Chop & Brew – Episode 45: Frost Bite Tasting Notes

Chip, DonO and Dawson gather on a subzero Minnesota day for Canoe Cam tasting notes on a homebrewed Munich Madness, hopped-out TVR Pale Ale, well-aged Belgian Quad and a Quad Berry Mead. [Original postdate: March 13, 2016] Related Links: Frost Bite Tasting Notes Homebrew & Mead Recipes Chop & Brew Beanie and Other Apparel at

Chop & Brew – Episode 34: Bad Ass Saison with Nathan Smith

We’re heading into the Bad Ass Brewery with a bad ass guest host and co-brewer – Nathan Smith! Nathan is an award-winning Bay Area homebrewer, a member of DOZE and Brewing Network homebrew clubs, and most importantly he’s a Minnesota native. During a recent trip home, we invited Nathan to take the helm of the

Chop & Brew – Episode 33: Belgian Dark Strong Ales Part 2

Chip, Dawson and Don O. meet up for basement tasting notes on four different variations on the theme of Belgian Dark Strong Ale – 10 gallons split four ways and experimented upon during secondary fermentation. Among topics and techniques discussed are fermentation, fruit-based candi syrups, black tea infusion, buggy oak sticks, and the unique (and