Archive for August, 2006

08-31-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Brewing with the Ginger Beer Plant

Homebrewer Raj Apte lets us in on the long-lost process of brewing with the Ginger Beer plant. This way of brewing soft drinks at home was commonplace decades ago.

08-24-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Going Big: Life After 1.064

Bob Hansen, technical services manager of Briess Malt and Ingredients Company, shares thoughts on his presentation from NHC on making big beers.

08-17-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Extract Brewing Strategies

Chris Colby of Brew Your Own magazine joins us to share his favorite strategies for getting the best beer out of a split-boil extract brewing session.

08-10-06 Basic Brewing Radio – First Wort Hopping and Dry Hopping

The last interview from Orlando: James talks to Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing and John Mallet of Bell’s Brewery about first wort hopping and dry hopping.

08-03-06 Basic Brewing Radio – NHC Coverage Part Three

More interviews from the National Homebrewers Conference: Homebrewer Raj Apte on his “one-dollar homebrew barrel” and author John Palmer on wort fermentability.