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Podcast Episode 27: Blind Enthusiasm Founder Greg Zeschuk: The Brewery Growth in Alberta, Canada

Greg Zeschuk, the founder of Blind Enthusiasm Brewing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada talks with Senior Editor John Holl about the growing brewing scene in the province.

Great Beer Bars in Denver, New York, and Indianapolis

Here are the three beer bars that we explored in the “Love Handles” department in Issue 23 (December 2017/January 2018) of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®.

Podcast Episode 26: Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman: The Latest Trends

Grossman talked about his early homebrewing days and his hope for the future of his family owned brewing. He also shared his thoughts on the the latest trends and reminds brewers to embrace science, not just art when it comes to making beer.

Hazy IPA Added to Brewers Association Styles for GABF Medals

The Brewers Association also added five other styles that 'reflect, as much as possible, historical significance, authenticity or a high profile in the current commercial beer market.'

No Wood Required: Making A Wine IPA

JC Tetreault of Trillium Brewing Company shares the story of Dialed-In IPA

Podcast Episode 24: Two Roads' Phil Markowski: What's Next in the World of Wild Beer

Phil Markowski, has been brewing professionally for nearly three decades and says he still has a lot to learn. The brewmaster at Two Roads Brewing sits down with John Holl to talk about contract brewing and what's next in the world of "wild" beer.

Five on Five: Pastry Beers

While some purists love to hate “Pastry” beers, even more find fun and excitement in exploring the range of flavors they offer. We asked a few of our favorite brewers to share some of their favorites.

Brewers' Perspectives: Making Pastry Stouts and Beers

In beer circles these days, ask about a "pastry beer" and get ready to receive an earful. It's a style that's not actually a style and includes beers that either don't contain pastry ingredients or mimic pastry. Still, there's no denying the popularity.

Podcast Episode 22: The Current State of Lager in the U.S. with Notch Brewing Founder/Brewer Chris Lohring

Chris Lohring of Notch sits down with John Holl to discuss lagers of all kinds, the importance of a comfortable tap room and ways brewers can face competition from each other and from the outside.

Great Beer Bars in Nashville, San Francisco, and Chicago

Here are the three beer bars that we explored in the “Love Handles” department in Issue 22 of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®.