CO2 Cylinder Storage, Nitro Faucet Question, & Fermentation Activity — Ep. 168


We welcome you all back to another episode of our Homebrew Happy Hour podcast… the podcast where we answer all of your home brewing questions and discuss anything related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

Handsome James Carlson and [insert insult about his height or weight here] Todd Burns are back from their trip to Germany and abroad!

Along with taking your submitted questions on CO2 storage, nitro faucets, and fermentation activity, we also recap Todd and James’s trip and we make some exciting announcments for members of our Patreon community… specifically that IMPERIAL YEAST IS NOW SPONSORING OUR MONTHLY RECIPE KITS! Sorry for the all caps but I am STOKED about this. Members of our $35 and $50 monthly tiers will now receive premium Imperial liquid yeast with their recipe kits. We have always loved Imperial Yeast and so it’s extremely exciting to be partnering with them on this and we can’t thank them enough.

Also — I am very excited to announce that we’ve confirmed a date for our February Live Q&A (also an exclusive for members of our Patreon community) and it’s going to be with Michael Ferguson on February 26th @ 10am central! Below is a blurb about our good friend Michael and a promo banner for the Q&A event —

Emmy-nominated Beer Geeks host master brewer Michael Ferguson has been called a pioneer in the craft beer world and is now in his 30th year as an industry professional. As director of brewery operations for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc., he opened more than 120 BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse locations. Michael previously brewed for Station Casinos, Inc., and was responsible for multiple breweries including Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, as director of brewery operations. He owns BrewerFX LLC, a company that provides brewery consulting and production and voiceover services, and currently manages Farmboy Brew Shop in Katy, Texas

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