Craft Beer & Brewing

How This Startup Is Helping Breweries to Manage To-Go and Delivery Orders—for Free.

Breweries now face the problem of managing to-go and delivery service at scale. Enter 2ndKitchen 2Go, a completely free platform built to help breweries survive the extraordinary circumstances of COVID-19.

Recipe: Dumb Luck Dubbel

The goal isn't sweet and spicy, but rather dry, dark, and deceptively drinkable. Take a stab at this Belgian-style dubbel.

Go Green: Brewing with Unkilned Malt

Stephen Mastroianni of Nova Scotia's unusual Horton Ridge Malt and Grain—a craft maltster and brewery—explains how green malt yields none of the typical malt flavors, opening up a whole new canvas on which to brew.

Pick Six: Bitter(ness) Memories, with Cantillon's Jean Van Roy

From the legendary Cantillon lambic brewery in Brussels, fourth-generation brewer Jean Van Roy chooses a six-pack of beers that have influenced him over the years. They feature the bitter, the dry, and a lifelong appreciation for good old-fashioned pils.


Brewing Course: Brewing Milkshake & Sour IPAs with Narrow Gauge

Narrow Gauge Brewing Cofounder Jeff Hardesty teaches you how to brew great milkshake and sour IPAs.

Brewing Course: How to Fix Sh*t in Your Brewery with 2nd Shift Brewing

Steve Crider, founder-brewer-handyman at 2nd Shift Brewing in St. Louis, shares his know-how on keeping a brewery running, and what to do when things break down.

Brewing Course: Mastering Barrel-Aged Stouts with Side Project Brewing

Side Project Owner/Brewer Cory King teaches you how to brew world-class barrel-aged stouts.


Recipe: All Together IPA

Conceived by the brewers at Other Half in Brooklyn, New York, this is a homebrew-size version of their open-source recipe meant to raise funds for out-of-work hospitality professionals. So, brew this beer… then support the cause.

Podcast Episode 128: Matt Tarpey of The Veil Will Brew With Anything

The head brewer and cofounder of Virginia’s The Veil Brewing Co. is known for both his hyperfocus on spontaneous lambic-style brewing and for pushing the boundaries of beer with a commitment to experimentation, challenge, and learning.

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Podcast Episode 128: Subscriber-Only Bonus with Matt Tarpey of The Veil

In this special subscriber-only bonus segment of Episode 128, Matt Tarpey discusses the mental anguish of customer feedback, building an approach to lager brewing not tied to traditional styles, The Veil’s multifaceted approach to brewing IPAs, and more.

Announcing the Craft Beer & Brewing Cares $100,000 Grant Program

We’re offering $100,000 in free advertising to small businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Keep reading for info on how to apply.

Video Tip: The Role of Vanilla in Sour IPAs

Jeff Hardesty, founder and brewer at Narrow Gauge in Florissant, Missouri, on how vanilla can help round out sour IPAs.

Recipe: Rockwell Passing Clouds Witbier

Rockwell’s best-selling beer is not one of its lagers or mixed-fermentation creations. It’s a Belgian-style witbier that gets a welcome twist from Michigan-grown Crystal hops in the whirlpool—adding earthy citrus notes that mingle with the spices.

Breakout Brewer: Rockwell

Supremely laid-back and confidently different, the brewers at Rockwell Beer Co. in St. Louis have quickly built a strong following.

Recipe: Kopfspalter Strong Scotch Ale

From his Make Your Best style series, try this recipe for Josh Weikert's "Headsplitter"—a richly malted strong Scotch ale, a.k.a. wee heavy (hold the peat).

Editors' Notebook: Beer Love in the Time of Coronavirus

In a time of fear and uncertainty, here are ideas for some much-needed distractions.

Podcast Episode 127: Kyle Matthias of Deschutes on their “All-In” Approach to Innovation Brewing

Kyle Matthias is assistant brewmaster of pilot brewing at Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. He oversees a production calendar of about 140 brews per year on the brewery’s 3.5-barrel pilot system. The potential for learning is immense.