Ryan Brower

Ryan Brower serves as Commerce Editor and also writes about beer and surfing for Gear Patrol. He lives in Brooklyn, loves the ocean and almost always has a film camera handy.

An interview with Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada

How to Run an Iconic Craft Brewery for 40 Years

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and its iconic Pale Ale turn 40 years old this year. We caught up with founder Ken Grossman to discuss all things craft beer.

The Packing List

What You Need to Surf in Nebraska

Professional surfer and vlogger Ben Gravy became the first known person to surf in all 50 states. Here's the gear he brought along the way.

Brewer's Picks

This Belgian Beer Is the Real Champagne of Beers

Veronica Vega, the Director of Product Development at Deschutes Brewery, did not come to brewing in the traditional way. As such, her beer picks are a mix of good flavors in different styles.

All about that wheat

Drink Blue Moon? Try These Three Beers Next

If you're a fan of the Belgian-style wheat ale Blue Moon, we offer up three other beers you should try: Allagash White, Bell's Oberon Ale and Dogfish Head Namaste White.

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