This is a special episode of Fuhmentaboudit! On the show’s very first episode, Chris and Mary cited a fantastic book called How To Brew, and today Chris interviews the author, John Palmer, during his first trip to New York City in 20 years! Tune in to hear the master himself tell us about the basic chemistry of fermentation, and how water has such a big effect on the brewing process. Today’s program has been sponsored by


“Writing about beer is more fun than anodizing aluminum.” [5:15]

–John Palmer on Fuhmentaboudit!