Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:09:38 +0000
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThis is a measure of the actual bitterness of a beer as contributed by the alpha acid from hops. Learn more.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe range of German beer stretches far beyond the popular pilsner and includes many fascinating styles that every beer lover should begin to explore.
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2016-12-06T11:09:38ZInternational Bitterness Units, aka IBU, is the standard measurement of perceived bitterness in beer, a quality imparted during the brewing process.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThis quote, found on tee shirts hanging in the gift shops of 90% of breweries, is often attributed to Ben Franklin but, did he really say it?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZNavigating the world of beer begins with the basic knowledge of the two styles of beer: ale and lager. Learn the differences and begin exploring beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZMalting may be one of the most fascinating yet least celebrated step of the brewing process. Learn more.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZStumped for a gift for the beer lover on your list? Find gift ideas that every beer lover would be delighted to receive on occassion.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWinter and the holiday season see a lot of really good, small production seasonal brews in the form of Christmas beers and winter warmers. Learn more.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBeer unquestionably plays an integral part in German identity, though different German beer styles and their subtleties are not that widely known to the international beer drinking community.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZMany craft beer fans won't touch lager of any sort. Are they right or are there some good lagers out there?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe Chelada is a quick mixed drink that pairs your favorite Mexican beer or light lager with fresh lime juice and it is a refreshing summer drink.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZEver wonder why some brewers use rice and corn in their beer while other brewers stick to more traditional recipes that use 100% barley?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe history of this popular ale is as interesting as the hoppy brew itself. Find out why the beer was originally created.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWondering which sugar is right for your homebrew? Here is a quick rundown of the options available to homebrewers.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat exactly is a winter warmer? You see it on beer labels all the time but the bottle could contain a rich malty lager, a spicy ale or a super hoppy beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAll beer leaves the brewer carbonated. This is accomplished in one of two ways - natural and forced carbonation. Learn more.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZPale ale is one of the most popular ale styles. Find out what makes an ale a pale ale as well as the history and brewer stats for this beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZIs it better to drink a beer from a glass instead of straight from the bottle or can?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHave you ever poured a beer and noticed a thin film of white stuff in the bottom of the bottle? Learn what it really is.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThere's not more decadent of a beer than a chocolate beer. Get your (boozy) cocoa fix with these porters and stouts.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe head of stout should be thick and is usually tan to brown. A good stout can be silky, full, and creamy.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHere are some light, refreshing beers that still have enough flavor to keep the most discerning of beer snobs interested.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBeer novices, here's a good list to use to start exploring different types of beers. Beer snobs, check out this collection then share your own top ten.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZUnderstanding how brewers use hops to bitter and flavor their beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZA few thoughts and suggestions for your first homebrew.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWort is the sweet starter liquid for beer. This is where the grains and hops are combined to determine the beer's final flavor and prep it for fermenting.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZLearn how to make a beer-basted turkey for Thanksgiving or any special meal using this easy recipe that uses a pale ale and butter baste to add flavor.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZFrom Hefeweizen to Dunkelweizen and American Wheat, wheat beer is an ever-expanding style of beer. Here's a layman's guide to wheat beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThis is easily the most popular style of beer in the world. Breweries from Beijing to Rio de Janeiro and Anchorage to London produce the clean pale brew.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZKnow your ales! Here is a quick run down of popular ale styles from Hefe-Weizen to Barleywine.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThere are countless bottles of beer available, but how many kinds of beer are there? Though there are distinct styles of beer, that is a tough question.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZStrike water is used in brewing beer and it is the name for the warm water that is added to the grain in order to produce a fermentable mash.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThere are many different styles of stout and the variety can be somewhat daunting. Here's an introduction.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat's the difference between beer served from a bottle and beer served from a can? A quick guide.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBrewing beer with chocolate is a delicate process. Here is a quick overview of the process along with examples.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZIt's summer and it is time for an ice cold beer, but what about shaking up your routine and pouring yourself a refreshing shandy with fresh lemonade?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat's in your beer? Have you ever wondered what you beer might be doing to your body? Here's a break down of what's in your pint.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe term pale ale was first introduced in the early 1700s in England, meant to refer to a beer that was relatively lighter in color than other popular beers of its time.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZSummer is here and we are all looking for that perfect, refreshing beer. But we do not have to sacrifice flavor for refreshment. Here are four tasty beers that are light and refreshing enough to cool down the hot days.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZA favorite beer for winter, Samuel Adams Winter Lager is a seasonal beer that you can rely on and its seasonal spices are perfect for the holidays.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBeer Style Profile - Bock, Dunkles Bock, DoppelBock, Double Bock, Helles Bock, MaiBock
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZFermentation is a natural process that does not require the intervention of people but is the by-product of yeast's consumption of sugars.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBeer tasting can be an interesting and rewarding way to discover new beers. Here's how.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZOnce brewed primarily for royal Bavarian quaffing, wheat beers are now widely interpreted by breweries and even more widely enjoyed by beer drinkers all over the world. Get the highlights of this style in my profile of wheat beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe alcohol or carbon dioxide content in a beer is determined by the amount of fermentable solids present in the unfermented liquid. This is measured by the original gravity of the liquid.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAre you a hop-head? Do your knees go a little weak at the aroma of bright, lovely hops in a beer? Here is some hops history, information about growing hop vines and harvesting hop cones, and our favorite hoppy beer styles.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZSome brewers and many beer shops boast that theirs is the coldest beer. Is this really something to brag about?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHaving trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat's a beer lover to do when it's cold outside? Here is your guide to wintertime beers and activities.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDo you know what the most important ingredient in beer is? Here are a few thoughts on the subject.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZGet a profile of Porter here. Beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat's the difference between beer served from a keg and beer served from a cask? A quick guide.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAdding beer to a recipe can enhance particular ingredients, help blend the flavors of the dish, or just add that little zing that your meal might be lacking.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBeer adjuncts play a huge role in style and taste. Let's take a look at the role and variety of beer adjuncts.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZKrausen is a term used when brewing beer. It's a sign that fermentation is going well. Discover what krausen is and how to troubleshoot common issues.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZFrom time to time I get asked what is the best beer. I used to find it an impossible question to coherently respond to until I came up with this answer. The best beer is the one brewed closest to you.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAre you ready to taste one of the world's best beers? Paulaner's Salvator Double Bock is the benchmark for this lager style.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZIs light beer really light? Will drinking it help one lose or maintain weight? Let's take a look at the numbers of light beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZGrowlers, they're cute, adorable and they can hold lots and lots of beer. Here's how to take care of your growler.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThere is more to boiling wort than turning up the heat and throwing in a few hops. Learn about the boil and how to manage it for greater control.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHefeweizen, or weissbier, is the most popular style of wheat beer and it has a few very distinct characteristics that every beer lover should know.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWith the growing popularity of pilsner lager, thirty years later in the town of Dortmund, Germany, brewmasters began to produce Dortmunder pale lager.
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2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThoughts and tips for pairing beer with chocolate.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThis is an overview of the process of brewing beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZPairing food and beer can enhance any meal experience and it is much easier than wine pairings. Find a few basic tips to create the perfect beer pairings.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhen a beer style is named for a festival, you know that it's got to be good! Find out about Oktoberfest beer here.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBarley wine is big in every way. It has the highest alcohol content, the greatest malt content, and a larger serving of hops than any beer style out there.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDo you know someone who doesn't typically enjoy beer? Here is a helpful list of suggestions on beers for non beer drinkers.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat's the right choice for beer can chicken? Let your imagination go!
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDry Hop Defined. Beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZOriginal gravity (OG) gives the brewer an idea of the potential alcoholic strength of the final product. Home brewers can learn how to calculate it.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZLove it or hate it, you have to admit that Corona Extra is a popular beer, but how does it compare to other beers and what's up with that lime?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDid you know that some beers aren't vegan friendly? It seems counter-intuitive at first but it's true.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThinking of signing up for a beer of the month program? Here's a comparison guide of a few of the beer clubs out there.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe simplicity of a pulled pork sandwich should not preclude it from some world-class cocktail, wine or beer pairing. Here are some suggestions.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe beer lover's top ten holiday gifts and stocking stuffers list, from gift baskets and beer clubs to bottle openers and homebrew kits.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDo women like beer? Maybe women do not like the bad beer that dominates the market and the way it is sold to them.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBottle conditioning is the process where a beer's residual yeast is given a second helping of sugars, added directly to the bottle, keg, or vessel.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZBohemia Clasica is a popular Mexican pale lager that, while it may not compare to the best lagers in the world, is one of the better options from Mexico.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe Newcastle DraughtKeg promises fresh, draught-quality beer for up to a month. How does it stand up in reality? Discover the answer in this review.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZPilsner is the most popular style of beer in the world. Discover the story of how a bad run of ale led to a lighter beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZMash Defined. Beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZDiscover the rich history of the Kölsch beer, along with its flavor profile and ingredients.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAre you ready for a growler of beer? Discover what a growler is, why it's becoming more popular, and how to keep your draft beer freshest in the jug.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZSearching for a green beer recipe? Here it is! Though making your own green beer is easier than you may think, it's important to choose the right beer.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZScotland has two traditional styles of ale: Scottish and Scotch. Learn the difference between these two dark beers and how they compare to other ales.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHoppy and malty, fruity and bitter, India pale ale is a more heavily hopped pale ale that was first brewed in the 1700s to be slightly higher levels of alcohol and hops
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWhat is it that makes beer extreme?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZLearn these six styles of beer, and you'll never again freeze up in terror when placing an order at the bar.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThe deep-roasted flavors of dark beers like like stout, Schwarzbier (black lager), and porter lend themselves perfectly to the bitterness of coffee.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAle is a basic style of beer defined by the methods used to brew it. Learn ale's characteristics, styles, and what makes an ale different than a lager.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZSo, your buddy tried a particular beer and loved it so much that he has convinced you that you must try it. Or, you heard about a new rare beer on BeerAdvocate.com and decided that if you can’t find a bottle of it for yourself, life simply would not be worth living. How can you find that rare beer?
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZAn American-born bock beer from an independent brewery in Texas, Shiner Bock is a lager of note. Discover why this beer has a loyal following.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZPasteurizing beer is a controversial topic. Originally designed to increase the shelf life of beer, pasteurization is not as common in brewing as it once was.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZFresh-hopped and bottle-conditioned, Celebration Ale is an IPA and winter ale that does not take after other heavily spiced expressions around the holidays.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZWant to brew chili pepper beer? Here a few tips to striking the right balance in your spicy homebrew.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZHere are some drinks that elevate the chocolate truffle to new heights.
2016-12-06T11:09:38ZThinking of getting into homebrewing beer? Do you really know what you're getting yourself into?