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In Bohemian brewing, the shining star moments that distinguish the Czech Republic as a global trendsetter in beer were born during a time not so long ago. The 19th century introduced new brewing techniques, refined tools, and the light lager. These combined to give us the products that built the Czech pride of beer that exists today. And for brewers and consumers alike, entering the 20th century seemed to be as promising as for a reader flipping the page to an exciting new chapter. Except, the story waiting on the other side doesn’t consist of a Fairytale, but rather a grim twist belonging to Game of Thrones that would plummet the heartline of brewing over the next 100 years onRead more.

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There’s nothing like it. The sun is ablaze in a cloudless sky, and you’re roaming the cobblestones streets on your way to meet your friends at a local pub in Prague. You can’t wait for that moment when you can ask the barman for an ice-cold, smooth, caramel-toned lager in a puppy-sized 500ml glass. Except, as you wait in anticipation as the barman pulls on the copper tap, pouring your beer, you’re suddenly surprised with over half a glass of bubbly white foam. What the heck? Foam heads on beer is the pearl in every Czech barman’s oyster. Asking them to pour you less (as every Englishman has thought to do at least once while on holiday) and you’ll receiveRead more.

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There are good beers, bad beers, and…weird beers. So weird that we bet you might’ve never even heard of them. Let’s dive straight into the weirdest beers out there! The Maple-Bacon Flavored Porter The first (but definitely not the last) non-vegetarian-friendly flavor on this list of wacky beers is a Maple-Bacon Flavored Porter, hailing from the Funky Buddha Brewery. Surprisingly, Bacon isn’t as rare of a beer flavor in the brewing world, as smokey brews are able to mimic the smells of bacon (thus giving you that sizzling, mouth-watering taste through a lil’ sensory trickery called Olfaction) and thus making it a widely accessible craft brew. This specific California-based brewery makes a sweetish blend meant to pair the caramel tonesRead more.