I'm writing about so many other cultures, I should write something about Dutch beer culture as well, and don't make the mistake that it doesn't exist, it does :) It's…
As soon as I heard that I passed the level 1 exams I signed up for level 2. Level 2 consists of 12 (actually 13) detailed lessons about everything you can imagine beer related, but like every course in the end you have just scratched the surface.
Burton-on-Trent is historically speaking a very important beer city and it is mainly known for this extensive brewing history, with its height around the 18th and 19th centuries.
I like reading a lot! So much so, that we have a library in our house (hey, we had a spare room). So of course I also love reading books about beer.
The interesting part about Schneider is that they hold their fans in special regard. They even have fanclubs all over the world which they support and every year there's a fanclubtreffen. This year the treffen was in Eindhoven.
Bamberg, the city of rauchbier. But more importantly, the city with probably the biggest specialty malts house over the world. I will come back to malt houses later.
I haven't got a lot of knowledge about the Austrian beer history yet and I hope to get back to this topic better educated. But for now I'll just share with you our beery adventures in Salzburg.
It's fascinating to see that Germany has a very extensive beer culture with a whole set of customs, behaviours and rituals. For tourists maybe not always that okay, as waiters/waitresses…