Beach + Camden Town Brewery: Beer at Beach

How to brew beer, as told by London illustrators and artists

At London’s Beach Gallery, the connection between beer and art goes a bit deeper than just getting a few cases of run-of-the-mill lagers for exhibition openings. Beach has previously collaborated with London local Camden Town Brewery on a number of occasions, one of which being the illustration for the brewery’s annual limited edition beer. To celebrate the upcoming Craft Beer Rising festival (26-27 February), at …

Afterimage Double IPA by Grimm Artisanal Ales

The Brooklyn nomadic brewery offers its first-ever canned beer, along with some advice: drink it ASAP

We were first introduced to Brooklyn-ish Grimm Ales, and their unusual story, at a pizza restaurant; Marta’s resident beer aficionado Corey Gargiulo recommended pairing the spicy and bold Amatriciana pizza with Grimm’s Tesseract IPA, and it was love at first sip. Founded by veteran homebrewers Joe and Lauren Grimm—and still a two-person company—Grimm Ales has become known for their creative beers, especially dry-hopped sours and …

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA

A tangy twist on the San Diego brewery’s award-winning India pale ale

As temperatures rise and summertime vibes begin to peak, fruit-infused beers become increasingly more appealing for their crisp and refreshing nature. Finding a well-balanced summer brew can be problematic, though, as the sweetness oftentimes overpowers the herbal, hoppy bite that beer-lovers crave. To avoid entering cider territory, San Diego-based brewery Ballast Point decided to skip the typical sugary citrus tones and opted for the more …