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Anni-Matter gushes a chain of aromas, from very sweet to very bitter.
Chef Dale Talde served a whole-hog feast paired with a bar-full of beer in New York City.
Loads of toasted malt pit an off-putting bitterness against the beer's more pleasing flavor notes.
At 18.0% ABV, Fruit-Full Fort is a sipper and a prime candidate for aging.
We spoke to Hop Along about the recording of Bark Your Head Off, Dog, the origins of the Hop Along IPA, and what it felt like to be signed by Saddle Creek.
Birra artiginale (that’s Italian for craft beer) has arrived in Italy and taken over the neighborhood.
Recreating ancient beer means nothing if it’s bad; luckily Circle’s centerpiece beer isn’t.
Possibly the closest you can get to stepping inside someone’s head is by visiting BiXi Beer.
Suarez Family Brewery’s Palatine Pils combines the easy-drinking aspects of a pilsner with a subtly complex, unpredictable flavor.
This week's best new beers.
Unless it gets an attention-grabbing name change, Golden Lager will have to settle for being an any-day accessory to the dry Arizona heat.
Located just outside Portland, Oregon, Fido’s is the first tap house where customers can not only play with but also adopt rescue dogs while enjoying a cold one.
With Cloud Catcher, Odell establishes a new ceiling for the hazy IPA.
While many breweries continue to open in the middle of tourist-packed towns, others are finding their own voice outside the noise.
True to its name, Modern Time's Ice is exactly what you want to drink ice cold.
Colleges are installing breweries where students can cook up test batches that are served at bars and taprooms right on campus.
A trailblazer that unintentionally helped kick off the hazy IPA trend, Sip of Sunshine from Lawson's Finest Liquids is a whale worth chasing.
It was only a matter of time before matcha made its way into beer.
Pizza, murder and werewolves: That’s the premise of director Austin Vesely’s first feature film, starring Chance the Rapper, Zazie Beetz and Paul Scheer.
When done well, a session IPA is a full-flavored, hoppy beer that doesn’t weigh you down or wreck your palate.
Night Shift Brewing makes plenty of turbid beers, but one of its best eschews the local haze.
A collaboration between Oxbow Brewing Company and Parma, Italy’s Birrificio Del Ducato, Saison Dell’Aragosta is brewed with real Maine lobster.
As always, Avery Brewing Co. does everything big, and the 8% ABV Kaiser is no exception.
Fire, Skulls & Money doesn’t give a damn how you grade it, so long as you recognize its greatness.
Hop Peak evokes familiar tastes and sensibilities—just before it swerves.
The 26-year-old, Brooklyn-based vocalist will be the first artist to take the stage at OctFest.
A day-by-day play-by-play of the New York City music festival, from Vince Staples to the Flaming Lips.
90 breweries and 12 food vendors means a nearly endless amount of beer and food combinations.
With more than 700 years of brewing history and counting, ABK Beer proudly calls itself the world’s “original craft beer.”
OctFest will bring 90 international breweries to New York City’s Governors Island on September 8 and 9.
This month's top reviews prove great beer comes in many forms.
Lone Pine’s exceptional American pale ale combines the new world of brewing with the old.
“Especially in the time were living in, I would rather just be very transparent,” says the Chicago-based musician, who loves Michigan beers but hates playing weddings.
The phrase, 'It tastes like a beer,' is often overused when it comes to describing lagers, but it’s rather appropriate here.
The Massachusetts brewery has built its brand on dualities like this—it's for lords and hobos alike, as it were.
Indeed Brewing Co.'s Rum King has outlasted its peers and become an emblematic Minnesota beer. Every year, its arrival—and ever-increasing distribution—is anticipated with fervor.
Beer cans meet white tablecloths.
This West Coast IPA—an assertive beer with well-defined, robust flavors from start to finish—actually hails from the East.
It was only a matter of time before the hazy, juicy characteristics of the New England-style IPA made their way into other beer styles.
The man behind some of Rogue's most iconic designs got his start designing a children's book and didn't know much about beer.
Bearing the unmistakable hood of the Ku Klux Klan, Yellow Belly's label belies the sweet beer beneath.
"If I still had breasts, I feel like we would do a breast milk line. Like my breast milk and Harmony's breast milk."
Grain Belt is iconic for people who grew up around Minneapolis, but is it good enough to knock your own local favorite off the pedestal?
Teams playing in the Pac-12 conference could make a splash in college football in the 2018-19 season, so here's a guide to all the best nearby breweries to celebrate their wins and mourn their losses.
Take a sip of this dastardly silky New England IPA and be seized by its power.
With more consumers abstaining from or unable to drink alcohol, new breweries are catering to the booze-less drinker.
Despite brewing with all traditional German ingredients, Fader feels like a blend of the best of both German and American pilsners.
The adventurous spirit of traveling is piqued when you traipse through mountains, valleys, vineyards and beautiful terrain to end up at these breweries.
“Far better is it to dare mighty things…than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much.”
A knockout collaboration packing powerful peach flavor has returned to shelves.
Aldona Udriene, the woman behind the Jovaru Alus farmhouse brewery, still makes beer the way her grandfather did more than a century ago—but now she faces competition from modern breweries.
"It's about creating that duality—that is what’s exciting about music for me—having a pop song with substance."
Of all the beers in WeldWerks’ dessert case, Coconut Coffee Stout is the best.
"The name came from the fact that I have an identical twin brother and we are mirror twins."
Resurgam is a beer that could be served at a wine dinner and be right at home.
There are more than 6,000 breweries in the United States, and many of them produce fresh beers every week.
The phrase “cellar door” has long intrigued students of the English language, which might explain why it’s been used as the name for a beer that eludes classification.
Brawler is a fine change-of-pace beer, especially when paired with a historical haven that is Philadelphia.
This year’s Black Friday release happens on November 23rd and will introduce eight new variants.
The brewery’s berry-heavy flagship, Soft Parade, is for those who claim they don’t like beer.
Who doesn’t like the idea of an ale that can conjure up memories of sea shanties, parrot sidekicks and chests full of gold?
The thunderous quartet really wants someone to brew a beer with them.
As complex little ecosystems of their own, food halls often dictate beer’s role.
This is a beer that should be enjoyed outside, straight from the can.
How three brewers established successful brands without breweries of their own.
Few breweries have stepped forward as leaders in the gose category, and Westbrook Brewing Co. is one of them.
"We wanted to brew the most authentic, best tasting, American version of German-style beers."
The Boulder-based Avery Brewing channels its aloha spirit with a Hawaiian-flavor-infused brew.
The beer is Brewery Ommegang's first New England-style IPA.
For IPA Day, here are five of the best IPAs, according to October's reviewers.
How to hitch a ride on the hazy train.
"When I grew up, my Mom would drink Hamm’s. It’s a hipster beer now, but my Mom used to drink it."
In Todd the Axe Man, Surly follows a time-tested recipe for IPA success.
Today, it remains a relic in the portfolio, a premium pilsner lager encapsulated by a throwback can.
Yes, there is such as thing as a perfect beer.
Tiny Bomb is highly quaffable while remaining interesting, packing waves of flavor into a low-ABV beer explosion.
There's a right way and a wrong way to lug beer up a mountain.
Stage Rock Colorado Ale will be sold at Red Rocks and other Denver venues.
If Psuedo Sue is great, King Sue is superlative. If Psuedo Sue is exceptional, King Sue is anointed.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and enjoy Tierra Whack
Daywrecker has the power to ruin your day in the best possible way.
The Australia-born, dream-pop singer-songwriter will perform at OctFest in September.
There’s a lot to admire in Hop Hash, especially its ability to blend excess and moderation.
Think of Dortmunder Gold in the same vein of a martini: Old school and not for everyone.
Primitive Beer in Longmont, Colorado is one of the few breweries to package uncarbonated lambic-style ales in boxes.
"As I like to tell my six-year-old, 'Ain’t nothing last forever.'"
This unique take on the IPA style makes for a memorable flavor ride.
"We like clear and crisp beers when we come off stage and need to cool down."
Naming a beer after a hop can be a risky move, unless the brewer is ready to fully commit.
Pilsners are are more of a science than an art—you brew by the rules or you piss off an entire continent of beer drinkers.
Armed with an unmatched guitar tone and a blissfully contagious energy, Phil Cook is a force forged of gospel and blues.
The return of seaweed to my diet is unexpected, but far from unwelcome.