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Gordon Strong, Grandmaster beer judge, joins me this week to discuss brewing in New Zealand Pilsner, Brazil and his new Blichmann home brewing equipment setup. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this mp3 file [Audio clip: […]

Strategies for Beer Recipe Design – Part 2

by Brad Smith on August 3, 2017 · 1 comment

This week I take a look at the “building block” approach for designing beer recipes. This method, introduced by Gordon Strong, is a great design strategy for more experienced brewers. Last week in Part 1, I covered the decidedly technical (vs artistic) bent in beer brewing as well as the traditional approach many brewers use […]

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Gordon Strong, President of the Beer Judge Certification Program, joins me this week to discuss Modern Homebrew Recipes and his philosophy for designing beer recipes. Gordon provides a unique perspective on how he creates award winning beer recipes. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File […]

BJCP President Gordon Strong joins me to discuss the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide update that was just released by the Beer Judge Certification Program. The new, expanded style guide is used worldwide by home and professional brewers for competition and brewing great beer. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version Download the […]

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This week my guest is Gordon Strong, who is back to talk about the Octoberfest, Marzen and Pumpkin Fall beer styles. Gordon gives us a great overview on brewing some of the most popular autumn beers. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file [Audio clip: view full […]

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This week I invite a panel of three of the top home brewers together to talk about beer brewing myths for an extended holiday edition of the BeerSmith podcast. My panel includes John Palmer, Gordon Strong and Denny Conn in a wide-ranging discussion of beer brewing techniques and myths. Download the MP3 File – Right […]

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Porter beer recipes and brewing Porter is the subject of this week’s interview with Grandmaster Beer Judge Gordon Strong. Beer author and BJCP President Gordon shares some of his top tips for brewing an award winning Porter beer at home. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file […]

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This week we go all grain with Grandmaster brewing judge Gordon Strong. Gordon tells you how to make the leap from extract brewing to all-grain, including basic equipment, how to do a simple infusion mash, and sparging. Gordon also shares his thoughts on his new book “Brewing Better Beer” which was just released. Download the […]

Gordon Strong - Beer Judge

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Gordon Strong, the President of the BJCP is my guest this week. He is the world’s only Grand Master Level V beer judge and also one of the top competitive home brewers in the US. We talk about judging beer, what it takes to be a Grandmaster Level V beer judge, and how an average […]