Homebrewer Chris McKenzie wanted to perfect a recipe for Red IPA, so he brewed nothing but that style for a whole year. Then, he sent his beer to a competition to see what the judges thought.
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We visit American Solera in Tulsa, which was named Best New Brewery in the U.S. in 2016 by RateBeer, and talk to founder Chase Healey about hoppy, fruity, and funky beers.
John Palmer, author of How to Brew, shares brewing tips for one of the most controversial styles today - New England IPA.
AHA Director Gary Glass updates us on the National Homebrew Competition, HomebrewCon, and who homebrews nowadays.
James talks about the results of a trio of split batch experiments using different strains of yeast with homebrewer Joe Covey.
Homebrewer Brock Masters shares his experiment attempting to remove alcohol from a hoppy homebrew while preserving the freshness of the flavor and aroma.
Author Peter Symons shares his second book, "6 O'CLOCK Brews: Home Brewing More Old Australian Beers," which includes recipes for historic Australian beers and some of the British imports that influenced them.
James and Steve read stories of woe from listeners as they share brewing disasters from the past year.
We sip beers with Rose Schweikhart of Superior Bathhouse Brewery in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, and get some tips on brewing some tasty beers.
Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of Methods of Modern Homebrewing, gives us advice on when and where to use interesting ingredients to bring some unique flavor to our beer.
Grant Chandler from Lost 40 Brewing in Little Rock shares some delicious beers aged in barrels and brewed with fun ingredients, such as honeysuckle, strawberries, and locally harvested yeast.
Butch Heilshorn, author of "Against All Hops: Techniques and Philosophy for Creating Extraordinary Botanical Beers," tells us how he brews new beers with roots to the past.
We visit JJ's Brewing Company in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to talk to Jennifer "Muck" Muckerman and Andrew Porter about brewing American Lagers and other beers to convert customers to local brews.
Homebrewer Joe Covey shares his Saison experiment comparing a split wort fermented with Safbrew T-58 and Danstar Belle Saison yeasts.
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