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Podcast Episode 175: Kevin Davey of Wayfinder Sets the Record Straight on “Cold IPA”

The head brewer at Wayfinder in Portland, Oregon, discusses their unique approach to making “wester than West Coast” IPAs with rice in the grist, warm-fermented lager yeast, and a kräusening process.

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Hop Oils: Innovated for Beer—and Beyond

Brewing smarter while diversifying the portfolio is the bottom line for most brewers, and hop oils are the perfect tool for that approach. Here’s why.

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Video Tip: Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Study the classics, and use the best ingredients and equipment you can. One secret to making great beer is knowing that others have done the hard work for us—from the brewers who came before us to the farmers who produce our raw materials.

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Recipe: Beachwood American Black Ale

Julian Shrago, cofounder and brewmaster of Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Huntington Beach, California, shares this homebrew recipe for a hoppy dark IPA similar to their award-winning Beachwood Hoppa Emeritus.

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Brew It Dark & Hoppy: The Balancing Act

Dark malts and ample hops intersect at a risky but rewarding flavor zone where few brewers dare to tread with regularity. Here we dig into recipe choices for distinctive, hop-forward black beers that avoid the pitfalls.

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