Talking Craft Beer With the Prop Master From HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’

An eye on the future, through the lens of satire.

Written by J. Travis Smith

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Letter from the Editor: The Importance of Names

Does a beer by any other name truly taste as sweet?

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The 13 Best Beers for Springtime

Some to buy, some to trade for, some to lust over.

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The Best Bottle Openers for Any Budget

At home, on your bike, and in your pocket.

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Los Angeles Is Getting a $150 Million Brewery

Thanks to the largest business conglomerate in the Philippines.

The 5 Best Whiskeys for Beer Drinkers
Graft Cider Is the Best Hard Cider for Beer Lovers
Tentatively Trying a Non-Alcoholic IPA
Lagunitas IPA Is F*cking Great
Meet Malty Baere, the Whiskey/Beer Love Child
Resurrect Beer Project: From Strong to Strange
Resurrect Beer Project: We Call Them “Regulars”
The 2017 Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 12-pack Just Dropped, Here’s How to Buy It
The 25 Best Beers You Can Buy Online Right Now
Everything You Wanted to Know About IPAs
Resurrect Beer Project: Best Brewing from Chicago
Forget Flowers, Get Mom Beer For Mother’s Day
Lagunitas Creates Proprietary Process for Even Fresher Beer
Local Beer Isn’t Just a Trend
When Bad Beer Goes Good
Wicked Weed ‘Evolves’ Funkatorium Invitational After 40+ Breweries Pull Out
How (and Why) to Celebrate American Craft Beer Week, May 15-21
What’s Next for the American IPA?
Cereal Beer Is the Breakfast of Champions
The Best Beach Beer Is Hard Seltzer
Heineken Just Bought the Rest of Lagunitas Brewing Company
AB InBev Is Buying Asheville’s Wicked Weed Brewing
Can Sam Adams Save Itself with Summer Ale?
Guinness Goes Vegan-Friendly, Eliminates Fish Guts from Brewing Process
5 Shandies Worth Sipping This Summer
Resurrect Beer Project: Black Hills Brewery & Malting
How One Mass. Brewery Puts Mom’s PB&J Into a Barrel-Aged Porter
Michigan Plays Host to 1st Annual National Belgian Beer Week
Could Trillium’s Beer Garden Boost This Beloved Boston Park?
Introducing America’s First All-Imperial Craft Brewery
‘Fake News Ale’ Is Very Real But You’ll Probably Never Drink It
Anheuser-Busch Is Building a Latin-Themed Brewery in Miami
Why One Maine Brewery Is Eschewing Flagship Beers
The 3 Best Beers Available Online This Week
Resurrect Beer Project: Hilo Brewery
Why Listicles Are Helpful, But Mostly Irrelevant
What Are Hops?
KBS Is Back & More Coveted Than Ever
Definition: Table Beer
Favorite Hometown Brewery
The 5 Most Beautiful Cans to Drink by the Pool This Spring
My Favorite Beer is Barely a Beer
Introducing the First Easy-to-Use Sour Homebrewing Kit
The Best Beer Available Online This Week
Stop Judging Me for Liking IPAs
The 13 Best Beers for Springtime
An Ode to My Favorite College Beer: Honey Brown Lager
Three Ways to Turn Your Beer Green For St. Patrick’s Day
The Brief, Drunk History of Malt Liquor
What We Learned From the BA’s List of the Biggest Craft Brewers of 2016
The Best IPAs Available Online This Week
The Legend of Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout
What’s an American Pale Ale?
How 4 Breweries Embraced IPAs Without Selling Out
What Is Dry Hopping and Why Is Seemingly Every IPA Dry Hopped?
The Best Beer For Sale Online This Week
Allagash Tweaks Tradition for a Beer That’ll Pair with Any Meal
Maine’s Two Best Belgian-Inspired Breweries Come Together For the First Time
Narragansett Is Brewing Beer Again in Rhode Island
Combining Booze and Heat, Defining the Chile Beer
The Best Beer Available Online This Week
One of Vermont’s Best Beers Finally Comes to Massachusetts
What’s a Swedish-Style Gotlandsdricka?
The 5 Best Sites for Free Homebrewing Recipes
Why Expiration Dates Matter, The Beer Freshness Problem
What Exactly Is Trub, the Grossest Part of Brewing?
What’s a Bock Beer?
Homebrewing 101: A Crash Course in Getting Started
The Best Beer Available Online This Week
What’s a Belgian Pale Ale?
How to Talk About Wort Like a Brewer
AleSmith to Offer Speedway Stout in Cans
For Better Texas Chili, Just Add Beer
The American Barleywine, Your Next Winter Warmer
What’s a Dunkelweizen?
Introducing Brettanomyces Beer, a Wine Lover’s Favorite
The Best Beer Available Online This Week
What’s an American Sour Ale?
Defining Altbier, One of Germany’s Oldest Beers
Hate Hops? Eat Some Peanuts.
The Somewhat Disgusting Origin of the Gose, America’s New Favorite Beer
What’s a Baltic Porter?
One Tree House IPA Is Getting a (Limited) National Release
What’s an American Blonde Ale?
What’s a Dortmunder Beer?
Remembering Mmmhops — a Beer Brewed By The Hanson Brothers
Defining the Sour and Smoke of an Adambier
One of the World’s Oldest Beer Styles Is Making a Comeback
What’s a Gose?
Why Maine Beer’s Dinner is America’s Best Double IPA
What’s a Gruit Ale?
What’s an English India Pale Ale?
What’s a Belgian India Pale Ale?
What’s an American Lager?
How to Make a Beer Float in 3 Easy Recipes
The 7 Weirdest Beers from the Sea
What is a Sahti Beer?
What’s an American Belgo?
What’s an English Barleywine?
What is a Gueuze?
What is a Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy?
Definition: Barrel-Aged Beer
What is a Farmhouse Brewery?
Definition: Black and Tan
Welcome to Hop Culture
Definition: Hefeweizen
The Brilliance of Stone’s “Enjoy By” IPAs
The Rise of the Nanobrewery
The 7 Best Craft Beer Podcasts
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