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Le brassage de la bière

Le brassage de la bière Le Brassage de la bière existe depuis des millénaires. Au temps où la Mésopotamie existait, elle était appelée Sikaru, une sorte de bouillie liquide. Le produit final a changé au fil du temps et c’est tant mieux. Aujourd’hui considérée comme … Continuer la lecture de « Le brassage de la bière »

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Team-Building : The Brewing Challenge : devenir brasseur en une journée !

Les salles du Delirium ne résonnent pas que des pas titubants d’une horde de touristes ou du fracas des verres à bière qu’on entrechoque. Parfois, l’ambiance se veut tout aussi électrique mais également studieuse. Brewspot y organise en effet régulièrement des ateliers afin de découvrir … Continuer la lecture de « Team-Building : The Brewing Challenge : devenir brasseur en une journée ! »

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Comment servir une bière ?

Le verre La présentation d’une belle bière nécessite tout d’abord un verre limpide. Ne placez jamais les verres sur une étagère, des traces de graisses pénètreraient et se déposerait sur les verres, ce qui aurait un effet négatif sur le faux col. Mieux vaut ranger … Continuer la lecture de « Comment servir une bière ? »

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Les meilleurs bars à bières de Bruxelles – premier chapitre

Notre capitale ne manque pas de passionnés de la bière. Au point que certains quartiers calmes se dotent de nouveaux établissements et que l’originalité rime avec qualité. Voici une première sélection de nos estaminets, bars, bistrots, bref temples de la bière à ne pas manquer … Continuer la lecture de « Les meilleurs bars à bières de Bruxelles – premier chapitre »

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How to Ruin a Beer before Even Starting the Brew

There are plenty of ways to ruin a beer – you really can’t go long in the world of homebrewing without destroying a batch. The hours of work and all of the money that has gone into the brewing is irritating, to say the least. … Continuer la lecture de « How to Ruin a Beer before Even Starting the Brew »

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Dry Yeast vs. Liquid Yeast

We all know the saying “Brewers make wort, yeast makes beer.” We can do all we want to the wort, we can throw in any amount of additives or hops we like, if still isn’t beer until the yeast does its thing. Yeast has changed … Continuer la lecture de « Dry Yeast vs. Liquid Yeast »

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The Benefits of Homebrewing

People sometimes ask why you would brew your own beer, when there are so many readily available craft brews out there to choose from. That’s a valid question – there are so many inventive brewers out there, you could drink a beer a day for … Continuer la lecture de « The Benefits of Homebrewing »

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Style

Growing up, the world was small, and so was the brewing world. Very few Belgians knew what a West Coast IPA was, very few Americans knew what a Belgian Quad was, and no one knew what a gose was. We all knew what was local … Continuer la lecture de « Why You Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Style »

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What are the Differences in Base Malts ?

There’s been plenty written about how hops change the flavor profile of a beer, and this is something that has been pushed on craft brew drinkers and home brewers quite hard over the last few years. What doesn’t get pushed hard enough, though, is the … Continuer la lecture de « What are the Differences in Base Malts ? »

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What Are Specialty Grains, and How Are They Used ?

In our last blog, we discussed the base malts that are used in brewing. We talked about how they make up the base of the beer, the backbone, and how they affect the overall flavor profile. They aren’t the only grains that are used in … Continuer la lecture de « What Are Specialty Grains, and How Are They Used ? »

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The Eternal Question – Glass or Plastic

For decades, the debate amongst homebrewers about the best option for a fermentation container has been raging. Some folks adhere to the glass carboy, some folks to the plastic carboy, and some to the good old white bucket. All of them have some advantages and … Continuer la lecture de « The Eternal Question – Glass or Plastic »

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Choosing Bottles for Your Homebrew

Once you’ve completed your brew day, you’ll have to put it down to sit and ferment for a while. If you haven’t considered it before, now is the time to think about how you’re going to enjoy the beer. Some people keg their beers, for … Continuer la lecture de « Choosing Bottles for Your Homebrew »

Corking versus Capping

On the back of our previous post, regarding choosing the right bottles for bottling your home brewing, comes the question of whether you’ll want to bottle your beer and seal it with a cap, or seal it with a cork. This is pretty important when … Continuer la lecture de « Corking versus Capping »

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Detecting and Dealing With “Off” Flavors in Your Homebrew

In your quest to develop as a home brewer, you will run in to a number of false starts when it comes to constructing recipes and churning out batches. Most often, these false starts won’t become obvious until you’ve gathered friends around to taste that … Continuer la lecture de « Detecting and Dealing With “Off” Flavors in Your Homebrew »

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Storing Your Homebrew Ingredients

It’s inevitable that, after you’re finished brewing up a batch of homebrew, you’ll have some leftovers. Or maybe you’re planning on buying ingredients in bulk to save a little bit of money. Or maybe something came up and you’re forced into postponing your brew day. … Continuer la lecture de « Storing Your Homebrew Ingredients »

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Temperature and Your Beer

Temperature has a major effect on your beer, during all stages of the brewing process. Some folks might argue that the most important temperature is what it is served at, but there are a number of points prior to that where temperature can make or … Continuer la lecture de « Temperature and Your Beer »

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Notable Dates in Homebrew History

It’s hard to give a “brief” history of homebrewing – after all, brewing at home is a process older than written history. However, a good laugh is always warranted, so here’s a bit of a tongue-in-cheek review of home brewing history. In the earliest times, … Continuer la lecture de « Notable Dates in Homebrew History »

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Devenir Partenaire Brewspot

« Devenir partenaire Brewspot a été un vrai plus pour mon magasin », explique Pierre Koulikoff, patron de la Boîte à Houblon, cave à bières qui se trouve à Montpellier. « Je n’ai pas de bar, la Boîte à Houblon est une cave, à 100%, les formations données … Continuer la lecture de « Devenir Partenaire Brewspot »

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Franchir un cap

Franchir un cap. Cinq ans après avoir lancé Brewspot, Christophe Semaille a décidé de donner un coup d’accélérateur a son entreprise dont l’objet est de participer à toutes les activités liées au brassage de la bière. L’équipe s’agrandit, de nouveaux spots vont s’ouvrir, et donc … Continuer la lecture de « Franchir un cap »