brewing

beer

Meet the "Yeast Hoarder" Changing the Face of Sour Beer

Ehren Schmidt's Copenhagen brewing lab is a small-scale seed vault for beer yeast.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
4.19.18
beer

How Two Brothers in Miami Stole the Name of North Korea's State Beer

This is trolling via trademark law.
Dave Minsky
2.15.18
beer

IPAs Are Giving You Man Boobs

Those hops in your favorite IPA are actually wonderful medicine for insomnia and menopause, thanks to their high phytoestrogen content. These same phytoestrogens, however, can also cause a condition known among brewers as Brewer’s Droop.
Raquel Callis
12.21.17
beer

Beyoncé-Inspired Beer Leads to Cease and Desist for Craft Brewer

R.I.P., Bïeryoncé.
Mayukh Sen
12.11.17
beer

These Young Brewers Are Fighting Greece's Economic Crisis with Craft Beer

Amid financial turmoil, they're finding success with craft beers in wine-loving Greece.
Irene Plagianos
11.16.17
Booze

You Can Now Drink Kombucha Fernet Thanks to Lindsay Lohan

How LiLo inspired one company to turn its health drink into hooch.
Natalie B. Compton
6.19.17
Pizza

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff
6.15.17
beer

Vietnam Is in the Midst of a Craft Beer Boom

What started as a micro-movement has blown up into a craft craze, as Ho Chi Minh City's breweries experiment with local ingredients, from cacao nibs and passion fruit to smoked acacia bark and even durian.
Diana Hubbell
5.23.17
beer

This Is What 5,000-Year-Old Beer Tastes Like

Stanford University researchers discovered the ancient recipe in northwest China—and now a Beijing brewpub is serving their own version.
Jamie Fullerton
5.22.17
beer

Craft Brewers Are Cracking Down on Sexist Labeling

Is this a meaningful step toward making the beer world more welcoming for women?
Nick Rose
4.19.17
beer

Why This California Brewer Thinks Hops Are Overrated

Ojai Valley Brewery's chapparal beer uses foraged resinous herbs to give it the bitterness that hops otherwise would.
Natalie B. Compton
4.17.17
beer

You Can Now Drink Baseball-Bat-Flavored Beer at This Major League Stadium

Who needs barrel-aged booze when you can get bat-aged booze at the Braves stadium?
Jelisa Castrodale
4.12.17