Tuesday, June 23, 2009

8 Beers, 24 Phrases, Pivovarský dům

  • Pale Lager - golden, crisp, hoppy

  • Dark Lager - dark ruby, aniseed, bitter chocolate

  • Sour Cherry - copper, cherries, jammy

  • Coffee - dark ruby, roasted coffee, stout lite

  • Banana - cloudy golden, bananas on the turn, creamy

  • Nettle - green (no really?), grass, washing liquid

  • Chilli - pale red, floral, spicy afterglow

  • Wheat - pale yellow, light bananas, extracty


  1. Is the nettle beer really that bad? It sounds like a really cool idea.

  2. It is one of those beers which will divide opinion, I can't stand the stuff but I know people who love it. My advice, try it and see what you think.

  3. This looks like good fun, I like the idea a lot. And the 3 word descriptions sums it up nicely!

  4. I want to at least try some nettle beer. I contemplated making some.

  5. Mark,

    I enjoy doing these as well because it really focuses the mind rather than allowing myself to get all wordy.


    Go for it mate, trying stuff is what make homebrew fun I think. I have a raft of weird and wonderful ideas for when Mrs V and I are Stateside.

  6. love the before and after shots...

  7. Thanks for that Mark, am trying to make my pictures on here more interesting.