5 gallons (19 liters) Recipe calculated at 75% efficiency Original Gravity 1060 (14.8 °P) Bitterness: 49 IBU All-grain recipe: 7.5 pounds European two-row pils malt 2 pounds US six-row lager malt 10093 2 pounds Vienna malt 10105 A standard infusion mash will work fine here, although more ambitious brewers might want to consider a simple... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes November 1, 2008 - Randy Mosher
For at least a thousand years, the ability to brew beer in excess of local needs and ship it off to distant drinkers has been a valued source of both prestige and cash. Beer is a serious claim to fame in the otherwise unexceptional towns of Burton-on-Trent and Pilsen.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes March 19, 2008 - Randy Mosher
What’s black and white and beer all over? It could only be a dark witbier. It’s a lip-smacking sundae of a drink: soft and creamy, overlain by a gentle cocoa roastiness, topped off with the fruity complexity of a Belgian yeast strain. It is profound and fascinating, but at around 6.5 percent alcohol, it won’t... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes November 1, 2006 - Randy Mosher
Food magazines must love this time of year. Throngs of unconfident cooks, dreading the duty of roasting the ceremonial family bird, look to the latest issue of Bon Vivant for step-by-step directions that will produce the plump, caramelized icon on the cover. Great, problem solved. But what to drink?
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes September 1, 2006 - Randy Mosher
As homebrewers, we are often called upon to brew something special to celebrate a milestone: a wedding, a graduation, or just surviving another year in the cubicle. When the audience is entirely beer-maniacal, anything goes. But the real test of a brewer is to please those used to cold, chilly and canned, while upholding your... View Article