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The Right Way to Hydrate Dry Yeast for Beer Brewing

This week I take a look at the proper method for hydrating dry yeast for beer brewing to maximize your viability and produce a healthy fermentation.

Dry Yeast for Home Brewing

While dry yeast does not offer quite the selection of liquid yeast, it does have some significant advantages as it is much easier to store, can be stored much longer, and is easier to prepare.… Read More

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Imperial Yeast and Starters with Owen Lingley, Jess Caudill – BeerSmith Podcast #161

Owen Lingley and Jess Caudill from Imperial Yeast join me this week to discuss brewing yeast, yeast starters, pitch rates, and caring for your beer yeast.

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  • Today my guests are Owen Lingley and Jess Caudill from Imperial Yeast.
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Aeration Wands (Pure Oxygen) for Beer Brewing

This week I take a look at the Anvil Oxygenation Kit (aka Aeration wand) which lets you aerate your wort using pure oxygen without spending a ton of money. The oxygen wand is actually my favorite new brewing toy and I’ve used it on beer, meads, wines and cider with great results.… Read More

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Unlocking the Genetic Code of Brewing Yeast with Chris White – BeerSmith Podcast #131

BSRadioDr Chris White, the President of White labs joins me this week to discuss an ongoing collaboration to unlock the genetic code of yeast. Chris has been working with scientists around the world to categorize various types of yeast and tie their genetic codes to yeast traits.… Read More

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Acetaldehyde in Home Brewed Beer – The Green Apple Off-Flavor

appleAcetaldehyde is a “Green Apple” off flavor that is common in some beers. It is one of the sixteen listed off flavors on the BJCP beer judge score sheet, and can ruin an otherwise enjoyable beer. It can also sometimes have an aroma and flavor like fresh cut pumpkins or dry cider but is distinct from the pear flavors more common in beers with excessive esters.… Read More

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Brewing Yeast with John Palmer – BeerSmith Podcast #128

PodNew200John Palmer joins me this week to discuss beer brewing yeast, the yeast life cycle and his upcoming new edition of “How to Brew” in a show recorded from the Homebrew Con 2016 show floor in Baltimore.

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New BeerSmith 2016 Add-ons for Hops, Yeast, Misc and Grains

BeerSmith2-300I’m happy to announce a series of new add-ons for BeerSmith Desktop. The new add-ons feature over 170 new yeasts, 32 hop varieties and 48 Misc items plus updates for Avangard, Bairds, Muntons and Rahr malts.

Thanks largely to the efforts of fellow brewer Brian Young, we now have most of the latest hops, yeast and misc updates available as easy add-ons in BeerSmith.… Read More

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