• A Pennsylvania Brewery Is Naming a Beer After Joe Paterno—And Everyone Wants It

    As the dust has largely settled around Joe Paterno—the late Penn State football coach who became embroiled in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal of 2011—a Pittsburgh-based brewery is releasing a beer in honor of ol' JoePa. And nobody is...

  • This App Uses Your Genes to Tell You What Beer to Drink

    If funding comes through, researchers hope to produce the BeerDeCoded app, which would help consumers navigate beer DNA and pair brews with their own tastebuds.

  • A Tribute to Michael Jackson on the Other Michael Jackson's Birthday

    Today is the King of Pop's birthday, so it’s only fitting to pay tribute to the other Michael Jackson, the King of Beer (writers). In case you have no idea who we're talking about, he's the dude who influenced your base knowledge—or your local bar's...

  • Montreal Has a Beer Festival with Identity Issues

    I attended Montreal's Festival Mondial de la Biere last weekend, an event that focuses on international beers that feels busier than a United Nations summit. One thing was glaringly noticeable: it's confused as to who it’s catering to. I drank a...

  • How-To: Make Beet Kvass with Cortney Burns

    At San Francisco's Bar Tartine, Cortney Burns shows us how to make beet kvass, a brightly colored, probiotic, naturally fermented drink that's great on its own or poured into a beer, pickleback-style.

  • The Walter White of Beer

    Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, a Danish chemistry teacher, ended up founding one of the world's most acclaimed microbreweries, Mikkeller. Now, he's running a budding international beer empire that's much better than meth.