All Things Beer Episode 36 – Brown Ales

Brown ales are a style near and dear to our hearts, but one whose popularity has been waning in recent decades. In this episode we are joined by homebrewer, Jim Sudduth, whose English Brown Ale won the 2019 Barley's Homebrewing Competition, for a in depth look at this underappreciated style. Join us for a voyage... Continue Reading →

All Things Beer Episode 34 – Irish Stouts

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day we welcome special guest Madeleine Bogard for an exploration of stouts from the Emerald Isle. Irish stouts are synonymous with Guinness Draught, so we start our journey with this iconic beer. We explore it's evolution through the past two centuries, and see how it stacks up against it's Cork-based... Continue Reading →

Flanders Red Blind Taste Test

One can make a good argument that the sour beers of Belgium—Flanders reds, oud bruins, lambics—are the most sophisticated expressions of what can be accomplished by fermenting grains. While Flanders reds and oud bruins lack the romantic allure of spontaneous fermentation used to produce lambics, they make up for it with a more substantial malt character and a curious combination of sweet and sour.

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