Look at any online trade forum and you’ll find hundreds of stouts that people are "in search of," but those who are looking for a world class stout don’t need to look that hard or that far.
With November’s transition into winter, these dark roasty flavors just seem right; the higher ABV of an Imperial is welcomed on a cold night, too.
It's that time again! Best of 2015 - Quarter 3 runs from July to the end of September, and includes beers that we have had for the very first time only.
When I created my recipe, I focused on the more robust flavors that I appreciate in the style.
If they advertised or marketed this beer based on the hops, which are nowhere to be found on the label or the case, this may be a more popular beer.
This can actually be a category full of variance among the beers in the same style and so we’re exciting to see what this month brings us.
Beertasteslike decided to have our own little Oktoberfest celebration! We got a bit overzealous and ended up with so many beers that what was going to be a casual get together expanded into a blind tasting and boy oh boy were we all surprised by the results.
Today we welcome our friend, Mike Theodore, as he takes us on a trip down memory lane to his 2014 authentic Oktoberfest experience in Munich, Germany.
Our shelf staple for September, Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen, the original Rauchbier, is one of the only bottles that’s readily available at any good bottle shop. I know I’ve walked past it hundreds of times before finally buying a bottle.
And what better side dish to a couple of juicy and well-cooked bratwursts than onions and sauerkraut? No? Not for you? Let me ask you a question then. Have you ever had really good cooked kraut?
The community that we are building shouldn't alienate new writers, new readers or new members. It should work together to build up their knowledge base just as people in my own past have helped to build my knowledge of beer.
When the weather begins to grow cold and you can smell fallen leaves in the air, our tastes want amber colored and bready beer that has been lagered over the summer months.