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BEER WEST MAGAZINE:  Fall 2012

Featured Articles

FEATURE // Beer. It’s What’s For Dinner

Writer Adrienne So examines the history of beer as food and dissects beer’s ingredients to prove why it may not be as troublesome to our health as some people believe Illustration by Taylor Blackwell Like

FEATURE // Have You Really Come A Long Way, Baby?

How beer is(n’t) marketed to women Story by Chad Walsh Photograph by Nicolle Clemetson Most women have more taste buds than most men, which gives them a substantial edge when savoring the flavors, aromas, and

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ADVENTURE // Flying High

Beer writer Emily Hutto discovers a taste for canned beer and fly fishing Story and photography by Emily Hutto My dad practically had tears in his eyes when I told him I wanted to go

101 // Leave Room for the Magic

How sauerkraut and kimchi are saving the world—one microbe at a time Story by Robyn Crummer-Olson Photograph by Elliot Olson They lurk in your crisper drawer, in your fruit bowl, and on your counter. Your

DETOUR // Chicagoland

Riding the roller coaster of the Windy City’s craft beer movement Story by Abra Cohen Photography by Ellie Pritts Famous for its original architecture, longtime baseball rivalry, and gluten-filled culinary attractions like deep-dish pizza and

FLAVOR // Bitter American

The politics of the American IPA Story by Matthew Pollock Photograph by Amy Millard It’s campaign season again. I don’t know about you, but the endless parade of pundits and so-called political experts is making

NEIGHBORHOODS // Salty Dogs

Tour Ballard’s newest breweries and beer bars Story by Dikla Tuchman Photography by Cleary O’Farrell Meandering down Ballard Avenue on a rare sunny Friday afternoon, it’s easy to forget you’re still within Seattle city limits.

PAIRINGS // Fermentation Sensations

Beer and cheese pairings that will bring down the house Story by Adrienne So From cheese puffs to a triple-cream brie with a rare bière de garde, one thing’s for certain: Throughout the centuries, beer

CHEF // Close to the Bone

How Portland Meat Collective founder and butcher Camas Davis is inspiring new conversations about meat Story by Lucy Burningham Photography by Erin Berzel Camas Davis is a willowy thin 35-year-old with a short haircut that

Dr. Annie Brewer // Fall 2012

Wort to the Wise with Dr. Annie Brewer Is beer ever appropriate for breakfast? // Gwen, San Clemente, CA Appropriate for breakfast? If it was good enough for the Egyptian pharoahs and Queen Elizabeth I,