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An Ode to Orval

There may be no beer or brewery more respected by brewers around the world than Orval. Here, we’ve asked brewers to share their thoughts about why this beer means so much to so many.

Breakout Brewer: Holy City Brewing Co.

With a respect for style guidelines, Holy City Brewing’s Chris Brown produces some traditional beers, but as the brewery has grown, he’s loosened up, creating award-winning boundary-pushing beers to complement the food scene in Charleston, South Carolina.

Méthode Gueuze: Made In America

A new wave of neo-traditionalist brewers is paying homage to a crucial brewing tradition by creating language descriptive of the process, not the product. Witness now, the birth of “méthode gueuze.”

Building Recipes the Boneyard Way

Tony Lawrence, the brewmaster and co-owner at Boneyard Beer in Bend, Oregon, walks you through building a recipe for a clean, crisp, and very dry IPA.

2017 Craft-Beer Pairings for Halloween Candy

Trick-or-treating is about to take on a whole new meaning for grown-ups. We present the updated Craft Beer & Brewing candy and craft-beer pairings for Halloween.

Breakout Brewer: Jackie O’s Brewery

With a core lineup of beers that hasn’t changed much since they first opened, a new facility for souring, and a commitment to the community, Jackie O’s Brewery is serious about making great beer in a place they can enjoy with family and friends.

Breakout Brewer: Fonta Flora Brewery

On the eastern edge of the North Carolina’s Blue Ridge mountains, Fonta Flora Brewery is pursuing a vision of honest and creative beer made with locally sourced ingredients that reflect both the terroir, and the pioneering spirit, of their locale.

Breakout Brewer: Blackberry Farm Brewery

In a mountain hamlet on the Tennessee side of the Great Smoky Mountains, Blackberry Farm Brewery is putting the “farm” back in “farmhouse” with their focus on seasonality, local ingredients, hospitality, culinary cross-polination, and native culture.

Breakout Brewer: Great Notion Brewing Co.

With a progressive culinary mindset and a commitment to “anything goes” experimentation, Great Notion Brewing has become integral to the conversation about the juicy, hazy New England–style IPAs despite their location on the opposite side of the country.

Breakout Brewer: NoDa Brewing Company

Since opening NoDa Brewing Company five years ago, Brewmaster Chad Henderson has expanded the brewery not only in size, but in the number of unforgettable beers he brews.