This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, and Ken Landin of Crossroads Brewing Company. Tune into this episode to hear Jimmy, Garrett, and Ken talk about beer nomenclature. How do beer names communicate styles, and why is it important for American breweries to be creative and transparent when naming their beers? Later, author and brewer Dave Miller calls in to talk about his new book, Brew Like a Pro. Hear how Dave’s professional brewing career did not prepare him for the trials of homebrewing; how does Dave’s book help out the average homebrewer? Learn the differences between homebrewing and professional brewing! Why are beer recipes so difficult to scale up? Listen in to this episode to hear more about brew pubs, beer equipment, and self-distribution. This episode has been brought to you by GreatBrewers.com.

“If you call everything that’s hoppy an IPA, then IPA doesn’t mean anything anymore.” [7:20] — Garrett Oliver on Beer Sessions Radio

“You can call something made from malt extract ‘beer’, but you won’t get the same flavor.” [21:30] — Dave Miller on Beer Sessions Radio