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Recipe: Munkle 5 Branches Bière de Garde

Courtesy of Joe Bowden, head brewer at Munkle Brewing in Charleston, South Carolina, here is a homebrew-scale recipe for the beer that won GABF gold in 2018 in the category Belgian-Style and French-Style Ales.

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Recipe: Kane Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

Courtesy of Michael Kane, founder of Kane Brewing in Ocean, New Jersey, this imperial stout recipe meant for aging in a spirits barrel is based on their award-winning A Night to End All Dawns.

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Recipe: Birds Fly South Saison is Dead

This recipe from South Carolina’s Birds Fly South—where rumors of saison’s death have been greatly exaggerated—borrows a couple of tricks from IPA for a hop-forward yet grounded saison.

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Recipe: Kehrwieder SHIPA Callista

Courtesy of Oliver Wesseloh, brewer and founder of Kehrwieder Kreativbrauerei in Hamburg, Germany, this single-hopped IPA goes all-in on Callista.

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Recipe: Burke-Gilman Černý Kov Dark Lager

This Burke-Gilman take on a Czech-style dark lager is inspired by the legendary beer served at U Fleků in Prague.

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Recipe: Godspeed Ochame Green Tea IPA

Courtesy of Luc Lafontaine of Godspeed in Toronto, this unusual IPA recipe represents a fusion of influences. (It also includes tips for extracting flavor and aroma from green tea without unwanted tannins.)

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The Best 20 Beers in 2021

Amid the ups and downs and gradual, stutter-step return to social life, we experienced some transcendent beers—beers that shone, beers that enlightened, beers that made us stop and remember what it’s all about. Here are the pinnacles of the craft.

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Recipe: Burke-Gilman The Hopsplainer

Courtesy of the brewing team at Burke-Gilman in Seattle, here is a homebrew-scale recipe for the double hazy IPA that won GABF gold in 2020.

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Recipe: Rip Current Hop Wine Quadruple IPA

Pushing IPA to its furthest physical limits requires close attention to fermentation and a lot of—well, a lot of everything. Thanks go to Paul Sangster and Rip Current Brewing for this unusual recipe.

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Recipe: pFriem Kölsch-Style Ale

Courtesy of Josh Pfriem, cofounder and brewmaster of pFriem Family Brewers, here is a homebrew-scale version of the beer that won gold at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival.