Tag: beer

Lagers in a cold climate: the yeast behind the brew

We’ve talked about beers brewed with wild yeasts before, of the great sour beers that come out Belgium during the colder months that have been fermented by naturally occurring yeasts (like brettanomyces) living in and around the breweries.

This was the way that all beers were made before old mate Pasteur investigated microbiology.

Wintry, beery goodness: Doss Blockos Dark Lager

East Ninth Brewing have released a limited edition dark lager for winter drinking fun. It’s an all natural beer brewed using five different malts, with notes of roasted coffee and dark chocolate, and hints of burnt caramel.

Yard Bird Ale House

What’s that? An invitation to smash as many of their “death sentence wings” as you can in just twelve minutes? And American craft brews feature in their Sunday “crafternoon” special?

The Generous Squire, Perth

The latest venue in the James Squire Brewhouse style has just arrived in the centre of Perth. The Generous Squire was officially opened by Master Brewer, Dr Chuck Hahn, at a recent beer and food festival in Perth. The venue is the newest in the James Squire design style and includes several funky bars and dining spaces.

Beer Cocktails Bolster Sales

Mention the Snakebite, Black Velvet or Red Eye and most bartenders will cringe slightly. Beer cocktails are not usually discussed when cutting edge cocktail trends are on the agenda. But UK trade mag, The Publican recently published a report on how beer cocktails had helped to boost sales with mixed drinks designed to appeal to women.