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Too much small talk, not enough brew talk

By PR9513 - May 14 2020
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These are 30-40 minutes long. They regularly spend the first 10 minutes just chatting about anything other than beer. When you add in the sponsorship time, maybe 1/2 of the show is on topic.

Great show

By Anon5677844 - Oct 23 2018
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This is a really good show that covers a variety of questions about home brewing.

iTunes Ratings

65 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
6
0
2
4

Too much small talk, not enough brew talk

By PR9513 - May 14 2020
Read more
These are 30-40 minutes long. They regularly spend the first 10 minutes just chatting about anything other than beer. When you add in the sponsorship time, maybe 1/2 of the show is on topic.

Great show

By Anon5677844 - Oct 23 2018
Read more
This is a really good show that covers a variety of questions about home brewing.
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Latest release on May 21, 2020

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Rank #1: Brewing in quarantine, choosing a grain mill, and milling specialty grains — Ep. 174

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We hope you’re doing well, friend!

Welcome back to our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast… the podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

If you appreciate the things we’re doing as Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Patreon community! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts on HomebrewSupply.com and Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

First and foremost – we hope you are hanging in there and keeping healthy during these weird times. “Weird” is about as appropriate word as we can think of. I said this in a newsletter and I’ll say it again — if you need anything, ANYTHING, that we can provide or help you with then please don’t hesitate to ask. We love you guys and will get through all of this together.

On the show — James and Todd join me, remotely, to take your questions on adjusting your brew days when life throws you lemons (i.e – when you’re in quarantine at home!), choosing a grain mill to buy, and mill settings when crushing grains for partial mash brewing.

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Spike Brewing Equipment, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about their incredible equipment at SpikeBrewing.com/HomebrewHappyHour and make the most of your brew day

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Are you a member of the American Homebrewers Association yet? Join today and receive a FREE copy of “Session Beers” by Jennifer Talley on top of all the other cool perks that an AHA membership offers — CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Mar 19 2020

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Rank #2: A Discussion on All-in-One All-Grain Brewing: Mash & Boil vs Robobrew vs The Grainfather — HHH Ep. 108

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Hello and happy Friday to you, our favorite homebrewer!

Studies have shown that speaking more broadly yet directly to your audience is supposed to help them connect with you so I figured I’d butter you up and call you “our favorite homebrewer” because I just know that the person taking the time to read this is definitely my favorite person. Unless you’re Rob from accounting. If it’s Rob from accounting then just know that I can’t stand you.

ANYWAY! Welcome back to another fun-filled episode of our show. We’ve teased this episode before and it’s finally here; a discussion and comparison of the Mash & Boil versus the Robobrew versus The Grainfather!

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep.

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Today’s show is brought to you by Kegconnection.com! Check out Kegconnection’s brand new “Brewer’s Club Rewards” program which gives you points for every purchase and the ability to earn FREE points simply by sharing content or participating in various activities. You can redeem your points for discounts on future orders, FREE SHIPPING, FREE GIFTS, and a whole lot more so go to Kegconnection.com for more information. Homebrew Happy Hour listeners who shop at Kegconnection.com can use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

Nov 08 2018

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Rank #3: Clone Kits, Distilled vs Tap Water for Homebrewing, & Brew Spaces – HHH Ep. 004

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Another week and another fantastic episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour back in your life!

Today we celebrate as Joshua gets a kegerator for himself (FINALLY!), then we’ll discuss our thoughts on clone kits, the hot topic of using distilled water for homebrewing, and how easy it is to set up a designated “brew space” in your garage, kitchen, or any free space around the house!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Mar 20 2015

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Rank #4: Temp ranges for fermentation, pH levels in your mash, & cleaning the Grainfather — Ep. 172

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Well hello there, home brewer!

Welcome back to our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast… the podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

If you appreciate the things we’re doing as Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Patreon community! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts on HomebrewSupply.com and Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

You might not believe this but Todd couldn’t join us today because… get this… he’s on a freakin’ helicopter RIGHT NOW shooting hogs from it. Yes, you read that correctly. James and I are both incredibly jealous of the amazing time that Todd is, undoubtedly, having. In case you’re wondering – hogs are a TERROR here in Texas and are vastly overpopulated on Todd’s ranch where they’ve been literally destroying the land which is affecting all the other wildlife that rely on Todd’s property. So… don’t feel bad for the little piggies   !

ANYWAY – that means it’s just James and I today but thank God he joined me because I could not have done today’s show without him. We discuss whether you should follow the temperature ranges listed in your recipe kit versus what’s on your yeast pack (ideally — they’d both be the same ranges), we talk about how important pH levels are in regards to the mashing process, and a listener writes in with a question on best practices for cleaning his Grainfather unit.

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Spike Brewing Equipment, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about their incredible equipment at SpikeBrewing.com/HomebrewHappyHour and make the most of your brew day

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Are you a member of the American Homebrewers Association yet? Join today and receive a FREE copy of “Session Beers” by Jennifer Talley on top of all the other cool perks that an AHA membership offers — CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Mar 05 2020

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Rank #5: Switching from gas to electric brewing and cold fermentation equipment recommendations — Ep. 140

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Greetings, fellow homebrewer!

– We thank you for tuning in to our home brew podcast –

and we welcome you BACK to our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast, the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

We’re back on schedule with another Q&A show for your listening pleasure. Todd, believe it or not, is OUT again… Side note — some of you are starting to think we left him in Rhode Island and are concerned for his well being, but I can reassure you that none of us are the beneficiaries of any type of insurance policy on him so we have no reason to have left him behind! Kidding aside — he’s actually doing manual labor as you’re reading this, fixing up things he’s been putting off and so he couldn’t be bothered to hang with us… ANYWAY

James is a saint and joins me today to discuss a couple of equipment-centric questions. James, as you probably already know, is a wealth of knowledge and I love these 1-on-1 shows we get to do together every now and then because I don’t have to worry about getting interrupted by Todd!

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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Today’s show is brought to you by HomebrewSupply.com! HBS’ has all of your favorite recipe kits, fresh ingredients, and homebrew equipment in stock. Homebrew Happy Hour listeners can visit HomebrewSupply.com and use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

(Discount can not be applied to products that are drop shipped including, but not limited to, products by Spike Brewing, SS BrewTech, Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil, and more. See website for details)

Jul 11 2019

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Rank #6: What’s the point of secondary fermentation and how much does temperature affect your beer? — HHH Ep. 074

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Welcome back to one of the top 1000 shows about homebrewing!

We don’t actually know if there’s even 1000 podcasts out there about homebrewing, but we are confident that we’re in the top 1K if there does happen to be.

Kidding aside, we have a wonderful episode to present to you today. Todd is out of town again (we’ll go ahead and give him kudos since he took his wife to go see Elton John in Vegas, so we can’t hate on him too much) so it’s a Q&A show with Joshua and James! On today’s show, we take your questions regarding “What is secondary fermentation?!” and also “Does fluctuating temps really matter during fermentation?”.

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Today’s show is brought to you by Kegconnection.com! Kegconnection has some of the best deals on homebrewing supplies and draft beer equipment PLUS a brand new section of delicious ingredients and recipe kits! Use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

(Discount can not be applied to products that are drop shipped including, but not limited to, products by Spike Brewing, SS BrewTech, Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil, and more. See website for details)

Feb 23 2018

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Rank #7: Fermenters: Plastic vs Glass vs Stainless Steel and a question on cleaning & sanitizing practices — HHH Ep. 096

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Howdy friends and welcome back to our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!

In this episode, James is still on vacation and Todd had a meeting so Joshua begged Joe to join him and, thankfully, he obliged.

It’s a good thing Joe joined today’s show because it is a Q&A and with James out, we needed an adequate expert to replace him. Joe (and Joshua, sort of) take your questions today on comparing the various fermenters available (plastic vs glass vs stainless steel) as well as a question on cleaning and sanitizing practices. There’s lots of good information on today’s show and we’re very excited to be sharing it with you!

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Today’s show is brought to you by HomebrewSupply.com! HBS’ has all of your favorite recipe kits, fresh ingredients, and homebrew equipment in stock. Homebrew Happy Hour listeners can visit HomebrewSupply.com and use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

(Discount can not be applied to products that are drop shipped including, but not limited to, products by Spike Brewing, SS BrewTech, Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil, and more. See website for details)

Aug 17 2018

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Rank #8: Tips for making better beer from extract recipes — Ep. 155

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Glad to have you back, homebrewer!

Thank you for joining us for yet another episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

Todd and James join me once again for the most fun I’ve had all week. To be fair, it’s been a pretty boring week… KIDDING, Todd!

For this week’s show, I fielded some questions that focused specifically on extract brewing. It’s easy, as an all-grain brewer, to forget how good of beers you can produce from extract reccipes! I, personally, also tend to forget how much and enjoyable an extract brew day can be… specifically, when it comes to the clean up and time management components. I feel like we should produce some #brewday videos doing extract batches; what do you think?

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you!

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November’s Patreon Giveaway: https://www.kegconnection.com/cmb-v3n-nitro-beer-and-nitro-coffee-faucet/

November’s Patreon Featured Recipe: https://www.kegconnection.com/search.php?search_query=Northern%20English%20Brown&section=product/

https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

Are you a member of the American Homebrewers Association yet? Join today and receive a FREE copy of “Session Beers” by Jennifer Talley on top of all the other cool perks that an AHA membership offers — CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Nov 07 2019

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Rank #9: Brewing with the Brewer of Seville — Ep. 173

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Howdy, homebrewer!

Thanks for tuning in to another fun-filled epiosde of the Homebrew Happy Hour podcast… a podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

If you appreciate the things we’re doing as Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Patreon community! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts on HomebrewSupply.com and Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

We always love it when visitors come to town and we were especially excited to welcome Kenny Highman, aka The Brewer of Seville, back on the show AND live in studio. Well, not “in studio”, more like “in the barn” but you get what I’m saying.

Kenny made the trek from Ohio all the way down to the heart of Texas to hang with us. We brewed some beer, drank LOTS of beer, and caught up with him and what he’s up to these days.

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Spike Brewing Equipment, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about their incredible equipment at SpikeBrewing.com/HomebrewHappyHour and make the most of your brew day

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Are you a member of the American Homebrewers Association yet? Join today and receive a FREE copy of “Session Beers” by Jennifer Talley on top of all the other cool perks that an AHA membership offers — CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Mar 12 2020

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Rank #10: Affordable ways to control fermentation temperatures — Ep. 147

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Ready for the weekend yet, homebrewer?

– Thank you for tuning in to our home brewing podcast –

and we welcome you to the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer YOUR home brewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

*REAL QUICK* if you haven’t already heard we are hosting a label contest with our friends at StickerYou and the deadline is TOMORROW (August 30th). Get your designs in NOW (click here) for a chance at winning up to $200 in custom printed labels!

On Today’s Show:

Stop me if we’ve posted this before…but… TODD IS BACK! He’s not in top shape but I did get him all set up at his home so he can work comfortably from the “barn” as well as podcast from there. Very exciting stuff!

Todd and Joe join me to discuss some upcoming things we have been preparing for you all and we also take a couple of questions on fermentation temps and taking your beer with you on the go. I had a ton of fun with these guys and I hope you enjoy the show!

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Today’s show is brought to you by – StickerYou.com , Brand Your Brew with StickerYou: StickerYou’s online design editor allows you to upload and design your own custom, professional-grade craft brew labels in any shape, any size and any quantity. StickerYou: Make What Matters Stick.

Don’t forget to enter our label making contest thru StickerYou (click here). Upload your original artwork for bottle labels, growler labels, kegging labels, or even your a logo you’ve made for your beer! First prize receives $200 in custom printed labels, second prize gets $175 in custom printed labels, and third prize gets $125 in custom printed labels! Contest runs now thru the end of August. Good luck!

Aug 29 2019

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Rank #11: AB InBev Getting into Homebrew, Time for Holiday Brews, and Choosing Keg Kit Upgrades – HHH Ep. 41

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So, did anybody hear the big news recently? We won’t spoil it here for you but we’re almost 100% positive you know what we’re talking about!

Big news aside, we’ve got a GREAT show for you guys here today. We’re discussing the big news, holiday homebrewing, and we help a listener choose some upgrades for her kegerator kit.

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Oct 28 2016

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Rank #12: Yeast Nutrients and Can You Save an Oxidized Beer? — Ep. 161

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Nice to have you, homebrewer!

Thank you for tuning in to another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

Todd is gone so it’s just James and I but, fear not, we sorta stayed on topic this episode! After catching up on some small talk which consisted mainly of me dogging Todd’s horrificly bad efforts at losing weight for our competition, we also took two questions. We discuss yeast nutrients as well as if time can help heal an oxidized beer. These are two things we haven’t actually talked much about so I was pumped to have James’s input on these!

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Today’s show is brought to you by Kegconnection.com! It’s homebrew holiday deals over at Kegconnection.com with 25% off homebrew kegerator kits, 25% off EVERY homebrew keg when purchased with a kegging kit, and lots more site-wide deals. Head over to Kegconnection dot com and have a happy homebrew holiday season!

Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you!

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https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

Are you a member of the American Homebrewers Association yet? Join today and receive a FREE copy of “Session Beers” by Jennifer Talley on top of all the other cool perks that an AHA membership offers — CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Dec 19 2019

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Rank #13: Upgrading your fermentation equipment — Ep. 153

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Happy weekend, homebrewer!

Thank you for joining us for yet another episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

Todd and James join me for a fun filled episode of the show! We catch up with the birthday boy, Mr. Carlson, about him turning 50. We also are reminded how annoyed Todd gets by me and how much he’s looking forward to me starting to gush about Founder’s Breakfast Stout (can you sense the sarcasm yet?). We also eventually take a couple of questions and it’s this segment of the show that I’m most thankful for Todd and James! Kidding aside —

I would also like to remind everyone that our very first Patreon exclusive LIVE Q&A is THIS FRIDAY (October 25th) at 6pm in our private Facebook group that you can join at ANY level of our Patreon community. The lovely Lorena Evans will be taking your questions and it’s going to be a blast!

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our newly launched Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you!

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October’s Patreon Giveaway: https://www.kegconnection.com/soda-carbonating-kits-with-no-co2-bottle/

October’s Patreon Featured Recipe: https://www.kegconnection.com/koln-kolsch-true-to-style-all-grain-recipe-kit/

https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

Bohemian Pilsner that James brewed –
All Grain: https://homebrewsupply.com/bohemian-pilsner-all-grain-recipe-kit/
Extract: https://homebrewsupply.com/bohemian-pilsner-extract-recipe-kit/

02:28 – Todd’s idea for promoting our Patreon
07:41 – New recipes we’re developing
08:56 – News and exclusives for our Patreon community
12:00 – Update one James’ latest brew, a Bohemian Pilsner
15:40 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JAMES!
18:13 – Question 1, upgrading fermentation equipment
34:50 – Question 2, using a kegerator to serve and ferment?

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #14: Talking Malts with Special Co-Host Jason Chalifour from Muntons — Ep. 144

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We are so happy to have you back, our homebrewing friend!

– Thank you for tuning in to our home brewing podcast –

and we welcome you to the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

I want to preface this by saying that it just happened to work out that I needed a guest host this week and the absence of Todd and James on this week’s show is not directly related to how bitter I still am at them both for not sharing any of the Schlussel altbier with me and keeping it all to themselves… I know, I know – that seemed pretty bitter and WAAAAY too coincidental, but it’s true. Todd was out of town, James was still at the beach, Joe was running Homebrew Supply and I needed to record this week’s content a week early because, as you’re reading this, I am sitting on the sands of South Padre Island enjoying from Fruh Kolsch or Altstadt Alt (which is an incredible altbier but isn’t Schlussel… but I’m not bitter about it… no, really…)!

Fortunately, for us all, our buddy and long time homebrewer, Jason Chalifour, graciously joined me to help take your questions. Jason, as you may remember, also happens to be a sales executive with Muntons and so I’ve typecasted him as “the malt guy” and, again, he was nice enough to oblige. We catch up with what he’s been brewing, his set up, and we discuss a question on recipe building and choosing a base malt.

I had a ton of fun with Jason and really do hope to have him on again in the near future, especially since I hold grudges for so long and who knows when I’ll forgive Todd and James?! 

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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Today’s show is brought to you by – StickerYou.com , Brand Your Brew with StickerYou: StickerYou’s online design editor allows you to upload and design your own custom, professional-grade craft brew labels in any shape, any size and any quantity. StickerYou: Make What Matters Stick.

Don’t forget to enter our label making contest thru StickerYou (click here). Upload your original artwork for bottle labels, growler labels, kegging labels, or even your a logo you’ve made for your beer! First prize receives $200 in custom printed labels, second prize gets $175 in custom printed labels, and third prize gets $125 in custom printed labels! Contest runs now thru the end of August. Good luck!

Aug 08 2019

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Rank #15: Yeast starters, an influx of micro-breweries, and what we’re currently drinking — HHH Ep. 071

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Hello homebrewer and welcome back to another episode of our show!

2018 is off to a crazy start already but we’re back bringing you a fun-filled jam-packed episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour.

Since Todd and James are both out of country (Joshua never gets invited on these trips… weird?!), Ladik Joe Ermis from HomebrewSupply.com joins Joshua and saves the day as we all know at least one expert on homebrew is necessary for these episodes to go smoothly!

The guys take your questions on making yeast starters, our thoughts on the rising presence of micro-breweries and brew-pubs in the country, and a reader asks us what we’re currently drinking – so we share that too!

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Today’s show is brought to you by HomebrewSupply.com! HBS’ has officially relaunched and has all of your favorite recipe kits, fresh ingredients, and homebrew equipment in stock. Homebrew Happy Hour listeners can visit HomebrewSupply.com and use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

(Discount can not be applied to products that are drop shipped including, but not limited to, products by Spike Brewing, SS BrewTech, Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil, and more. See website for details)

Jan 26 2018

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Rank #16: Talking Dry Hopping & More w/ James & Clay of the Duster Brew House — HHH Ep. 009

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If you recall our last episode, Todd was checking in from Portland, Oregon as he and the Kegconnection crew were there running a booth at the Craft Brewers Conference 2015!

This week, we’re coming to you from Kegconnection HQ and are joined by area homebrewing experts, James & Clay of the Duster Brew House. It was a BLAST having these guys on this episode and we let them take a question and then we discussed their background as well as their opinions on homebrewing & craft beer overall.

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Apr 25 2015

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Rank #17: Saving yeast and when should you use a starter — Ep. 134

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How are you doing, our homebrewing friend?!

– We welcome and thank you for tuning in to our homebrew podcast –

This is the Homebrew Happy Hour, the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrew questions and we discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

Todd is back from Minnesota! He, James, and myself discuss the upcoming National Homebrew Convention (aka – #HomebrewCon) and the delicious beers we’ll have at booth #719. We also small talk about our recent brew days, my latest trip up to HQ (go follow our Instagram if you aren’t already to see the progress of our production studio), Todd’s upcoming trip to Hawaii, and lots more… PLUS we discuss your questions this week which are all about yeast. We had a blast!

We want to hear from you!

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor! Easy-peasy, right?

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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May 23 2019

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Rank #18: Learn to Homebrew Day and More with the AHA’s Matt Bolling — Ep. 154

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How ’bout this weather, homebrewer?!

Thank you for joining us for yet another episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer YOUR homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

I don’t know where you’re tuning in from but, here in central Texas, it is FINALLY feeling like brewing weather. High 40’s, low 50’s (Fahrenheit, to clarify for our international crowd!) and sunny days. I LOVE IT! I hope you’re having good weather and even better brewing days too.

On Today’s Show:

Matt Bolling from the American Homebrewer’s Association joins me today to discuss the upcoming “Learn to Homebrew Day” which is THIS SATURDAY, November 2nd, 2019. It’s always the first Saturday of November and it is always a good time!

Matt is the Events & Membership Coordinator at the AHA and we’ve known him for a while. If you’ve ever attended any of the events put on by the AHA and/or the BA, you’ve probably seen Matt around or at least experienced a good time thanks to the efforts of Matt and the entire team there at the AHA.

He talks about Learn to Homebrew Day as well other fun stuff such as the other events going on throughout the year, his own homebrewing experience, and the benefits and joys of being a part of a local homebrewing club. I had an absolute blast with Matt and hope to have him on again in the future!

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to that episode’s sponsor!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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Oct 31 2019

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Rank #19: A Q&A episode on dry hopping — HHH Ep. 51

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In case you missed last week’s 50th episode celebration, first let us say how much we appreciate you all and how much FUN we had last week!

Moving forward from episode 50, today’s show is a great conversation on dry hopping. We’ve addressed some dry hopping Q’s in the past but today’s show is themed to elaborate a little bit more than we’ve done before.

Also, we are officially recognizing CMBecker International’s James Carlson as our permanent 3rd co-host! You guys have left such great feedback on James and, frankly, he’s a wealth of knowledge that was bound to start his own show if we didn’t make him an offer he couldn’t refuse (spoiler alert: free beer!).

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Aug 11 2017

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Rank #20: Explaining step mashing and a conversation on calculating yeast pitching rates — HHH Ep. 068

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Happy Friday, Homebrewer, and welcome back to the Homebrew Happy Hour!

For today’s show, Joshua, James, and Todd discuss step mashing and calculating yeast pitching rates. James and Todd also give Joshua a hard time, despite today being his 10th wedding anniversary (he is literally on a cruise ship right now if you’re reading this on the date we published this episode!). It’s never a bad time to give Joshua grief, it seems.

As always, If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of the page!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

Today’s show is brought to you by HomebrewSupply.com! HBS’ has officially relaunched and has all of your favorite recipe kits, fresh ingredients, and homebrew equipment in stock. Homebrew Happy Hour listeners can visit HomebrewSupply.com and use the promo code “HHH” to receive 5% off your order.

(Discount can not be applied to products that are drop shipped including, but not limited to, products by Spike Brewing, SS BrewTech, Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil, and more. See website for details)

Dec 15 2017

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