The best way to learn what flavors different yeasts contribute to beer would be to have a friendly brewer agree to make several batches of beer, identical except for the yeast strain. Lacking a tame brewer, the next best thing is to choose beers that are famous for their yeast character.
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Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints January 1, 2003 - Fred Eckhardt
Every once in a while, when the room is quiet and I have a freshly poured beer in my glass, I put my beer to my ear and listen. I’ve been doing this for a long time now (20 years or more), and the reader may well inquire about my purpose.
Culture - Full Pints A How-To Guide to Beer Excellence November 1, 2002 - - -
The exciting thing about beer is that there is so much to enjoy beyond the sensory pleasure of drinking it. Of course, it all starts and ends with flavor, but beer lovers have extended their interests to include the packaging and labeling of beer, the people who make it, brewing history, festivals devoted to beer,... View Article
Collectibles - Full Pints September 1, 2002 - Dave Gausepohl
I can see clearly now that the beer is gone. Early drinking vessels included earthenware, crockery, wood, and even scraps of leather sewn together and lined with pitch. These crude containers served the purpose but obscured the visual image of a beer.
Full Pints - Styles Features July 1, 2002 - Charles D. Cook
Aged beer? The very concept of deliberately aging a beer contradicts everything we hear and see in beer ads. One megabrewery touts its “born on date” to encourage people to buy its beer. Local micros stress that fresh beer is the best beer.
Book Reviews - Full Pints March 1, 2002 - Ian Bowering
Canada was built on brawn, beaver and beer, according to veteran beer marketer Allen Sneath in his ground-breaking chronicle, Brewed in Canada.
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Fred Eckhardt
This last July, during American beer month, I was invited to do a beer and chocolate tasting for Oregon’s Rogue Brewing Co. in their pub here in Portland. I declined. I’ve done beer and chocolate all across the country, and American Beer Month didn’t seem like the best time for that, so I recommended beer... View Article
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking January 1, 2002 - Rob Haiber
In a departure from regular “Stylistically Speaking” practice, this month we will look at four American breweries making Belgian-style beers, rather than at any specific style. It occurred to us that these four breweries, three run by husband-wife partnerships, were worthy of special mention for their entrepreneurial and creative efforts.