Beer is brewed in all over the world and there is something for each palate and every occasion. It made just with four main ingredients which are water, malt, hops and yeast. The result of this alchemy might be a mix between the mystical, the culture, the process, the location, the ingredient properties and so on. But, how we differentiate beers? (more…)
India Dormida IPA – Cervecería Central (Panama)
India Dormida (The Sleeping Indian Girl) is an IPA craft beer named after a group of mountains located in Anton Valley, Panama, which is a perfect place for nature lovers and those looking to enjoy an easy adventure. Great hike with great views, many beautiful butterflies, birds and an excellent panorama of the valley at the top of the mountain. It takes around 3 hours hike and 800 masl. (more…)
Glossary and abbreviations
ABV is the abbreviation for “Alcohol by volume”. Actually, it is the measurement of the percentage volume of alcohol by volume of the beverages (beer, liquor, wine, spirits…). Alcohol by volume (abbreviated as ABV, abv, or alc./vol.) is a standard measure, it is defined as the number of millilitres (ml) of pure ethanol present in 100 ml of solution at 20 °C (68 °F). (more…)
Men behind the brands (Guinness)
Guinness (Men behind the brands)
Guinness is an Irish beer originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James’s Gate, Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide.
The first venture of Arthur Guinness was a small factory for ale brewing in north-east of Ireland. Later Arthur decided to move to Dublin to open a brewery in 1759, in the south-west of the city, he found an old brewery, named St. James’s Gate Brewery, which he agreed to lease for just £45 a year for 9000 years. (more…)
What Is Wort?
Wort is the malty liquid that contains the fermentable sugars that are produced by the mashing process. The wort is filtered, boiled and cooled before yeast is added to initiate the process of fermentation.
What is Mashing?
In brewing and distilling, mashing is the process of combining a mix of milled and cracked grain (typically malted barley with supplementary grains such as corn, rye or wheat), known as the “grain bill“, and water while being heated. (more…)