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The Truth About Brewing Beer with Corn Syrup
AB InBev unveiled a commercial during Super Bowl LIII that focused on the differences between its Bud Light and MillerCoors's Miller Lite and Coors...
Cicerone Certification Program Adds American Beer Styles Course
The Cicerone Certification Program, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, has announced a new step and course for those who wish to...
The Difference Between India Pale Ale and American Pale Ale
Brewers are pushing the boundaries of American Pale Ale and India Pale Ale like never before, bringing these two styles of ales closer together where...
Everything You Need to Know About Guinness
Guinness: the iconic black pint with the creamy white clerical collar and a flash of ruby in its depths. Who doesn't know it? Who hasn't drunk it?...
What is Real Ale?
In traditional pubs in the U.K., patrons stroll up to the bar to select a beer. Along with offerings in bottles and cans, pubs will pour a range of...
Beer’s Vital Stats: ABV, IBU, SRM and OG, Photo Courtesy Flickr/fil.al
While the acronyms of beer’s vital stats ‒ ABV, IBU, SRM and OG ‒ may seem like alphabet soup to the uninitiated, alcohol by volume, international...
The Lambic Basket, Photo Courtesy Flickr/Bernt Rostad
Much like the vineyards of Bordeaux and the peat-covered terrain of Islay carry centuries-old wine and scotch traditions, the region surrounding the...
What is a Vertical Tasting? Photo Courtesy Perrin Brewing Co.
Beer is often best enjoyed in the company of others, and few events offer a chance to bring people together like a vertical tasting. Bottle shares...
How to Trade Beer Online
In the world of craft beer, there is a thriving subculture that continues to grow beneath the surface, impacting the entire industry. I’m speaking,...
New Belgium Brewing Co.'s two locations in Colorado and North Carolina have water supplies with different profiles. Pictured: The brewery's Asheville Liquid Center in North Carolina.
Hops and yeast are the two ingredients that often get the most attention in craft beer culture today, but water can also impact a beer’s flavor,...
What Determines the Color of Beer?
Did you know all beer is red? We don’t perceive all beer as red, of course, but deep down in its molecules, it is. Since all beer is red, what...
The Almighty Trappist Ale
Few beers remain holier in the eyes of the drinker than Trappist ales. Revered for their heavenly attributes, these beers find beauty in simplicity,...
The Difference Between Sour and Wild Ale
Sour and Wild Ales have become increasingly popular, both within The Beer Connoisseur community and without. While they have substantial differences...
How to Cellar Beer
If you have been involved in the craft beer community for any length of time, I’m sure you have seen or heard of someone bragging about enjoying a...
How to Host the Best Beer Tasting Party
There is arguably no better way for both new and veteran beer geeks to learn about beer than to host a beer tasting party. Not only does it provide...

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