Porter was designed with economy in mind. In 1722 brewer Ralph Harwood created a brew he called “entire” to replace the three-beer blend that dominated London pubs. Publicans who once poured a
Written by Alex Fodor
Issue: December 1997
Learn the basics of the various ways brewers in this era can produce sour beers, from traditional to modern.
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.