Heather Vandenengel

Hopping Around Hood River

Just an hour outside of Portland, Oregon, where the Columbia River and the Hood River meet, is the small, but brewery-dense town of Hood River.

Craft Beer & Women: Old Marketing, New Consumers

Every month or so, a brewery seems to run a marketing campaign or release a beer that re-ignites the debate on the existence of sexism in craft brewing.

Book Review: We Make Beer

There are conflicting sides to any brewer.

Breakout Brewer: Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

“For years, Jolly Pumpkin never brewed a pumpkin beer, and it was kind of part of the joke."

Creating a Destination: The Evolution of Otter Creek Brewing

Otter Creek Brewmaster Mike Gerhart is about as well-rounded a craft brewer as they come.

Craft Beer-Kombucha Hybrids

We’re not so far off from a possible new trend: kombucha-craft beer hybrids.

Fall Festivals: Fresh-Hops Ales and Pumpkin Beers

Fall beers will soon dominate the shelves, tap lists, and likely our fridges, so you might as well start reaping that fall beer harvest now.

The Geography of Craft Beer

States develop their craft-beer culture and the geographic distinctions for craft beer.

6 Craft Beer Pairings for Poutine

Right up there with key lime pie, cilantro, and olives, poutine is a “you either love it or hate it” kind of dish.

Nordic Inspiration for Craft Beer

A collaboration with Hill Farmstead and Cambridge Brewing Company.