All-grain five gallon recipe 1 pound flaked oats 8 pound pale ale or American two-row malt 0.5 pound cara.5munich II or crystal 40 lovibond malt 0.75 pound roasted barley or carafa III 2 ounces dark Dutch-processed cocoa powder Mash at 152° F for one hour 6 AAU Kent Goldings or Willamette for bittering 1 ounce... View Article
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
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
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.