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US Beer and Brewery Reviews
Find my reviews and picks for US brews here.

How to Taste Beer Properly - A Guide
Beer tasting can be an interesting and rewarding way to discover new beers. Here's how.

Alesmith, IPA Review
AleSmith's IPA has won multiple awards, including Silver at the California State Fair and at the World Beer Championships and bronze at the Great American Beer Festival in 2005.

How Do I Sell German Beer to an American Market?
Importing any beer to the American market is met with many challenges and it is felt in the German beer industry more than any other brewers in the world.

How to Sell German Beer in the American Market
One of the biggest issues in the American beer market is the distribution chain established after Prohibition and it is a challenge for international brewers. Page 2.

Selling German Beer to Americans
German brewers face stiff competition in the U.S. beer market, but there are many challenges that they face including the shipment of beers, and distributor contracts. Page 3.

How Do I Sell German Beer to an American Market?
In order to compete in the international market, German breweries must understand the new market culture, and see new opportunities for their beer. Page 4.

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10 Beers to Seek Out on The Ultimate Cross-Country Beer Road Trip
Got 90 hours, a pocket full of gas money, and an undying thirst for malty beverages? Then hop in the car for a cross-country beer road trip you'll never forget.

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Pilsner Beer History Profile and Ingredients
Pilsner beer profiled here

Top Ten Beers - Collection of top ten beer lists, seasonal beer picks, regional top ten beers
You can find all of your About Beer guide's picks and recommendations for top ten beers, regional beer picks, and seasonal beer choices collected here.

Bottle conditioned
What does it mean when beer is bottle conditioned?

Hoegaarden White Beer - Tasting Notes and Review
Tasting notes and review of Hoegaarden's White Beer.

Alcohol by volume (ABV)
Alcohol by volume defined and how to figure the alcohol by volume in homebrewed beer

Best Chocolate Beers
There's not more decadent of a beer than a chocolate beer. Get your (boozy) cocoa fix with these porters and stouts.

Coffee Stouts And Porters
The deep-roasted flavors of dark beers like like stout, Schwarzbier (black lager), and porter lend themselves perfectly to the bitterness of coffee.

Redhook Woodinville Brewery - Information and Review of the Redhook Beer and Brewery in Woodinville, Washington.
Information and Review of the Redhook Beers and Brewery in Woodinville, Washington.

Redhook Woodinville Brewery Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews
Review of the Redhook Beer and Brewery in Woodinville, Washington. Page 2.

4 Macro Brews Always Worth Drinking
A few of the longstanding American beers produced by some of the world's largest brewers are incredibly dependable.

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Fruit Beers Made for Summertime Sipping
Check out the following seven fruity refreshers, all must-grabs for the summer.

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Don’t Throw a Backyard BBQ Without These Beers
These six beers are an absolute must at any summer barbecue!

Beer Styles
Beer Styles - A Complete Reference to Beer Styles From All Over The World. Information about Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Bitter, Porter, Stout, Weissbeir, Barleywine, Pilsner, Bock, Oktoberfest, and Black Lager.

Beer Styles - Ales
Learn about ale styles here. Find descriptions and history of Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Bitter, Porter, Stout, Weissbeir, and Barleywine as well as examples of the best commercially available brews.

Beer Styles - Lager
Learn about lager beer styles here. Find descriptions and history of pilsner, bock, oktoberfest, and black lager as well as examples of the best commercially available brews.

Beer Styles - Ale/Lager Hybrids
Hybrids are neither completely ales nor lagers. You'll find information about kolsch and California common or steam beer here including tasting notes, style history and examples of some of the best brews available

6 Basic Beer Styles All Savvy Drinkers Need to Know
Learn these six styles of beer, and you'll never again freeze up in terror when placing an order at the bar.

7 Father’s Day Gifts for Beer Fanatics
If your dad is one of the many who enjoy kicking back with a cold one, he'll be thrilled to receive any of the following creative gift suggestions this Father's Day.

Collectibles and Gifts for Beer Lovers
Everything you need to know about beer related gifting and collectibles.

Brewing Styles and Methods by Region/Country
The world of beer is more varied than it ever has been. Find out about beer production by country and region as well as where the best ingredients are produced.

Brewing Beer: Boiling Wort
There is more to boiling wort than turning up the heat and throwing in a few hops. Learn about the boil and how to manage it for greater control.

Boiling Wort - How To Brew Beer - Boiling Beer - Wort Chill
There is much more to boiling wort. Learn about cleaning and chilling the wort, to using fining agents, and pitching the yeast. Page 2.

The History of the Pilsner Beer Style
Learn about the history of Pilsner, the most popular beer style in the world.

History of Pilsner
Learn about the history of Pilsner, from the Plzen beer in Bohemia, to the many copies - including American Light beer. Page 2.

Homebrew Glossary: What is the OG of Beer?
Original gravity, or OG, gives the brewer an idea of the potential alcoholic strength of the final product. Home brewers can learn how to calculate it.

Spaten Oktoberfest - About Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Spaten Oktoberfest
About Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Spaten Oktoberfest

10 Popular German Beers You Should Know
The range of German beer stretches far beyond the popular pilsner and includes many fascinating styles that every beer lover should begin to explore.

Top 10 Holiday Beers
Ten beer recommendations for your wintertime and holiday celebrations.

Winter Warmer - Profile of Winter Warmer
What exactly is a winter warmer? You see it on beer labels all the time but the bottle could contain a rich malty lager, a spicy ale or a super hoppy beer.

Barley Wine Profile - History, Style, Pairing
Barley wine is big in every way. It has the highest alcohol content, the greatest malt content, and a larger serving of hops than any beer style out there.

Wheat Beer - History, Ingredients and Profile
Once brewed primarily for royal Bavarian quaffing, wheat beers are now widely interpreted by breweries and even more widely enjoyed by beer drinkers all over the world. Get the highlights of this style in my profile of wheat beer.

Choosing the Right Beer for Beer Can Chicken
What's the right choice for beer can chicken? Let your imagination go!

Layman's Guide to Stout - Introduction to Stout Styles
For many people the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the word stout is a black pint of Guinness. But the world of stout is much wider than that. There are many different styles of stout and the variety can be somewhat daunting. Here's an introduction to the different styles of stout.

Porter - The Profile of Porter
Get a profile of Porter here. Beer.

Upcoming Beer Festivals
Listing of upcoming beer festivals and events for the next three months.

Beer Festivals Schedule - Monthly Listings
Listing of upcoming beer festivals for the end of November and December, from the Holiday Ale Festival in Oregon, to the Christmas Beer Festival in Belgium. Page 2.

Beer Festivals Schedule - Monthly Beer Festival Listings
Listing of upcoming beer festivals for the next three months. Page 3.

Four for Five - Four Ways to Enjoy Mexican Beer for Cinco de Mayo
Mexican beer and Cinco de Mayo

Top Ten Beers Every Beer Lover Should Know
From the About.com guide for beer, here are the top ten beers with which every beer lover should be familiar. Beer novices, here's a good list to use to start exploring different types of beers. Beer snobs, check out this collection then share your own top ten.

India Pale Ale (IPA) Profile (History, Ingredients)
The history of this popular ale is as interesting as the hoppy brew itself. Find out why the beer was originally created.

Ten Beers for Summertime
Summertime is no time for the dark, chewy beers that many beer lovers prize. Here are some light, refreshing beers that still have enough flavor to keep the most discerning of beer snobs interested.

Beer Pairings for the Four Basic Food Groups of the Super Bowl Party
I don't know about you but I'm tired of showing up to find nothing available but watery light lager that has no business trying to stand up to powerfully flavored foods like hot wings or these little weenies simmered in barbecue sauce. Here are some beers worthy of the four basic food groups of the Super Bowl Party.

Holiday Gifts for Beer Lovers
The beer lover's top ten holiday gifts and stocking stuffers list, from gift baskets and beer clubs to bottle openers and homebrew kits.

Styles of German Beer
Beer unquestionably plays an integral part in German identity, though different German beer styles and their subtleties are not that widely known to the international beer drinking community.

Best Beers for Super Bowl Parties
Picks and Recommendations for Beer and Your Super Bowl Party

A Layman's Introduction to Wheat Beer
Introduction to Wheat Beer, Hefeweizen, Berliner Weiss, Dunkelweizen, Weizenbock, Krystal, Belgian wit, and American Wheat.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Taste Profile of Pale Ale Beers
Pale ale is one of the most popular ale styles. But there are about as many different interpretations of this styles as there are breweries. Find out what makes an ale a pale ale as well as the history and brewer stats for this beer.

Spaten Oktoberfest - Tasting Notes and Review of Spaten Oktoberfest
Tasting Notes and Review of Spaten Oktoberfest

Lager and Ale Styles of Spring Beer
Looking for some spring beer suggestions? Here are some styles specifically associated with springtime and some others that just seem to taste better during spring.

India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hoppy and malty, fruity and bitter, India pale ale is a more heavily hopped pale ale that was first brewed in the 1700s to be slightly higher levels of alcohol and hops

Harmon Brewery & Restaurant - Beer Tasting Notes for Harmon Brewery
Here is a collection of Harmon Brewery Beers that I have tasted and reviewed.

California Brewery and Brewpubs - Reviews of California breweries
Find my reviews for California breweries and brewpubs here.

Oregon Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Oregon breweries and brewpubs here.

Redhook Ales - Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Redhook Ales
Here is a collection of Redhook Ales that I have tasted and reviewed.

Texas Brewery and Brewpubs - Reviews of Texas breweries
Find My Reviews of Texas Beer, Breweries and Brewpubs Here.

Washington Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Washington breweries and brewpubs here.

Ontario Beer, Breweries and Brewpubs - Reviews of Ontario beer
My reviews of Ontario beer, breweries and brewpubs

Blonde Ale - Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Blonde Ale
Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Blonde Ale

Christmas Beer - Tasting Notes and Reviews of Christmas Beer
Every year a huge number of Christmas beers are relased. Here are my tasting notes for the ones I am able to try.

Colorado Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Colorado breweries and brewpubs here.

Illinois Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Illinois breweries and brewpubs here.

Massachusetts Breweries - Reviews of Massachusetts Breweries and Beer
Reviews of Massachusetts Breweries, Beer and Brewpubs

Michigan Breweries - Reviews and Tasting notes for Michigan Breweries and Brewpubs and Michigan Beer
Reviews and Tasting notes for Michigan Breweries and Brewpubs

Missouri Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Missouri breweries and brewpubs here.

New York Breweries and Brewpubs Reviews
Find my reviews and picks of New York breweries and brewpubs here.

Pennsylvania Brewery and Brewpub Reviews
Find my reviews for Pennsylvania breweries and brewpubs here.

Vermont Beer, Breweries and Brewpubs
Beer reviews and tasting notes of Vermont breweries and brewpubs

Ale Reviews
Tasting notes and reviews for ales that don't fit into a specific style.

News and reviews of some favorite beer books
News and reviews of some favorite beer books

Bock Beer - Tasting Notes and Reviews of Bock Beers
Tasting Notes and Reviews of Bock Beers

Brown Ales - Tasting Notes and Reviews of Brown Ales
Tasting Notes and Reviews of Brown Ales

ESB
Tasting notes and reviews of ESBs

German Beers and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews of German beers here.

Japanese Beers and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews for Japanese beers here.

Mexican Beer - Tasting notes and reviews of Mexican Beer
Every year Mexican beer becomes more and more popular in the US and beyond. So much so that many US breweries are making their own versions of Mexican lager - many

Porter
Tasting notes and reviews of Porter

Amber lager beer tastings notes and reviews
Beer tasting notes and reviews of Amber lager

Belgian Beers and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews for Belgian beers here.

British Beers and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews for British beers here.

Chinese Beer and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews for Chinese beers here.

Czech Beers and Brewery Reviews
Find my picks and reviews for Czech beers here.

Fruit Beer - Tasting Notes and Reviews of Fruit Beers
Tasting Notes and Reviews of Fruit Beers

India Pale Ale
Tasting notes and reviews of India pale ale.

Lager Reviews
Tasting notes and reviews of lagers that don't fit any particular style categorization.

Light Lager Reviews
Find reviews and tasting notes for light lagers here.

Oktoberfest - Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Oktoberfest Beers
Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Oktoberfest Beers

Pale Ale - Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Pale Ale
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Pilsner Reviews
Find reviews and tasting notes for pilsners here.

Saison - Reviews and Tasting Notes of Saison
Reviews and Tasting Notes of Saison

Schwarzbeir or Black Beer
Tasting notes and reviews of Schwarzbeir or Black Beer

Specialty and Seasonal Beers - Review and Tasting Notes of Specialty and Seasonal Beers
Review and Tasting Notes of Specialty and Seasonal Beers

Stout
Tasting notes and reviews of Stout

White Beer Reviews
Here are my reviews for white beer.

Old Ale - Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Old Ale
Beer Tasting Notes and Reviews of Old Ale

Dubbel beer tastings and reviews
Dubbel beer tastings and reviews

Wheat beer tasting notes and reviews
Wheat beer tasting notes and reviews

Tasting Notes and Reviews of Amber Ales
Tasting Notes and Reviews of Amber Ales

BarleyWine
Barley wine is often the brewer's pride. It's big in every way - flavor, hops, alcohol content. Learn more about this style of beer here.

Beer Bread
Are there any two foods that are so alike yet so different? Bring beer and bread back together with these beer bread recipes.

Bock - Dunkles Bock, DoppelBock, Double Bock, Helles Bock, MaiBock
This malty German lager has been brewed since Medieval times. Learn all about this lager here.

Tasting Notes and Reviews of Cream Ales
Tasting Notes and Reviews of Cream Ales

Dunkel
Tasting notes and reviews of Dunkels

Fish & Shellfish Recipes that include Beer
Check out these Fish and Shellfish dishes made with beer. Whether they are saltwater or fresh, all fish go better with beer!

India Pale Ale
This popular style was originally developed for British troops stationed in India. Find out the fascinating history of this popular ale as well as tasting notes, commercial examples, and brewers information here.

Meat & Beer Recipes
The connection between meat and beer goes way beyond the backyard barbeque. Check out these recipes for meat dishes that contain beer.

Oktoberfest / Maerzen
A festival, a month, a beer style...Which is it? Well, all three. Besides all of that, it's also a copy of a style named for a city! Find all about Oktoberfest beer here.

Pale Ale
Pale ale is one of the most popular ale styles. But there are about as many different interpretations of this styles as there are breweries. Learn about the history of this style of beer and about the pale ales brewed today.

Pilsner
Even though it's one of the youngest beers, Pilsner is also the most popular beer in the world today. Find out all about this lager variety here.

Porter
Explore the enigmatic history of this now popular style that once almost died out completely.

Soup and Stew made with Beer
Really, can you imagine anything better than a bowl full of beer? Check out these soups and stews made with beer.

Stout
The Irish and their famous craic have raised this beer style to a legendary status. Learn all about stout here.

Vegetable Dishes made with Beer
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Wheat Beer
From Bavarian Hefe Weizen to the fruit infused American versions, wheat beer proves popular and satisfying to beer drinkers everywhere. Find out about this beer's history as well as tasting notes, commercial examples, and brewers information here.

Beer in Germany
Beer and Brewing in Germany

History of Ale
The first beer was an ale. Originally ales were sweet, flat and practically unrecognizable to the modern beer drinker. Find out how they developed from sweet barley soups to what they are today.

All Grain Brewing Equipment
Here's the additional equipment that you will need for your all grain brews. You'll also find advice and instructions for building or buying this equipment.

Beer Festivals
Don't be overwhelmed by the sheer number of beers to try at a festival. Plan ahead and pace yourself to get the most out of the event.

Nutritional Information for Beer
Beer is good for you! Here's a break down of beer and nutrition.

Beer Blogs - A Collection of Beer Blogs from Across the Web
If there's one truth about beer it's that everyone has an opinion and no one agrees. Beers that I enjoy and respect might be despised by you and vice versa and nobody's opinion is more valid than anyone else's. So, here's a list of blogs where others are spouting their opinions about beer. Check 'em out!

History of Lager
The lager yeast change the face of brewing and beer. Find out how this new brewing method affected beer and the business of beer.

Homebrewing Resources
Looking for more information about homebrewing? Here's some resources that can help you out.

Kegging Your Homebrew
Had it with bottles or do you want to put your homebrew on tap? It's time to step up to kegging. Here's some how to advice and the equipment that you'll need.

Partial Mash Brewing
It is a good idea to try a few partial mash brews before stepping up to all grain. Using grains will give you an idea of the flexibility that all grain allows. It will also help you begin to understand how different types of barley affect a brew.

Pastry and Dessert Recipes that include Beer
Check out what a splash of beer can do for pastries and desserts here.

Poultry Dishes made with Beer
Cooking chicken with beer can go way beyond the beer can chicken. Check out these recipes that include beer and poultry.

The Whole Boil and Wort Cooling
The whole boil is one of the biggest differences of all grain brewing. Here's how to get the most out of your boil and cool the wort as quickly as possible.

Advanced All Grain Homebrewing - Step Mashing, Decoction Mashing
So, you conquered the single temperature infusion mash and your ready for something more? Here are some advanced all grain brewing techniques for your homebrew.

All Grain Homebrewing
All grain brewing is a lot of extra work but the benefits are worth it. Here's how to take the step from extract to all grain brewing.

Beer Product Reviews
Reviews and commentary of various beer specific products.

Serving Beer
Do you know in what kind of glass you should serve a pilsner? How about a stout? It's all here plus information about storing beer and a home bar.

Beer and Brewing by Country
Every beer producing country in the world has put their own disticntive stamp on their brews. Get profiles of beer producing countries and their top styles.

Drinks that include Beer
Beer as a mixer? It could work! Here are a few drinks made with beer. Give 'em a try.

Ferment, Fermentation, Fermenting
Here are a few tips and pointers for fermenting your homebrew.

Homebrewing - Extract Brewing
Information and resources for the extract homebrewer. Find information about the equipment you'll need, brewing your first brew, fermenting, bottling, and kegging as well some recipes to get you started.

Marinades and Condiments made with Beer
Would you like some brew on your brats or beer on your beef? Check out some of the marinades and condiments made with beer collected here.

Beer and Brewery Reviews Sorted by Style
Find my beer and brewery reviews sorted by style here.

Your First Brew
Ready, set, brew! You've gathered all of the equipment, decided on a recipe and bought all of the ingredients. Now what? Here is what to expect and step by step instructions to help you through this first brewing experience.

beer-chocolate
Information about the partnership of beer and chocolate including recipes, history, pairings and beer brewed with chocolate.

Beer and Brewery Reviews
This the beer.about.com beer and brewery review page. Get tasting notes and brewery recommendations for breweries and brewpubs here.

Beer Tasting and Drinking
With so many varieties of beer available, it is good to know how to taste a new beer. Beer tastings and festivals are becoming more popular all the time. Learn how to approach a new beer. Also learn about the nutrittional content of beer and beer and alcohol.

Breweriana - Collecting Beer Memorabilia
Whether you have an old neon sign from your favorite pub or you keep unique bottle caps, you collect breweriana. Explore the world of beer collectables here.

Beer and Brewing Glossary
You'll find beer and brewing terms defined here.

Homebrewing
You'll find information about the culture of homebrewing including homebrew clubs and competitions here.

Ingredients Found in Beer
A detailed look at ingredients used in the brewing of beer.

Beer and Food
Beer and food have long gone together. Beer has been used in cooking for as long as wine has. With such a wide variety of beers out there, it's no surprise that beer can be such a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. Here's some advice and recipes for cooking with beer.

The History of Beer
Beer is older than written history. The oldest written recipe is for beer. Learn about this ancient beverage and how it's changed to become the drink we know today.

Beer Brewing 101: What is Wort?
Wort is the sweet starter liquid for beer. This is where the grains and hops are combined to determine the beer's final flavor and prep it for fermenting.

What Exactly is the Definition of Craft Beer?
The term 'craft beer' is used a lot, but what does it actually mean? Is it based on the size of a brewery or their craftsmanship? Is all craft beer good?

How to Grow and Harvest Hops for Making Your Own Beer
Once you have successfully brewed your own beer you may want to think about growing your own hops. Learn about growing and harvesting hops in your garden.

Brewing 101: The Importance of Strike Water for Mash
Strike water is used in brewing beer and it is the name for the warm water that is added to the grain in order to produce a fermentable mash.

What Is a Hefeweizen Beer?
Hefeweizen, or weissbier, is the most popular style of wheat beer and it has a few very distinct characteristics that every beer lover should know.

What You Need to Know About 'Chocolate Beer'
Chocolate beer, chocolate malt, and chocolaty beer. What does it all mean? Aren't all chocolate beers the same? Learn what 'chocolate beer' really means.

The Three C's: How to Pair Beer and Food
Pairing food and beer can enhance any meal experience and it is much easier than wine pairings. Find a few basic tips to create the perfect beer pairings.

Delicious and Easy Beer Basted Turkey Recipe
Learn how to make a beer-basted turkey for Thanksgiving or any special meal using this easy recipe that uses a pale ale and butter baste to add flavor.

Black and Red Recipe - Layered Beer Drink
The Black and Red is an easy layered beer drink. It is a twist on the Black and Tan that pour chocolate stout over raspberry lambic and it is delicious.

How to Make a Chelada with Mexican Beer
The Chelada is a quick mixed drink that pairs your favorite Mexican beer or light lager with fresh lime juice and it is a refreshing summer drink.

Corona Extra Mexican Lager - Beer Tasting Notes
Love it or hate it, you have to admit that Corona Extra is a popular beer, but how does it compare to other beers and what's up with that lime?

Angry Orchard Apple Ginger Hard Cider Review
Angry Orchard Apple Ginger is going to be a hard cider fan's new favorite. The spicy ginger adds a new dimension and makes it a really impressive cider.

Samuel Adams Winter Lager Beer Tasting Notes and Review
A favorite beer for winter, Samuel Adams Winter Lager is a seasonal beer that you can rely on and its seasonal spices are perfect for the holidays.

Leffe Blond Belgian Abbey Beer Tasting Notes and Review
Leffe Blonde is a perfect example of the sweeter, softer Belgian Abbey beers. It is a delight to drink slowly and is the perfect beer to pair with food.

Sam Adams Octoberfest Review and Ratings
About Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Samuel Adams Octoberfest

Profiles of Bock Beers
Beer Style Profile - Bock, Dunkles Bock, DoppelBock, Double Bock, Helles Bock, MaiBock

Beer, Wine, & Cocktail Pairings With Pumpkin Pie
Beer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings with pumpkin pie.

Learn About Popular Beer Styles
Navigating the world of beer begins with the basic knowledge of the two styles of beer: ale and lager. Learn the differences and begin exploring beer.

The History of Bock Beer
The History of Bock, Doppelbock, Hellesbock and Maibock

The History of Bock - Name Origin and Munich Brewery
The History of Bock, Doppelbock, Hellesbock and Maibock. Page 2.

The History of Bock - Doppelbock, Hellesbock and Maibock
Read about the history of bock beers- along with doppelbock, hellesbock and maibock- from being brewed by monks in Munich, to gaining public popularity. Page 3.

Tasting Notes and Review: Paulaner Salvator Double Bock
Tasting Notes and Review of Paulaner Salvator Double Bock

Beer Festival Survival Guide
Beer festivals are great fun. They offer a chance to try a wide variety of beer and hang out with other beer lovers and brewers. Bigger festivals attract the beer gadgets crowd where you can see a wide variety of useful and useless beer products. And you can literally drink all that you want, usually for just the entrance fee. I can’t think of a better way to spend a few hours.

Tasting Notes and Review: Rolling Rock
Tasting Notes for Rolling Rock Lager brewed at Latrobe, PA brewery

A Brief History of the Beer Can
The beer can is a common sight today, yet it is a relatively new invention that posed many challenges to its inventors and went through a few redesigns.

What Makes a Lager Different than an Ale?
Lager is the most common style of beer on today's market. Learn the characteristics of this popular brew, the various styles, and how lager differs from ale.

Ale vs. Lager: What is an Ale?
Ale is a basic style of beer defined by the methods used to brew it. Learn ale's characteristics, styles, and what makes an ale different than a lager.

How Beer Gas is Used in the Rise of the Nitro Beer
Beer gas is a blend of gas used in draught beers to add a rich creamy texture and thick foam. Inspired by Guinness, there is now a new class of nitro beers.

Enjoy the Crisp Apple Hard Cider from Angry Orchard
Angry Orchard is one of the most popular hard ciders on today's market and their flagship, Crisp Apple is a delight to drink, even for the beer lover.

Tips for Storing Beer to Keep It Fresher Longer
Do you ever have more beer than the fridge will hold? Learn how to store your beer properly so it retains its freshness, taste, and avoid skunking.

Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale Tasting Notes
Look for that bold yellow label and pick up a bottle of Goose Island's 312 Urban Wheat Ale for a good introduction to American craft wheat beers.

How Many Different Kinds of Beer Are There?
There are countless bottles of beer available, but how many kinds of beer are there? Though there are distinct styles of beer, that is a tough question.

Taste Test: Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy
One of the most popular shandy beers, Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy is surprisingly good for a lemon beer because the flavor retains the flavor of beer.

Is It Necessary to Pasteurize Beer?
Pasteurizing beer is a controversial topic. Originally designed to increase the shelf life of beer, pasteurization is not as common in brewing as it once was.

Beer and Nutrition - Moderation is the key to Beer and Nutrition. How do your beer drinking habits compare to other About readers?
Moderation is the key to Beer and Nutrition. How do your beer drinking habits compare to other About readers? Page 3.

Beer: Nutrition Information (Background)
What's in your beer? Have you ever wondered what you beer might be doing to your body? Here's a break down of what's in your pint, how much of it's in there and what it can do to (or for) you.

Beer and Nutrition - The Basics of Beer and Nutrition
Check out this beer nutritional chart to find out what's in your beer, including a comparison of four different beers of their calories, alcohol content, and vitamins. Page 2.

How to Prevent a Stuck Mash
Trying to solve stuck mash in the process of making beer? Here are a few pointers for fixing a stuck mash, including removing the drainage system, and running it through a colander. Page 4.

Bohemia Clasica Mexican Lager Beer Review
Bohemia Clasica is a popular Mexican pale lager that, while it may not compare to the best lagers in the world, is one of the better options from Mexico.

Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Tasting Notes and Review
Samuel Adams Boston Lager is one of the most popular American lagers available today. It is the flagship bottle of the brewery and has lovers and haters.

How to Make a Shandy With Beer and Lemonade
It's summer and it is time for an ice cold beer, but what about shaking up your routine and pouring yourself a refreshing Shandy with fresh lemonade?

How to Make Green Beer
Searching for a green beer recipe? Here it is! Though making your own green beer is easier than you may think, it's important to choose the right beer.

How to Make Beer Steamed Shrimp
Delicious, simple, and a fantastic entree or appetizer, this Beer Steamed Shrimp recipe is a quick way to add flavor to shrimp with your favorite beer.

Book Review: The Beer Drinkers "Diet"
An interesting book with very little advice for drinking beer and keeping a diet, 'The Beer Drinkers Diet' is honestly a book you could probably skip.

Beer Savers - Review of Beer Savers
Beer Savers are silicone bottle caps that are designed to keep your open bottle of beer fresh and prevent it from going flat. The question is, do they work?

Twang Beer Salt: Is It Any Good for Mexican Beers?
Designed to complement Mexican beers, Twang Beer Salt is a citrus-flavored salt that is interesting at best, though it may not be to everyone's taste.

Top 10 Gifts To Buy For Beer Lovers
Stumped for a gift for the beer lover on your list? Find gift ideas that every beer lover would be delighted to receive for the holidays or any occasion.

Beck's Oktoberfest - Tasting Notes and Review
A seasonal release only available in autumn, Beck's Oktoberfest is a little hoppier than fans of the German beer style are used to, but it's still good.

Here's How to Brew Beer at Home
This is an overview of the process of brewing beer.

Brewing Beer - a Homebrew Primer for Brewing Beer
This is an overview of the process of brewing beer. Page 2.

How to Clean and Maintain Equipment - Stuck Mash
Worried about a stuck mash or trying to solve one? Here are a few pointers for preventing or fixing a stuck mash.

Preventing and Dealing With a Stuck Mash
Worried about a stuck mash or trying to solve one? Here are a few pointers for preventing or fixing a stuck mash. Page 2.

How to Deal with a Stuck Mash
Worried about a stuck mash or trying to solve one? Here are a few pointers for preventing or fixing a stuck mash. Page 3.

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The Light Beer Myth - Exploring the Promise
Is light beer really light? Will drinking it help one lose or maintain weight? Let's take a look at the numbers of light beer.

Double Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery (MD)
Double Dog is a monster of a beer. Pouring a relatively clear reddish amber, it has a generous head that retains well.

Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA - Flying Dog Brewery (MD)
Raging Bitch starts off with wort from Flying Dog's Snake Dog IPA which is then injected with Belgian yeasts, and from there it's a big departure from Flying Dog's normal IPA.

Specific Gravity
The alcohol or carbon dioxide content in a beer is determined by the amount of fermentable solids present in the unfermented liquid. This is measured by the original gravity of the liquid.

Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA Review
The 60 Minute IPA is the lightest of Dogfish Head's line of IPAs. But don't mistake this for a light IPA. There is a ton of flavor and malt behind this pale ale.

Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA Review
Dogfish Head's 90 Minute IPA is a monster beer. The first of their line of IPAs, the 90 Minute is a continuously hopped IPA with a boil time of 90 minutes, giving the beer an aggressive hop profile and a lot of character.

Dogfish Head Midas Touch Review
Midas Touch was Dogfish Head's first in the Ancient Ale line of beers. In the tomb of Greek King Midas, rumored to have been able to turn everything he touched into gold, 2,700 year old drinking vessels were found with the remains of a 'sweet yet dry beer'.

Dogfish Head Namaste Review
Dogfish Head's take on a traditional witbier, not surprisingly, with a twist. While traditionally Belgian witbiers are brewed with orange peel, Dogfish Head brews Namaste with dried organic whole oranges and lemon grass.

Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron Review
It is not uncommon for Dogfish Head to receive ingredients from fans and amateur brewers to try as future base ingredients for beers. Palo Santo Marron was born this way after a businessman in Paraguay sent samples of palo santo wood to the brewery.

Samuel Adams Boston Lager Review
First brewed in 1984 following a family recipe, Samuel Adams Boston Lager is not a standard American lager.

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat Review
A play on wheat ales, Boston Beer Company first released Cherry Wheat in 1995, a wheat ale brewed with cherries and honey.

Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL Review
What happens if you uproot a well established style of beer, giving it an entirely new foundation? This is what Boston Beer Company did with Double Agent, an India pale lager.

Samuel Adams Irish Red Review
Boston Beer Company first released Irish Red in 2007 as a take on the old Irish style ale. The beer is brewed as part of the brewery's Brewmasters Collection.

Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA Review
Brewed with German and American hops all found along the 48th latitude, Latitude 48 is part of Boston Beer Company's Brewmasters Collection, a range of beers inspired by classic styles.

Samuel Adams Noble Pils Review
Taking after Bohemian style pilseners, Boston Beer Company released Noble Pils. Having been built on the success of their Boston Lager, the brewery has strong roots in bottom fermenting styles.

Samuel Adams Porch Rocker Review
The English have shandy and the Germans have Bavarian Radler, a mixture of beer and lemonade. Porch Rocker is a take on the style, blending lemons with a Helles lager to create this unique summer beer.

Samuel Adams Summer Ale Review
An American wheat ale, Samuel Adams Summer Ale is brewed as part of Boston Beer Company's seasonal selection, brewed with Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, and malted wheat.

Samuel Adams White Lantern Review
Boston Beer Company developed White Lantern as a take on Belgian witbiers, experimenting with various combinations of spices and citrus peel. The result was a crisp wheat ale that measures up to classic witbiers but doesn't stray far off the path.

Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale - Flying Dog Brewery (MD)
Doggie Style is very much a classic American pale ale, much crisper, cleaner, and much hoppier than its British counterpart.

Bear Republic Brewing Company
In 1995, Sonoma brewer Richard Norgrove opened the Bear Republic Brewing Company in the heart of wine country.

Snake Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery (MD)
Snake Dog IPA is a big mouthful of flavor. It pours a deep welcoming golden orangish hue, a full head with medium retention.

Pale Ale
The term pale ale was first introduced in the early 1700s in England, meant to refer to a beer that was relatively lighter in color than other popular beers of its time.

Reinheitsgebot - German Beer Purity Law
On April 23rd, 1516, the definition of beer as only consisting of barley, hops and water was formalized in a decree that would became known as the Reinheitsgebot

Helles, Dortmunder Export and German Pale Lagers
With the growing popularity of pilsner lager, thirty years later in the town of Dortmund, Germany, brewmasters began to produce Dortmunder pale lager.

"Beer" Filled USB Flash Drive
Your backed up files can now be encased in beer. Page 7.

Fermentation
Fermentation is a natural process that does not require the intervention of people but is the by-product of yeast's consumption of sugars.

Even More Denmark - Evil Twin Brewing (Denmark)
Evil Twin has paired up with fellow Dane Fritz Knipschildt at Chocopologie, South Carolina Westbrook Brewing Company, a bunch of smoked chestnuts, and chocolate to bring the subgenre of chocolate stouts to the next level.

Even More Denmark 2014 - Evil Twin Brewing (Denmark)
Partnering with Westbrook Brewing Company, Evil Twin has produced a follow up to their Even More Denmark chocolate stout, keeping the chocolate but dropping the stout.

Falco - Evil Twin Brewing (Denmark)
For this take on an American IPA, Evil Twin Brewery has paired up with Two Road Brewing in Connecticut to deliver an appealing and refreshing beer.

Beer Measurement: International Bitterness Units (IBUs)
International Bitterness Units is the standard measurement of perceived bitterness in beer, a quality imparted by the addition of hops during its brewing process.

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale Review
Fresh-hopped and bottle-conditioned, Celebration Ale is an IPA and winter ale that does not take after other heavily spiced expressions around the holidays.

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager Review
Every year, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company opens their doors to beer fans who are invited to collaborate with the brewery to concoct adventurous and unique beers, one of which is released in the spring as a seasonal offering.

Sierra Nevada Nooner Review
Sierra Nevada's Nooner is a take on German-style pilsners, offering a crisp, highly sessionable but flavorful lager.

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Review
The majority of Sierra Nevada's core offerings are crafted after the American expressions of classic English styles of brewing - Kellerweis is a departure.

Sierra Nevada Porter Review
Sierra Nevada's Porter has become a classic in its own right and a core part of the brewery's year round offerings.

Sierra Nevada Stout Review
Sierra Nevada brews both a Stout and a Porter year round, their Stout being ever so slightly higher in gravity and IBUs.

Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA Review
Sierra Nevada's Hop Hunter IPA utilizes farm distilled hop oils, a novel technique that was originally used to extract mint oils.

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Review
Drawing on the success of the ground breaking Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Torpedo is just a couple steps further down the hoppy, full malt funnel.

Infusion and decoction mashing
There are two primary methods of mashing: infusion mashing, where grains are heated in a single vessel, and decoction mashing, where some of the grains are boiled before being returned to the mash.

The Truth Imperial IPA - Flying Dog Brewery (MD)
According to Flying Dog, The Truth was born out of what they saw as a gap in their portfolio. With six India pale ales in their rotation, it can be hard to see where that gap lies.

When is it okay to drink a beer before noon?
Are there justifiable reasons to have a beer before 5:30? How about before noon? I think I've come up with a few.

The Definition of International Bittering Units (IBU)
IBU Defined. Beer.

Growler - Care of Your Fresh Beer Transportation Device
Growlers, they're cute, adorable and they can hold lots and lots of beer. Here's how to take care of your growler.

Stout - The Profile of Stout Beer
Stout profiled here. Beer.

Beer of the Month Buying Guide
Thinking of signing up for a beer of the month program? Here's a comparison guide of a few of the beer clubs out there.

What is that stuff in the bottom of my beer bottle?
Beer lovers who are paying attention will sometimes notice a thin, white film in the bottom of their beer bottles. This happens most often with wheat beers which, I suppose, led some of them to assume that it is wheat added to the beer “for flavor.” I have heard that explanation more than once. It is not wheat. It is dead or dormant yeast cells and they are supposed to be there.

What's the best serving temperature for beer?
Some brewers and many beer shops boast that theirs is the coldest beer. Is this really something to brag about?

How Beer Is Carbonated and Why Is Beer Fizzy?
Ever wonder how do bubbles get into beer? Here's what makes beer fizzy.

Beer - Information, Styles, and News
Information covering lagers and ales, beer styles from stout to wit, information about homebrewing, and industry news.

Beer and Brewery Reviews Sorted by Country
Find my beer and brewery reviews sorted by country here.

Sparge - The definition of sparge
Sparge Defined. Beer.

Miller Chill Panel Review - About Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Miller Chill
About Beer's Panel Review and Tasting Notes for Miller Chill

How can I track down that one special beer?
So, your buddy tried a particular beer and loved it so much that he has convinced you that you must try it. Or, you heard about a new rare beer on BeerAdvocate.com and decided that if you can’t find a bottle of it for yourself, life simply would not be worth living. How can you find that rare beer?

Should I drink beer from a glass?
Is it better to drink a beer from a glass instead of straight from the bottle or can?

Rogue Mocha Porter - Beer Tasting Notes and Review for Rogue Mocha Porter
Tasting Notes and Review of Rogue Mocha Porter

Anheuser-Busch Inbev's Michelob Shock Top Belgian White - Tasting Notes and Review of Michelob Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch Inbev
Tasting Notes and Review of Michelob Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch Inbev

Mash Tun - The Definition of Mash Tun
Mash Tun defined. Beer.

Beer ads
There are a variety of beer ads and commercials out there. Some help beer's reputation and some hurt it but, they are all interesting in their way.

Hops - Information about the hop cone, brewing with hops and hops in beer styles
Are you a hop-head? Do your knees go a little weak at the aroma of bright, lovely hops in a beer? Here is some hops history, information about growing hop vines and harvesting hop cones, and our favorite hoppy beer styles.

What Drinks Pair Well With Baked Pears with Cranberries and Walnuts - Beer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings.
Beer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings for Baked Pears with Cranberries and Walnuts

Big Sky Brewing Company Moose Drool - Tasting Notes and Review of Moose Drool
Tasting notes and review of Moose Drool from Big Sky Brewing Co.

How to host a beer dinner
Have you ever thought about hosting your own beer dinner? What kind of beer would you serve? How many people should attend? How should you arrange the pairings? How complicated or simple should your beer choices be? Here are some tips and tricks.

Beer just can't get no respect!
Beer seems to suffer from something of an inferiority complex. Is it deserved or is it just the public perception? Why does beer seem somehow less worthy than wine or a good cocktail?

Beer Pairing For Your Thanksgiving Dinner or Holiday Dinner - Beer Pairing Ideas
Struggling to figure out which wine goes with your holiday dinner? Dump the wine and try beer this year!

Is a pop-top cap better than a screw-top cap?
Are pop-top style beer bottle caps really superior to screw-tops or is that just a bunch of whooie?

Beer for wine lovers
Can wine lovers really enjoy beer? I think so.

Redhook ESB - Beer Tasting Notes and Review of Redhook ESB
Tasting Notes and Review of Redhook ESB

What is extreme beer?
What is it that makes beer extreme?

Lawnmower beer styles
What are your favorite lawnmower beer styles?

Beer Polls - A Collection of Beer Polls
Here's your place to sound off about beer, beer drinking, and homebrewing beer. Check out all of the current beer polls from About Beer - remember vote early and vote often!

Where Can I Find My Favorite Beer? - How to locate a particular beer brand.
Have you been craving a specific beer that you once had in another country or region? Have you been trying to find that certain beer brand to no avail? Here's how to find out if the beer you've been thinking of is available in your area.

Anheuser-Busch Budweiser - Review and Tasting Notes for Anheuser-Busch's Flagship Beer, Budweiser
Bud Review - see my tasting notes and review of Anheuser-Busch's Budweiser here.

Anheuser-Busch Bud Light - Review and Tasting Notes for Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light
Bud Light Review - see my tasting notes and review of Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light here.

Standard Research Method SRM - The definition of standard research method SRM
SRM - Standard Research Method Defined

Hybrid Beer Styles - Profiles of populer hybrid beer styles
Neither lagers nor ales, these unusual beers share characteristics of both. Get to know hybrid beers here.

How do I judge beer?
A few thoughts about judging beer and the role of beer styles.

What is a good beer or beer style for cold weather?
What's a beer lover to do when it's cold outside? Drink a beer, I say!

Unit of alcohol defined
What is a unit of alcohol and how does it differ from a serving?

What should I brew for my first homebrew?
A few thoughts and suggestions for your first homebrew.

Can I age beer like wine?
Are there vintage beers that can be cellared and aged like wine?

Session Beer - The definition of session beer
Session Beer defined

Are there any good lagers?
Many craft beer fans won't touch lager of any sort. Are they right or are there some good lagers out there?

Summer Beer – Four Styles, Four Brands
Summer is here and we are all looking for that perfect, refreshing beer. But we do not have to sacrifice flavor for refreshment. Here are four tasty beers that are light and refreshing enough to cool down the hot days.

Good Beer and Good Food: The Pairing Project
Beer is just the right drink for food. The heart of beer is barley and yeast. This gives it much in common with many of the foods that appear on our dinner plate. Beer is just as comfortable a companion to a corned beef sandwich as it is the finest cut of sirloin.

Growler - The definition of growler
Growler Defined. Beer.

What can I expect when I get into homebrewing?
Thinking of getting into homebrewing beer? Do you really know what you're getting yourself into?

Goose Island India Pale Ale - Beer Tasting Notes and Review for Goose Island India Pale Ale
Tasting Notes and Review of Goose Island's India Pale Ale

What is the most important ingredient in beer?
Do you know what the most important ingredient in beer is?

Beer clean
What does

Do women like beer?
A lot of people seem to think that this question is already been settled. Women do not like beer. But, is that true? Or maybe it is just that women do not like the bad beer that dominates the market not the way it is sold to them.

Buying Good Beer on a Budget - Affordable Beer Doesn't have to be Cheap Beer when your buying beer on a budget
Beer budget a little thin these days? Here are some tips buying good beer without breaking your budget.

Beer Tap Handles - Form, Function and Folly
Beer tap handles are ubiquitous fixtures in bars, pubs and restaurants. Here are the different types of handles and how they work.

Lambic Belgian Ale - History, Ingredients and Profile
Lambic beer is a unique ale and something that every beer lover should try at least once. Check out this profile of lambic Belgian ale.

How do I brew with herbs and spices?
A few thoughts and suggestions for homebrewing beer with herbs or spices.

How Beer Pairs Perfectly With Chocolate
Think that putting beer and chocolate is sacrilege? Think again.

What Drinks Pair Well With Stuffed Porkchop?
Beer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings for stuffed pork chops.

What Drinks Pair Well With Dark Chocolate Truffles? - Wine, beer, and cocktail pairing suggestions for dark chocolate truffles.
Here are some drinks that elevate the chocolate truffle to new heights.

Oktoberfest Maerzen - The Profile of Oktoberfest Maerzen
When a beer style is named for a festival, you know that it's got to be good! Find out about Oktoberfest beer here.

What are Trappist beers?
What is it about Trappist beers? What sets them apart from other beers?

Negra Modelo - Beer Tasting Notes and Review
Tasting Notes and Review of Negra Modelo

Red Stripe Jamaican Lager - Tasting Notes and Review
Tasting Notes and Review of Red Stripe Jamaican Lager

Yeah, I just really don’t like beer.
Sometimes people tell me that they just don't like beer. I tell them that they just haven't found the beer they like yet.

Scottish and Scotch Ale - Beer Styles and Flavors
The line between Scottish and Scotch ale is a pretty clear one when you compare representatives of the styles side by side.

Packaging Beer - Bottles vs. Cans
What's the difference between beer served from a bottle and beer served from a can?

Packaging Beer - Kegs vs. Casks
What's the difference between beer served from a keg and beer served from a cask?

Is my beer vegan?
Did you know that some beers aren't vegan friendly? It seems counter-intuitive at first but it's true.

What's the Best Beer - Finally Answering the Question 'What's the Best Beer?'
From time to time I get asked what is the best beer. I used to find it an impossible question to coherently respond to until I came up with this answer. The best beer is the one brewed closest to you.

How do I brew chili pepper beer?
Want to brew chili pepper beer? Hewe are a few tips.

Brown ale style profile
Information about brown ale including history, style points and tasting notes.

Understanding Bittering and Flavoring Hops for Beer
Understanding how brewers use hops to bitter and flavor their beer.

The Definition of Krausen With Beer
Krausen Defined. Beer.

Beer Adjuncts - Role and Brewing Variety
Four ingredients are necessary to make beer - water, malt, hops and yeast. But there are a lot more things in a lot more beers, aren't there? Let's take a look at the role and variety of beer adjuncts.

Stout - The definition of stout
Stout defined here. Beer.

Kölsch Beer - History, Ingredients and Profile
Klsch beer profiled here.

Shiner Bock - Tasting Notes and Review
Shiner Bock has a medium head that leaves a nice quilt down the sides of the glass as the beer is drunk. Its body is clear with a copper/amber color.

Pairing Beer and Chocolate
Thoughts and tips for pairing beer with chocolate.

How Chocolate Beer is Made - Overview
Beer is made from four basic ingredients - malted barley, hops, water and yeast. Anything else that finds its way into the brew pot is known as an adjunct.

Why do some brewers use rice or corn in their beer?
Ever wonder why some brewers use rice and corn in their beer while other brewers stick to more traditional recipes that use 100% barley?

Beer and Sugar for the Homebrewer
Information and tips about the various kinds of sugars available to homebrewers.

Quick Profiles of Popular Ale Styles
Know your ales! Here is a quick run down of popular ale styles from Hefe-Weizen to Barleywine.

What Is Malted Barley? - Beer Brewing
How is barley malted and why? Beer.

Saison Beer - Profile, History, Ingredients
Saison ale profiled here. Beer.

What Drinks Pair Well With Pulled Pork Barbecue?
Beer pairings, wine pairings and cocktail pairings with pulled pork barbecue

Cooking With Beer Tips and Tricks
Thinking of trying some beer in your favorite recipe? Here are a few pointers.

Benjamin Franklin Beer Quote Attribution
This quote is often attributed to Ben Franklin but, did he really say it?

What Is the Definition of Dry Hop?
Dry Hop Defined. Beer.

St. Patrick's Day: A Guide to Drinks and Dishes
Are you ready for the big day? St. Paddy's can sneak up on you. Here's what you need to know to be ready for the best day in a beer lover's year.

Texas Beef and Beer Chili - Recipe for Texas Beef and Beer Chili
Chili is the perfect food for a picnic, heat it up at home and put in an insulated container to keep warm and it goes great with beer.

Beer Basics - Styles, Tastes, Differences and Histories
Get the basics of beer here. Learn the difference between ale and lager. Explore different beer styles and the history of beer.

Newcastle DraughtKeg - Information and Review
Newcastle DraughtKeg - Information and Review of the Newcastle DraughtKeg

Mead - A few thoughts about "honey wine."
Mead, an ancient and elegant drink.

Cider - A few thoughts about tasty, tasty apple wine
Mmm, cider! Beer.

Pale Ale - The definition of pale ale
Pale Ale Defined. Beer.

Pilsner - The definition of Pilsner
Pilsner Defined. Beer.

Porter - The definition of porter
Porter Defined. Beer.

Drinkability - The definition of Drinkability
What does drinkability mean? Here's your answer.

False Bottom - The Brewer's Definition of False Bottom
False Bottom defined. Beer.

Final Gravity FG - The definition of final gravity FG
FG - Final Gravity Defined. Beer.

Flocculate - The definition of flocculate
Flocculate Defined. Beer.

Reputations and preconceptions in the beer world
Don't let reputations and preconceptions get between you and your next favorite beer. Page 2.

Reputations and preconceptions in the beer world
Don't let reputations and preconceptions get between you and your next favorite beer

What are hybrid beers?
Hybrid beers are beers that use yeast from one beer style category and the brewing methods from another.

Tasting Notes and Review of Canadian Beer
Tasting Notes and Review of Canadian Beer

Acohol and Beer
What do you need to know about acohol and beer? Here are the facts.

Beer History - Ancient Brewing
Beer is one of the world's oldest drinks. Find out about possible origins of beer, the archeological evidence of its history and the evidence that exists in brewing rituals and techniques today.

Homebrewing - Extract Brewing Equipment
Find out what equipment you'll need for extract homebrewing and how it all works here.

Regional Brewing and Beers
The beer producing regions of the world each have their own distinctive brews that reflect the environment and the people that produced them. Explore these regions and the local ingredients and how they've influenced the beers brewed there.

All Grain Recipes
Here are some recipes for all grain brewing.

Bottling Homebrew
Here are a few pointers about bottling your homebrew.

Extract Brewing Recipes
Extract homebrew recipes. Beer.

Homebrewing Culture
Here's some of the homebrew clubs and communities where you can join in the conversation. Also, you'll find competitions where you can see how your brews stack up.

Single Temperature Infusion Mash
Now that you have a lauter tun, do you know to use it? Here is a step by step guide to get you through your first all grain batch with a single temperature infusion mash.

Beer Gardens and Other Venues
Reviews and information about the best places to enjoy a beer.

Ohio Brewery and Brewpubs - Reviews of Ohio breweries
Find reviews for Ohio breweries and brewpubs here.

Beer Through the Year
There's never a bad time for a good beer but some times are better times. Here are some ways to enjoy good beer throughout the year including festivals, seasonal beers and holidays.

Homebrewing - Information and tips about home brewing beer. Learn how to make homebrewed beer here.
Looking for information about brewing beer? Find how-to home brew instructions and tips for advanced homebrewers.

Yeast Galore!
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 10.

Make the Wort
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 2.

Cool the Wort
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 3.

Sanitize Your Equipment
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 4.

Pour the Wort Into the Jug
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 5.

Add the yeast.
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 6.

Add the Stopper and Agitate
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 7.

Fill the Airlock
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 8.

Cap the Airlock
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection. Page 9.

Mash - The definition of mash
Mash Defined. Beer.

Beer Cupcakes
Check out these beer cupcakes made with Guinness, Newcastle and Blue Moon! Page 4.

Beer Savers - Beer Gadgets, Gizmos and Goodies
Beer Savers - part of the collection of the sometimes strange, sometimes useful, always interesting menagerie of beer products out there. Page 2.

Top Ten Beers Autumn - Top 10 Beers - Top Ten Autumn Beers
Beer guide recommendations for autumn tippling.

Yeast Starter - How to make a Yeast Starter
Homebrew Beer Resources - Improve your chances of a healthy fermentation with a big yeast starter. Find pictorial instructions for making a yeast starter here. Make your own beer more successfully and with less chance of infection.

Fermenting Ales
Here are a few tips and pointers for fermenting your homebrew ale.

Fermenting Lagers
Here are a few tips and pointers for fermenting your homebrew lager