Tag Archives: ale

Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

Ron Pattinson joins me this week to discuss the surprisingly complex history of Scottish beer brewing.  We learn that Scotland had a rich and complex history brewing a wide variety of beers both for internal consumption and export.

You can find additional episodes and show notes here.

Belgian Strong Ale with Michael Mraz – BeerSmith Podcast #72

This week I discuss Belgian Strong Ale Recipes with Michael Mraz from Mraz Brewing Company. Michael tells us how to brew the perfect Belgian Golden Strong including the grain bill, hop schedule, fermenting and finishing your beer.

The full video and show notes for this episode can be found here.

Trappist Beer and Abbey Ales – BeerSmith Podcast #24

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 how to brew them at home.

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