Beersgiving with Chef Taylor

Cooking with beer is hard. Cooking with beer is even harder when you’re trying to break conventions as firm as what Thanksgiving dinner should be and how things need to taste.

Unfiltered: Reflections on Hop Selection

I’ve been going to Yakima every year for a long time now to select hops for the brewery. Hop selection is a pretty intense process–you’re at a table with various lots of the same hop but grown at different farms, and your job is to assess each lot and decide which one is going to work for you that year.