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July 13, 2005 - Matthew Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing Company

July 30, 2005 - Andy Tveekrem of Dogfish Head

August 02, 2005 - Daniel Carey of New Glarus Brewing Company

October 04, 2005 - Peter Bouckaert of New Belgium Brewing Company

November 16, 2005 - Rodger Davis of Drake's Brewing Co.

November 21, 2005 - Karl Ockert of BridgePort Brewing Company

November 21, 2005 - Tony Magee of Lagunitas Brewing Company

December 06, 2005 - Rob Widmer and Joe Casey of Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

December 08, 2005 - Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog Brewing Company, Inc.

December 14, 2005 - Ron Kloth of Papago Brewing

December 22, 2005 - Alan Pugsley of Shipyard Brewing Company LLC

December 22, 2005 - John Donehower of Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

March 09, 2006 - Peter Hoey of Bison Brewing Company

March 28, 2006 - Andy Ingram of Four Peaks Brewing Company

July 16, 2006 - Shane Welch of Sixpoint Craft Ales

May 02, 2007 - Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing Company

September 28, 2007 - Gordon Hull of Heidrun Meadery

December 10, 2007 - Curtis Holmes of Alaskan Brewing Company

February 23, 2008 - David Myers and Bernie Tonning of Redstone Meadery


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Cask Only Brewery Quality Control Establishing a quality control protocol in a cask-only brewery. - Paul Smith
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How much yeast should I use? Using the spreadsheet, you can estimate the number of Wyeast smack packs or White Labs vials needed for a given original gravity and brew length (expensive), or, estimate the end-yeast counts obtained for starters of various sizes. You would then use that end-point as the starting point ("yeast cells needed") for a given batch. - Paul Smith
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How does water effect brewing? Nothing is a more fundamental and obvious beer ingredient than water. An article by Kevin Pratt

That Old Brown Magic Have you ever had one of those special moments when you experience something that makes a lasting impression? Try an oud bruin. - Bob Beckwith

Spring Time Down on the Hop Farm An account of a visit to a Hallertau hop farm. - Bob Beckwith

Better Hoppy Beers - by Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing Company

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