Three of the best breweries in the world are within a half-day’s drive from Chicago.
It’s not often you find a bar cut from a Chicago neighborhood and dropped into a small town. But that’s what happened when we found Clam Lake Beer Company.
Dry City Brew Works: We Lived To See A Day Where Wheaton Has a BreweryView Post
Our Favorite Beers of 2014View Post
Lagunitas has made substantial contributions to Illinois politicians recently including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his right-hand man, Alderman Pat O’Connor.
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2014 Chicago Craft Beer AlmanacView Post
SweetWater Brewing is expanding to Chicago via Lakeshore Beverage. The Atlanta, GA brewer’s beers will be arriving in the spring of 2015.
A planned brewpub and cider house called Eris Brewery and Cider House in Chicago could face some licensing issues.
Steve road trips north to sample Wisconsin’s wares at the third annual Black Friday Beerfest.
IL January 2015 Beer Labels (19)View Post
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Find out why we call an aged bottle of Goose Island Night Stalker, “Rich, flavorful and downright awesome.”
Review: Russian River Pliny The ElderView Post
Cross the Border For Sun King Bourbon Barrel Timmie and go online to support Indiana brewer’s plight to raise their production cap. Feel good.
We acquired limited amounts of Bell’s Eccentric Ale 2008 and are periodically pulling it from the cellar to check in on this unique beer.
We follow the cellared life of Bell’s Batch 10,000.
Tasting Notes: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2014View Post
You’d think an amber ale aged with vanilla beans and aged in bourbon barrels might be a hot mess. Flat 12 Bierwerks Moustache Ride Red is anything but.
What happens when a pumpkin beer skeptic samples Central Waters Headless Heron, a barrel-aged scotch ale?
Adventures in CellarSitting Review: Bell’s Special Double Cream StoutView Post
We crack in to a four-year-old bottle of Founders Nemesis 2010 and find a beer that has transformed from smooth and syrupy to earthy and hearty.