The Myth of Mexican Vienna Lager: history geopolitics, and revolution

This a well-known story. Emperor Maximilian I, an Austrian noble brought to Mexico by the French, is said to have introduced Vienna Lager to Mexico so that he could enjoy his native beer in his new homeland. He supposedly ordered the construction of a brewery to produce Viennese beers. The brewery was built in Orizaba, Veracruz, and was known as “La Constancia.” This is how Vienna Lager quickly gained popularity throughout Mexico, explaining the current popularity of this beer style.

Improve Your Beer by Simplifying Your Grain Bill

To be a great brewer, you must acknowledge that perfecting recipe design is a lifelong process. We often start in one direction, and over time tweak and modify until it is something completely different. This process can take months, or even years to complete, and regularly comes with a lot of frustrations when things don’t turn out just right. 

EPS #1🍺🍻 Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch

For this episode of Hoppy History, I am joined by Ryan Stackhouse. Ryan holds a PhD in European History from Florida State University and he specializes in everyday life under the Third Reich. You may be interested in his latest book, Enemies of the People: Hitler’s Critics and the Gestapo. As Ryan tells us the story of the infamous failed coup, get ready for a massive amount of confusion and a whole lot of messiness. And while we are at it, let’s remember this strange episode in the life of Munich is one of the first chapters of one the darkest periods in modern history.

Six étapes pour brasser

En plus de la communauté croissante de brasseurs amateurs, il existe une énorme quantité d’informations en ligne ainsi que de nombreux livres consacrés au brassage. L’abondance d’informations est telle qu’elle peut parfois sembler intimidante ou décourageante. Cet article vise donc à condenser toutes ces ressources en un processus facile à suivre de six étapes.