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  1. Odysseus

    Molasses Oatmeal Porter (Anglo-Colonial Historical)

    Inspired by 17th and 18th century Anglo-Colonial brewing techniques, I will be making a 1 gallon batch of Molasses Oatmeal Porter in honor of George Washington/Independence Day tomorrow. Besides Gen. Washington's own recipe, which was simply molasses, hops, water and yeast, I will be drawing...
  2. kevin58

    ISO: Old Stitch Brown Ale

    I've found one, 3 year old recipe posted here for critique by a new brewer but no follow up was ever posted. I'm hoping to find a proven recipe for this colonial ale. It was first resurrected at Colonial Williamsburg and they eventually partnered with Aleworks Brewing Company to produce it in...
  3. kansasbrew

    Controversy re: The Real Sam Adams

    I heard a guy on TV today say that the beer in colonial times was so weak you couldn't get drunk on it. He was a tea-totaler and was trying to save Samuel Adams' reputation so-to-speak. He said that Adams had a "malt house" but was essentially saying that he didn't make beer like we would...