Tag: ale

Braufest Berlin

On Friday I went with a couple of co-workers for a Feierabendbier to Braufest Berlin, where about half a dozen microbreweries from Berlin presented their latest brews. We picked up a beer map, marked the most-interesting sounding beers and proceeded to the tasting. Overall, (Indian) Pale Ales were most common and offered by almost every brewery which was very exciting because they are still hard to find if you go to a random bar in Berlin. Here is our map with our tour markers. All the Pale Ales we tried were really nice, outstanding for me were the Wedding Pale

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MANIAC Pale Ale – A special batch for the MANIAC BBQ next weekend

I just finished preparing the batch of MANIAC Pale Ale for the BBQ of the MANIAC Challenge next Saturday! This year’s challenge is designed for students to experimentally implement and evaluate cooperation strategies for mobile data offloading. The challenge is co-located with the 87th IETF/IRTF meeting in Berlin and takes place in the institute of computer science of the Freie Universität Berlin. I am sure it will be lots of fun, since 6 teams have signed up and the DES-Testbed will function as the backbone network for the challenge. More information is available on the MANIAC Challenge website. For the beer, the MANIAC

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Mountain Goat Brewery: Delicious ale and an awesome tour

The Mountain Goat brewery is located in a factory district in east Richmond. Every Wednesday, they open their bar at 5pm and offer at least one free guided tour around the brewery at about 6:30pm. Taking this tour gave some great insights into the brewing scene of Melbourne. I grew very fond of the Australian beers (still remembering my first Little Creatures) and most likely the only good outcome of the high tax on alcohol is that brewing small batches of beer is a very common hobby. On my first visit to the Australia, I was amazed that you can buy

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