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Video Tip: Sour Beers in Barrels

Curious about aging sour beers in barrels? Andy Parker is here to answer some questions.

Homebrewing Flows through Washington, D.C.

From hops harvested at the Smithsonian to congressional staffers squaring off with their homebrew recipes, there’s been a lot of brewing action happening in the nation’s capital in the past few weeks.

Testing the Best Beer Luggage

Whether you’re headed back from your latest great beercation or jetting off to an amazing bottle share with friends, keeping your beer safe from the perils of travel is paramount. Our staff tested several bags designed to keep your bottles from breaking.

Suarez Family Brewery Kinda Classic, a Modern Saison Recipe

Well-hopped with low-alpha hops and fermented with characterful yeast, this simple recipe perfectly reflects the brewing philosophy at Suarez Family Brewery. 

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Brewing Course: How to Win a Beer Competition

Paul Odell covers the inner-workings of beer competitions and offers tips to help you stand out and win with your next entry. The course includes 8 award-winning recipes and more than 70 minutes of video.

Brewing Course: Brewing Industrial Arts Wrench IPA

Industrial Arts Brewing Founder Jeff O’Neil takes you from grain to glass with their most popular beer, Wrench IPA. This course includes more than 70 minutes of video and the recipes for Wrench IPA and Tools of the Trade Pale Ale.

Brewing Course: How to Brew Great Saisons

John Coyle and Steve Ashton cover everything you need to know to brew your next great saison. Starting with the origins of the style, they cover recipe development, brew day, and fermentation of 7 different saison variations.

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Podcast Episode 61: Trillium's JC Tetreault: Owning It and Moving Forward

It’s been three weeks since an internet post where issues of wages, beer service, and recipes were leveled against Trillium Brewing Co.

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Full Video: How to Win a Beer Competition

BJCP Certified Judge and award-winning homebrewer Paul Odell covers the inner-workings of beer competitions and offers tips to help you stand out and win with your next entry.

Breakout Brewer: Suarez Family Brewery

People make pilgrimages to the Suarez Family Brewery. There are no pints, only pours, and most of what’s on offer is below 6 percent ABV. Here it’s about taking it slow, appreciating nuance, and working with both tradition and the surrounding area.

BY: John Holl

The Search for Missing Barrels

Peter Bouckaert wants to reunite the original nine barrels that made up New Belgium’s first wood-aged program. He has two already but wants to know if you’ve seen the other seven.

BY: John Holl

Video Tip: Brewing Adjunct Beers with Coconut

Learn about brewing with coconut from Neil Fisher, the head brewer and owner of WeldWerks Brewing in this video tip.

Breakout Brewery: Bokkereyder

“New lambic blender” are words not often spoken, but upstart Raf Souvereyns’s Bokkereyder lambic brand is putting that phrase in headlines with a distinct nod to the blending tradition and a progressive attitude toward incorporating winemaking techniques.

Make Your Best: How to Brew Any Style Well

In this final installment of MYB, Josh Weikert outlines the keys to brewing any and every beer style well.

Podcast Episode 60: Neighborhood Restaurant Group's Greg Engert: Building the Best Drinking Experience

This week on the podcast is Greg Engert, the beer director and managing partner for Neighborhood Restaurant Group in Washington D.C. which includes Bluejacket, The Sovereign, Churchkey, and Birch and Barley, among others.

BY: John Holl

Video Tip: Sparging Hazy IPAs

Jeff O’Neil of Industrial Arts Brewing shows off his lauter tun and talks about the sparging process and how it helps make delicious hazy IPAs.

Best of 2018: Homebrew Brands, Brew Gear, and Retailers

We asked the readers of Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine to weigh in on their favorite homebrew brands, gear, and retailers for our best of 2018 issues. Here's the companies that rank high among our readers.

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