malt Crystal

Crystal malts add richness and some sweetness to beer, and some complexity to the final flavor. The darkness of their roast is measured in degrees Lovibond.

Buckwheat Oatmeal Braggot

Buckwheat Oatmeal Braggot

Much to my regret, I didn’t save the email or the list link I got this from.  For those who like the richer flavors of buckwheat honey, this is a very nice recipe indeed!  Whoever and wherever you are, Sasper, thank you.  Have you tried this? Made it, tasted it?  […]

English Mild Ale

This man is one of the best to-style brewers I’ve ever met.  Posted by: “Carl Swan” tcni.java.jedi@gmail.com lordseamus@ymail.com …In that case, my basic English Mild Ale recipe is: 5lbs pale liquid malt extract (or 4lbs of dry malt extract) 1/2 lb Crystal 60L 1/4 lb Chocolate Malt 1 oz Fuggle hop […]

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 […]

Autumn Spice Braggot

Autumn Spice Braggot

Not my recipe, but a darn good one.  Have you tried this? Made it, tasted it?  What did you do differently? Please let me know what you thought! 6.5 lb wildflower honey 2 lb Briess 2-row malt 3 lb amber malt extract ½ lb 120L Crystal malt ¼ lb peppercorns […]