5 gallons at 1100 (24 degrees P); 96 IBU; 7 to 8.5 percent ABV 20 pounds (kilograms) US two-row lager malt 0.2 ounces (6 grams), black patent malt, added at end of boil Mash one hour at 155 degrees F (66 degrees C), then mash out by adding sparge water to raise the mash temperature... View Article
From the All About Beer Blog
July 1, 2004 - Staff
Here’s beer’s quandary: when it claims its legitimate place as the most popular adult beverage, it also becomes the most despised and dumbed-down of beverages. When beer embraces all its diversity, it risks taking itself too seriously: it becomes precious and snooty.
March 1, 2004 - Rick Lyke
Gary Regan is a prolific writer. In addition to turning out columns for the San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Enthusiast Magazine and Bartender Magazine, he has written a number of noteworthy books, including The Book of Bourbon and Other Fine American Whiskeys, The Martini Companion, New Classic Cocktails and The Bartender’s Bible.
March 1, 2004 - Chuck Cook
Hardcover, $18.95, 128 pp. Heavenly Beers: a Taster’s Guide to Monastery Tradition Ales and Lager is an interesting book, the first I have seen that has attempted to cover all or most of the subject of monastic brewing. The book is informative and goes into intimate detail on some of the breweries covered, though not... View Article
January 1, 2004 - Rick Lyke
In the preface to American Still Life, drinks journalist F. Paul Pacult ac-knowledges that he was focused almost solely on wine until 1989, when he was given an assignment by the New York Times to write editorial copy for a special advertising section on Scotch whisky. Pacult’s world up to that point was pretty much... View Article
January 1, 2004 - K. Florian Klemp
New York—a diverse state that hugs the Great Lakes—is home to the Adirondacks, the Hudson River Valley, and, of course, The Big Apple. Most anything can be experienced in the state of New York. The state also has a rich brewing history, and today it is home to many fine breweries and brewpubs, some of... View Article
January 1, 2004 - Julie Bradford
For 75 years, we saw the New York stage through Al Hirschfeld’s eyes. His fluid pen-and-ink caricatures captured the essence of a performance with a style that was unmistakable: elegant, stylish, witty but never cruel. In the theatre pages of the New York Times, a Hirschfeld portrait was the mark of theatrical success.