If you are thinking about Spain as a place to live, consider the beer scene. Spain is perhaps better known for its wines but just like its northerly neighbors, Spain’s beer scene thrives in every community. It seems like every town has a brewery and certainly local beers are available at the many gastrobars, pubs and restaurants. To understand the local Murcian culture in a hoppy way, a quick spin around the local beer scene is what’s on tap.
Spanish Beer Styles
Beer comes in styles like pale ale, IPA and stout but the seasonal, session beers reflect the unique flavors of Murcia. In the fall, that might mean Pumpkin Ale scented with cinnamon , Christmas Ale or black beer as the winter solstice approaches and a fruited beer in summer. Known as chumbo in Spain, prickly pear is a refreshing addition to summer beers – or eat one straight … Read More