Where’d these two words go? And why? And why are we noticing these things? What’s wrong with us? All valid questions. A few of them get answered.
We’ve found and assembled all of the June 2017 Beer Labels for Illinois that have cleared the TTB. Super friendly and helpful of us, right? Right.
Beers from Perrin Brewing Company are coming to Illinois later this summer, but you can get your first taste at the Chicago Ale Fest this weekend.
Approved May 2017 beer labels from Goose Island, Bent River, Kinslahger and more.
Who’s new? Who should you head to first? Who are the out-of-staters? We’ve got our must-try brewers listed here in this Beer Under Glass 2017 Preview. YMMV.
The South Shore CVB has put together a Northwest Indiana Brewery App to help you figure out what and where to try new NWI beers.
What if you want to go to Munster, stand in line, buy a bunch of beer…and then do MORE beer-related stuff? Let’s go…Beyond Dark Lord Day.
We’ve put together as comprehensive of a list as we could for all Chicagoland area breweries who fill growlers, howlers and crowlers.
Beers from Chicago’s Moody Tongue will be sold in China, and they’ve created a special collaboration beer just for the Shanghai market too.
A little over a year since opening their lager-focused brewery, Oak Park’s Kinslahger is already expanding and adding contract brews too.
Each week we pore over the TTB approved labels to bring you new, reworked or re-branded beers from brewers before they hit store shelves.
We’ve got the inside details on The Beer Temple Taproom, the forthcoming beer bar from Chris Quinn. It sounds pretty rad to us.
DESTIHL is ready to rocket into the realm of regional brewers with their new $14 million expansion brewery with 25,000 bbls of immediate capacity.
Having visited the other two locations, we’re looking forward to our first trip to 7 Monks Grand Rapids, opening later this month.
Behold, the March 2017 Beer Labels from Illinois we’ve discovered. You can search the TTB site too, if you want — but you don’t have to.
In April, Perrin Brewing enters New York with a selection of their beers, joining their partner breweries Oskar Blues and Cigar City on store shelves.
Details about the Three Floyds Joe Pacheco Fundraiser at the brewpub on March 27. Be there, drink beer, help out. It’s good karma.
Treat these labels as an idea of what your favorite Illinois breweries might be doing. Behold, the February 2017 Beer Labels from Illinois we’ve discovered.
A quick beer and cheese pairing with Affligem Blond, Pilsner Urquell and Rochefort 10 and three very different kinds of cheese.
Our Ratebeer Best 2016 Roundup, dialed down to all the many Great Lakes and Midwestern winners from around our neck of the woods, commences now:
5 Rabbit begins Indiana distribution in just a few days, adding the territory to their existing Chicago footprint along with Ohio and Florida.
Behold, the TTB approved January 2017 beer labels from Band of Bohemia, Begyle, Half Acre, Pipeworks and more.
How big is Lagunitas Chicago in Douglas Park, you ask? Real big. And getting bigger. But how does it compare to the rest of the Chicago brewing scene?
Three weeks into the new year and it’s tough to top what’s happening at Hammond’s 18th Street Brewery.
Chicago’s Maplewood Brewery and Distillery is making its first foray outside of Illinois, expanding distribution to southwest Michigan.
Here are the releases, style and ingredient resurgences and 2017 beer trends were most eager to set gain traction this year — or disappear altogether.
This year’s Toppling Goliath KBBS Release — the first in a couple years — only had 1,000 slots for over 60,000 who tried to attend. We were one of them.
Drinkers in the Grand Rapids area will soon be able to sample an iconic IPA from Florida — Cigar City has brewed Jai Alai in Michigan.
Free Beer Samples in Ohio Now Legal: Breweries, distilleries and restaurants in Ohio can now offer free tastes of wine, beer and liquor to customers.
Goose Island Clybourn gave away 62 pounds of hops to Chicago area homebrewers as it prepares to close for a five month renovation.