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  • Making Wine from Kits for Beer Brewers

    This week I take a look at what’s needed for the average beer brewers to make wine from a kit. Making wine is actually an order of magnitude easier than brewing beer, though it requires more time to age. The good news is that the average beer brewer already has the equipment needed to make […]

  • Clarity and Haze in Beer with Dr Charlie Bamforth – BeerSmith Podcast #142

    Dr Charlie Bamforth joins me this week to discuss clarity and haze in beer as well as steps you can take to improve clarity through finings, conditioning and brewing techniques. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download […]

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  • All Grain Beer Brewing Equipment with Chris Graham - BeerSmith Podcast #140

    Chris Graham, President at MoreBeer joins me to talk about large all grain beer brewing equipment for home brewers. Chris and I discuss RIMS and HERMS systems, pumps, chillers and more. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here: http://beersmith.com/blog

  • Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson - BeerSmith Podcast #139

    Matt Brynildson, the Brewmaster for Firestone Walker and five time GABF brewer of the year joins me this week to discuss hops and brewing Firestone Walker's beers. I apologize for the audio this week - Matt had construction on the new brewery ongoing next to his office and it comes through on some of the audio. You can view additional episodes and show notes on my blog here: http://beersmith.com...

  • Making Braggot - Mead and Barley with Michael Fairbrother - BeerSmith Podcast #138

    Michael Fairbrother, the founder of Moonlight Meadery joins me this week to discuss how to make Braggot which is a combination of beer and mead made from both honey and barley grain. You can find additional episodes and show notes here: http://beersmith.com/blog

  • Using Whirlpool and Steeped Hops to Enhance Hop Aroma - Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Brewers have moved away from short boil time hops and towards the use of steeped and whirlpool hops (after flameout) to preserve precious hop aroma oils when brewing beer. In this short video we explain why. You can find additional tips, videos, podcasts and articles on my blog at http://beersmith.com/blog

  • Brewing Local American Grown Beer with Stan Hieronymus - BeerSmith Podcast #137

    Stan Hieronymus joins me this week to discuss his new book "Brewing Local - American Grown Beer" which includes a history of brewing distinctly American beers and local ingredients. You can find show notes and additional episodes here: http://beersmith.com/blog

  • Experimental Home Brewing with Drew Beechum - BeerSmith Podcast #136

    Drew Beechum joins me to talk about experimental homebrewing, his new book Homebrew All Stars, the launch of his podcast, saisons and more in this week's podcast. You can find show notes and additional episodes here: http://beersmith.com/blog

  • Brewer John Mallett and Maltster Andrea Stanley - BeerSmith Podcast #135

    John Mallet, Director of Operations at Bell's Brewery and Andrea Stanley from Valley Malting join me to have a discussion about craft malt houses, malt and how small malt and hop houses are changing the face of craft beer. You can find show notes and additional episodes at http://beersmith.com/blog

  • AHA Update with Brew Guru Gary Glass - BeerSmith Podcast #134

    Gary Glass, the Director of the American Homebrewers Association joins me this week to discuss the Great American Beer Festival, Brew Guru, Pro-Am Beer Competition, homebrew laws, new hop products and more. You can find show notes and additional episodes of my podcast at http://beersmith.com/blog

  • German Brewing Traditions and Reinheitsgebot - BeerSmith Podcast #141

    Rory Lawton joins me from Berlin, Germany to discuss the tradition of the German Purity Law or "Reinheitsgebot" and some very controversial efforts to challenge it. Along the way we discuss the history of the law, how it has evolved and how it affects brewing in Germany. You can find show notes and additional episodes here: http://beersmith.com/blog

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  • Brewer John Mallett and Maltster Andrea Stanley – BeerSmith Podcast #135

    John Mallet, Director of Operations at Bell’s Brewery and Andrea Stanley from Valley Malting join me to have a discussion about craft malt houses, malt and how small malt and hop houses are changing the face of craft beer. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 […]

  • Metallic Flavors in Beer – Off-Flavors in Homebrewing

    Metallic off flavors can occur in both commercial and home brewed beers. They are almost always considered an off-flavor or flaw in the beer to be avoided. Metallic off flavors can vary in taste and aroma. Copper, tin or iron flavors are common and even blood-like flavors may be present. The Root Cause of Metallic […]

  • Using a Refractometer with BeerSmith Brewing Software

    This week we take a look at how to get the most out of your refractometer using BeerSmith. Many people prefer refractometer for ease of use, small sample size and simpler temperature management, but you need to do some adjustment to the numbers you get from your refractometer to be able to use it accurately. […]

  • AHA Update with Brew Guru Gary Glass – BeerSmith Podcast #134

    Gary Glass, the Director of the American Homebrewers Association joins me this week to discuss the Great American Beer Festival, Brew Guru, Pro-Am Beer Competition, homebrew laws, new hop products and more. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As […]

  • SS Brewtech Brewmaster Chronicle 14 gal Conical Fermenter Review – Part 1: First Impressions

    This week I take a look at the Brewmaster 14 gal (52 l) Chronical from SS BrewTech. In this first part I’ll cover my initial impressions after unboxing, assembling and cleaning the fermenter. In part 2, I’ll cover brewing and fermenting with the unit. Do You Really Need a Stainless Conical for Home Brewing? Lets […]

  • German Brewing Traditions and Reinheitsgebot – BeerSmith Podcast #141

    Rory Lawton joins me from Berlin, Germany to discuss the tradition of the German Purity Law or “Reinheitsgebot” and some very controversial efforts to challenge it. Along the way we discuss the history of the law, how it has evolved and how it affects brewing in Germany. Note: This is a controversial topic in Germany, […]

  • BeerSmith 2.3 Mobile Released

    BeerSmith 2.3 mobile (full version) has just been released – which adds many of the new features of the desktop 2.3 version to the full mobile release. The update is free for existing mobile app owners and you can get your update now from the iTunes and Google Play. The “lite” in-app upgrade and full […]

  • Steeping vs Mashing Dark Grains Revisited – A Beer Brewing Technique

    Some time ago I wrote an article on steeping vs mashing dark grains for all grain beer brewers. That article recommended steeping some dark grains into a separate tea to minimize burnt, harsh flavors. This week we take a look at a simpler method for achieving the same effect. Steeping vs Mashing Dark Grains As […]

  • Passivating Stainless Steel Beer Brewing Equipment to Prevent Corrosion

    Despite its reputation as the perfect metal for beer brewing, stainless steel can actually corrode or rust. So this week we take a look at how and why stainless steel can corrode as well as how you can passivate your stainless steel beer brewing equipment to protect it. Stainless Steel and Rust Steel is made […]

  • All Grain Beer Brewing Equipment with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #140

    Chris Graham, President at MoreBeer joins me to talk about large all grain beer brewing equipment for home brewers. Chris and I discuss RIMS and HERMS systems, pumps, chillers and more. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to […]

  • How to Make Hard Cider – The Easy Way

    I’ve never been a big cider fan, but a friend sent me a recipe he said I must try, so I made my first batch and it actually came out great! I thought I would share the recipe and method with you so you can give it a try. This is a simple recipe made […]

  • Blichmann BrewEasy RIMS Brewing System Review Part 2 – Brewing Beer

    In Part 2 of my Blichmann BrewEasy detailed review I brew some beer, and record my experience and lessons learned with the new system. Last week in Part 1, I gave an overview of the system specs, setup and my first impressions. [Note – this is a very long post – and full disclosure: Blichmann […]

  • Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson – BeerSmith Podcast #139

    Matt Brynildson, the Brewmaster for Firestone Walker and five time GABF brewer of the year joins me this week to discuss hops and brewing Firestone Walker’s beers. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this mp3 file […]

  • Blichmann BrewEasy Electric Review – Part 1 – First Impressions

    This week I take a up-close and personal look at the BrewEasy electric “turn-key” brewing system from Blichmann Engineering. For several years now friends have been pushing me to give up my ancient pot and igloo cooler for an electric system – so in part one I cover unpacking, setup and first impressions, and in […]

  • Wort, Whiskey and Scotch when Brewing Beer

    Here’s a quick tip about whiskey, wort and beer brewing I picked up at my last Craft Beer and Brewing retreat in Colorado. John Mallett from Bell’s Brewing shared it with me though I’ve since found that other brewers also know this trick. Hot Wort and Whiskey or Scotch So the tip is this: while […]

  • Making Braggot – Mead and Barley with Michael Fairbrother – BeerSmith Podcast #138

    Michael Fairbrother, the founder of Moonlight Meadery joins me this week to discuss how to make Braggot which is a combination of beer and mead made from both honey and barley grain. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As […]

  • Using Whirlpool and Steeped Hops to Enhance Hop Aroma – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    Brewers have moved away from short boil time hops and towards the use of steeped and whirlpool hops (after flameout) to preserve precious hop aroma oils when brewing beer. In this short video we explain why. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video clips I’ve put together for brewers. For […]

  • BeerSmith Fall Newsletter, Barley Crusher Sale, Ways to Support BeerSmith

    BeerSmith Mobile 2.3 Coming in December Some news and links you may have missed…I’m finishing up the updates to BeerSmith Mobile 2.3 – The 2.3 updates to BeerSmith mobile will include Add-ons, Session Data, Mash pH estimation and adjustment, improved whirlpool support and more. I’m starting beta testing next week and expect to release it […]

  • Brew in a Bag (BIAB) Beer Brewing with BeerSmith Software

    This week we take a look at how to set up and use BeerSmith with the “Brew in a Bag” (BIAB) home brewing method. Brew in a bag offers simplicity in all grain brewing with less overall equipment expense and less cleanup. Brew in a bag methods and equipment are outlined here. A large number […]

  • Brewing Local American Grown Beer with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #137

    Stan Hieronymus joins me this week to discuss his new book “Brewing Local – American Grown Beer” which includes a history of brewing distinctly American beers with local ingredients. Join us for this great episode! Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click […]

  • Moldy and Musty Off-Flavors in Beer

    This week we take a look at how beers can develop moldy and musty off-flavors. This can happen in home brewed beers and even some commercial beers depending on how they are brewed and stored. Musty and moldy flavors can manifest themselves in several ways in beer. The off-flavor can very from mold to rotten […]

  • Experimental Home Brewing with Drew Beechum – BeerSmith Podcast #136

    Drew Beechum joins me to talk about experimental homebrewing, his new book Homebrew All Stars, the launch of his podcast, saisons and more in this week’s podcast. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this mp3 file […]

  • BJCP 2015 Cider and Mead Style Guide Add-ons Available for BeerSmith

    I’m pleased to announce that the BJCP style guides for Mead and Cider are now available as add-ons in BeerSmith. A volunteer Tim Leber was kind enough to enter these and send them to me, so now everyone can use them in BeerSmith. Installing the Style Guidelines First, if you don’t have it I strongly […]

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  • Fixing Low Gravity and Efficiency in All Grain Beer Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

    This quick brewing tip video takes a look at the primary cause for low original gravity and poor efficiency when brewing all grain beer recipes. It also explains how to fix it. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video clips I’ve put together for brewers. For more clips visit my […]

  • Grassy Off Flavors in Home Brewed Beer

    Grassy off flavors in beer can ruin an otherwise excellent brew. This week we take a look at the cause of grassy flavors in beer and what you can do about it! Grassy Flavors and Aroma Grassy flavors include vegetal, plant-like, hay, fresh leaves or aromas reminiscent of fresh cut grass. These flavors tend to […]

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  • Whirlpool and No Chill Hop Features in BeerSmith 2.3

    One of the many features introduced in BeerSmith 2.3 is improved handling for whirlpool/hop stand handling as well as support for the “no chill” brewing method. These features give home brewers more flexibility than ever for handling whirlpool hops and extended chill periods for your wort. Today we’re going to look at some of the […]

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  • Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

    Ron Pattinson joins me this week to discuss the surprisingly complex history of Scottish beer brewing. We learn that Scotland had a rich and complex history brewing a wide variety of beers both for internal consumption and export. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File […]

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