Finding The Ideal Beer For The Female Palette

First things first – beerexpert.co.uk is written by men, two men. This is something we could probably not very well hide due to the ‘blokey’, if well mannered tone of some of the articles! So, what qualifies this article writer to talk about ‘the female palate’? Well, to counter any …

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Beer Glasses

The size and shape of a beer glass will affect the way the aroma and taste of a beer translates to the palate, as well as affecting its colour and overall appearance. In countries such as Germany, Belgium and Holland, where a wide range of beers are enjoyed, there are …

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Serving Beer

There are a number of ways to serve beer, and each will affect the drinker’s enjoyment of their drink to some extent, it is rare that much thought is given to serving beer by the average punter. The temperature, type and shape of container will all effect how a beer …

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The Art of Guinness

Guinness, savoured by people the world over, holds something of a legendary status. The company has a tighter grip on its corner of the ‘stout’ market than any other variety of beer worldwide, ever! So what makes Guinness so appealing? Well, its hard to say as the Guinness company have …

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Seasonal Beer

Beer, far from being just a drink to ‘neck’ along with a few mates on a weekend, is extremely versatile and lends itself to enjoyment on a variety of occasions. Notably, there are a number of ‘seasonal’ beers that are best enjoyed at the appropriate time of year, as an …

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Beer Festivals

Cancelled more times due to war more times than the Olympic Games, the longest serving beer festival in the world is by now a legendary event, copied the planet over, but never surpassed. The Germans do beer and festivals really very well: The ultimate German beer festival, the ‘Okoberfest’ or …

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Beer Cocktails

How can you improve on beer, the nations favourite drink for more than a millennia, more prevalent an influence on society over time than, arguably, anything other than the pursuit of romance (which very often goes hand in hand with beer)? Well, it’s a tough call, but the Beer Expert …

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Health Benefits of Non Alcoholic Beer

The unresponsive limbs, sandpaper tongue, sluggish eyelids and a headache that feels like nothing less than a knitting needle bisecting the space between your ears. All joking aside, there can’t be many beer drinkers who haven’t, for want of a better word, overdone it the night before at least once …

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Beer and Your Health

Beer is credited with a plethora of health and social problems, ranging from morning headaches to alcoholism, to liver and heart problems, mental health problems, to noise, anti-social behaviour and street violence. When you compare this to the civilized and civilizing reputation of wine, we may wonder if there is …

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Avoiding that Hangover

In a culture where drink is integral to both work and play for many people the hangover can be an all too frequent reality. There are many novelty preventions and cures, most of which work to varying degrees. However, the best way to avoid a hangover is to not drink. …

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