Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine®’s senior editor and author of the new book, Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint, “poured” over his notebooks of beer notes and interviews to share what he’s enjoyed over the past year.
Top Small Breweries: Chuckanut Brewery (Bellingham, Washington) Lager lovers get spoiled when visiting this brewpub in northern Washington. Will and Mari Kemper have dedicated their careers to making clean, fresh, flavorful beers that pay homage to traditions and are also a pleasure to drink. Bellingham is a cool beer city with a lot of options to satisfy the modern palate, but even the most serious of line lifers eventually find themselves here, quenching a thirst with a vibrant Helles, crisp Pilsner, or robust schwartzbier. It’s a brewery that any of us would be fortunate to call our local and is always worth the trip.
Read full feature article here: John Holl’s Best of 2018