This weeks look at Beer Politics stories from around the country looks at why the creativity of bartenders is being shackled in Idaho and the legislative agenda’s of other craft brewers guilds.
Makers: A Q&A With Ale Syndicate’s Jesse EvansView Post Makers: A Q&A With Ale Syndicate’s Jesse Evans
Brewpub Rule Off the ILCC Docket (Again) This WeekView Post Brewpub Rule Off the ILCC Docket (Again) This Week
Metro’s Krankshaft Kolsch, Craft Beer as a Whole, a Hit at the Illinois State FairView Post Metro’s Krankshaft Kolsch, Craft Beer as a Whole, a Hit at the Illinois State Fair
This week’s installment of our Beer Politics National Roundup looks at the liquor license migration into Ann Arbor, Michigan and provides an update on the Small BREW Act.
Shelton Brothers has penciled Chicago in for their annual Zwanze Day celebration. Does that mean they’ll return to the market soon?
This installment of our Beer Politics National Roundup highlights Utah’s “Mr Liquor” and the incentives Richmond, Virginia is cobbling together to land a second brewery from Stone.
Illinois wine is making Illinois craft beer more accessible at this year’s State Fair. Wait, what?
Why Does Craft Beer Suddenly Seem to Have a Problem With Women, And Other Thoughts About an Awful LabelView Post Why Does Craft Beer Suddenly Seem to Have a Problem With Women?
Beer Politics National Roundup; July 28-Aug 3View Post Beer Politics National Roundup; July 28-Aug 3
South Bend’s Four Horsemen Brewing Company Rides Into ChicagoView Post South Bend’s Four Horsemen Brewing Company Rides Into Chicago
People aren’t all looking for “extreme” beers. – Ike Orcutt, Head Brewer, Hopothesis Brewing Company A few weeks ago we told you about the seemingly sudden appearance of Hopothesis Brewing Company onto the Chicago beer scene. While their arrival appeared to happen overnight, head brewer Ike Orcutt and the mad scientist home brewers at Hopothesis, have been hard at work …
For some, starting a business with two of your best friends might sound like a bad idea, utter chaos, disaster waiting to happen. But somehow, between the games of beer pong and impromptu sword fights (they swear the swords are magical), the guys at Blue Nose Brewery in Chicago have figured out how to make it work. They’re brewing incredible …
IL December 2013 Beer Labels (19)View Post IL December 2013 Beer Labels (19)
IL November 2013 Beer Labels (11)View Post IL November 2013 Beer Labels (11)
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.
In our monthly, running feature, we post newly approved beer labels from Illinois brewers. To date we have new labels from 5 Rabbit, Argus, Excel, Finch’s, Goose Island, Little Egypt Beer, My Three Sons Brewing, Off Color Brewing, Pipeworks, Revolution and Wild Onion.
In our monthly, running feature, we post newly approved beer labels from Illinois brewers. To date we have new labels from Argus, Church Street, Finch’s, Firestone Walker, Flossmoor Station, Goose Island, JT Walkers, Lake Effect and Revolution.
Beer labels, this month, from 5 Rabbit, Argus, Atlas Brewing, Big Muddy, Big Shoulders, Church Street, Haymarket, Excel, Lake Effect, Metropolitan, Nomad Brewery, Revolution, Ridgebrook Brewery and Ten Ninety.
Craft Beer to Cross the Border For: Lucette Brewing Ride AgainView Post Craft Beer to Cross the Border For: Lucette Brewing Ride Again
The first installment of our new, weekly feature “Craft Beer to Cross the Border for” highlights Hunter from 18th Street Brewery in Gary, Indiana.
It’s like candid camera but with really good beer. We crack open a case worth of Stone beers from varying years for a pop-up vertical tasting.
Review: Short’s CinnabillyView Post Review: Short’s Cinnabilly
Amstel Radler reviewed, along with some Dutch that we don’t understand.
Berghoff has stepped out of its perceived comfort zone to brew a Oak-Aged Stock Ale; a high gravity ale, fermented with toasted oak.
Running the Gamut With Perennial Artisan AlesView Post Running the Gamut With Perennial Artisan Ales
It is rare you find a beer that promises marshmallow flavors and delivers on them. But Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia does just that. And more.
Another vertical a half-decade in the making. We took a Bell’s Expedition Stout 5-year vertical out of the fridge, where we found a rollercoaster of flavor.
What does one do with the obscenely boozy New Glarus Unplugged Iced Barleywine? Cellar it, of course.