Fritz and Maria's Beer Column
We've been reading a bit about taste lately and out of the five tastes (bitter, sweet, salt, sour and umami), bitter gets the strongest reaction.
Homebrewers, have you ever entered your beer into a competition? You might wonder why you would bother when you just brew for yourself and your friends.
Nelson's craft brewers are holding a photo competition to find a new cover shot for its beer trail brochure.
There's no shame in using kits or fancy machines to make homebrew. Just be warned that brewing might grow into an obsession.