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What to learn more about your popular types of beer from around the world, then check out these informative articles about light and dark beer.

Ingredients in Beer – Its all about Water, Malt, Hops and Yeast

Beer is a simple beverage to make. More than anything else, it takes time and patience. The main ingredients in most beers are water, grain (malt), hops and yeast. The type and amount of each of the ingredients influence...

Popular Brands of Beer

Every beer drinker has a favorite brew. Some people are beer purists, drinking only imports and beers they consider “fine ales”. Some people drink beer according to their own personality. Some choose a beer by social class or even...

The USA’’s Best Craft Beers

For much of the 20th century, beer choices for most of the country were limited to products by Anheuser Busch, Miller/Pearl, and if you lived west of the Mississippi River, the Coors Brewing companies. Most of their offerings were...

Why are Beer Bottles Brown

Beer has come a long way since the days of the cask and leather flagons. In fact, the decision about what to put beer in for storage has plagued people for centuries. Before the days of refrigeration, before the...

Calories in Beer – It all Depends on the Brand of Beer

There is a reason they call it a beer gut. Beer is loaded not only with calories, but with sugars that transfer into empty calories and carbs that hang onto a spare tire like rubber cement. Beer drinkers, as...

Canned vs Bottled Beer – Which Tastes Better

The debate between canned beer and bottled beer did not start until the 1930s. Until the 30s tin cans could not hold beer without exploding. It wasn’t until 1935 that a vinyl liner was invented to prevent the beer...

Japanese Beer – Trivia and Information

You’ve had Japanese beer with your sushi, I’m sure. But have you ever really thought about it? Like electronics, Japanese beer is an innovation, not an invention. The Dutch brought beer to Japan when they established beer halls for...

Beer Trivia and Facts

Anything popular develops a history of facts, trivia and folklore, and beer is no exception. Over the years beer has had many “firsts”, and has inspired an equal number of tall tales. So what is fact and what is...

Beer and Wine Refrigeration Systems

Most beer and wine aficionados have considered having a home bar at one time or another. A home bar can be a wonderful addition. It adds value to the house, and gives you a place to relax, and unwind,...

Non-Alcoholic Wines – Try Some of these Top Brands

Nothing compliments a meal quite like a well-crafted glass of wine. Wine helps to stimulate your taste buds, and prepare them for what is to come. However, many people cannot, or do not drink alcoholic beverages. Their reasons may be moral, personal, or health-related. Luckily, in the modern world,...

How to Serve Wine – Are you Doing it Right?

Perhaps you have selected an occasion to open that special bottle of wine that you have been saving, or maybe you are hosting a dinner party. Knowing how to properly open, serve, and enjoy your wine will make the experience that much more memorable, as well as allow you...

Shelf Life of Beer – It can Last 12 Months if Refrigerated

Skunky beer: every one has had one at least once. What makes a beer skunk, or go bad? Its shelf life. The shelf life of beer is how long that beer will stay fresh in average conditions. Unlike food expiration dates, drinking a beer past the “best by” date...

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