Archive for December, 2006

12-28-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Belgian Sugar Experiment

James, Andy Sparks and Steve Wilkes collaborate to taste home brewer Michael Tonsmeire’s experiment comparing six different sugars in Belgian beers.

12-21-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Brewing American Pilsner

Chris Colby, editor of Brew Your Own magazine, walks us through the hoops and hurdles home brewers have to go through to brew American Pilsner, the most maligned of all styles.

12-14-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Beer Judge Certification Program

Ed Westemeier, communications director of the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP), gives us the history behind the organization and talks about its role in brewing today.

12-07-06 Basic Brewing Radio – Ambitious Brew Part Two

We continue our discussion about the history of beer in the USA with Maureen Ogle, author of Ambitious Brew – The Story of American Beer. Part two takes us from Prohibition to present day.