When it comes to dark lagers, schwarzbier and Munich dunkels aren’t the only kinds being brewed in Europe. Learn about the differences between those two styles and the Czech version of a dark lager.
Written by Gordon Strong
Issue: October 2021
An often misunderstood style here on this side of the Atlantic, shilling ales should be sessionable and refreshing. Gordon Strong explores Scottish export ales.
Like a fruited Berliner weisse on steroids, smoothie sours are loaded with fruits, adjuncts, and over-the-top flavor. They have become some of the most sought-after beers being produced today, and are among the most fun beer styles to brew. With ingredients such as soft-serve ice cream mix, marshmallows, graham crackers, and cheesecake mix paired with your favorite fruits and Lactobacillus to provide a balancing sourness, get ready for the new dessert in a glass.