Tag: Boulevard Brewing Co.

  
Does the Brut IPA Have a Future? Style Profile by

More than 600 examples of Brut IPA have been added to the BeerAdvocate database in recent months. Can it hold the attention of beer enthusiasts or will demand sputter as drinkers return to West Coast IPAs and New England IPAs?

Neil Witte, Craft Quality Solutions Founder, on Quality Control After Beer Leaves the Brewery Last Call by

After 16 years doing field quality work for Duvel Moortgat USA and Boulevard Brewing Co., Neil Witte founded Craft Quality Solutions to end the era of shadowy shipping and handling, and answer the industry’s call to focus on quality.

Chocolate Chip Cookies: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

Jonathan Bender, author of the new baking and pairing cookbook Cookies & Beer, shares his picks to pair with vanilla brown butter-infused chocolate chip cookies.

Drinking Games: Have Social Media and Apps like Untapped Changed the Way We Consume Beer? Feature by

If you drink a beer, and your friends aren’t instantly notified about it, did it really happen? How is technology changing the beer drinking experience for so many enthusiasts, and why are they frantically sharing their experiences anyway?

The Steigern Kindred Spirits by

In Kansas, Bourgeois Pig pairs the ginger-lemon radler from nearby Boulevard Brewing Co. with a splash of botanical gin and elderflower liqueur.

Drinking Pains: Beer and Gout Beer and Health by

Beer has long been associated as a gout trigger due to its relatively high levels of purine, an organic compound that, among other functions, helps form the base of human DNA. Beer gets the bulk of its purine content from brewer’s yeast, which has about three times the purines as baker’s yeast.

Fried Cauliflower with Chermoula: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

This fried cauliflower dish pops with the lemon, garlic and cumin in chermoula, a marinade found in Moroccan and Tunisian cooking. It’s balanced by the sweetness of golden raisins and pistachios, making it a complex dish with acidity and a little heat.

Brew, Brew, Brew For the Home Team: Craft Beer Makes Inroads at Stadiums and Sporting Arenas Feature by

As smaller, independent breweries have steadily chipped away at the market share held by larger national or multinational competition, they’ve also found ways to move into spaces formerly controlled by Big Beer—like Major League stadiums.

The Great Barrel Race: Foeders Are a Rare (and Mysterious) Commodity Feature by

Increasingly, sour beers—and the foeders used to produce them—are becoming a less-surprising feature among American craft breweries. And while larger breweries with connections acquire as they go, the demand for foeders among smaller breweries is only growing.

KC Streetcar Kindred Spirits by

This cocktail was inspired by the classic Sidecar, a combination of spirit, curaçao and lemon. For a Kansas City twist, use smoked bitters and wheat beer from Boulevard Brewing.

Ryeders on the Storm Kindred Spirits by

Moonshine and rye beer combine with a bourbon vanilla bean butter batter in this smoky cocktail designed for an End of the World-themed dinner.

Steven Pauwels of Boulevard Brewing Company Going Pro by

Steven Pauwels left Belgium for Missouri nine years ago, bringing craftsmanship, tradition, and a relentless drive to experiment. Here’s how Boulevard became the Midwest’s largest independent brewer—and its most eclectic.

Cold Beer and Baseball: Two Words That Unite America’s Favorite Pastimes Feature by

Beer and baseball have been married for years now, and every game is a honeymoon.

Why the Midwest Rocks! Unfiltered by

With all of the region’s successes and the outstanding and diverse beers available, I think it’s about time we give Midwestern brewers the praise due to them. They’ve got my vote for best in the industry.