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19 Fake Craft Beers Inspired By The Simpsons, Ranked

The craft beer industry is facing two significant problems. First off, they’re running out of names for their artisanal ales. Secondly, it’s an industry with a troubling dearth of gratuitous Simpsons references (full credit to Evil Genius for theirs). Combine these two predicaments, and you have one perfectly… »8/19/15 1:06pm8/19/15 1:06pm

This Hard Cider Is The Best Summertime Bourbon Mixer

On Monday, one of my favorite beer writers, Jason Notte of Marketwatch, told us to drink more fruit beer. He is a wise man, and that is generally sound advice. However! What if you’ve been drinking too much fruit beer lately? What if you’ve had the good sense to overdose on, say, 21st Amendment’s Hell or High… »7/14/15 3:40pm7/14/15 3:40pm

A Summer Beer Trend Worth Chasing

We here at Deadspin are not a trendy lot. We prefer to honor the timeless beauty of the classics instead of mindlessly following this or that faulty prophet with his new hop-bursting techniques or euphemisms for “replacing half of your beer with powdered lemonade.” Plus, we don’t always learn so good, which makes it… »6/23/15 3:40pm6/23/15 3:40pm

This Is The Best Imported Beer

This morning, while combing through the Drunkspin archives to see how many times I’ve said “mouthfeel” so as to determine how many pushups I owe the Non-Creepy Food and Drink Bloggers Guild, I realized that we’ve covered perilously few foreign beers here. And we’ve said shitty things about most of the handful we have… »6/19/15 5:29pm6/19/15 5:29pm

Whiskey Smackdown: Fireball Vs. Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire

How do you know when you’ve really made it in life? It depends on who you are and what racket you’re in. For charming chumps like us, success could mean dental insurance, a bed that doesn’t fold in half, or an honorably discharged student loan. For those of loftier falutions, arrival in the big leagues might be marked… »6/19/15 3:02pm6/19/15 3:02pm

This Crazy-Ass New Beer Proves That India Pale Ale Will Never Die

Are you one of the weirdoes, poseurs, or stout-humpers who claims to be tired of India pale ale? If so, congratulations on being cool and condolences on being screwed, because IPAs are never going away. According to data released yesterday by Brewbound, America’s most popular craft-beer category still outsells the… »6/12/15 3:11pm6/12/15 3:11pm

Here's Our Favorite New Low-Alcohol Beer

Earlier this week, an employee of Colorado’s Caution Brewing Company threw his job to the wind via an angry and profane letter to Evil Twin Brewing in which he chastised the Brooklyn-based contract brewer for their high prices. Evil Twin posted the letter on their Facebook page, prompting Caution’s head brewer to … »6/11/15 4:11pm6/11/15 4:11pm

A Fantastic One-Hop IPA, No Matter Who Actually Brewed It

Remember how disappointing it was to realize celebrity chefs rarely cook much of anything, and certainly never touch your insignificant speck of a dinner, even if their name is on the sign out front? It took me a long time to accept that just as Santa Claus can’t fly Legos to all the world’s decent little children in… »6/10/15 4:40pm6/10/15 4:40pm

12 IPAs For People Who Hate IPAs

As we all know, stouts are the best beers. But with temperatures rising, you may find that your local breweries have fewer on tap, your local liquor stores have fewer in stock, and your loved ones may look at you a little funny when, after mowing the lawn in triple-digit temperatures, you try to cool yourself down by… »6/09/15 5:25pm6/09/15 5:25pm