The red, white, and brews.
Whether its Hitchiker's Guide, Game of Thrones or Star Trek, there's a beer that perfectly matches your particular nerd tastes.
Besides water, beer is the most important beverage of the summer.
Although stouts are most associated with the Emerald Isle and its most iconic brewery, they are much, much more than a St. Patrick's Day tradition.
500 beers for those hot summer days ahead.
If you ship whiskey on a river, does it taste better? We wanted to know, so we ran an experiment.
Thank him in a spirited way.
Do wine country right—with lots of beer.
No matter which of the 50 states you find yourself in, you'll find yourself around great beer.
Craft distillers in the U.S. are borrowing a Scottish tradition and making it their own. Try the mesquite.
Amaro, the sweet and bitter, tummy-settling botanical liqueur, is about to have a moment. Making your own is a little science and a lot of art.
It's dangerous to go alone! Take this.
Brewers, engineers, and researchers are pushing the boundaries of hoppy beer.
This could be the next era of extreme craft brewing.
Dogfish Head created a beer packed with eight times more nutrients than a standard lager.
Less daylight means more acceptable drinking hours.
All jokes aside, we're getting this for the office.
In partnership with Blue Point Brewing Company, Popular Mechanics celebrates 115 years in print the only way we know how—with beer.
The experts called bullshit.
I drank a lot of pints, logged a lot of miles, dug up some scientific studies, and called a few Olympians to find out.
The recommended serving of this 28% ABV brew is just 1 oz. at a time.
Tour and taste in the Bluegrass State's top distilleries.
Nobody needs a $7,000 limited edition scotch bike, but don't let that stop you.
On the 8th day, man created beer.
It's a beer-lover's favorite time of year.
All the (weird) things you can do to liquor to make it taste great.
Care for a pint of O'Busty Irish Red?
It's nine o'clock somewhere?
The authentic stuff is beer, not soda. And it's delicious. And it's made in Pawtucket by a goat farmer.
Whether made from natural ingredients or with a name like #merica, these brews have a specifically American inclination.
A distiller elevates coffee liqueur—a weird, forgotten beverage—to the top shelf.
We tried 99 different IPAs, and these are the ones that stood out.
When congested European streets make exporting impossible, build a beer pipeline.
An innovative new distillery conjures explosive new flavors from old barrels.
Barrel-aged beer meets nitro carbonation in the latest brewing innovation from the Dogfish Head Brewery.
Although ales reign supreme for craft brewers, lagers still remain the world's most popular style of beer.
It won't be making Dublin's most popular stout, but what it might make is definitely American in tradition.
How a spirit from 16th-century Norway made its way to Montana. And why it should be in your glass.
And we're psyched.
Once a haven for beer lovers, the monthly beer club faces extinction. But one great exception survives.
If you can cook, you can make beer. DIY brews are cheaper in the long run than store-bought suds and give you the pride of creation. Here's how to get a DIY brewery hopping.
Pastrami, asparagus, and pie—this is what happens when brewers get creative.
The beer, called Preservation Ale, could be a window into the diet and health of people living 200 years ago.
Carnivores rejoice, meat beer is finally here.
You've brewed beer, it's bubbled and now you're ready to take it to the final stepput that liquid into the bottle. Here is your step-by-step guide to bottling basics.
Beer O'lantern? Pumkeg? Who cares, this is great.
One company is trying to let you make a fresh beer the way you'd make a K-Cup of coffee.
We know that yeasts produce the molecules that make ales and lagers so aromatic. But why do they do it?
That IPA is good for a lot more than drinking. Though, maybe you should use the leftover Hamms for some of these.
Chris Baugh is a molecular biologist and brewing scientist at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico, California. As craft beer rapidly rises in popularity in the US, brewing scientists are finding plenty of new niches to study. From brewing with wild yea
Move over, extreme IPAs. It's session beer season.
To get started brewing that crisp summer beer or black-as-night porter, youll first need a specialized brewing container called a mash tun. A mash tun is where a brewer steeps grain with hot water to produce a sugary liquid that will eventually beco
PopMech talks to Kevin Verstrepen, a leading yeast geneticist at the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Leuven, Belgium, and Troels Prahl, the head of research and development at the Southern California yeast repository White Labs,
Man-made yeasts are coming, and could irreversibly change everything from the biofuel to the brewing industry.
Why does tapping the top of an open beer bottle make it foam over? It turns out the physics are very similar to those of a mushroom cloud.
When you start home brewing, mistakes can be discouraging. But they don't have to be. What you see as a mistake could turn out to be a learning experience on the path to great home-brewed beer. Here are four of the most common brewing mistakes and what yo