Tag: Guinness

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Where to Drink in Belfast, Northern Ireland Destinations by

When it comes to beer, Northern Ireland’s capital city embraces both tradition and innovation, with centuries-old pubs alongside boundary-pushing young microbreweries.

Neil Witte, Craft Quality Solutions Founder, on Quality Control After Beer Leaves the Brewery Last Call by

After 16 years doing field quality work for Duvel Moortgat USA and Boulevard Brewing Co., Neil Witte founded Craft Quality Solutions to end the era of shadowy shipping and handling, and answer the industry’s call to focus on quality.

Tiny Bubbles: Brewers Hope Nitro Beers Will Be a Hit Tech Talk by

Long known for its use in Guinness Draught, nitrogen is showing up more often in a variety of beer styles, from Stouts and Porters to White Ales and IPAs.

The Truth About English Stout History by the Glass by

It’s clear that Guinness, although popular, was far from dominant in the British Stout market. And there were many Stouts not just as dry as Guinness, but far drier.

Memory Lane Unfiltered by

Revisiting the original sources of your passion for beer provides a rare and valuable opportunity for reflection, introspection and self-examination.

Passing the Test BYOB by

When statisticians crunch numbers, they traditionally want big piles of data to ensure accuracy. But what if the question is something simple, like: Did this new hop affect people’s perception of my beer? Most breweries can’t whip up thousands of opinions for a single batch of beer.

1950s London Stout History by the Glass by

According to many beer histories, English Stouts—Milk ones excepted—disappeared in World War I, allowing Guinness to dominate. It’s another example of projecting the present backwards. As usual, the truth is much more complicated.

Guinness Extra Stout History by the Glass by

Guinness: It’s the classic Dry Irish Stout. Not that strong, and, well, dry. A beer characterized by the use of roasted barley for color and flavor. A beer that’s been unchanged since God wore short trousers. Or has it?

Dublin, Ireland Destinations by

At the time of ’ founding in 1759, Dublin boasted dozens of breweries; but, as far as we know, by 1949, the Stout brewers at St. James’ Gate were the only brewers in town. In the past few decades (but especially the past few years), the Emerald Isle’s beer lovers have witnessed remarkable growth in

Irish Porter History by the Glass by

The evolution and slow divergence of Irish Porter from the London original is a story that’s been repeated across the world. Displace a beer and, like a plant, it will adapt to its new environment.

Beers in a 1914 London Pub History by the Glass by

Stumbling into a London pub in August 1914, what should you order? Time travel being theoretically possible, here’s a handy guide to the beers you’ll find.

Three Threads Three Threads by

BeerAdvocate users ponder if nitro blends are a good or bad thing for craft beer.

Slammin’ Coors Light Ask the Beer Geek by

The Beer Geek talks Coors Light.

Irish Stout: The Product of Evolution Style Profile by

Over 250 years, Dublin’s famous Stout has evolved and morphed so many times, it’s impossible to get a handle on the ale.

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Fire at Dublin’s Guinness brewing facility; more breweries going green; Heineken buys Mexico’s Femsa Cerveza; and brewpubs and blood donors going pint for pint.

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Possible Guinness relocation; InBev plans price hikes; Goose Island to close flagship pub; Denver’s first Mexican-style craft beers; Magic Hat to purchase Pyramid; and European beer drinking analyzed.

The Guinness Rocket Revealed Ask the Beer Geek by

The science behind the widget found inside bottled and canned Guiness Draught.

Roach Beer, Guinness Identity Crisis, and Nitrosamines Ask the Beer Geek by

Roaches check into the Icehouse, but they don’t check out; Guinness identity crisis; and nitrosamines in beer.

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What’s new in beer, from vegetarian beer to blogging benefits.

Bittersweet Symphony Cooking with Beer by

Chocolate lovers and the chocolatiers who make them melt are discovering the unique compatibility between chocolate and beer.

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What’s new in beer, from animal-approved brews and Corona in China to banned beers and extreme cellaring.