Is there some style we haven't covered yet in this column? Hmm....oh, yeah, there is that one that occupies 97% of the shelf space on the beer aisle -- American Pilsner.
Written by Chris Colby
Issue: January-February 2007
For those of us beer lovers who came of age prior to the modern craft beer boom, finding an Irish stout at a bar or store was like receiving a present. Gordon Strong takes us on a journey through the history, the style, and brewing a pristine Irish dry stout.
English mild has been around for hundreds of years, yet it can still be a difficult style to put a finger on. That may be due to no single characteristic jumping out of the glass or the fact it has undergone numerous iterations throughout history. An Englishman explains why those beyond the U.K. should be taking a closer look at the humble mild. Plus: Four mild clone recipes from the U.K.