The Commander's Brew Podcast

Andy Hull & Sean Tabares

Each week, comedians Andy Hull & Sean Tabares build 2 new, themed, budget decks for the Magic: The Gathering format Commander.
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Tatyova Infect w/@z4ck38 from Commander Social - 199.2

0:00 | Jun 11th

This week, Zack from Commander Social (formelry Brothers' War) joins Sean and brings his Tatyova infect deck! We haven't done too many infect decks, but this is a fun one that might have tipped Sean over the edge to brew this one up IRL! Find the dec...Show More
Commander Cube w/@johnny_crass - 199.1

0:00 | Jun 4th

Like drafting a cube? How about a Commander Cube? This week, our special guest @johnny_crass explains all about his Commander Cube. How to draft it, how to play it, and his philosophies behind what goes in and out! - also, we know this should have be...Show More
IRL: Trostani, Selesnya's Voice - 199

0:00 | May 29th

It's Andy's last week on the show until after he has a baby! So to celebrate this momentous occasion, we take a look at the first ever deck he built, with another in the IRL series - Trostani's Big Tokens! Check out the decklist here: https://tappedo...Show More
Naya One-Shots - 198

0:00 | May 21st

Sean is on a big creature kick, and the kicks continue with a Brew all about resolving gigantic threats, giving them haste with Samut, and Flinging them at whichever opponents are still alive.  Check out the decklist here: More
Massacre Girl - 197

0:00 | May 15th

This week we get BLOODY with our good pal Massacre Girl, don't worry it's just a name (she prefers to kill one by one). Another great mono coloured Commander in the slew of them from War of the Spark! I love I love I love my Massacre Girl! Check out ...Show More
Ilharg, the Raze-Boar - 196

0:00 | May 7th

This week we tackle another cool Commander from the latest Magic set, WAR of the Spark! ilharg is a mono-red commander but that doesn't hold it back in terms of doing super powerful crazy fun things. Check out the show this week and remember to like ...Show More
Roalesk, Apex Hybrid - 195

0:00 | Apr 30th

This week we're digging into WAR of the Spark with Roalesk! We gave this commander a hard time in our set review but after thinking about it for a week or so, it turns out you can put a neat little deck together around his abilities. Check it out! Se...Show More
War of the Spark Commander Set Review - 194

0:00 | Apr 24th

Our full and comprehensive review of all the Commander relevant cards in War of the Spark is here! We break down the cards in categories of legendary, regular and planeswalkers. What's our favourite? Listen to the episode and find out! Go to www.patr...Show More
Liliana Tribal - 193

0:00 | Apr 16th

All Liliana All over! This week inspired by the War of the Spark trailer, we use all the Liliana cards we can find and build a devilshly fun mono-black deck that tells the story of the best necromancing planeswalker! Check out the decklist here: http...Show More
Garna - 192

0:00 | Apr 10th

Sean brews up a Garna list meant to attack early and often with under-costed monsters. They've got drawbacks, but hopefully we can demolish opponents before they matter. And Garna keeps 'em attacking like they don't fear death! Check out the decklist...Show More
Secret Partners - 191

0:00 | Apr 3rd

This week Andy brews up a special deck geared towards winning games of the alternative EDH format, Secret Partners! Saskia is at the helm of this fast paced team-helping super fun deck. Check out the decklist here: More
Izzet Superfriends - 190

0:00 | Mar 26th

Red and Blue planeswalkers are the name of the game this week but that's not all. This is a Sean Tabares deck so you know we are dealing with X spells and even a couple of thopters thrown in for good measure. This is a fun one with lots of synergy an...Show More
Project Magic Runway - 189

0:00 | Mar 19th

Technically speaking this episode contains a deck tech but more accurately, Sean and Andy put on their reading glasses (Because reading is what?) and have a real make it work moment! This week we talk all the best dressed from Angels, Elves, Beasts, ...Show More
American Gladiators - 188

0:00 | Mar 13th

This week both Andy and Sean are finally back from the USA, but we've still got Americans on our minds with a new Jeskai American Gladiators deck! Sean's put together a legendary matters, aggressive creature deck and you don't want to miss this one! ...Show More
Magicfest LA - 187

0:00 | Mar 13th

Get a listen to what we were up to at GPLA! We recorded footage while we were there. Mostly game intros and summaries, but a special bonus interview where friend of the show Sarah, and spouse of the Andy interviews us. Go to More
Commander Update: Shattergang Brothers - 186

0:00 | Feb 20th

This week Sean reaches back and takes a look at a Commander we've featured on the show before and all of the updates we've seen to Magic since it was released. The Shattergang Brothers have a bunch of new toys to play with now so let's see how today'...Show More
IRL: Marath Token Superfriends - 185

0:00 | Feb 13th

We're back from Magicfest Toronto with a few things to say but also with inspiration for a new series. After being asked to feature certain decks we play in real life, we present to you. IRL! IRL is the decks we have In Real Life presented to you AS ...Show More
Simic Mana Sinks - 184

0:00 | Feb 5th

New week, new Simic treats, new deck and a NEW ATTITUDE. Ok well it's a pretty similar attitude as before but there IS a new deck! Lots of activated abilities here as Sean includes so many ways for us to use all of our mana every turn and then some! ...Show More
Varina, Lich Queen Zombo Combo - 183

0:00 | Jan 31st

It's the zombo combo Queen, Varina! And she is serving you up some drain life-zombie tribal-combo realness! Esper zombies got an upgrade and has never looked so good! Check out the decklist here: More
Nikya of the Old Ways - 182

0:00 | Jan 22nd

This week Sean and Andy tackle the new Gruul comander from Ravnica Allegiance and never cast another non creature spell again! Check out the decklist here: Go to More
RNA Commander Set Review - 181

0:00 | Jan 15th

Our Ravnica Allegiance set review is here! It's a long one so strap in for plenty of discussion on all the EDH relevant cards in the latest MTG expansion. Hit us up on Youtube or leave us a 5 star review on iTunes it helps a bunch! Go to www.patreon....Show More
Teysa Karlov - 180

0:00 | Jan 8th

Our latest deck features a brand new card from Ravica Allegiance, Teysa Karlov! Tappedout link: Go to if you'd like to donate to the podcast and ...Show More
2018 Creamdown - 179

0:00 | Jan 1st

It's our annual year ending show, the Creamdown! Can YOU remember what this joke is? Tell us! Otherwise sit back and enjoy our recap of the year that was for EDH, Commander's Brew and all magic fans. Happy New Year! Go to More
The Xmas Story - 178

0:00 | Dec 24th, 2018

It's the holidays, and this week Andy and Sean tell the tale of the classic nativity Xmas story with a Commander "deck"! We've got beasts, wise men, gifts and a "baby" from a Magical couple that couldn't have one on their own... Happy holidays, gang!...Show More
Earthquake Tribal (Plus bonus track, All I want for Christmas is Odric!)- 177

0:00 | Dec 18th, 2018

This week Sean brews us up an Earthquake tribal deck featring Gahiji, Honored One and a whole lot of rumbly x spells to slear the ground and hit everyone for a whole whack of damage. Also be sure to stick around till the very end for a special Holida...Show More
Top 10 Fav UMA Reprints - 176

0:00 | Dec 11th, 2018

This week instead of a full on set review we're naming each of our top 10 favourite UMA reprints for Commander as well as a few honourable mentions. get in on the discussion on your Youtube page as well as our discord server by joining our Patreon! G...Show More
Myojin Spirit Tribal - 175

0:00 | Dec 5th, 2018

This episode Andy puts together a deck surrounding the C17 card Kindred Boon and the Kamigawa Legendary Spirits, the Myojin! Ever wanted to have a 4 colour deck with 10 mana spells that need 3 or more coloured pips to cast of all 4 different colours?...Show More
Wrath Me, Bro - 174

0:00 | Nov 27th, 2018

Tired of getting your creatures destroyed en mass? Want to punish your opponents for playing cards that have such devastating effects and create such card advantage? Look no further than this week's EDh deck that WANTS your opponents to wrath the boa...Show More
Abz-Lands - 173

0:00 | Nov 20th, 2018

This week we take a classic commander and give them a bit of a different spin. It's Karador Ghost Chieftain and Abzan Lands. This is our take on what could have/should have been the lands-matters precon from C18. Hey we even make up our own Planeswal...Show More
Zedruu Toxic Friendship - 172

0:00 | Nov 15th, 2018

This week Sean cooks us up a bit of a different take on a Zedruu deck featuring everyone's favourite turn stealing artifact, Mindslaver! Less about locks and more about giving you something bad and making you use it till you die, this deck has a lot ...Show More
Epic Experiment Revisited - 171

0:00 | Nov 5th, 2018

This week we take a look back at our most requested deck, from Episode 99, Epic Experiment. In this revisit we unveil the actual build Andy uses including all the budget upgrades and tweaks we've always talked about. new commanders, an updated 3 star...Show More
Achievement Unlocked: Tunnel Vision - 170

0:00 | Oct 30th, 2018

Look out opponents! This week Seanmight put a card on the bottom of your library and mill you out in one go! This deck revolves around that interaction but also has some more spicy options within for taking down your next game of Commander. Check it ...Show More
Taigam & Dovescape - 169

0:00 | Oct 22nd, 2018

This week we use two really cool Azorius cards to make one great deck based on tokens and classic rule bending and other shenanigans! Taigam says we can't have our stuff countered? Great! Dovescape wants to counter our stuff and give us birds instead...Show More
Brudiclad 1K Year Storm - 168

0:00 | Oct 16th, 2018

The craziest card from Guilds of Ravnica is easily Thousand-Year Storm and in addition to adding to a bunch of our existing decks, we're brew(diclad)ing around it for this episode! We also get into talking about magical christmas land because, well, ...Show More
Lazav, Zombies? Mill? - 167

0:00 | Oct 9th, 2018

We take on the new Lazav and play into the true Dimir guild by letting your opponents think we're a typical Lazav deck, but then we're a zombies deck. And then we're a mill deck all of a sudden. Keep your opponents guessing! Well, the first time you ...Show More
Tajic, Legion's Edge - 166

0:00 | Oct 2nd, 2018

This week Sean & Andy brew with the newest Boros commander, Tajic, Legion's Edge. Is this a different spin on poor, much maligned Boros? It is! Earthquake tribal was never a thing until Tajic! Check out the decklist here: More
Guilds of Ravnica Commander Set Review - 165

0:00 | Sep 24th, 2018

This week we review the latest upcoming set, Guilds of Ravnica! A multicolour set always has a lot of goodies for EDH players and we are hoping GRN doesn't disappoint. This is a long one so settle in and get comfortable as Andy & Sean take you throug...Show More
Gavin Verhey Interview & Jeskai Blinker - 164

0:00 | Sep 18th, 2018

This is a VERY special episode of Commander's Brew! Not only do we have a very fun deck Sean put together this week but we got to sit down with Gavin Verhey, Designer, Developer and Product Architect at WOTC! We asked him a lot of questions Commander...Show More
Experiment Kraj - 163

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

Celebrating the upcoming Guilds of Ravnica release, we look back at a classic commander from the original Ravnica block, Experiment Kraj! Andy brews with his favourite guild and the results are exciting and full of buttholes! Check out the decklist h...Show More
Alesha, Who Smiles at Artifacts - 162

0:00 | Sep 5th, 2018

This week Sean brews us up a Mardu artifact recursion deck with one of our favourite commanders, Alesha, Who Smiles at Death! A very different look at artifacts from last week, it's a back to back artifact extravaganza! HAPPY FALL! Check out the deck...Show More
Tawnos Superfriends - 161

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2018

We round out our C18 re-brew series with Tawnos! Andy puts together a fun Superfriends list where we turn planeswalkers into artifacts and double up their abilities! Plus plenty of other, regular artifact shenanigans! Check out the decklist here: htt...Show More
Estrid, the Masked - 160

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Our third take on the C18 decks has Sean brewing a deck around the new planeswalker commander Estrid, the Masked! Check out the neat moves and weird new enchantment cards we discovered! Check out the decklist here: More
Thantis, the Warweaver - 159

0:00 | Aug 16th, 2018

This week we take a commander from the Jund precon, Thantis the Warweaver and work in a little synergy with Xantcha to make a very fun everyone all out attacking EDH deck. Check out the decklist here: More
C18 Review Show - 158

0:00 | Aug 7th, 2018

This week we look at all the new cards from C18 as well as the notable reprints. We go through each deck and let you know our thoughts on the new and returning mechanics, how these decks play out of the box, and what seems worth it to buy in precon f...Show More
Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign (C18 Esper Precon rebuild) - 157

0:00 | Jul 31st, 2018

This week Sean and Andy start with our C18 brews! Sean takes a look at an Esper Sphinx who loves knowing what's on the top of your library. Will the actual precon deck help out or do we just scrap the whole thing and put good cards in? We'll find out...Show More
Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire - 156

0:00 | Jul 25th, 2018

Things are changing here around the show! After some serious consideration we've decided to switch up how we build the decks and the restrictions we use. Gon eis the strict $50 deck price and instead we show you reasonably priced cards only that go i...Show More
Grand Warlord Radha - 155

0:00 | Jul 18th, 2018

This week Sean takes a popular brawl commander and turns it into a Commander commander. That makes sense right? It's Gruul attack + big mana on this week of The Commander's Brew! Check out the decklist here: More
Lathliss, Dragon Queen - 154

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2018

M19 is here is here and with it, a bunch of cool dragons for us Commander players. This episode we take a look at the coolest of the non-Elder Dragons in M19, Lathliss, and mess around with a bunch of dragon tokens! Check out the decklist here: http:...Show More
A Yidris Love Story - 153

0:00 | Jul 4th, 2018

This week it's HOT in Toronto so our narrator Yidis, Maelstrom Wielder tells us the epic love story between Kruphix and Neheb and all of the little manas they create together. Check out the decklist here: More
M19 Commander Set Review - 152

0:00 | Jun 25th, 2018

This week we take a look at the return of the Core Set with M19! What Commander treasures does this set hold? Well it's got Elder Dragons so it can't be that bad right? Check it out! Go to if you'd like to donate to the...Show More
GP Vegas & Tatyova Brawl - 151

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2018

This week we go over all the events of GP Vegas including Atraxa Bowl, the Commander Tournament, playing EDH Cube, Brawl and more! PLUS we're not leaving you without a deck, this week it's Sean's VERY unique Tatyova Brawl deck! All in this SUPER size...Show More
Hallar, the Firefletcher - 150

0:00 | Jun 12th, 2018

It's our 150th episode of Commander's Brew! And boy do we not have anything special planned. BUT - we DO have a neat deck built around Hallar the Firefletcher! Kicking spells and putting tons of counters on your commander is the name of the game with...Show More
Flippin' Coins - 149

0:00 | Jun 5th, 2018

This week we brew with our first Battlebond commanders, Zndrsplt and Okaun! Which means we are flippin coins like crazy! We run down the budget AND non-budget cards you're going to want in this deck! Check out the decklist here: More
Battlebond Set Review - 148

0:00 | May 28th, 2018

Sean and Andy run down all the cards that matter to Commander players from the upcoming Two-headed Giant set, Battlebond! SPOILER ALERT: THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD CARDS. Go to if you'd like to donate to the podcast and ge...Show More
BattleBond Preview & Bant Equipment - 147

0:00 | May 22nd, 2018

It's BattleBond preview week and we have a card to show you! Plus a great deck! Regna's Sanction is our official preview given to us by Wizards of the Coast! Thanks WOTC! This week is the official marriage of Mirri and Daxos! Come join the celebratio...Show More
Helm of the Host - 146

0:00 | May 15th, 2018

Maybe the most exciting card from Dominaria for Commander players isn't a legendary creature at all. Helm of the Host is one of the most fun cards printed for the Commander format in a while and we can't wait to use it! Check out this deck made to us...Show More
Jodah, Archmage Eternal - 145

0:00 | May 7th, 2018

5 colour madness is the theme this week as Sean puts together a Jodah only runs... basic lands? What? Why? Listen and find out! Not your average Jodah brew for sure. Check out the decklist here: More
Firesong & Sunspeaker - 144

0:00 | May 1st, 2018

These are final days of the Kickstarter for Brews News! Go check out to check out some updated perks and rewards!  This week we brew with our second Dominaria legend, the Boros comman...Show More
Multani, Yavimaya's Avatar - 143

0:00 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Our first brew with a new Dominaria legendary and it's Multani! The land-matters mono green commander! Check out the decklist here: Go help us make Battle of the Brews, a weekly Com...Show More
Dominaria Commander Set Review - 142

0:00 | Apr 16th, 2018

This week we review all the Commander relevant cards from the new Dominaria set! Go help us make Battle of the Brews, a weekly Commander gameplay series! This week Sean put together a...Show More
Sek'Kuar, Deathkeeper - 141

0:00 | Apr 9th, 2018

Week 2 of our Kickstarter for Battle of the Brews is here and while we've hit our goal of $5,000 there are still so many rewards and awesome stretch goals that if we hit, will make the show SO MUCH BETTER! Go help us make Battle of the Brews, a weekl...Show More
Morphs & Kickstarter Launch! - 140

0:00 | Apr 3rd, 2018

April Fools just happened so let's take a look at Magic's little pranks, MORPHS! Also our Kickstarter has JUST LAUNCHED TODAY! Go help us make Battle of the Brews, a weekly Commander gameplay series! More
Molten Psyche - 139

0:00 | Mar 27th, 2018

This week Sean brings in a wild and wacky brew that's part Nekusar, part Great Aurora and as we find out eventually could be part Epic Experiment? Featuring cascade and Yidris, seriously this deck is NUTS! Also we officially have our playmats availab...Show More
Prime Speaker Zegana - 138

0:00 | Mar 20th, 2018

This week we take a look back at one of Andy's very first Commander decks and give it a bit of a facelift.  Also wetalk more Commander's Brawl as well as a bunch of other EDH related topics and even some CUBE!! Also we officially have our playmats av...Show More
Masters 25 Commander Set Review - 137

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

This is our official Masters 25 set review episode but more importantly it is the official announcement of our Kickstarter for our proposed new YouTube show, Commander's Brawl! The Kickstarter will launch April 3rd and if you'd like to be a part of h...Show More
Jeskai Token Squall - 136

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

This week, we bring you into the eye of the storm! Or, maybe the squall! -we're not really running actual storm cards. But, Shu Yun leads an army of tokens that depend on endless cantrips to survive! Maybe there's a storm card in there... View the de...Show More
Iron Brew: Path of Mettle - 134

0:00 | Feb 21st, 2018

This week we try out a new idea, the IRON BREW. Our chairman (this week it's Andy) has challenged  our competitor (Sean) to brew around three cards: Vindictive Lich, Path of Mettle and Silverskin Armor. He will be judged on flavour, presentation and ...Show More
Daretti, Scrap Savant - 133

0:00 | Feb 16th, 2018

This week we take a look back at a commander from the 2014 precons, Daretti! It's the first time since then that we've looked at any of the planeswalker commanders, so this should be fun! View the decklist here: More
Surrak, Bigger Stuff - 132

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2018

This week we carry on from last week with our giant monsters theme as Sean puts together a Surrak deck all about having the biggest creatures on the board! It's a Temur deck so we have all kinds of goodies to choose from. GET BEEFY. Check out the dec...Show More
Ghalta, Primal Hunger - 131

0:00 | Jan 30th, 2018

This week Andy & Sean get into a mono-green stompfest of a deck headed up by the new RIX Elder Dino, Ghalta, Primal Hunger. This guy is huge and he's hard to keep off the battlefield. Your opponents won't know what tore them apart with massive dinosa...Show More
Secret Gishath - 130

0:00 | Jan 24th, 2018

Look out! This week Sean's hidden the monster of a dino, Gishath in his 99! Is he reaching or will the deck turn out to be a... SMASH?! Ehhh? We have fun. Also we officially have our playmats available for sale! Just go to http://commandersbrew.bigca...Show More
Rivals of Ixalan Commander Set Review - 129

0:00 | Jan 15th, 2018

Rivals of Ixalan is here and we have all the Commander relevant cards to break down for you in this super-sized episode! Also we officially have our playmats available for sale! Just go to for all the info! You can...Show More
Avengers Assemble - 128

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

Loosen up with us this week as we run down a fun theme deck based on the MCU Avengers! Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to donate ...Show More
2017 Creamdown! - 127

0:00 | Jan 3rd, 2018

It's our annual cooldown aka CREAMdown! We don't really what the joke was about exactly but it's from a year ago. We take a look back over the last year and talk highlights, favourite cards and sets and what happened with the show! Check out the vide...Show More
A Little Hurt for Our Friends - 126

0:00 | Dec 28th, 2017

Remember when we built a deck that got help from our friends? Well consider this the slightly more evil version of that one! Sean put together a beauty here but wasn't without it's share of challenges. How did the deck actually turn out? Listen and f...Show More
Kambal Drain - 125

0:00 | Dec 19th, 2017

We're back with a classic episode and deck in Kambal and his draining Orzhov army. Gain tons of life while slowly leeching from your opponents. PLUS a very special Holiday Treat! Check out the video version of this podcast at More
Unmanderin' Part 2 - 124

0:00 | Dec 12th, 2017

Part 2 of our Unstable/Commander Extravaganza with our pals over at Commanderin'! if you haven't heard part one, go check out The Commanderin' MTG Podcast ( and listen to it first then come back! Or watch the whole thin...Show More
Talkin' Bout: Utility Lands - 123

0:00 | Dec 5th, 2017

Another "Talkin' Bout" episode where we don't do a whole deck tech, but instead talk about some of our favourite utility lands that are (mostly) budget. Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon p...Show More
Achievement Unlocked: Rite of Replication - 122

0:00 | Nov 29th, 2017

Guys we had so much fun with our first two achievement unlocked decks we decided to to another one! This time Sean wants to win by casting Rite of Replication kicked, what cards will help him do it? Listen and find out! Check out the video version of...Show More
A Little Help from our "Friends" - 121

0:00 | Nov 16th, 2017

This week Sean heads up a deck that sits back and let's your "friends" aka your opponents do all the work for you. Simply cast these spells and then reap all the benefits! Check out the video version of this podcast at ...Show More
Daxos // Zur Upgrade - 120

0:00 | Nov 7th, 2017

This week we take a look at a real life deck Andy has that he's looking to upgrade by adding blue and changing the commander from Daxos the Returned to Zur the Enchanter. Will it work out? Will we find enough stuff to make it better? Lets see what ha...Show More
Achievement Unlocked: Hellkite Tyrant - 119

0:00 | Nov 1st, 2017

Part 2 in our series of Achievement unlocked decks features the EDH favourite Hellkite Tyrant and it's alternate win-con. This Breya-helmed commander deck makes some serious artifacts and has a couple of win conditions in addition to the big bad drag...Show More
Achievement Unlocked: The Great Aurora - 118

0:00 | Oct 23rd, 2017

This week Sean builds an entire deck just to gain the achievement of casting The Great Aurora and out-value his opponents. There's a lot of permanents involved and a lot of lands so get ready! Also stay tuned at the end of the show for a special Hall...Show More
Atraxa Charge Counters - 117

0:00 | Oct 17th, 2017

This week we kind of break our own rules a bit so we can brew a deck with the $20 monster that is Atraxa. It's not your traditional spin, as we break out the charge counters and artifacts in spades. Is it worth it to fully compromise your integrity l...Show More
Jarad 1DH - 116

0:00 | Oct 10th, 2017

This week we follow up on our discussion about the dollar commander format 1DH. This time Andy's Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord is at the center of the talk. Cheap decks 4 LYFE. Check out the video version of this podcast at ...Show More
Rashmi 1DH - 115

0:00 | Oct 2nd, 2017

You guys know about 1DH, the Commander format where every card including your general can't cost more than a dollar? Well, be prepared for a crash course as Sean takes us through his Simic 1DH deck featuring Rashmi! Check out the video version of thi...Show More
Dinosaurs - 114

0:00 | Sep 26th, 2017

It turns out there ARE enough Dinosaurs to put a deck together! And it's pretty fun!  Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to donate a...Show More
BONUS: Ixalan Commander Set Review

0:00 | Sep 22nd, 2017

Andy and Sean take a look at all the Commander relevant cards from the new MTG set, Ixalan! Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to do...Show More
Tishana, Voice of Thunder - 113

0:00 | Sep 20th, 2017

The first Ixalan commander we're brewing with is Tishana, Voice of Thunder. Sean and Andy take an interesting spin on the traditional storm decks with this Simic brew from the brand new set! Check out the video version of this podcast at More
Mathas, Fiend Seeker - 112

0:00 | Sep 11th, 2017

Our final episode featuring the Commander 2017 product is here as we take Mathas out of the vampire tribal deck and put him out into the world on his own! Also in this episode Andy 7 Sean get into a discussion about "going nuclear" on another player ...Show More
O-Kagachi, Vengeful Kami - 111

0:00 | Sep 5th, 2017

Commander 2017 month continues with our look at one of the new legendary dragon creatures and it's very own deck, O-Kagachi! The big Kami serves as an upgrade to Sean's Kynaios and Tiro deck which you may remember from last year's Commander precon se...Show More
Mirri, Weatherlight Duelist - 110

0:00 | Aug 28th, 2017

Our latest of the C17 "redos" is the cat deck but uhh, remember when I said on twitter we MAY be brewing a Nazahn deck? Yeah emphasis on the "may" there. Last minute change means we brewed Mirri instead! Cats plus equipment equals very much winning f...Show More
Mairsil the Pretender - 109

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2017

It's the first week of our C17 in depth deck techs and we start it all off with the new ability stealing wizard, Mairsil the Pretender. There is a boatload of awesome stuff you can do with Mairsil and we touch on a lot of it with this new budget deck...Show More
Commander 2017 Review - 108

0:00 | Aug 16th, 2017

Commander 2017 is here and Sean and Andy are ready to run down all the new cards from the latest Commander precons! We'll get to the reprints and overall deck feelings in the coming weeks as we run down each individual deck. Check out the video versi...Show More
C17 PREVIEWS and Jund -1/-1 Counters - 107

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2017

Previews!? Wait I thought we had a preview? Singular? No? NO! We have two! TWO! Previews for C17! Oh also this episode is a really fun deck for Jund -1/-1 counters! EVERYTHING IS TURNING UP MILHOUSE! Check out the video version of this podcast at www...Show More
Mardu Minotaurs - 106

0:00 | Aug 1st, 2017

Andy is back this week and he's brought a bunch of Bull-headed half men with him! Minotaurs are usually a Rakdos tribe but there's a couple of Boros options that make adding white a nice move. Plus a cool announcement: our very first preview card wil...Show More
Atraxa Acquaintances - 105

0:00 | Jul 24th, 2017

Special guest host Alastair Forbes fills in for Andy and breaks down his Atraxa "Acquaintances" deck for us. They're not the most super of friends, but we kinda know these 'walkers from around work and stuff... Check out the video version of this pod...Show More
Back to Basics: Naya - 104

0:00 | Jul 18th, 2017

The latest in our Back to Basics series, this week we focus on the Naya shard. Getting down to what the colours in Naya want to do and building a relatively simple deck around those basics. This one was a challenge, not everything Naya wants to do is...Show More
Neheb the Eternal - 103

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2017

Mono-Red gets an exciting new commander from Hour of Devastation and Andy & Sean are stoked to build around him! Ramping up with damage in commander isn't totally new but it is to this colour! We also oddly talk about the CFL for some reason OKBYYYEE...Show More
BONUS - Hour of Devastation Commander Set Review

0:00 | Jul 7th, 2017

Andy & Sean break down all the Hour of Devastation Commander relevant cards in our latest set review! Brought to you by Wizards Tower and our Patrons!  Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon pa...Show More
The Scarab God - 102

0:00 | Jul 3rd, 2017

This week we talk about our first hour of Devastation commander, The Scarab God! At first glance old Bug-head screams zombie tribal, but what about if we went in a slightly different direction? I wonder... Check out the video version of this podcast ...Show More
A Quick Game - 101

0:00 | Jun 26th, 2017

It's the end of the night you've played a bunch of games of Commander, maybe you even drafted, but now it's time to go home. Well, not exactly yet... maybe there's enough time for one more quick game? Ok bring out this deck which gives the game a ver...Show More
GP Vegas and a look back and forward at The Commander's Brew Podcast - EPISODE 100!

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2017

Can't believe we are at episode 100! What an incredible time we've had making this show and meeting and interacting with all of you. It's a serious pleasure to have anyone listening at all let alone this amazing community. This ep is basically a litt...Show More
Epic Experiment - 99

0:00 | Jun 12th, 2017

From a burn candidate to our 99th show topic! Epic Experiment was a card too fun not to brew with! Check out our 99th episode or as we Canadians call it, the Gretzky! Check out the video version of this podcast at We ha...Show More
Screaming Bald Guys - 98

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2017

An episode we've been talking about a lot has finally come to fruition - Screaming Bald Guys tribal. That's right all your favourite Magic art featuring a screaming bald guy is in this deck. Is it a real deck? Well, if we're being honest probably not...Show More
Back to Basics: Sultai - 97

0:00 | May 31st, 2017

This episode Sean and Andy go back to the basics of a good Commander deck by building around the fundamentals of the format and of the BUG colour scheme. Sort of a primer/beginner/reminder episode with some good lessons and tips built in! Check out t...Show More
Deck Reno #7 - Paradox Haze

0:00 | May 29th, 2017

It's part 7 in our Patreon reward Deck Reno series! This week it's patron Eric's Thassa-helmed Paradox Haze deck! Sean and Andy give it the once over and with a new coat of Magic-varnish we fix up this super fun deck! New episode dropping tommorrow! ...Show More
Math - 96

0:00 | May 22nd, 2017

Andy is back in Canada and the brew is almost 100! Sean put this deck together and it is a beauty. All things math related are in this 4 colour brew, adding damage, multiplying, dividing, rounding up and down. It really does have it all! Check out th...Show More
Kemba, Kha Regent (Cats with Swords) - 95

0:00 | May 16th, 2017

In honour of our own cats and EDH players' cats all over the world, this week Sean and Andy tackle an entire deck of our feline friends with Kemba, Kha Regent at the helm. Equipment and cat tokens are the key to victory here! Check out the video vers...Show More
Esper Zombies - 94

0:00 | May 8th, 2017

Amonkhet brings with it a bunch of cool new cards and mechanics but one thing Commander players are stoked about are White Zombies! No not Rob Zombies killer metal band, the colour and creature type! See what White brings to the already super fun bud...Show More
Hug One Guy - 93

0:00 | May 3rd, 2017

As a joke that we thought would be nothing, the idea of a "Hug One Guy" deck just wouldn't go away so we figured why not? Let's try and make it work! So we did, here we are, for episode 93 we present the Hug One Guy deck! Check out the video version ...Show More
Bontu the Glorified - 92

0:00 | Apr 25th, 2017

You think we're done with Amonkhet... yet? No way man. Coming at you this week we have one of the mono-coloured legendary gods, Bontu the Glorified! Plus we roast another mediocre rare! Plus a commander interview! OH YA! Check out the video version o...Show More
BONUS - Amonkhet Commander Set Review

0:00 | Apr 19th, 2017

Andy & Sean break down all the Commander relevant cards in our latest set review! Brought to you by Wizards Tower and our Patrons!  Check out the video version of this podcast at We have a Patreon page! Go to www.patreo...Show More
Temmet, Vizier of Naktamun - 91

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2017

Amonkhet has a bunch of new commanders for us to play with so why not kick off brewing with the new set by choosing one with the new keyword Embalm? Andy & Sean put together a "real" creature token deck copying and creating all sorts of actual card b...Show More
Deck Reno #6 - Treva, the Renewer

0:00 | Apr 13th, 2017

Part of our ongoing Deck Reno service for our loyal Patrons we present Darleen's Treva, the Renewer! Pillow fort meets group hug is the best way to describe what Darleen is aiming at with this build so let's see if we can't lend a hand! Check out the...Show More
Zur the Enchanter - 90

0:00 | Apr 10th, 2017

Episode 90 is in the can and this week Sean and Andy tackle a true classic commander with Zur the Enchanter. he's a controversial figure and a much lamented deck but can we make this guy fun on a budget? Of course! Check out the video version of this...Show More
Boros Blink - 89

0:00 | Apr 4th, 2017

Fresh off of our latest Brew n Brawl we have a fun little deck you probably haven't seen super often because it's a take on a less than popular colour pairing with an archetype that traditionally does better with 3 colours. That's right, this week Se...Show More
Talkin' Bout Removal - 88

0:00 | Mar 28th, 2017

The second in the "Talkin 'bout" series of episodes has Sean and Andy talkin' bout removal! Spot removal, mass removal artifact and enchantment removal, you name it. What is best how to use it and all on a budget to boot! Classic Brew style! Check ou...Show More
Life Totals - 87

0:00 | Mar 20th, 2017

In a bit of a deviation from the norm, this week Sean and Andy experiment with brewing one deck instead of the normal 2. This allows for a bit more in-depth coverage with also a bit more freedom to speak about other Commander issues and just goof aro...Show More
BONUS - Modern Masters 2017 Commander Set Review

0:00 | Mar 17th, 2017

Sean and Andy run down all the Commander relevant cards from the latest Modern Masters edition, listen and pick up the EDH cards you need while they're still cheap! Check out the video version of this podcast at! We hav...Show More
Combos - 86

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2017

This week we jump into the very divisive strategy of combo decks. Infinite or not these decks can win at a moment's notice. Is that good for the game? Is it even fun? Sean and Andy get combo-wild with Sydri and Marath to find out! Check out the video...Show More
Deck Reno #5 - Rhys the Redeemed

0:00 | Mar 12th, 2017

Our ongoing Patreon Rewards program continues as we give amazing supporter and friend of the show Jesse Durant a classic Deck Reno! You guys really like Selesnya, huh? Rhys the Redeemed is the commander this time so we offer up some new ideas a few c...Show More
Golgari - 85

0:00 | Mar 7th, 2017

This week we get back to basics and cover one of our favourite guilds, the green black attack, Golgari! Sean brews up a strict creatures-only version of Glissa, the Traitor while Andy scavenges the graveyard with Varolz, the Scar-Striped! Davis Benso...Show More
Infinite Reflection - 84

0:00 | Feb 28th, 2017

84 isn't just the year George Orwell predicted Donald Trump would become the president or whatever, it's the episode Sean & Andy decided to build around the super cool aura, Infinite Reflection! Sean builds a Sultai deck using the graveyard while And...Show More
Artifact Tokens - 83

0:00 | Feb 21st, 2017

Two unique takes on the theme of artifact tokens is what you get this week on the Brew! Sean takes a 4 colour clues deck while Andy brings a mono-red Feldon list! Check out the video version of this podcast on youtube! We have a Patreon page! Go to w...Show More
AER Mythics - 82

0:00 | Feb 14th, 2017

This week Sean & Andy take a look at two of the more exciting cards printed in the new Aether Revolt set. Sean tutors up anything with Planar Bridge while Andy untaps everything using Paradox Engine! Check out the video version of this podcast on you...Show More
Deck Reno #4 - Saskia

0:00 | Feb 10th, 2017

Number 4 in our series of Deck Renos for our Patrons, this one is Saskia for Glen! Check out the video version of this podcast on YouTube! We have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to donate and get all the cool perks...Show More
Tribal Team-Up - 81

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2017

Andy is back this week but with an important difference! He's broadcasting his half of the podcast from sunny Los Angeles California! the first ever internationally hosted episode of Commander's Brew gives you the neat idea of "Tribal Team-Up" Sean's...Show More
Talkin' 'Bout: Graveyards - 80

0:00 | Feb 1st, 2017

This week we break from form to dive more than six feet deep into the graveyard. Sean is joined by returning guest co-host Scott Butler this week as we feature budget cards in each colour to maximize your use of the 'yard, and how to stop others from...Show More
Teneb, the Harvester - 79

0:00 | Jan 25th, 2017

This week Andy & Sean are back to basics with two takes on one great commander - Teneb, the Harvester! Abzan allies and a B-squad of reanimation! Check it all out! Check out the video version of this podcast on youtube! We have a Patreon page! Go to ...Show More
The Professor - 78

0:00 | Jan 17th, 2017

This week Sean and Andy deviate from their normal show format and spend an hour talking to one of their favourite personalities from the Magic community - Tolarian Community College's The Professor! We talk about the state of Commander, precons and e...Show More
BONUS - Aether Revolt Commander Set Review

0:00 | Jan 14th, 2017

We break down all the best cards in the new set, Aether Revolt from a Commander perspective. No grades or scores, just the straight info! Check out the video version of this podcast at! We have a Patreon pa...Show More
Aether Revolt - 77

0:00 | Jan 11th, 2017

It's spoiler season which means we're back at it with another episode highlighting the new legendary creatures from the new set! This time it's Aether Revolt and its mono-coloured commanders. Andy brews with Yahenni while Sean takes Rishkar and the m...Show More
Deck Reno #3 - Ghave

0:00 | Jan 7th, 2017

Number 3 in our series of Deck Renos for our Patrons, this one is Ghave Guru of Spores for Justus! Check out the video version of this podcast on YouTube! We have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to donate and get al...Show More
Face Down - 76

0:00 | Jan 4th, 2017

Inspired by our monthly Brew n Brawl over on, Sean and Andy brew up two decks using the morph and manifest mechanics. Did we brew two bruisers, two duds or one decent deck between us? Listen to find out! Check out the video v...Show More
Farewell 2016 - 75

0:00 | Dec 28th, 2016

2016 has been at the very least an interesting year for the western world. A rough one for many, we are anxious to bid this last year adieu even though some parts of it were lovely. Of course we do this by building two decks with cathartic gusto to p...Show More
Christmas & Hanukkah - 74

0:00 | Dec 21st, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and this holiday season we're doubling the fun by celebrating two holidays by building two decks! Sean builds an 8 Crazy (K)Nights deck while Andy assembles the 12 Days of Christmas. Plus a VERY special Comman...Show More
2016 Cooldown - 73

0:00 | Dec 13th, 2016

We take a look back at 2016 and everything it meant for the Commander format!  Check out the video version of this podcast on YouTube! We now have a Patreon page! Go to if you'd like to donate and get all the cool perks...Show More
Invent Superiority - 72

0:00 | Dec 7th, 2016

Our last week of Commander month comes to a close with Breya and friends! Sean takes Breya and Andy takes Silas Renn and Akiri. they both add $15 worth of cards in there and you got some great new decks! Check out the video version of this podcast on...Show More
Open Hostility - 71

0:00 | Nov 30th, 2016

This week we're back to just the two of us as we take a look at adding some key cards into the Saskia & Friends deck, Open Hostility! Check out the video version of this podcast at! We now have a Patreon pa...Show More
Stalwart Unity with Jimmy Wong - 70

0:00 | Nov 23rd, 2016

The Command Zone's Jimmy Wong joins Andy & Sean for week three of the 5 week extravaganza that is Commander Month! We add $15 worth of cards to the precons and leave them as lean mean EDH machines!  We now have a Patreon page! Go to More
Breed Lethality with Josh Lee Kwai - 69

0:00 | Nov 16th, 2016

This week we finally welcome one of our favourite commander podcasters Josh Lee Kwai! We all talk about the cards you can use to beef up your Atraxa and partners decks for the Breed Lethality precon! Check out the video version of this podcast at htt...Show More
Entropic Uprising with Nate Burgess - 68

0:00 | Nov 9th, 2016

The first episode of Commander month, where we talk about upgrading our Commander 2016 precons is here! Our first deck is Entropic Uprising featuring Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder. In order for us to get these done properly we brought in a special guest ...Show More
BONUS - Commander 2016 Set Review

0:00 | Nov 1st, 2016

It's Commander Christmas for all us EDH-Heads out there come November 11th and we've got the review for every new Legendary creature in the 5 4-colour Commander reconstructed decks! We also pick out a bunch of our favourite news cards, our fav reprin...Show More
Uril, the Miststalker - 67

0:00 | Nov 1st, 2016

Our first Naya-themed episode and only our second Naya commander ever is Uril, the Miststalker! It's a Voltron-athon as Sean tackles the Gruul cards and Andy takes the Boros ones. Don't miss what is maybe the best voltron commander in the game! Check...Show More
Dressed Up Commanders - 66

0:00 | Oct 25th, 2016

Happy Halloween 2016! Whoa that rhymes. WHOA. You'll see why whoa is such a big deal later. This is the episode where, in order to celebrate the DEVIL (I guess?) we've changed the colours of two great commanders for this one episode! Sean builds arou...Show More
Pauper - 65

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2016

After hearing listeners ask if we play Pauper or if we'd ever brew Pauper decks, we finally decided, "You know what, let's give this Pauper thing a try." So here we are, Pauper EDH on the Commander's Brew. There are different rules and the metagame i...Show More
Izzet - 64

0:00 | Oct 12th, 2016

It's Sean's favourite guild, The Izzet League! This week we take a very popular Izzet commander (Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind) and a slightly less played Izzet commander (JOri-En, Ruin Diver) and build budget decks with them! We also spread out into some...Show More
Moms vs Dads - 63

0:00 | Oct 4th, 2016

We joked about it a few episodes ago, but now its fully REAL! Moms vs Dads is here and this one is a silly one. Will you win your EDH with these decks? No. Will you make your pals laugh with the fun art and ridiculous names and storylines? YES. This ...Show More
Dragonlords - 62

0:00 | Sep 28th, 2016

Our first rotation themed show has us brewing around the Legendary and ELDER Dragonlords! Andy takes Silumgar and build Dimir control while Sean smashes into his opponents with Atarka. When the prices drop the brewers will... shop? Yeah that works! C...Show More
E61 - Kaladesh

0:00 | Sep 20th, 2016

The new set is here and as always we are picking 2 commanders from the set and brewing brand new decks around them! Sean builds Vehincles and Dwarves with Depala while Andy build flashy big dudes with Rashmi! Check out the video version of this podca...Show More
BONUS - Kaladesh Set Review

0:00 | Sep 20th, 2016

Our second ever bonus episode is our Kaladesh set review! Sean and Andy go through the best cards for commander from the new set and give you their thoughts! Check out the video version of this podcast at We now have a Pa...Show More
International Talk Like a Pirate Day - 60

0:00 | Sep 15th, 2016

ON this week's show we honour INternational Talk Like a Pirate Day by building two very on theme decks! Andy builds around Ramirez DiPietro while Sean... umm, well Sean makes a deck of what he thought was Pirates but... I'll just let you hear the epi...Show More
Back to School - 59

0:00 | Sep 6th, 2016

Summer is over and it's back to school for students and teachers all over. What better way to celebrate this time of yer than with a classic Commander' Brew theme deck. Since we're going back to school we've got the classic rivalry of Andy's Nerds vs...Show More
Conspiracy 2, 2 - 58

0:00 | Aug 31st, 2016

Wait, what? Didn't we just do a Conspiracy 2 episode AND bonus set review? Yes, yes we did, but we love this set so much that we did ANOTHER episode about it! Andy brews up a sweet voting deck while Sean takes the new Grenzo as his commander and mess...Show More
BONUS - Conspiracy 2 Review

0:00 | Aug 25th, 2016

It's our first set review! We know there are lots of other ones out there so that's why we decided to offer this episode as a bonus to our regular content. If you're burnt out on hearing about the new set no worries, if you can't get enough Commander...Show More
Conspiracy 2 - 57

0:00 | Aug 24th, 2016

Andy is back and just in time for one of our favourite sets' return, Conspiracy! Andy brews a Monarch deck with Queen Marchesa and Sean gets real mean with Leovold. Like, really reallly mean. Plus contest winners and a NEW CONTEST! You don't want to ...Show More
Life vs. Death! - 56

0:00 | Aug 16th, 2016

This week's theme is Life vs. Death! Sean brews a Lifelink deck and goes on a life-spending spree! Meanwhile, Alastair subbing in for Andy on his honeymoon brews a very prickly deathtouch deck. And stay tuned for a contest announcement and a very gig...Show More
Vela the Night Clad! - 55

0:00 | Aug 9th, 2016

Andy's away on his honeymoon, so we've got special guest from our meta, Scott Butler! (@awesomewhiskey) This week, we take on Vela the Night Clad! Scott goes deep on her intimidating ability and punches through tons of combat triggers, while Sean abu...Show More
Spam! - 54

0:00 | Aug 2nd, 2016

Spam! Not the pressed meat, but the act of repeating something a bunch of times! Sean and Andy each picked a non-legendary creature and focus the deck around getting it to hit the battlefield as many times as possible! Sean went with the Gray Merchan...Show More
Eldritch Moon - 53

0:00 | Jul 26th, 2016

The new set is here the new set is here! New sets are always exciting for us because we get to brew with brand new legendary creatures and this set is no exception. In this episode, Andy brews around the new spider commander Ishkanah and Sean brews w...Show More
1 Year Anniversary! Riku Revisited - 52

0:00 | Jul 20th, 2016

It's been one whole year of the Commander's Brew Podcast and to celebrate Sean & Andy revisit the first decks they built on the show - Riku! We can't thank you all enough for listening and supporting the show over the last year. We love brewing decks...Show More
Selesnya - 51

0:00 | Jul 13th, 2016

So here's the deal, Andy is getting married on Friday and therefore this episode we recorded ahead of time is filling in! Sowhat was to be episode 53 is now episode 51, deal? Great! It's a good one, too. Selesnya is one of the best colour combos in E...Show More
X Spells - 50

0:00 | Jul 6th, 2016

Finally we indulge Sean's love for X - casting cost spells with an entire episode dedicated to them! In our Brew & Brawl last month we almost brewed with Rosheen Meanderer so Andy takes that one while Sean builds around the card Villainous Wealth led...Show More
Gruul Tokens - 49

0:00 | Jun 29th, 2016

Summer is here and why not celebrate that by smashing your opponents in the face with tokens! But wait, these commanders we've picked don't exactly use tokens in the traditional way. Andy brews Ulasht, the Hate Seed and Sean does Thromok the Insatiab...Show More
Oloro, Ageless Ascetic - 48

0:00 | Jun 22nd, 2016

Sean and Andy finally brew around the most popular general in EDh (according to - Oloro! Much like last week's episode, we take some different angles on this very powerful commander. Sean looks at a classic re-animator strategy while Andy...Show More
Mizzix of the Izmagnus - 47

0:00 | Jun 15th, 2016

Sean and Andy revisit a commander from the C15 set this week and build 2 pretty different takes on Mizzix of the Izmagnus. Creatures and copy sound good to us, see if you're as into these decks as us! We now have a Patreon page! Go to More
Nicol Bolas - 46

0:00 | Jun 7th, 2016

This week we take inspiration from our very first Twitch livestream and brew around our mascot and original Elder Dragon, Nicol Bolas! He's (she's?) a big bad dude that makes everyone discard cards. Sean focuses on discarding while Andy builds a fun ...Show More
Guest Month: Sean Whatson - 45

0:00 | Jun 1st, 2016

For the final week of Guest Month Sean and Andy welcome another co-host of the awesome Commanderin' MTG Podcast, fellow lover of the royal family, Sean Whatson! In this episode the gang talks about Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim and two very similar styles bu...Show More
Guest Month: Scott Butler - 44

0:00 | May 24th, 2016

Guest month keeps on rolling and this week Sean and Andy welcome their bud Scott Butler. Butler as we call him, is one of the first guys who started up our regular Monday Night Magic game and he's a great player and deckbuilder. You'll love him! We n...Show More
Guest Month - Phil Deluca - 43

0:00 | May 18th, 2016

Guest Month keeps on rolling with our good friends and co-host of the Commanderin' MTG Podcast, Phil Deluca! Phil brings us his mean token style deck with Marath, Will of the Wild as the general. The guys also talk about the definition of value and r...Show More
Guest Month: Jason Alt - 42

0:00 | May 10th, 2016

This week Sean and Andy mess with their classic format a bit and interview EDH finance guru Jason Alt! Jason tells some wacky stories and super helpful tips about buying cards for and from Commander players. We also talk about a Maelstrom Wanderer de...Show More
Guest Month: Alastair Forbes - 41

0:00 | May 4th, 2016

Week one of guest month Andy & Sean welcome their pal and fellow improviser and comedian Alastair Forbes! Al brings the guys his Big Sea Monsters deck so Andy and Sean build their version: A Little River Monster deck! We have a winner for our #modern...Show More
Alesha, Who Smiles at Death - 40

0:00 | Apr 26th, 2016

Our 40th show! This week in celebration of our 40th episode we split up brewing Alesha and her hybrid triggered ability with Sean taking Red/White and Andy taking Red/Black. They each discuss the merits and downfalls of two colours verses three and m...Show More
Superbrew: Karador - 39

0:00 | Apr 21st, 2016

This week is the first in a new series of SUPERBREWS! Karador, Ghost Chieftain is one of the most versatile and prevalent commanders in the format and it's easy to see why. In this superbrew episode, we go through Karador essentials, greatest hits an...Show More
Discard - 38

0:00 | Apr 16th, 2016

There's a lot of Madness floating around Magic these days and while we abandoned that as a theme this week, we did manage to get two solid decks out of a discard theme! Sean takes Lavaz, Dimir Mastermind (our first repeat commander) and Andy works wi...Show More
Missing Commanders - 37

0:00 | Apr 5th, 2016

The EDH community isn't shy when it comes to knowing what they want in terms of future legendary creatures. Right now if you asked a lot of Commander players what the missing legendary creatures you'd hear a lot of  "Izzet Artifacts" and "Gruul Werew...Show More
Shadows Over Innistrad - 36

0:00 | Mar 29th, 2016

The new set is here! The new set is here! Well, calm down there Navin, it's not quite here yet but we DO have enough spoilers to pick some cool commanders and build some new decks! Andy builds a Gitrog Monster with land sacrificing while Sean takes t...Show More
Sydri, Galvanic Genius - 35

0:00 | Mar 22nd, 2016

This week Sean and Andy tackle their very first artifact-themed deck! How have we avoided covering one of the best categories of cards on the show until now? Don't think about that! Instead, think about why did someone think it was ok to name a card ...Show More
Gods - 34

0:00 | Mar 15th, 2016

We've brewed with many of the Gods of Theros before, but never with our featured gods this week, Pharika and Karametra. These two ladies seem to be some of the most underused gods in EDH so we figured we'd throw them a little love. Andy's Pharika use...Show More
Budget Manabases - 33

0:00 | Mar 10th, 2016

Special Episode Alert! This week Sean and Andy shine a spotlight on just how they build the manabases of their budget EDH brews. A good episode to prep for this one is episode 22, Staple Binder. Head on over to for all your Magic need...Show More
Thieving Commanders - 32

0:00 | Mar 2nd, 2016

A listener suggestion was too good to pass up this week so Sean and Andy take it and run! This week we focus on commanders who steal. Sean builds with an instant speed Yasova deck while Andy slows things down with an enchantment-based Rubinia Soulsin...Show More
Innistrad - 31

0:00 | Feb 23rd, 2016

This episode Sean and Andy get inspired by the Innistrad block! One of the most memorable sets in Magic's history is getting a sequel very soon, so the guys build two decks using mechanics and cards from Innistrad. Andy builds a Grimgrin undying zomb...Show More
Grixis - 30

0:00 | Feb 17th, 2016

This week Sean and Andy traverse the terrifying colour combo that is Grixis. Andy tackles a commander he's never seen do well, Jeleva and Sean chooses a commanders with the powerful Unearth ability, Sedris! Head on over to for all you...Show More
Valentine's Day - 29

0:00 | Feb 10th, 2016

It's that time of year of grab some chocolates, a stupidly big teddy bear and a 12 long stem roses... and our latest EDH decks! This week Sean build a love themed deck with Basandra, Battle Seraph and Andy struggles with a heartbreak-themed build led...Show More
Expensive Commanders - 28

0:00 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Sparked by a tweet from our pal Sean "Dimir" Whatson over at Commanderin', Sean and Andy brew budget decks with Legendary creatures that are usually surrounded by very expensive decks and are themselves very expensive. So taking on the challenge, And...Show More
Shattergang Brothers - 27

0:00 | Jan 27th, 2016

This week Sean and Andy get back to basics with the Shattergang Brothers! They both brew around different abilities with Andy taking artifacts and Sean taking enchantments but decide it's probably for the best to actually combine both approaches. The...Show More
No Fun - 26

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2016

This week Sean and Andy take a look back at some real life decks they once had, but have since taken apart because for one reason or another, they were no fun. Using their budget style, they tweak the old decklists to try and come up with something m...Show More
Phenax, God of Deception - 25

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2016

It's our 25th show! What better way to celebrate our quarter centur...ion? mark than by brewing around a Theros god?! Sean takes the "mill you to death" angle while Andy builds around tapping and untapping while getting value from Phenax! Please rate...Show More
Oath of the Gatewatch - 24

0:00 | Jan 7th, 2016

This week Andy and Sean take a look at some brand NEW generals from the spoilers of Oath of the Gatewatch. Landfall Nina & Denn and 5 Colour Allies?! YES PLEASE! We also briefly talk about the leaks/spoilers and their effect on the community. Please ...Show More
Christmas - 23

0:00 | Dec 24th, 2015

HO HO HO! Merry Christmas from Sean and Andy! We hope you're having a great holiday season! As our gift to you we've built two new budget EDH decks around the theme of Christmas. Sean builds a jolly old fellow (Borborygmos Enraged) and his many elves...Show More
Staple Binder - 22

0:00 | Dec 16th, 2015

This week we deviate from our usual format and cover a concept that makes future budget brews cheaper and more powerful. The staple binder! We discuss the pros and cons, and help you figure out if it's something you could use! And we interview our fi...Show More
Precon month! Simic - 21

0:00 | Dec 8th, 2015

The Simic precon is the fifth and final installment of Precon Month! Find out how Andy and Sean worked their budget magic to come up with two different angles on this excellent precon! And don't forget to stick around for the post-show commander inte...Show More
Precon month! Boros - 20

0:00 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Precon Month is going strong with week four, Boros! Certainly the precon in the back of the pack, but Andy and Sean take lackluster commanders and make delicious commander-ade! Please rate and review us on iTunes! Check out the decks we've brewed on ...Show More
Precon month! Orzhov - 19

0:00 | Nov 25th, 2015

This week in Precon Month, we tackle the Orzhov precon! Andy makes Karlov a huge exiling monster in no time, while Sean has Daxos fighting alongside his big beefy spirit buds! Please rate and review us on iTunes! Check out the decks we've brewed on t...Show More
Precon month! Izzet - 18

0:00 | Nov 18th, 2015

Precon month continues with the Izzet precon! The boys split up the two new commanders, Mizzix and Arjun into two spell-crazy decks. One of them turned into our show's first combo deck! Please rate and review us on iTunes! Check out the decks we've b...Show More
Precon month! Golgari - 17

0:00 | Nov 11th, 2015

It's Precon season! We dig into the Golgari deck and give you two angles based on the two new commanders invented for the deck. In classic golgari fashion, they both deal with lots of sacrificing!Please rate and review us on iTunes!Check out the deck...Show More
Wort: Mother vs Auntie - 16

0:00 | Nov 5th, 2015

This week Andy & Sean brew up two sides of one character represented over two cards, it's Wort, the Raidmother and Wort, Boggart Auntie! We go with some doubling up of huge spells and dip into the goblin tribal well for two really fun budget EDH deck...Show More
Halloween - 15

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2015

Happy Halloween! This week Sean and Andy brew Halloween themed decks! What does that mean for you? Well it means a Tymaret, the Murder King deck from Sean and a Lazav, Dimir Mastermind deck from Andy - both themed around your favourite spooky holiday...Show More
Mono Black - 14

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2015

We took last week off for Canadian Thanksgiving, or where we're from, just normal Thanksgiving - but we're back this week with our first Mono Coloured-Themed episode! Just in time for October, it's Mono Black! Sean builds around Toshiro Umezawa while...Show More
Lord of the Rings - 13

0:00 | Oct 7th, 2015

This week we go heavy on a story theme and build 2 Lord of the Rings decks. We have creatures and spells representing the Fellowship of the Ring in Andy's deck and the evil forces of Sauron and Sarumon in Sean's. Please rate and review us on iTunes! ...Show More
Battle For Zendikar - 12

0:00 | Sep 28th, 2015

It's Prerelease time! A new set means new Commanders! Andy brews an Omnath, Locus of Rage deck, and Sean brews around Zada, Hedron Grinder. How many times can Sean say "shenanigans" in one post? Don't miss our bonus interview at the end! Please rate ...Show More
Azorius - 11

0:00 | Sep 21st, 2015

This week we focus on another one of the 10 guilds: Azorius! Blue White is one of the most classic colour combos in magic but we didn't exactly pick classic commanders for these decks. Listen to find out what we're working with! Another bonus intervi...Show More
Anax and Cymede - 10

0:00 | Sep 15th, 2015

Everyone's favourite Therosian couple Anax and Cymede are this week's inspiration for our decks. Andy uses instants and sorceries and Sean goes with enchantments. This little couple can really pack a punch, check it out! Also, stick around for the en...Show More
Possibility Storm - 9

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2015

This week we build around a specific card: Possibility Storm! Find out how Andy build a deck led by Mayael The Anima to sneak in under the chaos, while Sean's 100 sees Narset, The Enlightened embrace the chaos and expects to end up on top! Rate and r...Show More
Tarkir Block - 8

0:00 | Sep 1st, 2015

This week Sean and Andy build Commander decks primarily based around the recent Tarkir block! Khans, Fate and Dragons - we got em all. Featuring a Zurgo Helmsmasher deck and a take on Shu Yun, The Silent Tempest. Also stick around till the end of the...Show More
Soldiers - 7

0:00 | Aug 24th, 2015

The classic MTG tribe of soldiers is this week's focus on Commander's Brew. Andy puts Darien, King of Kjeldor to work while Sean takes a less traditional route with Daxos of Meletis. Sure we have some tokens in these decks but they have some differen...Show More
Rakdos - 6

0:00 | Aug 17th, 2015

This week we give a little love to the least played colour pair in Commander (according to the fantastic - RAKDOS! Specifically, we each choose one of the actual Rakdos' to build around. Sean takes Rakdos, Lord of Riots and Andy goes with...Show More
Hot Bodz - 5

0:00 | Aug 10th, 2015

We lighten things up a bit this week with our very first art-based theme episode: Hot Bodz! That's right its Andy's Babes vs Sean's Hunks in this one. If you're thinking oh, great art based decks? These won;t be any good. WRONG. We've made two playab...Show More
The Mimeoplasm - 4

0:00 | Aug 3rd, 2015

All you Sultai players and graveyard lovers, this is the episode for you. This week Andy and Sean build around the classic EDH general, The Mimeoplasm. In order to get these decks rolling, you'll need to be milling people, so Sean takes on milling hi...Show More
Magic Origins - 3

0:00 | Jul 27th, 2015

This week we can't resist building commander decks with the brand new Magic Origins set! Specifically, we use the flipping planeswalkers as our commanders. Sean builds a mono-white deck with Kytheon/Gideon and Andy uses Nissa, Vastwood Seer to helm a...Show More
Wizards Tribal - 2

0:00 | Jul 24th, 2015

This week Sean and Andy build two very different decks around the idea of "Wizards Tribal". Andy builds a Bant deck using Derevi, Empyrial Tactician and Sean builds a very off the wall WB deck using Triad of Fates. The Commander's brew is a podcast f...Show More
Riku of Two Reflections - 1

0:00 | Jul 10th, 2015

Our first episode features a very popular commander with two very obvious directions to take him in - perfect! Andy builds the creature side of things while Sean takes on the spells. The Commander's brew is a podcast featuring Canadian Comedy Award w...Show More