Ireland was ruled by Britain for centuries, and the north of Ireland still remains a part of Great Britain. But it is worth pointing out that it was the Normans who first
Written by Terry Foster
Issue: September 2016
Created within the walls of the Westmalle monastery in the 1930s, the Belgian tripel is now one of the most iconic beer styles in a country replete with them. Go in depth with Gordon Strong to learn about it.
While the combination of wine grapes and beer dates back millennia, up until the last decade or so the modern craft beer movement has largely overlooked it. Get the scoop on grape ales and how Italian brewers helped pioneer the style.