Jamie Bogner

Jamie Bogner is the Cofounder and Editorial Director of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®. Email him at [email protected].


Podcast Episode 275: Brett Taylor of Brooklyn’s Wild East Runs a Brewery, Not a Museum

Opening at the start of the pandemic took Wild East in a different direction than they’d originally planned. Yet focusing on decocted Czech-style lagers and accessible mixed-fermentation beers—along with West coast–style IPA—has earned them loyal fans.

Podcast Episode 274: Best in Beer Brewers’ Perspectives on Hazy IPA and Sweet Molé Stout

Two brewers of our featured Best 20 Beers in 2022—Carey Fristoe of Black Spruce and John Garcia of King Harbor—discuss the creative and technical processes that went into their exceptional beers.

Infographic: Hops Around The World

Where are your hops grown? To put the hop-growing regions in their global context, here’s a comparative look at the production in various countries.

Critic’s List: Jamie Bogner’s Best in 2022

Our editorial director and podcast host shares his top tipples from the year that was, plus a few thoughts on upcoming trends.

Podcast Episode 273: Top Critics and Writers Discuss Their Best in Beer of 2022

Stan Hieronymus, Kate Bernot, Alex Kidd, Courtney Iseman, and Joe Stange all talk through their personal lists of top ten beers of 2022, along with their hot takes and favorite growing styles.

Podcast Episode 272: The Best in Beer 2022

In this special once-per-year episode, we reveal all your favorite beers, breweries, beer cities, and more—as voted on by Craft Beer & Brewing readers—plus, we walk through each of our Best 20 Beers in 2022.

Editors’ Picks: Pedigreed Cultures & New Serving Tools

From a cutting-edge growler to funky new pitches, here are a few new products worth checking out.

Podcast Episode 271: Brooklyn’s Grimm Artisanal Ales Apply a Yeast-Driven Approach to Brewing

Lauren and Joe Grimm of the eponymously named Brooklyn-based brewery have built processes to optimize yeast health and performance, whether brewing hazy IPAs or wild and spontaneous beers.

The Ancient Owl Offers Sagely Craft Wisdom to California’s Central Coast

From our Love Handles files on beer bars we love, this indoor-outdoor beer garden in downtown Atascadero, California, offers a hop-forward selection that mines the best of the Golden State.

Podcast Episode 270: Sapwood Cellars Turns Research into Creative Practice with Hoppy and Wild Beers

Helmed by authors Michael Tonsmiere and Scott Janish, Sapwood Cellars’ shared focus on hop-forward beers and oak-aged mixed fermentations was a given. However, over the past four years, they’ve pushed into new territory and found spaces for even more creative exploration.