Blind Tasting: German Export Beers

Introduction On 3rd December 2016, a blind tasting was held at Hopfen & Malz with the focus this time on “Export” beers from German breweries. The key goals we wanted to address in the tasting were: qualitative comparison of export beers brewed by German brewers verify the assumption that genuine Dortmunder Export is a true unique style that differentiates itself […]

MUTED HORN – Opening Party, Thursday, 06.10

Great news for all beer lovers in Berlin: there is a new dedicated craft beer bar opening next week: MUTED HORN Planned and custom built over the last months by the Canadian owners Jenia Semenova and Corbin Crnkovic, the bar is set to become a beer lover’s paradise in Neukölln in the south of Berlin. The selection on offer is ambitious from from the […]

Winners announced for Berlin Homebrewing Competition 2016

The full list of winners for 2016 has been announced on the competition homepage: LINK   Berlin Homebrewing Competition Overall Winner for 2016 Competition Winner: Dirk Nolte – Hefeweizen   Category 1: Bottom Fermenting Category Winner: No overall category winner for Category 1 Runners Up (joint second place): Stefan Wolf – Zwickelbier / Kellerbier Jörg Schlömer – Dunkel Daniel Stobbe […]

Berlin Homebrewing Competition 2016 – Announcement of Winners on 2. July

Mark the date: 19:30, 2nd July @ Home World Beer Bar (Neue Bahnhofstraße 23, 10245 Berlin) All brewers and homebrewers are welcome to attend the announcement of the winners of the Berlin Homebrewing Competition 2016.   Schedule: 19.30: arrival of participants and their guests 20.00: announcement of the winners 20.30: Party Time! All entrants to the Berlin Homebrewing Competition will […]

Selecting a Jury for the Berlin Homebrewing Competition 2016

  On Saturday, 21.05.2016, several brewers gave up a couple of hours of their Saturday afternoon in order to take part in the Judge Qualification Tests for the Berlin Homebrewing Competition. For this year, we specifically set the goal of having objective tests, with standardised sensory tests (via FlavorActiv off-flavour kits) as well as technical written test. The bar needs to be […]