Barleywine has an undeniable mystique; it is unique as a style and experience. Each year’s vintage is anxiously awaited to sample and to savor. Each brewer has his own special methods, ingredients,
Written by Mikoli Weaver
Issue: January 1999
A style still often called classic American Pilsner, or CAP, the pre-Prohibition lager has several distinctions that separate it from modern American light lagers. Learn the history of the style and some guidelines to crafting your own CAP.
The French farmhouse style we know as bière de garde has a somewhat fuzzy history. Gordon Strong catches us up on how the modern take of the beer style came to be identified and the keys to crafting a quenching rendition of your own