Engaging Beer Can and Bottle Design
While the following beers were vetted by taste first, something continued to please the team here at CH: the way they were presented. Whether it's curious art, exquisite fonts or just clean, classic branding, the following six beer companies struck...
Mountain-Inspired North Drinkware
Straddling both premium hand-crafted value and advanced technological innovation, the Oregon Pint Glass from North Drinkware offers a drinking vessel worthy of all those tasty Pacific Northwest craft beers. Launching on Kickstarter today, this handblown...
The Beer Box That Repels Mosquitos
South of the equator, summer is in full swing and Papua New Guinea's SP Lager, a subsidiary of Heineken, decided to take action against something that often goes hand-in-hand with enjoying a nice cold beer outside—buzzing (and malaria-spreading...
Det Lilla Köksbryggeriet: The Little Kitchen Brewery
Craft beers are well and truly taking over the bar scene in the US and Europe, as an ever-growing number of microbreweries continue to educate and delight people with unusual lagers, ales and porters. But for the true beer connoisseur, it might be...
Java The Hop Coffee Beer
by Chérmelle D. Edwards In the Northwest, two local brewers—one of coffee and the other of beer—have joined forces for an unlikely collaboration. Portland’s Coava Coffee Roasters and Astoria’s Fort George Brewery have created a canned seasonal IPA...
In Portland, Oregon, nearly every neighborhood boasts its own brewery, and the takeout container of choice is usually the cheap, refillable and readily available growler. However, the growler has one fatal flaw: its screw-on cap lets in air. Unless...
Narragansett Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the Union, yet as visitors and locals alike know, it's not short on culture, heritage or tradition. Two of those traditions are Narragansett Beer and the state's official beverage (yes, states have official beverages...
London's Tincan Restaurant
by Adam Coghlan One of the more intriguing culinary experiments we've seen in some time comes from an unlikely source: award-winning architecture and design practice AL_A. With Tincan—a new six-month-long temporary restaurant and shop in London...
King of Gears Jersey by King Kog
For all the nutrition, training and bike weight measuring, there's one thing cyclists everywhere can agree upon after a long hard ride—and it isn't more energy bars. Aprés beers are a part of bike culture whether you're riding in a peloton-style...
Word of Mouth: Tokyo Street Food + Drink
by Jennifer Miller Unlike Southeast Asian countries, Japan isn’t known for its street food. Munching on the sidewalk is generally considered impolite—a fact that is tacitly reinforced by the lack of public trash cans. (Somehow, Japanese cities manage...
Easy Keys Creation Myths: The Story of Beer
Easy Keys' new book "The Story of Beer" is a rollicking tale in which readers will find a giant banjo-playing bear clad in white briefs and sporting deer antlers. His name is BEER. Billed as a translation by Aimee Theirot, from an original story...
Sixpoint Brewery's Juice-Based RAD
For a craft beer-based take on the infamous Brass Monkey, Sixpoint Brewery recently introduced RAD, a tangy concoction of fruit juice and beer. Inspired by a 50-50 blend of lemon soda and beer originally created to quench the heavy thirst of cyclists...
Craft Breweries of London Map
As a city that created many of the world's greatest beers, London is no novice to brewing. But after years of industry decline, a new surge from independent brewers is putting the Big Smoke back on the world map with their quest for better-quality...
Beer Bread Kits
Have fresh-baked bread in no time with Barretts Ridge beer-bread kits, evolved from the Cape Town-based brand's secret family recipe. The quick and easy kits come in a variety of flavors like Italian Cheese, Chili and Garlic, Olive and Rosemary and...
Bottle Opener Case
Allow nothing to stand between you and your next drink with Bottlocase, a handy iPhone case designed to safely pop open bottled beverages. The clever two-in-one design is now selling in a variety of World Cup-inspired graphics or plain black, or for...
Baker's Bark Craft Beer Spice Rub
With grilling season just around the corner, there's no better time to step up your barbecue game with a bit of spice. The crew at Georgia-based Baker's Bark brought in a favorite grilling companion to add a unique maltiness to their smoky spice...
Clapton Craft Beer
East London’s craft beer scene continues to evolve; constantly bringing new, interesting concepts to an area that’s already home to a number of microbreweries. The latest addition is Clapton Craft, a beer shop on Lower Clapton Road in Hackney that...
When choosing a mascot that's a dinosaur with the lower body of a pony, you're setting the bar high for crafting a beer that will be just as memorable in taste. Started last year by Keil Jansen (who quit his job as a special education teacher to...
Word of Mouth Melbourne: Late-Night
Melbourne is a city that prides itself on culture. From concerts to plays, club events and public exhibitions, there's no shortage of entertainment into the very early hours. But when the clock clicks over to a new day, the perfect place for supper...
Ger'onimo by Beavertown + Jameson
by Adam Coghlan Two men in two countries on a serious mission to create a beer for the connoisseur, Ger'onimo by Beavertown + Jameson is a collaboration between a microbrewery in East London founded three years ago and an Irish whiskey distillery...
Naked Homebrew Labels
When it comes to homebrewing, often the only option for marking each concoction is the old sharpie-on-cap method. While going label-less makes reusing bottles and lids easier, "naked" containers are a surefire path to confusion. Garage Monk offers...
Wash down lunch with a beer from &Union, a church-turned-brewery on Bree Street. Founding members of the "We Love Real Beer" micro-brewery movement, Brad Armitage and Rui Esteves opened up &Union out of a frustration for wanting quality, artisanal...
Few products are entirely explained in their name like Corkcicle, a wine chiller that replaces the bottle's cork, resulting in consistently chilled white wine (or room temperature red wine) for up to an hour. A non-toxic cooling gel (surrounded by...