Tag Archives: Boise Brew Minute

Now on Stitcher

I’ve been producing the Boise Brew Minute for about a year and a half now. I’ve been happy to have it play on Radio Boise and archive it here. Lately, I’ve had several people ask if they could subscribe to … Continue reading

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Duel Brewing

Boise Brew Minute (episode 74) – Trent at Duel Brewing in Santa Fe, NM talks about why he started a Belgium brewery in the Southwest and what makes a beer “Belgium-styled”. We discuss what goes into brewing their Goya Imperial … Continue reading

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Slanted Rock

Boise Brew Minute (episode 73) – We talk with Bob at Slanted Rock in Meridian about their new approach to making fruit beers. Rather than add fruit with the possibility of contamination, he’s working with a new local company that … Continue reading

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The Ram – Bridge Smasher

Boise Brew Minute (episode 72) – Jake at The Ram talks about SMaSH ales, beers brewed with only a Single Malt and Single Hop. We discuss how this highlights individual ingredients and it also creates a challenge for brewers. The … Continue reading

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Boise Brewing

Boise Brew Minute (episode 71) – Lance at Boise Brewing talks about different styles and varieties of hops. Which types should be used during specific times in the brewing process and which are more general use. We also discuss the … Continue reading

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10 Barrel

Boise Brew Minute (episode 70) – Shawn at 10 Barrel Boise talks about alternative hop schedules and why he puts hops in before the start of the boil. After researching, he decided to add some hops during the mash to … Continue reading

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Idaho Beer: From Grain to Glass in the Gem State

Boise Brew Minute (episode 69) – Steve, author of Idaho Beer: From Grain to Glass in the Gem State, talks about the history of beer in Idaho. We discuss pre-Prohibition lagers and the ideal growing condition Idaho has for beer … Continue reading

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Woodland Empire

Boise Brew Minute (episode 68) – Rob at Woodland Empire explains why and how they cultivate their own yeast. He walks us through the yeast life cycle and discusses their in-house blend of lactic acid producing bacteria used for Woodland’s … Continue reading

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Highlands Hollow

Boise Brew Minute (episode 67) – Chris at Highlands Hollow talks about carbonation methods. First we discuss the common method, force carbonation, which pumps CO2 into the beer in very small bubbles. Next we talk about a more traditional approach, … Continue reading

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Co-op Gruit

Boise Brew Minute (episode 66) – “Beer Matt” at the Co-op talks about a collaboration brew between them and Woodland Empire. They’re making a gruit or hop-free beer based off an 800 year old recipe. This gruit uses mint, celery … Continue reading

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