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New Belgium 1554

Today, I’m writing about new Belgium 1554 Black Lager, formerly known as Enlightened Black Ale. Why is it called both an ale and a lager? The main reason is due to silly laws about alcohol in America. An ale is a beer that uses ale yeast, and subjected to higher fermentation temperature than a lager. […]

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New Belgium Sunshine

Today I am writing about a beer that really opened my eyes to the potential of American style wheat beers. Traditionally, wheat beers from Belgium and Germany, known as witbier and hefeweizen respectively, pack bold flavors and usually have a thick cloudiness in the beer. All styles of wheat beer will have a smooth, creamy […]