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  • 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…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newDaily Q & A! - July 21, 2017
    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.…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newBuilding Your Own Pocket Randall
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  • newFall Beer Styles to Consider Brewing Now

    Fall Beer Styles to Consider Brewing Now

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  • newSimple yeast starter questions
    I am fairly new to home brewing, on my 8th batch, all extract and all fairly "basic" brews, I'm soon upgrading to all grain and wanted to go out with a bang so I am making a IIPA. It is based loosely on the "Off the topper IIPA" kit that NB sells but…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newBombers
    Hey everyone, As of right now I currently bottle my 5 gal batches in 12 oz bottles, and as you can guess, a couple years in and I'm sick of it. I promised the Bosslady that we wouldn't keep beer on tap, cause it could be "dangerous" haha. I guess tha…
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  • newCO2 control in 5 tap Keezer?
    I'm building a 5 tap keezer, and I'm currently ordering the parts. CO2 control is super important to me, cause at any given time I'm going to be serving a range of things including beer, cider, mead, wine, soda, carbonated water, etc. so I want to be…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newHey kind people. I live in Iran. Please help me identify grain alcohol/moonshine or whatever so I'm not played like a chump
    Title says it all. I have purchased alcohol only once in my life and it didn't get me drunk. I really don't know why. But psychiatrist says it might be an effect of my bipolarity pills but I don't trust him, he and my mom have been trying to get me o…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newReminder: Purge your keg pressure before racking into it.
    I can't believe I've done this. At least I know my gelatin is thoroughly mixed in I guess. submitted by /u/MechaHopzilla [link] [comments]
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  • newkeg carbonating before bottling?
    Hey guys, I've got a deadline to have tasty beer on August 13th, my wedding day. I have two 5 gallon batches that are due to go into bottles on the 27th, leaving me 17 days for them to carbonate up. Generally I've gone by some guideline I heard that…
    - 9 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newDiy party in a box (beer, speakers, portable cooler).
    Hey y'all, Just finished my portable keg system (not a jockey box). It includes 1 Coleman extreme cooler, 2 polk 6×9 Speakers, class d amp, 18 amph battery, 2 tap tower, 2 2.5 gal kegs, paintball co2 and pin style regulator, and 30 watt solar panel…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newButter flavor, where could it have come from?
    I brewed a beer recently that had a barely noticeable off flavor of butter. I had 8lb 2-row and .5lb crystal 50. Hops were citra 1oz at 30min and 1oz at 0min. 30 minuet boil. Mashed at 156 for a hour. Pitched 05 yeast. Fermented at 65 for a week and…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newA Tribute to George A. Romero
    Long time lurker. Long time homebrewer. Moderate time professional brewery. I have the awesome job of running the 1bbl pilot brew system at Cognition Brewing Company in Ishpeming, MI. I get to play around with ideas like I'm homebrewing to see how th…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newIf you live in northern California, you owe it to yourself to come to the 25th annual State of Jefferson Brewfest
    State of Jefferson Brewfest is in beautiful Dunsmuir, California August 5th and 6th. Cornhole the 2nd day. The Shasta Society of Brewers will be there along with other homebrewers from the surrounding areas. Tickets will include tastings from the ma…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newHops taste kit ?
    is there any kit or anything made that would let someone sample what different hops taste like submitted by /u/corvus_wulf [link] [comments]
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newMedusa NE IPA
    I know people have been asking about Medusa hops and I myself have been looking around for opinions as well. Anyways, I couldn't find much so I did what any normal homebrewer would do. Brew it in a style I haven't brewed before. Here is my first NE I…
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  • newWhen "Brew it for science!" goes wrong [an update!]
    A few months ago, my neighbor gave me a box of some old brewing supplies he cleaned out of someone's house. Here is the original thread, with the original pictures. I decided to brew this time capsule beer using only the free ingredients. No light co…
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  • new55 Quart Igloo Rotomolded Cooler for $99.94

    55 Quart Igloo Rotomolded Cooler for $99.94

    submitted by /u/homebrewfinds [link] [comments]
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  • newKeg volume tracking?
    Not sure if this is better suited for /r/beer, but I'm looking for a way to track the remaining volume of beer in the two kegs in my kegerator. I really like Kegbot (Kegbot.org) but their store looks like it's broken and I'm not sure if they're still…
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  • new2017 Australian Hops just landed! Save $18.99 now on the 3-pound sampler pack including Galaxy, Ella, and Vic Secret!

    2017 Australian Hops just landed! Save $18.99 now on the 3-pound sampler pack including Galaxy, Ella, and Vic Secret!

    submitted by /u/YakimaValleyHopsJeff [link] [comments]
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  • new1 Year of Brewing
    Back in May I hit my 1 year anniversary of brewing and have been reflecting on how far I've come, how much I've learned, and where to go from here. I started off doing a couple partial mash recipes and then jumped right into All-Grain. I've tweaked m…
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  • newAIH is having another keg sale 4 pin locks for $100

    AIH is having another keg sale 4 pin locks for $100

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  • newNuruk Experiment #1 Results
    More information here. This first test was mainly to see if it was viable, but I was hoping to get a taste of what's to come. All of them were with the same wort which had an OG of 1.070 Homemade nuruk cake: disgusting, tasted mostly of mold. I'll st…
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  • Nothing Matters! | Reviewing The First 150 exBEERiments
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  • 50 Commercial Clone Beer Recipes

    50 Commercial Clone Beer Recipes

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  • New Brewer FAQ
    r/Homebrewing New Brewer FAQ Hi there new brewer and welcome. We know you have questions, and we definitely have answers. Many questions are commonly and regularly asked, so we have compiled this FAQ to help you out. If this does not answer your spec…
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BeerSmith Forums

  • newRe: Computer not uploading to cloud
    I verified login several times. That is okay on my end. From my two computers, when I upload the recipe it is put in my cloud list, but it will eventually time out. Sometimes an error message is displayed saying, an error has occurred and then the re…
    - 28 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newRe: Computer not uploading to cloud
    Greetings tazbat1 - my suggestion is to begin looking at the Login used on the Options > Cloud Login, make sure they're correct.
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newRe: Calorie calculator not updating? Beersmith 2.3 Issue?
    Greetings bjkilby - I have often used the calculator (link below) as a way of checking calories and carbohydrates.  I have found the numbers from the calculator to be very close to the numbers in BS.Www.mr...
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  • newRe: Efficiency Problem out of Left Field
    let's start here... what are you measuring gravity with?  i've heard of hydrometers slipping (the paper on the inside of the glass) and refractometers need calibration.
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  • newRe: Rookie looking for advice on brewing stouts
    When designing a recipe to match a style, I usually find sources to describe the style and search for recipes which are well accepted as being true to style.  The first place I go to is the BJCP web site for the style description.  Next, I will sea…
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Homebrewer's Assoc. Forum

  • newRe: Tipping ettiquite
    When I was a banquet waiter our pay was $1.77 and was less than half the minimum wage at the time. Now our tips were guaranteed as part of the price, but we hustled to get work done and get out because staying an extra hour paid you nearly nothing.
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  • newRe: song title game
    Alright - Jamiroquai
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  • newRe: song title game
    The kids are alright/all right? The WhoSent from my XT1635-01 using Tapatalk
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  • newRe: song title game
    Lippy Kids - Elbow
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  • newRe: song title game
    If the kids are United: Sham 69Sent from my XT1635-01 using Tapatalk
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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)
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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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Brewboard

  • SNERHC 2016
    The 2016 Southern New England Regional Homebrew Competition (SNERHC) will be held on 10/23 at Two Roads Brewing in Stratford, CT.This is a BJCP-sanctioned competition accepting entries in all categories of beer, cider, and mead. Registration is now o…
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  • SNERHC 2016
    The 2016 Southern New England Regional Homebrew Competition (SNERHC) will be held on 10/23 at Two Roads Brewing in Stratford, CT.This is a BJCP-sanctioned competition accepting entries in all categories of beer, cider, and mead. Registration is now o…
    - Sep 30, 2016 -
  • New System

    New System

    Been busy brewing on the new system..How has everyone been?
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  • 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?
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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?
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • Celebration/Winter Ale Ingredients
    I’m not one to follow receipts and like jumping out there and doing stuff outside the norm (maybe it's my lack of experience, but hey it's fun), however I'd like to get this one right the first time. I have a question about some ingredients I have…
    - Sep 27, 2011 -
  • Help with an IPA
    I'm getting really bored of the kits and have read a decent amount that I think I'm ready to take the plunge into expirimenting and designing my own beers. I'm going to focus on IPA's for a couple of batches. I have taken a look at quite a few IPA re…
    - Jan 12, 2009 -
  • 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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Rate Beer

  • newMaking your hoppy beers hoppier with less hops
    Posted by HornyDevilSo . . . as always, this forum is slow. I was giving some thought as to why the other day and came to the conclusion that without delving into mixed microbe fermentations and fermentations involving Brettanomyces and other,…
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  • newLactic-fermented pickles?
    Posted by spacecoyoteAnyone here made them before? I’ve always been afraid of making them in a small apartment that I also homebrew in, so I’m hoping to start making some at my buddy’s place. For those that do now, or have in the past…
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  • newNE Style IPA Recipe
    Posted by Macegan75Hi All, Does anyone have an all grain recipe for brewing a New England Style IPA that they are willing share. I appreciate the help. Cheers Sean (12 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newIPA recipe
    Posted by FukitoHi guys! Want to brew an American IPA next weekend. Something more old school rather than the fruity hazy stuff of lately. Thinking something piney, resinous with a touch of citrus and approachable. This is my recipe so far:…
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  • newFermentation question
    Posted by JBell14I’m transitioning to all grain from extract and was thinking of doing some smaller 1 or 2 gallon brews to start. Can I ferment in my 5 gallon equipment or should I buy smaller carboys for these smaller batches? Will the extra air i…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newGetting coffee and cocoa nibs out of my beer before bottling
    Posted by LinusStickI made a Founders Breakfast stout clone (just a 1.5 gallon batch) that called for ground coffee, chocolate chips and cocoa nibs added at flame out. I added that stuff directly to the kettle and realized that I had a strainer bag s…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newMashing Water Problems.
    Posted by BookmDanoWhat am I doing wrong? I get my water from a cave in Georgia (flows to the outside). The water has won awards for purity and taste and as a side note runs to a pond with Rainbow trout (Rainbow trout in Georgia ... got to be good.)…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newGrain Bag Split
    Posted by SarkyNorthenerI am Currently doing a partial extract. However during the steeping process one of the grain bags has split and some of the grain is in the wort. Does anyone know if this will cause issues further down the line? Wil…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newAutolysis
    Posted by EvanFriendSo I recently did what was supposed to be a Westvleteren 12 clone, and on bottling it I noticed a faint smell/taste of soy sauce. According to my research, this is due to autolysis. I know what I did wrong (kept it in a fermenter…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newGot any new toys lately?
    Posted by JulienHuxleyJust sent a batch into my SS brewtech brew bucket. It’s very shiny and nice to work with so far. Don’t think I’ll make better beer, but I am enjoying my purchase. What about you? Any new toys as of late? How are they…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newMultigrain Saison grain bill
    Posted by radarsockWow, it’s been pretty dead in here. I am attempting to brew a multigrain saison - any pointers would be appreciated. I’ll be using Pilsner for its delicateness and I really don’t want to impart too sweet of a flavor. Ne…
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  • newFavorite SMaSHes
    Posted by radarsockCurious, but what has been some of your favorite SMaSH beers you’ve made thus far? Me, I really enjoyed a SMaSH barleywine I brewed with Maris Otter and Amarillo hops. Fermented with Edinburgh ale yeast and then aged on toasted o…
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  • newVery Sour Lambic style beer
    Posted by Jdizzle1 How’s it going folks, quick question(s) here. When it came time to bottle/ transfer on to fruit my "Lambic" ( after aging for 14 months) I tasted it, and it was very sour. I thought to myself "nice one" I kept some back…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newLupulin powder
    Posted by Homer321Having had a couple of beers made with Lupulin powder now, it makes me want to try it in homebrew. Anyone seen this available to Homebrewers? any other intel or advice?(3 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • 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…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newYeast From Fruit/Isolating yeastand#40;sand#41;
    Posted by radarsockI’m currently on a noisy train. It will take a minute before reaching its destination, the prefect time to start a thread about yeast isolating and locally gathered strains. What has worked, and what hasn’t? I made a starter fr…
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  • newMashing overview
    Posted by brauenle What is Mashing process?Maybe you are a little puzzling about it.Now let me give some simple introduction about it in the article. As you know,there are various hydrolase in the malts.It can utilize these hydrolase at a certain…
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  • newFavorite Hop Combos
    Posted by radarsockFalconer’s Flight, Ahtanum, Simcoe, Amarillo, and Mosaic is one stable combination I will often add on, that I have used for at least two previous DIPA recipes in the past year. All of the recipe specifications have pretty much s…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newFruits to Use and#40;in Funky [multigrainedSaisonsand#033;and#41;?
    Posted by radarsockKind of a tie-in to my latest homebrew post. Was wondering what fruits would best go with a multigrain saison. Apricots in the secondary? Peaches? Definitely wanted to go with the drupe route (peach/nectarine/damson). It…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newAnyone have a good cream ale recipe?
    Posted by italaricanJust looking to make a light, dry beer with subtle corn sweetness that’ll be easily accessible and easy to crush in the summer. I’ve never gone this light and don’t know what recipes I can trust.(8 replies) Read more of this…
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  • newdog runs the operationand#033;
    Posted by radarsockfrom now on, i’m just going to allow my dog to pick which grains and hops i use in my next beer by biting a specific vacuum-sealed bag i have laid out on the kitchen floor. i made a pretty delicious session oat ipa once by this m…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newHow do you use hops in your kettle?
    Posted by JulienHuxleyCurious as to how you guys use hops when brewing. I just got a dip tube attachment and whirlpooled free hops for the first time yesterday. I used to use leaf hops in nylon sacks, then moved to pellets in a hop helper when leaf h…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • 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?(20 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newGrainfather Questions
    Posted by jackadamI have few questions, If the recipe calls far a dual temp mash, say 30 min @130° then 60min @ 150°, it takes the Grainfather some time to increase 20°. Should it still be 90 min total or 30 minutes at lower temp, then heat to…
    - 7 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newAmazing Homebrew Competition
    Posted by migojaradAmazing Homebrew Competition Since Amazing Brewing Company is founded by two homebrewers, we would like to support the fellow homebrewers by hosting this great event to share our dreams and passion on homebrew. We’ll h…
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BA Homebrewing

  • newPilsner malt
    so I've been brewing more lager beers with marris or best ale base malt. Now I'm going to buy a sack of pilsner malt and would like to know if any of you brewers have a preferred pilsner malt.
    - 30 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • new"Traditional" Grisette
    I'm gonna brew this Friday. "Traditional" Grisette 6.5 gallon11lb Belgian pils1lb flaked wheat1lb white wheat malt 5.3oz acid malt Mash 150F 60min. No crazy shit 90min boil0.5oz aged fuggles plug 60min1oz hallertau 60min 0.5oz aged fuggles…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newOats: how much is too much?
    Hi all!I just recently had, and loved, Other Half's Dream in Green, Very much NE style IPA, and reminded me a bit of Tired Hands with all the oats. According to Other Half, it is more than 50% oats! This seems crazy to me, or at least pushing thi…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newWhat's brewing July edition
    Busy month ahead, 2 session pale one with cascade chinook and simco the other cascade centennial chinook and citra. Then it's back to the wood with a chocolate stout aged on hickory wood . Have to make another lager but this time hopping with Columbu…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newNE IPA: things went bad
    1 gallon batchGRAIN2-RowFlaked OatsAmerican WheatI'll update the amounts when I get back to my BeerSmith. HOPS10mins: 0.2oz Citra10mins: 0.2oz GalaxyWhirlpool: 0.5oz CitraWhirlpool: 0.5oz GalaxyPROBLEMS1) 1318 pack arrived two days before…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newMost "Citrus-y" Coriander Variety/Preparation/Administration
    What is the most "citrus-y/orange-y" coriander variety/preparation/administration for a big citrusy wit?
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  • newDry hopping
    should my beer container be completely sealed or should there be an airlock installed when dry hopping?
    - 16 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newFunky Mango sour
    So, I am trying to make a funky mango beer with some tartness. This is what I have come up with thus far. Any input would be great.Size 5.5 gallonsO.G. 1.055F.G. 1.010 (maybe less)Grains:8lbs 2 row (66.7%)3lbs white wheat (25%)1lbs oats (8.3%)…
    - 22 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Warming Up To Finish
    I took a family/kid induced hiatus from brewing and just recently got back in. I made a simple Smash IPA and has been in primary for a little over two weeks. It was finished fermenting at the 8 day mark. It's been at 66 the entire time, my questio…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • No sparge trend
    i know a few guys that no longer sparge. They claim it is a un nessisary step like racking to secondRy. I am interested on how many Brewers here play with no sparge and who don't.Personally I continue to sparge all beers.
    - 2 days ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Best places to buy ingredients
    Where is a good website to buy barley, hops, and yeast?
    - 2 days ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Freeze Dried Blueberries
    Anyone ever try brewing/fermenting with freeze dried fruit?I am eating some freeze dried organic blueberries at the moment, and obviously the first thing I started thinking about was how they'd go with beer. They've got a lot of flavor for not havin…
    - 2 days ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • What homebrew are you drinking, July addition.
    hot, nasty t storms and on call, so, it had to be a perle lager. Lately the lagers are just tasting right.
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • How to make lupulin powder at home
    Hi Folks,Looking for help on how to go about making lupulin powder with my home grown hops. Can't seem to find much info online and am hoping someone can help me out. Thanks.Randy
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Saison too tart / acidic
    I have a smidge over 2 gallons of saison in a corney keg that is super dry(1.000 fg), and quite tart. It seems a little acidic too, I knew the pH was going to me lower than I was used to. It's not undrinkable, it isn't terrible. It just isn't somethi…
    - 3 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • My NE IPA is too bitter.
    Newer brewer here with a Grandfather and a fermentation fridge. Im trying to nail the NE IPA game.. but they end up too bitter for my taste… last one consisted of Citra, Nelson and Mosaic.50% of the hops was added during "flame off" in a whirlpoo…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Mottled Moo vs. Bespeckled Bovine #1
    Not too long ago, I was listening to episode 2 of the Brew Files, the spinoff of the Experimental Brewing podcast. In that episode, Drew waxed poetic on the virtues of Cream Ale. My mind wandered to about a week prior to this podcast, I was drinking…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • New brewer need help
    ayello brewers,Not only new to this forum but nee brewer. I have attempted my first brew which i just today realized has gone a-rye...I was gifted a brew kit, which 3 days ago i attempted, with a couple alterations. The cook time i altered and some…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Best Practices for Adding Lime to Blonde Ale
    Hi All,I'm brewing a blonde ale for a family party coming up next month. I'd really like to add lime to this beer, however I haven't done this before. Does anyone have any tips/methods for getting a nice lime flavor? I thoroughly enjoyed "Dangol" fr…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Apartment Brewing from Garage Brewing
    Well friends, happy freaking Friday! It is with a heavy heart that I have to say goodbye to my garage brewing setup by next weekend. Tear down is going to start this weekend. I had to downsize to an apartment for numerous reasons (and now living wi…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • No airlock activity but still krausen
    As the title implies, this is my first batch of beer I've brewed and I had a blast, it's been a week since I pitched and I had the yeast work very quickly, i had krausen the next day but I haven't seen any activity in the airlock for a couple of days…
    - 4 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • BJCP Category Question
    I've recently brewed a Tripel that I've added Brett to. It's coming along very nicely, so I'm considering adding it to a homebrew competition later this summer. However, looking at the guidelines for the Tripel style, it doesn't appear that the prese…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Homebrew Hop Pairing
    I have an all Mosiac IPA kit that I will be brewing shortly. I have some cascade and Colombus hops I am thinking about adding to the boil. Possibly Columbus at the beginning to help bitter and cascade towards the end for aroma. Anyone have any tips o…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Super Stealthy Fermentation
    Anyone ever have a fermentation that gave no visible signs of fermentation? I hadn't seen any bubbles for a couple days after pitching Wyeast Brett Brux into my sour wort, but I didn't worry too much, just figured it was slow to start (I didn't do a…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • The How My Averagely Perfect ESB Turned Out Thread
    This thread is for posting your impressions after you brew and taste this recipe, the result of the latest Averagely Perfect crowd sourced recipe project.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • krausen is fine but no co2 out

    krausen is fine but no co2 out

    hi. it's been 6 days of fermentation but no co2 on airlock krausen is looking really good but where is the co2 out. I've checked plastic cover and i am 99% percent sure there is no leakage on cover side.is my beer gonna live my beer kit is American…
    - 5 days ago Jul 16, 2017 -
  • Olive Smell/Flavor, post kegging
    Hey Friends - just joined the board today to ask this question, so I hope this is the right place.2 weeks ago I brewed the following:9lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter 1.5lbs Special B 1.5lb Caramel 40L 1lb Roasted Barley1lb Chocolate malt1…
    - 6 days ago Jul 15, 2017 -
  • Yeast health after budding
    Hello guys, I need your help in regars a new fermentation that doesn`t start up.I have frozen some Wyeast 3787 yeast using glycerol , it has been frozen 13 months so far . I thaw this yeast properly as many other times that I had success and made a…
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • help with a weissbier recipe with the following ingredients
    Hi to all, i need some help. I recently started brewing and have done a couple of brews of IPA and Belgian Dubbel. What I really want to brew is a Weissbier, but due to location I am, I can not get my hands on more ingredients than the Following:BE…
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • Tank 7 Clone -- Dry Hoping Question
    Took a stab at a Tank 7 clone and I have it in the fermenter. Used Wyeast 3783 for yeast.Question I have: When to dry hop 1 oz of Amarillo and 1 oz of Citra with a vacation coming up.This friday, it will be one week in the fermenter. I'm gone from…
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -

ProBrewer

  • Wet glue labeling cans
    Hi, i would like to know if there is any experience with wt glue labeling on cans? We had a bottle in the past without label protection. And it was important not to add to much glue. Otherwise bottles got stick to each other in box. Skickat från…
    - 10 days ago Jul 11, 2017 -
  • Heat exchanger sizing, operation and control
    as a 3bbl nano, there is almost nothing between the little homebrew sized jobs and a big ass unit from thermaline/CPE/alfa/etc. very large difference in pricing. i've built some quotes on CPE and thermaline for HX that come in around the $1500 ma…
    - 15 days ago Jul 7, 2017 -
  • Filtration issues with dry-hopped/fruited beers
    Aloha everyone, We brew a POG(Passion fruit, orange and guava) IPA on a regular basis. The fruit additions are all in the whirlpool, passion fruit and guava are concentrates and the OJ is just normal OJ. The guava is actually more of a paste than…
    - 15 days ago Jul 6, 2017 -
  • Pasteurizing kegs? Maybe SO2?
    Hi everyone I'm brewing a 10 bbl batch of beer for a client of mine (I am a contract brewer) and the recipe calls for backsweetening. I can handle bottle pasteurization in my brewery, but not sure how to tackle the kegs. (I don't have an inline past…
    - 15 days ago Jul 6, 2017 -
  • Crash, Dryhop Temps/Times?
    Curious what others have found to work well in the FV for temps/times....post fermentation up to racking to BBT. My biggest challenges is not having everything fall to the cone or (likely) just not waiting long enough. I'm using approximately 1…
    - 18 days ago Jul 3, 2017 -
  • Carbonation question

    Carbonation question

    Hi all So Ive spend the last few months reading everything there is to know about force Carbination as we about to force carb our first 10bbl batch, im pretty sure ive got it worked out in my head now, but there are a few questions i wanted to as…
    - 27 days ago Jun 24, 2017 -
  • Carbonation Theory: Aroma Scrubbing Specific Theory
    Hi All! Got a question that I really need some help answering I feel like I'm really missing 'that' link that'll help me understand this infinitely better! _ The Issue_ How does aroma 'scrubbing' and beer foam specifically work and why is it…
    - 29 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -
  • Beer got 54* in brite and I want to dump more beer on top thoughts?
    Well my packaging crew pulled too much beer from my 60 bbl brite and its below the cooling level and then they turned off the glycol. Air temp in brite is 54 and I want to add 30 bbl on top of it now, before I get bad words about putting beer on top…
    - 29 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -

Flickr - Homebrewing

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Awkward Gingham (Mk. II) — first taste
Awkward Gingham (Mk. II) — first taste
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Awkward Gingham (Mk. II) — first taste
Awkward Gingham (Mk. II) — first taste
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Roggenbier: fermentation in action
Roggenbier: fermentation in action
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Roggenbier fermentation underway
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Roggenbier fermentation underway
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Homebrewer's Assoc. Blog

  • Roughtail Brewing Co. Hoptometrist Double IPA

    Roughtail Brewing Co. Hoptometrist Double IPA

    Hoptometrist Double IPA from Oklahoma City's Roughtail Brewing Co. weighs in at 100+ IBUs! They describe their delicious year-round offering as a crisp, dry and very drinkable with just enough malt to support the huge bitterness and intense piney, c…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • 50 Craft Beer Clone Recipes

    50 Craft Beer Clone Recipes

    We asked 50 craft brewers from all over the country to share their favorite commercial clone beer recipes for homebrewers.Read MoreThe post 50 Craft Beer Clone Recipes appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Tank 7

    Boulevard Brewing Co. Tank 7

    Boulevard Brewing in Kansas City, Mo. named Tank 7 after the fermentation tank where yeast brings this exemplary saison to life. Tank 7 is said to be one of the best American examples of this classic Belgian farmhouse style.This homebrew recipe is f…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Back East Brewery Porter

    Back East Brewery Porter

    Back East Brewery in Bloomfield, Conn., describes their porter as a hearty beer with a thick, light-brown head that is hopped just enough to offset the sweet maltiness and roast undertones.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Big Beach Brewing Co. For the Love of…Mosaic

    Big Beach Brewing Co. For the Love of…Mosaic

    Big Beach Brewing Co. is the southernmost brewery in Alabama, located in the heart of Gulf Shores. This pale ale featuring Mosaic hops will be the perfect addition to your summer home bar rotation.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercia…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Boxing Bear Brewing Co. The Red Glove Double Red Ale

    Boxing Bear Brewing Co. The Red Glove Double Red Ale

    This double red ale took home a gold medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival. Boxing Bear Brewing of Albuquerque describes it as a hop-forward red ale with aromas of sweet candied hops and pineapple.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Boise Brewing Co. Down Down Extra Pale Ale

    Boise Brewing Co. Down Down Extra Pale Ale

    Inspired by a community garden, Boise Brewing has been sharing their small batch beer with the city of Tress since 2014. Centennial hops are the main event in this pale ale—give it a whirl!This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clon…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Big Dog Brewing Red Hydrant English Brown Ale

    Big Dog Brewing Red Hydrant English Brown Ale

    Red Hydrant has earned Las Vegas’ Big Dog’s Brewing three Great American Beer Festival medals: gold in 2006 and 2010 and silver in 2012. Big Dog’s describes this beer as rich with caramel malts and a hint of English hops with notes of toffee an…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Adroit Theory Triptych Tart Rambutan Saison

    Adroit Theory Triptych Tart Rambutan Saison

    Adroit Theory of Purcellville, Va. brews this season with rambutan, a tropical fruit native to the Malay-Indonesian region that has a sweet, mildly acidic flavor very reminiscent of grapes. The brewery describes it as a little tart on the tongue, but…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Great Lakes Brewing Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

    Great Lakes Brewing Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

    Named in honor of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald—a freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975—this porter is described by Great Lakes Brewing (Cleveland, Ohio) as having rich roasted barley and bittersweet chocolate-coffee notes.…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Indeed Brewing Co. Day Tripper Pale Ale

    Indeed Brewing Co. Day Tripper Pale Ale

    Day Tripper is a West Coast–style pale ale out of Minneapolis. Indeed Brewing describes Day Tripper as having a heady, dank, citrus-laced aroma supported by a complex and subtly sweet malt backbone.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commer…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Lager

    Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Lager

    This is a classic American interpretation of a Vienna-style lager, described by Brooklyn Brewery as amber-gold in color and displaying a firm malt center supported by a refreshing bitterness and floral hop aroma.This homebrew recipe is featured in T…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Flying Fish Brewing Co. Red Fish Hoppy Red Ale

    Flying Fish Brewing Co. Red Fish Hoppy Red Ale

    This hoppy red ale is brewed year-round at Flying Fish Brewing in Somerdale, N.J. and features Columbus, Chinook, and Cascade hops. The brewery recommends pairing Red Fish with bold foods like brisket, burgers, or grilled pork loin.This homebrew rec…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Focal Point (Inspired by The Alchemist’s Focal Banger)

    Focal Point (Inspired by The Alchemist’s Focal Banger)

    The Alchemist's Focal Banger recipe is a closely guarded secret, but this American IPA is inspired by famous hoppy ale. This recipe was formulated by the AHA with a few tips from John Kimmich, head brewer and owner of the Stow, Vt.-based brewery.Thi…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Firehouse Brewing Co. Swarthy Beaver English Pale Ale

    Firehouse Brewing Co. Swarthy Beaver English Pale Ale

    The oldest operating brewery in South Dakota, Firehouse Brewing Co. in Rapid City shares their recipe for an English pale ale brewed with biscuit and dark crystal malts balanced by Fuggle hops.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Cl…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Fossil Cove Brewing La Brea Brown

    Fossil Cove Brewing La Brea Brown

    Fossil Cove Brewing Co. in Fayetteville, Ark. is named after a fossil-laden cove nestled on the shores of Beaver Lake in the Ozark Mountains. Here’s their recipe for a Belgian-style brown ale brewed with coriander.This homebrew recipe is featured…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. Korova Milk Porter

    Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. Korova Milk Porter

    Gnarly Barley, located in Hammond, La., about an hour north of New Orleans, was founded in 2014. Try your hand at their Korova Milk Porter brewed with flaked oats and barley. Gnarly describes this beer as having a sweet coffee and chocolate flavor wi…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Free State Brewing Co. Garden Party Lager

    Free State Brewing Co. Garden Party Lager

    This light and fresh Garden Party Lager from Free State Brewing in Lawrence, Kan. features three unique ingredients: English cucumber, Genovese basil, and juniper berry.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone Beer Recipes. Find o…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Historic Brewing Company’s Deer Lord Altbier

    Historic Brewing Company’s Deer Lord Altbier

    Nestled under Humphreys Peak, Arizona’s tallest mountain, Historic Brewing Co. shares their recipe for a Dortmunder altbier brewed with just the right balance of Pilsner and chocolate malts.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clo…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Coppertail Brewing Co. Unholy Trippel

    Coppertail Brewing Co. Unholy Trippel

    Tampa Bay’s Coppertail Brewing Co. describes their Unholy Trippel as an American twist on a traditional Belgian style. It features fruity, funky notes from the Belgian yeast, paired with a sacrilegious American hop character.This homebrew recipe i…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Jekyll Brewing Seven Bridges Oktoberfest

    Jekyll Brewing Seven Bridges Oktoberfest

    Celebrate Oktoberfest year-round with this Seven Bridges clone recipe from Jekyll Brewing of Alpharetta, Ga. Malty sweetness is nicely balanced by German Tettnang hops.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone Beer Recipes. Find ou…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Melvin Brewing Homebrewer’s Hop Bomb

    Melvin Brewing Homebrewer’s Hop Bomb

    Here’s your opportunity to brew an IPA very closely modeled after Melvin IPA, one of the most sought-after IPAs produced in the U.S. Described by the Alpine, Wyo. brewery as fruity and intense, but not bitter, this is sure to become a go-to recipe…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Lion Bridge Brewing Co. Compensation English Dark Mild

    Lion Bridge Brewing Co. Compensation English Dark Mild

    This classic English mild from Cedar Rapids’ Lion Bridge Brewing has taken home two gold medals at the Great American Beer Festival in 2014 and 2016. This biscuity chocolate mild is easy and smooth—sure to be crowd pleaser.This homebrew recipe i…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Maine Beer Co. Peeper Ale

    Maine Beer Co. Peeper Ale

    Peeper Pale Ale was the first recipe the Kleban brothers perfected when they decided to open their brewery in 2009. Maine Beer Co. (Freeport, Maine) describes Peeper as dry, clean, and well balanced, with a generous dose of American hops.This homebr…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Maplewood Brewing Co. Charlatan American Pale Ale

    Maplewood Brewing Co. Charlatan American Pale Ale

    Charlatan is hopped with Simcoe, Citra, and Centennial, and this pale ale is packed with tropical flavors like mango, passionfruit, and grapefruit according to Chicago’s Maplewood Brewery.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Maui Brewing Company POG IPA

    Maui Brewing Company POG IPA

    Bring a taste of Lahaina, Hawaii home to your brew kettle. This big tropical IPA is brewed with passion fruit, orange, and guava (get it?—POG).This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone Beer Recipes. Find out what recipe was featu…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Lazy Magnolia Brewery Southern Hops’pitality IPA

    Lazy Magnolia Brewery Southern Hops’pitality IPA

    This session IPA from Lazy Magnolia Brewing in Kiln, Miss. is meant for sharing with family and friends. It’s described as having a bold citrus burst on the front end, with hints of tropical fruits such as grapefruit, orange, and mango in the finis…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • New Glarus Brewing Belgian Red Ale

    New Glarus Brewing Belgian Red Ale

    This Belgian red ale was formulated by Amahl Turczyn, Zymurgy associate editor, in homage to New Glaurus’ Wisconsin Belgian Red. The homebrew recipe uses Knudsen Just Tart Cherry juice for that classic Wisconsin cherry flavor.This homebrew recipe…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Hutton & Smith Brewing Co. On-Sight Alt

    Hutton & Smith Brewing Co. On-Sight Alt

    On-Sight Alt won a bronze medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival in the German-Style Altbier category. Hutton and Smith Brewery of Chattanooga, Tenn. describes this beer as a light, crisp drinker with a malt-forward nose and flavor.This home…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Lynnwood Brewing Drop Bear APA

    Lynnwood Brewing Drop Bear APA

    Drop Bear APA from Lynnwood Grill & Brewing (Raleigh, N.C.) is brewed with Mosaic, El Dorado, and Galaxy hops that are nicely balanced by a mix of two-row, Munich, and caramel malts.This homebrew recipe is featured in Top 50 Commercial Clone Beer Re…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -

Charlie Papazian

The Mad Fermentationist

  • Ruby Red Grapefruit NEIPA

    Ruby Red Grapefruit NEIPA

    I’m a pretty unenthusiastic BJCP judge. I passed the test in 2008 with a "national" score and over the last nine years I’ve managed to earn a paltry nine judging points; 3.5 of which came at Hoppy Halloween Challenge 2015 - where I got to judge B…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Cryo Lupulin NEIPA: Citra-Mosaic

    Cryo Lupulin NEIPA: Citra-Mosaic

    A few weeks ago someone asked on my Facebook how I’d stack NEIPAs against commercial versions, I prefer my best to all comers, save Tree House Julius and Trillium Double-Dry-Hopped Fort Point. For my palate, across their lineup Trillium is close…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Dark Brett Saison: Date and Pomegranate

    Dark Brett Saison: Date and Pomegranate

    What started as an annual tradition in 2007 is coming up on its tenth anniversary. That's right, Alex and I have been brewing dark saisons together since the year the first iPhone was released! We've managed to fall a year behind though. We’re jus…
    - 16 days ago Jul 5, 2017 -
  • Guinness Draught - 1883 Edition

    Guinness Draught - 1883 Edition

    A couple months ago I posted a page featuring links to my favorite recipes for all of the 2015 BJCP styles that I’ve brewed. I was surprised by how many I'd brewed, but it also reminded me that even after 12 years of homebrewing there are plenty o…
    - 22 days ago Jun 29, 2017 -
  • 19th Century Guinness Extra Stout

    19th Century Guinness Extra Stout

    One hundred years before I was born, around the time my great-grandmother was leaving Ireland, some guy in Dublin was brewing Guinness Extra Stout. I brewed my own batch based on the recipe in Ron Pattinson's Home Brewer's Guide to Vintage Beer. My o…
    - 23 days ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • 2.3% ABV Session NEIPA

    2.3% ABV Session NEIPA

    I received an email a couple month ago from a homebrewer looking for advice on a 1% ABV New England IPA. It got me thinking about how light I could push a beer that still scratched my hop-itch. All else equal, I prefer beers with less alcohol so I c…
    - 44 days ago Jun 7, 2017 -
  • Beet and Brett Saison

    Beet and Brett Saison

    Brew a variety weird things, sometimes get weird results. While my first accidentally-double-sulfited attempt at a LODO Pilsner was meh, the other half of the wort (recipe) fermented with Bootleg Biology’s Mad Fermentationist Saison Blend was a ter…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Milkshake IPA: Mango Vanilla Hopsicle

    Milkshake IPA: Mango Vanilla Hopsicle

    Despite the excessive amount of homebrew I have on tap and in bottles, I still drink commercial beer. It’s been years since I lined up at for a bottle release or bought a case of anything, but I buy singles and flights frequently. Rarely do I go ou…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Extract Lambic Tasting (Plus Peaches)

    Extract Lambic Tasting (Plus Peaches)

    Over my first 10 years of brewing "lambic-inspired" pale sours, I found that the more authentic my process became, the more authentic the flavors produced. The balance and aromatics improved as I turbid mashed, aged hops, introduced local wild mic…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Oerbier Special Reserva-Inspired... Originally

    Oerbier Special Reserva-Inspired... Originally

    De Dolle Oerbier Special Reserva is a personal favorite. Strong, malty, funky, vinous, and each vintage is a bit different. I'm not usually a fan of vertical tastings, especially for precisely-controlled beers (I don't get much out of comparing ten v…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Honey Oat Tart Saison

    Honey Oat Tart Saison

    I've already heard from homebrewers who have fermented batches with Bootleg Biology Mad Fermentationist Saison Blend. A few have reported more acidity than I'm accustomed to achieving with my house culture. It was surprising then when my most recent…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • New Zealand: Beer and Hops on the South Island

    New Zealand: Beer and Hops on the South Island

    It is always easier to say “No.” Every year I get a few invites for international trips combining speaking, judging, and/or brewing. With only so many vacation days each year, I can't go everywhere I'm invited. I love talking to locals with share…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Loral-Hopped Funky Saison

    Loral-Hopped Funky Saison

    From the breeder who brought us Citra and Mosaic... now comes Loral (HBC 291)! It's amazing and weird that we've gotten to the point where hop breeders are being hyped! With a family tree that includes Glacier and Nugget, I'm glad Loral isn't pushin…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Bootleg Biology: Mad Fermentationist Saison Blend

    Bootleg Biology: Mad Fermentationist Saison Blend

    I love my House Brett-Saison culture, and for $10 now you can try Bootleg Biology's The Mad Fermentationist Saison Blend at your house (or brewery)! It's a good deal for me as I get a small cut, and the knowledge that if I kill my mother culture I h…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Borrowed Wort: Commonwealth Sour Brown

    Borrowed Wort: Commonwealth Sour Brown

    When I set out to visit Commonwealth Brewing Co. in Virginia Beach to collaborate on a sour brown, I tossed a sanitized carboy in the trunk. I brought home three gallons of wort and pitched my own microbes (Omega Lacto Blend and bottle dregs) in add…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • HotHead, Juniper, and Right Proper Hyperborea

    HotHead, Juniper, and Right Proper Hyperborea

    I hope that people get something from my talks at homebrew festivals around the world, because I certainly benefit from the arrangement! My trip to Norway for the 2016 Homebrewers Weekend in Drammen was enlightening on many fronts, but it was the i…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Matt: Adam with Calvados and Candi Syrup

    Matt: Adam with Calvados and Candi Syrup

    It is interesting to drink two glasses of beer side-by-side made from wort separated 18 months ago (recipe post). In addition to the recipe differences between these two Adam-variants (maple syrup and bourbon vs. dark candi syrup and calvados) the a…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Courage RIS (No Brett): Tasting

    Courage RIS (No Brett): Tasting

    The continuation of my Christmas eve tradition of drinking homebrewed Courage Russian Imperial Stout was beginning to look in doubt. After 2015 I was down to three bottles, so February 2016 I rebrewed a tweaked 10 gallon batch (recipe). Originally t…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Gose: NEIPA Principles for Coriander

    Gose: NEIPA Principles for Coriander

    Hot-dog-water, celery, hammy… these are all descriptors I’ve heard for coriander-flavored beers. Nearly essential for wits, sometimes an accent in other Belgian beers (like those from Rochefort). Coriander, the seeds of cilantro, sometimes seem m…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Australian NEIPA: Spunding, and Dry Yeast

    Australian NEIPA: Spunding, and Dry Yeast

    Another hoppy beer... another New England IPA! My goal for this batch was a bright hop-saturated fruit-bomb, or at least a beer to replace the terrible, oxidized mess of an IPA I had on tap! Luckily passivating my Ss BrewBucket Brewmaster with 5X-c…
    - 45 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Sapwood Cellars: Maryland Brewery in Planning!

    Sapwood Cellars: Maryland Brewery in Planning!

    I’m founding Sapwood Cellars, a brewery in Maryland, with my friend and fellow homebrewer Scott Janish! We'll produce a spectrum of barrel-aged bottle-conditioned mixed-fermentation beers along with fresh hoppy ales for onsite consumption. I’ll p…
    - 59 days ago May 23, 2017 -
  • Craft Brewers Conference 2017: Recap

    Craft Brewers Conference 2017: Recap

    With the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) back in DC for 2017 I was asked to sign copies of American Sour Beers as I have at Great American Beer Festivals and Homebrew Cons before. All of these events are under the umbrella of the Brewers Association w…
    - 72 days ago May 11, 2017 -
  • LODO Festbier: Split Batch Experiment

    LODO Festbier: Split Batch Experiment

    My first attempt at low dissolved oxygen (LODO) brewing was lackluster... generously (I dumped the last gallon of that Pilsner). I wanted to try the intensive process again, replicating both wort production and fermentation as close as I could to w…
    - Jan 31, 2017 -
  • Quick Sour, then what? Acid Tolerance of Brewer’s Yeast

    Quick Sour, then what? Acid Tolerance of Brewer’s Yeast

    December 2016 is a rare "double" BYO issue for my writing, including a feature on hoppy sours that is available on their website for free! The Advanced Brewing article digs into the pitfalls and mitigation strategies for fermenting with brewer’s…
    - Dec 14, 2016 -
  • Testing Alternative Brewing Cleaners

    Testing Alternative Brewing Cleaners

    Cleaning is as important as sanitizing. Without a debris-free surface a sanitizer loses most of its efficacy. This is worse for some than others, StarSan supposedly retains more sanitizing power in the presence of organic material than Iodophor for…
    - Nov 29, 2016 -

Chop And Brew

Chop & Brew | Americans React to Irish Craft Beer

- 17 days ago Jul 4, 2017 -
Chop & Brew | Chip & Bryon on Fox 9 Morning News

- 39 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
Chop & Brew Homebrew Con 2017 Preview

- 69 days ago May 13, 2017 -
Invitation to Chop & Brü Prefunk Party! (Homebrew Con 2017)

- 73 days ago May 9, 2017 -
Chop & Brew | Dandelion Wine

- 84 days ago Apr 28, 2017 -
Chop & Brew | BrewCon: Homebrewing in Ireland

- Apr 9, 2017 -

Appellation Beer

  • Rhino poop

    Rhino poop

    In the week between talking about the intricacies of brewing at Beer Boot Camp, first in Johannesburg and then in Cape Town, our traveling band of presenters had time for some sightseeing. Urban Soweto one day and definitely not urban Rietvlei Nature…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • beer wrestling. beer wrestling. beer wrestling. please.

    beer wrestling. beer wrestling. beer wrestling. please.

    MONDAY BEER AND WINE LINKS, MUSING 06.26.17 George Carlin, beer rater (see below) Administrative note: There will be no more weekly links here until August. Not a complaint about upcoming travel, but there simply won’t be time to collect and organi…
    - 25 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Beer stuff I’m making time to read

    Beer stuff I’m making time to read

    MONDAY BEER AND WINE LINKS, 06.19.17 Because a good time was had by all last week at Homebrew Con, the annual gathering of members of the American Homebrewers Assocition, in Minneapolis I am a bit short time heading into the week. So are some of the…
    - 32 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Goldilocks and hop acres – what is just right?

    Goldilocks and hop acres – what is just right?

    The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service last week released its forecast for acres of hops strung for harvest in the American Northwest. Lots of numbers and plenty of fun comparisons that illustrate how much has changed in five years or…
    - 37 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • We need more adjectives for smells & other things you may not know

    We need more adjectives for smells & other things you may not know

    MONDAY BEER AND WINE LINKS, MUSING, 06.12.17 And the themes this week are . . . AROMA AND FLAVOR Talking About Talking About Taste And Smell With Linguist Ilja Croijmans. “The Jahai, a hunter-gatherer community in Thailand, have about 12 words for…
    - 39 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -

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

  • newBlue Blaze Brewing 100th Brew Celebration

    Blue Blaze Brewing 100th Brew Celebration

    To commemorate the success and the Blue Blaze Brewing 100th brew of the year join us on Saturday, July 29th!The post Blue Blaze Brewing 100th Brew Celebration appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newWicked Barley Brewing Anniversary Party

    Wicked Barley Brewing Anniversary Party

    Wicked Barley Brewing is excited to announce our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY! Join us on Saturday, July 29th for an ALL DAY celebration! Here is just some of what we have planned for the BIG day: FREE BEER: First 50 people through the door get a FREE…
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newBlue Blaze Brewing Presents Watermelons for Wishes

    Blue Blaze Brewing Presents Watermelons for Wishes

    Watermelons for Wishes is a day for raising funds, granting wishes, and soaking up the summer sunshine! The post Blue Blaze Brewing Presents Watermelons for Wishes appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newShmaltz Brewing Company Celebrates Hanukkah in July

    Shmaltz Brewing Company Celebrates Hanukkah in July

    Why is there no Hanukkah in July? And why should the southern hemisphere get to have all the winter holiday fun in July?The post Shmaltz Brewing Company Celebrates Hanukkah in July appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Your Guide to Pennsylvania’s Independent Breweries and Beer

    Your Guide to Pennsylvania’s Independent Breweries and Beer

    Pennsylvania beer has a long history. Here's a guide to getting the most out of independent Pennsylvania breweries during your next beercation.The post Your Guide to Pennsylvania’s Independent Breweries and Beer appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Tennessee Brew Works Introduces The First Tennessee State Parks Beer

    Tennessee Brew Works Introduces The First Tennessee State Parks Beer

    Tennessee Brew Works has partnered with the Tennessee State Parks by creating a new Tennessee State Parks Beer, “State Park Blonde Ale.”The post Tennessee Brew Works Introduces The First Tennessee State Parks Beer appeared first on CraftBeer.com…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Carolina Brewery–Chapel Hill’s Original Craft Brewery–Says Cheers to 22 Years

    Carolina Brewery–Chapel Hill’s Original Craft Brewery–Says Cheers to 22 Years

    Carolina Brewery — the North Carolina, craft beer institution — is celebrating 22 years this summer with an update to its original Chapel Hill brewpub. The post Carolina Brewery–Chapel Hill’s Original Craft Brewery–Says Cheers to 22 Years…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Cape May Brewing Company Wins Gold Medal at US Open Beer Championships for The Topsail

    Cape May Brewing Company Wins Gold Medal at US Open Beer Championships for The Topsail

    Cape May is thrilled to announce that Cape May The Topsail took home a gold medal at the US Open Beer Championships in Oxford, Ohio, last week.The post Cape May Brewing Company Wins Gold Medal at US Open Beer Championships for The Topsail appeared f…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Wynwood Beer Festival

    Wynwood Beer Festival

    Have you ever tried over 150 beers in one day? Don't worry, most people haven't. However, we are going to make it happen at the Wynwood Beer Festival!The post Wynwood Beer Festival appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Shmaltz Unveils New Star Trek Beer at Comic-Con 2017

    Shmaltz Unveils New Star Trek Beer at Comic-Con 2017

    Get ready Trekkies. Shmaltz Brewing Company has announced a new release to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The post Shmaltz Unveils New Star Trek Beer at Comic-Con 2017 appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • What Makes a Sour Beer Taste Sour?

    What Makes a Sour Beer Taste Sour?

    What's really happening when brewers create a sour beer? We take an in-depth analysis into the science behind this growing American beer trend.The post What Makes a Sour Beer Taste Sour? appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • How Fat Bottom Brewing Tackled Quality Problems Head On

    How Fat Bottom Brewing Tackled Quality Problems Head On

    Nashville’s Fat Bottom Brewing Company opened a new facility this summer, and they have a lot to celebrate. But the road to success came with hard lessons.The post How Fat Bottom Brewing Tackled Quality Problems Head On appeared first on CraftBeer…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Coronado Brewing Acquires Monkey Paw Brewing

    Coronado Brewing Acquires Monkey Paw Brewing

    Two San Diego breweries announce they're joining forces. Read new details on Coronado Brewing acquiring Monkey Paw.The post Coronado Brewing Acquires Monkey Paw Brewing appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • 3rd Annual San Pedro Craft Beer Festival

    3rd Annual San Pedro Craft Beer Festival

    SAN PEDRO CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL - is a unique event celebrating craft beer, food and live music. The event is an outdoor event held at the Battleship IOWA.The post 3rd Annual San Pedro Craft Beer Festival appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Great Divide Brewing Company Releases Hazy IPA

    Great Divide Brewing Company Releases Hazy IPA

    Introducing the Great Divide Hazy IPA, a cloudy IPA with a juicy mix of citrus aroma and nuanced fruit characters.The post Great Divide Brewing Company Releases Hazy IPA appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • The Story Behind an IPA’s Cameo with the Avengers

    The Story Behind an IPA’s Cameo with the Avengers

    If you like craft beer and Marvel superhero movies, then get ready to geek out a little. A craft brewery made a cameo alongside Iron Man and Hulk at D23.The post The Story Behind an IPA’s Cameo with the Avengers appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Mother Earth Brew Co. Begins Expansion Project and Announces the Addition of New Markets Across the Country

    Mother Earth Brew Co. Begins Expansion Project and Announces the Addition of New Markets Across the Country

    Since first opening its doors in 2010, Mother Earth Brew Co.’s growth has continued at an extremely strong and steady rate averaging triple-digit increases each year.The post Mother Earth Brew Co. Begins Expansion Project and Announces the Additio…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • New Belgium Brewing Names New CEO

    New Belgium Brewing Names New CEO

    New Belgium Brewing has named Steve Fechheimer its new CEO. Learn more about the brewery's new hire.The post New Belgium Brewing Names New CEO appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Thorn Brewing Co. Beer Now Available In Cans

    Thorn Brewing Co. Beer Now Available In Cans

    Thorn Brewing Co. is excited to officially announce Thorn beer is available in cans throughout San Diego County. The post Thorn Brewing Co. Beer Now Available In Cans appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Movie Night at CB Craft Brewers! “A NY Craft Beer Documentary”

    Movie Night at CB Craft Brewers! “A NY Craft Beer Documentary”

    MOVIE NIGHT – “A NY CRAFT BEER DOCUMENTARY” THURSDAY JULY 27th, 7:00-9:30pm at CB Craft Brewers   Join us for “a New York Brewery Documentary” showing in our Tasting Room! Enjoy this impressive independent film, popcorn, beer, & great food…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • TRACE Summer Soiree: Fort Point Beer Pairing

    TRACE Summer Soiree: Fort Point Beer Pairing

    W San Francisco presents the TRACE Summer Soirée series, an elevated culinary experience paired with the most vibrant sip collections in the cityThe post TRACE Summer Soiree: Fort Point Beer Pairing appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Summer Brew-HaHa at CB Craft Brewers!

    Summer Brew-HaHa at CB Craft Brewers!

    Summer Brew-HaHa at CB Craft Brewers! Enjoy summer while it's here with live music, games, food & BEER!The post Summer Brew-HaHa at CB Craft Brewers! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • CB Craft Brewers 20th Anniversary Hoedown!

    CB Craft Brewers 20th Anniversary Hoedown!

    Join us in celebrating CB Craft Brewers 20th Anniversary of brewing beers with weekend full of craft beer, live music, outdoor activities & more!The post CB Craft Brewers 20th Anniversary Hoedown! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Big Boss Brewing Dock Release Oak Aged Ales

    Big Boss Brewing Dock Release Oak Aged Ales

    On Tuesday July 18th 2017, Big Boss Brewing will release two new bottles from the “Strange Cargo” series of oak and foedre aged ales. The post Big Boss Brewing Dock Release Oak Aged Ales appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • 2017 Annual Autumn Festival of Ales!

    2017 Annual Autumn Festival of Ales!

    On September 30th, beer lovers will travel to Honeoye Falls to sample over 40 different craft beers brewed by CB Craft Brewers for Festival of Ales.The post 2017 Annual Autumn Festival of Ales! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Tryon Beer Fest presented by New View Realty

    Tryon Beer Fest presented by New View Realty

    Mark your calendars for November 4, 2017 for the 6th Annual Tryon Beer Fest, presented by New View Realty! The post Tryon Beer Fest presented by New View Realty appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • Is Cotton Candy Beer This Summer’s Oreo Beer?

    Is Cotton Candy Beer This Summer’s Oreo Beer?

    A cotton candy beer is getting a lot of buzz on the internet. See how brewers get the beer to taste like your favorite summertime county fair treat. The post Is Cotton Candy Beer This Summer’s Oreo Beer? appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • Great Divide Releases Fourth Local Knowledge Series Beer—Zwickelbier

    Great Divide Releases Fourth Local Knowledge Series Beer—Zwickelbier

    Great Divide Brewing will be releasing the fourth beer in their Local Knowledge series, a Zwickelbier with an unexpected twist.The post Great Divide Releases Fourth Local Knowledge Series Beer—Zwickelbier appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Jul 13, 2017 -
  • Blue Blaze Brewing Beer Dinner Presented by FreshMed

    Blue Blaze Brewing Beer Dinner Presented by FreshMed

    Blue Blaze Brewing and Fresh Med have partnered together to create a 3 course, hand-crafted culinary experience!The post Blue Blaze Brewing Beer Dinner Presented by FreshMed appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Jul 13, 2017 -
  • New Seal Pops Up on Craft Beer Labels and Bottle Caps

    New Seal Pops Up on Craft Beer Labels and Bottle Caps

    It's been a big week for the new independent seal for craft brewers as breweries show off new label art -- and more -- featuring the logo.The post New Seal Pops Up on Craft Beer Labels and Bottle Caps appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Jul 13, 2017 -

Braukaiser

  • 10G Brewing

    10G Brewing

    A big part of getting back into brewing has been a brewhouse upgrade from 5 to 10 gallons. Being able to brew 10 gal at a time means brewing less often but also changed my brewing process significantly. My reverse … Continue reading →
    - Apr 10, 2017 -
  • 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 -

Brew Dudes

  • Designing a New Stout Recipe

    Designing a New Stout Recipe

    This week we taste Mike’s latest beer, which is a stout. We cover the taste and discuss what Mike perceives to be a missing sub-style in the stout category. When in comes to Stout I tend to brew to many I think. For some reason, I keep drawing myse…
    - 51 days ago Jun 1, 2017 -
  • Black Lager Schwarzbier – Brewing and Tasting Notes

    Black Lager Schwarzbier – Brewing and Tasting Notes

    This week we sample John’s Black Lager. Its wonderful Schwarzbier with subtle notes of coffee and chocolate in the nose and on the palate. The beer has a soft and malty aroma profile. The beer has noticeable notes of milk chocolate and coffee. I am…
    - 64 days ago May 18, 2017 -
  • A Celebration and Good Things to Come.

    A Celebration and Good Things to Come.

    This week marks a small but not insignificant milestone for These Brew Dudes. We give a run down of what we’ve accomplished and what’s coming next. This week we published our 250th video to YouTube!!!! Cheers to us!!! We’ve published a video ev…
    - 72 days ago May 11, 2017 -
  • The Odin Yeast Engineering Kit

    The Odin Yeast Engineering Kit

    This week we explore the magical world of yeast transformation and bioengineering!!! Thanks to the good folks at The-Odin who sent us one of their very cool kits, we will soon be enjoying green fluorescent yeast!!! So these kits are made for the purp…
    - 79 days ago May 4, 2017 -
  • Troubles With High Original Gravity Beers

    Troubles With High Original Gravity Beers

    Hello – thanks for looking at our blog again. This post is about keeping it real because these Brew Dudes keep it real. We’re exploring the trouble with high original gravity beers; specifically, hitting your targeted starting gravity. To watch o…
    - 86 days ago Apr 27, 2017 -
  • Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap – Exchange #18

    Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap – Exchange #18

    Hi Homebrewing Friends, This exchange is a long distance one.  It spanned a whole ocean to make here to our studios in Mike’s basement (Studio C).  Here’s our homebrew swap #18 – the continental European addition. This beer swap was the first…
    - 93 days ago Apr 20, 2017 -
  • Brew Dudes Community Brew

    Brew Dudes Community Brew

    Hey gang – since we have been doing some homebrew swapping over the past few years, we had an idea to get more people involved. The silly idea is to come up with a community brew plan. We are putting out this recipe and date in hopes that you will…
    - 100 days ago Apr 13, 2017 -
  • Medusa Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

    Medusa Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

    Hey home brewing fans! Welcome to another post revealing the secrets of a new hop variety. This time around, we explore the mysteries of Medusa hops. I brewed a one gallon SMaSH beer (single malt and single hop) and we taped this video with our tasti…
    - Apr 6, 2017 -
  • Sorachi Ace Hops IPA Tasting Notes

    Sorachi Ace Hops IPA Tasting Notes

    Hi there – we’re tasting an IPA that I brewed that focuses on the Japanese hop Sorachi Ace. Now I have brewed a wheat beer using these hops before, but now it’s all about the IPA. Watch this video to learn more about this beer. So this beer is…
    - Mar 30, 2017 -
  • Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap – Exchange #17

    Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap – Exchange #17

    Our beer swap game is strong! We have now swapped beer with 17 other homebrewers around the world. How many people have you swapped your beer with, huh? Well, we have it going on and you should see what we’re tasting now. Check out our latest homeb…
    - Mar 23, 2017 -

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

Sorghum Mead - Basic Brewing Radio - May 26, 2017

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Extract Robust Coffee Stout - Basic Brewing Video - May 12, 2017

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Sparkling and Peach Meads - Basic Brewing Video - April 21, 2017

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Grapefruit Juice Pale Ale - Basic Brewing Video - April 7, 2017

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Smoked ESB - Basic Brewing Video - March 6, 2017

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Sorghum Belgian-Style Ale - Basic Brewing Video - February 20, 2017

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BN: Sunday Session

  • The Session 07-17-17 August Schell Brewing

    - 5 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • The Session 07-10-17 Drake's Brewing
    John Gillooly and Devonne Buckingham from Drake’s Brewing joined us in the studio for this episode of The Session. John has been in the beer industry for over 20 years, and Dee came up as a homebrewer – until she ran into John, that is. Together,…
    - 12 days ago Jul 10, 2017 -
  • The Session 06-26-17 Blue Jacket
    Washington, D.C. has been at the forefront of the good beer movement for a long time, most likely unbeknownst to the rest of the country. On this episode of The Session, we talk with Greg Engert who is part owner and Beer Director of Blue Jacket Bre…
    - 26 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • The Session 06-13-17 Saint Arnold Brewing
    Today we talk with Aaron Inkrott from the great Saint Arnold Brewing Company, out of Houston, Texas.  Aaron came up as a homebrewer, working at various beer bars and breweries (and of course listening to The Brewing Network), before landing a gig vo…
    - 40 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • The Session 06-05-17 Big Ditch Brewing
    Big Ditch Brewing Company from Buffalo, NY. joins us on The Session this week. Tune in as President Matt Kahn discusses the beers of Big Ditch, his love of sessionable brews and his history as a homebrewer and cell culture media technician. We try se…
    - 47 days ago Jun 5, 2017 -
  • The Session 05-22-17 Lucky Envelope Brewing
    All the way from Seattle, it’s Lucky Envelope Brewing! Owner and brewer Barry Chan actually came down just for this show, which always makes us feel good. In addition to making some traditional lagers and such, Barry is known for playing around wit…
    - 61 days ago May 22, 2017 -
  • The Session 05-15-17 Dr. Bamforth
    Today on The (mighty) Session, we welcome back Dr. Charlie Bamforth, who came all the way down from his digs at UC Davis to chat us up about his new book on Freshness, among other things. As these things generally do, topics diverged and we talked a…
    - 68 days ago May 15, 2017 -
  • The Session 05-08-17 Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.
    Florian Kuplent, Co-Founder and Brewmaster at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company in St. Louis MO. joins us on The Session to talk about their "unconventional-minded yet traditional" style of beer and brewing. Listen in as Florian tells us about his backg…
    - 75 days ago May 8, 2017 -
  • The Session 04-24-17 Eel River Brewing Co
    The Brewing Network welcomes Eel River Brewing Company to The Session this week. Brewery Production Manager Matt Vivatson talks with us about new hops, super quaffable beers and brewing the beers that his family business likes to drink. We get to try…
    - 89 days ago Apr 24, 2017 -
  • The Session 04-17-17 Neshaminy Creek Brewing
    This week on The Session we welcome Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company from Croydon, PA. Head Brewer and owner Jeremy Myers talks to us about lagers and shares some of their special barrel projects with us. We then discuss hoppy ale brewing and the high…
    - 96 days ago Apr 17, 2017 -
  • The Session 04-10-17 Barley Mow
    We are going south for this show, all the way to Florida, to chat with Ashley and Thomas from Barley Mow Brewing! Ashley is the head brewer there, and we talk about her journey from what seemed like great brewery to great brewery, ultimately landing…
    - Apr 10, 2017 -
  • The Session 03-27-17 Basqueland Brewing Project
    This week The Session welcomes Basqueland Brewing Project from Spain to the show. We talk with brewer Ben Matz about the burgeoning Craft Beer seen in the region and how his brewery fits in the market. Ben tells us about the challenges of producing a…
    - Mar 27, 2017 -
  • The Session 03-13-17 Insight Brewing
    Today on The Session, we welcome Ilan from Insight Brewing in Minneapolis! Ilan seems like one of those brewers who already had a lifetime of brewing experience before he started Insight, traveling the world and brewing at some amazing places. We cha…
    - Mar 13, 2017 -
  • The Session 03-06-17 Full Circle Brewing
    Mike Sumaya came out from Full Circle Brewing in Fresno to talk about the emerging beer culture in California's 5th largest city. He brought two beers with him - one was an Imperial Stout with cold brewed coffee added to it, and the other was his ve…
    - Mar 6, 2017 -
  • The Session 02-27-17 Brulosophy Returns
    The Session welcomes back Marshall Schott from the insanely popular Brulosophy blog! Normally, he sends us one beer to try on the show, but this time he fired out two, which is great for us because we get extra beer. One was part of his Hop Chronicle…
    - Feb 27, 2017 -
  • The Session 02-13-17 Beachwood Brewing
    Julian Shrago from Beachwood Brewing joins us live on The Session this week! Julian makes some of the best beers in the country, as evidenced by his many awards, including Best Large Brewpub in the world at the 2016 World Beer Cup. Julian will be in-…
    - Feb 13, 2017 -
  • The Session 02-06-17 Barley Forge OC Mashups
    Join us this week on The Session as we welcome Barley Forge Brewing Company and their partner in crime, the OC Mashups Homebrew Club from Orange County, California. We are joined by Barley Forge Operations Manger Sean O'Shea and OC Mashups COO, Kyle…
    - Feb 6, 2017 -
  • The Session 01-30-17 Jester King Brewery
    The Session welcomes Jester King Brewery back to the show! We haven't had time to catch up with Jester King since their first appearance back in 2013. They are an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to mixed culture and spontaneous fermentation. Fo…
    - Jan 30, 2017 -
  • The Session 01-16-17 Ol Republic Brewing
    Simon Olney from Ol Republic Brewing joins us on The Session to talk about their wonderful Continental Style beers. Located in Nevada City, CA. these guys are brewing amazing examples of traditional UK and German style beers that have won several awa…
    - Jan 16, 2017 -
  • The Session 01-10-17 Founders Brewing
    The folks from Founders joined us in the studio for some Midwest beer talk! We only had a small amount of time with them tonight, so we jumped right in and pushed Feedback to the end of the show. Founder Dave Engbers, Curriculum Coordinator Mike Wi…
    - Jan 10, 2017 -
  • The Session 12-19-16 A BN Collaboration
    We dropped our usual Christmas show in favor of some homebrew education! Jamil came down from Heretic and joined Alex from Fieldwork and Beardy as we sat around talking about collaboration brews. Mainly what the process is when commercial brewers p…
    - Dec 19, 2016 -
  • The Session 12-12-16 Wildcard Brewing Company
    Jeff Hansen, COO and Co-Founder of Wildcard Brewing Company, and Head Brewery Andy Crocker, join us on The Session this week. Located in Redding, CA. Wildcard is one of Northern California's newest breweries. Jeff and Andy tell us about their brewing…
    - Dec 12, 2016 -
  • The Session 12-09-16 21st Amendment Brewery
    The great Shaun "Sully" O'Sullivan from the 21st Amendment Brewery returns to The Session to let us know what's happening in the world of 21A. The Brewcasters get reacquainted with Sully as he describes his latest creations; El Sully, Blah Blah Blah…
    - Dec 12, 2016 -
  • The Session 11-21-16 Brulosophy Triangle Test
    Marshal Schott from Brulosophy is back again with another blind triangle test for The Brewcasters. This time Marshall has been very secretive with us so we are not influenced in our blind tasting with too much information. Listen in and see how we do…
    - Nov 21, 2016 -
  • The Session 11-14-16 Flat Tail Brewing Co.
    This week on The Session we welcome Dave Marliave from Flat Tail Brewing Company back to the studio to talk about his latest crazy project. Dave and his friends decided to to take a motorcycle ride for six days on the Oregon Back Country Discovery Ro…
    - Nov 14, 2016 -
  • The Session 11-07-16 Akasha Brewing Co.
    This week on The Session we are joined by co-founder and brewmaster Dave Padden from Akasha Brewing Company in Sydney, Australia. Dave made the trek over to the states to be in studio and bring us some fresh beer from Oz. Listen in as we talk hops, b…
    - Nov 7, 2016 -
  • The Session 10-17-16 Altamont Beer Works
    The Session is back this week with Altamont Beer Works from Livermore, CA. Owner and brewer Steve Satori and his Lead Brewer Chris Norberg, along with their new brewer Anna, all join the show to talk about their passion for simple and clean, hop forw…
    - Oct 17, 2016 -
  • The Session 10-10-16 Almanac Brewing
    We welcome local brewery Almanac to The Session, finally! These guys have been turning out some great beers since 2010, and they show no signs of stopping. Jesse Friedman, who is one of the co-founders, and Phil The Barrel Guy made the journey - al…
    - Oct 10, 2016 -
  • The Session 10-03-16 Le Castor
    Daniel Addey-Jibb, co-owner and brewer at Le Castor joins us for The Session on this episode. Located about 40 minutes outside of Montreal, Quebec, Dan and his team brew some really amazing farmhouse beers for those lucky enough to find them. Many…
    - Oct 3, 2016 -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

BN: Brew Strong

  • Brew Strong: Fermentation and Temp 05-22-17
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong Jamil and John Palmer answer listener questions on raw wheat, when to add salts and when to raise fermentation temperature for a proper diacetyl rest. Then a discussion of the precedence of fermentatio…
    - 60 days ago May 22, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Mash Questions 05-08-17
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer take listener questions on mashing. They discuss protein rests, oxydation of IPAs, batch lautering speed, and the use of Munich malt. Listen in and learn the intricacies of prope…
    - 74 days ago May 8, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Brewing Water Questions 04-24-17
    Homebrewing beer. Brew Strong is back this week with one of their most popular topics of all time; water. In this episode Jamil and John Palmer dig through listener emails to answer questions about all things water. Tune in and learn from the best on…
    - 88 days ago Apr 24, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Craft Beer Sweden 04-10-17
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer welcome their Swedish brewer friends Magnus and Dan-Magnus to the program to talk about craft beer in Sweden. After attending the Craftbeer Malmö Brewers Conference and the Malmö Beer Festival in Malmö, Swed…
    - Apr 10, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Free Amino Nitrogen 03-27-17
    Homebrewing beer.This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss the science of Free Amino Nitrogen in your brewing process. FAN's are prime building blocks in yeast health and nutrition and while you might not think of them much in normal br…
    - Mar 27, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Triple Mashing 03-13-17
    Homebrewing beer.John Blichmann from Blichmann Engineering joins Jamil and John Palmer again, this time to talk about his triple mashing experiments. What is triple mashing you ask? Great question....we don't know either. But Jamil and John Blichmann…
    - Mar 13, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Blichmann Experiments 02-27-17
    Homebrewing beer.John Blichmann from Blichmann Engineering is back in-studio with Jamil and John Palmer this week to talk about his latest brewing experiments. One major experiment John conducted was to test his fermentation vessels under fermentatio…
    - Feb 27, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Storing Ingredients 02-13-17
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss the storage of brewing ingredients. Since there are more than just the traditional four ingredients used in craft beer today, the guys tackle things like brewing salts, c…
    - Feb 13, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Show 01-30-17
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to answer your burning questions about brewing. They tackle more yeast questions this week and dive into all things beer. Tune in to catch it all and remember, you can always send in your own…
    - Jan 30, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Canning 01-16-17
    Homebrewing beer. Diving back into the pro brewing side, Brew Strong discusses canning craft beer on this episode. Jamil recently started canning his beers at Heretic Brewing Company and shares his experience in the product, the packaging and the pro…
    - Jan 16, 2017 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast and Fermentation 12-19-16
    Homebrewing beer. Several interesting questions this week about combining ale and lager fermentations, off-flavors in an IPA and what happens to the yeast and the beer when you cold crash after fermentation. Malcolm Frazer joins us to provide unique…
    - Dec 19, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Decoction Show 12-05-16
    Homebrewing beer. Malcolm Frazer of Brulosophy joins us to talk about a recent exbeeriment they conducted comparing beer flavor between decoction mashing and single infusion mashing of a German Pilsner recipe. Decoction is a age-old technique for ach…
    - Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 11-28-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer get through more listener emails this week to help you get more of your craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and get you the answers you need to make better b…
    - Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Cask Ales 11-07-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, our hosts discuss the details of preparing and serving cask ales. Cask ales differ from regular ales primarily by the manner in which they are served, that is, they are poured with low carbonation tha…
    - Nov 17, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast Esters 10-24-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer take more of your listener questions and get to the bottom of all things brewing. They take questions about the Lamotte Test Kits and ion testing resolution, off-flavors in a Pal…
    - Oct 24, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast Esters 10-10-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong, our heroes take a show suggestion from a listener and delve into the origins and control of esters in beer. Esters are a metabolic byproduct that are formed by the yeast during growth when they need…
    - Oct 10, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 09-26-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer get through more listener emails this week to help you get more of your craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and get you the answers you need to make better…
    - Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Hop Oils 09-26-16
    Homebrewing beer. In this episode of Brew Strong Jamil and John discuss some of the latest information on Hop Oils, Hop Bitterness, and Dry Hopping. Bitterness is now known to be composed of not just isomerized alpha acid, but also oxidized alpha an…
    - Sep 26, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 09-26-16
    Homebrewing beer. Jamil and John Palmer get through more listener emails this week to help you get more of your craft beer and homebrewing questions answered! They take questions on all things brewing and get you the answers you need to make better b…
    - Sep 12, 2016 -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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: 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: 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 01-18-16
    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 -

BN: The Jamil Show

  • Brewing Big Beers - Brewing With Style 02-23-17
    We get a lot of questions about how to brew quality beers with a higher gravity. Sometimes the questions are simple, and other times they can be kind of complex. Today, we put our heads together and lay out everything you need to know about how to br…
    - Feb 23, 2017 -
  • Heretic Barrel Program - Brewing With Style 01-24-17
    This week on Brewing With Style, we have a special guest join the show - the head of the Heretic Brewing Barrel Program, Chris! He came into the studio to talk about how he made his transition from homebrewer all the way to his current position alon…
    - Jan 24, 2017 -
  • Mashing Dark Malts - Brewing With Style 01-10-17
    Today's show is full of a few things, but mainly beer. We talk today about the practice of adding your dark malts at the end of the mash versus keeping them in there for the entire thing. It's a much-debated topic, with many people on either side s…
    - Jan 10, 2017 -
  • Listener Questions - Brewing With Style 12-27-16
    Jamil and Tasty take listener questions on this episode of Brewing With Style. Listen in as they answer all things beer from your emails.
    - Dec 27, 2016 -
  • Pete Slosberg - Brewing With Style 12-13-16
    Jamil and Tasty get a surprise visit from Pete Slosberg, formerly of Pete's Wicked Ales, and his friend Ari. Ari makes some of the best homemade bread we've ever had and shared some bread making tips with us. Pete brought us his homemade malt balls a…
    - Dec 13, 2016 -
  • Secret Beers Part 2 - Brewing With Style 11-15-16
    We had so much fun with the last Secret Beers show that we had to come back with a Part Two. Beevo brings Jamil, Tasty, and JP two mystery beers during the show, and it's up to our brave hosts to guess the style. Which is much harder than it seems!…
    - Nov 15, 2016 -
  • Collaboration Beers - Brewing With Style 11-01-16
    Jamil, Tasty, and JP have been lucky enough to have done several collaboration beers over the years with friends and colleagues alike. With more and more breweries reaching out into the homebrewing world for ProAm collaborations, and various "fun-to…
    - Nov 1, 2016 -
  • Secret Beers - Brewing With Style 10-24-16
    Jamil starts this episode of Brewing With Style by talking about Beevo's love for Brad at Brewer's Hardware. Needless to say she's uncomfortable with it, which is always funny. Then we jump right into the topic for today - Secret Beers! We had two…
    - Oct 24, 2016 -
  • GABF 2016 Recap - Brewing With Style 10-04-16
    Jamil, Tasty, and JP talk about the recent happenings at the Great American Beer Festival, including beers, judging, and all the work that goes into putting on a giant beer fest. Well, Jamil and Tasty talk about it, since JP didn't go.We talk a lot…
    - Oct 4, 2016 -
  • Foreign Extra Stout - Brewing With Style 09-26-16
    Coming off of Jamil's recent trip to Asia, we decided to revisit the Foreign Extra Stout category. Notoriously hard to find in the U.S. Jamil was able to track down some pretty neat beer and mule them back for us - including Guinness's version! We al…
    - Sep 26, 2016 -
  • 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…
    - 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,…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

Basic Brewing Radio

  • 07-20-17 Matt Weide Mead Experiments
    Former meadmaker of the year Matt Weide joins us at HomebrewCon in Minneapolis to share meads made with walnuts, peanuts and ginger. He also shares a couple of bochet (burnt) meads.
    - 3 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • 07-13-17 Boom Island Brewing
    Kevin Welch of Boom Island Brewing in Minneapolis has turned passion for music and Belgian beers into a commercial operation designed to carry on a long tradition.
    - 10 days ago Jul 12, 2017 -
  • 07-06-17 Hop Chronicles and Club Night
    We meet up with the Brulosophy crew at HomebrewCon in Minneapolis to evaluate two varieties of hops, and we chat with brewers and brewing experts on the Club Night floor.
    - 17 days ago Jul 5, 2017 -
  • 05-25-17 Hop Timing Experiment
    Steve Wilkes and Casey Letellier help James evaluate an experiment comparing three beers with single hop additions at 60 minutes, 30 minutes and flameout.
    - 59 days ago May 24, 2017 -
  • 05-18-17 Earthbound Beer
    Stuart Keating gives us brewing tips and explains why his brewery brews beers described as the "smallest and weirdest" in St. Louis.
    - 66 days ago May 17, 2017 -
  • 05-11-17 Brewing Kombucha
    Phil Nigash of the podcast My Life As a Foodie joins us to talk about restarting his show and getting into brewing kombucha at home.
    - 73 days ago May 10, 2017 -
  • 05-04-17 Sean Terrill Attenuation Study
    Sean Terrill of Two Mile Brewing in Leadville, Colorado, talks about his study and article examining the effect of mash temperature on attenuation rates of three yeast strains.
    - 80 days ago May 3, 2017 -
  • 04-27-17 Fruit Flavor Additions
    Homebrewer Jamie Conway joins James and Steve as they taste beers and meads with different approaches to integrating fruit character.
    - 87 days ago Apr 26, 2017 -
  • 04-20-17 Step Mashing
    Chris Colby of Beer and Wine Journal gets into the details about step mashing and how we can use it to control the character of our beers.
    - 94 days ago Apr 19, 2017 -
  • 04-13-17 Recipe Formulation: Playing with Gravity
    James and Steve sit down during a brew day to talk about how to calculate and predict starting and finishing gravity levels of beers.
    - Apr 12, 2017 -
  • 04-06-17 Indiana Water Experiment
    Homebrewer Aaron Winey shares his experiment brewing an American blonde ale using water from four different sources.
    - Apr 5, 2017 -
  • 03-30-17 Callister and Lightheart Brewing
    Homebrewer-turned-pro Nathaniel Senff of Lightheart Brewing talks about being a part of the collaborative Callister Brewing in Vancouver, British Columbia.
    - Mar 29, 2017 -
  • 03-23-17 Casey Goes Pro, Part Two
    In this second part of a two-parter, Casey Letellier, currently brewing at West Mountain Brewing Company, talks about his plans to open his own – Ivory Bill Brewing.
    - Mar 22, 2017 -
  • 03-16-17 Casey Goes Pro, Part One
    In this first part of a two-parter, Casey Letellier, currently brewing at West Mountain Brewing Company, talks about his plans to open his own – Ivory Bill Brewing.
    - Mar 15, 2017 -
  • 03-09-17 Kettle Fermentation
    Homebrewer Scott Koue shares his experience in fermenting beer in the same kettle that he used to boil the wort.
    - Mar 8, 2017 -
  • 03-02-17 Homebrew Stout Collaboration
    Homebrewers Ron Schmidt and Jamie Conway share their collaborative stout that was split to age on vanilla and a rye whiskey barrel.
    - Mar 1, 2017 -
  • 02-23-17 Frost Fest 2017
    James wanders around Frost Fest in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to sample beers and get some homebrewing tips from professional brewers.
    - Feb 22, 2017 -
  • 02-16-17 Hop Tweaking
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of the Homebrew Recipe Bible, talks about hop substitution and ways to change up the hopping of your beers.
    - Feb 15, 2017 -
  • 02-09-17 Mead Best Practices
    Ricky the Meadmaker from Groennfell and Havoc Meaderies in Vermont talks about sharing his recipes online and shares his best meadmaking practices.
    - Feb 8, 2017 -
  • 02-02-17 African Palm Wine
    Homebrewer Ryan Deaver joins us to talk about spontaneously fermented palm wine he researched in the west African country of Benin.
    - Feb 1, 2017 -
  • 01-26-17 Recipe Formulation Tips
    Brad Ring and Betsy Parks from Brew Your Own magazine talk about their new Big Book of Homebrewing and share tips on coming up with your own homebrew recipes.
    - Jan 25, 2017 -
  • 01-19-17 AHA Update
    Gary Glass, director of the American Homebrewers Association, updates us on the state of our hobby, upcoming National Homebrew Competition deadlines and new events at the Minneapolis HomebrewCon.
    - Jan 18, 2017 -
  • 01-12-17 Swiss Spruce Porter
    Homebrewer Will Schumacher talks about his experiments brewing with spruce that he foraged from his time in Switzerland.
    - Jan 11, 2017 -
  • 01-05-17 Plain, Coconut, and Mole Porter
    James and Steve take advantage of a beautiful day to sample three porters on the porch, all from the same batch.
    - Jan 4, 2017 -
  • 12-29-16 Disaster Show 2016
    James and Steve carry on the tradition of sharing stories from listeners of brew days gone bad.
    - Dec 28, 2016 -
  • 12-15-16 Brulosophy Boil Experiments
    Marshall Schott and Malcolm Frazer from Brulosophy.com share their experiments - the effect of keeping the lid on during the boil and not boiling a Berliner Weisse.
    - Dec 14, 2016 -
  • 12-08-16 Holiday Brewing Time Management
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of the Homebrew Recipe Bible, gives us tips on carving time out during the holidays for the important thing - brewing.
    - Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 12-01-16 Steve's Brew Shop
    Steve Wilkes is now the owner of a shiny new local homebrew shop in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He talks about the process of starting the shop and plans for the future.
    - Nov 30, 2016 -
  • 11-17-16 Hoppy Sour Beers
    Mad Fermentationist Mike Tonsmeire shares his techniques for brewing tart beers with lots of hop character, and he samples three interpretations from James.
    - Nov 16, 2016 -
  • 11-10-16 Bryggerhuset Pilot Brewery Part Two
    We continue the discussion with Gard Karlsnes, who runs the pilot brewery at Aass Brewery in Norway. This time, we sample a ginger beer and Christmas stout. Part two of two.
    - Nov 9, 2016 -
  • 11-03-16 Bryggerhuset Pilot Brewery Part One
    Gard Karlsnes runs the pilot brewery at Aass Brewery in Norway and is expanding its horizons beyond Reinheitsgebot roots. Part one of two.
    - Nov 2, 2016 -
  • 10-27-16 Hermit Thrush Brewing
    Chris Gagne of Hermit Thrush Brewing in Brattleboro, Vermont, talks about brewing beer with only wild yeast he's harvested from the environment.
    - Oct 26, 2016 -
  • 10-20-16 Competition Cream Ales
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of the Homebrew Recipe Bible, shares tips on how to make your cream ale stand out in a competition setting.
    - Oct 19, 2016 -
  • 10-13-16 Vegetable Saisons
    Homebrewer Jason Jackson shares four versions of his saison enhanced with vegetables from his garden. Steve Wilkes helps sample.
    - Oct 12, 2016 -
  • 10-06-16 New Province Brewing
    Our series on northwest Arkansas brewing continues with New Province Brewing in Rogers and a visit with owner-head brewer Derek McEnroe.
    - Oct 5, 2016 -
  • 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.
    - 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."
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - Aug 10, 2016 -
  • 08-04-16 Fruit IPA
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about the latest thing in IPAs - fruit!
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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 -

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BeerSmith Blog

  • Beer Brewing Pumps Part 2 – The Blichmann RipTide Pump

    Beer Brewing Pumps Part 2 – The Blichmann RipTide Pump

    This week in Part 2 of my series on beer pumps, I review the new Blichmann RipTide Pump. Last week in Part 1 I covered general brewing pump features as well as the popular March and Chugger pumps. The Blichmann RipTide Pump Review While the March and…
    - 46 days ago Jun 5, 2017 -
  • Barrel Aging Beers and Sours with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #149

    Barrel Aging Beers and Sours with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #149

    Michael Tonsmeire joins me this week to discuss aging beer in barrels as well as how to barrel age sour beers. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this…
    - 52 days ago May 30, 2017 -
  • Beer Brewing Pumps – Part 1 – March and Chugger Pumps

    Beer Brewing Pumps – Part 1 – March and Chugger Pumps

    This week I take a look at the most popular models of home brewing pumps: the March Pump and the Chugger Pump. Next week in part 2 I will cover the new Blichmann RipTide pump which has some significant advantages over the traditional brewing pump. Ho…
    - 57 days ago May 25, 2017 -
  • Planning an Indoor Electric Brewery – Part 2 – Ventilation and Airflow

    Planning an Indoor Electric Brewery – Part 2 – Ventilation and Airflow

    In part 1 of this series I covered some of the general considerations in planning an electric brewery including size of the system, availability of water and in particular the electrical needs of the system and electrical safety considerations. This…
    - 62 days ago May 20, 2017 -
  • How to Brew Fourth Edition with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #148

    How to Brew Fourth Edition with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #148

    John Palmer joins me to discuss the release of the fourth edition of his best selling homebrew book “How to Brew” as well as recent trends in beer brewing. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 F…
    - 67 days ago May 15, 2017 -
  • Planning an Indoor Electric Brewery – Part 1 – Electrical Considerations

    Planning an Indoor Electric Brewery – Part 1 – Electrical Considerations

    This week I’ll take a look at some of the considerations that come into play with planning and building out an electric brewery. There are huge advantages to brewing indoors in that you can brew in any weather year round, but properly installing an…
    - 71 days ago May 11, 2017 -
  • My Love-Hate Relationship with Home Brew Beer Siphoning

    My Love-Hate Relationship with Home Brew Beer Siphoning

    Siphoning is one of the necessary evils for homebrewers. Unless you are fortunate enough to have a large RIMS/HERMS brewing system with wort pumps and conical fermenters, and pumps for transferring between fermenters, you have probably had to siphon…
    - 81 days ago May 2, 2017 -
  • India Pale Ale (IPA) Trends with Mitch Steele – BeerSmith Podcast #147

    India Pale Ale (IPA) Trends with Mitch Steele – BeerSmith Podcast #147

    Mitch Steele, author of the IPA book and former brewmaster at Stone Brewing joins me this week to discuss recent trends in India Pale Ale and the craft IPA revolution. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download t…
    - 91 days ago Apr 21, 2017 -
  • Sensory Evaluation of Beer with Randy Mosher – BeerSmith Podcast #146

    Sensory Evaluation of Beer with Randy Mosher – BeerSmith Podcast #146

    This week Randy Mosher joins me to discuss the second edition of his book “Tasting Beer” as well as sensory evaluation of beer, aroma, judging beer and more. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3…
    - 99 days ago Apr 13, 2017 -
  • Camlock vs Tri-clover vs Blichmann vs Quick Connect NPT Fittings for Home Brewing

    Camlock vs Tri-clover vs Blichmann vs Quick Connect NPT Fittings for Home Brewing

    This week we take a look at the most common connectors used for home brewing systems on pumps, kettles, and fermenters. I compare Tri-clover, Camlock, Blichmann NPT and Quick Connect options for your brewing systems. We look at the advantages and dis…
    - Apr 7, 2017 -
  • Pairing Beer and Food with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #145

    Pairing Beer and Food with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #145

    Sean Paxton, aka “The Homebrew Chef” joins me this week to discuss the pairing of beer and food and how he plans entire multi-course meals around various beers. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the…
    - Mar 28, 2017 -
  • Skunky Beer – Light-Struck Off Flavors in Home Brewing

    Skunky Beer – Light-Struck Off Flavors in Home Brewing

    A common off flavor in both commercial and home brewed beers is a skunky “light-struck” flavor and aroma. It can give your beer a strong skunky aroma and make it most unpleasant to drink. The Cause of Skunky Beer Skunky beer occurs when beer is e…
    - Mar 21, 2017 -
  • Aeration Wands (Pure Oxygen) for Beer Brewing

    Aeration Wands (Pure Oxygen) for Beer Brewing

    This week I take a look at the Anvil Oxygenation Kit (aka Aeration wand) which lets you aerate your wort using pure oxygen without spending a ton of money. The oxygen wand is actually my favorite new brewing toy and I’ve used it on beer, meads, win…
    - Mar 14, 2017 -
  • Starting a Small Malt House with Dark Cloud Malting – BeerSmith Podcast #144

    Starting a Small Malt House with Dark Cloud Malting – BeerSmith Podcast #144

    Jesse Kaiss and Danny Buswell from Dark Cloud Malt House join me this week to discuss their experiences starting up a small local malt house. Jesse and Danny are malting their own barley and selling it locally in central Maryland. Subscribe on iTunes…
    - Mar 10, 2017 -
  • How to Backsweeten Beer, Cider and Mead

    How to Backsweeten Beer, Cider and Mead

    This week we take a look at backsweetening – a technique commonly used in mead and cider making but not well known by beer brewers. In certain cases, backsweetening can enhance the flavor of many beers, ciders and meads. Why Backsweeten? Backsweete…
    - Mar 8, 2017 -
  • Extract Beer Brewing Tip – Don’t Steep Grains with Too Much Water

    Extract Beer Brewing Tip – Don’t Steep Grains with Too Much Water

    This week I offer a tip for extract brewers about steeping grains and why its important not to steep your grains with too much water. Many extract brewers start by steeping their grains with their entire boil volume, which can lead to excessive tanni…
    - Feb 28, 2017 -
  • Mead Making and Melomels with Ken Schramm – BeerSmith Podcast #143

    Mead Making and Melomels with Ken Schramm – BeerSmith Podcast #143

    This week Ken Schramm from Schramm’s Meadery joins me to discuss big sweet fruity meads and melomels. Ken is a founder of the Mazer Cup, author of the book The Compleat Meadmaker, nationally award winning mead maker, and founder of Schramm’s Mead…
    - Feb 22, 2017 -
  • Making Wine from Kits for Beer Brewers

    Making Wine from Kits for Beer Brewers

    This week I take a look at what’s needed for the average beer brewers to make wine from a kit. Making wine is actually an order of magnitude easier than brewing beer, though it requires more time to age. The good news is that the average beer brewe…
    - Feb 14, 2017 -
  • Clarity and Haze in Beer with Dr Charlie Bamforth – BeerSmith Podcast #142

    Clarity and Haze in Beer with Dr Charlie Bamforth – BeerSmith Podcast #142

    Dr Charlie Bamforth joins me this week to discuss clarity and haze in beer as well as steps you can take to improve clarity through finings, conditioning and brewing techniques. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play…
    - Feb 9, 2017 -
  • SS Brewtech Brewmaster Chronicle 14 gal Conical Fermenter Review – Part 2: Fermenting Beer

    SS Brewtech Brewmaster Chronicle 14 gal Conical Fermenter Review – Part 2: Fermenting Beer

    Last week I covered the basic features and setup of the Brewmaster Chronical from SS Brewtech. This week I ferment a few batches of beer to see how well the fermenter performs. [Note – I included some affiliate links in this post – use them if yo…
    - Feb 7, 2017 -
  • SS Brewtech Brewmaster Chronicle 14 gal Conical Fermenter Review – Part 1: First Impressions

    SS Brewtech Brewmaster Chronicle 14 gal Conical Fermenter Review – Part 1: First Impressions

    This week I take a look at the Brewmaster 14 gal (52 l) Chronical from SS BrewTech. In this first part I’ll cover my initial impressions after unboxing, assembling and cleaning the fermenter. In part 2, I’ll cover brewing and fermenting with the…
    - Jan 30, 2017 -
  • German Brewing Traditions and Reinheitsgebot – BeerSmith Podcast #141

    German Brewing Traditions and Reinheitsgebot – BeerSmith Podcast #141

    Rory Lawton joins me from Berlin, Germany to discuss the tradition of the German Purity Law or “Reinheitsgebot” and some very controversial efforts to challenge it. Along the way we discuss the history of the law, how it has evolved and how it af…
    - Jan 27, 2017 -
  • BeerSmith 2.3 Mobile Released

    BeerSmith 2.3 Mobile Released

    BeerSmith 2.3 mobile (full version) has just been released – which adds many of the new features of the desktop 2.3 version to the full mobile release. The update is free for existing mobile app owners and you can get your update now from the iTune…
    - Jan 19, 2017 -
  • Steeping vs Mashing Dark Grains Revisited – A Beer Brewing Technique

    Steeping vs Mashing Dark Grains Revisited – A Beer Brewing Technique

    Some time ago I wrote an article on steeping vs mashing dark grains for all grain beer brewers. That article recommended steeping some dark grains into a separate tea to minimize burnt, harsh flavors. This week we take a look at a simpler method for…
    - Jan 17, 2017 -
  • Passivating Stainless Steel Beer Brewing Equipment to Prevent Corrosion

    Passivating Stainless Steel Beer Brewing Equipment to Prevent Corrosion

    Despite its reputation as the perfect metal for beer brewing, stainless steel can actually corrode or rust. So this week we take a look at how and why stainless steel can corrode as well as how you can passivate your stainless steel beer brewing equi…
    - Jan 9, 2017 -
  • All Grain Beer Brewing Equipment with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #140

    All Grain Beer Brewing Equipment with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #140

    Chris Graham, President at MoreBeer joins me to talk about large all grain beer brewing equipment for home brewers. Chris and I discuss RIMS and HERMS systems, pumps, chillers and more. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Goog…
    - Jan 6, 2017 -
  • How to Make Hard Cider – The Easy Way

    How to Make Hard Cider – The Easy Way

    I’ve never been a big cider fan, but a friend sent me a recipe he said I must try, so I made my first batch and it actually came out great! I thought I would share the recipe and method with you so you can give it a try. This is a simple recipe mad…
    - Jan 2, 2017 -
  • Blichmann BrewEasy RIMS Brewing System Review Part 2 – Brewing Beer

    Blichmann BrewEasy RIMS Brewing System Review Part 2 – Brewing Beer

    In Part 2 of my Blichmann BrewEasy detailed review I brew some beer, and record my experience and lessons learned with the new system. Last week in Part 1, I gave an overview of the system specs, setup and my first impressions. [Note – this is a ve…
    - Dec 26, 2016 -
  • Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson – BeerSmith Podcast #139

    Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson – BeerSmith Podcast #139

    Matt Brynildson, the Brewmaster for Firestone Walker and five time GABF brewer of the year joins me this week to discuss hops and brewing Firestone Walker’s beers. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the…
    - Dec 22, 2016 -
  • Blichmann BrewEasy Electric Review – Part 1 – First Impressions

    Blichmann BrewEasy Electric Review – Part 1 – First Impressions

    This week I take a up-close and personal look at the BrewEasy electric “turn-key” brewing system from Blichmann Engineering. For several years now friends have been pushing me to give up my ancient pot and igloo cooler for an electric system –…
    - Dec 17, 2016 -
  • Wort, Whiskey and Scotch when Brewing Beer

    Wort, Whiskey and Scotch when Brewing Beer

    Here’s a quick tip about whiskey, wort and beer brewing I picked up at my last Craft Beer and Brewing retreat in Colorado. John Mallett from Bell’s Brewing shared it with me though I’ve since found that other brewers also know this trick. Hot W…
    - Dec 15, 2016 -
  • Making Braggot – Mead and Barley with Michael Fairbrother – BeerSmith Podcast #138

    Making Braggot – Mead and Barley with Michael Fairbrother – BeerSmith Podcast #138

    Michael Fairbrother, the founder of Moonlight Meadery joins me this week to discuss how to make Braggot which is a combination of beer and mead made from both honey and barley grain. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google…
    - Dec 7, 2016 -

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Home Brew Finds

  • newEnds Today: 15% Off Motorized Mill Kits at William’s Brewing

    Ends Today: 15% Off Motorized Mill Kits at William’s Brewing

    For a short time, William’s Brewing is discounting motorized those mill kits.  No coupon or promo code is needed.  You’ll see discounted pricing on each product page if this is still going on.  Check William’s Brewing for up to the minute av…
    - 56 mins ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newEnds Soon: ChefAlarm Thermometer/Timer Combo Sale at ThermoWorks + Hands On Review

    Ends Soon: ChefAlarm Thermometer/Timer Combo Sale at ThermoWorks + Hands On Review

    The ChefAlarm from ThermoWorks (the folks behind the nearly universally lauded Thermapen) is a great Thermometer and Timer Combo for homebrewing.  It tracks both highs and lows, has both high and low alarms and has a built in timer.  It has an easy…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newEnds Today: 55 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt – $34.99 + Shipping

    Ends Today: 55 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt – $34.99 + Shipping

    Belgian Pilsner Malt from William’s Brewing: “This is a special purchase of Belgian two row pils malt from Castle Malting of Belgium. Great for all Belgian and German pils styles.  Will mash up to 30% adjuncts. Lovibond: 2. This malt will work w…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • new5 Gallon Used Pin Lock Kegs – $35 at Adventures in Homebrewing

    5 Gallon Used Pin Lock Kegs – $35 at Adventures in Homebrewing

    Used Pin Lock Style Kegs from Adventures in Homebrewing.  These are pressure tested and guaranteed to hold pressure.  22-24″ Tall, 9″ Wide.  Heavy Duty Stainless Kegs.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  A set of new o-rings are also included. AIH…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017 -
  • newDual Scale Refractometer with ATC – $19.69, Best Price

    Dual Scale Refractometer with ATC – $19.69, Best Price

    Dual Scale Refractometer.  Reads 1.000 – 1.120 specific gravity and 0-32% Brix.  Features ATC – Automatic Temperature Compensation.  Includes refractometer, pipette, mini calibration screwdriver and protective case. 7/20/17 3 PM Central: This…
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  • new120 mm x 120 mm Case Fan (DIY Stir Plate, Kegerator Circulation) – $2.99

    120 mm x 120 mm Case Fan (DIY Stir Plate, Kegerator Circulation) – $2.99

    120 mm x 120 mm case fan by Kingwin Possible uses/projects include… putting together a DIY Stir Plate or using this for a recirculating fan in your kegerator – See: Kegerator Beer Line Temperatures & Reducing Foam with a Recirculating Fan 7/20/1…
    - 20 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • new5 Stage Reverse Osmosis Filter System [Brewing Water] – $110.39 w/stacking promos + Hands on Review

    5 Stage Reverse Osmosis Filter System [Brewing Water] – $110.39 w/stacking promos + Hands on Review

    Portable Universal 5-stage Reverse Osmosis RO Purification Water System with DI Deionizing Mixed Bed 0PPM postfilter by Reverse Osmosis Revolution 5 Stage Filtering, Reverse Osmosis.  75 GPD.  Delivers approximately 3 gallons of RO water per hour.…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • new15% Off Motorized Mill Kits at William’s Brewing!

    15% Off Motorized Mill Kits at William’s Brewing!

    For a short time, William’s Brewing is discounting motorized those mill kits.  No coupon or promo code is needed.  You’ll see discounted pricing on each product page if this is still going on.  Check William’s Brewing for up to the minute av…
    - 22 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • new55 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt – $34.99 + Shipping

    55 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt – $34.99 + Shipping

    Belgian Pilsner Malt from William’s Brewing: “This is a special purchase of Belgian two row pils malt from Castle Malting of Belgium. Great for all Belgian and German pils styles.  Will mash up to 30% adjuncts. Lovibond: 2. This malt will work w…
    - 22 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newChefAlarm Thermometer/Timer Combo Sale at ThermoWorks + Hands On Review

    ChefAlarm Thermometer/Timer Combo Sale at ThermoWorks + Hands On Review

    The ChefAlarm from ThermoWorks (the folks behind the nearly universally lauded Thermapen) is a great Thermometer and Timer Combo for homebrewing.  It tracks both highs and lows, has both high and low alarms and has a built in timer.  It has an easy…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • newFour Pin Lock Kegs + New O-rings – $100, $25 Each

    Four Pin Lock Kegs + New O-rings  – $100, $25 Each

    Set of four used pin lock kegs from Adventures in Homebrewing About: 22-24″ Tall, 9″ Diameter, No Major Dents, Pressure Tested, Heavy Duty SS Kegs Includes new set of o-rings.  Pressure tasted and guaranteed to hold pressure. As of this pos…
    - 24 hours ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • 1 Gallon SS Mini-Keg Style Growler – $61.99 + Free Shipping

    1 Gallon SS Mini-Keg Style Growler – $61.99 + Free Shipping

    Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day section – Here – to see if this is still available. SS Mini-Keg…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Inkbird ITC-308 Dual Stage Digital Temp Controller – $29.75 w/instant coupon

    Inkbird ITC-308 Dual Stage Digital Temp Controller – $29.75 w/instant coupon

    Itc-308 Dual Stage, Pre-Wired Digital Temperature Controller by Inkbird Dual stage means that the Itc-308 can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.  This controller displays in Fah…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Ends Today: MoreBeer! Ultimate Sparge Arm Sale

    Ends Today: MoreBeer! Ultimate Sparge Arm Sale

    from MoreBeer: “The Ultimate Sparge Arm design is the perfect addition to almost any all grain setup! This sparge arm assembly is made completely of stainless steel and silicone, and has two adjustment points. One of these will help to hold the sp…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Brand New NSF Certified 5 Gallon Ball Locks – $75 Hands on Review & Extra Points

    Brand New NSF Certified 5 Gallon Ball Locks – $75  Hands on Review & Extra Points

    Brand New 5 Gallon Gallon Ball Lock Kegs from Adventures in Homebrewing Brand new ball lock kegs, ISO 9001 Certified, NSF Certified, 5 Gallon Capacity and have double rubber handles. I like double rubber handle kegs. Double rubber handle kegs are e…
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  • Brand Your Brewery: 10% Off Custom Metal Signs and More

    Brand Your Brewery: 10% Off Custom Metal Signs and More

    from GrogTag: Crafting your own Metal Sign for your home brewery is a great way to add some custom artwork to your brewhouse! We have over 100 templates for you to choose from – add your photo, customize the text, and clear a space on the wall! Or,…
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  • Stainless Steel Glass Rinser Assembly – $77.99 + Free Shipping

    Stainless Steel Glass Rinser Assembly – $77.99 + Free Shipping

    Glass Rinser Assembly.  Made from Stainless Steel with a brushed finish.  Rinses away impurities, wets and chills your beer glass prior to filling. 7/19/17 11 PM Central: This has dropped to $77.99. Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Pric…
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  • 1/2″ NPT Stainless, Full Port Ball Valve – $9.74, Best Price

    1/2″ NPT Stainless, Full Port Ball Valve – $9.74, Best Price


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  • 3 Cases Mix and Match Mason Jars [Hop and Ingredient Storage] – $25

    3 Cases Mix and Match Mason Jars [Hop and Ingredient Storage] – $25

    As of this posting, canning website fresh preserving has three cases of select Mason Jars, mix and match for $25.  Use promo code save717 to get the deal.  Shipping to most US addresses is free with a $50 order.  Check fresh preserving for up to t…
    - 2 days ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • Stanley Vacuum Insulated… Stein!

    Stanley Vacuum Insulated… Stein!

    Vacuum insulated stein.  18/8 Stainless steel.  Won’t rust.  Naturally BPA free.  Dishwasher Safe.  Latching lid helps keep beer cold and carbonated. Vacuum insulation helps keep your beer and other beverages cold (or warm) and should also red…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • 20% Off All Grain Beer Kits- Stacks w/Free Shipping Promo

    20% Off All Grain Beer Kits- Stacks w/Free Shipping Promo

    As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing is discounting select All Grain Homebrew Beer Kits by 20%.  Check AIH for current selection, price and availability. 20% Off 12 all grain kits This bundles with AIH’s Free Shipping Promo.  Check AIH…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • 32 Oz Star San Homebrew Sanitizer – $20.43 + Star San Tips & Tricks

    32 Oz Star San Homebrew Sanitizer – $20.43 + Star San Tips & Tricks

    Star San Acid Sanitizer.  32 oz size.  No rinse when mixed properly.  Container includes built in measure. Star San is my sanitizer of choice.  It is effective, food safe and no-rinse.  It is also very cost effective if you use the spray bottle…
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  • Reader Tip: Ozark Trail Double Wall, Vacuum Insulated Stainless Growler… $10!

    Reader Tip: Ozark Trail Double Wall, Vacuum Insulated Stainless Growler… $10!

    Thanks to Twitter Follower Glen for this tip!  [Connect with HBF on Twitter] Ozark Trail Double Wall Stainless Steel Water Bottle.  18/8 stainless steel.  Double Wall, Vacuum Insulation.  64 Oz.  Double wall vacuum insulation helps keep your b…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • 7.9 Gallon Speidel Fermenter – $52.99! + Free Shipping + Review

    7.9 Gallon Speidel Fermenter – $52.99! + Free Shipping + Review

    The very popular 7.9 Gallon Speidel Fermenter is More Beer’s Deal of the Day. I own both 5.3 and 7.9 gallon Speidels.  They are great Fermenters.  Check out my Hands On Review of the 5.3 and 7.9 gallon sizes.  See the whole line including…
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  • MoreBeer! Ultimate Sparge Arm Sale!

    MoreBeer! Ultimate Sparge Arm Sale!

    from MoreBeer: “The Ultimate Sparge Arm design is the perfect addition to almost any all grain setup! This sparge arm assembly is made completely of stainless steel and silicone, and has two adjustment points. One of these will help to hold the sp…
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Beer Mapping Project

  • Tap-House Munich

    Tap-House Munich

    Beer BarDate and time reviewed: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:35:33 ESTOverall Score: 88.3Selection: 5 | Service: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 3.75 | Food: N/AReviewer: rtupperTap-House Munich would be at home in downtown Washington DC, or London or Worchester, Mass. Doz…
    - Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Unions-Bräu Haidhausen

    Unions-Bräu Haidhausen

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:24:54 ESTOverall Score: 56.7Selection: 2 | Service: 3 | Atmosphere: 3.5 | Food: N/AReviewer: rtupperUnions-Braeu closed some time ago. Other reviews are correct in that it seemed an afterthought from…
    - Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Lowes Foods - Little River

    Lowes Foods - Little River

    Beer StoreDate and time reviewed: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:07:15 ESTOverall Score: 91.7Selection: 4.75 | Service: 4.75 | Atmosphere: 4.25 | Food: N/AReviewer: BahHumBrewWe first visited about 5 years ago and felt they had a decent craft beer selection at…
    - Dec 4, 2016 -
  • Wicked Weed Brewing

    Wicked Weed Brewing

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:21:22 ESTOverall Score: 90.0Selection: 4.5 | Service: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Food: 4.0Reviewer: Curmudgeon"Hops are a wicked and pernicious weed" - so said King Henry VIII.Henry believed hops would…
    - Dec 2, 2016 -
  • Full Moon Brewery

    Full Moon Brewery

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:22:27 ESTOverall Score: 90.0Selection: 4.5 | Service: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Food: N/AReviewer: CurmudgeonFull Moon Brewery.....Well, no.It's actually the Lost Colony Brewing...butted up against t…
    - Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Front Street Brewery - NC

    Front Street Brewery - NC

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:06:05 ESTOverall Score: 80.0Selection: 3.5 | Service: 4 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Food: 4.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonWhen in North Carolina (for beer geeks), THE place to go is Ashville, in the Western part of t…
    - Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Palmetto Brewing Company

    Palmetto Brewing Company

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:43:31 ESTOverall Score: 76.7Selection: 3.5 | Service: 4 | Atmosphere: 4 | Food: 2.0Reviewer: CurmudgeonSouth Carolina is the Palmetto State...so it is logical that someone would create a Palmetto Bre…
    - Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Moon River Brewing Company

    Moon River Brewing Company

    BrewpubDate and time reviewed: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:11:27 ESTOverall Score: 66.7Selection: 2.25 | Service: 3.25 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Food: 4.0Reviewer: Curmudgeon"Moon River...your beer is not too badBut it makes sad, to sayOne Pale Ale...One Brown A…
    - Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Jailbreak Brewing Company

    Jailbreak Brewing Company

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:30:11 ESTOverall Score: 80.0Selection: 4.25 | Service: 4 | Atmosphere: 3.75 | Food: N/AReviewer: BradThis is a big place in an industrial area. The brewery and tap room are 16,000 sq. ft. The taproo…
    - Nov 17, 2016 -
  • Manor Hill Brewing Co.

    Manor Hill Brewing Co.

    BreweryDate and time reviewed: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:28:31 ESTOverall Score: 76.7Selection: 3.75 | Service: 4 | Atmosphere: 3.75 | Food: N/AReviewer: BradManor Hill was a bit of a surprise for me. The beer is good, but I will get back to that. They a…
    - Nov 17, 2016 -

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Creamery In A Box

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The Catalyst Fermentation System

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