Interesting U.S. Breweries

Kettlehead Brewing Company taproom in Tilton, NH

Kettlehead Brewing Company

407 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276

Federal Jack's Brewpub in Kennebunkport, ME

Federal Jack's

8 Western Ave Ste 6, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Beerworks Brewing Company Boston/Fenway Park in Boston, MA

Beerworks Brewing Company (Fenway)

61 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Interesting Craft Beers

508, an IPA brewed by Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery

7% ABV

508

Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery

Whole Lotta Galaxy, an IPA brewed by Smuttynose Brewing Company

7.8% ABV

Whole Lotta Galaxy

Smuttynose Brewing Company

Whole Lotta Amarillo, an IPA brewed by Smuttynose Brewing Company

7.8% ABV

Whole Lotta Amarillo

Smuttynose Brewing Company

Things We've Written

What is the best beer for brats?

Such a good question for fall, as nothing says NFL Football Sundays like grilling up a dozen flavorful beer brats for the game. Sure, burgers and ketchup-drenched hot dogs are acceptable fare, but why settle for second place when you can boil brats and sweet onions in your favorite beer? Besides, bratwurst, like your liver on Sundays (from 1pm-4pm), could use a good beer bath.

What is Krausening?

Commercial brewers and homebrewers alike employ experimental and traditional brewing techniques to get their craft beer just right. One of those techniques is Krausening, a traditional German approach that eschews adding any sugars or extras to the fermented beer, with the goal of producing a "cleaner" beer. In summary, and ultimate effect, to kräusen a beer is to add carbonation to it.

ABV 101 - A Guide to the Alcohol by Volume of Craft Beer, Hard Liquor & Wine

Everything to know about ABV. How much alcohol is in a standard serving. The history of measuring the content of alcohol. And, of course, the risks of consuming too much alcohol.