Born and raised on the southwest side of Chicago, IL, Steve Thanos currently lives, works, and brews exBEERiments in the ...
Born and raised on the southwest side of Chicago, IL, Steve Thanos currently lives, works, and brews exBEERiments in the ...
Author: Andy Carter Originally referred to as “Milk” or Cream Stout, Sweet Stout is a 19th century invention of English ...
Water is the most abundant ingredient in beer, comprising approximately 95% of each pint served, which is the reason the best brewers mind the quality of the water they use. Ideally, one’s brewing ...
Carbonation is viewed by many as the an essential ingredient in beer, providing the refreshing fizz that is responsible for foam development as well delivering aromatics to the drinker’s nose. While ...
Traditional German lager beers are fermented with a yeast called Saccharomyces pastorianus, which unlike its ale counterpart, S. cerevisiae, performs well at temperatures as low as 48°F/9°C. It’s ...
As the love of hoppy beer began to take over the world, brewers looking to create a unique spin on the ever popular IPA began taking some creative liberties, often by adapting existing styles to be ...
Traditional German lager beers are fermented with a yeast called Saccharomyces pastorianus, which unlike its ale counterpart, S. cerevisiae, performs well at temperatures as low as 48°F/9°C. It’s ...
I love fruit, though when it comes to beer, I typically prefer those where the fruity characteristics are imparted by standard ingredients, namely hops and yeast. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy beers ...
Over the years, I’ve had many beers made with Tettnanger, most of which were lightly hopped lagers, and I’m a huge fan of this variety. While we’ve put Tettnanger through The Hop Chronicles before, I ...
Typically, darker beer styles possess noticeable roast characteristics ranging from chocolate and coffee to acrid and ashy. However, there are some styles where a dark brown to black color is desired ...