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Hops, supported by fashion

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  • On 19th February 2014

Hops are vogue in Spain. A lot of craft beers make authentic hops pumps with a lot of IBUS, because it seems to dictate in market now. The definition of fashion is “this repetitive trend regulated by elections that mark or change the behavior of people”.  Trend, that becomes a custom, is adopted by a…

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Gruit on Tap

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  • On 24th January 2014

Recently a unique artisanal beer arrived from Belgium to Spain, which is made from ancestral recipes based on herbs instead of hops. Gruit beers are situated in Barcelona province, where the company Gruit Projects SL works. This is why the first phase of distribution and promotion of the product was focused on Catalonian community. In…

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Here is mine

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  • On 21st December 2013

Hello again, my friends. For the second time, I’d like to thank our friends from Gruit for allowing us to know about this spectrum of beers which, as you know, are elaborated in the traditional way with ancient ingredients. The theme today is something more direct and subjective. Today I want people to understand how Gruit…

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A time for a beer and every beer in their time

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  • On 6th December 2013

This will be a special entrance, as write expressly for my friends at Gruit. That means you´re reading, not in my blog (Birra Birrae) but in theirs. But let´s get to what interests us. My kitchen knowledge is not as large as I would like, but I know about beer and how to enjoy it…

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Brewmaster, 2nd part

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  • On 23rd November 2013

We want to present the second part of Bar & Beer, a beer club collectable Brewmaster article, nº 12 of 2013. Adapted by: Gruit Projects THE GRUIT SECRET MIXTURE Although the selection of herbs that was used in ancient gruit was one of the greatest brewers´ secrets, there were some of them that always were…

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Brewmaster, 1st part

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  • On 1st November 2013

We want to show the first part of Bar& Beer, a Beer Club collectable Brewmaster, article 12, 2013. Adapted by: Gruit Projects. Few beers are more historical than Gruit, whose origin and height in popularity is around the Middle Ages, when hops did not occupy its present privileged position, and when several plants (lavender, artemis,…

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Get into the Gruit

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  • On 3rd October 2013

The Wall Street Journal Europe Edition Friday, October 12, 2012 As of 2:25 PM EDT Get into the Gruit The newest thing in beer is an ancient style that casts aside bitter hops in favor of an intriguing palette of herbs, spices and plants you’ve likely never heard of   By WILLIAM BOSTWICK CROWDED INTO…

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Monograph about gruit: wake up the five senses

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  • On 29th July 2013

Gruit Projects team is beginning a new project that aims to raise awareness of beer elaborated with gruit, through the five senses. For this reason, we are organizing a monograph that is to accompany a tasting of Gruit beers with a pictorial exhibition. Our pretension is to present gruit in a different way, through pictorial…

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