Bell's Black Note Stout

It's barrel-aged stout season. And while there are plenty of choices, it's easier to trust one of the classics. Black Note Stout from Bell's Brewing has been around for years, the result of a blend of their ...

Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout

Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout was bottled only once in 2011 and became one of the most sought-after and highest-rated beers in the world. CBS is the result of discovering bourbon barrels that previously ...

Sunday Beer

All light lagers are not overproduced and flavorless. For proof, reach for Sunday Beer, a light, crisp beer brewed in New York using Hallertau hops and fine pilsner malt. Sunday Beer is easy to drink at 3.9% ...

Mikkeller Twin Peaks Beers

Frequent collaborators with other breweries, Mikkeller teamed up with David Lynch for their latest release. The director played a big role in the process, adding his expertise to the concepts, beer names, ...

Porter Pity Party

Pardon me while I have a bit of a pity party. If you can’t stomach watching a grown man cry, I suggest moving on. Go read something else. I’m sure there’s a story out there about a kitten who gave her owner ...

Schlafly Imperial Oktoberfest Beer

It's tougher than it should be to find a good Oktoberfest beer made by an American brewery. Thankfully, choices like Schlafly Imperial Oktoberfest are available. The brewery ferments their Marzen for several ...

Firestone Walker Mocha Merlin Stout

Just in time for the fall season, Firestone Walker takes a legendary beer up a notch with the addition of coffee and cocoa nibs. Velvet Merlin is already one of the best oatmeal stouts in the country, and with ...

Yeastie Boys Inari Biru Rice Beer

Based in New Zealand, Yeastie Boys brewed this beer in the UK using high-grade Japanese Koshiihikari rice. Despite those tangled logistics, Inari Biru is a well-balanced extra golden pale ale that finishes ...

Rogue Rolling Thunder Imperial Stout

In 2015 Rogue acquired vintage, WWII-era coopering equipment making them the only brewery-distillery-cooperage in the country. Rolling Barrel Thunder Works is the Rogue barrel making arm of the company, and ...

Starck Beer

It's not every day that a world-famous designer lends his talents to the beer world. But that's exactly the case with Starck Beer, a collaboration between Brasserie d'Olt and French design giant Philippe ...

Early Onset Frostbite

I convinced my kids to ride their bikes to school today, which was going quite well until we picked up speed and realized just how damn cold it is in the mornings now. Their little hands were pink, stinging ...

Stillwater The Cloud IPA

With the eye-catching can designs Stillwater Artisanal Ales continues to release, it's easy to look past what's actually in the can instead of treating it as the piece of art it also happens to be. The Cloud ...

Founders Tank Bender Beer

A strong Bockbier made even more powerful by freezing water off the beer, Eisbock is a style that dates back to the late 1800s. For Founders Brewing's 20th Anniversary, they're dipping their toes into the ...

Game of #Vanlife Rallies

As we make our way back to the East Coast, we have the splendid pleasure of looking back on the past two weeks of #vanlife rallies. We were able to attend three over the past two weeks, and there couldn’t have ...

14er Fest

As summer comes to a close and cooler weather rolls in, Buena Vista is looking to the mountains for another season full of adventure. And what better way to celebrate fall in the Rocky Mountains than to set ...

Almanac Tropical Galaxy Beer

As we count down the days left of summer, it's important to remember there are plenty of undiscovered summer brews just waiting to be discovered. Almanac Brewing's Tropical Galaxy is a sour ale brewed with ...

Anderson Craft Ales

It's easy to see why Anderson Craft Ales is one of the best new breweries in Ontario. And it's easy to taste why it's so popular as well. All of the breweries beers are made using only four ingredients: ...

Omnipollo Schiuma Party Saison

When you combine two breweries who know how to make delicious beers and value the design of their bottles, you get Schiuma Party Saison. Based in Stockholm, Sweden Omnipollo teamed up with Stillwater Artisanal ...

Dageraad Amber Kelderbier

Finding great Belgian style beer in British Columbia might be unexpected. But that's exactly what's on tap at Dageraad Brewing. The word Dageraad is Flemish for "daybreak" and draws on Belgian influences for ...

Driftwood Farmhouse Saison

While American craft beer continues to grow by leaps and bounds, it's seeing a big boost north of the border as well. Driftwood Beer in Victoria, British Columbia is a great example, and their Farmhouse Saison ...

Pure Brewing Knot Murky IPA

Craft beer cans have become as much a work of art as the beer itself. And one of the breweries that appreciate this the most is Pure Project Brewing in San Diego, California. One recent example is Knot Murky; ...

Funky Buddha Piña Colada Ale

To kick off their Living Barrel Series, Funky Buddha Brewery in Florida is taking on the flavor profile of a classic summer cocktail. Piña Colada Ale starts out as an imperial cream ale made with real ...

Fieldwork Brewing Hazy Train IPA

If you're paying attention, you know that hazy IPAs are the hottest trend in beer right now. And while plenty of breweries are trying to emulate the pioneers of the style, only a handful are hitting the nail ...

One For the Road

If you love craft beers as much as you love the great outdoors, then it’s time to plan the ultimate road trip to where the beer flows like perfect singletrack—and there’s plenty of bike trails to work off ...

Stony Creek Sun Juice Beer

There are instances where you should judge a beer by its cover, or packaging. That's certainly the case with Sun Juice from Stony Creek Beer. The eye-catching bottle design is enough to pick it up, but it's ...

Stone Ghost Hammer IPA

We trust the guys at Stone with IPAs and are rarely disappointed when a new one is released. Brewed with coriander, grains of paradise, and blended with citrus, Stone Ghost Hammer IPA is named after the noises ...

Cascade Brewing Manhattan NW Beer

Cascade Brewing in Portland, Oregon was one of the pioneers of the sour craft beer movement that has taken off in the past few years. One of their best sour offerings is the Manhattan NW. It's a blend of sour ...

In My 40’s

The day I turned 30, I thought I was dying. Literally. I woke up after a hard night of drinking, starting brushing my teeth and saw that my entire mouth had turned black. It was as if I was rotting with age ...

Good Chemistry Solar Impulse Beer

It still might be behind the pace of the United States, but the craft beer scene in the UK continues to grow with some impressive offerings. One that stands out is Good Chemistry Brewing from Bristol. The ...

Emergency Drinking Beer

The beer you sock away for emergencies is probably also the stuff you'd only consider drinking in an actual emergency. But Emergency Drinking Beer is not only named for this specific occasion but also happens ...