Mashup: Beer and Wine Come Together for the Perfect Brew

Photo Credit: The Chicago Tribune

Photo Credit: The Chicago Tribune

There's a new trend in the craft beer world: breweries are beginning to incorporate grapes into their brews, creating a beer-wine hybrid. This may not be a new idea, but rather a trend repeating itself. Evidence shows that the blending of beer and wine dates back to ancient China and Egypt, and it's no wonder why: adding grapes to beer emphasizes a brew's complexity, creating a very unique flavor profile. And thanks to grapes' natural residual sugars, it increases alcohol content. Read More