How to Taste (and Drink) BeerRead more: How to Taste (and Drink) Beer
Tasting beer is about much more than a simple “open up and swallow.” In order to fully understand and enjoy the beer you’re tasting (and drinking), there are a number of simple strategies to employ, as well as some general tips and tricks for getting the most out of your brew.
Big Beer Brands: What To KnowRead more: Big Beer Brands: What To Know
The beer industry is dominated by several major multinational companies that own a significant number of beer brands. Here are some of the big brands that own a substantial portfolio of beer brands: This is not an exhaustive list, and by the time this is published/read by you may have changed! I say drink what…
Vodka: What To Know
Vodka, a timeless elixir renowned for its clarity, versatility, and signature cocktails, has captivated spirits enthusiasts for centuries. Originating in Eastern Europe, this iconic beverage has come a long way, evolving into a global sensation. In this blog, we explore the rich history, meticulous production methods, famous vodka-based cocktails, and intriguing terminology associated with vodka.…
Whisk(e)y: The A to Z Guide – Must Know Terms
Only a few more days until Whiskey Live in Dublin for 2023! Here is our A to Z must know terms list to having you soundling like an expert! From mash bills to nosing techniques, this comprehensive A-to-Z guide will provide you with a solid foundation of must-know whiskey terms. A – Angel’s Share: The…
Scotch Whisky: A Quick What To Know
With Whiskey Live happening next weekend, we will have a quick few Whiskey guides to get us all warmed up. Scotch Whisky Scotch whisky, a timeless elixir revered for its craftsmanship and flavour, embodies the spirit of Scotland. With a captivating history and diverse range of expressions, Scotch whisky entices enthusiasts with its depth and…
Irish Whiskey: A Quick What To Know
With Whiskey Live happening next weekend, we will have a quick few Whiskey guides to get us all warmed up. Irish Whiskey Irish whiskey, renowned for its smoothness, rich flavours, and deep-rooted heritage, has captured the hearts of whiskey enthusiasts worldwide. Distilled in Ireland for centuries, Irish whiskey has a distinct character that sets it…
Beer A to Z: What To Know
Beer and the terms that come with it can be a bit intimidating, not to mention confusing! Our A to Z guide will help you understand some of the most common terms that you might come across on beer labels or in beery chats.
Barrel-Aged Beer: What To Know
This beer category is defined as: beers aged in non-neutral wood. This can result in an intentional wood-influenced flavour effect (vanilla, caramel, toast), flavours derived from previously aged alcohol in the wood (bourbon, whiskey, sherry, tequila), as well as the action of microorganisms living in the wood. Although darker or more alcoholic styles have been…