John Bryce is a brewer, entrepreneur, and lover of 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, and Starr Hill. John Bryce graduated from Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei (VLB) in 2008.
In addition to producing The Master Brewers Podcast, John Bryce also serves as President & CEO of The Lupulin Exchange and brewmaster at Mount Ida Reserve.
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 11th, 2017 | 26 mins 45 secs
In today's competitive craft beer market, if you're standing still, you're dead. Continual improvement is a required survival skill. This episode tells the story of how Dogfish Head Craft Brewery went about reducing perceived mercaptan via fermentor...
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 28th, 2017 | 26 mins 18 secs
Joe Hertrich continues discussing how to establish your own criteria for malt performance on your specific recipe, process, and equipment rather than relying on theoretical "good" values on a malt COA. Joe explains how to track brewhouse yield, lauter...
August 21st, 2017 | 26 mins 47 secs
Fan favorite, Joe Hertrich, is back with an extremely practical approach to evaluating malt performance based on his experience at breweries of drastically different sizes over a 50-year period.
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...