Category: Beer 101

Become familiar with the nuts and bolts of beer, brewery, and the historical backdrop of one of man’s top choice refreshments. After you become familiar with the basics of brew proceed with our manual for figuring out how to truly taste your beer.

Aug 11
How to recycle all your metal cans: Do’s and don’ts

All cans are recyclable, but you need to make sure you’re recycling them…

Aug 03
Forgotten Beer Styles: Kottbusser

Old German beer styles, such as the Kottbusser, after 1871 were difficult to survive.…

Jul 27
What Is Tripel Beer?

What exactly is tripled in a tripel? The short answer is nothing! The style’s name is…

Jul 20
What Makes A Beer Crisp?

Across the brewing industry, one beer descriptor keeps popping up: crisp. It’s used to…

Jul 13
How To Drink Beer Without Getting Fat

“Beer is liquid bread.” The age-old adage seems to make drinking our favorite beer…

Jul 06
Does Beer Taste Better From a Bottle Or a Can?

What do you think? Does beer taste better from a bottle or from a can? Research, both…

Jun 29
What’s the difference between a Radler and a Shandy?

While beer-based cocktails, in general, are underrated, the Shandy and the Radler are…

Jun 22
What is Kosher Beer?

Kosher means fit for consumption by Jews according to traditional Jewish law. The…

Jun 14
How to Choose the Right Yeast

Yeast Types Ale (Top-Fermenting) Yeast Ale has been brewed since at least ancient…

Jun 01
10 Weird Ways to Use Beer Besides Drinking

Take a Bath The thought of bathing in beer may seem disgusting and sticky. Beer is…