Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen: Embracing Terroir in Washington’s Skagit Valley From the Source by

Chuckanut opened its second location, the South Nut, in the heart of the fertile Skagit Valley, within walking distance of some of the best grain—and grain research—in the country.

Congress at Home: Basic Malt Evaluation for Homebrewers BYOB by

Using simple tools on hand in most kitchens, homebrewers can assess the quality of new malts by following this at-home congress mash technique.

Forget Craft. Let’s Try Transparency Unfiltered by

While Big Beer pushes for a “post-craft” mindset, emphasizing flavor over ownership, consumers deserve transparency about a brand’s heritage.

Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour Shelf Talker by

Lonely Planet applies its signature taste for authentic travel experiences to the international beer scene, from garage operations in Buenos Aires to government-run outposts in Pyongyang.

South African Hop Importer Greg Crum, Owner of ZA Hops, on AB InBev’s Monopoly Last Call by

AB InBev’s announcement that it will stop selling South African hops to third parties outside of South Africa forced South African hop importer Greg Crum to close his business, ZA Hops.

Black Market Brewing’s Aftermath Pale Ale Label Approval by

Based in Southern California, a crime-fiction narrative runs through Black Market Brewing’s branding, featuring “good guys” Ellsworth and Mia and villains like the Blacklisted crew.

Beer on Wheels: A Keg-Hauling Pedicab Innovation by

What arrives on three wheels, keeps your kegs cold, and pours fresh beer out of two taps on its side? The Coaster Beer Trike.

Ashleigh Carter, Co-founder and Head Brewer, Bierstadt Lagerhaus 9 Steps to Beerdom by

At Bierstadt Lagerhaus in Denver, Ashleigh Carter turns out the traditional German lagers she loves drinking on an Old World copper brewhouse, and asks beer drinkers to come along for the ride.

July 2017 News: Nevada Expands Brewpub Limits, WarPigs Launches in Chicago, and Maltster Peter L. Simpson Dies at 43 News by

In a roundup of beer news, San Miguel to build first US brewery in Los Angeles; Nevada expands brewpub production limits and direct sales; WarPigs Brewing launches in Chicago; and “Humble Maltster” Peter L. Simpson dies at age 43.

Scientists Sequence Complete Barley Genome News by

After more than 10 years of research, the complete barley genome has been sequenced by a consortium of researchers from 11 countries.

Rescuing Food Waste Through Brewing News by

Instead of throwing away a bruised peach or a stale loaf of bread, several breweries and organizations are taking food waste and transforming it into beer.

Zombie Beer Brands Beer Smack by

Something that’s not discussed often enough about the impact of independent (indie) brewers selling out to megacorps is where we as consumers see it the most: on menus and shelves.

Steve Dresler, Sierra Nevada’s Brewmaster, Reflects on His Career and the Industry’s Future Last Call by

Since he began working at Sierra Nevada in 1983, Steve Dresler has helped lead the company from 2,000 barrels a year to over a million.

Meadowlark Brewing’s Fungus Shui Beer Reviews by

Fungus Shui is truly an “aha!” beer moment that all gastronomy geeks must try.

Hop Butcher For The World’s They Who Bear Honey Beer Reviews by

This dry-hopped Pale Ale is all about nuances, and that’s something that makes it so much more inviting.

The Birth of the Beer Hunter: Looking Back on Michael Jackson’s Legacy Feature by

The Beer Hunter was a persona. Michael Jackson, on the other hand, was a complex person, with all of his faults, foibles, and doubts in tow.

Breaks and Brews: Surf Town Breweries Appeal to Wave Riders Feature by

A far cry from the hokey corporate bars that market themselves with surfboards and beach themes, authentic surf culture has shaped a growing number of breweries across the country—from the company ethos to the beers themselves.

Where to Drink in Manchester, England Destinations by

Manchester’s famed youthful energy and Northern attitude have advanced a wave of beer culture, spawning a new generation of breweries and reinvigorating the bar and restaurant scene.

D.L. Geary Brewing Company: A New England Pioneer Looks to the Future From the Source by

Brewed on a Peter Austin brick kettle open fermentation system with the Ringwood yeast strain, Geary’s Pale Ale set the standard for malty, English-style ales.

Robert Turley, Head Brewer, Community Beer Works 9 Steps to Beerdom by

As head brewer of the fast-growing Buffalo nanobrewery Community Beer Works, Robert Turley churns out flavorful American ales that reflect the city’s character.

Board Games Meet Local Beer at Austin’s Vigilante Bar Barkeep by

Most bartenders wouldn’t exactly welcome a Risk board on their bar top, but at Vigilante Bar in Austin, Texas, beer is served with a side of board games.

The Brewdriver: A Beer Cocktail with Vodka, Aperol, and Gose Kindred Spirits by

Aperol and Bauchant emphasize the orange citrus flavors in this take on the classic screwdriver cocktail, while a tropical Gose provides effervescence.

Hopped Strawberry Shortcake with Witbier Curd Cuisine à la Bière by

Barley flour, hopped strawberries, and Witbier curd boost the flavor in strawberry shortcake without sacrificing the classic dessert’s nostalgia factor.

A Pint for Mom: Homebrew Porter Designed for Nursing Mothers BYOB by

This 2.4 percent ABV Porter is packed with nutritious—and tasty—ingredients like flaxseed and figs intended to help boost a new mom’s milk supply.

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