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E07 Radical Brewing w/Cory Ellis, Pig Minds, 3 Floyds

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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E06 National HomeBrew Day – Big Brew 2017

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

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E05 Honey Sucklin w/Mike Gifford, Beekeeping and Belgian Ales

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).

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It’s #IPADAY – 10 best IPA releases to look for

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

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Two Brothers Domaine Dupage – Beer Review

I would like to highlight a recent gold medal winner in the World Beer Cup. The beer is Domaine Dupage French Style Country Ale and the brewery is Two Brothers. Two Brothers Brewing Company of Warrenville, IL was founded by Jim and Jason Ebel in late 1996.They originally started their entrepreneurship as The Brewer’s Coop,

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National Beer Day Staring Frank the Tank Day !?

Pre-game indicators:  Frank the Tank goes old school on Coach K! Although National Beer Day is today (April 6) in the UK, it is recognized nationwide among beer enthusiasts as an unofficial holiday in the USA on April 7, thanks to FDR. For those of us in the Midwest, it may be a chance to celebrate early, on New Beer’s Eve, while

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