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Mutants and Transformers: A Look into the Future of Craft Brewing

Change is the defining characteristic of the American craft brewing industry. Evolving slowly, new trends and fads appear and then solidify or …

Rise of the Micro-Maltsters

Brian Simpson rakes malt at Riverbend Malt House in Asheville, NC.<p>Spend enough time in a tavern or a taproom and you’ll almost certainly hear …

Beer

The History of Steam Beer, America’s Original Craft Brew

If the last 50 years of American craft beer has a liquid godfather, it’s Anchor Steam. “In my mind, it’s the first craft beer,” says Randy Mosher, author of <i>Tasting Beer</i> and one of the world’s leading experts on the drink. Even more than that, Anchor Steam is a singular achievement in American food …

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Upcoming Documentary About Running and Beer

A new film will tell the story of the Philadelphia-based Fishtown Beer Runners and the science behind drinking and exercise recovery.<p>Beer: It’s the preferred recovery drink of many runners, and arguably a cornerstone of the pre-race carbo-loading process.<p>While beer and running have long been …

Alcohol

Independent Brewers Fight "Craft Washing"

+1<p>Is that beer you’ve just ordered at a bar, tavern, or restaurant genuinely craft or ‘craft washed’?<p>Why does it matter?<p>Marketing honesty.<p>With the …

Wild Sour Ales are Here to Stay

Many thought fermenting beers with wild yeasts and bacteria was just a trend. But American brewers are doing their own interpretations of classic …

Beer

Where Is America’s Craft Beer Capital?

It depends on whether you value quality or quantity.<p>Choosing the best city in America for microbreweries is, like judging the best beer, very …

Salt Lake City

The 10 Best Places to Drink Craft Beer in Paris

Paris hasn't traditionally been a city associated with interesting and unusual beers. Unlike Brussels or Munich, where breweries, bars and beer …

Craft Beer

Seven Baseball Stadiums with Winning Beer Lineups

During every seventh inning stretch, baseball goers sing the praises of “peanuts and Cracker Jacks.” Contrary to what historic jingles would make you …

Beer

Craft lager is an oxymoron no more

Any oppositional subculture depends on a larger culture; there is no rebellion without a mainstream to rebel against. A couple decades ago when …

Beer

This brewer refuses to sell his products in cans. Here's why

Henry Pedro learned something about bauxite mining in a university engineering class that ended up influencing an important decision he had to make …

Beer

Hop Take: Mikkeller vs. Evil Twin Feud Goes Nuclear on Twitter, Facebook, & Untappd

2 minute Read<p>Holy trolling! Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, founder of Evil Twin Brewing, took to Twitter this week to escalate his years-old feud with his …

The lost hop varieties of Belgium

Belgium is a hop producing country. Right? However, the Belgian hop growing sector is only a bleak shadow of its former self. Not only has the total …

Is Craft Beer Dying? An Investigation

With new sales data suggesting that consumers are bored of the “craft” label, is this finally the end of expensive, weird-tasting beer?<p>For a long time, craft beer seemed untouchable. Pubs of all variety were forced to supply a selection of Malawi-brewed IPAs, and you wouldn’t dream of opening a new …

Beer

Wine-Beer Hybrids are Making the Best of Two Worlds

Fancy a Cabernet Franc pale ale? How about a Viognier saison or Sauvignon Blanc gose? A new wave of craft producers are combining brewing and …

The Most Popular Beer Trends of 2018 (So Far)

The future is hazy.<p>Though growth in the craft beer market has slowed from the dizzying heights of the past decade, needless to say, people are still …

Ask Kate About Beer: How do hazy IPAs get hazy?

<i>Welcome to Ask Kate About Beer, in which</i> The Takeout<i>’s resident beer expert answers everything you’ve ever wanted to know about beer but were too</i> …

Beer

The amount of bacon and alcohol which experts say is safe to consume

Many of us think we can balance out our lifestyles, with a few smoothies or hours in the gym making up for a bit of what we fancy.<p>But when it comes …

A Small Brewing System for Nimble Beers

Thanks to tremendous growth, Firestone Walker is now accustomed to making large-scale batches. For its new Venice Beach, California, location, the …

Alcohol-free beer reviewed as beer consumption falls in Germany

With a plethora of micro breweries, German beer drinkers now have some 400 alcohol-free brews to choose from. Taste remains the Achilles' heel of …

Washington State University Research Center Will Be Home To Public Hop Breeding Program | Brew Studs

WSU-IAREC secured as operating partner facility for landmark hops research. The Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to …

Washington State

5 Of The Best Barrel-Aged Beers To Drink this Fall - 2017

5 Barrel-Aged Beers You Should Drink This Fall<p>2 minute Read<p>Barrels aren’t just for whiskey and wine anymore. There are nearly 7,000 barrel-aged beers …

Ask the Experts: Mash Efficiency

Homebrew expert Brad Smith, author of the Beersmith homebrewing software and the voice behind the Beersmith podcast, tackles a question about mash …

Beer Geek Glossary: Making Sense of Beer Trading Terms

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I've always thought of the world of craft beer as its own subculture or quasi-religion, with fervent beliefs, bizarre rituals (gathering in large groups to drink beer out of tiny plastic cups), and pilgrimages (to the …

Why Your Hometown Brewery is the Best Brewery

“What’s your favorite brewery?”. After visiting over 350 breweries in less than four years we get this question with some frequency. As you watch …

You tailgate? uKeg

<i>Presented by GrowlerWerks.</i> (Photo courtesy GrowlerWerks)It’s fourth and goal with 4 seconds on the clock and you need to score here to take home the …

Picking Apart The Minute Differences Between Porter And Stout

Ah, beer. Homer Simpson once toasted with a mug of the sudsy elixir and proclaimed that alcohol was the “cause of and solution to all of life’s problems.” Wise words, Homer. Wise words indeed. Alcohol is a such a varied and vast set of liquids on a macro level. There’s a lot of real estate between …

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Birra Artigianale? Yes, grazie!

Ballast Point Brewing to Open Chicago Brewpub on May 15

<b>CHICAGO —</b> Ballast Point Brewing Company®, a pioneer in the craft beer movement in San Diego with a 20-plus-year history of supporting the art of …

Ska Brewing Introduces Whiskey Sour

(DURANGO, CO) — Just in time for American Craft Beer Week, Ska Brewing debuts its new Barrel-Aged Beers Series with...<br>read postThe post Ska Brewing …

Craft Beer