Author: Michael Oxton

Michael Oxton is a homebrewer and freelance writer in Somerville, Mass. He is also a co-founder of soon-to-be microbrewery Night Shift Brewing. Visit their blog at nightshiftbrewing.com.

Graphic Content: Craft Brewers Step Up Their Branding Feature by

Just like there is no typical craft beer, there seems to be no typical craft logo. And with the ongoing proliferation of craft breweries in the US, branding is becoming both more crucial and more impressive than ever before.

Expanding the Palette: Engineering the Future of Hops Feature by

In addition to their bittering, flavor, and aroma properties, hops help stabilize beer foam, kill unwanted bacteria, and, according to some studies, impart body-boosting antioxidants. Future breeds might bring an entire revolution to the brewing industry.