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Best Kolsch in Cologne, Substituting Ingredients for a Competition Batch, Sticky Alt vs Regular Alt, & Understanding Hop Additions – Ep. 391

REGISTER FOR THE 2024 ALT-POKAL HERE: https://www.homebrewhappyhour.com/about-us/alt-pokal-2023/

Make sure to reserve your spot in the 2024 Alt-Pokal Altbier World Championship by using the link above! Thank you for joining us again for another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Best Kolsch in Cologne, Substituting Ingredients for a Competition Batch, Sticky Alt vs Regular Alt, & Understanding Hop Additions

00:00:00 – 00:15:55 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:15:56 – 00:31:18 Best Kolsch in Cologne
00:31:196 – 00:42:00 Substituting Ingredients
00:42:01 – 00:50:56 Sticky Alt vs Regular Alt
00:50:57 – 01:03:50 Understanding Hop Additions

Links for this episode:
THE kolsch book to own: https://amzn.to/3XXxnbj
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
CMBecker Regulators: https://www.kegconnection.com/primary-cmbecker/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

#homebrewing #homebrewers #craftbeer #beer #brewing #craftbrew #kolsch #webcast #show

Using Air to Initially Pressurize a Fermenter, Rehydrating Frozen Yeast, & Dealing With Foamy Pours from my Jockey Box – Ep. 390

How’s your Summer going, my friend? I hope it’s been good and full of delicious craft beer. Thank you for joining us again for another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Using Air to Initially Pressurize a Fermenter, Rehydrating Frozen Yeast, & Dealing With Foamy Pours from my Jockey Box 

00:00:00 – 00:17:32 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:17:33 – 00:24:47 Listener Feedback
00:24:48 – 00:36:08 Using Air in Pressure Fermenter
00:36:09 – 00:53:39 Rehydrating Frozen Yeast
00:53:40 – 01:07:24 Jockey Box Foamy Pours

Links for this episode:
Fermzilla Allrounder 15.9 gallon version: https://amzn.to/4eDTJ7K
Jockey Box Components: https://www.kegconnection.com/jockey-box/
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
Flow Control Event Faucet: https://www.kegconnection.com/cmb-flow-control-event-or-party-faucet/
Draught Beer Quality Manual: https://www.brewersassociation.org/educational-publications/draught-beer-quality-manual/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

#homebrewing #homebrewers #craftbeer #beer #brewing #craftbrew #kolsch #webcast #show

Fermenting for Usable CO2, Selecting Hose for Secondary Regulators, Pellicle in my Fermenter but not in my Keg yet, & How to Know if a Fermenter can Handle Pressure – Ep. 389

Howdy, friend!

It’s been a wet and humid Summer down here in central Texas but at least we aren’t burning in triple digit temperatures…yet. Regardless, it is that time for yet another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Fermenting for Usable CO2, Selecting Hose for Secondary Regulators, Pellicle in my Fermenter but not in my Keg yet, & How to Know if a Fermenter can Handle Pressure

00:00:00 – 00:19:00 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:19:01 – 00:28:21 Fermenting for Usable CO2
00:28:22 – 00:37:26 Secondary Regulator Tubing
00:37:27 – 00:49:54 Fermenter Infection but not in the Keg
00:49:55 – 01:04:35 Can My Fermenter Handle Pressure?

Links for this episode:
Gas Tubing/Hose: https://www.kegconnection.com/gas-hose/
GovReg Secondary Regulators (Amazon Listing): https://amzn.to/3XtZheM
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
Fermzilla Allrounder 15.9 gallon version: https://amzn.to/4eDTJ7K

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

#homebrewing #homebrewers #craftbeer #beer #brewing #craftbrew #kolsch #webcast #show

Hot Liquor Tank Flow Rate While Sparging, Understanding Secondary Regulators, Cleaning & Sanitizing a KegLand Fermzilla – Ep. 388

Welcome back, my friend –

Can you believe the year is halfway done? Time flies. Any who – it’s time for the Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Hot Liquor Tank Flow Rate While Sparging, Understanding Secondary Regulators, Cleaning & Sanitizing a KegLand Fermzilla

00:00:00 – 00:15:43 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:15:44 – 00:19:32 Listener Feedback
00:19:33 – 00:32:51 HLT Flow Rate While Sparging
00:32:52 – 00:44:47 Understanding Secondary Regulators
00:44:48 – 00:54:44 Cleaning & Sanitizing a Fermzilla

Links for this episode:
GovReg Secondary Regulators: https://www.kegconnection.com/govreg-secondary-regulators/
GovReg Secondary Regulators (Amazon Listing): https://amzn.to/3XtZheM
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
GovReg Ball Lock Starter Kit: https://amzn.to/4eryxlh

Todd’s video about Joshua’s addiction: https://www.instagram.com/p/C8Zrzu_Rzw-/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

#homebrewing #homebrewers #craftbeer #beer #brewing #craftbrew #kolsch #webcast #show

An interview with Kolsch Cup 2024 Grand Champion, Jonathan Marut – Ep. 387

Guest interviews are some of my absolute favorite episodes to record which is why I am SO excited and SO proud to present this week’s episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

An interview with Kolsch Cup 2024 Grand Champion, Jonathan Marut

Since this was a casual conversation and all over the place, please forgive me for not having chapter markers on this episode. I think YouTube attempts to make chapters but, either way, I know you’re going to enjoy this episode!

LINKS:
The Canadian Fly-In outfitter Jonathan uses: https://www.canadianflyinoutposts.ca/
Homebrew Kegs : https://www.kegconnection.com/homebrew-kegs/
Parts and accessories for kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/parts-for-kegs/
FLOTit 2.0: https://www.kegconnection.com/flotit-2-0-stainless-steel-floating-dip-tube-no-beer-left-behind/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Shelf Life for Crushed Grains, Transferring Hazy Beer from my Fermenter, & Letting a Batch Stay in the Fermenter for 2 Weeks – Ep. 386

Yo, Homebrewer!

Buckle up and get ready for another fun filled jam packed show because it’s time for the Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Shelf Life for Crushed Grains, Transferring Hazy Beer from my Fermenter, & Letting a Batch Stay in the Fermenter for 2 Weeks

00:00:00 – 00:13:19 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:16:17 – 00:28:02 Shelf Life for Crushed Grains
00:28:03 – 00:36:41 Transferring Hazy Beer from my Fermenter
00:36:42 – 00:49:41 Letting a Batch Stay in Primary for 2 Weeks

Links for this episode:
Ultimate Keg Accessory Bundle Pack for Ball Lock Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/the-ultimate-homebrew-keg-accessory-bundle-ball-lock/
Ultimate Keg Accessory Bundle Pack for Pin Lock Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/the-ultimate-homebrew-keg-accessory-bundle-pin-lock/
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
FLOTit 2.0: https://www.kegconnection.com/flotit-2-0-stainless-steel-floating-dip-tube-no-beer-left-behind/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

#homebrewing #homebrewers #craftbeer #beer #brewing #craftbrew #kolsch #webcast #show

Unexplainable Low ABV, Mash Paddle Recommendations, & Troubleshooting Why My CO2 Isn’t Flowing While I’m Force Carbonating My Beer – Ep. 385

It’s Summer time!

School is out for Summer but we’re still pumping out new episodes of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Unexplainable Low ABV, Mash Paddle Recommendations, & Troubleshooting Why My CO2 Isn’t Flowing While I’m Force Carbonating My Beer

00:00:00 – 00:13:19 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:13:20 – 00:16:16 Listener Feedback
00:16:17 – 00:28:02 Unexplainable Low ABV
00:28:03 – 00:36:41 Mash Paddle Recommendations
00:36:42 – 00:49:41 CO2 Not Flowing While Force Carbing

Links for this episode:
CO2 Cylinders: https://www.kegconnection.com/co2-cylinders-1/
Wooden Mash Paddle: https://amzn.to/3wT3Fcz
Stainless Steel Mash Paddle: https://amzn.to/4aEJcG5
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
Pin Lock Keg 4 Pack: https://www.kegconnection.com/four-pack-of-pin-lock-coke-style-kegs-cornelius-or-firestone-5-gallon-for-homebrew-soda-used-cleaned/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

Lower Efficiency with Floor Malted Barley, Should I Fear the Foam of StarSan, No Activity in my Airlock, & Choosing Hops for a Kolsch – Ep. 384

It is our pleasure to welcome you back!

That’s right – it’s Thursday and that means it’s time for another episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Lower Efficiency with Floor Malted Barley, Should I Fear the Foam of StarSan, No Activity in my Airlock, & Choosing Hops for a Kolsch

00:00:00 – 00:17:02 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:17:03 – 00:28:35 Lower Efficiency with Floor Malted Barley
00:28:36 – 00:35:37 Excessive StarSan Foam in my Lines
00:35:38 – 00:45:27 No Fermentation Activity in my Airlock
00:45:28 – 00:58:31 Choosing Hops when Brewing a Kolsch

Links for this episode:
Beer Hose/Tubing: https://www.kegconnection.com/beer-hose/
FLOTit 2.0 Floating Dip Tube: https://www.kegconnection.com/flotit-2-0-stainless-steel-floating-dip-tube-no-beer-left-behind/
Sanitizers for Homebrewers: https://www.kegconnection.com/sanitizers-for-homebrewing-equipment/
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/
3 Piece Airlock: https://www.kegconnection.com/air-lock-three-piece/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Losing Carbonation in my Beer Lines, Dumping a Few Ounces from the First Pour, & Getting Proper Carbonation AND Nitrogen Cascading When Dispensing with Beer Gas – Ep. 383

Thanks for tuning in, my friend –

In case you’re new here, welcome to the Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Losing Carbonation in my Beer Lines, Dumping a Few Ounces from the First Pour, & Getting Proper Carbonation AND Nitrogen Cascading When Dispensing with Beer Gas

00:00:00 – 00:09:12 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:09:13 – 00:25:55 Listener Feedback + Losing Carbonation in Beer Lines
00:25:56 – 00:31:35 Dumping From the First Pour
00:31:36 – 00:48:44 Using Beer Gas

Links for this episode:
Beer Hose/Tubing: https://www.kegconnection.com/beer-hose/
FLOTit 2.0 Floating Dip Tube: https://www.kegconnection.com/flotit-2-0-stainless-steel-floating-dip-tube-no-beer-left-behind/
CO2 Cylinders & Accessories: https://www.kegconnection.com/co2-cylinders-1/
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

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https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Acetaldehyde in a Pressure Fermented Lager, Draining Beer Lines After a Cleaning, & Selling Your Used Homebrewing Equipment – Ep. 382

Yo, Brewer!

I hope you’re staying cool and ready to enjoy another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast!THE home brew #podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

A NOT SO SUBTLE REMINDER:

If you appreciate the things we do here at Homebrew Happy Hour, consider joining our Trub Club! Not only will you be supporting our efforts, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks such as HUGE discounts to Kegconnection.com, welcome packs with our merch, discounts to BrewersFriend.com, and lots more! Click the link and join today  —  https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=21132635

On Today’s Show:

Acetaldehyde in a Pressure Fermented Lager, Draining Beer Lines After a Cleaning, & Selling Your Used Homebrewing Equipment

00:00:00 – 00:10:09 Sponsors & Small Talk
00:10:10 – 00:13:29 Listener Feedback
00:13:30 – 00:28:30 Acetaldehyde in Pressure Fermented Lager
00:28:31 – 00:35:24 Draining Beer Lines After Cleaning
00:35:25 – 00:47:27 Selling Homebrewing Equipment

Links for this episode:
Beer Line Cleaning Kit: https://www.kegconnection.com/beer-line-cleaning-kit/
FLOTit 2.0 Floating Dip Tube: https://www.kegconnection.com/flotit-2-0-stainless-steel-floating-dip-tube-no-beer-left-behind/
Brew Clean: https://www.kegconnection.com/brew-clean-equipment-cleanser-solution-choose-your-size/
Homebrew Kegs: https://www.kegconnection.com/5-gallon-kegs/

We want to hear from you!

If you have a question that you’d like us to discuss on a future episode, please click on the “Submit a Question” link at the top of our website or you can now call in your questions via our questions hotline @ 325-305-6107 and leave your message after the beep. This is a friendly reminder that, if we choose your voicemail question for a future episode, we give you a $25 gift card to Kegconnection dot com. If you email us, joshua AT homebrewhappyhour DOT com, or text our hotline and I use your textual question on a future episode you still get a $15 gift card to Kegconnection (which I think is still pretty stinking good)!

Let us know what you think and enjoy the show!

cheers,

joshua

———————–

https://www.kegconnection.com/

Each and every episode is made possible by Kegconnection.com! Build the kegerator or keezer of your dreams using Kegconnection.com’s unique customizable product options that allows you to get exactly what you need. Kegconnection.com also stocks products and solutions for kegging kits, draft systems, hardware, components, cleaning and much much more. Kegconnection.com has been operating for more than 15 years in the industry and has established expertise and superior customer service. Visit Kegconnection.com and use our promo code HHH to receive 5% off of your order. Even better – join one of the premium tiers in our Trub Club and get up to 12% off your orders! That’s Kegconnection.com, promo code HHH or visit HomebrewHappyHour.com/club for more information.

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Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Imperial Yeast, for supporting us and the homebrewing community. Learn more about why we LOVE Imperial Yeast by checking out their entire line, available at https://www.imperialyeast.com/

————————–

Thank you to our show’s sponsor, Hops Direct! Family owned and operated, Hops Direct provides a wide variety of hop selection and ships directly to your door. Learn more by visiting https://hopsdirect.com/?utm_source=HHH&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=HHH+link

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This episode is brought to you by, Muntons Malts – a company that is passionate about providing premium malts to brewers worldwide. YOU can experience the difference Muntons offers by joining a recipe receiving tier of our Trub Club because every kit that ships out now includes premium Muntons Malt, join at https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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Become a Patron!  Reminder that these episodes are ultimately made possible because of YOUR support. Consider becoming a member of our TRUB CLUB via our Patreon page and receive perks such as merch, exclusive group access and content, recipes, and some tiers even get monthly recipe kits mailed to you! https://www.patreon.com/HomebrewHappyHour

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