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Back to Basics

Boston – For a long while there was a race among brewers to see what kind of strange or oddball ingredient could be used in a beer while still having it taste good. Taking existing styles – ones that have endured for centuries or less – brewers in the United States...

Year Zero For Beer

Drinking beer can cause the mind to wander, and to ponder the important questions of our time. Sometimes it can even lead to intriguing hypotheticals. That’s where I found myself several weeks ago when I was having beers with Matt Kirkegaard, an Australian journalist...

Figuring Out Foam

Recently, I’ve been told that my beer does not have enough foam. I’ve also been told that my beer has too much foam. In both cases, the arguments were linked to products that could either add to a beer’s head, or reduce it greatly. I first learned of my potential foam...