What should you expect at your first Oktoberfest? We went for the first time last year — here’s what we learned, and what we wish we knew going in.
As we do every month, we’ve found the TTB approved September 2017 Beer Labels from Illinois breweries around the state. Enjoy.
We recently covered the increase in regular ticket prices. But what about the FoBAB price increase for brewers submitting beers? We asked about that too.
After expanding throughout Illinois and into Central America (!) now beers from Itasca’s Church Street are heading into Iowa.
Beers from Cincinnati’s Rhinegeist will soon hit Northwest Indiana, meaning Chicagoans now only need to cross one border to try them.
The price of a 2017 FOBAB ticket jumped up to $85 for one session — up $20 from last year. We asked the president and executive director of the ICBG: Why?
We were on hand for some of the first few pours from the taps of the new Beer Temple Taproom. Here’s what you can expect at the new bar/bottle shop.
The August 2017 edition of our monthly deep-dive into newly approved beer labels.
We asked, they answered — here are answers from Ameya Pawar to questions we posed about beer and alcohol legislation in Illinois.
We asked the IL gubernatorial candidates to tell us what they thought about alcohol laws in IL. Here are the answers from the Daniel Biss campaign
What do the people running for governor think of alcohol and beer legislation in Illinois (and other things like taxes and the three tier system)? We asked.
We asked, they answered. Here are the Beer Legislation Answers From the J.B. Pritzker Campaign.
We asked, they answered. Here are the Beer Legislation Answers From the Chris Kennedy Campaign.
Each week we update the database of labels approved by the TTB, to bring you new beers from brewers in Illinois. Here’s the July 2017 Beer Labels for IL.
Where’d these two words go? And why? And why are we noticing these things? What’s wrong with us? All valid questions. A few of them get answered.
We’ve found and assembled all of the June 2017 Beer Labels for Illinois that have cleared the TTB. Super friendly and helpful of us, right? Right.
Beers from Perrin Brewing Company are coming to Illinois later this summer, but you can get your first taste at the Chicago Ale Fest this weekend.
Approved May 2017 beer labels from Goose Island, Bent River, Kinslahger and more.
Who’s new? Who should you head to first? Who are the out-of-staters? We’ve got our must-try brewers listed here in this Beer Under Glass 2017 Preview. YMMV.
The South Shore CVB has put together a Northwest Indiana Brewery App to help you figure out what and where to try new NWI beers.
What if you want to go to Munster, stand in line, buy a bunch of beer…and then do MORE beer-related stuff? Let’s go…Beyond Dark Lord Day.
We’ve put together as comprehensive of a list as we could for all Chicagoland area breweries who fill growlers, howlers and crowlers.
Beers from Chicago’s Moody Tongue will be sold in China, and they’ve created a special collaboration beer just for the Shanghai market too.
A little over a year since opening their lager-focused brewery, Oak Park’s Kinslahger is already expanding and adding contract brews too.
Each week we pore over the TTB approved labels to bring you new, reworked or re-branded beers from brewers before they hit store shelves.
We’ve got the inside details on The Beer Temple Taproom, the forthcoming beer bar from Chris Quinn. It sounds pretty rad to us.
DESTIHL is ready to rocket into the realm of regional brewers with their new $14 million expansion brewery with 25,000 bbls of immediate capacity.
Having visited the other two locations, we’re looking forward to our first trip to 7 Monks Grand Rapids, opening later this month.
Behold, the March 2017 Beer Labels from Illinois we’ve discovered. You can search the TTB site too, if you want — but you don’t have to.
In April, Perrin Brewing enters New York with a selection of their beers, joining their partner breweries Oskar Blues and Cigar City on store shelves.