Best High-Brow Brew

Ozark Beer Company’s collab with Crystal Bridges

Buckminster Fuller, the architect behind Crystal Bridges’ new Fly’s Eye Dome installation, was a lot of things: an inventor, a Harvard lecturer, an environmentalist and, apparently, a pretty bigtime beer nerd, according to notes discovered by the museum crew in his archives. Those notes—not a recipe, per se, but the musings of an aspiring homebrewer-slash-forward-thinking creative—were passed on to the folks at Ozark Beer Company, who dreamed up a West Coast-style pale ale in his honor. The resulting, ahem, work of art is on tap at both the brewery and the museum. (

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