Brut Beer (BIPA): What is it, exactly?

Brut Beer 52Brews

A beer connoisseur can explain in detail all the “classic” different types of beers available on the market. You have your IPAs, pilsners, lagers, porters, wheat beers, etc. But anyone following the craft beer market for the past 10 years know that this list isn’t static – creative brewers are always coming up with something … Read more

Founders Breakfast Stout Review

Founders Breakfast Stout Review

Company: Founders Brewing Company Style: Imperial Stout Origin: America (Michigan) 8.3% ABV I came across Founders Breakfast Stout a little while ago and was immediately attracted by the beer’s name. I’ve always thought that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now it’s also the best meal of the day. Ha Ha. OK. I … Read more

The 7 Best Wheat Beers


Are you a fan of wheat beers? Wheat beers contain just the right amount of sweetness and have balanced fruity, citrusy flavors along with a refreshing taste and light body that goes just about with any cuisine. Weisbier, Witbier, Wheat Beer…? Also often referred to as “weissbier” or “witbier” (German and Belgian names for each country’s … Read more

Best Saison Beer to Drink This Season Or Any Season, Really

Best Saison Beers to Drink This Season Or Any Season, Really 52 brews

Saison beers originated in the French-speaking part of Belgium, with the word meaning “season.” The history behind the name is simple: this type of beer was originally brewed in the farming off-season, in the cooler months of the year. This is interesting because the flavor (generally dry and fruity) often lends itself to most drinkers’ … Read more

The Best IPA Beers Right Now – Tradition, Fresh and Bittersweet Aromas, Flavor and Strength

India Pale Ale (“IPA”) is a beer category that in recent years just became synonymous with “craft beer.” It’s often regarded as the beer style that started the craft beer boom of the last 10-15 years and is often the one that most people begin with when they start venturing out of mass-market and into … Read more

The Best Lager Beers – 52Brews reviews!


Hop heads often come under attack for not paying enough attention to different types of beer, especially the lighter and brighter beer varieties out there – like lager.  Some of the most popular beers in the world are lagers. In fact, when you think of each country’s most well-known (and often most sold) beers, or … Read more