Do you Prefer Fast Food or Home Cooking

The question of whether one prefers fast food or home cooking is akin to asking whether an unhealthy, disease ridden, wobbling with ripples of fat body or a slender, agile, lithe and fit model is preferred! Of course the latter is the wisest choice to make and yet many people don’t make it, even though […]

Why American Beer Tastes like Water

Before I get to the heart of this matter, let’s start with correcting two inaccurate points deeply rooted in this argument which stem, almost entirely, from European arrogance and ignorance. First, the founders of Anshueser-Busch, the producers of Budweiser, were German immigrants. Eberhard Anheuser and Adolphus Busch were both born in Germany. Anheuser was born […]

Favorite Quotations about Beer

It isn’t really surprising to discover that my top ten favourite quotations are about beer. The main reason for this is that I collect beer trivia, Breweriana and basically all things to do with beer. This has been my hobby for a long time – these quotations come from a variety of sources (I work […]

The Basics of Home Brewing

To home brew your own beer there are first a few things you need.  First and foremost, you need to love beer.   With this love, you must have the drive and will power to take drinking and experiencing beer to the next step.  Home brewing allows you to brew it at home with the ultimate […]

Guide to Beer Glasses

The majority of beer drinkers do not consider the fact that the glass they are drinking out of could be the wrong glass. In fact, most beer experts consider the most commonly used glass to, actually, be the worst. In this article I will review some of the more popular beer glasses and, hopefully, provide […]

How to Play Beer Pong

Beer pong, also known as “Beirut” is a drinking game of hand-eye coordination that usually requires at least four people to play. Before getting into the explanation, some clarification is needed on which version of beer pong to play.  One style involves using ping pong paddles and playing an actual game of table tennis with […]

How to Find the right Beer Glass

In an environment where beer drinkers are more astute in their choice of presentation and expectation, a beer glass is no longer just a beer glass.  To the extent that many bars in Europe will stock unique glassware for every brand of beer they serve. Before looking at a guide of the options available, and […]

Beer Tasting

Drinking beer can be quite a unique experience if done properly. Many people like to down their icy cold beer as quickly as possible and move on to the next. That is completely fine. However, there are those who want to enjoy the quality that is put into a good beer. For those people, some […]

A Beginners Guide to Cooking with Beer

The first thing you should know about cooking with beer is that it is in a whole different area than cooking with wines or spirits. Most modern beers, particularly lager beers, do not have a particularly strong or characteristic flavour. Add to this that the alcohol content of most beers is considerably lower than most […]

A Guide to Beer Glasses

Beer drinkers are an extraordinary group of people who love beer. They are as knowledgeable about the styles of beer like wine drinkers are about different types of wine. There is a form of tasting beer and a glass for every style of beer. The following list of glassware is a quick guide for the novice who is just learning the […]

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