Illinois wine is making Illinois craft beer more accessible at this year’s State Fair. Wait, what?
Allow us to introduce you, or in some cases reacquaint you, with the brewers taking part in the third annual South of 80: A Celebration of Downstate Brewers.
The South of 80 taplist: 6 breweries, 15 styles, nearly 2 dozen different beers from Southern Illinois and STL.
The 3rd annual “South of 80″ Chicago Craft Beer Week event at The Green Lady is slated for May 20th, 2014 and features 6 breweries from downstate IL & St. Louis.
IL January 2014 Beer Labels (26)View Post
For the second year in a row Rolling Meadows Brewery is nominated for a Good Food Award.
IL December 2013 Beer Labels (19)View Post
It seems we went with quality over quantity in 2013. Read on as we lay out our top 10 beers of the year.
The Illinois State Fair — a ten-day celebration of agriculture, carnies and fried food on a stick – kicks off in Springfield tonight with the ceremonial Twilight Parade followed by the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Fair Friday morning. As someone who grew up in Springfield and frequented the fair each and every summer for two decades there …