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Each week, thousands of brewers download The Master Brewers Podcast to hear interviews with the industry's best & brightest in brewing science, technology, and operations. The show is known for featuring technical deep dives, a bit of brewing history, cutting edge research, hard lessons learned, important industry contributors, and no fluff. If you make beer for a living, this show is for you.



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Each week, thousands of brewers download The Master Brewers Podcast to hear interviews with the industry's best & brightest in brewing science, technology, and operations. The show is known for featuring technical deep dives, a bit of brewing history, cutting edge research, hard lessons learned, important industry contributors, and no fluff. If you make beer for a living, this show is for you.



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    Episode 160: Quantifying and Probing the Inefficiency of Dry-hopping

    Episode 160: Quantifying and Probing the Inefficiency of Dry-hopping

    Tom Shellhammer joins us from the 2019 Master Brewers Conference in Calgary to shed some light on the inefficiencies of dry hopping.
    Special Guest: Tom Shellhammer.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Gusmer: Fermentis: Links:
    2019 Master Brewers Conference Proceedings — New member benefit!Presentation 36 - Quantifying and probing the inefficiency of dry-hoppingContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 24 min
    Episode 035: Brewhouse Water & Mash Chemistry

    Episode 035: Brewhouse Water & Mash Chemistry

    Joe Walts joins us to talk about his TQ paper and experiences managing water chemistry in the brewhouse.
    Special Guest: Joe Walts.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Gusmer: Links:
    MBAA TQ 2017 - Brewhouse Water and Mash Chemistry Management: One ApproachContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 24 min
    Episode 159: How Much Does it Take?

    Episode 159: How Much Does it Take?

    Kim Syring from Surly Brewing joins us in Calgary to talk about her outside the box controlled spoilage studies to determine micro tolerance limits.
    Special Guest: Kim Syring.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Links:
    2019 Master Brewers Conference Proceedings — New member benefit!Presentation 39 - The development of controlled spoilage studies to determine microbial tolerance limitsContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 27 min
    Episode 158: Hemp Flavor Development in Beer

    Episode 158: Hemp Flavor Development in Beer

    Ross Koenigs from New Belgium sits down with us in Calgary to talk about his poster and quest to better understand hemp flavor in beer.
    Special Guest: Ross Koenigs.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Links:
    2019 Master Brewers Conference Proceedings — New member benefit!Calgary Poster 81 - The development of hemp flavor derived from flower added at various traditional brewing pointsContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 24 min
    Episode 157: Hop Oils & Haze Stabilization

    Episode 157: Hop Oils & Haze Stabilization

    Two presenters from the hops technical session during the 2019 Master Brewers Conference in Calgary discuss the use of beta acid products in haze stabilization, as well as some practical aspects of using hop oils in the brewery.
    Special Guests: Horace Cunningham and Margaux Huismann.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Links:
    2019 Master Brewers Conference Proceedings — New member benefit!Calgary Presentation 34 - Improving the stability of hazy beer stylesCalgary Presentation 35 - Specialized hop oils: A tool for brew design and profitabilityContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 23 min
    Episode 044: Improving Brewhouse Efficiency by Adjusting Mash Thickness and Lauter and Sparge Volumes

    Episode 044: Improving Brewhouse Efficiency by Adjusting Mash Thickness and Lauter and Sparge Volumes

    Our friends from Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston describe how they reduced lauter times, decreased their grain bills by 5%, and increased average brewhouse efficiency from 89.3% to 95.5%.
    Special Guests: Drew Russey and Eddie Gutierrez.
    Sponsored By:
    Hopsteiner: ABS: Proximity Malt: BSG: Links:
    MBAA TQ 2017 - Improving Brewhouse Efficiency by Adjusting Mash Thickness and Lauter and Sparge VolumesTechnology: Brewing and Malting, 6th EditionContact your District Officers — (and offer to help get those district presentations uploaded!)Suggest a district presentation we should highlight on the showUpcoming Events - Master Brewers Calendar2020 World Brewing Congress

    • 27 min

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