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Sierra Nevada Resilience Butte County Proud IPA Recipe

Sierra Nevada asked the brewing community for help, and more than 1,000 breweries stood up. A special IPA is coming to taps near you soon to help victims of the California wild fires, and you can brew the recipe at home.

BY: John Holl

Make Your Best Brett Beer

The beer you get from this recipe will seem like a lighter, brighter pale ale with a flavor that is probably pretty clean and fruity. Over time it might develop those barnyard “Brett” flavors, but they should complement the peach/pineapple flavors nicely.

Best of 2018: Who Brews It Best?

Since any general “top breweries” list will inevitably be dominated by breweries who make IPAs, we asked our readers about their favorite beers and brewers in these eight specific styles.

Verboten Brewing & Barrel Project Somebody to Love Brut IPA Recipe

This recipe uses wheat, flaked rice, and flaked oats. All hops are added after the boil for awesome aroma without the bitterness. He uses Galaxy, Citra, Hallertau Blanc, and Azacca for white-wine notes, gooseberry, tangerine, and guava.

Monkish Brewing IPA Tips

We asked Monkish Brewing Cofounder Henry Nguyen for some advice when it comes to brewing quality, flavorful, and inventive IPAs. Here are five things he thinks you should know when it comes to brewing IPA.

Troon Brewing Placebo Effect IPA Recipe

If you brew with oats because you’ve accepted this as common knowledge but have never actually experimented with it yourself, then this recipe will be especially edifying.

Hops: Blending and Pairing

Smart and effective hops pairing is a front-end, preproduction skill that every brewer should work to develop because pairing, blending, and mixing hops increases the odds of getting what you want out of your recipes and beers.

Brewer's Perspectives: Unsung Hops

Certain hops play leading roles, but the supporting actors are just as important and often overlooked. Sean Buchan of Cerebral Brewing shares some of his favorites.

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.

BY: John Holl