It’s not often you find a bar cut from a Chicago neighborhood and dropped into a small town. But that’s what happened when we found Clam Lake Beer Company.
As a Wheaton native, I still can’t believe that Dry City Brew Works even exists. But it does.
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We scour tasting notes in notebooks, on loose scraps of paper and Instagram photos to find our favorite beers of 2014.
Lagunitas has made substantial contributions to Illinois politicians recently including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his right-hand man, Alderman Pat O’Connor.
A look back at the year in beer and your favorite posts on Guys Drinking Beer from 2014.
What happened this year? A lot…and it’s all in our 2014 Chicago Craft Beer Almanac.
SweetWater Brewing is expanding to Chicago via Lakeshore Beverage. The Atlanta, GA brewer’s beers will be arriving in the spring of 2015.
A planned brewpub and cider house called Eris Brewery and Cider House in Chicago could face some licensing issues.
Steve road trips north to sample Wisconsin’s wares at the third annual Black Friday Beerfest.
We chronicle the cellar life of New Glarus Unplugged Abt from 2010. Check out how it fairs after four years in the cellar.
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.
Does a bottle of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA — the “holy grail of IPA’s” — hold up to five years in the cellar?
Bloomington Brewing 10-Speed Hoppy Wheat has only been on store shelves for a year but has quickly captured the palates of craft beer drinkers in Indiana.
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.
Steve shines a spotlight on Fountain Square Hop For Teacher as a beer worth crossing the border into Indiana for.