Berlin brewer’s memoir discovered
Who says blogging doesn’t get you anywhere? Andreas Bogk has taken it upon himself to recreate proper Berliner Weisse in Berlin.
The Social Appropriateness of Alcohol Free Beer
In Weiss Bräu, a cool brewpub in Cologne, I ordered a beer, sat back and took out my notebook and pencil to write some stuff down: behind me was a large table of students, happy, celebrating something; a businessman sat alone in front of me drinking a wheat beer and eatin
Grätzer - it's official
Grätzer is now officially a style. At least according to the Brewers' Association.Unfortunately, they seem to have let Charlie Papazian write the specs:
Kernel Saturday has become a firm fixture in London. I haven’t been since they moved a few railway arches down the line into a much bigger brewery, so wanted to make a point of visiting. It feels just like the old one, but bigger, with room for many more people to mill about drinking beer. The queue to get served stretches out the door.In front, as ever, the stacks of bottles and vertical drinking.
Where to find Britain’s Viking brewhouses
Merryn and Graham Dineley, she an archaeologist specialising in exploring ancient ale-making, he a craft brewer specialising in actually making ancient ales, have produced a fabulous downloadable poster on the visible remains of Viking brewhouses in Britain, which you can find here.