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February 6th, 2023 | 35 mins 43 secs
Aaron Justus is back to lead us on an awesome journey tracking IBUs throughout the brewing process. This episode is full of surprises, and I guarantee you're going to learn something.
January 30th, 2023 | 36 mins 57 secs
Follow Joe Walts on his journey building lauter simulations to better predict & improve brewhouse efficiency.
January 23rd, 2023 | 55 mins 42 secs
Val Peacock talks about the biggest problem in hop quality - hop drying. You'll also hear from Bill Arendt, the Wisconsin hop grower who built a better mousetrap.
January 16th, 2023 | 39 mins 45 secs
The story behind the development of the first NA beer from Sam Adams
January 9th, 2023 | 41 mins 10 secs
Half of Odell's small but impressive quality team joins us to discuss what they do.
January 2nd, 2023 | 58 mins 13 secs
Advice for how to navigate brewery construction
December 26th, 2022 | 33 mins 4 secs
Kevin Sibbett discusses a lauter tun upgrade at Yuengling, the process of optimizing brewhouse efficiency, troubleshooting malt handling, and understanding mill gaps and grist composition.
December 19th, 2022 | 37 mins 24 secs
It doesn't matter how good you are at counting cells if the sample wasn't prepared and handled properly. Bill Maca takes us on a deep dive into the most important part of yeast cell counts that nobody talks about.
December 12th, 2022 | 35 mins 24 secs
A powerful tool for making quality decisions.
December 5th, 2022 | 33 mins 19 secs
Cécile Chenot discusses observations from thiol research at Université Catholique de Louvain
November 28th, 2022 | 30 mins 12 secs
A thorough test of an age-old debate, conducted on modern beer styles
November 21st, 2022 | 39 mins 12 secs
From a consumer safety standpoint, glass shards from broken bottles present one of the most serious risks that a brewery may encounter. In order to mitigate the considerable risk to consumers, any brewery that runs a glass bottle filler should develop and implement a formal burst bottle mitigation procedure for their packaging department.
November 14th, 2022 | 37 mins 45 secs
Mitch Steele has advice for craft brewers who want to produce non-alcoholic products.
November 7th, 2022 | 29 mins 20 secs
Boston Beer determines how to accurately measure sessionability before releasing a new brand.
October 31st, 2022 | 35 mins 8 secs
What happens when an allergen is grown on the farm next door?
October 24th, 2022 | 40 mins 9 secs
Sierra Nevada studies the impact of dry hopping at different stages of fermentation.