Monthly Archives: April 2014

  1. A History of Hops: The Condensed Version Part II

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    April 28, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Old Illustration of Hops - Humulus lupulus

    The first written description of the preserving effects of hops in beer was in a book Physica sacra (Sacred World), …
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  2. A History of Hops: The Condensed Version Part I

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    April 25, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    German Hops; Courtesy of: LuckyStarr under the license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en.

    Along with the long-standing brewing tradition in Bavaria, Germany came a long-standing tradition of hop cultivation in Bavaria. The oldest …
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  3. A “Prost!” to Our New Brewmaster!

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    April 25, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Learn German so you can sing German drinking songs!  Photo Courtesy of: National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the ARC Identifier (National Archives Identifier) 558266.

    For those of you who have not yet heard, Prost Brewing has just announced the name of their new brewmaster! …
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  4. Bavaria: The Birthplace of Modern Brewing

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    April 21, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Church with Bavarian Alps in the Background; Courtesy of: Rebecca Kennison Under the License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

    Tucked amidst towering mountain ranges of the Bavarian Alps are endless clusters of breweries, many of which have been around …
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  5. A Taste of Germany’s Dark Beer History

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    April 18, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Dark Beer in Summer

    In the last blog, we revealed the most commonly consumed beer in the world today — the pale lager. In …
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  6. The Most Commonly Consumed Beer in the World

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    April 14, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Prost Pils

    You might not know it because this beer takes many forms and is called by many different names, but the …
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