(compliments of foodnetwork.com) Dissolve 3 cups of sugar in 1½ cups of water, then whisk in 1½ cups dark Dutch-processed cocoa, 1 tbsp vanilla extract, ¼ tsp salt, and 2 tbsp corn syrup until smooth. Heat and reduce until slightly thickened, cool and store in the refrigerator.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes January 1, 2010 - K. Florian Klemp
Few of life’s simple pleasures are as evocative and savored as chocolate. Everything from strength and health to aphrodisiacal prowess has been attributed to this magical mana. Though much of this is pure legend, perhaps it is the very power of suggestion that has elevated chocolate to such lofty status throughout history, and no one... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints November 1, 2009 - K. Florian Klemp
The allure of leaping into all-grain brewing is all too often discouraged by unnecessary trepidation. There is the notion that is it cluttered with calculations and technical expertise, coupled with an air of alchemy and magic. It takes a little of both, but isn’t nearly as unforgiving and complicated as it seems, and in fact,... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints May 1, 2009 - Randy Mosher
For most brewers, our notions of beer are strongly shaped by classic beer styles. Beers like pale ales, stouts and bocks are convenient landmarks, beacons of stability in a sea of possibilities. We tend to jump from style to style, and in doing so they give us support as we learn to brew.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes March 1, 2009 - Randy Mosher
It’s spitting sleet. The sky is a sheet of lead. The wind, damp and raw, burns the flesh. But amidst the gloom of March, there are signs of the unstoppable change of the seasons. Birdsongs share the air with the heavy perfume of well-rested earth. Trees flush a ghostly green, preparing to burst forth with... View Article