BKS Artisan Ales brewer and co-owner Brian Rooney shares insight on how he produced Clouds Double IPA, a silver medal award-winner at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition.Read More
Rochester Brewing and Roasting Company’s three coffee beers on tap demonstrate how two of the world’s most-consumed drinks work well together. Brewer Marshall Van Tuyl discusses the brewery and roastery’s approach to uniting coffee and beer in one beverage.Read More
Big Rip Brewing head brewer Bri Burrows kicks off Hops Highlight, the first of a series that shares notes from local brewers about their preferred hops and how they use them. KC Ale Trail also breaks down hop and brewing terms to expand craft beer education and appreciation.Read More
Nearly 30 craft brewers and members of the Missouri Craft Brewers Guild (MCBG) met in July to develop the third beer in the Missouri Loves Company series. Piney River Brewing Company in Bucyrus, Missouri, served as the host brewery for the production of Cold IPA.
Cold IPA is a newish style of IPA that began popping up in early 2021. The moniker isn’t a reference to the beer’s serving temperature. Producing Cold IPA involves using pilsner malt, lager yeast, and adjuncts like rice or corn to lighten the body. The result yields an India Pale Ale that’s different from an India Pale Lager.Read More