As the craft beer revolution has exploded over the last 5 years, it has had a mixed effect on U-Brews. The surrounding creativity has inspired them to raise their game and learn new styles, but they have lost overall market share. But some key members of the BC brewing community got their start in U-Brews and fondly recall their time there.
In this episode of the What's Brewing Magazine Tasting Panel presented by Legacy Liquor Store, the comrades cross-examine a selection of BC-crafted Russian Imperial Stouts. We present the results of their interrogation and find out who took top honours.
The hoses that connect beer kegs and casks to taps—the lines—need regular cleaning. Dirty lines adversely affect the flavour of beer. Contamination in the lines can also lead to foaming the beer and unexpected hangovers!