WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CZECH, GERMAN, AND AMERICAN PILSNER

Oct 16, 2017

Pilsners are clean-slate beers. Best known for versatile drinkability, these are refreshing, palate-rinsing, and thirst-quenching brews. The style started with the Pilsner Urquell brewery in Plzen, Czech Republic in 1842, and has since been adapted around the world. Today the most prominent pilsner-style beers come from the Czech Republic, Germany, and America. Pilsners from these three countries have enough stylistic similarities to share the category, but each has certain characteristics that set it apart. According to the Brewers Association and the Beer Judge Certification Program, here are the primary differences by country. CZECH, OR BOHEMIAN PILSNER The birthplace of this beer is sealed in language: Pilsner ...

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Dirndl apron knot meaning

Sep 12, 2017

With few days to go for Muenchen Wiesn AKA Munich Oktoberfest, did you know that the Dirndl (Traditional German ladies outfit) apron knot is not randomly positioned. ...

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20 Interesting facts about Munich Oktoberfest

Sep 20, 2016

Oktoberfest actually takes place in September More than 6 million liters of beer are consumed the 15 days of the festival The entrance is free It is 204 years old Oktoberfest started as the wedding party of Ludwig von Bayern, the King of Bavaria, and princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen Beers are brewed exclusively for Oktoberfest and they are extra strong Locals actually hate Oktoberfest because is very “Tourist oriented” It’s been cancelled only 24 times the last 204 years There is on side Hospital and Police tent Bavarians are allowed to go to work with their traditional costume during Oktoberfest Men’s ...

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International Beer day

Aug 2, 2016

International Beer Day (IBD) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California.Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the western United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities, 50 countries and 6 continents. Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes: To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer. To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer. To unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day. International Beer Day ...

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5 Healthy Reasons to Drink Beer

Mar 27, 2016

Beer can help reduce your risk of heart disease. According to Harvard University, more than 100 studies show an inverse association between moderate drinking and risk of heart attack or death from cardiovascular disease. Across all the studies, a 25- to 40-percent reduction in risk has been found.      2. Beer can lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a meta-analysis of 15 studies on moderate alcohol consumption and Type 2 Diabetes risk, the American Diabetes Association found “a U-shaped relationship with a highly significant ∼30-percent reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in alcohol consumers of 6 to 48 ...

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Alcohol Prohibition

Dec 5, 2015

When and Where? Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933 The result of a widespread temperance movement during the first decade of the 20th century, Prohibition was difficult to enforce, despite the passage of companion legislation known as the Volstead Act. Organized Crime Bootlegging helped lead to the establishment of American organized crime, which persisted long after the repeal of Prohibition. The distribution of liquor was necessarily more complex than other types of criminal activity, and organized gangs eventually arose ...

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Arthur Guinness

Sep 24, 2015

Arthur Guinness was born on September the 24th or the 28th, 1724 or 1725  as the date is controversial, to a family of brewers on the estate of Arthur Price, the Protestant Church of Ireland archbishop of Cashel. Arthur’s father Richard was Dr. Price’s brewer, and was known for his particularly fine porter beer. He taught Arthur the craft of brewing. In his spare time, Arthur Guinness brewed real ale. Dr. Price had a benefit of all necessary equipment at his basement for this. In 1752, Arthur Price died. Such a tragic event, however, marked the beginning of Guinness brewing company’s ...

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International Beer Day 2015

Aug 7, 2015

International Beer Day is a celebrated on the first Friday of every August. Despite of what many people think, International Beer Day is NOT on August the 1st but it is celebrated on the first Friday of August. First celebrated and established 2007 in Santa Cruz, California. Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities, 50 countries including Cyprus and 6 continents. Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes: To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer. To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving ...

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The men behind the Beer labels

Jun 14, 2015

Gerard Andriaan Heineken Gerard Adriaan Heineken bought the Haystack brewery in Amsterdam on February 15, 1864. In 1873, the HBM (Heineken’s Bierbrouweij Maatschapij) was established, and the first beer is brewed, with the brewery’s name being changed from Haystack to Heineken. In 1875, Heineken won the Medaille D’Or at the International Exposition in Paris, then began to be shipped there regularly. Heineken sales topped 64,000 hectolitres (1 hectolitre = 26.418 U.S. gallons) and it was the biggest exporter to France. In 1889, Heineken receives the gold medal of honour at the World Exhibition in Paris. In 1990, Heineken received a ...

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MAP: THE MOST POPULAR BEER IN EVERY COUNTRY

Mar 11, 2015

  Note: The most popular beer by market share for each country is based upon the most recent year available on the internet. If recent data was inconclusive or unavailable, the country was not included on the map.Note: The most popular beer by market share for each country is based upon the most recent year available. If recent data was inconclusive or unavailable, the country was not included on the map. ...

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