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Beyond the Brewhouse

Ken Grossman on Fred Eckhardt

I first met Fred Eckhardt as a fledgling homebrewer back in the early ’70s through his book “A Treatise on Lager Beers.” Fred’s was one of the first books focusing on the small-scale brewing of quality beer, and a major influence on my brewing.

Years later, during our 30th Anniversary celebration, I had the opportunity to brew with him, and we really got to know each other in a different way. Read more.

North Carolina Brewery

A Different Kind Of Collaboration

It all started on a bus. Somewhere between the deserts of Arizona and the rocky shores of Maine, a plot was hatched and promises were made, and finally a new craft brewer collaboration is coming together.

But this isn’t a beer. We’ve done that. This is something different. Read more.

Food & Beer

No-Cook Kölsch Gazpacho

In the heat of the summer, there’s really just one rule in the kitchen: we’re not turning that oven on for nobody.

Fortunately, our chef de cuisine Jedidiah Amendola has got us covered with this lush, refreshing, perfectly tart gazpacho that—wait for it—literally involves no cooking. It might have a lot of ingredients (farmers market for the win!), but the recipe makes up for it with ease of preparation. Just grab a knife, some Kölsch, and a blender and you’re good to go. Read more.

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