Its official – nearly every popular neighborhood in Chicago has its very own brewery. Logan Square has Revolution, the West Loop has Haymarket, North Center rocks the Half Acre Taproom, Lincoln Park... more
So, you love beer and you love summer. With the temps sky rocketing towards triple digits as of late, what do you drink?
Pilsners and summer ales can become a bit monotonous. Bitters bring about the... more
There are a lot of things that happen to one during Chicago Craft Beer Week. Feelings of fatigue, shame, gluttony, gratitude and excitement all mold into one. Sayings like “ow, my liver hurts” and “I... more
When John Hall opened Goose Island in 1988, all that existed was a full-throttled business leader, some ambitious young brewers and a single brewpub on Clybourn Avenue.
Since then, saying that much... more
There have been two things on the minds of Chicagoan's lately: spring and beer. As the sun begins to peak its head out for one or two hours every five days, you can see the craving for patio drinking... more
In March Chicago beer news, Lagunitas announced changes to their upcoming move to Chicago; Pipeworks Brewing let us all in on their barrel aging plans; Goose Island announced the date of their 25th... more
It happens monthly in Chicago. There’s a mass exposure, or a hype if you will, surrounding certain topics. This comes along with the dreaded FOMO, or the "Fear Of Missing Out." Chicagoans feel a hint... more
Valentine’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find a reason to indulge in romance every day of the year.
There was a time when beer in America was reserved for drunken men in dirty pubs... more
When the temperature in Chicago hits below 20 degrees, there's not much appealing about heading outside. Personally, on those days I'd give anything to stay cuddled in front of a fireplace, sipping... more
You know how when a year ends, we all take time to reflect on what we've accomplished ? Maybe you ran your first marathon, or built a house, or adopted a child from Ethiopia.
Looking back on my 2012... more