The first beer at my wedding had to be light and crushable, and it had to go with the Vietnamese-inspired dinner menu. Yep, it could only be a rice lager.
My lager education continues with the easy-to-describe, hard-to-perfect schwarzbier. It’s just a “black beer!” How hard could it really be?
When the leaves start to turn and there’s a nip in the air, there’s only one beer that’s seasonally appropriate: German festbier. Here’s my take on a classic.