Jamie Bogner

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

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.

Podcast Episode 269: GABF Gold! Deadwords and Wye Hill Talk Winning with Light Lager and Hazy Pale Ale

Two brewers share insights into their gold medal–winning beers: a thiol-focused hazy pale ale and an unconventional American light lager brewed with Vista hops.

Editors’ Picks: The BeerMkr & More

A new brewing appliance, no-measure PBW. and more.

Podcast Episode 268: Garrett Ward of Sideward Layers Hops of Every Form in American and Hazy IPAs

Cryo, Incognito, Salvo, Spectrum, Phantasm, and more are all tools that Garrett Ward uses to punch up hop flavor in their juicy (yet still bitter) IPAs. He discusses how they use these new hop formats in both hazy and clear American IPAs.

Podcast Episode 267: GABF Gold! Roadmap and Precarious Share Their Approaches to Gold Medal–Winning Pilsner and Cold IPA

Two pros share insights into their gold medal–winning beers: an international-style pilsner brewed on a single-infusion, two-vessel system, and a cold IPA with a “cool pool,” dry-hopped during active fermentation.

Podcast Episode 266: Barry Chan of Lucky Envelope is Developing a Chinese-American Voice in Craft Brewing

The cofounder of Lucky Envelope in Seattle discusses building confidence with helles and other traditional styles, getting comfortable with his Chinese-American heritage in the beer world, and finding new avenues of expression with traditional Chinese ingredients such as lapsang souchoung tea.

Podcast Episode 265: Direct Fire! Firestone Walker Brewmaster Matt Brynildson Takes Listener Brewing Questions

Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker, one of the most respected brewmasters on the globe, answers your brewing questions about collaborations, hops, lager mashing, product development, and more.

Editors’ Picks: From Foraging to Infusing (But Don’t Forget the Snacks)

Here are four recent finds that will help you to make better beer—or to better enjoy it, with snacks.