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
For the fourth episode of our weekly series, we’ll be speaking to Silviu Burtă from Bereta Brewing. For Silviu, what started off as an innocent collector’s hobby grew into a passion for brewing, and later opening one of the most community-oriented craft breweries in Romania. From classic beers to core-geek, here’s how it all started.
In today's episode, our guest is Adi Oros from Blackout Brewing. Adi has seen a staggering growth in just a few years, from unassuming beer drinker, to homebrewer, fully fledged craft beer geek, and the mastermind behind Romania's currently top rated brewery on Untappd. These are the 6 beers that brought him where he is today.
Part 2 of our series of blog posts discussing the ways in which Romanian craft breweries are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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.