Episode 90 - Sing a Song of Ale

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Thanks to questions and beer tastings - we've had a bunch of feedback, so we dig into what everyone thought. And after tackling that we stop for another beer as we talk to Matt Van Wyk of Denny's favorite brewery - Alesong in Eugene. And of course, questions, brew news, ingredients and more!

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Brew Files - Episode 59 - Keeping Cool

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We just talked what happens when you can't keep things cool, so naturally now that Spring has sprung - now's our time to bring our tools to bear and keep our wort cool. Let's take a quick spin around the world of staying chilly during our warmer months!

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Episode 89 - Brew With Drew

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Every year Drew holds a "Brew with a Falcon" event at his brewery. This year there's more brewing hijinks with new toys and new yeasts as well. Sit down with the crew as they recount what happened and what they love about brewing. In addition, we taste a listener's beer to try and find the cause and cure for his beer's unhappiness. All this and more!

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Brew Files - Episode 58 - March into October

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It may be March, but it's time to start thinking about October. On this episode, we briefly dig into the history of March beer and explore the polar opposite styles from the same party - the old fashioned Marzen and the modern super Helles "Festbier". Sit back and get ready to lift a stein!

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Episode 87 - Take Me Down To Asheville

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There's a whole slew of feedback today before we hit the beer news and run to the brewery to talk a Memorial Day event at Mecca Grade, new Yeast strains, how to actually say Kveik and make things with it and some additional dry hopping data points. And then we sit down with Marshall and talk about what we're going to be trying to teach at the BYO Bootcamp in Asheville in a month!

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Brew Files - Episode 56 - Rose Wave

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Last episode, everything was coming up gold. This week it's coming up pink as we explore what looks to be this year's hot trend - Rosé Beer. Drew sits down with pro-brewer/homebrewer Andy Ziskin about how he makes a Rosé beer that's dramatic, complex fruity, fun and not insipidly dull and sweet.

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Episode 86 - Resolving The Secret Of The Hop

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We've survived the PGPDF and are back and catching back up! We've got a whole slew of feedback, news stories, brew sessions, hop science, micro-resolutions (aka things we think we can do), a listener's brewing experience and... the juicy story of why you can buy Columbus, Tomahawk or Zeus in the hop freezer - sit back for a lesson in farm spying!

Show note - ~34 minutes, Denny says "gypsum, chloride". He meant "gypsum, calcium chloride"

Episode 85 - Attack of the Peruvian Guinea Pig Death Flu

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It's finally happened! Denny and Drew have simultaneously been felled by the specter of Peruvian Guinea Pig Death Flu!

     In light of our incapcitation, we offer you these choice revists to topics we're still talking about today! Don't fret - episode 86 is being prepped and should be a grand return to form!

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Brew Files - Episode 54 - Where's There Smoke

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In every beer lovers curve of beer love, there comes a moment when they discover the world of smoked beers. Drew sits down with Devon Randall of Imperial Western Beer Company to discuss her approach to making both subtle and in your face smoked beers!

Devon's Smoke Guidelines:

Subtle: 3-5% 

Balanced: 6-15%

OVert: 16-100%

Brew Files - Episode 53 - Anniversaries & Enzymes with Eagle Rock

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It's officially been two years of Brew Files! (Ok, fine, two more days - the first episode dropped on Jan 11th, 2017) That puts me in the mood to talk Anniversaries and with my local, Eagle Rock Brewery, hitting their 9th Anniversary, I sat down with Jeremy Raub to talk about designing an Anniversary beer and the new and interesting uses they're finding for Amlyase enzymes - it's not just for Brut IPA's anymore!

Brew Files - Episode 52 - Getting Back to Brewing

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New Years is right around the corner which means so is the era of Resolutions. The most common resolution for brewers? I'm going to brew more! It's also one of the most failed. We're here to give you our tips for fighting the forces that stymie you so you can get back to what we all love - brewing!

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Brew Files - Episode 51 - Real Time Recipe Challenge

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We asked our listeners to challenge us - give us a beer idea you want us to design and prepare to make. Out of the pile of suggestions we each chose one recipe to challenge the other with. In this inaugural challenge, we only find out what recipe we're supposed to formulate right then. Listen to us walk you through how we'd tackle these challenges.

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