If a little creative inspiration is what you are looking for, look no further than the New England-style cider. And no, that doesn’t just mean it’s a hazy.
A very pale, almost straw-colored farmhouse saison, Madame R. Galle is identified by its dense, fluffy white head. A slight haze may be present.
If you are on the hunt for a beer that is nice and refreshing on a hot day, here is a recipe for you!
Varietal Mead (5 gallons/19 L)OG = 1.120 FG = 1.012 ABV = 14% Most of the traditional mead recipes that I make follow this ratio: 1 part honey, 3 parts water. Using
Fairgate Gingerbread Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.088 FG = 1.021IBU = 51 SRM = 50 ABV = 9% Ingredients8.8 lbs. (4 kg) North American 2-row malt2.1 lbs. (0.95 kg) Munich
OG = 1.073 FG = 0.998 ABV = 9.8% Bitten by the meadmaking bug during the pandemic, Paul Crowther set out to make a historic mead. Not just any mead steeped in
Based on a recipe from the mid-19th century, Coriander Ale is yellow to yellow-gold in appearance. Its aroma is moderately spicy with a fruitiness from the coriander seed. Fruity esters from the British Ale yeast are married to the citrus notes of the coriander and there is a lingering impression of heat from the chili peppers. There is also a soft well-rounded malt character reminiscent of honey and moderate hop bitterness.
Although technically with no hops this beer is 0 IBUs, the rosemary and yarrow will impart a pronounced herbal bitterness.
The base of their Ginger Pale Ale is a traditional mid-19th century English pale ale but with fresh ginger, honey, and a moderate dose of hops added. This beer is golden in color, aromatically floral with underlying notes of spice and hops. Despite being a dry beer, Ginger Pale Ale has a deceptively sweet character that balances the strong ginger spiciness with the hops playing a supporting role. If you don’t have toasted malt, perhaps substitute Munich malt.
A flavorful beer led by chocolate with notes of raspberry supporting. The beer drinks like a chocolate raspberry dessert while retaining all the character and drinkability of a traditional milk stout.