Tag Archives: Craft Beer

Tap the Craft Episode 80: Dangers of Brewing

In Episode 80 we get get a little serious and discuss the dangers of operating a commercial brewery and focus our topic around kettle boil overs. We summarize the story of Kerry Caldwell’s brewery accident told on the Master Brewers

Tap the Craft Episode 79: Best Beers List

In Episode 79 Kris, John and Denny decide to make their own best beer list to share with the community.  So find out what beers make the cut and feel free to make your own list and share with us.

Tap the Craft Episode 78: Scaling Your Brew

In Episode 78 we discuss the process of scaling your beer recipes to higher capacity batches. John even discusses the methods for going up to commercial quantities. We discuss a couple news articles, one on a possible comeback of non-alcoholic

Tap the Craft Episode 76: The Wee Heavy Show

We bring our buddy Kris McKenzie back in Episode 76 and talk about Scotch Ales.  We cover the 2015 BJCP style guidelines for the Strong British Wee Heavy style, as well as have live tasting notes with the Founders Dirty

Tap the Craft Episode 74: Asheville Brew Crawl #WhalezBro

In Episode 74 we have Kris McKenzie joining us to share his experiences in Asheville, NC and talk about the craft beer scene. We also discuss an article about Beerslanging and breakdown some of the most common used beer slang.

Tap the Craft Episode 71: Bigfoot, Barleywine and Brewing Process

Episode 71 is a content packed show with a breakdown of the American Barleywine style based on the BJCP style guidelines as well as a tasting notes segment with the 2017 Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine. We dive into the brewing