One thing that you will find in common among professional brewers is that we usually drink more coffee throughout our day than we do beer. Some of us just need a caffeine
Written by Jason Simmons
Issue: September 2019
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.
For those of us beer lovers who came of age prior to the modern craft beer boom, finding an Irish stout at a bar or store was like receiving a present. Gordon Strong takes us on a journey through the history, the style, and brewing a pristine Irish dry stout.