With a little help from some archaeologists, we may all be able to brew and drink the beer that King Tut drank.
A popular Holiday Wheat Lager recipe from a popular brewer.
All the hoppiness of an Indian Pale Ale (IPA), with rye malt rounding out the flavor profile - RyePA.
-Bader Beer & Wine Supply & Bader Winery, Vancouver, Washington, www.baderbrewing.com
“Never turn your back on (the barrels). They like to change on you and
right when you think you know what one will do, it does the exact
“Don’t be afraid to use a barrel that has already been through many
uses. There is more to the barrel aging process than extracting wood and
bourbon, brandy or wine flavors."
— Mitch Steele
"When we fill the used Chardonnay barrels, we only add Brettanomyces
in with the beer as we are filling the barrels. The acidity comes from
the bacteria that are floating around our barrel room. To achieve the acidity as a homebrewer, you'll need to add
some Lacto and Pedio."
And who doesn't like Dragon's Miilk?
Steve Piatz of Eagan, Minnesota won 1st place in the 1999 AHA National Homebrew Competition in the Historic/Experimental category.
"This beer was an attempt to create the historic, wood-aged, stale porter from the glory days of the style in London."
— Steve Piatz
A Belgian Strong Ale with smoke. From the "Homebrewer at the South Pole" article, BYO 1996.
This is the kind of session beer you’ll always want to have in your refrigerator. A hodgepodge of specialty grains makes this a great clean-out-your-brewing-drawer beer. It is a kind of Brown Ale by default.
This was the beer that was given to each of the attendees of this year’s Houston Foam Ranger’s Dixie Cup Homebrew Competition. The theme was Fredopoly, based on the board game Monopoly and in honor of our annual speaker and homebrew pioneer, Fred Eckhardt.
A good clean pilsner we brewed last winter from leftover ingredients.
An American-style Amber Ale, made with gluten free sorghum.
Here’s a hearty holiday beer with an unusual spice — evergreen needles. Spruce tips, the new-growth of spruce trees, give a unique, characteristic flavor to beer. This flavor is not “piney,” as many people suppose. Spruce tips can be found through an internet search. For best results, age your beer several months before sampling it.