Brewing Topics with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #156

by Brad Smith on September 27, 2017 · 1 comment

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.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (55:18)

  • Today my guest is Gordon Strong, who is a Grandmaster BJCP beer judge and author of the books Brewing Better Beer and Modern Homebrew Recipes (Amazon affiliate links).
  • We discuss some of Gordon’s recent travels as he’s sampled home brewing around the world.
  • Gordon tells us about his trip to New Zealand including exploring some of the hop growing and processing areas there.
  • He tells us about New Zealand Pilsner which is a unique local style of beer he enjoyed.
  • We talk about his new brewing system from Blichmann and his experiences brewing on it.
  • Gordon shares some of the things he learned on a recent trip to Brazil and some of the interesting brewing ingredients there.
  • He tells a story of a brewer in Brazil using some of Gordon’s recipes.
  • Gordon shares some of his closing thoughts.


Thanks to Gordon Strong for appearing on the show and also to you for listening!

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Ronaldo September 28, 2017 at 3:49 pm

Cool to see Gordon and Brad!
Hope to see you guys soon!


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