Category Archives: Beer Knowledge

Drinking in Belgium – Beer Experience

The Culture In the United States, we just don’t drink like the rest of the world. I have been abroad just a few times but it’s been enough to notice it. For some reason, we look at drinking as something … Continue reading

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Beer Books | August Edition

A History of World in 6 Glasses Written By Tom Standage  My favorite things in life are reading, writing and drinking beer. Hopefully, as I get older and more things come together I will be able to add traveling to … Continue reading

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Beers in a Tulip | Proper Glassware

The Glass The Tulip Beer Style Recommendations Imperial IPA Belgian Dark Belgian Pale Ale Beligan IPA Biere De Garde Lambic – Fruit  Saison Farmhouse Ale Scotch Ale Wee Heavy  Quad The Reason This glass is designed to first maintain and … Continue reading

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Beer Books | July Edition

Radical Brewing Recipes, Tales & World Altering Meditations In a Glass Written By Randy Mosher As you may or may not have noticed our last homebrew just sort of ended. There was a seemingly successful brew day and the yeast got … Continue reading

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July – The Kriek | Beer Style Exploration

What is The Kriek? The Kriek is a Belgian style of beer that is made by adding/fermenting cherries (sour) to a Lambic. Which of course doesn’t mean much unless you know what it means to be a lambic beer. A … Continue reading

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June – The Braggot | Beer Style Exploration

What is The Braggot? The braggot, while not often seen until recently, can actually trace its heritage to the late 1300s. At its most basic level, the braggot combines herbs, spices, mead (boozy drink of fermented honey and water) and … Continue reading

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Beer Books | May Edition

The Oxford Companion To Beer Edited by Garrett Oliver As we move into May and dig into the beers of summer I thought it was a good idea to introduce more of a handbook to beer. This is the ultimate … Continue reading

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Get Your Radler On | Mini Style Exploration

Let’s Talk About The Radler The Radler pairs well with our style of the month, the Pilsner, because without a Pilsner the Radler would not be possible. The Radler is a special beer however, it’s a style without truly being … Continue reading

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May – The Pilsner | Beer Style Exploration

What is a Pilsner? A pilsner is a pale lager. It’s called a pilsner because it originated in the town of Pilsen in Germany. The pilsner is also often called a blonde style beer. Like all lagers it is brewed … Continue reading

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Beer Books | April Edition

Wood & Beer A Brewer’s Guide The first couple of months of the year we selected books that focused on the basics of beer. The basics of style, brewing and general beer debauchery. As we move along we will continue … Continue reading

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