Each week, thousands of brewers download The Master Brewers Podcast to hear interviews with the industry's best & brightest in brewing science, technology, and operations. The show is known for featuring technical deep dives, a bit of brewing history, cutting edge research, hard lessons learned, important industry contributors, and no fluff. If you make beer for a living, this show is for you.
November 19th, 2018 | 37 mins 13 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...
November 12th, 2018 | 29 mins 58 secs
Industry veteran Mark Sammartino talks about his past experiences keeping yeast happy to achieve consistent fermentations.
Episode 110: The Microbiological Impact of Dry Hopping Beers with Pelletized and Whole Cone Cascade Hops
November 5th, 2018 | 23 mins 42 secs
Does dry hopping inoculate your beer with beer spoiling bacteria? Do the anti-microbial properties of hops offer enough protection? Can dry hopping fix a dirty beer? This week on the show, our friends from Shiner set out better understand the...
October 29th, 2018 | 37 mins 41 secs
Maria Moutsoglou and Will Cayler discuss an impressive dry hopping study at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. This episode was sponsored by: Links: 2018 Brewing Summit Proceedings Abstract: Impact of dry hopping at different stages of...
October 22nd, 2018 | 54 mins 51 secs
Has your brewery put off building a sensory program because it seems overwhelming? Lindsay Barr is here with the tips and baby steps you need to make immediate progress. We also take a peek under the hood of the ASBC Sensory Subcommittee and hear...
October 15th, 2018 | 22 mins 41 secs
When Madtree Brewing Co. expanded from a 15 bbl brewhouse to a 100 bbl brewhouse, they experienced intermittent acetaldehyde spikes in one of their brands. Becca Ransohof & Trent Leslie walk us through the troubleshooting process that...
October 8th, 2018 | 23 mins 19 secs
Max Michel (Weihenstephan) describes how he used RSM to optimize a non-Saccharomyces strain for beer.
October 1st, 2018 | 20 mins 35 secs
The MBAA Brewery Safety Committee brings you the story of a real-life electrical accident in a brewery, as well as tips and other resources for keeping brewers safe.
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.
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...
September 10th, 2018 | 21 mins 9 secs
Chika Ezeani discusses best practices when using silicic acid finning products.
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.
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.
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.
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...
August 6th, 2018 | 21 mins 27 secs
Marcus Cox talks ingredients, process, best practices, and authenticity.