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Cooking and Pairing with Beer: Flavor, Texture, Harmony, Balance

How do you pair your favorite beer and your favorite dish for maximum enjoyment? Tired Hands Brewery Executive Chef Bill Braun shares some guidelines on how to use beer in your cooking and how to pair those dishes with your favorite beers.

Let Them Drink Cake!

November 26 is National Cake Day, and we have some amazing beer-enhanced cake recipes!

In Defense of Extract Kits

Extract kits can be a bit maligned in the homebrew community, but before you disregard them completely, take a look at why we think they can be pretty great.

Beer Operations that Support the Troops

To honor Veterans Day, we have compiled several breweries, beers, and causes that support those who have served.

Cast Your Vote: What’s Your Favorite Presidential Election–Inspired Beer?

As the election nears, we’ve decided to take a break from the candidates and focus on the beers that they have inspired.

International Stout Day (November 3, 2016)

We have the decisive guide to celebrating International Stout Day like a pro with beer recommendations, food recipes, and homebrew recipes!

Brewers’ Tricks: Preheat Your Mash Water

Preheating your mash water with a bucket heater saves time and propane. We have some tips for making it work best for you!

Oktoberfests: German-Brewed Edition

Here, we’ve put together a list of some of the most noteworthy Oktoberfest beers brewed in Germany.

The Day Homebrewing Was Legalized

October 14 is important in homebrew history as the date homebrewing was officially legalized in the United States. Still, some states have laws on the books that restrict what brewers can do.

Halloween Treats: Even More Beers That Taste Like Candy

Instead of ruining your teeth on real candy, reach for one of these beers, which our reviewers thought were as great as the real thing.