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5 Must-Drink Oatmeal Stouts

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Halloween candy is just fine, but come fall, I crave creamy, chocolatey oatmeal stout. These beers are silky-smooth thanks to the oaty addition, and the flavors tend to evoke roasty coffee with cream. They're ideal for …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Märzen and Oktoberfest Beers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Toasty, malty, nutty: they're just the kind of flavors you want in autumn, the ones you need to accompany roasted parsnips and squash, a crisp-skinned chicken or a comforting bowl of chili. Luckily for all of us, these …

A Beginner's Guide to Belgian Beer Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>How can you not love a country known for its love of waffles, chocolate, French fries, and beer? Belgium is my version of Guns 'n' Roses' Paradise City, where the grass is green and the beers are plenty.<p>And not only are …

A Beginner's Guide to British Beer Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When I began to plan this series of beginner's guides to the world's most famous beer styles, I was pumped. I would get to shine light on the underappreciated lagers of Germany and reignite passions for the Belgian …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beer With Sushi

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. Curious about beer certifications? Read more here.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>We won't …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Saisons

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. Curious about beer certifications? Read more here.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Did …

A Beginner's Guide to American Beer Styles

<i>American beer</i>. Whatever that phrase means to you, it probably doesn't mean the same thing to the guy sitting on the barstool next to you. Or to the guy on a barstool in Portland, Oregon. Or in Munich. Or in Copenhagen.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer …

Cheese and Beer Pairing Tips From Steve Jones of Portland's Cheese Bar

When you're preparing a cheese plate, your first instinct may be to crack open some bottles of wine, but beer and cheese have been paired together for centuries. Monasteries and farms frequently produced both, and so cheese and beer played a major role in those monks' and farmers' diets. But what …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Wheat Beers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When you think of wheat beers, the mild witbier (with an orange or lemon-wedge garnish) that you cut your beer-drinkin' teeth on is just the beginning. There's a vast world of beer styles that include wheat, and it can …

How to Pair Beer With Mexican Food

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I know what you're thinking. "Here's how to pair beer with Mexican food: insert lime into Pacifico. Drink."<p>I get it. Pale Mexican lagers sometimes just feel right with Mexican food. And besides—that's about all your …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers for People Who Don't Like Beer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>If you're a beer lover, it's likely that you want to share your stash of awesome bottles with your friends. But what if your friends aren't big beer drinkers? We asked our crew of beer experts about the best crossover …

Ask a Cicerone: What's Your Ultimate Beer and Burger Pairing?

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Certified Cicerones know all about beer styles, proper beer storage and service, and how to identify off-flavors in beer, but they're especially handy to have around when it comes to pairing beer and food. These folks …

A Beer Beginner's Guide to Hops of the World

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>At first glance, the hop plant is pretty lame. It's susceptible to pests and disease, it only pops out its valuable flowers once a year, and it doesn't have many uses. But one of those uses is really, really important. …

How to Pair Beer With Middle Eastern Food

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>There are parts of the world where beer just belongs on the dinner table.<p>Imagine one of those places. I'll wait.<p>It's pretty likely that you just pictured a pub in England serving cask ale with fish and chips. Or a cafe …

40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When it comes to beer, we all have our go-to bottles. But if you're looking to expand your repertoire a bit, what beers should you buy? We asked our crew of friendly beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their list …

Cicerone Picks: The Ultimate Beer-Ice Cream Float

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Some people take their comfort in a pint of beer, others in a pint of ice cream. But you're missing out if you've never thought to mix the two: a frosty mug of beer can be even better with a scoop of your favorite …

10 Must-Try American-Made Lagers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Lagers outsell ales in the US by a landslide, but most folks are still a bit hazy on exactly what makes a lager, well, a lager. We are currently in a golden age of American-made lagers—and your local shop is packed full …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best American Pale Ale

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Go back in your time machine to the 1970s, and you'll find American homebrewers and fledgling commercial breweries playing around with variations on a number of different English ale styles. Jump forward a bit to 1980, …

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers for Chinese Food

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The best Chinese restaurant may not have the best beer list, so you might be stuck between the choice of Tsingtao or Tsingtao. But if you're able to bring your own bottles...or you're grabbing dinner to go or prepping …

12 Must-Try Farmhouse Ales

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>If you close your eyes and imagine where a "farmhouse ale" comes from, do you envision a beautiful countryside, with animals grazing along winding roads? Do you picture a rustic wooden table where you can drink your …