Crowning the best everyday imperial stout from the grocery-store cooler.
Big, black monsters have invaded local bottle shops. If
you’ve got a kingly budget and schedule, early December is the best time
to buy limited-edition barrel-aged imperial stouts.
Oregon brewing legend John Harris has been making beer for
more than 30 years. Rigel Sparkling Ale, currently on tap at his
just-opened Ecliptic Brewing in North Portland, has been in the works
There’s tension at the heart of an oaked India pale lager.
The hops that make an India-anything work are better when fresh, which
is why the labels of top-notch IPAs like Russian River’s Pli
No matter how crafty they are, modern
industrial-scale breweries can’t do things the old-fashioned way. The
recipe and ingredients can match a 500-year-old Belgian formula, but
when working wi