Beer Notes: What even is craft beer?
This script is from the second season of Beer Notes, which you can listen to at beernotes.org. Innovative and creative craft brewers in the U.S. alter the landscape of craft beer every day, and many of us follow the introduction of new beers with interest and the eagerness to sample. Innovation is the hallmark of U.S. […]
What is craft beer?
The term ‘craft beer’ refers specifically to brews made by small, independent brewers, using fine local ingredients. Being made in a small brewery is vital, but the most defining characteristic of craft beer is innovation. Brewing in small batches gives microbreweries leeway to experiment with new techniques, flavor profiles, and styles- luxuries larger breweries don’t […]