Is Terroir Just French for BS?

Is Terroir Just French for BS?

Terroir has always been a term that’s been hard for people to understand, even those with sommelier certification. The term translates from French to mean ”a sense of place,” but what does that even mean? Is there really such a thing as terroir?

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Quiz: Do You Know Where The World’s Most Popular Spirits Come From?

Understanding the Differences Between Tequila and Mezcal (Infographic)

Understanding the Differences Between Tequila and Mezcal (Infographic)

Agave spirits are booming in the United States. Although distillers in modern-day Mexico have been making tequila and mezcal for millennia, America’s thirst for the stuff is relatively recent. Mezcal shipments to the U.S. reportedly quadrupled over the last five years, and the tequila category has grown by 121 percent since 2012. Both tequila and mezcal are made […]

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Here’s Why The Ingredients In Your Lager Matter

Here’s Why The Ingredients In Your Lager Matter

When Sixpoint Brewery of Brooklyn, N.Y. debuted its Alpenflo Helles-style lager this spring, they weren’t seeking to redefine the macro lager, but simply to offer an alternative: an authentic Bavarian Lager with legitimate ingredients, brewed stateside to be as fresh as possible for American audiences. “It was really important for us to honor the integrity […]

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Quiz: Do You Know Where The World’s Most Popular Beers Come From?

Beer Pairings for America’s 10 Favorite Pizzas [Infographic]

Beer Pairings for America’s 10 Favorite Pizzas [Infographic]

Pizza and beer is a classic combination. Sure, you can also pair pizza with wine and expect excellent results. But there’s something extra satisfying about cracking open the perfect brew with your favorite pizza. It doesn’t have to be any old light lager, either. From elegant porters, to crisp pilsners, to heavy-hitting double IPAs, there are […]

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