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

The rapid transformation and mutation of American craft brewing will undoubtedly persevere in the year ahead. Yet one thing always remains the same: the absence of boredom.

50 of the Best New Breweries People & Places by

We reach out to our writers, subscribers, and followers to help us build our annual feature on brewery openings. This year, we’ve also included a number of Canadian breweries. Here are 50 of the most promising newcomers, as chosen by you.

Three Beers to Pair with Nashville Hot Chicken Table Mates by

Nick Bishop, Jr., suggests three Tennessee-brewed beers to complement the hot chicken served at his family’s Nashville-based eatery, Hattie B’s.

Cracking the Carboy Conundrum Innovation by

Big, heavy, awkward glass objects and hard surfaces do not play well together. Fortunately for clumsy homebrewers, Ross Browne and Gavin Quigley of Next Level Brewing have developed the Carboy Bumper.

How to Make a Sea Mule Beer Cocktail Kindred Spirits by

The four other ingredients in Chesapeake & Maine’s light, tart, and citrus-forward Sea Mule cocktail serve to accentuate the prominent flavors of Dogfish Head’s sessionable SeaQuench Ale.

Reading the Leaves: Do Tea Beers Have a Bright Future? News by

Tea and beer are having a moment. Since the beginning of 2018, a wave of new beers incorporating the ingredient have been released across the US.

Looking to the Past for Inspiration, Brewers Gravitate to Gruit News by

Breweries around the globe are bucking the hazy, hoppy trend by devoting at least some of their energies to Gruit, a medieval ale made with a variety of botanicals. Although small, the worldwide movement to bring more attention to it has gained steam, and is recognized with International Gruit Day.

Paul Humpherson of Oxford Brewery Tap Social on Connecting Ex-Offenders with Jobs in Beer Last Call by

Oxford, England brewery Tap Social links ex-offenders with education, training, and jobs in the beer-making industry.

A Nanoblendery Grows in Belgium: New Stirrings in the Old World of Lambic Beer Feature by

In a region of Belgium best known for orchards and vineyards, 32-year-old Raf Souvereyns is reviving Lambic production with his small blending operation Bokkereyder. Connoisseurs worldwide are taking notice.

Abnormal Beer Company’s Boss Pour and Mocha Stout Beer Reviews by

Boss Pour checks all of the West Coast IPA boxes, while Mocha Stout—made with local coffee—drops plenty of roastiness, baker’s chocolate, bitter cacao nibs, espresso beans, cola, and dark cherries onto the palate.

The Civil Life Brewing Company’s Vienna Lager Beer Reviews by

The Vienna Lager from Civil Life Brewing Co. in St. Louis, Mo., is as authentic as you can get outside of Austria.

A Pioneer, Reinvented: The Humble Beginnings and Hopeful Future of Seattle’s Redhook Brewery Feature by

Washington’s oldest and largest craft brewery plans to tackle slowing sales by taking a cue from the hyper-local breweries that have appeared in its wake. Enter Brewlab, Redhook’s new brewpub focused on innovation.

Where to Drink in Glasgow, Scotland Destinations by

Glasgow is currently coming into its own, with a growing reputation as one of the friendliest cities in Great Britain—as well as one of the most entertaining places to drink and eat.

Magnify Brewing Company: Finding a Niche in New Jersey From the Source by

Over the last year, New Jersey’s Magnify Brewing Company has emerged as one in a small but growing group of beer makers across the country producing IPAs, particularly in the New England style, that enthusiasts will queue up for hours to acquire.

Crisis Management: Breweries Persevere Through a Year of Natural Disasters Beer It Forward by

In the wake of a string of natural disasters, breweries from California, Houston, and Miami pull together to weather the aftermath of hurricanes and wildfires.

Craig Dilger, Co-Founder and Brewmaster, Foulmouthed Brewing 9 Steps to Beerdom by

The Dilgers placed the creativity, variety, and limitless experimentation that they loved about homebrewing at the core of their business plan for Foulmouthed, their brewery in South Portland, Maine.

33 Elmwood: Bowling and Bocce in Westbrook, Maine Barkeep by

In Westbrook, Maine, 33 Elmwood has elevated the food-and-entertainment game by pairing bowling with a beer list and dinner menu that stands up to the city’s fine dining restaurants.

Hops Of Wrath: A Low-ABV Beer Cocktail with Bourbon, Lemon, and West Coast IPA Kindred Spirits by

This quaffable beer cocktail has big citrus notes and a bitter palate-cleansing stage, making it refreshing and complex in flavor without send you over the edge after a few drinks.

Winter Beer Stollen Cuisine à la Bière by

Modify a recipe for stollen, a traditional German holiday bread, with ingredients like raisins soaked in rum barrel-aged Stout or Eisbock-soaked dried fruit.

The Benefits of Revising Recipes BYOB by

In the spirit of the New Year, here’s a fresh look at an old homebrew recipe—one that improves on a Saison by ditching the spices and adding Brettanomyces.

Session Imperial Stout Approaches Its Centennial Fermented Culture by

While it may sound like a style that could only be conceived in today’s genre-pushing beer world, Session Imperial Stout is nearly 100 years old.

5 Sources of Inspiration for Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 6 Degrees of Fermentation by

Founders head brewer Jeremy Kosmicki reveals the five beverages that inspired Kentucky Breakfast Stout, from Redhook Double Black Stout to Jim Beam.

Have We Been Here Before? Unfiltered by

Although globalization eases many of international travel’s challenges, it could threaten the brewing cultures and traditions that we seek to experience.

Doan’s Craft Brewing Company’s Rye IPA Label Approval by

Strolling through Kassel, Germany, where the Grimm brothers grew up, illustrator Ola Volo started thinking about the history of the Doan’s founders as a modern folklore tale.