Episode 35 - The Mead Is In Session

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We start with a round of feedback including a question about a potentially new style guideline and a reflection on one listener's experiment in making Cool Ranch Beer!


In the pub, rumblings are a foot about the Return of the Wrath of Conn at this year's HomeBrewCon in Minneapolis.  We tackle the problematic notion of "fake craft" beer and All About Beer's newly announced policy on sexist beer names. 


Draft Carbonation - Modified Slam/Shake vs. Gradual Carbonation

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It's happened to us all - too many kegs, not enough time left to "properly" carbonate your beer before it needs to be served. Who knows, maybe you have a party or club meeting. Maybe you just need a beer, damnit. 


Experiment Status: 

Does a modified slam and shake method result in a beer observably different than one done by the longer sit and wait methodology?

Brew Files - Episode 2 - The Crushable Cream Ale

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The Brew Is Out There!


This episode we give Denny's voice a rest as Drew explores one of his favorite beers to absolutely crush. (Yes, we know the irony of just talking about crushable on the other show, but if any beer style is crushable in a way that leaves you feeling respectable - it's cream ale). So sit back and let Drew tell you the story of Cream Ale - an American Original!

Episode Links:

Brew Files - Episode 1 - BVIP and Springtime in Amarillo

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The Brew Is Out There!

What's this? What's this? It's a new show from us! The Brew Files is our quick hit (~30 minutes) show dedicated to a specific brewing topic. No news, new extraneous guffawing and jawing - one topic, all beer, let's do this. Every week will tackle particular recipes, styles, techniques or ingredients.



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