“What distinguishes craft beer from traditional beer is the characteristic taste of everyone”Francisco Podlec, founder of Nexobeer, a company that distributes and distributes craft beer.
To this he adds that "today we may find that beer from the north of our country is very different from beer from the south, because they usually use local ingredients, which allows us to identify with the site."
By tradition, at the end of each year, the School of Senses, the organization responsible for the Guide to Beer 2018, made a rating of the best products. For this, he took into account the different phases of tasting: visual, olfactory, taste and final assessment. Each beer gets a rating from 1 to 5: 1 – a simple beer and 5 – a beer that deals with perfection.
1. Black Collar Foreign Extra Stout
This beer is from Valdivia, which received 4.85 points and is positioning itself as the winner of the day. Although the degree of alcohol in this beer is sufficient, at 8 ° you can appreciate the balsamic tinge, chocolate and malt with fine toffee.
2. Trog Salum WIPA (Fresh Hop)
In second place with a score of 4.82 is a beer with 7.2 degrees of alcohol. Made in Peñaflora, it has a sharp aroma and citrus notes, being a very refreshing beer, especially for the upcoming hot days.
3. Zigurat American Pale Ale
This beer has a very exotic aroma, mixing mint, rue and fruit, such as grapefruit and mango. "Although it has a bitter bitterness, it blends very well with mint, which makes it very refreshing for a summer day, especially because it does not contain so many degrees of alcohol, so you can take more than two for thirsty weather, This is one of in demand at our brewing club, ”explains the expert.
4. Jester Luptopia (West Coast of Imperial Ipa)
In fourth place, with 4.80 points, this is a beer of dark golden color. The forest flavors are blended with a bitter taste, which makes it the perfect beer for dinner.
5. Szot Imperial Red Ale 2016 (10 years)
From Talagante it turns out that this beer is a little sweeter than the previous ones. With 8 degrees of alcohol, they are similar to the beer that jumps most on the west coast of the United States. The key to this beer is malt. It has the perfect balance between bitterness and sweetness, with citrus, toasted and caramel flavor.
6. Hi, Tue, Tue, Imperial Black, HBC 472
With the unique characteristic taste of Olmué, there are flavors and flavors of candied fruits, sweet bread and some brandy.
7. Jester Saison (Belgian Ale Farm House)
Beer arrives from the capital, which received 4.75 points in the ranking compiled by Beer Guide 2018. Although there is some alcohol in it, you can appreciate the taste that resembles gin.
8. Szot Kriek Barricas 2017 series
Again, from Peñaflora it is a beer with fruit flavors, able to distinguish between cherry and apple cider, which exist in a good mixture, with perfect acidification.
9. Trog Salum ORIS (American Oak)
With a score of 4.75, this beer with 9 degrees of alcohol has colors that mimic pastry desserts such as black jungle or tiramisu. Although tones sound like a sweet beer, it has flavors that look like undergrowth and earthy.