Morland Old Speckled Hen Beer Review

Old Speckled Hen: Appearance and Aroma Old Speckled Hen pours to essentially the same appearance in all serving forms – the difference being it’s cloudy when nitrogen-charged and on cask, but crystal clear when carbonated. It’s a very attractive shade of pure copper with orange and red hues. It forms a generous head, initially, but … Read more

What Makes Beer Bitter in Flavor?

When it comes to beer, bitterness is a huge part of flavor. In fact, beer even has its own measurement for bitterness: IBU (International Bitterness Units). There is a huge range of bitterness in beer types, from fruit lambics that don’t tend to be very bitter at all, to the very bitter imperial IPA. What … Read more

Genesee Cream Ale Beer Review

A lot of regions have one beer they’re known for, but not necessarily for a good reason. Genesee Cream Ale is a rather famous brew from Rochester, New York, mostly because it was one of the originators of its style (and one of the few remaining). The Genesee Brewing Company has been brewing its signature … Read more

What is Ale & What Are The Different Types of Ales?

If you want to drink the most traditional beer in the world, ales are definitely the way to go. Ales were an important source of nutrients in the medieval world, and are still a vital source of pleasure for a beer lover’s life today. There are now a variety of ales available on shelves with … Read more

Fat Tire Amber Ale Review: Hop Driven Heaven

New Belgium Brewing‘s Fat Tire Amber Ale is a brew recommended by a close friend, who often praised it’s tastiness. And he understated its excellence, if you ask me. According to the Web site: Named in honor of our founder Jeff’s bike trip through Belgium, Fat Tire Amber Ale marks a turning point in the … Read more

Craft Beer vs Real Ale : What is The Difference?

Craft beers have become highly fashionable in the last decade and have gone from being a niche, hipstery interest into a mainstream phenomenon.  Your town probably has several bars showcasing local ales, creamy stouts, and trendy craft beers. These kinds of beverages may not be cheap, but they are certainly enjoyable and are highly fashionable. … Read more