EPISODE 186 | December 5, 2016

Fantastic Misos and How to Make Them

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary, Chris and Rachel are joined by Rich Shih, a mechanical engineer by trade whose passion is…

EPISODE 185 | November 28, 2016

Fermented Tea for You and Me with Jenny Dorsey

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, joining Chris, Mary and Rachel in the studio is Jenny Dorsey, a professional chef and culinary consultant based…

EPISODE 184 | November 14, 2016

The Culture of Bierkultur

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, Mary and Chris travel to the far, far kingdom of Bushwick to talk with Sebastian Sauer of Freigeist…

EPISODE 183 | November 7, 2016

You Can Have Your Kombucha And Wear It Too

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, Mary and Rachel are joined by Suzanne Lee, founder of Biofabricate, director of BioCouture Research Project,…

EPISODE 182 | October 31, 2016

Freaky Ferments: Halloween Special!

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, it’s a Halloween Special! Mary, Chris, and Rachel tell us about “freaky ferments” including hoppy brown ale,…

EPISODE 181 | October 24, 2016

Wild for Wild Fermentation with the King of Kraut, Sandor Katz

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, the crew talks to Sandor Katz, the man behind the fermentation revolution! The occasion: Katz has recently published…

EPISODE 180 | October 17, 2016

Great Grisettes! With Dave Janssen

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, we talk to Dave Janssen of Hors Catégorie Brewing. Dave speaks to the history of grisettes, how to…

EPISODE 179 | October 10, 2016

Musekiwa Chingodza & The Ceremonial Beer and Music of Zimbabwe

Cuzme and Rachel go into the origins of Fuhmentaboudit’s theme song and Zimbabwe culture, including the making of and the…

EPISODE 178 | October 3, 2016

Brewing Outside the Cereal Box on Staten Island

Staten Island’s homebrew club, Pour Standards, have challenged their members to brew outside the box…outside boxes of cereal that is!…

EPISODE 177 | September 19, 2016

Getting Into Interboro Spirits & Ales

  Today on Fuhmentaboudit, Jesse Fergeson of Interboro Spirits and Ale joins the crew, which is back in the studio in full…

EPISODE 176 | September 26, 2016

You Can’t Handel These Fall Ferments

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, Rob Handel calls in from the Bee’s Knees Café, a farm to table cafe located on Heather Ridge…

EPISODE 175 | September 12, 2016

Boston Fermentation Festival

We had our summer fun, fermentation-style! Chris, Mary, and Rachel report from the Boston Fermentation Festival at the Boston Public…

EPISODE 174 | August 15, 2016

Double Header! Cynthia Farris And Gordon Strong

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, we talk to nutritionist Cynthia Farris, who tells us about the benefits of feeding fermented foods to not…

EPISODE 173 | August 8, 2016

Pruno With Caution (W/ Flint Whistler)

Today on Fuhmentaboudit, Chris Cuzme gives a thespian delivery of a poem on the creation of pruno, or prison wine….

EPISODE 172 | August 1, 2016

Farm Steady With Brooklyn Brew Shop

Today on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary and Chris are joined in the studio by Stephen Valand, a long-time fermenter and co-founder of…

EPISODE 171 | July 25, 2016

“Where Are They Now?”

Today on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary and Chris are away at the Westchester Homebrewers Organization. But, hustlers as they are, they put together…

EPISODE 170 | July 18, 2016

Keepin’ It Steamy, Brewin’ In The Heat

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, Mary Izett brings us more clips from Homebrew Con in Baltimore. Topics include how to brew beer in…

EPISODE 169 | July 11, 2016

Sean Z. Paxton, Cooking With Beer

Today on Fuhmentaboudit!, Sean Z. Paxton of homebrewchef.com joins us (again!) to talk about cooking with beer. We cover everything…

EPISODE 168 | June 27, 2016

Trois Amis: Fermenting with Rob Handel and Deux Amis with Olivier & Tomme

An interview with Olivier Dedeycker of Brasserie Dupont and Tomme Arthur of Lost Abbey Brewery, on their collaboration beer Deux…

EPISODE 167 | June 20, 2016

Cheryl! Sandor! Fermentation Galore!

For the second week running, we bring you interviews from a fermentation-focused event! Cheryl Paswater joins us in the studio…

EPISODE 166 | June 13, 2016

Homebrew Con 2016 Recap!

After a whirlwind of a time at Homebrew Con in Baltimore last week, Mary and Chris are back in the…

EPISODE 165 | June 6, 2016

Sap, Skyr, And Other Icelandic Goodies

Are you for real? Chris and Mary brought their listeners a souvenir from Iceland: cool info about the craft beer…

EPISODE 164 | May 23, 2016

Mead Made Right With Melovino

Mead pioneer Sergio Moutela calls in to talk to us about the challenges and rewards of opening a meadery in…

EPISODE 163 | May 16, 2016

“It’s Not You, It’s Mead” with Noah’s Vice

On this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary, Chris, and Rachel are joined in the studio by Lana Guggenheim of Noah’s Vice…

EPISODE 162 | May 9, 2016

Fuhmentaboudit Soup: Beer Camp, Smithsonian Beer History, Redstone Meadery & Little Fish Brewing. #CBC2016

It’s a brewerpalooza! Chris and Mary head off to the Blind Tiger to talk about the Beer Camp collaboration project:…

EPISODE 161 | May 2, 2016

Derek Dellinger, The Fermented Man

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary, Chris, and Rachel are joined in the studio by Derek Dellinger, brewmaster at Kent Falls Brewing Company,…

EPISODE 160 | April 25, 2016

April Flora Ferments More-a!

On the spring season premiere of Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary, Chris, and Rachel catch up on last weekend’s TAP New York Craft Beer and…

EPISODE 159 | April 11, 2016

Þorrablót, Sheep heads, and Icelandic Ferments

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, we’re joined via phone by Marie Valgarðsson and Eyglo Björk Ólafsdóttir in Iceland! Marie Valgarðsson been very interested in…

EPISODE 158 | April 4, 2016

Rob Handel is the Bee’s Knees!

On this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, our guest in the studio is Rob Handel, the executive chef at Bees Knees Café, a farm…

EPISODE 157 | March 28, 2016

Fig, You’re That! with LIC Beer Project

On this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris and Rachel are joined in the studio by Dan Acosta and of LIC Beer…

EPISODE 156 | March 21, 2016

The Story of The Comic Book Story of Beer

This week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! is all about beer! At the top of the show, Mary, Chris, and Rachel check in with Andrew Luberto,…

EPISODE 155 | March 14, 2016

Tis the Saison

On this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary and Rachel get out of the studio to observe some fermentation right at the source….

EPISODE 154 | March 7, 2016

Jump-Starting Sourdough Starters with Tony Limuaco

On this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary, and Rachel chat with Tony Limuaco about starters and sourdough bread. Tony is also the…

EPISODE 153 | February 29, 2016

The Yeast Whisperer with Shea Comfort

On this week’s edition of Fuhmentaboudit!, our hosts welcome Shea Comfort (aka “The Yeast Whisperer”), head winemaker for Olin Wines and prolific home…

EPISODE 152 | February 22, 2016

Beer Is People with Strong Rope Brewery

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Jason Sahler joins Chris and guest host Rachel Jacobs in the studio to chat about Strong Rope…

EPISODE 151 | February 15, 2016

Winter Ferments with Cheryl Paswater

On today’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, guest Cheryl Paswater talks about some cozy winter ferments that are perfect for the season….

EPISODE 150 | February 8, 2016

Beer Distilled, Essentially with Arcane Distillery

Fuhmentaboudit! is celebrating its 150th episode with none other than Dave Kyrejko, talking his newest project: Arcane Distilling.  Arcane is…

EPISODE 149 | February 1, 2016

Stats What I’m Talkin’ About! With Beer Economist Bart Watson

Tune in to a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit! as hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are on the line…

EPISODE 148 | January 25, 2016

A Japan Meander with Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Tune in for a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit! as Mary Izett and guest co-host Rachel Jacobs talk to Nancy…

EPISODE 147 | January 18, 2016

PicoBrew! We See You, Annie Johnson

Fuhmentaboudit! is on the line with Annie Johnson, Master Brewer at PicoBrew talking all things automatic beer brewing appliances. The…

EPISODE 146 | January 11, 2016

The Episode of Drinking Adventurously with Jeff Cioletti

You want a little adventure in your life. And why not? With thousands of breweries and distilleries in the United…

EPISODE 145 | January 4, 2016

AcetoBacter The Future: Vinegar with Harry Rosenblum

Fuhmentaboudit! is back for the 2016 season! Hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett sit down with fellow Heritage Radio Network…

EPISODE 144 | December 14, 2015

Rev Nat Preaches the Gospel of Hopped Ciders & Tepache

Kicking off the final episode of the season, Fuhmentaboudit! is featuring a sit down with craft cider revolutionary Nat West….

EPISODE 143 | December 7, 2015

Great Gruits! Tree Beers and More with Scratch Brewing Company

This week Fuhmentaboudit! is back with a brand new episode featuring the team from Scratch Brewing Company: Marika Josephson and…

EPISODE 142 | November 30, 2015

Getting Fresh with Cheese Grotto

Fuhmentaboudit! is getting cheesy this week as Chris and Mary welcome Jessica Sennett to the studio chatting about her invention,…

EPISODE 141 | November 23, 2015

Sourdough with Sarah Owens

Fuhmentaboudit takes on bread! This week Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined by Sarah Owens, author of Sourdough: Recipes for…

EPISODE 140 | November 16, 2015

Cider Week NYC is Whole Lot of “All Right!”

Cider Week NYC makes everything a whole lot of “Alright!” In this episode, Mary and Chris recap their jolly 10…

EPISODE 139 | November 9, 2015

Bringing Sexy Back to Cider

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, get ready for some real cider insight from cidermaking heavyweights Steve Woods & Louisa Spencer of…

EPISODE 138 | November 2, 2015

End’s Meats NYC

Tune in for the meatiest Fuhmentaboudit yet, featuring John Ratliff, founder of End’s Meats NYC.  Chris and Mary hear how…

EPISODE 137 | October 26, 2015

Whey of The White Moustache

Tune in for the married edition of Fuhmentaboudit!  Welcoming guest Jennifer Anderson, Head Yogurt Maker at The White Moustache, Chris…

EPISODE 136 | October 19, 2015

Fullsteam, Ahead! with Brian Mandeville

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, Chris and Mary share an interview recorded via the World Beer Festival in Durham, NC on…

EPISODE 135 | October 12, 2015

Natural Cheesemaking with David Asher

Fuhmentaboudit is getting cheesy this week as author and natural cheesemaker David Asher is on the line with Chris and…

EPISODE 134 | October 5, 2015

Beer Are They Now? with KCBC (& more GABF with Mary)

Chris and Mary catch up with Pete, Zack and Tony of Kings County Brewers Collective (See episode 87) in their…

EPISODE 133 | September 28, 2015

GABF: Oh, The People You Will Meet

Tune in to this special recap episode of Fuhmentaboudit as hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett (now happily engaged!) share…

EPISODE 132 | September 21, 2015

Planning for GABF 2015 with Chris O’Leary

Fuhmentaboudit! This week Chris and Mary welcome back Chris O’Leary of Brew York, New York for another show on the…

EPISODE 131 | September 14, 2015

Back to School… YCH Hop School That Is

Fuhmentaboudit is back for a new season of hoptastic radio! On the line with Melody Meyer of Yakima Chief Hop…

EPISODE 130 | August 10, 2015

Rockaway Brewing Goes to BCTC (and a cucumber recipe!)

This week on Fuhmentaboudit! hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are ending the summer season with a BCTC 2015 Round…

EPISODE 129 | July 27, 2015

The Path to Departed Soles Brewing Company

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett share a ton of brewtastic events and goings-on before welcoming…

EPISODE 128 | July 21, 2015

Brett on Brett with Brett Taylor

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme welcome Brett Taylor to the studio, recalling his experiences in…

EPISODE 127 | July 13, 2015

Beer Freaks & Beer Geeks with Michael Ferguson (Mufasa)

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, solo host Chris Cuzme welcomes Jeff Lord and Dave Scharfstein to the studio catching up on…

EPISODE 126 | July 6, 2015

The Granger Way

When did the fermentation bug bite you? Tune in to this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! as Chris Cuzme and Mary…

EPISODE 125 | June 29, 2015

Catching Up With Chris & Mary

What are Chris and Mary up to lately? Talking their latest brews, homebrewing cask beer, mobile canning, and more frothy…

EPISODE 124 | June 22, 2015

A Kiwi in NYC: Ben Middlemiss

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme welcome Ben Middlemiss to the studio in from Ben Middlemiss…

EPISODE 123 | June 15, 2015

Pro

With summer temperatures on the rise, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking the NYC Brewers Pro-Am and hot-weather…

EPISODE 122 | June 8, 2015

Chicago Homebrew Hang

This week Fuhmentaboudit! host Mary Izett takes listeners along to the Windy City for a bottle share gathering that went…

EPISODE 121 | June 1, 2015

Orchard to Glass: Cider with Kevin of E.Z. Orchards

This week on a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme kick off the show revealing…

EPISODE 120 | May 18, 2015

Planetary Elixirs are Out of This World!

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett go on location to chat with Scott Meyer, owner of…

EPISODE 119 | May 11, 2015

Digging the Dosa Kitchen Food Truck

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off the show with some upcoming events before introducing…

EPISODE 118 | May 4, 2015

Urban Farm Fermentory Fun with Eli Cayer

On a brand new season of Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off the show with some upcoming…

EPISODE 117 | April 27, 2015

Fermenter’s Guide to Portandia (CBC 2015)

This week on a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme jump start the show with…

EPISODE 116 | April 13, 2015

G’Day from Batch Brewing Co in Australia!

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, solo host Chris Cuzme takes listeners across the world to Batch Brewing Company located in Marrickville,…

EPISODE 115 | April 6, 2015

Dosa

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off the show with some beertastic events, Kickstarter projects,…

EPISODE 114 | March 30, 2015

Comp. Organizing & Fermentation News

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off the show talking about some great, upcoming brewing…

EPISODE 113 | March 23, 2015

World of Weezy with Louise Leonard

Cheers! This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme open up the show with a great recap of…

EPISODE 112 | March 16, 2015

Ferment! Ferment! with Zack Schulman

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, solo host Mary Izett kicks off the show with a plethora of brew-tastic events coming up…

EPISODE 111 | March 9, 2015

Spring Ahead (with Beer!)

Celebrate Spring on a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit!. Mary Izett is chatting with Certified Cicerone Anne Becerra about spring…

EPISODE 110 | March 3, 2015

2 Brewers 1 Rupert’s Cup: Big Alice

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are fresh off NY Beer Week and are also fresh…

EPISODE 109 | February 24, 2015

NY Beer & Cheer: Paul Leone, PJ Allen, Chris Prout, & Mr. Moxey

Happy New York Beer Week! Fuhmentaboudit! hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are making the rounds of the momentous occasion…

EPISODE 108 | February 17, 2015

SuperDrewN’Dennylistic Experimentalicious with Drew Beechum & Denny Conn

When most brewers think of an experimental beer, odd creations come to mind. This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett…

EPISODE 107 | February 10, 2015

Sweep ‘N Sour with Oskar Norlander & Peter Salmond

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme kick off the show with some upcoming beertastic events (and…

EPISODE 106 | February 3, 2015

Braven the Path to a Bushwick Brewery

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, solo host Chris Cuzme is talking to the founders of Braven Brewing Company – Eric Feldman…

EPISODE 105 | January 20, 2015

Shot of Queens Courage

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are talking distilling with Chris Murillo, president of the Astoria…

EPISODE 104 | January 13, 2015

Buddy Brewing II: Buddies Strike Back!

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme kick off the show with some brewtastic events coming up…

EPISODE 103 | January 6, 2015

A Shrubbery! with Michael Dietsch

Kicking off the new year with a brand new episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett take us…

EPISODE 102 | December 23, 2014

Buddy Brewing

What’s buddy brewing? How can a beekeeper and brewer join forces to make incredible product? Find out on this week’s…

EPISODE 101 | December 16, 2014

No Knead to Know (Breadmaking) & Happy Leaf Kombucha

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off their 101st episode with some festive brew announcements…

EPISODE 100 | December 9, 2014

To Bead or Not to Bead: Immobilized Yeast with Industry City Distillery

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are celebrating their 100th episode! Kicking off the show with…

EPISODE 99 | December 1, 2014

Cider Days with Paul Correnty

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are throwing back to cider week and sharing their interview…

EPISODE 98 | November 25, 2014

Thinking Outside the Holiday Brew Box + Sean Paxton

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking brewing for the holidays and the winter as…

EPISODE 97 | November 18, 2014

The Urban Forest & Beyond; Preserving EVERYTHING with Leda Meredith

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett kick off the show recapping their exciting weekend before welcoming…

EPISODE 96 | November 11, 2014

Cultured Foods with Leda Scheintaub

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme kick off the episode with some upcoming events in the…

EPISODE 95 | November 3, 2014

Relax, Don’t Worry. Charlie Papazian’s in the Studio.

Hear from the man who literally wrote the book on homebrewing on a very special episode of Fuhmentaboudit. Charlie Papazian…

EPISODE 94 | October 27, 2014

Good Apple, Bad Seed… Cider

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are in a full on celebration of Cider Week! Welcoming…

EPISODE 93 | October 20, 2014

Pickled Fermentitude with Brooklyn Brine/Pickle Shack

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme open up with some exciting events coming up, including New…

EPISODE 92 | October 13, 2014

TYVM 4 A Gr8 GABF (Thank You Very Much for a great Great American Beer Festival)

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are back from the Great American Beer Festival and kick…

EPISODE 91 | October 7, 2014

Spicing Your Homebrew

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, guest host John La Polla of Bitters & Esters welcomes a crew of guests to discuss…

EPISODE 90 | September 29, 2014

Getting Ready for GABF

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are getting ready for the Great American Beer Festival! In…

EPISODE 89 | September 23, 2014

Fall for Fermentation

This week on a brand new Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talkin’ home brewing for fall and…

EPISODE 88 | September 15, 2014

A Rue

Patrick Rue of The Bruery is this week’s guest on Fuhmentaboudit! The Bruery is a boutique craft brewery located in…

EPISODE 87 | September 9, 2014

Kings County Brewers Collective & Strong Rope

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, host Mary Izett and guest host John La Polla of Bitter & Esters kick off the…

EPISODE 86 | August 18, 2014

Sweet, Sweet Science

What’s the science of sugar? What happens in a beer lab? Find out on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit as…

EPISODE 85 | August 11, 2014

All I Need is One Mic…roscope!

Things get scientific on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit as Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined by Drew Bombard,…

EPISODE 84 | August 5, 2014

The NY Pro

Welcome John La Polla of Bitter & Esters as the new guest-host of Fuhmentaboudit! He’s here with a cavalcade of…

EPISODE 83 | July 28, 2014

Sake, For Goodness Sake

Ever think of making your own sake? Tune into tonights episode of Fuhmentaboudit and learn how you can pull it…

EPISODE 82 | July 21, 2014

The Yeast Wrangler

Jeff Mello is a yeast wrangler. Find out what this means and so much more about yeast on today’s episode…

EPISODE 81 | July 15, 2014

Collaborative Brewing is CHAOS

CHAOS, the Chicago Homebrew Alchemists of Suds, is a coalition of home-brewers, beer aficionados, and enthusiasts in the Chicago, IL…

EPISODE 80 | July 7, 2014

Sour Beers with Brooklyn Brewsers

Be a fly on the wall at a recent Brooklyn Brewsers Homebrew Club meeting at an on-location episode of Fuhmentaboudit!…

EPISODE 79 | July 1, 2014

Maltster Madness

What makes good quality malting barley? Where is grain for beer sourced from? What do gluten free beers look like?…

EPISODE 78 | June 23, 2014

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling… Keep those Ferments Rolling

Meet Tara Whitsitt, of Fermentation on Wheels. Fermentation on Wheels is a community of gastronomic nomads focused on providing free…

EPISODE 77 | June 16, 2014

The Grand Rapid Recap of NHC 2014

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined in the studio by homebrewers Jess Molinari and Jonathan…

EPISODE 76 | June 10, 2014

Weird Wines

You may not be aware, but there are some weird, weird wines out there. Wine is typically a fermented grape…

EPISODE 75 | June 2, 2014

Port Jefferson Brewing Company

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are on location at Port Jefferson Brewing Company in Long Island!…

EPISODE 74 | May 26, 2014

Dirck the Norseman/Greenpoint Beer & Ales

Chris Prout, head brewer and Erik Olsen, both of Dirck the Norseman/Greenpoint Beer & Ales – Brooklyn’s first brewery/restaurant –…

EPISODE 73 | May 19, 2014

Seriously, We’re Not Pulling Your Boot(legger Bottle)!

If only you could brew beer in just a day….wait… you can! The Bootlegger Bottle is a small hombrewing kit…

EPISODE 72 | May 12, 2014

You Got What You Wanted, Now How Does It Taste?

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but alcohol helps, too. Born from attending a few too many beer…

EPISODE 71 | May 5, 2014

Water We Talkin About with John Palmer

This is a special episode of Fuhmentaboudit! On the show’s very first episode, Chris and Mary cited a fantastic book…

EPISODE 70 | April 28, 2014

The Scoby Wrangler

To say that tonight’s guest on Fuhmentaboudit has a wealth of information would be an understatement. Kombucha and tea are…

EPISODE 69 | April 21, 2014

Little Brewery, Big Beers, Big Alice

In case you missed the memo – beer is big in Queens. We’re in the thick of Queens Beer Week…

EPISODE 68 | April 14, 2014

Pop Up Pub & CBC Roundup: Michael Pollan, Craft Maltsters, & New Hops

On today’s episode, Mary and Chris talk to brewer Eric Steen who tells us about his many brewing endeavors on…

EPISODE 67 | March 31, 2014

Spice Up Your Life with Kefir

This week on Fuhmentaboudit! we welcome water kefir makers and founders of Kefir Pop Robyn Jasko and Paul David, to…

EPISODE 66 | March 24, 2014

Berniece Van Der Berg

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris & Mary interview Michael Fairbrother and Berniece Van Der Berg from Moonlight Meadery. Michael started…

EPISODE 65 | March 17, 2014

Pourtland with Hopworks Urban, Commons, & Breakside Breweries

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris and Mary invite some brewers to the studio all the way from Portland, Oregon. We…

EPISODE 64 | March 10, 2014

Pretty Historical with Ron Pattinson and Dann Paquette

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris and Mary interview Dann Paquette, Brewer and President of the Pretty Things Beer and Ale…

EPISODE 63 | March 4, 2014

Tea is for Tommy & Tiger

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, we’re joined in the studio by Tommy Harder, executive chef at Blind Tiger Ale House in…

EPISODE 62 | February 25, 2014

Bia Hoi with Malai Kitchen

This week on Fuhmentaboudit, Chris & Mary update us on the many fantastic events happening this week as part of…

EPISODE 61 | February 18, 2014

Young Master Ales

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett visit Hong Kong’s only microbrewery, Young Master Ales, on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Learn…

EPISODE 60 | February 11, 2014

Brewing in the Wild Wild East

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett share some recordings with the team at HK Brewcraft, a homebrewing…

EPISODE 59 | February 3, 2014

Kimcheelicious Pt. 2

Tony Limuaco of Kimcheelicious returns for this week’s edition of Fuhmentaboudit! Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme pick up where they…

EPISODE 58 | January 28, 2014

The Virtues of Cider

On this week of Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett share some recordings from a recent cider event at Jimmy’s…

EPISODE 57 | January 21, 2014

Brew it Real Good with Salt

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are discussing some beers to make with salt and pepper with…

EPISODE 56 | January 14, 2014

Kimcheelicious Pt. 1

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking Korean fermentations with Tony Limuaco of Kimcheelicious! Tony is a graphic designer who…

EPISODE 55 | January 8, 2014

Finback to the Future

Welcome to 2014! Fuhmentaboudit! is back with Finback Brewery. In this week’s episode, Mary Izett kicks off the new year…

EPISODE 54 | December 17, 2013

SouthYeast of the Border

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are revisiting yeast and beer with SouthYeast Labs. David Thornton and…

EPISODE 53 | December 10, 2013

Life is Divine: Chocolate & Spice Fermentation

This week on Fuhmenaboutdit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett recount some of their favorite recipes from their recent “Chocolate &…

EPISODE 52 | December 3, 2013

Bah! Humbrew! with John Naegele and Phil Clarke

“Bah! Humbrew!” This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking about brewing holiday beverages with homebrewers Phil…

EPISODE 51 | November 26, 2013

Kombucha! In Ya Fu

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are talking kombucha with Kombucha Brooklyn’s co-founder, Jessica Childs. Recently, Jessica…

EPISODE 50 | November 19, 2013

Wild Thangs with Johnnie Leroy Compton III

Johnnie Leroy Compton III brews wild open-fermented sours in his home! This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett packs a bunch…

EPISODE 49 | November 12, 2013

Don’t Fear the Brett with Transmitter Brewing

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking yeast and community supported beer with Anthony Accardi and Rob Kolb Transmitter Brewing!…

EPISODE 48 | November 5, 2013

Ommegang Innovation with Michael McManus

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett travels back in time to the 2013 Belgium Comes to Cooperstown festival and plays…

EPISODE 47 | October 28, 2013

The Joy (and Jeremy) of Cider

Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are recapping Cider Week with Joy Doumis and Jeremy Hammond of Proper Cider! Joy and…

EPISODE 46 | October 21, 2013

Drew Gets Up In Cider

Gear up for Cider week on Fuhmentaboudit! Chris & Mary are joined by Drew Beechum, who knows his stuff when…

EPISODE 45 | October 14, 2013

Of Yeast and Books

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking yeast and beer writing on this week’s edition of Fuhmentaboudit! Tune in to…

EPISODE 44 | October 7, 2013

Simply Peter: Bacon, Iron Brewers, & More

Peter Kennedy’s beers often defy categorization. This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Peter sits down with Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme to…

EPISODE 43 | September 30, 2013

Pumpky Brewster’s Gourdgasms

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme invites Chris Pagnotta and Nick Ladd of the New York City Homebrewers Guild into…

EPISODE 42 | September 23, 2013

Oh Soy! Miso Tempehmental

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking fermented soy products on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Their first guest is…

EPISODE 41 | September 16, 2013

Brian Taylor of Goose Island

Mary Izett meets Goose Island Brewer Brian Taylor at Pennsylvania 6 for this special recording for Fuhmentaboudit! Tune into this…

EPISODE 40 | September 9, 2013

Ommegangsters & Hooch

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett share some interviews from this year’s Belgium Comes to Cooperstown Festival!…

EPISODE 39 | August 26, 2013

The Path of Enlightenment

Raphael Lyon creates esoteric wines using ingredients like dandelions, black currants, honey, and cherries with his company, Enlightenment Wines! This…

EPISODE 38 | August 20, 2013

Bobby Honeybee

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking beekeeping, honey, and mead with intermediate beekeeper Bob Slanzi. Bob recently won the…

EPISODE 37 | August 12, 2013

Talkin ’bout kraut with Michaela Hayes

Started in 2011, Crock and Jar is dedicated to capturing the seasons, to help you eat locally all year round….

EPISODE 36 | August 5, 2013

Cider and Cheese, Please! With Chris Banker

Chris Banker makes cider, beer, and cheese at home! This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme call up…

EPISODE 35 | July 29, 2013

Adjunction Junction

John La Polla is the co-owner of the extraordinary Brooklyn homebrew shop, Bitter & Esters. Bitter & Esters is the…

EPISODE 34 | July 22, 2013

Yeast Affection

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are highlighting the importance of yeast on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Tune into this…

EPISODE 33 | July 8, 2013

The Variety Show: Flavor, Intent, & Execution

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are taking this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! to play some recorded interviews from recent beer…

EPISODE 32 | July 1, 2013

Starting a Meadery, DIY Coolship

Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are back from the National Homebrewers Conference, and they’re talking mead and coolships on this…

EPISODE 31 | June 24, 2013

The NHC Pre

Brewing and biking – these are today’s themes on Fuhmentaboudit! Tune into this episode to hear Chris Cuzme and Mary…

EPISODE 30 | June 17, 2013

Farm

Straight from the farm, and into your glass! This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking with…

EPISODE 29 | June 10, 2013

Wood From the Hood

We’re brewing sours with Peter Salmond and Oskar and Erik Norlander on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme and…

EPISODE 28 | June 3, 2013

Beer Lovers: The Hayley and Stephen Saga

Hayley Jensen and Stephen Durley of Taproom No. 307 stop by to talk homebrew on Fuhmentaboudit! Mary Izett and Chris…

EPISODE 27 | May 27, 2013

Tørst

Tørst is a bar focusing on craft beer in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, and its founders have two different…

EPISODE 26 | May 20, 2013

Milk Kefir: The Feel Good Drink

Learn all about milk kefir on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined in the…

EPISODE 25 | May 13, 2013

The Big Little

‘The Big Little’ – big flavor, little alcohol! This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking about…

EPISODE 24 | May 6, 2013

Creative Brewing

Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are talking about creative and unusual flavors in beer on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!…

EPISODE 23 | April 29, 2013

Cooking with Fermented Foods & The Audacity of Hops

Learn how to cook with fermented foods on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined…

EPISODE 22 | April 22, 2013

Brooklyn Homebrew & Wyeast Laboratories, Inc.

Brew some awesome beers at home with the help of Brooklyn Homebrew and Wyeast Laboratories, Inc. This week on Fuhmentaboudit!,…

EPISODE 21 | April 15, 2013

Firestone Walker and Fritz Fernow

Learn brewing secrets from Firestone Walker’s Matt Brynildson and homebrew expert Fritz Fernow on this week’s Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme and…

EPISODE 20 | April 8, 2013

Brewing with Botanicals

We’re talking gruits and brewing with botanicals on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined…

EPISODE 19 | April 1, 2013

Beer and Wine with Joe Pedicini, Pt. 2

Find out how Joe Pedicini transitioned from brewing to winemaking in this week’s sequel on Fuhmentaboudit! Joe Pedicini joins Mary…

EPISODE 18 | March 25, 2013

Beer and Wine with Joe Pedicini, Pt. 1

Joe Pedicini doesn’t discriminate; tune into this episode of Fuhmentaboudit! to learn about brewing and wine-making! Mary Izett and Chris…

EPISODE 17 | March 19, 2013

When Homebrewing Goes Wrong

What happens when homebrewing goes wrong? Find out how to get out of the homebrewing rut on a special episode…

EPISODE 16 | March 11, 2013

Brewing Cider

Ever want to make cider at home? Tune in to this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit!, as hosts Chris Cuzme and…

EPISODE 15 | March 5, 2013

Farming Hops & Harvesting Yeast

John Conzella of Condzella’s Farm and T.J. Smolka of the Chelsea Brewing Company are in the studio talking beer farming…

EPISODE 14 | February 26, 2013

Gluten

Can you have beer without gluten in it? This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking with…

EPISODE 13 | February 19, 2013

Lacto

Curious about fermenting vegetables at home? This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are joined in the studio…

EPISODE 12 | February 12, 2013

Homebrew Alley & Lagers with Kyler Serfass

Learn how to make impeccable lagers on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme is joined in the studio by…

EPISODE 11 | February 5, 2013

Off

Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme continue to identify off-flavors on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Once again, Mary and Chris…

EPISODE 10 | January 29, 2013

Off

Learn how to taste for off-flavors in your homebrew on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Joining Chris Cuzme and Mary…

EPISODE 9 | January 22, 2013

Peter Hepp of Birreria

Peter Hepp made his first batch of beer for a school science project, and he’s been brewing ever since! This…

EPISODE 8 | January 15, 2013

Kvass with Dan Woodske

Dan Woodske mixes bread, lemons, raisins, and water to make beer. Dan makes a Russian style of fermented beverage called…

EPISODE 7 | January 8, 2013

Chris Lovrich on Yeast

If you want to make beer, you’re going to need yeast. But what is yeast? This week on Fuhmentaboudit! Mary…

EPISODE 6 | December 17, 2012

Berliner Weisse and Gratzer Beers

This week on Fuhmentaboudit! host Mary Izett talks with Jesse Ferguson of Carton Brewing in Atlantic Highlands, NJ and Matt…

EPISODE 5 | December 11, 2012

Historical Beers with Dr. Fritz Briem

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett conducts an interview with Dr. Fritz Briem, the Director of Technology at Boonrawd Brewery…

EPISODE 4 | December 4, 2012

Clone Brews with Tim Stendahl

Welcome to another frothy, bubbly episode of Fuhmentaboudit! This week, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are joined in the studio…

EPISODE 3 | November 27, 2012

Health Benefits of Kombucha

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett shift the focus of the program to another beverage – kombucha!…

EPISODE 2 | November 20, 2012

Brew

Welcome to the second episode of Fuhmentaboudit! hosted by Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett. Today’s episode focuses on the Australian…

EPISODE 1 | November 12, 2012

Debut Episode!

Fuhmentaboudit Debuts! Join hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett as they introduce themselves and the show format to listeners. On…

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Counter Culture: Milk Matters for Homemade Cheese

Beverage | October 12, 2015

Seltzer: A Brewer’s Best Friend

Beverage | September 15, 2015

Why Carbonation Matters in Beer

Beverage | September 11, 2015

What’s the Everlasting Gobstopper of Beer?