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The 26-year-old Port-au-Prince native is fusing roots music from his home country with electronic beats and hip-hop. We caught up with him in the midst of a whirlwind year for a beer.
Located in an old lobster fishing port in Quebec’s Gaspésie region, Microbrasserie Pit Caribou is a place where land, sea, and air collide in the form of beer.
Few breweries hang its hat on a porter, and even fewer craft the style to be a flagship offering.
Age gates are stupid and, it turns out, totally unnecessary.
This riff on a Belhaven-style Scottish ale is aged in Templeton Rye barrels, resulting in a rich, caramel and spice-tinged slow sipper perfect for winter.
Brut IPAs are exceptionally dry thanks to a tongue-twisting enzyme called amyloglucosidase, which was also responsible for the world's first "diet" beer.
This week's best new beers.
No one's got time to curate a flight of craft beers when the turkey's in the oven, so we took the next logical step and put beer in our Thanksgiving recipes.
British post-punk trio Shopping is a small band that tackles big ideas—such as identity, desire and politics—with expansive and complex music.
When a brewery wins an award for a beer, not once or twice, but three times in the span of just two years, you know they have to be doing something right.
The bitterness of pale ale contrasts the sweetness of squash, which soaks up the beer like a sponge before it gets drizzled with pale ale honey.
An tart dressing with plenty of lemon juice, balanced with a hefeweizen, coats these hearty greens topped with chunks of pear and curls of cheese.
Like a mammoth version of your favorite beer can chicken, this recipe uses a “tall boy” to act as the pillar for a Thanksgiving bird.
The tang of sour beer balances the intense sweetness of pecan pie. Also, this version is all about the pecans—with just enough filling to bind them together.
These russet potatoes bake up crunchy on the outside and fluffy inside, served with a sauce of reduced abbey dubbel, sour cream, mustard, and maple syrup.
By co-opting the likeness of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury for its New England-style double IPA, Mikkeller has shown that this beer is bound for glory.
We spoke to the owner of Paulie Gee’s about beers, pies, and why you should skip the PBR with your slice and give sours a try.
When you need to turn out 2,000 margaritas a day, cocktail shakers just aren’t going to cut it.
De Halve Maan brewery has been making beer since 1856, and today that beer runs under the streets of Bruges.
Ogden, Utah was once considered too rough for even Al Capone. But that began to change when Roosters opened up on the city's rundown main drag.
The taste is more akin to an IPA than a pale ale, which is a neat trick from a 5.9% ABV brew.
The former hotel innovation has become an eyesore filled with overpriced convenience store staples.
The intensely bitter Lizard King pale ale has risen to challenge for the title of Pipeworks’ flagship.
The founder of the wildly innovative New York City brewery recently released a new book 'Where to Drink Beer'.
A recent study predicted barley yield could decline 3 to 17 percent, which could increase prices drastically, but beer industry pros aren't too concerned.
The Danish brewery named Goliat after the famous biblical character, and this imperial coffee stout is nothing if not big.
With a ban on alcohol ads and a country unaccustomed to craft beer, the couple behind Gara Guzu set out to bring their brews to a new generation of drinkers.
Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative is helping breweries make the switch to refillable bottles, but it's not an easy switch.
Over beers, we spoke to the Democratic Socialist and soon-to-be New York State Senator about fundamental rights and young people running for office.
To pay tribute to the central coast’s laidback lifestyle, Firestone Walker created 805, an American-style blonde ale.
Grace Perry used beer to channel the masculine side of her identity, until her body decided it could no longer tolerate beer.
The Seattle brewery’s staple imperial oatmeal stout is worth revisiting.
“Having a brewing background is way more valuable than having a distilling background,” says one distillery owner. “Fermentation is complicated."
Right before the 2018 midterm elections, the brewery hauled 2,500 signed beer cans to Congress to petition to make Election Day a Federal Holiday.
Skip the long line for the latest haze and head to the beer store for Half Acre's GoneAway IPA before seasons change.
Craft beer and running have both exploded in popularity, inevitably leading to the beer marathon. But does drinking do anything good for your finish time?
A beer that has been called "truly a masterpiece" earned a coveted perfect score this month.
Mitten Brewing swears nothing bad has happened yet, "but people will see things, feel a presence, or have a presence that follows them home.”
Mr. IPA-Nut manages to capture, in a single can, what makes the combination of cold beer and salty peanuts such a time-tested pairing.
Guitarist and synth player Scott “Monty” Munro talked to us about the best Canadian brews, drinking in Berlin, and trying to sound like Tears for Fears.
Festive and insanely easy, these cider cocktails are the perfect way to take things up a notch at your next Halloween gathering.
Aaron Goldfarb knows, "The dirty little secret in the industry is that brewers are often completely happy drinking light, industrial lagers like Banquet."
The Fort Worth, Texas brewer makes an unorthodox idea work even for ramen skeptics.
Thanks to the rise of the gluten-free trend, people who can't tolerate gluten have more options than ever—except when it comes to beer at bars.
Odell’s Oktoberfest does little to distinguish itself from the malty sweet märzens crowding the market every fall, but that isn’t an indictment.
While it retains some elements of a classic saison, this beer sets sail for new territory.
Quidi Vidi Brewing Company turns these 20,000-year-old icebergs into a crisp, clean pilsner called Iceberg Beer.
This German-style pilsner is evidence that Summit’s revolution continues on.
"I used to love beer, and touring was a nice experience to try out different local IPAs."
The San Diego-based brewery crafted the beer to feature low bitterness and a minimal malt profile.
Keeping beer cold, fresh, and carbonated has obsessed beer lovers since the invention of brewing. GrowlerWerks' uKeg, a pressurized growler, is the latest solution.
A small Great American Beer Festival dynasty has sprouted up in Texas Hill Country.
Recent changes to Oklahoma’s restrictive beer laws have kicked off a craft brew boom in Tulsa.
Burial's Bonedagger pairs a hop-heavy aroma with a wheat-prominent flavor for a unique take on the American pale.
“Do you think people will be bummed that we don’t drink beer?”
Harpoon has done justice to the coffee porter, and in the process created a dream of a fall pairing beer.
Since the beginning of Taiwan's craft beer boom, Taihu has built its business on progressive policies and a pride in local ingredients.
For better or worse, Shiner jumps on the hazy train with an unmemorable IPA.
The island nation of Malta has no permanent lakes, nor serviceable rivers, making it an unlikely place for a brewery. But Samuele D’Imperio opened Lord Chambray anyway.
"Well, on Earth I mostly drink human blood, to be honest with you," Berserker Blothar, GWAR's horned howler, admits.
Castle Cream Ale is an example of what a cream ale can accomplish when done right.
AleSmith's Oktoberfest needs something to separate it from the pack of faintly German-style lagers appearing across shelves and tap lists each fall.
A surprisingly crisp and effortlessly drinkable IPA has arrived, but will it stick around?
Frank Turner talks about his latest album, "Be More Kind," and brewing his own beer with England’s Signature Brewing Company.
If you grew up biting Wisconsin cherries off your fingertips, then Doe Eyes will bring you back to those days.
Hip hop and beer have a long history together. But hip hop and craft beer? Not so much.
Five years from now, Cold Press Black Ale will remain a perfectly dynamic melding of coffee and beer.
Austin's oldest European-style brewer dusts off its seasonal festbier each fall, just in time for an all-day party.
Having only released its first full-length album back in April, it's impressive that psych-rock outfit landed a slot at Lollapalooza
Great Divide takes its shot at the Oktoberfest style with an ambitious lager in Hoss.
Brewers are increasingly experimenting with cultivating wild yeasts that bring dynamic flavors and a sense of place to their beers.
Crux Fermentation Project’s 2018 iteration of Better Off Red is a Pacific Northwest spin on Flanders red, the iconic Belgian sour.
Beers like Kona's Big Wave Golden Ale offer a taste of island life to mainlanders.
During fall tailgating season, a malty brown ale is both an excellent companion for cool temperatures and a versatile pairing partner.
A satisfying pumpkin stout from the decidedly non-autumnal state of Texas.
Joel Holland grows pumpkins that can weigh over a ton. One specimen will be on display at Seattle's Great Pumpkin Beer Festival—in the form of a massive pumpkin keg.
Behold a sessionable, flavorful and appropriately spiced pumpkin beer that pairs perfectly with the season.
Spices dominate Punkin Ale, but the flavor is more stale and medicinal than warm and toasty.
We spoke with drummer Tim Very about the band's longevity and the process behind making Manchester Orchestra's own golden lager.
On the menu is chicken paprikash with beer grain spaetzle, chips featuring beer brine and malt vinegar, and whipped chocolate mousse made with malted rye.
It is not easy to stand out in a sea of pumpkin-themed beers.
The only thing more predictable than pumpkin beer season is people complaining about it.
In some six packs of Pumpkin Ale, there is a bottle of White Pumpkin Ale. Only one thousand of these elusive beers were produced.
Cans of Day Quencher disappear more quickly than they should, despite its sessionable ABV.
This month's best beers include a perfectly un-hazy hazy IPA.
It’s full of fruit and it might actually explode.
Aaron Goldfarb goes gonzo to track down IHOP’s new beer, and what he finds is not what he expected.
"I joke around more than ever, now that I don’t play the game, that you need beer to watch a baseball game," says the third baseman-turned-brewery owner.
Sierra Nevada produces excellent German-inspired Oktoberfests year after year, and the 2018 version is no exception.
Mosaic hops promise big aroma, and Mosaic Promise delivers with huge blueberry and mango notes.
"I was never going to give anybody the opportunity to discount me," says the teacher-turned-brewer and champion of women and people of color in the beer industry.
Mother of Dragons is a beer that brings two disparate styles together.
Breweries across the country are now building out additional locations that focus exclusively on wilds and sours.
Chef Dale Talde served a whole-hog feast paired with a bar-full of beer in New York City.