Brewing in small batches and fresh hops vs pellets — Ep. 123


Howdy there, Homebrewer!

Welcome back to another episode of our podcast

Thank you for joining us on the Homebrew Happy Hour! We are truly appreciative that you’re here and it blows our mind how fast our audience is growing. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for all the love and support you’ve been showing us. On that note, I selfishly ask that you please send love and support to our own Todd Burns. Shortly before he was scheduled to fly out of the country for a business trip with James to Germany, he got a phone call that no parent should ever receive. Todd and Liz’s son, their oldest child, Kyle, had passed away unexpectedly late Monday evening. Todd and Liz have been like parents to me over the past decade and we’re all so heart broken over the loss of Kyle. Obviously, Todd wasn’t able to join this week’s episode and, honestly, I’m not sure when he’ll be back but please keep him and his entire family in your prayers. Kyle left behind a ton of people who loved him dearly and we’re going to miss him so much.

On Today’s Show

It’s super hard for me to segue from something so heavy and serious (because I’m an awkward dude) but we do have a great show lined up for you this week. Ladik Joe Ermis from Homebrew Supply joined me and helped answer your questions. We address a homebrewer who already brews small 1 gallon batches but is looking to scale up to 2.5 gallons and wants to know the best way to do so. We also take a voicemail question asking about fresh hops versus pellet hops. I can’t tell you how appreciative I am that Joe was able to join me so last minute! I really think you’re going to enjoy this episode.

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