Irish Moss

Homebrew Clarifiers

Homebrew Clarifiers

This is a class handout, and rather chatty.  You’ve been warned. Clarifiers  

Mead: King Arthur's Own

Mead: King Arthur’s Own

This is another recipe from the gotmead.com site, which if you make meads you should probably know about.  It’s very pleasant, and with enough malt that I’d call it a braggot, even though F.H. who posted it calls it a melomel (I truly don’t know why).  When the author mentions it “won […]

DogfishHead Midas Touch Clone

DogfishHead Midas Touch Clone

I like Dogfish Head’s Midas Touch, which was developed from analysis of the funerary beverage found in King Midas’ tomb (well, it could have been his father’s tomb).  Dr. Patrick McGovern works closely with Dogfish Head to develop all their Ancient Ale line.  I am a huge fan of Dr. McGovern’s […]

Valeria's English Barleywine

Valeria’s English Barleywine

 I got this recipe from professional brewer Karen Lassiter at Boscos Nashville Brewing Company.  I know her from historic enactment, where we call her Valeria. She writes: Here’s a barley wine recipe. Notice I say “a” recipe and not “the” recipe. I am constantly tweaking my recipes, so what I […]