The Shock Top Twisted Pretzel Wheat had been rumored to exist for years, but now it’s in wide release. So…is it any good?
We chronicle the cellar life of New Glarus Unplugged Abt from 2010. Check out how it fairs after four years in the cellar.
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.
What in the world does over five years in the cellar do for a Dogfish Head World Wide Stout?
The 2014 Barrel Aged Abe’s Ale from Rolling Meadows Brewery tastes like things you’d pick up during a 3am run to the grocery store, in the best way possible
We just mapped out your next beer-inspired road trip to Griffith, Indiana. Wait, Griffith, Indiana? Yes, Griffith, Indiana.
Obtainable alert: If you’re crossing the border into Wisconsin soon looking for Toppling Goliath PseudoSue or Karben 4 Fantasy Factory, you’re in luck.
The lineup is great, but the beer event at Windy City Smokeout is one of the oddest we’ve seen.
Baderbrau’s Lawnmower Lager is perhaps their best offering yet, dialing in a good beer for the out of doors.
Fear not the Triton Brewing Hatch Blower Pepper IPA. Sure, it packs a burn, but it’s an enjoyable one.
Want to back Indiana craft brewers in their plight for higher production caps but don’t have the energy? Just drink a Sun King Three Floyds Slacktivist.
Sometimes things live up to their expectations, other times, they miss the mark by a wide margin. Dark Horse Rain in Blood is the latter.
Cross the border into Wisconsin to seek out Sand Creek Barrel-Aged Wild Ride IPA, “a hefty IPA with a firm malt bill and an even firmer bitterness.”
We were kindly provided a bottle of Forbidden Root’s Heavy Petal to give the once-over to. Here’s what we found:
With notes of fresh fruit, molasses and mint a five-year old pour of Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine is one to be savored.
Boulevard The Sixth Glass: it’s really good fresh but it’s even better after a few years in the cellar.
We’ve sampled Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout across a five year vertical and six years in the cellar. Which will be our favorite?
We take a New Glarus Barleywine for a spin through the cellar.
Find out why we call an aged bottle of Goose Island Night Stalker, “Rich, flavorful and downright awesome.”
Does Russian River’s Pliny The Elder hold up to the hype surrounding this much sought after double IPA?
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.
Instead of lining up for bottles of Goose Island Bourbon County Stout on Black Friday, I settled for a flight covering three years of BCBS + BCBS Coffee.
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?
We’ve sampled Stone Imperial Russian Stout after 1 year in the cellar, over a 5 year vertical and after 6 years in the cellar. Which will be our favorite?
Follow your nose into Indiana or Michigan for Hippy Smell, a collaborative beer from Figure Eight Brewing in Valparaiso and Tapistry Brewing in Bridgman.
Think all Oktobefests are created equal? Then you haven’t tried Karben4 Oaktober Ale.
With Pumking a shadow of its former self, is Southern Tier’s Warlock the silver lining?
Our Beers of Summer 2014, or What we drank on our Summer Vacation.