Chocolate-shake Marzen? Why not? Lactose sugar and a healthy dose of cocoa powder and fat free chocolate syrup provide plenty of milk chocolate experience.
Chocolate and cherry are one of the great pairings in culinary history…so why not make a beer to pair them up? Author Scott Russell thought a European amber would be a great base to lay the foundation for this beer.
Come on…you know you’re interested. Beer is the perfect pairing with beer, so why not try to combine them?
A smoky, herbal holiday ale for those looking to experiment with this kind of combination. There are some options and advice available with this recipe if brewers want to tweak this recipe to their taste.
You maybe drinking the Kool-Aid after this one (don’t worry, there is no artificial drink mix required in this recipe, only fresh tropical fruit). Tropical fruit paired with tropical hops make for a complex beer with lots of fruit aroma and flavor going on.
This brew is a seasonal one for me based on blueberry harvest. Those of you not within fresh blueberry territory will have to make do with frozen blueberries from your grocery store. Four pounds of our local berries (the size of chick peas, roughly) give a noticeable blueberry flavor and aroma, even in a porter.