belgian wheat

All Grain Belgian Wit Recipe

This is a great summer beer. Kind of in the realm of Allagash White, but theirs is still better… for now! I’ve made it the last three summers in a row and have slightly improved each time. It’s light and refreshing. Plus, being a Belgian, you can ferment at a little  higher temps and still be OK flavor-wise. All Grain… Read more →

pumpkin spice cake

Pumpkin Spice Cake w/ Porter Mascarpone Frosting Recipe

This is one of my favorite holiday recipes. It was printed in Beer Advocate #33 Oct. 2009 and provided by Chef Sean Paxton. Paxton is also a home brewer and creator of After you check out the recipe, check out the rest of the site for more recipes, beer dinner menu ideas, and some homebrew recipes. Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cake with… Read more →


Mexican Chocolate Stout Recipe

  6.5 lbs Maris Otter; Crisp info 1 lbs Chocolate; Crisp info .5 lbs Weyermann Carafa® II; Weyermann info .5 lbs Caramel Malt 120L; Briess info .75 lbs American Black Patent info .2 lbs Barley Flaked info .7 lbs Oats Flaked info 1.5 oz Willamette (Pellets, 4.7 %AA) boiled 60 min. info .5 oz Glacier (Pellets, 5 %AA) boiled 30 min. info .5 oz Willamette (Pellets, 4.7 %AA) boiled… Read more →

beer mustard

Easy Beer Mustard Recipe

Here’s a very simple beer mustard recipe you can whip up in minutes and use on sandwiches, brats, pretzels, or even the basis of a nice BBQ sauce for wings. I would suggest using a dark beer in the recipe below. The maltiness adds a nice level of complexity to the mustard. Used a smoked beer for some extra kick or… Read more →


Barleywine Recipe

Barleywine Recipe (3 gallons) I was a little off on this. Missed my OG by quite a bit. Not really sure what happened. Was shooting for a 13.1% ABV, but ended up at 8.4%. UPDATE: This has been aging in my basement for about a year and a half now. It’s so good! I actually put some of this in… Read more →