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Series: Much Abrew About Nothing

Showcasing offbeat brews from around the internet.

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Image for Much Abrew: Teaching Greedy Pioneer Players about Basic Lands much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Teaching Greedy Pioneer Players about Basic Lands

Land destruction in Pioneer sounds like a silly plan—Wizards stopped printing good land destruction way before Pioneer came to be. But can the greed of Arena players running almost no basic lands make it possible? Let's see!

Mar 1 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Token Burn Enchantments (Standard) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Token Burn Enchantments (Standard)

Burn, but it's really a token enchantment deck.

Feb 23 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Teaching Arena Zoomers about Show and Tell (Timeless) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Teaching Arena Zoomers about Show and Tell (Timeless)

Thanks to Murders at Karlov Manor, Show and Tell is now on Magic Arena, which means it's time to teach some Arena Zoomers about the Legacy staple!

Feb 19 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Goblin Bombardment (Timeless) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Goblin Bombardment (Timeless)

Goblin Bombardment is a super cool card. Let's use it to throw some Bloodghasts are our opponent's face in Timeless!

Feb 9 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Dredge, but Timeless much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Dredge, but Timeless

Can Dredge work in Timeless even though no literal dredge cards exist in the format? Let's find out!

Feb 2 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: The World Tree Scapeshift Combo (Pioneer) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: The World Tree Scapeshift Combo (Pioneer)

Is The World Tree more than just an Against the Odds card? Can Scapeshift work in Pioneer, where Valakut doesn't exist? Let's find out!

Jan 26 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Free-Win Gruul (Timeless) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Free-Win Gruul (Timeless)

Turn 2 Blood Moon. Turn 3 Natural Order. Turn 4 Sneak Attack. How many "free win" plans can we fit in a single Timeless deck? Let's find out!

Jan 12 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Richard's Infamous Modern Mosswood Dreadknight Deck much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Richard's Infamous Modern Mosswood Dreadknight Deck

Richard is on a quest to break Modern with a deck that looks like Mosswood Dreadknight hopped into a time machine back to 2015 Modern. Also, there are Siege Rhinos! Can it work? Let's see!

Jan 5 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Magic Arena's Most Hated Card Returns (Timeless) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Magic Arena's Most Hated Card Returns (Timeless)

How can we make Nexus of Fate even more miserable? By combining it with Field of the Dead so we slowly beat our opponent down with Zombies as we take all the turns!

Dec 22 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: No Fury = Merfolk Good Now? (Modern) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: No Fury = Merfolk Good Now? (Modern)

Is Modern fixed now that Fury is banned? Let's do some fishing and find out!

Dec 15 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Oops, They Should Have Banned Grief (Modern) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Oops, They Should Have Banned Grief (Modern)

Did Wizards make a mistake by not banning Grief in Modern? Saffron tosses together a Mana Tithe-y Orzhov Scam list and tries to triple-Thoughtseize opponents on Turn 1 to find out!

Dec 8 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Bloodletter Black Devotion (Historic) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Bloodletter Black Devotion (Historic)

Can Bloodletter of Aclozotz turn Mono-Black Devotion from a grindy midrange deck into a one-shot-kill combo deck with the help of Gray Merchant of Asphodel? Let's see!

Dec 1 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Roaming Isshin Humans (Standard) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Roaming Isshin Humans (Standard)

What happens if you stack up Isshin with Roaming Throne in a deck full of Humans with powerful attack triggers? Let's find out!

Nov 24 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: If You Cast a Spell, You Die (Historic) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: If You Cast a Spell, You Die (Historic)

Can we use Forced Fruition and cards that punish our opponent for drawing cards to set up a board state where our opponent dies if they play a single spell? Let's find out!

Nov 10 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Ob Nixilis's Cauldron (Modern) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Ob Nixilis's Cauldron (Modern)

Is it finally time for Ob Nixilis, Captive Kingpin to shine in Modern thanks to its ability to go infinite with Walking Ballista and Agatha's Soul Cauldron? Let's find out!

Nov 3 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Much Abrew: Is Up the Beanstalk Breaking Modern, Actually? much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Is Up the Beanstalk Breaking Modern, Actually?

I keep hearing that Up the Beanstalk is better than The One Ring, the best card printed in years and should have been banned, but is it actually true? Let's cascade into some Beanstalks and see!

Oct 28 | by SaffronOlive

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