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  • newTroublesome flavor loss after kegging
    I recently got back into home brewing after a 10+ year hiatus starting with small batches (2 gallon) extract brewing w/ specialty grains using RO water. I was also fortunate enough to acquire kegging equipment to skip bottling. My most recent beer, a…
    - 58 mins ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newKegerator video, looking for feedback
    Hi All, I made a video that explains how a kegerator works. When I built my keezer I scraped together part recommendations from various forums and build guides. My goal for this video was to make it less intimidating to build one. I am trying to walk…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newWant to upgrade from starter kit to 5 Gallon batches. Extract brewing, need some advice!
    So I want to upgrade from my starter kit (1gallon- Craftabrew) to get into 5 gallon batches. I have all the basic equipment that came in my starter kit (Thermometer, tubing, air lock, bottle capper, etc). To get into 5 gallon brews, do I really just…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newFirst shot at a BIAB Honey Brown! Recipe critique please! Brewing this weekend
    BIAB - Assuming 70% efficiency 5.5 Gallon batch 75 min boil Mash at 155 82.5% - 2 Row (9.5 lb) 6.5% - Honey Malt (0.75 lb) 4.3% - Pale Chocolate Malt (0.5 lb) 4.3% - Crystal Malt 60 (0.5 lb) 2.2% - Crystal Malt 20 (0.25 lb) 1.25 oz Fuggles at 60 min…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newWhen during a mash should pH be adjusted?
    I've been doing a lot more water adjustment lately, but I hardly ever brew dark beers. I have a porter I'll be brewing this weekend that is at an estimated 38 SRM, and will probably have to add baking soda/lime to bump up the pH. But I'm confused ab…
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  • newMash got up to 195 for 5 minutes. Ruined?
    I was mashing in with 4.5lbs 2 Row and 4.5 lbs Maris Otter. I had been mashing at 150 for 30 minutes and did a temp check and lost 3* so turned the heat on. Well the tun was wrapped in towels and I had put it on high, next thing I know about 5 minute…
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  • newDIY electrical hydrometer, using the same principle as the Tilt (for now mostly in german)

    DIY electrical hydrometer, using the same principle as the Tilt (for now mostly in german)

    submitted by /u/jaapz [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newFirst Time Flying: High Final Gravity?
    First off I've been brewing for 5 years now, on and off extract, partial mash and recently moved onto all grain brewing. 4kg Pale Malt 1kg Caramalt 0.5kg Chocolate Malt Unfortunately I missed temp and Struck High at 70C OG was 1052, missed my BeerSmi…
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newElectric BIAB controller
    What options are there for pre-built controllers to operate and maintain the temperature for one heating element that doesn't cost $500+ to get started? submitted by /u/Troxs [link] [comments]
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newMissed recipe Tuesday, critique on my first stout recipe
    Haven't done a stout yet. I've got some coffee I'm dying to try in a stout. I got this stout recipe from a buddy who has brewed it many times and it's his go to stout recipe. I want to brew it this weekend but wanted to see if any stout gurus can sug…
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newNew oak barrel concern
    I bought a 15 gallon barrel from Midwest Supplies. It is American Oak with a medium toast. One thing that concerns me is the date stamped on it is Feb 2016, which tells me it has been sitting for a while since it was made. I hydrated it per the instr…
    - 5 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newDaily Q & A! - December 08, 2016
    Welcome to the daily Q & A! Have we been using some weird terms? Is there a technique you want to discuss? Just have a general question? Read the side bar and still confused? Pretty sure you've infected your first batch? Did you boil the hops for 17.…
    - 6 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newIn Defense Of Decoction | A Purist's Perspective On An Age-Old Method
    submitted by /u/brulosopher [link] [comments]
    - 6 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newBrewing a braggot (bochet) chocolate stout
    For my next brew, I'm planning to make a braggot (bochet) chocolate stout, trying to combine the chocolaty tones of a chocolate stout with the marshmallowy tones of a bochet. (to make a bochet you boil honey into a thick and dark syrup) I have a coup…
    - 9 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newLow Attenuation with WLP007
    I brewed a stout for christmas last week and it seems to have finished fermenting at 1.024. The estimated FG was 1.016. This would put my measured attenuation at 62.1%. Does anyone know what might have happened to cause it to be so far off? 3.5gal Ba…
    - 11 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newPotassium Sorbate question
    So we recently picked up some Ikea brand mulled apple juice and it contains e211 (Sodium benzoate) and e202 (Potassium Sorbate) and my question is, can i remove or stop the potassium sorbate from killing the yeast if i were to brew with it? I'm just…
    - 13 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newSpiced Winter Ale
    Last weekend I brewed an extract kit for a Spiced Winter Ale - unfortunately, I realized after I already started that the kit was missing the mulling spices. I decided this could be an opportunity to split the batch up into smaller batches and try a…
    - 13 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newFeel like chatting? We're... just... chatting...
    Having our monthly Patreon support chat, hanging with some real cool folks. We have a few open spots, PM your email address if you'd like to join. This is a Google Hangout. submitted by /u/brulosopher [link] [comments]
    - 13 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newBasement temperature
    So my unfinished basement gets pretty cold in the winter, but maintains a decent temperature. For the past week it has sat at 55o F. This is a blessing and a curse, as in the summer I can consistently make decent ales without temp control, but in the…
    - 14 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newNut Brown Ale Advise.
    Helped a buddy develop a relatively high ABV recipe for a brown ale with extra caramel malts and the intention of adding pecans and bourbon secondary to make it a twist on pecan pie. Most of what I saw when researching was the addition of nuts in th…
    - 15 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newQuestion: Could I add a bottle of cold brew stumptown coffee to my bottling bucket on bottling day?
    It says you need to refrigerate the coffee but it's just coffee and water. Any thoughts? I am making a stout and want to impart a coffee flavor submitted by /u/schluppup [link] [comments]
    - 21 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • newdoes airgas sell to individuals?
    I noticed some of you guys use it for co2 Edit: Thanks for the responses guys! submitted by /u/sumwonyewno [link] [comments]
    - 22 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • newbad luck for this guy interviewing with a brewery

    bad luck for this guy interviewing with a brewery

    submitted by /u/beerchugger709 [link] [comments]
    - 24 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • The Problem with NEIPA

    The Problem with NEIPA

    submitted by /u/brouwerijchugach [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Learn about sour beer recipe design, brew day decisions, and turbid mashing for spontaneous fermentation with our latest article: The Sour Beer Brewday

    Learn about sour beer recipe design, brew day decisions, and turbid mashing for spontaneous fermentation with our latest article: The Sour Beer Brewday

    submitted by /u/Dr_Lambic [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -

BeerSmith Forums

  • newИнвест-проек
    Информационный портал по бизнес идеям и планам, способам инвестирования, торговле и заработку в интернете
    - 45 mins ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newИнвест-проек
    Информационный портал по бизнес идеям и планам, способам инвестирования, торговле и заработку в интернете
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  • newИнвест-проек
    Информационный портал по бизнес идеям и планам, способам инвестирования, торговле и заработку в интернете
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  • newИнвест-проек
    Информационный портал по бизнес идеям и планам, способам инвестирования, торговле и заработку в интернете
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  • newRe: Mashing with Steeping grains
    Sorry you can ignore this post. I answered my own question.After further testing with the Grain Weight Basis on the Mash Profile, it isn't going to work like I thought.It might be nice in future software enhancements to allow the user to set a...
    - 2 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -

Homebrewer's Assoc. Forum

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Will keeping my beer at 1 psi to serve cause any problems?
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Fruit flies in my cider? Is this okay to drink?
Fruit flies in my cider? Is this okay to drink?
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First time brewing with a chugger pump, worth every cent!
First time brewing with a chugger pump, worth every cent!
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Finally graduated to big boy status! First beer in my new(used) kegerator!
Finally graduated to big boy status! First beer in my new(used) kegerator!
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Can anyone tell me what this is? (Pineapple-Apple cider)
Can anyone tell me what this is? (Pineapple-Apple cider)
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Homebrew Talk

  • The Brewer’s Friend Recipe Kit Giveaway!

    The Brewer’s Friend Recipe Kit Giveaway!

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

    Brewing For Events – A Guide

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

    Making a Pseudo Lager

    What is a Pseudo Lager? For the purposes of this article it will refer to the creation of a lager-like beer with greater flexibility by using an ale yeast. Defining a Pseudo Lager beyond this can get tricky; technically ‘lager’ simply refers to a…
    - Apr 18, 2016 -
  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 69 days ago 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.
    - Sep 13, 2015 -
  • Banjo Burner Nat Gas
    The burner burns very bright orange, throws out lots of soot, I have tired every setting possible for the air. Anyone else had this problem?
    - Aug 16, 2015 -
  • soy milk?
    Was wondering how a choc. porter would turn out adding choc. soy milk at flame out?
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  • 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.…
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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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

  • newCommander SAAZ Homebrew Competition
    Posted by Homer321Hey Fellow Homebrewers and RBers, My local homebrew club is having our 22nd annual Commander SAAZ Interplanetary Homebrew Blastoff. Check out the link below for more details. Here are a few highlights http://www.saaz.org/c…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • 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
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newBarrel fermentation data
    Posted by CLevarHey folks- Because I’m a nerd I thought I’d share some data MatSciGuy and I collected over the last two weeks or so. These data are from four different barrels (MN, A1, A2, OO1) using three different cultures that we hav…
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  • 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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  • newBest place online to purchase brewing equipment in Canada?
    Posted by revoltingblobI have been looking to get my own system so I don’t have to brew with my friend anymore. I am looking for something in the realm of 15 gallons for liquor tank, mash tun, and boil kettle. I have been looking at Norther…
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  • newadding spices to mead
    Posted by sylvia40Can you add spices to a mead after fermentation is done? I’ve read Schramm’s book and he doesn’t forbid it, but says it’s done during fermentation, except in the case of some spices. Anyone have experience with post-fermenta…
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  • newAdding all sorts of stuff to RIS
    Posted by bitbucketI’m thinking that the best time is just before bottling. This would let me add things "to taste." I’ll have plenty of beer to play with. Something in the general neighborhood of 18 gallons, and I’m looking at multiple variati…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newPitching onto a yeast cake
    Posted by Homer321On Friday, I made a 1.057 OG pale ale, around 55 IBU, not too many flameout hops. This Saturday, I’m brewing a big imperial stout, 10 gallons. I am strongly considering pitching half the wort (5 gallons) onto one of the pale ale y…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newSmack Pack question
    Posted by sylvia40I started a Wyeast smack pack and now won’t be using it for a week. Any harm in leaving it sit in the pressurize foil pack, or should I throw it into a 2000 ml flask with more DME?(7 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBe…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newMalt choice for black lager
    Posted by decaturstevoWhat dark malt can be used to give a black lager its dark color and not overpower the beer? What dark malt can be used to make a black ipa? cheerstevo(11 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newBrewDog Back Catalogue
    Posted by AndySnowNot sure if it has been posted before, don’t frequent this part that often, but BrewDog has released a catalogue of some/most of their beers. https://www.brewdog.com/diydog 215 recipes. Who will be the first to make a S…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newFavorite hop for lower bitterness IPAs?
    Posted by NavenProbably a confusing title, but let me explain. I’m going to be brewing in IPA later this month. I typically like my IPAs to have low to moderate bitterness, and a high amount of hop aroma. Thus, I go light on bittering hops and go n…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • 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
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newSlickdeals Brew Kettle
    Posted by beastiefan2kI don’t do fill grain but is this a good deal? http://slickdeals.net/f/9178635-bayou-classic-800-416-16-gallon-stainless-steel-6-piece-brew-kettle-125-60 Rarely do my two hobbies (RB and slickdeals) intersect. But, I a…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newPriming sugar
    Posted by OrdgzOne of my friends accidentally boiled a whole 1lb bag of for corn sugar and added to our 5 gallon batch. Any ideas of what will happen? I’m pretty nervous, hoping it nothing goes wrong.(10 replies) Read more of this discussion at Rat…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newYeast recommendation
    Posted by acodellI’m interested in a yeast recommendation for a juicy New England style IPA. (11 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newAnyone Brew Kombucha?
    Posted by AlenHi guys, Going to start brewing my 1st batch of kombucha in a week. Wanted to see if anyone else does this here, what advice you may have, etc... I ordered a SCOBY, got the essential accessories, can’t wait. Thanks, Alen(14…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newLAB and hops.
    Posted by CLevarKinda dead in here these days, but I’ve got some more data that might drive a bit of discussion. Read any information provided by the various yeast/bacteria supply companies on the lactic acid bacteria that they supply and you…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newLacto starter necessary?
    Posted by sylvia40I have a vial of White Labs lacto and was considering just pitching it in the wort without making a starter for a "fast sour" Berliner. I’ve seen where it may not sour quickly without creating a starter first. What’s the answer?…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • 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…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newMaple syrup added to a finished beer
    Posted by BerbatovHey guys, I have an imperial stout that’s all done. just a bit bitter, so for fun i wanted to add maple syrup to a couple of 5 gallon kegs. Anyone have any advice. The beer will stay cold and will be served within…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newBalancing acid in sour beers
    Posted by joetWhat techniques are most popular in balancing acid in sour beers?(33 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newMore nerdy science stuff- This time, Lactoand#033;
    Posted by CLevarAs some of you might know, I am currently working as the assistant brewer at a local craft brewery that has been doing a lot of kettle sours. Before I started full time in that role, they brewed their first kettle sour with a mixture…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newhome brew equipment agent in australia wanted
    Posted by 9loveDear Gentlemen and Ladies We are a brew equipments manufactuer in china,specializing in mini brew equioments including ferment tank,mash lauter tun,and all function system etc. The system can be 40L/50L which can be used for trial…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newWhere to find faucet caps/plugs for Perlick 650ss faucets?
    Posted by BVukelichAnyone know where to find faucet caps or plugs for the Perlick 650SS flow control faucets? I can find a lot online but many say they won’t work in Perlick faucets. Appreciate any help! Cheers!(8 replies) Read more of this di…
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BA Homebrewing

  • newXmas present input needed
    Hi!I am looking for some advice on what to get my husband for a present. He enjoys home brewing and has accrued many brewing supplies over the years making it tough to find new things to get him. I have managed to narrow it down to a few items and…
    - 32 mins ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newWyeast 3789...Will I end up pitching whole starter?
    Within several weeks, I'll be making a Belgian Dark Strong Ale. I'm planning on using Wyeast 3789-PC, which is a blend of Belgian Saccharomyces and Brettanomyces. I haven't worked with any Bretts so far, but my impression is that they just keep chu…
    - 1 hour ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newStep Mashing in Cooler
    I want to give step mashing a try. But I mash in a cooler. My thought was to mash pretty thick (1.1 qt/lb) to start at 127 degrees. Then add boiling water using a calc to raise my mash temps to 145 and then to 153. Using a calc, I'll end with a thinn…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newShipping hops and other homebrew ingredients to Germany
    Hello fellow brethren, Back from seeing my best man in Germany after 6 years, he has become a successful homebrewer partially thanks to my Stone beer dinner invite in 2006. Question is- a care package I would like to send, what do folks know about…
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newClogged keg - time to shorten the dip tube?
    Hey guys, I'm getting super frustrated with one of my kegs right now. I filled it with a black IPA a little over a week ago, but I haven't been able to get it to pour properly since then. I'm pretty sure the problem is that there's too much trub/hop…
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newDecember Homebrewing
    I'm brewing up 20 gallons of a La Chouffe Clone tomorrow, probably the last one this year due to the weather. Any one else brewing Saturday?
    - 4 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newmy water profile
    Hi, I have a water report from my city, but I have no freaking clue how to read it.Anyone nice enough to take a quick look for me and see if anything is out of wack that I should pay attention to? Majority of my brews are IPA, English bitters, and s…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • unmalted white wheat - please help
    Hi, instead of getting wheat flakes for some reason i got the unmalted wheat, which I understand cannot simply be thrown into the mash.i got 4 pounds of it and plan on doing a Wit. Could someone advise on how to prepare this for the mash?(I did som…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • What do I do with my beer?
    So,.. I want to brew more often with smaller batches. Like 5-10 gallon batches to tweak recipes and get better with consistency. The question is, what do I do with the beer if it's good? I certainly cannot drink it all, and I don't want to pay for sh…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Bung inside glass carboy
    Yeah, this really did happen to me... And I'm not sure how I'm going to get it out. Does anybody have any good ideas how to do it? There is currently no beer in carboy. Just a damn bung.
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • THIS thing...
    Anyone ever see these in bottling buckets recently? I needed to purchase a new bucket for my clean gear, and saw this included on the other side of the spigot. Looked like a great idea – no need to tip the bucket forward on those last few bottles!…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Underattenuated - Now What?
    Yes,I know this has been beaten to death. Just looking for some quick advice. Long story short. My wife left the garage door open and let my two fermenters get too cold - about 50 degrees. Both beers appeared to have pooped out on me at that poin…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Well water test results - need help interpreting info.
    I had a friend of mine who works at a water treatment plant run the specs. on my well water (of course I paid him for his help with a few of my homebrews). Here are my results. Is there a good site that will explain what these mean in terms of brew…
    - 2 days ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Accidentally Shot an oz of defoamer in the boil
    I was adding some Five Star defoamer to the boil today and squeezed the bottle a little too hard. The top shot off and squirted about half the 2 oz bottle into the boil.Is this beer salvageable? I'm boiling right now and debating whether to just s…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • 4 questions
    So first is kind of a simple one that I feel I know the answer to, but figured I would get some other opinions on: I have a kit, Belgian Quad/Strong, and the recipe calls for after 10 days to transfer to secondary. My thing is it has been at the low…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • December what homebrew are you drinking
    very busy working on a new sugar bush so after an Equinox IPA and the new OPA ,errr, oat pale ale I crashed. Really loved the OPA first time using oats with a IPA recipe.
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • What's up with this UK Target I got?
    A few days ago, I brewed an amber-reddish IPA for the winter season. For flavor and aroma I used Simcoe, a little bit of Citra, but wanted some herbal earthy notes to ride underneath. Why not Target? I went to my LHBS in sort of a rush before work. G…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • First keg, carbonating question?
    Hey all!I just Got my first keg of home brew in the kegerator and have seen a lot of info on best way to carb. I hooked it up yesterday and want to tap on next friday. Since I have six days in between no big rush! With that said can I keep the PSI…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Problem with propane tank and the cold
    I wanted to know if anybody has an idea how to resolve this problem. Last week i was brewing a 10 G batch of stout and brewing outside in northern Canada the wheather was cold around 30 . Into the main boil the flame of the burner was very small and…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • What does brett, lacto, and pedio do to C-malts?
    Generally speaking, for example, does the caramel sweetness of C40 or the raisin-iness of Special B survive brett, lacto, and pedio?
    - 3 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Oak Chips or Barrel?
    I currently have 6 oz of oak chips that I have toasted to a medium toast and was going to soak in some Bourbon for weeks up to months prior to tossing into a secondary into a Bourbon County Stout clone. However, I was wondering on what you guys recom…
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Astringency in stouts and porters (I think), help!
    I've noticed in almost all of my 10%+ dark grain bills (usually 50/50 roasted barley and chocolate malt), a very distinct lingering bitterness and almost fruit like off flavor that I can't seem to place. I've tried cold steeping my dark malts and add…
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Brewing with natural gas indoors?
    My old school Italian grandparents had a full kitchen in the basement, as was required of Italians a generation or two ago. Part of that was a natural gas stove.So if it was okay back then to run a natural gas stove in a basement (and I can't even…
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • My First Homebrew!
    So Sunday I got to finally bottle my dry hopped, with my home grown Mt.Hood hops, Bavarian Wheat and i'd have to say for my first time brewing, I think its going to be awesome! Came out very clear for just letting it clear a bit in the fermenter and…
    - 4 days ago Dec 4, 2016 -
  • Tahoma Hops
    I picked up several varieties of hops from a new Wisconsin grower. I'm completely unfamiliar with Tahoma. O see description with cedar, lemon, and green melon. I have 4 oz of it and was thinking of using them as late kettle and dry hops in a hoppy wh…
    - 4 days ago Dec 4, 2016 -
  • General Fermentation Temperature Rules?
    I was just wondering if there is a general fermentation rule regarding what the room/fridge/storage ambient temperature should be compared to the yeast's ideal temperature range when fermenting.I use both a sticker on a glass fermenter and a tempera…
    - 5 days ago Dec 3, 2016 -
  • Possible to homebrew similiar to rochefort 10?
    Never homebrewed but I will deff start if this is possible? Is it extremely difficult or impossible to homebrew something close to Trappistes Rochefort 10?
    - 5 days ago Dec 3, 2016 -
  • Ferm Cap
    Has anyone used Ferm Cap on both the hot side and cold side of a batch before? I know you should use around 2 drops/gallon so I'm wondering if adding 5 drops to the boil to help prevent boilovers, and 5 drops before fermentation begins will "kill 2 b…
    - 6 days ago Dec 3, 2016 -
  • Repitching Yeast
    I collected my London III yeast I used from my first attempt of a NE Style IPA back in mid August. It has been sitting in the back of my fridge in 4 mason jars. Each mason jar contains about 1 oz of yeast cake that formed at the bottom of the jar.I'…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -
  • Ebrewsupply Vs. theelectricbrewery price difference
    Hi all, I'm thinking of getting a 30A, 240V PID system and am comparing prices. It looks like ebrewsupply has it pre-assembled for about $1500 and the electric brewery has it for about the same price not assembled and for nearly $1000 more pre-assem…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -

ProBrewer

  • Single Infusion vs. Step Mashing - Efficiency Increase
    My old system was only able to do a single infusion mash, the system I'm currently working on is able to do step mashing. I'm being told that be implementing a step mash program I can increase efficiency as I will get better conversion. What's happen…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Dry hop lager process- roast me
    Hi folks! First time post, after a *LOT* of reading! I've only used open fermenters before, will this work for an unfiltered dry hopped lager in a unitank? Primary @10C Let it free rise @75% attenuation Dump yeast twice- harvest 2nd Dry…
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Stopping (slowing) Fermentation early
    I'm a Engineer by training who has now found myself running a long standing (20 yr+) brewery in the UK. I have no background in brewing, but have strong background in everything else it takes to run a brewery. I've therefore set out to learn everythi…
    - 4 days ago Dec 4, 2016 -
  • Fining a unitank
    Interested in learning what others are using as their standard operating procedure for fining beer in a unitank when you won't be transferring to a brite tank to carbonate and instead carbonating in the unitank as well. Here's what I am thinking:…
    - 9 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • 10 bbl system to hit 1000 bbl a year
    Hey all, I currently run a 1.5bbl brewery that also is a homebrew supply store (drink while you shop). The brewery has been going well and I cant keep up so we are going to drop the homebrew supply side and focus on the brewing. We are looking at…
    - 10 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Colour measurement on the cheap
    Hey all. Here in the lab we're quite tight on funds, but I'd really like to start tracking the colour of our finished beers. For the moment, a spectrometer is out of the question. Anyone have a suggestion for colour measurement on the cheap?
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Can I use a Pelican for a NEMA4 electrical enclosure?
    I have a nice size pelican case I've never used, and I'm considering turning it into a fermenter control panel rather than spending a bunch of money on a NEMA4 box. But what are the rules on this, as the box is not UL listed? Will this be up to the…
    - 11 days ago Nov 27, 2016 -
  • External wort Boiler
    So started at a new brewery and they use an external wort boiler. Did a CIP on it today and it was filthy. I am thinking of adding hydrogen peroxide to the caustic but that is about it. Has anyone any advice on cleaning these?
    - 15 days ago Nov 23, 2016 -
  • Clarex vs. Clarity ferm dosing
    I have been using Clarity Ferm from White Labs for gluten reduction. I am switching to Clarex from DSM, which I'am told is the same thing as Clarity ferm, just undiluted. Does anyone know how dilute the Clarity ferm is? White Labs prescribes 12ml/…
    - 17 days ago Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Unitank Regulator Placement
    We are putting the finishing touches on our brewery build out and will be utilizing Unitanks to carb and either keg or transfer to serving tanks. I am looking for best practices on regulator placement for the Unitanks. The option include a bank of 4…
    - 22 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Using air compressor for wort aeration?
    Is anyone out there doing this? If so, what sterile filters are you using and what flow rates are you seeing? Pros and cons? Thanks in advance.
    - 22 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Best Carb stone for 100 bbl bright?
    We are setting up a 100 bbl bright that we bought used without a carb stone. It has a 3" port. I was considering buying two of the 8" stones and fabricating them onto a 3" cap to form a dual stone. Any other suggestions? Or sources for large stones?…
    - 23 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Circulating in Boil Kettle
    So I've been doing something I find weird at my job, and don't know if it is common or even necessary. My previous brewpub experience was on a 4bbl German system with steam jackets as the heat source. It also had a built-in mash paddle in the prim…
    - 23 days ago Nov 15, 2016 -
  • Does anyone have a keg washing / filling unit that they would recommend?
    Starting to shop these, we will be brewing on a 2.5 bbl system and using 1/6 kegs exclusively . Having a tough time finding a keg washer / filler. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks
    - 27 days ago Nov 12, 2016 -
  • For those with plenty of money and aspirations
    In October 2016, mechanical engineering company GEA delivers its first Craft-Star TM 4-vessel brewhouse to Washington, D.C. The system is scheduled to begin commercial operation early next year. The customer is DC Brau Brewing Company, a highly renow…
    - 27 days ago Nov 11, 2016 -

Flickr - Homebrewing

Great to know a bit about the history of @westerbottensbryggeri . Give them a follow here on instagram. #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skellefteå #electricbrewery #beerstagram #brewst
Great to know a bit about the history of @westerbottensbryggeri . Give them a follow here on instagram. #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skellefteå #electricbrewery #beerstagram #brewst
- 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
Listening to a talk from @westerbottensbryggeri . Really interresting. #vithatten #hummelholm #röbäck #malgomaj #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skellefteå #electricbrewery #beerstagram
Listening to a talk from @westerbottensbryggeri . Really interresting. #vithatten #hummelholm #röbäck #malgomaj #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skellefteå #electricbrewery #beerstagram
- 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
Did some testing of the boilkettle last night. 100 litres and 7000W heating elements seems to work as I hoped. i didn't even blow up any fuses. :) #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skell
Did some testing of the boilkettle last night. 100 litres and 7000W heating elements seems to work as I hoped. i didn't even blow up any fuses. :) #homebrew #homebrewing #craftbeer #beer #allgrain #allgrainbrewing #beerporn #beergeek #brewporn #diy #skell
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Homebrewer's Assoc. Blog

  • newDogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

    Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

    This extreme beer is boiled for a full two hours while being continually hopped with high-alpha American hops. At 21% ABV and 120 IBU, this is one of the biggest IPA ever brewed. This brew is generally unfiltered and abundantly hoppy, which is proba…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newThe Lost Art of Homebrewing

    The Lost Art of Homebrewing

    "The Lost Art of Homebrewing" is the cover article of the first-ever issue of Zymurgy magazine.Read MoreThe post The Lost Art of Homebrewing appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 21 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Belgian Trappist Abbeys

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Belgian Trappist Abbeys

    Test your knowledge on Trappist abbeys in Belgium in this week's Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz.Read MoreThe post Tuesday Beer Trivia: Belgian Trappist Abbeys appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Access Your Digital AHA Member Card with Brew Guru App

    Access Your Digital AHA Member Card with Brew Guru App

    Don’t be like George Costanza! Give your wallet a break and access your American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership card from your phone. That’s right, Android and iOS smartphone users have instant access to their member card with the Brew…
    - 4 days ago Dec 4, 2016 -
  • Five Beer Clichés We Need to Stop Using

    Five Beer Clichés We Need to Stop Using

    Editor’s Note: These opinions are solely those of our editor and do not reflect those of the Brewers Association or the American Homebrewers Association. As language evolves, some words and phrases get worn out. It’s nobody’s fault, just a cons…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -
  • How to Make Mead at Home

    How to Make Mead at Home

    Discover how easy it is to make your own mead (honey wine) at home.Read MoreThe post How to Make Mead at Home appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • Gift an AHA Membership and Receive a Free Gift

    Gift an AHA Membership and Receive a Free Gift

    Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for the discerning beer lover and/or devoted beer geek? Are you searching for a present that will win praise, gratitude and high-fives—this season and for months and years hence? Look no further...Read…
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • Pressure Drop Stokey Brown

    Pressure Drop Stokey Brown

    In London, the brewing industry is growing quickly, just like ours here in the United States. New breweries have transformed London's beer scene, and many of their brewers share a significant trait: they started as members of the London Amateur Brew…
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Forgotten Styles

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Forgotten Styles

    Test your knowledge on some of the world's oldest forgotten styles in this week's Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz.Read MoreThe post Tuesday Beer Trivia: Forgotten Styles appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • 2017 Homebrew Con Seminar Proposal Deadline

    2017 Homebrew Con Seminar Proposal Deadline

    Read MoreThe post 2017 Homebrew Con Seminar Proposal Deadline appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Gone But Not Forgotten Burton Old Ale

    Gone But Not Forgotten Burton Old Ale

    In true Burton beer fashion, this beer is largely focused on perfection of water quality alongside traditional English malts and hops.There's a history behind why people love this beer. There once was a British euphemism, "gone for a Burton." It wa…
    - 15 days ago Nov 23, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Porters

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Porters

    Test your knowledge on porters and their style characteristics in this week’s Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz. Porters are some of the oldest, most traditional styles of beer. From pubs in London dating back as far as the 18th century to our booming Ameri…
    - 16 days ago Nov 22, 2016 -
  • 8 Thanksgiving Recipes that Incorporate Beer

    8 Thanksgiving Recipes that Incorporate Beer

    Thanksgiving is a time to share with people you love, celebrate food and beer, and of course, give thanks. Finding ways to incorporate beer into your cooking adventures isn’t just fun, but it’s also a great way for homebrewers to offload some of…
    - 17 days ago Nov 21, 2016 -
  • Beer Brined Turkey Recipe from the Home Brew Chef

    Beer Brined Turkey Recipe from the Home Brew Chef

    This beer brined turkey recipe created by Sean Z. Paxton, the Home Brew Chef, was originally published on HomeBrewChef.com. The brining technique is different than simply marinating or salt curing a meat or poultry product. By submerging a protein (…
    - 21 days ago Nov 18, 2016 -
  • Beer & Food Pairing for the Holidays

    Beer & Food Pairing for the Holidays

    Come prepared for this unique and memorable Zymurgy Live as Julia Herz takes your palate and your mind on a wild ride. This educational and entertaining hour will showcase delectable beer and food pairings while breaking down flavors and aromas to il…
    - 22 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Register Your Club for the 2017 National Homebrew Competition

    Register Your Club for the 2017 National Homebrew Competition

    It’s fall—must be time to start thinking about the 2017 National Homebrew Competition (NHC)! You can find all the 2017 sites and important deadlines on the NHC main page. The Online Competition Application opens January 30, 2017 and runs through…
    - 23 days ago Nov 15, 2016 -
  • 2016 Battle of the Bottle Label Winners

    2016 Battle of the Bottle Label Winners

    126 entries were submitted into the 2016 Battle of the Bottle Labels contest, 12 finalists were selected, and over 1,500 votes were cast to decide the two most popular beer bottle label designs. Thank you to everyone who entered their designs and to…
    - 27 days ago Nov 11, 2016 -
  • Christmas Cinderella Double Brown Ale

    Christmas Cinderella Double Brown Ale

    Not quite your classic English brown ale, this Christmas Cinderella double comes in at about 6.2% ABV. It has the smooth, sweet caramel malt character of an English-style brown that is perfectly balanced with the flavor and aromatic character of cho…
    - 29 days ago Nov 9, 2016 -
  • CraftBeer.com Publisher Julia Herz Discusses Upcoming Zymurgy Live Session

    CraftBeer.com Publisher Julia Herz Discusses Upcoming Zymurgy Live Session

    The AHA is excited to invite you to our next Zymurgy Live webinar, Beer & Food Pairing for the Holidays with Julia Herz, Craft Beer Program Director at the Brewers Association, and Matt Bolling, Events & Membership Coordinator at the AHA.Read MoreT…
    - 34 days ago Nov 4, 2016 -
  • IPAs Modernas

    IPAs Modernas

    [Este artículo fue presentado originalmente en la edición marzo/abril 2016 de la revista Zymurgy] * * * Por Mitch Steele Desde sus orígenes en la industria cervecera artesanal, convirtiéndose en una oferta muy especial en la década de los 80s, l…
    - 37 days ago Nov 1, 2016 -
  • Introducing the Club Connection Newsletter

    Introducing the Club Connection Newsletter

    With more than 1,600 homebrew clubs registered with the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), the AHA is bringing back our Club Connection e-newsletter.Read MoreThe post Introducing the Club Connection Newsletter appeared first on American Homebr…
    - 37 days ago Nov 1, 2016 -
  • 7 Homebrew Hot Spots to Visit Now

    7 Homebrew Hot Spots to Visit Now

    Craft brewing and homebrewing have long supported one another: a thriving craft beer community nurtures a healthy, growing homebrew culture, and vice-versa. Some cities are legendary for such pro-am symbiosis, while others are gaining well-deserved r…
    - 38 days ago Oct 31, 2016 -
  • How to Estimate Power Requirements for Your Electric Brewery

    How to Estimate Power Requirements for Your Electric Brewery

    Electric brewing offers a number of attractive advantages over breweries built around propane or natural gas.Read MoreThe post How to Estimate Power Requirements for Your Electric Brewery appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 42 days ago Oct 27, 2016 -
  • The Fall (Cranberry Saison)

    The Fall (Cranberry Saison)

    This Cranberry Saison Automne was inspired by Unibroue's Quelque Chose, which is made by blending beer-soaked wild cherries into the final product. The impetus for the cranberries in this recipe was to maximize the fermentation of the sugars by addi…
    - 43 days ago Oct 26, 2016 -
  • Relax, Don’t Worry— It’s Learn to Homebrew Day

    Relax, Don’t Worry— It’s Learn to Homebrew Day

    Now in its 18 year, the American Homebrewers Association’s (AHA) Learn to Homebrew Day has become a highly anticipated staple of the fall season for thousands of people around the world. On the first Saturday of every November, hundreds of homebrew…
    - 44 days ago Oct 25, 2016 -
  • Ale of Asgard

    Ale of Asgard

    This is a strong beer that is light in color. If everything goes according to plan, you will make a highly fermentable wort on brew day and achieve a high degree of attenuation in fermentation. The resulting beer with be full-bodied (but not overly c…
    - 44 days ago Oct 25, 2016 -
  • Tuesday Beer Trivia: Growing Barley

    Tuesday Beer Trivia: Growing Barley

    Test your knowledge on growing barley in this week's Tuesday Beer Trivia quiz.Read MoreThe post Tuesday Beer Trivia: Growing Barley appeared first on American Homebrewers Association.
    - 44 days ago Oct 25, 2016 -
  • Fake Out the Cold: How to Brew a Faux Lager

    Fake Out the Cold: How to Brew a Faux Lager

    For years, the word lager seemed like a dirty word that homebrewers and craft beer enthusiasts dared not utter in mixed company. I mean, who drinks lager? After all, aren’t craft beer and homebrewing, in part, reactions to Big Beer’s mass-produce…
    - 48 days ago Oct 21, 2016 -
  • Vote Now: Battle of the Bottle Labels 2016

    Vote Now: Battle of the Bottle Labels 2016

    One bottle label to rule them all… We received 126 entries in the 2016 Battle of the Bottle Labels contest. Thanks to all who entered! Now it’s time for YOU to cast a vote and help decide who will be the 2016 Battle of the Bottle Labels champion…
    - 49 days ago Oct 20, 2016 -
  • Northern Brewer Purchased By Anheuser-Busch Inbev

    Northern Brewer Purchased By Anheuser-Busch Inbev

    Late last week the beer world learned that the multinational corporation Anheuser-Busch Inbev, the world’s largest brewing company, had purchased Northern Brewer, one of the largest homebrew supply businesses in the United States, via Anheuser-Busc…
    - 50 days ago Oct 19, 2016 -

Charlie Papazian

  • new10 Best Albums of 2016

    10 Best Albums of 2016

    Two Cow Garage is a band that just continues to improve with every album. Brand New Flag is a powerful and thought-provoking album that showcases the songwriting abilities of both Micah Schnabel and Shane Sweeney. Don't be surprised if you ge…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newGrammy spotlight: Demi Lovato's 'Lionheart' comes through on 'Confident' album

    Grammy spotlight: Demi Lovato's 'Lionheart' comes through on 'Confident' album

    Pop superstar Demi Lovato received the greatest news on Dec. 6 when it was announced that she is up for a Grammy Award. Last year's Confident album will compete for Best Pop Vocal Album.Since breaking onto the music scene by way of Disney's…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • new5 things you didn't know about Solange

    5 things you didn't know about Solange

    Little sister to mega-star Beyonce, Solange Knowles has made her own waves in music and other parts of the entertainment industry. The other sis stands out from Bey in her authentic style and artistic approach to her music. Along with being h…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newJustin Bieber's 5 best lyrics

    Justin Bieber's 5 best lyrics

    Justin Bieber has been one of the biggest pop stars in the world since his teens, although he has as many detractors as fans, most of which are young girls who swoon at his name. Most of Justin Bieber’s career has been filled with songs tha…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newTestament bringing thrash metal showcase to Gas Monkey Live in Dallas

    Testament bringing thrash metal showcase to Gas Monkey Live in Dallas

    Heavy metal gods Testament have just announced a new North American tour. According to Gas Monkey Live on Tuesday, Testament will be bringing the Brotherhood of the Snake tour to Dallas for a big concert. The thrash metal band will play at th…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -

The Mad Fermentationist

  • newMatt: 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…
    - 23 hours ago Dec 7, 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…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Voss and Muri: Kveik Strains

    Voss and Muri: Kveik Strains

    The most enjoyable aspect of traveling to talk about brewing is the front-row seat to local beer culture. Whether Brazil, Fargo, or New Zealand (March 2017), the Internet and travel allow homebrewers to get excited about styles and breweries that ar…
    - 22 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Commonwealth Penthesilia: Cherry-Date Sour Brown

    Commonwealth Penthesilia: Cherry-Date Sour Brown

    I’m all for avant-garde brewing. Pushing boundaries. Trying something unique or weird that doesn't make complete sense to see if it works. That isn’t where you start for you start a commercial sour beer program though! When I collaborated with Co…
    - 37 days ago Nov 1, 2016 -
  • Low Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Brewing Lager

    Low Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Brewing Lager

    Every few years there seems to be some radical underpinning of the brewing word that comes under assault. Remember olive oil instead of oxygen? Saisons fermented above 80F? Dark candi syrup the key to dark Belgian beers? Dry hopping during fermentati…
    - 49 days ago Oct 20, 2016 -
  • Fresh vs. Frozen: Mango Tart Saison

    Fresh vs. Frozen: Mango Tart Saison

    June 2015 I found myself with an extra six gallons of low-gravity saison wort, so I decided to ferment it with a vial of East Coast Yeast Bugfarm 15. I was especially intent to trial this iteration of the annual super-blend because it included an i…
    - 63 days ago Oct 6, 2016 -
  • Wyeast De Bom "Quick" "Sour"

    Wyeast De Bom "Quick" "Sour"

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

    Right Proper-Inspired: Hoppy Sour Beer

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

    BYO Boot Camp: Burlington and Santa Rosa!

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

    Juicy Sacch Trois NE Pale Ale

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

    India Pale Hefeweizen Recipe

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

    Rhubarb Berliner Weisse... Again!

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

    Beer Recipe Design: First Time

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

    Westvleteren Belgian Blond Clone Recipe

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

    "Westvleteren" Blond with Brett!

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

    New England APA: Conan and London III

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

    Drinking Beer in Oslo and Drammen, Norway

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

    HomebrewCon (NHC) 2016 Baltimore (and me)!

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

    Courage Russian Imperial Stout: Second Attempt

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

    Dark Saison 7 Etrog: Tasting

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

    Honey Sour Beer Tasting

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

    Sour Brown: One Batch Two Barrels

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

    Whisky Barrel Sour Cherry Brown: Tasting

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

    Czech-Baltic Porter

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

    Post-Fermentation Malt-Infused Porter

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

Chop And Brew

Chop & Brew – Episode 52: One Chip Challenge

- 29 days ago Nov 10, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Episode 51: Irish Coddle

- 35 days ago Nov 4, 2016 -
Chop & Brew - Episode 50: King Cake Ale

- 52 days ago Oct 17, 2016 -
Chop & Brew – Ep. 49: Homebrewing History - A Photographic Tour with Charlie

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

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

- Apr 18, 2016 -

Appellation Beer

  • The Session #118 roundup

    The Session #118 roundup

    I was not kidding Friday when I tweeted that The Session would give me a chance to post a picture of the cabin outside Clarksdale, Mississippi, that Muddy Waters left behind when he moved to Chicago. Here it is, preserved in the Delta Blues Museum in…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Monday beer links: Beer & weed, The Beer Monopoly, and ‘enter the chairs’

    Monday beer links: Beer & weed, The Beer Monopoly, and ‘enter the chairs’

    MONDAY BEER & WINE LINKS, 12.05.2016 Legal marijuana is affecting the beer industry’s memory. Killer lead from Jason Notte: “Marijuana’s disruption of short-term memory apparently applies to the argument about its effects on the beer industry.…
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Session #118: Who’s coming to dinner and what are we drinking?

    Session #118: Who’s coming to dinner and what are we drinking?

    Welcome to The Session #118. I’ll be the host today, inviting a few guests and picking some beers. As you may recall the theme is pretty simple: If you could invite four people dead or alive to a beer dinner who would they be? What four beers would…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -
  • Time in a bottle

    Time in a bottle

    Joe Stange wrote about Baltic Porter and Poland last week at DRAFT. Which is a good enough excuse to show you a few photos from the Zywiec Brewery in Zywiec and Bracki Browar Zamkowy in nearby Cieszyn, which is owned by the Zywiec group (and therefor…
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • Meet me in Kansas City Saturday

    Meet me in Kansas City Saturday

    We’re headed to Kansas City this weekend. We’ll be eating smoked meat, drinking beer, meeting up with friends, and I am told there might be some shopping. I might miss most of that shopping stuff to hang out with brewing friends. Feel free to joi…
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -

Northern Brewer

  • Short Pour – Draught Systems: The Perfect Balance

    Short Pour – Draught Systems:  The Perfect Balance

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

    Short Pour – Making Hard Cider

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

    Short Pour – What Makes a Perfect IPA?

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

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

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

    Homebrew Hacks

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

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

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

    Short Pour – Everything but the kitchen sink!

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

Craft Beer

  • newA Little Bit of Shtick Goes A Long Way at Shmaltz Brewing

    A Little Bit of Shtick Goes A Long Way at Shmaltz Brewing

    Jeremy Cowan, the proprietor of Shmaltz Brewing in New York, talks about how the last 20 years have changed in craft beer.The post A Little Bit of Shtick Goes A Long Way at Shmaltz Brewing appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 23 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • The Brewery that Serves Craft Beer and War Stories

    The Brewery that Serves Craft Beer and War Stories

    Glen Tomlinson had an idea about how to preserve World War II history: turn part of his Hawaii museum into a brewery, and attract a new generation.The post The Brewery that Serves Craft Beer and War Stories appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • How to Order a Craft Beer: a Socratic Approach

    How to Order a Craft Beer: a Socratic Approach

    Sometimes craft beer bars can be a bit intimidating for beginners, but CraftBeer.com's Jay Wood has tips to help you order a beer with confidence.The post How to Order a Craft Beer: a Socratic Approach appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Holiday Beer Guide for Outdoorsy People On Your List

    Holiday Beer Guide for Outdoorsy People On Your List

    Are you having trouble finding a gift for the outdoorsy people on your list? This holiday beer gift guide from contributor Kristen Kuchar will help.The post Holiday Beer Guide for Outdoorsy People On Your List appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
  • Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oakland

    Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oakland

    Oakland is a city in transition, and craft brewers are part of the change. Contributor Jonathan Ingram takes you on an easily walkable route to three of the city's breweries. The post Walk This Way: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oakland appeared first o…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -
  • Maui Brewing Co. Launches POG IPA in Cans

    Maui Brewing Co. Launches POG IPA in Cans

    Kihei, Hawaii (December 2, 2016) – It is well-known that Maui Brewing Company is “fiercely local”, and its beers that are infused with locally-grown produce, never extracts or artificial flavors, command some respect. The latest limited release…
    - 6 days ago Dec 2, 2016 -
  • Measures Craft Brewers Take to Maintain Consistency in Beer

    Measures Craft Brewers Take to Maintain Consistency in Beer

    Contributor Bryan Richards talks to brewers to find out a few of the measures they take to deliver consistent results to beer lovers.The post Measures Craft Brewers Take to Maintain Consistency in Beer appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Santa’s Private Reserve Ale

    10 Things You Didn’t Know About Santa’s Private Reserve Ale

    Rogue Ales & Spirits announces the release of Santa’s Private Reserve Ale that's brewed with Rogue Farms-grown hops and barley, just in time for the holidays. The post 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Santa’s Private Reserve Ale appeared first…
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • Full Sail Brewing’s Annual Session Fest is Here to Save Christmas

    Full Sail Brewing’s Annual Session Fest is Here to Save Christmas

    Session Fest, one of Full Sail Brewing’s annual favorites, is a holiday beer that comes in a stubby little bottle, makes a great stocking stuffer, and is the perfect beer to leave by the fireplace for Santa.The post Full Sail Brewing’s Annual Se…
    - 7 days ago Dec 1, 2016 -
  • Outer Light Brewing Releases No Billboards in Space Pale Ale

    Outer Light Brewing Releases No Billboards in Space Pale Ale

    Outer Light Brewing releases No Billboards in Space Pale Ale made with locally grown Chinook hops from our friends at Pioneer Hops of Connecticut and Equinox hops. The post Outer Light Brewing Releases No Billboards in Space Pale Ale appeared first…
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • 2nd Annual Corduroy Classic

    2nd Annual Corduroy Classic

    Come show off your finest cords at our 2nd Annual Corduroy Classic at Asher Brewing Company. You could be crowned the king (or queen) of corduroy! The post 2nd Annual Corduroy Classic appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Better on Draft Podcast Announces Michigan Brewers Scholarship

    Better on Draft Podcast Announces Michigan Brewers Scholarship

    It is the pleasure of Better On Draft to announce they are teaming up with nine different breweries to start the Michigan Brewers Scholarship.The post Better on Draft Podcast Announces Michigan Brewers Scholarship appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Bad Lab Beer Co. Announces New Restaurant

    Bad Lab Beer Co. Announces New Restaurant

    Bad Lab Beer Co. announces the extension of their brewery and tasting room into a farm-centric brewpub set to launch in winter 2017.The post Bad Lab Beer Co. Announces New Restaurant appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Due South Brewing Company Releases Citrafied – A Citra Pale Ale

    Due South Brewing Company Releases Citrafied – A Citra Pale Ale

    Due South Brewing Company has released a new core brand – Citrafied – that will be available year-round at the Due South tap room and throughout their distribution network.The post Due South Brewing Company Releases Citrafied – A Citra Pale Al…
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Full Pour: Burnt Hickory’s Scott Hedeen, the Punk Rock, DIY Brewmaster

    Full Pour: Burnt Hickory’s Scott Hedeen, the Punk Rock, DIY Brewmaster

    Scott Hedeen, founder of Burnt Hickory Brewing, tells our Jess Baker how he built a punk rock, do-it-yourself brewery in the least-friendly state for craft beer.The post Full Pour: Burnt Hickory’s Scott Hedeen, the Punk Rock, DIY Brewmaster appear…
    - 8 days ago Nov 30, 2016 -
  • Toast to the Winter Solstice with Full Sail’s New Shortest Day CDA

    Toast to the Winter Solstice with Full Sail’s New Shortest Day CDA

    The shortest day of the year means the longest night, with more time to drink Full Sail’s new, perfectly balanced Shortest Day Cascadian Dark Ale. The post Toast to the Winter Solstice with Full Sail’s New Shortest Day CDA appeared first on Craf…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Holiday Beers from Around the World Festival @ Norey’s, Newport

    Holiday Beers from Around the World Festival @ Norey’s, Newport

    Holiday Beers from Around the World Festival @ Norey’s, Newport December 9th 4PM. Taps stay up until they are gone, generally about 2 weeks. noreys.com/craft-beer Mon-Sat 4PM-1AM, Closed Sundays. Tap List HaaandBryggeriet Bestefar Delirium Noel De…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Bootlegger’s Ball – Party like it’s 1933!!

    Bootlegger’s Ball – Party like it’s 1933!!

    1933 Brewing Co's 3rd Annual Bootlegger's Ball, celebrating Repeal Day will be on Saturday, December 3, from 6-9 pm.The post Bootlegger’s Ball – Party like it’s 1933!! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Introducing Jester King Kvass

    Introducing Jester King Kvass

    Jester King Kvass, a farmhouse ale brewed with bread from Miche Bread in Austin, Texas, was released on Friday, November. 25.The post Introducing Jester King Kvass appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Lone Tree Brewing Company Celebrates Five Years In Business

    Lone Tree Brewing Company Celebrates Five Years In Business

    Lone Tree Brewing Company will celebrate its fifth anniversary on December 8, with several events to follow through December 10. The post Lone Tree Brewing Company Celebrates Five Years In Business appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Introducing Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple Imperial Stout

    Introducing Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple Imperial Stout

    Braxton Brewing will be releasing Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple Imperial Stout at its Winter Block Party on Saturday, December 3rd.The post Introducing Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple Imperial Stout appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Yazoo Brewing Opens Up 2017 State of Funk Enrollment

    Yazoo Brewing Opens Up 2017 State of Funk Enrollment

    Yazoo Brewing is pleased to announce public enrollment in the second year of their private membership club called “The State of Funk” will begin on 11/23/16.The post Yazoo Brewing Opens Up 2017 State of Funk Enrollment appeared first on CraftBee…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Releases Angry Santa & Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer

    Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Releases Angry Santa & Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer

    Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. will release two winter beers, Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer (BBAWW) and Angry Santa, at the end of November.The post Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Releases Angry Santa & Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer appeared first on Craf…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Cape May Brewing Company Releases Bough of Barley: A Holiday Barleywine

    Cape May Brewing Company Releases Bough of Barley: A Holiday Barleywine

    Cape May Brewing Company is pleased to announce their exclusive holiday offering, Boughs of Barley, a barleywine aged for several months in bourbon barrels.The post Cape May Brewing Company Releases Bough of Barley: A Holiday Barleywine appeared fir…
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Coronado Brewing Partners with Brown Distributing to Launch in Texas

    Coronado Brewing Partners with Brown Distributing to Launch in Texas

    Coronado Brewing Company has partnered with Brown Distributing Company to expand its distribution into the Lone Star State.The post Coronado Brewing Partners with Brown Distributing to Launch in Texas appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Big Beers to Keep You Cozy This Winter

    Big Beers to Keep You Cozy This Winter

    We asked breweries to tell us about their biggest winter releases, and here are the two dozen beers that don't back down on flavor or ABV.The post Big Beers to Keep You Cozy This Winter appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Craft Breweries to Watch in 7 Southern Cities

    Craft Breweries to Watch in 7 Southern Cities

    The Pacific Northwest and Rockies get a lot of attention from beer lovers, but contributor Nora McGunnigle takes you to seven Southern cities you shouldn't ignore.The post Craft Breweries to Watch in 7 Southern Cities appeared first on CraftBeer.com…
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Food Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

    Food Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

    Craft breweries and their local food partners create snacks and condiments that are perfect gifts. Contributor Lori Rice has this year's Food Gift Guide.The post Food Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Wisdom from the Wood: 8 Barrel Aging Life Lessons

    Wisdom from the Wood: 8 Barrel Aging Life Lessons

    Barrel aging craft beer is an art that demands patience. CraftBeer.com's Jay Wood shows you how delicate the aging process can be.The post Wisdom from the Wood: 8 Barrel Aging Life Lessons appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • Vote: CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bars 2017

    Vote: CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bars 2017

    CraftBeer.com is looking for the next Great American Beer Bars. Vote for the best beer bar in your state. The post Vote: CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bars 2017 appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Nov 26, 2016 -

Braukaiser

  • Low Oxygen Brewing

    Low Oxygen Brewing

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

    Back to brewing?

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

    Wiki is up and running again

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

    Braukaiser Wiki is down

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

    I’m Brewing Again

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

    New Look

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

    Yeast Growth on Malt and Sugar

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

    Yeast Growth Over Roasted Malt Content in Starter Wort

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

    Yeast Growth in Hopped Wort

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

    NHC 2013 presentation

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

Brew Dudes

  • Kegging a Finished Cider

    Kegging a Finished Cider

    John makes Cider every year from locally sourced fresh pressed juice. And every year he learns a little more and tries new things. This he he brought some new hardware into the process; his keg set up. John’s normal cider making process hasn’t ch…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 2016 Home Grown Hops Harvest Ale

    2016 Home Grown Hops Harvest Ale

    The 2016 Hop Harvest has come and gone. Hopefully it was a good one for you and you have dried and stored your hops away for coming brews. This video we feature John’s 2016 Home Grown Hops Harvest Ale. A simple ale (recipe below) this year it drink…
    - 10 days ago Nov 28, 2016 -
  • American Cream Ale Without Corn

    American Cream Ale Without Corn

    I love American Cream Ale. But for some reason each time I brew it I just keep messing with a good thing. This time I substituted flaked barley for the flaked corn!! Is it still a Cream Ale? Check it out. I had heard a podcast of a commercial brewer…
    - 14 days ago Nov 24, 2016 -
  • Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 12

    Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 12

    This weeks Homebrew swap is a great one. Matt has sent us a blueberry sour wheat. He performed a kettle souring using probiotics. A very popular approach growing within the home brewing community. Made popular by many foils over at Milk the Funk on F…
    - 22 days ago Nov 16, 2016 -
  • Lowering Oxygen in your Brewing

    Lowering Oxygen in your Brewing

    I’ve been reading about a new set of methodologies evolving in the brewing scene to greatly reduce the amount of oxygen ‘damage’ to your beer. This week we talk a little about the extremes some folks are employing as well as discussing some mor…
    - 35 days ago Nov 3, 2016 -
  • Automated Electric Homebrewing Systems

    Automated Electric Homebrewing Systems

    We have come to a time in the age of this hobby that there are many options for homebrewers to buy off-the-shelf machines to brew beer. For a few hundred dollars, you too can purchase the one piece of equipment that you will need make batches of beer…
    - 43 days ago Oct 27, 2016 -
  • Northern Brewer and AB InBev Acquisition

    Northern Brewer and AB InBev Acquisition

    The big news last week was the purchase of Northern Brewer/MidWest Supplies with the giant brewery AB InBev. We lay down our thoughts on it in this video. John and I have both on and off ordered from Norther Brewer. John has a slightly higher frequen…
    - 45 days ago Oct 25, 2016 -
  • Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 11

    Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap Exchange 11

    This week we taste a latecomer batch of Kolsch from Matt. Matt sent us his Kolsch and let us know he wasn’t happy about. We opened it up and took it for a ride. Kudos all around for having the guts to send in a beer that you aren’t happy with and…
    - 57 days ago Oct 13, 2016 -
  • Galaxy Dry Hopped Pale Ale

    Galaxy Dry Hopped Pale Ale

    I’ve been experimenting with my to improve my consistency and to focus on successful wort production that finishes with an FG I am happy with. Those are topics for new videos, this weeks video we do a tasting of two different beers I made while twe…
    - 64 days ago Oct 6, 2016 -
  • Galaxy Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

    Galaxy Hops SMaSH Beer Tasting

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

Brew Geeks

  • Our Most Popular Guides

    Our Most Popular Guides

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

    Blowoff Tubes!

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

    Etekcity Digital PH Meter

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

    Hoppy Belgian-Style Pale Ale

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

    Beers and Beards BIAB Rig

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

    We spun a cocoon and emerged a brewterfly!

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

    10 Gallons of Wheat Ale

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

    Welcome to BrewGeeks!

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

Basic Brewing Video

Steve's Brew Shop - Basic Brewing Video - December 5, 2016

- 3 days ago Dec 5, 2016 -
Fruity Tart 100% Rye Session Ales - Basic Brewing Video - October 31, 2016

- 38 days ago Oct 31, 2016 -
How to Bottle Small Batches - Basic Brewing Video - September 30, 2016

- 69 days ago Sep 30, 2016 -
Blackberry "Pilsner" and Sous Vide Fruit - Basic Brewing Video - September 5, 2016

- 94 days ago Sep 5, 2016 -
Sous Vide Steak and Hopped Cyser - Basic Brewing Video - August 11, 2016

- Aug 11, 2016 -
100% Rye Tart Hoppy Ale

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BN: Sunday Session

  • 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 25 days ago 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…
    - 32 days ago 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…
    - 53 days ago 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…
    - 60 days ago 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…
    - 67 days ago 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…
    - 74 days ago Sep 26, 2016 -
  • The Session 09-12-16 Shady Oak Barrel House
    Long-time listener and ultimate winner of our long-lamented television show B.Y.O.B. TV, Steve Doty, is our guest for this episode of The Session. In 2014, Steve opened Shady Oak Barrel House in Santa Rosa, and has been producing some of the most sou…
    - 88 days ago Sep 12, 2016 -
  • The Session 09-05-16 The Fieldwork Brewing Co.
    The fellas from Fieldwork Brewing out of Berkeley, CA came by the studio to chat about what makes their beers so damn good! Head brewer Alex gave us more than a little information on brewing beers with hardly any specialty malts and how to focus tho…
    - 95 days ago Sep 5, 2016 -
  • The Session 08-22-16 The Ale Apothecary
    This week on The Session we welcome The Ale Apothecary from Bend, OR. Paul Arney, Founder and Brewmaster, joins us to talk about his cottage brewery in the hills, and the very unique style of brewing that he employs. The brewery is built on his own p…
    - 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 -
  • The Session 12-14-15 White Labs
    This Monday, the grand return of Chris White and the White Labs team is upon us! Chris and Mike White, along with Analytical Manager, Kara Taylor, will be in the studio for The Session to discuss yeast, fermentation and all the new developments at Wh…
    - Dec 14, 2015 -
  • The Session 12-07-15 Craft Beer Marketing
    The Session welcomes Craft Beer marketing expert, and author of Craft Beer Marketing and Distribution - Brace for SKUMeggedon, Mark Colburn to the show to discuss how you can take your homebrew to the next level by becoming a successful professional…
    - Dec 7, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-23-15 Hop Selection and Quality
    Hops are still one of the most important ways to add a unique signature and complexity to a beer. Unfortunately hops are also one of the most variable ingredients, especially in the homebrew supply channels. Unlike craft brewers, the homebrewer is…
    - Nov 23, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-09-15 Moylan's Derek Smith
    This week, fresh off a GABF silver for his Dry Stout, Moylan's Brewing Company brewmaster Derek Smith joins The Session to cover the Strong Pale Ale he made in collaboration with Brewcaster Nate.
    - Nov 9, 2015 -
  • The Session 11-02-15 Faster Brewing Techniques
    The Session welcomes old friend Chris Graham of MoreBeer back to the studio to discuss techniques and equipment that will help your brew day become more efficient and help you brew better beer faster.
    - Nov 2, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-19-15 Central Coast Brewing
    This week The Session welcomes Central Coast Brewing Company in San Luis Obispo, CA. They won a gold medal for their Pale Ale in one of the most crowded categories at this year's Great American Beer Festival, so you know this brewery is really at the…
    - Oct 19, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-12-15 Scratchtown Brewing
    The Session welcomes Scratchtown Brewing Company founders Caleb Pollard and Mike Kilmek to the show. Tune in to find out how this two year old craft brewery is surviving and thriving making great beer for the tiny town of Ord, Nebraska.
    - Oct 12, 2015 -
  • The Session 10-05-15 Creature Comforts Brewing
    This week the Brewcasters are joined by the crew from Creature Comforts Brewing Company. When this gem of a brewery from Athens, Georgia isn't making some of the best beer in the south, they're working to change some of their home state's restrictive…
    - Oct 5, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-28-15 GABF Winners 2015
    The Brewcasters return from Denver and The Session is back on the air! Tune in as some of the 2015 Great American Beer Festival's biggest medal winners join the show to spill some of the secrets of their success. This episode also features this week'…
    - Sep 28, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-21-15 Best of The Session
    This week, it's the best of The Session! Tune in for the most memorable, informative, and funny moments from the first nine months of what has been a great 2015 thus far. You'll hear Brewcaster near-death experiences, in-depth conversations with cont…
    - Sep 21, 2015 -
  • The Session 09-14-15 El Segundo Brewing Company
    El Segundo Brewing Company was created out of a love for beer. Well, hoppy beer at least. Rob Croxall, proprietor and brewer, was a longtime aerospace finance guy who left a cushy corporate job to risk it all on craft beer. Why? Tune in and find out…
    - Sep 15, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-24-15 Galmegi Brewing Company
    Galmegi Brewing Company was the first craft brewery to open in Busan, South Korea. Galmegi also happens to brew some of the best craft beer on the Korean Peninsula. Tune in to The Session and catch their story, along with an introduction to the next…
    - Aug 24, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-17-15 The Libertine Pub
    The Session returns this week as the crew from The Libertine Pub and Brewery heads up the California coast to join the Brewcasters in-studio. Tune in and hear all about the old-world brewing methods, along with a few new proprietary ones, that they e…
    - Aug 17, 2015 -
  • The Session 08-03-15 Sustainable Brewing
    This week, The Session covers sustainable brewing practices for both home and professional brewers. Tune in as old friend Morgan Cox from Concord's Ale Industries, along with new friend John Niedermaier from Michigan's Brewery Terra Firma, lead a cra…
    - Aug 3, 2015 -
  • The Session 07-27-15 Cellarmaker Brewing
    This week, The Session is stoked to welcome the crew from Cellarmaker Brewing Company to the studio. Cellarmaker has been an awesome addition to San Francisco's brewing scene, producing small batches of experimental beers. They've made the choice to…
    - Jul 27, 2015 -

BN: Brew Strong

  • Brew Strong: Q and A 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…
    - 11 days ago 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…
    - 22 days ago 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…
    - 46 days ago 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…
    - 60 days ago 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…
    - 74 days ago 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…
    - 88 days ago Sep 12, 2016 -
  • Brew Strong: Hop Oils 09-12-16
    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…
    - 88 days ago 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 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Carbonation 01-19-15
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John answer a wide range of listener questions on carbonation.
    - Jan 19, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Stout 01-05-15
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John answer listener questions on anything and everything Stout.
    - Jan 5, 2015 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A Mash Efficiency 12-22-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John tackle listener questions on mash efficiency.
    - Dec 22, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: PH and Extraction 12-08-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, John and Jamil discuss John's recent experimentation with PH and extraction. How does temperature and PH affect flavor? Tune in and find out.
    - Dec 8, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 11-24-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John channel their inner Jay Goodwin and provide answers to a wide range of sour beer, barrel aging, and wild yeast questions.
    - Nov 24, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Stainless Steel 11-10-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer get metallurgic on your ass. Tune in as the guys teach you everything you need to know about stainless steel and other metals used in brewing, from chemical makeup to maintenance…
    - Nov 10, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Biz of Beer 10-27-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Ken Anthony of Device Brewing Company in Sacramento is back with Jamil and John to discuss the business of beer. Tune in as the guys get down and dirty talking numbers, strategies, and what it takes to get…
    - Oct 27, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Device Brewing 10-13-14
    Homebrewing beer. On this episode of Brew Strong, Device Brewing Company owner Ken Anthony returns to the studio to talk with Jamil and John about the latest developments in his brewing operations. Tune in and find out how things have been going for…
    - Oct 13, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Q and A 09-15-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John are live at The Hop Grenade with answers to a wide range of brewing questions. Tune in and immerse yourself in beer wisdom from two of the best brewing minds in the biz.
    - Sep 15, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: NCHF 09-01-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John broadcast live from The Hop Grenade on the heels of their trip to the Northern California Homebrew Festival. Tune in as the guys share stories from their beer-fueled weekend, address question…
    - Sep 1, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Yeast and Starters 08-18-14
    Homebrewing beer. Is Jamil's famous yeast calculator flawed? Chris White apparently thinks so. Tune in and hear Jamil and John respond as they talk yeast on this episode of Brew Strong. Learn how to achieve consistency of flavor with your fermentatio…
    - Aug 18, 2014 -
  • Brew Strong: Mash and Sparging 08-04-14
    Homebrewing beer. This week on Brew Strong, Jamil and John go in-depth on mashing and sparging. From protein rests to step mashes, tune in as the guys answer listener questions that will help you further develop your fundamentals and techniques.
    - Aug 4, 2014 -

BN: The Jamil Show

  • 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!…
    - 24 days ago 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…
    - 38 days ago 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…
    - 46 days ago 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…
    - 66 days ago 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…
    - 74 days ago 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…
    - 94 days ago Sep 6, 2016 -
  • Czech Amber Lager - Brewing With Style 08-16-16
    We had a listener email into the show asking for us to cover something called Czech Amber Lager (category 3c in the new BJCP guidelines). Having never had a commercial example of this beer, it was a challenge we quickly accepted! First off, though,…
    - 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 -
  • Maibock - Brewing With Style 10-21-14
    Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss category 5A, Maibock, on this episode of Brewing With Style. Tune in and learn why this is one of Jamil's favorites, how you can brew it, and what commercial examples will put you on the right track.
    - Oct 21, 2014 -
  • Schwarzbier - Brewing With Style 10-07-14
    Brewing With Style welcomes brewmaster Christian Kazakoff of Iron Springs Brewery and homebrewer Jeremy Pendrey as the crew discusses their GABF Pro-Am Schwarzbier and covers the style in-depth, live from The Hop Grenade.
    - Oct 7, 2014 -
  • Belgian Dubbel - Brewing With Style 09-23-14
    Jamil, jon and Tasty discuss Belgian Dubbel on this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Sep 23, 2014 -
  • Munich Dunkel - Brewing With Style 09-09-14
    Jamil, jon and Tasty discuss Munich Dunkel on this episode of Brewing With Style.
    - Sep 9, 2014 -
  • Brown Porter - Brewing With Style 08-26-14
    In this episode of Brewing with Style, Jamil, Jon and Tasty discuss Brown Porter.
    - Aug 26, 2014 -

Basic Brewing Radio

  • 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.
    - 2 days ago 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.
    - 9 days ago 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.
    - 23 days ago 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.
    - 30 days ago 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.
    - 37 days ago 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.
    - 44 days ago 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.
    - 51 days ago 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.
    - 58 days ago 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.
    - 65 days ago 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.
    - 72 days ago Sep 28, 2016 -
  • 09-22-16 Bluejacket/The Arsenal
    Josh Chapman, head brewer of Bluejacket in Washington DC, shows us around what Mike Tonsmeire describes as the "Disney World of Brewpubs."
    - 79 days ago Sep 21, 2016 -
  • 09-15-16 Managing Tannins
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of The Homebrew Recipe Bible, walks us through tannins: when they're good or bad and how to control them in our beer.
    - 86 days ago Sep 14, 2016 -
  • 09-08-16 Groennfell and Havoc Meaderies
    Ricky the Meadmaker returns to the program with his wife and business partner, Kelly Klein, to share some wonderful "beer-strength" meads and tips for our own meads.
    - 93 days ago Sep 7, 2016 -
  • 09-01-16 Brulosophy Starter and Mash Experiments
    Brulosophy team member Jake Huolihan shares two experiments comparing vitality vs viability starters and batch vs no sparging.
    - 100 days ago Aug 31, 2016 -
  • 08-25-16 Nathan Zeender of Right Proper Brewing
    We join head brewer Nathan Zeender in 3-D at the production brewery of Right Proper in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington D.C.
    - 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 -
  • 04-14-16 How Enzymes Work
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, dives deeply into science as he describes how enzymes work on a microscopic level and how that applies to your mash tun.
    - Apr 13, 2016 -
  • 04-07-16 Brulosophy Vorlauf and Cold Sparge
    Ray Found from Brulosophy.com shares two experiments: one on the effects of spent grains in the boil and another on sparging with room temperature water.
    - Apr 6, 2016 -
  • 03-31-16 Common Sense Brewing
    James moderates a panel from NZHC with Tasty McDole, Will Gallaspy and Nick Wiseman on brewing with common sense.
    - Mar 30, 2016 -
  • 03-24-16 Nelson Marchfest Brew-Off
    We head to New Zealand for the first homebrew conference in Nelson and take part in a brewing demonstration.
    - Mar 23, 2016 -
  • 03-17-16 Episode 500
    While James, Andy and Chris head to New Zealand, we celebrate our first 500 episodes with this look back.
    - Mar 16, 2016 -
  • 03-10-16 More Sour Hybrids
    Homebrewer James Sites shares another round of his tasty sour beer and wine hybrids fermented with his own house sour culture.
    - Mar 9, 2016 -
  • 03-03-16 Springtime Hop Care
    James Altwies of Gorst Valley Hops give us some excellent advice on making sure our homegrown hops get a good start on the season.
    - Mar 2, 2016 -
  • 02-25-16 Fading Alpha Acids
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about how time affects the levels of alpha acids in hops and how to slow their fading.
    - Feb 24, 2016 -
  • 02-18-16 Quality Management
    Mary Pelletieri, author of Quality Management: Essential Planning for Breweries, joins us to talk about how to bring quality management practices into our home breweries.
    - Feb 17, 2016 -
  • 02-11-16 Bentonville Brewing Company
    We continue our introductions to northwest Arkansas breweries as we visit with Katie and Beau Boykin of Bentonville Brewing.
    - Feb 10, 2016 -
  • 02-04-16 Bronzed Brews
    Peter Symons joins us from Sydney to talk about Bronzed Brews, his new book exploring the history of Australian brewing.
    - Feb 3, 2016 -
  • 01-28-16 Sugar Staggering Experiment
    Malcolm Frazer of Brulosophy.com shares his experiment comparing the results of adding sugar to the fermenter all at once vs staggered over time.
    - Jan 27, 2016 -
  • 01-21-16 Hitting Original Gravity
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, shares tips on hitting original gravity if things go awry during the brew day.
    - Jan 20, 2016 -
  • 01-14-16 Homemade Crystal Malt
    Homebrewer Phillip McDaniel shares samples of crystal malt he made and his technique for making it.
    - Jan 13, 2016 -
  • 01-7-16 Tonsmeire Recipe Tips
    Michael Tonsmeire, the Mad Fermentationist, shares his ten tips of what to consider when coming up with a beer recipe.
    - Jan 6, 2016 -
  • 12-31-15 Brewing Disaster Stories
    In their annual tradition, James and Steve read a collection of listener-submitted brewing disaster stories.
    - Dec 30, 2015 -
  • 12-17-15 Gruit Blending Experiment
    Homebrewer Dan McCarthy shares ten gruits, and James and Steve sample to find the perfect blend.
    - Dec 16, 2015 -
  • 12-10-15 One Hour All Grain Brewing
    Brulosopher Marshall Schott talks about his Short and Shoddy brew day, where he brewed an all grain batch of beer in around sixty minutes.
    - Dec 9, 2015 -
  • 12-3-15 Columbus House Brewing
    Brewer Jason Corral shows us around his professional electric system based on his homebrew setup and controlled with an Arduino controller.
    - Dec 2, 2015 -
  • 11-19-15 Holiday Spices
    Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, talks about four favorite holiday spices for brewing and gives us some tips.
    - Nov 18, 2015 -
  • 11-12-15 Small Sour Barrel Strategy Pt. 2
    Homebrewer CJ Shamas returns to share beers from his small sour barrel program with James, Steve and Andy.
    - Nov 11, 2015 -
  • 11-05-15 Apple Blossom Cream Ale
    We get a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing of the collaboration Cream Ale, as Apple Blossom scales up James' homebrew recipe.
    - Nov 4, 2015 -
  • 10-29-15 Hefeweizen Fermentation Temperature Experiment
    Homebrewer Dennis Pike returns with the results of his experiment testing the effects of different fermentation temperatures on hefeweizen.
    - Oct 28, 2015 -
  • 10-22-15 Beer Dispensing Systems
    Homebrewer Phil Proctor shares tips on setting up elaborate beer dispensing systems and on designing a homemade glycol chiller.
    - Oct 21, 2015 -
  • 10-15-15 Brewing with Mushrooms
    Homebrewer Ray Sykes brings mushrooms to homebrew for some really tasty and interesting flavors.
    - Oct 14, 2015 -
  • 10-08-15 Fall Ciders
    Homebrewer Nick Johnson shares four ciders brewed with ingredients inspired by the season of fall.
    - Oct 7, 2015 -

Final Gravity

BeerSmith Blog

  • Moldy and Musty Off-Flavors in Beer

    Moldy and Musty Off-Flavors in Beer

    This week we take a look at how beers can develop moldy and musty off-flavors. This can happen in home brewed beers and even some commercial beers depending on how they are brewed and stored. Musty and moldy flavors can manifest themselves in several…
    - 28 days ago Nov 10, 2016 -
  • Experimental Home Brewing with Drew Beechum – BeerSmith Podcast #136

    Experimental Home Brewing with Drew Beechum – BeerSmith Podcast #136

    Drew Beechum joins me to talk about experimental homebrewing, his new book Homebrew All Stars, the launch of his podcast, saisons and more in this week’s podcast. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the…
    - 37 days ago Nov 1, 2016 -
  • BJCP 2015 Cider and Mead Style Guide Add-ons Available for BeerSmith

    BJCP 2015 Cider and Mead Style Guide Add-ons Available for BeerSmith

    I’m pleased to announce that the BJCP style guides for Mead and Cider are now available as add-ons in BeerSmith. A volunteer Tim Leber was kind enough to enter these and send them to me, so now everyone can use them in BeerSmith. Installing the Sty…
    - 41 days ago Oct 28, 2016 -
  • Brewer John Mallett and Maltster Andrea Stanley – BeerSmith Podcast #135

    Brewer John Mallett and Maltster Andrea Stanley – BeerSmith Podcast #135

    John Mallet, Director of Operations at Bell’s Brewery and Andrea Stanley from Valley Malting join me to have a discussion about craft malt houses, malt and how small malt and hop houses are changing the face of craft beer. Subscribe on iTunes to Au…
    - 50 days ago Oct 19, 2016 -
  • Metallic Flavors in Beer – Off-Flavors in Homebrewing

    Metallic Flavors in Beer – Off-Flavors in Homebrewing

    Metallic off flavors can occur in both commercial and home brewed beers. They are almost always considered an off-flavor or flaw in the beer to be avoided. Metallic off flavors can vary in taste and aroma. Copper, tin or iron flavors are common and e…
    - 55 days ago Oct 14, 2016 -
  • Using a Refractometer with BeerSmith Brewing Software

    Using a Refractometer with BeerSmith Brewing Software

    This week we take a look at how to get the most out of your refractometer using BeerSmith. Many people prefer refractometer for ease of use, small sample size and simpler temperature management, but you need to do some adjustment to the numbers you g…
    - 60 days ago Oct 9, 2016 -
  • AHA Update with Brew Guru Gary Glass – BeerSmith Podcast #134

    AHA Update with Brew Guru Gary Glass – BeerSmith Podcast #134

    Gary Glass, the Director of the American Homebrewers Association joins me this week to discuss the Great American Beer Festival, Brew Guru, Pro-Am Beer Competition, homebrew laws, new hop products and more. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Vid…
    - 68 days ago Oct 1, 2016 -
  • Fixing Low Gravity and Efficiency in All Grain Beer Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

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

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

    Grassy Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

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

    Whirlpool and No Chill Hop Features in BeerSmith 2.3

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

    Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

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

    Using Hop Extracts for Beer Brewing

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

    Brulosophy Brewing Experiments with Marshall Schott – BeerSmith Podcast #132

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

    Using the new Session Tab Feature in BeerSmith 2.3

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

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

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

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

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

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update Released and Available for Download!

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

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update – New Features Detailed Overview

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

    Modern Homebrew Recipes with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #130

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

    BeerSmith 2.3 Update First Look – Release Date 8 August 2016

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

    Excessive Alcohol in Homebrewed Beer – Off-Flavors


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

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

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

    The zerogravity Beer Project – BeerSmith Podcast #129

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

    Astringency when Steeping Grains for Malt Extract Beer Brewing

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

    Brewing Yeast with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #128

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

    Storing and Preserving Your Beer Ingredients

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

    Wood and Beer with Peter Bouckaert – BeerSmith Podcast #127

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

    Sharing and Rating Recipes in the BeerSmith Cloud

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

    Jays Brewing with Thomas Boman – BeerSmith Podcast #126

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

    Four Tips for Avoiding Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

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

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

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

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

    Stan Hieronymus, the author of “For the Love of Hops” joins me this week to discuss recent trends in hop varieties, hop techniques and brewing better beer with hops. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download…
    - May 2, 2016 -

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Home Brew Finds

  • new40 Oz Klean Kanteen Stainless Bottle – $16.30, Best Price

    40 Oz Klean Kanteen Stainless Bottle – $16.30, Best Price

    40 Ounce Wide Mouth Bottle by Klean Kanteen.  Made of 18/8 food grade stainless steel.  Durable and reusable.  Dishwasher friendly. 12/7/16 9 PM Central: This is selling for just $16.30 (42% discount from list).  That’s the best historical dire…
    - 14 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • newIntroducing: The Bouncer Inline Beer Filter!

    Introducing: The Bouncer Inline Beer Filter!

    Brew clearer and better tasting beer, in less time, without waste or chemicals using the Bouncer Inline Beer Filter. Improves the taste and clarity of your beer by filtering trub, yeast, hops, and proteins Built to last, use it over and over, custom…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 8, 2016 -
  • new(12) 5 Ounce Taster Glasses by Anchor Hocking – $16.99, $1.42 Each

    (12) 5 Ounce Taster Glasses by Anchor Hocking – $16.99, $1.42 Each

    Set of (12) 5 Ounce Heavy Base glasses.  Made in the USA.  5 ounce capacity.  Dishwasher safe. Perfect for sample sizes and taster flights of your favorite homebrew or craft beers. 12/7/16 4:30 PM Central: These are selling for $16.99.  Shipping…
    - 19 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • newTwo Free Books with [New or Renewed] AHA Membership!

    Two Free Books with [New or Renewed] AHA Membership!

    If you’re not a member of the American Homebrewer’s Association, I think you should consider joining – Here’s Why For a limited time, when you join or renew your membership in the AHA… they will throw in a free copy of Wood & Beer: A Brewer…
    - 23 hours ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 12 Deals of Christmas – Day 7 – 20% Off Intertap Faucets!

    12 Deals of Christmas – Day 7 – 20% Off Intertap Faucets!

    MoreBeer’s 12 Deals of Christmas Sale is going on now.  Day 7’s discount takes 20% off their lineup of forward sealing Intertap Faucets!  This makes the stainless steel forward sealing Intertap Faucet just $26.39. Intertap also features some re…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Blichmann Beer Gun – $64.99 Shipped, Limited Availability – Bundles with 12 Deals Sale

    Blichmann Beer Gun – $64.99 Shipped, Limited Availability – Bundles with 12 Deals Sale

    Blichmann Beer Gun for bottling straight from your carbonated keg or uncarbonated beer straight from a fermenter. About, from MoreBeer… “Have a keg of beer, but want to fill some bottles to take with you to the game, beach, or friend’s house? T…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Cereal Killer Grain Mill – $89.99 Shipped + Hands On Review

    Cereal Killer Grain Mill – $89.99 Shipped + Hands On Review

    The Cereal Killer Grain Mill from Adventures in Homebrewing gets consistently great feedback and is one of our Top Finds.  This is a great mill!  Check out my Hands on Review. Milling your own grain… 1.  Gives you control over the crush of your…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 4 Pack Klean Kanteen Stackable Pints – $21.50, Best Price + Klean Kanteen Price Drops

    4 Pack Klean Kanteen Stackable Pints – $21.50, Best Price + Klean Kanteen Price Drops

    Klean Kanteen 16 oz Stainless Steel Pint 4 Pack by Klean Kanteen.  Nestable for easy storage and transport.  Dishwasher safe.  Made of durable, high quality materials (18/8 food grade stainless).  BPA free. Since these are stainless they are beac…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Inkbird ITC-308S Dual Stage Temp Controller – $38.69 + Long and Short Sensors

    Inkbird ITC-308S Dual Stage Temp Controller – $38.69 + Long and Short Sensors

    Itc-308S (includes long and short sensors) Dual Stage, Pre-Wired Digital Temperature Controller by Inkbird Dual stage means that the Itc-308S can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling devic…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Ends Soon: Brew More, Save More – up to $50 off @ AIH! – Bundles with Sale Items

    Ends Soon: Brew More, Save More – up to $50 off @ AIH! – Bundles with Sale Items

    For a limited time, Adventures in Homebrewing is offering up to $50 off your purchase, depending on your order total.  No coupon code is required, the discounted amount should be automatically be reflected in your cart before checkout.  Nearly ever…
    - 1 day ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 20 lb Propane Tank – $35.71, Best Price + Propane Tank Tips

    20 lb Propane Tank – $35.71, Best Price + Propane Tank Tips

    20 lb Propane Tank by Worthington.  Type 1.  Includes Overflow Prevention Device. Engineered design for lightweight strength Rugged, damage resistant all steel construction Rust inhibiting Durabond powder coat paint Interiors that are clean, dry an…
    - 2 days ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • 15% Off High Temp Tubing, Ball Valves, Camlocks, Fittings and Lots More

    15% Off High Temp Tubing, Ball Valves, Camlocks, Fittings and Lots More

    PFD has a great variety of homebrew related gear including stainless steel Camlock disconnects, threaded fittings (t’s, elbows and connectors of every sort), Stainless QDs, ball valves, tri-clamp fittings, burners, wort chillers, thermowells, site…
    - 2 days ago Dec 7, 2016 -
  • Reader Tip: Carboy Heater…. $9.99! + Bundles With Buy More, Save More Sale

    Reader Tip: Carboy Heater…. $9.99! + Bundles With Buy More, Save More Sale

    Thanks to HBF Reader Ari for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Carboy heater from Adventures in Homebrewing. About from AIH.. “The Carboy Heater is a small heating wrap that is stuck directly to the fermenter to increase heat by 5-20° F.…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • 10.2 Cu Ft Deep Freezer… $199 – Kegerator or Fermentation Temp Control

    10.2 Cu Ft Deep Freezer… $199 – Kegerator or Fermentation Temp Control

    10.2 Cubic Foot Deep Freeze.  Includes storage basket. Use for a nice sized kegerator or temp controlled fermentation chamber. Also: Inkbird Dual Stage Temp Controller | Kegerator Tips & Gear | Keg Repair Part #s | Recent Keg Finds As of thi…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • 12 Deals of Christmas! – Day 6 – Speidel Fermenters

    12 Deals of Christmas! – Day 6 – Speidel Fermenters

    MoreBeer’s 12 Deals of Christmas Sale is going on now.  Day 6’s discount takes 15% off a wide selection of Speidel Fermenters.  I own both 5.3 and 7.9 gallon Speidels.  They are great Fermenters.  Check out my Hands On Review of the 5.3 a…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • 100 Pint Vacuum Sealer Bags [Hops & More] – $16.99 + Free Prime Ship

    100 Pint Vacuum Sealer Bags [Hops & More] – $16.99 + Free Prime Ship

    100 FoodVacBags 6X10 Pint Size Vacuum Sealer Bags by FoodVacBags.  Features: Can be used in any clamp style vacuum sealer.  4 mil Heavy-duty bags with embossed air-removal channels.  FDA Approved and BPA Free. I use these and I can tell you that…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Ball Lock Kegging System… $111.99 with Stacking Promos

    Ball Lock Kegging System… $111.99 with Stacking Promos

    5 Gallon Ball Lock Kegging System from Adventures in Homebrewing.  Includes a used ball lock keg, new keg o-rings, Taprite dual gauge regulator, all required tubing disconnects and a faucet.  Pick up a good used CO2 tank locally and you’re up and…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Ends Soon: Free 6 Gallon FerMonster Fermenter from love2brew + 4 Strains of ECY In Stock

    Ends Soon: Free 6 Gallon FerMonster Fermenter from love2brew + 4 Strains of ECY In Stock

    For a limited time, love2brew is giving away free 6 gallon FerMonster Fermenters with the purchase of ANY three beer recipe kits.  This includes extract, partial mash and all grain recipe variations.  Your order will also qualify for free shipping…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • 2 Liter Erlenmeyer Flask – $14.99 + Free Prime Ship

    2 Liter Erlenmeyer Flask – $14.99 + Free Prime Ship

    2,000 ml/2L Erlenmeyer Flask with Heavy Duty Rim by American Labs.  Erlenmeyer flasks made from Borosilicate glass and are great for making yeast starters. Borosilicate glass is able to endure fast temperature swings. Description: “2000ml Narrow M…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Homebrew Starter Kit – $49.99 Shipped

    Homebrew Starter Kit – $49.99 Shipped

    Homebrewing Starter Kit from MoreBeer.   Homebrew Starter Kit BRKIT100 – $69.99 $49.99 + Free Shipping Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities…
    - 2 days ago Dec 6, 2016 -

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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…
    - 1 day ago 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…
    - 1 day ago 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…
    - 4 days ago 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…
    - 7 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 21 days ago 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…
    - 21 days ago Nov 17, 2016 -

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The Catalyst Fermentation System

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Herculometer Shatterproof Hydrometer

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ThermoStar® Digital Brewing Temperature Controller

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