BYO Nano Podcast

The Nano segment is a bright spot within craft brewing with the majority of new breweries opening up falling into this small-scale, hyper-local segment working on brewing systems five barrels or under. Each month on this podcast learn the business, marketing, and brewing strategies targeted for this smaller-scale sized brewery needs. From strategies to maximizing taproom sales to forecasting brewery budgets to brewing great beer in small spaces, you’ll learn from craft beer experts and fellow Nano brewers the tips and strategies for success to improve – or launch – your small brewery. New episodes will be added to this page each month in addition to all major podcast platforms. Please email any questions, thoughts, and feedback on the BYO Nano Podcast to [email protected]. You can use the player provided here to listen to episodes or subscribe to this show through a variety of popular podcast platforms linked just below. Cheers!

Episode 52 – Unlocking the Secrets of Yeast

Let’s take an exploration into yeast. From fermentation through history, to unlocking new secrets and strains, a world-renowned expert is here on this episode  to share his insight and knowledge to give us all a better understanding of beer.

Dr. Martin Zarnkow is the Head of Research and Development at the Research Center at Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality. He has traveled the world unlocking new information around yeast and fermentation. He’s built a career around knowledge-based brewing and has helped new generations of brewers better understand fermentation science and history. He is also passionate about the social aspects of beer drinking and how to best offer an experience in the glass.  

Do you have a question about starting or growing your nano brewery? Email us: [email protected].

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With Nano+ Membership, ​​Nano brewers (and aspiring nano brewers) will find the resources they need to be more successful running small craft breweries. Advanced homebrewers can continue to build deeper technical knowledge. Nano+ Membership is your all-access pass to, including over 1,200 hours of on-demand workshop videos and four years of past NanoCon Online seminar videos covering both the business and brewing side of running or launching a taproom-focused, small-scale craft brewery.

Subscribe to our free monthly BYO Nano Newsletter. Links to articles on both the business and brewing sides of running a small-scale craft brewery will be emailed to you each month. Click here to start your free email Nano Newsletter subscription.

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