Tulsa’s American Solera began with a serious devotion to coolships and mixed fermentation. It has since leaned with abandon into hazy IPAs, big adjunct stouts, fruited foeder lagers, and ... pumpkin seltzer?
This fairly straightforward home cider recipe makes use of saison yeast to ensure a complete fermentation, with many other variations possible.
We missed traveling, we missed going to bars, and we missed going to the movies. We even missed traveling to bars to watch screenings of geeky beer-documentary movies that really don’t speak to anyone else except those of us who already love those things.
This tropical-flavored fruit from un-tropical places has a funny name and great potential for brewing some unusual fruited beers.
This atmospheric bar in a historic brewery cellar features pizzas and a tap list studded with local and regional stars.
Paul Liszewski, head brewer of East Brother Beer in Richmond, California, maps out the schematic for their award-winning flagship pilsner—including the unusual hopping that helps to make it addictive.
For once, forget about planning every little detail and trying to dial everything in. (How often does that work, anyway?) Have fun, throw together some under-loved ingredients, and brew yourself a monster.
For advice on brewing a great doppelbock, we turned to an experienced Bavarian brewer: Florian Kuplent, cofounder and brewmaster of Urban Chestnut in St. Louis and the Hallertau.
Here’s an example of split-batch brewing, with a batch that diverges post-boil to become both a hoppy lager and a saison. It's also a SMASH brew—single malt, single hop—leaning into German pilsner and lovely, lemony Loral.