Archive for May, 2006

06-01-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Mead Experiment Update and Listener E-mail

Steve Wilkes joins James to talk about flavoring the Great Mead Experiment from the video side of Basic Brewing. James and Steve also answer listener e-mail.

05-25-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Basic Equipment Pt. 2

We continue our look at the foundation of making beer at home: good equipment. In this episode, Andy Sparks helps us look at gear that goes beyond the absolute necessities.

05-18-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Basic Equipment Pt. 1

We take a look at the foundation of making beer at home: good equipment. In this episode, Andy Sparks joins James to start with what is absolutely necessary to make an extract batch.

05-11-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Hop Varieties and Schedules

Tess and Mark Szamatulski, authors of Clone Brews and Beer Captured, help us make sense of the wide variety of hops and give us tips on the most effective hop schedules.

05-04-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Poor Richard’s Ale

Tony Simmons of Pagosa Brewing Company, creator of Poor Richard’s Ale, joins us to talk about his historic brew and the challenges of getting a new brewery off the ground.