• Beer Department: Get to know a style: Nitrogen In Beer

    One of the things we all love about beer is the fizz! All those fizzy bubbles help aroma perception, create texture, and improve beer’s versatility with food. A cold glass of beer with a proper collar of foam is a thing of beauty; that’s why you should always insist beer pours with an appropriate head. Flat beer is a terrible beer!

    But I digress. In bottled and canned beer, the bubbles called carbonation are either a result of the beer forcibly injected with CO2 or naturally occurring CO2 created during fermentation.

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  • Beer Department: Expert Picks April 2020

     

     

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  • Beer Department: 90+ Rated April 2020

     

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  • Beer Department: 90+ Rated March 2020

     

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  • Beer Department: Get to know a style: Double/Imperial IPA

    I had so much fun writing about hefeweizen last month I thought I’d keep the train rolling with a profile on another beer style: the vaunted Double IPA, also known as Imperial IPA. This style of beer is distinctly American in origin and has been winning over devoted hop lovers for the better part of the last 30 years.

    To start, let us understand that the terms Double IPA (DIPA) and Imperial IPA (IIPA) are interchangeable.

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  • Beer Department: 90+ Rated February 2020

     

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  • Beer Department: Get to know a style: Hefeweizen

    As spring begins to loom on the horizon and the weather (hopefully) begins making a turn for the better, I’ve noticed that a stalwart of craft beer, the humble wheat beer, has seen a resurgence in popularity lately. Bearing this in mind, I thought it high time we better understand one specific style of wheat beer: the Hefeweizen.

    To start, let’s understand that today I’ll be describing Hefeweizen specifically, also known as hefeweissbier or simply weissbier.

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  • Beer Department: How to Age Beer

    As a general rule, the overwhelming majority of beer should be consumed fresh and all beer is packaged tasting the way the brewer intended it to taste. However, some beers possess characteristics that will allow them to develop interesting and new flavors over time, given the correct storage conditions. Devoting age-worthy beers to a cellar (whether makeshift or elaborate) allows you, the drinker, to take part in the creation of the finished product because these age-worthy beers will often taste drastically different after months or years developing in a cellar.

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