Chop & Brew – Episode 07: Roll Out the Barrels

The Nordeast Brewers Alliance is on an epic mission: to fill four 59-gallon French oak wine barrels with some big batches of homebrew. Chop & Brew rides shotgun on barrel fill day and checks in for a three-month taste panel to see how the beer are progressing. [Original postdate: June 7, 2013] Related Links: Downloadable

Nordeast Brewers Alliance Barrel Beers

Recipes for the beers seen being put into barrels in Chop & Brew – Episode 07: Roll Out the Barrels. Get more information on the progress of these and other beer projects from Nordeast Brewers Alliance here: http://nordeastbrewersalliance.wordpress.com/ Flanders Red http://www.brewtoad.com/recipes/flanders-red-wine-barrel-nba-2013 Rye Saison Brett (with two types of Brett cultured from one Cantillion Iris bottle)

Chop & Brew – Episode 06: Growing Hops at Home (Part 1)

Another spring, another hop crop gets underway. In this episode of Chop & Brew, we look at the basic steps to planting hop rhizomes in containers and in the yard. Ted and Paul help new hop-growers with tip and techniques for the start of the growing season. Chop & Brew will do several episodes over