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Master Brewers Podcast

By Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA)

Each week, thousands of brewers download The Master Brewers Podcast to hear interviews with the industry's best & brightest in brewing science, technology, and operations. The show is known for featuring technical deep dives, a bit of brewing history, cutting edge research, hard lessons learned, important industry contributors, and no fluff. If you make beer for a living, this show is for you. Thank you, sponsors!

  1. 1.
    Episode 189: Long Term Yeast Storage10/19/2020
    25:42
  2. 2.
    Episode 188: Impossible Beer10/12/2020
    41:44
  3. 3.
    Episode 187: The Guinness Yeast10/05/2020
    39:05
  4. 4.
    Episode 186: CO2 Systems & Quality09/28/2020
    1:13:46
  5. 5.
    Episode 185: Filler Cleaning Meets Quality at Surly09/21/2020
    40:40
  6. 6.
    Mainstage09/17/2020
    1:05
  7. 7.
    Episode 184: Just Say No to Leaking Can Seams09/14/2020
    46:50
  8. 8.
    Episode 183: Dry Hop Creep During In-Package Conditioning09/07/2020
    28:14
  1. 9.
    Episode 182: De-skunking Beer08/31/2020
    34:50
  2. 10.
    Preview: 2020 WBC08/27/2020
    3:02
  3. 11.
    Episode 181: Tracking Biotransformation of Sulfur Compounds in Beer08/24/2020
    38:40
  4. 12.
    Episode 001: Total Oil Content ≠ Aroma08/17/2020
    16:46
  5. 13.
    Episode 180: Exogenous Enzyme Applications in Malting08/10/2020
    33:27
  6. 14.
    Episode 179: Reuse of Spent Dry Hop Slurry in the Brewhouse08/03/2020
    26:52
  7. 15.
    Episode 178: Friends Don't Let Friends Drink Oxidized Beer07/27/2020
    23:33
  8. 16.
    Episode 040: What is Aleppo?07/20/2020
    21:03
  9. 17.
    Episode 177: The Art & Science of Roasting Specialty Malt07/13/2020
    1:01:13
  10. 18.
    Episode 176: Functional Terroir07/06/2020
    53:48
  11. 19.
    Episode 175: Know Barley, Know Beer06/29/2020
    30:35
  12. 20.
    Episode 049: Breathe, Breathe, Breathe, Scream06/22/2020
    45:02
  13. 21.
    Episode 174: WHAT IS BEER?06/15/2020
    1:11:55
  14. 22.
    Episode 173: Using Exogenous Enzymes to Boost Biotransformation​06/08/2020
    35:45
  15. 23.
    Episode 172: What’s The Buzz? Non-alcoholic Beer Production06/01/2020
    52:48
  16. 24.
    Episode 047: Whirlpool Trub Carryover Effects on Beer Sensory Quality & Clarity05/25/2020
    20:10
  17. 25.
    Episode 171: Best Practices - Container Rinsing with Water05/18/2020
    48:12
  18. 26.
    Episode 170: Centrifuge Operation05/11/2020
    1:02:49
  19. 27.
    Episode 169: Oak05/04/2020
    43:10
  20. 28.
    Episode 038: Comparison of the Contributions of Hop Pellets, Supercritical Fluid Hop Extracts, and Extracted Hop Material to the Hop Aroma and Terpenoid Content of Kettle-Hopped Lager Beers04/27/2020
    26:10
  21. 29.
    Episode 168: Spirit Barrel Aging04/20/2020
    38:07
  22. 30.
    Bonus: Introducing Plantopia04/17/2020
    33:08
  23. 31.
    Episode 167: Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer in the Brewery04/13/2020
    48:08
  24. 32.
    Bonus: The New Normal04/10/2020
    27:48
  25. 33.
    Episode 045: Spoiler Alert04/06/2020
    36:12
  26. 34.
    Episode 165: Bypassing the Malting Process with Koji03/30/2020
    28:08
  27. 35.
    Episode 164: When Draught Dries Up03/23/2020
    23:57
  28. 36.
    Episode 163: Kiln Temperature & Hop Quality03/16/2020
    32:59
  29. 37.
    Episode 013: Uneven Heating? Damaged Jackets?03/09/2020
    17:42
  30. 38.
    Episode 162: LAB Propagation & Process Control03/02/2020
    20:36
  31. 39.
    Episode 161: New Malting Barley Varieties in Canada02/24/2020
    18:21
  32. 40.
    Episode 160: Quantifying and Probing the Inefficiency of Dry-hopping02/17/2020
    24:53
  33. 41.
    Episode 035: Brewhouse Water & Mash Chemistry02/10/2020
    24:55
  34. 42.
    Episode 159: How Much Does it Take?02/03/2020
    27:05
  35. 43.
    Episode 158: Hemp Flavor Development in Beer01/27/2020
    24:38
  36. 44.
    Episode 157: Hop Oils & Haze Stabilization01/20/2020
    23:51
  37. 45.
    Episode 044: Improving Brewhouse Efficiency by Adjusting Mash Thickness and Lauter and Sparge Volumes01/13/2020
    27:51
  38. 46.
    Episode 156: How Low Can You Go?01/06/2020
    24:55
  39. 47.
    Episode 155: Continuum of Malt Opportunities12/30/2019
    42:27
  40. 48.
    Episode 154: Juicy Dry Hopping12/23/2019
    24:24
  41. 49.
    Episode 012: Reducing Solid Waste in the Brewery12/16/2019
    20:20
  42. 50.
    Episode 153: Plan Your Pitch12/09/2019
    35:16
  43. 51.
    Episode 152: Evaluation of FPDM for STA1 Positive (Diastaticus) Yeast in the Brewery12/02/2019
    26:19
  44. 52.
    Episode 151: Our $700 Hillbilly Yeast Propagator11/25/2019
    24:22
  45. 53.
    Episode 039: The Language of Hops11/18/2019
    17:57
  46. 54.
    Episode 150: TPO Gone Wild? Managing Oxygen Ingress on Smaller Scale Canning Lines11/11/2019
    21:28
  47. 55.
    Episode 149: Sourvisiae11/04/2019
    29:41
  48. 56.
    Episode 148: OSHA in Your Brewery10/28/2019
    48:55
  49. 57.
    Episode 043: The Hop Quality Group10/21/2019
    27:34
  50. 58.
    Episode 147: Dry Hop Geyser Survivors10/14/2019
    34:27
  51. 59.
    Episode 146: Fermentation Consistency10/07/2019
    41:14
  52. 60.
    Episode 145: Investigating the Factors Impacting Aroma, Flavor, and Stability in Dry-Hopped Beers09/30/2019
    46:04
  53. 61.
    Episode 032: It Malt Not Be Extractly What You Think09/23/2019
    30:21
  54. 62.
    Episode 144: Dr. Lewis09/16/2019
    45:22
  55. 63.
    Episode 143: Improving Process Steam Systems09/09/2019
    30:32
  56. 64.
    Episode 142: What's In Your Can?09/02/2019
    28:36
  57. 65.
    Episode 041: Zinc in Fermentation08/26/2019
    20:03
  58. 66.
    Episode 141: Brewery Bots08/19/2019
    29:01
  59. 67.
    Episode 140: Think Twice Before You Dump: A Journey to Wastewater Compliance08/12/2019
    41:36
  60. 68.
    Episode 139: Hot Side Aeration (HSA)08/05/2019
    24:49
  61. 69.
    Episode 49: Breathe, Breathe, Breathe, Scream07/29/2019
    44:26
  62. 70.
    Episode 138: Steeping: The Fulcrum Between Good and Bad Malt07/22/2019
    43:29
  63. 71.
    Episode 137: How a Beer Comes to Life07/15/2019
    47:37
  64. 72.
    Episode 136: Birra Nursia07/08/2019
    34:52
  65. 73.
    Episode 020: Kvass07/01/2019
    26:02
  66. 74.
    Episode 135: Musings on a Malt COA06/24/2019
    59:41
  67. 75.
    Episode 134: Is PCR Right for your Brewery?06/17/2019
    27:01
  68. 76.
    Episode 133: IPA06/10/2019
    50:30
  69. 77.
    Episode 024: Malt Flavor Development06/03/2019
    56:11
  70. 78.
    Episode 132: Yeast at Founders Brewing Co.05/27/2019
    45:10
  71. 79.
    Episode 131: Brewing Berliner Weisse at the August Schell Brewing Co.05/20/2019
    44:21
  72. 80.
    Episode 130: Yeast Genome Changes During Serial Repitching05/13/2019
    37:55
  73. 81.
    Episode 008: Steam Boilers in the Craft Brewing Industry05/06/2019
    21:50
  74. 82.
    Episode 129: Beer Flavor Stability (Live Episode)04/29/2019
    37:29
  75. 83.
    Episode 128: United We Brew (Live Episode)04/22/2019
    29:40
  76. 84.
    Episode 127: Dry Hop Creep Continued - Does Variety Matter? (Live Episode)04/15/2019
    28:11
  77. 85.
    Episode 126: Passivation of Stainless Steel04/08/2019
    46:29
  78. 86.
    Episode 125: Spent Grains04/01/2019
    38:21
  79. 87.
    Episode 015: Simplifying the Understanding of Malt COAs03/25/2019
    1:11:49
  80. 88.
    Episode 124: Fritz Maytag03/18/2019
    1:14:57
  81. 89.
    Episode 123: Tracking IBU Through the Brewing Process: The Quest for Consistency03/11/2019
    33:17
  82. 90.
    Episode 122: The Pursuit of Freshness03/04/2019
    38:08
  83. 91.
    Episode 042: Kilned vs. Roasted: A Differentiation of Caramelized Specialty Malts02/25/2019
    24:03
  84. 92.
    Episode 121: Hot Side Hop Usage - Optimization with Extract02/18/2019
    33:41
  85. 93.
    Episode 120: Hop Contracting 10102/11/2019
    48:17
  86. 94.
    Episode 119: Biotransformation02/04/2019
    26:24
  87. 95.
    Episode 055: TPO01/28/2019
    30:32
  88. 96.
    Episode 118: Sensory Lab on a Shelf01/21/2019
    40:22
  89. 97.
    Episode 117: AromaSmart01/14/2019
    53:59
  90. 98.
    Episode 116: Be Kind to Your Grind01/07/2019
    30:56
  91. 99.
    Episode 085: Lactic Acid Bacteria Case Study12/31/2018
    25:29
  92. 100.
    Episode 071: German Sour Beers of the Late 19th Century12/24/2018
    33:10
  93. 101.
    Episode 115: Today's Challenges in Beer Quality12/17/2018
    47:49
  94. 102.
    Episode 114: Brewery Hose12/10/2018
    38:04
  95. 103.
    Episode 113: Reducing Error in Cell Counts12/03/2018
    35:42
  96. 104.
    Episode 112: Gluten-free barley: Lab to supermarket11/26/2018
    28:14
  97. 105.
    Episode 111: Burst Bottle Detection & Mitigation11/19/2018
    37:13
  98. 106.
    Episode 031: Maintaining Good Yeast Health11/12/2018
    29:58
  99. 107.
    Episode 110: The Microbiological Impact of Dry Hopping Beers with Pelletized and Whole Cone Cascade Hops11/05/2018
    23:42
  100. 108.
    Episode 109: Timing is Everything10/29/2018
    37:41
  101. 109.
    Episode 108: Sensory Programs - Finding Value From Day 110/22/2018
    54:51
  102. 110.
    Episode 107: Troubleshooting Acetaldehyde10/15/2018
    22:41
  103. 111.
    Episode 036: Torulaspora delbrueckii10/08/2018
    23:19
  104. 112.
    Episode 106: Electrical Safety in the Brewery10/01/2018
    20:35
  105. 113.
    Episode 105: Wort Aeration09/24/2018
    28:55
  106. 114.
    Episode 104: The Hidden Secrets of New England IPA09/17/2018
    24:45
  107. 115.
    Episode 103: Colloidal Silica09/10/2018
    21:09
  108. 116.
    Episode 021: Brewing Intensification09/03/2018
    31:16
  109. 117.
    Episode 102: Kveik08/27/2018
    33:09
  110. 118.
    Episode 101: The Yeasts of Tomorrow08/20/2018
    29:03
  111. 119.
    Episode 100: Brewing Summit Keynote LIVE08/13/2018
    36:05
  112. 120.
    Episode 099: Cask Beer08/06/2018
    21:27
  113. 121.
    Episode 098: Dry Hop Creep07/30/2018
    37:21
  114. 122.
    Episode 097: Better Fermentations with Cloudy Wort07/23/2018
    16:41
  115. 123.
    Episode 096: Efficacy of Sanitizers in the Brewery07/09/2018
    23:31
  116. 124.
    Episode 095: FSMA07/02/2018
    23:00
  117. 125.
    Episode 094: Microbial Gluten Reduction in Beer Using Lactic Acid Bacteria and Standard Process Methods06/25/2018
    32:07
  118. 126.
    Episode 093: Active Dry Yeast06/18/2018
    26:59
  119. 127.
    Episode 092: Automated Brettanomyces Cell Counts06/11/2018
    21:29
  120. 128.
    Episode 091: How a Chiller System Works06/04/2018
    34:04
  121. 129.
    Episode 090: Sooner, Rather Than Later05/28/2018
    23:58
  122. 130.
    Episode 089: The Six-rowification of North American Two-row (Part 3: What you can do about it)05/21/2018
    50:53
  123. 131.
    The Six-rowification of North American Two-row (Part 1: Concept & history)05/14/2018
    24:25
  124. 132.
    The Six-rowification of North American Two-row (Part 2: How & why)05/14/2018
    33:58
  125. 133.
    Episode 087: Bottle Conditioning05/07/2018
    28:26
  126. 134.
    Episode 086: How to Assure Quality in Hops from Small-Scale Growers04/30/2018
    22:27
  127. 135.
    Episode 084: Brewing Hoppy Beer with CRISPR Instead of Hops04/16/2018
    45:13
  128. 136.
    Episode 083: The Red Queen Hypothesis04/09/2018
    40:22
  129. 137.
    Episode 082: Insane in the (Hollow Fiber) Membrane04/02/2018
    14:38
  130. 138.
    Episode 081: Irish Moss03/26/2018
    29:59
  131. 139.
    Episode 080: Brewing Hoppy Beers - Targeting Flavor, Not Varietal03/19/2018
    32:23
  132. 140.
    Episode 079: Brewhouse Efficiency for the Small Brewer03/12/2018
    38:02
  133. 141.
    Episode 078: Quality Systems - Part 203/05/2018
    29:13
  134. 142.
    Episode 077: Quality Systems - Part 102/26/2018
    20:29
  135. 143.
    Episode 076: Revolutionary Dry-Hopping Techniques for Larger Beer Volumes02/19/2018
    22:14
  136. 144.
    Episode 075: How Isinglass Works02/12/2018
    22:35
  137. 145.
    Episode 074: Potential Causes for Loss of Extract in a Brewery02/05/2018
    22:26
  138. 146.
    Episode 073: Dry Hopping's Correlation with Diacetyl01/29/2018
    19:59
  139. 147.
    Episode 072: Yeast Propagation01/22/2018
    37:01
  140. 148.
    Episode 070: Malting & Brewing Naked...Oats01/08/2018
    20:27
  141. 149.
    Episode 069: Diastaticus - Part 201/01/2018
    33:26
  142. 150.
    Episode 068: Diastaticus - Part 112/26/2017
    26:21
  143. 151.
    Episode 067: In the Blink of an Eye12/18/2017
    34:54
  144. 152.
    Episode 066: Sulfate to Chloride Ratio12/11/2017
    25:27
  145. 153.
    Episode 065: Troubleshooting Off-flavors12/04/2017
    25:03
  146. 154.
    Episode 064: Yeast Fundamentals11/27/2017
    27:01
  147. 155.
    Episode 063: Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Improve Quality & Maximize Capacity at Deschutes Brewery11/21/2017
    29:27
  148. 156.
    Episode 062: Co-fermentation Trials with S. cerevisiae & B. bruxellensis and the Organoleptic Benefits of Mixed Culture Fermentations11/13/2017
    20:34
  149. 157.
    Episode 061: Glycol Systems for Breweries11/06/2017
    36:14
  150. 158.
    Episode 060: WW Pilot Study at Holy City Brewing Co.10/30/2017
    28:54
  151. 159.
    Episode 059: Process Control Through Enzyme Understanding (Natural & Commercial)10/23/2017
    35:28
  152. 160.
    Episode 058: What Yeast has taught me about Brewing over the years10/16/2017
    32:13
  153. 161.
    Episode 057: The 2017 Hop Harvest10/09/2017
    24:38
  154. 162.
    Episode 056: The Craft Malt Revolution10/02/2017
    39:19
  155. 163.
    Episode 054: Stuff You Should Know About Keg Valves09/18/2017
    34:25
  156. 164.
    Episode 053: Improved Flavor via Trub Removal at Dogfish09/11/2017
    26:45
  157. 165.
    Episode 004: Dry Hopping & Its Effects on Bitterness and the IBU Test 09/04/2017
    19:16
  158. 166.
    Episode 052: Let Your Process Evaluate Your Malt - Part 208/28/2017
    26:18
  159. 167.
    Episode 051: Let Your Process Evaluate Your Malt - Part 108/21/2017
    26:47
  160. 168.
    Episode 050: The Relationship Between Wort Gravity and Water-to-Grist Ratio08/14/2017
    24:19

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