Elemental Series: Yeast

Part 4 in The Growler’s four-part series exploring the basic building blocks of beer. Make sure to check out Part 1: Water, Part 2: Grain and Part 3: Hops. So, after water, grains and hops, we come to the final […]

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Beer and food pairing 101

Company’s coming, dinner’s almost ready, but you forgot to pop out to the liquor store to grab a bottle of wine. Obviously, you have a fridge stocked full of delicious, local craft beer, so screw it! Who needs wine with […]

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Elemental Series: Hops

When it comes to beer ingredients, hops are the revolutionary rock stars. These flowers of the humulus lupulus plant are arguably the driving force behind beer’s resurrection in the 1980s and 1990s, bringing eye-opening and mind-expanding new flavours to what […]

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Elemental Series: Grain

Part 2 in a four-part series exploring the basic building blocks of beer…   Beer starts with grain in just about every way. Even historically. There’s no canonical origin story for beer, but the myth goes that one of our […]

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Elemental Series: Water

  It’s fair to say we all take water for granted. Turn on the tap and there it is. It’s only when restrictions kick in during extreme dry spells, or the city cuts your supply as it flushes the damn […]

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