“Bah! Humbrew!” This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking about brewing holiday beverages with homebrewers Phil Clarke and John Naegele. Tune in to hear about the opening of Phil’s new homebrew shop, the Westchester Homebrew Emporium. Learn about Phil’s affinity for Scotch ales! Later, John shares some of his tawny port, and discusses the necessity for aging Christmas beers. Find out what ingredients you can use to spice up your homebrews this holiday season! This program has been brought to you by Tabard Inn.

“I would never use ale yeast to brew a rauchbier because it calls for lager yeast. I’m very much a traditionalist; I don’t experiment too much.” [10:40]

“With a good Scotch ale, you want all malt- nothing else.” [15:00]

Phil Clarke on Fuhmentaboudit!

“A Christmas beer, especially if it has a lot of adjuncts in it, needs a lot of time for the flavors to become acquainted.” [19:35]

John Naegele on Fuhmentaboudit!