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No pumpkin? No problem.

For years the craft beer industry has been focused on making sure the market is flooded with piles of traditional Oktoberfest/Marzens and a wide array pumpkin ales. While I can’t speak any ill will towards some of the great choices that are…

Fall Time. Beer Time.

Sweatshirts, football games, and temps in the 50s. Only thing missing there is a great, malty beer. Let’s dig into some of the better fall choices. Let’s start light with Hofbrau’s Oktoberfest. Not a traditional “marzen” in that it’s not…

Summer Brew Time

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. I’m not going to try to blow anyone’s mind with new beer trends in this month’s column... Summer time is here, and like…

Homebrew Fest 2017

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. What’s your favorite style of beer? Think about it for a second. Are you an IPA person? Wheat beer? Sour beer? Stout,…

Best of Columbia 2017

Photos by L.G. Patterson Drum roll please, the Best of Columbia food and drink winners are… Passionate Columbians have cast thousands of ballots… and now, those ballots have been tallied. Inside Columbia is pleased to present this year's…

Spring Beers to Savor

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. Freedom! There’s no special theme to this month’s column, just some wonderful brews available this spring…

Grilling Time

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. It's to get outside and fire up the grill. While the food can stay traditional, let’s talk about some different…

St. Paddy’s Beers

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. Of course we are going to talk about my go-to beers for St. Paddy’s day. The beauty of most of the Irish-style beers is…

Sweet Beers

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and what better way to enjoy your traditional sweet and chocolate treats than in beer form. Beer becomes more and more diverse every day, and rest assured you can get everything you want this February in…

Sour Beer? You bet.

Jon Whitaker is a certified cicerone and Beer Program Director at International Tap House in Kansas City, Mo. If you want to talk about what’s hot right now, we need to discuss sour-forward beers. Beers ranging anywhere…
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