Craft Beer & Brewing Staff

Editors’ Picks: Historical Hindsight and Helpful Haulers

From a trick new cooler to deep-dive books into gluten-free brewing and lambic history, here are some picks to kick off the new year.

Five on Five: India Pale Ale

IPAs have become the driving force and signature style family of American craft beer, now available in a wide spectrum of forms, flavors, and strengths. But which ones do the pros prefer? Here are five of their picks.

Infographic: The Biggest Craft Brands Now

Here are the top 30 craft brands based on total dollar sales within IRI-tracked sales channels over the preceding 52 weeks ending on May 15, 2022.

The Best 20 Beers in 2022

Here are those rarest of drinks—products of studious craftsmanship and persistent tinkering, balancing great character with great drinkability. Once again, here are the pinnacles of the craft.

Best in Beer 2022: Reader’s Choice Top 50 & Your Favorite Breweries by Size

You voted, and here they are: your top 50 beers of 2022, plus your favorite breweries by size, as decided by the readers of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®.

Best in Beer 2022, Readers’ Choice: Homebrew Brands, Gear & Retailers of the Year

From your favorite homebrewing gear to your go-to shops for ingredients and more, here are the top picks of Craft Beer & Brewing readers.

Best in Beer 2022, Readers’ Choice: Who Brews It Best?

Which brewery makes the best saison? Who brews the best lagers? We asked, you voted. Here are the results.

Five on Five: Lager Recs from the Pros

Pale, hoppy, smoked, or strong—brewers’ favorite lagers run the gamut. Yet drinkability and balance are primary traits that tie them all together.

Five on Five: Wheat Ales

Wheat beers, in the hands of skilled brewers, bring out the best of expressive yeasts. Here, five pros share their favorites, across styles.

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Recipe: Forager Chicatana Barrel-Aged Stout

With thanks to Forager’s cofounder and head brewer Austin Jevne, this homebrew-scale recipe combines the Forager approach to barrel-aged stout with the earthy, nutty, toasty flavor contribution of Mexican flying ants.