Episode 130 – A New Way To Figure Out Hops

We took a week off from hops, but we could never leave them for long. With all of the new ways of using hops, the IBU (which was already a lie) seems increasingly inadequate to reflect the modern beer experience. We're talking to our friends – Sam and Marko, from Grainfather – to discuss a new way to calculate the impact of our hop usage.
Episode Links:
HomeBrewCon Virtual: https://www.homebrewcon.org/
Radegast Award: Due 4/11 – https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/homebrew-clubs/radegast-club-of-t…
Brewers Space Guild: https://brewersspaceguild.com/
Allagash Saison Day: https://www.allagash.com/saisonday/
Erosion Winery/Brewery: https://napavalleyregister.com/community/star/news/after-surviving-pande…
Pink Boots New Push: https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/pink-boots-society-women-owned-br…
Mosaic State Collective: http://washingtonbeerblog.com/introducing-a-new-program-that-fosters-div…
Marty Nachel Skillshare: https://www.skillshare.com/user/nachel
Grainfather mIBU primer: https://grainfather.com/maximum-international-bitterness-units-in-beer/
mIBU Article (JP Hosom): https://alchemyoverlord.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/an-on-line-calculator-f…
mIBU calculator (JP Hosom): https://jphosom.github.io/alchemyoverlord/ibu_mIBU.html
The Plot Thickens Podcast: https://theplotthickens.tcm.com/
The Ransom of Miss Coraline Connelly: https://firesidefiction.com/the-ransom-of-miss-coraline-connelly
World Central Kitchen: https://wck.org/
Patreon Remember even a buck is good for charity: http://www.patreon.com/experimentalbrewing
Episode Contents:
00:00:00 Opening & Our Sponsors
00:02:08 Announcements & Feedback
00:7:12 The Pub
00:20:41 The Library
00:28:23 The Brewery
00:38:51 The Lounge – Jesse Brussard
01:17:54 Q&A
01:24:37 Quick Tip & Something Other Than Beer
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American Homebrewers Association
BrewCraft USA
Brewing America
Jaded Brewing
Mecca Grade Estate Malt
Wyeast Labs
YCH Hops

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