Chop & Brew – Episode 04: Washing Yeast with Don O.

We’ve had a lot of requests for a how-to on washing yeast. Your wish is our command. In this episode, Chip and his buddy Don Osborn walk through the steps of washing yeast for the purpose of reusing it for brewing more beer at home. This easy process should yield healthy, clean yeast that’s ready

Portica Tasting Notes

Homebrewer Sandro Chiavaro sent us this bottle of bourbon barrel oak-aged porter from L.A. Thanks, Sandro! Sandro’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/sandrochiavaro/videos?view=0 Sandro’s “Beer Circles” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/beer.circles

Kettle and 311 Board

Chop & Brew – Episode 03: Brewing for 311 and Dre Day

In this episode, we’re making homebrew inspired by music. Come along as we brew a few beers in tribute of one of Chip’s favorite all-time bands — 311. And what Dre Day would be complete without some hand-crafted super-pilsener malt liquor to get the party started? We got that, too! There’s all kinds of awesomeness