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Citrus IPAs

Citrus IPAs

Increasingly, craft brewers embellish already citrusy IPAs with actual zest, peel or juice of grapefruits, oranges, lemons or limes creating complementary flavor profiles ideal for both the hopheads and fruit beer lovers. Here's a look at eight citrus IPAs from small and independent craft brewers.

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Hood River: Oregon’s Craft Brewery Incubator

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The Population of Hood River, Oregon, stands around 7,000, yet it’s home to five breweries, not counting the brewpubs across the Columbia River in Washington. Portland, an hour away, may boast more breweries than any city in the world, but Hood River has the most per capita.

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7 Session IPAs for Summer

7 Session Ales for Summer

Session IPAs allow you to safely enjoy hiking, biking or other outdoor activities—yes, that includes just enjoying a beer outside. Here are a few excellent session IPAs from around the country.

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10 Nut Beers Cracking onto the Scene

Truth in advertising is vital in craft beer culture. There better be fresh hops in our fresh hop beers, real cherries in our krieks, and just as seasonally-relevant, real pumpkin in our field or pumpkin beers. Yet the distinguished British classic, nut brown ale, contains nary a nut. These craft brewers are putting the nuts back in nut beers.

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P’roast to Collaborative Coffee Beers!

To percolate doesn’t just mean to brew coffee, it also means to grow and become spirited. Here’s a look from coast to coast at how the art and science of coffee beers continues to do just that.

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