Marooned on Hog Island with 21st Amendement and a Bloody Mary

Stout in a can from Hog Island

For a few years now, Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan, co-founders of 21st Amendment Brewery, and Hog Island Oyster Company co-founders John Finger and Terry Sawyer have been cooperating on a combination worthy of Reese’s. Yes, it appears, sir, you’ve got your oysters in my stout. The latest iteration, brewed with shells from Hog Island [...]

Dark Shadows: Uncovering Black IPA


You can’t always trust your eyes. Creative chefs and modernist mixologists know this. And now so too do brave brewmasters. When Bryan Hermannsson and Patrick Horn moved their home-brewing operation to a garage in an industrial area of San Francisco, they knew they would be experimenting, which is why they chose to call their company [...]