In my closet at home, there are more than 50 bottles of homebrewed Berliner Weisse with which I’ve been wondering what the hell to do.
Drink them, of course. But as few of my friends have a taste for this dry, sour wheat beer, it’s going to take me a while to finish them. So, last Monday, I started looking into alternative uses.
The answer lay inside two magazines on my coffee table.Read the full story »
In the middle of summer, when the air is wet and thick and inside each house is the steady drone of box fans and AC units, most of us seek cool refreshment in a beer.
Then there are the masochists who seek out heat. Last week, I counted myself among them when I picked up Founders’ Devil Dancer Triple IPA.
There are brewers who approach wheat beers as though they were an open invitation to use adjuncts, a foundation for their experiments in herbs and spice.
That’s the impression I get from L’africaine Rooibos.
Lately, there have been a profusion of beer lists, some serious and others with no more thought than a Buzzfeed post.
It doesn’t really matter which ones I happen to stumble upon. Zymurgy, Men’s Health, even the parodies — Deadspin recently did a best of the bad beers list.. I read them all, as well as the snarky and often heated debates that ensue in the comments.