Daily Archive for April 18th, 2008

Morgan Spurlock Time Interview: In Search of Osama

Four years after the release of his Oscar-nominated documentary, Super Size Me, in which he spent 30 days eating nothing but McDonald’s food, Morgan Spurlock is about to release his second feature film. This one’s about his search for the most wanted man on earth. The filmmaker forgoes fast-food binges for another type of physical danger: searching for Osama bin Laden. In an interview with TIME, Spurlock opens up about his quest.

Great Read

16 min of AU runningbacks

Couple develops pizza-flavored beer

Mamma Mia Pizza Beer, created by Seefurth, 44, and his wife Athena, started selling in Milwaukee a few weeks ago. The beer, which is brewed with tomatoes, basil, oregano and garlic, is also available in Chicago, Madison and Wausau, Wis., Seerfuth said.

Pizza flavored beer

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone

I Read this on an auburn football forum. i would love to brew my own beer one day…

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“Hundreds of our customers at my homebrew shop have made this. Most swear it’s identical to the original. Dry hopping is essential for classic Cascade flavor and aroma. (5 gallons) ”

Ingredients:

• 8 oz. caramel malt, 30° Lovibond
• 6 oz. DeWolf-Cosyns cara-pils malt
• 6 lbs. light malt syrup
• 1.5 oz. Perle hops (8.2% alpha acid) for 60 min.
• 2.5 oz. Cascade hops (5.4% alpha acid): 1 oz. for 15 min., 1 oz. for 5 min., 0.5
oz. pellets (dry hopping).
• Wyeast 1056 (American ale)
• 11/4 cup dry malt extract

Step by Step:

Add grains to 1.5 gal. water. Bring slowly to 170° F. Remove grains and bring to a boil.
Total boil is 60 min. Boil 10 min. and add Perle hops. Boil 45 min. more, adding water as
needed to maintain liquid level. Make first Cascade addition. Boil 5 min. more. Turn off
heat. Wait 10 min. Add 1 oz. Cascade. Wait 3 to 5 min. Remove hops and transfer to
fermenter.

Top up to 5 gal. Pitch yeast at 70° F.

Ferment three days and rack to secondary. Dry hop with 0.5 oz. Cascade pellets. Ferment
two weeks at 65° F. Prime and bottle.

Pic of the Day

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