Chop & Brew – Episode 11: Growing Hops at Home (Part 2)

You asked for a home hop progress report, Chop & Brew has one for you. With only a few weeks left in the hop-growing season – Chip, Dawson and Ted have late-summer updates on their home hop-growing efforts. (Well, Dawson and Ted do anyway.) We talk a bit about how to know when your hops

Chop & Brew – Episode 10: Boat Bitter

It’s summer in the city and we’re in need of a low-alcohol, yet high-flavor beer. Enter Wyeast Brand Manager Michael Dawson with the cure: Boat Bitter. Dawson has some great advice for crafting a superb session-strength British Bitter utilizing a limited edition yeast strain, Wyeast 1026 British Cask Ale. And if you know Dawson, you

Boat Bitter Bonus Footage

This Lagniappe video contains some of the stuff we felt made the actual final edited version of Episode 10 a bit too verbose. But the tips and techniques discussed here are worth checking out for any brewer, but especially all-grain brewers.