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How to make Butter Beer – Homebrew recipe for a butterscotch bochet mead

This is a complex brew using multiple types of fermentable and nonfermentable sugars, some of which must be caramelized to achieve the roasty toffee and butterscotch flavors of the brew. This brew is designed to be carbonated and sweet. If you will be bottle conditioning, this will require the use of a nonfermentable sweetener (here, erythritol) as well as a fermentable sugar for priming the bottles. If kegging you can…

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How to brew a barleywine style bochet with stuff from your pantry

This is one of the early iterations of this recipe, where we used a cold steep for the grains. Current iterations use a hot mash, but this recipe is very smooth and well-balanced. BC loves a good barleywine, but they can be hard to find and relatively expensive. In developing this recipe, he set out to emulate those flavors with an ingredient he loves — honey! This is a mead/braggot…

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