We Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America's by Sean Lewis

By Sean Lewis

An eye-opening trip into craft beer–making in the United States, and what you will find within the quest to brew the precise pint

Sean Lewis was once residing in Boston while he first set foot contained in the Blue Hills Brewery. He was once writing for BeerAdvocate magazine approximately America's craft brewers, and the then-fledgling Blue Hills was once his first task. Lewis was once instantly struck via the spirit of the brewers he met there. That stopover at could lead him first to an extensive learn of beer-brewing, and later to a nation-spanning trip into the heart—and the art—of American beer making.

What Lewis chanced on alongside the best way was once a gaggle of like-minded craftsmen—creators who weren't afraid to talk their minds, who observed their rivals as adored buddies. a bunch who takes sheer pleasure of their paintings, and who seeks an identical type of stability of their lives as they do within the barrels they brew. He shared pints with pioneering upstarts like Paul and Kim Kavulak of Nebraska Brewing corporation, and talked store with craft beer stalwarts like Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada and bombastic innovators like Greg Koch (the "Arrogant Bastard" at the back of Stone Brewing Co.). He discovered, in them and others, a group that positioned its soul into its paintings, who sees beer-making as an extension of themselves.

We Make Beer is not only a party of yank brewing, yet of the spirit that binds brewers jointly. It's approximately what you could observe in your self in case you placed your palms and your center into crafting the appropriate pint.

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