Strap in folks this is a long one! This episode we try and break down water chemistry to its key elements. We also review our first beermail from a listener and take another commercial break! P.s we have given up on trying to censor the pods as it basically takes to much time in editing, so please be aware the odd expletive might be present.
If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the information on Covid 19 in the news then maybe don’t listen to this one but we felt we had to have a chat about whats going on as its such a crazy and unprecedented event that is affecting all of us worldwide. Some of it is homebrewing related, a lot of it isn’t but we did this off the cuff and thats what we ended up with, please bear in mind we recorded this on the 17th of March and a lot of things have already changed drastically from that point. Most importantly look after yourselves and take the hint from the title!
p.s I did not edit out swearing in this episode, so not suitable for listening with children around.
This episode discusses the various methods for harvesting and propagating yeast so you can brew numerous batches from a single yeast pack. We also give a few shout outs to people who have been supporting us during the first few episodes and introduce a new feature ‘The Commercial Break’ where we each sample and review a commercially available beer.
In this episode we discuss some common off flavours that you might experience while home-brewing and strategies to avoid them. Let us know what you think of the episode, anything that we could improve or got wrong or any questions that you have from this discussion. If you are listening to this via iTunes etc please subscribe/follow, rate the podcast and/or leave a review if possible.
This is the pilot episode of The Hop Addition. 2 mates who talk about brewing a lot decided to record their conversations and let you listen in. There is some strong language, so its not recommended to listen to this around kids, but we hope the content will make up for the odd bit of swearing.