A brewery that eschews IPAs in the modern craft beer world is seemingly a rare commodity. Take a trip to the Pacific Northwest to visit a farmhouse-style focused brewery that does exactly that.
Written by Dave Clark
Issue: May-June 2022
Twenty-five years ago lifelong friends Ron Barchet and Bill Covaleski founded Victory Brewing Co. in Downington, Pennsylvania. Victory has churned out countless classic beers since its humble beginnings to become a leader in the craft beer movement. Learn more about the road to Victory, plus 5 clone recipes straight from their recipe books.
It’s winter warmer season and Bell’s Brewery put out a one-off last year called Song of the Open Road. One reader considered it the best winter warmer he’s ever tasted. The Replicator talked to Bell’s about crafting a rendition at home.