Master Brewers Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

275 episodes of Master Brewers Podcast since the first episode, which aired on August 14th, 2017.

  • Episode 287: 100% Adjunct, Gluten-Free Brewing

    August 14th, 2023  |  1 hr 3 mins

    How things work in a dedicated, certified gluten-free brewery

  • Episode 286: Fluid for Thought

    August 7th, 2023  |  59 mins 34 secs

    Various principles in fluid dynamics with practical applications in the brewery (and a few puns).

  • Episode 099: Cask Beer

    July 31st, 2023  |  25 mins 41 secs

    Marcus Cox talks ingredients, process, best practices, and authenticity.

  • Episode 093: Active Dry Yeast

    July 24th, 2023  |  30 mins 14 secs

    Shelf-life, performance, and consistency of Active Dry Yeast (ADY) vs Freshly Propagated Yeast (FPY). We also explore the application of ADY for bottle conditioning and more.

  • Episode 285: Bottles vs Cans

    July 17th, 2023  |  47 mins 7 secs

    New insights into the question of whether bottles or cans will keep your beer fresh longer.

  • Episode 136: Birra Nursia

    July 10th, 2023  |  36 mins 27 secs

    During the 2016 World Brewing Congress, MBP host John Bryce met a couple of beer-brewing monks from Italy. Fr. Martin and Br. Augustine join us to talk about monastic brewing, their brewery, and their beers.

  • Episode 284: Hop Grower and Pellet Mill Audits

    July 3rd, 2023  |  28 mins 41 secs

    Hop Quality Group audits & things to look for during your next farm visit

  • Episode 049: Breathe, Breathe, Breathe, Scream

    June 26th, 2023  |  45 mins 57 secs

    Kerry Caldwell suffered severe injuries from an accident in the brewhouse. She was airlifted and overcame the 34% chance of survival calculated by the hospital.

  • Episode 251: Boil-Over Safety at Goose Island

    June 19th, 2023  |  42 mins 55 secs

    An incident at Goose Island that we can all learn from.

  • Episode 283: Brewing with Vista

    June 12th, 2023  |  47 mins 29 secs

    Brewers who’ve used the most recent public hop variety released by the USDA share their experiences.

  • Episode 282: Mid Fermentation Dry Hopping at New Belgium

    June 5th, 2023  |  48 mins 23 secs

    A compilation of 5 years of mid fermentation dry hopping studies at New Belgium.

  • Episode 133: IPA

    May 29th, 2023  |  52 mins 30 secs

    Mitch Steele talks about the evolution of IPA. We go all the way from IPA's early history to modern times, as well as hear about some of Mitch's strategies for brewing IPA at New Realm.

  • Episode 281: Progress in Prosser

    May 22nd, 2023  |  1 hr 5 mins

    There’s a new hop breeder in town and she’s been busy innovating to release public hop varieties faster. We discuss her impressive progress thus far, 2 exciting new lines to look out for, the balance of public & private breeding, how your brewery can make a difference, and more.

  • Episode 081: Irish Moss

    May 15th, 2023  |  34 mins 28 secs

    Just when you thought you knew everything you needed to know about carrageenan and its brewing application, Andrew Fratianni & Mark Sammartino join us to get super nerdy about seaweed and help you make better beer.

  • Episode 280: Hard Seltzer Fermentation Analysis & Optimization

    May 8th, 2023  |  42 mins 28 secs

    An analysis of hard seltzer fermentations to optimize ingredients and performance.

  • Episode 139: Hot Side Aeration (HSA)

    May 1st, 2023  |  23 mins 14 secs

    Joe Williams, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Endowed Brewer at UC Davis, talks about HSA.