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Saison Season is here!

While Farmhouse Ale has become synonymous with Saison, it is actually a category within which two styles reside:  Saison and Bière de Garde. Saison –  French for “season”–  was a beer made as a refreshment for farm workers during the warm summer months. With its origins in the French-speaking Belgian region of Wallonia, Saisons were […]

Craft Wine Cellar?

Craft Beer Cellar is all about hospitality, education, and ultimately beer, but what happens when you want to expand your beverage horizons? We’re here for you! Aroma, taste, and ultimately flavor helped steer us create this guide to wine for Beer Geeks! Love the smooth, buttery, crisp taste of a Czech Premium Pale Lager/Czech Pilsner? […]

Czech it out!

The beer style known as Pilsner has a rich history. In 1838, citizens of Plzen, Czech Republic dumped an entire season’s worth of beer due to a lack of quality. Because of this, they built a new brewery, and recruited Josef Groll, a brewer from neighboring Bavaria, to be its brewmaster. Groll was asked to […]

Nice Weisse

April Style of the Month: Wheat Beers German Weissbier, Belgian Witbier, American Wheat Beer, Berliner Weisse, Gose, and Lambic; you can quickly see that this is a pretty broad category. With warmer weather on the way (we hope, it is coming right?), sitting in an outdoor beer garden with a half-liter of Weissbier is just […]

Hi, my name is Brett

Brettanomyces is a strain of yeast, used to fully or partially ferment and in some cases, to bottle condition beer, in which a small dose of yeast is added to the bottle before the beer undergoes some type of storage, conditioning period or shipment. In order to fully begin to understand this illusive yeast strain, […]

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