Brewing Topics with Chip Walton – BeerSmith Podcast #249

by Brad Smith on December 24, 2021 · 0 comments

Chip Walton joins me this week to discuss Brewing TV, his Chop and Brew show, smoked beers, cider, mead and more in a wide ranging discussion about brewing beer.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (48:05)

  • This week I welcome first time guest Chip Walton to the show. Chip was the videographer and producer of the original Brewing TV, and has been the host of his own show about food and beer called Chop and Brew for the last 9 years. Chip is now back at Northern Brewer on his second tour as their video project producer.
  • We start with a discussion of the original Brewing TV show which was launched in 2010 with Michael Dawson and Jake Keeler as the hosts.
  • Chip shares his experience working with Jake and Michael who both have been on my podcast multiple times.
  • We discuss the launch of Chop and Brew, Chips show about beer and food which started in 2013.
  • Chip shares some of the things he’s learned from doing Chop and Brew for over 9 years now.
  • We discuss why and how Chip has scaled down his brewing to focus on smaller batches including some of the new all-in-one systems.
  • Chip shares his experiences working with smoked malt on some recent beers.
  • We talk about cider and his recent work making dry ciders from fresh apple juice.
  • Chip shares a bit about mead and cyser.
  • He provides his closing thoughts.


Thanks to Chip Walton for appearing on the show and also to you for listening!
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