Was 2021 the year beer became boring? Or to put it another way, when was the last development in beer that was really exciting?
For the first time in the seven-year history of the Brau- & Rauchshop Beer Contest, there were no winners in one category. Why? The short answer is because no beer deserved it. The slightly more detailed answer below.
Do we all understand the same thing by the term craft beer? Probably not, which is why there are always attempts to define the term or the phenomenon. In our survey of Swiss breweries, we also asked what they consider craft beer to be and what they don’t consider it to be. Do the breweries agree? Here is our analysis.
We found many similar names of breweries in the world. Now we have taken a closer look at the situation in Switzerland. Here are our findings.
Can a robot, in the sense of an artificial being with artificial intelligence, design a beer recipe? Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Jaywalker Digital and MN Brew wanted to find out. And so did we.
We’ve already introduced you to Bachweg Brewery from Zug here. To complete the picture, we have tasted their beer and present you our five favorite beers of the brewery.
Inspired by the beers of their homeland, the craft beer enthusiasts at Bachweg Brewery brewed their first batch in 2013. Since 2015, they’ve been doing it under the name Bachweg Brewing. Read what some of the names mean, who the six owners are, and why a barn is featured on the labels.
Craft beer brewers and protagonists of the beer community tell how their 2020 was and what they expect, wish and fear from 2021.
Swiss breweries are not world class and at least 5 other findings from the Untappd Top 50 Swiss Breweries.
Abbaye de Saint Bon Chien dominates the Untappd list of the top 50 Swiss beers and at least 5 other notable findings.
Trois Dames calls it quits. This shock wave swept across Switzerland on 10 September 2020. The contribution of Trois Dames to the development of the Swiss beer and brewing scene can hardly be put into words. It is infinitely tragic and therefore infinitely necessary that we asked the founder and owner Raphaël Mettler about the reasons.
The coming weeks and months will be a challenge for countless small businesses. This includes your favourite breweries, favourite bars and favourite bottleshops.