John Holl is the author of Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint, and has worked for both Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine® and All About Beer Magazine.
In each issue our Love Handles department visits three great beer bars. Here where we went for our June/July issue.
Once you figure out how best to avoid the pitfalls of using hazelnuts (also known as filberts), you’ll find a solid adjunct that is a versatile player with other ingredients in a variety of styles.
From light Pilsners to proper helles, schwarzbiers, and more, we asked brewers and industry folks from around the country to share the type of lager they would most like in their glass.
Six weird, wild, and wonderful beer events that any true beer lover should experience, even if just once.
This week Mark Edelson, one of the cofounders of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, now with nearly 20 locations in the east, talks about why staff training is important, a useful path towards a brewing career, and more.
Wheat beer is a diverse category, and personal preferences play a big role in picking the right one. We asked brewers to share their thoughts on wheat beers they enjoy. Here are their suggestions for the next wheat beer in your glass.
When it comes to rare or sought-after beers, some customers enjoy the thrill of the hunt and the satisfaction of opening and tasting the beer. Others seek get these treasures at the retail price, then resell them on the secondary market for profit.
The cofounder of Perennial Artisan Ales, as well as brewer who did his time at some of the better-known breweries of the Midwest, Phil Wymore has picked six beers that speak to his fondness for depth, stability, and creativity.
There are some breweries, especially those specializing in secondary fermentation, that are taking steps to warm the beer before it goes into the package. As they will tell you, it makes a big difference
The Referend Bier Blendery uses its own mobile coolship and other people's breweries to create spontaneously fermented beers. In this episode, founder James Priest talks about process, pitfalls, and working in the elements.