Questions tagged [craft-beers]

Beer typically brewed by relatively small, independently owned commercial breweries that employ traditional brewing methods and emphasize flavor and quality.

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Why is “Boxer Ice” beer now called “BXR Ice”?

I just noticed that the logo on one of Minhas Breweries (Calgary Alberta and Monroe Wisconsin) products has changed. "Boxer Ice" beer now says "BXR Ice", but otherwise looks ...
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Beer recommendations for a noob

I’ve recently started enjoying beer and so far really like the taste and lightness of Sapporo. Any beers you suggest that are similar? What are your favorites you think I should try? I’m in NorCal so ...
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Where is Archetype microbrewery in Vietnam?

Traveling to Vietnam in 2018-19 I had the chance to try several (very good!) local craft beers and one of those I tasted in Ho Chi Minh was by Archetype Brewing Co. I am trying to find out any ...
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Can I drink Dogfish Head Sixty One four years after the expiry date?

Can I drink Dogfish Head Sixty One four years after the expiry date? Would there be any danger to one’s health? Will it just give a bad taste or is it harmful?
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Are there quarantine themed beers?

Are there any craft beers themed for quarantine or confinement? Are any beers specifically marketed for this type of occasion?
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Does a Sober Scottish man really exists? [closed]

Does a Sober Scottish man really exists? I recently being crazy about Scottish Culture, accent, land... I noticed that every Scottish man loves his beer more than water is that true?
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As yeast is a fungus, are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms?

As fully asked in the question are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms?
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Beer shop in Brittany (cave à bières bretonnes située en Bretagne)

I am searching for some shops with large (100+) selection of beers from Brittany. I have two somewhat different targets: (1) a shop located in Rennes, more than V&B, or around RN 164, see below: ...
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Unique and valuable gift for drinker? [closed]

I want to give a close friend a unique and memorable liquor-related (his stipulation) gift. He's particularly fond of whiskey and beer but drinks most anything. What are some ideas, not necessarily ...
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Is the country of origin for a beer always the same as the brewers country of origin?

I am creating a craft beer application which will contains a lot of information about beers. Now when modeling the data I am contemplating whether a beer itself should have a country, city and other ...
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Sealed beer can doesn't feel full

I have a can of local craft brew from a smallish brewery that has some "give" when I squeeze it. According to the can it was canned about 1 month ago. Other cans in the six pack feel normal and ...
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What are the differences between Pale Ale (PA), India Pale Ale (IPA) and American Pale Ale (APA)?

I am wondering because I want to brew these styles of beer myself.
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Brewing: Which temperature should I ferment ale beer at?

I want to brew beer and I wonder which temperature I should ferment it at? I want to brew ales like IPA and Pale Ale. What difference does different fermentation temperatures have on the beer? Are ...
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What does Single Turn, Double Turn and Triple Turn mean in brewing?

I was going through a brochure in brewing and it mentioned Single Turn, Double Turn and Triple turn brewing. However, it did not mention what those mean. I would really appreciate if anyone with ...
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Melbourne?

There are several lists online for craft brews in Melbourne, Australia: https://foursquare.com/top-places/melbourne/best-places-craft-beer https://www.theurbanlist.com/melbourne/a-list/melbournes-...
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What factors cause distinctions between Canadian and American craft beer?

I've lived on the Canadian border, right next to the U.S. for most of my life. In the past 5 or so years I've noticed that many American craft breweries seem to produce higher quality craft beer than ...
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Why changes taste of beer when transported by plane?

I observed the following. When I was in Brazil I drank some craft beer, which I liked. I bought some bottles and took them with me to Europe. When I opened the bottles here the taste was terrible. ...
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What's a good (neutral) sample beer to spike with a sensory training kit?

I recently ordered a sensory training kit from Siebel Institute. In short, glass vials of liquid isolating flavors (including off-flavors and contamination) commonly found in beer. The instructions ...
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Can all sugars be used for brewing?

While we generally focus on glucose, sucrose, and fructose for brewing, there are a lot of sugars out there. Can all of these be used in the brewing process, particularly for beer? What are the ...
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Why is Sam Adam's high ABV beer illegal to sell in several US states?

Not even compared to absinth, even SKYY vodka has a higher ABV and we well that everywhere. The end result is a 28 percent alcohol-by-volume beer that's void of any carbonation. According to Forbes,...
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How should I convince my mom that my beer isn't poison?

I recently picked up a Mr. Beer DIY Northwest Pale Ale Beer Brewing Kit, and when I told my Mom I was brewing some homemade beer. She said she wouldn't drink it because it might be poison. Is there ...
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Does craft beer have more nutritional values than regular beer?

I was wondering if the craft beer has more nutritional values (vitamins and so on) than regular and cheap beer?
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How do I measure the sugar content of brewed beers?

I want to measure the sugar content of several brewed beers. What is the best equipment to use for this (e.g., Brix hydrometer) and how accurate would the result be using this technology?
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What are the real differences between barley wine and old ale?

Other than the ABV value what are the exact differences between these two strong ale styles. I have tasted a lot of them and the difference seems very hard to notice. If you make a blind tasting, what ...
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Are there any bottled South Korean craft beers?

Are there any South Korean craft breweries who bottle their beers? Bonus question: Where (in Seoul) can my friend obtain some?
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Where can you buy US craft beer in Europe that will ship to other EU countries?

anyone know where you can buy US/American craft beers in Europe. Which shops/websites sell US craft beer and will ship it to other EU countries? Or any wholesalers/distributors to contact.
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Are there any Italian craft beers? [closed]

I'm spending my summer in Florence, Italy. I've been here for a week already and I've since realized they much rather prefer wine, but I don't. I'm looking for some Italian craft beers because I don't ...