The logical choice: Collaborate with Beachwood BBQ for LA Beer Week

Drake’s Brewing Company and Beachwood BBQ Brewmasters John Gillooly and Julian Shrago have much in common when it comes to brewing hoppy beers. They are logical about it. Make it clean. Make it dry. Create a prominent bitterness that’s sharp and calculated. Amplify hop aroma. And always showcase the hops first and foremost. They both […]

Drake’s Does Hella Wet Hops and Harvest Aroma Coma

We’ve spent a good amount of time talking at you about hops: how they can vary on a yearly basis , how they are an agricultural product…    None of these points seems more obvious than when harvest season rolls along and craft brewers round the country get a chance to once again do their […]

Drake’s 25th Anniversary Brew- 25% Headzo

Climbing the Mountain Again Industry treasure & Drake’s Head Brewer John Gillooly has a lot of opinions. He shares them with us. A lot. So, we’ve decided to share his opinions with you nice  readers. This month, he muses on Drake’s upcoming 25th Anniversary and the beer he’s making to commemorate it: At the Craft […]