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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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Nov 29, 2016

Ali and Frank discuss whether Standard is stale or not, along with what they could possibly play in Modern this weekend at an RPTQ and the SCG Invitational.

Bant Spirits
Domain Aggro
U/B Metallurgic Summonings

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Nov 22, 2016

This week's episode begins pretty innocently with Frank and Ali discussing Standard, but quickly evolves into some real talk from both of our hosts.

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Nov 15, 2016

Frank and Ali discuss the state of the Modern format along with what cards could potentially be banned or unbanned within it.

Modern Banned List

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Nov 9, 2016

Frank and Ali discuss the Modern Grand Prix in Dallas along with their feelings on the controversial format. You'll also get an inside look at how they begin the podcast each week.

Grand Prix Dallas Top 64 Decklists

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Nov 4, 2016

Frank and Ali talk about some of the latest changes to the SCG Tour along with their thoughts on Legacy as a format.

The SCG Tour by Pete Hoefling
Rise Of Aintrazi - Let's Do The Time Warp Again! by Ali Aintrazi

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Oct 24, 2016

Frank and Ali are back with special Level 2 Judge guest, Abby Kraycar! Can the three of them get to the bottom of last week's Goblin Guide mess?

SCG Open Milwaukee: Round 10 Clip

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Oct 20, 2016

Frank and Ali are back, discussing Frank's performance at the Pro Tour, the new Standard rotation schedule change, and an interesting trigger ruling.

Standard Reverts to a Once-a-Year Rotation

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Oct 11, 2016

The moment of completion is upon us! Frank and Ali conclude their Kaladesh Set Review today, going over all of the artifact and land cards in the set from Limited all-stars to Constructed staples.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Oct 5, 2016

Frank and Ali continue their Kaladesh Set Review today, going over all of the green and gold cards in the set from Limited all-stars to Constructed staples.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 29, 2016

Frank and Ali continue their Kaladesh Set Review today, going over all of the red cards in the set from Limited all-stars to Constructed staples.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 29, 2016

Frank and Ali continue their Kaladesh Set Review today, going over all of the black cards in the set from Limited all-stars to Constructed staples.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 23, 2016

Frank and Ali continue their Kaladesh Set Review today, going over all of the blue cards in the set from Limited all-stars to Constructed staples.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 21, 2016

This week Frank and Ali begin their massive Kaladesh Set Review, starting with their thoughts on all of the white and land cards in the set.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 13, 2016

The Masterpiece Series, featuring Kaladesh Inventions?! Dovin Baan?! Frank and Ali discuss all the latest on these two hot topics before diving into next week's Kaladesh Set Review.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Sep 9, 2016

Frank and Ali dive into Kaladesh and talk about some of their favorite cards that have been previewed so far before tackling their full set review in the future.

Kaladesh Card Image Gallery

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Aug 26, 2016

Frank and Ali talk about Conspiracy's potential impact on Eternal formats, how quickly Kaladesh is approaching, and Ali's Top 4 finish at this past weekend's Modern Open.

Frank Reanimated Dragons!
Ali's Bant Eldrazi Article

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Aug 18, 2016

Frank and Ali are back to discuss the Pro Tour, Emrakul, the Promised End, Ali's continued success with Sultai, and the latest Conspiracy: Take the Crown spoilers.

Conspiracy: Take the Crown Card Image Gallery

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Aug 2, 2016

Frank and Ali discuss Ali's run back with Sultai Midrange at the Baltimore Open this past weekend where he scored an impressive 12th place finish. They'll also touch upon things like From the Vault: Lore, lore itself, and being a better person.

Magic Minute #13 – Being a Better Person by Frank Lepore
Modern Jund Delirium
From the Vault: Lore
Magic Story: The Promised End by Ken Troop
New Decks Emerge! by Ali Aintrazi

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Jul 27, 2016

Frank and Ali discuss Ali's amazing performance at the Columbus Open this past weekend where he made it to the finals with his own unique Sultai list. The duo also takes a look at the awesome B/W Angel list that breached the Top 8.

Ali's Sultai Midrange
Ronnie Ritner's B/W Angels

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Jul 21, 2016

Frank and Ali conclude their Eldritch Moon Set Review. This time they go over all of the remaining green, multicolor, colorless, artifact, and land cards in the set.

Eldritch Moon Card Image Gallery

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Jul 18, 2016

Frank and Ali are back for the second part of their Eldritch Moon Set Review. This time they go over all of the remaining black and red cards in the set.

Eldritch Moon Card Image Gallery

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Jul 14, 2016

Frank and Ali are back for the first part of their Eldritch Moon Set Review. This time they go over all of the remaining white and blue cards in the set.

Eldritch Moon Card Image Gallery

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Jun 29, 2016

Eldritch Moon previews have begun trickling out, and Frank and Ali are on top of them! Find out what they think of all the most recently revealed cards and the lore that goes along with them.

Eldritch Moon Card Image Gallery

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Jun 23, 2016

With Eldritch Moon on the horizon, there are a whole slew of new Magic topics to go over, from Eldrazi, to lore, to a few new cards. Come get the low down from Ali and Frank as they cover it all.

Hanweir, the Writing Township Front Art
Emrakul, the Promised End Full Art
Emrakul Rises Magic Story

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May 11, 2016

It's been a while since Ali and Frank have taken a look at Modern, so this week they do just that! While they were surprised they didn't find more decks that included the latest unbanned cards, what they did find might have surprised them even more.

Five-Color Dredgevine
Jeskai Control
Nivmagus Combo
U/B Faeries
U/B Mill

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