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.
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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.
Homebrewer James Sandford talks about how he and his wife, Lucy, rose to the challenge to brew a beer with powdered pig's blood.
James and Steve take a break after shooting videos to share some of Steve's meads and talk mead making tips.
Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal, tells us about the wine, honey, bread and beer beverage he brews based on the Hymn to Ninkasi.
We visit the taproom at High Gravity in Tulsa where Dave Knott, Amanda Schley and Tim Schley give us tips on brewing delicious beers under 4% ABV.
Brian Sorensen, author of Arkansas Beer: An Intoxicating History, joins James on the porch for a couple of beers and a chat on the history of beer in The Natural State.
Evan Sallee and Matt Hauck, two of the founders of Fair State Brewing Cooperative in Minneapolis, join us to talk about hoppy and sour beers and their business model.
Jennifer Talley, author of Session Beers - Brewing for Flavor and Balance, give us tips on brewing lower gravity beers that are tasty and satisfying.
Joe Pond, founder of Olvalde Farmhouse Ales, talks about brewing rustic beers based on local and native ingredients on a Rollingstone, Minnesota, family farm.
Owen Lingley, Jess Caudill and Jason Stepper from Imperial Organic Yeast talk about their fairly new company and answer questions from listeners.
Ozark Beer founder, Andy Coates, and head brewer, Jesse Gagnon, talk new building, yogurt-soured Berliner Weisse, Buckminster Fuller-inspired beer, and Bourbon Double Cream Stout.
Zack Taggart, lab manager at 42 North Brewing, continues his presentation on setting up a homebrew lab by talking about isolating and propagating yeast and bacteria.
Ryan Richardson of The Mead House podcast shares half a dozen fun and delicious meads.
Nick Chute, head brewer of 56 Brewing in Minneapolis, shares some delicious beers and some tips on how to brew similar ones at home.
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