Appreciating a Craft Beer
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There has always been an air of sophistication that surrounds wine tasting, however the same principles can also apply to beer. Each craft beer that is brewed has many unique features that are easy to miss, unless you know how to discover them…

Beer Storage

The storage of a beer can directly influence its taste therefore it’s important to keep your beer in the correct location. The two main factors to consider when choosing a...

Cooking with St. Stefanus
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The relationship between food and craft beer is constantly evolving. It is becoming common practice to complement cuisine with a specially paired craft beer. This blossoming relationship has now also extended to the kitchen and cooking with beer is becoming an art.

There are numerous recipes for dishes supplemented by beer, however there is nothing more honest than homemade bread, prepared the old fashioned way. This recipe for honey beer bread specifically uses St. Stefanus Blonde...

Maturation: Developing a...
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There is a common misconception that while alcoholic beverages such as wine and whiskey benefit from being allowed to mature, the quality of a beer diminishes over time. This stigma may be appropriate for certain lagers, however speciality beer can be crafted to change over time, developing complex and aromatic flavours through the process of maturation.

As with some food products, time will change certain aspects of a beer. While the potency of certain ingredients may soften, others will become more prominent. This process can be...

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