Chop & Brew | Solar Wave IPA & Idaho 7 Hops

Episode 58: We’re back at Bad Weather Brewing Company to taste Solar Wave Golden IPA, the pro-am style collaboration beer we brewed there a month ago. The discussion includes some thoughts on the new Idaho 7 hop, filtering hoppy beers, and some advice for homebrewers making Solar Wave at home. [Original postdate: March 1, 2017]

Chop & Brew – Episode 48: Meet the Brewer – Benjamin Valentine

  En route to Florida from Minnesota with his family, Bryon Adams stops by the Tennessee home of C&B fan and friend Benjamin Valentine. The guys do a quick tasting notes session on a beer that Benjamin has been sitting on for a while – a split batch fermented with wine yeast and brett. [Original

Sit-On Beer Homebrew Recipe

This is the recipe for the beer that Bryon Adams and Benjamin Valentine tasted and discussed in Chop & Brew – Episode 48. Benjamin and his co-brewery Make Mirse took some inspiration for this split batch experiment from two articles and a recipe at Bear Flavored Ales Homebrew & Beer Blog (see article links at