To Beer or not to Beer… [Shakesbeer?] Prof. Chantal Morosso Università della Valle d’Aosta IPRA - Châtillon BEER! • • • • • Ingredients: MALTED BARLEY YEAST HOPS WATER The History of Beer Bar des Folies Bergères, E. Manet, 1882 Bass Pale Ale’ s logo (1876, the first trade mark registered in Britain) See the red triangle logo - lower right corner in the picture Brewery • The process of making beer is called brewing. • Beer is made in a brewery. Beer varieties ALE or BITTER traditional beer warm fermentation LIGHT ALE BROWN ALE OLD ALE BARLEY WINE stronger and tasty PORTER dark beer with caffeine London porters’ drink STOUT dark, black beer – thicker with foam (head) LAGER cool fermentation, light with fizzy bubbles DRAUGHT/DRAFT, ON TAP BOTTLED Irish Beers Scottish Beers The Scottish Shilling system /to label the different kinds of beer Classic Scottish ale is often called “an 80” (eighty shillings) while a stronger Scotch ale is known as “a 90/”- (ninety shilling) or a "Wee Heavy". CAMRA? Campaign For Real Ale since 1971 A voluntary organisation and consumer group aiming to support, promote and protect high quality beer and pubs in the UK and Europe. http://www.camra.org.uk/ • • • • • • • • Serving beer hand pump from the tap cask keg can pint half pint foam Cheers! Enjoy your pint! • • • • • • • • • Taste Sample Bib Drink (drank, drunk) Sip Booze Swallow Binge drinking? No, thanks!!! Don’t drink and drive!