Try Belgium for a taste: Belgian beer festival takes place in Minsk
It is believed that the first Belgian beer appeared during the Crusades in the XII century. Local monasteries brewed and sold beer to earn on charitable deeds. In addition, it…

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A Brief History of Cork Bottles
Beer in a bottle with a hinged lid, although not very common, is in demand. Such bottles are easy to open by hand with the lever on the side of…

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How Home Brewers Created Their New York
Four years ago, John Hall invited me to perform at a beer festival that was once held by the now defunct All About Beer Magazine. One of the “speakers” was…

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Tasting: eight varieties of the Polish brewery Trzech Kumpli

At the recent Minsk Craft Beer Fest, the Polish brewery Trzech Kumpli successfully debuted in Belarus. A month later, the beer of this company appeared on open sale in Minsk.
Trzech Kumpli is one of the pillars of the craft revolution in Poland. The brewery has existed for five years and is a constant participant in the most important brewing events in the neighboring country. During its existence, Trzech Kumpli introduced about fifty varieties, many of which continue to be produced on an ongoing basis. Brewers themselves emphasize that they are obsessed with using the freshest and highest quality hops, and it is their vibrant taste and aroma that underlie most varieties. It is logical that six of the eight we tested are different IPA variations.

Nevertheless, we begin the tasting with lager and blond ale. Pils isn’t as much a Pilsner as expected – rather, a variation on the Czech theme. Continue reading

Sour and wild beer: what is the difference?
You may have heard the terms “sour ale” (sour ale, sour ale) and “wild ale” (wild ale, wild ale), often used interchangeably to refer to beer with a tart or…

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Why sharing beer is good
Anthony Gladman believes that “bot sharing” is a great way to discover new beers and try something that you would hardly ever be able to get yourself. After a bottle…

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A Brief History of Beer Bottles
Now beer in a glass bottle will not surprise anyone. And once it was a rare occurrence. Ferment magazine tells the story of a beer bottle. Pivo.by publishes a translation…

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Beer Copying: Tips for Beginners
Repeating your favorite variety is much more difficult than just brewing beer at home (although in both cases you will need some basic skills). But you should not set a…

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