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BeerSmith Home and Beer Brewing Video Podcast

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All Grain Beer Brewing Equipment with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #140

Chris Graham, President at MoreBeer joins me to talk about large all grain beer brewing equipment for home brewers. Chris and I discuss RIMS and HERMS systems, pumps, chillers and more. You can view show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

46mins

6 Jan 2017

Rank #1

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Kegging your Home Brewed Beer with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #79

This week we discuss how to keg your home brewed beer with Chris Graham from MoreBeer.  I highly recommend watching the video as this week Chris provides a detailed overview on kegging equipment, kegging techniques and how to make the transition from bottles to kegs! Note: You can access the entire episode including show notes […]

54mins

9 Apr 2014

Rank #2

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Brew in a Bag (BIAB) with Jake Keeler – BeerSmith Podcast #77

This week Jake Keeler joins me to discuss how to Brew in a Bag (BIAB).  Brew-in-a-bag is a popular alternative to traditional all grain beer brewing methods and saves on both time and equipment needed to get into all grain brewing. Note: You can find the full episode with show notes and video here.

45mins

11 Mar 2014

Rank #3

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Beer Brewing Q&A with John Palmer and Randy Mosher – BeerSmith Podcast #100

Top beer brewing authors John Palmer and Randy Mosher join me for a special episode #100 to answer some of your questions about brewing better beer.  John is the author of the popular “How to Brew” book and video series and Randy Mosher has made a splash with his new book “Mastering Homebrew”. You can […]

49mins

23 Mar 2015

Rank #4

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Beer Fermentation with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #91

Chris Graham, the President of MoreBeer, joins me this week to discuss beer fermentation, fermenters, temperature control and how to get the most out of your fermentation.  Chris provides some great advice on the equipment to use, methods, and control of your home brewed fermentation. You can find the full episode with show notes here.

59mins

28 Oct 2014

Rank #5

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Beer Brewing Secrets with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #95

Michael Tonsmeire joins me to share some of his top pro beer brewing secrets.  Michael provides 12 tips from the top brewers and shares his experience as an author and contributor to Modern Times brewery. You can find the full episode with show notes here.

53mins

7 Jan 2015

Rank #6

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Nano-Brewery Start Up with Michael Mraz – BeerSmith Podcast #97

Michael Mraz from Mraz Brewing joins us to follow up on his nano-brewery startup.  Michael launched his own 3 barrel brewery specializing in Belgian beers in a tiny 1000 sq foot shop in the Spring of 2013, and this week he shares some of his lessons learned in moving from amateur to pro-brewer. You can […]

48mins

4 Feb 2015

Rank #7

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Five Tips for Beer Brewers from John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #82

John Palmer joins me this week to discuss his top five tips for new home brewers.  John is the author of the top selling “How to Brew” book as well as his new book “Water”, and provides some great tips for brewers just getting into home brewing or even experienced brewers interested in making better […]

47mins

3 Jun 2014

Rank #8

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Designing Beer with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #188

John Palmer, the author of the book How to Brew joins me this week to discuss beer recipe design. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

50mins

24 Feb 2019

Rank #9

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Mead Making with Michael Fairbrother – BeerSmith Podcast #88

Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery joins me to discuss how you can make mead with the same equipment you are using now to brew beer.  Michael walks us through the entire mead making process and provides some great tips along the way! You can find the complete episode with show notes here.

45mins

15 Sep 2014

Rank #10

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Homebrewing Fermenters with Chris Graham – BeerSmith Podcast #177

This week Chris Graham from MoreBeer joins me to discuss the wide variety of new fermenter options available to home brewers including everything from a simple bucket to a temperature controlled stainless conical. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

56mins

14 Sep 2018

Rank #11

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Modern Homebrew Recipes with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #130

Gordon Strong, President of the Beer Judge Certification Program, joins me this week to discuss Modern Homebrew Recipes and his philosophy for designing beer recipes.  Gordon provides a unique perspective on how he creates award winning beer recipes. You can find show notes for this episode here.

54mins

27 Jul 2016

Rank #12

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Brewing New England IPAs with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #166

Michael Tonsmeire joins me this week to discuss the New England India Pale Ale style along with a few new projects including his brewery “Sapwood Cellars” opening in Columbia, MD. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

46mins

26 Feb 2018

Rank #13

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Electric Beer Brewing Systems with Adam Shake – BeerSmith Podcast #109

Adam Shake joins me this week to discuss making beer with electric brewing systems, and we cover a wide variety of equipment topics including heating elements, pumps and different types of controllers to automate your brewing system. You can see the full episode with show notes here.

48mins

13 Aug 2015

Rank #14

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Historical Beer Myths with Randy Mosher – BeerSmith Podcast #115

Randy Mosher tells us why almost everything we’ve been told about the history of beer is wrong.  In a wide ranging interview, Randy shares why many of our beer stories are actually myths, and shares a history of beer that is much more varied and dynamic than previously thought. You can find podcast show notes […]

59mins

15 Nov 2015

Rank #15

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Scottish Ale History with Ron Pattinson – BeerSmith Podcast #133

Ron Pattinson joins me this week to discuss the surprisingly complex history of Scottish beer brewing.  We learn that Scotland had a rich and complex history brewing a wide variety of beers both for internal consumption and export. You can find additional episodes and show notes here.

53mins

14 Sep 2016

Rank #16

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Sour Beer Brewing with Michael Tonsmeire – BeerSmith Podcast #85

Michael Tonsmeire joins me this week to discuss his new book “American Sour Beers” which was just published by the brewer’s association.  Michael shares some great tips on brewing sour beers including both ingredients and techniques. You can find the full episode here including show notes.

49mins

22 Jul 2014

Rank #17

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Nano-Brewery Startup Tips with John Blichmann – BeerSmith Podcast #110

John Blichmann, President of Blichmann Engineering joins me this week to discuss starting a nano-brewery including equipment options as well as many of the business considerations that come into play with starting a beer brewery on a shoestring. You can find the full episode with show notes here.

32mins

31 Aug 2015

Rank #18

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Hops and Firestone Walker with Matt Brynildson – BeerSmith Podcast #139

Matt Brynildson, the Brewmaster for Firestone Walker and five time GABF brewer of the year joins me this week to discuss hops and brewing Firestone Walker’s beers. You can view show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

42mins

22 Dec 2016

Rank #19

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Hops and IPAs with Stan Hieronymus – BeerSmith Podcast #189

Stan Hieronymus joins me to discuss cutting edge hop research, hop creep, New England IPAs and unique farmhouse ales. You can find shoe notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

51mins

16 Mar 2019

Rank #20