On the Cover: Van Carney, pictured, and his brothers Lain and Jennings opened Virginia's Pen Druid Brewing in August. Read more about new breweries to watch on pg. 48. Photo by Kate Thompson. Subscribe: http://www.beeradvocate.com/mag/ Inside: Beer Smack by Jason & Todd Alström Dear Hop Head Beer News Innovation by Lisa Morrison It's All Fizzics Shelf Talker by Courtney Cox The Hop Grower's Handbook: The Essential Guide for Sustainable, Small-Scale Production for Home and Market by Laura Ten Eyck and Dietrich Gehring Label Approval by Courtney Cox Chiberian Warmer from Arcade Brewery The Business of Beer by Patrick Archambault Crowdfunding with Equity: Craft Breweries Will Soon Have a New Way to Close the Funding Gap The Blending House by John W. Mitchell Recreational Marijuana Finds Traction in Shadow of Craft Brewing 6 Degrees of Fermentation as told to Ben Keene; illustration by Brett Affrunti Geoff Larson on Alaskan Smoked Porter Unfiltered by Andy Crouch; illustration by Chi-Yun Lau The Wait Fermented Culture by Ron Pattinson German Porter; Part One BYOB by Drew Beechum; illustration by Ellen Crenshaw Cosmic Fluff Cuisine à la Bière recipes by Sean Z. Paxton Eat Like a Viking Kindred Spirits (recipe by Brian Lindner, Beverage Director & Eric Selander, Confluence Brewing Co. Head of Sales RöCA, Des Moines, Iowa) Confluence "Double You"-IPA Table Mates (pairings by Chef Michael Bilger, Sessions at the Presidio) Panela Cheese Dumplings with Cilantro-Jalapeno Pesto, Sweet Corn and Pepitas Barkeep by Austin L. Ray; photos by Layla Calo-Baird The Outer Space in Hamden, Connecticut 9 Steps to Beerdom by Paul M. McMorrow Jason Pellett, Co-founder and Brewmaster, Orpheus Brewing From the Source by Bill Babbitt; photos by Tony Cabilovski Temperance Row Brewing Company Beer Destinations by Kristen Pope; illustration by Sam Brewster Fort Collins, Colorado Feature Class of 2015 Beer Reviews by Jason & Todd Alström Last Call (interview by Courtney Cox) Javed Murad, Founder, White Owl Brewery For more BeerAdvocate magazine: http://www.beeradvocate.com/mag/ As always ... thanks for reading! Cheers!