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Unpasteurized Beer Is Having a Moment: Here’s What You Need to Know

Unpasteurized Beer Is Having a Moment: Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s in vogue to produce and consume things that are natural, wild, and untreated by modern industrial methods. That goes for food, wine, and, increasingly, beer. There are many breweries in the U.S. producing unpasteurized beer. But what is it exactly? Here’s everything you need to know before drinking unpasteurized beer. What is it? An […]

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Hop Take: M.I.A. Beer Co. Proves Beer Is the Unifier America Needs & Other Beer News

Hop Take: M.I.A. Beer Co. Proves Beer Is the Unifier America Needs & Other Beer News

Fans of travel and fine beverages had reason to rejoice when President Barack Obama announced Cuba and the U.S. were working on normalizing relations. In addition to the possibility that the U.S. could finally get a taste of true Havana Club, there was the distinctly real opportunity for Americans to expose themselves to an entirely different culture that’s […]

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Germany’s Iconic Lager Yeast Was Actually Born in Argentina … or Asia

Germany’s Iconic Lager Yeast Was Actually Born in Argentina … or Asia

German-style lagers have ruled a large portion of the beer market for centuries — from the Reinheitsgebot in the 1500s, to American macrobrew lagers, to Mexican lagers, to the American craft pilsners of today. Lagers made with cold-fermenting yeast are unmistakably German- influenced. But the yeast that makes German beer distinct is actually not from Germany.

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