Chop & Brew – Episode 40: Gold Medal Basement Flight Throwdown

Chip visits Don Osborn’s basement for a tasting notes session on three gold medal homebrews – one from the U.S. and two from Ireland. Nerdery ensues. [Original Postdate: September 19, 2015] Related Links: Gold Medal Basement Flight Throwdown Homebrew Recipes (includes all three homebrews) Chop & Brew – Episode 25: Meet the Brewer – Keith

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