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
by the numbers OG: 1.038–1.053 FG:1.006–1.012 SRM:2-6 IBU:20–45 ABV:3.8–5.0% Of all the places with a long brewing tradition, Great Britain has probably seen more changes over the years due to wars, government
by the numbers OG: 1.044-1.054 FG:1.004-1.010 SRM:3-5 IBU:25-45 ABV:4.8-6.0% Trappist monasteries are rightfully known for their excellent beers. Brewed with devotion and service in mind, these beers are used to generate money
One of the trends of the past few years that I’ve welcomed is the rediscovery of lower-alcohol craft beers. Perhaps it’s a reaction to the “imperial everything” trend or just consumers becoming
Belgian ales are complex and elegant. They’re my favorites to homebrew and drink. One issue I’ve had, however, is finding a Belgian beer that’s less than six months old in the
Australian sparkling ale was added to the Beer Judge Certification Program Style Guide in 2015, but it’s been brewed in Australia since the 19th century to compete against pale ales imported from England.
For several years I wanted to participate in the ProAm competition at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), but was not sure how to go about teaming up with an award-winning homebrewer.
Dear Replicator, Everyone has a favorite beer — mine is Switchback Ale from Switchback Brewing Co. in Burlington, Vermont. In fact, my wife and i like it so much we served it
While driving through Germany on family vacation, the traffic started to slow to a stop on the outskirts of Düsseldorf. I mentioned to my wife, “That is the only place in the
Nothing goes with summer like the bottom-fermented helles from Munich and the top-fermented Kölsch from Cologne.
I was recently in Belgium and, as always, beer was a significant part of the experience. One of the wonderful things about traveling in Belgium is experiencing the wide array of beers,