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Freshly Brewed: A Magic: The Gathering Podcast

Freshly Brewed is a Magic: The Gathering Podcast hosted by two of the most passionate deck brewers in the game: Frank Lepore and Ali Aintrazi. Join them each week as they discuss the latest goings-on along with their favorite cards that no one is playing...yet. You can follow the podcast on Twitter at @FreshBrewedMTG or Frank and Ali at @FrankLepore and @AliEldrazi
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Dec 22, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss Ali competing in the SCG Players' Championship, Frank competing in Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch, the recent Black Eldrazi deck in Modern, and more.

Check out the Modern Black Eldrazi deck here!

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Dec 15, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss the numerous and unfortunate Oath of the Gatewatch leaks, Ali's journey to the Player's Championship this week, and the winning card that the pair has to brew with for next week.

Check out the Oath of the Gatewatch leaks here!

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Dec 1, 2015

Frank and Ali go over reader suggestions on which cards they should brew around, then get into in depth discussions about the applications of Pyromancer's Goggles, Bring to Light, and Phyrexian Obliterator.

Vote on which card Frank and Ali should brew around!

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Nov 24, 2015

Frank and Ali take a good look at the leaks from Oath of the Gatewatch - Kozilek, the Great Distortion, Wastes, and Mirrorpool - then discuss a little Modern followed by some Eldrazi lore and speculation.

Oath of the Gatewatch Leaks

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Nov 17, 2015

Frank and Ali dive into the Freshly Brewed mailbag once more to read and respond to listener emails and show off some of their sweet decklists.

Molten Vortex by Joe Efinger
U/W Mentor by William VanDerKloot

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Nov 10, 2015

Frank and Ali talk about the latest Part the Waterveil list they've been playing, whether or not Frank looks like Gerard Fabiano, and why players should be honest with themselves about the decks they brew.

U/G Part the Waterveil Decklist

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Nov 6, 2015

Frank and Ali talk about Puca Trade, the death of Legacy, teh TCGplayer $50,000 Championship, Commander cards in Modern, and the latest Standard brews.

Jeskai Constellation by Greg Herrera

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Oct 29, 2015

Frank and Ali talk about all the ramp decks that appeared over the weekend, who would win between Emrakul and Nicol Bolas, and why Jeskai Black is so oppressive.

Grand Prix Quebec City Top 16 
SCG Premier IQ St. Louis Top 16

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Oct 23, 2015

Frank and Ali take a look at Standard in the wake of the Pro Tour, including a look at some of the most unique non-Abzan and Jeskai decks to emerge from it.

Temurai: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1252135
B/G Ramp: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1252060
B/W Eldrazi: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1252386

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Oct 16, 2015

Frank and Ali read listener emails and talk about this weekend's events including the Pro Tour and the TCGplayer Standard State Championships.

KermiitDaFrog's Bring to Life deck: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1251609
Robert A.'s Temur Ramp deck: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1249968

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Oct 9, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss movies from the 80's, the new Standard format, and Ali's Top 32 ramp list from the Open in Indy.

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Oct 1, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss their thoughts on Anime, Flip It or Rip It, the updates to the Banned and Restricted List, and their most recent thoughts on Battle for Zendikar.

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Sep 25, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss some new applications for battle for Zendikar cards, Prereleases, and the flavor of Nicol Bolas and Ugin.

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Sep 20, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss all of the hits - and misses - from Battle for Zendikar.

Full Zendikar Spoiler: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/battle-zendikar-2015-09-18

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Sep 11, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss their favorite disciples along with a million new Battle for Zendikar spoilers.

Lepore Report Intro Rap by Dylan Grossman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H901zIZGU5g

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Sep 3, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss the Magic World Champion Seth Manfield, the latest Battle for Zendikar spoilers, and the life cycle of the caterpillar!

- Frank and Ali's Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/FreshlyBrewed

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Aug 20, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss the official mulligan change for Battle for Zendikar, read a ton of listener mail, and promote their Patreon campaign!

- Frank and Ali's Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/FreshlyBrewed

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Aug 14, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss the changes to this year's Magic Community Cup, Ali's recent Game Rule Violation, the Standard format, and how you guys can help get Ali to Grand Prix Sea-Tac and support the podcast!

- Frank and Ali's Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/FreshlyBrewed

- 2015 Magic Community Cup Article: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/2015-community-cup-2015-08-12

- Ali's Game Rule Violation from the Legacy Open: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153019978630671&set=a.10150305779080671.344904.535445670&type=1

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Jul 28, 2015

As promised Frank and Ali brew up a sweet Turbo Fog deck from scratch for Magic Origins Standard, which Frank will then play in his article on Thursday.

Ali and Frank's proposed Bant Turbo Fog list: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1245005

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Jul 22, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss some of the sweetest Magic Origins innovations from over the weekend along with their thoughts on the line up for Randy Buehler's latest Standard Super League season.

Ali's UB Pact Control deck: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1244344

James Newman's Turbo Fog deck: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1244342

Randy Buehler's Standard Super League announcement: https://twitter.com/rbuehler/status/623768435906867202

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Jul 15, 2015

Frank and Ali keep the hashtag theme alive as they go over some listener mail and Ali discusses the Starfield of Nyx deck he plans to try out this weekend.

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Jun 30, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss the latest Magic policy changes along with each of their Top 5 Magic origins cards for brewing purposes.

Magic Policy Changes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/changes-starting-pro-tour-magic-origins-2015-06-29

Frank's Top 5 Magic Origins cards: 5) Alhammarret's Archive, 4) Woodland Bellower, 3) Archangel of Tithes, 2) Relic Seeker, 1) Thopter Spy Network

Ali's Top 5 Magic Origins cards: 5) Starfield of Nyx, 4) Demonic Pact, 3) Dark Petition, 2) Pyromancer's Goggles, 1) The Great Aurora

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Jun 23, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss Ali's Invitational winner token, the latest developments in Modern, what should come off the banned list, and what some of their favorite combinations of cards are in the open format. Also included is an opening outtake!

Ali's Invitational Angel token: http://www.starcitygames.com/news/455_Ali+Aintrazi%E2%80%99s+Invitational+Winner+Token!

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Jun 16, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss Ali's Grand Prix Charlotte experience, the Lantern Control deck from the event, the spoiled planeswalkers of Magic Origins, and supply some solid parenting advice.

Lantern Control from Grand Prix Charlotte: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241565

The Spoiled Magic Origins Planeswalkers: https://www.facebook.com/MTGatTCGplayer/posts/858246397591558

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Jun 10, 2015

Frank and Ali discuss Ali's win at the SCG Invitational, the success of the TCGplayer Invitational, and the new evergreen mechanics from Magic Origins.

Ali's Invitational winning Standard list: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241153

Ali's Invitational winning Modern list: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241189

TCGplayer Invitational Coverage Archive: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXvWVmmqyaqi3c2Kuzqocu8CEx0citquk

Mark Rosewater's article on Evergreen Mechanics: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/evergreen-eggs-ham-2015-06-08

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