Chop & Brew – Episode 11: Growing Hops at Home (Part 2)

You asked for a home hop progress report, Chop & Brew has one for you. With only a few weeks left in the hop-growing season – Chip, Dawson and Ted have late-summer updates on their home hop-growing efforts. (Well, Dawson and Ted do anyway.) We talk a bit about how to know when your hops

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Chop & Brew – Episode 10: Boat Bitter

It’s summer in the city and we’re in need of a low-alcohol, yet high-flavor beer. Enter Wyeast Brand Manager Michael Dawson with the cure: Boat Bitter. Dawson has some great advice for crafting a superb session-strength British Bitter utilizing a limited edition yeast strain, Wyeast 1026 British Cask Ale. And if you know Dawson, you

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Boat Bitter Bonus Footage

This Lagniappe video contains some of the stuff we felt made the actual final edited version of Episode 10 a bit too verbose. But the tips and techniques discussed here are worth checking out for any brewer, but especially all-grain brewers.