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15/02/2013

World leaders' favorite drinks

World leaders are human. They have a favorite football team, movie, meal and even a favorite drink. Psychologists can probably get a lot from the information I will share with you in this post and they will for sure attribute all kinds of personality traits to each of these powerful leaders, based on the contents of their glass. Is it true that all beer or whisky drinkers have ...

6/02/2013

The wheat beer, German tradition

The wheat beer is unique since it is made partly with this cereal, in addition to the classic barley, basic ingredient of all beers. The proportion of wheat used can be very different, depending on the variety, and can range from 25 to 70%. Normally, all of them are usually served at low temperature (about 4 °) and in large and elongated glasses.

The presence of this grain...

31/01/2013

Lambic beer, that spontaneous treasure

There are many beer families, prominent in different countries. Today we present the lambic beer, elaborated in Belgium, whose main characteristic is that its manufacturing process is through spontaneous fermentation.

This set them apart from other styles of beer, with no addition of yeast but elaborating them from yeast that come from nature and the environment in...

14/01/2013

How to produce blonde beer

Ale, Lager, Trappist, Golden Beer....there is a large number of beers but without any doubt the most popular and polifacetic one is the so called "Blonde" beer, or Lager beer. In the morning, during lunch, or on nights out with friends, we can find this type of beer everywhere and at any time.

The success of the "blondes" is so big that everyone has a famous brand, there...

5/11/2012

The 10 most sold beers (and II)

Beer is one of the most versatile drinks. It always tastes the same (it doesn't depend from vintage years as the wine) and you can find it everywhere. It will survive the end of the world as well.

 But how can one decide which is the best beer? Critics and beer lovers do not always agree but according to objective facts, the best thing to do is to look at the ranking of the...

2/11/2012

The 10 most sold beers (I)

Without any doubt, beer is the most refreshing and worldwide recognized drink because of its variety and by the time its importance has grown that much that there are even beer sommeliers that evaluate and approve each type of this drink made out of barley.

But which ones are the best and the most recognized beer brands? Quality and sale not always goes together but if you...

25/07/2012

Types of yeast for beer

Yeast is an essential element to elaborate beer, since thanks to it the sugars turn into alcohol. In the process of brewing it usually stays at the bottom of the maturation tanks, depending on its kind.

Benefits of the yeast

It is often said that beer is good for health. And in good measure and with no abuse, it is true, as it has many and distinct advantages to the...

29/06/2012

3 beers to finish the Euro 2012

I always write about wine: which wines are my favorites, curious things about wine, new wines or wines I want to try. But truth is that I also love beer. In fact, there are times when a beer replaces any other option. That happens for example, when we are at home with friends, ready to see any of those football games that end up making history, in and out of the screen.

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13/03/2012

Mexican beer

The history of Mexican beer, created before the arrival of European conquerors to Aztec lands, is very interesting. 20 years after the fall of Tenochtitlan, in the Viceroyalty of New Spain was founded the first brewery of the Americas.

In pre-Columbian Mexico there was a variety of corn beer called tesguino, a drink used to communicate with the gods.

Mexican beers are...

6/11/2011

Pilsener beer

Pilsener Beer or pils is a type of beer we can find almost everywhere in the world, but it comes from a Czech town that gives not only the name, but a great tradition and makes it for many the world?s best Pilsener Beer.

History of Pilsener Beer

The city of Pilsen (Plzen) is situated in the southwest of the Czech Republic and it is famous because of the...