On the Cover: After a frustrating mishap with his labeler, brewmaster Dave Witham blows off steam at his Rhode Island brewery Proclamation Ale Company. Read more on pg. 40. Photo by Brad Smith. Subscribe: http://www.beeradvocate.com/mag/ Inside: Beer Smack by Jason & Todd Alström Do You Even Drainpour, Bro? Beer News Innovation by Lisa Morrison Märzen Madness Shelf Talker by Courtney Cox Blood, Sweat & Beer, Directed by Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin Label Approval by Courtney Cox Umami Monster and Mecha-Hop from Garage Project Behind the Bines by Ezra Johnson-Greenough; photos by Chelsea Reeck Future Farmers: Will Hydroponic Hops Change the Beer Industry? Unfiltered by Andy Crouch; illustration by Chi-Yun Lau The Dark Side Fermented Culture by Ron Pattinson German Porter; Part Two BYOB by Drew Beechum; illustration by Ellen Crenshaw Nectar of the Gods Cuisine à la Bière recipes by Sean Z. Paxton Indulging in Crab Kindred Spirits (recipe by Tia Lunski, Manager & Bartender The Boiler Room, Fargo, North Dakota) The Great Escape Table Mates (pairings by Chef Kelly Qualley, Hinterland's in Wisconsin) Grilled Elk Loin Barkeep by Austin L. Ray; photos by Beth Skogen The Old Fashioned in Madison, Wisconsin Will Work for Beer by Stan Hieronymus Bart Watson, The Data Decoder 9 Steps to Beerdom by Paul M. McMorrow Dave Witham, Founder and Brewmaster, Proclamation Ale Company From the Source by Ben Keene Victory Brewing Company Beer Destinations by Nora McGunnigle; illustration by Sam Brewster Birmingham, Alabama Feature by Austin L. Ray; illustrations by Nicholas Little Clipped Wings: Eager to Soar, Georgian Breweries Face Setbacks, Opposition Feature by Martin Cizmar Cooperation: 7 Simple Ground Rules for Successful Collaboration Beers Beer Reviews by Jason & Todd Alström Last Call (interview by Courtney Cox) Ludger Berges, Owner, Hopfen & Malz For more BeerAdvocate magazine: http://www.beeradvocate.com/mag/ As always ... thanks for reading! Cheers!