Irish Ale

Irish Ale

Another post inspired by the Shannon Brewing Company interview, learn more about Irish Ale history, process, and why brewers like Shannon are devoted to this brewing heritage.   Irish Ale Home to Guinness, Murphy, Beamish and other world-renowned breweries, Ireland’s beer-brewing tradition stretches back for centuries. Through the years, the Irish beer industry has evolvedRead more about Irish Ale[…]

Types of Beers

Types of Beers

Types Of Beers Beers are typically classified as ales or lagers. Their main differences lie in how the yeast acts during brewing. However, other factors (like ingredients and process) determine the beer’s qualities as well. These are the main beer types. Lager To be considered a lager, a beer must be brewed with the yeast fermentingRead more about Types of Beers[…]

Fire Brewed and Wholesome Beer: The Key To Shannon Brewing’s Success

Fire Brewed and Wholesome Beer: The Key To Shannon Brewing’s Success

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Shannon Carter, the Founder of Shannon Brewing. Shannon Brewing makes wholesome fire brewed Irish ales in Keller, TX (in the Dallas-Fort Worth area). Shannon and I had a wide-ranging conversation, exploring topics like the inspiration and uphill battle required to start a brewery, experimenting with new beers atRead more about Fire Brewed and Wholesome Beer: The Key To Shannon Brewing’s Success[…]

Beer Ingredients

Beer Ingredients

Beer Ingredients If you’re just starting to learn how to homebrew, it’s important to get the basics down first. As eager as you may be to experiment with various beer ingredients and flavors, getting comfortable with the basic ingredients first will make the learning curve smoother and easier. By understanding how the most basic ingredientsRead more about Beer Ingredients[…]