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Episode 124 - Radiantly Reopening

As we've entered a less rapidly growing beer market, it's inevitable that some breweries will close. What does it take to walk into an existing b...

Brew Files - Episode 93 - The LateFaire

The Brew is Out There!   The Maltose Falcons Mayfaire has been running at least since1978 so we're not going to let a once in a century pandemic ...

Episode 123 - Hop Confusion with Mike Brennan

If you can't tell by the number of hop conversations going on - things are wild and changing in the hop world. We're sitting down with Mike Brenn...

Brew Files - Episode 92 - Kiley's "Grewit" Gruit

  The Brew is Out There!   Kiley's back and talking about using herbs and spices in her beers! We're specifically focusing on her Mecca Grade "Br...

Episode 122 - German Pils Via Michigan

  Our homebrewing friends, Jeff and Susan Rankert have nursed a life long love of Germany and German beers and it shows when you talk to them abo...

Tour the Grainfather G70

I've been fortunate to have a loaner Grainfather G70 to brew on the last couple months.Although I had some initial misgiving about using a system ...

Brew Files - Episode 91 - Scott's Hops, Part 2

The Brew is Out There!   e're back with Scott Janish, co founder of Sapwood Cellars and the author of the New IPA. Last time we talked the basics...

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...