Excellent Beers to Sip This Spring

From fruited to straightforward, some of our favorite brews for better weather

Sipping a holiday-spiced stout in July or a light lager in December, at least for our Northern Hemisphere readers, may feel incongruent. Seasonal beer is meant to complement weather and the ensuing sensations. In colder months, a darker, higher ABV option suits best; while in summer, something ultra-light and refreshing quenches thirsts accentuated by heat. But, what falls in-between is left up to the drinker’s …

Mikeller Brewing NYC Launches “Queensfisher” Beer with Babu Ji

A crisp, straightforward pilsner released in collaboration with the inventive Indian bistro

With a name like Mikkeller, and the clout it carries, a light and refreshing lager among the brand’s roster of beers might be unexpected. And yet Mikkeller NYC‘s Queensfisher, a tasty pilsner released in collaboration with the acclaimed restaurant Babu Ji, is exactly that. It’s crisp, delicious and—when consumed on the premises—complements exceptional Indian food with precision. In many ways, the brew honors the one …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Icelandic folktales, bamboo basketball courts, mobile gardens and more in our look around the web

1. PIDO’s Mobile Community Garden Designed by Beijing architecture firm People’s Industrial Design Office (PIDO), there’s a new community farm that goes further—quite literally. PIDO’s mobile garden is built atop two bicycles, so the entire community can take care of it and also benefit from it. The structure is a triangular steel frame, and the tubes have holes for plants to live inside, and “a …