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Brew Files - Episode 100 - 100 Files Of Brew

  The Brew is Out There!   It's been over 4 years and 100 episodes of this quick hit series focusing on fundamental aspects of brewing. Today, we...

Episode 130 - A New Way To Figure Out Hops

  We took a week off from hops, but we could never leave them for long. With all of the new ways of using hops, the IBU (which was already a lie)...

Brew Files - 99 - Whirling A Tilt

  The Brew is Out There!   Are you obsessed with your beer's numbers? If so, the folks at Tilt have you covered. Drew sits down with Noah Neibaro...

Episode 129 - Awarding Malt

We talk a lot about hops, but without great malt, hops would make a poor, bitter salad. In this episode, we talk to Jesse Brussard the Executive ...

Brew Files - Episode 98 - How to Triple Your IPA

The Brew is Out There!   We've threatened and now we're doing. In this episode we bring together Drew and Denny's advice about brewing a Triple I...

Episode 128 - Homebrew and Mergers

Mergers keep happening - this time between two Bend power houses. What to make of it? Pirates? Mummies? And Denny talks to Ryan Farrell, the dire...

Brew Files - 97 - REPLAY - Old School Triple IPA

REPLAY EPISODE - Sorry y'all, there's been a death in the family, so the new episode of the Brew Files is delayed. But trust us, you'll want to l...

Episode 127 - Kerfluffles & Redesigns

It's amazing how much dust can get kicked up in two weeks. In this episode we're looking at a bunch of kerfluffles (both serious and not so) that...

Brew Files - Episode 96 - Peter's Table Saison

The Brew is Out There!   Can you believe it's been nearly a 100 episodes and we've never talked about Saison? Time to fix that by talking to Pete...

Episode 126 - REPLAY - The Myth of Mino

REPLAY TIME! This episode we talk about two of our favorite online communities and their upcoming distributed competitions. We stop in the pub to...

Brew Files - 95 - How Now Brown Cow

  The Brew is Out There!   Brown Ale has a bad reputation. It's old man fuddy duddy beer, but for many of us that warm embrace of suppable malt w...

Yeast Cultures are Like Nuclear Weapons

Back in the bad old days, a home brewer was happy just to have a reliable yeast culture to pitch into his/her wort. The average home brewer today ...