Archive for the 'Food' Category

03-21-19 DC Homebrewers SMASH

Omar Al-Nidawi shares beers from the DC Homebrewers Club experiment brewing different styles with Pilsner malt and Sterling hops.

03-14-19 Scaling Up with Sapwood Cellars

Mad Fermentationist Michael Tonsmeire talks about the brewery he co-founded in Columbia, Maryland, and the challenges of scaling up from homebrew.

03-07-19 Lab Testing HSBUs

David Curtis of Bell’s General Store in Kalamazoo talks about Select Centennial Hops and shares lab IBU tests of beers brewed for the Hop Sampler series.

02-28-19 Astarte Bronze-Age-Style Beer

Homebrewer AJ Hart took part in an experimental archeology project on bronze age brewing techniques in Cyprus and collaborated with her husband, Justin, to bring those ideas home.

02-21-19 Chiller Stirring Experiment

Engineer Alex Roberts joins James again to test the effects on stirring a wort while it’s being chilled by an immersion chiller. They also reverse the chiller’s water flow.

02-14-19 Golden Ale Yeast Experiment

Kyle Swallow of Twin Lakes Homebrew Club and Rapps Barren Brewing in Mountain Home, Arkansas, talks about an experiment fermenting one Golden Ale wort with 13 different yeasts.

02-07-19 Year-Long Stout Collaboration

Homebrewer Chris McKenzie shares his experience collaborating with five other homebrewers in a year-long experiment to design the perfect stout.

01-31-19 Hawk Moth Brewing

James talks to Bradley Riggs of Hawk Moth Brewing in Rogers, Arkansas – a brewery focused on small batch, old-world-style, wood-aged beers.

01-24-19 Hop Sampler – Willamette, Amarillo, Falconer’s Flight

James and Steve sample an old American standby against a relative newcomer and a hop blend.

01-17-19 Monster Cereal Beer Roundup

We sample a batch of five monster cereal beers brewed from Frankenberry, Boo Berry and Count Chocula.