Kölsch beer has a sexy-looking appearance and a really exciting cultural background that we're going to share with you right now. Fancy knowing more about this exotic type and brew your very own this week? Read on!
If we would like to define "normal" Saisons, by all means, it could be something like a refreshing, well-fermented, medium bitter (IBU 20-35) and moderately strong Belgian dry ale. Read on and make your own Saison using our tips and tricks!
Porters are top fermented, luscious kind of Ales, with colours from light brown to the blackest black. The taste of this type is characterized by good bite and fullness of flavour, sweetish with roasted aromas - that can easily remind you of dark chocolate, coffee beans, and even baked apple. See how to make your own!
Hoppy character and bitter taste both define the IPA types and their colour ranges from rusty red to bronze. Many English versions contain no spices, though some brewers of spiced winter seasonal ales slap "Winter Warmer" on the label. Those that are spiced, tend to follow the "wassail" tradition of blending robust ales with mixed spices before hops become the chief "spice" in beer. American varieties may have a larger presence of hops both in bitterness and flavour.
Brewing Wheat beer is a perfect excuse for an advanced homebrewer to master his brewing routine, practically every brewing step is a challenge from smashing to bottling. See how to make your own Hefeweizen!