By recreating historic recipes—sometimes on period-appropriate equipment—museums and beer historians are working to preserve early American brewing traditions.
Across the country, craft breweries are forging partnerships with local conservation organizations in an effort to give back to their communities.
Since pushing to legalize the hobby more than 40 years ago, homebrewing clubs have greatly increased membership and sophistication.
In regions known for maple syrup production, brewers embrace the many flavors that come from brewing with liquid gold.
Is the link between the growth of recreational marijuana and craft breweries just a bit of cosmic, double-hopped coincidence? Cultural and economic factors could explain the evolving connection.