We’ve started a new series of monthly blog posts discussing the ways in which Romanian craft breweries are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s hoping this series will be a short one. On May 15th, Romania's government declared that the country's 'State of Emergency' has been downgraded to 'State of Alert', resulting in an ease … Continue reading Craft vs. COVID-19 – part 2: Entering the ‘State of Alert’ and waiting for bars to reopen
For our second episode, we are joined by Laurențiu Mândrilă, brewer and co-founder at Oriel Beer. Laurențiu was shaped and inspired by the Belgian brewing tradition, and today, he will tell us where it all began. So let’s join him as he spends a week with the Trappist monks, discovers hidden cafés in Bruges, and enjoys some barrel aged history.
For the third entry in our Brew Day Log series, we joined Hophead as they brewed batch 97 of their flagship IPA, Opium. What makes this batch special is the fact that it's the first beer made at their new brewery. And what better way to christen your shiny new equipment than by brewing a crowd favourite? So on May 8th, we headed out to see history in the making.
For the first episode of our weekly series, François-Xavier D’Hollander, brewer at One Beer Later, will be talking about the 6 beers that made him appreciate craft and open up a brewery. So hop on your motorbikes, and enjoy a journey through time, riding down country lanes in the north of France, lounging on the beach with a Spanish beer, and having a rendez-vous with some local punks.
Romania currently has three craft breweries that package their beers by the can. But with some local consumers still claiming that cans make beer taste like metal, we decided to have a closer look. Do canned beers actually taste better? Are they more feasible? And will the local crowd grow to love them?
In this new series of weekly articles, we'll be talking to brewers about the 6 beers that made them develop a relationship with craft beer and brewing, and led to them opening their own brewery. For the pilot episode, we're going to set the mood by taking a moment to talk about us. Meet Teodora, content writer and blogger at Beerologique, and the 6 beers that defined her relationship with craft.
Romania banned indoor smoking in March 2016. That same year also saw an increase in the number of local craft breweries, a growth that has continued ever since. But are the two related? The following article takes a look at how the smoking ban has influenced consumers, the hospitality industry and craft beer.
We've started a new series of monthly blog posts discussing the ways in which Romanian craft breweries are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic. Here's hoping this series will be a short one.
Whether it's brewing, branding and marketing strategies, or bottling and distribution, Romania's craft beer industry is no longer a men-only playground. To celebrate International Women's Day, we thought we'd raise our glass to the women who have shaped it along the way, and who continue to inspire those thinking about joining it. Meet some of the ladies who have been stirring the mash as well as the industry as a whole.