Well..looks like I'll be making some "Light American Lager" for the dog days of September... one of the most brutally hot months down here. I think the temps are higher in August, but there's something about September that just makes it seem hotter. A light blonde beer, although I think the age will make it a little darker, is just the ticket for throwing in a keg to ward the heat away.I've got a riesling wine kit and a zinfandel kit sitting around that are at least that old
Bah! What takes all the mess out of beer brewing is a six pack of quality craft beer. There's too much great beer on shelves these days to justify the insanity that is beer brewing. Frankly if there was as much great mead on shelves the TARDIS would be converted into a cellar.