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Beer Camp Collaboration: Yvan The Great—Defying Style

“Yvan is an amazing brewer, one of the best I know,” says Vinnie Cilurzo, the owner and brewer at Russian River Brewing Company, about legendary Belgian brewer Yvan De Baets. “His passion for beer and brewing is infectious and his (and his business partner Bernard’s) beer, Taras Boulba, is one of my all time favorite

Pairing Beer & Food


Brewpub Nation: Wicked Weed Brewery

In this edition of Brewpub Nation, we’re heading down south to a beer town that deserves just as much recognition for its food scene as it receives for its beer culture: Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is greatly influenced by local farming, and the menu at Wicked Weed Brewing’s restaurant is no exception. Meet Head Chef

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Homebrew Beer Styles for the Unconverted

You probably know some poor souls—bless them—who have yet to discover the flavor and freshness of homemade beer. Maybe they’re a little scared: Homebrew does, after all, enjoy a not-undeserved reputation for potency. Or perhaps after decades of drinking lifeless lite lagers, their taste buds have atrophied like unused muscles. Either way, it’s your job

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We Recommend: Great Beer Bars in Montreal, Baltimore & Eugene!

The “Love Handles” department in Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine™ is devoted to great beer bars. Here are the three beer bars that we explored in our second issue (Summer 2014). Vices & Versa (Montreal, Quebec) An oasis of creative beer in Montreal’s Little Italy, where the locals hang and visitors can try the best

Beer Collecting & Trading


Odell Brewing Introduces Brett Golden Ale

Odell Brewing is getting ready to celebrate the release of its latest Cellar Series beer: Fifty Niner. Named for the Colorado gold rush of 1859, Fifty Niner is a golden ale conditioned with Brettanomyces, “a yeast as wild as the new frontier.” This is a complex and fun beer,” Odell Brewing’s QA/QC Manager Eli Kolodny

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Beer Review


Five Brewers and Their Favorite Farmhouse Ales

The recent farmhouse ale phenomenon in the United States is a trend many brewers predicted way back when it wasn’t as cool to seek out one-of-a-kind beers brewed in remote farmhouses in obscure corners of Europe. Interest in these import beers has undoubtedly inspired American brewers and homebrewers to take their own stabs at these

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Five Craft Beer Glasses That Should Be Part Of Your Collection

While there are newfangled glasses for IPAs and stouts, black and tans, and Samuel Adams Boston Lager, classic glassware still holds its own. The classic Belgian-style glasses–tulips, flutes, and chalices–are more prevalent in beer bars today, but traditional German, British, and Scottish glassware allows for hearty cheersing. Here is a handful of lesser-known classic, proper

Beer Recipes


Easy Irish Stout

What? Stout in the middle of summer? Absolutely! Irish stout is the perfect dark beer for warm weather. It’s full-flavored, low in alcohol, and has about the same number of calories as that watery “lite beer” your brother-in-law brings to your backyard barbecue. And speaking of grilled meat, Irish stout is a great pairing. If

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