BYO Recipe Editor Dave Green (who wrote the September BYO cover story on brewing with pumpkins), and the October 2013 cover story about brewing Vermont cult clones answered reader questions on Facebook the afternoon of September 24.
Homebrewers who attended the 1999 Dixie Cup — The Fred Files — know that “The beer is out there.” Don Sadja relates how he came up with his stupid idea. “I thought: Why not use a great imperial stout recipe as a base and do something stupid like add raspberry flavoring to it.” Apparently not so stupid, as it produced a very drinkable beer!
“This beer is more along the style of a sweet stout. There’s no milk sugar, but we use one pound of fresh raspberries per gallon!”
— Magic Hat head brewer Matt Cohen
Beer brewed by BYO's Dave Green, which were tasted live by Brad Ring on National Public Radio's daily show "On Point" on Friday, October 1, 2010.
Not your typical American Pale Ale. This one comes with cherries.
Homebrew Pro Shoppe, Inc., Olathe, Kansas
Although “bigger” than BJCP guidelines would suggest, this hefe’s extra kick is eased by crystal hops and Weihenstephan yeast.
This is a light, crisp and wonderfully delicious beer Ben Knoerdel made for his wife who doesn’t like hoppy beer.
One of the winners of Boston Brewing Company's LongShot contest.
An American Pale Ale, with a touch of lemon.