Unfiltered: Another Year, Another GABF

It takes the brain a bit to recover from GABF.  From October 6-8, brewers and beer drinkers from around the country descended on Denver like a swarm of beer-crazed zombies to celebrate another Great American Beer Festival. For the brewers, it’s a time to catch up with our peers, check out what each other is doing—maybe […]

Brewmaster Unfiltered: Hop Harvest

We make a number of different beers here at Drake’s, but our focus is hop-forward beers. That requires us to pay a lot of attention to the hops we buy. We are quite particular about the varieties we use, but more than that, we care about certain characteristics displayed by those varieties. It’s all well […]