There’s more to The Barrel than meets the eye. It’s a beer bar, sure, but it’s also a dog park, retail store, picnic spot, and live music venue.
These decadent Italian and New Orleans-inspired doughnuts take on the character of English Brown Ale, Belgian Quad, or Russian Imperial Stout.
With a focus on experimentation and, especially, hops, a new generation of Belgian brewers takes its inspiration not from its Trappist or Lambic-producing forefathers, but from brewers in the US and the UK.
The unlikely key to the rapid success of Illinois brewery Destihl has been a beer category that was all but unheard of until a few years ago: sours.
The Eichingers launched Black Husky out of their rural Wisconsin cabin in 2010, with every beer a nod to a member of their former sled dog teams.
Randyl Danner, Beer Kitchen’s Certified Cicerone, suggests three pairings to accentuate the salad’s fresh flavors.
In this margarita-inspired cocktail, Sauza Tequila and Cointreau set the base, while Scrappy’s Lavender Bitters provide a floral twist and Hefeweizen adds bubbles.
Scaling up a batch of Wry Smile Rye Pale Ale from 5 to 10 gallons tests a skilled homebrewer’s patience—and his muscle memory.