Mike Karnowski

Podcast Episode 155: Zebulon's Mike Karnowski Sees the Future in Beers of the Past

For Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan Ales in Weaverville, North Carolina, innovation in the service of joyful beer starts with plumbing the depths of brewing history.

Historical Brewing Practices by Country and What Led to Them (Video Tip)

From Belgium to England there's a lot to learn from historical brewing practices. By looking back in time to see how styles developed, we can learn a lot and apply the knowledge to our modern homebrewing. Mike Karnowski explains.

The Historical Decline of Porter (Video Tip)

Mike Karnowski is here to talk about how the World Wars played into the decline of porter and the rise of stouts.

Appreciating Historical Porter Styles (Video Tip)

In this video tip Mike Karnowski spends some time discussing historical porters and their flavors.

Homebrewing with Invert Sugar (Video Tip)

While it might be hard to find, Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan Ales has some tips on brewing with invert sugar.

Historical Brewing in the Modern Era (Full Video)

Zebulon Founder and lifelong brewer Mike Karnowski takes you through the history of 1700-1800's English brewing, followed by a demonstration of how to make your own brown malt, invert sugar, and brew a porter (circa 1880) using your new ingredients.