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Sour Beers

Submitted by DM on Wed, 19/11/2014 - 23:51

   Sour beers are at a ninety degree angle to most conventional beers in that food spoilage organisms are deliberately added to beer to produce sourness & other tastes & aromas&nb

Simple Cider DM Tue, 12/08/2014 - 23:02

Cider is quite a bit easier to make from scratch than beer – there’s no heating of water (that’s why it was the first booze brewed b

Reinheitsgebot DM Wed, 18/06/2014 - 23:21

Originally enacted in 1497 by Albert IV Archduke of Bavaria & went on to cover all of 

Black IPA DM Wed, 07/08/2013 - 20:56

This novel style of beer from the States has now become an established style – even though the name grates every time I say it.   It’s an oxymoron - is it black or is it pale?

Final brew at Ushers of Trowbridge DM Mon, 22/04/2013 - 23:24

23rd Wolverhmpton Beer Festival 1998 DM Sun, 14/04/2013 - 11:45

The Bitter Truth About Victorian Beer
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DM Mon, 28/05/2012 - 21:30

Its tempting to think back before industrial factories churned out multinational fizzy lager-like beer, that everything was good English bitter.   It wasn't - as Chris Routledge writes in

Beer Quotes DM Sun, 20/05/2012 - 22:06

The most repeated quote about beer wasn't even about beer, but it doesn't stop breweries, beer bloggers & half-wits trotting it out again & again.