Brew Strong – Blichmann Experiments
Feb27

Brew Strong – Blichmann Experiments

John Blichmann from Blichmann Engineering is back in-studio with Jamil and John Palmer this week to talk about his latest brewing experiments. One major experiment John conducted was to test his fermentation vessels under fermentation and let the pressure rise to about 30 psi. Tune in and find out what happened to the beer under that kind of pressure. The guys taste test John’s beer and discuss all the parameters of John’s...

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Brew Strong – Storing Materials
Feb13

Brew Strong – Storing Materials

In this episode of Brew Strong, Jamil and John Palmer discuss the storage of brewing ingredients. Since there are more than just the traditional four ingredients used in craft beer today, the guys tackle things like brewing salts, cleaners, sanitary bottle caps and more. Of course, they cover raw materials like water and malt as well. Learn about different vessels, what needs to be kept fresh, and what you might not be thinking of...

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Brew Strong – More Yeast Questions
Jan31

Brew Strong – More Yeast Questions

Jamil and John Palmer are back this week to answer your burning questions about brewing. They tackle more yeast questions this week and dive into all things beer. Tune in to catch it all and remember, you can always send in your own questions by clicking through our contact page. And you can participate in the live shows by calling in to 888.401.BEER. Find the schedule HERE. Upcoming shows are listed about a week in advance....

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Brew Strong – Canning
Jan17

Brew Strong – Canning

Diving back into the pro brewing side, Brew Strong discusses canning craft beer on this episode. Jamil recently started canning his beers at Heretic Brewing Company and shares his experience in the product, the packaging and the process. Learn about canning equipment and the various challenges and advantages this form of packaging presents. http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/membersarchive/bs_011617_Canning.mp3Podcast (brew-strong):...

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Brew Strong – Yeast and Fermentation Q&A Show
Dec22

Brew Strong – Yeast and Fermentation Q&A Show

Several interesting questions this week about combining ale and lager fermentations, off-flavors in an IPA and what happens to the yeast and the beer when you cold crash after fermentation. Malcolm Frazer joins us to provide unique insight into these questions. http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/membersarchive/bs_121916_QA.mp3Podcast (brew-strong): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:24 — 25.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes |...

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Brew Strong – Decoction Mashing
Dec22

Brew Strong – Decoction Mashing

Malcolm Frazer of Brulosophy joins us to talk about a recent exbeeriment they conducted comparing beer flavor between decoction mashing and single infusion mashing of a German Pilsner recipe. Decoction is a age-old technique for achieving better extraction and hitting the mashing rest temperatures with less modified malts, but how much difference does it make in the beer flavor. Fans of decoction swear that it adds that little...

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