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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Upland Sour Ales Enter Chicago

Upland Brewing Company, is the 19yr old southern Indiana brewery whose award winning sour ale program isn’t new to Chicago. But supplies in the past have been small and hard to find. Recently Upland expanded their wild ale production to The Wood Shop, a state of the art brewhouse focused …

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Winter Brew is Coming

  Lincoln Square’s 5th annual Winter Brew will take place over the weekend of January 27th and January 28th, commencing with Friday’s exclusive VIP event (7-10pm) at Architectural Artifacts in Ravenswood. On Saturday, foodies and beer geeks alike will convene at Lincoln Square’s historic Dank Haus German Cultural Center on where …

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Hopping the Penguin Hops

On Tuesday, October 10th, Chicago Beer Geeks went behind the scenes to experience the hopping of Penguin Hops. Created through a collaboration with the Shedd Aquarium and Revolution Brewing, Penguin Hops is a limited-release harvest pale ale hopped with the Shedd’s homegrown hops. You might be surprised that the Shedd …

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A Sunday in Bohemia

Last Sunday, we finally had the opportunity to visit the fabled Band of Bohemia, a culinary brew-child of Alinea alumni Michael Carroll and Craig Sindelar. This waywardly bohemian brewhouse serves up comforting yet fanciful fare and unique beers in a reclaimed Ravenswood Oreo factory. The team at Band of Bohemia …

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