Drew Beechum


Recipe: Triple Wish

Don’t think of this as a clone of Dupont’s Avec Les Bons Voeux—think of this as a beer inspired by it. It’s the right blend of earthy, hoppy, fruity, spicy, and dry, and it makes for sweet dreams.

Recipe: Overseas Stout

This is a beer that will make you want to hit the high seas, now with 100 percent less empire-building.

Hiding in the Middle: The Tradition of Foreign Export Stout

Whether African, Caribbean, or Belgian, foreign export stouts occupy the oft-overlooked middle ground between the smooth lows of dry Irish stout and the highs of alcoholic exuberance.

It’s Complicated: Trying to Brew Avec Les Bons Voeux

We bring you the sordid tale of a love triangle: One brewer, two beers, and a lot of feelings. C’est la vie.

Recipe: Extracting the Hazy IPA

This quick and tasty hazy IPA uses malted oats for a luscious body to support a ton of hop oils.

Bring On the Oats: Tips on Extract-Brewing Hazy IPA

For homebrewers who rely on malt extract, New England–style IPA is tricky thanks to a typical ingredient: oats. Here are solutions.

Lighter Than Helium Light Lager Recipe

Light American lager is the hardest “nothing of a beer” you will ever make. Here is a simplified version.

The Classic Appeal of the American Lager

Lager is a beer with a flavor that’s barely there and hardly memorable—background music in pint form. While it may not be your quaff of choice, there’s a remarkable amount of skill in making a consistently thirst-quenching moment of nothingness.