— Old/New England Bracken Ingredients: 1/2 tsp. gypsum 3 lbs. extra-light dry malt extract 4 lbs. honey 1/2 tsp. yeast nutrient A substantial yeast slurry (perhaps a blend of a neutral ale
Saint-Valentine’s Metheglin (3 gallons/11.4 L) Ingredients 5 lbs. (2.3 kg) honey (clover or wildflower) 4 to 6 crushed cinnamon sticks 1 chopped vanilla bean 1/2 tsp. acid blend 1/2 tsp. gypsum 1/2
Kiwi-Strawberry Melomel Ingredients: 6.5 lbs. light honey (clover is best here) 1/2 tsp. gypsum 1 tsp. citric acid Prise de mousse yeast 2 lbs. fresh, bruised strawberries 5 or 6 peeled
A thirst-quenching but deceptively strong sparkling brew. Darker than most, because of the cider. Serve chilled.
Still of the Night Mead (3 gallons/11.4 L) OG = 1.058 FG = 1.006 ABV = 6.6% Ingredients 5 lbs. (2.3 kg) honey (clover or wildflower) 1/2 tsp. acid blend 1/2 tsp.
In the Tao of British ales, mild is the yin to bitter’s yang. For many beer styles, such as pilsner or weissbier, we can specify color, original gravity, and body, but for
Brewer: Kevin Rokke Brewery: Crane River Brewpub & Cafe, Lincoln, Neb. Years of experience: 10 Education: BS in biology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln House Beers: Whooping Wheat, Sodhaus Altbier, Zlate Pivo (pilsner-style
Norweigian Christmas Ale (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains) OG = 1.063 FG = 1.016 IBU = 38 SRM = 21 ABV = 6.4% Ingredients 7 lbs. (3.2 kg) amber liquid malt
Your home brewery is much the same as many small craft- and microbreweries. You share the same goal with commercial breweries: to make good-tasting, clean beer. You are also using much of
Imagine being sent to the very bottom of the world to spend 12 months living and working with 25 perfect strangers. Your nearest neighbors, 800 miles away on the coast, are themselves
Is there a brew that conjures up more images than mead? Whether you associate it with ancient druids, pre-Roman civilizations of central Europe, Vikings, Teutonic raiders, Celts ancient or modern, it is