Chimay Brewery Tour

April 20th, 2011



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Das Beer Boot

March 20th, 2011

Only for people with strong stomach.

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The perfect beer

February 1st, 2011

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Beer tasting is an adult thing

December 22nd, 2010

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Czech day of home brewers

December 9th, 2010

I had the pleasure to attend “Den D Domovarníků (day of home brewers) on 4th of December. The day at Podskalska was full of presentation from vendors, socializing and talk from professionals.

I got the opportunity to talk to about four vendors. Among most interesting, Breflex, company cultivating hops for big breweries such as Budvar. Also, the owner of sladovna Bruntal, explained me the interesting process of their smoked malt and convinced me to buy some malt concentrate for their light beer Horall, I’m looking forward to try it.

First presenter Petr Buriánek spoke about weiss beer brewing and the differences between home and micro brewing.

Ing. Jan Šuráň, from Pivo Praha (Pivovarsky Dum) talked about ale brewing from techniques to tip-and-tricks.

Ing. Petr Menšík, the brewster from Svijany spoke about real Czech beer and defended his brewery from trolls :)

Honza Zimmermann, brought with him his mini-brewery called Kobra and spoke a little about some challenges of building one.

PIHA 2010 (Prague International Homebrew Award) took place at this occasion too!

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Trumer beer machine

December 5th, 2010

This is pretty cool.

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Samuel Adams – A Boston Beer Company came up with this glass after years of hard work and I guess.. a lot of testing… talk about the sweet side of engineering! This post is shamelessly stolen from The richest girl in the world. :)

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Top 7 Beer Records

October 24th, 2010

Interesting top 7 beer world records. Please someone buy me that most expensive beer.

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Bush Ambrée

October 21st, 2010

A (3): Consistent orange colour with solid head, no visible carbonation.

S (3.5): Strong smell of alcohol is almost inevitable. Smoked honey or creme brule.

T (3.5): Alcohol is not so persistent as in smell, but the caramel taste is there.

M (3.5): Strong body with high carbonation.

D (4): One of the Belgiums must have. I like it.

Rating: ★★★½☆

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