Master Brewers Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 105: Wort Aeration

    September 24th, 2018  |  28 mins 55 secs

    Do you know how much DO is in your wort? What percentage of injected oxygen is solubilized? Derek Dawson set out to answer these questions at Modern Times Beer.

  • Episode 104: The Hidden Secrets of New England IPA

    September 17th, 2018  |  24 mins 45 secs

    John Paul Maye discusses results from the analysis of haze in a dozen New England IPAs and how the haze traps non-polar hop compounds to create the unique flavors of this beer style. This work was recently presented at the 2018 Brewing...

  • Episode 103: Colloidal Silica

    September 10th, 2018  |  21 mins 9 secs

    Chika Ezeani discusses best practices when using silicic acid finning products.

  • Episode 021: Brewing Intensification

    September 3rd, 2018  |  31 mins 16 secs

    The legendary Graham Stewart joins us to discuss his latest publication: Brewing Intensification Through the Lens of the Craft Brewer.

  • Episode 102: Kveik

    August 27th, 2018  |  33 mins 9 secs

    Richard Preiss discusses his work with genetically unique yeast used to produce Norwegian farmhouse beers known as kveik.

  • Episode 101: The Yeasts of Tomorrow

    August 20th, 2018  |  29 mins 3 secs

    Stijn Mertens and Jan Steensels talk about what's happening inside one of the world's most advanced yeast labs.

  • Episode 100: Brewing Summit Keynote LIVE

    August 13th, 2018  |  36 mins 5 secs

    What happens at the intersection of art and science in brewing? The Brewing Summit's keynote speaker is widely recognized for the highly imaginative and experimental beers that he has produced in his 22+ years in the brewing business. While he...

  • Episode 099: Cask Beer

    August 6th, 2018  |  21 mins 27 secs

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

  • Episode 098: Dry Hop Creep

    July 30th, 2018  |  37 mins 21 secs

    Luke Chadwick (Bell's), Andy Farrell (Bell's), Tom Shellhammer (OSU), and Jason Perkins (Allagash) take a deep dive into the phenomenon known as Dry Hop Creep.

  • Episode 097: Better Fermentations with Cloudy Wort

    July 23rd, 2018  |  16 mins 41 secs

    Magdalena Oehlschlaeger discusses a novel brewhouse design which produces higher fatty acid and zinc concentrations, reduced wort aeration, higher yeast cell growth, faster extract degradation, and altered production of higher alcohols and...

  • Episode 096: Efficacy of Sanitizers in the Brewery

    July 9th, 2018  |  23 mins 31 secs

    Elliot Parcells & Josh Pohlmann put together some experiments to better understand if the sanitizers used at Bell's Brewery were doing their jobs.

  • Episode 095: FSMA

    July 2nd, 2018  |  23 mins

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the biggest overhaul of US food safety laws in over 70 years. The smallest breweries are supposed to be in compliance in September 2018. Tatiana Lorca and Doug Hindman explain how to comply, where to go...

  • Episode 094: Microbial Gluten Reduction in Beer Using Lactic Acid Bacteria and Standard Process Methods

    June 25th, 2018  |  32 mins 7 secs

    Is that sour beer also gluten-free? Brett Taubman explores the topic of producing gluten-free/reduced beers with lactic acid bacteria.

  • Episode 093: Active Dry Yeast

    June 18th, 2018  |  26 mins 59 secs

    Kevin Lane & Marcelo Cerdan discuss several studies examining 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 092: Automated Brettanomyces Cell Counts

    June 11th, 2018  |  21 mins 29 secs

    If you use Brettanomyces in your brewery, you know that counting brett cells is complicated. Leo Chan joins us to discuss the development of a method to automate cell counting of Brettanomyces.

  • Episode 091: How a Chiller System Works

    June 4th, 2018  |  34 mins 4 secs

    Damon Reed joins us to talk about how your chiller system works, troubleshooting tips, common mistakes, and easy preventative maintenance to keep it running for years to come.