The MoreBeer! Podcast

Brewing a GOLD MEDAL Winning AMERICAN LAGER with Epidemic Ales | The Mash Up

April 28, 2023 MoreBeer!
The MoreBeer! Podcast
Brewing a GOLD MEDAL Winning AMERICAN LAGER with Epidemic Ales | The Mash Up
Show Notes

On this episode of The Mash Up, Vito visits Epidemic Ales in Concord, CA to talk to owner Erin and head brewer Shawn about their GABF Gold Medal winning American Lager, Lager at World's End, which is now available at MoreBeer! as a recipe kit! 

We talk about the history of brewery and their homebrewing roots, the concept behind the beer, tips for brewing lagers, and end with the state of the industry, including brewing and serving seltzers, Cold IPAs, and even beer slushies! 

Watch this interview as a video!
➡️ https://youtu.be/vFycuxAF4Kk

Brew Epidemic Ales' GOLD MEDAL WINNING LAGER at home! 
EXTRACT ➡️ https://www.morebeer.com/products/epidemic-ales-lager-worlds-extract-beer-brewing-kit-5-gallons.html
ALL-GRAIN ➡️ https://www.morebeer.com/products/epidemic-ales-lager-worlds-unmilled-base-malt.html

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0:00 Intro
0:42 The History of Epidemic Ales
3:21 Winning a GABF Gold Medal for Lager at Worlds End
4:43 Using Viking Malt in the Gold Medal Winning Lager
6:26 The Concept Behind Lager at Worlds End
7:44 Tips for Brewing Lagers
14:32 State of the Beer Industry
22:13 Tasting a Flight of Beers at Epidemic