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Will women like chocolate beer?

Will women like chocolate beer?

 While my personal jury is still out on putting actual cacao in beer, still…is putting chocolate in beer a viable way to encourage more women to drink and buy it?  Will women like chocolate beer? In a world where beer can come in pink cans and be flavored as Crisp […]

What do you think about chocolate IN beer?

What do you think about chocolate IN beer?

There are a lot of chocolate beer recipes these days, and I don’t just mean chocolate malt.  I asked our panel of experts what they thought. I have to talk for just a moment about chocolate malt, to make sure we’re all clear on the difference between it and honest-to-goodness […]

How would you pair a chocolate dessert with a beer?

How would you pair a chocolate dessert with a beer?

Let us think for a moment about how to pair a chocolate dessert with a beer – or for that matter, any chocolate anything with a beer, though there aren’t so many savory chocolate dishes as there are sweet ones.  I will confess to having checked with The Brewmaster’s Table […]

Chocolate...and Beer?

Chocolate…and Beer?

I asked four questions of four diverse and interesting beer experts about chocolate in beer – not chocolate notes, or roasted malt notes that remind one of chocolate, but the real thing, which frankly I find disturbing. These four were very generous, sharing their time and their thoughts freely.  My […]