Filling mailboxes and available via Google Play, we bring you another packed issue of BA mag for your monthly fix of beer education and reading pleasure. About the Cover: Solemn Oath owners John and Joe Barley, and assistant brewer Paul Schneider (center), on the inaugural "Oath Day" in September. Read more about them, and their fellow "class of 2012" first-year breweries, on page 46. Photo by Michael Kiser, Good Beer Hunting: http://*blocked* Inside: Beer Smack: Growing Pains. Jim Wells reports the Beer News Trouble Brewing by Arne Frantzell Shelf Talker by Courtney: For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to the Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops Kindred Spirits: Father Frank by Ryan Fischer Innovation by Lisa Morrison: Keep It Clean Label Approval: As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales Zymology: Munich Scientists Tinker with Yeast Unfiltered by Andy Crouch: The End of Extreme Beer Fermented Culture by Ron Pattinson: Low-Gravity IPA BYOB by Drew Beechum: Cleaning Up Cuisine à la Bière by Sean Z. Paxton: Pierogi à la Bière Cuisine Party-Gyle by Cathy Erway: How To Host a Beer Dinner Barkeep by Austin L. Ray: Bailey's Range, St. Louis, MO 9 Steps to Beerdom by Paul McMorrow: Sean Lawson, found and brewers, Lawson's Finest Liquids From the Source by Sean Lewis: Brewery Vivant, Grand Rapids, Michigan Beer Destinations: Buenos Aires, Argentina by Aleszu Bajak Feature: Class of 2012 by Evan Benn, Sarah Bennett and Courtney Cox, featuring Peticolas Brewing, River North Brewery, Latitude 33, Dragoon Brewing, Newburgh Brewing Co., Rock Ridge Brewery, Societe Brewing Co., Gigantic Brewing Co., Due South Brewing Co., Anthem Brewing, Crux Fermentation Project, Solemn Oath Brewery, Union Craft Brewing, Tired Hands, Enlightenment Ales, TRVE Brewing, Reuben's Brews, Berkley Beer Co., Hawaiian Island Brewing Co., Rushing Duck Brewing Co. and Black Bottle Brewery Beer Reviews (Porn) by us. Last Call with Michael Brawley, owner, Brawley's Beverage in Charlotte, NC. Subscribe today! http://beeradvocate.com/mag/ Back-issues (print): http://beeradvocate.com/store/ Go digital with Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/magazines/details?id=CAowsZVm As always ... thanks for reading! Cheers!