The dark beer kitchen is a hot topic of discussion in Australia’s beer world.
In many ways it’s similar to the kitchen of the modern home brewer, but its an open question as to whether it’s really worth the investment.
While dark beers have become increasingly popular and ubiquitous in Australian pubs, there are some brewers who eschew the standard ingredients and techniques that are used in the modern kitchen, such as saucers and wort chillers.
Beer lovers, though, might find the dark beer’s appeal in its ability to capture the essence of the brew.
It’s not about the beer’s taste or aroma, but the way the beer captures the senses and the body of the drinker.
This article was originally published on The Conversation.
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