I have a confession to make. I was going to write about Czech dark lager, but I tried an authentic Czech amber lager brewed by my friend Petr Bachan at a recent
Written by Gordon Strong
Issue: July-August 2016
Double IPAs are big, bold beers, but they also require balance and a careful touch. Get tips for brewing DIPAs from three pros churning out award-winning hop bombs.
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.