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  • newFree bottles for Twin Cities-area brewers
    I'm in Saint Paul and have 3-4 cases worth of clean, label-free bottles that I'm happy to give away to whoever wants them. submitted by /u/Cheese-Its_Christ [link] [comments]
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newHelp with keg tap conversion
    Hi Everyone, A little unrelated to the sub, but I think your collective expertise could help me solve a problem. I ordered some kegs for my sister's wedding and was planning to use a manifold to split a CO2 tank between 3 or 4 at a time. Theoreticall…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newHas this happened to anyone? I need some insight.
    Sorry for the click-bait title, but I am very curious to see what the Homebrewing community has to say. I am a fairly new homebrewer, and i just finished bottling my belgian wheat ale about a week ago. I got alittle buzzed last night and decided to c…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newWeizenbock mouth feel and water profile
    Brewing a maple weizenbock from Clone brews this weekend. Just a few changes to the recipe so the SG is 1.097, SRM of 17, 24 ibu. I'm using WLP380 at 62 to let the clove come through and keep the banana low. I've found 64-66 is balanced so I'm keepin…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newCold Crashing & Dry Hopping
    I have a few brews under my belt now and almost all have included a dry hop schedule of some sort. I ferment in a temperature controlled fridge, so have the facility to cold crash, although it takes several days to get a 23l batch down from say 19c t…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newHow to wire fan through keezer collar?
    I bought the fan below for circulation. I'm not sure if I should bore a hole to place the cord through, then fill that hole with spray insulation (since it will have to be a good size to fit the plug through) OR just put it on top of my collar, and h…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newSuggestions for brew no 5
    I'm brewing my 5th batch of beer tomorrow. I have started to get a hang of the process, but still working a few bugs out. (Have had only a couple of explosions) Looking for suggestions of what to make? I haven't graduated to full on brewing and stil…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newWhat to do about yeast
    I am brewing an IPA tomorrow, and will end up with ~5.25gal of 1074 wort in the fermenter. Per the online calculators, I'll need around 250-260B cells. I have a can of Imperial Organic Flagship which packs 200B cells, so I'm close. I was considering…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newFree-For-All Friday!
    The once a week thread where (just about) anything goes! Post pictures, stories, nonsense, or whatever you can come up with. Surely folks have a lot to talk about today. If you want to get some ideas you can always check out a past Free-For-All Frida…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newDaily Q & A! - September 30, 2016
    Welcome to the daily Q & A! Have we been using some weird terms? Is there a technique you want to discuss? Just have a general question? Read the side bar and still confused? Pretty sure you've infected your first batch? Did you boil the hops for 17.…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newPineapple beer
    So I have been searching for a good recipe for pineapple beer and just can't seem to find a good one. I basically just want to take the pineapple sugar and brewers yeast add it all together and let it ferment for a week or two. My uncle used to do th…
    - 10 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newBeginner: My apple wine/cider recipe
    So I posted a day or two ago about a batch that I made as my first real home brew. It consisted of 6 cans of apple juice 100% juice concentrate, 4 gallons of water, about 6 pounds of sugar (where I messed up), and champagne yeast. My cider started bu…
    - 11 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newFailed Amber Ale (but not really)
    http://imgur.com/a/KM1nN So before I started homebrewing I was a big fan of Rickards Red. I decided now that I have a few batches of experience it was time to create my own recipe. It's: 10 lbs of maris otter 8oz Brown malt 8oz caraaroma 28 oz of clu…
    - 12 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newI'm a new brewer who just accidentally made a dunkelveizen I think
    I had posted earlier about a plan to make a chocolatey banana and coconut flavored Hefeweizen. My recipe is as follows 1 lb Palouse Wheat steeping grains 25 min 1/4 Chocolate Malt steeping grains 25 min 3.3 lbs Wheat LME 60 min 1.25 oz Fogle hops 45…
    - 12 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newWhat brewing bad habits should I avoid?
    So I'm new to brewing. Just ordered all my stuff and it should be here next week. I've been reading a lot of stuff over the past year really and finally convinced the gf we had enough space to do it. I have read all the basics like sanitize, temp co…
    - 16 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newHard Cider smells off
    So, I just started a 5l Batch of hard Cider. It's on day 3 now, and I just took a smell. Tastes like sulfur, which I suppose is not good? I read that it will change later on during fermentation, but I'm a little afraid. Anything I can do now? Also on…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newlooking for suggestions on a hop schedule for a "relatively hoppy" Belgian-style pale ale
    as the title suggest- just trying to pull the trigger on my hop schedule Grain bill is as follows 6 gallons 1054 OG 10# weyerman pale ale 1 # castle abbey 1# castle biscuit White Labs WLP550 Belgian Ale (the starter is already on the stir plate so…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newHelp with an Irish Stout.
    Hey Guys. Starting my irish stout next week. (just bottled my toasted coconut cream ale! :-) ) I want this stout to have a coffee taste and smell to it. Has anybody done this that can give me tips? I am making a 5 gallon batch. Should I add a cup up…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newIs it necessary to carbonate a cider?
    Brewing a cider with some honey with Red Star Cuvee yeast, been sitting for a month. Probably still have a couple of months left to sit in the basement. I was hoping for something close to an apfelwein but I was wondering, how necessary is it to carb…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newNew Product: Blichmann Hellfire Burner

    New Product: Blichmann Hellfire Burner

    submitted by /u/Sierra_Oscar_Lima [link] [comments]
    - 20 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newGreat day
    So my brother found a 20 liter pot in the alley alone with a pile of other kitchen crap, I washed the pot with dish soap and it's on the stove full of boiling water. Will re wash again in a half hour. And no, I just got the pot. submitted by /u…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newIf you're thinking about buying a mill, this deal on a Cereal Killer ends today

    If you're thinking about buying a mill, this deal on a Cereal Killer ends today

    submitted by /u/chino_brews [link] [comments]
    - 22 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newReconditioned Keg Sale at Beverage Elements

    Reconditioned Keg Sale at Beverage Elements

    submitted by /u/homebrewfinds [link] [comments]
    - 24 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Dual tap keezer build
    Nothing fancy, here's the Link to album submitted by /u/D0DW377 [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Chris Colby: Home Brew Recipe Bible

    Chris Colby: Home Brew Recipe Bible

    submitted by /u/mchrispen [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • 2016 RHC Update
    It is with great pain I announce that this year's competition has to be canceled. While it's no secret that we've been running behind in organizing things this year, the truth is that we simply ran out of time. Rather than hastily plan for this year'…
    - 17 days ago Sep 13, 2016 -

BeerSmith Forums

  • newRe: Trub Loss and Boil SG / Batch volumes
    Quote from: bougie1st on Yesterday at 11:09:08 PMOne thing I have just noticed is that it seems to me that BS2 is including the loss to trub in the shrinkage calculation.  For example, in my latest brew, I have the following (...
    - 5 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: Grainfather do not show up in Equipment profile after it's installed.
    HiTry downloading and importing the equipment and mash profile herehttp://www.beersmith.com/forum/index.php/topic,15224.0.html Good luck!
    - 11 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: Trub Loss and Boil SG / Batch volumes

    Re: Trub Loss and Boil SG / Batch volumes

    I haven't read all of this thread - I'm time poor at the moment and it is quite technical - but I'll get to why I think my question fits this thread at the end. It is about trub loss calculations and BHE, I promise  One thing I have just noticed is…
    - 11 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: Maple Flavoring
    Use 1 TSP of Maple flavoring or extract for a 5 gallon batch, you'll get some nice maple aftertaste. any more than that and you're entering overwhelming territory. A little goes a long way, but it's maple and you don't lose flavor to fermentables.
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  • newRe: Is It Stuck or Slow
    It seemed like it was almost at a dead stop. After I tested it I gave the bucket a swirl and put it back in the fermentation chamber. The next morning it was bubbling away again pretty good. Not blowing yeast all over the property - but bubbling nice…
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Homebrewer's Assoc. Forum

  • newRe: Brewtan B

    Re: Brewtan B

    Quote from: Stevie on Today at 07:50:30 AMWhat if he grows a sweet beard with a handlebar mustache?As long as he didn't try to spontaneously ferment said "it" beer with beard yeast. 
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: Saisonstein Monster OYL-500/BJCP ?
    From Omega"...I'm actually a little surprised that the guidelines don't mention bubblegum.  The Dupont strain (and the beer itself) is known to have a pronounced bubblegum character.  Our hybrid strain tastes much more like the Dupont strain than t…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: The Decline of Homebrewing
    Shut it joe! I need more. Williams has sales from time to time on the Keg King kegs, which appear to be the same as the AiH kegs. The deal isn't deep, but they have flat rate shipping.
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: How long is your brew day?
    about 5.5 - 7 hours - always 10gal batches.  cleanup after racking can sometimes take me longer than it should
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newRe: Haven't brewed in over a year. 1st batch this weekend and looking for feedback.
    Quote from: denny on September 29, 2016, 09:01:50 AMI used popcorn many years ago.  It worked pretty well as I recall.  You need to use a large grocery bag full IIRC to equal the weight of unpopped.Ah..... yes that's important because technically s…
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Will keeping my beer at 1 psi to serve cause any problems?
Will keeping my beer at 1 psi to serve cause any problems?
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Fruit flies in my cider? Is this okay to drink?
Fruit flies in my cider? Is this okay to drink?
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First time brewing with a chugger pump, worth every cent!
First time brewing with a chugger pump, worth every cent!
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Finally graduated to big boy status! First beer in my new(used) kegerator!
Finally graduated to big boy status! First beer in my new(used) kegerator!
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Can anyone tell me what this is? (Pineapple-Apple cider)
Can anyone tell me what this is? (Pineapple-Apple cider)
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Homebrew Talk

  • The Brewer’s Friend Recipe Kit Giveaway!

    The Brewer’s Friend Recipe Kit Giveaway!

    It's giveaway time folks! Our sponsor, Brewer's Friend, has upgraded some of their features and added some new ones as well. In celebration of their new content, they will be giving away 10 recipe kits offered by Homebrew Supply! Let's look at some o…
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  • Brewing For Events – A Guide

    Brewing For Events – A Guide

    Last year, when my wife was part of a group that was planning a couples’ baby shower for my brother and his wife, they came up with the idea of having me brew a beer for the occasion. If you’re reading this, then I assume you’ve been in this po…
    - Apr 20, 2016 -
  • Making a Pseudo Lager

    Making a Pseudo Lager

    What is a Pseudo Lager? For the purposes of this article it will refer to the creation of a lager-like beer with greater flexibility by using an ale yeast. Defining a Pseudo Lager beyond this can get tricky; technically ‘lager’ simply refers to a…
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  • Spruce’n Up Your Brew

    Spruce’n Up Your Brew

    Thanks to El Nino and the mild winter, Spring is just a few drinks away. With Spring comes new growth, and with new growth comes new brewing ingredients. So grab your axe, let’s add some legitimacy to that lumberjack beard you’ve been sporting an…
    - Apr 15, 2016 -
  • Be a Better Brewer: Get SMaSH’d On Brew Day

    Be a Better Brewer: Get SMaSH’d On Brew Day

    There’s an easy and delicious way to improve your beer creation skills. Just get "SMaSH’d" on brew day. Not smashed as in “drink a beer make a beer,” but SMaSH’d as in brewing Single Malt and Single Hop beers.Brewing SMaSH beers dials you…
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  • Maintaining A Healthy Yeast Bank Long Term

    Maintaining A Healthy Yeast Bank Long Term

    One of the most important things you can do to brew great beer is ensure you have a healthy, unstressed yeast population. From pitching rates, fermentation temperature, avoiding contamination by competitive organisms, all the way through bottle condi…
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  • Growing Ingredients for Use in Your Homebrew

    Growing Ingredients for Use in Your Homebrew

    For most homebrewers, the process begins and ends in their brewing area, and whatever goes into their beer comes from their friendly neighborhood homebrew supply shop or their favorite online retailer.While there is nothing wrong with that-- it’s…
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  • Can Your Beer Shelf Hold Up?

    Can Your Beer Shelf Hold Up?

    Yeah, I know… Sound storage considerations for your bottles isn’t the most exciting topic. You probably would be much happier if I offered up the world’s finest red ale recipe and left it at that. Sorry… Truth be told, this is an extremely im…
    - Apr 6, 2016 -
  • Product Spotlight: HOPTOPs

    Product Spotlight: HOPTOPs

    Hello everyone, and welcome to our first "product spotlight". In these articles we are looking to shine the light on some of the new or up and coming products available to us homebrewers. This spotlight features HOPTOPs, a new product which is an ai…
    - Apr 4, 2016 -
  • Study Shows Isomerized Alpha Acids Can Help Increase IQ

    Study Shows Isomerized Alpha Acids Can Help Increase IQ

    By David DoucetteThe tides have turned on the “healthiness of beer” several times throughout my life, and likely yours too. Thankfully over the past few years newly discovered benefits have been more plentiful than newly discovered negative eff…
    - Apr 1, 2016 -

Brewboard

  • New System

    New System

    Been busy brewing on the new system..How has everyone been?
    - May 12, 2016 -
  • Optimization of BioFine Clear
    I just thought I would share this:http://oly-brewer.blogspot.com/?view=classicI wrote up a procedure for optimizing BioFine on my blog. I wrote it for professional brewers, but with some simple math it could be used on the homebrew scale.
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  • Brewpot deal: 10 gallon stainless kettle for $87 shipped
    Just thought I'd pass this along for the holidays in case anyone's looking - great deal on a 10 gallon stainless pot on Amazon for $87 shipped 10 Gallon Stainless SteelOnly 9 left!
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  • 17th Palmetto State Brewers Open
    Welcome to the 17th Palmetto State Brewers Open (PSBO). This is an annual homebrew competition sponsored by Palmetto State Brewers, Inc. of South Carolina. Competition judging will take place at Krafty Draft Brewpub on December 5th. PSBO is an AHA sa…
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  • TAngerine Wheat
    I brewed a 5 gallon batch of wheat beer and want to add some tangerine for flavor to the secondary. How much should i add?
    - Oct 21, 2015 -
  • crankandstein mill gap
    What is the proper gap to set for the taper grain mill? I set the small end gap at .030 which puts the big end is .075 and puts it at .060 in the middle. I have not got a response back from crakandstein where they are in the process of moving.
    - Sep 13, 2015 -
  • crankandstein mill gap
    What is the proper gap to set for the taper grain mill? I set the small end gap at .030 which puts the big end is .075 and puts it at .060 in the middle. I have not got a response back from crakandstein where they are in the process of moving.
    - Sep 13, 2015 -
  • Banjo Burner Nat Gas
    The burner burns very bright orange, throws out lots of soot, I have tired every setting possible for the air. Anyone else had this problem?
    - Aug 16, 2015 -
  • soy milk?
    Was wondering how a choc. porter would turn out adding choc. soy milk at flame out?
    - Aug 3, 2015 -
  • soy milk?
    Was wondering how a choc. porter would turn out adding choc. soy milk at flame out?
    - Aug 3, 2015 -
  • Under Bittered IPA
    I have a 21 gal batch of IPA the was scheduled to be 63 IBUs. In a rookie move I over stuffed the boil hop bag winding up with an estimated 33 IBUS for a 6.0% IPA.Any suggestions on how to effectively correct the batch in secondary?Help appreciated.
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  • 2015 Beerfest
    Please join us at EJ Phair in Pittsburg for Special Haven's 3rd annual Beerfest. Saturday, May 9th Tickets can be purchased in advance through Friday night, May 08 for $25, or $30 at the door. Tickets include a souvenir glass and tasting tickets.…
    - May 7, 2015 -
  • Brew items that I have quit doing

    Brew items that I have quit doing

    Looking back and a few years of brewing I also looking at the things I use to do and since have quit doing.To me the main thing is upgrade the quality of the Beer being brew and my taste bud's are the task master.Bottling gone the way of the dodo bir…
    - Mar 13, 2015 -
  • Pliny the Bastard?
    I plan on combining my two favorite beers, Pliny the Elder and Arrogant Bastard into Pliny the Bastard.The recipe below is the base for Pliny (More Beer), with CaraAroma subbed for C40, bittering by Chinook, and dry hopped with Chinook, Columbus, and…
    - Feb 27, 2015 -
  • ice bath vs. immersion chiller
    Hi,I've been away for about 3 years, apologies for missing a few PMs during that time.I'm getting back into brewing now, and thinking about cooling down the wort. I did some numbers to compare the surface area of two common cooling solutions, and wa…
    - Feb 23, 2015 -
  • ice bath vs. immersion chiller
    Hi,I've been away for about 3 years, apologies for missing a few PMs during that time.I'm getting back into brewing now, and thinking about cooling down the wort. I did some numbers to compare the surface area of two common cooling solutions, and wa…
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  • Beer has sour/cider taste after bottling
    I made a porter, which tasted exactly as I wanted after the primary was finished. Sanitized everything, bottled, waited 2 weeks, cracked one open, and the beer tastes completely different than before I bottled. It has a sour/cidery taste.I used Wye…
    - Feb 11, 2015 -
  • Sediment in Bottles
    I've been brewing for a long time and feel like I know what I'm doing. However, no matter what I have tried, I still ens up with sediment in my bottles after they are filled. I could siphon off the top and leave a few inches of beer behind, I suppose…
    - Jan 18, 2015 -
  • Extra 30% off Homebrew books at Amazon
    There's an Extra 30% off Homebrew books at Amazon today with the code "HOLIDAY30" Check out the books here
    - Nov 29, 2014 -
  • Fermaid-K and/or Fermaid-O only in a mead
    So I understand that Fermaid-K has more DAP and provides more Nitrogen than Fermaid-O so it provides more YAN to the yeast. I have read that Fermaid-O has about half the YAN but it has more micro nutrients and that it requires less to get the same nu…
    - Nov 10, 2014 -
  • 41st Annual US Amateur Winemaking Competition
    The 41st Annual US Amateur Winemaking Competition will be held on November 22, 2014 Entries must be received between October 1 and November 8, 2014. International entries may be received earlier. Please send entries c/o: The Home Beer, Wine and Chees…
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  • Home brew shop near New Haven CT
    I am hoping to get back into the obsession hobby! But I just moved to New Haven. Any New Haven Brewers (or nearby)? Whats the scene like? You have favorite shop? Any club activity?Brew on!Gus
    - Aug 15, 2014 -
  • Maryland State Laws
    I belong to a mountain biking club who is interested in having mountain bike festival and having a home brewer beer garden where home brewers can let people sample their beer. It will not be sold, just sampled. Are there any laws in Maryland that w…
    - Aug 6, 2014 -
  • Hobo wine from grapejuice
    Last night I made a batch of hobo wine from grapejuice:72 oz grape juice from concentrate, no preservatives, room temperature2½ cups sugar added and dissolved by shaking2 tsp Red Star yeast dissolved in warm water, added and shakencracked the cap ju…
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  • Hello,in there
    Hi,I'm looking forward to sharing information and hope I can be of help as well as getting help with my brewing adventures.Cheers.
    - May 15, 2014 -
  • At what point do you need to add more yeast?
    I just finished a batch of a Chamay knockoff. It reached the expected FG and i wanted to leave it sit in the fermenting bucket or possibly a carboy for another week or so to clear. Is there a point where it will be necessary to add some more yeast…
    - Feb 17, 2014 -
  • Pale Ale Recipe Critique
    I was trying to do my own recipe formulation for an APA using a partial mash and was hoping some of you might have a few minutes to double check my recipe and let me know of any trouble you see in the amounts and ingredients. Thanks in advance for a…
    - Feb 13, 2014 -
  • Tragedy at the Brewhouse
    My friends, it grieves me to tell you that there has been a tremendous tragedy at the brewhouse. I was in the process of taking the carboy to my kitchen to rack the Amber Ale to the secondary fermentor, then it happened. I placed the metal tension ha…
    - Sep 14, 2008 -
  • how to make a Polish mead?
    I have made a few meads [12], and I just finished teaching a mead class to get people interested in meads. We had a great turn out and got to try about 25 meads in the two classes. We got at least 6 meads made and 2 bottled. It was a real eye open…
    - Jul 22, 2007 -
  • Brew PROBLEM! need help!

    Brew PROBLEM! need help!

    No joke! My wife had a pissy diaper on on the top shelf (have no idea why!!) And It fell in when I was reaching for the Lid! I quick got it out, and ran up stairs to see if it was a used, or unused diaper..... IT WAS USED!!!It was a Hefewizen!!!No…
    - Oct 27, 2004 -

Tasty Brew

  • HBC 369 Mosaic hops
    Has anyone used this hop? I picked up some at the hop shop yesterday because it was new.
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  • Funky brew is too sour, need to balance
    I brewed last Feb in an attempt to make a Gueuze or Faro. WY1388 (Belgian Strong Ale) was used in the primary. 2 weeks after I racked it to secondary and added WLP653 (Brettanomyces lambicus). Early April, I split the batch in two, both with local tr…
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  • A simple Pale Ale
    I'm thinking about brewing Whitey's Gone Fishing Pale Ale from Papazian's recipe this weekend. The recipe calls for:6.6lbs Light LME1oz Amarillo for bittering3/4oz Strisselspalt1/2oz Sterling aromaEnglish Ale yeastHas anyone ever brewed this…
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  • Biofine Clear
    Anyone tried Biofine Clear? I just used it in a batch of Cream Ale that was nearly 25% flaked corn and it worked incredibly well. I regularly brew a pretty clear beer, but using this stuff I would have to rate it spectacularly clear. My process ha…
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  • lone grenade...hopefully
    I heard a bang in the cellar last night and explored but found nothing. This morning i found a wet box w my ris and an exploded bottle. All swing tops are perfectly carbed so I am hoping this was isolated. The broken bottle had perhaps a whiff of b…
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  • french toast stout
    trying to make a French toast stout and was wandering how to get the flavor of it
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  • Cider recipe
    Anyone have a good cider recipe? Aidan... Found one you made. Was it good? Did you use yeast?
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  • Kegging off flavor
    Hi All,This started in my previous post "Removing Root Beer Taste/Smell from Corny Keg". I still can not get this "flavor" out of the kegs. I assumed it was root beer but maybe it isn't. I've only done one but I've ...1 Completely disassembled th…
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  • Brew Day
    Its Saturday, that means brew day for me. Anyone brewing this weekend? What you brewing?I just started my Scottish Ale 80p:Mashing at 158 degrees right now, and will start decoction boil down with 1 gallon in about an hour from now.
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  • how long to lager a bw
    Ive read several posts on this. It's reported that aging in bulk makes for quicker and more consistent mellowing and melding of flavors. On the other hand, too much headspace can lead to oxidation. I have a thomas hardys clone aging 2 months and…
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  • Brass Sanitary Fittings
    Hello Everybody.I am New Here From Brass Sanitary Fittings Company. We Provide Custom Word Wide Brass Sanitary Fittings service as per client requirement. So if you have any question about Brass Sanitary Fittings are welcome.Thanks.
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  • Scorching wort with HWD element
    Hi there,I am keen to build a small electric BIAB system similar to this (http://www.highgravitybrew.com/productcart/pc/BIAB-Electric-Brewing-System-306p3987.htm). But on a smaller scale. I have a 2 gallon pot that I use for 1 gallon batches. This…
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  • Little saison
    I just thought I share what I'm Brewing today.7# belgian pale 3# rahr red wheat8 oz c604 oz acidulated malt60min 1 0z EK golding 6.3 AA%30min 1.8 oz EK golding 6.3 AA%Collected about 12.25 gallons then boil.For about 10 gallons or so in ferm…
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  • Overly bitter hops
    My orders from the last harvest from Hops Direct has arrived in the Philippines and so I brewed an IIPA using Super Galena, Chinook and Magnum for bittering and Citra for late additions. S@@t, it was terribly bitter. I suspect it was the Super Galena…
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  • Amylase Question
    Hey all. I am venturing in the grain/extract brew territory. I have a question about amylase. Question is how and when to use it. Also any tips of doing a combo grain/extract batch. I was thinking of doing a small batch of both then combine both in m…
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  • Oxygen added during Lag, Ramifications
    So, I was making an English Pale Ale for a party next month, feeling like I am on the edge of time to have it ready. Made a perfect batch, pitched a Burton Ale yeast, 10 hours later it was flat. Against my common sense I shook it to add some extra…
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  • Wit Yeast Choices?
    Anyone ever used WLP500 or WLP530 (WLP510, WLP515, etc.) for a Belgian Wit?I think it'd be a great beer to grow up some Belgian yeast, but there doesn't seem to be many other styles where WLP400 or WLP410 would be appropriate.Perhaps an another w…
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  • Woke up to beer on my floor
    My faucet on my keg fridge started leaking out of no where. I took it apart and put it back together but i think i lost most of my keg. Has this happened to anyone else and if so did you ever figure out why it happened?
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  • new brewer advice
    I really wish that someone would have told me this 7 years ago when I started instead of having to find it out on my ownThe best advice I can give to any brewer is to brew 1 good beer repeatedly before you try to brew 100 "fancy" beers. If you can'…
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  • Wyeast 2565 (Kolsch)
    I brewed my SMaSHing German Blonde with a Perle necklace and chose Wyeast 2565 Kolsch yeast to see where it would go. New strain for me. Malt bill was 7.5 lbs Weyermann Pilsner. After one week I popped the top of my bucket and there was still a la…
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  • newMore nerdy science stuff- This time, Lactoand#033;
    Posted by CLevarAs some of you might know, I am currently working as the assistant brewer at a local craft brewery that has been doing a lot of kettle sours. Before I started full time in that role, they brewed their first kettle sour with a mixture…
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  • newLAB and hops.
    Posted by CLevarKinda dead in here these days, but I’ve got some more data that might drive a bit of discussion. Read any information provided by the various yeast/bacteria supply companies on the lactic acid bacteria that they supply and you…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newYeast Bay
    Posted by t0rin0http://www.theyeastbay.com/ Pretty neat stuff. At a local brewery now that is using some of their blends and isolated brets. I guess these guys isolate bugs and then provide some to white labs. Got me thinking abou…
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  • newPre-mash and sparge water pH
    Posted by Homer321So last weekend I brewed with a friend. He followed the same filtering and campden tablet treatments that I do for his brewing water. But he also added 2 tsp of 10% phosphoric acid to the mash water (before adding the grain, it was…
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  • newSurvey about brewing beer at home
    Posted by mxenihttp://goo.gl/forms/wB8lrQE5GB Dear Participant! :) My name is Xénia Mádi and I live in Hungary. I’m a senior undergraduate student at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. I’m graduating June of 2016 wi…
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  • newBalancing acid in sour beers
    Posted by joetWhat techniques are most popular in balancing acid in sour beers?(33 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newMaple syrup added to a finished beer
    Posted by BerbatovHey guys, I have an imperial stout that’s all done. just a bit bitter, so for fun i wanted to add maple syrup to a couple of 5 gallon kegs. Anyone have any advice. The beer will stay cold and will be served within…
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  • newhome brew equipment agent in australia wanted
    Posted by 9loveDear Gentlemen and Ladies We are a brew equipments manufactuer in china,specializing in mini brew equioments including ferment tank,mash lauter tun,and all function system etc. The system can be 40L/50L which can be used for trial…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newWhere to find faucet caps/plugs for Perlick 650ss faucets?
    Posted by BVukelichAnyone know where to find faucet caps or plugs for the Perlick 650SS flow control faucets? I can find a lot online but many say they won’t work in Perlick faucets. Appreciate any help! Cheers!(8 replies) Read more of this di…
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  • newAdding all sorts of stuff to RIS
    Posted by bitbucketI’m thinking that the best time is just before bottling. This would let me add things "to taste." I’ll have plenty of beer to play with. Something in the general neighborhood of 18 gallons, and I’m looking at multiple variati…
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  • newCashmere and Comet Hops
    Posted by HornyDevilAny of you all used either of these hops? Cashmere Alpha Acid: 10.2% Dual Purpose hop with a strong melon, lemon, lime and slightly spicy notes. A mild herbal aroma, spiced candy fruit basket. Comet Alpha Acid: 11.…
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  • newPriming sugar
    Posted by OrdgzOne of my friends accidentally boiled a whole 1lb bag of for corn sugar and added to our 5 gallon batch. Any ideas of what will happen? I’m pretty nervous, hoping it nothing goes wrong.(10 replies) Read more of this discussion at Rat…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newYeast recommendation
    Posted by acodellI’m interested in a yeast recommendation for a juicy New England style IPA. (11 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newWLP099 - Super High Gravity
    Posted by HornyDevilAnyone who has used this yeast care to share stories about how high they’ve gone with it and what beers they’ve used it in?(9 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newBrewDog Back Catalogue
    Posted by AndySnowNot sure if it has been posted before, don’t frequent this part that often, but BrewDog has released a catalogue of some/most of their beers. https://www.brewdog.com/diydog 215 recipes. Who will be the first to make a S…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newCommander SAAZ Homebrew Competition
    Posted by Homer321Hey Fellow Homebrewers and RBers, My local homebrew club is having our 22nd annual Commander SAAZ Interplanetary Homebrew Blastoff. Check out the link below for more details. Here are a few highlights http://www.saaz.org/c…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newBarrel fermentation data
    Posted by CLevarHey folks- Because I’m a nerd I thought I’d share some data MatSciGuy and I collected over the last two weeks or so. These data are from four different barrels (MN, A1, A2, OO1) using three different cultures that we hav…
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  • newAnyone Brew Kombucha?
    Posted by AlenHi guys, Going to start brewing my 1st batch of kombucha in a week. Wanted to see if anyone else does this here, what advice you may have, etc... I ordered a SCOBY, got the essential accessories, can’t wait. Thanks, Alen(14…
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  • newSmoked malt
    Posted by KimJohansenHi, Usually I use a 50/50 mix of Weyermann Rauch and BestMalz Rauch i my smoked lagers. The BestMalz has the intensity the Weyermann lacks. But the Weyermann contributes with a nice subtle ham/bacon flavor. I end up with a f…
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  • newSmack Pack question
    Posted by sylvia40I started a Wyeast smack pack and now won’t be using it for a week. Any harm in leaving it sit in the pressurize foil pack, or should I throw it into a 2000 ml flask with more DME?(7 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBe…
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  • newSterilize a growler in the oven
    Posted by RcieslaI know there are other ways of doing it but can it be safely done with heat? I’m guessing put it in a cold oven to avoid rapid temp change and bake at 350 for an hour? but thats based on nothing, just a guess(12 replies) Read m…
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  • newLacto starter necessary?
    Posted by sylvia40I have a vial of White Labs lacto and was considering just pitching it in the wort without making a starter for a "fast sour" Berliner. I’ve seen where it may not sour quickly without creating a starter first. What’s the answer?…
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  • newBrew The Dew?
    Posted by joetYikes wow http://www.homebrewsupply.com/learn/brew-the-dew-mountain-dew-wine.html (15 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newBest place online to purchase brewing equipment in Canada?
    Posted by revoltingblobI have been looking to get my own system so I don’t have to brew with my friend anymore. I am looking for something in the realm of 15 gallons for liquor tank, mash tun, and boil kettle. I have been looking at Norther…
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  • newBeat the paywalls- a great resource for homebrewers
    Posted by CLevarThere’s been an increasing push within parts of the scientific community for primary research articles to be open access instead of requiring crazy fees (in excess of 30 bucks/paper). "Sci-hub.io" was started a number of years ago a…
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BA Homebrewing

  • newHow much Lactose is too much?
    Planning on doing a pumpkin latte beer. Recipe has 2 lb or 17% of fermentables, (even though it won't ferment). Really want a creamy feel. Thoughts?
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  • newSterilizing Cold-brewed Coffee
    I have some coffee cold brewing in my fridge right now that I'm going to be adding to my fermenter later this week. I've read a few instances online where people suffered infections in their beer by adding cold-brewed coffee to their beers. In order…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newHomebrewing epic fails
    I think everyone has had this happen. You are super pumped about brewing this recipe. Brew day comes and shit hits the fan. Nothing goes the way you planned. Not even close. Mash is screwed up, sparked water is too hot, mash pH is 4.2 etc. I want to…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newAnyone have a good black IPA recipe to recommend?

    Anyone have a good black IPA recipe to recommend?

    I want to brew up a black IPA for the fall, but I'm not sure what recipe to follow (not how to design one myself at this point). I'd like something with a bit of roasty flavor, but not overpowering. I was going to try this Wookey Jack clone that has…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newSecond runnings from mash beer
    So I'm brewing 10 gallons of a Barley Wine tomorrow and I plan to make a beer from the second runnings. The plan is to mash in with enough water to obtain my boil volume with no sparge. With that being said, my second beer will be a small and weak pu…
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  • newinfected, reuse
    So, i made a fresh hop ipa and am certain it is infected due to letting the yeast cake sit in the fermenter toooo many days.My question is, at times i have read other BAs have had an infected batch and went on to sour or Brett the beer so it was usa…
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  • newRussian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique
    So my Brother-in-law got a lot of free grain from a friend so we thought we would brew something from it, just to see if it's any good. From the List of grains he got, I thought a RIS would be great, with maybe a Porter or Dark Mild off the 2nd Runni…
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  • newWhy is ther no satisfaction?
    i am a complete newbie. I always thought it is so cool to brew beer at home. Now, I bought a brewing kit from Mr.Beer. I followed recipe for Pale Ale carefully and I hope to have some good beer soon. Well, all I did is pour water in the kit and then…
    - 13 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newFirst mistake?
    I brewed my first batch of beer last weekend and want to know the alcohol content of my beer when it's time to bottle. When brewing however, I make a rookie mistake: I forgot to measure the OG before pouring my wart into my fermenter. Is there a way…
    - 15 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newSo who is going to buy a Brewie?

    So who is going to buy a Brewie?

    Fully Automated Home BreweryPre-order prices start from $999 and you can quicken the shipping process by donating to its $100,000 crowd funding target...
    - 20 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newClean your disconnects, and learn from my mistakes
    I had been meaning to post his for weeks. For a while there I had off flavors in my beer that I didn't taste in the hydrometer. Kind of plasticity, and just, off. It wasn't until it had been keged and carbed. Long story short, disassemble your ball…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newMash water adjustment for chocolate stout
    Hey guys, I wanted to do a BIAB chocolate milk stout. I am still reading, and ignorant on the topic of water. Should I add any minerals to the mash if starting with RO water? Or should I be adding altering the pH? The grain bill is:3 gallon siz…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newOff Flavor in IPAs
    So for a while now, every IPA (or pale ale, and almost every hoppy saison) I've brewed has had the same terrible flavor. I'm not sure how to describe it--chemical, or medicinal, or grassy, or something...it's not something I've ever tasted in a beer…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Efficiency
    My equipment is a 5 gallon Gatorade cooler, 9 gallon pot, and I use a bag instead of a manifold. My last brew was an 8.3 percent ABV Stout. I mashed 10lbs of grain with a 3.5 gallons of 150 degree F water for 1 hour. I then batch sparged with 1.5 ga…
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  • Lagering advice needed
    My fellow ba-lagers:I was deeply disappointed to find out that my favorite beer, the lager, was going to be more in depth to brew than a simple starter kit. One of the worst days of my life but in time i'll get over it. Now, I'm taking the step. I…
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  • So I might just entered in my first "Comp"
    So there is a "Pros vs Joes" kind of competition in my area, and I have just inquired about it more. Now I am a pretty basic kind of brewer but it is a Local Brew masters home brewing against people like me so figured I would humor entering. Not sure…
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  • The How My Averagely Perfect NorthEast IPA Turned Out Thread
    Too early to ask? Perhaps. But you know what I'm talking about, right? The recipe is here.No, my beer is not ready yet, but it has been 1 week since I pitched the yeast. I didn't actually monitor the gravity but the airlock was bubbling fast at the…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Autumn is here; what to brew for Thanksgiving?
    Now that we have arrived at this lovely time of year, what beer are you guys going to brew for Thanksgiving? Having trouble deciding.
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Extract brewing (a few specific questions)
    i bought my homebrewing equipment last year and have made a few batches. i only have the equipment for extract brewing, previously i've bought extract brewing kits to brew with. they come with all the ingredients (including speciality grain to steep…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Anyone have a Trub Trapper.
    Just wondering if it works good. https://www.morebeer.com/products/trub-trapper.html
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • The TrübTrapper - Boil Kettle Filtration System
    I cam about this filter, any one have a hands on experience with the Trub Trapper ?
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Delayed bottling
    Not my first brew but my first inn a long time. It was supposed to get bottled yesterday. I'm *hoping* I have time tomorrow....can this cause any issues?
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • When to add Puree?
    Very new to brewing.Doing 2 separate IPA batches. 1 with and 1 withoutWondering when would be the best time to add some fruit puree (mango or guava)During fermentation?Secondary or late fermentation?Thanks for reading.
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Do you give your home brews witty names? Let's hear em
    So just finished bottle my first ever batch today. Pretty pleased with myself and hopefully it turns out alright! Was thinking I need to come up with a name for it though and was wondering if most of you guys name your beers afterwards.If so let's…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • n00b question - pitch yeast at 100degrees
    so long story short...wort wouldnt cool and i didnt want to leave it open overnight to risk infection (which is probably another topic) but when i pitched my yeast, the wort had only cooled down to 100 degrees. woke up too late to check temp this mor…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Using a pale LME kit, want an IPA. Thoughts?
    I've got a Pale ale LME kit headed my way, but I'd really like for my first batch of homebrew to be an IPA. A) Because I love IPA's and B) because of this article https://goo.gl/hMpdgXSo my question is, how would I go about adapting the recipe to ma…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Smoked hops.
    Has anyone tried or "wood" it work to dry out hops, with a cool smoke on a smoker? Might make some interesting beers
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • September - Homebrewing Happenings
    Starting this one out with something I am excited about - I found wild grape vines growing in the woods on my property. A recent storm knocked a tree down into my yard, and took a bunch of grape vines down with it. Never would have noticed them other…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Adding molasses or Belgian candi sugar in secondary
    I have an Old Ale that I just racked to secondary after two weeks primary. I followed a recipe for this batch except I couldn't find any treacle in time and brewed anyway. I guess molasses is a suitable substitute for treacle and I have that. The sa…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Syringe to transfer beer.
    Has anyone used a large syringe (~150 ml) to transfer beer to bottles? I have a couple one gallon batches and was going to bottle carb them with carb. I was thinking it might be less chance for oxidation.
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ProBrewer

  • Adding brewing salts during fermentation?
    Has anyone ever tried this with successful results? Like, THEORETICALLY, if I normally add certain salts to my boil, what would the outcome be if I instead added them into the FV during fermentation? Is there any reason it would harm fermentation…
    - 12 days ago Sep 19, 2016 -
  • Increasing yield of hoppy beers
    Hi all, wondering if anyone had tips for getting the most volume out of out hoppy beers. We typically lose up to 20% of our brewed volume, something I'd like to halve if possible! Here is our typical process after fermentation and dumping of yeas…
    - 15 days ago Sep 15, 2016 -
  • Mixing two different batches of stout
    The brewery is only running for two months and our first milk stout has ended with a low ABV of less than 3. We brewed two batches one day after the other, pitching the total liquid yeast on day one, and had a total of 2000L. It started at 1044 and…
    - 16 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • Best Way to add Dextrose to FV?
    I've tried a few different methods for adding dextrose to FV for some higher ABV beers with staggered additions. Wondering how others do it since I haven't really found a 'good' way to do it. I've tried dumping through dry hop port, which usually m…
    - 22 days ago Sep 8, 2016 -
  • Multiple day fermentor fill
    We just took possession of a 10 bbl unitank to compliment our current fermentors we have in house. We are looking at filling over multiple days. For background until our new brew house arrives we are a 1 bbl brewery that quad batches 2 times a week.…
    - 22 days ago Sep 8, 2016 -
  • Tart beer question
    Hello all, New to the forum. Quick question about lacto infection. Is it right to assume that if a beer were sour due to a lactobacillus infection, there would be a decrease in pH? Also, wouldn't a beer that is tart need to be below 4.0 pH to be pe…
    - 23 days ago Sep 7, 2016 -
  • Carbonation stone - GW Kent vs Zahm & Nagel
    Hi, I got two 6bbl brite tanks rated at 25psi. I want to equip them with a carb stone each and got the following options from GW Kent and from Zahm & Nagel: GW Kent: 2 micron 8" stone + extension, 1.5' TC and 1/4 NPT female gas connection, $ 27…
    - 24 days ago Sep 6, 2016 -
  • Stratification of flavors in Berliner
    I have a 1/6 barrel slim with a Berliner made with carrots and ginger. It seems that the flavors stratify, and don't flow out of the keg at the same time - one glass hint of ginger, next glass only carrot (not that extreme, but...). Any ideas on…
    - 28 days ago Sep 2, 2016 -
  • Top Cropping Wyeast 3522
    Does anyone have any experience top cropping Wyeast 3522 and if so, have you got any pointers/advice? I'm opening a new brewery in the next couple of months and will be brewing exclusively Belgian styles with open fermentation so will be top croppin…
    - 28 days ago Sep 2, 2016 -
  • late additions (10,20,30m) vs. whirlpool additions for flavor, aroma
    Since adapting my homebrew recipes to a 7 bbl system two years ago, I have found to get anything near the same aroma/flavor combo I got on the homebrew scale, I pretty much shifted everything except a cursory 1lb first wort addition (mostly to keep t…
    - 29 days ago Sep 1, 2016 -
  • Overcarbonation in dry-hopped IPAs
    Recently we've been having issues with dry-hopped IPAs for both ourselves and our contract brewers coming out over-carbonated in kegs and bottles even though we've checked and double checked them with a Zahm before packaging. We typically dry-hop ou…
    - 30 days ago Aug 31, 2016 -

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Homebrewer's Assoc. Blog

  • new2017 AHA Governing Committee Election Nominations

    2017 AHA Governing Committee Election Nominations

    The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) Governing Committee is soliciting nominations for six opening seats in 2017. Governing Committee positions are held for three-year terms. About the AHA Governing Committee The AHA Governing Committee is a…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • How to Store Hops

    How to Store Hops

    Knowing how to store hops is key to keeping them fresh and in top condition. Here’s what you need to know.Read MoreThe post How to Store Hops appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Epic Stout

    Epic Stout

    For more than 20 years, SpaceCoast Associates for the Advancement of Zymurgy (SAAZ) has been Brevard County's (FL) AHA homebrew club dedicated to the search for better beer. The club hosts a competition every year so cleverly named Commander SAAZ Int…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • AB 2172 Signed into Law

    AB 2172 Signed into Law

    The American Homebrewers Association is excited to share the news that the California legislature passed without opposition, and Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law, AB 2172. The new law will go into effect January 1, 2017. Read on for the ful…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • California Legislative Update: AB 2172 Signed into Law

    California Legislative Update: AB 2172 Signed into Law

    When acting as a community, homebrewers have strength in numbers to enact change. The American Homebrewers Association is excited to share the news that the California legislature passed without opposition, and Governor Jerry Brown has signed into la…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Temperature

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Temperature

    Test your knowledge on temperature in this week’s Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz. Temperature affects a number of different quality factors in beer. From fermentation temperatures to draught lines, find out how much you know about this crucial componen…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • How to Make Belgian Candi Sugar

    How to Make Belgian Candi Sugar

    Learn how to make your own Belgian candi sugar at home, and use it in your next homebrew.Read MoreThe post How to Make Belgian Candi Sugar appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 4 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Have You Seen Our New Swag?

    Have You Seen Our New Swag?

    Exciting news: We completely overhauled our online store and added several cool new items to help you show your brew colors. What kind of cool new items? We’re talking new t-shirts, new hats and even a cheeky six-pack carrier for your homebrew. Hav…
    - 5 days ago Sep 25, 2016 -
  • History of the Use of Wood in Beer

    History of the Use of Wood in Beer

    Join New Belgium Brewing Company brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert for a Zymurgy Live webinar on the history of the usage of wood in beer. Peter will cover a variety of topics sampled from his recently released book, Wood & Beer: A Brewers Guide, which w…
    - 7 days ago Sep 23, 2016 -
  • An Open Letter to Pumpkin Beer Haters

    An Open Letter to Pumpkin Beer Haters

    An anonymous AHA staffer speaks out about their affection for the condemned pumpkin beer style.Read MoreThe post An Open Letter to Pumpkin Beer Haters appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Julie: A Pumpkin Belgian Strong Ale

    Julie: A Pumpkin Belgian Strong Ale

    If you are a pumpkin lover (the beer or the squash), this Belgian strong ale homebrew recipe is worth your precious brewing time!Make sure you don't just stop by the church pumpkin patch for this one, though! We suggest an heirloom variety like a Bl…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • A Zymurgy Live Preview with the New Belgium Brewmaster

    A Zymurgy Live Preview with the New Belgium Brewmaster

    Peter Bouckart, brewmaster at New Belgium Brewing Company, discusses the history of the use of wood in beer.Read MoreThe post A Zymurgy Live Preview with the New Belgium Brewmaster appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Sour Beers

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Sour Beers

    Test your knowledge on the science of sour beers in this week’s Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz. Always wanted to know how much you understand about brewing sour beers? Test yourself and see if you’ve got the styles and all their delicious microbes de…
    - 10 days ago Sep 20, 2016 -
  • Submit your Homebrew Gadgets to Zymurgy

    Submit your Homebrew Gadgets to Zymurgy

    Have an idea for a homebrew gadget that should be included in the 10th Annual Gadget issue? Tell us below and it might be featured in the January/February 2017 Zymurgy magazine. The deadline for submission is October 8, 2016.Read MoreThe post Subm…
    - 10 days ago Sep 20, 2016 -
  • A Brief History of Mexican Lager

    A Brief History of Mexican Lager

    Discover the story behind the "Mexican Lager" beer style.Read MoreThe post A Brief History of Mexican Lager appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 14 days ago Sep 16, 2016 -
  • Dos Equis Special Lager

    Dos Equis Special Lager

    Originally named Siglo XX to welcome in the 20th century, the two X's in the name quickly stuck, thus Dos Equis Special Lager was born. It's light golden in color. The beer's first aromatic impression is reminiscent of the aroma of the Czech Pilsner…
    - 14 days ago Sep 16, 2016 -
  • Access Your Digital AHA Member Card with Brew Guru App

    Access Your Digital AHA Member Card with Brew Guru App

    Don’t be like George Costanza! Give your wallet a break and access your American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership card from your phone. That’s right, Android and iOS smartphone users have instant access to their member card with the Brew…
    - 14 days ago Sep 16, 2016 -
  • The Economic Impact of Homebrewing

    The Economic Impact of Homebrewing

    Bart Watson, Chief Economist for the Brewers Association, examines the economic impact of making beer at home.Read MoreThe post The Economic Impact of Homebrewing appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 15 days ago Sep 15, 2016 -
  • Lao Kang’s Cream Ale

    Lao Kang’s Cream Ale

    American cream ale is a great beer style for those just getting their feet wet in tasting craft beer.With faint malt notes and little to no hop aroma, it is similar to the ubiquitous American light lager. Like most ales, we'll ferment this between 6…
    - 16 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Water

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Water

    Test your knowledge on how water affects your homebrews in this week's Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz.Read MoreThe post Tuesday Beer Trivia: Water appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 17 days ago Sep 13, 2016 -
  • The Anatomy of a Beer Faucet

    The Anatomy of a Beer Faucet

    We’ve broken a typical beer faucet into its component pieces to show you how the magic happensRead MoreThe post The Anatomy of a Beer Faucet appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 18 days ago Sep 12, 2016 -
  • 10 Facts From YCH Hops’ Hop & Brew School 2016

    10 Facts From YCH Hops’ Hop & Brew School 2016

    Learn 10 facts about hops from YCH Hops' Hop & Brew School.Read MoreThe post 10 Facts From YCH Hops’ Hop & Brew School 2016 appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 21 days ago Sep 9, 2016 -
  • Funkwerks’ 5 Tips for Kettle Sours

    Funkwerks’ 5 Tips for Kettle Sours

    Funkwerks, a saison-focused brewery in Fort Collins, Colo., shares tips on how to kettle sour homebrew.Read MoreThe post Funkwerks’ 5 Tips for Kettle Sours appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 28 days ago Sep 2, 2016 -
  • Ekuanot HBC 366 American Pale Ale

    Ekuanot HBC 366 American Pale Ale

    Our friends at YCH Hops sent us this tasty American pale ale homebrew recipe using some of their favorite hops: Simcoe, Warrior, and Ekuanot (formerly HBC 366/Equinox).While Warrior hops provide the APA's signature bitterness (with a little help fro…
    - 30 days ago Aug 31, 2016 -
  • 3 Floyds Alpha King Clone

    3 Floyds Alpha King Clone

    In 2004, members of the American Homebrewers Association (at that time, the Association of Brewers) voted on their favorite beers in America, as they do every year during the summer time. The hop-forward IPA and popular American styles we've come to…
    - 30 days ago Aug 31, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Brewing Terms in Foreign Language

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Brewing Terms in Foreign Language

    Test your knowledge on brewing terms across the globe in this week’s Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz. Language, in so many ways, can create both barriers and connections between members of the human race. With homebrewing becoming an increasingly global…
    - 31 days ago Aug 30, 2016 -
  • Sep/Oct 2016 Zymurgy Magazine Now Available Online

    Sep/Oct 2016 Zymurgy Magazine Now Available Online

    Access the digital edition of the September/October 2016 Zymurgy magazine.Read MoreThe post Sep/Oct 2016 Zymurgy Magazine Now Available Online appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 36 days ago Aug 25, 2016 -
  • Wet Hopped Beer: Showcasing Fresh Hops

    Wet Hopped Beer: Showcasing Fresh Hops

    Explore the difference between "fresh" and "wet" hop beer, and how to make one at home.Read MoreThe post Wet Hopped Beer: Showcasing Fresh Hops appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 36 days ago Aug 25, 2016 -
  • Tasting Beer

    Tasting Beer

    In this installment of Zymurgy Live, Randy Mosher offers listeners an overview of the tasting process and explains why tasting is such an important skill for brewers of all types. Drawing from recent developments in neuroscience, he reveals the secre…
    - 36 days ago Aug 25, 2016 -
  • Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine

    Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine

    Sierra Nevada's Bigfoot Barleywine tied with New Belgium's Fat Tire Amber Ale as AHA members' favorite beer in 2006. This delightfully full-bodied barleywine packs about 9.6% in ABV, which not only won it a spot in the Zymurgy's 2006 Best Beers in Am…
    - 37 days ago Aug 24, 2016 -

The Mad Fermentationist

  • Wyeast De Bom "Quick" "Sour"

    Wyeast De Bom "Quick" "Sour"

    There is no reason a sour beer requires 12-36 months to acidify. Brewers have devised a  wide variety of methods to cut souring down to days or weeks: sour mashing, kettle souring, splitting the wort, lactic acid reactor etc. The issue is that exten…
    - 11 days ago Sep 19, 2016 -
  • Right Proper-Inspired: Hoppy Sour Beer

    Right Proper-Inspired: Hoppy Sour Beer

    One of the wonderful things about the skyrocketing count of American breweries, is that more can be specialists! Most areas no longer need another local brewery that focuses on pale ales or blondes for gateway drinkers. The key will be thinking like…
    - 16 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • BYO Boot Camp: Burlington and Santa Rosa!

    BYO Boot Camp: Burlington and Santa Rosa!

    Ever wanted to drink the beers I've posted about? Spend a day talking oak and disassembling a barrel with me? Learn to blend sours? Taste the difference between the same beer barrel-aged, aged on oak cubes, and infused with spirits?You're in luck!In…
    - 22 days ago Sep 8, 2016 -
  • Juicy Sacch Trois NE Pale Ale

    Juicy Sacch Trois NE Pale Ale

    I was in Asheville, NC for the second annual Asheville Homebrewers Conference this weekend. It was a fantastic excuse to talk and drink beer with some brilliant brewers. Stan Hieronymus was there speaking about his new book: Brewing Local. While we w…
    - 33 days ago Aug 28, 2016 -
  • India Pale Hefeweizen Recipe

    India Pale Hefeweizen Recipe

    There are a surprising number of beer nerds who avoid “wheat beers.” In general it isn’t the wheat itself that is objectionable (plenty of these same people have no issues eating bread or pasta), but rather the banana and clove notes produced…
    - 35 days ago Aug 26, 2016 -
  • Rhubarb Berliner Weisse... Again!

    Rhubarb Berliner Weisse... Again!

    If you want to brew outstanding beer, no matter what the style, the single most important key is practice. Simple repetition is one of the biggest advantages craft brewers hold over homebrewers. My brain gets more involved researching, planning, and…
    - 53 days ago Aug 8, 2016 -
  • Beer Recipe Design: First Time

    Beer Recipe Design: First Time

    My in-depth recipe design post generated enough interest last November to already land it as my 7th most view post of all time! However, several people rightly pointed out that some of the steps were overkill for a new homebrewer working on their fir…
    - 66 days ago Jul 26, 2016 -
  • Westvleteren Belgian Blond Clone Recipe

    Westvleteren Belgian Blond Clone Recipe

    There are essentially no breweries that exclusively brew strong beers. This is partly because moderate-strength beers have a big market, but it is also a practical consideration. Harvesting yeast from high-alcohol beers is usually frowned upon. Wild…
    - 76 days ago Jul 16, 2016 -
  • "Westvleteren" Blond with Brett!

    "Westvleteren" Blond with Brett!

    We all suffer from brewer’s block once in awhile. After more than a decade intermittently standing next to a mash tun, I’ve come up with seven tricks for coming up with something to brew:1. Tweak a favorite recipe2. Highlight a new ingredient 3.…
    - 79 days ago Jul 13, 2016 -
  • New England APA: Conan and London III

    New England APA: Conan and London III

    Baltimore’s HomebrewCon 2016 has come and gone. I posted a preview, but don’t expect to see a summary (if you missed out, get the scoop from Brülosophy, Ales of the Riverwards, Five Blades Brewing, or Brouwerij-Chugach). Also expect about five p…
    - 100 days ago Jun 22, 2016 -
  • Drinking Beer in Oslo and Drammen, Norway

    Drinking Beer in Oslo and Drammen, Norway

    Sales of American Sour Beers will never make me wealthy (I’m hoping that by the time it goes out of print I'm up to minimum wage). However, the success of the book has opened up so many opportunities (e.g., collaborating with breweries, invitations…
    - Jun 14, 2016 -
  • HomebrewCon (NHC) 2016 Baltimore (and me)!

    HomebrewCon (NHC) 2016 Baltimore (and me)!

    It’s the best week of the whole year, and this year it is happening less than an hour from my house!Wednesday I’ll be making the rounds with James Spencer and co. recording content for Basic Brewing. I first appeared on his podcast way back in Se…
    - Jun 7, 2016 -
  • Courage Russian Imperial Stout: Second Attempt

    Courage Russian Imperial Stout: Second Attempt

    For the last nine Christmases running, while visiting my parents in Massachusetts, I've opened a bottle of Courage Russian Imperial Stout clone stored in the closet off their garage (or bring one back with me to share). My friend James and I brewed i…
    - May 17, 2016 -
  • Dark Saison 7 Etrog: Tasting

    Dark Saison 7 Etrog: Tasting

    Having finally brewed Dark Saison #8 (with date and pomegranate molasses – recipe post to follow) it seemed appropriate to post tasting notes for the previous iteration, Dark Saison 7 (Recipe)! This was an aberration from my standard dark saisons,…
    - May 3, 2016 -
  • Honey Sour Beer Tasting

    Honey Sour Beer Tasting

    These five sour beers were split from the same primary fermentor with Conan and East Coast Yeast Flemish Ale (recipe). When fermentation slowed, I divided the young beer into five one-gallon jugs each with a half pound of a different single-varietal…
    - Apr 5, 2016 -
  • Sour Brown: One Batch Two Barrels

    Sour Brown: One Batch Two Barrels

    Split batches are wonderful! They provide the opportunity to see (and taste) the changes that just one variable can make. They helps to cut through all the confounding batch-to-batch variables and identify what a single tweak is responsible for. Howe…
    - Mar 23, 2016 -
  • Whisky Barrel Sour Cherry Brown: Tasting

    Whisky Barrel Sour Cherry Brown: Tasting

    Sometimes the timing of a tasting gets away from me. I posted about the raspberry-rum half on this “Double Barrel” sour brown back in 2013; now finally getting around to the half that was aged in a Balcones Single Malt Whisky barrel and then on h…
    - Mar 10, 2016 -
  • Czech-Baltic Porter

    Czech-Baltic Porter

    There are some brewers who see almost all of the possible drinkable beers neatly fenced in by established styles. Most on a continuum like mild, to brown ale, to porter, to stout with no spaces between. The only places not bounded by styles being the…
    - Feb 23, 2016 -
  • Post-Fermentation Malt-Infused Porter

    Post-Fermentation Malt-Infused Porter

    Why can’t beer just taste like beer anymore? Maple beer, passion fruit beer, elderflower beer... even new hop varieties are marketed as smelling like "coffee" and "garlic." What about a beer flavored with malt? Sure the Reinheitsgebot was an artifi…
    - Feb 10, 2016 -
  • Maple Bourbon Adam Tasting

    Maple Bourbon Adam Tasting

    Maple imperial stouts... so hot right now. Like coconut last year, mole a few years ago, and whiskey-barrel-aged before that (not that any of those have gone anywhere). Maple syrup is a comparatively mild flavor, difficult to showcase in a flavorfu…
    - Feb 3, 2016 -
  • Saphir-Hopped Pilsner (and Saison)

    Saphir-Hopped Pilsner (and Saison)

    I often daisy-chain similar batches by harvesting the yeast from one and repitching into the next. While this can be convenient and cost-saving for any strain, it is especially valuable for 100% Brettanomyces and lagers where the pitching rates are h…
    - Jan 31, 2016 -
  • German Pilsner and Brett Saison (Same Wort)

    German Pilsner and Brett Saison (Same Wort)

    Netting 12 gallons of wort from each brew day I’ve had to get creative with my recipes and fermentation (parti-gyling, staggering hop additions, and doctoring). This split batch of Pilsner and Saison was pretty straight-forward, identical worts (in…
    - Jan 29, 2016 -
  • Courage RIS Tasting 2015 (Eight Years Old)

    Courage RIS Tasting 2015 (Eight Years Old)

    Christmas week is Massachusetts at my childhood home, meant drinking my annual bottle from our 2007 batch of Courage Russian Imperial Stout clone! Three bottles of this batch are all that is left in the closest, so I'm good through 2018! I thought t…
    - Jan 5, 2016 -
  • Tmavé Pivo (Czech Dark Lager)

    Tmavé Pivo (Czech Dark Lager)

    Lagers can be more interesting, quicker, and easier to brew than they are often given credit for! Every time I brew a lager I find myself drinking it faster than I realize. Kicking the keg when in my mind it is still half full. The cleanliness of lag…
    - Dec 21, 2015 -
  • House Culture Saison Tasting

    House Culture Saison Tasting

    There are always new hop varieties, malts, and yeast strains begging for the attention of brewers. While it is fun to brew with each, better results often come from repeated use of a smaller subset of ingredients. Of the three, yeast occupies a uniqu…
    - Dec 8, 2015 -

Chop And Brew

Chop & Brew – Ep. 49: Homebrewing History - A Photographic Tour with Charlie

- 24 days ago Sep 7, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Episode 48: Meet the Brewer – Benjamin Valentine

- 33 days ago Aug 28, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Episode 47: Juicy Lucy Stuffed Hamburgers with Chef Zander Dixon

- Apr 18, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Episode 46: Rye Stout + Espresso

- Mar 23, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Episode 45: Frost Bite Tasting Notes

- Mar 13, 2016 -
Chop & Brew - Episode 44: Pig Out Smoked Blonde Ale

- Dec 1, 2015 -

Appellation Beer

  • Peak TV & Peak Beer

    Peak TV & Peak Beer

    If you aren’t sure what “peak TV” means then this may help: “When (John) Landgraf said ‘peak TV,’ he was trying to name a problem. Nearly 400 original series aired in 2015, and that number will get higher in 2016. From Landgraf’s perspe…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Monday beer links: Changing local culture, hops, in defense of pumpkin beers

    Monday beer links: Changing local culture, hops, in defense of pumpkin beers

    MONDAY BEER & OTHER ALCOHOL LINKS, MUSING, 09.29.2016 Dah Dah Doo Dah Dah Dah Dah Dah Doo Dah La Ti Mi Fa La So Fa Mi. At the moment last Monday I saw that John McPhee had written about taking his first drink, even if it wasn’t a beer, I knew what…
    - 4 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Just in case Florida isn’t the next hop powerhouse

    Just in case Florida isn’t the next hop powerhouse

    Conveniently enough yesterday @BeerAdvocate tweeted to a link to a story I wrote for the magazine not quite two years ago. It began, “The American hop market seldom finds a comfortable equilibrium for very long, simply because as essential as hops…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Session #116 announced: Anything Gose

    Session #116 announced: Anything Gose

    Host Derrick Peterman has announced the topic for The Session #116 is “Anything Gose,” and suggests you learn how to pronounce it. I choose the Gose style in particular since it can be approached in so many different ways. Want to talk about the…
    - 10 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Monday beer links: Craft writing reminder & a German drinks in Denver

    Monday beer links: Craft writing reminder & a German drinks in Denver

    MONDAY BEER, WINE & WALKING LINKS, MUSING, 09.19.2016 How the Denver beer scene made a German beer connoisseur realize he didn’t know much after all. I sure hope there is a follow up from Fabian Reinbold, an editor at German magazine Der Spiegel an…
    - 11 days ago Sep 19, 2016 -

Northern Brewer

  • Short Pour – Draught Systems: The Perfect Balance

    Short Pour – Draught Systems:  The Perfect Balance

    Draught Systems: The Perfect Balance Every homebrewer dreams of the day when they can kiss bottling goodbye. Upgrading to a kegging system says a lot about you. You like control. Quality. You’re committed. So when you pour your hard earned cash int…
    - Oct 20, 2015 -
  • Short Pour – Making Hard Cider

    Short Pour – Making Hard Cider

    Cider-Making Apple harvest season is fast approaching. It’s a favorite time of year for myself not only for the numerous varieties of apples available at the grocery store but also the abundance of fresh pressed cider. Using this juice to make hard…
    - Sep 2, 2015 -
  • Short Pour – What Makes a Perfect IPA?

    Short Pour – What Makes a Perfect IPA?

    What makes a perfect IPA? I was tasked with discussing this point and immediately asked for an easier topic to find a solution for, like which style of pizza is the best or which region makes the definitive BBQ. I joke, but in fact finding the “per…
    - Aug 27, 2015 -
  • All-Grain Brewing 101: The Basics
    Welcome to the world of all-grain brewing! In this video, we’ll give you a crash course of everything you need to know to get started all-grain brewing. We’ll talk about the equipment you need and how you use it to make beer. In this video we’l…
    - Aug 20, 2015 -
  • Brewing with Wil Wheaton on Brewing TV – Part 1
    Brewing TV Road Trip! The Brewing TV crew flew down to So-Cal to have a brew day with beer geek, and all around good guy, Wil Wheaton. We wanted to brew a wicked triple IPA, a true Californian creation. The team shot such a huge amount of video and g…
    - May 20, 2015 -
  • Short Pour – Kegerators come in all shapes and sizes… it’s more fun if you build your own!

    Short Pour – Kegerators come in all shapes and sizes… it’s more fun if you build your own!

    Kegerators come in all shapes and sizes… it’s more fun if you build your own! Let’s face it. Regardless of how long you’ve been brewing, bottling your beer is a tedious process. Washing, filling, and capping dozens of bottles makes for a very…
    - May 15, 2015 -
  • Brewing with Wil Wheaton on Brewing TV – Official Trailer
    Road Trip! Brewing TV invites you to kick back and nerd out with Brad and Nick as they trek to Wil Wheaton’s house for the perfect open-air brew day in sunny SoCal. Watch this teaser trailer for the upcoming episode to hear behind-the-scenes detail…
    - Apr 30, 2015 -
  • Homebrew Hacks

    Homebrew Hacks

    Homebrew Hack #4 – Fight the Glug! As much as we love standing at a sink, wasting the day away while the water in our carboy is glug-glug-glugging down the drain, Corey doesn’t love it. He’d rather be relaxing, not worrying and having a homebre…
    - Apr 9, 2015 -
  • Short Pours – Hopped Up & Bitter: So Many Hops, So Little Time…

    Short Pours – Hopped Up & Bitter: So Many Hops, So Little Time…

    Hopped Up & Bitter: So Many Hops, So Little Time… We’ve all Fuggled, Cascaded, Mosaiced, and Summitted. We’ve brewed the basics, become well-acquainted with the likes of Centennial and Cluster. But now, more than ever, is the time to experiment…
    - Apr 8, 2015 -
  • Short Pour – Everything but the kitchen sink!

    Short Pour – Everything but the kitchen sink!

      Everything but the kitchen sink! It’s the weekend. You’ve got a few hours free, and you want to brew. The only problem is you forgot to order a recipe kit. Plus, it’s colder than a witch’s behind outside; there’s no way you’re going to…
    - Apr 8, 2015 -

Craft Beer

  • Announcing Mass Beer Week, November 4-13, 2016

    Announcing Mass Beer Week, November 4-13, 2016

    BeerAdvocate is proud to announce the launch of Mass Beer Week, a celebration of Massachusetts beer, brewing and community. The inaugural celebration is planned for November 4–13, 2016 and will focus exclusively on Massachusetts brewers, their beer…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Evans Brewing Company to Introduce Oktobeerfest and OG Kolsch

    Evans Brewing Company to Introduce Oktobeerfest and OG Kolsch

    IRVINE, CA–(Sep. 28, 2016)—Southern California craft beer producer Evans Brewing Company has announced the upcoming fall release of two new beers, “Oktobeerfest,” the company’s Oktoberfest style lager, and “OG Kolsch,” its Kolsch style…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Winter Seasonals

    Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Winter Seasonals

    Hi-Wire Brewing has announced details of its seasonal releases for winter, including returning favorites Twice As Nice Doppelbock and Strongman Coffee Milk Stout. Twice As Nice Doppelbock (10% ABV), inspired by a traditional German doppelbock, is a r…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Against the Grain Announces Bo & Luke 2016

    Against the Grain Announces Bo & Luke 2016

    This barrel aged imperial stout boasts a recipe inspired by our beloved spirit, Kentucky Bourbon. Bo & Luke employs the essential ingredients in bourbon and is conditioned in freshly dumped Kentucky Bourbon barrels for up to 120 days. The resulting b…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Want a Sip of Beer History? Try Saint Arnold Icon Red – Altbier!

    Want a Sip of Beer History? Try Saint Arnold Icon Red – Altbier!

    Saint Arnold Goes Alt School to Celebrate Life before Lagers HOUSTON, September 27, 2016 – Saint Arnold Brewing Co. (www.saintarnold.com), the oldest craft brewery in Texas, is introducing a new old beer under its Saint Arnold Icon label. Saint Arn…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Debuts Three New Cans this Fall

    Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Debuts Three New Cans this Fall

    Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is excited to announce the release of three new cans this fall, including their best selling flagship beers, Big Daddy IPA and Prohibition Ale. By popular demand, Betrayal Imperial Red Ale will also return in a can to Speakeas…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Full Pour: Freehouse Brewery’s Arthur Lucas Wants to Define ‘Good Beer’

    Full Pour: Freehouse Brewery’s Arthur Lucas Wants to Define ‘Good Beer’

    Freehouse Brewery’s location along Charleston's Ashley River is no mistake. Owner Arthur Lucas says he wants people to be part of nature, which dovetails into his devotion to making good, clean craft beer, which he shares in this edition of CraftBe…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Dry Dock Brewing Company Expands Distribution to Durango With Ska Brewing Company

    Dry Dock Brewing Company Expands Distribution to Durango With Ska Brewing Company

    AURORA, CO— Dry Dock Brewing Company has partnered with Ska Brewing Company to expand its distribution to seven counties in the Southwest corner of the state. Dry Dock’s award-winning beers are now available in Durango, Colorado. Dry Dock’s Hom…
    - 4 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Should You Bring Your Dog to Breweries?

    Should You Bring Your Dog to Breweries?

    Should you bring your dog to a brewery? Andy Sparhawk wrestles with the question of safety versus love for our furry friends.Read MoreThe post Should You Bring Your Dog to Breweries? appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Music May Influence Beer’s Sensory Experience, Researchers Say

    Music May Influence Beer’s Sensory Experience, Researchers Say

    Beer may taste even better when paired with music, according to new research out of Belgium.Read MoreThe post Music May Influence Beer’s Sensory Experience, Researchers Say appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Oktoberfest Tap Takeover @ Norey’s, Newport 10/8

    Oktoberfest Tap Takeover @ Norey’s, Newport 10/8

    Oktoberfest Tap Takeover @ Norey’s, Newport 10/8 4PM. World Class German Beer on Tap during The Broadway Street Fair 12-6PM. Norey’s will be open at 12 PM with a limited menu. Dinner menu available at 4PM. Come Experience Oktoberfest on Broadway,…
    - 6 days ago Sep 24, 2016 -
  • Creature Comforts Announces New Beer: Epicurious

    Creature Comforts Announces New Beer: Epicurious

    Creature Comforts Brewing Company will release its next seasonal, Epicurious, on draft and in 12-ounce cans this October. The beer was designed specifically to enjoy with food, family and friends. “We took a new approach in designing this beer,”…
    - 7 days ago Sep 23, 2016 -
  • 5 Key Lime Pie Beers That Taste Even Better Than the Real Thing

    5 Key Lime Pie Beers That Taste Even Better Than the Real Thing

    The Key Lime Pie is Florida's official state dessert, and these five craft beers will make you feel like you're on beachside with the ocean breeze.Read MoreThe post 5 Key Lime Pie Beers That Taste Even Better Than the Real Thing appeared first on C…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Green Man Brewery Thriller Returns in June

    Green Man Brewery Thriller Returns in June

    Asheville, NC- Just beet it! Green Man Brewery has a special limited release brewing in preparation for the creepiest time of the year.  Thriller is a Blood Orange Saison, with the addition of beets allowing for a grisly sanguine hue. This tradition…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Kevin Hammons Appointed Director of Brewing for Evans Brewing Company

    Kevin Hammons Appointed Director of Brewing for Evans Brewing Company

    IRVINE, CA–(Sep. 22, 2016)–Southern California craft beer producer Evans Brewing Company, publicly traded under the stock symbol “ALES,” today announced the hiring of Kevin Hammons, an experienced craft brewer and brewery manager, to serve as…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • The Colorado Brewers Guild Unveils State of Craft Beer Video Project

    The Colorado Brewers Guild Unveils State of Craft Beer Video Project

    Project promotes the $1.7 billion state craft beer industry DENVER – Sept. 22, 2016 – Every year the Colorado Tourism Office offers marketing grants to local nonprofits to promote their industries, towns and cities. Last fall, the Colorado Brewer…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Denver’s River North Neighborhood

    Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Denver’s River North Neighborhood

    Denver's River North (RiNo) neighborhood has two distinct walkable routes for craft beer lovers. Here's your walking guide to getting the most out of RiNo.Read MoreThe post Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Denver’s River North Neighborhoo…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Full Pour: Abbey of the Holy Goats’ Kathy Davis on Opening a Brewery

    Full Pour: Abbey of the Holy Goats’ Kathy Davis on Opening a Brewery

    Abbey of the Holy Goats in Roswell, Ga., is a small, beautifully-designed brewery known for distinct Belgian-style beers and a lot of character.Read MoreThe post Full Pour: Abbey of the Holy Goats’ Kathy Davis on Opening a Brewery appeared first…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Epic Tears Hole in Fabric of Beverage Universe

    Epic Tears Hole in Fabric of Beverage Universe

    In hardened bunkers built into each side of the great Rocky Mountain Range our mad fermentationists have been plotting in their secret sour-laboratories. They combine science, art and maybe a bit of alchemy making and breaking the very definition of…
    - 8 days ago Sep 22, 2016 -
  • Brewers Health Initiative: Free Men’s Health Screenings During GABF

    Brewers Health Initiative: Free Men’s Health Screenings During GABF

    DENVER, CO – Besides checking out some of America’s best craft beers, men attending this year’s Great American Beer Festival® can check on their health. The Brewers Health Initiative will take place from Oct. 5-8 at locations around Denver, of…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Heavy Seas Celebrates 21st Birthday with NEW Anniversary Ale

    Heavy Seas Celebrates 21st Birthday with NEW Anniversary Ale

    BALTIMORE, MD — Heavy Seas Beer is excited to announce the release of 21, an anniversary ale to celebrate the brewery’s 21st year of brewing craft beer in Baltimore. This Imperial Rye ESB aged in local Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey barrels, will be…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Saison de Abruzzo to Tap End of September as SanTan Brewing Celebrates 5th Annual Collaboration with Dos Cabezas WineWorks

    Saison de Abruzzo to Tap End of September as SanTan Brewing Celebrates 5th Annual Collaboration with Dos Cabezas WineWorks

    Pick, stomp, repeat! Arizona grape harvest season is in full swing and local growers know that means weeks of work ahead prepping for a bounty of winemaking. In celebration of their fifth annual collaboration, SanTan Brewing Company and Dos Cabezas W…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Living the Dream: Great Divide’s Bryan Baltzell

    Living the Dream: Great Divide’s Bryan Baltzell

    What's life like as a sales rep for a small and independent brewery? Great Divide's Bryan Baltzell tells CraftBeer.com his story.Read MoreThe post Living the Dream: Great Divide’s Bryan Baltzell appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Dry Dock Brewing Company Releases Signature Series Double Vanilla Porter

    Dry Dock Brewing Company Releases Signature Series Double Vanilla Porter

    AURORA, CO— Dry Dock Brewing Company will release the 2016 batch of Double Vanilla Porter on Wednesday, September 28 at 2pm at North Dock. The beer will be available on draft and in limited 22-ounce bombers. The whiskey barrel-aged Double Vanilla P…
    - 10 days ago Sep 20, 2016 -
  • AlaBev Releases Second Masters of the Brewniverse Winning Brew

    AlaBev Releases Second Masters of the Brewniverse Winning Brew

    AlaBev and Straight to Ale Brewing Company brew new limited edition craft beer created by winning competition homebrewer Birmingham, Ala. – AlaBev, Alabama’s premier craft distributor, will now begin distributing the winning brew from its second…
    - 10 days ago Sep 20, 2016 -

Braukaiser

  • Low Oxygen Brewing

    Low Oxygen Brewing

    In the past weeks two of my followers have pointed me to a paper released by the folks from the German Brewing Forum. That paper talks about low oxygen brewing and how very low oxygen levels (so low that even very … Continue reading →
    - Apr 30, 2016 -
  • Back to brewing?

    Back to brewing?

    I have been taking a noticeable leave of absence from brewing over the last few years. Once I was done with presenting at the Homebrew Conference in Philly I felt that I had been spending so much of my spare … Continue reading →
    - Feb 17, 2016 -
  • Wiki is up and running again

    Wiki is up and running again

    I finally fixed an issue I had after updating the wiki software. Now the Wiki is working again. Please let me know if you see issues like missing files or bad rendering.
    - Feb 5, 2015 -
  • Braukaiser Wiki is down

    Braukaiser Wiki is down

    It looks like I need to spend some time updating the Wiki engine used for Braukaiser.com. There is a bug that must have been exposed by environment changes my hosting provider did.
    - Jan 23, 2015 -
  • I’m Brewing Again

    I’m Brewing Again

    I updated the look of the Braukaiser blog and never posted again. Until now. After last year’s NHC and the work I did on yeast growth I just felt that I needed to take a break and take it easy … Continue reading →
    - Mar 18, 2014 -
  • New Look

    New Look

    I decided to change the theme of the blog once again. I wasn’t to happy with the old theme and it also had some formatting bugs. Furthermore it wasn’t too well supported. So I decided to go with one of … Continue reading →
    - Jul 7, 2013 -
  • Yeast Growth on Malt and Sugar

    Yeast Growth on Malt and Sugar

    Yet another experiment I did a while back. I wanted to see how yeast growth is affected by the ratio of malt extract and corn sugar. The motivation was not to find a way to save on the amount of … Continue reading →
    - Jul 7, 2013 -
  • Yeast Growth Over Roasted Malt Content in Starter Wort

    Yeast Growth Over Roasted Malt Content in Starter Wort

    This experiment accompanies Yeast Growth in Hopped Wort and it examines the effect that roasted malts have on yeast growth. I did this experiment about a month ago but haven’t found time to write about it until now. The result was … Continue rea…
    - Jul 1, 2013 -
  • Yeast Growth in Hopped Wort

    Yeast Growth in Hopped Wort

    In this experiment I looked at the influence that iso-alpha acids have on yeast growth. This was motivated by curiosity and the fact that there are a number of brewers, like me, who are using leftover wort from brewday for … Continue reading →
    - Jul 1, 2013 -
  • NHC 2013 presentation

    NHC 2013 presentation

    My presentation at the NHC today was very well received. Yeast growth in starters does interest a lot of brewers and I had a lot of new data to present. Now that I finished the presentation I can devote more … Continue reading →
    - Jun 29, 2013 -

Brew Dudes

  • Galaxy Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

    Galaxy Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

    When we asked our viewers on YouTube to vote for hops for us to brew with, the third place winner of our SMaSH beer brewing schedule was Galaxy hops. The supporters of this variety shouldn’t feel bad about its place in the voting – Waimea got no…
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Mandarina Bavaria Hops – Profile and SMaSH Tasting

    Mandarina Bavaria Hops – Profile and SMaSH Tasting

    When we presented to our YouTube audience a chance to vote for the next hop to brewing in the SMaSH* format, the one that came in second place was Mandarina Bavaria hops. The whole voting idea came from someone placing in the comments of one of our h…
    - 9 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • Jarrylo Hops – Profile and SMaSH Tasting

    Jarrylo Hops – Profile and SMaSH Tasting

    These Brew Dudes have written a good number of hop profiles over the years. Take a look at our Hop category link over on the right if you don’t believe us. With all of that writing, the one thing we have never done is written up a post that shares…
    - 13 days ago Sep 17, 2016 -
  • New Age Hop Pale Ale Tasting Notes

    New Age Hop Pale Ale Tasting Notes

    Brewing beer for an event with family and/or friends can be a trying experience. Brewing something for the crowd will enjoy while keeping it interesting for yourself or your more beer appreciative friends can be a tough balancing act. This week, we t…
    - 20 days ago Sep 10, 2016 -
  • Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 10

    Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 10

    This post is a little late but Summer is coming to a close and we’ve been busy. Actually, I have been busy working out the kinks in my brew process and getting some brewing on… But all that’s a story for a different post and video. This weeek i…
    - 26 days ago Sep 4, 2016 -
  • Competition Notice: SJPORR Challenge

    Competition Notice: SJPORR Challenge

    Thought we’d talk about something different this week and draw attention to a different type of competition that’s out there on the inter webs and has been gaining some tracking since it started. This week we highlight the SJPORR Challenge. SJPOR…
    - 37 days ago Aug 25, 2016 -
  • Nasty As Helles

    Nasty As Helles

    Some plans just don’t go as planned. This Helles style lager I made with all American ingredients just didn’t really work out. Check it out. Short story on this one. I wanted to brew up a Helles style lager with some American grain and hops. I us…
    - 43 days ago Aug 19, 2016 -
  • One Gallon Batch Brewing Demonstration

    One Gallon Batch Brewing Demonstration

    This week we follow up the last couple videos with a one gallon batch brewing demonstration. John reviewed his equipment and we took a poll to let the audience pick the hop variety for the one gallon batch brewing demonstration. This week we are happ…
    - 51 days ago Aug 11, 2016 -
  • Brew Dudes Hop Variety Vote Results

    Brew Dudes Hop Variety Vote Results

    Last week, we posted a video that showed off all the equipment we use to brew one gallon batches. They may be a little different from what you use so we thought it was important to present what we had in our arsenal and some information about how we…
    - 58 days ago Aug 4, 2016 -
  • Brewing a One Gallon Batch Preview

    Brewing a One Gallon Batch Preview

    We’ve brewed several SMASH beers to evaluate and try out many of the new hop varieties out there. This week is a Brewing a One Gallon Batch Preview video. We plan to put together the step by step process John uses to make his simple one gallon SMAS…
    - 65 days ago Jul 28, 2016 -

Brew Geeks

  • Our Most Popular Guides

    Our Most Popular Guides

    Get More Aroma With Dry Hopping Hops are added in the last 10 minutes of the boil to contribute less to bitterness and more to aroma but many of these oils are boiled off in the proce…
    - Feb 9, 2016 -
  • Blowoff Tubes!

    Blowoff Tubes!

    I brewed back-to-back 10 gallon batches last Tuesday and here's a shot of the carboys as I was cleaning up.  I didn't end up using the fermentation chambers this time since it's pretty cool in the basement.  It was a long day that started around 9:…
    - Nov 29, 2015 -
  • BIAB Winch
    Why do you need a winch to hoist the bag after the mash is complete?  Well, you don't NEED one, but it certainly helps!I was asked to post a few pics of the winch I use and thought a short video would be better instead.   It will set you back aroun…
    - Nov 29, 2015 -
  • Etekcity Digital PH Meter

    Etekcity Digital PH Meter

    I picked up one of these PH meters from amazon for $8.15 with free shipping today. I'm not sure why it's so cheap right now, but the reviews seem good enough and I like this idea better than reading paper strips!  Looks like the color of the one the…
    - Sep 25, 2015 -
  • Hoppy Belgian-Style Pale Ale

    Hoppy Belgian-Style Pale Ale

    Ballast Point released another entry in their "Homework" series.  This time it's a Belgian-Style Pale Ale.  Looks like all of the ingredients are readily available too, except perhaps the Acidulated malt.  I believe that one imparts a sour flavor.…
    - Aug 24, 2015 -
  • Beers and Beards BIAB Rig

    Beers and Beards BIAB Rig

    Sometimes you just need a girlfriend who will design, weld, and paint a brew stand, then surprise you with it as a Christmas present!  I know, you don't think she exists, but you're wrong. That's exactly what Megan did for her boyfriend Evan and she…
    - Jul 9, 2015 -
  • We spun a cocoon and emerged a brewterfly!

    We spun a cocoon and emerged a brewterfly!

    In other words, we updated the site recently!   Aside from new colors, the main difference you'll notice is the site should now look great on every one of your devices.  Whether on a desktop, widescreen laptop or a tablet in portrait or landscape…
    - Jun 30, 2015 -
  • 10 Gallons of Wheat Ale

    10 Gallons of Wheat Ale

    I brewed a wheat ale today and it's a little different than my house recipe that calls for flaked wheat. Instead, I used 5lbs of white wheat malt and also the Saf-06 wheat ale yeast to add some additional wheat character.  Another twist is the addit…
    - Jun 14, 2015 -
  • Russian Imperial Stout
    Andy's Dad started homebrewing a few months ago and one of his first beers was a Russian Imperial Stout.  While I can't vouch for the flavor or aroma, I can say without doubt that the video Andy shot will make you want to try it!!Cheers to Andy and…
    - Jun 10, 2015 -
  • Welcome to BrewGeeks!

    Welcome to BrewGeeks!

    Okay, so it's been quite a while since I've posted anything so that means...you guessed it, we're lame! There will come a time when I'll find more kickass homebrew projects to showcase but in the meantime, have a look around! [...]
    - Oct 29, 2013 -

Basic Brewing Video

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BN: Sunday Session

  • The Session 09-26-16 Breakwater and Pohjala Brewing
    It's a weird show today, folks! A great, weird, wonderful show - our longtime friend Phil Lowry came all the way out from England to chat with us about what's going on in the beer scene across the world. Phil has been in the industry for around 20…
    - 5 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • The Session 09-12-16 Shady Oak Barrel House
    Long-time listener and ultimate winner of our long-lamented television show B.Y.O.B. TV, Steve Doty, is our guest for this episode of The Session. In 2014, Steve opened Shady Oak Barrel House in Santa Rosa, and has been producing some of the most sou…
    - 19 days ago Sep 12, 2016 -
  • The Session 09-05-16 The Fieldwork Brewing Co.
    The fellas from Fieldwork Brewing out of Berkeley, CA came by the studio to chat about what makes their beers so damn good! Head brewer Alex gave us more than a little information on brewing beers with hardly any specialty malts and how to focus tho…
    - 26 days ago Sep 5, 2016 -
  • The Session 08-22-16 The Ale Apothecary
    This week on The Session we welcome The Ale Apothecary from Bend, OR. Paul Arney, Founder and Brewmaster, joins us to talk about his cottage brewery in the hills, and the very unique style of brewing that he employs. The brewery is built on his own p…
    - 40 days ago Aug 22, 2016 -
  • The Session 08-15-16 Pelican Brewing Co
    This week on The Session we welcome Brewmaster Darron Welch and Sales Manager Ryan Lishka from Pelican Brewing Company in Pacific City, OR. Tune in and learn about the diverse beers at Pelican and how they view the beers as complimentary to foods, mo…
    - 47 days ago Aug 15, 2016 -
  • The Session 08-08-16 Berryessa Brewing Co
    This week on The Session we welcome Berryessa Brewing Company to the studio to talk about their wonderfully dry and flavorful craft beer. Brewmaster Chris Miller and Sales Director Doug Walker come in and share a variety of their beers, from a clean…
    - 54 days ago Aug 8, 2016 -
  • The Session 07-25-16 Turbid Mashing
    This week on The Session we welcome two great homebrewers from D.O.Z.E. to teach about turbid mashing. Matt Sager and Vinnie Delucchi conducted a brewing experiment to determine if going through the lengthy steps of a turbid mash are worth the result…
    - 68 days ago Jul 25, 2016 -
  • The Session 07-18-16 Austmann Brewing
    The Session welcomes Austmann Brewing from Trondhiem, Norway to the show. Beau Schiner, an American expat brews for Austmann and shares his experience coming up as a homebrewer turned pro in Norway, ant talks about the unique brewing experience of a…
    - 75 days ago Jul 18, 2016 -
  • The Session 07-11-16 Riot Beer and King Harbor
    This week on The Session we welcome back the great Adam Corolla to the show as he teams up with King Harbor Brewing in Redondo Beach, CA. to brew an IPA called Endless Rant IPA. Tune in and learn how the beer came about as you also hear from King Har…
    - 82 days ago Jul 11, 2016 -
  • The Session 06-27-16 Highwater Brewing Co.
    The Session is back this week to welcome Steve and Barri Altimari from Highwater Brewing Company to the show. Steve and Barri have been in the industry for years around the San Francisco Bay Area and have really made a mark with their unique style of…
    - 96 days ago Jun 27, 2016 -
  • The Session 06-20-16 Bagby Beer
    Jeff Bagby of Bagby Beer Co. joins The Session this week to talk about his award winning beer from Oceanside, CA. Jeff has been making killer beer in the industry for years and, after a very successful stint at Pizza Port Brewing Co, opened his own b…
    - Jun 22, 2016 -
  • The Session 06-13-16 Beavertown
    The Session welcomes Logan Plant, founder of Beavertown Brewery in the UK, to the show. Logan talks about is unique beer, his influences and why he got into craft beer.
    - Jun 15, 2016 -
  • The Session 05-25-16 Brulosophy Returns
    The man behind Brulosophy is back tonight! Marshall Schott joins us for more homebrew exbeeriments, and another in-studio tasting. After being off for two weeks we have a good chunk of feedback to wade through, and Tasty leaves us rolling on the fl…
    - May 26, 2016 -
  • The Session 05-09-16 Bronzed Brews
    On this episode of The Session we welcome Australian homebrewer turned author, Peter Symons, to the show. Peter spent the last four years researching and writing his new book, Bronzed Brews, Home Brewing Old Australian Ales. Peter walks us through hi…
    - May 13, 2016 -
  • The Session 05-02-16 Homebrew All Stars
    Our two favorite homebrewing kooks, Drew Beechum and Denny Conn, join us as we talk about their new book, "Homebrew All-Stars". Not only is it a book with recipes from some amazing homebrewers, but Denny and Drew break down personalities of homebrew…
    - May 3, 2016 -
  • The Session 04-25-16 Rhinegeist Brewery
    This week The Session welcomes Rhinegeist Brewery to the show to talk about their style of brewing from Cincinnati, Ohio. Learn about their take on hoppy beers, new trends in brewing styles, techniques and more. We also do a little beer news and disc…
    - Apr 27, 2016 -
  • The Session 04-11-16 Enzymes With Colin Kaminski
    This week on The Session our favorite Mad Scientist Colin Kaminski from Downtown Joe's in Napa, California hit the studio to let us in on a few different projects he has been working on in the brewery. We started by discussing the addition of Alpha…
    - Apr 11, 2016 -
  • The Session 04-04-16 Eagle Rock Brewery
    This week on The Session we welcome Eagle Rock Brewery from Los Angeles to the studio. We hear from Co-Founder Jeremy Raub, Barrel Master Lee Bakofsky and Head BRewer Eric Garcia about the growth of Eagle Rock, how they built their brewery from dairy…
    - Apr 4, 2016 -
  • The Session 03-21-16 Brewers By The Bay
    Join us tonight on The Session as we welcome filmmaker Jared Stutts and Brewmaster Brenden Dobel to the show to talk about their upcoming release, Brewers By The Bay. The movie documents the history of craft beer in San Francisco. We also welcome Ju…
    - Mar 21, 2016 -
  • The Session 03-14-16 Seven Stills Brewery Distillery
    The Session welcomes Seven Still Brewery and Distillery to the studio this week to talk about their unique brand of distilled spirits. Listen in as we learn about how they use craft beer to make artisan spirits. Also, we get a special surprise with t…
    - Mar 14, 2016 -
  • The Session 02-22-16 Pizza Port Brewing
    The Session is back this week with Pizza Port Brewing Company Director of Brewing, Sean Farrell. Listen in as we learn about one of the most award winning breweries in the U.S. and what makes their beers to great and successful in competitions.
    - Feb 22, 2016 -
  • The Session 02-01-16 Brülosophy
    This week on The Session, we welcome the homebrew scientists from Brülosophy. The Brewcasters speak with Marshall Schott about the beer experiments he carries out, which are much like a Mythbusters for homebrewers, getting to the bottom of common mi…
    - Feb 1, 2016 -
  • The Session 01-25-16 Hopocalypse
    The Session welcomes Drake's Brewing Company Brewmaster John Gillooly to the studio tonight to talk about their latest release, 2016 Hopocalypse. This beer has become a cult favorite among hop heads and we'll be tasting and discussing 4 variations on…
    - Jan 25, 2016 -
  • The Session 01-18-16 Dan Gordon and Dr. Bamforth
    The great Dan Gordon of Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is back on The Session this week, and this time he is joined by the legendary Dr. Charles Bamforth of the UC Davis Brewing Science Program! Join us as two great brewing minds discuss the latest i…
    - Jan 18, 2016 -
  • The Session 01-11-16 Women in Beer
    This week The Session welcomes the wonderful women of Grisette Nouveaux and the Pink Boots Society to discuss women in beer and diversity in brewing. We will be discussing homebrewing, pro brewing and opportunities for women in brewing.
    - Jan 11, 2016 -
  • The Session 12-21-15 Christmas Show 2015
    It's that time of year when the BN unwinds and celebrates a little with our annual Christmas show. This year, JP takes the helm as Justin is out sick. Tune in as the crew finishes up the runner-up Brewcaster Challenge between JP and Moscow, as well a…
    - Dec 21, 2015 -
  • The Session 12-14-15 White Labs
    This Monday, the grand return of Chris White and the White Labs team is upon us! Chris and Mike White, along with Analytical Manager, Kara Taylor, will be in the studio for The Session to discuss yeast, fermentation and all the new developments at Wh…
    - Dec 14, 2015 -
  • The Session 12-07-15 Craft Beer Marketing
    The Session welcomes Craft Beer marketing expert, and author of Craft Beer Marketing and Distribution - Brace for SKUMeggedon, Mark Colburn to the show to discuss how you can take your homebrew to the next level by becoming a successful professional…
    - Dec 7, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-23-15 Hop Selection and Quality
    Hops are still one of the most important ways to add a unique signature and complexity to a beer. Unfortunately hops are also one of the most variable ingredients, especially in the homebrew supply channels. Unlike craft brewers, the homebrewer is…
    - Nov 23, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-09-15 Moylan's Derek Smith
    This week, fresh off a GABF silver for his Dry Stout, Moylan's Brewing Company brewmaster Derek Smith joins The Session to cover the Strong Pale Ale he made in collaboration with Brewcaster Nate.
    - Nov 9, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-02-15 Faster Brewing Techniques
    The Session welcomes old friend Chris Graham of MoreBeer back to the studio to discuss techniques and equipment that will help your brew day become more efficient and help you brew better beer faster.
    - Nov 2, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-19-15 Central Coast Brewing
    This week The Session welcomes Central Coast Brewing Company in San Luis Obispo, CA. They won a gold medal for their Pale Ale in one of the most crowded categories at this year's Great American Beer Festival, so you know this brewery is really at the…
    - Oct 19, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-12-15 Scratchtown Brewing
    The Session welcomes Scratchtown Brewing Company founders Caleb Pollard and Mike Kilmek to the show. Tune in to find out how this two year old craft brewery is surviving and thriving making great beer for the tiny town of Ord, Nebraska.
    - Oct 12, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-05-15 Creature Comforts Brewing
    This week the Brewcasters are joined by the crew from Creature Comforts Brewing Company. When this gem of a brewery from Athens, Georgia isn't making some of the best beer in the south, they're working to change some of their home state's restrictive…
    - Oct 5, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-28-15 GABF Winners 2015
    The Brewcasters return from Denver and The Session is back on the air! Tune in as some of the 2015 Great American Beer Festival's biggest medal winners join the show to spill some of the secrets of their success. This episode also features this week'…
    - Sep 28, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-21-15 Best of The Session
    This week, it's the best of The Session! Tune in for the most memorable, informative, and funny moments from the first nine months of what has been a great 2015 thus far. You'll hear Brewcaster near-death experiences, in-depth conversations with cont…
    - Sep 21, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-14-15 El Segundo Brewing Company
    El Segundo Brewing Company was created out of a love for beer. Well, hoppy beer at least. Rob Croxall, proprietor and brewer, was a longtime aerospace finance guy who left a cushy corporate job to risk it all on craft beer. Why? Tune in and find out…
    - Sep 15, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-24-15 Galmegi Brewing Company
    Galmegi Brewing Company was the first craft brewery to open in Busan, South Korea. Galmegi also happens to brew some of the best craft beer on the Korean Peninsula. Tune in to The Session and catch their story, along with an introduction to the next…
    - Aug 24, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-17-15 The Libertine Pub
    The Session returns this week as the crew from The Libertine Pub and Brewery heads up the California coast to join the Brewcasters in-studio. Tune in and hear all about the old-world brewing methods, along with a few new proprietary ones, that they e…
    - Aug 17, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-03-15 Sustainable Brewing
    This week, The Session covers sustainable brewing practices for both home and professional brewers. Tune in as old friend Morgan Cox from Concord's Ale Industries, along with new friend John Niedermaier from Michigan's Brewery Terra Firma, lead a cra…
    - Aug 3, 2015 -
  • The Session 07-27-15 Cellarmaker Brewing
    This week, The Session is stoked to welcome the crew from Cellarmaker Brewing Company to the studio. Cellarmaker has been an awesome addition to San Francisco's brewing scene, producing small batches of experimental beers. They've made the choice to…
    - Jul 27, 2015 -

BN: Brew Strong

  • Brew Strong: Q and A 08-15-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer continue pouring through listener emails this week to help listeners get more of their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and get you the answers you need t…
    - 47 days ago Aug 15, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 08-01-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to help listeners get more of their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and cut to the chase about the many topics we cover on The Brewing…
    - 61 days ago Aug 1, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 07-18-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to help listeners get their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and cut to the chase about the many topics we cover on The Brewing Network…
    - 75 days ago Jul 18, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 07-04-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to help listeners get their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and cut to the chase about the many topics we cover on The Brewing Network…
    - 89 days ago Jul 4, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 06-20-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to help listeners get their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and cut to the chase about the many topics we cover on The Brewing Network…
    - Jun 20, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Thermal Load 06-06-16
    Homebrewing beer. This week our heroes discuss the effect of thermal load on beer flavor stability. What is thermal load? Basically it is the quantification of boil time and boil intensity on the wort, but the type of malts used in the wort can contr…
    - Jun 6, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Brewing Q and A 05-23-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to help listeners get their craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and cut to the chase about the many topics we cover on The Brewing Network…
    - May 23, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast Q and A 05-09-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer take listener questions about every brewers most important tool; yeast! As the co-author of Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, Jamil really knows how to use this tricky little creature to make you…
    - May 9, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast Management 04-25-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer talk about yeast management in this episode of Brew Strong. Jamil has been a master of yeast since long before he started on The Brewing Network and has been singing the praises of proper yeast management for o…
    - Apr 25, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Ph Q and A 04-11-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil, John Palmer, and John Blichmann, from Blichmann Engineering, discuss Ph in your beer and homebrew. Tune in and learn about the different aspects of the brewing process and ingredients that affe…
    - Apr 11, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Triple Mashing 03-28-16
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, John Blichmann from Blichmann Engineering is back to talk to Jamil and John Palmer about his experiment with triple mashing. John discusses the numbers and process of triple mashing your homebrew and…
    - Mar 28, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Foam 03-14-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss beer foam. You know, bubbles! They're also joined by our favorite engineer, John Blichmann of Blichmann Engineering. Listen in as the guys discuss the science of beer foa…
    - Mar 14, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Whirlpool 02-29-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss the specifics and science of whirlpooling. This age old technique still has it's purpose in brewing, and with new technology and hop addition techniques, it's more import…
    - Feb 29, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Water Testing 02-15-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer welcome Ernie Rector from LaMotte BrewLab to talk about water testing at home. The team covers what to test, how to test it, how accurate you can be at home and much more. Learn…
    - Jan 21, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Blichmann Engineering 01-21-16
    Homebrewing beer. John Blichmann of Blichmann Engineering is back in the studio this week to take listener questions about Blichmann gear, brewing equipment and the brewing process. Learn from three of the best minds in brewing as Jamil and John Palm…
    - Jan 21, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Blichmann Engineering 01-18-16
    Homebrewing beer. Long time friend of the show from Blichmann Engineering, John Blichmann, joins Jamil and John in-studio to talk about brewing equipment. With so many options on the market, and so many questions from listeners about which equipment…
    - Jan 18, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Homebrew vs. Pro Brew 12-21-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss the differences in brewing process from homebrewers to pro brewers. Learn about why pro brewers brew the way they do, and how that differs from homebrewers. From grain mi…
    - Dec 21, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Mead Questions 12-08-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer are joined by Michael Fairbrother of Moonlight Meadery to tackle listener questions on all things mead. Tune and and listen to one of Americas best meadmakers talk about the nuan…
    - Dec 8, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Moonlight Meadery 11-11-15
    Homebrewing beer. Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery join Jamil and John on this episode of Brew Strong. They guys talk about mead, braggot, melomel and more as they teach you about the different types of mead, how to make them and what you c…
    - Nov 11, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Judging at GABF 10-26-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss judging, and how to become a judge, at the Great American Beer Festival. Both have been judges at the GABF, one of the large professional brewing competitions in the worl…
    - Oct 26, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Listener Q and A 10-20-15
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week with an all new episode of Brew Strong. This time the guys take on listener questions about all things craft beer and homebrewing. Tune in and learn about various aspects of the brewing proce…
    - Oct 20, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Listener Q and A 09-15-15
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week with an all new episode of Brew Strong. This time the guys take on listener questions about all things craft beer and homebrewing. Tune in and learn about various aspects of the brewing proce…
    - Sep 15, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Beer Clarity Q and A 08-24-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this follow up to the Beer Clarity show last week, Jamil and John Palmer take listener questions on all things clear beer. Tune in and learn about best practices to get clarity in your homebrew.
    - Aug 24, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Beer Clarity 08-18-15
    Homebrewing beer.In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John palmer discuss beer clarity and how to achieve it in your beer. JP also joins the show, along with Clear Beer Draught System founder William Broderick, to talk about his testing of the C…
    - Aug 18, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Fruit Beer 07-20-15
    Homebrewing beer.In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer take listener questions regarding all things fruit beer. Learn about the different ways to add fruit to your beer, how to get the most out of the additions, and what types of frui…
    - Jul 20, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Measurements 07-06-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss all aspects of taking accurate measurements in the brewing process. Learn about different techniques, equipment and formulas to make sure you are accurately and consisten…
    - Jul 6, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: NHC 2015 Part 2 06-22-15
    Homebrewing beer. Day 2 of Brew Strong's return to the National Homebrewers Conference as Jamil and John Palmer broadcast live from the floor of the Homebrew Expo. Listen in and hear AHA Director Gary Glass discuss this year's conference, as well as…
    - Jun 22, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: NHC 2015 Part 1 06-08-15
    Homebrewing beer. Brew Strong returns to the National Homebrewers Conference once again as Jamil and John Palmer broadcast live from the floor of the Homebrew Expo. Tune in and hear from John Blichmann about the new BrewEasy system, how what happens…
    - Jun 8, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Mash Time Part 2 05-25-15
    Homebrewing beer. On part two of Mash Times on Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer continue to dive into the controversial topic of mash times. There are lots of so-called standards thrown out in the web and in books. Here, John weeds through the rese…
    - May 25, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Mash Time Part 1 05-11-15
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer dive into the controversial topic of mash times. There are lots of so-called standards thrown out in the web and in books. Here, John weeds through the research and presents a su…
    - May 11, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Parti-Gyle Brewing 04-27-15
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John welcome their old friend Neil Spake back to the show to teach us traditional Parti-Gyle brewing techniques. Neil has been all over the UK to learn from the greats like Fullers, on how Parti-Gyle brewing is done the ol…
    - Apr 27, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Pro Q and A 04-13-15
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer answer questions about pro brewing from listeners.
    - Apr 13, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Pro Advice 03-16-15
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil is joined once again by guest host Ken Anthony of Sacramento's Device Brewing Company on this episode of Brew Strong. Tune in as the guys discuss the etiquette of approaching professional brewers for advice, and learn how to b…
    - Mar 16, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Brewery Pests 03-02-15
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and guest host Ken Anthony of Sacramento's Device Brewing Company discuss tips and tricks for keeping rodents and pests out of your brewery. A clean brewery means clean beer, so tune in and lear…
    - Mar 2, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Going Pro 02-16-15
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John answer another round listener questions on going pro.
    - Feb 16, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Odd Questions 02-02-15
    Homebrewing beer. This week on a very special episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John address all of the odd and weird questions that have made their way to the Brew Strong inbox over the years.
    - Feb 2, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Carbonation 01-19-15
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John answer a wide range of listener questions on carbonation.
    - Jan 19, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Stout 01-05-15
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John answer listener questions on anything and everything Stout.
    - Jan 5, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Mash Efficiency 12-22-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John tackle listener questions on mash efficiency.
    - Dec 22, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: PH and Extraction 12-08-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, John and Jamil discuss John's recent experimentation with PH and extraction. How does temperature and PH affect flavor? Tune in and find out.
    - Dec 8, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 11-24-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John channel their inner Jay Goodwin and provide answers to a wide range of sour beer, barrel aging, and wild yeast questions.
    - Nov 24, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Stainless Steel 11-10-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer get metallurgic on your ass. Tune in as the guys teach you everything you need to know about stainless steel and other metals used in brewing, from chemical makeup to maintenance…
    - Nov 10, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Biz of Beer 10-27-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Ken Anthony of Device Brewing Company in Sacramento is back with Jamil and John to discuss the business of beer. Tune in as the guys get down and dirty talking numbers, strategies, and what it takes to get…
    - Oct 27, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Device Brewing 10-13-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Device Brewing Company owner Ken Anthony returns to the studio to talk with Jamil and John about the latest developments in his brewing operations. Tune in and find out how things have been going for…
    - Oct 13, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 09-15-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John are live at The Hop Grenade with answers to a wide range of brewing questions. Tune in and immerse yourself in beer wisdom from two of the best brewing minds in the biz.
    - Sep 15, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: NCHF 09-01-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John broadcast live from The Hop Grenade on the heels of their trip to the Northern California Homebrew Festival. Tune in as the guys share stories from their beer-fueled weekend, address question…
    - Sep 1, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast and Starters 08-18-14
    Homebrewing beer. Is Jamil's famous yeast calculator flawed? Chris White apparently thinks so. Tune in and hear Jamil and John respond as they talk yeast on this episode of Brew Strong. Learn how to achieve consistency of flavor with your fermentatio…
    - Aug 18, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Mash and Sparging 08-04-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John go in-depth on mashing and sparging. From protein rests to step mashes, tune in as the guys answer listener questions that will help you further develop your fundamentals and techniques.
    - Aug 4, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 07-25-14
    Homebrewing beer. It's a live Q and A show on this week's Brew Strong. Tune in as Jamil and John Palmer answer a wide range of brewing questions from emailers, callers, and even patrons at The Hop Grenade.
    - Jul 25, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Listener Beer 07-07-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week marks a unique episode of Brew Strong as Jamil and John Palmer dissect the beers and processes of listener Eddie B for a live troubleshooting session that just might help you dial in your brewing practices. Is Eddie's prob…
    - Jul 7, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Brewery Operations 06-23-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week, Brew Strong makes its inaugural broadcast live from The Hop Grenade! Tune in as Jamil and John Palmer welcome old friend Mike Mraz of Mraz Brewing Company to the studio for a rangy discussion on brewery operations, taproo…
    - Jun 23, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 06-09-14
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer answer brewing questions of all shapes and sizes. From properly testing your water at home to entering SMaSH beers in competition, tune in and find yourself awash in brewing info…
    - Jun 9, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Starters Q and A 05-26-14
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer answer your most pressing brewing questions. From properly barrel aging your beers to the prevalence of hop allergies, tune in and bathe yourself in beer wisdom from two of the b…
    - May 26, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Starters Q and A 05-12-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer answer listener questions about yeast starters. Learn how to make the most of your next homebrew with proper yeast starter techniques.
    - May 12, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Live Q and A 04-28-14
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back with a live homebrew question and answer show. Tune in and hear answers to brewing questions that run the gamut from two of the best brewers around!
    - Apr 28, 2014 -

BN: The Jamil Show

  • Trappist Single Ale - Brewing With Style 09-06-16
    We open the show today waxing poetic about how old Jamil is getting and how he has forgotten so much stuff that he has to refer to his own books to remind him of certain things. Then we jump into today's style, Trappist Single Ale (category 26A in t…
    - 25 days ago Sep 6, 2016 -
  • Czech Amber Lager - Brewing With Style 08-16-16
    We had a listener email into the show asking for us to cover something called Czech Amber Lager (category 3c in the new BJCP guidelines). Having never had a commercial example of this beer, it was a challenge we quickly accepted! First off, though,…
    - 46 days ago Aug 16, 2016 -
  • Black IPA- Brewing With Style 08-09-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, JP and Tasty revisit Category 5 - Bock Beer, from the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. Based on listener submissions of homebrew and commercial beer, the team goes through what makes a great bock beer and how…
    - 53 days ago Aug 9, 2016 -
  • Bock Beer Revisited- Brewing With Style 07-25-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, JP and Tasty revisit Category 5 - Bock Beer, from the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. Based on listener submissions of homebrew and commercial beer, the team goes through what makes a great bock beer and how…
    - 68 days ago Jul 25, 2016 -
  • Dry Yeast vs. Liquid - Brewing With Style 07-19-16
    Prompted from listener questions, in this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, JP, and Tasty discuss the use of dry yeast to ferment your beer, vs. liquid yeast. They talk about the presence of diacetyl and how to properly use dry yeast to get the b…
    - 74 days ago Jul 19, 2016 -
  • Altbier - Brewing With Style 06-28-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss Northern German Altbier, Category 7A in the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. This is one of Jamil's favorite German styles, and sometimes it's hard to find a great example in the U.S. Tune in…
    - 95 days ago Jun 28, 2016 -
  • NHC 2016 - Brewing With Style 06-24-16
    In this special episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, Tasty, JP and Beevo recap the 2016 National Homebrewers Conference in Baltimore, MD. Now known as Homebrew Con, this annual event draws thousands of homebrewers for an epic week of parties, semina…
    - 99 days ago Jun 24, 2016 -
  • Maibock/Helles Bock - Brewing With Style 05-17-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss Maibock/Helles Bock, Category 5A in the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. This awesome German style of beer is slightly toasty while remaining clean and easy to drink, even as its alcohol conte…
    - May 17, 2016 -
  • Northern English Brown - Brewing With Style 05-03-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss Northern English Brown Ale, Category 11C of the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. This wonderful English ale has subtle complexities to challenge the brewer, and is such a classic style, perfec…
    - May 3, 2016 -
  • Pyment - Brewing With Style 04-19-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss Pyment, Category 25B from the 2008 BJCP Guidelines. Pyment is a melomel type of mead, generally made from grapes (juice). These can be very difficult to find commercially, but are still v…
    - Apr 19, 2016 -
  • Specialty Beers - Brewing With Style 04-05-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss Category 23 from the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines; Specialty Beers. This category was created to give judges guidelines to evaluate beers that don't fit into any traditional categories and…
    - Apr 5, 2016 -
  • Straight Lambic - Brewing With Style 03-22-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss the often misunderstood style, Straight Lambic, category 17D in the BJCP Guidelines. As the sour beer craze races on, straight lambic remains the foundation and staple of the sour beer wo…
    - Mar 22, 2016 -
  • American IPA - Brewing With Style 03-08-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss American IPA, Category 14B in the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. This style has obviously become the darling of the craft beer world and typically outsells any other offering from American c…
    - Mar 8, 2016 -
  • American Amber Ale - Brewing With Style 02-23-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss American Amber Ale, BJCP Category 10B (in the 2008 guidelines). While beer geeks are often hard on this style today as too bland, this was one of the pioneers of the craft beer movement,…
    - Feb 23, 2016 -
  • Premium American Lager - Brewing With Style 02-09-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty welcome special guest Mitch Steele, Brewmaster at Stone Brewing Company, to the show to help evaluate Premium American Lager (BJCP Category 1C in 2013 Guidelines). Mitch worked for Anheuser Busc…
    - Feb 9, 2016 -
  • Belgian Specialty Ale - Brewing With Style 01-26-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 16E (2008 Guidelines) - Belgian Specialty Ale. This category can really run the gamut in terms of style and is typically characterized with fruity esters and spicy phenols.…
    - Jan 26, 2016 -
  • Scottish Ale - Brewing With Style 01-12-16
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 14 (in the 2015 guidelines) - Scottish Ale. Tune in and learn about Scottish Light, Heavy, and Export, as the guys walk you through what makes a great commercial example and…
    - Jan 12, 2016 -
  • Vienna Lager - Brewing With Style 12-15-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 3A - Vienna Lager. This classic German style is hard to find nowadays at Craft Breweries, but some classic examples still exist and occasionally you can find a local gem. Le…
    - Dec 15, 2015 -
  • Foreign Extra Stout - Brewing With Style 12-09-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 16D - Foreign Extra Stout. This robust beer is rich, roasty and fruity, and is a true work of art when done right. Tune in and learn about commercial examples, as well as h…
    - Dec 9, 2015 -
  • Belgian Golden Strong - Brewing With Style 11-30-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP style 1A - Light American Lager. Best known for examples from the large American macro breweries, this style has endured as the most popular American style of beer by volume. With ve…
    - Nov 30, 2015 -
  • American Light Lager - Brewing With Style 11-03-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP style 1A - Light American Lager. Best known for examples from the large American macro breweries, this style has endured as the most popular American style of beer by volume. With ve…
    - Nov 3, 2015 -
  • Best Bitter - Brewing With Style 10-20-15
    On this episode of Brewing with Style, Jamil and Tasty cover BJCP Category 8B, Special/ Best/ Premium Bitter. Tune in and learn about this traditional style, as well as what commercial examples to seek and how to brew a great version of your own.
    - Oct 20, 2015 -
  • Berliner Weisse - Brewing With Style 10-06-15
    On this episode of Brewing with Style, Jamil and Tasty cover Berliner Weisse. Tune in and learn about this traditional and refreshing style, what commercial examples to seek and how to brew a great version of you own.
    - Oct 6, 2015 -
  • Other Smoked Beer - Brewing With Style 09-22-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style Jamil and Tasty McDole discuss BJCP Category 6D - American Wheat or Rye Beer. This is one of those styles with a wide interpretation, but also difficult to make with nothing to hide behind. Clean fermentation and…
    - Sep 22, 2015 -
  • American Wheat - Brewing With Style 09-17-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style Jamil and Tasty McDole discuss BJCP Category 6D - American Wheat or Rye Beer. This is one of those styles with a wide interpretation, but also difficult to make with nothing to hide behind. Clean fermentation and…
    - Sep 17, 2015 -
  • Irish Red Ale - Brewing With Style 08-25-15
    Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 9D, Irish Red Ale, in this episode of Brewing With Style. A very traditional style and a favorite of many beer lovers, Irish Red Ale is wonderful beer with subtle complexities that can make or break any version.…
    - Aug 25, 2015 -
  • Biere de Garde - Brewing With Style 08-11-15
    Jamil and Tasty discuss BJCP Category 16D, Biere de Garde, on this episode of Brewing With Style. This one is tricky because the colors and flavors of this style can really run the gamut. Jamil does his best to rein us in and focus on the nuances of…
    - Aug 11, 2015 -
  • NHC2 - Brewing With Style 07-21-15
    Jamil and Tasty broadcast live from the National Homebrewers Conference in San Diego in part two of this two part series. Learn about what styles to bring to homebrew beer festivals and how to get the most out of sharing your beer in this on-location…
    - Jul 21, 2015 -
  • NHC1 - Brewing With Style 07-07-15
    Jamil and Tasty broadcast live from the National Homebrewers Conference in San Diego in part one of this two part series. Learn about styles and yeast as Chris White from White Labs joins the show.
    - Jul 7, 2015 -
  • Weizenbock - Brewing With Style 06-22-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style Jamil, Tasty and Justin discuss Category 15C, Weizenbock. Tune in and learn about this traditional German style and what makes it so unique. Plus, Justin professes to hate the style, will that stick after some st…
    - Jun 22, 2015 -
  • Cider - Brewing With Style 06-02-15
    Jamil, Tasty and Justin discuss BJCP Categories 27 - 28, Cider, in this episode of Brewing With Style. Tune in as they try ciders from the different categories and discuss what makes a great cider, with extra focus on how to brew one yourself at hom…
    - Jun 2, 2015 -
  • Old Ale - Brewing With Style 05-19-15
    Jamil, Tasty, and guest host Justin Crossley, discuss BJCP Category 19A, Old Ale. This is one of Jamil's favorites when done right and he teaches us a thing our two about what done right means. Tune in and learn about the subtle malty nuances that ma…
    - May 19, 2015 -
  • Cream Ale - Brewing With Style 05-05-15
    Brewing With Style talks about category 6A from the BJCP Guidelines, Cream Ale. This often misunderstood style is an American classic and can be a real crowd pleaser with your friends, as well as excel in competition if done right. Tune in and find o…
    - May 5, 2015 -
  • Belgian Specialty Ale - Brewing With Style 04-21-15
    Jamil, Tasty and Jon Plise cover BJCP Category 16E in this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Apr 7, 2015 -
  • Northern English Brown - Brewing With Style 04-07-15
    Jamil, Tasty and Jon Plise discuss Northern BJCP category 11C, Northern English Brown Ale, in this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Apr 7, 2015 -
  • Gueuze - Brewing With Style 03-24-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, Tasty and Jon Plise discuss Category 17E, Gueuze. This complex sour beer is a little acidic and a little tart, and can feature many of the "barnyard" notes that wild beer lovers enjoy. Learn about traditi…
    - Mar 24, 2015 -
  • American Lager - Brewing With Style 03-10-15
    Jamil, Tasty on Jon Plise discuss American Lager in this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Mar 10, 2015 -
  • American Stout - Brewing With Style 02-24-15
    The BWS crew discusses BJCP Category 13E, American Stout, in this episode for Brewing With Style. Tune in and learn about this unique American style of beer that runs the gamut in terms of complex roast, chocolate, coffee and more. Find out who is ma…
    - Feb 24, 2015 -
  • Kolsch - Brewing With Style 02-10-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style, Jamil, Tasty and Jon Plise discuss category 6C: Kolsch. This is another Brewcaster favorite that is very hard to find in America. Technically only brewed in Cologne, Germany, this crisp, dry and clean style is a…
    - Feb 10, 2015 -
  • Belgian Tripel - Brewing With Style 01-27-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style the crew discuss BJCP category 18C, Belgian Tripel. This big and complex Belgian style is a palette pleaser and a challenge to brew correctly. Tune in as the team discusses great commercial examples as well as te…
    - Jan 27, 2015 -
  • Mild Ale - Brewing With Style 01-13-15
    In this episode of Brewing With Style the crew discusses BJCP category 11A, Mild Ale. While this beer is difficult to find in the U.S. commercially, the brewcasters love it and discuss what makes it such a great, traditional style of beer to brew and…
    - Jan 13, 2015 -
  • Milk Stout - Brewing With Style 12-16-14
    Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss Milk Stout on this episode of Brewing with Style. Learn all about the style, commercial examples and how you can brew your own version of this excellent sweet stout.
    - Dec 16, 2014 -
  • Spice Beer - Brewing With Style 12-02-14
    This week on Brewing with Style, Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss category 21A, Spice Beer, with a focus on Christmas spice beers. Tune in and find out what makes a great spice beer for the holidays and what favorites the Brewcasters have.
    - Dec 2, 2014 -
  • Mead - Brewing With Style 11-18-14
    Jamil, Jon and Tasty welcome veteran meadmaker Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery to the show to discuss category's 24 - 16, Mead. Michael makes some of the best Mead on earth and shares his experiences here so you can learn how to make it, w…
    - Nov 18, 2014 -
  • Fruit Lambic - Brewing With Style 11-04-14
    A Brewing Network staff favorite, Category 17F Fruit Lambic is discussed on this episode of Brewing With Style. If you love funky and sour beer then this is the one for you. With tons of modern and classic examples available, this one is sure to plea…
    - Nov 4, 2014 -
  • Maibock - Brewing With Style 10-21-14
    Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss category 5A, Maibock, on this episode of Brewing With Style. Tune in and learn why this is one of Jamil's favorites, how you can brew it, and what commercial examples will put you on the right track.
    - Oct 21, 2014 -
  • Schwarzbier - Brewing With Style 10-07-14
    Brewing With Style welcomes brewmaster Christian Kazakoff of Iron Springs Brewery and homebrewer Jeremy Pendrey as the crew discusses their GABF Pro-Am Schwarzbier and covers the style in-depth, live from The Hop Grenade.
    - Oct 7, 2014 -
  • Belgian Dubbel - Brewing With Style 09-23-14
    Jamil, jon and Tasty discuss Belgian Dubbel on this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Sep 23, 2014 -
  • Munich Dunkel - Brewing With Style 09-09-14
    Jamil, jon and Tasty discuss Munich Dunkel on this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Sep 9, 2014 -
  • Brown Porter - Brewing With Style 08-26-14
    In this episode of Brewing with Style, Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss Brown Porter.
    - Aug 26, 2014 -
  • Dark American Lager - Brewing With Style 08-12-14
    In this episode of Brewing with Style, Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss Dark American Lager
    - Aug 12, 2014 -
  • English Barleywine - Brewing With Style 07-22-14
    Jamil, Jon Plise and Tasty discuss English Barleywine
    - Jul 22, 2014 -
  • IIPA - Brewing With Style 07-08-14
    Brewing With Style covers Unapologetic, the Stone/Heretic/Beachwood collaboration Double IPA using all new hop varieties! Join Jamil, Tasty, and Jon Plise as they discuss their take on the style with Stone's Mitch Steele and Beachwood's Julian Shrago…
    - Jul 8, 2014 -
  • Saison - Brewing With Style 06-17-14
    In this episode of Brewing with Style, the crew discussed Siason.
    - Jun 17, 2014 -
  • Munich Helles - Brewing With Style 06-03-14
    Jamil, Tasty and Jon Plise tackle Munich Helles in this episode of Brewing with Style.
    - Jun 3, 2014 -

Basic Brewing Radio

  • 09-29-16 Brewing Local - American Grown Beer
    Author Stan Hieronymus talks about his latest book that takes a look at how American brewers are using local ingredients to put their stamp on our favorite beverage.
    - 3 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • 09-22-16 Bluejacket/The Arsenal
    Josh Chapman, head brewer of Bluejacket in Washington DC, shows us around what Mike Tonsmeire describes as the "Disney World of Brewpubs."
    - 10 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • 09-15-16 Managing Tannins
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of The Homebrew Recipe Bible, walks us through tannins: when they're good or bad and how to control them in our beer.
    - 17 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • 09-08-16 Groennfell and Havoc Meaderies
    Ricky the Meadmaker returns to the program with his wife and business partner, Kelly Klein, to share some wonderful "beer-strength" meads and tips for our own meads.
    - 24 days ago Sep 7, 2016 -
  • 09-01-16 Brulosophy Starter and Mash Experiments
    Brulosophy team member Jake Huolihan shares two experiments comparing vitality vs viability starters and batch vs no sparging.
    - 31 days ago Aug 31, 2016 -
  • 08-25-16 Nathan Zeender of Right Proper Brewing
    We join head brewer Nathan Zeender in 3-D at the production brewery of Right Proper in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington D.C.
    - 38 days ago Aug 24, 2016 -
  • 08-18-16 Grisette and Saison
    Homebrewer and beer historian Dave Janssen talks about grisette, a tasty obscure Belgian style, and how it relates to saison.
    - 45 days ago Aug 17, 2016 -
  • 08-11-16 Tonsmeire Funky Honey Beer Experiment
    Mike Tonsmeire, the Mad Fermentationist, shares an experiment around his dining room table splitting a funky beer batch and adding five different honey varieties.
    - 52 days ago Aug 10, 2016 -
  • 08-04-16 Fruit IPA
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about the latest thing in IPAs - fruit!
    - 59 days ago Aug 3, 2016 -
  • 07-28-16 Tonsmeire Taps
    We sample two delicious Mad Fermentationist beers from the source: a stout reinvigorated with specialty grain tea and a New England IPA.
    - 66 days ago Jul 27, 2016 -
  • 07-21-16 Brulosophy New England Pale Ale Experiment
    We take part in sampling an experiment testing the effect of gelatin on a tasty, cloudy, hoppy East Coast pale ale.
    - 73 days ago Jul 20, 2016 -
  • 07-14-16 Collaborative Flemish Red
    Christian Layke, brewer at Gordon Biersch's Rockville Maryland location, and Mad Fermentationist Mike Tonsmeire work together on a tasty barrel-aged sour.
    - 80 days ago Jul 13, 2016 -
  • 07-07-16 Baltimore Homebrew Con Club Night
    We roam the floor of Club Night at Baltimore Homebrew Con to find interesting brewers who brew delicious beers and get brewing tips.
    - 87 days ago Jul 6, 2016 -
  • 06-02-16 NZ Kelly Ryan of Fork and Brewer
    Roving reporter Will Gallaspy picks the brain of Kelly Ryan, brewer at Fork and Brewer in Wellington, New Zealand.
    - Jun 1, 2016 -
  • 05-26-16 NZ Brewing Pioneer Ben Middlemiss
    Roving reporter Will Gallaspy catches pioneering New Zealand craft brewer Ben Middlemiss and talks to him about how good beer came to the Kiwis.
    - May 25, 2016 -
  • 05-19-16 Homebrew All Stars
    Denny Conn and Drew Beechum, authors of Homebrew All Stars, divine which category of brewer Steve and James fit into.
    - May 18, 2016 -
  • 05-12-16 Chris Colby NZ Keynote
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Jounal, dives into the details on foam – how it's created and the positive and negative factors affecting it.
    - May 11, 2016 -
  • 05-05-16 John Palmer NZ Keynote
    John Palmer, homebrew guru, shares his top five brewing priorities in his keynote presentation at the New Zealand Homebrew Conference.
    - May 4, 2016 -
  • 04-28-16 Chris White NZ Keynote
    White Labs Yeast founder, Dr. Chris White, shares some yeast science and practical homebrewing advice at the New Zealand Homebrew Conference.
    - Apr 27, 2016 -
  • 04-21-16 NZ Sour Panel
    In this panel from the New Zealand Homebrewers Conference, pro and home brewers share advice and experience in brewing delicious sour beers.
    - Apr 20, 2016 -
  • 04-14-16 How Enzymes Work
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, dives deeply into science as he describes how enzymes work on a microscopic level and how that applies to your mash tun.
    - Apr 13, 2016 -
  • 04-07-16 Brulosophy Vorlauf and Cold Sparge
    Ray Found from Brulosophy.com shares two experiments: one on the effects of spent grains in the boil and another on sparging with room temperature water.
    - Apr 6, 2016 -
  • 03-31-16 Common Sense Brewing
    James moderates a panel from NZHC with Tasty McDole, Will Gallaspy and Nick Wiseman on brewing with common sense.
    - Mar 30, 2016 -
  • 03-24-16 Nelson Marchfest Brew-Off
    We head to New Zealand for the first homebrew conference in Nelson and take part in a brewing demonstration.
    - Mar 23, 2016 -
  • 03-17-16 Episode 500
    While James, Andy and Chris head to New Zealand, we celebrate our first 500 episodes with this look back.
    - Mar 16, 2016 -
  • 03-10-16 More Sour Hybrids
    Homebrewer James Sites shares another round of his tasty sour beer and wine hybrids fermented with his own house sour culture.
    - Mar 9, 2016 -
  • 03-03-16 Springtime Hop Care
    James Altwies of Gorst Valley Hops give us some excellent advice on making sure our homegrown hops get a good start on the season.
    - Mar 2, 2016 -
  • 02-25-16 Fading Alpha Acids
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about how time affects the levels of alpha acids in hops and how to slow their fading.
    - Feb 24, 2016 -
  • 02-18-16 Quality Management
    Mary Pelletieri, author of Quality Management: Essential Planning for Breweries, joins us to talk about how to bring quality management practices into our home breweries.
    - Feb 17, 2016 -
  • 02-11-16 Bentonville Brewing Company
    We continue our introductions to northwest Arkansas breweries as we visit with Katie and Beau Boykin of Bentonville Brewing.
    - Feb 10, 2016 -
  • 02-04-16 Bronzed Brews
    Peter Symons joins us from Sydney to talk about Bronzed Brews, his new book exploring the history of Australian brewing.
    - Feb 3, 2016 -
  • 01-28-16 Sugar Staggering Experiment
    Malcolm Frazer of Brulosophy.com shares his experiment comparing the results of adding sugar to the fermenter all at once vs staggered over time.
    - Jan 27, 2016 -
  • 01-21-16 Hitting Original Gravity
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, shares tips on hitting original gravity if things go awry during the brew day.
    - Jan 20, 2016 -
  • 01-14-16 Homemade Crystal Malt
    Homebrewer Phillip McDaniel shares samples of crystal malt he made and his technique for making it.
    - Jan 13, 2016 -
  • 01-7-16 Tonsmeire Recipe Tips
    Michael Tonsmeire, the Mad Fermentationist, shares his ten tips of what to consider when coming up with a beer recipe.
    - Jan 6, 2016 -
  • 12-31-15 Brewing Disaster Stories
    In their annual tradition, James and Steve read a collection of listener-submitted brewing disaster stories.
    - Dec 30, 2015 -
  • 12-17-15 Gruit Blending Experiment
    Homebrewer Dan McCarthy shares ten gruits, and James and Steve sample to find the perfect blend.
    - Dec 16, 2015 -
  • 12-10-15 One Hour All Grain Brewing
    Brulosopher Marshall Schott talks about his Short and Shoddy brew day, where he brewed an all grain batch of beer in around sixty minutes.
    - Dec 9, 2015 -
  • 12-3-15 Columbus House Brewing
    Brewer Jason Corral shows us around his professional electric system based on his homebrew setup and controlled with an Arduino controller.
    - Dec 2, 2015 -
  • 11-19-15 Holiday Spices
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about four favorite holiday spices for brewing and gives us some tips.
    - Nov 18, 2015 -
  • 11-12-15 Small Sour Barrel Strategy Pt. 2
    Homebrewer CJ Shamas returns to share beers from his small sour barrel program with James, Steve and Andy.
    - Nov 11, 2015 -
  • 11-05-15 Apple Blossom Cream Ale
    We get a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing of the collaboration Cream Ale, as Apple Blossom scales up James' homebrew recipe.
    - Nov 4, 2015 -
  • 10-29-15 Hefeweizen Fermentation Temperature Experiment
    Homebrewer Dennis Pike returns with the results of his experiment testing the effects of different fermentation temperatures on hefeweizen.
    - Oct 28, 2015 -
  • 10-22-15 Beer Dispensing Systems
    Homebrewer Phil Proctor shares tips on setting up elaborate beer dispensing systems and on designing a homemade glycol chiller.
    - Oct 21, 2015 -
  • 10-15-15 Brewing with Mushrooms
    Homebrewer Ray Sykes brings mushrooms to homebrew for some really tasty and interesting flavors.
    - Oct 14, 2015 -
  • 10-08-15 Fall Ciders
    Homebrewer Nick Johnson shares four ciders brewed with ingredients inspired by the season of fall.
    - Oct 7, 2015 -
  • 09-24-15 Black Apple Crossing Cidery
    James sits down with Trey Holt from Black Apple Crossing Cidery to sample ciders and get homebrewing tips.
    - Sep 23, 2015 -
  • 09-17-15 Sour Small Barrel Strategy
    In part one of a two-part series, homebrewer CJ Shamas shares tips on using small barrels to produce sour beers.
    - Sep 16, 2015 -
  • 09-10-15 Brewing Tripel
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, shares tips on brewing a delicious Trappist-inspired beer with a simple ingredient list.
    - Sep 9, 2015 -
  • 09-03-15 Carolina Reaper Beer Experiment
    Doug Wawrzynski unveils the most ambitious split batch experiment in BBR history: Will the numbing effect of Szechuan peppercorns tame the heat of Carolina Reaper peppers and bring out their flavor?
    - Sep 2, 2015 -
  • 08-27-15 Barrel Progression Experiment
    Father and son homebrewing team, Nick and Curt Kiest, share their experiment aging a series of beers in an eight gallon oak whiskey barrel.
    - Aug 26, 2015 -
  • 08-20-15 Hefeweizen Pitching Rate Experiment
    Homebrewer Dennis Pike shares his experiment comparing the effects of three different yeast pitching rates on hefeweizen.
    - Aug 19, 2015 -
  • 08-13-15 Bread Yeast Mead and Crock Pot Bochet
    Tim Leber joins us with an experiment evaluating bread yeast in mead and shares burnt honey mead made in a Crock Pot. Also, a surprise habanero mead.
    - Aug 12, 2015 -
  • 08-06-15 Modern Times Brewing
    We visit Modern Times Brewing in San Diego to talk to Jacob McKean and Michael Tonsmeire about starting a brewery based on homebrew, roasting and brewing with coffee, and sour beers, of course.
    - Aug 5, 2015 -
  • 07-30-15 Black Malt and Man Boobs
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about the myths surrounding black malt and how versitile it really is. Also, do IPAs really give you "man boobs"?
    - Jul 29, 2015 -

Final Gravity

BeerSmith Blog

  • Fixing Low Gravity and Efficiency in All Grain Beer Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Fixing Low Gravity and Efficiency in All Grain Beer Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    This quick brewing tip video takes a look at the primary cause for low original gravity and poor efficiency when brewing all grain beer recipes. It also explains how to fix it. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video…
    - 3 days ago Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Grassy Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

    Grassy Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

    Grassy off flavors in beer can ruin an otherwise excellent brew. This week we take a look at the cause of grassy flavors in beer and what you can do about it! Grassy Flavors and Aroma Grassy flavors include vegetal, plant-like, hay, fresh leaves or a…
    - 7 days ago Sep 23, 2016 -
  • Whirlpool and No Chill Hop Features in BeerSmith 2.3

    Whirlpool and No Chill Hop Features in BeerSmith 2.3

    One of the many features introduced in BeerSmith 2.3 is improved handling for whirlpool/hop stand handling as well as support for the “no chill” brewing method. These features give home brewers more flexibility than ever for handling whirlpool ho…
    - 15 days ago Sep 15, 2016 -
  • Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

    Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

    Ron Pattinson joins me this week to discuss the surprisingly complex history of Scottish beer brewing. We learn that Scotland had a rich and complex history brewing a wide variety of beers both for internal consumption and export. Subscribe on iTunes…
    - 16 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • Using Hop Extracts for Beer Brewing

    Using Hop Extracts for Beer Brewing

    Hop extracts have the potential to revolutionize many aspects of both commercial and home brewing. While bittering extracts have been used for many years by large commercial brewers, we are now seeing a new generation of hop extracts entering the cra…
    - 30 days ago Sep 1, 2016 -
  • Brulosophy Brewing Experiments with Marshall Schott – BeerSmith Podcast #132

    Brulosophy Brewing Experiments with Marshall Schott – BeerSmith Podcast #132

    Marshall Schott, author of the Brulosophy blog joins me this week to discuss some of the innovative experiments he and others are doing comparing home brewing techniques and ingredients. This is one episode you don’t want to miss! Subscribe on iTun…
    - 36 days ago Aug 25, 2016 -
  • Using the new Session Tab Feature in BeerSmith 2.3

    Using the new Session Tab Feature in BeerSmith 2.3

    This week we take a quick look at the new session logging features in BeerSmith 2.3. BeerSmith now gives you a single place to record your data for beer brewing including detailed fermentation data. The BeerSmith Session Tab One of the many new featu…
    - 39 days ago Aug 22, 2016 -
  • Unlocking the Genetic Code of Brewing Yeast with Chris White – BeerSmith Podcast #131

    Unlocking the Genetic Code of Brewing Yeast with Chris White – BeerSmith Podcast #131

    Dr Chris White, the President of White labs joins me this week to discuss an ongoing collaboration to unlock the genetic code of yeast. Chris has been working with scientists around the world to categorize various types of yeast and tie their genetic…
    - 48 days ago Aug 13, 2016 -
  • Using the New Brewing Water and Mash pH Tools in BeerSmith 2.3

    Using the New Brewing Water and Mash pH Tools in BeerSmith 2.3

    One of the most anticipated new features in BeerSmith 2.3 is the new water analysis and mash pH tools available. I’ve written many posts on why the proper mash pH in the 5.2-5.6 range is important for brewing your best beer, and V2.3 of BeerSmith m…
    - 51 days ago Aug 10, 2016 -
  • BeerSmith 2.3 Update Released and Available for Download!

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update Released and Available for Download!

    I’m pleased to announce that the BeerSmith 2.3 desktop update has been released for download. You can download the new version here. This update is free for all existing V2.x license holders, and the trial version is available for those just starti…
    - 53 days ago Aug 8, 2016 -
  • BeerSmith 2.3 Update – New Features Detailed Overview

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update – New Features Detailed Overview

    The BeerSmith 2.3 update features some significant changes to the user interface as well as powerful changes in the brewing engine. This is a big update, so this will be a pretty long post. Here’s a summary of some of the new changes and how to use…
    - 54 days ago Aug 7, 2016 -
  • Modern Homebrew Recipes with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #130

    Modern Homebrew Recipes with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #130

    Gordon Strong, President of the Beer Judge Certification Program, joins me this week to discuss Modern Homebrew Recipes and his philosophy for designing beer recipes. Gordon provides a unique perspective on how he creates award winning beer recipes.…
    - 65 days ago Jul 27, 2016 -
  • BeerSmith 2.3 Update First Look – Release Date 8 August 2016

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update First Look – Release Date 8 August 2016

    I’m happy to announce the latest update to BeerSmith, V2.3 is coming on 8 August and has been in beta testing since June. BeerSmith V2.3 includes some of the most asked for features including much easier recipe editing, enhanced water tools, mash p…
    - 67 days ago Jul 25, 2016 -
  • Excessive Alcohol in Homebrewed Beer – Off-Flavors

    Excessive Alcohol in Homebrewed Beer – Off-Flavors


    - 71 days ago Jul 22, 2016 -
  • Acetaldehyde in Home Brewed Beer – The Green Apple Off-Flavor

    Acetaldehyde in Home Brewed Beer – The Green Apple Off-Flavor

    Acetaldehyde is a “Green Apple” off flavor that is common in some beers. It is one of the sixteen listed off flavors on the BJCP beer judge score sheet, and can ruin an otherwise enjoyable beer. It can also sometimes have an aroma and flavor like…
    - 79 days ago Jul 13, 2016 -
  • The zerogravity Beer Project – BeerSmith Podcast #129

    The zerogravity Beer Project – BeerSmith Podcast #129

    William Brennand and Stefan Occhi from the University of Nottingham in the UK join me this week to discuss their Master’s level brewing project called “zerogravity”. They are part of a team brewing at a commercial level as a capstone project fo…
    - 85 days ago Jul 7, 2016 -
  • Astringency when Steeping Grains for Malt Extract Beer Brewing

    Astringency when Steeping Grains for Malt Extract Beer Brewing

    Astringency, a bitter tea-bag like flavor in beer is closely associated with mash problems and all-grain brewing, but this week we’ll look at the risk of astringency for extract beer brewers as well. It is not well known that you can introduce astr…
    - 91 days ago Jul 1, 2016 -
  • Brewing Yeast with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #128

    Brewing Yeast with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #128

    John Palmer joins me this week to discuss beer brewing yeast, the yeast life cycle and his upcoming new edition of “How to Brew” in a show recorded from the Homebrew Con 2016 show floor in Baltimore. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video…
    - 96 days ago Jun 26, 2016 -
  • Storing and Preserving Your Beer Ingredients

    Storing and Preserving Your Beer Ingredients

    Fresh ingredients are important for brewing great beer, but if you buy brewing ingredients in bulk you can also save money. So this week we take a look at how to store and preserve your hops, grains, yeast and malt extract for brewing great beer. Whe…
    - Jun 16, 2016 -
  • Wood and Beer with Peter Bouckaert – BeerSmith Podcast #127

    Wood and Beer with Peter Bouckaert – BeerSmith Podcast #127

    This week it is an honor to host Peter Bouckaert, the brewmaster at New Belgium Brewing to discuss his new book Wood and Beer. Peter has been at New Belgium for over 20 years, and has just finished his book on wood and barrel aged beers with co-autho…
    - Jun 7, 2016 -
  • Sharing and Rating Recipes in the BeerSmith Cloud

    Sharing and Rating Recipes in the BeerSmith Cloud

    Over 95,000 BeerSmith brewers use the BeerSmith cloud to store their recipes and move them between their desktops, laptops, phones and tablets. But did you know you can also easily share them with friends and fellow brewers in the community? You can…
    - Jun 2, 2016 -
  • Jays Brewing with Thomas Boman – BeerSmith Podcast #126

    Jays Brewing with Thomas Boman – BeerSmith Podcast #126

    This week I visit Jay’s Brewing shop in Manassas Virginia and interview Thomas Boman on what its like to own and operate a small local homebrew shop. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File –…
    - May 23, 2016 -
  • Four Tips for Avoiding Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

    Four Tips for Avoiding Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

    This week I provide a few tips for avoiding some of the most common off flavors in home brewed beer. Troubleshooting your beer can be a real challenge unless you are an experienced beer judge, but following these tips can help you avoid common pitfal…
    - May 12, 2016 -
  • Mixing English and Metric Units in Your Recipes – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    Mixing English and Metric Units in Your Recipes – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    In today’s quick tip, Brad talks about how to mix metric and English units in BeerSmith by simply adding the unit abbreviation after the number. This neat tip works in just about any field in BeerSmith and makes it easy to work with mixed unit syst…
    - May 10, 2016 -
  • Trends in Hops and Beer Brewing with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #125

    Trends in Hops and Beer Brewing with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #125

    Stan Hieronymus, the author of “For the Love of Hops” joins me this week to discuss recent trends in hop varieties, hop techniques and brewing better beer with hops. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download…
    - May 2, 2016 -
  • Why You Should Use Neutral Water for Extract Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Why You Should Use Neutral Water for Extract Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    While water chemistry and adjustments are very important for all grain brewers when mashing grains, extract beer brewers may get their best results using neutral (distilled, deionized) water instead since the liquid malt was already made with the pro…
    - Apr 29, 2016 -
  • Backing Up and Recovering Your BeerSmith Recipes

    Backing Up and Recovering Your BeerSmith Recipes

    I frequently get the question “How to I back up my BeerSmith files?” So this week I’m going to take a look at some of the facilities for backing up and recovering data in BeerSmith. Backing Up BeerSmith Desktop Files For BeerSmith desktop your…
    - Apr 21, 2016 -
  • Embrace Homebrewing with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #124

    Embrace Homebrewing with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #124

    Michael Tonsmeire, the Mad Fermentationist, joins me this week to talk about embracing homebrewing and shares many of the advantages that home brewers enjoy versus professional beer brewers. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version Downl…
    - Apr 15, 2016 -
  • Tracking Recipes with the Brew Log – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    Tracking Recipes with the Brew Log – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    This short video shows you how to use the “Brew Log” feature in BeerSmith to keep track of recipes you have brewed, so you can still make changes and revisions to your main recipe. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minu…
    - Apr 12, 2016 -
  • Should You Treat Your Sparge Water for Home Brewing?

    Should You Treat Your Sparge Water for Home Brewing?

    A controversial subject in home brewing is whether to treat your sparge water the same as you do your mash water when home brewing beer? This week we look at several competing camps and try to answer this difficult question for home brewers. Treating…
    - Apr 7, 2016 -
  • The AHA and HomebrewCon 2016 with Gary Glass – BeerSmith Podcast #123

    The AHA and HomebrewCon 2016 with Gary Glass – BeerSmith Podcast #123

    Gary Glass, the Director of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) joins me to discuss trends in homebrewing, the AHA, and this year’s HomebrewCon 2016 conference. Gary is Director of the 40,000+ member AHA organization representing American ho…
    - Apr 4, 2016 -
  • Mastering Homebrew 90 Second Book Review – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Mastering Homebrew 90 Second Book Review – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Today I present a 90 second book review on Randy Mosher’s comprehensive home brewing book called “Mastering Homebrew”. I really enjoyed the book and felt it provided a unique perspective on brewing you won’t find in other books. You can order…
    - Mar 29, 2016 -
  • Using Fresh Wet Hops in Home Brewed Beer

    Using Fresh Wet Hops in Home Brewed Beer

    Wet hops are hops that are freshly harvested and have not yet been dried or processed. These can be used for home brewing beer, but you need to make some adjustments to your recipe and expectations when using wet hops. Wet Hops Some time ago I wrote…
    - Mar 22, 2016 -
  • Using the Recipe Archive to Restore Old Recipes – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    Using the Recipe Archive to Restore Old Recipes – BeerSmith Quick Tip

    In today’s quick tip, I show you how to use the Recipe Archive feature in BeerSmith desktop to restore old recipes you may have accidentally changed or deleted. The View->Recipe Archive keeps track of every major edit you make so you don’t have t…
    - Mar 17, 2016 -
  • Beer Brewing Ingredients with Jake Keeler and Michael Dawson – BeerSmith Podcast #122

    Beer Brewing Ingredients with Jake Keeler and Michael Dawson – BeerSmith Podcast #122

    Jake Keeler and Michael Dawson join me from Brewer Supply Group to discuss some of the new trends in beer brewing ingredients. Jake and Michael are both active in the home brewing industry as well as brewing supply industry. Subscribe on iTunes to Au…
    - Mar 15, 2016 -
  • Low Calorie Beer Brewing Recipes at Home

    Low Calorie Beer Brewing Recipes at Home

    While some commercial low calorie beers have a poor reputation with many brewers, you can brew your own low calorie beer at home in a wide variety of beer styles. For those of us looking to loose a few pounds or cut down on carbs, low calorie home br…
    - Mar 10, 2016 -
  • Adjusting Your Brewhouse Efficiency for High Gravity Beers – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Adjusting Your Brewhouse Efficiency for High Gravity Beers – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    When brewing high gravity (big) beers, it is important to adjust your brewhouse efficiency down a bit. You simply won’t get the same number of gravity points from a pound or kilogram of malt on a “big” beer. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software…
    - Mar 3, 2016 -

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Herculometer Shatterproof Hydrometer

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Home Brew Finds

  • new22″ Stainless Steel Whisk… $7.91

    22″ Stainless Steel Whisk… $7.91

    22″ Stainless Steel French Whip/Whisk by Update International.  Made of 18/8 Stainless. Use this on brew day in your mash tun and brew kettle.  In the mash tun to… make quick work of breaking up up dough balls.  In the brew kettle… Use to …
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  • newBrewery Organization: DYMO LabelManager Label Maker – $9.99

    Brewery Organization: DYMO LabelManager Label Maker – $9.99

    DYMO LabelManager 160 Handheld Label Maker.  Features… 195 Symbols and Clip Art, Auto Off, AC Adapter (available separately), uses DYMO D1 labels in 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″ widths. Label keg lines, kegs, manifolds, storage bins and more around y…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newPoit PH-02 P-type PH Meter Tester – on Lightning Deals

    Poit PH-02 P-type PH Meter Tester – on Lightning Deals

    Poit PH-02 P-type PH Meter Tester.  .005 accuracy, .01 resolution, 0-14 pH range.  ATC (automatic temperature correction).  One touch calibration button.  Comes with meter, 3 x 1.5 LR44 batteries, 3 x pH buffer powders. You can use a pH meter to…
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  • newEnds Soon: Three Free Hops! – When you Join or Renew AHA Membership

    Ends Soon: Three Free Hops! – When you Join or Renew AHA Membership

    If you’re not a member of the American Homebrewer’s Association, I think you should consider joining – Here’s Why For a limited time, when you join or renew your membership in the AHA…  you will receive seven ounces of free hops including…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • new5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg – Reconditioned – Class 3…. $35.91!

    5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg – Reconditioned – Class 3…. $35.91!

    As of this posting, for a short time, Beverage Elements has marked down all of their reconditioned kegs down 10% off already very good prices.  That means reconditioned kegs start at just $33.71. Check out Beverage Elements Sale Page – for up to t…
    - 13 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newReader Tip: Digital Dual Stage Temp Controller [Kegerator or Fermentation]… $30.99

    Reader Tip: Digital Dual Stage Temp Controller [Kegerator or Fermentation]… $30.99

    Thanks to HBF Reader Rob for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Dual Stage, Pre-Wired Digital Temperature Controller by Inkbird This controller can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cool…
    - 15 hours ago Sep 30, 2016 -
  • newGrogTag: Introducing New Volo Sized Labels + Discounts

    GrogTag: Introducing New Volo Sized Labels + Discounts

    from GrogTag: Looking for a label as big and bold as your brew? It’s the size you’ve all been waiting for! Introducing GrogTag’s newest label size, the Volo. Sized at 3” x 4.25”, it’s our biggest front-only option yet and is sure to make…
    - 17 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • new1 lb Simcoe – $18.75… Back in Stock! + Nikobrew Picks

    1 lb Simcoe – $18.75… Back in Stock! + Nikobrew Picks

    Nikobrew has lbs of Simcoe marked down to just $18.75.  This is a great deal!  After posting about these… they sold out.  An updated I received from Niko… “Thanks Homebrewfinds readers! We are currently out of Simcoe but will be restocking…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • newReconditioned Keg Sale at Beverage Elements!

    Reconditioned Keg Sale at Beverage Elements!

    As of this posting, for a short time, Beverage Elements has marked down all of their reconditioned kegs down 10% off already very good prices.  That means reconditioned kegs start at just $33.71. Check out Beverage Elements Sale Page – for up to t…
    - 24 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • new3 Packs Safale US-05 – $8.99

    3 Packs Safale US-05 – $8.99

    (3) Packs 11.5 g Each Safale US-05 Dry American Ale Yeast. Safale us-05 produces well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate. Sedimentation: low to medium. Final gravity: medium. 9/29/16 11:30 AM Central: This 3 pack has…
    - 24 hours ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • My Most Important Homebrewing Gear

    My Most Important Homebrewing Gear

    As of this posting, we’re in the process of moving Homebrew Finds headquarters from one house to another.  Moving…. it’s not fun. In the process of selling our current house and getting ready to move to the new one, I paired down a LOT of my h…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • 1 lb Citra… $19.99

    1 lb Citra… $19.99

    As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing has marked their 1 lb Citra Hop Pellet offering down to just $19.99.  This is a great deal for Citra.  Check the product page for up to the minute pricing and availability. About: Citra HBC 394 feature…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Dual Body, Two Pressure CO2 Regulator – $115.99 + 3 Recipe Kits On Sale

    Dual Body, Two Pressure CO2 Regulator – $115.99 + 3 Recipe Kits On Sale

    Triple Gauge, Dual Pressure Primary CO2 Regulator made by Taprite in the USA.  Features 5/16″ barbs that should work with both 5/16″ and 1/4″ ID Tubing.  High quality… Taprite is the leading regulator manufacturer in the US. Benefits of a t…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Ends Soon: Up to 20% Back at AIH – No Exclusions

    Ends Soon: Up to 20% Back at AIH – No Exclusions

    Adventures in Homebrewing is offering up to 20% back site wide!  See Terms and Conditions for complete details. from AIH… All products are included Sale Items?….no restrictions there!! Gift Certificates will be EMAILED automatically after che…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • 1 Gallon High Temp Pitcher – Great for Brew Day – $12.51 w/Instant Coupon

    1 Gallon High Temp Pitcher – Great for Brew Day – $12.51 w/Instant Coupon

    1 Gallon Bouncer Pitcher/Measuring Cup by Rubbermaid Commercial. I use this pitcher on brew day and for general around-the-brewery measuring.  It’s food safe 212 deg F.  I use it for recirculating, topping up water, collecting wort from my mash…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • StirStarter Stir Plate… $36 – via Bell’s Brewery General Store + Logo Clearance

    StirStarter Stir Plate… $36 – via Bell’s Brewery General Store + Logo Clearance

    via Bell’s General Store.  I’ve used the StirStarter for years and it has worked very well for me.  I can wholeheartedly recommend it to you. 2 Liter capacity, Includes – StirStarter Stir Plate, Stir Bar, Power Supply and “Keeper Magnet”.…
    - 1 day ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • (16) Half Liter PET Bottles and Caps – $8.75 + Free Add On Shipping

    (16) Half Liter PET Bottles and Caps – $8.75 + Free Add On Shipping

    16 x 1/2 Liter PET Bottles.  Made from FDA Compliant BPA Free Plastics.  Includes caps and labels. 9/289/16 9 AM Central: These have dropped to $8.75.  That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping is also free, with a qu…
    - 2 days ago Sep 29, 2016 -
  • Two Pressure Taprite CO2 Regulator… $84.99

    Two Pressure Taprite CO2 Regulator… $84.99

    Taprite Two Pressure (3 Gauge) CO2 regulator.  Both valves have valves.  Features adjustment knobs for easy pressure adjustment.  1/4″ MFL connections. A two pressure regulator gives you the ability to keep kegs at different pressures.  This is…
    - 2 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Reader Tip: Ready Made Heat Stick for $39.99 via Tractor Supply Co

    Reader Tip: Ready Made Heat Stick for $39.99 via Tractor Supply Co

    Thanks to HBF Reader Jeremy for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] As of this posting, Tractor Supply Company has this 1000 watt heat stick available for $39.99.  Ship to store is free with a $49 Order.  Prices and availability may vary.  …
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  • KAB6 Banjo Style Propane Burner – $73.87 Shipped, Best Price + Propane Tips

    KAB6 Banjo Style Propane Burner – $73.87 Shipped, Best Price + Propane Tips

    KAB6 Banjo Style Propane Burner from Bayou Classic.  Large 22″ cooking surface.  10″ cast iron burner.  Includes 48″ LPG rubber hose.  30 PSI preset regulator.  Capable of supporting up to a 162 quart stock pot. 9/29/16 8:30 AM Central: T…
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    Lariat Lodge Brewing

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:44:25 EDTOverall Score: 81.7Selection: 3.5 | Service: 4 | Atmosphere: 4.75 | Food: 2.5Reviewer: CurmudgeonEvergreen, Colorado is a small community nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains...me…
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    Walnut Brewery

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:31:59 EDTOverall Score: 33.3Selection: 1 | Service: 2.5 | Atmosphere: 1.5 | Food: 1.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonWalnut Brewery is a block away from the historic Pearl Street mall in college-ville, Boulder.…
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    Powder Keg Brewing Company

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Sat, 10 Sep 2016 11:37:04 EDTOverall Score: 86.7Selection: 4 | Service: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Food: 4.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonCruising around the Colorado plains Iwaiting for the 2016 GABF to begin in early October) wife…
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    Wibby Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Sat, 10 Sep 2016 11:03:29 EDTOverall Score: 50.0Selection: 1.5 | Service: 3.75 | Atmosphere: 2.25 | Food: N/AReviewer: CurmudgeonAfter a wonderful, brief visit to 300 Suns Brewing in Longmont, wife Persimmon and I decid…
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    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:54:30 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: 4.5Reviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
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    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:54:00 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: N/AReviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
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    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:53:59 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: N/AReviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
    - 21 days ago Sep 10, 2016 -
  • 300 Suns Brewing

    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:52:59 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: N/AReviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
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    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:50:53 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: 5.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
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  • 300 Suns Brewing

    300 Suns Brewing

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:49:19 EDTOverall Score: 100.0Selection: 5 | Service: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Food: 5.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonWife Persimmon and I have been traveling & sampling beer for many years now.It's true, we may no…
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Northern Brewer Twin Cities: Can On Demand!

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