Noted English beer writer Martyn Cornell described bitter as the “iconic pint” that is the “country’s favourite drink” in his excellent book, Amber, Gold & Black. That was certainly my impression the
Written by Gordon Strong
Issue: September 2017
From session to imperial strength beers, the alcohol content plays a significant role in a beer’s character. But creating balanced beers at different strengths cannot always be accomplished by simply scaling ingredients up or down. Get a better understanding of the intricacies of brewing beers at different strengths.
While sometimes derided among lovers of traditional beer styles, the fact is that pastry stouts are popular and for a reason . . . they can be delicious. Find out what it takes to brew one yourself.