What is considered a Perfect Pour?
Having a head or foam on a beer is a good thing. It releases the beer's aromatics and adds to the overall presentation. You may also want to gradually add distance between the bottle and glass as you pour, to also inspire a good head. An ideal head should be 1"
What is the difference between a Lager and an Ale?
Simply put, the main difference between a lager and ale is the type of yeast used during fermentation. In addition, Lager's are fermented at colder temperatures and ale's are fermented at warmer or room temperature. You also may have noticed that ale taste better as they warm in your glass and lager's tend to taste better when they are cold.
What is the most important ingredient in beer?
Water is arguably the most important ingredient in beer. Water comprised about 90 to 95% of beer.
Who invented beer?
In Mesopotamia (ancient Iraq), early evidence of beer is a 3,900-year-old Sumerian poem honoring Ninkasi, the patron goddess of brewing, which contains the oldest surviving beer recipe, describing the production of beer from barley via bread.
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