The beautiful world of !
Ahh world., the understated style of the
But let’s be honest here, there is nothing better than a crisp, clean, super easy drinking . Especially on a hot summers day.
has a great long history and can be very difficult to brew.
First, let’s talk about history.
While are brewed in most parts of the world, the Germans are the ones that they are mostly associated with. A commonly known .
The German word “ are fermented at low temperatures for a long period of time. In addition, a bottom-fermenting known as Saccharomyces Cerevisiae is used to brew the . This style of gives the its crisp, clean, and slightly dry flavours.” actually translates to “cold store”, and this is exactly how the style is brewed.
Even though many people associate with being light yellow in colour, there are many styles that are not this colour.
For example, . is a famous German dark brown . This ‘s darker base makes it of raisins, dried fruits, and lightly nutty. However, regardless of the base, the still finishes with a dry, clean characteristic because of the
There are even some industry! They’re known as Rauchbier. Some German Rauchbier brewers claim that you can’t truly appreciate this style until you’ve drunk 2 litres consecutively. that of smoked bacon! Yes, it’s the bacon frazzles of the
faults, and off flavours:
Some brewers may be divided on opinion when it comes to , but most of them will agree that it is a super difficult style to brew.
Because have a low level of , and clean flavours from the make it difficult for faults to be covered up during the .
One of the main faults in is a compound known as DMS. This compound can be recognised by its creamed corn flavours and aromatics. And while there are many reasons for DMS in , there is 1 main reason for it; time. Many brewers rush the process and do not for a long enough period of time.
If you’ve made it this far down the blog, you can tell things are starting to get weird. We don’t want to throw around too many jargons, so we’ll stop there.
If you’ve got any more questions, then definitely give us a holler, and we’ll be more than happy to help out.
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