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  Sometimes the coolest part about Chicago is leaving the city to explore hidden gems in the surrounding suburbs. Recently we took the Metra Union Pacific West Line for about […]

Road Trip! Geneva, IL

  Sometimes the coolest part about Chicago is leaving the city to explore hidden gems in the surrounding suburbs. Recently we took the Metra Union Pacific West Line for about […]

  This was so much more than a beer dinner, it was experimental archeology. An affair that saw scientists, beer geeks, archeologists and even PBS Channel 11 all gather in […]

The Gods Must Be Crazy

  This was so much more than a beer dinner, it was experimental archeology. An affair that saw scientists, beer geeks, archeologists and even PBS Channel 11 all gather in […]

  I think our guy Beer Dude Phil described it best when he said The Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers is both our Christmas and our Family Reunion.  […]

Chicago’s Finest Hour

  I think our guy Beer Dude Phil described it best when he said The Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers is both our Christmas and our Family Reunion.  […]

Around Town
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Located right in the middle of the Mayfair, Old Irving Park, Jefferson Park, and Portage Park neighborhoods at Montrose & Cicero lies Lake Effect Brewing Company, who are currently celebrating […]

Cruisin’ For A Brewsin’ – Lake Effect Brewing Co.

Located right in the middle of the Mayfair, Old Irving Park, Jefferson Park, and Portage Park neighborhoods at Montrose & Cicero lies Lake Effect Brewing Company, who are currently celebrating […]

Does Dark Helmet take things too literally? Probably so, but his foolishness awards the rest of us when his men are forced to “Comb The Desert,” which happens to be […]

Comb The Desert – Begyle Brewing

Does Dark Helmet take things too literally? Probably so, but his foolishness awards the rest of us when his men are forced to “Comb The Desert,” which happens to be […]

Instigator – Spiteful Brewing

As I’m sure you have seen many posts in regards to, we recently did a collaboration beer with Wild Onion Brewing Co. out of Lake Barrington. If you have not […]

Summer Wit – Wild Onion Brewing Co.

As I’m sure you have seen many posts in regards to, we recently did a collaboration beer with Wild Onion Brewing Co. out of Lake Barrington. If you have not […]

In just three years Revolution Brewing went from a small brewpub in Logan Square to one of the largest breweries in Chicago. Their bombers and cans were a wonderful addition […]

Rosa – Revolution Brewing

In just three years Revolution Brewing went from a small brewpub in Logan Square to one of the largest breweries in Chicago. Their bombers and cans were a wonderful addition […]

This week the focus light shines on who I consider my favorite brewery, or at least the one I fanboy the most. The great neighborhood of North Center houses Half […]

Akari Shogun – Half Acre Beer Company

This week the focus light shines on who I consider my favorite brewery, or at least the one I fanboy the most. The great neighborhood of North Center houses Half […]

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