Tag: Berliner Weisse

  
How to Homebrew Any Style of White Beer with a Universal Base Recipe BYOB by

Starting with a universal white beer recipe as a base allows homebrewers to travel the world of beer styles by swapping out just a few key ingredients.

Dancin’ Late At Night Kindred Spirits by

Aged rum, molasses, sherry, blueberries, and kombucha combine with the crisp, light tartness of a Berliner Weisse to create a drink that tastes refreshing yet complex.

Patada de Mula Kindred Spirits by

Inspired by margaritas topped with an upside-down bottle of Mexican lager, this beer cocktail combines tequila, jalapeño simple syrup, and lime with a Berliner Weisse.

Berliner Weisse Part Two History by the Glass by

Berliner Weisse entered the twentieth century in robust health. New-fangled lager beers had dented its popularity a little, but it remained one of the city’s favorite styles. That was to change as the century progressed, and its popularity slowly declined.

Berliner Weisse Part One History by the Glass by

Like all styles that have been around for more than five minutes, Berliner Weisse has undergone several transformations, adapting to technological, political and social change. It’s currently in a very sad state in Germany, hanging on by a thread. Only one version, Kindl, is made in any quantity.

Summer Trip Kindred Spirits by

The German-style Berliner Weisse in this cocktail contrasts with two classic Italian ingredients: Amaro, a bittersweet digestif made with roots and herbs, and Limoncello, a lemon liqueur from Capri.

Berliner Braunbier History by the Glass by

We’ve all heard of Berliner Weisse, but who now remembers her brunette sibling, Berliner Braunbier? She’s disappeared without a trace, despite, unlike many German top-fermenting styles, being brewed within living memory.

Enhancing the Flavors of India with Beer Cooking with Beer by

Indian dishes exude exotic aromas and complex savory elements that can range from sour, bitter and astringent, to chili heat, to sweet, sometimes all within one single bite. Discover some of them with recipes for a mixed vegetable curry and an Indian rice pilaf.

There Will Be No Mixed Getränke: Berlin’s Slowly Changing Beer Culture Feature by

Even though small-batch beer holds only about 1 percent by volume of today’s German beer market, the legacy of handmade beer has endured years of macrobrewery consolidation and is finally coming out on the other side.

Groterjan History by the Glass by

An incredible document has just come to light. It’s a typed manuscript, written in 1947 by A. Dörfel, the head brewer at Groterjan, a smallish brewery in Berlin specializing in top-fermenting beer. What makes the manuscript so fascinating is that Dörfel documents a lost world of German top-fermenting beers.

Where’s the Berliner Weisse in Berlin? Beer Without Borders by

Berliner Kindl Weisse is the only Berliner Weisse brewed in significant volume in Berlin, and while it’s on menus around the city, it’s rare to see anyone drinking it apart from tourists. But two small breweries have started brewing Berliner Weisse, and both use old recipes to resurrect the original taste.

Broyhan History by the Glass by

A few hundred years as North Germany’s favorite beer, yet it’s disappeared virtually without a trace. What was it exactly, and why has it been so thoroughly forgotten?

Berliner Weisse: Champagne of the North Style Profile by

The style probably dates to the 16th or 17th century and was so renowned that Napoleon’s troops supposedly called it the “Champagne of the North.”

Aloha Beer Cocktails Cooking with Beer by

Make any one, or all three, of these three beer cocktails to add a little island feel to your luau at home.