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60 minutes and 90 minutes in Beer

Each passing day, you learn new things in life. Sometimes, I think our lives is too short to know about a lot of things...forget knowing everything. More often then not, the mind is intrigued to learn or read about new things from the incidents that happen on a daily basis. Something similar happened to us this week.

This week, we went to a place to eat dinner after work. We ordered a draft beer. After some work discussion and some jokes and information sharing sessions, we were presented with the bill. We were shocked to see the draft beer charged for $7.50. We thought it to be too high. The high cost triggered one of my colleagues to fire across an email to the restaurant over the high charges. I ranted in Tweeter and left a comment on Yelp!  To our surprise we found an email to response. The response talked about 60 minutes and 90 minutes and the beer we had being the one for 90 minutes. The email was courteous, but the language was too technical or the thought was that we were beer connoisseurs. I am far from it.

That night, I fired a search to find out about 60 minutes and 90 minutes in beer.
It seems that some lagers created more hops if it the wort was boiled for around 90 minutes. It also seems to depend on what are the ingredients that makes the beer and then the brewers decide how long they want to keep it boiling.  Some brewers use combination of high temperature with a variant in cooling process to have a certain distinct color to their beer.
After reading about malt, barley and the beer making process, I still fail to understand the high price for the beer with 90 minutes. I can see it been expensive by a Quarter or maybe even 2 Quarters, but charging almost $3.50 cents was too high in my opinion. I am sure, a lot of brewers will have different opinions on this one. Bu from a customer point of view, the beer almost touched a glass of Wine!

My source of information came from the below URL and of course Wikipedia.

http://tinyurl.com/3spgm6o

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