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JUNE 2013 ISSUE

Foodies West brings a beercentric issue that offers insight into the world of craft brewers and the innovative foodies that love and use their creations. And we've got enough of this world's off-center, genius, irreverent, and/or iconoclastic folks (some are all of the above) to make even the most white-collar conservative want to fly their inner freak flag. Take a look!











 


CHEF JEFF SMEADSTAD:


Like the American craft beer brewers, he likes to morph classic recipes into his own style.



Find out more about his favorite Arizona beer, Nut Brown Ale crafted by Fred Kraus, owner of Oak Creek Brewery.


 













PAPAGO BREWING CO.
Featuring founder, Ron
Kloth:

One of Arizona’s pioneer brew meisters talks about craft beers.
 


 

















ROGUE NATION:

Talk about DIY. Check out this award-winning craft brewer’s hops farm.















CHEF JOSHUA WILLETT:

He and his food-loving family were organic before the word entered the foodie lexicon.

 













DERRICK WIDMARK:


Most people move to LA or NYC to upgrade their career. This NYC guy chose Flagstaff. 



JAMES RANCH:

Learn how to cook a piece of grass-fed meat to perfection from the folks at James Ranch in Durango, Colorado. Their cheesemaker, Dan James, shares his favorite brew with their signature Belford cheese.
















JESSICA EVANS:



You'll again consider a craft beer just another brewski.










SACRED AND HERBAL HEALING BEERS:
The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation

by STEPHEN HARROD BUHNER:

Hops might be the ingredient of choice for most brewers, but noted herbalist, author and home brewer Stephen Harrod Buhner, found out beer goes w-a-y beyond hops and back to nature, indigenous peoples, and the spiritual path.


 
 








CHEESE & BEER

by Janet Fletcher


You know craft beers are getting big when  food writer and cheese expert Janet Fletcher from Napa Valley writes a book on them.





    








FOODIES WEST TEST KITCHEN:


North Coast Brewery's Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout shows up in Foodies West Test Kitchen. Follow Chef Joshua Willett as he creates the recipe.


 
 


                            
 


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