Basic Brewing Radio™

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At Basic Brewing Radio, we're all about home brewing. Each week, we hope to bring to you interesting interviews with people who can shed light on the hobby, share an interesting story, or give expert advice to help us all become better home brewers.

We plan to make each show short and to the point, because we know how precious your time (and bandwidth) can be.

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February 2, 2023 - Recipe Development, Italian Pilsner

Matt Giovanisci of Brew Cabin joins James to formulate a recipe for a hoppy version of the traditional German Pilsner.

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January 26, 2023 - Recipe Development, Amber Lagers

Chris Colby, author of the Homebrew Recipe Bible and editor of beerandgardeningjournal.com, walks us through formulating two delicious amber beers.

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January 19, 2023 - Brewing with Birch

Mika Laitinen, author of Viking Age Brew and brewingnordic.com, tells us how to use every part of the birch tree to make delicious beers.

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January 12, 2023 - Social Project Brewing

James and Steve sample beers with head brewer Jamie Conway, now of Social Project Brewing, and brewery founder Chris Spence.

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January 5, 2023 - Mead and Cider Roundup

James and Steve sample non-beer things they've made recently and experiment with ways to add sweetness and acidity at serving time.

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