Stay Gold Chicago

The Run The Jewels, Pipeworks, Interboro Takeover at Emporium. Before last week the coolest popup we’ve seen was when Goose Island turned their barrel warehouse into an 9-hole mini golf course for Chicago Craft Beer Week 2012. That thing was the balls, GI Brewmaster Brett Porter brought in these massive …

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Dick and John Celebrate 150yrs of Leinenkugels

Raise your hand if you knew The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company was 150 years old! Recently brothers Dick and John landed at Hofbräuhaus Chicago in Rosemont to celebrate Anniversary Lager, their Märzen-style amber collaboration with this Munich institution. It’s not everyday you get to chop it up with the fifth …

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Three Floyds Dark Lord Day 2017

My first DLD was 2010 (green wax), it was first craft beer party of any kind that I ever attended. I’m not a fanboy with a bunch of Three Floyds gear, nor do I pole jock Zombie Dust however my love affair with the way these guys get down runs …

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The Audacity of Pilsener Urquell

The Czech Republic is a small nation state in Central Europe where the citizens consume more beer per capita than any other country in the world annually (142 liters for every man, woman and little baby). Here in the U.S, we know more about beer and drink more of it …

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The Hopewell x Nico Osteria Monday Night Dinner

The One Off Hospitality Group rivals any crew any in the city when it comes to restaurant concepts. Paul Kahan’s empire includes The Publican, Big Star, Blackbird, Dove’s Luncheonette and The Violet Hour just to name a few. Nico Osteria is their Italian seafood wonderland located in the Gold Coast. …

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