Is it unfair if pro and home brewers compete against each other at the same contest? And how can you tell the difference of a home-brewer and a professional brewery?
At the Brau und Rauch Beer Contest 2021, an independent jury evaluated 380 beers in a double-blind procedure and selected an overall winner in addition to the category winners.
Craft beer is fantastic. But that doesn’t mean that everything that is craft beer is also good. The industry has created its own problems. Therefore: A critical opinion about the craft beer business.
At the Brau- und Rauch Beer Contest a Independent jury judged over 370 beers in a double blind tasting. Appart from the category winners, there is an overall winner.
Founded only in 2017 and based in Aigle, Switzerland, À tue-tête, or short ATT, has quickly established itself as top quality sour beer blendery. The beers made by founder, owner and head blender Julien are well thought after, not only in Switzerland.
More and more Swiss craft breweries are selling their beer in cans. About time to look at the pros and cons.
We were at the Beer Dome Basel and tried to try our way through over 100 beers from more than 25 national, continental and international breweries.
If you don’t live close to your favourite brewery or craft beer store, you don’t get around ordering your craft beers online. Here are your best options.
The big brewery groups are looking for ways to get a piece of the craft beer action. We have looked at three different strategies and we unveil, why corporate breweries are so keen to do so, even in Switzerland.
For the second time, Qbeer has invited their Qbeer community to vote for a recipe and thus create their own beer. On April 13th the two beers were served at the Dr. Brauwolf brewery. We were there and asked the wolf Stefan and Miss Qbeer Eva a few questions.
«Switzerland, a land of brewers» was the title of an article in the Swiss-German newspaper “Der Bund”. The article was built around the fact that by now more than 1000 breweries are registered at the Swiss customs authority. As in pretty much every newspaper article about this topic it also mentioned that this number means Switzerland has the highest brewery density per capita in the world. Considering each and every person in Switzerland “only” drinks 54 liters of beer a year, this sounds like an awful lot if not too many breweries.