New Themes: Gridspace and Ascetica


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Happy Themeday, all! Today we have two brand-spankin’-new themes for your visual enjoyment.


First up is Gridspace, a classic, elegant premium theme by Graph Paper Press.

Gridspace lets you show your work in style. Designed as a portfolio for photographers, its slick features include light and dark color schemes, multiple thumbnail sizes, a responsive design, and a convenient space for your logo. Your readers can easily switch between two blog layouts on the fly – grid view and list view – while large featured images and an elegant overall design make your work the focus.

Live on the grid, and check out Gridspace on the Theme Showcase!

Next up is Ascetica, a beautiful theme from AlienWP, designed by Galin Simeonov.

Get rid of the clutter and concentrate on your content. Ascetica prefers subtle details over flashy gimmicks and provides the perfect balance of minimalism, white-space, responsiveness, and customization to allow you to focus…

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Yes We Can: White House releases homebrew recipes

Our petition was successful! Earlier this morning the White House released the recipes to their White House Honey Ale and White House Honey Porter.


I’ve gone ahead and added created the recipes in BeerSmith and let me tell you, the president & co like to get *messed up*. If you follow the recipe to a T you end up with something like a ~11.7% ABV beer. In reality (and after watching the Inside the Whitehouse video), I think they’ve omitted a few steps. I’ve tried to correct what I believe they left out (namely water and flavor hop additions), to bring the recipes more in line to typical beer recipes.

Without further ado, here are the recipes in BeerSmith and generic BeerXML formats.

White House Honey Ale

White House Honey Ale recipe

White House Honey Porter

White House Honey Porter recipe