The Divine Beers of Chimay - Beer Now Conference
The Divine Beers of Chimay By Owen Ogletree www.Brewtopia.info | Father Theodore sat at his microscope in the brewing laboratory of Belgium's Abbaye Notre-Dame de Scourmont in the winter of 1948. The Trappist monk was searching for a new yeast strain for the abbey's Chimay beers.
Brewer’s Perspective: In Defense of Six-Row
Matt Riggs is brewmaster and cofounder of Riggs Beer Company in Urbana, Illinois, where they grow their own six-row barley and have it malted locally. Here he talks about the strengths of that under-loved malt.
Dear Brewers, It’s Your Fault if Your Beer Explodes
I made an explosive beer once. I was homebrewing a dry-hopped saison at my old apartment in Watertown. I pitched the yeast, got a nice strong fermentation, transferred to the secondary for the dry-…
A Complete Guide to Malted Barley | Homebrew Academy
You've probably heard the word "malt" more often than "malted barley." Generally, these two are the same. Barley simply refers to the seed or plant grain, while the malt is the result of that dried barley seed sprouting through a process called malting. Why is this important? And what does it have to do with beer?
West Coast IPA - Beer Style Overview - My Firkin Beer Blog
"Old School" West Coast IPA beers provide an impressive depth of citrus and pine hop flavors with a lingering, pleasant, dry, hoppy bitter finish.
Beer Can Appreciation Day - 5 Things You May Not Know - Houston Beer
Beer Can Appreciation Day is a day to recognize beer cans, those decoratively-decorated aluminum vessels that we’re all chasing across the country, turn 85
What Is A Mexican-Style Lager? • thefullpint.com
An in-depth journey into what makes a lager "Mexican-style" in today's craft beer landscape with examples from both the U.S. and Mexico.
Beerology | A Little History Behind Mexican Lagers
Mexican Lagers have been experiencing a resurgence in recent years. And while the style may seem more marketing ploy than historical beer style these days, they were born out of rich historical context.
What the funk? What is a foeder? - We Love Houston Beer
Foeders themselves have been around a LONG time. The trend in beer, not so much. A recent renaissance in production of foeders in the last few years...