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Civil Society Fresh IPA Recipe

This New England–style IPA from Civil Society Brewing Co. got its start as a homebrew recipe by Cofounder Karl Volstad and has become the flagship IPA for the South Florida brewery.

Protecting Waterways, One Beer at a Time

An IPA festival in Portland, Oregon, aims to shed light on the importance of protecting salmon-rich waterways.

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.

Social Kitchen and Brewery Brut IPA Recipe

The one that started a trend. The Brut IPA from San Francisco's Social Kitchen and Brewery.

Beer Books: Travel, History, and Insight

Before you pack a bag in search of new hops-fueled adventures, here are a few new books that that will inspire you to hit the road and order a pint.

Make Your Best Rye IPA

It's hop-forward, like most IPAs, but it makes use of its grist in a more obvious and substantial way than traditional IPAs. Rye is an excellent brewing grain that you should probably be using more of in general.

Got Milk? Examining Hazy IPA

What is this thing we call a Milkshake IPA? How do you make one? Should you (or anyone else) make one? Josh Weikert examines these questions and gives you guidelines for making your own—if that’s a path down which you choose to go.

Understanding Bitterness

Brewers at The Boston Beer Company ran trials to determine how common spices changed perceived bitterness in various beers. They found that there’s more to bitterness than isomerized alpha acids and more to measuring IBU than those isomerized compounds.

Tropical, Not Turbid

Designing an IPA to appeal to a wide range of beer drinkers is hard. Designing one that remains appealing to drinkers ten years later is damn near impossible.

The Secret of Hops is Malt

Mark Hastings of Überbrew argues that the selection and combination of hops varieties isn't the end-all, be-all of brewing hoppy styles. The real magic is finding the right malt and yeast combination that pulls the best character out of those hops.