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40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

Maggie Hoffman 12 comments

We asked our crew of friendly beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their list of essential beers you really should try. More

Why Beer Costs What It Does

Roger Kamholz 19 comments

The same beer can cost $5 at one bar and $8 at another. What gives? We investigate how the owners of bars and restaurants set beer prices, and what you're paying for when you buy a pint. More

The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Beer Pairing Cheat Sheet

Mike Reis 8 comments

The beer that's best with burgers probably isn't going to do much for your grilled lobster tails or jerk chicken. If you want a beer that's going to make every element of your grilled feast taste even better, you've got some decisions to make. I'm here to help. More

Ask a Cicerone: How Can I Improve My Homebrewing?

The Serious Eats Team 7 comments

Beyond making sure to have flawless sanitation, what else can you do to brew better beer at home? More

How to Pair Beer With Middle Eastern Food

Mike Reis 1 comment

Bright, herbal, and generously spiced Middle Eastern dishes are wonderful with beer—if you choose the right bottles. Read this guide before you stock up. More

Ask a Cicerone: How to Get the Most Out of a Beer Festival

Maggie Hoffman 5 comments

Beer pros share their advice on the best way to approach a beer fest. More

10 Must-Try Wheat Beers for Summer

Anne Becerra 18 comments

Your summer bucket list should include drinking all of these wheat beers. More

A Beer Beginner's Guide to Hops of the World

Mike Reis 9 comments

Do you know your Tettnanger from your Fuggle? Can you taste the difference between Citra hops and Simcoe? This guide will introduce you to essential hops from around the world. More

Imperial Royale

Serious Eats Michael Dietsch 2 comments

A tasty elderflower shandy that says, "stop taking your drink so seriously." More

Can Yeast Really Keep You From Getting Drunk?

Kevin Liu 35 comments

Sam Adams founder Jim Koch swallows active dry yeast before drinking, claiming it can help keep you from getting wasted. Today we'll look at the science of alcohol metabolism to find out if this trick could actually work. More

Drink This Now: Smoky Beer Sangrita

Elana Lepkowski 3 comments

This beer based cocktail steps up sangrita into a full fledged drink of its own. Even better: the recipe is meant to be mixed by the pitcher a few hours before your party starts. More

Smoky Beer Sangrita

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 2 comments

Sangrita moves from lowly shooter to a full-fledged cocktail in this smoky, spicy and refreshing beer-based pitcher drink. More

Ask a Cicerone: What's Your Ultimate Beer and Burger Pairing?

Maggie Hoffman 7 comments

As we prep our grills for burger season, asked our crew of experts about their ultimate beer and burger pairing. More

The Best Places to Drink Outdoors in Seattle, 2014 Edition

Naomi Bishop 1 comment

Outdoor drinking around Seattle got an upgrade over the winter. If you want to enjoy an awesome cocktail or freshly brewed pint in the sun, options are no longer limited. Here's our guide to Seattle's best new places to drink outside, along with updates on our old favorites. More

How to Build a Beer Book Library

Drinks Heather Vandenengel 7 comments

Whether you're just getting into beer or you've become a serious homebrewer, these are the essential books to stock your home library. More

The Best Drinks We Drank in April

Drinks The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

Every month the Serious Eats crew scouts out the best stuff to drink: newly released beers, cool new cocktails, spirits you should know about, and favorite recipes for refreshing non-alcoholic drinks. Here are the sips we're most excited to share. More

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers for People Who Don't Like Beer

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 18 comments

If you're a beer lover, it's likely that you want to share your stash of awesome bottles with your friends. But what if your friends aren't big beer drinkers? We asked our crew of beer experts about the best crossover beers for people who generally drink wine, cider, or cocktails. More

How to Pair Beer With Mexican Food

Drinks Mike Reis 12 comments

I know what you're thinking. "Here's how to pair beer with Mexican food: insert lime into Pacifico. Drink." I won't tell you not to drink your Coronas, Pacificos, and Tecates, but other beers can offer some serious south-of-the-border beer pairing satisfaction. Just like a well-made sauce can improve a dish, a well-paired beer can make any meal just a bit more awesome. More

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Wheat Beers

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 21 comments

Consider this your wheat-beer bucket list. More

Bake the Book: Stout and Pretzels Ice Cream

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Pieces of salty pretzels are strewn about a dark chocolate ice cream base flavored with Guinness beer. Need we say more? More

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