Brulosophy Brewing Experiments with Marshall Schott – BeerSmith Podcast #159

by Brad Smith on November 9, 2017 · 0 comments

Marshall Schott from Brulosophy joins me to discuss his ongoing brewing experiments, the Hop Chronicles, Short and Shoddy and his new podcast.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (51:58)

  • Today my guest is Marshall Schott from Marshall operates the Brulosophy web site which features 160 small experiments in brewing techniques and ingredients. He also joins me to talk about his new podcast, as well as new projects in “The Hop Chronicles” and “Short and Shoddy”.
  • We start with a discussion of some of his recent “exbeeriments” in brewing – beginning with using a starter versus underpitching his yeast.
  • Next we move on to “squeezing the bag” for brew-in-a-bag.
  • We discuss first wort hops versus a boil hops, and loose vs bagged hops in brewing
  • He shares some recent results regarding mash pH and its effects on beer flavor
  • We talk about his ongoing series on beer fermentation temperatures
  • And also his series on off flavors
  • Marshall shares his thoughts on why so many of the experiments do come out “negative”
  • We discuss one of his new projects called “The Hop Chronicles”
  • Also his new ongoing series on poor brewing techniques called “Short and Shoddy”
  • We also discuss his new podcast called the “Brulosophy podcast” available on his web site.
  • Marshall closes with his closing thoughts after over 160 experiments


Thanks to Marshall Schott for appearing on the show and also to you for listening!

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