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Breakout Brewer: Troon Brewing Co.

Troon Brewing is a small brewery that sits in an old barn on 800 acres in New Jersey’s rolling farmland. The beers produced are largely hazy IPAs, and more and more, they are being traded, checked-in, and closely examined.

Breakout Brewer: Civil Society Brewing Co.

New England–style hoppy beers, but Civil Society Brewing Co. has carved out a niche in the sunshine state for just that. And that niche keeps growing as they connect and collaborate with like-minded progressive brewers across the country.

Breakout Brewer: Bonn Place Brewing

After spending just a little time with Sam Masotto and talking beer, it’s hard not to think of the Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde comparison. The Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based brewer talks about his appreciation of the classics, but not being defined by styles.

Breakout Brewer: TRVE Brewing Co.

The taproom (also home to the original brewhouse) may be the darkest in craft beer, with the black walls, dim lighting, candles, pentagrams, and skulls you’d expect from a brewery run by dedicated metalheads

Breakout Brewery: New Realm Brewing Co.

Mitch Steele, the long-time brewmaster for Stone Brewing, and one of the most thoughtful brewers in the industry talks about his new venture, New Realm Brewing Co. in Atlanta.

Maplewood Brewery and Distillery: Telling Stories Through Beer

Chicago’s Maplewood Brewery & Distillery can tell a lot of stories. There’s the tale of being the only brewery/distillery in Illinois. The legal thriller of losing their original name. But the best story of Maplewood is the sagas its telling with beer.

Breakout Brewer: Fieldwork Brewing Co.

From its home base in Berkeley, California, Fieldwork Brewing Company is churning out an ever-rotating list of inventive beers for its growing collection of taprooms.

Breakout Brewer: Abnormal Beer Co.

Abnormal lives up to its name. In a city long known for beer, especially the dank hops-forward West Coast IPA, the owners also chose to open up a winery embracing the other California beverage of note.

Breakout Brewer: Holy City Brewing Co.

With a respect for style guidelines, Holy City Brewing’s Chris Brown produces some traditional beers, but as the brewery has grown, he’s loosened up, creating award-winning boundary-pushing beers to complement the food scene in Charleston, South Carolina.

Breakout Brewer: Alvarado Street Brewery

Father and son team John and J.C. Hill opened Alvarado Street Brewery in 2014 as an upscale brewpub in tony Monterey, California with modest goals, but their exploration into hazy IPAs and fruit-forward kettle sours quickly put them on the map.