John Bryce loves all things technical brewing. He built his first brewery (Blacksburg Brewing Co.) on a shoestring budget in 2002 and his career continued at several Virginia breweries, including Capitol City, Old Dominion, Starr Hill, and Mount Ida Reserve. He graduated from Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei (VLB) in 2008, has helped countless breweries as a consultant, served as MBAA's Technical Outreach Director from 2015 to 2017, and is President & CEO of The Lupulin Exchange. John has been the host & producer of Master Brewers Podcast since its inception in 2016.
October 30th, 2017 | 28 mins 54 secs
Matt Huddleston and Kevin Campbell of synTerra collaborated with Holy City Brewing Co. and the College of Charleston on a brewery effluent treatability study using a microcosm-scale constructed wetland system.
October 9th, 2017 | 24 mins 38 secs
Many hop farms in Yakima operate 24/7 during much of September. Now that the bales are off the farms and hop selection is over, we catch up with Roy Johnson to get some perspective from one of the world's largest hop merchants.
October 2nd, 2017 | 39 mins 19 secs
In 2010, Christian & Andrea Stanley built one of the first craft malthouses in the US. Today, they produce 8 tons per week at Valley Malt. In this episode we catch up with the husband & wife team to hear about their challenges, successes, and...
September 18th, 2017 | 34 mins 25 secs
Steve Bradt from Micro Matic joins us to talk about keg valve design, function, maintenance, safety, and...hamburgers. If you work with kegs, this episode is for you, regardless of your experience level.
September 4th, 2017 | 19 mins 16 secs
John Paul Maye of S.S. Steiner explains the unintended consequences of dry hopping and why the standard IBU test doesn't work for dry hopped beer.
August 14th, 2017 | 24 mins 19 secs
Author & MBAA Publications Director, John Palmer, revisits a fundamentals topic that most brewers have learned but may not think about during daily operations. Explore this topic with us for a renewed understanding so you can better plan...