A non-alcoholic beer is returning to stove shelves in Michigan. Is that any reason to get excited? It is when it’s Schmohz 120.
The PV team has put together a nice autumnal menu full of cidery goodness.
After doing a little digital archaeology (and some random Googling) we were reminded that Pipeworks asked for our money three years ago. Then they made some awesome beer.
Two Illinois wholesalers — Town and Country Distributors and Euclid Beverage — were up for Craft Beer Distributor of the Year at this year’s GABF. Did either win?
Bragging rights are on the line. Which one of use scored the most points in Draft Magazine’s GABF “Fantasy Draft?”
When we first encountered this beer, fresh, in 2010 I wrote of a challenging sipper of an American barleywine that seemed to fade in and out between aggressive hoppiness to cloying sweetness. Years in the cellar has done this beer well. Very well, in fact.
The barrel aging of this imperial brown ale took everything we love about Rolling Meadows Good Food Award winning Abe’s Ale and made it better.
Hibiscus, ginger, honey and other spices make this a damn fine offering from 5 Rabbit
We’re not going to lie: we were a little leery when we first saw that family owned, southern Illinois soda maker Excel Bottling Company was venturing into the world of beer and starting a brewery. At the time, we wondered: Just because you own a bottling line and it’s easy to start making beer, does that necessarily mean you should? …
Metropolitan Brewing has long been one of our go-to breweries for incredibly solid, well-crafted lagers, and in the constant rush of stories about This Week’s New Craft Brewery some of the news about their expansion seems to have gone unnoticed. It was just under a month ago that the Red Eye published this story about the plans to find a …