Every month the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) holds district meetings to provide technical insights and discuss topics that are top of mind for brewers around the country. Last month, the Minneapolis St. Paul District me

Craft brewing in the Buckeye State.

Feb 25, 2016 Roy Johnson

The first week of February was a non-stop, action-packed and fun-filled trip through the vibrant craftbrewing landscape of the Buckeye State. I had the pleasure of traveling through Ohio with Bruce Wolf of Willamette Valley Hops, one of Joh

Cruising the East Coast craft scene.

Feb 9, 2016 Lee Galligan

It’s about 10:30 AM in Frederick, Maryland, not long before Christmas, and we’re bellied up to the tasting bar at Flying Dog Brewery. Ralph Steadman’s subversive illustrations line the walls as brewmaster and COO, Matt Brophy pulls tw

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve been getting above average precipitation and snowpack in the Cascades. And while the rain and snow is certainly welcome after last year’s draught, it was good to escape the cold and gloom of late-Jan