September 2017

Oktoberfest

September 8, 2017 Uncategorized

    For many the start of the holiday season is what they look forward to, for others it may be the beginning of summer that they dream about; but form me it is early September that I yearn for. There are a few reasons such as the weather cools down, football’s regular seasons begin but the number one reason is that the Oktoberfest brews come out. Oktoberfest brews are without a doubt my absolute favorite type of beer; everRead More

Beer Knowledge #2

September 1, 2017 Uncategorized

  Well, welcome back to the Craft Beer Convert in this edition we will discuss IBU and what it means to you; ok to refresh IBU means International Bitterness Units. Instead of the alcohol content this scale tells us the bitterness from the hops on a scale from 1 to     100. For instance a very hoppy beer like an imperial IPA can reach up to 80 on the scale and beers can also achieve a high score from the sweetRead More

Beer Taste Knowledge #1

September 1, 2017 Uncategorized

  Well, welcome back to the Craft Beer Convert on this edition I want to try to enlighten you on a couple of terms used in the industry and what they mean to us the beer drinker. This is going to be the beginning of our trip through the brewing process and start our education about the craft beer industry; from a technical point of view. Now, I am going to be honest with you I am not an expertRead More