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Topics in This Week’s Episode (55:18)
- Today my guest is Gordon Strong, who is a Grandmaster BJCP beer judge and author of the books Brewing Better Beer and Modern Homebrew Recipes (Amazon affiliate links).
- We discuss some of Gordon’s recent travels as he’s sampled home brewing around the world.
- Gordon tells us about his trip to New Zealand including exploring some of the hop growing and processing areas there.
- He tells us about New Zealand Pilsner which is a unique local style of beer he enjoyed.
- We talk about his new brewing system from Blichmann and his experiences brewing on it.
- Gordon shares some of the things he learned on a recent trip to Brazil and some of the interesting brewing ingredients there.
- He tells a story of a brewer in Brazil using some of Gordon’s recipes.
- Gordon shares some of his closing thoughts.
- Thank you to our sponsor Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine for sponsoring this episode. I encourage you to subscribe to their great magazine!
- And also Anvil Brewing Equipment. Anvil is a new line of kettles, burners and accessories from John Blichmann at Blichmann Engineering. They make top quality brewing equipment built to last a lifetime.
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Thanks to Gordon Strong for appearing on the show and also to you for listening!
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