The United States Department of Agriculture’s food pyramid suggests that we all consume two to four servings of fruit daily. I’m relatively certain that fruit beers don’t qualify, but with a wonderful fruity lambic or wheat beer in hand, one can dream.
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Full Pints - Your Next Beer May 1, 2010 - Rick Lyke
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking March 1, 2010 - K. Florian Klemp
Belgium is synonymous with brewing eccentricity and whimsy―its brewers’ penchant for unusual ingredients, methods and historical usage is still very much alive. To them though, it is business as usual. Their most distinctive beer is lambic, which relies on the ancient method of spontaneous fermentation, a natural microbiological ambush for inoculation, fermentation and maturation. The... View Article
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking September 1, 2004 - K. Florian Klemp
The notion of brewing a “one-off” is not uncommon. But there is a whole family of styles, the lambics, that fit said bill with respect to convention. So individual are they, that virtually every aspect of their production is anarchistic. Brewing, fermentation, aging, maturation, and even ingredients are distinctive. The result is a beer that... View Article