From the 1970s, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) dominated the conversation around beer in Britain, and cask-conditioned “real ale” was all but synonymous with good beer. Then, in the mid-’90s, a band of industry insiders began to question that orthodoxy, suggesting that beer in kegs and bottles, filtered and carbonated before packaging, might be... View Article
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Beer Talk May 1, 2010 - - -
Laverstoke Park Farm Overton, Hampshire, UK Imported by: C2 Imports Los Angeles, CA Available: CA, NY, FL, IL, PA, TX, NJ, MA, MI, VA Laverstoke Park Farm is a 2,500 acre organic farm in Hampshire owned by former Formula 1 World Champion, Jody Scheckter. Beers have been awarded 2 gold stars 2 years in a... View Article
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking November 1, 2004 - K. Florian Klemp
In British rock icon Pete Townsend’s song entitled “Misunderstood,” one line is “I wanna be misunderstood, I wanna be feared in my neighborhood.” The term “bitter,” as applied to beer, carries such a misunderstanding. Bitterness may be desirable with certain styles, but bitter as a noun may invite skepticism among the uninitiated.
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features March 1, 2003 - Steve Hamburg
What is it about real ale that evokes such unrestrained passion among beer lovers? In a word: flavor. Beer that is brewed and served following classic real ale techniques has an unmatched depth of flavor and softness of palate.