGGA SWEET HAPPINESS!   If you aren't listening in a mail truck, watch along with us! Turn to WCW Greed, the LAST WCW PPV and pause it at 108:25.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
December 20, 2018
Welcome to the Very Merry Balls Mahoney Holiday Special! This week, we are pairing Great Lakes Brewing's Christmas Ale with 2 Ballsey matches! First, Xanta Klaus vs Scott Taylor from SuperStars Dec 23rd, 1995, and Balls Mahoney vs. Steve Corino from Living Dangerously 1999. THATS NOT ALL! In this special episode we will have stories from friends about the life and times of Balls himself! We get run ins by WWE Superstars Zack Ryder, Curt Hawkins as well as ECW Original Danny Doring and a slew of others! The main event however is a series of stories from our very own CPA as he recounts his time in the tag team known as The Wolves of ball Street! Also, hear about Nick as Santa, troys work, a deep dive into Great Lakes Brewing, as well as more on friend of the show...Balls Mahoney! If you aren't listening in a mail truck, watch along with us! Match one is Beyond The Ring: Ring In The New Year, a Mic foley hosted segment and turn to 17:20. The second match Is at 19:30 of Living Dangerously 1999 right after a RVD Backstage, Corino is in the ring with an open challenge.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
December 13, 2018
"Smart" Mark is going home for episode number 28 as we are pairing Two Weeks Notice Brewing's "Westside Big Slide" with Taka Michinoku vs. Brian Christopher from the Degeneration X In Your House from December of 1997.  This is the finals of the Lightheavyweight Title Tourney and crowned the first ever champion.  Also, a youn Smart Mark was in the 8th ROW!  Hear about all of that as well as Nick and Mark wrestling, Nick's weird match on Thursday, Troy wrestling New England Legend Sonny Goodspeed and all the great feedback from the last show!  Also this week we have a few special guests in the Whats on Tap segment as we cut to an interview by Family Member of the show Jeremy Leary with the Owner and Brewer of Two Weeks Notice Brewing Company!  We go very in depth with this fun and brand new brewery.  If you can't get your hands on one of these, try a regular NE style IPA with Vic Secret hops and around 7% alcohol.     If you're not in a mail truck, turn to the 1997 In Your House Degeneration X and pause it at 0:00.  Watch along with us.   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopeMerch: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/smartmarksterling   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
December 6, 2018
SANTA GOT HIT BY A CAR ON CHRISTMAS EVE!  Welcome back for episode 27 of "Off The Hop Rope."  This week, we are pairing John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio from the December 24th 2012 edition of RAW with Troegs Mad Elf.  So much happened in this super fun Holiday edition of RAW including a superstar sing along!  Before the match we talk in depth about this style of Holiday beer and how to drink it.  We also talk about our huge weekend, Treehouse, Blitz, being in the same building for the first time since starting the show, selling out our shirts, the support from our friends of the show and Much more!If you're not in a mail truck, turn to the December 24th 2012 edition of RAW and pause it at 1:57:23 right after Santa's boots are clicking together. Watch along with us.Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRopePlease rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
November 29, 2018
60 Warriors. 3 Rings. 3 beers. 3 hosts. 15% alcohol. 1 Survivor. You Do The Math. This week, we are pairing the 3 Ring Royal Rumble Match from World War III 1997 with Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2018. We also play a little name game with the wrestlers as they enter. Troy goes into great detail what bourbon barrel aging entails and talks a lot about the process in which this beer is made. We also talk a lot about WCW at the time, our affinity for WCW Saturday Night and the weird rules of this match. Hear about CPA's new bond with Paul London, Troy's Thanksgiving and Mark's home brew class at Bitter and Esters in Brooklyn. Thank you Nick Delta, friend of the SHOW! At the end we are joined by Jeremy Leary as he goes over our big weekend for Blitzkrieg Pro as well as his friends new brewery, “Two Weeks Notice!”   If you're not in a mail truck, turn to WCW World War III 97, 2:08:20, right before buffer says “lets get ready to rumble. Watch along with us.   Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRope   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
November 23, 2018
It's A Black (out) Friday BONUS EPISODE. In one of our drunkest episodes yet, we pair (You picked it!) The Alliance vs. WWF (From Survivor Series 01) with literally whatever you have in your fridge!  Mark has a Newburgh IPA called Mega Boss, Troy has a different Harpoon and Nick has a...omg, we can't believe it. Crack open something left over or get something new because it’s the day after TG and we are cleaning everything out!  Thanks for voting on the match and thanks for listening to all our extra content! If you're not in a mail truck, turn to Turn to 1:47:54 on Survivor Series 2001.  It's after all the entrances but right before The Rock.  Watch along with us.   Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRope   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
November 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving everyone, for episode 25 of the pod we are pairing The Rock vs. William Regal from the 11/23/00 episode of Smackdown with Harpoon “Winter Warmer” (we switched that from “Grateful Harvest”)  This is a special Thanksgiving edition of Smackdown where The Rock is defending the great holiday of Turkey Day against the evil European champion in Regal.  Hear about that period of wrestling and what's going on with those two wrestlers.  Also, we talk about Nick's car ride from hizell and Troys debut for WHAT in Providene, RI!  Mark talks about his trip to the Newburgh Brewery in upstate New York and we also talk about all things Harpoon Brewing Company!  This is an OG Craft beer and one of Mark's all time favorites!  MAKE SURE YOU LISTEN TO THE END FOR SOME EXTRA SPECIAL STUFF! If you're not in a mail truck, turn to 50:27 on the 11/23/00 episode of Smackdown right after a backstage segment as Regal is walking into the ring.  Watch along with us.   Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRope   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
November 21, 2018
We figured we could pre-game with you a little on the Biggest Party Night of the year for this special pre-holiday BONUS EPISODE!  IToday, all three of us are together doing a traditional kind of episode as we pair the Hulkamaniacs vs. The Million Dollar Team (from Survivor Series 89) with Founders Brewing Companies “Harvest Ale.” One question...what do you think about when I say the night before thanksgiving?  This is a really fun and festive match with a PERFECT beer for the season and time. Turn to 1:02:42 for Survivor Series 89 and let's have some fun!  If you can't find Founders "Harvest Ale", try to pair it with a different harvest ale, perhaps from your local brewery for a similar taste and feel. Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
November 15, 2018
We're shipping up to Boston this week with a beer that EVERYONE CAN GET (even our bros in England)! We are pairing Sam Adams Boston Lager with the Rock N Roll Express vs The Heavenly Bodies from Survivor Series 1993 for the Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team Championships IN the WWE. Hear about Troy's new job, Mark being booked 3 times this weekend and none to wrestle. Nick wrestling 4 times in 2 days and most importantly, hear how important Jim Koch and Sam Adams is for the history of Craft Beer. We go in depth about the OG craft brewery and talk a lot about survivor series 93. Troy also chats about the landscape of the roster at the time and why we think there was a match that featured SMW tag teams on a big 4 PPV. Turn to Survivor Series 1993, pause it at 130:23, (Right after a Jim Cornette backstage promo, match graphic and right after the match graphic fades) we are ready to ROCK! This is the MOST Accessible beer in the shows history. Watch along with us.     Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or Instagram!
November 8, 2018
E-C-DUB, E-C-DUB, E-C-DUB! Episode number 23 gets extreme with the first “official” ECW match of the podcast. This week, we are pairing Great South Bay Brewery's Blonde Ambition with Chris Candido vs. Louie Spicolli from the March 12th 1997 edition of ECW Hardcore TV. The guys break down this Long Island brewery, their seasonal but not so seasonal blonde and they talk about how that beer made its way around America and finally in Troy's hands. (Shout out to Bobby Orlando!) Hear about Nick's Journey, Troy's new gimmick and more Harry potter from Mark. If you can't find Blonde Ambition any where near you, try a Harpoon “Sweet Spot or a Kona “Big Wave.”   Follow along...Twitter: @OffTheHopRopeInstagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
November 1, 2018
We're back this week with another New England style IPA, but this time it's a DOUBLE! In episode number 22 of "Off The Hop Rope,” we are pairing Fort Hill Brewery's Jigsaw Jazz with Edge and Rey Mysterio going for the Tag Team Championships in a 2/3 falls match that took place on the November 7th 2002 episode of Smackdown. We also touch on the World Series (Holy Cow), Boston Beers, Nicks travels, Marks flooded house and CAP Sunday Funday! We go in depth about the Easthampton, MA brewery, Fort Hill and how it is getting popular. The beer is just too damn good not to get buzz and buzzed. We also talk about a possible reason why it's so good. Is something in the water in Easthampton MA? Double the IPA, and double the falls this week on the pod!  If you can't find Jigsaw Jazz in your area, try to pair it with a Dogfishhead 90 minute IPA for a similar taste and feel. Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
October 25, 2018
BOO! It's Abdullah The Butcher and friends on this WILD Halloween edition of the pod!  This week, we are pairing Southern Tier "Pumking" with The Infamous Chamber of Horrors match from WCW Halloween Havoc 1991.  Infamous for all the wrong reasons.  The match is a 8-man tag match between Sting, the Steiner Brothers, and El Gigante vs Cactus Jack, Vader, The Diamond Studd (aka Scott Hall) and Abdullah the Butcher inside a giant steel cage (basically the Hell in a Cell).  The goal of the match is to wait for a smaller cage with an electric chair inside, put one of your opponents into the chair, and then have someone flip a switch on the cage wall to electrocute the opponent. I feel dumber just writing that, but man was this fun!  Hear about the guys weekend, marks opportunity and their plans for Halloween.  We go in depth about Southern Tier and this really great 8.6% pumpkin pie tasting drink some call the KING of Pumpkin beers!  We have a lot coming up, so stay tuned. Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
October 18, 2018
In a fun fall themed episode, Smart Mark, Top Shelf and Certified Personal get together to drink a pretty stiff, fairly new offering from Shipyard Brewing company! This week for episode 20, we are pairing “Smashed Pumpkin” with Demolition vs. the Legion Of Doom and the Ultimate Warrior from the October 13th edition of Saturday Nights Main event from 1990. This episode was also the “Oktoberfest” episode of SNME and features some of your favorite 80's stars in Lederhosen! (Get out of your mail truck, you need to watch this!) In the opening, we hear all about the latest installment of CPA vs Troy in an Alley Fight, as well as an interesting story about a belt snafu at CZW on Saturday. After the match, the guys answer some listener questions and close out the show with a HUGE announcement!!!! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
October 11, 2018
This week for episode 19, we are pairing 2 Rey Mysterio vs Fit Finley matches (from the same month in 2007) with 2 beers from Two Roads Brewing Co!  The first beer is Ok2uberfest and that's with their first match from No Mercy and the second is "Roadsmaries Baby" from 3 weeks later at Cyber Sunday.  We are celebrating the change of season and change of weather with a beer change HALF WAY THROUGH THE EPISODE!  That's TWO WUTSONTAP segments people!  Also, find out about CPA vs. Troy in a neck tie match, Troys last wedding and Nicks car troubles.  This is a coupel of GREAT beers for the season.  Enjoy these two fun matches with us! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
October 8, 2018
Sit down with "Smart" Mark Sterling and Indy Wrestling phenom and 3 year vet, Maxwell Jacob Friedman as they Drink a few Hard Ciders.  Mark is joined by temporary cohost VSK and they watch and break down MJF's All In match with Matt Cross and drink Original Sin Cider “Dry Rose,” and Bad Ass Cider's “Quite a Pear!.”  After the match, here some questions MJF has never answered on a podcast before and get to know him a little more.  We like to think this is the definitive MJF interview podcast and his best Podcast episode of all time.  (You heard us Steve). Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
October 4, 2018
What could be the best episode of OTHR is here featuring Troy’s lifelong friend, (New England Legend) Max Smashmaster aka Scott! He talks to us about the finer points of both beer and wrestling (he's a food scientist and a wrestling trainer so he knows what he's talking about). This week, we are pairing Shawn Michaels vs The “Phenom” The Undertaker in the very first hell in the cell match from Badd Blood 1997! (yes, with two d’s). In the beginning, learn a bit more about our special guest and he gives out some really cool tidbits in the “what's on tap segment.” This is one of our longest episodes, but it's action packed from start to finish, much like the match this week! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
September 27, 2018
Everyone is Irish in episode 17!  Well not really but we're drinking like Irishmen!  This week, we are pairing Cigar City Brewing's Jai Alai with Razor Ramon vs. the "Strawberry Milkshake of Professional Wrestling"...Ric Martel from the October 11th episode of RAW in 1993.  Lets talk about gear colors in the early 90's, Troys big wrestling weekend, CPA's young boy trip and Mark's beer tour of Hogwarts!  In addition to all that, we have a big announcement for next weeks show and a bonus episode we have planned as well as a heated discussion about BYOB parties.  This episode is a HOOT! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
September 20, 2018
Join us for the OTHR Sweet Sixteen this week, as we are pairing Gunhill Brewery's Citra Sour Soft serve IPA with, Carlito vs. Ric Flair from Unforgiven 2005.  Hear about Troys 67th wedding, the CAP live show featuring Emma and Gangrel, and then watch along as they review this delightful NEW beer and watch a really fun Flair match from late in his career.  Hear about how CPA actually got this beer and why we made a audible mid-week.  Lastly, Flair does something absolutely amazing.  You need to see it to believe it! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
September 13, 2018
Join us, LIVE from SAGINAWWWW, MICHIGANNN! Well not really, but our match sure is! This week, we are pairing Lord Hobo Brewing Companies, "Steal This Can" with Bret Hart vs. Jean Pierre Leffitte from In Your House 3 live from SAGG...ah you get the point! This is one of Troy's all time favorite matches and we understand why. That being said, it doesn't seem like the guys enjoyed the beer all that much. Listen to their thoughts on the match and the drink as well as some great stuff including but not limited to, The first OTHR Con-Chairto, falling in barbed wire, lying about service dogs and one of the best listener questions of all time involving beer names and finishing moves! This episode is as hot as that suicide dive from Bret to start the match! LIVE from SAGGGINNAWWWWWW!!! Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
September 6, 2018
In todays episode, we are pairing Toppling Goliath Brewing Companies, "Golden Nugget" with Goldberg vs. Steve "Mongo McMichael from Starrcade 97. Some might say the night that started the downward spiral of issues for WCW. Not really because of this match, but we're not sure it helped. Find out what the guys thought about “All In,” and find out about the traumatic and horrible events Troy faced at the bar on Saturday. Did you see Mark dressed as Kane on social media? Find out why. As a bonus, we get another embarrassing CPA story from his child hood and answer some questions at the end. Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
August 30, 2018
Episode 13 is our farewell and tribute to the summer as we pair Mighty Squirrel Brewing's “Strawberry Smoovy” with Shawn Michaels vs. Rick Martel from Summerslam 1992 from Wembley Stadium! Before we go over this really fun heel vs. heel match we talk about wrestling at Fenway Park (and bleeding), Mark's new podcast project and a shout out to Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton, MA. At the end, find out why Troy is so excited about SAGINAWWWW MICHIGAN! All this and more as we drink some strawberry IPA!
August 23, 2018
In episode 12 of the podcast we re-visit another Summerslam favorite when we pair Singlecut Beersmith's “Softly Spoken Magic Spells,” with Jake “The Snake” Roberts w/ Damien vs. Bad News Brown w/Harlem Sewer Rats from Summerslam 1990! Speaking of Summerslam, did you happen to see that medic on this years addition that looked exactly like CPA? Hear all about that and how embarrassing CPA is in public! This is a great beer and a fun little match!   Follow along... Twitter: @OffTheHopRope Instagram: @OffTheHopRope   Please rate, review and subscribe wherever you can! Tell a friend, share the pod or reach out to us on social media! Next bonus episode comes with 420 followers on twitter or instagram!
August 18, 2018
in episode 10 we said we would do the “Parking Lot Brawl” from the April 29th 1996 Nitro. We made an audible and went with a different match, so here is an episode where we watch that original match and drink whatever we want!  Join in on this bonus episode as we are ALL one 18 percent beer in and pretty drunk.  At the end we also talk about our TOP indy wrestlers who should be EVERYWHERE!  That and much more!
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