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Shaken, not Stirred: The Stir Plate Myth Buster

When I started to brew in early 1993, no one I knew used a stir plate. That count included all of the hardcore amateur brewers I knew at that poin...

Episode 121 - A Wee Cider

  We're back! And this time, it's tasting time as Denny drops one of the oddest beers he's known for on Drew's palate - the infamous Wee Shroomy,...

YCH Hop & Brew School® Giveaway!

Want to ask a hop/harvest question and not only get it answered by professionals, but also win a chance at getting a YCH Swag Pack?  Submit your q...

Alcohol Hydrometer Test Kit Hits Record Sales i...

Brewing America’s beer and brewing alcohol hydrometer test kits are seeing record sales during COVID-19, largely due to the skyrocketing trend of a...

Brew Files - Episode 90 - Scott's Hops, Part 1

The Brew is Out There!   In this first part of America's favorite topic, Drew talks with Scott Janish about his fascination with...

Episode 120 - The Answer is Brewing in the Wind

  We're back! And as is always the case for the 12th show of a cycle, we make like Carnac the Magnificent by way of the Tappet B...

Brew Files - Episode 89 - Milk The Funk

  The Brew is Out There!   Many of the lessons that we learn as brewers, particularly as homebrewers, are of the "eh, this is t...

Episode 119 - A Whole Bunch of Brewing

    As we prep for the online version of HomeBrewCon, it's time for Denny and Drew to sit down and talk the results of their vari...

Brew Files - Episode 88 - Julian's IPAs

  The Brew is Out There!   Julian Shrago has made a name for himself as he transitioned from award winning homebrewer to award ...

Episode 118 - The New Squad

While everything else is in turmoil - the AHA membership elected 5 new members to the Governing Committee. Drew sits down and talks with A...

Brew Files - Episode 87 - Crafty Guile Brewing

The Brew is Out There!   Peter just can't stop writing about beer! Inspired by a Proustian recollection of his Cornish youth, his third bo...

Episode 117 - Virtually Brewing Big

It's time to get our Big Brew on - separately, naturally. We're talking with Gary Glass from the AHA about this year's brewing holiday and...