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Freshly Brewed: A Magic: The Gathering Podcast

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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 them both on Twitter at @FrankLepore and @AliEldrazi

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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 them both on Twitter at @FrankLepore and @AliEldrazi

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By YKK80 - Feb 19 2019
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Love the show, but unfortunately it is not one that I can count on in my weekly rotation. I hope the hosts can find some sponsors/patrons to enable more regular uploads

More please

By Rumpled Foreskyn - Jul 03 2017
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Frank and Ali keep getting better.

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Very sporadic

By YKK80 - Feb 19 2019
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Love the show, but unfortunately it is not one that I can count on in my weekly rotation. I hope the hosts can find some sponsors/patrons to enable more regular uploads

More please

By Rumpled Foreskyn - Jul 03 2017
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Frank and Ali keep getting better.

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Freshly Brewed: A Magic: The Gathering Podcast

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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 them both on Twitter at @FrankLepore and @AliEldrazi

Freshly Brewed, Episode 44 - Ali Murders the Open

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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 27 2016

58mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 38 - Modern Metagame

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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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May 11 2016

43mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 36 - Shadows Set Review, Part 2 and Modern Bannings

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All of Shadows Over Innistrad has been revealed! Inside Frank and Ali continue examining the 181 remaining cards in the set, including the black and red cards. They'll also go over their thoughts on the most recent bannings and unbannings in Modern.

Shadows Over Innistrad Card Image Gallery

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Apr 06 2016

1hr 9mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 29 - An Oathy Review, Part 1

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Frank and Ali go over some of their recent competitive endeavors, then sink their teeth into Oath of the Gatewatch, covering all the colorless, white, and blue cards from the set.

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Jan 13 2016

52mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 73 - Amonkhet Set Rant-view, Conclusion

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Frank and Ali conclude their Amonkhet Set Review going over all the gold and artifact cards in the set. Find out which cards they love and which need to stay in Limited. They'll also express their feelings on the most recent Banned & Restricted Announcement.

Ali's Door to Nothingness Deck

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Apr 25 2017

1hr 29mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 45 - Lore'd in by Sultai

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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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Aug 02 2016

53mins

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Freshly Brewed RIX01 - The Brewmance

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They're back...again. They're trying things a little differently this week as the boys discuss the Modern unbannings and go in depth with Ali's Four-Color Ramp deck in Standard.

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Catch them live at twitch.tv/franklepore! Twitter: @FrankLepore | @AliEldrazi Email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Feb 21 2018

46mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 34 - Spoilers Over Innistrad, Part 3

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So many previews! While Shadows Over Innistrad cards continue to pour out, Ali and Frank continue to pick them apart, giving their first impressions of each!

Shadows Over Innistrad Card Image Gallery

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon!Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FreshBrewedMTG | @FrankLepore | @AliEldraziFreshly Brewed email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Mar 22 2016

1hr 25mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 31 - An Oathy Review, Part 2

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Better late than never, Frank and Ali sink their teeth into the remaining Oath of the Gatewatch cards, covering all the black, red, green, multicolor, artifact, and land cards from the set. Whew!

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon!Follow Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FreshBrewedMTG | @FrankLepore | @AliEldraziSend Freshly Brewed email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Feb 16 2016

1hr 18mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 33 - Spoilers Over Innistrad, Part 2

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Ali and Frank continue their investigation of the latest official Shadows Over Innistrad previews and give their first impressions of each!

Shadows Over Innistrad Card Image Gallery

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon!Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FreshBrewedMTG | @FrankLepore | @AliEldraziFreshly Brewed email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Mar 16 2016

55mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 42 - Eldritch Moon Set Review, Part 2

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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 18 2016

58mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 18 - The Neverending Standard

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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.

Help out Freshly Brewed over on Patreon!Follow Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FreshBrewedMTG // @FrankLepore // @AliEldraziSend Freshly Brewed mail: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.comCatch video episodes over on YouTube: www.youtube.com/FrankLepore

Oct 09 2015

44mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 22 - Is Legacy Really Dead?

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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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Nov 06 2015

43mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 74 - Post Spayed Standard

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Frank and Ali discuss the changes to Standard and how the metagame looks in their wake. Find out how they feel, along with some other dredged up topics from days past.

Ali's U/G Deck Article

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May 07 2017

49mins

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Freshly Brewed 76 - A Devastating Turn

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This week the duo discusses Ali's Top 8 with Bant Turns, Amonkhet and Nicol Bolas lore, and some of their favorite new Hour of Devastation previews.

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Jun 29 2017

50mins

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Freshly Brewed 83 - Hotel California

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Despite an uploading delay due to Frank being stuck in a hurricane with no power, Episode 83 is finally live! More Ixalan thoughts before the set review!

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Sep 21 2017

51mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 21 - Dromoka Baby Boka

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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 29 2015

42mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 30 - Two Q's in the Queue

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This past weekend something magical happened. Frank played in his very first Pro Tour...and made it all the way to the Top 8! Find out what it was like and how he did it on this week's Freshly Brewed.

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Feb 11 2016

39mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 25 - Kozilek and the Wastes

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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 24 2015

43mins

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 23 - Part Those Watery Cheeks

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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 10 2015

37mins

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Freshly Brewed RNA01 - Set Review, Part 1

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We're back with our traditional set review for Ravnica Allegiance, and this time we did things a little differently to save some time. Let us know what you think as we dive into the white, blue, and black cards!

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Jan 24 2019

1hr 8mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN06 - Ravnica Allegiance and Lifetime Bans

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This week Ali and I go over the lifetime ban of Alex Bertoncini, along with some initial thoughts about Ravnica Allegiance and how, once again, Simic got robbed.

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Jan 15 2019

56mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN05 - Our Twitch and Arena Rivalries

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This week Ali and I discuss the unfortunate issues that took place during our Twitch Rivals event, what could be done about them, and what minor issues I have with the client after playing in our first MTG Arena tournament.   Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Twitch: twitch.tv/franklepore | twitch.tv/alieldrazi Email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Dec 23 2018

54mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN04 - MTGA and the Memewalker

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Ali and I are both playing in the Twitch Rivals tournament this Tuesday on MTG Arena! Catch all the details along with our thoughts on MTGA and what we're looking at playing!

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Dec 16 2018

1hr 5mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN03 - A Chromatic Week

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This week we have a quick one for you as we go over everything that happened in the past week, from Ali at the SCG Con Invitational, to his win with Chromatic Black, to the Magic Esports announcement! Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Twitch: twitch.tv/franklepore | twitch.tv/alieldrazi Email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Dec 12 2018

40mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN02 - Is Modern Healthy?

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Welcome back to our second week in a row of the returned Freshly Brewed! This week Ali and I discuss Modern, the health of the format, what we can do to make it better, and what cards we believe can and should be banned and unbanned. Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Twitch: twitch.tv/franklepore | twitch.tv/alieldrazi Email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Dec 02 2018

59mins

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Freshly Brewed GRN01 - GUILD BOIS

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Yeah, we're as surprised as you are! But here we are! This time we go over what's been going on in our lives, and some of our thoughts on how Guilds of Ravnica has shaped up.

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Nov 24 2018

51mins

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Freshly Brewed RIX01 - The Brewmance

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They're back...again. They're trying things a little differently this week as the boys discuss the Modern unbannings and go in depth with Ali's Four-Color Ramp deck in Standard.

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Catch them live at twitch.tv/franklepore! Twitter: @FrankLepore | @AliEldrazi Email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Feb 21 2018

46mins

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Freshly Brewed 87 - The Eve of the Invitational

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This week the boys talk about Ali's HEX tournament win, alternative card games, the upcoming SCG Invitational, and some sweet Standard decks that have popped up.

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Catch them live at twitch.tv/franklepore every Tuesday at noon EST! Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FrankLepore | @AliEldrazi Freshly Brewed email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Nov 30 2017

58mins

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Freshly Brewed 86 - The Unstable Episode

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This week the boys talk about Ali's Top 4 at SCG Baltimore, exciting Unstable spoilers, and the two previewed cards from Rivals of Ixalan.

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Nov 22 2017

58mins

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Freshly Brewed 85 - Energetic Updates

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Are you all energized about Standard? Well Frank and Ali aren't. This week they talk about how they feel about the format, while going over some of the more obscure decks they've recently found that stand out.

Grixis Thopters Jund Ramp Timmy, Johnny, Spike

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Nov 14 2017

50mins

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Freshly Brewed 84 - The Future is Digital

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Frank and Ali return to talk about the end of Ali's reign as National Champion and the digital realm of collectible card games!

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Oct 24 2017

45mins

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Freshly Brewed 83 - Hotel California

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Despite an uploading delay due to Frank being stuck in a hurricane with no power, Episode 83 is finally live! More Ixalan thoughts before the set review!

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Sep 21 2017

51mins

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Freshly Brewed 82 - Dinoskull Summit

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Ixalan is coming. This week Frank and Ali discuss what they've seen so far, their initial thoughts, and how they feel about some other recent Magic news..

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Aug 30 2017

51mins

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Freshly Brewed 81 - The Digital Dilemma

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This week Frank and Ali discuss the merits of digital card games and why card games other than Magic may have taken such a large part of the market share.

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Aug 21 2017

46mins

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Freshly Brewed 80 - Hazored's Reign

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Pro Tour Hour of Devastation has come and gone and Ali and Frank are eager to talk about the results. While red decks may seem to be the dominant force in Standard, does something sweeter lurk just below the surface?

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Aug 01 2017

45mins

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Freshly Brewed 79 - Set RevHOU, Part 3: Green and the Rest

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Better late than never, amirite? Frank and Ali conclude their Hour of Devastation set review, going over all the green, multicolor, artifact, and land cards in the set, along with ranking their constructability.

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Jul 31 2017

1hr 16mins

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Freshly Brewed 78 - Set RevHOU, Part 2: Black and Red

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Frank and Ali continue their Hour of Devastation set review, this time going over all the black and red cards in the set, along with ranking their constructability.

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Jul 15 2017

54mins

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Freshly Brewed 77 - Set RevHOU, Part 1: White and Blue

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Frank and Ali are back with their traditional set review, this time for Hour of Devastation. In this episode they go over all the white and blue cards in the set, along with ranking their constructability.

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Jul 15 2017

1hr 2mins

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Freshly Brewed 76 - A Devastating Turn

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This week the duo discusses Ali's Top 8 with Bant Turns, Amonkhet and Nicol Bolas lore, and some of their favorite new Hour of Devastation previews.

Support Freshly Brewed on Patreon! Freshly Brewed on Twitter: @FreshBrewedMTG | @FrankLepore | @AliEldrazi Freshly Brewed email: freshlybrewedmtg@gmail.com

Jun 29 2017

50mins

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