Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:11:36 +0000
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThis is a measure of the actual bitterness of a beer as contributed by the alpha acid from hops. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe term 'craft beer' is used a lot, but what does it actually mean? Is it based on the size of a brewery or their craftsmanship? Is all craft beer good?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe range of German beer stretches far beyond the popular pilsner and includes many fascinating styles that every beer lover should begin to explore.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThis 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?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZInternational Bitterness Units is the standard measurement of perceived bitterness in beer, a quality imparted by the addition of hops during its brewing process.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZNavigating 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZEver wonder why some brewers use rice and corn in their beer while other brewers stick to more traditional recipes that use 100% barley?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZMalting may be one of the most fascinating yet least celebrated step of the brewing process. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZMany craft beer fans won't touch lager of any sort. Are they right or are there some good lagers out there?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAll beer leaves the brewer carbonated. This is accomplished in one of two ways - natural and forced carbonation. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe history of this popular ale is as interesting as the hoppy brew itself. Find out why the beer was originally created.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZIntroduction to Wheat Beer, Hefeweizen, Berliner Weiss, Dunkelweizen, Weizenbock, Krystal, Belgian wit, and American Wheat.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZUnderstanding how brewers use hops to bitter and flavor their beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZHave you ever poured a beer and noticed a thin film of white stuff in the bottom of the bottle? Learn what it really is.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThis 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZA few thoughts and suggestions for your first homebrew.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZIt'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?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZInformation and tips about the various kinds of sugars available to homebrewers.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZKnow your ales! Here is a quick run down of popular ale styles from Hefe-Weizen to Barleywine.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThere 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZOnce 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThere are many different styles of stout and the variety can be somewhat daunting. Here's an introduction.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe head of stout should be thick and is usually tan to brown. A good stout can be silky, full, and creamy.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer Style Profile - Bock, Dunkles Bock, DoppelBock, Double Bock, Helles Bock, MaiBock
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZSummer 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZStrike 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZDo you know what the most important ingredient in beer is?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZHere are some light, refreshing beers that still have enough flavor to keep the most discerning of beer snobs interested.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAre 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat'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, how much of it's in there and what it can do to (or for) you.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat's the difference between beer served from a bottle and beer served from a can?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWort 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer is made from four basic ingredients - malted barley, hops, water and yeast. Anything else that finds its way into the brew pot is known as an adjunct.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZFrom 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZIs light beer really light? Will drinking it help one lose or maintain weight? Let's take a look at the numbers of light beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThere's not more decadent of a beer than a chocolate beer. Get your (boozy) cocoa fix with these porters and stouts.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZPale ale is one of the most popular ale styles. But there are about as many different interpretations of this styles as there are breweries. Find out what makes an ale a pale ale as well as the history and brewer stats for this beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhen a beer style is named for a festival, you know that it's got to be good! Find out about Oktoberfest beer here.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer tasting can be an interesting and rewarding way to discover new beers. Here's how.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZHefeweizen, or weissbier, is the most popular style of wheat beer and it has a few very distinct characteristics that every beer lover should know.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZGrowlers, they're cute, adorable and they can hold lots and lots of beer. Here's how to take care of your growler.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe simplicity of a pulled pork sandwich should not preclude it from some world-class cocktail, wine or beer pairing. Here are some suggestions.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZMash Defined. Beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZSome brewers and many beer shops boast that theirs is the coldest beer. Is this really something to brag about?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat's the right choice for beer can chicken? Let your imagination go!
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZOriginal gravity, or OG, gives the brewer an idea of the potential alcoholic strength of the final product. Home brewers can learn how to calculate it.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZDry Hop Defined. Beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZSearching 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWinter 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZA lot of people seem to think that this question is already been settled. Women do not like beer. But, is that true? Or maybe it is just that women do not like the bad beer that dominates the market not the way it is sold to them.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat's the difference between beer served from a keg and beer served from a cask?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBarley 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZHaving trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZStumped for a gift for the beer lover on your list? Find gift ideas that every beer lover would be delighted to receive for the holidays or any occasion.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAbout Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Samuel Adams Octoberfest
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZFermentation is a natural process that does not require the intervention of people but is the by-product of yeast's consumption of sugars.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAdding 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZFour ingredients are necessary to make beer - water, malt, hops and yeast. But there are a lot more things in a lot more beers, aren't there? Let's take a look at the role and variety of beer adjuncts.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZGet a profile of Porter here. Beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZTasting Notes and Review of Paulaner Salvator Double Bock
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2016-10-21T11:11:36ZKölsch beer profiled here.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThere 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZKrausen Defined. Beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZLearn about the history of Pilsner, the most popular beer style in the world.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZGrowler Defined. Beer.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBottle 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZHoppy 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
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZI don't know about you but I'm tired of showing up to find nothing available but watery light lager that has no business trying to stand up to powerfully flavored foods like hot wings or these little weenies simmered in barbecue sauce. Here are some beers worthy of the four basic food groups of the Super Bowl Party.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZShiner Bock has a medium head that leaves a nice quilt down the sides of the glass as the beer is drunk. Its body is clear with a copper/amber color.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer budget a little thin these days? Here are some tips buying good beer without breaking your budget.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWith the growing popularity of pilsner lager, thirty years later in the town of Dortmund, Germany, brewmasters began to produce Dortmunder pale lager.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZLearn 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat's a beer lover to do when it's cold outside? Drink a beer, I say!
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZLove 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?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZWhat is it that makes beer extreme?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe beer can is a common sight today, yet it is a relatively new invention that posed many challenges to its inventors and went through a few redesigns.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZDid you know that some beers aren't vegan friendly? It seems counter-intuitive at first but it's true.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZOn April 23rd, 1516, the definition of beer as only consisting of barley, hops and water was formalized in a decree that would became known as the Reinheitsgebot
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZPairing 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZTasting Notes and Review of Negra Modelo
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThoughts and tips for pairing beer with chocolate.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZDo you ever have more beer than the fridge will hold? Learn how to store your beer properly so it retains its freshness, taste, and avoid skunking.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings with pumpkin pie.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThe line between Scottish and Scotch ale is a pretty clear one when you compare representatives of the styles side by side.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZPasteurizing 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZIs it better to drink a beer from a glass instead of straight from the bottle or can?
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAre there justifiable reasons to have a beer before 5:30? How about before noon? I think I've come up with a few.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZBeer is just the right drink for food. The heart of beer is barley and yeast. This gives it much in common with many of the foods that appear on our dinner plate. Beer is just as comfortable a companion to a corned beef sandwich as it is the finest cut of sirloin.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZLearn these six styles of beer, and you'll never again freeze up in terror when placing an order at the bar.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZAle 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.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZOnce you have successfully brewed your own beer you may want to think about growing your own hops. Learn about growing and harvesting hops in your garden.
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZTasting Notes and Review of Goose Island's India Pale Ale
2016-10-21T11:11:36ZThis is an overview of the process of brewing beer.