Tag: Corn

3 Chicha de Jora Myths, Debunked Travel by

In terms of texture and appearance, the malted white corn beer known as Chicha de Jora bears a striking resemblance to milkshake IPAs. But since it’s naturally carbonated and unhopped, the similarities end there.

Mountain Magic: Spontaneous Fermentations from Peru’s Sacred Valley Feature by

The chosen tipple in rural Peru isn’t Kellerbier, Světlýý Ležák, or Best Bitter. It’s Chicha de Jora, a staple of the Incas who ruled as far back as the 14th and 15th centuries. And it still thrives in many Andean villages and towns today.

Ancient Ales: Breweries Find New Fans with Old Recipes Feature by

While many brewers chase experimental hop strains, sequence yeast, and use technology to dial in new recipes, a handful of others are looking to the past for inspiration, hoping that ancient ales will excite a new generation of drinkers.

Glutenberg: Brewing Gluten-Free Beer in Quebec From the Source by

Glutenberg, based in Montreal, Québec has a simple, yet formidable, mission: to make beer that’s not only good gluten-free beer, but good beer, period. This ambitious attitude drives the young brewery to experiment with new techniques and embrace and highlight gluten-free grains.

Malt Liquor: The Definition of a Cheap Buzz Style Profile by

Craft beer, this is not. Yet, there is a certain fascination with malt liquor among some craft brewers.

Pre-Prohibition Lager: More Nostalgic Than Authentic Style Profile by

Pre-Pro Lager is a glossy dream, a wistful look back to a style that largely never existed. The truth is that, by the time Prohibition was enacted, American brewers were already on the road to ruin.

Additives in Beer Ask the Beer Geek by

The beer geek discusses various additives in your beer—the good and the bad.