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  • Waldos' 4-Pack with Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Buffalo Fries, and Wings

    The Waldos’ Triple IPA Food Pairings

    First things first—when it comes to beer and food pairings you must break down the flavors you’re workin’ with. The zymurgical institution that is the Waldos Triple IPA has been described at times…

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  • Lagunitas Brewing Company IPNA bottle and IPNA mason jar

    Beer 101: How the NA is NA’d

    Another January, another pledge for an alcohol-free month. We have all been there. Yes, that includes those of us who work at breweries (in fact, maybe especially those of us who work at…

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  • Lagunitas Brewing Company Guayusa Tea

    What is Guayusa

    Disorderly TeaHouse is brewed from real guayusa tea leaves. Never heard of ‘em? We got you. Indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Amazon have been growing and brewing guayusa for centuries. Describing it as…

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  • Lagunitas Brewing Thanksgiving IPA craft beer pairing guide

    Thanksgiving Beer Pairing Guide

    Here’s to getting together, celebrating each other’s specialness, and chowing down. There’s no better way to enhance the variety of flavors of the evening than by pairing your plates with different Lagunitas IPAs.

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  • Lagunitas Brewing Company Fresh Hops in hands

    Beer 101: Fresh Hops

    The unspoken rule of fresh hopped beers is they are to be added to the brew within 24 hours of being picked from the field, or as I like to say the “dirt-to-wort”…

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  • Lagunitas Brewing Company IPA bottle and mason jar

    Beer 101: What’s on the label?

    Imagine with me for a moment. You are sitting down after a long day of work, having the first beer of the evening, but your mind isn’t quite shut off yet. You don’t…

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  • Hazy Wonder can and mason jar

    Beer 101: Hazy Beer

    This is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down. The world’s first IPA begins with an entrepreneur, who was lucky to have located his brewery business close to the…

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  • IPNA and Hoppy Refresher bottles

    Beer 101: Dry January

    Another January, another pledge for an alcohol-free month. We have all been there. Yes, that includes those of us who work at breweries (in fact, maybe especially those of us who work at…

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  • Bottle in a bunch of hops

    Beer 101: Dual Hop vs. Single Hop

    To single hop or double hop? SMASH Beers. Double dry hop. Early, late, middle, whirlpool, fermentation, dry hop. Terpenes. No this isn’t a bad punk rock song. It’s the things that brewers, especially…

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  • Maximus 6 pack with yellow background

    Beer 101: Double IPA

    DIPA. An innocuous looking acronym (or maybe not so innocuous if you don’t like acronyms…). However, DIPA, or Double IPA, might cause some confusion. Do we literally mean double of an IPA? What…

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  • 4-Pack of Waldos'

    Beer 101: Dank Factor

    Let’s back up before the original Waldos collaboration brew, and even before the Saint Patrick’s Day Massacre bust of 2005, and keep going to even before humans were beings, about 25 million years ago (this…

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