Head Retention with The Pope of Foam – BeerSmith Podcast #23

Beer foam and head retention are the topics for this week’s podcast with Dr Charles Bamforth, the Anheuser-Busch endowed Professor of Brewing Science at the University of California, Davis. Known as “the Pope of Foam”, Charlie has been studying beer foam since 1979. He provides a complete overview of carbonation, how foam forms in a beer, how you can enhance the head retention in a beer, and much more.

NOTE: The complete show notes for this episode can be found here.

Session Beer with The Mad Fermentationist – BeerSmith Podcast #22

This week my guest is Mike Tonsmeire, aka “The Mad Fermentationist”. Mike walks us through the fine art of designing and brewing very low gravity beers called “Session Beers”. Session beers are eminently drinkable beers that are still full bodied and enjoyable, without weighing you down.

NOTE: The full version of the episode with show notes is here.

The Homebrew Chef – Sean Z. Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #21

This week my guest is “The Homebrew Chef” Sean Z. Paxton.  Sean is arguably the most famous beer chef in the world – and has been the chef for the last several National Homebrew Conference banquets. He is also an active author, has a new podcast on cooking with beer and cooks for major beer events around the country.

NOTE: The full episode with show notes can be found here.