Rogue Brewery

Style guide: West Coast IPA

A West Coast IPA is the biggest, fruitiest, piniest,  type of IPA. It’s a beer that bowls you over with a volcano of grapefruit, lemon, and pine. It’s all about hops, hops and hops, with the malt having a say in a grainy, sweet

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Sierra Nevada's tap room

Beer Hero: Sierra Nevada’s Steve Grossman

Sierra Nevada were one of the first US craft breweries, founded in 1979 by Ken Grosssman & Paul Camusi. We spoke to its beer ambassador Steve Grossman on a recent trip to the UK about his impression of the changing UK scene, the parallels with the US and

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Explore America – Part 2

Goose Island's Taproom

Goose Island’s Taproom

In part two of our USA Road Trip, we’re heading east through Colorado, Michigan, Maryland and on to New York to meet some craft beer pioneers

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Beer World: Britain


Flip through the history books of British brewing and you will discover a multitude of beer styles, some of which have long been consigned to the grave (anyone remember Dorchester Ale? I thought not). However, here is

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German beer recipe: steak in Dunkel gravy

This comfort-food recipe comes to us courtesy of our Bavarian web-developer, Maria. Well, actually her mother. Pan-fried sirloin steak is covered in a rich gravy and fried onions and Maria’s mum suggests serving it with spaetzle and red cabbage. I think she would agree that this

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Munich at Christmas // Photo by Maggie Cubbler

German food and beer + recipe

Oktoberfest fever has swept up our Beer Sommelier, Maggie Cubbler, so in this issue we’re travelling to Germany to see how they pair  their great range of beers with some mighty fine food

Historically, German beers had to adhere to a strict purity law

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The need for mead



Mead is back in a big way. Whether the mead- imbibing Game of Thrones characters are responsible is debatable, perhaps it’s just because it’s a brilliant drink
Mead, as we know, is an alcoholic drink made from fermenting honey.

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