Almanac Beer Company

Pumpkin barley wine and other unique brews made with local California ingredients

There’s no shortage of craft beer-makers in the US. Over the past decade, the number of microbreweries, brew pubs and home-brewers has exploded—just about everybody has a friend who insists his or her homemade IPA beats anything on tap. However a fresh approach to beer-making is always welcome, and Almanac Beer Company has done just that. Based in the heart of Northern California’s wine country, …

Puff’s Preserves

Spice up breakfast with these boozy jams made in Denver, CO sourced with local spirits

Whether it’s homemade vodka popsicles or alcoholic cupcakes, the CH staff seems partial to sweet treats that involve a little tipple. A welcome newcomer is Denver-based Puff’s Preserves; handcrafted small-batch boozy jams that spice up any ho-hum breakfast (or lunch, afternoon tea, or dinner) routine. Kirsten Farabi uses her location to her advantage: Colorado is renowned for its craft breweries and artisan distilleries are also …

East London Microbreweries

Four of the Hackney's best new brews for craft beer enthusiasts

by Andrea DiCenzo Sweeping through cities in the United States, Australia, Italy, France and more recently, the United Kingdom, the craft beer revolution is now on a worldwide stage. And in keeping with the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of London’s bustling borough of Hackney, a community of innovative brewers are continuing to turn heads around the neighborhood and abroad with a range of exciting specialty …