As we’ve all learned before, there is more than meets the eye to everything. Beer is no exception. With all of these new trends in Filipino’s alcohol of choice – “micro-brewed,” “artisanal,” “craft,” how do you distinguish an authentic craft beer from a mass-produced wannabe? At the heart of every genuine craft beer are 3 things that define it.
Freshness of ingredients
Good food starts with good ingredients, and the same goes for beer. Genuine craft brewers use only fresh ingredients without any artificial materials or chemicals involved. Sourced both internationally and locally, these fresh ingredients that we use give you much better quality of flavors.
Variety of flavors
What the big beer guys don’t want you to know is that there are actually a lot of different beer flavors & styles available! It comes in all colors, bitterness levels and aromas. Using different combinations of natural ingredients, craft brewers can give you a variety of beer styles ranging from the lightest of blonde ales to the darkest of porters. Craft beer brewers are able to brew different beers that suit different taste preferences.
Focus on quality
The last thing a craft brewer will sacrifice is quality. With craft beers, you get all the fresh, full-flavored goodness of the ingredients that go into brewing beer – no preservatives, no artificial flavorings, not watered down. We brew them in small batches so every drop that goes into your bottle can be monitored.
There you go! Hopefully after reading this you’ll be able to tell a true craft beer from all the rest. Cheers!