Search Results
First Aired - 08/03/2010 05:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
Hosted By
Beer-sessions-radio
Sponsored by
Untitled-2
This week, Jimmy and Ray are joined by Bierkraft's Ben Granger and HRN's own Carmen Devito & Alice Kreig (We Dig Plants). The topic: HOPS! Learn about hops' role in the American Revolution, their many non-beer uses, what they actually do for beer flavor, and how they once made New York State the beer capital of the world. Also, witness the beginnings of Jimmy's New York fresh hop revolution. Brought to you by GreatBrewers.com, the best beer site on the internet.

Photo: HOPS!!!

Jump to Segment:
Tags:
Jimmy Carbone, Beer Sessions, Ommegang on the road shows will air later this month!, Ray Deter, d.b.a., Jimmy's No. 43, Good Beer Seal, GreatBrewers.com, camping upstate at Ommegang, craft beers on the camp site, camp sites with draft beer, Cooperstown, Carmen DeVito, Alice Marcus Kreig, We Dig Plants, The Hops Show, Ben Granger, Bierkraft, hops are a flower, harvested at a very specific time, time influences taste variations, Cooperstown was the hops capital of New York State, hops is subject to downy mildew, Ray has been telling everybody that there was a hop blight, that is not true, Ben tends his own hops, a lot of people are starting to grow hops in New York, Carmen and Alice use hops ornamentally in garden design, hops are a pretty forgiving plant, hope can grow 6 to 8 inches in a day, the smell drastically changes quickly, hops look papery when ready, they flower like small green pine cones, they look like grapes, there are a thousand varieties of hops, macro breweries use hops to make 500 barrel batches,
Tags:
Great Brewers.com, email us with questions!, fun hops facts:, Japanese varieties, most commonly used as an ornamental hop, hops in sake?, sake ferments very dry. there aren't many complex sugars left behind, fun uses for hops other than beer:, used in traditional kitchen gardens for the American colonists, chutes can be used in salads, wax can be used for vegetable dye, fibers of the plant can be substitute for flax, stalks can be used to make baskets, if you eat a cone that oil won't go away for a while, beer is an agricultural product, why can't we use local hops?, New York state used to be the number 1 export of hops, the first architectural barn design had hops in mind, The New York Times, fresh hop beers, Jimmy's 43, Sierra Nevada Harvest, breweries using fresh hops, wet hop beers, wet hops are fresh and dry hops are cured, what's Ben favorite beer at Bierkraft?, Kelso IPA, Oskar Blues,
Tags:
Great Brewers.com, best beer website!, Great Brewers 100 Test, email question from Brian P, can beer be made without hops, yes, is it good? maybe not, next week Garrett Oliver will be on!, The Good Beer Book, until 800 years ago nobody used hops in beer, what did people make beer with before hops?, random stuff, single hop beers, Ben spends a lot of time drinking beer, more fun facts:, you have to think of hops as an agricultural product, new varieties are always being developed, hops was a money making commodity, Hopf, nuns, how did beer making get taken from women?, witches were called witches because they knew how to brew beer, politics of beer, Boston Hop Party, Boston Beer Party, rise of home brewing, it's being encouraged, come to d.b.a. tonight!, Saison beer and cheese tasting, Martin Johnson from the Bedford Cheese Shop, east coast IPA tasting at Jimmy's No 43, fundraiser at Blind Tiger on Sunday for gulf coast fishermen,

To comment on this episode click here. There are currently Comments

First Aired - 01/10/2010 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
Hosted By
Wdp
Sponsored by
Tekserve-new
On the debut episode of We Dig Plats, Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg introduce themselves and give brief histories of the thistle & the fig.
Jump to Segment:

To comment on this episode click here. There are currently Comments

First Aired - 02/21/2010 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
Hosted By
Wdp
Sponsored by
Hearst_logo
This week Alice & Carmen share stories of adapting gardens with pets in mind.

To comment on this episode click here. There are currently Comments

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

PARTNERS
FEATURED EVENTS