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★ The Standard Reference Method and Why You Should Use It

via Wikipedia: The Standard Reference Method or SRM [1] is one of several systems modern brewers use to specify beer color. Determination of the SRM value involves measuring the attenuation of light of a particular wavelength (430 nm) in passing through 1 cm of the beer, expressing the attenuation as an absorption and scaling the …

★ Beer Haul – 4-5-12

It is time for my second “Beer Haul” post. The last one was two weeks ago and I’d like to share with you some new additions to my beer cellar at home. I now have 400 beers cellaring which is a pretty cool accomplishment in only 4 months. Let’s get started! I received these just …

★ Let’s Talk About Glassware

Having nice glassware is something for grown-ups because you get to impress friends and show off and not look like a child serving drinks in red Solo cups. This is a small fraction of the importance of glassware. If you choose to server your wine, beer and sweet tea in the same generic tall glass, …