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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January 27th, 2020 | 24 mins 38 secs
Ross Koenigs from New Belgium sits down with us in Calgary to talk about his poster and quest to better understand hemp flavor in beer.
January 20th, 2020 | 23 mins 51 secs
Two presenters from the hops technical session during the 2019 Master Brewers Conference in Calgary discuss the use of beta acid products in haze stabilization, as well as some practical aspects of using hop oils in the brewery.
Episode 044: Improving Brewhouse Efficiency by Adjusting Mash Thickness and Lauter and Sparge Volumes
January 13th, 2020 | 27 mins 51 secs
Our friends from Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston describe how they reduced lauter times, decreased their grain bills by 5%, and increased average brewhouse efficiency from 89.3% to 95.5%.
January 6th, 2020 | 24 mins 55 secs
Our friends from Escarpment Labs (EP102) discuss the impact of inoculation rate on Norwegian kveik yeast fermentation.
December 30th, 2019 | 42 mins 27 secs
Our friends from a "large" craft maltster and a "large" craft brewer get together to talk about craft malt, winter barley, AMBA's guidelines for all-malt brewers, and more.
December 23rd, 2019 | 24 mins 24 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.
December 16th, 2019 | 20 mins 20 secs
This week on the show, a topic that we should all be considering: sustainability. Amy (Johnson) Dragon describes how she went about reducing the solid waste that Genesee Brewing Company sends to the landfill.
December 9th, 2019 | 35 mins 16 secs
This week on the show, we get a glimpse at life inside a brewer's yeast supply lab. You'll hear about tips for ordering yeast, how to better align expectations with reality, and of course, when to blame the maltster.
December 2nd, 2019 | 26 mins 19 secs
Matt Linske joins us live from the 2019 Master Brewers Conference to discuss his evaluation of Farber Pham Diastaticus Medium (FPDM) for the enrichment and detection of diastaticus, and provides tips for effective use of FPDM in the brewery.
November 25th, 2019 | 24 mins 22 secs
Doug needed an affordable solution for growing up yeast in the brewpub environment, so he got crafty.
November 18th, 2019 | 17 mins 57 secs
An effort supported by a professional perfumer to establish a universal sensory language for hops.
November 11th, 2019 | 21 mins 28 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.
November 4th, 2019 | 29 mins 41 secs
The Lallemand Brewing team joins us to talk about their new bioengineered, lactic acid-producing Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ADY).
October 28th, 2019 | 48 mins 55 secs
If OSHA shows up at your brewery tomorrow, are you ready?
October 21st, 2019 | 27 mins 34 secs
An elite group of brewers working behind the scenes to improve hop quality in the US.
October 14th, 2019 | 34 mins 27 secs
Dry hop geyser survivors talk about their experiences and how you can avoid repeating their dangerous mistakes.