All category winners and the main winners of the Brau- und Rauchshop Craft Beer Contest 2022. In addition, Silvia allows us to look behind the scenes and reveals who sticks the 5400 stickers on the drip stops.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.