This home brew recipe mimics Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Is it a clone? Yes! Taste it and see. Try it – you’ll like it. If you’ve never had Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, then get ready to enjoy!
Great News, All!
One of the fastest growing and best craft breweries in the US is opening a new, second location. Yes, they are expanding, moving outward from West to East.
Sure to become another classic, this Beergarita recipe is a fun way to have a beer, and to toast – or “Parrot” – a classic mixed drink. In Spanish it might be called a Cerveza Preparada – prepared beer. We’ll just call it a “Beergarita”.
Pork and beans might be a traditional summer BBQ side, but pulled pork tacos are a year round favorite. Add some beer and spices along with the piggy and slow cook it all together for some “Good Eats.”
‘A loaf of bread,’ the Walrus said,
‘Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
Are very good indeed
— Now, if you’re ready, Oysters dear,
We can begin to feed.’
(Excerpted from “The Walrus and The Carpenter” by Lewis Carroll)
Can you believe that someone would put oysters in beer?
“Shucks, you’re surely kidding – right?”
Nope, it’s true.
In England, oysters and beer were often consumed together. Oysters were like the peanuts or pretzels of today’s pubs – just a snack to go with your brew.
Having shucked many oysters in a seafood restaurant in my college days, I surely feel for those who popped open all those bivalves.
Kölsch Beer is a great warm weather beer. Enjoy this synopsis of its origin and the Kölsch Beer style.
As late as 1969, Fort Collins was not a likely candidate for a great beer city. It was a dry town up ‘til then. Well, things changed, and let’s see what we find now as we explore Fort Collins Breweries.
Hefeweizen is just what its name says in German – Yeast = Hefe. Wheat = Weizen.
So, what happens to the grains that brewers use to make the great craft beers served in their brew pub, or to those used by a home brewer? It’s the “secret” ingredient in Craft Beer Chocolate Chip Cookies, of course.
Beer Poetry – “Beers” ~ With Apologies to Joyce Kilmer
I THINK that I shall never hear
A poem lovely as a beer.
A brew that’s best straight from a tap
With golden hue and snowy cap;
Biscuit Malt is what gives Fat Tire Amber Ale its main flavor characteristic – that warm, baked-biscuity taste. Because of this unique, bready biscuit flavor, I like using Fat Tire Amber Ale in some recipes. So here, from our own recipe vault, is Black Bucket Brew’s “Fat Tire Cheddar Beer Bread with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives.”