What makes a single hop worthy of having its own dedicated beer? Increasingly, for the past few years, breweries like Green Flash, Cahaba, Mikkeller, and Founders Brewing Company have been exploring the complexities of individual hop breeds in single-hop beers. As the brewmaster of Founders Brewing Company, Jeremy Kosmicki isn’t afraid to brew the beer he […]
Send all questions to email@example.com I brought a bottle of nice wine to a nice restaurant. Should I offer some to the somm? Absolutely. If you’re bringing a bottle of wine to a restaurant, especially one with a nice enough list to have a sommelier on the floor, etiquette dictates that you should offer them a […]
The Hop Take series is a place to discuss the week’s beer news. It’s a space where I get to talk about fake news, this post-craft beer world we live in, and why Beer Is Fun. But it’s also a place to opine about beer in general and shine a light on things I think […]
With temperatures finally beginning to warm up, it’s safe to say that spring is finally here, and we can’t wait to be outside. There’s nothing better than packing up the winter jackets, trading sweaters in for tank tops, and feeling the vitamin D seep into your pores once again. As April turns to May, we’re […]
St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us. We thought this was the perfect time to celebrate some Irish drinking heritage. With data from Untappd, we mapped out Ireland’s 30 best breweries. Unsurprisingly, they’re not all in Dublin! You can see the full list here.
For those of us not in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can seem like the worst day of the year. But does it have to be? Rather than being reminded of how lonely we occasionally feel, why not take the day to honor a relationship even more important than one with a significant other, a.k.a., the […]
I’ve never been on a dedicated beercation, but lately I’ve been inching closer and closer in that direction every time I leave the house for more than an underwear-change’s worth of time. This is why I’m stressed out that I’m leaving for Chicago in a couple of days and have yet to schedule a single […]
In the awkward seasonal transition between summer and fall, when September is almost over but it’s still hot as hell, nothing quenches the thirst quite like sour beer.
The number of craft breweries in America continues to grow, but even with this growth, some states still have more breweries and beer than others. Who would have ever thought tiny Vermont would pump out the most craft beer per capita in the nation? This means they have more than six breweries for every 100,000 adults […]