Embrace lager

In the craft beer world, lagers were long shunned as being flavorless or boring. Thankfully many craft brewers are now embracing lager and exploring the different styles of this vibrant family of beers. It is easy to overlook subtle lagers for their louder counterpart, ale. In beer, ales are much more like oil painting, bringing … Continue reading Embrace lager

A hazy memory

Witbier was hazy before it was cool. In the current haze craze of the craft beer industry it is important to revisit some of the styles that were founded on haziness. The style is called witbier in Flemish and bière blanche in French, both meaning “white beer,” a reference to the pale cloudiness that helps define … Continue reading A hazy memory