Christian DeBenedetti

Christian DeBenedetti

Former Outside correspondent Christian DeBenedetti is author of the award-winning travel guide The Great American Ale Trail (Running Press, 2016) and co-author of Beer Bites, a cookbook (Chronicle, 2015). He is founder and head brewer of Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery in Newberg, Oregon.


Beer Nuts

Five Roadtrip-Worthy Craft-Beer Spots, as excerpted from The Great American Ale Trail


News from the Field: August 2011

Ernest Shackleton's whisky of choice resurfaces; fly-fishing the world; the annual circus in the Himalayas.

Mediterranean, Corsica


Getting tipsy every night and gaining weight every day: This is how you backpack in Corsica

Styles for Resort Skiers

Styles for Resort Skiers

ON THE LEFT Columbia's moisture-wicking Omni-Dry Mountain Tech Thermal Base­layer. ($60; Few's acrylic Moa Hunter Sweater, for the bold. ($54; Aigle's lightweight...

Watches for Any Occasion

Black & Tan

It's about time: Look sharp—and get the job done—with a watch for any occasion

Malia Jones

The Empty Beach

PORTSMOUTH ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA - On a weekend last summer, while the rest of the beachgoing world descended upon overrun sand traps like Nags Head and Virginia Beach, I took a 4x4 and a shortboard...

Dolomites, Italy

Play. Pour. Drink. Repeat.

In which we take back the drinking trip from the wine snob. Here's how to mix world-class adventure and tasting, from Kentucky to Japan.

Victorinox Swiss Army Legacy Réserve de Marche Platine

Swiss Army Goes Big

Cartier, Patek Philippe... Swiss Army? We were surprised, too. But the limited-edition VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY LEGACY RÉSERVE DE MARCHE PLATINE is an instant family heirloom. Encased in platinum, the...

San Francisco

City Slicker

Escape from New York (and nine other big cities) with these 40 fast adventures