Good evening rockers and rollers and brew lovers! The Meista here tonight pairing Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' self-titled debut album and Blonde Beer from Fireman's Brew Inc.!
- Artist: Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
- Title: "Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers"
- Recorded: 1974 through 1976 at Shelter Studio in Hollywood, California
- Release date: November 9th, 1976 (1st album by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
- Record company: Shelter Records
- Production: Denny Cordell
- Album cover art:
- Personnel: Ron Blair (bass guitar and cello), Mike Campbell (guitars), Stan Lynch (drums and keyboards), Tom Petty (vocals, guitars, and keyboards), Benmont Tench (piano, Hammond organ, and keyboards)
- Additional musicians: Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass guitar on track 3), Jim Gordon (drums on track 6), Emory Gordy (bass guitar on track 6), Jeff Jourard (guitar on tracks 2 and 7), Randall Marsh (drums on track 3), Phil Seymour (backing vocals), Noah Shark (maracas, tambourine, and sleigh bells), Charlie Souza (saxophone on track 3), and Dwight Twilley (backing vocals)
- Musical style: Hard rock, rock and roll, blues rock, folk rock
- Sound: Upbeat, punchy, straightforward, honest, and fun as hell!!
- Major themes: Rock and roll, rebellion, love, heartbreak, life, etc.
- "Rockin' Around (With You)"
- "Hometown Blues"
- "The Wild One, Forever"
- "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll"
- "Strangered in the Night"
- "Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)"
- "Mystery Man"
- "American Girl"
- Brewery: Fireman's Brew Inc. (Woodlands, California)
- Website: http://firemansbrew.com/
- Brew: Fireman's Blonde Beer
- Style: Pilsner / American Pale Lager
- Serving: 12 ounce bottle
- ABV: 5.0%
- IBUs: 17
- Ingredients: American barley and American and imported hops
- Pour: The Fireman's Blonde pours a slightly hazy straw gold with a bright white, foamy 1-finger head that leaves a sustained ring.
- Nose: The nose is slightly sweet, grassy, and grainy. There are aromas of wheat, grassy and floral hops, light cereal grain, hints of sweet fruit, and hints of toffee.
- Taste: The taste is rather mellow with light malts, grains, and hops. There are notes of pale malt, light floral and grassy hops, and wheat.
- Mouthfeel: Light-bodied and well-carbonated, the mouthfeel is smooth and crisp with a dry, clean finish.