This recipe was submitted by Rick Shultz. It is the homebrew recipe that inspired Lakefront Brewery’s My Turn Series “Chris.”
We want to use crystal malt to give it some extra flavor and body, and more importantly to make it copper colored rather than pale gold in hue. Perfect in a bitter.
Few homebrewers have an opportunity like the one I recently enjoyed. A high school friend of mine, Chris Ranson, took a job at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she does public
Homebrewers are often confused by the terms crystal and caramel malt and are sometimes uncertain as to whether these are basically the same thing and can be used interchangeably, or whether they
A great glass of draft beer poured from a keg can seem tricky on the first few pours. You may pour a beer and get a glass full of foam, and other
In the Fall of 2008, after years of experimenting with malt extract kits and 100% wort kits, Kal Wallner of Ottawa, Canada, decided it was time to graduate to an all-grain system
While Samuel Adams calls this a Baltic IPA, they utilize a lager yeast in Dark Depths. Which means is lands somewhere between a Black IPA and a Baltic Porter. A blend of US, Australian, and English hops provide a rounded hop experience.
When making plans to visit Boston and the Samuel Adams brewery for this story, I discussed my itinerary with a friend living in the city’s South End, who seemed confused. “But isn’t
According to Boston Beer Company’s website, “The distinct character of this IPA comes from its combination of hops. German, English, and American hops grown along the 48th latitude each add their own distinct flavors and aromas, creating layers of hoppiness, complexity, and personality.”