8 Beers That are Absolutely Perfect to Take Camping
Take advantage of the weather while it’s still camping season, and take along these beers to pair with your outdoor adventures.
Cask-Conditioned Ale: Natural Flavor One Pint at a Time
Come along as we explore the naturally carbonated world of cask-conditioned ale.
Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine Best in Beer 2016: Critics' Choice
We asked some of our most trusted beer critics for their favorite beers, breweries, trends, and more for 2016.
Boulevard’s Steven Pauwels Handpicks a 6-Pack of World-Class Craft Beer
Pauwels’s dream six-pack would satisfy anyone’s cravings both for hops and for funky farmhouse ale.
Maplewood Brewery and Distillery: Telling Stories Through Beer
Chicago’s Maplewood Brewery & Distillery can tell a lot of stories. There’s the tale of being the only brewery/distillery in Illinois. The legal thriller of losing their original name. But the best story of Maplewood is the sagas its telling with beer.
It's National Drink Beer Day! Toast with the Best Beer in Your State
Happy National Drink Beer Day! Thursday, September 28, 2017, gives us a chance to toast to our favorite beverage (as if we needed a reason).
Beercation: Finding Great Beer in New Orleans
New Orleans will always be a party town, but until recently, the party has ignored most beer beyond pale lagers. Today, as people turn toward more flavorful alternatives throughout the rest of the country, New Orleans is taking its sweet time to catch up.
We Recommend Great Beer Bars in Kentucky, Alaska, and Wisconsin
Here are the three beer bars that we explored in Issue 9 (October/November 2015) of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®.
Figueroa Mountain Brewing's Mosaic Pale Ale Recipe
A dynamic American pale ale with developed malt and hops characteristics.
Review: Tree House Brewing Company That’s What She Said (97)
Dark chocolate, caramel, and vanilla. Holy sweetness! This reminds me very much of chocolate fondue. Medium roast notes toward the end of the sip. Aftertaste is very sweet and almost cloying with notes of mango and cantaloupe. Rich pipe tobacco and sweetness supported by dark chocolate and cherry tones. Medium dry mouthfeel through the finish, once the initial sweetness subsides.
Breakout Brewer: Holy City Brewing Co.
With a respect for style guidelines, Holy City Brewing’s Chris Brown produces some traditional beers, but as the brewery has grown, he’s loosened up, creating award-winning boundary-pushing beers to complement the food scene in Charleston, South Carolina.
Killing Craft? AB InBev Blocks Sale of South African Hops to American Craft Brewers
The AB InBev-SAB Miller merger leaves hundreds of small, independent brewers without access to important hops as AB InBev earmarks the entire production for its own brewers.
Review: Stone Brewing Delicious IPA (93)
Very tasty hops profile full of grass and resin and mint with a full puckering bitterness. Just a hint of malt caramel sweetness peeks out as it warms. Lots of sweet juicy orange and pineapple—fruity juiciness. The malt body helps hold the beer, and it finishes sweet with a slight bitterness; the hops flavor comes across as fruity with hints of blackberries, melons, and lemon.
Brewers' Perspectives: Making Pastry Stouts and Beers
In beer circles these days, ask about a "pastry beer" and get ready to receive an earful. It's a style that's not actually a style and includes beers that either don't contain pastry ingredients or mimic pastry. Still, there's no denying the popularity.
Austin Beer Garden Simple Pils
Here is a “simple” and simply delicious recipe scaled to homebrew volume from The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.’s Brewer Brian Peters.