Latest from Greg Kitsock

Do women start a brewery to make a ‘woman’s beer’? Not by a long shot.

BEER | Denizens partner says, “The biggest lesson we’ve learned is not to stereotype people.”

June 7, 2015

Can a simple tea bag turn Coors Light into something worth drinking?

BEER | Capital Teas designs “enhancers” that customize — and sometimes improve — a foamy mug.

May 10, 2015

Cherry-picking the best of spring’s seasonal brews

BEER | Brewers play with cherry flavors, getting sweet, sour, high- and low-alcohol results.

April 6, 2015

Why large West Coast breweries are building East Coast plants

BEER | CEOs of Stone and Green Flash say Virginia outposts will mean fresher, cheaper suds for the region.

March 13, 2015

Don’t know your IPAs from your IBUs? This glossary can help.

A guide to some of the styles and terms we encountered in our Beer Madness taste-off.

March 10, 2015

Brewers do the wild thing and let yeasts have their way with beer

Instead of using tame yeasts, beermakers harness the spontaneously occurring ones.

February 1, 2015

Modern porters derive flavor from unusual suspects: Sweet potatoes and lobster

American brewers use vanilla, sweet potatoes and even lobster to add complexity.

January 11, 2015

For 40 years, Anchor has kept drinkers guessing with its Christmas Ale

Anchor’s holiday ale, a pioneer of seasonal beers, wants to keep the mystery brewing

December 13, 2014

Beer: Hellbender, D.C.’s newest microbrewery, plans its lineup

Hellbender, named for a monster salamander, promise some rarities in addition to the simpler brews.

November 6, 2014

Pabst bringing back Ballantine as a craft brew

Forget the worries about Russian acquisition, and focus on the return of the popular pale ale.

October 10, 2014