Shared: Neil Gaiman reads Jabberwocky


Neil Gaiman reads Jabberwocky by Neil Gaiman:

Worldbuilders let people who donated money to them vote on what I would read if they hit $600,000. They did reach that goal, and they voted. It was between Goodnight Moon, Fox in Socks, Where the Wild Things Are and Jabberwocky. Jabberwocky won. So I got up this morning and headed, sleep-bleary, out into the woods to record myself reciting it… You can donate to Worldbuilders at And you should.

Shared: Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse


Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse by Brewers Association:

Brewers often call malt the soul of beer. Fourth in the Brewing Elements series, Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse delves into the intricacies of this key ingredient used in virtually all beers. This book provides a comprehensive overview of malt, with primary focus on barley, from the field through the malting process. With primers on history, agricultural development and physiology of the barley kernel, John Mallett (Bell’s Brewery, Inc.) leads us through the enzymatic conversion that takes place during the malting process. A detailed discussion of enzymes, the Maillard reaction, and specialty malts follows. Quality and analysis, malt selection, and storage and handling are explained. This book is of value to all brewers, of all experience levels, who wish to learn more about the role of malt as the backbone of beer.

Shared: How Bourbon is Made


How Bourbon is Made by Gear Patrol:

We toured 12 distilleries in a five-day blitz, asking everyone we met to walk us through the bourbon-making process. Here, you’ll find all of the steps that go into making America’s unique take on whiskey. Watch and learn.

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Shared: 「3秒クッキング 爆速エビフライ」篇


「3秒クッキング 爆速エビフライ」篇 by docomoOfficial:







Shared: Recipe of the Week: Ebenezer’s Elation


Recipe of the Week: Ebenezer’s Elation on Blogging with Briess:

Think you’re running out of time to brew a holiday-themed beer for your family and friends? This 5-gallon batch of all grain (or extract with grains) spiced ale takes only 10 days to ferment and will taste like you’ve been planning it for months. A cache of gingerbread-inspired spices combines with malty sweetness to fill […]

Shared: A Day in the Life of Sustainable Beer: New Belgium Brewery


A Day in the Life of Sustainable Beer: New Belgium Brewery by Rational Middle Energy Series:

It’s pretty hard to look around these days and not see something created with or transported by energy. Companies around the world are looking to reduce their negative impact on communities, increase their environmental stewardship efforts, as well as making a profit. New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO is doing just that and were eager to share that process with us.