Recipes

Abbot's Vacation Tripel

A solid tripel needs no fancy elements to transport you away from the dreary abbey walls to the some place decidedly more heavenly

Basic American Double IPA

Call it whatever you will, just don't call it fat - this is the biggest of the initial IBU test series. Big, bold and bracing.

Basic American IPA

This is the stepped up cousin to our American Pale Ale. More hops and a touch more gravity.

Basic American Pale Ale

This is a straightforward, no nonsense, classical American Pale Ale. It's whole purpose provide you a pop of American hop character with just enough malt to keep you going

Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter

The one, the only world "famous" Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter. Born for Christmas - well loved any time!

Chuck Macaluso - Maui Nights

A Tropical Stout as rich and warm as the island of Maui - think a bigger version of a milk/cream stout as discussed on Episode 31 of the show!

Chuck Macaluso - Crazy Ivan Russian Imperial Stout

Big complex kitchen sink Russian Imperial Stout flavored with licorice, galaxy hops and cacao as discussed on Episode 31 of the show!

Denny's Old Stoner Barleywine

This is Denny's classic Barleywine recipe - packs a wallop and makes you feel a little stoned

Double Bubble Dubbel

A straightforward dubbel recipe perfect for sipping year round - but particularly fall!

Experimental Pale Ale

A simple modern American Pale Ale useful for hop testing

Experimental Wheat

A simple clean wheat beer that provides a good base for flavor exploration

I Dream of Jenny Cream Ale

The very definition of a crushable beer that will leave you feeling like a respectable beer drinker the next day. It's seriously a great damn American classic

Israel Bissell (IB) NE IPA

New Fangled New England IPA. This recipe is an amalgamation of a few recipes out on the internet - particularly Ed Coffey's HopHands Clone and Jason Faylor's NE IPA that he kindly sent us for tasting. Who's Israel Bissell? He's my ancestor who legendarily rode from Watertown MA to Philadelphia warning of the British attack. In other words - he's the guy who made Paul Revere look like a piker!

Jim's Whirlpool Pale

This is a clean basic American Pale Ale that we're putting together to test American hopping impacts. Inspired by Klickitat Jim's visiting of hop whirlpool temps

Magnum Blonde - No Aroma Variant

A simple clean, blonde ale designed to be both drinkable and aromatically bland enough for yeast experimentation.

Pono Brewing Pineapple Express Kolsch

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A homebrew version of Pono Brewing's Pineapple infused Kolsch

Saison Experimentale

A pale dry Saison perfect for playing around with your yeasts! I also use this as a basis for a number of my Saisons and usually have a variant or two laying around.

Simplified Amber

Based on Denny's Waldo Lake Amber, this is a simplified Amber perfect for testing

Singular Quad

For years when homebrewers would try and recreate the magic of a beer like Westy 12, the recipes were complicated. How about simplicity instead?

Springtime in Amarillo

A bright, brisk and hoppy Saison popping with a ton of grapefruit character from the Amarillo. Really just a hell of a beer to have on draft and keep drinking