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]
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 sour beer production, and also includes advice on fermentation as well as yeast/bacteria strains. [Original postdate: May 27, 2015]
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]
In Chop & Brew – Episode 38: Homebrewing with Tea, our guest Jessica Hanley told us about her experiences making homebrew using tea. Back when she worked for Twin Cities-based tea purveyor TeaSource, Jess wrote the blog post below on the subject including more information on the three methods we talked about in the episode and a long list of beers she has made as well as ones that she would like to try. Perhaps you’ll take not only some education from her blog post, but some inspiration as well!