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Milk the Funk “The Podcast” talks about mixed and alternative fermentation for beer, wine, mead, and cider. “The Podcast” is an extension of the Milk the Funk Facebook group and wiki, where you will find the most up to date discussion on the science and techniques of mixed fermentation. The goal of Milk the Funk “The Podcast” is to cover the science we talk about in Milk the Funk, and to give some airtime to members who are involved in our group, including scientists, professional brewers, homebrewers, and beer historians. Our focus will be on specific topics discussed on the group page and bringing guests who we see our experts or innovators in that topic.

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Milk the Funk “The Podcast” talks about mixed and alternative fermentation for beer, wine, mead, and cider. “The Podcast” is an extension of the Milk the Funk Facebook group and wiki, where you will find the most up to date discussion on the science and techniques of mixed fermentation. The goal of Milk the Funk “The Podcast” is to cover the science we talk about in Milk the Funk, and to give some airtime to members who are involved in our group, including scientists, professional brewers, homebrewers, and beer historians. Our focus will be on specific topics discussed on the group page and bringing guests who we see our experts or innovators in that topic.

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Wild Brewing!

By Motcon - Dec 14 2017
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Long time lurker on the Facebook group... Could not be happier to have these guys doing a podcast!

Great podcast!

By Jean Shones - Dec 14 2017
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Great information that you probably won't hear elsewhere on brewing sour and funky beer!

iTunes Ratings

69 Ratings
Average Ratings
64
1
0
1
3

Wild Brewing!

By Motcon - Dec 14 2017
Read more
Long time lurker on the Facebook group... Could not be happier to have these guys doing a podcast!

Great podcast!

By Jean Shones - Dec 14 2017
Read more
Great information that you probably won't hear elsewhere on brewing sour and funky beer!
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Milk the Funk “The Podcast”

Latest release on Mar 05, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode #004 - Kettle souring with Adi Hastings from Omega Yeast Labs

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We go in depth on the kettle souring process with Adi, including microbes, techniques, and tips on avoiding off-flavors. We also discuss the possibilities of using this method for making beer styles other than Berliner Weisse and gose, as well as industry issues surrounding this process.

Apr 02 2018

55mins

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Rank #2: Episode #003 - Matt Bochman of Wild Pitch Yeast and Justin Amaral of Mainiacal Yeast

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We speak with Matt and Justin about a new development in alternative fermentation, lactic acid yeast. We go in depth on the biology of these lactic acid producing yeast, their fermentation profile, and tips on how best to use them in the brewery.

Mar 06 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #3: Episode #002 - Lars Marius Garshol of Larsblog on beer - Part 2

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In part 2 with Lars Marius Garshol, we finalize our interview by diving more into the brewing methods used by European farmhouse brewers, and the regional and stylistic differences between farmhouse brewers today and through history. We also discuss the state of near extinction of farmhouse brewing today, and the efforts to save it from disappearing.

Jan 30 2018

40mins

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Rank #4: Episode #005 - Bio-prospecting with David Thornton and Keston Helfrich of Southyeast Labs and Carolina Bauernhaus

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This episode we chat with David Thornton and Keston Helfrich of Southyeast Labs and Carolina Bauernhaus. We discuss bio-prospecting, yeast boot camp and the application of the science to the beer Carolina Bauernhaus crafts.

Jun 28 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #5: Episode #006 - The history and resurrection of traditional German Berliner Weisse with Benedikt Koch of wilder-wald.com.

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In this episode we chat with amateur beer historian and German homebrewer Benedikt Koch about the history of Berliner Weisse, and discuss the importance of Brettanomyces in the traditional version of the style.

Aug 20 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #6: Episode #008 - Mixed Fermentation 101 with Devin Bell of Cash Crop Brewery and Brandon Jones of Yazoo Brewing Co.

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Devin and Brandon join us to discuss mixed fermentation on an introductory level for both the home and professional brewer.

Apr 22 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #7: Episode #007 - Lactobacillus microbiology with Dr. Bryan Heit of Sui Generis Brewing blog

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Dr. Heit of Sui Generis Brewing blog joins us to talk about the microbiology of Lactobacillus. We cover various subjects like hop tolerance, foam degradation, optimum fermentation temperatures, flavor compounds, brewing tips, and many other advanced subjects when using this bacteria for making sour beer.

Nov 26 2018

1hr 50mins

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Rank #8: Wiki Kwiki #001 - Ben Evans of Hellbender Brewing Company

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Ben Evans is the co-owner and head brewer at Hellbender Brewing Company in Washington DC. We sit down to discuss his experience with the lactic acid producing yeast Wickerhamomyces and Brettanomyces claussenii in commercial production batches.

Apr 28 2018

24mins

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Rank #9: Wiki Kwiki #002 - DeWayne Schaaf of Ebb and Flow Fermentations

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Long time member of MTF discusses how his homebrewing has been influenced by MTF and wine making processes. We also discuss his involvment in the initial trading of kveik yeast in the US, his experience with kveik and farmhouse brewing, and his up and coming brewery, Ebb and Flow Fermentations.

Jul 28 2018

33mins

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Rank #10: Wiki Kwiki #003 - Eccentric Beekeeper

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Dan Pixley sits down to discuss open barrel fermentation with Eccentric Beekeeper, as well as his use of honey in sour brewing and his sanke fermenter and bulldog contributions to the MTF wiki. Follow Eccentric Beekeeper on Instagram.

Oct 08 2018

37mins

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