Craft Beer and Brewing

Best in Beer 2019 Readers' Choice: Favorite Ingredients & Beer Styles

For our annual Best in Beer survey, we asked thousands of you what brewing ingredients you prefer to use, and what types of beer you like to brew (and drink). Here's what you told us.

Editors' Picks: Farmhouse Ales

Make it funky, or keep it rustic? From Saccharomyces fermentations to mixed-culture medleys, here are some of the finest retellings of that old story called "saison."

Best in Beer 2019: Your Favorite Cities & Beer Bars

Where to drink? We asked, and you told us. Here are our readers' top destinations for enjoying great beer.

Editors' Picks: From New Hops to Smart Airlocks

Our editors are always on the lookout for new products of interest to brewers and beer enthusiasts. From Sultana to Plaato, here are our picks from the October-November 2019 issue.

Infographic: Hop Variety Winners and Losers

Hop growers are aware of trends, making their best educated guesses on future demand. From 2018 to 2019, here's a look at which varieties gained the most acres, and which varieties lost.

Five on Five: IPA

Craft beer's best-selling category offers a deluge of choices. What's worthy of your glass? We asked the brewers of GABF gold-medal–winning beers to share their top picks.

Brewers and Drinkers Raise Cash for Clean Water

Nonprofit group Drink Local, Think Global has enlisted more than 100 breweries so far in an October effort to assist communities hit by an extreme water crisis.

Great American Beer Festival: By the Numbers

In short: It biggered. Here's a statistical look at America’s largest beer festival.

Editors’ Picks: Weizenbock

Leave understatement to the lagers. These big, estery wheats celebrate the fine flavors of rich fermentation.

Editors' Picks: Pastry Stouts

Here are five imperial stouts that combine indulgent sweetness with chocolate and roast balance, managing that elusive “drinkability” despite big, bold, lush flavors.