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Strange Fruits

Unique additives make for an exciting beer variety.

Southern Scene

South Salt Lake continues to expand its craft beer offerings.

Raise a Toast

As their sour beers ripen, brand-new Toasted Barrel Brewery has ales aplenty.

A Tart Start to Summer

Tangy beers can still be great thirst quenchers.
In case you missed it, summer is here.

Winning Brews

Utah breweries place well at North American competition.
I had the pleasure of serving as a judge at the North American Brewers Association's beer competition last month.

Barreling Ahead

Aging adds complexity to these local brews.
Last week, I wrote about two very "uncomplicated" beers that have recently hit the market.

Simply Beer

Uncomplicated brews can still be challenging.
Beer shouldn't be difficult.

Playing with Saltfire

Utah's hottest new brewery debuts with four new beers.
On May 19, after many months of bureaucratic hell, Utah's 26th brewery/brewpub opened its doors, and fresh new beer poured out to waiting customers. Saltfire Brewing Co. started a little backward compared to other breweries.

Summertime Brews

Quench your thirst with a variety of seasonal flavors.
Anyone who has spent time in Utah knows that the seasons here can seemingly turn on a dime.

Do The Time Warp

Revisiting classic and influential Utah beers.
I don't want to date myself, but I've been nerding out on beer in Salt Lake City for a long damned time.

A Visit to Funky Town

Two different Belgians offer a change of pace.
Every region of the world has beers that are unique to it.

To Helles and Back

A tale of two Bohemian brews.
There aren't many markets in the U.S. that can boast breweries specializing in lagered beers, but Salt Lake City is lucky enough to have one of them.

Cloudy With a Chance of IPA

Hazy or not, we all win.
I'm not 100 percent sure, but I'm pretty confident there's a law out there demanding that all breweries—no matter where they are—produce at least one Northeast-style IPA.

Straight and Narrow

RoHa Brewing Project's beers keep it classic.
The RoHa Brewing Project has been working hard to push the concept of non-gimmicky beers to Utah's craft-beer lovers.

April Is for Beer Lovers

Two cities; one month of celebrating craft beer.
Since you're already reading this, I probably don't have to tell you that the craft beer scene in Utah is on pace to become one of the state's larger economic success stories.

A Fruitful Discussion

Passion fruit vs. orange make for two very different beers.
Whenever possible, I like to try get all of the flavor details on the newest local offerings hitting Utah's craft beer scene.

None the 'Weiser

Don't balk at Pilsners just because they're mainstream.
One of the perks of my job is having acces to local brewhouses and chatting with the brewers.

Spurious Spirits

These local beers masquerade as classic cocktails.
A few weeks ago, this column got into apple beers to see if they were just cider wannabes or legitimate beers that happen to use apples.

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