The recipe for Kilt-Lifter, the wee heavy they pour at Moylan’s, was developed in 10-gallon batches during Paddy Giffen’s days as a homebrewer. It’s unusual because it uses German hop varieties that are not traditional to this style.
French Pete Porter is brewed as a dark special at Steelhead locations. It’s named for a region in Oregon that memorializes an early-day sheepherder, known as French Pete.
You might think this recipe is a bit, well ... sparse. That’s entirely by design. Teri Fahrendorf believes that the best way to learn is to use your head. She wants you to do the math needed to make this recipe work in your home brewery.