Thursday, April 27, 2006

Omaha City Weekly Covers the Top Ten Beer Myths

Despite what Hwang may say, something good comes out of Omaha.
MYTH 1: Dark beers are bitter (or more alcoholic or more filling) than pale beers

Beer, like people, should not be judged by outward appearances alone. Beer is an astonishingly diverse drink but if old misinformed stereotypes based on color are allowed to persist many great beer styles will be shunned.

Taste and beer color have little correlation. Color is determined by the type of malted barley used in the brewing process. For example, pale malt produces a golden beer while black patent malt creates a black beer.

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