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  • Brew Files - Episode 23 - Traditional Traditions with Jeff

    · 00:44:17 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew is Out There!PROCESS SHOWDrew sits down with Jeff Alworth, writer of the Beervana blog and podcast and the recent The Secrets of Master Brewers to talk what lessons Jeff discovered while touring a bunch of different brewing cultures. Together they explore the notion of national brewing identities and why many factors, including the Cold War, make the beers of Bohemia radically different from the beers of neighboring Bavaria. Also, does the US have a "brewing identity"? LinksBeervana Blog: https://www.beervanablog.com/Beervana Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/beervana-1The Secrets of Master Brewers (Amazon Affliate Link): http://amzn.to/2AKZJIUThis episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 53 - In the Barrel with the Bills

    · Experimental Brewing

    On this week's episode, we sit down and look at the world of trademarks and lawsuits involving some of the biggest and smallest breweries, pay to play in the barroom and the most British pub story, ever. Then we dive into a wonderful presentation from lambic master Frank Boon and the BA's newly announced hop breeding program before Drew sits down with "Doctor" Bill Sysak and Bill Sobeiski at the newly (30 days is new right?) opened Wild Barrel Brewing of San Marcos. Find out their long beer history and how they moved from Stone to a place of their own. And then of course, we hammer out some questions - including what do you think - should you be required to create your own recipe for competition? Then a quick tip and a super something other to get you set for your week.Episode Links:PicoBrew - Save $$ on a Zymatic with the code PICODENNY at http://www.picobrew.comQ&A Transcript - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/episode-10-qa-transcriptHipster Apocalypse - http://bangordailynews.com/2017/10/17/business/after-trademark-dispute-m...Route 66 Trademark Dispute - http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/route-brewery-sued-by-e...The Most British Pub Story Ever - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/14/bow-tie-wearing-duck-walks-in...Craft Beer Guild Fine Upheld - https://www.brewbound.com/news/massachusetts-judge-upholds-2-6-million-p...The Philosophy of Ordering a Beer - http://www.beersyndicate.com/blog/the-philosophy-of-ordering-beer/Frank Boon's talk from Beer Bloggers Conference - https://speakerdeck.com/renowalsh/the-art-of-spontaneous-fermentation-fr...The Brewers Association's Public Hop Breeding Fund - https://www.brewersassociation.org/press-releases/brewers-association-fu...Yakima Valley Hop Capital of the World - http://www.seattlemag.com/news-and-features/hops-capital-world-eastern-w...Wild Barrel Brewing - https://wildbarrelbrewing.com/Mild Mannered Superman - The Fleischer Shorts - https://mmsuperman.tumblr.com/Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:32 Announcements & Corrections & Feedback00:9:23 The Pub00:27:55 The Library - Frank Boon00:33:37 The Brewery - Hop Breeding00:40:57 The Lounge - Wild Barrel Brewing01:28:21 Q&A01:36:16 Quick Tip01:38:46 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 22 - Call Out The Brut Squad

    · 00:34:02 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew is Out There!TECHNIQUE SHOW!Inspired by a posting on Milk the Funk Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/MilkTheFunk/), Drew sits down with brewing partner in crime, Kent Fletcher and they revisit their experiments with Methode Champenoise - aka how make your beer into Champagne! So sit back and relax as you figure out how to legitimately play with dry ice!LinksMTF Facebook Posting: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MilkTheFunk/permalink/1854595017902037/Maltose Falcons Methode Champenoise Article (includes technique and recipes): https://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/methode-champenoise-beerSample Disgorging Video: https://youtu.be/ObxHVhNXB9wThis episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 52 - Hot Hop Haps

    · Experimental Brewing

    2 full years of podcasting! No time to celebrate - we've got things to cover! We'll talk transcripts, O2 in hops, the BA's second phase of Craft Beer independence, the beery witchy connection and a bunch of interesting brewing developments before we sit down and talk hops, hops and more hops with Bryan Pierce of YCH Hops about where the hop industry is going, how great this year's harvest was and what's new and exciting in the hoppy world (and what happens if IPA's stop being the thing). And then of course, some tips, some questions, some answers and the best comedy you need to be watching.Episode Links:PicoBrew - Save $$ on a Zymatic with the code PICODENNY at http://www.picobrew.com2017 Survey with Prizes - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/surveyQ&A Transcript - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/episode-10-qa-transcriptTake Craft Back - https://www.takecraftback.com/Jeff Alworth's reaction to Take Craft Back - https://www.beervanablog.com/beervana/2017/10/17/behind-the-take-craft-b...Sonoma Pride Fund Raiser - https://www.sonomapride.com/Punch Magazine - https://punchdrink.com/articles/how-other-half-brewery-become-official-b...Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Witches and Beer - http://www.ancient-origins.net/history-ancient-traditions/bubbling-brews...Ground Breaker's Gluten Free Homebrew Recipe - https://www.groundbreakerbrewing.com/news/2017/6/16/ground-breaker-brewi...Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:32 Announcements & Feedback00:15:19 The Pub00:28:51 The Library00:33:48 The Brewery - BrewTan, Gluten Free, Genesis00:42:55 The Lounge - Byran Pierce - YCH01:23:15 Q&A01:38:10 Quick Tip01:39:29 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 21 - It's a Homebrew Party

    · 00:35:19 · Experimental Brewing

    Leave your kegs and taps at the dooor...The Brew is Out There!BREW DAY SHOW!The AHA's Learn to Homebrew Day is November 4th, right around the corner! Whether you're into public displays of brewing (like Denny) or more intimate private group brews (like Drew), we're going to help you get your brewday party on with our tips! Don't forget to register a brewday at homebrewersassociation.org and spread the joy of homebrewing!LinksRegister Your Site Today: https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/aha-events/learn-to-homebrew-day/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 51 - Far Out in Fargo

    · Experimental Brewing

    Once more it's feedback - this time on the safety of canned starters and our cider episode. Denny gets his mushroom correction on. We stop by the pub to talk a whole bunch of beer news, including GABF breweries, more water canning, how a Ninkasi winner got his brewing shut down and how one restaurant stepped in to save a whole bunch of breweries from losing their kegs. In the brewery, Drew walks through a little math and a spreadsheet for brewing that he uses. In the lab we revisit the keg purge experiment with a couple of listeners feedback. In the Lounge, Drew sits down last year with John Wilkinson, the organizer of the Prarie Homebrewing Companions' Hoppy Halloween Competition and would you look at that - entries are open for this years comp! Then we hit a few questions , a quick tip, and we remember Tom Petty because seriously.Do you want to help us transcribe some Q&A? - email us! (podcast@experimentalbrew.com)Episode Links:PicoBrew - Save $$ on a Zymatic with the code PICODENNY at http://www.picobrew.comDrew's Starter Method - https://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/starter-made-easy-pressure-cooking-y...OSU's Cider Method - http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fch/sites/default/files/documents/sp_50...Oskar Blues Cans Water - http://www.denverpost.com/2017/08/29/hurricane-harvey-canned-water-oskar...Growler USA Rescues Kegs - http://www.westword.com/restaurants/kegs-seized-from-a-town-pizza-by-aur...Drew's Kettle Volume Calculator: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/drews-volume-calculatorHoppy Halloween Competition: http://hoppyhalloween.com/Free Fallin' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lWJXDG2i0AThe Great Purge Experiment - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/experiments/great-purge-does-full-liqui...Mecca Grade Estate Malt - https://www.meccagrade.com/Oontz Angle - http://amzn.to/2xXWLmfDesi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:05:42 Announcements & Feedback00:12:12 Correctional Department of Corrections00:16:37 The Pub00:29:04 The Brewery - Volume Calculator Spreadsheet00:33:32 The Lab - Purge Experiment Feedback00:43:41 The Lounge - John Wilkinson - Hoppy Halloween01:18:24 Q&A01:31:52 Quick Tip01:34:48 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 20 - Winning Feats of Strength

    · 00:31:12 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!On this week's episode of the Brew Files, we sit down in the pre-GABF mayhem to talk Pro-Am Competitions with Oleg Shpyrko, winner of the 2017 Romancing the Beer Competition, and Shaun Smith of Camarillo's Institution Ale Company about why Pro-Am's are a thing and what it takes to transform a potent homebrew (a 9.3% abv Imperial Stout with Cocoa, Peppers and Vanilla) into a commercial brew.LinksFestivus Feats of Strength Recipe: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/festivus-feats-strengthT'Oaked's Romancing the Beer Competition: http://romancingthebeer.com/Institution Ales: http://www.institutionales.com/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 50 - Purge Your Beer of Boring Malt

    · Experimental Brewing

    Once more it's feedback - this time some tacos and some Q&A feedback. Do you want to help us transcribe some Q&A? - email us! (podcast@experimentalbrew.com) We stop by the pub to talk the dangers of yeast and clean beer lines and what radical move CAMRA might need to take in the new beer world. In the lab we drop the results of our first Keg Purge experiment - does purging your kegs of homebrew make a detectable difference to our tasters? In the Lounge, Denny sits down with craft maltser (and sponsor of the show), Seth Klann of Mecca Grade Estate Malt. They talk Seth's long family connections, the challenges of growing barley and just why would you decide to add the complication of malting on top of it? Find out about liquid nitrogen, barley varieties and the future of craft malt. Then a few questions from the other side of the world, a quick tip, and Denny gets to Oontz'ing.Episode Links:PicoBrew - Save $$ on a Zymatic with the code PICODENNY at http://www.picobrew.comOverpressured Wine Cask - https://www.facebook.com/dukesfollywines/?hc_ref=ARTW53WebNd1nNS8_OndiIU...Man Burned By Caustic - http://fortune.com/2017/09/16/man-awarded-750000-after-chemical-tainted-...Roger Protz on CAMRA - https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2017/09/11/Roger-Protz-CAMRA...The Great Purge Experiment - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/experiments/great-purge-does-full-liqui...Mecca Grade Estate Malt - https://www.meccagrade.com/Oontz Angle - http://amzn.to/2xXWLmfDesi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:53 Announcements & Feedback00:12:29 The Pub00:28:01 The Lab - Purge Experiment Results00:38:47 The Lounge - Seth Klann - Mecca Grade Malt01:34:51 Q&A01:45:25 Quick Tip01:47:05 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 19 - The Bad Apple

    · 00:42:13 · Experimental Brewing

    A Cider ToteThe Brew Is Out There!On this week's episode of the Brew Files, we get ready for the fall with a quick lesson in making America's founding beverage - cider. We come at it from two different points of view (surprise!) since Denny has actual apple trees and Drew has a giant city surrounding him (but apple orchards a short drive away!) But together, we'll get you to the right answer about to make great cider from some bad apples!LinksThe Everything Hard Cider Book - http://amzn.to/2xPZb6hDrew's Cider Cheat Sheet: https://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/cider-brewing-cheatsheetCorrell Cider Presses: http://correllciderpresses.com/ (Denny has a Medium Plus)This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 49 - Brewing Cerveceros Style

    · Experimental Brewing

    Back to our regularly scheduled programming as we stop by the pub to talk the newly updated Brew Guru App from the AHA, a bit of beer business, including something positive about ABI and a reason Drew is proud of his mom. We jaunt quickly through the library for a funny article about goldfish and a BrewTan B announcement (spoiler: it's coming soon from our sponsor BrewCraft USA!). In the Lounge, Drew sits down with Roberto Hernandez of the Monrovia Homebrew Supply store and Ray Ricky Rivera and Luis Martinez of LA's first Latino focused homebrew club - the SoCal Cerveceros about why having a Latino club is important to the hobby and what their cultural heritage brings to the hobby. Then naturally we swing out with a few questions, drop a quick tip, Drew raves about a new book triology he found and finished between recording and publishing.Episode Links:Brew Guru 2.0 - https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/brew-guru/Extra Yard For Teachers - Drew's Mom - https://www.facebook.com/SECsports/videos/10155120891892832/Scott Janish - The New IPA - http://scottjanish.com/book-announcement/ABI Canning Water for Harvey - http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2017/08/28/anheuser-busch-water-harvey/Commons Brewery Shuts Down - http://www.newschoolbeer.com/2017/09/commons-brewery-shutters-make-room-...Goldfish Need Booze - https://m.phys.org/news/2017-08-scientists-reveal-goldfish-alcohol-survi...SoCal Cerveceros - http://www.socalcerveceros.org/The Brilliance Triology - Book 1 - Marcus Sakey - http://amzn.to/2w7jwn0Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:28 Announcements & Feedback00:8:34 The Pub00:24:46 The Library00:29:14 The Brewery00:33:30 The Lounge - Roberto Hernandez, SoCal Cerveceros01:37:52 Q&A01:49:40 Quick Tip01:52:27 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 18 - The Unstoppable IPA

    · 00:34:48 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!STYLE SHOWOn this week's episode of the Brew Files, we sit down with two brewers - Ketchen Smith and Chase Wilson - the top two award winners of the AHA National Homebrew Competition in the category we sponsored - American IPA. We'll sit down and walk through Ketchen's Marshall Nose IPA and Chase's Sunsphere IPA and just how they made the best IPA they could for the world's biggest homebrew competition.RecipesMarshall Nose IPA: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/marshall-nose-ipaSunsphere IPA: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/sunsphere-ipaLinksEscondido Brewing Company: https://www.escobrewco.com/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 48 - A Fool's Quest

    · Experimental Brewing

    Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano - it's time for us to return to answering your questions and boy are there a lot and we try and stay on point and not ramble - we try at least! Naturally we have business to conduct as well, but otherwise, we're making like Jeopardy champions and questioning our answers!Episode Links:Scott Janish's Blending Hop Oils Article - http://scottjanish.com/hops-understanding-blends-oil-testing/Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:02:54 Announcements & Feedback & Ingredients00:29:11 Techniques and Processes00:58:34 Recipes & Styles01:21:50 MiscellaniousThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 17 - The Family That Brews Together

    · 00:39:01 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!RECIPE SHOWOn this week's episode of the Brew Files, it's a family adventure on the high seas as Drew sits down and talks to his brother in law, Chris Geisler, and sister, Aimee, both homebrewer. Together they talk about a handful of recipes including a Thai inspired Witbier turned commercial Pale Ale and Aimee's venutres into "good" beer and how she and Drew collaborated on a beer (and disagreed) and how she won a medal for embracing her hoppy side.This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/default/files/BrewFiles_117_The_F...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 47 - We've Got the Arts in a Bag

    · Experimental Brewing

    We're back at it in our last to go show before the Q&A! (questions@experimentalbrew.com!)In the feedback section, Drew eats a big ole helping of crow for failing to hold to his stated principles.In the Pub - we talk about our Wyeast Q3 Private Collection Strains Contest and reveal the three winners and their recipes. Link below for the recipes themselves. Thanks to everyone who entered and our good sponsors at Wyeast! Then it's back to the business of beer with the latest round of acquisitions including Funky Buddha, Anchor and the really interesting combination of New Belgium, Dick Cantwell, Oud Beersel and Magnolia. Are we finally at that same tipping point where over expansion is pinching some brewers like Magnolia and the recently annouced to close Rubicon?In the lab, we actually invite in a guest as BrewTube's Short Circuited Brewers (Brian Huntley) makes us do a triangle test on the mics. What experimental madness is he up to and can Denny or Drew get it right? You're just going to have to listen to find out!And then in the lounge, Drew sits down with Devon Randall of Arts District Brewing and talks about leaving LA to become a brewer and coming back to the city and landing in a warehouse formerly run by a crazy man (Crazy Gideon). Devon's making a hell of a spread and you should give it a try.We race over Q&A because hey - you should be getting us questions for Episode 48!But we do take a moment to hit a quick tip about exploring your different varieties of specialty ingredients and Drew drops two things in Something Other - a hysterical set of Game of Throne recaps from BlackNerdProblems and the ongoing constantly moving CA Pinkham column "Off the Menu" with awful wonderful stories from the world of restaurants and bars.Episode Links:Wyeast Contest: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/contestWinner: Blondie - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/wyeast-2017-q3-winner-blondieWinner: Drie Drie Trois - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/wyeast-2017-q3-winner-drie-drie...Winner: Figgybacking - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/wyeast-2017-q3-winner-figgybackingFunky Buddha Acquisition: http://thefullpint.com/beer-news/funky-buddha-brewery-acquired-constella...New Belgium/Dick Cantwell/Oud Beersel/Magnolia - https://www.craftbeer.com/news/craftbeer-com-news/new-belgium-dick-cantw...Rubicon Closing: http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/appetizers/article165961172.htmlAmerican River Brewing - http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/appetizers/article166116352.htmlShort Circuited Brewers: https://www.youtube.com/user/SCBTELEVISON/Arts District Brewing - Devon Randall - http://213hospitality.com/artsdistrictbrewing/BlackNerdProblems GoT's Recaps: http://blacknerdproblems.com/tag/game-of-thrones/Bitter Empire - Off the Menu - http://bitterempire.com/author/c-a-pinkham/Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:04:09 Announcements & Feedback00:11:57 The Pub00:39:41 The Lab - Short Circuited Brewers Guest Experiment01:09:59 The Lounge - Devon Randall01:54:49 Quick Tip01:56:29 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 16 - Finding Zen with Randy

    · 00:45:48 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!STYLE SHOWOn this week's episode of the Brew Files, we sit down with one of the giants of homebrewing - Randy Mosher - about how he got started, why the library is super important and just how he plays with all the crazy ingredients he finds to bring in the brewhouse. (And why story is super important)Links:Randy's Website: http://randymosher.com/Five Rabbit: http://www.5rabbitbrewery.com/Forbidden Root: http://www.forbiddenroot.com/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 46 - Chilling Out in Chile

    · Experimental Brewing

    It's time to swing way South of the Border and head to Chile with Denny as he attends the 2nd Annual South American Cup in Santiago, but first we look at your canning feedback. In the pub, we sit down with a couple of special beers (and Drew gets to be right!), talk about Ostrich boot based silliness, bootleggers in Peru (Indiana) and what the new model of acquisitions seems to be currently with Lagunitas buying part of Shorts and Brooklyn, 21A and Funkwerks teaming up. In the library, we take a swing around Dr. Charlie Bamforth's recent speech in Australia about Craft Beer and the things he thinks brewers really need to be focusing on. While in the Brewery we talk about the upcoming Green Hop extravanganza from YCH Hops.And then in the lounge, we sit back and listen to Denny's memories of his trip to Chile and we even hop in the back of a crowded vehicle shepharding Denny to the foot of the Andes mountains and Tübinger Brewery in the middle of some of the world's premier wine country. While there Denny talks with Charles Flaskamp about the brewery and his beers.Finally we race over Q&A because hey - you should be getting us questions for Episode 48!But we do take a moment to hit a quick tip about saving your beer for review and Drew drops two things in Something Other - a podcast about interviewing (The Turnaround with Jesse Thorn) and the return of last year's mention from youtube - the very charming "Alice in Paris". Episode Links:Barrel & Sons Brewing - https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimdobson/2017/07/15/three-sons-of-famous-f...Peru, IN Bootleggers - http://cbs4indy.com/2017/07/20/police-arrest-two-peru-men-accused-of-boo... Lagunitas Investment in Shorts - http://thefullpint.com/beer-news/lagunitas-acquires-19-9-equity-stake-sh...Brooklyn Investment and Partnership with 21A and Funkwerks - http://thefullpint.com/beer-news/brooklyn-brewery-makes-minor-investment...Charlie Bamforth's Keynote in Australia - http://www.brewsnews.com.au/2017/07/look-after-your-people-bamforth-tell...YCH Hops & 3 Magnets - https://ychhops.com/connect/news/blog/green-hops-brewery-perspective-fro...Denny interview in Chile - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT22BODQ5PoThe Turnaround with Jesse Thorn - http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/the-turnaroundAlice in Paris - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX98sAmndWt2iPHOIY6vm0UMv2GMIlvtXDesi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:28 Announcements & Feedback00:12:48 The Pub00:34:42 The Library - Charlie Bamforth00:42:43 The Brewery - Green Hops00:50:51 The Lounge - Chile01:28:16 Quick Tip01:29:41 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 15 - On the Vine With Dave Part 2

    · 00:30:33 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!STYLE SHOWOn this week's episode of the Brew Files, it's the second part of our exploration of Wine making with Dave Lustig of Old Oak Cellars. In this episode, Dave picks up at the fermentation side of the wine making process and gets our wine tasting great and in the bottle for our enjoyment! Remember it's almost wine time so get exploring!Links:Old Oak Cellars: http://oldoakcellars.com/Brehm Grapes: http://www.brehmvineyards.com/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 45 - Advocating for Beer

    · Experimental Brewing

    We start with our next charity effort, before we head to the Pub, where we revisit the Brewers Association's Independent Beer Seal and reactions to it, talk about Denny's trip that is currently as we go live stll has him in the air, a brewery open and a close as well.In the library, Denny explores Scott Janish's recent exploration of trying to make a clear NE IPA, and how you have to pay attention to grain proteins and hop polyphenols.Over in the brewery, Drew talks his new love - a cranky old style machine for making beer cans at home and just how much he can't wait. (Odd for a guy who hates bottling!)Then in the Lounge, Drew sits down at Arts District Brewing with recent California transplant, Todd Alström, one of the founders of BeerAdvocate.com. They cover just how the brothers founded a beer review site all the way back in the infancy of the internet (1996), changes he's seen in the industry - including the first Craft Beer bubble and what he thinks of whales, trading and the IPAfication of everything.We tackle a pair of questions (Hey, Episode 48 is a Q&A - get some questions to us!) We do drop a quick tip to keep cool and Drew goes and explores the soothing sounds of old dogs sleepingEpisode Links:Alesong Brewing - https://www.alesongbrewing.com/Ploughshare Brewing Closes - http://journalstar.com/entertainment/dining/ploughshare-brewing-co-close...Researching NE IPA Haze - http://scottjanish.com/researching-new-england-ipa-neipa-haze/All-American Can Sealer - http://www.allamerican-chefsdesign.com/Product-Detail.asp?iBrand=1&hProd...BeerAdvocate.com - https://www.beeradvocate.com/Desi Strong - https://www.desistrongfoundation.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors00:03:21 Announcements00:7:01 The Pub00:26:52 The Library - Researching NE IPA00:37:42 The Brewery - Canniing00:46:48 The Lounge - Todd Alström - BeerAdvocate.com01:34:25 Q&A01:41:30 Quick Tip01:42:26 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Brew Files - Episode 14 - On the Vine With Dave

    · 00:29:23 · Experimental Brewing

    The Brew Is Out There!STYLE SHOWOn this week's episode of the Brew Files, it's the start of a two parter all about Wine making with Dave Lustig of Old Oak Cellars. In this episode, Dave gives us his history as fermentation curious brewer/vintner, walks us through procuring grapes, prepping the juice and running your fermentation. He makes good wine and begins laying out the case that brewers actually make better vintners at home!Links:Old Oak Cellars: http://oldoakcellars.com/Brehm Grapes: http://www.brehmvineyards.com/This episode is brought to you by: Brewers PublicationsAtlantic Brew Supply (Discount Code: BrewFiles)Don't forget to subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalBrew), Twitter (@ExpBrewing) or Instagram (ExperimentalBrewing).Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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  • Episode 44 - Pocket Pitching Seals

    · Experimental Brewing

    UPDATE: Sorry, we had a bad render on our Bob interview. If you download again, you should be able to hear Bob now!We start, as always, with your feedback and recap our successful charity effort, before we head to the Pub, where we reminisce about HomeBrewCon and what we did and enjoyed. We talk about a new seal (no not that one - that's later) and about Russian River's success and planned sale. In the library, Drew takes a little bit of time to talk about Patrick McGovern, the Indiana Jones of Beer, and his latest book, Ancient Brews.In the lab, we break down the results of our UnderPitch experiment - what went right and how Drew sorta, kinda goofed part of the whole thing. (Yeah, he's fired). What does happen when the freshest yeast you can get meets wor in two very different quantities?Then in the Lounge, it's another double dose of interviews - first, live from the Southern California Homebrewers Fest, Drew and Marshall Schott (Brülosophy) interview Joshua Kunkle about his portable pocket randall infuser with a less than work safe name! Then, Denny and Drew sit down with Bob Pease, the CEO of the Brewers Association about the newly introduced "Independent Beer" seal (note - not craft beer seal as Denny states).We skip over questions this week (Hey, Episode 48 is a Q&A - get some questions to us!) We do drop a quick tip and Drew reminds us why movie trailers can remind you of some awesomely non-family friendly music. (Seriously!)Episode Links:Craft Maltsers Guild Seal - http://craftmalting.com/Russian River Selling Their Brewery - https://www.brewbound.com/news/2017/russian-river-plans-sell-original-pr...Ancient Brews - http://amzn.to/2sKxncoUnderpitch Experiment - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/experiments/does-underpitching-make-mor...Josh K's Randall Video - https://youtu.be/Zp08de4s5uYBrewer's Association Independence Seal - https://www.brewersassociation.org/news/show-them-your-independence/Black Panther Trailer - https://youtu.be/dxWvtMOGAhwRun the Jewels - Legend Has It (NSFW) - https://youtu.be/vWaljXUiCaESan Gabriel Valley Humane Society - http://www.sgvhumane.org/Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewingExperimental Brew Store - https://www.experimentalbrew.com/storeEpisode Contents:00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors & Announcements00:05:53 Feedback00:9:52 The Pub00:29:34 The Library - Ancient Brews00:35:45 The Lab - UnderPitch00:49:08 The Lounge - SCHF - Marshall, Drew and Josh K - Pocket Randall01:05:23 The Lounge - Bob Pease - Brewers Association Independence Seal01:27:41 Quick Tip01:30:10 Something Other Than BeerThis episode is brought to you by: American Homebrewers Association BrewCraft USA CraftmeisterJaded BrewingMecca Grade Estate Malt PicoBrewWyeast Labs Interested in helping Denny and Drew with the IGOR program (aka help us run experiments!) - contact them at igor@experimentalbrew.com. We want more Citizen Science!In the meanwhile, subscribe via your favorite podcasting service (iTunes, etc). Like our podcast, review it - talk it up! If you have comments, feedbacks, harassments, etc, feel free to drop us a line at podcast@experimentalbrew.com. Follow us on Facebook (ExperimentalHomebrewing) or Twitter (@ExpBrewing). If you have questions you'd like answered in our Q&A segment, send an email to questions@experimentalbrew.com!Don't forget you can support the podcast on Patreon by going to http://patreon.com/experimentalbrewingThis episode can be downloaded directly at http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.experimentalbrew.com/sites/d...Podcast RSS Url: http://www.experimentalbrew.com/podcast.rss

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