Source of Style #9 – Schwarzbier

Source of Style #9 – Schwarzbier

The ninth in our series of “Source of Styles” – as voted on by the Patrons – is schwarzbier, which translates to black beer, a style of beer that is synonymous with the early days of craft beer in Japan. Schwarzbiers are dark lagers that first originated in Germany in the middle ages and were one of the first styles …

Source of Styles #8: American Amber Ales

The eighth in our series of “Source of Styles” – as decided by our Patreon supporters – looks at amber ales – an unusual style of beer in that there is no prescribed description of what an amber ale should be. It is a modern American craft beer style developed as a variation from American Pale Ales. With a name …

Source of Styles #7 – Barley Wines

Barley wines. Some regard it as the “peak” of craft beer (personally I prefer imperial stouts) with its merging of flavours and the strong drink of choice for any beer geek. But it wasn’t always this way. For the British readers and fans of British beer, barley wine is a style associated with Whitbread’s Gold Label. Those gold cans sat …