Whether you have dipped your toes into the complicated waters of yeast management, or experienced that moment of intrigue toward those microscopic creatures quietly responsible for beer’s existence, or (hypothetically, of course) recently finished two months of research into the subject for an upcoming All About Beer Magazine article titled “The Secret Life of Yeast,”... View Article
Book Reviews - Full Pints January 1, 2012 - Ken Weaver
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes January 1, 2012 - K. Florian Klemp
Those first few months of craft beer epiphany are heady indeed, filled with moment after moment of wide-eyed revelation. These palate-popping new brews had little in common with the mainstream stuff that you seemingly couldn’t live without. Craft beer had flavor, dark beer was actually delicious, hops in excess were heavenly, and most importantly, it... View Article
Brewing Features - Full Pints November 1, 2011 - John Holl
Unless it asserts itself by, say, fizzing up your nose or aggressively dancing on your tongue, it can be easy to forget about carbonation in beer. Sure, when light filters through a glass and highlights the tiny bubbles as they appear at the bottom it offers a visual moment of enjoyment as they flitter to... View Article
First Recipients of Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Experienceship Announced at the Great American Beer FestivalOctober 4, 2011 - Greg Barbera
Samuel Adams announced the first ever recipients of its Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream®Experienceship, a new mentoring opportunity offered as part of the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream philanthropy program.
Book Reviews - Full Pints September 1, 2011 - Rebecca Rosen
Beer Craft is a valuable guide for extract brewers looking to move up to all-grain, and new brewers who want to start at the pinnacle. The book’s waterproof cover gives it instant credibility―authors William Bostwick and Jessi Rymill must have also accidentally splashed hot wort onto their favorite homebrew manual a time or two. Brilliant!
Book Reviews - Full Pints September 1, 2011 - Brian Yaeger
In 1805, long before the debut of IFC’s hilarious sketch comedy show “Portlandia,” Captain William Clark wrote in his journal, “Welcome to the theater of majestic beauty―the Great Northwest.” In 1969, a decade before homebrewing became legal in this country, Fred Eckhardt penned A Treatise on Lager Beers: How to Make Good Beer at Home... View Article
Full Pints - Your Next Beer March 1, 2011 - Rick Lyke
Nature has a way of taking care of our needs and balancing things out. Take grains. Certain grains, such as barley for instance, are great for making beer. Others, such as corn, are better suited for breakfast cereal. Rye makes great whiskey, while rice makes excellent sushi. And wheat makes delicious bread.
Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool Live Oak Brewing Co. March 1, 2011 - Julie Johnson
When Live Oak opened in 1997, you specialized in beer styles that most craft brewers weren’t making. Why did you make that decision? Our first beer was a pilsner. I don’t know if anybody was making any back then—Victory might have been. We started making Czech pilsner because they taste so good and we love... View Article