Tag Archives: Craft Beer Knowledge

Tap the Craft Episode 154: Brewer’s Yeast , Part Deux

It’s Episode 154 and we finish our discussion with brewers yeast…discover the nutritional requirements and by-products produced during the brewing process.  These by-products change depending on whether the yeast has sufficient or deficient nutrients in the wort. We get slightly

Tap the Craft Episode 153: Brewer’s Yeast Lowdown

It’s Episode 153 and we discuss brewers yeast…discover the many different criteria that must be taken into consideration when selecting a yeast for beer production, as well as the life cycle of yeast during the process.  Plus we offer a

Tap the Craft Episode 152: Is Maibock Better Than Your Bock?

It’s Episode 152 and we discuss a great springtime style that many listeners may not be familiar with…the German-style Maibock. We dive into some history behind the style, as well as some style notes and commercial offerings. Plus we offer

Tap the Craft Episode 151: Wasps, Wine and Beer

It’s Episode 151 and we discuss a couple interesting craft beer articles…one about harvesting yeast from wasps and making beer with it, and another about mixing wine with beer to create a new style of beer called oenobeer. Plus we

Tap the Craft Episode 150: My Pizza Came Too Fast

We made it to Episode 150 and we celebrate by having the largest number of people on air at the same time. Welcome the Kudzal/Carlson clan…we have husband and wife beer tourist extraordinaires, Jim Kudzal and Tara Carlson along with

Tap the Craft Episode 149: Talking Corona Crisis with Trek Brewing

In Episode 149 we bring back a good friend to help us talk about the impact of the coronavirus quarantine on small independent craft breweries.  John Ream of Trek Brewing, located outside of Columbus, OH, updates us on how Trek