Microbreweries and craft breweries are breweries that produce beer in smaller quantities and are generally considered to have higher quality than mass-market breweries. Microbrews are defined by having less than 15,000 barrels of beer produced each year, are independently owned and tend to focus on offering high quality beer.
Move over, bitter IPAs and chocolaty stouts. There's a new kid on the craft brewing block, and it's going to knock your salivary glands into action.
The next time your server asks you if you’d like your beer in a glass, say yes! Don't think you're being rude because the shape of your beer glass actually matters. Find out why here!
The Munich Oktoberfest justly lays claim to being the world’s largest folk festival (no, it’s not just about drinking beer). Over the past decade, it has attracted an average of around six million visitors a year, who between them consume almost seven million liters of beer and munch their way through thousands of grilled sausages, chickens, giant pretzels and—for those really wanting to soak it all up—wild oxen.