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Breakout Brewer: Blind Enthusiasm Brewing Co.

There’s general agreement that Alberta, Canada, is about a decade behind its brewing neighbors to the south. Still, while there’s a lot to celebrate locally, Blind Enthusiasm Brewing Company in Edmonton might just be the brewery that ushers in the new age.

Editor's Note: Finding the Next IPA

Editorial Director Jamie Bogner welcomes you to our annual IPA issue (on sale now) and shares the good news about the ever evolving style.

Podcast Episode #45: Fifth Hammer's Chris Cuzme: Keeping the Homebrewing Spirit Alive

This week he discusses brewing seasonally and with special ingredients, how music can impact beer, and the benefits and limitations of brewing in a major city.

A Coolship Is Anything You Want It to Be

How one brewery in Florida used an iconic car to create a coolship like no other, and how you can find inspiration for spontaneously fermented ale in the strangest places.

Brewers’ Beers: Pros Pick Their Five Fave Lagers

Many brewers will say that lager is their go-to style. It’s the refreshing beer they need after a long day brewing and the perfect session companion to days at the bar with friends and coworkers. We asked five brewers to share their lager picks.

Beercation: Austin, Texas

The catchphrase “Keep Austin Weird” has long reflected the eclectic and creative community that calls the Texas capital home, so it should come as no surprise that the city’s breweries showcase similarly eccentric personalities.

Podcast Episode #44: Bierstadt Lagerhaus Founders: A Methodical Approach to Traditional Techniques

"We’re all in. We are doing this because it’s the only thing we wanted to do. There is no plan B."

Horchata Stouts: Ready for a Close-Up

Brewers on the pastry-stout kick are looking for new sugary veins to mine, and it seems like they've gone south of the border, incorporating the flavors of a long-beloved sweet drink.

Podcast Episode #43: Wallenpaupack Brewery's CJ Penzone: The Brewery's Story in Four Beers

CJ Penzone, the head brewer at Wallenpaupack Brewery in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains talks about making beers for locals, responding to seasonal spikes, and how one classic style has captured a new generation of drinkers.

Everyone is Drinking Hard Seltzer. Here's How You Can Make it at Home.

The most recent flavored malt beverage trend seems to be clear, carbonated, and likely flavored alcoholic seltzer. Is there a way to make it at home or is store-bought the way to go?