As the dive bar goes extinct, the brewery taproom thrives.
Thirty weeks into pregnancy, and I've never felt more like a shell of my former self.
At this month's Snow Monkey Live Festival, Oxbow and Jester King broke into a new beer frontier.
The official beer of America is the India pale ale, whether you like it or not.
For the craft beer nerd in the digital age.
For taking beer too seriously, in style.
What to do when not everyone loves a fridge full of IPAs.
With barleywines, sours and IPAs, there's something for everyone.
Some to buy, some to trade for, some to lust over.
Reflecting on the beginnings of my craft beer obsession.
With women representing only a quarter of craft beer drinkers, organizations look to close the gap.
Because why not?
Unraveling the mystery of inebriation in a bottle.
Alexa is now the ultimate party guest.
The biggest takeaways from 2016.
Creating one of Texas' most beloved IPAs.
This week we focus on IPAs. Get 'em while they're fresh.
At NYC's hottest ramen shop, beer trumps wine.
The dorm room classic, elevated.
We need smart, motivated writers and photographers to help us document the craft beer movement.
How a small gathering of 250 beer nerds turned into a 4,000-person event…
The most popular style of American beer until 2011, when the IPA dethroned it.
The taproom dilemma.
Scientific research with all the right priorities.
The most popular trend in craft beer, explained.
For those who like a little attitude and accomplishment in their glass.
This week we feature Modern Times, Prairie, Against the Grain and more.
So you never have to go more than a few weeks without your fix.
Multiply your worst hangover by twelve weeks and you get the first trimester of pregnancy, according to Hop Culture writer Caroline Southern,
Big and small, brewers, journalists and just fans -- here are the #beerstagrams to follow.
Hoppy Table Beer is the brewery's newest year-round offering.
Foodie and rapper Action Bronson doesn't like beer. We want to change that.
Learn how to look like an expert (or at least not like a fool) on your next beer bar date.
Allagash Brewing and Oxbow Brewing are collaborating on a grisette for Saison Day.
Oxbow Brewing's Tyler "Titu" Sildve talks about hops, Hill Farmstead, and White House security clearances.
Including the oldest and the newest breweries in Philly.
And you can drink from the source beginning this March.
A taproom is the quickest way to taste a cross-section of any city's beer scene.
Sometimes you don't have time to hit a bar, but you can still sample a city's best beer.
This week we feature Perennial Ales, Modern Times, Firestone Walker and more.
A guide to spending 24 hours of drinking in Philly.
Why Sip of Sunshine from Lawson's Finest Liquids is now selling like mad in The Bay State.
A beer made by Vikings. Only order it if you can pronounce it.
The staff of San Francisco's Black Hammer Brewing shares their ultimate EDM playlist.
The Bill Nye of Beer explains his job to a layman.
Can't buy Heady Topper? Make your own at home.
An endorsement for "born on" and expiration dates on IPAs.
Ever wonder what happens to all the ingredients that don't become beer?
Famed craft beer writer Stan Hieronymus on plants, long drives, and authenticity.
We catch up with an international homebrewing star.
A dark and smooth lager for stepping past light pilsners into a storied past.
Just the basics, please.
For the thrifty drinkers of the world, a upstart brewery just introduced heaven.
This week we focus on sour ales, which are great fresh or aged, and an IPA in cans.
The hottest thing in craft beer, explained.
BrewDog opens their first U.S. brewery in Columbus, OH.
It's kind of like the American Pale Ale... but Belgian.
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in Tucson.
In this series, we pair a classic album with a great brew.
Pregnant Hop Culture writer Caroline Southern rejoices in her first ultrasound and a glass of grapefruit juice.
Think of a giant tea bag, then add hops.
An enduring Russian Imperial Stout moves from 750ml bottles to 16-ounce cans.
The best chili recipe around also happens to use Shiner beer. Stay warm, friends.
Ode to the alewife, those women who first brewed beer.
The hoppier, more balanced, and less sweet winter warmer.
We sat down with Natalie Cilurzo to talk about…
How failure can urge forth creativity in brewing.
The hefeweizen's older, darker brother.
BrewDog shows they're serious about their namesake.
Once a scourge to brewers, this funky yeast strain is enjoying newfound popularity.
This week we focus on sour ales, which are great fresh or aged.
Some of the best, most uniquely American beer being produced today.
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in Fort Collins.
A primer to the grandfather of them all.
Scrambling? We got you covered.
How not to look like this is your first time ordering a beer.
Exploring the science behind hops and salt.
Where in the world did today's hottest beer style come from?
This crisp, clean version of a traditional porter started its life near the docks.
As part of Sierra Nevada's third annual "Beer Camp" program, some small breweries might be coming your way.
The master of funk and infection shares his secret.
For fans of the lager or Kölsch, this easy-drinking ale is perfect for relaxing.
We stalked one of Boston's biggest festivals to find the next great brewery.
A German coal miner's beer that has resurfaced throughout the US.
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in San Francisco.
A rough, ancient beer that's worthy of renaissance.
Could Mikkeller Bar be the best in San Francisco?
Newly pregnant Hop Culture writer Caroline Southern reflects on her love of craft beer and its shifting role in her life.
Meet the Pittsburgh-based beer label designer that's chasing Ralph Steadman.
A nearly extinct beer style is making a big splash on the contemporary scene.
Tart and salty, this unique German beer is back in style.
In the land of hazy IPAs, Dinner seeks balance.
America's bold version of a British classic.
Positions to pints, imagining the perfect football drinking team.
Your playbook to one of the nation's most notorious beer festivals.
What is a beer without hops?
Everything you need to host the ultimate tailgate.
Born out of necessity, the English IPA remains a favorite centuries after its creation.
Understanding the release day line at Denver's Black Project Brewery.
Looking for a unique getaway? Try this Maine brewery's beautiful rural rental.
A hoppy spin on a Belgian classic or a Belgian spin on a hoppy classic?
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in the Portland of the East.
Bartenders and beer service professionals have stepped up their game by investing in education.
Why one sports writer sticks with Budweiser, even as stadiums serve up craft beer.
Exploring the history of America's favorite beer.
Ice cream is great. Beer is also great. Here's how to bring them together.
Poseidon's pints, to be drunk with a trident in hand.
A traditional Finnish brew, the juniper-tinged sahti is making a comeback.
Averie Swanson, head brewer at Jester King Brewery, gives the lowdown on her old job.
We sit down with Cigar City Cider & Mead's head meadmaker to explore the many, many things you can turn into alcohol.
Brewers put a distinctly American spin on classic Belgian beer.
Less roasty than a stout, more syrupy than a brown ale, and stronger than a strong ale.
How Nick Floyd, co-founder of 3 Floyds Brewing, immortalized the names of his beer.
We ask Christa Kilpatrick at Fiction Beer Company for her five favorite contemporary reads.
A guide to one of the most complex beers ever brewed.
The best beer, breweries, bars, and restaurants in Beantown.
Unraveling Scotland's gift in a bottle.
If das boot fits...
Pregnant Hop Culture writer Caroline Southern struggles with the realities of the first trimester.
The big flavor and big money behind finishing beer in bourbon barrels.
Should we reserve the term "farmhouse" for breweries actually on farms?
Stouts and pale ales. Together?
The Independent Brewing Co. is one of the city's most underrated attractions.
Hop Culture sits down with Brooklyn Brewery's brewmaster to talk socks, sours, and social justice.
Transport cold, fresh beer without filling up your garbage can.
An introduction to the internet's newest craft beer publication.
In our "Cheers to Science" series, we recognize an extraordinary scientist by pairing him/her with an extraordinary beer.
An old German wheat beer, explained.
Drinking the beer that manages to balance juicy hops with accessibility and freshness.
Pittsburgh's hottest brewery pleases everyone by pleasing themselves.
Most growlers lose their carbonation, but not this innovative product from GrowlerWerks.
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in the Mile High City.
We sat down with New Belgium Brewer Willy Tarango to talk beer, boats, and… Leonardo DiCaprio?
Need a new read for a cozy Friday night? We've got you covered with our five favorite books written by brewers.
From the Shawshank Redemption to Dazed and Confused, beer has a storied place on the silver screen.
Putting a bottle to each of the original ten Mortal Kombat characters.
At a time when bigger means better, why would a brewery choose to stay small?
The best breweries, bars, and restaurants in the Steel City.
Need to kick up your commute? Tune into these seven great beer podcasts.
A Profile on Craft Beer's Original Female Gangster
We chat with longtime Allagash brewmaster Jason Perkins about beer, barrel-aging, and Belgian tradition.