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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2016, 04:10:23 PM »
Hilarious, Pete ! All topics well covered. I'd just add the increasing willingness to experiment and to question accepted info to the list.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2016, 04:13:30 PM »
No additional trends to add but I wanted thank everyone for connecting LODO and HSA for me.  I've seeing LODO and had figured out what the letters stood for but hadn't gotten beyond that yet.  Just like in teaching and IT, same conversations and "new" ideas every 10-20 years.

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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #17 on: October 07, 2016, 09:17:04 PM »
Black IPA is out.

WHAT?  :o
I have one planned for early next year.   :-[
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #18 on: October 07, 2016, 09:54:23 PM »
Black IPA is out.

WHAT?  :o
I have one planned for early next year.   :-[

You missed the train.

Seriously... do what makes you happy.  I still enjoy my RIS.  I just don't dumb it down or use artificial black food coloring and insist on calling everything an IPA.

I kid.  A little.  ;)
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2016, 09:59:11 PM »
Seriously... do what makes you happy.  I still enjoy my RIS.  I just don't dumb it down or use artificial black food coloring and insist on calling everything an IPA.

I kid.  A little.  ;)



Dave, I assume you hate Schwarzbier (basically dyed Gpils/Helles) for the same reason?    :)


Edit -  Kidding aside, I freely admit that the misnomer 'black IPA' is pretty dumb, but I'll admit that I've had and made some good ones.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2016, 10:18:13 PM »
The macro trend I see is the endless search for the perfect hop / hop combination.  The craft beer / homebrew world is in my opinion still utterly dominated by IPA's.  The variation comes from a cascade (see what I did there?) of new hop varieties just coming out.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2016, 12:41:21 AM »
The macro trend I see is the endless search for the perfect hop / hop combination.  The craft beer / homebrew world is in my opinion still utterly dominated by IPA's.  The variation comes from a cascade (see what I did there?) of new hop varieties just coming out.

Yup. I thought IPA would finally calm down but it hasn't. It's more than 50% of the offerings at some breweries around here.

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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2016, 12:47:12 AM »
The macro trend I see is the endless search for the perfect hop / hop combination.  The craft beer / homebrew world is in my opinion still utterly dominated by IPA's.  The variation comes from a cascade (see what I did there?) of new hop varieties just coming out.

Yup. I thought IPA would finally calm down but it hasn't. It's more than 50% of the offerings at some breweries around here.



Yeah and more often than not, not very well made, at least around here.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2016, 03:39:51 PM »
Seriously... do what makes you happy.  I still enjoy my RIS.  I just don't dumb it down or use artificial black food coloring and insist on calling everything an IPA.

I kid.  A little.  ;)



Dave, I assume you hate Schwarzbier (basically dyed Gpils/Helles) for the same reason?    :)


Edit -  Kidding aside, I freely admit that the misnomer 'black IPA' is pretty dumb, but I'll admit that I've had and made some good ones.

Look at the 2015 BJCP guidelines; Category 21 has for IPA specialities black, white, red, brown, Belgian, and rye. And that doesn't include the double IPA in category 22.

I have made some good IPAs but they are the American IPA style.

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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2016, 04:10:01 PM »
Those IPAs were added because 23A became the "latest trendy IPA" category.

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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2016, 04:13:38 PM »
You missed the train.
Seriously... do what makes you happy.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2016, 11:01:38 AM »
My small contribution to trends: sorted list of # of entries in  GABF beer competition, highest number first. IPA is most popular - pumpkin beer is least popular. All is for the best in the best of all possible beer worlds! Remarkable for me: coffee beer is 4th,  German-Style Sour Ale is 8th, Belgian beers are not as trendy as I thought they would be.

 American-Style India Pale Ale
 Imperial India Pale Ale
 American-Style Strong Pale Ale
 Coffee Beer
 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
 American-Style Pale Ale
 American-Style Sour Ale
 German-Style Sour Ale
 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
 Session India Pale Ale
 German-Style Pilsener
 Golden or Blonde Ale
 American-Style Amber/Red Ale
 Herb and Spice Beer
 Chili Beer
 German-Style Koelsch
 South German-Style Hefeweizen
 American-Style Amber Lager or Dark Lager
 American-Style Fruit Beer
 Robust Porter
 Belgian-Style Tripel
 Field Beer
 Specialty Saison
 Imperial Stout
 Australian-Style or International-Style Pale Ale
 Classic Saison
 Experimental Beer
 Belgian-Style Witbier
 American-Style Brown Ale
 Fruit Wheat Beer
 Munich-Style Helles
 Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
 Rye Beer
 Irish-Style Red Ale
 German-Style Maerzen
 Double Red Ale
 Scotch Ale
 Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
 Extra Special Bitter
 Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
 American-Belgo-Style Ale
 Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
 Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
 English-Style Summer Ale
 Vienna-Style Lager
 American-Style or International-Style Pilsener
 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
 American-Style Cream Ale
 Mixed-Culture Brett Beer
 Smoke Beer
 Honey Beer
 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
 Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadrupel
 Bohemian-Style Pilsener
 Imperial Red Ale
 American-Style Black Ale
 Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
 Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
 Brown Porter
 Oatmeal Stout
 Barley Wine-Style Ale
 German-Style Altbier
 American-Style Stout
 Specialty Beer
 Brett Beer
 Session Beer
 English-Style Brown Ale
 German-Style Schwarzbier
 Chocolate Beer
 Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
 Other Strong Beer
 Scottish-Style Ale
 Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
 English-Style Mild Ale
 English-Style India Pale Ale
 Export Stout
 Historical Beer
 Baltic-Style Porter
 Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
 Aged Beer
 Ordinary or Special Bitter
 Pumpkin Spice Beer
 Classic English-Style Pale Ale
 European-Style Dark Lager/Munich-Style Dunkel
 Old Ale or Strong Ale
 American-Style Wheat Beer
 Gluten-Free Beer
 Bock
 American-Style Lager or Ice Lager or Malt Liquor
 German-Style Wheat Ale
 American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast
 Other Belgian-Style Ale
 German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
 Belgian- and French-Style Ale
 American-Style Light Lager or German-Style Light Lager
 Pumpkin/Squash Beer
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #27 on: October 09, 2016, 02:21:33 PM »
Belgian style beers are always popular but it seems like they were trendier when I started homebrewing 10 years ago.

Gose is incredibly popular right now for some reason, probably because it's a quick sour to make.  So German style sour being 8th doesn't surprise me at all.

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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #28 on: October 09, 2016, 02:39:47 PM »
I'm a little (just a little) surprised by how far down the list things like english pale ale, stout, and helles are.
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Re: macro homebrew trends
« Reply #29 on: October 09, 2016, 03:03:30 PM »
Gose is incredibly popular right now for some reason, probably because it's a quick sour to make.  So German style sour being 8th doesn't surprise me at all.

Ah, gose, didn't think of that. Thought it was Berliner Weisse.
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