In this age of information, finding materials to immerse ourselves in the world of beer is relatively simple. Websites and forums afford an endless supply of material to feed our need to know more about our favorite beverage. Books galore have been written by many notable authors providing reviews and how-to's. But our passion for beer, from tasting to homebrewing, may benefit from the near-obsolete periodical print media sources that get delivered right to your doorstep.
Magazines and newspapers allow us to read articles and columns covering a wide variety of topics by notable personalities and experts in the brewing industry. Some brew-focused publications are national, some are more localized, but all contain a consise organization of wit, information, and visual appeal to spontaneously whet our appetite for the ancient liquid pleasure we call beer. Check out some of the more popular publication offerings.
Frequency: 6 issues per year, Price: 6 issues for $21
For nearly 25 years, All About Beer Magazine has been informing beer lovers around the globe about the world of beer culture. Each issue is packed with entertaining features, the cutting edge developments in the beer industry, news as well as articles from top-notch columnists. You'll find information about travel, collectibles, homebrewing, beer history, beer cultures in other countries, food pairings, book reviews, the Beer Lovers' Calendar and much more. All About Beer Magazine offers ratings of more than 100 beers in every issue, with a panel of experts getting up close and personal with an Elite Eight.
Frequency: 8 issues per year, Price: 8 issues for $28
Brew Your Own is the largest circulation magazine for the homebrewing hobby in North America. Each issue is packed with tips and techniques for all brewing levels - from beginner to expert. Brew Your Own gives you all the fun and practical information, recipes and projects to help you make great beer at home.
Frequency: 6 issues per year, Price: 6 issues for $38 (includes American Homebrewers Association yearly membership dues)
Zymurgy Magazine is the official journal of the the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). For 25 years, Zymurgy has been the leading light for amateur brewers in North America and around the world. It features innovative and award-winning recipes, discussions of equipment building, explanations of brewing science and presentations of brewing techniques in addition to a healthy dose of beer culture. Journal subscription is included in the $38 AHA yearly membership dues.
Frequency: 4 issues per year, Price: 4 issues for $21.00
The Beer Connoisseur Magazine is be dedicated to being the expert authority on beer for both the novice and the connoisseur. The Beer Connoisseur Magazine will reach out to the diverse interests of our readers. They experience a connection among the finer things in life. This magazine will feature articles not only on fine beers, but the best in dining, cooking, travel, entertainment, sports, and more. The Beer Connoisseur Magazine will bring its readers closer to the finer things in life, featuring Beer as the finest.
Frequency: 6 issues per year, Price: 6 issues for $20
DRAFT Magazine delivers the stories you won't find anywhere else. Exploring everything from the little-known pub down the street to selective breweries here and abroad and all other imbiber's interests - food, travel, sports, technology, entertainment, and leisure - DRAFT Magazine combines a fun and quippy style with unparalleled knowledge to deliver the definitive resource for the beer lover's lifestyle.
Frequency: 6 issues per year, Price: 6 issues for $20 (1 year) or 12 issues for $32 (2 years)
Imbibe Magazine is dedicated to the world of drinks. From wine, spirits and beer to coffee and tea, Imbibe celebrates the world in a glass. Every issue features the world’s top drink destinations, recipes and in-depth stories covering the people, places and flavors of liquid culture. Imbibe Magazine goes beyond beer, but really, don't we all?
Frequency: 6 issues per year, Price: 6 issues for $20 (multiple regional publications can be added)
Comprised of seven regional newspapers, Brewing News is the nation's largest independent beer publisher. Each issue contains articles from faces in the regional craft beer industries, reviews of regional seasonal releases, as well as a valuable events calendar. The Great Lakes, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic, Yankee, Northwest, Rocky Mountain, and Southern regions are all brought to your doorstep by the vast expanse of this paper's coverage. Look for free Brewing News regional publications at your favorite local brewhouse or visit the link above to subscribe.