A new record number of submitted beers – a proud 492 – presented the judges at this year’s Brau- und Rauchshop Beer Contest with sensory challenges. Check all the category and the overall winners.
Sooser-Bier is closing, Blackwell is closing,… Why do we see a crisis in the Swiss craft beer market? A search for clues and proposals for solutions
As of 1 May, Blackwell announced that it will close down its brewery. As customers, friends and collab-partners we hate that. Here’s why!
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?
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.
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.
The coronavirus will be with us for several more weeks and every day that a company cannot generate revenue makes survival more difficult and uncertain. This is especially problematic for small businesses and the majority of our favourite breweries are microbreweries. Their survival is not guaranteed.
The coming weeks and months will be a challenge for countless small businesses. This includes your favourite breweries, favourite bars and favourite bottleshops.
Up there it is, the Bürgestock Resort. We looked up from the ship and thought about how the day would turn out. The name of the hotel awakens weak memories: Half knowledge about glamour and disappointment about the intermediate status, the long uncertainty about what will happen with the Bürgenstock. On this day we will ascend the mountain and have an exclusive beer.