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Craft Beer and brewery reviews, mixed with a little pub chat from The Brit and Yankee Pub Studios located somewhere in Chicagoland, presented by Landlord Phil Clark (The Brit), and co-hosts, Chuck Fort (head brewer at Church Street Brewing), and Ken McMullen (head brewer at Hopvine Brewing). Nominated for 2007 and 2016 Podcast Awards, we podcast for the love of beer!
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It's been 10 episodes since our last Brü & A, which means it's time to answer another set of listener submitted questions! This week, contributor and The Brülosophy Show host, Martin Keen, joins Marshall to chip away at even more questions asked by Patrons of Brülosophy, those people who appreciate what we do enough to support us on Patreon. The Br…
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Brülosophy contributor Jordan Folks joins Cade in the lab to chat about the information discussed in last week's episode with John Palmer on beer maturation. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com t…
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Joining Cade in the lab this week is author of How To Brew and co-host of the Brew Strong podcast, John Palmer, to discuss his work on beer maturation. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com today.…
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There's a lot that goes into making a batch of beer, and when employing traditional brewing methods, it can take anywhere from 4 to 6 hours or more to get from raw ingredients to pitchable wort. This week, contributor and host of The Brülosophy Show, Martin Keen, joins Marshall to chat about their experiences brewing with time constraints, focusing…
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Brülosophy contributor Jordan Folks joins Cade in the lab to chat about the information discussed in last week's episode on GMO hops. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com today.…
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Dr. Chris Willig, post-doctoral researcher at Oregon State University, joins Cade in the lab to discuss his work on how advances in gene editing technology might improve commercial hop breeding efforts. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imper…
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This week, contributor Will Lovell joins Marshall to chat about brewing with spelt malt and the impact it has when used in a British Golden Ale. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com tod…
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This episode we start the podcast with an apology! We have overlooked BBGB for over 5 years, and now we are here to sample the brews and realize we definitely missed out on some good ones! Brewmaster Bob Salzman has turned around the brewery side of this gastropub, and is producing some well-made classic styles. We talk to him about the unique feat…
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This week, Jordan joins Cade in the lab to discuss how the information from last week's episode on hop kilining temperature can be applied to growing and processing hops at home. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer a…
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The Brü Club chose Altiber as the style for this quarter's AvgBrü project, and 10 members were selected to have their versions reviewed by Justin, Craig, and Marshall. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer a…
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Dr. Lindsey Rubottom, Head of Quality Assurance at Hop Valley Brewing Company, joins Cade in the lab to chat about her work on the impact kilning temperature has on hop quality. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at…
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Contributor Martin Keen joins Marshall to chat about a classic style that started a modern craze, English IPA, as well as their attempt to brew one using Short & Shoddy methods. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has …
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Brülosophy contributor Jordan Folks joins Cade in the lab to chat about the information discussed in last week's episode on improving the refreshing quality of beer. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYea…
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Contributor Ryan Hansen chats with Marshall about using Goodbelly probiotic drink to make delicious kettle sour beer. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com today. | Relevant Article | Go…
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This week, Dr. Xiaofen Du, Associate Professor at Texas Woman's University, joins Cade in the lab to discuss her work on the impact alcohol level has on the perceived refreshing character of beer. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Ye…
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Will Lovell started off on the leadership of The Brü Club and is responsible for helping to make it one of the world's largest online homebrew clubs, then about 2 years ago, he joined Brülosophy as an official contributor. This week, we're sharing Will's live Q&A session he did with Patrons of Brülosophy, those fans who appreciate what we do enough…
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If you are a homebrewer or a professional you have likely heard of Brülosophy, a website where they take the art of homebrewing beer to a new level with recipes, methods and their exciting 'Exbeeriments', which scientifically test our palates and push the boundaries of our perceptions of beer. As one of the main contributors to the site, Steve Than…
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Jordan joins Cade in the lab to discuss the information covered in last weeks episode on the HZY-1 gene, and they also go over the techniqes they use to encourage haze as well as avoid it. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has …
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This week, contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to chat about their views on past exBEERiment results and those that have influenced their brewing approach the most. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at …
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Glen Ellyn IL is only a 15 minute drive from the pub studio and yet we have yet to visit their brewpub, Two Hound Red! So we have rectified that in this episode and we sit down with brewer Steve Woertendyke, just ahead of their Oktoberfest celebration, so we can intentionally sample the Oktoberfest offerings. Very impressed with the Marzen and the …
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Dr. Laura Burns from Omega Yeast is back in the lab this week to talk with Cade about how she and her team discovered the specific gene responsible for producing haze in beer as well as the how this information will be used to help brewers. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on t…
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Cade and Jordan are back in the lab to discuss the information from last week's episode on malt certificates of analysis (COA). The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com today.…
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This week, contributor Will Lovell joins Marshall to chat about brewing with honey, focusing specifically on the point at which the honey is added during the brew process. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to off…
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Dr. Harmonie Bettenhausen, Director of the Center for Craft Food and Beverage at Hartwick College, returns to the lab to chat with Cade about the importance of a malt certificate of analysis. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast h…
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Beer reviewers extraordinaire - Tim Meisch, Justin Pretzer, and Craig Fry - join Marshall to review another set of unique beers submitted by listeners of the show. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at Im…
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We published our first episode of The Brülosophy Podcast in March 2017, and here we are today, 6.5 years later, at episode 300. To celebrate this quasi-milestone, we're answering a bunch of questions submitted by Patrons of Brülosophy, those folks who appreciate what we do enough to support us on Patreon. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by…
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Our Labor Day weekend edition is a first for the podcast team as we visit the one and only non-alcoholic craft brewery in Illinois, Go Brewing. We sit down with Joe Chura, one of the co-founders and the President of GBC, and James Bigler, their head brewer. So at this weekend's barbecues, why not offer your designated drivers and non-drinkers an al…
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Brülosophy contributor Jordan Folks joins Cade in the lab to chat about the information discussed in last week's episode, particularly as it regards to shelf stability of beers made with Haas' INCOGNITO flowable hop product. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn…
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A lot has gone into building and maintaining Brülosophy, and in the nearly 10 years we've been producing brewing/beer related content, we've been asked a number of times about some of what that entails. In this episode, contributor Will Lovell sits down with Marshall to talk about their experiences doing Brülosophy. The Brülosophy Podcast is brough…
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Dr. Michael Féchir is back in the lab this week to chat with Cade his research on shelf stability of beer that's whirlpool hopped with liquid hop extracts. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com tod…
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This week, contributor Will Lovell joins Marshall to answer some questions submitted by listeners of the show. While we usually reserve Brü & A for every 10th episode, we're doing this extra one as we have a special Brü & A planned for episode 300. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable a…
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This week, Jordan joins Cade in the lab to apply the science from last week's episode by sampling a variety of commercial non-alcoholic beers. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeast.com today.…
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With Marshall away on his final family vacation of the year, the plan was to skip an episode this week... that is, until a listener made a special request. Instead, we're making like Huey Lewis and heading back in time with Jersey & Tim to enjoy a dose of Brülosophy nostalgia. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide b…
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After last weeks visit to Fox Republic, the newest Chicagoland brewery, we head out to one that opened about a week before, Sundial Brewing and Blending. Located in the old Flesk Brewing space in the Icehouse Mall in Barrington, IL, co-owners Mike DeMalpartida and lan Swanson welcome The Brit and co-host Ken McMullen into the taproom to find out wh…
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Dr. Simon Carlsen, R&D Scientist from Chr. Hansen, joins Cade in the lab to discuss the use of non-saccharomyces maltose and crabtree negative yeasts when making non-alcoholic beers. The Brü Lab is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to off…
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Contributor Andy Carter chats with Marshall about the differences between using sucrose, aka table sugar, and dextrose in the production of hard seltzer. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast on the market. Learn more about what Imperial Yeast has to offer at ImperialYeas…
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