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Chop & Brew – Episode 47: Juicy Lucy Stuffed Hamburgers with Chef Zander Dixon

We step in the kitchen and out to the grill with Chef Zander Dixon for a taste of his unique twist on the classic Juicy Lucy aka Stuffed Hamburger. Zander’s lessons include a stripped-down approach to making burger patties and creating jazzed-up fillings including The Popper and Garlic Fiend. [Original postdate: April 17, 2016] RELATED

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Chop & Brew – Episode 46: Rye Stout + Espresso

Chip is joined by Kristen England (aka Fat Proper) to homebrew a celebratory Rye Stout + Espresso for Rhymesayers Entertainment’s 20th Anniversary. Episode includes discussion of recipe development and tasting notes; plus some conversation on general recipe formatting, over-yeasting, and hints at future chop- and brew-related episodes involving Kris. [Original podated: March 22, 2016] RELATED

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Chop & Brew – Episode 45: Frost Bite Tasting Notes

Chip, DonO and Dawson gather on a subzero Minnesota day for Canoe Cam tasting notes on a homebrewed Munich Madness, hopped-out TVR Pale Ale, well-aged Belgian Quad and a Quad Berry Mead. [Original postdate: March 13, 2016] Related Links: Frost Bite Tasting Notes Homebrew & Mead Recipes Chop & Brew Beanie and Other Apparel at

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RSE: Rye Stout + Espresso Homebrew Recipe

Note: As seen brewed and discussed in Chop & Brew – Episode 46: Rye Stout + Espresso In past episodes of Chop & Brew, I’ve talk about brewing inspired by music, movies or events. Recently I brewed a beer in honor of Twin Cities hip-hop record label Rhymesayers Entertainment as RSE was preparing to celebrate

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Chop & Brew – Episode 44: Pig Out Smoked Blonde Ale

Chip and Bryon Adams get together for a quick tasting notes session on the Pig Out Smoked Blonde Ale brewed during the summer of 2015 at Bryon’s 3rd Annual Pig Out BBQ Competition and Homebrew Festival. [Original Postdate: December 1, 2015] Related Links: Pig Out Smoked Blonde Ale Homebrew Recipe Chop & Brew Online Superstore

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Chop & Brew – Episode 43: Making Turkey Stock at Home

We’re in the Chop & Brew kitchen making turkey stock from the bones of our Thanksgiving turkey. [Original postdate: November 23, 2015] Related Links: Chop & Brew Turkey Stock Recipe Chop & Brew Merchandise (including C&B Cutting Boards) Support the show with a donation! Episode Music by Justin Martin (SoundCloud)

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Chop & Brew – Episode 42: Making Snack Sticks at Home

Chop & Brew goes inside the kitchen and smokehouse of C&B Homebrew Club member Paul Fowler to learn how to make spicy snack sticks at home. [Original postdate: November 5, 2015] Related Links: Greg’s Spicy Beef Stick (Inspiration for Paul Fowler’s Recipe) Bradley Smoker Forum Episode Music by Justin Martin (SoundCloud) Support Chop & Brew:

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Chop & Brew – Episode 41: Chopinator Choppelbock

Chop & Brew teams up with members of TRASH and TRUB homebrew club in Pittsburgh for an epic collaborative brewday that yields a gold medal doppelbock! Join us and learn about the joys of decoction mashing and brewing a lager meant to age for one year before drinking and entering into competition. [Original postdate: October

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Chop & Brew – Episode 40: Gold Medal Basement Flight Throwdown

Chip visits Don Osborn’s basement for a tasting notes session on three gold medal homebrews – one from the U.S. and two from Ireland. Nerdery ensues. [Original Postdate: September 19, 2015] Related Links: Gold Medal Basement Flight Throwdown Homebrew Recipes (includes all three homebrews) Chop & Brew – Episode 25: Meet the Brewer – Keith

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Chop & Brew – Episode 39: Minnesota State Fair 2015

It’s Chop & Brew on a stick! Chip, Elsa & Mommers head out to the Minnesota State Fair for all things food-on-a-stick, a few MN brews, seed art and more! [Original postdate: September 6, 2015] Related Links Minnesota State Fair Chop & Brew Online Superstore

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Chop & Brew – Episode 38: Homebrewing with Tea

Homebrewing with tea adds new and complex flavors to your homemade beer. In this episode of Chop & Brew, Chip and tea-minded homebrewer Jessica Hanley look at different methods for using tea in beer while tasting several examples from Jessica’s homebrewery and a commercial example from Summit Brewing Company. [Original postdate: August 11, 2015] Related

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Chop & Brew – Episode 37: Influence of Mashing on Sour Beer Production

Full-length presentation from NHC 2014 “Influence of the Mash on Sour Beer Production” by Michael Tonsmeire. Tonsmeire is popular for his Mad Fermentationist blog about his homebrewed adventures with sour beers and is the author of the book American Sour Beers. In this presentation, he discusses the importance of the mash as it relates to

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Chop & Brew – Episode 36: Big Brew Day at Summit Brewing Company

Chop & Brew celebrates National Homebrew Day with a Big Brew Day at Summit Brewing Company. Hang out with homebrewers as they brew extract, brew-in-a-bag and all-grain batches of beer in Summit’s parking lot. [Original postdate: May 19, 2015] Related Links: Big Brew Day 2015 Homebrew Recipes Big Brew for National Homebrew Day (American Homebrewers

Spicy Beef Stick (Snack Stick) Recipe

Here is the recipe that Paul Fowler was inspired by for his Spicy Beef Sticks. Originally re-posted by user pensrock at the Bradley Smoker Forum. NOTE: Paul Fowler uses at 70/30 Beef/Pork Mix and does not use the ECA (Encapsulated Citric Acid) mentioned in the original recipe below. Greg’s Spicy Beef Sticks 10 pound recipe (5#

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Chef Zander Dixon’s Juicy Lucy Fillings

These Juicy Lucy fillings recipes were shared with Chop & Brew by Chef Zander Dixon. You can see two of them (The Popper and Garlic Fiend) being made in our video Chop & Brew – Episode 47. The other two recipes are bonus that Zander hooked us up with. You can also see Zander’s basic