Those first few months of craft beer epiphany are heady indeed, filled with moment after moment of wide-eyed revelation. These palate-popping new brews had little in common with the mainstream stuff that you seemingly couldn’t live without. Craft beer had flavor, dark beer was actually delicious, hops in excess were heavenly, and most importantly, it... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes January 1, 2012 - K. Florian Klemp
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes November 1, 2011 - K. Florian Klemp
With homebrewing comes the epiphany that nearly anything can be included in a beer recipe, and the familiarity with fruit beers over the past 20 years has made those a favorite among us. But, blending malt, hops and fruit is best negotiated with care and forethought. Even so, the possibilities are numerous, since fresh fruit... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes January 1, 2011 - K. Florian Klemp
Brewing Our Own American microbrewers have done more than their share in the past 30 years to enrich and enliven the brewing tapestry. They have reintroduced literally all of the traditional styles, put a unique Yankee twist on some of them and even invented a few of their own.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes November 1, 2010 - K. Florian Klemp
As the season turns, so does the weather, and of course, so do our beer preferences. For some, wintry brewery offerings make the long, cold months tolerable. Brewers design them as a means to capture the season with a warming and more formidable character, or with a bit of panache to pair with the fare... View Article