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Rice in lager gets an image overhaul in the LA Times

For years ‘industrial’ lager has ben ridiculed for adding rice and corn as adjuncts to provide extra sugar for fermenting. The beer purists locked into Reinheitsgebot have accused brewers of cheapening the brew, watering it down for commercial gain, and … Continue reading

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Light in more ways than one – US lager’s missing ingredients

Beer and Philosophy. Two subjects that go together surprisingly well. Or not surprising really if you’ve ever spent an afternoon or an evening putting the world to rights over a beer. The two subjects also go surprisingly well together in … Continue reading

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