Maand: november 2017

22 november 2017


When I think about cooking with beer, the one dish that comes to mind first is always a good old beef stew! The subtle bitterness and citrus flavors of the Lost Identity IPA typically goes very well with cabbages, roots, sprouts and chicory. The spices of Middle Eastern, Asian and Indian dishes join together really […]

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16 november 2017

Hops – the heart and soul of craft beer

Reading the title of this blog post many beer enthusiasts will mutter “What about the yeast? And the grains?”.  Yes fair point. Many beer styles are defined by their use of specific yeast strains or specialty malts. Yet modern craft beers are about hops. American craft beer In particular American craft beer is all about […]

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11 november 2017

The Story of Lost Identity IPA

IPA is a THE craft classic. It is the iconic beer style of the craft beer revolution in California. Vinnie Cilurzo’s Blind Pig IPA was first brewed in Temecula, California in 1994 and set a new standard regarding hoppiness. This IPA was 92 bittering units and had very little malt character. Hop-forward beers brewed with innovative […]

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