Save the date for the 9th Annual Spring Brews Festival in Todos Santos Plaza!
On our first live Session from The Hop Grenade in Fort Collins, Justin, Beevo and Beardy welcome Joyride Brewing to the show. Hailing from Edgewater, Colorado, Joyride makes some stellar brews and shares their story with us. We get to taste several of their beers and learn about how Joyride came to be from founderRead more
Tonight on The Session we welcome Gowan’s Heirloom Ciders to the show to talk about their California ciders. Established in 1876, Gowan’s has been producing quality cider from their orchards in California’s Anderson Valley for well over a century. We talk to cider maker Sharron Gowan about the family business and she teaches us aRead more
This week on The Session we welcome Upland Brewing Co. to the show. We are joined by Pete Batule (Head of Brewing Operations), Matt Wisley (Innovation Lead Brewer) and Adam Covey (Quality Manager) as they teach us about sour beer in Indiana. Tune in and learn about the Indy beer scene and how they are workingRead more
The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.
Steve Luke, Founder and Head Brewer of Cloudburst Brewing joins us in-studio on The Session. Cloudburst, from Seattle, WA. is one of the newest breweries in the Seattle region and is making some stellar craft beer. They experiment with tons of different hops, including wet hops, and rarely brew the same beer twice. Tune inRead more
This week we welcome Creative Director Kevin Ashford from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company to the show to share his insight on the classic styles of brews from this great California brewery. We enjoy their excellent examples of German Style beers and talk about what makes classic, balanced beers.Read more
This week on The Session, Justin returns to the hot seat as host after a long hiatus while working on The Hop Grenade, Fort Collins. Here to join him is Motorworks Brewing from Bradenton, FL! Tune in and listen to Bob Haa and Barry Elwonger discuss the Florida craft beer scene and their love highRead more
On this episode of Brew Strong Jamil and John Palmer answer listener questions on raw wheat, when to add salts and when to raise fermentation temperature for a proper diacetyl rest. Then a discussion of the precedence of fermentation temperature control or pitching rate – which is more important for beer quality?Read more
In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer take listener questions on mashing. They discuss protein rests, oxydation of IPAs, batch lautering speed, and the use of Munich malt. Listen in and learn the intricacies of proper mashing and how to avoid common mistakes that can cause problems down the line in theRead more