Jamie Bogner

Q&A: Beachwood Cofounder & Brewmaster Julian Shrago

The co-owner and tinkerer behind Beachwood Brewing in Long Beach, California, shares his thoughts about variety, the creative drive, and the ultimate goal of building a company whose team can focus on the things about which they’re most passionate.

Infographic: The Winningest States at GABF

Which states have won the most medals in the Great American Beer Festival, relative to the total breweries in the state? Which ones win gold most often?

Q&A: Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman

Innovation then, innovation now... One of the world’s most influential brewers shares insights into Sierra Nevada’s creative and technical processes, outlining their philosophy as they push into the “beyond-beer” realm.

Infographic: Barley By The Numbers

Why do hop varieties get all the love? With the help of data from the American Malting Barley Association, here’s a glimpse at the varieties that make up the bulk of U.S.-grown malting barley and where those varieties are grown.

Q&A: Weathered Souls Cofounder Marcus Baskerville

The creator of the Black Is Beautiful initiative reflects on that experience as well as the intention that led to the launch of his San Antonio brewery.

Infographic: On-Premise Poised for 2021 Comeback

As bars and restaurants continue to reopen more fully and more Americans get vaccinated, we chart the welcome return of on-premise hospitality.

Infographic: The Top 50 US Craft Brewers by Volume, Visualized

The Brewers Association this week updated its annual list of the top 50 craft brewers in the United States by volume of beer produced, so we’ve updated our infographic that tracks the shifts in rankings and new arrivals each year.

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Q&A: Firestone Walker’s David Walker

Firestone Walker has experienced rapid growth over the past decade, and a driving force in that success has been the vision of cofounder David Walker. In this conversation with Jamie Bogner, he offers advice to brewers following their own trajectories.

Beyond Beer: The Art & Science of Hard Seltzer

To brew a quality product and set it apart in an increasingly crowded market, there is a lot more to know than how to ferment sugary water. Here, we lay out some specific technical considerations for brewing better hard seltzer, properly and safely.

Optimizing Beer Sales During a Pandemic—Online & On-Premise

Q: How do you increase sales despite stringent regulations for health and safety? A: Don’t think of your customers as monolithic. Instead, consider their different comfort levels, and what you can do to create compelling experiences for each.