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Brulosophy was started in 2014 as a place to archive the brewing experiments Marshall was performing. Since then, over 120 of these exBEERiments have been been completed with results shared and discussed around the world. This podcast aims to make audible that which has formally only been available in print. Join us as we think beer!

Brulosophy was started in 2014 as a place to archive the brewing experiments Marshall was performing. Since then, over 120 of these exBEERiments have been been completed with results shared and discussed around the world. This podcast aims to make audible that which has formally only been available in print. Join us as we think beer!
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Brulosophy was started in 2014 as a place to archive the brewing experiments Marshall was performing. Since then, over 120 of these exBEERiments have been been completed with results shared and discussed around the world. This podcast aims to make audible that which has formally only been available in print. Join us as we think beer!

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Episodes

Help Paradise Brew!

11/18/2018
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The Camp Fire has wreaked havoc on the community of Paradise, CA, leveling homes and displacing residents, some of whom are fellow homebrewers. Marshall sits down to talk with a group from the Brewers Of Paradise homebrew club who were affected by this tragic fire. Please consider helping these homebrewers get back on their feet by making a donation at: HTTP://GOFUNDME.COM/HELPPARADISEBREW Music by Olafur Arnalds

Duration:00:42:04

Episode 066 | Live Q&A with Marshall Schott

11/12/2018
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On a recent October morning, founder of Brülosophy and host of this here podcast sat down with Patrons to answer questions about anything they felt like asking. These private Q&A sessions occur on a monthly basis and usually involve guests much more interesting than Marshall, people like John Palmer, Vinnie Cilurzo, Dr. Charlie Bamforth, and Gordon Strong, to name a few. To learn how you can get involved as well as about all the other rewards you can receive for helping us bring you this...

Duration:01:08:01

Episode 065 | Beer Off-Flavors: Diacetyl

11/5/2018
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Known for imparting beer with flavors of artificial butter, diacetyl is one of the more commonly cited off-flavors in beer evaluation. In this episode, contributor Malcolm Frazer joins Marshall to discuss this curious compound in depths including how it's produced and ways to avoid it, as well as things it might be mistaken for when evaluating beer. The results of some exBEERiments on the topic will also be addressed. | Relevant Articles | Diacetyl Off-Flavor xBmt:...

Duration:01:07:56

Episode 064 | Bias In Beer Pt. 2: External Influence & Perceived Quality

10/29/2018
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In this episode, contributor Matt Del Fiacco and Marshall continue their discussion about the impact bias has on beer evaluation, this time focusing the influence sources other than flavor and aroma have on perception, as well as the way we perceive quality. | Relevant Articles | Impact Appearance Has On Perceived Beer Quality: http://brulosophy.com/2017/04/27/the-impact-appearance-has-on-perception-of-other-beer-qualities-exbeeriment-results/

Duration:01:07:40

Episode 063 | Bias In Beer Pt. 1: The Influence Of Expectation

10/22/2018
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Bias isn't a bad word! In this episode, contributor Matt Del Fiacco joins Marshall to chat about an aspect of beer and brewing that tends to go largely ignored-- the influence unconscious bias has on our evaluation of beer. The results from external research as well as exBEERiment findings will be paired with anecdotal experiences in hopes of making this topic as interesting as possible! | Relevant Articles | Impact Of Expectation On Perception xBmt:...

Duration:01:07:17

Episode 062 | Fermentation Vessel Headspace

10/15/2018
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A seemingly trivial variable upon first thought, the amount of headspace in the fermentation vessel is something many brewers are concerned can impact the quality of their beer. Contributor Jake Huolihan joins Marshall in this episode for an in-depth chat about headspace and the fascinating results of an exBEERiment they performed on the subject. | Relevant Articles | Impact of Increased Headspace During Fermentation:...

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 061 | Talking Shop With Yakima Valley Hops

10/8/2018
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While on a recent visit to Yakima, WA for hop harvest, Brülosophy contributors Brian, Malcolm, and Marshall sat down with the dudes from Yakima Valley Hops to talk about their history, hop harvest events, and some of the stuff they've got planned for the future. Also chiming in are the folks from Yakima Craft Brewing, a local brewery who brews wet hop ales every year.

Duration:01:22:28

Episode 060 | Brü & A #6

10/1/2018
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It's our 60th episode, which means it's time for another Brü & A! Contributors Malcolm Frazer and Brian Hall join Marshall to answer listener submitted questions live from the floor of Yakima Valley Hops. The Brew Brotha, Shannon Harris, and some friends from Yakima Craft Brewing also chime in.

Duration:01:08:05

Episode 059 | Short & Shoddy: Irish Stout

9/24/2018
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Despite it's dark appearance and often creamy texture, Irish Stout is style of beer consumable by the pint given it's low ABV. In this episode, contributor Malcolm Frazer joins Marshall to discuss what's known about the history of Irish Stout, traditional methods for brewing this style, and their attempt to make one cutting a bunch of corners. | Relevant Articles | Short & Shoddy Irish Stout: http://brulosophy.com/2018/03/15/short-shoddy-irish-stout/

Duration:01:27:16

Episode 058 | Live Q&A with Malcolm Frazer

9/17/2018
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One time every month, Patrons of Brülosophy have the opportunity to ask questions of known people in the brewing world such John Palmer, Michael Tonsmeire, and Vinnie Cilurzo. Recently, Brülosophy contributor, Malcolm Frazer, sat down for about an hour to answer Patron questions, covering a wide range of topics, and we figured we'd share it with all of our listeners! If you enjoy what you hear and want to help us to continue producing this content, head over PATRON.COM/BRULOSOPHY to view all...

Duration:01:13:13

Episode 057 | Making Hard Cider

9/10/2018
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If beer is the beverage of the gods, hard cider is what keeps the angels going! While our focus is primarily on the beer brewing process, most of us at Brülosophy are also big fans of hard cider and make our own fairly regularly. In this episode, contributor and NHC gold medal winning cider maker, Matt Del Fiacco, joins Marshall to talk about everything hard cider including various apple sources, methods for pasteurization, and fermentation techniques. | Relevant Articles | Chemical vs. Heat...

Duration:01:28:37

Episode 056 | Ale Fermentation Temperature

9/3/2018
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Fermentation temperature is believed by many to be one of the most critical components to the making of good beer-- go too high or low and you'll produce undesirable off-flavors. In his episode, contributor Malcolm Frazer joins Marshall to discuss this variable as it relates to brewing ales, going over various methods of fermentation temperature control as well as the results of some exBEERiments they've performed. | Relevant Articles | WLP029 German Ale/Kölsch Yeast:...

Duration:01:12:40

Episode 055 | The Hop Stand Technique

8/27/2018
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Brewers looking to pack as much hop aroma and flavor into their beer as possible have a few methods they rely on, one of which involves tossing a bunch of hops into the wort once the boil is complete and letting them steep for a certain amount of time. In this episode, contributor Jason Cipriani joins Marshall to discuss the hop stand technique including the various claims regarding wort temperature and the results of some fascinating exBEERiments! | Relevant Articles | Hop Stand xBmt -...

Duration:00:57:18

Episode 054 | Beer Off-Flavors: Dimethyl Sulfide (DMS)

8/20/2018
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DMS is a commonly cited off-flavor that many claim tastes like cooked vegetables and, while appropriate in small doses in certain styles, is typically avoided by brewers. In this episode, contributor Malcolm Frazer joins Marshall to take a closer look at this curiously corny compound and discuss some interesting exBEERiments they've performed on the topic! | Relevant Articles | Lid On vs. Lid Off During The Boil xBmt:...

Duration:01:11:27

Episode 053 | Using Dry Yeast In Brewing

8/13/2018
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Back in the early days of organized homebrewing, dry yeast was often all brewers had available to ferment with, usually found in a small pack taped to the bottom of the extract can lid. Often older and lacking in viability, dry yeast developed a fairly negative reputation. Thanks to advancements in technology and knowledge, the dry yeast of today is much higher in quality and used by many to produce delicious beer. In this episode, contributor Matt Del Fiacco joins Marshall to talk about dry...

Duration:00:57:32

Episode 052 | Boil Vigor

8/6/2018
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Boiling wort is viewed as one of the more important parts of the brewing process, responsible for driving off DMS and ensuring the proper OG is hit. In this episode, contributor Ray Found joins Marshall to discuss all that happens during the boil as well as some interesting exBEERiments they've performed on the topic.

Duration:01:05:11

Episode 051 | Jersey & Tim Do Portland *LIVE*

7/30/2018
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Live from the floor of Homebrew Con 2018 in Portland, OR, it's Jersey & Tim! The boys took over the mics for a couple hours to reviews beers made by some super rad homebrewers who, in addition to being very gracious, were equally as brave. Here's the list of beers Jersey & Tim reviewed in the order presented in the episode: 1. Warm Fermented Pilsner by Chris Harper 2. Strawberry Milkshake IPA by Sean Osborne 3. New England IPA by Kevin Callais 4. Sour Cherry Blonde Ale by Andy Carter 5....

Duration:01:10:03

Episode 050 | Brü & A #5

7/23/2018
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It's episode 50, which means it's time for us to answer listener submitted questions. In this episode, contributor Brian Hall joins Marshall to respond to questions about tangy off-flavors, going pro, shipping beer, and more!

Duration:01:11:59

Episode 049 | Short & Shoddy: Hoppy Pilsner

7/16/2018
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A relatively new spin on a classic styles, hoppy versions of Pilsner seems to gaining in popularity lately. In this episode, the first in our new style-focused series, contributor Malcolm Frazer joins Marshall to discuss Hoppy Pilsner in depth, going over traditional methods one might utilize to make such a beer then finishing off with some talk about our experience brewing one up using the significantly abbreviated approach we call Short & Shoddy. The Brülosophy Podcast is proud to be...

Duration:01:08:31

Episode 048 | Homebrew Con 2018 With Brülosophy & Friends

7/9/2018
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Homebrew Con 2018 is a wrap and it couldn't have been a more unique and fun time for Brülosophy. In this episode, Marshall and Malcolm sit down with booth partners Yakima Valley Hops, Mecca Grade Estate Malt, and Imperial Yeast to talk about the role each of them and the ingredients they sell play in brewing. Of course, it wouldn't be Homebrew Con if a couple surprise guests didn't pop in to have a word as well. The Brülosophy Podcast is proud to be partnered with the American Homebrewers...

Duration:01:03:51