Style Guide – Pilsner

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
The Pilsner style of beer first originated in 1842 in the city of Plzen, Bohemia, Czech Republic, making it one of the youngest styles of beer. It has since gained in popularity and production as more than half of the world beer production is modelled after the pilsner style. Pilsner is…

Style Guide – IPA

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
August 7th is international IPA day and to celebrate last night we had a little get together with our friend Allan to sample a few and pick our favourites. I have mentioned IPA’s before in a few other posts but here is a recap of a few notes about the…

Founders Porter – Ruby Tuesday’s Beer of the Week

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
Well today is a gloomy, rainy and dark day outside. So I have decided to fast forward a little as far as seasonal beers go and feature  Founders Porter from Grand Rapids, Michigan as my beer of the week. Porters are typically full bodied, top fermenting beers which originated…

Apricot Beer – Fruit Beer Friday

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
For the first instalment of fruit beer Friday I thought it would be appropriate to taste two apricot beers because it is August and the season for stone fruit. I love this time of year at the local market. Peaches, apricots, plums, cherries and lots of berries fill the…