Ok, enough for tonight, I'll get working tomorrow on the serious brew. Might also post the most recent recipe if demand is high. However, I'm hesitant since it's a de novo recipe and it hasn't finished fermenting to taste yet.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Beer-Archaeologist.html A fascinating article about ancient beer recipes being brewed today.
An interesting beer journal: http://otakudensdram.livejournal.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8JYYnlBbG4 These are the kinds of sights I miss out on by using opaque plastic buckets for my primary fermentation!