Tag: brettanomyces

Here’s 5 common wine faults and how to pick ’em

Did you ever nose a glass of wine, and something didn’t smell quite right? Were you unsure whether the wine was corked or not? Let’s take a look at some of the more common wine faults you’re likely to find.

Sour beers: the wild, wild yeasty frontier

Lift open the lid on most mainstream beers and what you’ll find is pretty good; but it is also pretty tame. You’ll get some combination of various proportions of malted barley, hops and water. And most will taste very much the same. But some brewers are doing things a little bit differently.