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Munich Helles Beer Recipes

by Brad Smith on March 31, 2021 · 0 comments

This week I take a look at one of Germany’s most popular beer styles, the light lager known as German Helles. Helles is a traditional German Lager produced primarily in Southern Germany (Bavaria) around Munich. The word “hell” in German can be roughly translated as “pale, light or bright” in English. The History of Helles […]

Chris Graham, the President of MoreBeer joins me this week to discuss brewing the perfect Bohemian Pilsner. Bohemian Pilsners are one of the more challenging lagers to brew, but Chris provides some great tips to get started with this great beer style. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version Download the MP3 File […]

Randy Mosher joins me this week to discuss what different malts and grains bring to your home brewed beer. He gives us an amazing tour of the most popular malts used in home brewing and explains the flavors they really bring to the beer. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to […]

Brewing the Perfect Lager at Home

by Brad Smith on January 24, 2014 · 7 comments

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Lagers present a special challenge to the homebrewer. Despite the dominance of lagers in the commercial markets both in America and Continental Europe, brewing a lager at home is more difficult than ales. This week we take a close look at what’s needed to brew a lager at home and discuss some lager recipes. Lagers: […]

This week we discuss how to brew the perfect Lager with Erik Schmid from The Brewmeister homebrew shop. Erik tells us how to overcome some of the challenges with Lager including refrigeration, yeast selection, ingredients, aging and dealing with off-flavors. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file […]

This week my guest is Erik Schmid from “The Brewmeister” home brew shop. Erik is going to teach us how to brew the perfect Pilsner beer this week, and has extensive experience with brewing lager beers. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file [audio:http://traffic.libsyn.com/beersmith/BSHB-40-Pilsner-Brewing.mp3] Topics in This […]

Pilsner Lager Recipes – Beer Styles

by Brad Smith on December 14, 2008 · 13 comments

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Pilsner beer is remarkable not only for its modern dominance, but also its relatively recent origins. The popularity of Pilsner is truly worldwide, so much so that Pilsner recipes still dominates the US and many other beer markets. It is simply the most popular beer style in the world. Pilsner’s origins can be traced to […]