"What distinguishes craft beer from traditional ones is the distinctive taste of each", Francisco Podlech, founder of Nexobeer, a company dedicated to the distribution and distribution of craft beer.
For this he added that "today we can find that beer from the north of our country is very different from that from the south, because they usually use local ingredients, achieving identification with the site".
Like tradition at the end of each year, the School of the Senses, the organization responsible for the 2018 Beer Guide, ranks the best products. For this reason, he considers different tasting phases: visual evaluation, smell, taste and end. Each beer scores from 1 to 5, to 1 simple beer and 5 beers that touch perfection.
1. Black Collar Foreign Extra Stout
Originally from Valdivia, this beer earned 4.85 points, positioning itself as the winner of the day. Even though the beer's alcoholic content is enough, which is 8 °, you can appreciate the touch of balsamic, chocolate, and malt with small toffee coloring.
2. Trog Salum WIPA (Fresh hop)
In second place with a score of 4.82, this beer has 7.2 degrees of alcohol. Made at Peñaflor, it has a spicy aroma and a touch of orange, being a very refreshing beer, especially for the upcoming hot days.
3. Zigurat American Pale Ale
This beer has a very exotic aroma, a mixture of mint, rue and fruits such as grapefruit and mango. "Despite having little bitterness, it balances very well with mint, making it very refreshing for summer afternoons, especially because it doesn't contain a lot of alcohol, so you can take more than two to thirst for the weather. This is one of the most requested in the making club our beer, "explained the expert.
4. Jester Luptopia (Imperial West Coast Ipa)
In fourth place, with 4.80 points, this beer is dark gold. The aroma of the forest is mixed with bitter taste, making it the ideal beer for dinner.
5. Szot Imperial Red Ale 2016 (10 years)
From Talagante, this beer came a little sweeter than before. With 8 degrees of alcohol, they are similar to the most visited beer on the west coast of the United States. The key to this beer is malt. It has a perfect balance between bitterness and sweetness, with the scent of orange, roasted and caramel.
6. Hail Tue Tue Imperial Black HBC 472
With a distinctive Olmué aroma, there is the aroma and taste of candied beans, sweet bread, and a little brandy.
7. Jester Saison (Belgian farmhouse Ale)
From the capital comes this beer that gets 4.75 points in the ranking made by 2018 Beer Guide. Even though it has some degree of alcohol, you can appreciate the taste that is reminiscent of gin.
8. Szot Kriek Barricas Series 2017
Once again, from Peñaflor this beer comes with a fruity aroma, can distinguish cherries and apple cider, there is a good mixture, with perfect acidification.
9. Trog Salum ORIS (American Oak)
With a score of 4.75, this 9-degree alcoholic beer has a color that simulates a cake dessert, such as a black forest or tiramisu. Although it seems like a sweet beer, this one has a taste that looks like a understorey and soil.