Mead isn't mainstream. It's where beer was in the early 1980s, when breweries like Sierra Nevada and Bell's Brewery were just getting started. Michigan, however, has one of the hottest scenes, and B. Nektar has established itself as one of the major mead players in the nation. So, MittenBrew traveled to its facility in Ferndale for a chat. Siesta by Jahzzar is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.
Episode 11 :: Long Road Distillers
Pat Evans joins Long Road Distillers to discuss its recent opening in Grand Rapids. This Is A Bonus Track by Electric Mirrors is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.
Episode 9 :: A discussion of all-grain brewing
To breach the topic of how to make an all-grain batch of beer, as well as what is important about the process, might take a millennium's worth of discussion. In order to avoid tangents and/or conflicting personal preference, this mini-podcast opens the discussion of why professional breweries make all-grain batches of beer. Their goal is to have complete control over the process, nothing else. Making all-grain beer vs. extract does not guarantee you will make better beer, however, it will...
Episode 8 :: Cranker's Brewery
James Crank of Cranker's Brewery sits down with Pat Evans to discuss beer, brewing and hockey. Everything is Changing by Noi is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.