Source: Jim Graham (firstname.lastname@example.org), HBD #1738, May 23, 1995
Comments: medium bodied brew, nice full flavor, and generally a very nice brown. I'd like to think that I'll be able to save some for when my mom and step-father (who is from England) arrive in town next month, but I'm not so sure that's going to happen.
I'm not sure how I found time to brew this one during that time period (I was busy working on a huge network upgrade at work, which I'm glad to say went extremely well!), but I'm glad I did!
Not too long ago, I decided to brew a brown ale using, along with the standard stuff for the kit, honey. The result is every bit as good as I'd hoped. I hope you'll enjoy it, too. Basically, I took the Ironmaster Brown Ale kit, used corn sugar instead of malt (I was feeling really cheap that day), and added honey. I call it Beekeeper's Brown, and it goes something like this:
Sampled today, 21 May, and it's already *VERY* nice! (*) It needed that full two weeks---as usual with honey, the fermenting started very early, went full steam for a long, long time, and went very much to completion.