A FoBAB 2014 in bullet points: Our trek to the first Friday night session of the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers found us plenty to enjoy.
A Guide to the Goose Island Black Friday Bourbon County Stout 2014 Official ReleaseView Post
The Illinois Homebrew Alliance and How They Changed Illinois’ Homebrew LawView Post
Drinking Well, Drinking Local at the First Annual Munster Ale FestView Post
Shelton Brothers has a new Chicago distributor and retailers have begun receiving shipments from the importer via MSV Distribution.
We’ve distilled the GABF 2014 Awards down to Midwestern breweries for you. All hail the Great Lakes area.
Illinois Breweries, Distributor win big at the 2014 GABFView Post
We’ve made the trek to the Mile High city and survived the 1st night of GABF 2014. Here’s our first take as event rookies.
Two words: Schlafly, Chicago. The St. Louis brewers beers will be here soon and we’ve got the skinny on what beers are coming, when and who’s distributing them.
IL March 2014 Beer Labels (17)View Post
IL February 2014 Beer Labels (15)View Post
IL January 2014 Beer Labels (26)View Post
IL December 2013 Beer Labels (19)View Post
IL November 2013 Beer Labels (11)View Post
Beer labels approved, so far, during this partial government shutdown month of October from Big Muddy, Goose Island, Only Child & Penrose.
Beer labels approved so far this month from Bent River, Church Street, Finch’s, Half Acre, JT Walker’s, Lake Bluff, Metropolitan, Off Color, Only Child, Revolution and Two Brothers.
Beer labels approved so far this month from Bent River, Church Street, Goose Island, Lake Effect, Only Child Brewing and Revolution.
Beer labels approved so far this month from Big Muddy, Finch’s, Goose Island, Metropolitan, Revolution and Two Brothers.
Beer labels approved, so far this month, from Excel, JT Walkers, Little Egypt, Off Color and Pipeworks.
From The Cellar: New Glarus Unplugged AbtView Post
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.
Review: Southern Tier WarlockView Post
Our Beers of Summer 2014, or What we drank on our Summer Vacation.
Does a bottle of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA — the “holy grail of IPA’s” — hold up to five years in the cellar?
Craft Beer to Cross the Border For: Bloomington Brewing 10-Speed Hoppy WheatView Post
Conjuring the sense of crunching your way through leaf covered sidewalks, wearing a fleece, Short’s Autumn Ale is certainly a craft beer worth crossing the border for.
With days remaining til Fall Beer Freedom Day, we suggest hopping across the border into Michigan for Blackrocks Grand Rabbits — a dry hopped cream ale.