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Francis Booth and Leslie Deppert from Booth’s Brewing join me this week to talk about making beer with wild yeast. Wild and native yeasts are used in many Belgian styles, and Francis and Leslie share their experience brewing beer at high temperature with wild yeast. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” […]

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This week my guest is Stan Hieronymous – the author of “Brew Like a Monk”. Stan joins us to talk about brewing Belgian beers, the history of Belgian Abbey and Trappist ales, and how to brew them at home. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file Topics […]

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This week I interview Dan Morey and we talk about how to brew Abbey and Trappist Ales. Trappist (or Abbey Ales) are a popular Belgian style that has become very popular and is widely duplicated by microbreweries here in the United States. Dan walks us through the variations of the Trappist styles, their character and […]

Saison Beer – Belgian Farmhouse Ale Recipes

by Brad Smith on October 8, 2010 · 7 comments

Saison is a light, refreshing ale originally brewed in farmhouses in the French speaking regions of Belgium for field workers. Now the beer is brewed in many locations around the world. Its a complex style with a mix of fruity aroma and flavor, some spiciness and even a hint of tartness. Today I’ll take a look at the history of Saison, how to brew it and some Saison recipes.

Trappist Dubbel and Tripel Beer Recipes

by Brad Smith on September 1, 2010 · 7 comments

Trappist ale is a beer brewed originally by Trappist monks. The style and its substyles (Enkel, Dubbel and Tripel) have also been popularized by many microbreweries over the last 30 years. This week, we take a look at the popular Trappist style and how to formulate recipes to brew this beer at home.

Belgian Wit Recipes – White Beer Styles

by Brad Smith on November 2, 2008 · 16 comments

Belgian Wit is a wonderful light, refreshing beer that narrowly avoided extinction to become a popular hit here in the United States. This week we’ll take a look at the history, brewing and recipes for Belgian Wit and White Beer.