Chop & Brew – Episode 17: Fresh Hop Tasting Notes

We got the band back together from Episode 14 (minus King & Rainville) to give our tasting notes on the epic Fresh Hop Ale brewed in C&B 14. You’ll remember that beer was brewed and hop-blasted with more than 30 lbs of fresh and dried homegrown hops. Join us as we finally taste the beer.

Chop & Brew – Episode 16: Wyeast 1217 West Coast IPA

In this Chop & Brew Roundtable episode Chip, DonO and Dawson taste and discuss several IPAs fermented with Wyeast 1217 West Coast IPA (Private Collection strain for Sept-Dec 2013). The conversation focuses on the characteristics and usage of Wyeast 1217, but also includes discussion of the new high-alpha German hop Polaris and American hop EXP

Chop & Brew – Episode 15: Making Pie From Scratch

It’s time for pie! And not that store-bought nonsense. Elsa and her mom come from a long line of amazing pie makers. In this episode, Elsa and Mommers reveal some of their family’s secret tips and techniques for making a perfect pie crust and filling from scratch. Eat it for desert, eat it for breakfast;