THE BEAUTY OF BEER
* In this workshop we will discuss the beauty of beer in all its glorious forms and flavours. Discover the history, how it is made, the origins of beer’s language and beer culture, debate the diverse contributions from the different schools of beer, do a beer quiz and finally reach an enlightened (and possibly slightly drunken...) state as we end with the philosophy of beer. Get a beer in your hand and let’s begin!
IN THIS WORKSHOP WE WILL DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS BELOW...
- WHY BEER IS BEAUTIFUL
- WHO SAID WHAT ABOUT BEER (SOME BEER QUOTES)
- A VERY BRIEF HISTORY OF BEER
- HOW TO BREW BEER
- THE TWO FAMILIES OF BEER
- ETYMOLOGY OF BEER
- BEER CULTURE
- THE DIFFERENT SCHOOLS OF BEER
- THE BEER QUIZ
- THE PHILOSOPHY OF BEER
- hops: (noun) [Portuguese: lúpulo] – are dried ripe flowers, typically the female flowers, of the hop plant, used to give a bitter taste to beer.
- barley-malt: (noun) [Portuguese: malte de cevada] - Malted barley is the source of the sugars (principally maltose) which are fermented into beer.
- yeast: (noun) [Portuguese: fermento] - a microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and are capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
- to brew: (verb) [Portuguese: fermentar] - make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation.
- sin: (noun) [Portuguese: pecado] - an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law.
- prayer: (noun) [Portuguese: oração] - a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or an object of worship.
- literate: (adjective) [Portuguese: alfabetizado] – (of a person) able to read and write.
- spice: (noun) [Portuguese: especiaria] – an aromatic or pungent vegetable substance used to flavour food, e.g., cloves, pepper, or mace.
- unsung: (adjective) [Portuguese: desconhecido] – not celebrated or praised.
- to malt: (verb) [Portuguese: maltear] – convert (grain) into malt.
- vine: (noun) [Portuguese: videira] – a climbing or trailing woody-stemmed plant of the grape family.
- sorcery: (noun) [Portuguese: feitiçaria] – the use of magic, especially black magic.
- volcano: (noun) [Portuguese: vulcão] – a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava.
- puzzle: (noun) [Portuguese: enigma] – a riddle or problem that needs to be solved and understood.
- goggles: (noun) [Portuguese: óculos] – close-fitting eyeglasses with side shields, for protecting the eyes from glare, dust, water, etc..
- pint: (noun) [Portuguese: cerveja] – typically used to express a glass of beer in England. It is a unit of liquid (568ml in the UK)
- “25 Quotes About Beer from the Famous Drinkers Who Loved It Best”, August 2014, Emily Arata, firstwefeast.com
- “How beer is made”, July 2009, blog.beeriety.com
- “The Truth about ingredients“, Beer the beautiful truth
- “Everything you need to know about the world's most important beers”, June 2006, Zach Mack, thrillist.com
- “Build your beer knowledge”, November 2002, All about beer magazine
- “Beer facts – true or false”, Playbuzz.com
- “Interview with a Philosopher: On Beer and Thought”, July 2011, Tom Morris, Huffington Post