Beer 101

beer 101

Barley. Hops. Water. The ingredients seem so simple, yet the complexities that arise from the endless variations within those basic components assure us that it’s anything but. Here we’ll seek to sort the nuts from the bolts, so to speak. In the ever-changing landscape of craft beer, it’s easy to get lost, confused, and just darn right mixed up with all the terminology that’s thrown around. We’ll make it as simple as Beer 101…

Beer History: Stout

Beer History: Porter

Beer history: Saison

Cask Ales

Barrel Aging

Cellaring

Bottles vs. Cans

Beer glassware defined

Hops defined

Beer style defined: Lagers & Ales

Beer style defined: Amber/Red

Beer style defined: Brown Ales

Beer style defined: Porter

Beer style defined: Stout

Beer style defined: Barleywine

Beer style defined: IPA

Beer style defined: Pale Ale

Beer style defined: Sour

Beer style defined: Gose

Beer style defined: Hefeweizen

Beer style defined: Saison

Beer style defined: Trappist

Beer style defined: Belgian

Beer style defined: Mead

Beer style defined: Cider

Beer style defined: Shandy

Beer style defined: Radler