Chop & Brew – Episode 29: Bad Ass Barrelfied Imperial Porter

We head into Bryon Adams’ Bad Ass Brewery to discuss the brewing and barrel conditioning of an Imperial Porter in a Woodinville Rye Whiskey barrel. Our tasting notes discussion includes tips and techniques on barrel-conditioning (barrel-aging) and maintenance, last-minute yeast starters, and using the Wyeast Ringwood Ale yeast strain. [Original postdate: August 27, 2014] Related

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.

Bryon’s Bad Ass Fresh Hop Ale 2013

Recipe for the fresh hop ale brewed by Bryon Adams and tasted both straight and through a HopRocket in Chop & Brew – Episode 17. Bryon dubbed this beer “The Wetness” GRAIN BILL 6.5 lbs Maris Otter 1.0 lb Vienna Malt 0.75 lb Crystal 40L 0.25 lb Malted Wheat Mashed at 144F for 60 min.