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

Dive Bomb, a Pale Ale brewed by 14th Star Brewing Company

5.2% ABV

Dive Bomb

14th Star Brewing Company

Lake Cruiser, a Double IPA brewed by Twin Barns Brewing Company

7.8% ABV

Lake Cruiser

Twin Barns Brewing Company

Honey Crisp is a hard cider by Carlson Orchards

4.5% ABV

Honey Crisp

Carlson Orchards

Things We've Written

What is the best beer for beer batter?

There's no one single choice when it comes to choosing the best beer to mix with your batter-making ingredients - egg, flour, and (optional) spice. Choose a beer that matches the spirit of the meal that you are looking to cook. That's what it is most important.

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.

The Shower Beer, the pre-gaming ritual where you gulp an ice cold beer during your hot shower

Shower beers aren't just for pre-gaming college kids and dude bros. Naw, the truth is that showering with a beer has existed for a long, long time.