Craft Brewing Revolution in the USA

Craft beer, namely beer that is brewed traditionally and with a taste for distinctive flavours and styles rather than mass appeal, is enjoying a major renaissance in the USA. Out of Darkness Came Light When a handful of brewing behemoths effectively took over the beer industry during the decades following …

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How a Czech Beer Became the all American Budweiser

The ‘King of Beers’ may be an all American icon but in truth Budweiser is a Czech beer brewed American style. All American Beer? When the US brewing monolith, and home to Budweiser, Anheuser-Busch was bought by Belgium-based Belgian-Brazilian corporation InBev in 2008, a nation mourned the loss of an …

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The Reason Mass Market US Beer is Tasteless

The USA may pride itself on its beer drinking culture but it is poor quality ‘wet air’ beers that dominate. So why do the vast majority of Americans favour flavourless beer? The Lingering Stereotype Any US beer aficionado would enthusiastically point to the country’s thriving microbrewery culture as evidence that …

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