Recipe: Hot Bock Weizenbock

This big, complex crowd-pleaser winds up like a cross between a banana protein shake and Belgian dubbel. Ferment warm and buckle up.

Podcast Episode 121: Transient Artisan Ales Founder Chris Betts Talks Dry Hazy IPAs, Michigan Hops, and Spontaneous Fermentation

Terroir and character matter for Chris Betts, founder of Michigan’s Transient Artisan Ales. Here, he talks about how they build that character into everything from relatively dry hazy IPAs (using Michigan hops) to their spontaneously fermented beer.

Video Tip: Keep Your Bits and Bobs in Order

Nobody wants to turn their brewhouse upside-down hunting for a measly clamp or gasket. In this video tip, 2nd Shift founder-brewer-handyman Steve Crider shows how they keep things sorted—and reveals a secret weapon for cleaning kegs.

Learning Lab: More Ways to Get Hoppy

Go beyond the standard three-addition hopping schedule to test other techniques for injecting hop character into your beer.

The Wide World of Stout: Going Nuts

There are a few ways to get peanut flavor into beer. Chip Walton gets the lowdown on process and ingredients from three breweries and a meadery known for these nostalgia-rich beverages.

Podcast Episode 120: Urban Chestnut's Florian Kuplent on Brewing Lagers, Selecting Ingredients, and the Importance of Fermentation

Bavarian-born Florian Kuplent, cofounder and brewmaster of Urban Chestnut in St. Louis, gets into the details of brewing both traditional and experimental beers.

Infographic: How and Where Do People Like to Buy Beer?

Based on data from the beverage delivery app Drizly, here is a look at how and where people are choosing their beer and other alcoholic drinks.

Video Tip: Home Is Where You Hang Your Hose At

Poorly stored hoses are a sanitation risk. In this video tip, 2nd Shift founder-brewer-handyman Steve Crider shares his unusual method for making sure they're kept high and dry.

Recipe: Cape May Imperial Stout

Brewed with a massive and complex grain bill, this beer is for those moments of excess in your life.

A Perfect Match: Nitro and Stout

Brian Hink, the innovation director at Cape May Brewing in Cape May, New Jersey, weighs in on the diversity and importance of nitrogenation when it comes to stouts and other styles.