The flavor of beer has many elements – barley, hops, and yeast. Some in the malting industry lament that barley has not received its due
Yakima Valley grows world class hops by families committed to the land and hops for premium beer.
Sacramento, just after the Gold Rush, had 16 breweries in the town. The largest brewery (West of the Mississippi River) was Ruhstaller Brewery in Sacramento. Further, Sacramento hops were sold all over the World and even to Guinness Beer of Ireland.
Hops are a unique cone shape design from Mother Nature. This plant is one of the most popular ingredient in modern beer. Yeast is what makes beer have a great mouthfeel and also works with hops for aromas and flavors. Until the 1800’s no one knew what yeast was-it was the magical ingredient harvested in one beer and put into another batch. And yes yeast grows naturally in nature.
The trend for less alcohol in wine should not be a surprise to anyone. Four years ago I was writing about the coming negative impact
Do we believe what we want to believe? The short answer to the question posed in the title is attributed to Ben Franklin-“Believe none of
Even From One Identical Bottle To the Next? Have you ever been to a wine bar or restaurant and decided to try a wine that
The subject of coasters should be rather simple and straightforward, but it isn’t. Coasters prices do run the gambit for sure. Most of the prices
Quality means different things to different folks. I have long been conflicted about what exactly quality means. Is quality in the eye of the beholder?
Change Is A Constant It’s been more years than I would like to admit when I met a gentleman that owned a nursery that sold