The topic of “yeast” is widely discussed on the craft beer scene. For some time already, US craft brewers have been experimenting with the fungi that add the alcohol to the beer and give it its distinctive aroma. Even here in Germany, craft brewers are now becoming more keen to experiment with this raw ingredient than “regular” breweries.
In many cases, when small or medium-sized regional breweries are passed on to the next generation, it can result in an exciting reorientation. The rise of the international craft-beer scene is forcing the new generation of beer brewers to master the balancing act between things traditional and modern.
Here on the drinktec blog, we regularly take a look at the most impressive newcomers to the craft beer scene. This time it’s the turn of the innovative start-up ‘Hoppebräu’ from Waakirchen in Bavaria, which will be presenting its creative brews at the place2beer in Hall B1.
Here on the drinktec blog, we regularly take a look at the most impressive newcomers to the craft beer scene. This time we’d like to introduce an innovative Munich-based startup called “Munich Brew Mafia”, which will be showcasing its creative beers, including its highly successful “Don Limone” pilsner, at the place2beer exhibition in hall B1.
The Bock beer season is still in full swing: true beer connoisseurs are now drinking Maibock. But how exactly is this type of beer different from other Bock beers?
Beer and chocolate? Until recently you’d be forgiven for thinking this was something of an odd combination. But with today’s craft beer industry turning out ever more varied brews, young beer sommeliers are discovering some really exciting new flavors with these unlikely companions. At drinktec, visitors can find out all about the latest forays into the combination of cocoa and...
In the run-up to drinktec, around 50 beer experts will come together at the trade fair center in Munich to compete for the title of best beer sommelier in the world. These experts put together the beer menus for top restaurants and destination bars, advise food experts and top chefs on their menu choices, and surprise customers with truly unusual...
The rapid expansion of the craft beer market has seen a surge in the number of international competitions, not least here in Germany where awards are seeing record numbers of applications year after year. This year’s drinktec will play host to the presentation ceremony for the winners of the European Beer Star.
In basements, laundry rooms, and garages, a new trend is taking hold: Increasing numbers of amateur brewers are producing their own beers at home. These days, there are even competitions and festivals for these experimental brews, as well as a dedicated area at drinktec. Thus began the craft beer movement in the USA: young people were tired of drinking similar...
Here on the drinktec blog, we are going to start taking a regular look at the most significant newcomers to the craft beer scene. This time it’s the turn of the innovative start-up ‘Yankee & Kraut’ from Ingolstadt, which will be presenting its creative brews at the place2beer in Hall B1.