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Do You Really Know Your IPAs? You May Not Know About These Ones

AskMen.com | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Dozens of beers are released every month, and my goal is to pick out a small sample of exceptional beers to share with you.

Hop Farming in Maine

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

Unless a brewer uses them in a beer within 48-72 hours of being picked, they need to be dried to a certain water density, they have to be preserved in cold storage, and then pelleted. If this does not happen, they will rot and be useless.

What The Hell Are Hops, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste

We know you're thankful for them, but do you know what hops really are?

Top 10 Beer Locales (and Their Best Bars)

Cheapflights | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

September ushers in that season of chilly evenings and cozy pubs. There is that festival taking place in Munich... but we're taking a look at other cities and regions where they worship the grain and listing our favorite pub in each place.

How To Grow Money On Trees (Well, Technically, Vines...)

Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

Quick to sprout and demanding to harvest, hops give beer its zing. And -- as Rita Pelczar and her husband discovered when they bought a North Caro...

Cooking With Hops: The Bitter Truth

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

If beer is the new wine, we need to start doing some of the same things with beer that are we do with wine.

'A Hops Revolution'

AP | By SHANNON DININNY | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

TOPPENISH, Wash. -- Call it a hops revolution. Northwest farmers have begun planting new varieties of the key flavor ingredient in beer and working w...

Why Brewing Beer Just Got A Lot Harder In Massachusetts

Posted 10.08.2011 | Food

The Massachusetts State Alcohol Commission passed an advisory last week mandating that any "farmer-brewers" must grow or find Massachusetts sources fo...

The Casual Beer Drinker's Summer Brews Rundown

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.16.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Small Kitchen College Ahh, summer! Nary a warm breeze wafted o'er my sunkissed cheeks before I thought: man, I could really use a beer right now. In...

Fragments From the Great American Beer Festival's Finale

Gregory Daurer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gregory Daurer

After three days of the Great American Beer Festival, I've lost track of how many different beers I sampled. And, seemingly, I've lost my ability to provide a cohesive narrative.

Green Beer, But it's Not St. Patrick's Day

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

As a big fan of microbrews, I am always on the lookout for environmentally friendly labels. In Escondido, CA, is what is surely among the greenest breweries in the world -- Stone Brewing Co.

Hops, the Friendly Greek, and Lagunitas Brewing Company

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Amber DeGrace

If you're ever in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and need a bite to eat, look no further than The Friendly Greek, the best place in town to stop for pizza and and a six-pack.

Beer Prices: Steady Despite Hops Surplus

oregonlive.com | John Foyston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The hops shortage of 2007 is over, buried in a glut of unsold hops. Don't expect craft beer prices to follow -- the $5 pint and $9 six-pack are likely...