Chris Colby of Beer and Wine Journal gets into the details about step mashing and how we can use it to control the character of our beers.
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James and Steve sit down during a brew day to talk about how to calculate and predict starting and finishing gravity levels of beers.
Homebrewer Aaron Winey shares his experiment brewing an American blonde ale using water from four different sources.
Homebrewer-turned-pro Nathaniel Senff of Lightheart Brewing talks about being a part of the collaborative Callister Brewing in Vancouver, British Columbia.
In this second part of a two-parter, Casey Letellier, currently brewing at West Mountain Brewing Company, talks about his plans to open his own – Ivory Bill Brewing.
In this first part of a two-parter, Casey Letellier, currently brewing at West Mountain Brewing Company, talks about his plans to open his own – Ivory Bill Brewing.
Homebrewer Scott Koue shares his experience in fermenting beer in the same kettle that he used to boil the wort.
Homebrewers Ron Schmidt and Jamie Conway share their collaborative stout that was split to age on vanilla and a rye whiskey barrel.
James wanders around Frost Fest in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to sample beers and get some homebrewing tips from professional brewers.
Chris Colby, editor of Beer and Wine Journal and author of the Homebrew Recipe Bible, talks about hop substitution and ways to change up the hopping of your beers.
Ricky the Meadmaker from Groennfell and Havoc Meaderies in Vermont talks about sharing his recipes online and shares his best meadmaking practices.
Homebrewer Ryan Deaver joins us to talk about spontaneously fermented palm wine he researched in the west African country of Benin.
Brad Ring and Betsy Parks from Brew Your Own magazine talk about their new Big Book of Homebrewing and share tips on coming up with your own homebrew recipes.
Gary Glass, director of the American Homebrewers Association, updates us on the state of our hobby, upcoming National Homebrew Competition deadlines and new events at the Minneapolis HomebrewCon.
Homebrewer Will Schumacher talks about his experiments brewing with spruce that he foraged from his time in Switzerland.
James and Steve take advantage of a beautiful day to sample three porters on the porch, all from the same batch.
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