Episodes

Episodes

Video adventures in brewing and cooking.

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Chop & Brew – Episode 56: Solar Wave Golden IPA

The Krewe of Chop & Brew visits Bad Weather Brewing Company to collaborate on a new beer called Solar Wave Golden IPA. BWBC head brewer Andy Ruhland introduces the beer and provides a homebrew-scale version of the recipe. [Original postdate: February 4, 2017] Related Links Solar Wave Golden IPA Homebrew Recipe Bad Weather Brewing Company BWBC

Chop & Brew – Episode 55: Cody’s Gotlandsdricka and Christmas Wit

We’re back in the basement homebrewery of Cody Myers-Miller, tasting and learning about the unique brewing process for his Gotlandsdricka Style Ale and Christmas Wit. [Original postdate: January 22, 2017] Related Links Homebrew Recipes from Episode 55: Cody’s Gotlandsdricka Style Ale Cody’s Christmas Wit Michael Jackson: “The Goodland island and its ancient beers” For more

Chop & Brew – Episode 54: Homebrewing Svagdricka

We learn to homebrew a Swedish style of beer called svagdricka with the advice and help of our friend, Swedish homebrewer/craft brewer Mikael Holmlund. Think of it as an even more sessionable version of an English dark mild. It’s a fun beer to brew and drink. [Original postdate: December 31, 2016] Related Links: Svagdricka Homebrew

Chop & Brew – Episode 53: Here Comes Samichlaus

Tis the season for a high-gravity doppelbock treat called Samichlaus. Join Chip, Don O. and Michael Dawson as they tell the tale of this wonderful super-lager, and enjoy examples from the Austrian brewery and our Minnesota homebreweries. [Original postdate: December 22, 2016] Related Links: Samichlaus History & Homebrew Recipes Samichlaus information via Schloss Eggenberg website

Chop & Brew – Episode 52: One Chip Challenge

The Krewe of Chop & Brew takes the One Chip Challenge with Paqui Torilla Chips’ Carolina Reaper Madness! Self-proclaimed to be the world’s hottest pepper chip, it is made with Carolina Reaper, Ghost, Cayenne and Chipotle Peppers. When they say it’s HOT, they ain’t lying! See what happens when we take the fiery challenge. [Original

Chop & Brew – Episode 51: Irish Coddle

Autumn is here and we have comfort food on our minds. Irish comfort food! We cook a batch of Irish Coddle to share with our friendly Irishman Damian McConn and discuss the tradition of the dish in his mother country. [Original postdate: November 3, 2016] Related Links: Irish Coddle Recipes Get Your Chop & Brew

Irish Coddle Recipes

As Damian McConn joked/explained in Chop & Brew – Episode 51: Irish Coddle, for every twelve Dublin cabbies you ask about their ma’s coddle recipe you’ll get thirteen different replies. For the recipe we made in Episode 51 we took influence from several sources, primarily the recipe below from Irish Countrywoman’s Association. Below are links to

Chop & Brew – Episode 50: King Cake Ale

We celebrate Chop & Brew’s 50th episode with a homebrew worthy of Carnival season! Chip collaborates on a King Cake Ale recipe as tribute to one of the most famous foods of Mardi Gras. [Original postdate: October 17, 2016] Related Links: King Cake Ale Homebrew Recipe History of King Cakes at Mardi Gras Get Your

Chop & Brew – Episode 49: Homebrewing History – A Photographic Tour with Charlie

Homebrew icon and guru Charlie Papazian delivers a homebrew history lesson of epic proportion tracing the early days of the homebrew hobby and culture in the United States. This presentation is nothing short of essential knowledge for homebrewers and craft beer geeks alike. [Original postdate: September 6, 2016] Related Links: American Homebrewers Association Get Your

Chop & Brew – Episode 48: Meet the Brewer – Benjamin Valentine

  En route to Florida from Minnesota with his family, Bryon Adams stops by the Tennessee home of C&B fan and friend Benjamin Valentine. The guys do a quick tasting notes session on a beer that Benjamin has been sitting on for a while – a split batch fermented with wine yeast and brett. [Original

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