Ballast Point Chicago

Ballast Point Tasting Room & Kitchen in West Loop is the ninth location for this San Diego based juggernaut. Disneyland is under way; and the Virginia facility is actually bigger than the original California brewhouse.  This new Chicago location includes a rooftop space and has room for 250 guests. The …

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Goose Island Turns 30!

Not many breweries in this country can claim they’ve been in business for 30 years. R&D Night is the quarterly invitational to chat and enjoy new Fulton Street offerings. Tonight was especially righteous due the only appearance ever at these things from Founder, Mr. John Hall. 30th Anniversary Ale pays …

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Goose Island Stout Fest 2018

It’s the first big party since Goose Clybourn debuted this new look as Goose Island Brewhouse six months ago. Chicago Beer Society and Siebel Institute taught here. Chicago Brew Bus and Bourbon County Stout were born here. When the oldest brewpub in town hosts an event, it always feels like …

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