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?
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Beer store shelves have been devoid of Shelton Brothers beers for months. And no one really knows why.
We expand on our coverage of Illinois Beer Politics to look at liquor law changes made by other state’s, craft beer-friendly or otherwise.
We know you wrote in our yearbook: “don’t ever change.” But we did. However, we promise this new site layout is for the best and we hope you think so too.
We like craft beer. But as Chicagoans, we also have a soft spot in our heart for Old Style. Let’s learn a little more about it.
You may have noticed that our posting has slowed down over the last few weeks. And it has. But never fear, we haven’t abandoned the site for a summer vacation.
Beer labels, this month, from 4 Paws, Ale Syndicate, Atlas, Begyle, Church Street, Flesk Brewing, Flossmoor Station, Goose Island, Half Acre, Lake Effect/DryHop Brewers and Two Brothers.
Beer labels, to date, from 4 Paws, 5 Rabbit, Bent River, Big Muddy, Big Shoulders, Goose Island, Half Acre, Lake Effect, Revolution and Spiteful.
New labels, to date, from Begyle, Church Street, Destihl, ISOB, Revolution and Triptych.
New labels, to date, from Begyle, Big Muddy, Finch’s, Goose Island, Lake Effect, Pipeworks, Revolution and Spiteful.
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
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.
Whether by foresight or fear, we cellared Dark Horse’s monstrous barleywine, 3 Guy Off The Scale, for five years. It turned out to be a fun experiment.
It’s not like the internet needs another glowing review of Heady Topper, but we wrote one anyways.
We acquired a handful of bottles of Eccentric Ale 2009 and are periodically pulling it from the cellar to check in on this unique beer from Bell’s.
We squirreled away bottles of Founders Nemesis 2009 to sample every year or so. Join us on the journey.
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.