Jamie Bogner is the Cofounder and Editorial Director of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®. Email him at [email protected].
Keith Villa is the creator of Blue Moon Belgian White and an advocate for the intersection of craft beer and cannabis. Here, he walks us through the challenges, and the possibilities, of a future where alcohol isn’t the only mood enhancer in your beer.
In this conversation, the origins and design approach to Blind Pig IPA and Pliny the Elder DIPA, adjusting recipes for iconic brands as tastes shift and ingredients vary, tracking polyphenol levels batch by batch, and much more.
If there’s a method for adding hops to beer, they’ve tried it, learned from it, and added it to their ever-expanding repertoire.
For Josh pFriem of pFriem Family Brewers, every beer they make—from Pilsner to wood-aged sour—expresses a brewing philosophy that prizes nuance and depth.
Before he and his two brothers founded Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, Jack Hendler, the co-founder of Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers talks about his fondness for the darker side of the lager style, including schwarzbier and Baltic porter.
Derek Gallanosa doesn’t apologize for making ingredient-laden, flavor-forward beers that may send old school purists into fits—he’s focused on giving his customers rich experiences full of flavors they’re familiar with.
Triple Crossing Brewing Company has made a name for themselves with progressively hoppy and hazy beers, but for these central Virginia stalwarts, it’s less about fitting into a “scene” and more about finding an honest yeast expression.
With six GABF medals and four World Beer Cup medals under his belt (in categories ranging from Pilsner to stout to IPA), La Cumbre Brewing Company’s Jeff Erway has built a reputation as a perfectionist and outspoken proponent of brewing quality.
Adam Avery of Avery Brewing has seen a lot of cycles in craft beer over his past 26 years in business, and is bullish on the future.
This new documentary film from director Douglas Tirola frames a contemporary history of brewing around American stories of pursuing brewing dreams, learning the ropes, and overcoming failure.