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Brülosophy - where they who drink beer will think beer! Join the crew as they discuss the history of various brewing topics and the results of their their interesting exBEERiments!

Brülosophy - where they who drink beer will think beer! Join the crew as they discuss the history of various brewing topics and the results of their their interesting exBEERiments!

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United States

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Brülosophy - where they who drink beer will think beer! Join the crew as they discuss the history of various brewing topics and the results of their their interesting exBEERiments!

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@brulosopher

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 183 | Base Malts For German Pils

4/19/2021
German Pils is generally expected to be made with pilsner malt, which is widely believed to impart the cracker and white bread crust characteristic of this style. On this episode, Andy Carter joins Marshall to chat about the base malts used for German Pils as well as the results of an xBmt comparing pilsner and pale malts. 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...

Duration:01:03:02

Episode 182 | exBEERience: Harvesting & Reusing Yeast

4/12/2021
Yeast is one of the more expensive brewing ingredients, leading many brewers to look for ways to stretch out a single pitch. In this episode, contributor Andy Carter joins Marshall to chat about their experiences harvesting and reusing yeast. 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 Articles | Harvesting Yeast...

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 181 | Brewing With Acidulated Malt

4/5/2021
Monitoring and adjusting mash pH is viewed by many as an important aspect to crafting the best beer. While modern brewers have a number of liquid acid options, a more traditional way to reduce pH involved the use of acidulated malt. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to discuss this unique ingredient as well as the results of an interesting xBmt on the topic. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh...

Duration:01:08:57

Episode 180 | Brü & A #17

3/29/2021
It's been 4 years since we introduced The Brülosophy Podcast and here we are at episode 180, which means it's time for another Brü & A! Contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to respond to a bunch of listener submitted questions. 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.

Duration:01:16:32

Episode 179 | Brü's Views: Adherence To Brewing Traditions

3/15/2021
Most of the methods we use to make beer today were developed over the last few centuries, and while some have adapted those methods based on new developments, others choose to adhere to more traditional approaches. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to talk about their unfiltered opinions on the adherence to brewing traditions. 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...

Duration:01:27:18

Episode 178 | Using Fruit In Belgian Ale

3/8/2021
Belgian ales are known for possessing unique fruity and spicy notes as a result of the yeast used to ferment them, characteristics that can meld beautifully with certain fruit additions. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe sits down with Marshall to chat about using fruit in Belgian Ale as well as go over the results of an xBmt comparing different methods for adding fruit. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable and fresh yeast...

Duration:01:08:01

Episode 177 | Short & Shoddy: Munich Dunkel

3/1/2021
Germany is known for their delicious lagers, many versions of which fall on the paler end of the color scale. However, another deliciously popular style originating from the region of Bavaria is Munich Dunkel, which contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to chat about on this episode. 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. |...

Duration:01:25:24

Episode 176 | Methods For Carbonating Saison

2/22/2021
Saison is a style of beer that's known to be a bit more carbonated than other styles, which lends to its general drinkability. In this episode, contributor Andy Carter joins Marshall to discuss various carbonation methods with a specific focus on how they apply to Saison. 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...

Duration:01:12:44

Episode 175 | exBEERience: Going Pro w/ Crow & Wolf Brewing

2/15/2021
It's likely most homebrewers spend a least a little time dreaming about turning their hobby into a profession, and there are a number of ways to go about doing it. In this episode, Marshall sits down with the crew from new brewery, Crow & Wolf Brewing Company, to chat about their experience going pro. 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...

Duration:01:43:03

Episode 174 | Double Dosing High OG Beer With Oxygen

2/8/2021
Yeast require oxygen to properly ferment sugary wort into beer, which is especially important when making high OG styles. In this episode, contributor Matt Del Fiacco joins Marshall to talk about the importance of oxygen as a yeast nutrient and the method of dosing a beer twice with pure oxygen, as well as the results of an xBmt on the topic. 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...

Duration:01:05:47

Episode 173 | Brü's Views: Online Forums & Groups

2/1/2021
The internet made it possible for brewers from around the world to easily communicate with each other, ultimately leading to the formation of various forums and groups. In this episode, contributor Andy Carter and Marshall share their unabashed opinions on these forums in general as well as some of the ones they have experience with. 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...

Duration:01:16:53

Episode 172 | Sulfate To Chloride Ratios In NEIPA

1/25/2021
The mineral makeup of the water used to brew with has been shown to have a perceptible impact on beer, and one way to approach adjusting it is by focusing on the ratio of sulfate to chloride. Whereas classic American IPA has tended to favor higher sulfate, many brewers of NEIPA rely on high chloride content to achieve their juicy goals. In this episode, contributor Andy Carter joins Marshall to chat about sulfate to chloride ratios as it pertains to NEIPA as well as the results of an...

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 171 | Short & Shoddy: American Amber Ale

1/18/2021
A beer style that once was quite popular but currently seems to have faded into the background, American Amber Ale can possess a fairly wide range of characteristics, and we think it's delicious! In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe chats with Marshall about this classic American style as well as the outcome of a batch made 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...

Duration:01:18:23

Episode 170 | Brü & A #16

1/11/2021
Happy New Year! We made it to our 170th episode, which means it's time for another Brü & A. Contributor Jake Huolihan joins Marshall in this episode to answer a bevy of listener submitted questions. 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.

Duration:01:07:18

Episode 169 | Hot-Side Aeration

1/4/2021
Aerating wort during the mash, lauter, and boil stages of the brewing process, aka hot-side aeration, is believed by many to have a negative impact on beer, though others view this claim as myth. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe sits down with Marshall to discuss all things HSA including the results of an xBmt on the subject. 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...

Duration:01:14:55

Episode 168 | exBEERience: exBEERimental Brewing

12/28/2020
Brülosophy is all about experimenting with brewing and beer. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to talk about their experiences performing various types of brewing experiments, discussing the process from design to sharing the results. 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.

Duration:01:18:46

Episode 167 | Steeping Roasted Grains In Wort

12/21/2020
Including roasted grains in the mash has the effect of reducing pH, which many believe can result in less than desirable characteristics. One way around this is to omit the roasted grains from the mash then steep them in the wort prior to boiling. In this episode, Marshall is joined by contributor Andy Carter to discuss this unique technique as well as the results from an xBmt on the method. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial Yeast who provide brewers with the most viable...

Duration:01:02:12

Episode 166 | Brü's Views: Hard Seltzer

12/14/2020
Over the last few years, boozy sparkling water has taken the world by storm, offering drinkers fruit-flavored fizziness that packs a fraction of the calories in beer. In this episode, contributor Andy Carter joins Marshall to talk about their views on both the rise in hard seltzer as well as making them at home. 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...

Duration:01:09:01

Episode 165 | Cool Sparging

12/7/2020
During the mash step, starches in malted barley get converted into fermentable sugar, which then get rinsed from the grains during the sparge step. It's commonly said that the ideal temperature of the sparge water is 170˚F/77˚C, though some have experimented with sparging with cooler water. In this episode, contributor Cade Jobe joins Marshall to discuss the merits of cool sparging as well as the results of an exBEERiment on the method. The Brülosophy Podcast is brought to you by Imperial...

Duration:01:06:35

Episode 164 | Short & Shoddy: Belgian Dubbel

11/23/2020
The country of Belgium is known for many things, one of which is delicious beer. Originally brewed by Trappist monks, Belgian Dubbel is one such style, which contributor Cade Jobe and Marshall chat about in this episode. 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 | Short & Shoddy Belgian Dubbel

Duration:01:32:33