What is the difference in the development history between craft beer and industrial beer?

Release time:

10 Apr,2021

The fermentation history of craft beer is longer than that of industrial beer, and craft beer had already appeared before the emergence of industrial beer.


(1) Craft Beer: Initially, Al Beer was produced by women to protect their families from harsh environments such as epidemics, famines, and polluted water sources. In the Middle Ages, a large number of people died from the plague, and the church took over the production of beer. Due to the significant increase in market demand for beer and high profits, craft beer has developed rapidly. At that time, many European royal families also established their own royal breweries to brew craft beer. But with the emergence of refrigeration equipment, industrial beer with stable quality, non perishable and suitable for transportation has become popular. In addition to the prosperity of glass products, the turbid Al beer mixed in transparent wine glasses is not very pleasing, and people are increasingly fond of lager beer (mostly industrial beer).

(2) Industrial beer: In the 1840s, beer brewers in Bavaria, Germany, brought beer fermentation technology to Pearson, Czech Republic, to produce the world's earliest golden beer - Pearson beer (industrial beer). With the emergence of refrigeration equipment, this beer with stable quality and not easy to spoil, suitable for large-scale industrial production and transportation, became popular in the world. With the advancement of transportation methods, Pearson beer and Pearson brewing methods quickly became popular throughout Central Europe.

Afterwards, the popular beer in Europe was brought to the United States by immigrants, and gradually Americans became fond of this beer. However, due to the scarcity of barley in the United States, corn was gradually used to replace barley for brewing beer. Later, it evolved into using rice or starch to replace barley for brewing beer, forming the American industrial beer now seen on the market.