Inside London's Secret Homebrewing Club
Based above a London beer shop, the club meets to discuss brewing techniques and swap tasting notes. “You’re making smaller batches than commercial brewers so you can afford to take risks,” says one attendee.
All the Ways Craft Beer Got Weird This Year
Even with our appreciation for the truly obscure, we couldn’t fathom how brewers came up with some of the crazy brews that we featured this year. Stag semen chocolate stout, anyone?
Mexico’s Craft Beer Scene Is Exploding
Being a gypsy usually suggests that you’re nomadic. I, myself, am a gypsy brewer, traveling internationally in pursuit of making craft beers. I'm known as the Evil Twin.
Sniff at Your Own Risk: Beers That Reek
Some craft brews treat you kindly, like a overeager gentleman on a first date. But other beers put some stank on the nose and throw your senses into an orgy of odors. These are just some those beers, and they smell to high heaven.
I Ate Myself Horny at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark
At Denmark's most famous music festival, I sat down to a four-course aphrodisiac dinner that promised to stir my animal urges with crispy balls of blood pudding, “hay milk” cheese, and a hell of a lot of booze.