Flavoring sparkling water, ‘fixing’ a hoppy brown ale, & a keezer faucet question — Ep. 169


Welcome 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!

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Todd is out of town with his mother as she undergoes surgery so it’s just James and I today to take your questions and small talk you to death! We discuss various methods of adding flavors to your sparkling water, we also talk about a listener who accidentally added the wrong bittering hops to his brown ale and he’s wondering if he can “fix” it, and James helps a listener out who is needing help deciding which faucets to add to his upcoming keezer build.

Don’t forget about our LIVE Q&A 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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