As we get ready to head to the NHC, our schedules get a little screwy (we have one more episode before the Wrath of Conn Con)
feedback we hear about some fun experiences and a nice gesture on the
part of a listener. Also we hear from others about Denny and Marshall’s
recent commentary about skipping over aeration/oxygenation
pub, we talk our “plans” for Homebrew Con in Baltimore in June - a live
Q&A, a Troubleshooters Corner, Book Signings and more! The Brewers
Association gets their history on with one of America’s great
institutions - The Smithsonian. Denny talks his overwhelming experience
at the Craft Brewers Conference. And lastly we ask “Has Craft Beer Gone
In the library we discuss a great article from the
Counter Brew website that does a really excellent job laying in the
ground work for your knowledge about Brett.
At the lab where we
talk the recent obsession with the hazy style called “New England IPA”.
Specifically we cover the history and the theories behind the style and
the infamous, hotly debated murk. And so we’re going to launch a full
series of explorations, because of course we will. For this first time,
we’re going to look at yeast impact - namely Wyeast 1056 and Wyeast 1318
in the same wort. Is one murk-tastic? And to back it up, listener Jason
Faylor sent in a pair of beers with exactly this same premise so we get
our tasting on (and prove that Denny and Drew can really disagree about
For the interview segment, we grab some time with John
Holl - editor of All About Beer Magazine. We offer him a chance to lay
down his opinions and his colorful New Jersey beliefs. It’s an interview
that exercised Denny’s bleeping finger. We think we got them all!
After that, we’re off to the books as we try and answer more listener questions.
Denny reminds us all to test your thermometers!
Lastly, Drew fondly explores the world of CorgiOrgy.com and some incredibly sexy Russian cakes.