Beer 101

The Basics of Beer!

Sometimes I (Cory) commit the cardinal sin of writing: I assume my audience knows what I’m talking about.  But, I also think I want to give our audience the credit they deserve.  If you’re looking for craft beer reviews, you probably have a basic knowledge of the terminology used on this blog.  If not, no worries!  Beer 101 is here to help you get a basic understanding of what is going on in the world of beer, how beer is made, and the terminology used in this blog.

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Ingredients in Beer – Ever wonder what goes into beer itself? These are the main ingredients you’ll find in just about every brew.

Beer Styles – From the lightest lagers to the darkest stouts, these are the basic styles that you’ll see in your search for great beer.

Choosing the Right Glass –  You might not realize how much a glass can change your drinking experience.  What should you be drinking out of?

Beer Myths – The amount of myths about beer is staggering.  Beer 101 presents Beer Myths!

Beer Clean Glasses – Now that you have the right glass, make sure it is properly cleaned to have a perfect pour and presentation every single time!