Alistair Reece is a peripatetic Scot currently living in Virginia, and a bit of a contrarian. “My dad used to tell me as a kid that ‘if it’s easy, it’s not worth it,’ and anyone can advocate for super hoppy strong ales when they are 10 a penny.” So of course he’s championing mild ale,... View Article
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Beers June 26, 2013 - - -
A traditional style of English ale that is characterized by darker colors, sweetish malt flavors and subtle hopping levels, all within a lower alcohol frame (typically 3.5 percent ABV). Its purpose is to allow the drinker to get a full quotient of flavor in a “session” beer—a trick to which English ale brewing lends itself readily.
Buyer's Guide for Beer Lovers The Changing Definition of Style June 26, 2013 - Thomas Sulinski
Each year, the first round of the World Beer Championships is reserved for British and North American ale styles. Following trends of years past, we continue to observe expanding diversion between these two great banners of beer. While British-style ales typically seem to hold a reverence for austerity and balance, it’s here that many American-style... View Article