Category: Feature

  
Native Cultures: Experiments in Spontaneous Fermentation Feature by

Allagash’s Rob Tod recalls visiting spontaneous Belgian breweries with a group of American brewers, and wondering whether their techniques could be imported to the US.

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.

Back to Basics: Part Two Feature by

When you boil it all down, beer is little more than four simple ingredients—malt, hops, water and yeast. Join us as we close our two-part series on taking it all back to basics.

Back to Basics: Part One Feature by

When you boil it all down, beer is little more than four simple ingredients—malt, hops, water and yeast. Join us as we explore these humble components in a two-part series taking it all back to basics.

Making Sense of the Funk in Beer Feature by

Joining our trusted actors Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and S. Uvarum in the world of sour beers are a team of misfits that would make the Bad News Bears proud. Let us meet the bacteria swimming in your beer.