Ethers and phenols in beer: what is the difference
Ethers Fruit shades that can be felt in beer are usually formed by yeast if the recipe does not have real fruits. During the fermentation process, a reaction occurs between…

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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.…

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In the race for "juiciness" NEIPA turned into something disgusting
This spring, my bride and I decided to go to Asheville (North Carolina) - a great place for beer lovers, which we have already visited more than once. Asheville is…

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Guide to Lost German Beer Styles

Jeff Allworth, in an article on his Beervana blog, parses a few ambiguous and lost beer styles from Germany. Pivo.by publishes a translation of the material.

In the last two to three years, breweries have begun to take a strategic approach to production. Instead of releasing pinpoint innovations, they create entire “lines” and release a release schedule for the year ahead. As a rule, they are more informative for the production team, distributors and retail partners. However, from time to time, something interesting appears in them. When the Zoiglhaus brewery published its calendar, it found a place for a new line of beer for the brewery – Heritage (in the image it is highlighted with a red arrow):

Some of these beer styles are better known than others. Lichtenheiner, for example, was mentioned in the Beer Bible: Continue reading

Beer guide in St. Petersburg

The second largest city in Russia has long been a center of attraction for tourists. Everyone finds something different in St. Petersburg. Travelers from all over the world come to study culture, architecture, traditions, local cuisine and, of course, to see how the cradle of Russian craft beer has changed since 2013.

It is worth noting that the city is associated with many, including the culture of drinking. It is not for nothing that the Leningrad group suggested in a song of the same name to come to St. Petersburg in order to enjoy plenty of alcohol. With this article, we open our section “Beer Guide”, in which we will advise the best beer houses and not only establishments.

We suggest starting your “trip” with the BeerGeek Bar & Store (2/45 Rubinstein St.). This is a cozy daredevil in the city center, which is located in a typical St. Petersburg courtyard, away from noisy streets. 12 taps from the best Russian and foreign breweries and about 300 varieties in bottles and cans. Continue reading

The eight best beer festivals worth a visit
Beer is one of the favorite alcoholic drinks in the world. Of course, this ancient and respected drink has earned its own international day, which since 2007 began to be…

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Philip Vandenbruhle: “Belarus needs to develop local breweries. There will be no culture without them ”
It is no secret that the Belgian brewing school is one of the most respected. The Belgians, however, did not come to this immediately. There was a time when beer…

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How the Estonian Põhjala Brewery Works
In October, Estonian brewery Põhjala announced the millionth bottle of beer produced since the beginning of the year. In winter, Põhjala opened a new factory with a production capacity of…

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Beer Autumn in Kiev - September Fest and Octoberfest festivals
At the very beginning of autumn in Ukraine, as many as 3 beer festivals took place, 2 of which took place in Kiev and one in Lviv. What can it…

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