Podcast features “outside-the-box” approach to brewing, the craziest beer ingredients ever, Pig Minds and Three Floyds tastings … and a listen to Name the Moon Cory Ellis (Forest City Brewers) takes center stage as Brent, Mike and Kent explore the mind of a forward thinking home brewer, while sampling Cory’s well-aged Olive Ale and his all-Oats brew. Tasty stuff, indeed! The show spins around the book
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Big Brew 2017 – Forest City Brewers gather to brew some big beers HomeBrewRockStars hits the road for a May Brewers Guild at Steve Anthony’s with the Forest City Brewers for National Home Brew Day…aka #BIGBREW2017. This podcast episode follows Steve on his awesome all grain system, Jerry Machula brewing a 5 gallon brew-in-a-bag (w/high-tech setup) and Mike Coisman
An #EarthDay podcasts featuring Honey Bees, Pig Minds, Ommegang Game of Thrones, Rochefort 10 … and 5 Yard Load meets The Last Vegas Listen in on Brent, Mike and Kent as they spend some time with Mike Gifford (Forest City Brewers) talking beekeeping, brewing (and tasting) Belgian style ales and discussing why there’s so many varieties of honey (even marijuana honey).
New England IPA, Maplewood, Heist, Pig Minds, Billy Gibbons and more w/guest brewer Blake Aper Follow Brent and Mike during an exclusive “get-toknow” with BLAKE APER (Forest City Brewers) to explore his #homebrew process on the PICOBrew Zymatic system (also used by Denny Conn and many other home-brew rock stars), as well as other insights from Blake as we prod his
SMaSH Beer, Toppling Goliath, Two Brothers Coffee, Black Country Communion…and more! Join Brent and Mike for a fun chat with JOE MONGAN (Forest City Brewers) about his #homebrew process and other thoughts, like adding Two Brothers Coffee to a soured barrel-aged brown…tasty!!!! Along with guest Kent Runte and a tasting of the Toppling Goliath single hop SMaSH beer called PseudoSue (generous helping of
Brewers Guild – Maibock at Curt Meyers (Forest City Brewers) HomeBrewRockStars hits the road for a February Brewers Guild at Curt Meyers (Forest City Brewers). This podcast episode checks out Curt’s unique All Grain electric #homebrew system as he brews a special Maibock and gives the club a rundown on how his custom automated system works.
Home Brewer Eric Johnson and a Debate on Barrel-Aged Brewing Candid chat with Eric Johnson (Forest City Brewers) about his #homebrew process and other serious life challenges, Beer News: Real or Fake?, Drunk Debates: Barrel Aged Beers…too much/not enuff, and a rare tasting of Wisconsin Brewing Co. “Bourbonified Depth Charge” featuring a unique story about a special
According to Craftbeer.com, IPA Day was founded in 2011 as a world-wide social media movement created to unite the voices of craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers and brewers. People, not corporate marketing at it’s best! It’s rumored that one of the first breweries to export beer to India was England’s Bow Brewery. It’s thought that hops were added
Pig Minds Brewing – Small Batch Bottle Series Review: Joe Daddy Imperial Coffee Stout 8.5% ABV (92 Beer Advocate rating as of 3/15) Who’s Joe Daddy? Well this one’s no lightweight – it has a heavyweight punch and likens itself to a coffee hoo-ha, good to the last drop. Brewed with local Jadabug Roasters Coffee,
Flash Flood Warning! If the craft beer industry stays on this pace, we’re going to need beer floaties! According to the Brewers Association, 2014 was a record year for increase in both craft beer production (+38%), and operating craft breweries (+19%) in the U.S. Do we smell a hop shortage? Home brewers may want to stock