Homebrewer Joe Covey joins us again to share his split batch experiments comparing two yeasts in a brown ale and the effect of adding cherries to a gose.
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Brewer Sean Slape has used his engineering background and elbow grease to build a small-scale electric brewery just opening in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and already has plans to expand.
Chris Colby, author of The Homebrew Recipe Bible and Methods of Modern Homebrewing gives us rants and tips for brewing beers with dark grains.
James travels to Paris . . . Arkansas, to visit with Liz Preston and her husband, Preston, about the brewery in their front yard and their efforts to bring good beer and organic farming to their region.
Jon Finch, author of Beer Craft - The No-Nonsense Guide to Making and Enjoying Damn Good Craft Beer at Home, talks about brewing in the UK, beer cocktails and using beer in food.
James and Steve sample a big bourbon-barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout that they contributed to and talk to barrel owner and project coordinator Reece Morrison.
Omar Al-Nidawi, education co-chair of the DC Homebrewers Club, talks about an experiment comparing a dozen different brewing adjuncts. James and Steve are joined by Reece Morrison to sample.
James and Steve sample and evaluate a small batch experiment comparing three beers brewed with hop stands set at different temperatures.
Brewer Zac Smith likes his beer like he likes his pizza and radio: local. James talks to Zac about his Reinheitsgebot-inspired approach to brewing quaffable session beers.
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.
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.
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