Irish red ale is a rather simplistic style to brew. It often only has one hop addition for the sake of bitterness, it doesn’t require any unique ingredients or brewing methods, and
Written by Dawson Raspuzzi
Issue: May-June 2019
The French farmhouse style we know as bière de garde has a somewhat fuzzy history. Gordon Strong catches us up on how the modern take of the beer style came to be identified and the keys to crafting a quenching rendition of your own
Often seen as a dumbed-down version of an American pale ale, the slightly less hoppy counterpart, American blonde ale, commonly gets overlooked as just a lawnmower beer. But these beers can have plenty of character.