Master Brewers Podcast

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About the show

Each week, thousands of brewers download The Master Brewers Podcast to hear interviews with the industry's best & brightest in brewing science, technology, and operations. The show is known for featuring technical deep dives, a bit of brewing history, cutting edge research, hard lessons learned, important industry contributors, and no fluff. If you make beer for a living, this show is for you.

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  • Episode 302: World Brewing Congress 2024

    February 26th, 2024  |  29 mins 13 secs

    A preview of the Olympics of brewing conferences, the WBC, which only occurs every 4 years and hasn’t been held in person since 2016 due to the pandemic.

  • Episode 301: Ask The Brewmasters

    February 19th, 2024  |  41 mins 46 secs

    We go behind the scenes with the 3 moderators responsible for ensuring the highest possible quality content on the industry’s best technical brewing forum.

  • Episode 171: Best Practices - Container Rinsing with Water

    February 12th, 2024  |  48 mins 55 secs

    Does your brewery can or bottle? Do you pay close attention to your rinser or just assume it does what it's supposed to? This week on the show, we take a deep dive into water rinsers with a team of Master Brewers who collaborated to publish a Best Practices document you can use to get bottle and can rinsing done right.

  • Episode 300: Turning the Tables

    February 5th, 2024  |  1 hr 16 mins

    We celebrate our 300th episode by giving John Bryce they day off...kind of.

  • Episode 168: Spirit Barrel Aging

    January 29th, 2024  |  40 mins 3 secs

    We take a look at spirit barrel aging techniques from the perspective of Julian Shrago at Beachwood Brewing

  • Episode 299: Can Liners and Hop Aroma

    January 22nd, 2024  |  50 mins 27 secs

    A case study at New Belgium to understand the impact of can coatings on beer volatiles.

  • Episode 154: Juicy Dry Hopping

    January 15th, 2024  |  26 mins 40 secs

    This week on the show, presenters from the Juicy Dry Hopping workshop in Calgary join us to talk about their quest to maximize flavor, aroma, and efficiency in heavily dry hopped beers.

  • Episode 298: Re-evaluating the malt quality COA for an uncertain climate future

    January 8th, 2024  |  49 mins 25 secs

    Adjusting expectations and processes to navigate an increasingly delicate malt supply chain.

  • Episode 150: TPO Gone Wild? Managing Oxygen Ingress on Smaller Scale Canning Lines

    January 2nd, 2024  |  24 mins 22 secs

    Our friends at Goose Island talk about their journey reducing TPO on small-scale canning lines. This episode was recorded live during the 2019 Master Brewers Conference.

  • Episode 297: Is it Really Lager/Ale?

    December 26th, 2023  |  40 mins

    Different paths of evolution and answers to questions about the genetic identity of commercially available yeast strains.

  • Episode 147: Dry Hop Geyser Survivors

    December 18th, 2023  |  36 mins 37 secs

    Dry hop geyser survivors talk about their experiences and how you can avoid repeating their dangerous mistakes.

  • Episode 296: Stratification

    December 11th, 2023  |  39 mins 16 secs

    Mechanisms and Strategies to Manage Temperature Stratification in Brewery Vessels

  • Episode 142: What's In Your Can?

    December 4th, 2023  |  29 mins 45 secs

    To rinse or not to rinse - what's in your can? Our friends at Community Beer take us on a journey to eliminate microbes @ can filling.

  • Episode 295: "Ghost Dimpling"

    November 27th, 2023  |  24 mins 35 secs

    Real-world can seamer troubleshooting courtesy of Master Brewer's award-winning technical brewing forum.

  • Episode 137: How a Beer Comes to Life

    November 20th, 2023  |  48 mins 38 secs

    Jason Perkins talks about beer development at Allagash Brewing Co.

  • Episode 294: Benchmarking and Reducing CO2 Consumption

    November 13th, 2023  |  42 mins 50 secs

    Frequent MBAA course lecturer, Gabriel Dominguez, offers tips to reduce your brewery's CO2 consumption.