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 22, 2024 - Hoppy Raw Ale

From Finland, Mika Laitinen, author of Viking Age Brew, tells us how to skip the boil to brew a delicious hoppy beer using historic techniques.

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February 15, 2024 - Canning Homebrew

Matt Giovanisci of Brew Cabin and James get metal as they talk about canning your homebrew.

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February 8, 2024 - Recipe Development, Belgian Single

Chris Colby joins James to formulate the recipe for a delicious Belgian-inspired beer and to taste James' Oat Malt Stout.

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February 1, 2024 - Recipe Development, Grapefruit Soda Shandler

Matt Giovanisci of Brew Cabin and Josh Secaur of Gambit Brewing join James to formulate a refreshing hybrid brew and to sample Matt's Gingerbread Wit.

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January 25, 2024 - Mash Your Luck, Anglo Imperial Lager

Homebrewer Scott Housel helps James evaluate the Mash Your Luck beer from Adam Ross of Twin Span Brewing - a UK-inspired high gravity lager.

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January 18, 2024 - Pink Dry Hopping Experiment

James and Steve taste an experiment comparing dry hops floating on top of and sunk into a pale ale.

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January 11, 2024 - Formal Brewing Education

James talks to Andrew Burns of Dakota County Technical College in Minnesota about his course to bring homebrewers to the professional level.

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January 4, 2024 - Moist January

James and Steve sit down with Desiree and Dave from High Gravity in Tulsa to sip delicious beers and talk homebrew past, present, and future.

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