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Do You Know How Beer Brewing Works?

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There is nothing quite like sitting down to a cold beer after a long, hard day of work. The taste is soothing and refreshing. You may have your favorite microbrew, domestic or imported brand but how much do you know about the brewing process? This process dates back to before the time of the ancient Egyptians and has been a part of most people’s lives at some time or another. It takes skill and knowledge to brew a beer. Every beer drinker needs to know the basics of the process.

There is a big similarity to making bread and making beer. Both have water, starch and yeast involved. The ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians discovered this process and left it as a great legacy for everyone. How popular is beer? Polls show that beer is the most popular beverage after water and tea. Just imagine how many people like a nice, frosty beverage after a hard day at work. One of the most popular beers in the US is Bud Light, regardless of whether it is in a beer can or a beer bottle.

If you are serious about learning how the brewing process goes, you need to schedule a tour of a local brewery. The brewery can give you the history of beer making and let you see how they brew their beer. There are many great places to visit in the United States, such as the Budweiser brewery in St. Louis, Missouri or you can try the Miller Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. If it is imports you love then you may want to consider visiting Belgium or Germany to see how their process differs from American breweries.

If you are a beer fan, then you absolutely need to know about the history of the brewing process. It is absolutely essential to understanding what makes a beer great and why you prefer a certain type over another. You may even discover that you want to try making beer yourself. Learning about the whole process will definitely give you a greater understanding about how beer is made and it will cause you to appreciate it more.


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