Southern Cross: New Zealand Pale Ale

If you’re a hophead like me, chances are you’ve had beers containing New Zealand hops in some fashion. This beer takes a classic hop-forward American Pale Ale recipe and uses exclusively New Zealand hops, and the result is equally distinct and delicious! I find them to lend a unique blend of citrus and tropical fruit, […]

Grisette: The Miner’s Saison

It’s no secret to my family and friends; Saison is one of my absolute favorite styles.  While I love classic examples of this style such as Saison Dupont, this is a style that has a lot of room to experiment, improvise and innovate. Like many classic styles, there are several regional and cultural variations. As […]

India-Style Session Ales (ISA)

For more information on ISA, Check out the Blog Here.  Cheers-J.B. The recipe above utilizes late hopping to emphasizes the wonderful bright character of Citra in combination with more classic citrus from Centennial. First wort hopping provides a delicate bitterness. Combining 2-Row and Pilsner provides a lighter body. This recipe below has a more traditional […]

Session IPA Recipes

St. James the Lesser utilizes late hopping to emphasizes the wonderful bright character of Citra in combination with more classic citrus from Centennial. First wort hopping provides a delicate bitterness. Combining 2-Row and Pilsner provides a lighter body. Sunrise Session has a more traditional hop schedule but Sorachi Ace provides a bold statement of lemon […]

Superman’s Cape Double IPA

3 Gallons, all grain 13.5 lb 2 Row Pilsner 3lb 2 Row Pale 1lb Crystal 60 2oz Columbus 13AA 75 min 1oz Chinook 13AA 30 min 3oz Amarillo 8.5AA 8 min 3oz Nugget 14AA dry hop 3 days 3oz Warrior 15AA dry hop 3 days 1oz Amarillo8.5AA dry hop 3 days American Ale Yeast Single […]