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How to become a beer snob

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How to become a beer snob in 5 easy steps. Created for HUGE Offtopic Live 4/14/10

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How to become a beer snob

  1. 1. How to become a beer snob<br />in 5 easy steps.<br />By Kelsey Schwenk, <br />up-and-coming beer snob extraordinaire<br />
  2. 2. Know your Beer.<br />
  3. 3. Beer<br />
  4. 4. =<br />Beer<br />
  5. 5. Barley +<br />
  6. 6. Barley +<br />Hops +<br />
  7. 7. Barley +<br />Hops +<br />Yeast +<br />
  8. 8. Barley +<br />Hops +<br />Yeast +<br />Water<br />
  9. 9. Barley<br />
  10. 10. Barley<br />Wheat<br />
  11. 11. Barley<br />Wheat<br />Rice<br />
  12. 12. Barley<br />Wheat<br />Rice<br />Corn<br />
  13. 13. Color is determined by the grain chosen.<br />
  14. 14. Know different types of beer.<br />
  15. 15. Ale<br />vs.<br />Lager<br />
  16. 16. Ale. n. (ˈāl)<br />1.A beer brewed with top-fermenting yeast, brewed at warmer temperatures (60-75F).<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Lager. n. (ˈlä-gər)<br />1.A beer brewed with bottom-fermenting yeast, brewed at cooler temperatures (45-54F).<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Know who makes your beer.<br />
  21. 21. Big Brewery<br />
  22. 22. Big Brewery<br />Craft Brewery<br />
  23. 23. Big Brewery<br />Craft Brewery<br />Microbrewery<br />
  24. 24. Big Brewery<br />Craft Brewery<br />Microbrewery<br />Brewpub<br />
  25. 25. Over 2M.<br />Craft Brewery<br />Microbrewery<br />Brewpub<br />
  26. 26. Big Brewery<br />Over 15k.<br />Microbrewery<br />Brewpub<br />
  27. 27. Big Brewery<br />Craft Brewery<br />Under 15k.<br />Brewpub<br />
  28. 28. Big Brewery<br />Craft Brewery<br />Microbrewery<br />Enough for the restaurant.<br />
  29. 29. 139 in the North East<br />
  30. 30. 31in New York State<br />
  31. 31. 5 in NYC<br />
  32. 32. 5 in NYC (3 in Brooklyn)<br />
  33. 33. NYC Breweries<br />Brooklyn Brewery<br />Six Point Ales<br />Kelso’s Brewery<br />Chelsea Brewing Company<br />Heartland Brewery (5)<br />
  34. 34. NYC Breweries<br />Brooklyn Brewery*<br />Six Point Ales*<br />Kelso’s Brewery<br />Chelsea Brewing Company*<br />Heartland Brewery<br />
  35. 35. Know who serves your beer.<br />
  36. 36. “The best place to drink beer is…<br />
  37. 37. “The best place to drink beer is with your friends.”<br />
  38. 38. “The best place to drink beer is with your friends.”<br />- Carl Collins, Beer Enthusiast<br />
  39. 39. Where to Drink<br />*Actually in the Bronx<br />
  40. 40. Know who you like.<br />
  41. 41. And then show them some love.<br />
  42. 42. Dogfish Head.<br />
  43. 43. Thanks!<br />TheRowdyGrowler.tumblr.com<br />

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