Parascalops? Mole? What the hell!? Mole (pronounced MOH-lay) poblano is a sauce made with cocoa, nuts, chili peppers and other spices.
No, not Taddy Porter, Teddy Porter — as in Teddy Roosevelt. In 1907, Teddy Roosevelt reputedly first uttered the words “good to the last drop,” which became Maxwell House’s slogan. Modern historians dispute this, however, claiming that the line was really written by an ad executive. One thing beyond dispute is that you’ll be sad to see the last drop of this beer go.
What goes great with chocolate? How about more chocolate? This beer combines chocolate malt, cocoa powder and cacao nibs for a massive chocolate flavor and aroma. A high mash temperature and relatively large dose of crystal malt yield a sweet, full-bodied beer.
A sweet porter accentuated with the aroma and flavor of vanilla. Recipe from James Spencer from Basic Brewing Radio and Video (www.basicbrewing.com).
A wood aged sour brown ale with lots of green apple, plum and cherry notes. According to Lauren Salazar of New Belgium Brewing Co., “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 opposite.”
What’s the secret to making a good barrel aged beer? “Good wood, great beer, a little imagination and lots of patience.”
“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
“This one of our signature beers, if you will. It is loosely based in the Flanders sour red tradition.” — Ron Jeffries
A Belgian-styled blonde ale aged on oak with Brett added. "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."
— Vinnie Cilurzo