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In general, you just want to store your beer bottles standing upright. For tons of detail on bottle storage, BeerAdvocate has a great guide, but in short: storing a standard shaped beer bottle upright minimizes the surface area exposed to air in the bottle, slowing oxidation, and preventing spoilage. Additionally, in the case of unfiltered or bottle ...


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I've looked into this quite a bit; I was thinking of building a beer rack as a winter project. However, All my research tells me that beer should always be stored upright, no matter what variety, unlike wine which is best stored on its side. Beer advocate has an interesting article on the subject. For corked bottles, one does not want to impart any off-...


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It's true that there are different types of hangovers. However, those are mostly the result of differences in the impurities in the alcohol (that is, all the non-alcohol stuff that differentiates beer from wine from vodka). And for those differences, it's largely the difference between different types of liquor. Beer is, compositionally, pretty much the ...


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Well, when it comes to very hoppy beers nowadays, I can't help thinking about American IPAs. It's not even close to any german style, off course, but if you are looking for hops, that's the one style to go for. Fortunately, there are some german microbreweries making IPAs there, like Hans Müller Sommelierbier's Backbone Splitter IPA, Ale-Mania's Imperial ...


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I am from Prague and sure, there are many microbreweries here. It sure depends what part of city you are in, but here are some of my personal tips (overall, the more to the city center, the more expensive it is) City center - Novomestsky pivovar - mostly for tourists I would say City center - Pivovarsky dum - popular among locals as well City center - U ...


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Did some reading and found this site listing a number of microbreweries and beer gardens. Pubs (Microbreweries). And this place seems cool, Pivovar Hostivar. I'd love to see if other people know about more cool beer gardens.


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I was in Prague a month ago :-) You absolutely must make a stop at the brewery at Strahov Monastery, Klášterní Pivovar / Sv. Norbert, in particular if you're a fan of hops. I wasn't enjoying the beer in Prague until a local directed me here for their excellent food (yes, they also have fantastic Czech dishes!) Here's a photo of the beers I had— —from left ...


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