Learning about beer will make us better brewers! Be prepared to challenge your palate!
Bring 1 bottle of one of THESE SPECIFIC STYLES of beer and bring history/research to speak about the style. You can find the traditional beer brands here: http://www.bjcp.org/docs/2008_Guidelines.pdf
Please specify in your RSVP which beer you will cover so all beers will be represented Feel free to bring a snack to share!
This will be a collaborative meeting where we will learn about:
Tasting/discussion/comparison of STRONG ALES :
Barleywines and Old Ales (click link for traditional brands/info to present):
English Old Ale
Food Pairing and pouring
Technical topic Brewing Procedures, including sparging, boiling, fining and carbonation methods, reasons for each along with potential problems.
Off Flavor to taste and discuss: Phenolic