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Episode 9 – One Bottle Batches & Kato Sake Works

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Episode 9 – One Bottle Batches & Kato Sake Works

In our latest episode we talk with our friend Shinobu Kato about making home brew Sake, and why he’s starting a Sake Brewery in Brooklyn NY. John Hagen brings you his latest Style Corner and discusses what makes a great Barley Wine. Finally, we talk with Bitter & Esters employee Toby Benjamin about the Pros and Cons of his One bottle batches. Please subscribe on Google or iTunes! We also wanted to include a recipe from Shinobu with some instructions, and what you’ll need to make one gallon of Sake at home. Simple 1 Gallon Sake Recipe Ingredients Raw Rice:...

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See What You Can Brew E8 - Josh Bernstein - Drink Better Beer

Johnathan Hagen

See What You Can Brew E8 - Josh Bernstein - Drink Better Beer

Josh Bernstein is a Brooklyn-based beer, spirits, food & travel journalist, hazebro zombie-slayer, and all-around beer expert. John & Doug sat down with Mr. Bernstein to chat about his latest book (Drink Better Beer), the state of the craft industry, and the hottest topic in the beer world today – beer slushies. If you can't get enough of the attractive rapscallion that is Josh Bernstein you can always find more at his website. We'd recommend his upcoming Homebrew Tour which is happening on November 9th. Upcoming Events - Brew for a Cure Brew for a Cure is a Charity Homebrew...

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See What You Can Brew - E7 - Randolph Brewing & The Secrets of Spices

Johnathan Hagen

See What You Can Brew - E7 - Randolph Brewing & The Secrets of Spices

With a focus on food pairing and experimental brewing, Randolph Beer is unique in the Brooklyn brewing community. Their impressive beer lists feature quality beers from other breweries alongside their own in-house offerings. In this interview we sat down with Kyle Kensrue (Randolph COO), along with our friend Flint Whistler (head brewer at the Williamsburg Location) to discuss the origins of the business, and what inspires their beer program John and Doug also offer belligerent criticism about spiced beers and how you should attempt to make one if you must.Upcoming Events: October 13th at Bergen Brewminaries Gravity fundraisers.Join us at...

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See What You Can Brew - E6 - Stan Hieronymus

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See What You Can Brew - E6 - Stan Hieronymus

In this episode John and Douglas speak with Stan Hieronymus about his latest projects, hop creep, bio transformation, the best ways to dry hop and why a 10 minute hop addition is unnecessary. Stan is the author of several homebrew books including Brewing Local, For the love of Hops, Brewing with Wheat and the beloved Brew Like a Monk. He also writes a beer industry blog called Appellation Beer.We've also got a new segment from our very own Certified Cicerone, John Hagen. With his gentle, dulcet tones, he'll be diving into a specific style for each segment and offering a...

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See What You Can Brew E5 – Chris Cuzme & Mary Izett – Fifth Hammer Brewing

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See What You Can Brew E5 – Chris Cuzme & Mary Izett – Fifth Hammer Brewing

In our fifth episode we speak with our good friends Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett about their long and fascinating path to brewery ownership. From saxophones and basement breweries to fast fermentation and Foeders, they've done it all. Visit their brewery in Long island City Queens. Also on this episode we'd like to introduce our special guest host, Penelope Amport. She helps us cut through the chatter and keep on track during our conversation. Subscribe on Google or iTunes Send brewing questions to questions@bitterandesters.com See What You Can Brew is a community oriented homebrewing podcast that will give you insights...

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