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Off Flavors in Homebrewed Beer – Troubleshooting Off Flavors

This week I take a look at the 17 off flavors in home brewed beer found on the BJCP beer judging score sheet.  These are the major off flavors you will encounter when home brewing beer, and I’ve also provided links to my more detailed summaries of the causes and correcting each flavor.… Read More

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Provisional Beer Styles with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #178

This week Gordon Strong joins me to discuss the new provisional BJCP beer styles including New England IPA, Burton Ale and Catharina Sours along with his travels in South America.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (54:57)

  • Today my guest is Gordon Strong.
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Provisional Beer Styles with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #178

This week Gordon Strong joins me to discuss the new provisional BJCP beer styles including New England IPA, Burton Ale and Catharina Sours along with his travels in South America.

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Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this mp3 file

Topics in This Week’s Episode (54:57)

  • Today my guest is Gordon Strong.
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Judging Beer with Mirella Amato – BeerSmith Podcast #174

Mirella Amato joins me this week to discuss the BJCP beer judge program as well as developing skills as a beer judge to improve your homebrewing.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (46:46)

  • Today my guest is Mirella Amato.
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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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Getting the 2015 Style Guide for BeerSmith – BeerSmith Quick Tip

Tips200In today’s quick tip, I show you how to download and use the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide within BeerSmith. The 2015 guide which is being used for all new beer competitions has been available as an add-on for some time within BeerSmith, and takes only a few minutes to install.… Read More

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The 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide with Gordon Strong – BeerSmith Podcast #104

PodNew200BJCP President Gordon Strong joins me to discuss the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide update that was just released by the Beer Judge Certification Program. The new, expanded style guide is used worldwide by home and professional brewers for competition and brewing great beer.… Read More

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