•   Saturday, 8 August 2020
Manly world

What's the beer in?

Beer - a golden beverage, loved all over the world for its refreshing, hoppy taste, excellent thirst quenching and, thanks to a certain alcohol content, significantly putting in a good mood - it is a product that does not need to be introduced to anyone.

A golden beverage with a long tradition

There are known various versions of beer, sweeter and more dry, differing in colour, alcohol level or pasteurization length during its preparation.

The finished beer will usually be delivered to you on the spot in every shop, petrol station or restaurant. One can even say that, besides sweets and snacks, it is the most common product in the world, which should give the unbelievers, if they are still like that, how popular beer is.

Because of this popularity, the culture of beer drinking was slightly forgotten. It is usually based on consumption straight from the bottle, from the so-called thread (beer producers all over the world have adjusted the mouthpieces of the bottles so that they can easily let the liquid through from the inside, at the same time helping to transport it economically and eliminating the possibility of pouring it out due to uncoordinated movements of the drinker) or from a traditional tall glass. In bars and restaurants you will get beer in heavy glass tankards, usually with double bottoms, and the name of the brewery embossed on their surface.

How to drink beer, which is a hoppy ceremonial...

Beer, like any other alcoholic beverage, has been one of the determinants of our culture for years. It is not the case that this drink, which is commonly consumed, for example, by Mr Czechio and others camping in front of a grocery store in our area, causes an alcoholic disease, although it is, in fact, very unpleasant. It is worth noting, however, that beer, in order to fully appreciate its quality and taste, should also be consumed in an appropriate way.

The way in which a hoppy drink is served is of great importance. There is even a separate field, biophilistics, bringing together people fascinated with beer, its composition, properties and the whole ceremony associated with its consumption. These people, called birophils, it is worth using this term, beer connoisseurs, even connoisseurs, who appreciate the nobility of this beverage and admire the way it is served, making it their passion and hobby.

For such enthusiasts beer is a beverage worth a lot. To appreciate it, it is necessary to bring its values to the daylight during a proper exposition. Therefore, serving beer can be a whole ceremony, often preceded by years of searching for suitable vessels. The wealthy birophils can be seen in mugs of cut crystal, of different depths, smooth or irregular surface, which, under the influence of specific light, brings out from the drink the depth of saturated color. An experienced beer lover can guess its properties right from the colour, so the visual impressions, even before the beverage reaches the mouth, are one of the key advantages during tasting. The proper shape of the beer serving container is also of great importance, as it allows the formation of a characteristic foam on the surface.

Noticing quality in such a mundane product as beer is certainly something worth paying attention to, as well as devoting a little effort to ensuring that its administration guarantees satisfaction with its consumption. A beer hobby is also an opportunity to meet other, similar enthusiasts, for example at events such as popular beer festivals.

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