Firestone Walker

How Craft Lagers Became Cool

Craft beer was supposed to be the antithesis of the “fizzy yellow beer” doled out by big brewers, but a

Blended to Perfection

Jason Perkins and Rob Tod of Allagash Brewing with Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing Co. (Photo courtesy Allagash Brewing)

Hoofing it in Hallertau by Matt Brynildson

Hoofing It in Hallertau

More than a half-dozen years ago, Firestone Walker brewmaster Matt Brynildson paused in the middle of a conversation about the

Beer In Wine Country

My husband gulps some Cabernet Franc and declares it “tasty.” We are in the Tri-Cities wine country in Washington state

with Matt Brynildson

How did you get into brewing? I was fortunate enough to go to Kalamazoo College, in Kalamazoo, MI in 1990.