Tag Archives: HOPCLOTH

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 77: Festival Road Trip

We deliver information on keeping your draft beer lines clean and a road trip to the Portland Craft Beer Festival in Episode 77. We also discuss the new Brewers Association Independent craft brewer seal and announce the winner of our

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 75: Tasting Sawtooth Ales

We dive into two Sawtooth Brewery ales in Episode 75.  John and Denny provide tasting notes on the Sunnyside Session Wheat Ale and the Idahome IPA showcasing the Idaho 7 hops. John also talks about the permits and licensing required