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...

About the New Anchor IPA

Here’s something that might be hard to believe in the beer world: Until earlier this year San Francisco’s iconic Anchor Brewing Co. did not have a product that was labeled as an IPA. That’s right. India Pale Ale, one of the most popular styles in America. One of the...