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Topic: Beer style

  Beer style - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beer style is a term used to differentiate and categorise beers by various factors such as colour, strength, ingredients, production method or origin.
Beers below 4% are common in North European countries where beer is consumed in large quantities, and such beers may be referred to as session beers or, in the UK, as a session bitter.
Pale beers may be flavoured with lemonade or other soft drink to create a shandy, also known as panaché or radler, which would typically be under 2.8% for lower tax reasons or on the 0.5% borderline to be classed as both a beer and yet taxed and sold as a soft drink.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beer_style   (1955 words)

 RateBeer.com -- Beer Style Guide
This style has an intense hop flavor which was used to preserve the beer for the long voyage.
The style of this beer is defined by the American hops used.
Wheat beer is characterized by it's cloudy appearance and it's banana and sometimes vanilla aftertaste.
www.ratebeer.com /StyleGuide.asp   (1367 words)

 John's Grocery Inc.: Beer: Style guide
Beers in this style are not as bitter as the name may suggest, but instead possess a floral-spicy palate derived from the fragrent English hops used.
This style of beer is spontaneously fermented with wild yeast native to the Zenne Valley of Belgium.
This beer style was born as a mixture of inexpensive "green" beer such as mild or brown ale with an expensive aged beer.
www.johnsgrocery.com /Departments/Beer/styleDef.cfm   (2663 words)

 Beer Style Guidline
The style is sweeter and paler than porter, and the body is light but as malty as is possible in a low gravity beer.
The beer is usually fermented as an ale followed by a period of cold conditioning.
The style is an adaptation of Vienna Lager.
www.clanward.com /brewery_files/beer_styles.htm   (12115 words)

 Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - How to save a beer style
I realised that I preferred "cooking" beer (the unfiltered, unpasteurised version) to the supposedly-fancier "keg" (processed for brightness and consistency).
Many drinkers preferred "cooking" beer, which came to be known as "real ale," the subject of a now-famous consumerist campaign.
The few books that could be found on beer talked rather vaguely, often as an afterthought, about different types, such as Pilsner, Bock, Ale or Porter, but there was little sense that these were a part of a far wider spectrum.
www.beerhunter.com /documents/19133-000233.html   (1481 words)

 Beer Style Guide
This beer style is characterized by a distinct sweet maltiness, and roasted malt and chocolatelike character, but the estery and phenolic elements of a pale weissbier still prevail.
These are generally beers of standard strength that combine subtle Belgian-tasting yeast flavors with noticeable hop character that is frequently pilsner-like, leaving a pleasant lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.
This is the lightest of all the German wheat beers.
hbd.org /atommash/competitions/nmsf_proam_96_guidelines.html   (6270 words)

 Beer Manifesto - Beer Style Sheet
The intent of steam beer is to have a lager-like smoothness with the fruitiness and complexity of an ale.
This style of beer is consumed neat by the connoisseur, but is more commonly taken with a shot of woodruff or raspberry syrup.
The style is controlled by appellation in Germany, and for once I agree with the practice, as many foreign brewers do little more than pay lip service to the style, and a lot of people who have never been to Köln will undoubtedly get the wrong impression about the style.
members.allstream.net /~jdoakes/styles.html   (16615 words)

 Beer Style Guide
As with our chefs' interpretations of European food and wine styles, American Brewers not only are producing fine traditional ales and lagers, but are also blazing new trails experimenting with different combinations of traditional ingredients and/or new ones altogether.
This style was originated by producers in Burton in the 1800's.
The style is characterized by American variety hops used to produce high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma.
www.beermonthclub.com /beerstyleguide.htm   (835 words)

 Beer Style Guide - Hybid Beers
Fruit Beers are any beers using fruit as an adjunct in either primary or secondary fermentation, providing obvious, yet harmonious, fruity qualities.
Vegetable Beers are any beers using vegetables as an adjunct in either primary or secondary fermentation, providing obvious, yet harmonious, qualities.
Any style of beer can be smoked; the goal is to reach a balance between the style's character and the smoky properties.
www.beermonthclub.com /beerstyleguidehybrids.htm   (1190 words)

 Top 100 Beers - Beer Advocate
So if a beer has only a few reviews above (m), its (WR) is decreased a little if it is above the mean (C), or increased a little if it is below the mean (C) in accordance with the normal distribution rule of statistics.
Currently, a beer must have 5 or > reviews to be included in any calculations.
And (m) is calculated by averaging the number of reviews for beers that have 5 or > reviews within the list being viewed, while (C) is the mean (average) overall score for all beers that have or > reviews within the list.
beeradvocate.com /top_beers.php   (669 words)

 Amazon.com: Bock (Classic Beer Style Series: 9): Books: Darryl Richman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is item 9 in The Classic Beer Styles Series.
From the evolution of bock beers to their present place in the world, it is covered here.
It is well-researched and written in an often entertaining style that conveys much information and enthusiasm without being stuffy or condescending.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/093738139X?v=glance   (697 words)

 Books about Beer
Beer in America: The Early Years, 1587-1840: Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation by Gregg Smith
Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by Richard W. Unger
Beers and Breweries of Britain by Roger Putman
home.att.net /~newbooks/beerbooks.html   (1724 words)

 BJCP Style Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The BJCP Style guidelines were written by the BJCP Style Committee.
Since beer styles are always evolving, these guidelines will be periodically reviewed and updated.
Everything is Copyright © 2001, Beer Judge Certification Program, Inc., and may not be used for any commercial purpose without permission.
www.mv.com /ipusers/slack/bjcp/style-index.html   (253 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: German Wheat Beer (Classic Beer Style S.): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It explores this German beer style and has everything a brewer needs to brew wheat beer at home or in a professional brewery.
The book tells the history of the wheat beer, which was very interesting.
The brewing process for big breweries are decreibed in detail.In the end there are two extract recipies and 5 allgrain recipies for homebrewers in metric and american measurements.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0937381349   (603 words)

 Amazon.com: German Wheat Beer (Classic Beer Style Series: 7): Books: Eric Warner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Warner taps years of personal experience to profile the history, tradition, and brewing techniques of this truly unique beer style.
It is a fascinating story for the person who enjoys wheat beers, as well as a resource for the craft brewer.
Nevertheless, I found German Wheat Beer to be a fascinating book about some unique beer styles.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0937381349?v=glance   (1130 words)

 BJCP Style Guidelines
A reduced-size version of the complete Style Guide in PDF format using only 12 double-sided sheets of paper.
Each style takes half a page, with its name on one side and description on the other.
The numbering system is simply the order in which they are mentioned in the style guide, which can be useful when preparing to judge.
www.bjcp.org /stylecenter.html   (542 words)

 The Multi Media Guide to Belgian Beer
A description of styles and substyles, what makes them unique and some 3D animation.
Labels to look for when you're hunting for Belgian beer both here and abroad.
Both traditional and Americanized audio pronunciations of beers, beer styles and classic brewers.
belgianstyle.com /mmguide   (141 words)

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