Chop & Brew – Episode 53: Here Comes Samichlaus

Tis the season for a high-gravity doppelbock treat called Samichlaus. Join Chip, Don O. and Michael Dawson as they tell the tale of this wonderful super-lager, and enjoy examples from the Austrian brewery and our Minnesota homebreweries. [Original postdate: December 22, 2016] Related Links: Samichlaus History & Homebrew Recipes Samichlaus information via Schloss Eggenberg website

Samichlaus History and Homebrew Recipes

Below you’ll find several versions of extract and all-grain Samichlaus homebrew recipes. First, a quick history behind the professionally brewed beer. The famed Beer Hunter Michael Jackson had a great love affair with Samichlaus and its ever-evolving story. Here are some of his articles related to the beer: Mine’s a pint of Santa Claus (December

Chop & Brew – Episode 52: One Chip Challenge

The Krewe of Chop & Brew takes the One Chip Challenge with Paqui Torilla Chips’ Carolina Reaper Madness! Self-proclaimed to be the world’s hottest pepper chip, it is made with Carolina Reaper, Ghost, Cayenne and Chipotle Peppers. When they say it’s HOT, they ain’t lying! See what happens when we take the fiery challenge. [Original