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Chop & Brew #17: Fresh Hop Tasting Notes

A bit late on this post. You know – holidays and life and all. Chop & Brew rounds out the triology of homegrown hop episodes with this episode in which the krewe tastes the massively hop-backed / fresh-hopped beer homebrewed ...

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Chop & Brew #16: Wyeast 1217 West Coast IPA

In this Chop & Brew Roundtable episode Chip, DonO and Dawson taste and discuss several IPAs fermented with Wyeast 1217 West Coast IPA (Private Collection strain for Sept-Dec 2013). The conversation focuses on the characteristics and usage of Wyeast 1217, ...

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Chop & Brew #14: Brewing with Fresh/Wet Hops

The Krewe of Chop & Brew gathers for a wet-hop brew day in St. Boni to wrap up this year’s series on “Growing Hops at Home.” We pick hops straight off the bine and stuff more than 10 pounds into ...

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Beer & Wine Bootcamp

Grab your fatigues… er, well… Anyway, A Perfect Pint & Amusée are pairing up for three great sessions of “Beer and Wine Bootcamp.” Given the hosts, Cocerone Michael Agnew and Sommelier Leslee Miller, this should be a fun time. Read ...

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Chop & Brew #12: Belgian Dark Strong Ales

Chop & Brew is joined once again by Wyeast brand manager Michael Dawson for a backyard brew session. The goal: a high-gravity Belgian Dark Strong Ale. We discuss what it takes to create a successful “big beer” while sampling a ...

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