Author: Mareike Hasenbeck

Rum is the New Whiskey”

The old mariners’ drink is far more than just an ingredient in cocktails or grog: More and more aficionados are discovering this distillate of sugarcane as a new and premium...

a glas of gin

Gin is still in

Straight or in a cocktail, the enormous selection and variety of flavors has furthered the success of the juniper-based spirit to such an extent that it has become more than...

Grain varieties form different malts

How does beer get its color?

Pale, dark or black beer: grain varieties are dried to form different malts, which give the beer its color and flavor. But how does it work?

people get together and drink some craftbeer

What is ‘craft’ beer?

A new beer culture is currently emerging around the world. In virtually all corners of the globe, young brewers are developing special recipes or seeking new inspiration from traditional brewing...

Hops - The Soul of Beer

The Soul of Beer

Cascade, Callista or Mandarina Bavaria: Water already starts to run in the mouth of craft brewers and beer lovers when they hear these names. Hops are one of the key...

canned beer created by Stone Brewing

Pleasure Revolution from a Can

Canned beer leaves its dingy corner. More and more craft brewers rely on chic aluminum containers that also provide ideal protection for the contents.

glasses for a beer tasting

Basic rules for beer tastings

A beer-tasting session is similar to a wine dégustation. Participants learn to assess the color, aroma and taste of the different beers, but also important are the temperature at which...

beer is being filled into a glass

The 7 Most Senseless Beer Myths

Beer is unhealthy and makes you fat and impotent. Absurd myths abound about the favorite beverage of the Germans. But what is really true about these prejudices?