podcast

In late October of 2003, I published version 1.0 of BeerSmith. Now 15 years later, the BeerSmith community has grown and through the software, newsletter, articles and podcast to reach hundreds of thousands of brewers worldwide. I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for your continued support. A Brief History […]

This week Jake Keeler joins me to discuss how to Brew in a Bag (BIAB). Brew-in-a-bag is a popular alternative to traditional all grain beer brewing methods and saves on both time and equipment needed to get into all grain brewing. iTunes Announcements: I launched a new video channel for the BeerSmith podcast on iTunes, […]

New BeerSmith Video Channel is Featured on iTunes!

by Brad Smith on February 26, 2014 · 0 comments

I launched the new BeerSmith video podcast channel on iTunes this week, and sent all of the newsletter subscribers a note announcing the new format. Apparently many of you responded, and the BeerSmith podcast is now on the New and Noteworthy video section on iTunes (below) and for a short time was the #2 podcast […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week I invite Justin Crossley from the Brewing Network to talk a bit about his journey in beer broadcasting, some of his shows and his recent journey into television. Justin is the popular host of the Session (a podcast) and runs a network of several shows centered around homebrewing. Download the MP3 File – […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

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 […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week I interview popular brewing author Randy Mosher and veteran brewer Dan Listermann about brewing with grains other than barley. We explore the full range of alternatives – everything from common grains like wheat and corn to more exotic options like gluten-free beer, unmalted grains, sorghum, oats, rice, rye, and even cicada beer. Download […]

Beer Brewing Like a Pro – BSHB Podcast #7

by Brad Smith on January 14, 2011 · 0 comments

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week I feature Scott Hettig, the Brewmaster at St Francis brewery and George Bluvas the Brewmaster at Water Street Brewery. Both are avid home brewers who eventually became full time professional brewmasters, and this week they share a bit of their story and brewing advice. We talk in detail about what it takes to […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week I interview Dr Chris White, the founder of White Labs and coauthor of the new book “Yeast, The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation”. Chris covers a wide range of beer brewing topics including the life cycle of yeast, importance of yeast starters and temperature control, aeration and also says a few words about […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week I talk with John Palmer, author of “How to Brew” which is the top selling Home Brewing book on Amazon. John is also co-host of Brew Strong on the Brewing Network and a popular speaker on home brewing. John shares with us how he got started brewing, how he wrote “How to Brew” […]

The Home Brewing with BeerSmith Book is Out

by Brad Smith on November 1, 2010 · 0 comments

Just a quick (and final) note since I have a lot of you who follow the blog via RSS/Email – I released the “Home Brewing with BeerSmith” book last Wednesday! The book is a compilation of over 70 articles from the BeerSmith blog. Thanks to the community, it has been well received so far. Quite […]

Beer Bloggers and 365 Beers-BSHB Podcast Episode 2

by Brad Smith on October 26, 2010 · 4 comments

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week we talk with two of my good blogging friends, Ron and Al from Hop Talk and also Alan Wright who is hosting the first ever Beer Blogger’s Conference. In a wide ranging discussion, we talk about beer blogging, Al’s experiment to drink 365 beers in a year and blog every day about it, […]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

In the first episode of the BeerSmith Home Brewing podcast, I interview Chris Bowen of Arctic Alchemy as he walks us through a story of how a single bottle of beer on eBay led him to a nearly 4000 mile adventure across Canada to brew beer in the arctic! Chris gives a wide ranging interview […]