Bring on the Warmth
Get tips and recipes for brewing three high-ABV styles — barleywine, wheatwine, and imperial stout — that you can brew now to help shake off the frost in the dead of winter.
Written by Gordon Strong
Issue: November 2022
Chicha beer is a modern interpretation of the historical chicha drink from the Andean region of South America that respects tradition by using elements of the historical style with modern methods and ingredients. This reimagined style is open to interpretation, but is most often brewed with corn and other ingredients native to Latin America, has a slight sourness, skips the hops, and should be drank fresh. Learn more about this rustic style and how to brew your own chicha beer.
While not exactly new to the craft beer world, the Italian Pilsner has been gaining popularity in recent years as consumers and breweries look to styles other than IPAs that can provide nice dry-hopped qualities.