Tag Archives: brewing

Hop Oils in Beer Brewing with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #152

Stan Hieronymus joins me this week to discuss cutting edge research in the use of certain hop oils in beer brewing.  Stan has some interesting results regarding which oils provide key flavors in IPAs and pale ales.

You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

Building an Electric Brewery with John Blichmann – BeerSmith Podcast #151

John Blichmann, founder of Blichmann Engineering joins me this week to discuss setting up an indoor electric brewery at home.  We discuss electrical, ventilation and water requirements.

You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

India Pale Ale (IPA) Trends with Mitch Steele – BeerSmith Podcast #147

Mitch Steele, author of the IPA book and former brewmaster at Stone Brewing joins me this week to discuss recent trends in India Pale Ale and the craft IPA revolution.

You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

Starting a Small Malt House with Dark Cloud Malting – BeerSmith Podcast #144

Jesse Kaiss and Danny Buswell from Dark Cloud Malt House join me this week to discuss their experiences starting up a small local malt house.  Jesse and Danny are malting their own barley and selling it locally in central Maryland.

You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

Clarity and Haze in Beer with Dr Charlie Bamforth – BeerSmith Podcast #142

Dr Charlie Bamforth joins me this week to discuss clarity and haze in beer as well as steps you can take to improve clarity through finings, conditioning and brewing techniques.

You can find additional episodes and show notes here.

German Brewing Traditions and Reinheitsgebot – BeerSmith Podcast #141

Rory Lawton joins me from Berlin, Germany to discuss the tradition of the German Purity Law or “Reinheitsgebot” and some very controversial efforts to challenge it.  Along the way we discuss the history of the law, how it has evolved and how it affects brewing in Germany.

You can find additional episodes and show notes here.

Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson – BeerSmith Podcast #139

Matt Brynildson, the Brewmaster for Firestone Walker and five time GABF brewer of the year joins me this week to discuss hops and brewing Firestone Walker’s beers.

You can view show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

Making Braggot – Mead and Barley with Michael Fairbrother – BeerSmith Podcast #138

Michael Fairbrother, the founder of Moonlight Meadery joins me this week to discuss how to make Braggot which is a combination of beer and mead made from both honey and barley grain.

You can find show notes and additional episodes on the BeerSmith blog here.

Brewing Local American Grown Beer with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #137

Stan Hieronymus joins me this week to discuss his new book “Brewing Local – American Grown Beer” which includes a history of brewing distinctly American beers and local ingredients.

You can find additional episodes and show notes here.

Brewer John Mallett and Maltster Andrea Stanley – BeerSmith Podcast #135

John Mallet, Director of Operations at Bell’s Brewery and Andrea Stanley from Valley Malting join me to have a discussion about craft malt houses, malt and how small malt and hop houses are changing the face of craft beer.

You can find show notes and additional episodes here.