Last Saturday, St. Patrick’s Day: time to taste some more dark beers! We did drink it before, but not paying too much attention as now: Rogue Dead Guy Ale, brewed by Rogue Ales (Oregon, USA), an American craft brewery founded in 1988. Rogue to date has produced more than 60 different ales (going from a
IPA’s (India Pale Ale) were originally brewed stronger and with more hops so that they would still be drinkable after the boat ride from Great Britain to India.
Last week, we stumbled upon this huge 1 liter Kaiserdom special Chinese NY edition, so had to give it a try. This beer seems to be a typical lager with the typical lager color (pale yellow). Nice white rocky head with good retention that pretty much disappears after you start drinking. OK lacing. Smell: Very
For those who want to expand their understanding of beer in China, we highly recommend to read Hops Magazine or visit their website http://www.hopsmagazine.com/. Their main goal is to cover the evolving beer market, the professional marketplace and the science of brewing. The magazine includes beer venues/ events, recipe and information of the history, science
Today we tried the Grimbergen Blond we bought from 360buy.com. Grimbergen is a Belgian Ale brewed by Alken-Maes that should be poured into a tulip glass. It’s alcohol content is 6.7% The beer has a clear golden look with a snow like foam on top of it. I has a good yeast smell to
Hops are the flower of a vine which is a member of the maijuana family. (But you can’t smoke it, so don’t try.)
Did you know that some hops are poisonous to certain dogs? Careful when brewing beer next time!
The best way to buy equipment and supplies is www.taobao.com! Taobao is in Chinese, but browsing with Google Chrome is a great help, as it has instant translation to whatever language you want. From time to time you funny translations might come up. At Taobao Oktoberfest you can buy malt (which we purchase there), hops, yeast and other usefull