Chop & Brew – Episode 05: Irish Beef Stew & Some Tasting Notes

This episode has some Chop AND Brew. First, we make an Irish Beef Stew to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (also good for any random chilly evening). Then Chip is joined by Bryon Adams, Chris Paynes and Don Osborn for tasting notes on The Nazz Session IPA and Golden Sunlight Belgian Tripel IPA brewed back in

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