You voted and the winners are in! Take a look at the winners of the 16th annual Best Beers in America–plus a few of the most popular beers clone recipes so you can try them for yourself.
Professional brewers use specialized tools to make excellent beer. But one tool can trump fancy toys, and it’s available to any brewer at any level. To find it, just look in the mirror.
Beer flavor is a complex marriage of aroma and taste, one that’s easily swayed by heat and cold. Learn how serving temperature affects what you perceive in the glass.
Few are likely to associate Palestine with craft beer, a female brewer, or Oktoberfest celebrations. But that’s what you’ll find in a town near Ramallah called Taybeh.
How does a tree’s origin affect its suitability for wood-aging? What happens when staves are toasted? And how does wood transform regular beer into something extraordinary?
Recipes in this Issue
- The Blue Devil’s BGSA
- Middle Class Malt Liquor
- Fat Head’s Hunter IPA Clone
- Boulevard Tank 7 Clone
- Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin Clone
- Hop Trial
- Flanders Red
- Wee Geech Pale Ale
- Oatmeal Stout
- Rocky Raccoon’s Honey Lager (Extract)
- Rocky Raccoon’s Honey Lager (All-Grain)
Meet the Editor-in-Chief
Dave brewed his first batch in 2009 and started writing about beer soon thereafter. In addition to geeking out on beer and language, Dave enjoys hiking, traveling, and other gerunds as well. Email Dave