Brew Files – 136 – Homebrew Summer

 

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We often talk about the connection between homebrewing and commercial brewing, but in the case of San Diego Beer News’ “Homebrew Summer” – it’s the literal truth. We’re talking to Brandon Hernández, who’s organized the herculean effort to bring brewers, pro and am, together to celebrate the magic of beer.

Links:

San Diego Beer News: https://www.sandiegobeer.news/

2022 Homebrew Summer Recipes: https://www.sandiegobeer.news/blog/homebrewing/2022-homebrew-summer-recipes

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Brew Files – 135 – Lee’s Porter

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In this wildly digressive episode, Drew talks with Lee Lord, Head Brewer of the resurrected New England classic – Narragansett Brewing. We’re exploring her new Narragansett Porter that throws back even further than the brewery’s 130 year history!
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Brew Files – 134 – 300 Episodes of Beer

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After 300 episodes of talking about beer, it’s time to look back on what’s changed. How we brew, what we brew and why we brew! Here’s to 300 more episodes!
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Brew Files – 133 – Revisiting Our Favorite Holiday Recipes

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We had a question come in regarding “Holiday beers” – For Denny, that’s Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter. For Drew – that’s Falconsclaws. We’re pulling together two separate episodes to review Denny’s quick turnaround holiday gift beer and the Falcons’ not so quick monster lager beer, that’s due to be brewed on Dec 6!
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Brew Files – 132 – Brown Thoughts with Wayne

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The American Brown Ale feels like almost a thing of the past, but how can you make this foundational style of American craft beer? Drew talks with Wayne Wambles of Cigar City Brewing about lessons learned from the multi-award winning Maduro Brown and where it both reflects and differs from the nebulous idea of the style.
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Brew Files – 131 – Doubly Bitter with Bob

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Bob’s back! Bob was just in Belgium for the celebration of De Ranke XX Bitter – the original craft Belgian hoppy beer. He spoke at the aptly named Bitterland and has brought back tips and tricks for making a big brash hopped up beer!
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Brew Files – 130 – The Brave Braggot

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The Maltose Falcons are turning 50 in 2024 and to celebrate we’re kicking off a series of collaboration brews starting with an Imperial Porter Braggot brewed by Bravery Brewing. Drew talks with Brian Avery about how the beer is constructed and what we can expect in a year!
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Brew Files – 129 – Caleb's Existential Gold

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Caleb Meinke may just overthink his brewday, but the results speak for themselves. In addition to being 2021’s Midwest Homebrewer of the Year, he’s taken gold in the AHA for the neglected American Wheat and challenging American Lager.
Links
Willow Run American Wheat Beer: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/willow-run-wheat-beer
Len’s Light Lager: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/lens-light-lager
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Brew Files – 128 – REPLAYPLUS – Vanilla Bean Dreams

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Drew’s revisitng his discussion with Sara Anderson of IndriVanilla, but before that… he’s tasting his now year old Vanilla extracts. What difference is there in the four different beans he used? And then back to the interview all about Vanilla and just why it’s so unique.
Links:
IndriVanilla (the Retail Store): https://indrivanilla.com/
Vanilla Bean Co-Op (Facebook Group):
Denny’s World Famous Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/bourbon-vanilla-imperial-porter
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Brew Files – 127 – Turning A Joke Into A Beer

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Drew's Garage Rehab is almost done which means it's time to plan to brew! From the ashes of a Facebook joke, here comes a “Mild Cream Saison”. What goes into one of those? Sit back and find out!
Links
Prototype Mild Cream Saison Recipe: https://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/1307067/-beer-of-myse…
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Brew Files – 126 – West Coast Two Way Street

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To explore the debate about the West Coast IPA, Drew enlisted the Falcons to make their examples of the two current styles. Which won – the bitter “Classic” or the softer “Modern”. Nico and Jeff discuss the “Six Demon Bag” and “Bit-O-Sunny”
Links
Bit-O-Sunny “New” West Coast IPA: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/bit-o-sunny-modern-west-coast-ipa
Six Demon Bag “Classic” West Coast IPA: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/six-demon-bag-ipa
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Brew Files – 125 – Societe du Lambic, Part 3

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It's part 3 with Andy and Derek of Society du Lambic and their decade spanning mixed culture brewing project. We talk about blending day, flavors and how they add them and how to keep a massive project running year after year! Ask followup questions and tell us about other club projects! Podcast@experimentalbrew.com
Links
Societe du Lambic: http://societedulambic.com/
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Brew Files – 124 – Societe du Lambic, Part 2

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In this part 2 of 3(?), Drew talks with Andy and Derek of the Society of Barley Engineers about managing the fermentation, maintenance and “harvest” day for the 20+ year Societe du Lambic project. There will be a part 3 covering flavoring, packaging and serving their beers at festival! (Ask questions – podcast@experimentalbrew.com)
Links
Societe du Lambic: http://societedulambic.com/
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Brew Files – 123 – Societe du Lambic, Part 1

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For the past 20 years, the Societe du Lambic has dropped fabulous mixed culture lambic-inspired beers at the SoCal Homebrewers Fest. In this first episode, Andy Gamelin and Drew discuss how the lambic project started and how the massive brewday runs!
Links
Societe du Lambic: http://societedulambic.com/
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Brew Files – 122 – A Brew For Your Brew

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We love our coffee and we love our beer. They're two great tastes that go great together. But what coffee? What bean? What roast? How? Denny and Drew sit down with our fellow coffee obsessive, Tiffany Ashrafi, to discuss our thoughts about combining our brews!
Links
https://www.maltosefalcons.com/blogs/brewing-techniques-tips/tagged/randall
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Brew Files – 121 – REPLAY – Wonderful Beer Lies

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Drew's Recuperating from Surgery – Enjoy This Replay
On this week's episode of the Brew Files, we're breaking down some of our favorite beer myths. You know all of those colorful tales told best when you have a pint in front of you and your seat in a stool. Come with us as we explore some myths about color, storage, cellaring, lifestyle and history!
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Brew Files – Episode 120 – A Mild Comeback

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If the articles are to be believed, mild is staging a comeback. Drew sits down and talks all things deliciously brown with Dave Sutula of Royal Docks Brewing and the author of Mild from Brewers Publications. Are we mild lovers tilting at windmalls? Probably, but they're delicious windmills!
Links
Mild: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0937381683/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_EEFPTHRX41VTXD…
Royal Docks +44 Mild Ale: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/royal-docks-44-mild-brown
Drew's Verdant Mild: https://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/1265878/verdant-mild
Drew's CDJK Mild: https://www.experimentalbrew.com/recipes/cdjk-mild
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Brew Files 119 – Bettering Your Bag

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Brew in a Bag is arguably the most popular way for brewers to get into all grain brewing. As with all techniques there are different tips and tricks we can all use to make our brew day better. Here are a few of ours – what do you do?
Links
Alton Brown's Turkey Derrick: https://altonbrown.com/how-to-build-a-turkey-derrick/
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Brew Files 118 – REPLAY – Getting Back to Brewing

REPLAY!
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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 – 117 – Bob's Farmhouse

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Spring is springing and that means a beer drinkers fancy is turning to Saison. (Ok, it really should in a perfect world) Drew sits down with Bob Sylvester, the mad genius emertius of Saint Somewhere Brewing to delve into what makes an “American Farmhouse” versus a classical saison!
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