Podcast Episode 214: Our Craft Beer & Brewing Writers Share Their Personal Bests of 2021

Writers and critics Stan Hieronymus, Kate Bernot, Alex Kidd, Samer Khudairi, and Joe Stange share their favorite beers and noted trends from the past year.

Jamie Bogner , Joe Stange Nov 19, 2021 - 5 min read

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Whether they’re out there talking to brewers, publicans, distributors, scientists, hop growers, or other experts to learn whatever they can for our magazine articles, or whether they’re more focused on tasting and critiquing the latest creations and trends, our contributing writers and editors spend a disproportionate and extravagant amount of time simply thinking about beer.

Every now and then, it’s fruitful to ask their thoughts.

In our Best in Beer 2021 issue, out now, you can find our complete Critic’s Lists in addition to your Readers’ Choice picks, our 20 Best Beers in 2021, and much more. In this special, one-a-year episode of the podcast, we let our writers share their top beers of the past year, their thoughts on wht they loved them, plus some added observations on the latest trends and what ought to come next.

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Jamie Bogner is the Cofounder and Editorial Director of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®. Email him at [email protected].