Video Tip: Why Foam Matters

Foam is important not just for appearance, but also for aroma and how we experience a beer. In this video tip, Greg Engert explains why we go for foam when we pour (and when we brew).

Greg Engert Oct 28, 2020

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Greg Engert is beer director of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, with 20 bars and restaurants in the Washington, D.C., area and New York City. Among beer enthusiasts, he is best known as the force behind the famous ChurchKey beer bar, Bluejacket brewery, the Sovereign restaurant, and more.

From breaking down beer styles for customers to pouring and caring for draft lines, Engert lays out his approach to world-class beer service in the full 90-minute video course, available to All Access subscribers.

Among other topics, Engert discusses:

  • building beer menus
  • flavor profiles, and communicating them to customers
  • beer service temperatures
  • glassware
  • pouring properly
  • draft beer service
  • keeping lines clean

And much more.

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