Craft vs. COVID-19 – part 3: facing new challenges during peak beer season

We’ve started a series of blog posts discussing the ways in which Romanian craft breweries are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic. We hoped that this would be a short series - over half a year later, it seems that's no longer the case. It’s been almost 8 months since Romania entered lockdown (March 25th). Six … Continue reading Craft vs. COVID-19 – part 3: facing new challenges during peak beer season

Which beer style defines Romanian craft brewing, and why is it IPA?

For the longest time, Romanians have been a nation of lager drinkers. Not necessarily by choice, but because that's what breweries made and, as a consequence, that's what sold. Things started changing around the time craft breweries made an appearance on the market, and nowadays, a pint of IPA is one of the images most … Continue reading Which beer style defines Romanian craft brewing, and why is it IPA?

When the tone-deaf argue with the semidoct – the curious case of Bere Sara

At some point last week, we came across a post written by an avid beer drinker, who decided to warn the market about the unpalatable quality of the new brand from Bere Sara, called Sandro Beer. Accusations were thrown left and right, mentions of infections, drain pours, and complete lack of shame on the brewer's … Continue reading When the tone-deaf argue with the semidoct – the curious case of Bere Sara